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Forum: May 2010   08-13-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By amberdcm
DDCC. I'm cloth diapering with my new babe...

DDCC.

I'm cloth diapering with my new babe and bought a stash of Bum Genius diapers from clothbabies.com. They also sold a bum genius powdered detergent, which I bought and have been using on my...
Forum: June 2010   07-28-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By amberdcm
oh, gosh, i empathize . i 'm only 19 days pp,...

oh, gosh, i empathize . i 'm only 19 days pp, but i'm low & incredibly impatient. Nothings fits. I was at an amazing fighting weight at the start of this pg, but gained a large amount of weight and...
Forum: June 2010   07-28-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,446
Posted By amberdcm
I have to stick a boob in my daughter's mouth...

I have to stick a boob in my daughter's mouth every three hours or so during the night to make sure I'm meeting her nutritive needs lest she sleep through the night, as well. Unlike my son who...
Forum: July 2010   07-23-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,767
Posted By amberdcm
although my preg-carpal tunel has subsided since...

although my preg-carpal tunel has subsided since giving birth, the top of my feet between my big toe and its neighboring toe is still extremely sore and tight-swollen feeling. At 14 days post-partum...
Forum: July 2010   07-23-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By amberdcm
My midwife does a regimen of castor oil & black...

My midwife does a regimen of castor oil & black and blue cohoshes in a schedule as follows. She claims it is a very gentle way of starting labor, but as usual will only kick you into labor if your...
Forum: July 2010   07-23-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By amberdcm
My midwife does a regimen of castor oil & black...

My midwife does a regimen of castor oil & black and blue cohoshes in a schedule as follows. She claims it is a very gentle way of starting labor, but as usual will only kick you into labor if your...
Forum: June 2010   07-21-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,446
Posted By amberdcm
Tiffanoodle, I was researching increasing milk...

Tiffanoodle, I was researching increasing milk supply and was floored to learn that too much water can adversely affect milk production, both by (1) decreasing milk supply, and by (2) reducing a...
Forum: June 2010   07-20-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,446
Posted By amberdcm
Mother's Milk tea by traditional medicinals has...

Mother's Milk tea by traditional medicinals has blessed thisle & fenugreek among other healthy lactation necessities.

I'm breast feeding my little one while pumping for another baby. It's causing...
Forum: June 2010   07-20-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By amberdcm
mommariffic, I could have written your post,...

mommariffic, I could have written your post, except Leilah's 2 awake periods are about 2-3 hours a piece. I actually have to wake her at night to nurse! We're averaging about 10 hours of sleep a...
Forum: July 2010   07-20-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By amberdcm
I have yet to sit still enough to write up a...

I have yet to sit still enough to write up a birth story, but I have pics! Congratulations, mamas, on all your new born loves, and good luck to the mamas that are still waiting!
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Forum: June 2010   07-20-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By amberdcm
I have yet to sit still enough to write up a...

I have yet to sit still enough to write up a birth story, but I have pics! Hope everyone is doing well!

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?ai...5&l=d27b203622...
Forum: June 2010   07-16-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By amberdcm
My ILs have not been to visit. Leilah is only 1...

My ILs have not been to visit. Leilah is only 1 week old today, but I'm a mama that loves & encourages company & takes a positive spin to lots of people holding my baber . We've had plenty of family...
Forum: July 2010   07-14-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By amberdcm
sending love & strength your way.

sending love & strength your way.
Forum: July 2010   07-14-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By amberdcm
Leilah St. Clair Marshall was born at home...

Leilah St. Clair Marshall was born at home Friday evening at 9:49pm after 5 hours of intense labor. She weighed in at 8 pounds 14 ounces and was a whooping 22 inches long. She is a joyful bundle of...
Forum: June 2010   07-12-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By amberdcm
Leilah St. Clair Marshall was born at home...

Leilah St. Clair Marshall was born at home Friday evening, 7/9 at 9:49 pm after 5 hours of intense active labor. She weighed in at 8 pounds 14 ounces & was a whopping 22 inches long. She is joyful...
Forum: June 2010   07-09-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By amberdcm
We can't be the only ones left. Can we?!

We can't be the only ones left. Can we?!
Forum: July 2010   07-07-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By amberdcm
beautiful story, mama! Congratulations to you &...

beautiful story, mama! Congratulations to you & yours!
Forum: July 2010   07-07-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,016
Posted By amberdcm
41+1 today. I was feeling like I'd never go into...

41+1 today. I was feeling like I'd never go into labor, but surprisingly, a NST & BPP yesterday put me into some zen like state about it. High amniotic levels, healthy placenta, very active LO. I...
Forum: June 2010   07-07-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By amberdcm
lovely!

lovely!
Forum: June 2010   07-07-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By amberdcm
Me, for one! 41+1

Me, for one!

41+1
Forum: June 2010   07-03-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By amberdcm
oh, mama, good luck for you. I'm hoping...

oh, mama, good luck for you. I'm hoping everything is going well for you today. hopefully the baby made its way out overnight. lots of love & strength!
Forum: July 2010   07-03-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By amberdcm
Homebirth & gbs+ over here. I've opted out of...

Homebirth & gbs+ over here. I've opted out of antibiotics but will be doing hibiclens rinses when I (finally) go into labor (c'mon baby!). I chose to opt out of antibiotics because research shows no...
Forum: June 2010   07-02-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,284
Posted By amberdcm
Quote: Originally Posted by slsurface...

Quote:
Originally Posted by slsurface http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15578960)
imagine how I feel...I was supposed to have...
Forum: June 2010   07-01-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By amberdcm
40 +2 today, and it's July. What happened to my...

40 +2 today, and it's July. What happened to my little June Bug?

Action has picked, up but only a little. Contractions are definitely stronger, harder, and more painful at times, but there's...
Forum: July 2010   07-01-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By amberdcm
I really thought I'd get a June Bug out of this...

I really thought I'd get a June Bug out of this deal, but, hello July! 40+2 today. Looking forward to getting to know some new mamas and really hoping to pop the first baby in July. C'mon, baby!!
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