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Pregnancy Update: Week #20! Halfway There!

September 5, 2019 in Pregnancy - No Comments

Pregnancy Update: Week #20! Halfway There!

September 5, 2019 in Pregnancy - No Comments
Pregnancy Update: Week #20! Halfway There!

I cannot believe we are over halfway there! I’ll be having a repeat c-section so my doctor won’t let me go past 39 weeks so we are definitely past the halfway point.

So far this pregnancy has been a lot harder than my previous pregnancy. I’m not sure if it’s because I also have a toddler to take care of or because my body just went through this last year but either way, it’s just been rough.

Rough Pregnancy

Baby is doing well though! I have an anterior placenta so I haven’t been able to feel him but I have a Doppler and check on him every so often. At my anatomy scan, I found out that I have placenta previa. My doctor is somewhat concerned because my placenta is laying right on top of my c-section scar and is only 1cm above my cervix. I have an appointment in 6 weeks to see if my placenta has moved. If not, the doctor is worried it’ll turn into placenta accreta. If that happens, I’ll be delivering at 36 weeks!

I also have been experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome. At night I have to wear a wrist brace and during the day, my wrist is in pain and my hand is numb 60% of the day.

Do We Want Another?

Everyone keeps asking if we will have more but as of right now, my answer is 99.99% NO. I don’t know if I want to go through all of this again to be honest. My first pregnancy was a lot easier than this. I didn’t want this post to sound like me complaining about this pregnancy but I also wanted to be honest. I can’t wait until we meet this little bub!

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This pregnancy has been a lot harder than my first. I found out i have placenta previa and then at my last appointment I found out that I also have vasa previa. Vasa praevia is a condition in which fetal blood vessels cross or run near the internal opening of the uterus. If I start having contractions, baby can bleed out and die. We will know more October 28 but it looks like I’ll be heading to the hospital when I’m 32 weeks and staying there for 3 weeks and deliver via csection at 35 weeks. It’s been hard to say the least but we will do whatever we need to do to make sure Baby L makes it earth side and is safe.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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