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I have had the scan, and for once I don't feel totally crushed

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emkana Mon 22-May-06 14:22:27

Nothing's changed essentially, but the good news is that baby is now head down and will hopefully stay that way, the amniotic fluid level is now within normal range, and I will be allowed to give birth spontaneously and naturally as things stand now.

Doctor did offer to induce me if I wanted to, but I said no.

Will have another scan in two weeks' time, to see how things are then, unless of course I go into labour beforehand!

Thank you all for taking an interest in my ongoing saga.
Hard to believe that this pregnancy is ever going to end...

Carmenere Mon 22-May-06 14:24:54

fingers crossed for a safe and easy delivery Em

hulababy Mon 22-May-06 14:25:38

Good luck emkana.

HappyMumof2 Mon 22-May-06 14:27:15

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fishie Mon 22-May-06 14:28:45

emkana, have been following your threads and thinking of you.

i am really pleased to hear this and so hope everything goes well for you.

foundintranslation Mon 22-May-06 14:29:54

Glad there's some good news for once and that you're headed for a natural birth.

KBear Mon 22-May-06 14:30:18

Hi emkana - I've been reading your threads and hoping for the best for you. How many weeks are you now?

LadyTophamHatt Mon 22-May-06 14:32:52

Oh that is good to hear Emkana.



Did they say that the amniotic fluid would cahnge when you've seen the doc's before?
could it be a sign that this little one is ok and the doc's have it wrong??
I saw your thread the other day where you said that a neice or nephew had the same sort of head measurments as a baby but is fine. Could it be that this is what is happening for your little one??

tamum Mon 22-May-06 14:32:57

Ah, I was hoping this was you. Good news, and I hope it's the first of many signs of hope.
xx

emkana Mon 22-May-06 14:34:24

Thank you all.

Lady thh, I would so love to believe that, but the doctor didn't mention anything of the sort and I try not to go down that route because I forbid myself to think too positively!

Pruni Mon 22-May-06 14:37:46

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Blu Mon 22-May-06 14:37:56

Emkana - good to hear that nothing new / bad / conflicting / confusing has been thrown in! It sounds vaguely re-assuring that the amniotic fluid levels ahave stabilised to a 'normal' level.

blueteddy Mon 22-May-06 14:49:31

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LadyTophamHatt Mon 22-May-06 14:52:06

Oh em, I hope I haven't upset you, really sorry if I have.

hoxtonchick Mon 22-May-06 14:53:46

good news emkana. we're all waiting for the birth announcement!

Twiglett Mon 22-May-06 14:54:19

good

mousiemousie Mon 22-May-06 16:00:30

That is very positive Emkana - I had been wondering about your scan today

trefusis Mon 22-May-06 16:05:09

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emkana Mon 22-May-06 16:41:49

No Lady THH you didn't upset me, not at all.

It's just so seductive to follow that train of thought, and I don't want to allow myself to think that way.

dinosaure Mon 22-May-06 16:42:58

Been thinking of you, emkana, and am sending you best wishes for the birth.

xx

kid Mon 22-May-06 20:12:28

Glad to hear the scan brought some good news for you. Fingers crossed that your baby stays head down and you get to meet him soon.

ComeOVeneer Mon 22-May-06 20:26:41

Emkana no real joy for you but I know you posted on my thread about my sister (I am chicagomum btw) and I just wanted to let you know that she gave birth this morning to a boy. One of his kidneys is very damaged and will never function, but the other appears 100% normal, so as long as urine output is ok he will need no further treament. I know this doean't change your situation one iota, but I thought you minght like to hear the good news. Still thinking of you as always.

emkana Mon 22-May-06 20:29:26

Good to hear that about your sister, cov.
How is your sister feeling now?

pooka Mon 22-May-06 20:29:39

Was wondering how things were going earlier today so thanks for the update. Wishing you all the best for a straightforward delivery.

ComeOVeneer Mon 22-May-06 20:31:57

Haven't spoken to her yet as I was at work all day and only found out this evening. I wish with all my heart you end up with such good news.

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