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Forum: Homebirth   03-04-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By mommabones
Would it be feasible for you to look around and...

Would it be feasible for you to look around and see if you can find a midwife you like that has any sort of "sliding scale" fees? We're poor and the average homebirth here is about $3500, but I...
Forum: Homebirth   01-20-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By mommabones
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Forum: Homebirth   01-16-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By mommabones
The midwife I'm seeing just writes referrals for...

The midwife I'm seeing just writes referrals for ultrasounds and lab work when it is needed, and they send her the results. For me, it's covered by insurance (the homebirth and prenatal visits...
Forum: December 2009   12-01-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By mommabones
Yep. I wear pads at night now because when I get...

Yep. I wear pads at night now because when I get up to go to the bathroom throughout the night... yuck.
Forum: December 2009   12-01-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By mommabones
And yeah, I do it when I'm going to bed.

And yeah, I do it when I'm going to bed.
Forum: December 2009   12-01-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By mommabones
I was told by my midwife to do 2-3 vaginally. I...

I was told by my midwife to do 2-3 vaginally. I do three :P
Forum: December 2009   12-01-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By mommabones
I took it vaginally with DD and felt it did help...

I took it vaginally with DD and felt it did help with getting my cervix ready. I have no proof of this, all I know is I went from nothing to between 1 and 2 cm and 60% effaced a week after I started...
Forum: December 2009   10-26-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By mommabones
The mattress suggestions these ladies brought up...

The mattress suggestions these ladies brought up are all good. I was half awake when mine broke in bed, I was able to roll out of bed and have most of the gush hit the carpet instead.
Forum: December 2009   10-20-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 708
Posted By mommabones
We'd like to have 4 children, but want a larger...

We'd like to have 4 children, but want a larger space between this guy and the next one (we're hoping for 4 years at the most, we'll be going by ear though). I do know that about a year after this...
Forum: December 2009   10-19-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By mommabones
Im sort of dealing with the same thing right...

Im sort of dealing with the same thing right now. I had only gained 6 pounds altogether at my 27 week appointment. Between then and my 30 week appointment, I caught a stomach bug that was so bad I...
Forum: December 2009   10-15-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By mommabones
I'm planning on asking my sister to take...

I'm planning on asking my sister to take pictures during my labor. She's not a proffessional, but she's taken classes and I'm always impressed with the eye she has for things. I don't really want...
Forum: December 2009   10-11-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,620
Posted By mommabones
Quote: Originally Posted by carmel23...

Quote:
Originally Posted by carmel23 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14507577)
I keep reading this here on MDC, but how do...
Forum: December 2009   10-11-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 341
Posted By mommabones
Secret fit jeans from Motherhood have always...

Secret fit jeans from Motherhood have always worked well for me, from beginning to end. Other than that, yoga pants. I'm kind of hitting the point where my maternity tops, the majority of them,...
Forum: December 2009   10-10-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,620
Posted By mommabones
My reason to not get it? The fact that there's...

My reason to not get it? The fact that there's talk of mandating it, for one. Call me paranoid if you want, but when there are people in the government talking about putting reproductive sterilants...
Forum: Women's Health   10-09-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By mommabones
My husband keeps hoping that the stomach virus...

My husband keeps hoping that the stomach virus the three of us got hit with this last month was it, but seriously... it wasn't. It was just a stomach bug. None of us were even running a fever at any...
Forum: December 2009   10-02-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,163
Posted By mommabones
Due Date: 12-23-2009 Predicted date of...

Due Date: 12-23-2009
Predicted date of Delivery: I'm going to say 12-19-2009, or 12-20-2009.
Length of Labor: 4-6 hours. Purely going off of the old wives tale that subsequent deliveries are...
Forum: December 2009   10-01-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 883
Posted By mommabones
We use pockets. I am a pocket diaper collector....

We use pockets. I am a pocket diaper collector. We have a few different brands and I know that if I had more money, we'd have an even bigger variety. Anyway, I loooove CDing. I couldn't imagine...
Forum: December 2009   09-20-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By mommabones
Definitely! I had two sets done with my first...

Definitely! I had two sets done with my first pregnancy; one at Picture People, and one that my sister did of me in a park. I'll be having my sister do them again this time. This time, she'll also...
Forum: December 2009   09-20-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By mommabones
I'm hoping against the odds that he will be here...

I'm hoping against the odds that he will be here before Christmas eve (I'm due on December 23rd). But, even though he's my second baby, I wouldn't be shocked if I'm still waddling around full of...
Forum: December 2009   09-20-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By mommabones
I don't know, but I've been feeling the same...

I don't know, but I've been feeling the same way. It sucks, definitely.
Forum: December 2009   09-20-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By mommabones
That's so sad. I've seen a few losses in my...

That's so sad. I've seen a few losses in my December groups lately and it's incredibly heartbreaking. I hope she has a lot of support in her life to get her through this.
Forum: December 2009   09-20-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By mommabones
I would LOVE to get a gym membership and...

I would LOVE to get a gym membership and actually get to use it. I've been pregnant for pretty much two years straight now. This momma's oven needs a break, and my body needs to get back into shape.
Forum: December 2009   09-20-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 811
Posted By mommabones
I'm not feeling ready at all yet. I'm trying to...

I'm not feeling ready at all yet. I'm trying to build up our diaper stash to diaper two butts instead of the single little butt we have now, but due to finances, it's been slow going. It feels like...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-20-2009, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By mommabones
I have no experience with the blue cohosh, I was...

I have no experience with the blue cohosh, I was advised against it since I have a history of weird heart stuff.

But I induced myself with castor oil when I was pregnant with my daughter, last...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-21-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By mommabones
Thank you so much for you response, it sounds...

Thank you so much for you response, it sounds like you had an amazing experience there. Definitely encouraging.

I've been seeing CNMs, for both my first pregnancy and this one, but I'm just not...
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