Monday, April 4, 2011

26 Week Doctor Visits

Donna 26 weeks pregnant,  hehehe...
I started my day with a visit to the Diabetes Care Center. It was rather uneventful. I told her what the doctor told me friday about getting enough calories & NOT going hungry. She just increased my insulin a little and that was it. I still don't know why I have to go there, my doctor & midwife just go over the same things with me?

Next I went to my appointment with my Midwife. All was well there.
My blood pressure was low & I actually lost 2 pounds.
She went over my insulin amounts & what I'll do at my next visit, it's the BIG 28 week visit :)
No glucose test for me though, I've already failed that one, lol.
She measured my belly which now measures 36 weeks, WOW! It grew 3 weeks in 1 weeks time.
And we listened to the little guys hearts, they were all present :)
We also talked about my aches and pains... I've been getting a sharp pain in the top of my ribs on the right, it seems to be a combination of my ribs expanding and Baby A not liking my bra.
I just know that boy is going to be trouble!
My hips & pelvis  are also in a lot of pain, but it's just the pressure of carrying 3 babies.
Tylenol & a heating pad (on low) are my best friends right now.

26 Weeks!!!

My lovely bruise from taking insulin
My beach ball, that's Baby B in the bulge
at the bottom of my belly,
he wants to be the first one out!


  1. Girl, my skin feels tight looking at that beachball. And I love Baby B, he might not want you to get his picture, but he does want everyone to know that he is there.

    I am so glad that you are doing so well with just minimal aches and pains. You just got to be sure to hang in there a while longer.

  2. Is Donna trying to help you carry one or two??? LOL too funny.
    Glad all is going well. Why is week 28 so special??? Never having a baby I'm kinda dumb about these things.
    Love to ALL
    Aunt Pat & Aunt Ro

  3. 28 weeks is apparently when they run a bunch of tests including the glucose test that I've already had. I will also get another wonderful Rhogam shot because I am rh negative. 28 weeks is also big for the babies, if they are born after 28 weeks their chance of survival greatly increases from before 28 weeks. That's all I really know about it... If any of my nurse friends or anyone else that knows more wants to chime in feel free... :)

  4. I soooo excited for you!! You look fantastic!! 28 week checkup will be awesome and full of good news! xxoo

  5. Well hopefully we will get to see some more pictures of the babies as well.

    I am still trying to figure out how I can get up there to see you guys. Promise I will you know the next time Donna's best boyfriend is going to be in town.

  6. Karin, my next ultrasound is on the 15th so we'll def. have more pics then. I don't know if they will give me anything at the fetal cardiac specialist??

    As far as coming up for a visit, just tell your boss you're taking a friday & a monday off and either drive the 9 hours or fly up. Problem solved!!! LOL...
    My dad is flying out of Sanford right in to Greensboro next week :)

  7. Are you making Donna wear that to work you should. teehee Things sound good BE patient I think all mom's have those aches and pains and yours may be a little more than usual(statement of the year). Keep those babies in there they have a better chance as you already know. GOD BLESS

  8. You look awesome!! So excited for both of you!!



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