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Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-30-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Margo B
I wish there was one! Baby will only sleep in...

I wish there was one! Baby will only sleep in the Q'tan sling while I bounce on a yoga ball during the day (sleeps next to me at night, which doesn't work during daylight hours for some ungodly...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-30-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Margo B
My baby hates the car seat. she screams from...

My baby hates the car seat. she screams from point a to point b almost every time. she won't take a pacifier though, despite tying 3 or 4 different kinds.
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-29-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Margo B
Celosia Pearl - Born free on 7-15-14

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I've been meaning to post but keep getting half done before needing to go nurse! ...
Forum: Homebirth   07-07-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Margo B
But why wouldn't the midwives be comfortable...

But why wouldn't the midwives be comfortable attending your labor if YOU are in charge of managing those things which are outside their scope. I would just make it clear that you will be managing...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Margo B
Yay!!! So happy to read this this morning! Can't...

Yay!!! So happy to read this this morning! Can't wait to see pictures if you are the sharing sort :)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,575
Posted By Margo B
Just to pose a different perspective, my close...

Just to pose a different perspective, my close friend just had a 2 hour unassisted frank breech birth a few weeks ago - she was having an unassisted birth no matter what, but went into the experience...
Forum: Homebirth   07-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Margo B
Right, but if a midwife is presented with a well...

Right, but if a midwife is presented with a well researched and sensible plan, and a woman wants her assistance, I would hope that she would extend her support, particularly since in this case they...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-30-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By Margo B
I know a good amount of women who have been...

I know a good amount of women who have been induced and gone without pain relief, so it is certainly possible. The problem is that the uterus greatly (exponentially) increases its oxytocin receptor...
Forum: Homebirth   06-29-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Margo B
I think it goes back to you doing the research...

I think it goes back to you doing the research about how you would be managed in a hospital, figuring out what is evidence based or not, deciding the management you want, and if you could do it at...
Forum: Homebirth   06-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Margo B
Because they probably aren't allowed due to the...

Because they probably aren't allowed due to the state rules and regulations, which is ridiculous. YOU are the one who gets to make these choices for you and your baby. They likely are just scared...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,575
Posted By Margo B
I can't reach my darn cervix, which is probably...

I can't reach my darn cervix, which is probably for the best. I'm 38 weeks today and have been having some funny sensations for the last week. Some intense menstrual cramping that went down the...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,436
Posted By Margo B
TurtlemamaMeg you are too cute! So fun to see...

TurtlemamaMeg you are too cute! So fun to see everyone getting close.

Here's one from last week, so 36.2. And in my new house that I'm so glad to be in! Feeling cozy and ready for baby - even...
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Margo B
I am in AAMI and love it.  It is great for...

I am in AAMI and love it.  It is great for self-directed learners and folks who really want to know birth inside and out, and question everything, even more "holistic" beliefs.  I'd be happy to talk...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   05-07-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 86
Posted By Margo B
You can listen to this podcast and see if it...

You can listen to this podcast and see if it helps clear things up.  http://www.indiebirth.com/the-truth-about-gestational-diabetes-no-doctor-would-ever-tell-you/  You could check your Hgb A1C and...
Forum: Homebirth   05-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,309
Posted By Margo B
I know this is an old thread, but I wanted to...

I know this is an old thread, but I wanted to voice my support for others who are choosing homebirth with controlled chronic hypertension like myself.  The folks who have commented before me don't...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   04-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By Margo B
I think this is hogwash.  Calcification is not...

I think this is hogwash.  Calcification is not an issue, it is infarction or "dead parts" of the placenta that are an isuse.  I would ask them for studies or best practices guidelines that they are...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   04-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 264
Posted By Margo B
We're closing in on two that we really like. One...

We're closing in on two that we really like. One was confirmed to my in a dream, though it seemed like it was actually our next baby for some reason.  The other I've been hearing and seeing in a lot...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   04-23-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,436
Posted By Margo B
Belly Pictures!

Cute!  It is fun to see all the different bellies and how different they are even though we are all about the same week-wise.  I haven't posted one in a while so I'll try to find the most recent...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   04-15-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By Margo B
I thought I had responded but the post never...

I thought I had responded but the post never posted, woops!  Yes, it looks like an anovulatory cycle to me.  Here is hoping for a very normal cycle and BFP for you very soon <3  Keep us posted if...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Margo B
I used prometrium for the first 11 weeks of my...

I used prometrium for the first 11 weeks of my current pregnancy.  I did 200 mg vaginally at night.  I did have a bleed at 10 weeks, most likely because I was irritating my cervix from sticking it...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-12-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By Margo B
Welcome to the community!  I'm pretty tired too,...

Welcome to the community!  I'm pretty tired too, but just from pregnancy sleep problems so far *yawn*.  I'm sure I'll be looking for your motherly wisdom once I'm in your shoes in a few short...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-12-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Margo B
Welcome to the community!  Sounds like you'll...

Welcome to the community!  Sounds like you'll enjoy many of the forums here :)  I thought I would just link you to a couple that match what you'e shared about yourself -
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Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   04-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 264
Posted By Margo B
My very dear friend and midwifery mentor just...

My very dear friend and midwifery mentor just named her baby Ever in January.  Very cute.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-10-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Margo B
Yay!  Welcome Noemi!  It isn't too late to join...

Yay!  Welcome Noemi!  It isn't too late to join the April due date club if that sounds fun to you.  http://www.mothering.com/community/groups/show/54/april-2014-due-date-club

And of course all...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   04-07-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By Margo B
I totally understand wanting to conceive again...

I totally understand wanting to conceive again quickly!  I hope I didn't make it sound like I was questioning that for you.  I just wanted to note that I have had two losses, but since I wasn't...
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