Wednesday, August 15, 2007

A Good Day

Any day we get with our baby staying put is a good day, they say, so today was a good day.

We're doing fine, Kicky and me...She's kicking (even got her foot wedged up near my rib cage for the first time today), heartbeat is just right, and with all the monitoring, we're getting good marks for either one of us showing distress. That and no more bleeding, and it's been a very very good day.

My perinatologist is from Denver, then today I met a second peri today who was doing the rounds and he moved here from Denver's University Hospital as well. Amazing.

Dr. P said today the reason they keep me here is due to the randomness of bleeding that can occur with placenta previa, and how it could become very serious very quickly. With me here next door to the Operating Room, they could have me in there and knocked out in 5 minutes, and the baby out in ONE minute. That's 6 minutes!

So the bed rest will be indefinite, and we're at 29 weeks 4 days today, and while our girl would be fine if she were born today, the goal is to reach at least 32 weeks, and any time after that is more gravy time.

That's about all I have in me today. I'll update again as soon as I can!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jules, I am Kristi's little sister Lori....I nothing but the best for Kicky and your self & family....you all stay in my thoughts & prayers......Lori

Teri said...

Look at that little baby room. :)

Tammy said...

Great update Jules. The pic is great too. So glad you are where you are. And you are right on... every day Kicky stays where she is is a good day!

blessedjourney said...

you and kicky are in my prayers... Hoping the next while passes fast for you and can't wait to see your updates!

you look awesome!

Momma Monster said...

Whoohoo, another day is another day! Wishing you many many more days of 'waiting'. You look lovely my dear! Can't wait to see you in person and give you a good old PALP hug!

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