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    Thanks mum3girls for keeping us updated. Amy, hope everything is going well for you. Hopefully they have you on an antibiotic drip for the infection. Hope you have a smooth labour otherwise. Great news on the surgery going well.

    Well Holly too is a little chatterbox but only just recently too. She still has morning & night bottles & sometimes a nap time bottle (only at home though not day care). Whenever she sees Lanah getting a bottle she asks for one. TT was going well quite a while ago, she did 4 wees in potty, but then it all stopped, she'll still sit on it but wont do anything. I'm not really worried about either of these things though as she'll do it in her own time.

    Lanah is not walking just yet, she just turned one last Thurs, she's taken a few steps. Taking her to an ENT specialist tomorrow for her ears - resistant to antibiotics & now worst case my GP has seen in a baby, you wouldn't know it though, she's still happy most of the time.

    Neither of my girls would take a dummy, so one less thing to wean them off I guess, LOL.

    Holly tries to blow her own nose now, she gets the tissue, so guess she picked that up at day care, as I could never get her to do it.



    Wow Ali, going for #3, good luck. ETA - sorry to hear bout your latest news (saw siggie).

    Hope everyone else is well.

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    Good luck Amy!

    Sarah is starting to put sentences together. we have recently taught her to say I love you. It sounds like 'I Luffoo Mummy'

    Sarah is fully day time TTed adn hasn't had an accident for a couple of weeks.

    Em is seeing the allergist on friday for her skin pr!cks. I am looking forward to more answers WRT what she can and can't have. Even the tiniest bit of untreated dairy is setting her off so hopefully the testing gives us more definitive answers. Poor kid will have 14 needles in 1 day Immunisations then allergy test.

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    Good Luck Amy! Hope everything goes well, and thats great news about the surgery too.

    Well Abbey has started putting sentences together too, for a little bit now, but is still so hard to understand sometimes. We have taught her i love you as well but she mostly just says you too in a funny voice instead, its very cute. She is such a parrot at the moment, copies everything.
    As for TT, its a bit hit and miss, somedays she wants to and others she won't at all. She has done a few wees on the toilet. She wont go on a potty so we got her a seat that goes on the toilet so she can just go on that, she is more concerned about getting to wipe than anything lol
    She still has a dummy but thinking of taking it away soon as she is getting more and more dependent on it. Eli refuses to take one so at least if we take abbeys away she cant steal Elis.
    Shell... Wow at Lanah being one already, tme is flying. Good luck at the specialist
    Ali... Good luck with the allergy testing, hope all the needles arent too much for her.

    Hi to everyone, hope you are all well and your kiddies are behaving (well as much as 2yr olds do lol)

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    After being induced at 10 o'clock this morning, Amy and Michael (and Declan) have welcomed a baby girl into the world. No details yet (sorry my hubby - Amy's brother answered the phone while I was busy with Declan and my daughters) except that she is as purple as a grape Trying to call my MIL now for more details - will fill you all in once I know

    More info - Bubby's been taken to the nursery to have some oxygen and heat, dr's think that Amy probably wasn't quite 36 weeks (thought she was 36 1/2 weeks), but she's doing well and her colour is now quite pink. She has a full head of black hair. Amy's really tired, but doing well. I will probably be going up to visit her after dinner, Declan's not allowed to go up until tomorrow night because he has an upper respiratory infection and has to be on antibiotics for 24 hours before he's allowed to see bubby.

    Will pop back in tonight after I've visited her.
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    Thanks mum3girls for the info.

    Congrats Amy!! Welcome baby girl! Hope all goes well.

    Do we have a name and stats?

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    Abigail Mackenzie (Abbie) made her entrance into the world at 4.31pm 20-08-2008!!
    6lb 5oz, no length as yet - and a beautiful head of dark hair (she is the spitting image of my youngest daughter )


    Abbie's in SCU still, but going well, she had a great feed while I was up there, Amy and Michael are both tired but very happy.

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    thanks for the updates congrats Amy, Dh & Declan on the arrival of baby Abigail!!
    i hope she is back in your arms and out of scn soon

    Nixon did his first ever trickle in the potty yesterday, think it was a bit of a fluke but hey there was a tiny little wee in there!
    Tyron is crawling around everywhere, pulling himself up and cruising along furniture, gosh at this age Nixon had just mastered sitting!

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    Hey guys thanks for the well wishes & thanks to Sharleen for updating you guys.

    Here's a run down of my birth story & some pics for you all.

    Ok so where to start.

    I was at home Monday night (18.08.2008) watching TV & checking emails. At around 8.15pm I stood up to go to the toilet as I needed to go pee. As I stood up I felt a small trickle & thought to myself ?I didn?t think I was that busting for a loo stop?. I went to the toilet & as I stood up from there it felt like someone had turned a tap on a medium flow so I sat back down & called out to hubby to call the hospital to see what they wanted us to do as I was only 36 weeks that day. They told us to head straight up since I wasn?t quite term. So I finished packing the everyday toiletries, slippers etc into my bag while I had a towel between my legs lol. Let me tell you I?m so glad that I don?t have Incontinence as the waters trickling constantly just feels like you are constantly peeing yourself.

    We got up to the hospital around 8.45pm & I was taken to be observed on the CTG to check bub out her heart rate was quite high was sitting up around the 180s & sometimes higher. They did my obs my BP was up (can?t remember exactly what it was) my pulse rate was high 108 & my temp was high also, to the point they classed it as a fever. They ran a urine analysis & it came back clear & since I wasn?t showing any other symptoms they were baffled as to where the infection was. So they decided to put me on IV fluids and a broad-spectrum antibiotic through the IV. As I was hooked up to the CTG they decided to do an internal to check to see if the fluid was pooling which they said it wasn?t all they could see was watery mucous. They went to get an amnio test & couldn?t find any so they decided to wait & see what happened over night.

    On Tuesday (19.08.2008) I hadn?t been leaking since arriving at the hospital & still showing signs of infection they decided to keep up with the IV & antibiotic & send me for an ultra sound to check on fluid levels so at 11.45am I went over to radiology to have the ultra sound done (with a full bladder grrr) so not fun having a full bladder haha. They came in at 2pm to give me the results from my ultrasound as I was asleep earlier (since I didn?t get to sleep until 2.15am Tues morning & was up at 6am for another CTG). They said my water levels were still within the normal range so they suspected a possible hind water leak so since they can mend themselves they were going to get my temp under control for 24 hrs then send me home on rest.

    At 2.30pm Tuesday afternoon I got up to get my book when I felt the tap get turned on again. So we buzzed the middie who came in & confirmed yes that was definitely amnio fluid. So the Ob was called again. He came in & said because they weren?t sure where the infection was & because I had premature rupture of membranes (PROM) that it was a possibility that the infection was to do with uterus. So that if I didn?t go into labour over night they would induce Wednesday morning. Nothing happened Tuesday night.

    Wednesday (20.08.2008) morning the Ob came & assessed my cervix & since my cervix was already soft & dilated to 3cms & still leaking they would just start me straight up on the syntocin drip as the gel wouldn?t of stayed in there.

    So at 10.30am Wednesday morning they started the syntocin drip & I had my first contraction around 11am. They were turning the syntocin up every 30mins to help the contractions get progressive. I was managing fine with my concentration of breathing through the contractions. At 2.45pm they decided they would do an internal to see how far I had progressed. At this point I had only gotten to 4cms dilated but they did find I still had forewaters still intact so they broke those for me & that?s when the contractions became very intense as the syntocin had been turned right up to get them going when they weren?t. So at 3.15pm I decided my breathing through the contractions wasn?t enough as I couldn?t keep my body relaxed when the contractions were happening so I asked for the gas. They gave that to me on the low setting to start off with but by 3.45 it wasn?t helping on that setting so I got them to turn it up to the next one for me. I found that that setting was working so I was happy to concentrate on breathing through them again. At 4.15pm hubby noticed bubs heart rate had disappeared from the monitor so the middie checked me & her head was there ready to crown so with 5 pushes she was out at 4.31pm. They placed her on my chest quickly while Mike (hubby) cut the cord then they took her straight over to the table to get some oxygen on to her as she wasn?t breathing properly. They got her going & brought her back to me for a quick cuddle & pic op with Mike then they took her to special care nursery so they could check her over etc. She was in the incubator for around 3hrs for warmth & oxygen for the first 1.5hrs.

    So at 7.45pm I got to give my princess a breastfeed & have a proper cuddle with her.

    Her birth stats were:

    She was born at 4.31pm Wednesday 20.08.2008
    Weighing in at 2870g (6lb 50z)
    Length - 50cms
    Head circumference - 33cms.

    She is being a very good baby feeding roughly 4hrly & sleeping in between with a period of awake in the afternoon.

    If you got this far thanks for reading my novel & pics are below.

    Abbie's first photo


    Cuddles with mummy


    Close up lying on my hospy bed


    Leaving hospital


    Meeting her big brother Declan


    First cuddles with her big brother


    First night at home in her basinet


    Thanks for looking

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    wow thanks for sharing your birth story.
    I could definatley relate to you with the leaking tap i had PROM with Nixon and went with it for 5 days of leaking before i had him.
    Tyron it happened again but at 38weeks so was much safer.
    those pics are great, i love the one with Declan hehe
    and thats great for her at 36wks to be able to go home with you and not spend much time in the incubator and scn!!
    well done

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    Hi guys

    Thanks for the comments Nic.

    Abbie has settled into home really well & Declan just adores her which is making my life easier.

    Haven't been doing a great deal as I have been pretty run down. My loss had gone to nothing Tues last week & then came back with a gush Thursday last week so was advised by GP office to head to the ED, after waiting an hr to just see the triage nurse it then took another 3.5hrs before I saw a dr was so not happy esp since I almost passed out on them. It turned out to be an infection in the uterus so was given anti bs & sent home. Same thing happened again Tuesday just gone, so back to the ED we had to go. They ended up doing an internal u/s which showed I had retained tissue so I ended up having a D&C that night so now I'm actually starting to feel better & more human.

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    Amy- similar thing happened to my sister, she felt so horrible for weeks after the birth of her second DD then she started passing very large clots, finally about 6wks later had a D & C got it all out and she started feeling good.

    Nixon has to have his tonsils and adenoids out next month. he has always snored and gotten really bad, he has been diag with sleep apnea and so not really any other road to go down other than have them removed. he has a hearing test this thurs to determine if he needs grommets also.

    Ty is well although also battling an ear infection atm, can't beleive he will be 1 in just a few weeks!

    hope everyone is well

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    WOW... its been really quiet in here!!!!

    We have sucess in TT for #1s...but #2s... still work in progress...

    Hope you are all well...

    I have startedmy polytech course in early childhood.... still waiting on little ones to look after at home, but loving being at home wit h Alexa...

    Doing some casual work at the local tavern & pub, a bit tiring with the late nights... but worth it in the long run!!!

    Not long till Xmas now... anyone organised yet?

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    Hi all - Yep it has been ages since anyone has posted in here!!

    Sarah is fully daytime TTed, she wears a nappy for sleeps and that is about it.

    We are flying home for Christmas and I have no Idea what we are getting for the girls.

    I am having our last bub in June, I am 7w5d pg now.

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    Hey guys

    Just wanted to say congrats to Ali on your pregnancy.

    Hope you all have a great christmas with all the kids.

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    Hi guys OMG it has been like over a year since I have posted here and so much has happened in that time. we sold our house lived with the in laws for 9 mths OMG only just survived are now living in our beautiful new house only metres from the beach and it is just awesome. Declan just doen't stop growing and learning he is such a beautiful affectionate little man.

    He hates it when he sees ppl upset or hurt one of his most common phrases is "u ok"

    He is totally obssessed with Toy Story and Buzz in particular and like most todlers thinks the wiggles are awesome.

    I can't believe these little ppl are all about to turn 3 it just seems so surreal

    And I see that so many of you have had 2nd bubs as well congrats to you all, unfortunatly my dh is still not keen and the cost of day care is not helping my case but well that is life I guess.

    I have been promoted twice since I started my new job back December last year which I guess is why I have not been around the site much.

    But now with my new computer and wireless net I find myself surfing at night.

    Declan is still a shocking sleeper but I think I am just used to it now and I think we have finally figured out why turns out Declans tonsills are abnormally large which is why he snores and the doc thinks may wake him up as he may not be getting enough oxygen he has to have xrays to confirm but they will be most likely removed sometime this year. Have 6 bouts of infection in 8 mths in the later part of last year I am sure you can imagine this will be such a relief.

    Well I shall pop in from time to time would be great to see what everyone is up too.

    Hope you had a wonderful christmas and are enjoying the new year

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    hello strangers! i was just thinking i should find the old April thread and becky u bu,ped it u[ a bit!
    Ali congrats on your pregnancy, u guys finding out the sex soon?
    Bec i can totally relate to the sleeping issues. Nixon had enlarged tonsils and adenoids and had them both removed October just gone.... he has always snored the house down and now u cannot even hear him and he can sleep with his mouth shut it is amazing!
    if u have any Q about surgery etc just ask me, it all went pretty smoothly and something that had to be done. did u know it can also cause behavioural problems? because they are not getting the quality of sleep they should be.

    Nixon went to a special pathogist in Nov and she noted him as being of "mild delay" and almost a yr behind in his speech, however was happy not to do therapy but we go back this month for another assesment.

    tyron is a monster, he's such a funny felow, so full on now though i dont remember Nixon ever beeing as full on as him.... he is always hurting himself always, he already has a few war wounds

    i hope everyone is well and hope to hear from u soon

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    Hey Nickers great to hear from you,

    Declan is going for his xray to check out the atenoids as well so will most likely be bother removed I hope

    How long did Nixon take to recover. and how long did he have to be in hospital?

    Declan's speech isn't too bad his main problem there is he wont give up his dummy but hopefully we will get rid of that soon too

    I would love to know some more about the surgery as well if you don't mind.

    Thanks

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    My main trigger of nixon having a problem was his snoring.... he just kept getting louder and louder and got to the point you could see the struggle it was to take a breath.
    so got a referal to the ENT specialist thinking we would do a sleep study but one look at him gave us the answer. he needed them out.

    he was in hospital overnight and i stayed with him. we had to be at the hossy 6am the morning of the surgery. his op happened about 10am and took just under an hour to take out his tonsils, adenoids and drain both ears. We left the hospital approx midday the following day.

    Nixon was shocking when he woke from the anasthetic, apparently 1 in 5 wake up that way. he was incolsolable even with me there and he had to be sedated again to calm him down.
    But after the next wake up he was a bit better and then started eating! he loved eating jelly,icecream,custard,yogurt the works.
    we were having serious sleeping issues before the surgery (getting him to sleep that was) that didnt start to get better till about 2months after surgery (so only recenlty)
    recovery wise he did better than i thought though. he wasnt allowed to be social for 2 weeks post op and 2 weeks pre op to so couldnt go to playgroup etc. he continued to snore for a few weeks after it then one day just went to sleep with his mouth shut and no snoring!!

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