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Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2015, 09:53 AM
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Posted By my3beasties
Aaack! Hair Shedding!

So I always thought during pregnancy, your hair is supposed to get thicker...but lately, my hair has been shedding like crazy! :yikes


Seriously, every time I touch my hair, I find multiple...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By my3beasties
Margerytnunez - I'd say if you're indeed pregnant...

Margerytnunez - I'd say if you're indeed pregnant it's too soon to be feeling tired, as 10 days past sex you may barely be implanted, depending on when you ovulated. The tiredness could also be...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 09:27 AM
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Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
@TrishWSU...

@TrishWSU (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=11146) , Usually the cheap earrings are made with metals like nickel and copper, which is why we react to them. Even white gold has nickel...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By my3beasties
Oh yeah, I've been dealing with this too! I'm...

Oh yeah, I've been dealing with this too! I'm hungry, but nothing sounds good, and many things just make me want to gag. Thankfully, on DH's work nights the kids have been fine with things like...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:40 AM
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Views: 651
Posted By my3beasties
I'm also prone to low blood pressure - sometimes...

I'm also prone to low blood pressure - sometimes if you're too LOW, it can cause headaches. Eating more salt can boost you back up to a normal level.


I'd say check with midwife to be safe...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Yup - I didn't think about it either! Stupid...

Yup - I didn't think about it either! Stupid metal allergies.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:37 PM
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Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Yup Trish, I am right with ya! For me, hormonal...

Yup Trish, I am right with ya! For me, hormonal birth control = mental breakdown.
ParaGuard just made me bleed profusely and continuously for 6 weeks, until I was so anemic I passed out in...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By my3beasties
:grin: Yeah this little one is very different...

:grin: Yeah this little one is very different from my others as well...just feels so gentle and laid back.


I have 3 of those demanding, "can't take your eyes off them" kiddos - with each of...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:21 PM
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Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
I hear ya ladies - be careful with IUD's though,...

I hear ya ladies - be careful with IUD's though, if you are sensitive to drugs or other substances, or have metal allergies. Just watch for any weird mood swings, depression, excessive bleeding, etc....
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 08:02 AM
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Views: 1,424
Posted By my3beasties
loba that sounds like a great plan! I was kind...

loba that sounds like a great plan! I was kind of thinking the sane thing, actually it seems like what we've naturally been doing already. She'll nurse for comfort at night or to go to sleep, but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By my3beasties
I think these things are a matter of weighing...

I think these things are a matter of weighing your individual child's abilities against the safety concerns at hand. If she's 3.5, good with the stairs, and not prone to sleepwalking, it might be...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By my3beasties
OK, me too - I cried over the movie "Flicka"...

OK, me too - I cried over the movie "Flicka" yesterday. Not just a little tearing up and a sniffle, bawling for like an hour. (I used to be the "flag girl" in our drill team, and seeing the flag...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-16-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,424
Posted By my3beasties
Well, it looks like I'm drying up now that 2nd...

Well, it looks like I'm drying up now that 2nd tri is here... :( I was afraid of this! Got the More Milk Two tincture, and that doesn't seem to be doing much. And my nipples are getting pretty sore...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-16-2015, 07:16 AM
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Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Wow, @stegenrae...

Wow, @stegenrae (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=56022) - that's even more out of the ordinary than my surprise ovulation! Hope those cysts are doing ok, I hear they can be very...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-16-2015, 07:11 AM
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Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-14-2015, 12:35 PM
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Views: 143
Posted By my3beasties
Awesome article!

Just saw this article, it brought tears to my eyes at how sweet this mama's act was:


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emma-saloranta/why-i-breastfed-a-strangers-baby_b_7252576.html


Thoughts? :)
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,424
Posted By my3beasties
Me too...it's not completely gone yet, but close....

Me too...it's not completely gone yet, but close. Sigh. I feel ya, sister!


I ordered More Milk 2 from my local Natural Grocers 3 weeks ago, but it hasn't come in yet. Oh well - hoping DD2 is...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By my3beasties
12 weeks yesterday, and still soooo tired. I just...

12 weeks yesterday, and still soooo tired. I just want to sleep all the time!! Doesn't help that both girls have been sick, and I've been up & down with both of them for the last 3 nights.

...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Aren't those accidental ones fun?? ;) We were...

Aren't those accidental ones fun?? ;) We were using FAM religiously, and BFing - my cycle returned at 4 mos as we had to supplement for a couple months DD2 due to medical reasons, but at 6 mos we...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
By the way, here is the art work we did for the...

By the way, here is the art work we did for the announcement. Canvas painting was for MIL, garden apron for my mom (which she LOVED).
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Thanks, TrishWSU and Voondrop - Yeah, that's kind...

Thanks, TrishWSU and Voondrop - Yeah, that's kind of what I'm thinking too: just stay away. I've been sick of BIL's attitude for a long time, and him sticking his nose in our business with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-12-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By my3beasties
So sorry you're going through this!! Have you...

So sorry you're going through this!! Have you tried acupuncture? Many times such situations are due to an emotional imbalance that can easily be corrected - the shortness of breath, migraines, flush...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By my3beasties
Ha! Funny, I saw a photo of a chalkboard with...

Ha! Funny, I saw a photo of a chalkboard with guesses for the royal baby name, and thought "Oh - Charlotte is nice!" I intended to bring it up to DH as an option, but after the baby name...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,072
Posted By my3beasties
Bumping this thread, considering we just...

Bumping this thread, considering we just announced to DH's family yesterday - at 12 weeks - and I have a little "What would you do?" scenario.


Our announcement was in the form of a Mother's Day...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,228
Posted By my3beasties
The Hawaiian language has a ton of cool boys...

The Hawaiian language has a ton of cool boys names after natural features, like the surf, sky, mountains, etc. See this: http://babynames.net/boy/hawaiian


Then there's always the old trusty:...
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