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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Abraisme
I always bleed for around 5 weeks pp. I'm kinda...

I always bleed for around 5 weeks pp. I'm kinda jealous of those who are done within 2 weeks. It gets lighter, but stays fairly consistent.

Holy growth spurt today!! John has been nursing...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 04:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,268
Posted By Abraisme
Angel, in a perfect world, staying home for 40...

Angel, in a perfect world, staying home for 40 days sounds lovely.. But it's just not a perfect world! Ha ha. My dh hates grocery shopping (my 11yo ds can buy a few things), I have no one here to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 03:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
Posted By Abraisme
Mlog, I had a similar experience with nursing my...

Mlog, I had a similar experience with nursing my first. He was had a type 4 tongue tie, and while he was able to get milk, my nipples practically fell off. At 2 weeks old I finally got his tongue...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Abraisme
Such an awesome birth story, thanks for sharing!

Such an awesome birth story, thanks for sharing!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By Abraisme
Nurse, I suspect you have a 42 week cutoff?

Nurse, I suspect you have a 42 week cutoff?
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,268
Posted By Abraisme
Ronna, it's okay to laugh.. :) I'm really...

Ronna, it's okay to laugh.. :) I'm really liking her new short haircut. I took a ton of layers our of the back, so now it needs way less maintainance and it looks super cute.

So yesterday we...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
Posted By Abraisme
Oh geeeez, now I have mastitis in the other...

Oh geeeez, now I have mastitis in the other breast! I had one day of feeling good and then it started again. Whhhhhyyyyy!?

How is everyone else doing?

Johnny just had his first major...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 203
Posted By Abraisme
Nursemom, my fourth was my longest too (42+3) at...

Nursemom, my fourth was my longest too (42+3) at 6 days later than any of my others. It was rough..! I have my fingers crossed for your sake that you baby comes soon!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
We live in a small town at the top of a hill that...

We live in a small town at the top of a hill that overlooks the ocean. I think there are about 3,000 people that live here? I'm not sure if there is enough concrete mass here to change the temp,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
It's going into 'winter' here, which means is...

It's going into 'winter' here, which means is about 5-10 degrees cooler and it rains more. The average daytime temp is 80 (70-80% hum) right now and about 68 at night. This time of year it's cooler...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-30-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
Well, the rash has spread all the way up to his...

Well, the rash has spread all the way up to his face, so I'm certain it's heat rash now. The poor guy looks rough, he's covered in peeling skin and red bumpy rash.

I happen to have some beeswax...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-30-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By Abraisme
So glad your labor went well. Congratulations!!

So glad your labor went well. Congratulations!!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By Abraisme
So happy for you! Congrats!

So happy for you! Congrats!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
GSE = grapefruit seed extract TTO = tea tree...

GSE = grapefruit seed extract

TTO = tea tree oil

I'm using fleece type cloth wipes that are a cotton and poly blend. I bought them along with my cloth diapers. They're pretty soft, so I use...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,268
Posted By Abraisme
Angel, enjoy your time alone. That sounds most...

Angel, enjoy your time alone. That sounds most wonderful right now.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,268
Posted By Abraisme
I was also feeling super introverted as well in...

I was also feeling super introverted as well in the end. My poor family was struggling because I refused to make any plans or leave the house really. Really though, who wants to leave the house 2...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 6,291
Posted By Abraisme
Fun pictures! You're looking ready to go any...

Fun pictures! You're looking ready to go any moment!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
Thanks, I will keep experimenting and keep him...

Thanks, I will keep experimenting and keep him diaper free until the rash clears. It's very hot and humid here and heat rash is fairly common, especially with kids.

I do have some access to a...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
Yes, it's the side that he mostly sleeps on. I...

Yes, it's the side that he mostly sleeps on. I think the pee pools there and causes irritation? Last night I put him to sleep on his back to see if it would help as well..

I do have microfiber...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 272
Posted By Abraisme
Cloth Diaper Thread

Hi mamas, I'm in need of some help. This is the second time I've cloth diapered, the first time I gave up around a few months old due to persistent rashes. Well, I'm having the same problem again!!...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,268
Posted By Abraisme
Ihathi, I was the second to last to give birth in...

Ihathi, I was the second to last to give birth in my last ddc at 11 days overdue. I understand the feeling!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
Posted By Abraisme
Great to hear from you Lizzy!

Great to hear from you Lizzy!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By Abraisme
First real smiles!

First real smiles!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-28-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
Posted By Abraisme
Judy, I have noticed that my milk has regulated...

Judy, I have noticed that my milk has regulated and been more efficient with each pregnancy. I was engorged for every with my first and less and less each time. The letdown feeling might start...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-28-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
Posted By Abraisme
Thanks guys, it seems to be getting better. My...

Thanks guys, it seems to be getting better. My breast is still sore and red, but at least my fever and chills have passed. The worst of it usually lasts for 24 hours and then it takes 2-3 days for...
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