For a young baby (say under six months or a year, depending on how big your baby is) you would want the infant-sized. We used them for the first year. Premium-sized, IME, works best from about one year on, but again it depends on how tall/chunky the baby is. I personally wouldn't spend money on the newborn size because most babies outgrow them extremely fast, but they always make great rags/burp cloths/puddle pads. Keeping a few in the diaper bag is great for outings...
My midwife said that as a general immune-supporting vitamin, it's just a good thing to take at the end of pregnancy. On the GBS front, she mentioned that it can help to strengthen and maintain the membranes.
I inserted one last night right before I went to bed and put a cloth pad on, which seems to help contain the mess . . I just anticipate that a lot of it will sort of drip out the first time I get up to pee, but hope that those couple of hours are enough contact to make some kind of difference.
I would love some birth stories/pictures, too!
I guess I'm technically 39 weeks if I calculate from conception (and I'm pretty certain of that because I was charting). *scratches head* Huh! Here I was thinking I was only 38. Based on my past history, I'm really not expecting any action until the first week of August, but I wouldn't complain if baby came a little earlier, especially in this insane heat. <------(to illustrate what I...
Oh mamas, home stretch! I love seeing all the beautiful, round, baby-ful bellies.
This is the henna from my mother blessing:
In runes across the top (albeit backwards in this photo, thanks to my computer!) it says "grateful." One of my midwives studies runes and she was excited to learn that I was Scandinavian, too, so she asked what I wanted to say to the baby.