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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 150
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Posted By boscopup
One of my GSDs is an escape artist. She climbs...

One of my GSDs is an escape artist. She climbs fences. So I have to only let her out supervised. When we leave the house or can't watch her inside, she's in her crate. I highly recommend crate...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 8,693
Posted By boscopup
I can usually go back to sleep after peeing, but...

I can usually go back to sleep after peeing, but often baby wakes up when I get back in bed, and she starts pummeling me, so I can't sleep for a bit.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-28-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,962
Posted By boscopup
I get to make a chocolate cake this week. DS2's...

I get to make a chocolate cake this week. DS2's birthday is this weekend. Be wants chocolate cake.

We'll do a quick Halloween Friday night, as the kids need to go to bed early. Two have hockey...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-28-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By boscopup
I take elderberry and astragalus.

I take elderberry and astragalus.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
  Twins!
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Posted By boscopup
Wow! Congrats! I'm with you on having to...

Wow! Congrats!

I'm with you on having to deal with planned hospital birth after doing out of hospital. It's a bit scary, but I'm making peace with it. I've had one hospital birth before (due to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
Iirc, they used 1/4" swimsuit elastic in the old...

Iirc, they used 1/4" swimsuit elastic in the old ones, though I'd probably open one up and see first. 3/8" is also used in diapers.

I think the fabric store might have swimsuit elastic. It looks...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-25-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
The 9 year old ones wouldn't have the buttonhole...

The 9 year old ones wouldn't have the buttonhole elastic that I think they have now. I'm pretty sure hers will require sewing, but iirc, they were just tacked down on either end, so that would be...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-25-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
Elastic doesn't last forever, whether it's in...

Elastic doesn't last forever, whether it's in storage or not. I'd expect 9 year old FBs to be dead. :lol: But yes, you can get the elastic fixed. If you don't sew, there are WAHMs who replace elastic...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-25-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
I've successfully used both sized diapers and...

I've successfully used both sized diapers and Thirsties Duos on newborns with skinny legs (my babies never get chunky fat). Not a problem.

Meconium washes out really easily as well. Plus having a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-23-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
The newborn stage is the best time to cloth...

The newborn stage is the best time to cloth diaper! Cloth holds in the newborn poo way better than disposables. :lol
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
I placed my diaper cover order this past weekend...

I placed my diaper cover order this past weekend from Assunta Store. I got 8 tiny covers and 8 one size (basically equivalent to Thirsties Duo size 1 and 2, respectively). Still need to order...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 448
Posted By boscopup
I went to the OB yesterday a week earlier than...

I went to the OB yesterday a week earlier than originally scheduled (needed med dosage change). The nurse had the orange drink and a piece of paper sitting there for me. :lol A bit early for that. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-22-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By boscopup
I have one friend that doesn't get a positive...

I have one friend that doesn't get a positive pregnancy test for several months into a pregnancy. I think that would be incredibly rare though.

Go to the doctor. They can do an u/s and tell you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,962
Posted By boscopup
Yeah, the two hospitals are about 10 minutes from...

Yeah, the two hospitals are about 10 minutes from each other, if that. The one I delivered at before has a level 3 NICU, so that's why I went there. The one I plan to deliver at didn't even have a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 2,962
Posted By boscopup
I had my first L&D visit Sunday evening. My blood...

I had my first L&D visit Sunday evening. My blood pressure was high all day, my OB had me take extra medicine, kept climbing higher... at 173/110 3 hours after taking the extra pill, I decided we...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By boscopup
Yay! I worked 5 years and one month. Would...

Yay!

I worked 5 years and one month. Would have been 2 more months, but my water broke at 29 weeks, and I called my boss on the way to the hospital and said, "Um... I won't be in today... or ever...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By boscopup
I live near Huntsville, AL. I grew up here since...

I live near Huntsville, AL. I grew up here since I was 4. Went away to college at the University of Evansville (Indiana) for one year, then met a guy online and moved to Canada to attend the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By boscopup
Yes, a little girl!!! I'm so excited! :D ...

Yes, a little girl!!! I'm so excited! :D

Oldest doesn't really care, but I think he'll be a good helper with the baby. He's very responsible. The younger two boys are quite excited. They hug and...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By boscopup
I have 3 boys, ages 10, almost 8, and 5. I always...

I have 3 boys, ages 10, almost 8, and 5. I always wanted 4 kids. DH wanted 2. We negotiated to 3 (I wanted at least 3). Obviously, God had other plans, so here we are having #4...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 938
Posted By boscopup
Thirsties are great covers. I really liked them...

Thirsties are great covers. I really liked them last time.

The only time I've been able to go coverless was right at birth, when baby is only getting colostrum and my milk hasn't come in yet. Once...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By boscopup
I used to get Yes! bras, which were a knockoff of...

I used to get Yes! bras, which were a knockoff of bravado's original style. They were like $15 on eBay. But I don't think they exist anymore. Those were great for the end of pregnancy and beginning...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By boscopup
I haven't played much since kid #2...

I haven't played much since kid #2 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) was born, but I could still pull it out and play any time. It's something I don't forget...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By boscopup
My DH and I met in a community band. He played...

My DH and I met in a community band. He played tuba, and I played trombone. At one of the Christmas concert rehearsals, he was talking to a trumpet player friend who was friends with my best friend...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 448
Posted By boscopup
I think the fast sounds better. The glucola 1...

I think the fast sounds better. The glucola 1 hour has a high false positive rate.

I've never done glucola. I just use a glucometer at home and test 2 hours after a meal a few times, do a fasting...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By boscopup
I'm up 20 lbs at 21 weeks. I normally gain 30-35...

I'm up 20 lbs at 21 weeks. I normally gain 30-35 lbs and have 7.5 lb babies around 37 weeks. I'm cool with that.
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