Who is hoping for a Solstice baby? And what are you doing to encourage labor? - Mothering Forums

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I know I am.  It is a week before her due date but I'm being hopeful that the full moon and eclipse will help .  Also using EPO, RRLT, and going to dtd after abstaining for a while.  I have an appointment Monday to double check that the placenta is still looking out of the way enough to try a vaginal delivery and I'm going to beg the dr to do a sweep.  I'll probably also start listening to the Come Out Baby track for hypnobabies.


So if you are hoping for a solstice baby what are you trying?

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Well, solstice is actually the latest I'm hoping for (I'll take any time now).  It'll be 40+4 for me, which is exactly when my son was born, and still early enough that I can get home for the holidays.  And if you're going to be stuck with a birthday close to Christmas, I think solstice might be a nice one.  I don't have anything particular I'm planning to try though.  Probably sex and walking, but since I've been doing those all along, I can't particularly believe that it'll really help. 

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I'm due basically around the Solstice, and that would be cool...but I'm hoping the kid stays in until at least the following day. Still hoping for my Earth sign baby! wink1.gif

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I just have had a strong feeling all along that this baby is coming on the solstice. As does everyone around me...


I am not *doing* anything in particular to get things moving along...just flowing with our regular rhythm and such. I won't start even on any late pregnancy herbs until 40w...I have them all made up and ready to go though. 


Walking and DTD might be part of our plan this weekend...we would really love a little solstice baby. But MW appt today and baby is still floating, so who know...could be longer than I thought.

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I am hoping for a solstice baby.  I think it would be cool :)  I have been kinda slacking on the EPO or RRL tea because I have been sick.  But I do seem to have a few more BH today, so hopefully, that means somethings (since with DS1, I had NOTHING before he was born).


But I would be ok with any date, as long as it is not past my due date.  My sister is flying out and I want there to be a baby for her.  And I want the baby out this year because of the deductible for out of network stuff.


But his name is an earthy name, so having an earth sign would be good.  I think I am an earth sign.  I have no idea what DH or DS is.  But my son's name means "little fire" so this one has an earthy name (Rylan).


I just think being born on the solstice/eclipse/full moon, would be cool!

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if I am still pregnant by next Tuesday...I will NOT be a happy camper. I will be 41 and 6. And I think my husband is on the verge of using the "I have a headache" excuse for himself. We haven't DTD this much since the beginning.

Mindie, wife to Mark, not-so-crunchy mom to Dylan (4/04); Devon (6/06); Dorothy (9/07); Derek (12/19/09); Daniel (12/18/10); Newbie D (2/22/12)

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it would be cool

due the 23rd

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DD was a Solstice baby, and it would be cool to have another, but I am really, really, really hoping that this child comes out before then! I had my membranes swept this morning, and am doing the epo/walking/sex/etc stuff, but so far, no dice.

For greater things are yet to come...

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me, but I'm not going to do anything to encourage it.  I know my babies just take longer, so I'm okay with that.  If she is 9 days late like her sister she will be here on solstice and if she is 13 days late like her brother and other sister she will be born on Christmas.  If she goes past the 27th or so, I might consider helping her along.  But solstice would be a cool day to labor and give birth, so I'm hoping!!

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