About Me: Female, 40, Ireland, member since Sep 2009
Had my beautiful baby boy Ben in August 2011, he's the best thing that has ever happened to me! I had a long and difficult labour with him & eventually had to have an emergency section as his heart rate was dropping quickly, I hemorrhaged during the surgery due to scar
[More] tissue from my previous surgery, & needed a transfusion & then developed a fever & became very dehydrated on top of all that, so was very ill for a week afterwards, but thankfully Ben was just fine at 8lb 8oz & everything where it should be :)
Had a laparotomy July 2009 for removal of right ovary & fallopian tube, along with ovarian cyst size 19cm x 16cm x 9cm.
June 2012: delighted to find out I'm expecting # 2
"I'm the same, this is my 2nd baby and its a lot harder to hide this time round. Some days I look massive, I'm so bloated all the time. I'm trying to keep it quiet until 13 weeks, but I have already noticed people looking at my belly at ..."
"I'm glad I'm not the only one, its totally exhausting! Also my 11 month old is keeping me on my toes during the night with his nighttime awakenings, some days I am actually falling asleep at my desk at work, and I'm in bed at 9 every ni..."
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