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Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   08-07-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By ElizaS
We lived in Vicksburg for almost a year and a...

We lived in Vicksburg for almost a year and a half, and we enjoyed it. Our daughter is not school-age, so I can't say much about the schools (they are probably better in Clinton)....but if you're...
Forum: Homebirth   04-05-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By ElizaS
We got zero reimbursement. :( I ended up with a...

We got zero reimbursement. :( I ended up with a CNM delivering and billing GEHA, but they refused and we didn't press the issue. Our CNM was not the one we hired, but was a friend who did the...
Forum: May 2011   05-06-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,196
Posted By ElizaS
I've been told to take one in the morning and...

I've been told to take one in the morning and one in the night, and one vaginally - if you're not having much sex. That's the 1300mg strength. I had some 500mg, and with those I was just take 5-6 a...
Forum: May 2011   05-06-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By ElizaS
It makes me VERY sad to think that I have...

It makes me VERY sad to think that I have practically a full pound of RRL (as well as of nettles AND of peppermint), and I ALWAYS forget to make any. Granted, I'm in the South, and putting on a pot...
Forum: May 2011   04-19-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,886
Posted By ElizaS
  This is such a helpful thread!!! I'm 38weeks...


This is such a helpful thread!!! I'm 38weeks tomorrow and since late last week, I've wondering...maybe three different nights if this "was it". I haven't had any show or mucus plug or water...
Forum: May 2011   04-19-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By ElizaS
I am always amazed at how much better I feel...

I am always amazed at how much better I feel when I do get something added to my ever so limited wardrobe. I'm loving maxi-dresses right now. I couldn't find any maternity ones, so I just got an...
Forum: Homebirth   04-12-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By ElizaS
We bought the "doodle pool" off of amazon. It's...

We bought the "doodle pool" off of amazon. It's 60x20'' and only $25. It doesn't have an inflatable bottom, but I just put our bathroom rugs underneath it, and it feels pretty cushy. As an added...
Forum: May 2011   04-12-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By ElizaS
These are great lists!! Question: When do you...

These are great lists!! Question: When do you plan to stock up on the fresh fruits/veggies? Or are you planning to keep them on hand from x-point on??

 
 
 
Forum: May 2011   04-12-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 972
Posted By ElizaS
37 weeks tomorrow for me!! A friend of mine who...

37 weeks tomorrow for me!! A friend of mine who was a week ahead of me delivered last week, and I'm starting to wonder if this little baby is going to make it to May (though probably, I'll go till a...
Forum: Homebirth   03-30-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By ElizaS
Even though two hours IS pretty far away and...

Even though two hours IS pretty far away and seems more risky...I would look into interview those other midwives. I don't think your reasons for searching for a new one are flaky at all, and I do...
Forum: May 2011   03-25-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By ElizaS
I just received my shipment of herbs today. I...

I just received my shipment of herbs today. I throw RRL, nettles and peppermint all in together (because I don't love the taste of RRL). I got a tea strainer at Kroger for super cheap that sits...
Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   03-10-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By ElizaS
I was wondering if anyone has had any success...

I was wondering if anyone has had any success getting GEHA (gov't insurance) to cover home births?? In Mississippi there are no or virtually no certified nurse midwives that deliver at home, we only...
Forum: Homebirth   03-10-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By ElizaS
My husband and I are planning a home birth in...

My husband and I are planning a home birth in just a few short weeks (I'm 32 weeks along), and have only recently transferred to the care of a midwife. As we've been talking to our insurance (GEHA),...
Forum: May 2011   09-21-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By ElizaS
YES! This was one of my early pregnancy...

YES! This was one of my early pregnancy symptoms....horrible loud belches, like a man.
haha
It's gotten a little better the last few weeks, but at the start it was bad. Thankfully, there are a lot...
Forum: May 2011   09-17-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By ElizaS
I would get to the Dr ASAP. Last spring I...

I would get to the Dr ASAP. Last spring I started bleeding all of the sudden heavily and with lots of clots. I assumed I'd miscarried (even though I knew it was VERY different from my previous...
Forum: May 2011   09-17-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By ElizaS
I've been taking 100mg of Prometrium by mouth...

I've been taking 100mg of Prometrium by mouth every evening for three weeks. My progesterone levels were good at my first appointment (thankfully!), but like you all said, better safe than sorry....
Forum: May 2011   09-08-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By ElizaS
I'm just now six weeks, and I feel like I am...

I'm just now six weeks, and I feel like I am showing just a little - not enough for anyone else but my husband and I to notice though.
Forum: May 2011   09-03-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,590
Posted By ElizaS
Hi! This is my third pregnancy this year with a...

Hi! This is my third pregnancy this year with a loss in December 09 and April 10. We're hoping and praying this baby lives. I go next Wednesday for a sonogram. I'll be just 6wks and am really...
Forum: May 2011   09-03-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,686
Posted By ElizaS
We are going to try to wait until Christmas to...

We are going to try to wait until Christmas to tell our parents. I don't know if we will be able to wait that long, but we won't get to see them in person before then AND I love the idea of...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   08-31-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By ElizaS
I refuse to let myself be overwhelmed by fear. I...

I refuse to let myself be overwhelmed by fear. I just found out I'm pregnant for the third time this year. Sometimes, I feel it rising and I know I can easily give into to worrying myself sick about...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-25-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By ElizaS
I tested this morning! EDD May 4th! Hope you get...

I tested this morning! EDD May 4th! Hope you get a BFP soon http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas   08-18-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,904
Posted By ElizaS
We live in Vicksburg (for now), which is a...

We live in Vicksburg (for now), which is a couple hours north of there. But as far as the gluten-free thing, we have great success between our local Walmart and Kroger. Our Walmart has the Tinyada...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   07-26-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By ElizaS
((HUGS)) Sister Rebecca The only thing I'm...

((HUGS)) Sister Rebecca

The only thing I'm glad of in this situation is that you didn't need me to come tell the ER people who's boss!...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   07-20-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By ElizaS
You might want to ask your Dr. about asprin...

You might want to ask your Dr. about asprin therapy. The jist is one baby asprin a day so that your blood doesn't clot as easily. You could also look into a progesterone cream.
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   06-04-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By ElizaS
My dr told us that there wasn't any statistical...

My dr told us that there wasn't any statistical evidence about increased rate of m/c when conception is 30, 60, or 90 days after a miscarriage. Mostly, he said, it's emotional - when you're ready to...
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