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    hey everyone haven't posted in a while because so much is going on. first i am now 35 weeks pregnant and i just got out of hospital last week. they put me in to watch my heart and to get more rest. i have been having alot more symptons and they don't want to up my medicine anymore because of the baby. i will be induced next week but they have not decided on what form of medication they will give me for pain so whatever they decide will decide whether i have him natural or c-section. will know more on thursday about that. baby is not small after all like they said the medicine would make him. actually he is bigger than he is suppose to be. well that is about all that is new with me. hope everyone is well.
    amanda
    Cleveland Myectomy Crew july 2003

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    Hi. I'm glad you let us know how you are doing. I wish you well with the delivery. What's his name?

    Reenie
    Reenie

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    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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      his name will be kyle david when he is born unless we change it at last minute.
      amanda
      Cleveland Myectomy Crew july 2003

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        Thanks for the update! Good luck and stay well and most of all ENJOY this very special time!!!
        A little advise from someone who has been there...stay calm, communicate ANYTHING you feel to the medical team right away (dizzy, chest pain) the more the know the more they will help resolve the situation, focus on that sweet little baby that you finally get to hold in your arms!!!
        Oh an think of all the belts you will soon get to wear again
        If you need us call us...
        Lisa
        Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
        YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

        Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
        lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
        Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
        Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
        Currently not obstructed
        Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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          babies

          Congrats!!

          I'm assuming you've talked to Lisa about epidural risks, etc.

          My mom's doctor always said that babies are much stronger than anyone gives them credit for, so I'm not surprised he's fine despite the meds you are on.

          So keep us posted and take care,

          Sarah

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