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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-23-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By firecat
does it really take 30 min to sterilize?   I...

does it really take 30 min to sterilize?   I thought more like 5-10 but maybe I am wrong....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-23-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
  Poll: Ultrasound
Views: 765
Posted By firecat
 I am not uping but I haven't had any...

 I am not uping but I haven't had any ultrasounds during the course of my prenatal care (w/ cnms). 
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-06-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By firecat
I am so sorry...

I am so sorry http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif
 
Thank you for this beautiful quote.  I am going to write it out and read it to myself in labor.  I am going to do it this time. ...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-02-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By firecat
welcome ladies :)   dayiscoming : well I...

welcome ladies :)
 
dayiscoming : well I think just writing it all out and thinking it through helped me :)  I am sure it will all be fine.  We have a few people we could call to come and get...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-25-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By firecat
Well that is good to know about first vs second...

Well that is good to know about first vs second babies.  I never heard that before.  Baby may be head down now, but this one is very active and seems to turn and flip a lot.  And I don't enjoy the...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-22-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By firecat
So I am in this place too, just like last time. ...

So I am in this place too, just like last time.  My dh has expressed he would be uncomfortable with even a homebirth with a midwife.  Although we haven't really discussed it this time around.  Last...
Forum: July 2011   04-22-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By firecat
Well I am right there with you mama...

Well I am right there with you mama http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif 
 
I gained 9 pounds in 2 weeks at my appt on tuesday.  Turns out it was partly water retention probably from...
Forum: July 2011   04-18-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By firecat
I've also heard a course of echinacea (two...

I've also heard a course of echinacea (two weeks, once a day) will help you test neg.  I was taking echinacea last time during the time of my test because I was sick (I was neg), but i am...
Forum: July 2011   04-18-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 713
Posted By firecat
 hehe this is what I said to myself the other...


hehe this is what I said to myself the other day!    I started to panic at this point last time too...   I really need to deep clean this house, get baby stuff out, get the rest of stuff I need...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-18-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By firecat
I know I realized the other day I really only...

I know I realized the other day I really only have 10 weeks left, most likely.  I remember starting to panic a little last time at about this point about getting everything done I needed to do...
Forum: Gardening   04-03-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,187
Posted By firecat
can I join in?    My garden isn't really...

can I join in? 
 
My garden isn't really started yet this year; I need to do some prep work still.  I've gotta get out and turn my compost pile, spread it on one of my beds, rake back the chunks...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-03-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By firecat
congratulations!  love hearing about those...

congratulations!  love hearing about those beautiful uncomplicated ones ;)
Forum: July 2011   04-03-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,034
Posted By firecat
Well interestingly enough at my midwife appt,...

Well interestingly enough at my midwife appt, baby was breech.  apparently all that movement was the feet :lol
Not worried though, baby is plenty active and I am sure he/she will turn at some...
Forum: Gardening   04-01-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By firecat
I forgot to mention in my front yard I have a...

I forgot to mention in my front yard I have a small flower area where I have a strawberry bed so really you should plant whatever you want.  If you need more space for veggies, do veggies there; of...
Forum: Gardening   04-01-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By firecat
congrats on your new house :)    Definitely...

congrats on your new house :) 
 
Definitely spend your first year just observing your garden areas, noting the plants that are already growing there and the sun exposure each areas gets.  For a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-27-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By firecat
Ice cream pail, thanks!  That gives me a great...

Ice cream pail, thanks!  That gives me a great idea of what to do.  I don't usually get those large pails but I remember them from when I was a kid.  We ate so much orange creamsicle ice cream out...
Forum: Gardening   03-23-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By firecat
I have done thyme, rosemary, marjoram, tarragon,...

I have done thyme, rosemary, marjoram, tarragon, mint and oregano in pots.  Sage you could do in a pot too but I have mine in the ground and have since transplanted all my other herbs except mint to...
Forum: Gardening   03-23-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By firecat
alyssum is great for food gardens!  they are...

alyssum is great for food gardens!  they are supposed to attract braconid wasps which eat tomato hornworms. Plus they smell wonderful.  I am doing some this year in my garden, along with nasturtiums...
Forum: July 2011   03-23-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 701
Posted By firecat
 I have been swimming and plan to go through the...

 I have been swimming and plan to go through the summer with my son.  He loves the pool.  I don't really do much exercise though, it is mostly watching/playing with him.  I haven't really thought...
Forum: July 2011   03-23-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,034
Posted By firecat
I wouldn't be concerned at all.   Plenty of time...

I wouldn't be concerned at all.   Plenty of time for baby to turn, I agree.  I thought we were just sharing for fun ;) 
 
 
Forum: July 2011   03-22-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By firecat
I second the pump and carrier.  Diapers and...

I second the pump and carrier. 
Diapers and wipes.  Last time I had access to my friend's prefold stash plus i bought some newborn kissaluvs and we used some sposies here and there so I didnt' need...
Forum: July 2011   03-22-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,034
Posted By firecat
Well I am not for sure but I think this baby is...

Well I am not for sure but I think this baby is vertex.   I feel lots of little movements down low and some large movements like baby is turning side to side up top.  Hiccups I also feel down low. ...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-22-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,942
Posted By firecat
Claire, I totally agree... my son was a winter...

Claire, I totally agree... my son was a winter babe and I just could not get myself motivated to get outside and take a walk on those icy streets!  So I too am ecstatic about getting a summer baby...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,707
Posted By firecat
You know, I was recently talking with a friend...

You know, I was recently talking with a friend of mine who just moved back to our area (sw Colorado) from Indiana and she was telling me that really food prices were not really that different...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-22-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,707
Posted By firecat
Our budget is $100/ week for groceries,...

Our budget is $100/ week for groceries, including household items like cleaners, shampoo, medicines, toilet paper, diapers... Although I will say lately the actual spending is more like $125-$150. ...
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