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Well thought I'd start a pregnancy diary if that is okay, then I can keep everyone up to date in here.
brief history for those who dont know
This is my fourth pregnancy, first one ended in a m/c at 12 wks and had to have a d&c. Second one was Bayden, 41 wks and c section delivery after 14 hrs of labour and the lil monkey disengaged!!! Third was Julia :cry: , 26wks gest. Now with Julia it was discovered in my first lot of bloods that I have anti k antibodies. After much thought we realised that I may have got them through the d&c I had. With Julia I was told that I would need monthly bloods and that I would still be fine to go through my m/w. Sadly things went pear shaped really quickly and we lost our angel girl. From the autopsy results it was recommended that if we decided to try again that I take folic acid as soon as that decision is made (tick), and once I got the positive pg test to get in under specialist care as I would need weekly blood tests to monitior my anitbody levels, closer monitoring and that there could be a 50/50 chance of us losing another baby. So on with the story...
5 weeks
Well according to my ticker bubs now has more brain cells than Paris Hilton!!! I am definitely feeling pg, have got sore boobs, and for those of you who have met me, I didnt think it was possible but they feel like they are 20 times bigger than what they already were!!! :shock: I have nausea at odd times during the day, not at the stage of vomiting like I was with Julia, with her it was every morning until 20 wks! I go in tomorrow to get my first lot of bloods done :fingerx: that the anti k doesnt show up and I have a stress free pregnancy. If it does show up then I will start on the long and stressful road of weekly blood tests and regular visits to the specialist. Other than that there is nt much to report at this stage, DH (Phill) told Bayden last night that Mummy has a baby growing in her tummy and according to Bayden "that is stoopid" :roll: Boys :roll: . Have pretty much told all of the family, including my family on here :) . Still havent told Phill's family yet, but will get round to it. HaHa had to laugh Phill has been going on about not telling people blah blah, then what does he do... only tells a 5 yr old who cant keep a secret to save himself!!!!
I have been overwhealmed at the amount of support that my family and friends have offered to us, there have even been threats of physical violence to the Drs if something goes wrong!!! :lol: Right must go and start my day and get some breakfast for Bayden, thank god for the school holidays (that is proabaly the only time I will say that these holidays :lol: )

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yahhh im so excited for you, and i have everything crossed that you have a wonderful stress free pregnancy


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Love the pregnancy diary Carley :) Keep it going - I'll be tuning in :)

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Thanks for the update Carley ..... :goodluck: for the blood test results!!

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Good luck for your bloods tomorrow Carley. Hoping those anti k's stay away!!!!!!!!! :luck: :luck: :luck: :goodluck: :luck: :luck: :luck:

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:lol: thanks everyone

Hey Sara that was catchy "anti k stay away" :lol:

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hey babe sending all my love as always and all the best for round one of bloods. Ok you got the dr's covered if they misbehave so I will boot that anti K right up the a..e if they even think of showing its face and cause my bud any rough times.
Love ya babe
Oh and B is sooooo cute!

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Carley, what a great idea. Thanks for keeping us updated. Look forward to the daily/weekly updates. Wishing you the best pregnancy and can't wait to meet this little bubs.

Luv Ally


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Hi Carley, what a nice idea. I will look forward to the updates too.

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Update #1
Went and had the first lot of bloods done today, The lady was good that did it cos I havent got any brusing at all!!! Now have to wait about two days for the results to come through... whos got some spare fingernails for me to bite!!! :pray: :hairout: :gaah:

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So awesome to see you having a preg diary...See if you can keep your one more updated than us other hopeless ones who started them and had to be nagged to keep them updated.
So excited for you guys.

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hehe Lisa it is still early days yet!!! Give me a few months and I might get like that!

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thinking of ya babe...any news?

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update #2
well still no news regarding the bloods.probably wont get any results now till Monday!!! :evil: Oh well I will look at it this way... no news is good news.

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Sending lots of "Good Bloods Dust" your way :) What a pain, having to wait until next week :!:

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Best of luck Carley!

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update number 3

Well it is with a very heavy heart that I write this update. As I type I have tears streaming down my face. The results of the blood tests are in and it is not good news, infact it is fucking heartbreaking. The antibodies are back and they are higher than when I first got pregnant with Julia!! We are being referred to the clinic at the hosptial for a visit tomorrow or Wednesday, as a acute or emergency referral. And if we dont have any luck getting the answers that we want we will then be going to Hamilton to the clinic there. DH has to have blood tests to see if he is the carrier of the k, and if he is we then have six weeks to make the decision to terminate or risk it and carry on with the rest of the pregnancy. I am so tempted to say stuff it and have a hystarectomy right now so I never have to got hrought his pain again, Why does mother nature have to be such a bitch?!!! What the Fuck have I done to deserve this?

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Carley :tear: :tear: :tear:

I am so sorry darling. I am in tears reading this and all I can say is I hope like hell that there is some way, that something will help this situation get better.

My heart goes out to you, DH ans B at this very uncertain time.

Please get in contact if you need to - anytime, anyday. Will PM my details.

I so want to give you the biggest (((((HUG))))) right now.

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Oh Carley - the BIGGEST HUGGEST hug to you sweets. I am really sorry to hear that. What an aweful time for you and DH. I'm at a loss for words, but please know I am here for you. Take care
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Oh babe, I am so so sorry to hear this. I am so angry that this is happening, that such crap things happen to good people. I don't know what to say to you love other that I'm so sorry. Sending love and thoughts to you, DH and DS.

:bighug: :bighug: :bighug:

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Oh Carley, my heart goes out to you and your family, I too am a bit lost for words, I don't understand why this happens to good people either. Its just not fair. Big hugs hun

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Carley, I said it all in my txt to you really. We're all here for you whatever the outcome. My thoughts will be with you over thee next few days as your dhs blood is tested. Hoping for a BFN this time around.
I am so heartbroken that you have taken your preggy ticker down already, but understand why.
You so don't deserve this.
Love n hugs hun. I'm just at the end of the phone if you need.
Take care.

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yeah took the ticker down as it was a bit hard to look at it at the moment IYKWIM?

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Totally, well, heres hoping for that BFN, then you can put it back up.
Let us know how you go.

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will definitely do that, so just for now I am trying to stay away from the internet and looking things up as that just screws with your mind even more. The Drs have said that if we decide to carry on there is the option of getting to 20 wks and doing a blood transfusion on the baby, which is done like a amnio and has the same risks with it. So who knows, we just have to sit tight and wait for Wednesday.

right I'm off to bed to try and get some sleep, I feel like I have been hit by a bus and my eyes are sore from :cry:

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