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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 482
Posted By Rikki Jean
Must Haves for Baby

For my family, essentials are:

-A ring sling (and eventually a wrap; I have yet to master wrapping a nb, but I'm going to try hard this time! I do a lot of back wrapping from a few months old...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Rikki Jean
I want to make one of their blankets, and I about...

I want to make one of their blankets, and I about died when I clicked through to the yarn kit for that particular pattern. Yes, I'm sure my baby needs a $166 blanket!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By Rikki Jean
I would cross reference with Susun Weed and/or...

I would cross reference with Susun Weed and/or Aviva Romm. They both have websites, although I find Susun Weed's website to be kind of vague when it comes to what's safe during pg. Her book, Wise...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By Rikki Jean
Flutters!

I felt flutters today! Hooray!

I am 14 weeks today. I didn't feel anything at all with my third until about twenty weeks, and with my fourth, maybe 17 weeks. I was shocked (and excited!) to feel...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-10-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,242
Posted By Rikki Jean
We haven't even discussed names yet, which is par...

We haven't even discussed names yet, which is par for the course. Our first born was named after DH (we started dating in high school, and I knew then that I wanted our first son to have his name),...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By Rikki Jean
Ack! I can't read! It is the opposite of what I...

Ack! I can't read! It is the opposite of what I said above, and should be 1500mg CALCIUM, and 750mg magnesium. Doh! I knew that sounded weird when I typed it.

I've only been taking about 350 and...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Rikki Jean
Luckiest, I looked at the Purl Bee site, and now...

Luckiest, I looked at the Purl Bee site, and now I want to knit everything. Thanks a lot. :lol
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Rikki Jean
I like the look of these hats. Now I want to make...

I like the look of these hats. Now I want to make one.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By Rikki Jean
Constipation

My mw recommends 750mg/day of mag, which is more than the dosage recommended by Natural Calm (I think their dose is a little less than half of that).

ETA: that's in combination with 1500mg...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-06-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Rikki Jean
I would like to knit or sew something, but I...

I would like to knit or sew something, but I likely won't start until at least December. I'm a procrastinator! I knitted a hat and cocoon for Ds3, and I didn't finish it until the night before he was...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-06-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By Rikki Jean
Like Duchess, I probably won't start Epsom salt...

Like Duchess, I probably won't start Epsom salt baths until the third tri, but I take NaturalCalm. I used to take Tropical Oasis liquid cal mag, and was happy with it, but they started adding...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Rikki Jean
Orgasmic Birth

No, but I've seen some interesting videos of them! The film "Birth into Being" has an orgasmic birth video that was the first one I had ever seen, and I think it was the first time I had heard of it....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Rikki Jean
Naive sex questions...

The tool used by a doctor or midwife to rupture membranes is like a crochet hook. IMO, man would have to be pretty aggressive to achieve the same during sex or foreplay. A doctor or midwife will...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,278
Posted By Rikki Jean
I suddenly hate cheese and yogurt. So sad. :( I...

I suddenly hate cheese and yogurt. So sad. :( I can have cheese with/in something, just not alone.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
  Dreams
Views: 399
Posted By Rikki Jean
Oh, I also had a dream that Michael Jordan was at...

Oh, I also had a dream that Michael Jordan was at my house, and while we were talking, I was fixated on what nice teeth he had, but only on the top; the bottom teeth were a mess. He also had a very...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
  Dreams
Views: 399
Posted By Rikki Jean
Two nights ago, I dreamt that I had my baby now,...

Two nights ago, I dreamt that I had my baby now, but it was full-term. My mom was at my house when the baby was born, and it apparently happened so quickly, no one else was there. About five days...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,345
Posted By Rikki Jean
I need a new pregnancy pillow. Mine has been...

I need a new pregnancy pillow. Mine has been through four of mine, plus my friend borrowed it for one or two of hers. It is pretty useless at this point!

I need a pair of maternity jeans. I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-22-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 925
Posted By Rikki Jean
Things that make you feel GOOD right now!?

Yes, my life would be soooooo much easier if I had set up a better irrigation system than watering by hose and hand every day. :/ We have a week-long vacation coming up in September, and I'm trying...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-22-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 925
Posted By Rikki Jean
Things that make you feel GOOD right now!?

You know, before I was even pg, I happened to commit to keeping the garden low-key. The first and last time I gardened was five years ago, and I went hog wild. I had no clue what I was doing, and we...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 6,480
Posted By Rikki Jean
I can smell everything. EVERYTHING!!! The other...

I can smell everything. EVERYTHING!!! The other day, my husband couldn't smell the dirty kitchen towel bag when he was standing next to it, but I could smell it from across the room. I can't pump gas...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,410
Posted By Rikki Jean
Everyone in the house besides me had a stomach...

Everyone in the house besides me had a stomach bug last week (I'm so glad I didn't get it, and am praying that it is not just lying in wait for me!). My oldest two had vacation Bible school every...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-19-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Rikki Jean
New here..

Welcome, and congratulations!


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 925
Posted By Rikki Jean
Things that make you feel GOOD right now!?

Gardening! I just harvested my first cucumber, and there are a ton more growing. I found three watermelons growing today, one of which looks really lovely. Best of all, I finally saw a ladybug in my...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By Rikki Jean
I do pregnancy tea w/ red raspberry leaf,...

I do pregnancy tea w/ red raspberry leaf, nettles, alfalfa, rose hips, dandelion, oat straw, red clover, and spearmint. I might add other things later, if I need them.


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Rikki Jean
Same here! I'm going to be reading them again. ...

Same here! I'm going to be reading them again.




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