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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-15-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By arcingpath
Hi Mamas. I am going through something really...

Hi Mamas. I am going through something really hard right now. I have a medical condition that has come up that needs attention and cannot wait. It looks like I will have to wean and my baby is only...
Forum: Diapering   10-04-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By arcingpath
Hi! I'm looking for the most absorbent cloth...

Hi! I'm looking for the most absorbent cloth diaper for nighttime diapering. Something that can hopefully hold 2-3 pees and still keep my boy rather dry until we get to change him in the morning....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-03-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By arcingpath
Hi! I haven't been here much since my successful...

Hi! I haven't been here much since my successful UC almost three months ago, but I wanted to drop in and add my two cents on these two issues (I guess that makes 4 cents).

First of all, Vaginal...
Forum: Diapering   05-14-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By arcingpath
Hi! Sorry I'm just posting here without having...

Hi! Sorry I'm just posting here without having read much before, but I've been over on the UC forum and now that my baby arrived I suddenly have a question about his cloth diapers that I can't find...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-12-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By arcingpath
Thanks ladies! Just have a second, but wanted to...

Thanks ladies! Just have a second, but wanted to update that I talked to the midwife, am not getting stitches and I'm glad I didn't in the first place. I think it would have hurt, besides having to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-11-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By arcingpath
Hi ladies! So, I have a serious tear from my...

Hi ladies! So, I have a serious tear from my birth yesterday. I think the search function might not be working, but I remember some previous threads about this. I'd prefer to take care of it myself...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-10-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By arcingpath
Our little guy was born at 10am this morning,...

Our little guy was born at 10am this morning, exactly 24 hours after I lost my mucous plug. Contractions started right after I lost the plug and became more and more intense throughout the day. By...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-09-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By arcingpath
Thanks for the good vibes, ladies! Good strong...

Thanks for the good vibes, ladies! Good strong contractions all day. This being my first time, I've nothing to compare it to, but they are certainly all-consuming when they happen. And coming really...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-09-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By arcingpath
10 a.m. Regular contractions since last night,...

10 a.m. Regular contractions since last night, stronger than the ones I've been having the past week or so, but no idea how this will compare to the ones that are coming up. Right now, we are doing...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-09-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By arcingpath
I also didn't know when my last period was, and...

I also didn't know when my last period was, and I UP'ed. I used fundal heights. I couldn't feel where my fundus was clearly until about 16-20 weeks, somewhere in there, but at that point it was...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-07-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By arcingpath
Wow, very cool. I just wanted to add that I've...

Wow, very cool. I just wanted to add that I've been having regular BHs, too, for the past 6 days. not every day, but at least every other day, usually in the morning or evening or when I am not busy...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-07-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By arcingpath
oh my gosh, you guys rock. To the OP, you are so...

oh my gosh, you guys rock. To the OP, you are so close. I know you'll be there soon. I'm sending you peaceful vibes. To the others, thanks for all the great encouragement and advice in this thread....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-05-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 936
Posted By arcingpath
Hi! Congratulations on working this out with DH...

Hi! Congratulations on working this out with DH so that you can birth at home! I'm torn here, because I really want to respect your wishes about not trying to change your mind. On the other hand,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-04-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,524
Posted By arcingpath
Quote: Originally Posted by ErinsJuneBug...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ErinsJuneBug http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11134694)
did you see the 3rd picture of amazing...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-04-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By arcingpath
I would say that it is ok. Personally, I think...

I would say that it is ok. Personally, I think you are allowed to be off a little here and there while you are pregnant without worrying that you are screwing up. Everyone has stressful times and...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-04-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By arcingpath
Well, I don't know what is right for you, but I...

Well, I don't know what is right for you, but I just wanted to add that part of the beauty of UCing is not having to stress about all the tests and things. To me personally, that takes so much away...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-04-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By arcingpath
Congratulations! Great story! I'm so glad the...

Congratulations! Great story! I'm so glad the "early" arrival didn't interfere with your UC!! Great job!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-04-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By arcingpath
Congratulations on your baby boy and thanks for...

Congratulations on your baby boy and thanks for coming back to update. What a year you've had! I'm glad the birth and days following were so great. I hope everything else smooths out for you, too.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-30-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By arcingpath
I think goldenseal is often used to protect the...

I think goldenseal is often used to protect the cord stump.

Most of the things in my birth kit have already been mentioned here. Other than having camera and batteries on hand. But I came up with...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-29-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By arcingpath
I would say that while it would be nice if your...

I would say that while it would be nice if your birth could change this woman's opinions about birth, the extent of her fears and past trauma make it seem much more likely that she will impact your...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-29-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By arcingpath
Don't know the answer to your question, but how...

Don't know the answer to your question, but how exciting! I think resting sounds like a good idea, both to curb the contractions if that is still possible, and if you are in labor, you may just have...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-29-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By arcingpath
i also loved it. as busy as dh is, he actually...

i also loved it. as busy as dh is, he actually had time to read it. it takes about an hour or two to read and is really common sense easy. definitely some of it is not what most of us would want,...
Forum: Birth Stories   04-24-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,548
Posted By arcingpath
Congratulations on your baby girl and your...

Congratulations on your baby girl and your vbac!!!!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-23-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By arcingpath
dang, i feel for you if you would rather have a...

dang, i feel for you if you would rather have a midwife but don't have one available. Everyone ought to be able to have the support they want, though that so often doesn't happen. I wouldn't want a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-23-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By arcingpath
yep, swelling, is very, very common. i have huge...

yep, swelling, is very, very common. i have huge feet right now because we had to move suddenly last week and I was on my feet for a week straight. Standing or walking causes it as well as heat...
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