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    Hi jomana... hope all is well.

    Hi jomana... hope all is well.
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    Hi jomana, Sorry to hear that your positive...

    Hi jomana,

    Sorry to hear that your positive news of another pregnancy is being mixed with uncertainty.
    Unfortunately, until you get a confirmation on a scan, it can be difficult to know if the...
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    Hi jomana, As J_9 said, wait and see what...

    Hi jomana,

    As J_9 said, wait and see what happens when you would normally expect your period. Implantation spotting is noticed by some, but not something you can determine pregnancy by as other...
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    Thank you for the update! Always nice to hear...

    Thank you for the update! Always nice to hear back and find out how things went.

    Glad to hear all went well... Enjoy your new baby boy!
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    Any news? Hoping that if things were indeed...

    Any news? Hoping that if things were indeed beginning, that all is going well. Looking forward to a baby announcement!
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    You're at the anytime stage! Things might get...

    You're at the anytime stage! Things might get going tonight, or not for a little while still. Not much longer... Do your best to pamper yourself in these final days. Wishing you a smooth birthing...
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    Towards the end of pregnancy, you can sometimes...

    Towards the end of pregnancy, you can sometimes lose some of the mucus plug and it can somewhat regenerate. While losing the mucus plug can be a sign that things are changing, it doesn't necessarily...
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    I hope your midwife and doctor gave you some...

    I hope your midwife and doctor gave you some suggestions too. Babies often rotate to an anterior position prior to, or during, labor as they naturally fit better that way. Your positions during...
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    Hi... your levels are right at the range where...

    Hi... your levels are right at the range where your doctor may consider you have gestational diabetes... they aren't overly high however. It will depend on what levels she uses.

    Next step may be...
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    Congratulations... a boy! Great day for a...

    Congratulations... a boy! Great day for a possible birthday too... ;-)

    Generally the bus travel shouldn't be a problem if you are able to walk around a bit now and then. Ideally you would...
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    Where in your stomach does it hurt? How long does...

    Where in your stomach does it hurt? How long does it last? Is it only after you eat? There can be a number of possible reasons. You could try smaller meals, and avoiding anything too fatty or fried....
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    Hi jomana... it likely was a stress reaction,...

    Hi jomana... it likely was a stress reaction, which isn't likely to be a concern for baby as frequent or prolonged stress might be. Obviously the best solution is to avoid people who may seem to put...
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    That is great news! I'm glad to hear that you...

    That is great news! I'm glad to hear that you like your new obgyn as well. Thank you for giving us updates as it is always nice to hear back from people who have asked questions.
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    Since you have conflicting advice, I would...

    Since you have conflicting advice, I would definitely get another opinion, especially since a cerclage is an invasive procedure. While it is beneficial and necessary for some situations, it does...
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    Did she tell you what the measurement was? How...

    Did she tell you what the measurement was? How far along are you right now? Do you know if she used a long stick looking device or just her fingers to determine that you have a shorter than...
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    With the small dose, it's not likely to cause a...

    With the small dose, it's not likely to cause a problem for you or for baby. I've seen several doctors recently start recommending a low dose as a precaution, but most often if there was a blood...
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    Did your doctor explain to you why she thought...

    Did your doctor explain to you why she thought you would benefit from taking aspegic? Why she felt you needed something to help with blood circulation or prevent clotting? Do you have a medical...
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    No bother at all, we are happy to help when we...

    No bother at all, we are happy to help when we can. It would be a good idea, however, to be sure to ask your doctor your questions as well as she is overseeing your pregnancy. We can help with...
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    I'd go with what your doctor has suggested for...

    I'd go with what your doctor has suggested for you. She knows your medical history better than anyone.

    The Gestagyn Plus is merely a prenatal/multivitamin, which is wise to take during pregnancy,...
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    Hi jomana, There is a wide range on what the hcg...

    Hi jomana, There is a wide range on what the hcg will suggest, so you will know more when you have the blood test repeated. In 10 days time, it should be substantially higher. At 640, you are...
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    That is wonderful! I'm very happy for you... very...

    That is wonderful! I'm very happy for you... very exciting! Updates would be lovely.

    Feel free to ask questions along the way; we'd be happy to help!
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    Once you see a line, it will remain. What you...

    Once you see a line, it will remain. What you don't want to have happen is that there is no line within the first few minutes, but then you see a faint one when you check later on. That would not...
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    The 6500 usually would be out of your system. Did...

    The 6500 usually would be out of your system. Did you read the test result within the time stated on the pregnancy test? Reading it later, for example coming back to take another look 30 minutes...
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    It will depend on how much you had. Do you know...

    It will depend on how much you had. Do you know the amount used? Lower amounts will be out of your system sooner.
    At 15 days passed the injection, it would be unusual for it to still be in your...
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    About 13 dpo, yes, it's possible. If you followed...

    About 13 dpo, yes, it's possible. If you followed the directions carefully, and read the result in the time specified on the test, then it's promising. Fingers crossed it is more evident when you...
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    Hi jomana, Good to hear the follicle size...

    Hi jomana,

    Good to hear the follicle size went up considerably. Your timing is fine, even without being able to have sex the same day. While ovulation can happen about 24 hours after the...
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    Hi jomana, It can be very normal to be a...

    Hi jomana,

    It can be very normal to be a little late; on occasion even quite a bit late. Certainly, since you are trying to conceive, pregnancy is going to be the main consideration.

    Give...
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    Hi jomana, I don't know what tests you may...

    Hi jomana,

    I don't know what tests you may have had, but if prolactin is elevated, that can cause a lower level in one of the hormones associated with stimulating follicle growth (FSH). ...
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    Try not to despair jomana... while small, it may...

    Try not to despair jomana... while small, it may be that follicle size will increase when they check again. Your doctor will likely check again a few more days after that. It may also be that you...
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