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Update: Guestbooks

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted March 24, 2015
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello, We are constantly working to improve Inspire by adding features that members find useful and retiring those that members do not. To that end, we have retired the guestbook feature. We understand ...

Back pain in early pregnancy

kimcharlie
  • By kimcharlie · New reply March 24, 2015
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • kimcharlie By kimcharlie Yesterday at 3:13 pm I am only 11 days post transfer and I am pregnant, but I have had back pain since day 5. While I have had a history of back pain, especially from loose ligaments ...

Need Help!!!!

Waterlilly1590
  • By Waterlilly1590 · New reply March 19, 2015
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Hello everyone. If you haven't read my previous journal entries, let me fill in quick. I am 24 years old and I'll be 25 in May. I was diagnosed with NF1 when I was 4. I had a VP shunt put in when I was ...

We are all Experts by Experience

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply March 11, 2015
  • Journal · 61 replies · Photos
  • Dear members, I am pleased to announced that we have just published, for the third year running, Experts by Experience 2015: A compilation of patients’ stories, a new special report developed in partnership ...

Wish someone could help!!

Hridya
  • By Hridya · Posted February 27, 2015
  • Discussion in Community Help Desk · 0 replies
  • I lost my baby to severe IUGR ..placental insufficiency.. Baby weight 780grams. And was a 26weeker born in his 30th week due to Doppler reversal.. Baby survived for 20days and died of Sudden NEC.. The ...

Come join us in our social networks

John2
  • By John2 · Posted February 16, 2015
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 2/16/15 Dear members, We are grateful you have connected with us on here on http://www.inspire.com. We invite you to join us on one or more of our social ...

First RE appointment today @2

SharingHope
  • By SharingHope · New reply February 15, 2015
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Hello friends, Any words of advice or must ask questions you can suggest? My very first appointment w/ the RE is today and MENTS** I suffer from RPL End MENTS**. Thanks all ...

Back Pain....28 weeks

MrsAndy10
  • By MrsAndy10 · Posted February 3, 2015
  • Discussion in Preparing for Baby · 0 replies
  • New to this side of the Groups! I'm 28 weeks 5 days, I've started to have the worst back pain!! I've been using a heating pad, stretching and walking. Any suggestions ...

Back Pain.. 28 weeks

MrsAndy10
  • By MrsAndy10 · Posted February 3, 2015
  • Discussion in Healthy and Fit Pregnancy · 0 replies
  • New to this side of the Groups! I'm 28 weeks 5 days, I've started to have the worst back pain!! I've been using a heating pad, stretching and walking. Any suggestions ...

Hypothyroidism detected late in twin pregnancy

nicandtwins
  • By nicandtwins · Posted January 15, 2015
  • Discussion in Multiples · 0 replies
  • Hi, I am almost 27 weeks with fraternal twins, one of which is severe IUGR. My IUGR baby was also threatened by absent end blood flow at 23-25 weeks, but that has now normalized—for how long, no one can ...

Sources sought for article about fertility after cancer

John2
  • By John2 · Posted January 12, 2015
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 1/12/15 Dear members, Cancer Today (www.cancertodaymag.org), a support magazine for people who have cancer, is looking to talk with U.S.-based cancer ...

My Daughter

cajunmimi
  • By cajunmimi · New reply January 7, 2015
  • Discussion in Dealing with Emotions · 1 reply
  • Hello, My daughter's baby, has just been diagnosed with Encephalocele and Spinal Bifia. The doctor has given her the option of termination or carrying it to term. She just completed the quad blood test ...

2 vessel cord question

Caudet1
  • By Caudet1 · Posted January 7, 2015
  • Discussion in Community Help Desk · 0 replies
  • Hello everyone I am looking to see if there is anyone that has had more than one pregnancy where the baby had a 2 vessel cord. My second baby a sweet little girl was still born and had been diagnosied ...

Introducing "Email this discussion"

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted January 5, 2015
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature -- the ability to email discussions and journals to others. We've implemented this change based on feedback from our members ...

NEED ADVICE: 12 Week NT Scan

Gina419
  • By Gina419 · New reply January 2, 2015
  • Discussion in Preparing for Baby · 2 replies
  • Hello, I don't even know if I am in the right place. Anyway here is my story. I am 37 and currently 12 weeks 6 days pregnant with twins after my third round of IVF treatment. I also have a 20 yr old son ...

Baby Boy with Gastrochisis

haley337
  • By haley337 · Posted November 23, 2014
  • Discussion in Dealing with Emotions · 0 replies
  • Hey. I am 19 years old, At 18 week ultrasound found out I'm having a baby Boy! but he has gastrochisis. I have been on a emotional roller coaster. I dont know what to think, i wont be able to hold my ...

Elf on the shelf

t_ruffles
  • By t_ruffles · New reply November 19, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • So last year a friend of ours bought us an Elf on the Shelf. I've been searching Pinterest for ideas on what to do with him. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to introduce him for the first time ...

I am twin sister will I have twins?

Raisa007
  • By Raisa007 · New reply November 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Preparing for Baby · 1 reply
  • I am twin sisters my mum or side no one is twins at all just married 2months ago so I plan to have baby need to find out if my dad or mum side not twins and I am twins sister will I have twins or not ...

Early pregnant spotting bleeding

Carlyf
  • By Carlyf · Posted November 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Healthy and Fit Pregnancy · 0 replies
  • I had 6 days brown spotting negative test over that period , on 7th day got blood and tested positive bear in mind was negative day before bleed . I'm now on 8th day blood medium flow , done another test ...

no period for 6 months and 3 months pregnant

liyahhmariee
  • By liyahhmariee · Posted October 31, 2014
  • Discussion in Trying to Conceive · 0 replies
  • Is it possible I got pregnant without a period? Ive always had irregular periods since I started getting my period at 15years old. this is my first pregnancy. I started missing my periods in May. 2014...I ...

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