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High risk pregnancy, what to expect?
I had a drs appointment yesterday. She discussed with me that this is a high risk pregnancy for baby with risk of preterm labor: my first was born 2 months early and had to stay in the NICU for a long time. She stated next appointment I will be meeting with a specialist to discuss injections to help baby make it to term: progesterone and steroids.
Has anyone been through this? What should I expect? I am worried for baby. Going through a PTL the first time was torture, I just want baby to be ok:(
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I have to take progesterone at the start of every pregnancy to make it to term. Just try to take everything a day at a time. Is there a chance you may have an incompetent cervix? I have read that that can cause preterm births. I am wishing you a healthy and happy nine months!
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my first pregnancy ended with early labor at 20 weeks. second pregnancy I did shots from 16-35 weeks had natural labor at 39 weeks. now 3rd pregnancy we did the shots the same, and now I'm 38 and5.
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Were they weekly shots? My first came at 33 weeks
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yeah every week.
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9442948 tn?1406820051
Ok so judging by what they told me on the phone that's what I will be doing. They are going to tell me more next Wednesday at the appt. Ugh I hate needles but I will do what I have to too keep this baby safe
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