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Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By chispita
Definitely showing, but not at the point where...

Definitely showing, but not at the point where people who don't know will be certain because of my size. Weather cooled, so in maternity jeans no. Sadly I seem to be bigger than last time around...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By chispita
True. For me it was daily showers that made me...

True. For me it was daily showers that made me feel human, and I managed to figure out a way to get those in from the very beginning (husband would wear baby while making breakfast while I showered,...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By chispita
And now to a real reply, which I wanted to wait...

And now to a real reply, which I wanted to wait till I was in front of the computer to do.

Getting advice is a tricky subject. It's often dismissive of your own opinions and ideas, or makes...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-29-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By chispita
OT: O own a cloth diaper online store and am...

OT: O own a cloth diaper online store and am currently cloth diapering my toddler since he was born. Feel free to ask any questions you might have :wink:
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-27-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By chispita
Honestly, yes. But not in the way I think...

Honestly, yes.

But not in the way I think you might be fearing. I am not a SAHM, I went back to my job (hardest thing I ever did, though I have to say it is much more mentally relaxing than...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-26-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By chispita
15-25lbs seems way too low. 30-35lbs is what I...

15-25lbs seems way too low. 30-35lbs is what I generally hear, basically 1lb/week after the beginning. Are you overweight and is this why they're giving you this crap?

I honestly wouldn't worry...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By chispita
$1k??!? Ouch! I got a call from the Panaroma...

$1k??!? Ouch!

I got a call from the Panaroma people warning not to be scared if insurance denied it (as they predictably will) by the number that appears there and to call them and I would not...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By chispita
I used to do the same! Though post baby I never...

I used to do the same! Though post baby I never got in the habit of doing it again, which I honestly sort of miss.
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-13-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By chispita
Yes. Couple of weeks ago rare vibrations on my...

Yes. Couple of weeks ago rare vibrations on my pubic bone. Clear movement now - still very rare and only occasionally.
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-12-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 505
Posted By chispita
I think I am, though it's not baby (uterus is...

I think I am, though it's not baby (uterus is still in pelvic cavity). Though I imagine I mostly just look fat - fatter :/
Forum: Diapering   08-07-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By chispita
We ended up in a hospital last time that happens...

We ended up in a hospital last time that happens to offer cloth, it was great! Next time, if we have to transfer, will probably take my own cloth from home, enough for 2 days or so, and have a friend...
Forum: Diapering   08-07-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By chispita
Photo instructions here:...

Photo instructions here: http://littlethingscollective.com/wool-care-lanolizing I really like the ice cube method for bringing the emulsion back to room temperature before adding water. I would also...
Forum: VBAC   08-07-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,115
Posted By chispita
Also for potential VBAC induction, another option...

Also for potential VBAC induction, another option - *if* Bishop score is favorable - is a Foley catheter / balloon. Can be taken out if things need to be stopped, and won't work if you are really not...
Forum: VBAC   08-07-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By chispita
Them "being Catholic" would seem like the basis...

Them "being Catholic" would seem like the basis for being extremely *supportive* of VBACS! The risks for the mother increase a lot with each consecutive C-section, plus placenta accreta, percreta...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-07-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By chispita
Not sure how the ACA has changed things, but...

Not sure how the ACA has changed things, but during my pregnancy my insurance who in theory covers all preventative care did not cover prenatal car as they did not consider it preventative. Hopefully...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-07-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,042
Posted By chispita
Any new announcements going on as we start to...

Any new announcements going on as we start to walk out of the first trimester?

Any ideas for original ways to do it?

For a moment I considered getting one of those big brother shirts on #1...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-07-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By chispita
We're waiting for the results from the Panorama...

We're waiting for the results from the Panorama test. If that comes as low risk, that'll be it as far as genetic testing and we'll start announcing to family and friends.

Not finding out the sex,...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   08-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By chispita
Genetic testing?

Anyone else getting some sort of genetic testing done?

We decided to do one of those where they take fetal DNA from mom's blood because it's less invasive. Waiting for results in the next week or...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   07-22-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By chispita
I have bought a couple of things for new baby...

I have bought a couple of things for new baby (wool longies, babywearing wrap), but there's really not that much to do otherwise. Especially since we already have the few things we need from #1...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   07-22-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By chispita
Don't give up on finding a midwife if homebirth...

Don't give up on finding a midwife if homebirth is important to you!

If you do go the hospital / OB route remember to research the hospital and not just the medical practice - while the doctors...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   07-22-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By chispita
Welcome! Yes, but it still is quieter...

Welcome!



Yes, but it still is quieter than it used to be.
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   07-01-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,806
Posted By chispita
rrs - nice to see you here too :) We were...

rrs - nice to see you here too :) We were together in the last DDC
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   06-30-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By chispita
Aversion are things with dense puree like...

Aversion are things with dense puree like textures, which is weird, but same as last time, hehe.

Cravings - anything sweet. Ice cream, cookies, chocolate - you name it. This is not good.
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   06-29-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By chispita
I did weekly belly shots the first time around....

I did weekly belly shots the first time around. Two years later and the photos are still sitting in my hard drive, untouched. I'm glad I have them, but on the other hand, it feels like it was a waste...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   06-26-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By chispita
I think I'm going to be a bit more vigilant about...

I think I'm going to be a bit more vigilant about my diet in general (not the usual pregnancy forbiden fruits, most of which I personally think are bullshit), because I'm starting out higher than my...
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