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   Posted 4/18/2009 9:22 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi, i am so happy!!! just 5 weeks to give birth. everthing is fine, i had my scan on wednesday, baby is fine and happy. My crohn's is in total remission, no signs of the disease. This weekend a will write my birth plan, i have decided i want more natural as possible, no drugs, unless the pain is unberable. I have also decide to nurse my baby, but i will stay in azathioprine, i saw a few doctors to take this decision. I will keep post to let you know guys how i am doing.

Currently on azathioprine 100mg, fish oil and pregnancare.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/18/2009 10:17 AM (GMT -6)   
Woohoo the countdown has begun:) Do keep us posted when your little one gets here!

Gail *Nanners*
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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 4/18/2009 10:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Krica congrats on your baby do you know the sex yet or will it be a surprise i think the surprise is the best thing don't you and so glad to here that your crohns is in remmision thats perfect,is this your first baby? Did you pick out names yet for a boy and a girl? I wish you nothing but the best for you and baby keep us posted. Good Luck on the birth your friend Jenn smilewinkgrin
Had Crohns 17 years had numerous bowel resections,fistulas,fissures,hemmies,kidney problems,fibro,arthritis,dignosed at 13 had GI feeding tube,nasal feeding tube,cental lines,ports,4 ruptured bowel emergency surgeries,TMJ,depression,current meds are Hydromorphone,30 ,Hydromophome,8 ,Ketoprofen,100 ,Trazadone,50 ,Lorazepam,10 ,Zopliclone,5 ,atriplyine,75 ,Losac,50 Tylenol Athritis ,B-12 injections ,Iron injections ,Gravol,75 Predisone,5mg ,Humira,40mg once a week.Still looking for the doctor with all the answers if you find him forward him to me please.P.S my bathroom is the nicest room in my house cause i spend so much time there,i am thinking about installing the computer and maybe a hot-dog stand.

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   Posted 4/18/2009 2:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Thanks for the update so glad to hear that you are doing so good ...yah... I am very happy to know only 5 weeks left wow time is a flying .. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail
"Blessed are those that can give without remembering and recieve without forgetting ~Aurthor Unknown~

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   Posted 4/18/2009 4:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats. Glad all is well. Enjoy those last few weeks. It's so nice to still feel the baby's movement.
Hoping to stay in remission after the birth of a healthy baby girl. On Pentasa during my pregnancy, went med-free 2 months to nurse (stupid), but back on Pentasa and still nursing.

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