So glad he will be home today. Im also so thankful this was the week he went because the MS is gone. Id be a wreck if it was a few weeks ago.annaconda,
wow! Congrats on hearing the hb.. Hope your work stuff has calmed down a bit and you are feeling better.nixnc,
So sorry you are still so sick, Mama. Hope things improve more and more everyday.Crystalyn.
. Especially because she is congested the best tip I ever got about flying with a kiddo is nurse nurse nurse.. and start when the cabin is sealed. That is when they start pressurizing it. If you wait until take off there might already be quite a build up. Also, maybe pack some natural lollipops, or not so natural ones (hey, you do what you gotta do) to pull out if she is having a really hard time clearing the pressure. Sending you safe and easy travel vibes.Evergreen,
You have popped! Look at that cutie patootie belly! Glad you are starting to feel better and just bite off a room a day or even a room a week and you will be caught up in no time!
Just a PSA for others - lots of care providers go by the old levels which are 30 and we know now that those levels still signify deficiency. 65-85 is what we should be shooting for. The Vitamin D council has alot of info on it. We should be really aware of this also in the post partum with breastfeeding because if your levels arent 65-85 your babe isnt getting any vit d from your breast milk and you should consider supplementing them. We are seeing cases of rickets for the first time in decades and are also linking muscular sclerosis to vit d deficiency. This is happening in areas where there is plenty of sun too because of the use of sunscreens.
We have a midwife appt tomorrow.. Im looking forward to getting to know her better. Im a slacker though and havent filled out any of my paperwork I was supposed to bring in, so I know what Ill be doing tonite. I've also been calling doulas to see if I had a connection with anyone, but just am not feeling it. I really would like someone, but I need to feel a true connection with them. Hopefully the perfect person will materialized. It's silly because I know as someone who was a doula for so long that it's great to have the support of one, yet internally Im kind of fighting it and feeling like I just want to do it all myself. Well if the last few years has taught me anything, it's that we all can use support and I cant do everything myself. The one person besides hubby Id love to have with me will have a 2 month old when this one comes so that isnt an option. I keep reminding myself I still have several more months to figure it out.