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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By babymonster
I'm sorry. I had the same concerns when I was...

I'm sorry. I had the same concerns when I was pregnant with DS3. We live in rural France, so hardly the same situation as yours, but the system here is soooo old fashioned and patriarchal, and...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 88
Posted By babymonster
It's a nice feeling to just have everything...

It's a nice feeling to just have everything decided :)
When I had my last baby in the UK, the schedule was 12w, 20w, 28w, 32w, 36w, 38w, 40w. Those 2 month gaps feel like a long time!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 88
Posted By babymonster
Same question for both of you :) What is it...

Same question for both of you :)
What is it like where you live? Town? Country? Are you settled there? If you won $10million where would you live?
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 130
Posted By babymonster
What is it like where you live? Town? Country? ...

What is it like where you live? Town? Country? Are you settled there? If you won $10million where would you live?
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-24-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 88
Posted By babymonster
Ha ha, I am always amazed by those of you that...

Ha ha, I am always amazed by those of you that can do stuff on Sundays. In France, EVERYTHING is closed on Sundays, and a lot of stuff also Saturday afternoons, and Mondays. And 2-3 hours for lunch...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 204
Posted By babymonster
Well, we just found out we are having two more...

Well, we just found out we are having two more boys. Yep, 5 boys. Can you even believe it? I'm ashamed to admit that I am still in the sulking "not fair" phase. This is certainly our last chance...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-23-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 255
Posted By babymonster
I totally feel like I need ALL the information,...

I totally feel like I need ALL the information, LOL ;) From testing that I don't feel to be dangerous anyway (I wouldn't have an amniocentesis for example)
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 255
Posted By babymonster
Yes, me too. Not being snarky at all, but what...

Yes, me too.
Not being snarky at all, but what would give you an indication that an anatomy scan might be a good idea, say for example the baby had a serious heart defect? Surely there would be no...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 358
Posted By babymonster
Thanks for thinking of me :love The scan today...

Thanks for thinking of me :love
The scan today showed two babies doing just fine, and kicking each other through the membranes. I still have a big haematoma, that is likely to continue bleeding. ...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 255
Posted By babymonster
Personally, I think the benefit outweighs the...

Personally, I think the benefit outweighs the risk for the anatomy scan, for the purpose of being prepared if the baby is going to need some extra help after birth. I always had the 1st trimester...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 358
Posted By babymonster
Thanks everyone, I really appreciate your...

Thanks everyone, I really appreciate your thoughts :) I'll update when I get back tomorrow.

judybean - how lovely to have a friend as your midwife, that sounds perfect!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 943
Posted By babymonster
I love reading everybody's name ideas, but I HATE...

I love reading everybody's name ideas, but I HATE choosing names! I find it so so difficult, and we only get 48 hours after the birth to do the paperwork which just adds more pressure :dizzy
I am...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 358
Posted By babymonster
Ha! I can't believe you are getting away with it...

Ha! I can't believe you are getting away with it either! :lol I am usually rumbled by about 10 weeks.

I *finally* have my appointment tomorrow - if you can spare any positive thoughts I would...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 204
Posted By babymonster
I'm a bit scared to find out. We already have...

I'm a bit scared to find out. We already have three boys, and I'm pretty sure this is two more boys. Not that I don't want two more boys, but this is definitely our last chance for a daughter. I...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 204
Posted By babymonster
So sweet, congratulations! I have no idea how...

So sweet, congratulations!
I have no idea how you held off so long from opening the envelope, that would make me insane :lol
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 533
Posted By babymonster
I know! It's insane, it's like being back in the...

I know! It's insane, it's like being back in the 70s. I think it is because husbands in these parts would expect you to make their dinner and clear up their mess as soon as you got home :eyesroll
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 533
Posted By babymonster
I love reading everyone's plans. and it reminds...

I love reading everyone's plans. and it reminds me just how completely crappy France is for this stuff. The big hospital I was originally booked at has an 87% epidural rate! Can you imagine? And...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,429
Posted By babymonster
I love all the pics! So nice to see these babies...

I love all the pics! So nice to see these babies making themselves visible :love



We loved that too! It's another one that is super menacing the second time you watch it. Crack fox the first...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 482
Posted By babymonster
Hear the diono radian seats are the easiest to...

Hear the diono radian seats are the easiest to fit three across. Yeah, pricey though...
We have plenty of room for seats, but our van only has a sliding back door on the passenger side. For some...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-13-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By babymonster
Four year old boys are hard work. Really, really...

Four year old boys are hard work. Really, really hard work. I found that to be the most challenging phase so far, with both DS1 and DS2.
I second what others have said, regarding the discipline,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-13-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 193
Posted By babymonster
Hey MLog - were you in the May 2012 DDC? The...

Hey MLog - were you in the May 2012 DDC? The ballet just reminded me... I was there with Kasper, my 3rd, but I didn't post a whole lot.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-13-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By babymonster
Mine get longer too. 40+2, 40+3, 41 weeks. My...

Mine get longer too. 40+2, 40+3, 41 weeks.
My Mum's cousin had 4 babies, all born at 43 weeks! (That was in the 50s...) I bet you will go in the next three weeks, but then again pregnancy does...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-13-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 84,531
Posted By babymonster
That is interesting! I noticed ligament pains...

That is interesting! I noticed ligament pains very early this time too (before I POAS anyway) and I am having twins!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-13-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 482
Posted By babymonster
Whoa, that is cold! Still freakishly mild here...

Whoa, that is cold! Still freakishly mild here in France. I am hoping for a snowy winter this year.
We already have a 9 seat van. I find it easy to drive and park, and it is SO useful. We have...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-13-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 287
Posted By babymonster
I am probably due the first, but could you put me...

I am probably due the first, but could you put me further down the list, like early December or something? I am so scared I am going to lose these babies, might be better to leave me until well...
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