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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-27-2015, 05:26 PM
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Views: 6,451
Posted By CorinneVT
We decided not to have our son c'd...It wasn't...

We decided not to have our son c'd...It wasn't much of a decision....I think it is barbaric, though my husband was more neutral.

But a point that I wanted to mention is that we're 30 and many of...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By CorinneVT
wow! I didn't think they let you go that long. ...

wow! I didn't think they let you go that long. I'm now 2 days overdue. Was due on Friday, now its Sunday and I'm going back to work tomorrow. UGH! Hope something will happen in the middle of the...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,799
Posted By CorinneVT
Has anyone used Tushie Ties style prefolds? I...

Has anyone used Tushie Ties style prefolds? I was thinking of adding button holes and a ribbon to the prefolds that I bought instead of using Snappis or pins.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,799
Posted By CorinneVT
Thank you Goingonfour. I'm hoping not to have to...

Thank you Goingonfour. I'm hoping not to have to use anything, but I will be careful. Also hoping to do diaper-free/EC as much as possible so hopefully that will prevent a lot of rash problems.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By CorinneVT
Oh good, it has been getting more steady when I...

Oh good, it has been getting more steady when I stand and walk, but nothing painful. I'll have the midwife check things at our next appointment.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By CorinneVT
Oh yeah, I hadn't thought of that..that the baby...

Oh yeah, I hadn't thought of that..that the baby may just be moving down and the pelvis stretching out. Thanks!
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By CorinneVT
tight sore belly?

I was wondering how everybody's bellies are feeling? Mine had been feeling good, not too tight, not too sore, not a lot of BH contraction, until a couple days ago. I was stacking wood this...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By CorinneVT
I agree, go with Soleil. I always think about...

I agree, go with Soleil. I always think about the potential variations that may be used to make fun of the child...Solay, So Lame...I can't think of anything for Soleil.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-13-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,799
Posted By CorinneVT
I heard that coconut oil used on the bum won't...

I heard that coconut oil used on the bum won't ruin cloth diapers...anyone know this for sure? Does it wash out? I use a belly butter made from coconut oil (as well as some other hard and soft oils)...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-02-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By CorinneVT
Yeah, I definitely feel overwhelmed by the idea...

Yeah, I definitely feel overwhelmed by the idea of not enough money and too much work, or sometimes not enough work. I usually don't let it bother me but this week I got a little teary at one point....
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By CorinneVT
We need a July chat, not that i have much to say....

We need a July chat, not that i have much to say. Things are pretty uneventful lately. But, I'm going to have to step up the preparations soon.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 2,714
Posted By CorinneVT
I'm now up to 30 pounds over normal weight at 29...

I'm now up to 30 pounds over normal weight at 29 weeks. I'm trying to cut back a little on the fats and sugars but I am also having swollen feet so I'm trying not to eat too much salt. I am finding...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By CorinneVT
I have noticed that my feet are swelling too but...

I have noticed that my feet are swelling too but it was recently made worse by eating pastrami- high in salt- which took me awhile to realize.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By CorinneVT
I didn't see your other post but... I've...

I didn't see your other post but...

I've never heard of a stye being so bad they had to operate. I would do some research online and maybe get a second opinion from another doctor. Maybe there...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,220
Posted By CorinneVT
I would like to try the EC method with our baby. ...

I would like to try the EC method with our baby. Do you have experience with your other children, anyalily?
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,364
Posted By CorinneVT
Note to self: I like Camille-Millie, Milla and...

Note to self: I like Camille-Millie, Milla and Marigold-Mari. Could Marigold be a boy's name too?
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,364
Posted By CorinneVT
Mozzie like Ozzie Osbourne or like rhymes with...

Mozzie like Ozzie Osbourne or like rhymes with posie? Could be sweet but it sounds to me like more of a nickname.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,799
Posted By CorinneVT
This is our first baby so I don't know what will...

This is our first baby so I don't know what will work for us but we are trying to stay on the less expensive side so we will buy the prefolds and I have been knitting wool covers. Hope it works.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By CorinneVT
Sorry to hear it... patience, patience I always...

Sorry to hear it... patience, patience I always have to remind myself.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 2,714
Posted By CorinneVT
I'm at 20-23 lbs at 24 weeks. Can't really...

I'm at 20-23 lbs at 24 weeks. Can't really remember where I started from.  
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,364
Posted By CorinneVT
Yeah, I like Eleanor too.  Maybe Eleanor...

Yeah, I like Eleanor too.  Maybe Eleanor Unicorn....
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   05-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,364
Posted By CorinneVT
Oh thanks...yeah I don't want to give our child...

Oh thanks...yeah I don't want to give our child a complex.  I named our cat Trixie as sort of a joke, but then I ended up loving her so much that I liked the name after all.  Those dreads look great...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   05-12-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 219
Posted By CorinneVT
Has anyone else ever noticed a correlation...

Has anyone else ever noticed a correlation between baby movement and loseness of bowels?  I know when I have my period, the cramps seem to loosen things up. I thought I felt some kicking and then...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   05-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By CorinneVT
I have not had this but I was reading one of the...

I have not had this but I was reading one of the baby books last night and read something about the possibly of blood clots in the legs as well as veinal thrombosis.  But the symptoms sounded...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   05-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 4,364
Posted By CorinneVT
Our favorite cat just got hit by a car and...

Our favorite cat just got hit by a car and killed on Friday.  Would it be weird to name our first born after that sweet, soft puddy?  Her name was Trixie.
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