Very helpful actually! Jeez - the indignities we suffer! I have to say though the nurses I've dealt with so far, for the most part, have me pretty convinced with their enthusiasm for their work that they sincerely aren't bothered by the things that embarrass us so much! Still, I am making a note to keep my mango habit going in the hospital.
I hope you don't have to go through the same process this time!
Yes, the extra monitoring is for all that "stuff" - plus the fact, as they told us in MFM at our last scan, "we have all this technology, and 6 yrs of infertility seems like a good reason to use it." not everyone we've come across has seemed so kind, but I really do appreciate it so much when they are