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Amazing News

  • By kevydoopower020815 · New reply May 11, 2015
  • Journal · 3 replies · Photos
  • So my son is off his nasal canula completely. His feeding tube is gone. he is taking all of his bottles. they are going to do a mri on his knee when the antibiotics are done in two or three days and see ...

positive hpt, bleeding,neg blood test, still positive hpt

  • By FaithsinHim36 · New reply May 8, 2015
  • Discussion in Trying to Conceive · 1 reply · Photos
  • Hello all,I'm new to any thing like this. I took 3hpts 4days missed period, all positive but not till hrs after,still all dark,colored lines. Then started to bleed a weird pink,then bright red,on off ...

Wish someone could help!!

  • By Hridya · New reply May 6, 2015
  • Discussion in Community Help Desk · 1 reply
  • 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 ...

What do you wish your doctor knew?

  • By Brian · New reply April 30, 2015
  • Journal · 663 replies · Photos
  • Dear members, Some of you have seen the story of the schoolteacher who asked students to anonymously finish the sentence, “I wish my teacher knew…” in an effort to get the children to share something ...


  • By Dev-val · New reply April 23, 2015
  • Discussion in Dealing with Emotions · 1 reply
  • Hi everyone, I'm new on here so please be kind. I found out yesterday night I miscarried twins. I'm having a very hard time with it. I know this is normal, but any coupling advice would help. I can't ...

preterm labor, funneling, sch....advice!

  • By kristilw29 · Posted April 22, 2015
  • Discussion in Real World Advice from the Girlfriends · 0 replies
  • Hi I am 24 weeks pregnant with my 2nd. I went to the at 12 weeks due to major bleeding where a subchorionic hemorrhage measuring 12 cm was found, after receiving fluids and 2 blood transfusions I went ...

Only a few Symptoms - 6 Weeks

  • By missedconception · New reply April 14, 2015
  • Discussion in Healthy and Fit Pregnancy · 1 reply
  • We learned that our 5th IUI worked a few weeks ago and today we had our 6 week ultrasound. We saw the heartbeat, so we know that all is good, yeah! But I still can't help but feel like I should feel more ...

Bleeding after positive pregnancy test

  • By Leanne32 · Posted April 12, 2015
  • Discussion in Preparing for Baby · 0 replies
  • I did a positive pregnancy test on Thursday, on Saturday I started bleeding bright red at first then turned to dark brown colour, could this be a miss carriage? I had a baby 6 months ago by csection ...

Update: Guestbooks

  • 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

  • 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!!!!

  • 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

  • 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 ...

Come join us in our social networks

  • By John2 · Posted February 16, 2015
  • Journal · 0 replies · Photos
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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