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Daily check-in for 1/11

post #1 of 73
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Hmmm....well, I am thinking January 11th might be a good day to have a baby.

I am leaking a tiny bit of fluid and have been having sporadic, but strong contractions all night. Caught about 3 hours of sleep, before a storm woke up my little ones and sent them crawling into my bed.

I am going to hang here at the house until things progress a bit further. I do have a midwife, though we like to call her a medwife. She is an OB in everything but name and will put me on the clock if I go to the hospital early.

So, just sitting here, maybe in labor, munching some granola.

How about you?
post #2 of 73
Just woke up for a snacking session...You're right today is a good day to have a baby, I say go for it
post #3 of 73
Can I join your gang? I seem to be the only one from DID who hasn't had their baby yet!

I'm 2 weeks overdue today and have had NOTHING - no ctx, no leaks, nothing Had my second sweep today which doesn't seem to have made any difference either! I am starting to feel like a freak
post #4 of 73
good luck ruthie girl!

i'm just getting everyone ready for th edaily grind this morning. old navy is having their mega sale, so i'm dragging ds over there with me after we drop dd off at preschool.

tomorrow we have the woman who is doing the birht photos coming to take some maternity shots to "warm us up." i'm nervous, lol!

after that my calendar is mostly empty besides preschool & ethan's gym class.....
post #5 of 73
Ruthie Girl Sounds like an awesome day today for a baby...and all you overdue babies come on out!! Your mamas are waiting for you....

I am doing good. 39 weeks today!! I am ready to have this baby! DH and I DTD last night with some EPO then I stayed in bed for about 30 mins. Then came downstairs and watched the rest of Rome I love that show..then when I went to bed I put in another EPO .....I definitely felt something in the middle of the night with my cervix ..

Going to try and do that every night until baby is born. I told the baby that it can come out anytime I am prepared and ready.

I held my sisters 6 week old yesterday and gee it was absolutely wonderful.

Today i am getting some freezer meals prepared

Good luck to everyone
post #6 of 73
Good morning ladies

Yesterday my mom had my other two all day and after dh came home we did the deed and then I made a reservation to a fancy restaurant for us. I mean if anything would get this little guy to come it would be that right??? uh nope. I did have nice contractions at dinner, but they died out before desert came. I remember stating to people that I thought this guy would come on the 15th I wanted to be proven wrong so bad.
post #7 of 73
good luck to everyone hoping for babies today!

as for me, i am SICK. guess i couldn't outrun what the kids had.

also, my stupid dog kept me awake throughout the night. he is scared of the rain, and it rained overnight. stupid. stupid dog.

ugh.

grandma gets here soon- maybe i can go back to bed?

hope everyone gets the kind of day they want today!
hcm
post #8 of 73
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Originally Posted by suzylou View Post
Can I join your gang? I seem to be the only one from DID who hasn't had their baby yet!

I'm 2 weeks overdue today and have had NOTHING - no ctx, no leaks, nothing Had my second sweep today which doesn't seem to have made any difference either! I am starting to feel like a freak
I'm sending you lots of progressive & painless labor vibes. : It'll happen mama, just use LOTS of visualizations:
post #9 of 73

Morning All!

Hope all of you are feeling okay this morning. I'm about to make a pancake breakfast for my husband (and kids), who generously offered to stay home this morning if I make breakfast. Fair trade I guess.

Anyway, real quick, Ricki Lake is supposed to be on another news station today. Did anyone here that? If so, which one?

Thanks, I'll be back.

Happy Labor Vibes to ALL of US....whether were close, or not!
post #10 of 73
Good morning all! Here I am, 40+1. This is the day that both of my older ones were born but there are no signs that full-blown labor is coming today. I have had it in my head that this baby would take longer anyway but it sure is hard now that it's here!! I still feel really good but hate to be wasting DH's open days (we own a small business and don't have anything scheduled through Monday) with no baby!! My parents and other sister get here late tonight. It will be nice to send all the kids to their rental house!! I was really hoping (and they were too) for the baby to be here by the time they got here. I think that I will be hibernating in my house until the baby comes. They can come and bring me food!! Anyway, that's about all that's gooing on here. My house is clean and organized and ready to go. All we need is a baby!!
Welcome Suzylou!!
Katie
post #11 of 73
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Originally Posted by anudi01 View Post
Hope all of you are feeling okay this morning. I'm about to make a pancake breakfast for my husband (and kids), who generously offered to stay home this morning if I make breakfast. Fair trade I guess.

Anyway, real quick, Ricki Lake is supposed to be on another news station today. Did anyone here that? If so, which one?

Thanks, I'll be back.

Happy Labor Vibes to ALL of US....whether were close, or not!
NO WAY!! We had pancakes for breakfast too!!! :
post #12 of 73
40+1 here, lots of strong braxtons all day yesterday, but nothing else. I am however sick: My ears are full, my head is stuffy, and I have the chills. As much as I want to go into labour, not feeling like this. I am taking my Vit C, Oil of oregano, Prenatal... I am also getting more reflexology done on my feet tonight, maybe tomorrow?
post #13 of 73
Id happily go into labor Sunday lol.. but NOT today or tomorrow lol.. We move tomorrow and Im soooo excited but really dreading the actual move lol.
post #14 of 73
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Originally Posted by Ruthiegirl View Post
Hmmm....well, I am thinking January 11th might be a good day to have a baby.

January 11th would be a GREAT day to have this baby.

just sittin' here at 40w 5d... counting the minutes, hours, days... and hopefully no more weeks.
post #15 of 73
40 weeks TODAY!! When I got pg, I truly never thought I would make it all the way to me DUE DATE!!! And while I agree that today would be a fantastic day to have a baby, I doubt I'll be that lucky. I am SICK this morning...I'm not sure if it's the flu or what, but in addition to my multiple trips to the potty I am very nauseous like I might vomit too. How crappy to get a bug so close to delivery! I suppose I will just sleep all day. I would let myself think it was delivery related, but baby is still in my ribcage, so I really doubt it.

Good luck to you ladies who are fortunate to be making progress...you'll be in my thoughts today!!
post #16 of 73
OF COURSE my contractions would get stronger when I pull my groin muscle!! Why not?! Still hurts to walk, but I have figured out how to lean forward so it doesn't hurt as bad! I have been getting contractions during the night but they have been going away sometime in early morning while I am asleep. Well, starting last night and this morning I have been having liquidy poop (TMI I know...) AND my boobs were leaking colustrum last night in my bath and I don't leak until after baby is born, AND when I got up this morning my mouth was all dry and I'm starving. I took a drink of water that was beside the bed, and my contractions started up again. So we'll see. Everything is pointing to this baby coming today! Maybe me getting hurt was a sign to baby that he/she needs to come out so I don't get hurt anymore?! LOL...
post #17 of 73
I have a OB appt at 2:15 today. We'll see where that takes us. 38w1d. this is kid 3, and the most ive been PG is 38w4d. That was DS1. DS2 was 36w4d.

Eh, we'll see i guess.

I'm not holding my breath.

hmm or maybe i should LOL!
post #18 of 73
Super big Poolside. You have been sooooo waiting for this baby to come! I hope it's soon.

I hope it's soon for all of us who want them here already. And those who need to hold off a bit for Mama, bake some more!

I too am feeling frustrated because we're all just WAITING for this baby to come. I feel like I have no control and everyone's looking at me expectantly. Do you feel anything? How are you today? Etc. Argh. I have been losing my mucous plug for like four days now. Variable BHs. EPO orally and vaginally. A bit of DTD. Loose stools for more than a week now (TMI sorry). Emotionally labile. Alternating exhausted and hungry with nesting. 39w6d today. COME ON BABY!!!!!!!!!
post #19 of 73
I agree - Jan 11 would be a good day to have a baby...I have a fil who has a hard time remembering birthdays, so 1/11 would be a very easy date to remember.

Had a tough night last night - ds was up for a bit in the early morning, then I couldn't get back to sleep because my hips were super sore and I had aches going into my back. I had a fleeting thought that maybe contractions were starting, but then I guess I fell asleep again. This morning, nothing.

So I'm 41+1 today. My mil is coming over this morning to play with the kids, so I'm going to score some couch time and maybe even take a nap.
post #20 of 73
41+3 today. DH and I are planning on DTD to see if it will get things going. Wish us luck.
: Sending labor vibes to all the overdue mamas out there.
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