7/6/11 LMP (chemical...)
7/20something/11 spotting (wasn't paying attention to exact date, we were "waiting")
8/2/11 AF expected
8/4/11 Positive hpt at lunch time
8/6/11 positive hpt
8/8/11 few more positives... just to be sure!
Blood work done to check levels: 577
Two day follow up on levels--they're now at 1525 (almost tripled!)
Ultrasound for viability: little flicker from the heart, measuring at 5w6d
spotting--went to the ER freaking out... had blood work drawn: levels are now 16,800 but doc told me they should be higher so I should go home and prepare for a miscarriage. Spotting gone that day.
blood work done levels are 24,000
first baby appt this pregnancy! YAY. Doc is kissing my butt so I get an ultrasound tomorrow
ultrasound: measuring on time, baby's heartbeat is 168bpm
welcome to the second trimester!! Time to parrrrtttayyyy!!!
Quick ultrasound to calm the cray cray
baby is movin' all over and is HUGE.
I feel you in there!! Had the first nudge... 13weeks3days
Ultrasound day!!! Boy or Girl?! GIRLLLLLL yay!!!
7/4/11 Positive pregnancy test
7/6/11 spotting started
7/7/11 Negative pregnancy test
3/17/11 "-" hpt
3/18/11 BFP!! we're ecstatic and can't believe it happened after one month of trying!
4/10/11 Spotting, no cramping. Dr on call tells us to schedule an ultrasound.
4/11/11 Ultrasound. Tech sees a sac and but no baby. We're told to follow up with the dr. (already chasing our tails...)
4/15/11 see the dr. she assures us that it's probably too early to see anything and sends us off to ultrasound again... Once again, tech sees a sac, no baby. Blood work taken. Numbers are low, but not too low. (1645 hcg)
4/21/11 Another ultrasound, sac, no baby.
4/22/11 Dr confirms our thoughts. Miscarriage will most likely be eminent. Wait a week and see where we're at. Blood work done. (1950 hcg)
4/27/11 ultrasound: still a sac, still no baby. (this is getting old... quick) start spotting
4/28/11 Dr confirms that she expects my numbers will start to fall soon.
4/29/11 Blood work. my numbers went UP so the dr is kind of worried. Still bleeding. Ordered blood work for monday
5/2/11Blood work- numbers are now falling a lot. (980 hcg) Dr is happier with my progress and oks me to go to fl. tomorrow.
5/5/11 I miscarried. Lots of cramping, fatigue, blood, and clots. bleeding was VERY heavy for two days and then lightened up and was gone in 4 days. Dr told us to wait a month or two and start trying again.
1/23/09 expect pd
1/24/09 "-" hpt
1/25/09 "-" hpt
1/28/09 VERY sick with "stomach bug" 2 +hpt!
2/7/09 took an extra hpt to be sure big +
2/13/09 6 week ultrasound done due to spotting, heard heartbeat (110 bpm) baby approx 1/4"
2/20/09 7 week ultrasound heartbeat 147bpm, baby approx. 1/2"
2/24/09 first obappointment. Met my midwife and LOVE HER!
3/21/09 end of my first trimester! yay!
3/26/09 second ob appointment- went great, i have gained 2lbs and the doc says everything is looking great. we got to hear the heartbeat on the doppler!
3/29/09 Pretty sure I'm done with morning sickness, thank the lord.
4/23/09 17 week appt (really only 16 weeks) Doctor tells us my uterus is just below my belly button (which is good?) We got to hear the heartbeat on the doppler again, along with the baby moving ALOT, and kicking the doppler. We are able to make our ultrasound appointment for two weeks from now.
5/12/09 its a BOYYYYY!! Camron David! Daddy is SO excited!!
5/14/09 Hello Target baby registry!
5/15/09 ... I think I feel flutters... more like bubbles... is that you Camron?!
5/19/09 21 week doc appointment... Grammy is accompaning us
6/26/09 our first babyshower... and our first unofficial family vacation to see poppy and grandma Jean! Momma still looks cute in a bathing suit!
7/14/09 mommy has Gestatonal Diabetes start finger pricks and a strict diet... asap!! Also have to do many more ultrasounds (no problem here!), and weekly non stress tests starting at 30 weeks.
7/17/09 time for an ultrasound!! Camron weighs 3.1 lbs and is head down, facing mommy's left hip.
7/28/0930 week appointment: Mommy lost a half a pound (good thing!) making total weight gain 22lbs. Camron sounds great (heartbeat 142) We tried to pre register this week but they canceled...
7/31/09 Begin the start of weekly non stress tests... I love hearing my little bean's heartbeat!
8/11/09 Mommy goes to Breastfeeding class... and is super excited to be breastfeeding!
8/14/09 Ultrasound day-Mommy and Daddy have a bet: Daddy says Camron weighs 4lbs 2 oz Mommy says 4lbs 6oz... and Mommy wins!! Camron currently weighs 4lbs 8oz and is "in postion"-- head down, spine out.
8/20/09 Mommy's doctor is very happy with Mommy and Cam's progress... mommy has lost 1/2lb in two weeks (means shes sticking to her diet!) and baby Cam sounds great (heartbeat 138 ) and measuring "perfectly on target" Mommy can stop testing her blood sugar 4x a day!!
8/22/09 Baby Shower date!
9/2/09 Camron weighs 5.6lbs and is definately a boy!! Tech was nice enough to check for his testicles and scrotum again for daddy!
9/4/09 the start of weekly appointments... yikes! Little man is almost here!! Had my strep B test... lost another lb... doc is still happy with the weight loss and says she wants "two more weeks" out of me! (I hope thats it!!)
9/11/09 Next OB appt... 37 week mark
10/1/09 He's still not here. Doctor scheduled induction for Tuesday October 6, 2009. Mommy has to go to the hospital on the 5th to start the process.
10/5/09 Mommy arrives at the hospital IN LABOR. No induction needed.
10/6/09 Camron David was born at 2:32 am after roughly 8hours of active labor and 30 minutes of pushing. Camron swallowed muconium in the birth canal and at birth had an Apgar score of 2. He quickly recovered and has NO problems whatsoever since. He's our special little boy and he wanted us to know it!