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  1. Just found out my baby has RCDH......

    I am 32 weeks pregnant with a baby boy (Parker). I found out last week my baby has RCDH. I am scared to death by everything I have read so far. Any words of wisdom or help would be greatly appreciated. Emotionally I am at a loss for words. Just praying every second I have a chance. Thank you.
  2. Risk of Hydrops ; Scared

    As of our ultrasound last week, our visit frequency with that department was changed from semi-monthly to weekly. The reason for this at the time was that the technician noted an increased amount of amniotic fluid; and they decided that at 30 weeks it would be best to keep an eye on it. Simultaneously, they assured us that all findings were positive (including a lung head ratio of 1.8 and steady growth, with an approximate weight of 4lbs).
    Today we went back for our first follow up scan and ...

    Updated 10-18-2013 at 05:35 PM by SamanthaStein

  3. Journey of a Non-Traditional Pregnancy

    Well the last few weeks have been a whirlwind to say the least. Our son was born on September 10 at 3:59 pm. However, he almost wasn’t delivered on that day due to a whole lot of miscommunication resulting in a tremendous amount of unnecessary drama. But that‘s another post for another day.

    The bottom line is that Brody Asher was born weighing in at 7 lbs 8 oz and 19.5 inches. Unfortunately they hard to put my wife under general anesthetic, so I couldn’t be in the room when he was ...
  4. Phoebe the fighter

    Quote Originally Posted by Megan Kleensang View Post
    This is my daughter Phoebe's fight with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. She has been an amazing fighter and she is my cherub!

  5. Emotional Rollercoaster

    Since my original introductory post a lot has happened. Between numerous doctor and hospital visits, we have been riding an emotional rollercoaster: being elevated just to come screaming, speeding down to another bump or bend along the way.

    Today we were taken for a pretty alarming turn.

    We are currently at 28 weeks gestation and have officially entered our last trimester. What I've been describing as the honeymoon phase, where we were blindly optimistic, has come to ...

    Updated 09-26-2013 at 09:38 AM by SamanthaStein