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Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I drink hot tea with honey for a cough. It...

I drink hot tea with honey for a cough. It soothes the throat, and helps loosen any crud that needs to come up. I hardly get a cough tho.
DH on the other hand will go threw bags of cough drops until...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I've never really made clothes, just dog...

I've never really made clothes, just dog sweaters, baby blankets, booties, fingerless gloves, and scarves. I'm thinking about making a sweater for this baby tho.

I found and bought some patterns...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
  Sleep?
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Posted By OklaFarmMama
Yes I can relate. My teething, co-sleeping, night...

Yes I can relate. My teething, co-sleeping, night nursing 13mo doesn't help ether.
I've discovered that practicing relaxation actually helps the quality of whatever sleep I get.
If you get...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I had actually asked the same thing in the main...

I had actually asked the same thing in the main part of the I'm pregnant forums...
All I have heard are good things. And after realizing that I suffered from PPD with DD, I've decided to push my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By OklaFarmMama
So surprisingly after we went to our birth class...

So surprisingly after we went to our birth class and hearing the midwives and another dad talk about it DH has agreed to do them for me!
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Wow that's crazy that your Dr is doing that. I...

Wow that's crazy that your Dr is doing that.
I can understand your motivation for how your going about this. Some people say that being induced is not any more painful then going into labor...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Me? Organized? I wish. I can't even fold clothes...

Me? Organized? I wish. I can't even fold clothes the same day I wash them. Lol. The birth class is part of our prenatal care plan, and hosted by our MW, and others who have trained under her. It's a...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Who's Invited To The Birth?

I just did my birth plan (I find that to be an ironic term Lol) guest list included.
I have had people assume they where invited to the birth of our first, DH had to run them out of the room. And...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By OklaFarmMama
How are we all doing? I didn't do anything...

How are we all doing?

I didn't do anything for nearly 3 weeks. I just didn't feel well, from a cold maybe.
But I still try to get a good routin done when I can. Still trying to make squats fun....
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I got 3 newborn covers and 12 smaller flats in...

I got 3 newborn covers and 12 smaller flats in the mail today. I've got 3 more NB covers and 1 small, along with 6 NB prefolds headed my way.

I need some more small covers, and flats and/or...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By OklaFarmMama
So at the pace I'm going I'm not sure when this...

So at the pace I'm going I'm not sure when this blanket will get done. I did however just make a hat for my nephews Christmas gift within a day. I'm going to crochet some booties for this baby. And...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
This baby is still sitting high. I think I'd...

This baby is still sitting high. I think I'd rather have it lower because I don't like having a hard time breathing... And there won't be much room for all that good food on Thanksgiving lol. I'm...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Congratulations on the boys. The pics aren't...

Congratulations on the boys. The pics aren't showing on my end. I'm hopeful for both of them.
I know a little boy who was born 10 weeks early with a number of birth defects, they gave him a 1%...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By OklaFarmMama
That's so true... Uh yeah, there is no way I'd...

That's so true...
Uh yeah, there is no way I'd do it my self. I'd probably chicken out before I even started. Lol. And I'm sure this is one thing DH won't do for me.
In the binder from the MW there...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Placenta Encapsulation

So I'm due in Jan, and I'm reading some of the info from my midwife (home birth yay!) and she has info on Placenta Encapsulation. My first thought was EWWWW! I raise livestock, and that is the only...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Mine came during delivery. I didn't notice I had...

Mine came during delivery. I didn't notice I had them until after I stopped taking pain meds...

It really hurt to go, sharp stabbing pain. There was itching at times. And random pain/discomfort....
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Praying for you all. I hope everything turns out...

Praying for you all. I hope everything turns out alright.
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I sat in bed and read until 5am, then woke up...

I sat in bed and read until 5am, then woke up around noon. Thankfully DD sleeps long and late. I feel too uncomfortable to want to take a nap most of the time.
I actually feel pretty good today, I...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Yep. I'm extra tired pretty much all the time....

Yep. I'm extra tired pretty much all the time. Sometimes late at night I feel like doing something around here. I do have a hard time getting clothes out of the wash because I'm so short, the dryer...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By OklaFarmMama
Other people and my midwifes have said birth...

Other people and my midwifes have said birth videos are a good way to help them.
I think I'm going to make some sort of list for DH on how I'd like him to handle things, let him know I want him to...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-11-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I'm not sure if you did, but that's on my short...

I'm not sure if you did, but that's on my short list of books I'd like to have... I keep finding links to blogs where dads talk about their homebirth experiences, and tagging them to DHs Facebook. I...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
We had quite the day yesterday. Sometime around...

We had quite the day yesterday. Sometime around 2pm the forestry service stopped to tell us there was a fire on the ridge next to us. I'd just been looking out the window thinking it was really...
Forum: Diapering   11-09-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By OklaFarmMama
As cousin gave me most of her old stash. While DD...

As cousin gave me most of her old stash. While DD was still too small for OS pockets to fit well I only CDed part time. I used flannel receiving blankets in an origami fold, and some tee shirt...
Forum: Diapering   11-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I noticed that using vineager does help. I...

I noticed that using vineager does help.
I mostly use the dryer, but I'm going with bamboo as much as I can for my newborn.
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 712
Posted By OklaFarmMama
I'm glad everything is okay liladancing. I know...

I'm glad everything is okay liladancing.
I know I'm not emotionally prepared for an early delivery.
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