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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 170
Posted By MnMtm
CorrianderBells, That was one of the wake-up...

CorrianderBells, That was one of the wake-up calls to DH and I that we didn't want to buy health insurance anymore; they wouldn't pay for any of the things we wanted. The insurance we were able to...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By MnMtm
Good-luck! Maybe you'll be able to treat it with...

Good-luck! Maybe you'll be able to treat it with just topical antibiotic cream?
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 762
Posted By MnMtm
I have had my first day in several weeks with no...

I have had my first day in several weeks with no vomiting! Yay! I'm sure there will still be bad days, but I'm relieved that the morning sickness is lessening this time, and seems more like my...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 142
Posted By MnMtm
perkier, I felt that way, too! I even had a dream...

perkier, I felt that way, too! I even had a dream that the midwife told me I wasn't pregnant, and just had some sort of tumor. It was a terrible dream! It was such a relief to hear the heartbeat....
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 79
Posted By MnMtm
I am saving up all my vacation pay, and should...

I am saving up all my vacation pay, and should have 3-4 weeks of vacation to use once the baby comes. I will use that, and then use the 12 weeks unpaid that I am allowed. When I go back to work, DH...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 452
Posted By MnMtm
Everytime I see this thread, it reminds me that...

Everytime I see this thread, it reminds me that I'm supposed to exercise today. I think going to a pool sounds like a fun way to do it.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By MnMtm
I just told our kids quietly, with no big...

I just told our kids quietly, with no big announcement, or anything. I asked our kids what they would think about having a new baby in our family. DS thought that would be great. I then told them...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 762
Posted By MnMtm
I am actually doing better, in regards to...

I am actually doing better, in regards to mentally and emotionally coping with the pregnancy. I think that there was a reason that neither DH and I could feel totally at peace with being done at...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 64
Posted By MnMtm
I'm like you; I try to avoid even tylenol when...

I'm like you; I try to avoid even tylenol when I'm pregnant.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 64
Posted By MnMtm
I have found that pressure point release, and...

I have found that pressure point release, and self-massage helps, as well as ensuring that I'm hydrated. Here is a link to a video on trigger point massage for tension headaches-...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 157
Posted By MnMtm
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so...

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 762
Posted By MnMtm
We had our second appointment with our midwife...

We had our second appointment with our midwife today. Babies HR was 150. Midwife says the uterus feels, and sounds healthy. Everything is going well!
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 170
Posted By MnMtm
Here is DD's- Let me start out by saying that my...

Here is DD's- Let me start out by saying that my labor with my son was 31 hours, so even hoping for a faster labor, I was planning on at least 18 hours. I was at work Saturday, which is my regular...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 170
Posted By MnMtm
Here is DS's birth story- Our little boy was born...

Here is DS's birth story- Our little boy was born on June 4th at 11:02am. I first started feeling irregular contractions on Sunday, June 1st around 1:45 pm. These irregular contractions lasted the...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 333
Posted By MnMtm
Yeah, I start every pregnancy with grandiose...

Yeah, I start every pregnancy with grandiose ideas about eating really healthily. I end up eating whatever I can keep down. Today wasn't too bad, except for the French fried. But, the veggie burger...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 170
Posted By MnMtm
I'll find mine a little later when I have the...

I'll find mine a little later when I have the chance, and copy and paste them. I wrote them each shortly (within a few days) after the birth, and purposely never edited or proofread them, because I...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 731
Posted By MnMtm
Lauren, so sorry! Anyway you could convince...

Lauren, so sorry! Anyway you could convince someone else to make the turkey? If I had to smell a turkey cooking all day, I wouldn't be able to eat it when it was time for dinner.


We are just...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,610
Posted By MnMtm
They are required to allow you to take it, at...

They are required to allow you to take it, at least in my state. I was with my brother and sister-in-law for one of her hospital births. They tried to tell us that they don't routinely release things...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 452
Posted By MnMtm
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/s526x395/10389538_777799948934209_3301262199461302680_n.jpg?oh=ee28b1c6cfa01e8e116d8cf847c119c4&oe=54DDF9FB&__gda__=1424161094_ef19bc5e5...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 67
Posted By MnMtm
I was kind of leaning towards 14 weeks myself,...

I was kind of leaning towards 14 weeks myself, for the same psychological type reasons. I'm all for manipulating numbers to make the final trimester feel shorter.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,610
Posted By MnMtm
I am thinking I will have my placenta...

I am thinking I will have my placenta encapsulated this time, too. But, I'm afraid I'm going to take the easy way out, and pay someone to do it for me, as I don't want to have to deal with that...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 67
Posted By MnMtm
http://www.baby2see.com/trimester_calculator.html#...

http://www.baby2see.com/trimester_calculator.html#trimesters_explained


Click the link, and scroll down for the different explanations of the different trimester divisions.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 67
Posted By MnMtm
So, when should we say the second trimester begins?

Some sources say 12 weeks, others say 13 weeks, others say 13 weeks and 3 days, and still others say 14 weeks. I want to start the "Welcome to the second trimester!" thread, but am not sure what the...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 762
Posted By MnMtm
I felt DS for the first time at 11 weeks. DD I...

I felt DS for the first time at 11 weeks. DD I didn't feel until 14 weeks. They have different personalities. You'll know in a few weeks if you begin feeling the same things, only more distinct and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 152
Posted By MnMtm
I felt DS move at 11 wks. Of course, he turned...

I felt DS move at 11 wks. Of course, he turned out to be a crazy ninja baby, and was kicking and moving all the time later on. I questioned what it was at first, as I was told it's impossible to feel...
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