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Forum: Birth Stories   06-08-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,825
Posted By JoyfulJessie
That's good. I think the later you get the test,...

That's good. I think the later you get the test, the better. Have you thought about what you'd do in the small chance you were positive? I suppose you can have the antibiotics at home, too. You'll...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-07-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,825
Posted By JoyfulJessie
They say it takes about 5 weeks to cycle in and...

They say it takes about 5 weeks to cycle in and out of your system, so 38 weeks would be a good time to do it. The problem is you could have the baby early. I had the test at 34 weeks, which I think...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-03-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,825
Posted By JoyfulJessie
I never got to tell my birth story in my...

I never got to tell my birth story in my due-date club before it closed. :)
 
(Of course some c-sections are medically necessary, and I am grateful we have this technology to save lives, but not...
Forum: January 2011   01-07-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By JoyfulJessie
Oh, in-laws! My MIL just told my DH to call as...

Oh, in-laws! My MIL just told my DH to call as soon as ANYTHING happens. She had already asked about my cervix - he informed her that we are working with midwives who don't even check that until I'm...
Forum: January 2011   12-23-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By JoyfulJessie
So you're scheduled for a c-section then? I...

So you're scheduled for a c-section then? I can't see a way to get around that. That is such a bummer. It sucks to have your birth hijacked like that - not just that you have to have another c/s,...
Forum: January 2011   12-23-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By JoyfulJessie
That SUCKS! And no, they can't know your BMI...

That SUCKS! And no, they can't know your BMI when you're pregnant. That's ridiculous. You can't truly know BMI anyway unless you weigh yourself in a special water tank. It's just BS.
 
I'm sorry.
Forum: January 2011   12-23-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By JoyfulJessie
How can they tell you what hospital you have to...

How can they tell you what hospital you have to be at? Insurance coverage? What if you didn't have "time" to get to the other hospital and showed up at your hometown hospital? How can they refuse...
Forum: January 2011   12-23-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By JoyfulJessie
I wouldn't worry about any of that. I measured...

I wouldn't worry about any of that. I measured 2cm (2 weeks) small at my last appt and then was right on the next time. As for losing a pound - that can just be water weight. Maybe you were...
Forum: January 2011   12-22-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By JoyfulJessie
I think one difference about the bacteria...

I think one difference about the bacteria introduced through sex is that you are in your own home and your body is already accustomed to your partner and yourself, but hospitals are actually...
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