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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-24-2005, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By sm3247
I think it really depends on your job. My EDD...

I think it really depends on your job. My EDD was sunday the 20th and I'm still working, but I have a very nice boss and a low stress job. For me, it's a good distraction until the baby comes. I'm...
Forum: March 2005   03-24-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By sm3247
I'm so exhausted I cry at everything. I was...

I'm so exhausted I cry at everything. I was upset this morning - I realized that since today is DH's birthday - if I don't go into labor I'm going to have to cook dinner! I'm being a huge baby about...
Forum: March 2005   03-23-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By sm3247
Congratulations! It sounds like everything went...

Congratulations! It sounds like everything went perfectly.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-22-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By sm3247
I wish I were in your position. I'd love to have...

I wish I were in your position. I'd love to have a UC but I'm afraid DH would be very upset. I imagine I'll have a long labor and we live about 2 minutes from the hospital so there's very little...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-22-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By sm3247
My first baby was over 10 lbs and I think the...

My first baby was over 10 lbs and I think the ONLY reason I delivered vaginally was because no one realized how big he was. I have pretty narrow hips and am not a large woman. this time my doctor...
Forum: March 2005   03-22-2005, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By sm3247
I'm tired of the "how are you feeling" question...

I'm tired of the "how are you feeling" question - but I have been for about 6 months now. I generally respond with "I'm fine, how are YOU feeling?" It usually shuts them up. The frustrating thing...
Forum: March 2005   03-21-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By sm3247
I'm still, still waiting. I swear if I have to...

I'm still, still waiting. I swear if I have to answer the question "when are you going to have this baby?" one more time, someone's going to get a pen in the eye.
Forum: March 2005   03-17-2005, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By sm3247
I guess misery loves company. I was...

I guess misery loves company.

I was convinced labor was impending. My contractions have gotten closer together and I woke up in the middle of the night and immediately started to clean.

Don't...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-17-2005, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By sm3247
I'm sorry if my post caused you stress. It...

I'm sorry if my post caused you stress. It wasn't meant to be, but I can see why you're worried.

It sounds like you're getting helpful info from your midwife and that you're doing everything you...
Forum: March 2005   03-17-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By sm3247
My EDD isn't until the 20th, but I'm getting...

My EDD isn't until the 20th, but I'm getting impatient with all of these March babies arriving. I'm afraid it will be April before I get to see her.

Just feeling sorry for myself....
Forum: March 2005   03-17-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By sm3247
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-17-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By sm3247
I hate to say this, but I would be a little...

I hate to say this, but I would be a little worried about getting it from your toddler. I did some research on the effects of CMV on pregnancy because the issue came up (with someone else) in my...
Forum: March 2005   03-16-2005, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By sm3247
congratulations!

congratulations!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-10-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,778
Posted By sm3247
Just wanted to send positive vibes. I'm still...

Just wanted to send positive vibes. I'm still ten days before my EDD and I'm trying really hard to be a good sport, but I'm kind of cranky too. I was induced last time too and it was miserable so I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-10-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 927
Posted By sm3247
Quote: Originally Posted by armonia shannon,...

Quote:
Originally Posted by armonia
shannon,

yes, I did do that. I wrote a summary on each dog. When and where I found them, their history, and that they do not like cats, other animals, etc....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-09-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 927
Posted By sm3247
I think you did the right thing. If you don't...

I think you did the right thing. If you don't feel that you can keep the dog from harming other animals, you probably couldn't have prevented the same issue with a child. You're definitely being a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-03-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,773
Posted By sm3247
I think the idea behind squatting may be to get...

I think the idea behind squatting may be to get the baby in a better position for labor. My understanding is that the pressure from the head will help start the thinning and dilating process with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-03-2005, 02:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By sm3247
I almost feel jealous of everyone who had family...

I almost feel jealous of everyone who had family insist on coming right away. MIL died while I was pg with #1 and FIL wouldn't have dreamed of coming by himself. My parents had booked a family...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-01-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,204
Posted By sm3247
both times that it has happened to me, I didn't...

both times that it has happened to me, I didn't feel it at the time, but there was a noticeable difference in the position of my stomach. This time (i just went to my doctor) my fundal height went...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-01-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By sm3247
I think having your dad talk to her is a great...

I think having your dad talk to her is a great idea. Sometimes you need a go-between that you can be blunt with. I told my dad that he had to find some way to postpone their planned trip (shortly...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-01-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,121
Posted By sm3247
I got the same obnoxious comments from my...

I got the same obnoxious comments from my grandma last pregnancy - she only gained 16 lbs with any of her kids. But, they were all premature, low birth weight, and she smoked the whole time! I also...
Forum: March 2005   02-27-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By sm3247
Quote: Originally Posted by bubbles It is...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bubbles
It is hard to not get caught up in it when everyone is talking about how soon it can be. While I am absolutely exhausted right now, I keep thinking about how...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-24-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By sm3247
I don't mean to take over the thread - but where...

I don't mean to take over the thread - but where is the best place to buy replacement parts? but I'm expecting my second child in a month and want a new collection kit.
Forum: March 2005   02-24-2005, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By sm3247
Don't get me wrong - I'd love to have the baby...

Don't get me wrong - I'd love to have the baby now. My last baby was born pretty close to his due date and was over 10 lbs. at 37 weeks, this baby could be an average or even large size. I'm also...
Forum: March 2005   02-23-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,375
Posted By sm3247
Is anyone else getting a lot of questions and...

Is anyone else getting a lot of questions and comments that imply the end is just days away? My EDD is not until March 20th and I'm already starting to get annoyed.

I had to tell my parents that...
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