Tagged with prelabor

My Bed Rest Journey

My Bed Rest Journey

I went into prelabor with twins at 21 weeks.  I endured a spectrum of treatments from strict bed rest, procardia, terbutaline, indocin, corticosteroids, to the (gulp) 24 hour mag treatment, and home monitoring.  Then my babies aged out of these options and there was nothing left to do but soak in the tub doped up … Continue reading

The Big Gun: Magnesium Sulfate

The Big Gun: Magnesium Sulfate

30 weeks update. At my Monday follow-up (29 weeks, 4 days) my cervix dropped from 1.8 cm to 1.4 cm.  Couple that with a contraction every 4 to 6 minutes, my OB was ready to whip out the big gun magnesium sulfate stop my contractions.  As intimidating as it sounds, I’ll endure any treatment to … Continue reading