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Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 12:59 PM
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Posted By GreenMamma
This first week has been pretty great! Levi...

This first week has been pretty great! Levi nurses abut every 1.5 - 2 hours around the clock and is such a snuggler when not nursing. He has periods of wakefulness that last about 20 - 30 min and he...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 986
Posted By GreenMamma
Musicmama - Congrats! And we birthed in the same...

Musicmama - Congrats! And we birthed in the same position :)
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 131
Posted By GreenMamma
So excited for you! I've been waiting to see your...

So excited for you! I've been waiting to see your announcement after all the anxious waiting for labor. Congratulations, mama!!
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,118
Posted By GreenMamma
Congratulations OklaFarmMama!!

Congratulations OklaFarmMama!!
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-17-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By GreenMamma
LittleBearBear - 5:50am :) Total labor time was 2...

LittleBearBear - 5:50am :) Total labor time was 2 hours and 50 minutes. My shortest labor was 1.5 hours and my longest 3.5 hours, so this one was right in the middle. If I were you, I would plan a...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-17-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By GreenMamma
Levi's Birth Story

Levi’s Birth Story (short version)

I woke up at 3am on January 15th, 2015 to use the bathroom. Again. Several times that night I had to use the restroom, but this time I was awoken by the...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-15-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 986
Posted By GreenMamma
Baby Levi Jacob was born this morning at 5:50am....

Baby Levi Jacob was born this morning at 5:50am. Labor was just under 3 hours. He weighs 8 lbs 4 oz and measures 20 inches We're so in love!
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-14-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,118
Posted By GreenMamma
The nausea and restlessness have definitely been...

The nausea and restlessness have definitely been going on here too. Though at least it led to quite a clean house last night (at 11pm...). The hot flashes are getting ridiculous! I'm so thankful for...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-14-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,118
Posted By GreenMamma
shelly4 - I hope it work for you! ...

shelly4 - I hope it work for you!


Shweetface - I hope you are in labor now or holding your tiny babe!


cagnew - Thanks for the morale boost. :)


I'm so tired of this stop and start...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-12-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,118
Posted By GreenMamma
I'm still here. Just gestating (and reading). The...

I'm still here. Just gestating (and reading). The castor oil never did anything for me and I ended up needing a Fleet enema. It really helped! Today I had my 39 week visit and I let her sweep my...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-08-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By GreenMamma
So my update is that the castor oil didn't help...

So my update is that the castor oil didn't help with relieving the constipation at all. Only gave me lots of contractions, RLP, and gas. Ugh. So today I got brave and did an enema (for the first time...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-07-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By GreenMamma
Castor Oil

So after at least of a week of horrific constipation and seeing my rectocele appear more than I'm comfortable, I decided to take a small dose (slightly less than 1 tablespoon) of castor oil to see if...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-05-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By GreenMamma
NourishCreate - The best position for baby to be...

NourishCreate - The best position for baby to be in preparation for labor is LOA or LOT (back on the left side and feet to the right). Most babies don't go OA (back to your belly) until actually on...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-05-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By GreenMamma
Heavens, yes. Mine started around 35 weeks this...

Heavens, yes. Mine started around 35 weeks this time and usually starts up in the evening, around 5pm or so and then goes until sometime in the night. Mine start low and creep up, wrapping around my...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-03-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By GreenMamma
Are you feeling those contractions? I know that...

Are you feeling those contractions? I know that something you were worried about. Thinking of you and sending you lots of easy labor vibes!
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   01-02-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,118
Posted By GreenMamma
I am so done. Stick a freaking fork in me done....

I am so done. Stick a freaking fork in me done. To help with my incredibly grumpy mood I decided to try Mexican hot chocolate as a labor inducer. It hasn't done a thing for me, but it sure was...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 985
Posted By GreenMamma
It sounds like all of our bodies are doing a...

It sounds like all of our bodies are doing a whole lot of preparation! I can't wait for the birth announcements to start coming in!


I had my 37 week appt. today and baby is at a -2, 1-2 cm on...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-30-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 202
Posted By GreenMamma
Through my other pregnancies I've been totally...

Through my other pregnancies I've been totally fine waiting (which is good, since my daughter made me wait until 41 weeks), but this time I am getting incredibly antsy now. And I'm only 37 weeks! I...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-25-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 985
Posted By GreenMamma
No GBS for me!! Woohoo! Liladancing - I...

No GBS for me!! Woohoo!


Liladancing - I don't have any problems accessing mothering.com on my phone, but I have an android. I've heard good and bad things with tapatalk, but I hope it works...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,400
Posted By GreenMamma
You ladies all have gorgeous baby bellies!! :love...

You ladies all have gorgeous baby bellies!! :love Here is my ever lowering belly at 36 weeks
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 985
Posted By GreenMamma
I haven't had any spotting, but I've been losing...

I haven't had any spotting, but I've been losing mucus plug. This morning I lost the biggest glob of it yet. Though the only contractions I've been experiencing have been very tight Braxton Hicks....
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-16-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 985
Posted By GreenMamma
Operamama1 - I can't agree more about wanting to...

Operamama1 - I can't agree more about wanting to just be in a cave to relax and let my mind and body prepare. Sigh. If only.


neonalee - Stink about the phone. :( Double stink about all the...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By GreenMamma
It is amazing, isn't it?! I think I interrupted...

It is amazing, isn't it?! I think I interrupted the experience with my last birth (a UC) when my logical and intuitive sides of the brain had a momentary argument. I remember feeling my uterus doing...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-08-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,400
Posted By GreenMamma
The first picture is at 32 weeks and the second...

The first picture is at 32 weeks and the second is at 34 weeks. Think baby has dropped a bit? :wink:
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By GreenMamma
I understand. I'm worried about whether I'll get...

I understand. I'm worried about whether I'll get to the hospital in time or not too. My longest labor was 3.5 hours and my shortest so far has been 1.5 hours (45 minutes labor, 45 minutes pushing)....
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