Helen72's MedHelp Blogs https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/294043 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Update Since I was discharged from the hospital I was battling a full-blown postpartum depression (never had Helen72 Sun, 20 Jan 2013 22:46:36 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/662989/Update-- https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/662989/Update-- Dilating at 29 weeks :( Today at my check-up I was 1 cm dilated. This is a huge change since last week... They will re-chec Helen72 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 11:56:11 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/601521/Dilating-at-29-weeks-- https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/601521/Dilating-at-29-weeks-- Edema vs Pre-eclemsia: scared!!! I am in panic! Almost overnight my feet swelled up. I am almost 28 weeks and afraid that I develope Helen72 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:20:41 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/586006/Edema-vs-Pre-eclemsia-scared https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/586006/Edema-vs-Pre-eclemsia-scared Pre-term Labot check-up Had my first pre-term labor check-up tooday. I will be 23 weeks tomorrow so they start checking my ce Helen72 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:47:21 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/561673/Pre-term-Labot-check-up https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/561673/Pre-term-Labot-check-up Twins I am 11w & 5d today. Both twins measured a little ahead: 11w6d and 12w2d and both were moving. I fo Helen72 Mon, 23 Jul 2012 10:45:41 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/519035/Twins https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/519035/Twins ivf#2 My second ivf took place exactly 4 years after my first. I was on the same exact protocol with 225 G Helen72 Sun, 20 May 2012 11:52:42 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/426237/ivf2 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/426237/ivf2 TTC, 4 year anniversary This weekend dh reminded me that we moved to TX and started ttc almost exactly 4 years ago, around ML Helen72 Mon, 19 Jan 2009 08:41:55 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/54984/TTC--4-year-anniversary https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/54984/TTC--4-year-anniversary 30 weeks! It's hard to believe but I am 30 weeks today... Seems like just yesterday I used to wake up at night Helen72 Mon, 10 Nov 2008 15:35:41 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/40163/30-weeks https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/40163/30-weeks It's a girl! Today we had our big 19 wk u/s and found out from both the tech and then confirmed by our perinatolog Helen72 Thu, 28 Aug 2008 12:54:03 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/24658/Its-a-girl https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/24658/Its-a-girl my ivf journey so far May 1- we had a day 3 transfer. Of the 9 embryos we transferred two 5 cell and one 6 cell embryos, a Helen72 Fri, 30 May 2008 11:46:07 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/12131/my-ivf-journey-so-far https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/12131/my-ivf-journey-so-far ivf, first and last try.... I started b/c pills for my first ivf cycle. On one hand it feels relaxing not to worry for one month Helen72 Wed, 27 Feb 2008 16:31:32 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/5061/ivf--first-and-last-try https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/5061/ivf--first-and-last-try TTC, year 2 Looks like scar tissue was the cause of my infertility. I wish I did not wait for 2 years to have th Helen72 Thu, 13 Dec 2007 16:00:40 -0600 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1596/TTC--year-2 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1596/TTC--year-2 TTC, end of 2nd year I am frustrated with unexplained infertility. I hope my doc finds what's wrong during laparoscopy ne Helen72 Tue, 09 Oct 2007 21:22:25 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/186/TTC--end-of-2nd-year https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/186/TTC--end-of-2nd-year