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Old 02-09-2014, 03:23 PM
 
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Can't wait to hear if it is a boy or a girl, journey fan!

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No one is using this forum anymore? If anyone does read this. Its a little girl.
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Congratulations JourneyFan! Do you have any names in mind? I'm expecting ou Olivia Grace in just a couple of weeks. I had a growth scan Friday (at 7a!) the baby looked normal "measuring" 8lbs 2oz

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Yay! Congrats @journey fan! My little boy, Galen, was born on the 14th of January, weighing 9.3 pounds, perfectly healthy.  He is nearly 8 weeks old & a sweet & tranquil baby. He has been growing incredibly & weighed in at 12.9 pounds on Monday.

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Thank you! I am going for Nevaeh for her. Abiyhayil sounds like a good size healthly baby.... congrats mykittymew... im happy you have a healthy baby boy. Its crazy how quick time will go by and how much they grow. I saw that with my niece.
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Congratulations on the new little ones!  I guess having my babies out and about and growing has kept me busy.  My sister took some Easter pictures for me last week.  I am so excited that I am down to 221.6 pounds from my highest pregnancy weight of 270.  My boys are 12 weeks old.

 

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 William on the left was 7 pounds 10 oz at birth and at his last appointment was 11 pounds 8 oz. Edward on the right was 6 pounds 2 oz at birth and now weighs 11 pounds 11 oz. That little man eats all night long. William has started sleeping through the night so I don't think he is getting as many calories as his brother.  It is exciting to see them grow!


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They are soooo gorgeous! My little guy eats constantly too. He's such a chunka munka, my only chubby baby. :yum:love

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Awww, sweet little guys :)

 

I am wondering if anyone has a suggestion for a super plus mama for belly binding, I am 39 weeks and babe is not staying on my cervix (I get contractions while reclining and pressure is on cervix).  I am thinking some kind of improvised Rebozo.  I am doing lots of hands and knees to get babe into a good position as well as chiropractic and seeing a foot reflexologist today, but I think if I had something supporting my uterus up where it needs to be would be good.


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Ihad a maternity support strap that I got for Motherhood Maternity. Not sure if something like that would help.

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Steffanie, I've been wearing control top pantyhose with my muslin baby wrap on top. Wrapped like a bengkung. I only get around twice, but it feels nice and supportive
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Lilac it has been a quick three months! All three of you look healthy and thriving joy.gif

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Our sweet Olivia Grace arrived Friday morning. I had a typical hospital birth, my water broke Thursday night at 8:30. I felt a bit funny after picking DH up at work so he drove home. (We car share and I had a prenatal appoint that afternoon and he was supervising a basketball game) As soon as I got out of the car, my water broke. We got to the hospital at 11, still no contractions. At around 1 I got an epi and started a pit drip. At 6a they turned it up and that's when I could really tell the epi didn't quite take. My right side down to my ankles had that heavy novacaine feeling, but my left was completely normal. I could definitely feel ctx and that pushy feeling. Two pushes was all it took, she was born at 6:51 with a loose nuchal chord. She was purple all over, but ok. I was relieved she tolerated the interventions and arrived safe and sound!

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Congrats! Shes a cutie. Can anyone tell me how much they gained. ..m my doctor's are on me because I gained a total 13 lbs. They told me I should not gain any more but how when you have a baby growing
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Hello All! I have been so busy with my son Zander born Feb 5. He's healthy and happy but we had a rough start. I had labor onset preeclampsia and needed a c section, which ended up becoming infected while Zander stopped breast feeding. I got him back on breast feeding two weeks ago but it has been a rough few months.
journey fan- I wouldn't freak out about gaining more then the drs think you
Should. I gained but tried to be very careful with what I was eating. At my last checkup the midwife was saying how great I did with my weight gain. I would just try to eat healthy and exercise daily and don't worry about the scale. My son was born at 42 weeks and was 8lbs 10 oz. Take care and deep peace.
Lilac and the rest of the mamas- congrats. Your kids are adorable! Any thoughts or tips in weight loss? And how long is it okay to wear your maternity clothes after your kids are born?
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Old 03-31-2014, 06:29 PM
 
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Olivia and Zander are adorable!

On the weight gain front, I only gained 20 pounds, but I was on the gestational diabetes diet for last 3 months and when I weighed my self a few days after birth I was already below pre-pregnancy weight. I have lost 25 pounds since the babies were born through breastfeeding twins. I drink a lot of water and haven't really been watching what I am eating but need to since my weight loss is leveling out now. I am 14 weeks pp and my belly is stild pretty pronounced. I can get in some pre-pregnancy pants but others I think will need to be passed on. I just stopp d wearing maternity pants last week.

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Thank you everyone. I am trying to walk as much as I can but some days after being on my feet for 10 plus hours im so exhausted after work. That's my big problem is I work 10 to 12 hr days restraining animals and running around im pooped by the end of the day. I try not to look at the scale. Im trying my best to eat healthy. Congrats on all the babies everyone they are all so cute. joy.gif
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One thing I have learned in my mothering journey so far is at any given moment of the day all I can do is take each moment as it is and try to make the best decision for me and my child. I had all these grand plans before Z was born and almost none of them have worked out, but my son is alive and healthy. Another lesson in how little control I have on a day to day basis!
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Yeah, being unable to control everything is somewhat disconcerting. A baby changes everything is so cliche, but absolutely on the money!

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