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Forum: C-section Birth   04-05-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By gen24
My c-section was scheduled for 36 weeks and 4...

My c-section was scheduled for 36 weeks and 4 days because of a complete previa. I started bleeding at 36 weeks so thats when my OB decided to do the c-section. Everything went great baby was fine...
Forum: C-section Birth   02-09-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By gen24
Congrats to you! It's refreshing to hear a...

Congrats to you! It's refreshing to hear a c-section story where the mom is not all depressed about it. In less than a week, I will have my third child but first c-section! I'm a little nervous...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-08-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By gen24
I have a friend who is a physical therapist and...

I have a friend who is a physical therapist and she specializes in pelvic pain. I know she has helped a lot of women with similar issues. I think you should give it a try
Best of luck
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-06-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By gen24
I hope everything goes well for you. I had a...

I hope everything goes well for you. I had a great induction with my first after my water broke and I wasn't in labor over 24 hours later. From beginning of induction to birthing my baby was about...
Forum: California, Nevada   01-04-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By gen24
Thanks for the info but I think at this point in...

Thanks for the info but I think at this point in my pregnancy, I would rather stay with my OB and she doesn't deliver at Mary Birch.
Forum: California, Nevada   01-03-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By gen24
I'm 31 weeks pregnant and have to plan a...

I'm 31 weeks pregnant and have to plan a c-section for complete placenta previa. I'm trying to decide which hospital would be best to have a c-sec at. Anyone have any experience? I'm worried about...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-26-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gen24
MeepyCat, that makes more sense. I didn't know...

MeepyCat,
that makes more sense. I didn't know the OR was so cold. 
Yes I only have one support person (my family lives in another country) and I would rather my husband stay with the baby so I...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-26-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gen24
Thanks MeepyCat for the good info. Was your...

Thanks MeepyCat for the good info. Was your first bleed at 32 weeks or did you have smaller ones before that? Was it a complete previa? Were you able to exclusively breastfeed even if your baby was...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-26-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gen24
Hi Parsley, Thanks so much for all the info....

Hi Parsley,
Thanks so much for all the info. The MRI didn't show accreta. I have 2 other kids and never had a c-sec before so accreta is unlikely but my doctor is still worried a bit because the...
Forum: C-section Birth   12-24-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gen24
Hi Parsley, thanks so much for the reply. I am...

Hi Parsley,
thanks so much for the reply. I am now 29 weeks and still haven't bled at all. Placenta hasn't moved one bit. I still have a few questions for you. I was told my baby is transverse....
Forum: C-section Birth   11-19-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By gen24
Anyone had a section for placenta previa and...

Anyone had a section for placenta previa and want to share their experience?
I am 25 weeks pregnant with my third and have been diagnosed with complete previa with possibility of accreta (MRI...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-03-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By gen24
I had a great experience in the hospital with my...

I had a great experience in the hospital with my first. For my second, I had a homebirth because I thought it would be safer for me and my baby. Everything went really well. Since then, I have done...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-15-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By gen24
Thanks Mittsy, I haven't read that book so I...

Thanks Mittsy,
I haven't read that book so I will look into it. We used to lay with him until he fell asleep but it took so long I usually ended up falling asleep with him. I don't want to do that...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-15-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By gen24
I hope someone can give me ideas. Bedtime with...

I hope someone can give me ideas. Bedtime with my 4yo DS has always been a struggle. When he was a baby, we did the whole attachment parenting thing (never did CIO, letting him sleep in bed with us,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-15-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By gen24
I think it's important to ask the parents first....

I think it's important to ask the parents first. We used to drink raw milk and I knew that other parents were against it so I made sure I had pasteurized milk at home when their kids came over. To...
Forum: Homebirth   06-15-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,570
Posted By gen24
POPPYLOVE, since you mentioned garlic, I thought...

POPPYLOVE, since you mentioned garlic, I thought you might be interested in this story:
 
http://hurtbyhomebirth.blogspot.com/2011/03/wrens-story-on-1st-anniversary-of-his.html
Forum: California, Nevada   02-05-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,164
Posted By gen24
Hi ! I am from Canada and I moved to California...

Hi ! I am from Canada and I moved to California a little over 4 years ago. I love it here. We live in Encinitas which is very close to San Marcos. I think San Marcos is a great place to raise a...
Forum: October 2010   10-12-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
  4 boys!
Views: 338
Posted By gen24
Congratshttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/sm...

Congratshttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/...
Forum: October 2010   09-24-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 24,698
Posted By gen24
It's my first time posting a picture so let's...

It's my first time posting a picture so let's see if this works...
Me at almost 39 weeks and my son:


http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...3645162&ref=nf...
Forum: October 2010   09-02-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By gen24
thanks for the support. Nothing has changed, I'm...

thanks for the support. Nothing has changed, I'm still on bedrest and it's BORING.
Forum: October 2010   09-02-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By gen24
Last night at midnight, I woke up to go to the...

Last night at midnight, I woke up to go to the bathroom and noticed there was about 1-2 tbs of blood in my underwear (kinda like a period). I started really freaking out when I couldn't feel my baby...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-30-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By gen24
I don't host any exchange students, but I just...

I don't host any exchange students, but I just wanted to say that over 10 years ago, I was one at 17 years old. It was extremely difficult, but overall, the experience was great and I ended up...
Forum: October 2010   08-27-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By gen24
34 weeks and still nursing 3-4 times a day. I...

34 weeks and still nursing 3-4 times a day. I thought he would wean at the beginning of my pregnancy because I had no more milk, but he is LOVING the colostrum now so we will be tandem nursing for...
Forum: October 2010   08-19-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,608
Posted By gen24
Ok...mine is a little ridiculous: "The day...

Ok...mine is a little ridiculous:

"The day you deliver, outside will be cloudy. Your baby will arrive in the evening. After a labor lasting approximately 48 hours, your child, a boy, will be...
Forum: Homebirth   07-29-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By gen24
I just found out that midwifes in US do not...

I just found out that midwifes in US do not carry an intubation kit with their equipment to a home birth (unlike some other countries like Canada).
Since my husband is a paramedic and has training...
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