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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
WHO inspires you to be strong throughout this...

WHO inspires you to be strong throughout this pregnancy?
Mary, the mother of Jesus and the female Saints. :)

WHAT are you liking the least/most about your pregnant body?
My tummy, of course!
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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-20-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
How fun mama--the San Diego zoo is great! Have...

How fun mama--the San Diego zoo is great! Have you been there? It is beautiful and yes, a lot of walking and a lot of big hills. Though, they have a fun sky tram and a bus that helps with that. :)...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-20-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 155
Posted By sraplayas
We received confirmation today that we are indeed...

We received confirmation today that we are indeed having BOY!
This will be our third boy in a row.
I'm just taking it all in at this point. :)
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 455
Posted By sraplayas
congrats on the boy mamachick!

congrats on the boy mamachick!
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By sraplayas
Forgetful Anyone?

Hi and Happy Thursday everyone. :)

I have been so forgetful these days. It started about two weeks ago. Things that I normally remember now I need to write myself a note. The other day I used my...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Thanks clar for inquiring about my apt. My OB...

Thanks clar for inquiring about my apt. My OB said that the u/s film was too blurry and she couldn't tell. :( She also said I'd have to wait until May to have another u/s (under my insurance). Of...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Yes, I understand---the amount of water required...

Yes, I understand---the amount of water required is crazy. I had to drink 2.5 liters and like I wrote earlier I had to wait over two hours for my (delayed) appointment. I kept telling DH not to make...
Forum: Homebirth   03-17-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
  HB?
Views: 512
Posted By sraplayas
yogini, thanks for sharing your experience, that...

yogini, thanks for sharing your experience, that is really helpful.

This MW uses her daughter to "labor sit", I guess. I'm still thinking about it! I've found another MW that's 1.5hr away but...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Thank you mamamash for your observations. ...

Thank you mamamash for your observations.

I really am not very experienced at looking at u/s pictures, as with all the others I just took the tech's word for it. :) But since this will probably...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-16-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By sraplayas
My BH's picked up quite a bit today. All morning,...

My BH's picked up quite a bit today. All morning, I've felt an on-off tightening tummy/uterus (the band kind, not colicky). I've also had that feeling like I have before AF, but not crampy, in the...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-16-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
clar, I have a maxi skirt too and it's fab. The...

clar, I have a maxi skirt too and it's fab. The only thing is that it is a little small so I might have to go up a size soon.

Yesterday I was famished most of the day. I ate a good breakfast...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-15-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Thanks, mamamash. :) Living internationally does...

Thanks, mamamash. :) Living internationally does have its adventures, for sure. Fortunately, people are so patient b/c it happens on occasion.
I did make a few stills so here there are. Open to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-14-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By sraplayas
Yes, it is a challenge having little ones running...

Yes, it is a challenge having little ones running around and getting the rest we need, I agree.

I have a 30-pound-ish toddler, too and sometimes I need to run into the street, etc. and pick him...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-14-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Hi Mamas, I had a very adventurous U/S...

Hi Mamas,

I had a very adventurous U/S today. First, I drank most of the required water and had my last bottle with me to drink before the apt. When we arrived, we found out that the entire...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-14-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By sraplayas
I've been sweating more too, and I have...

I've been sweating more too, and I have attributed it to increase in body heat. The weather here has turned really warm all of the sudden, and I'm heating up internally, too. Maybe that's it?

What...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By sraplayas
Braxton Hicks?

Is anyone getting these yet?

Mine started this week (I'm 19.3). The weather changed to hot and dry and I woke up thirsty. I guess I didn't get hydrated enough. Also, I've been under a lot of...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Thanks brusselsmama--I didn't try it last time...

Thanks brusselsmama--I didn't try it last time and I think I'll order some this weekend. I imagine that if they just go up to the thigh they wouldn't get too hot?

My big exciting plan for this...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By sraplayas
congratulations jojo on the boy. :)

congratulations jojo on the boy. :)
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-12-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By sraplayas
JoyFamMama, how did your apt. go?

JoyFamMama, how did your apt. go?
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-11-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By sraplayas
This is so fun. :) I've been feeling...

This is so fun. :)

I've been feeling movement now for 8 weeks (I'm 19 weeks today). Early on they were just flutters and now my LO's movements feel like a drumbeat. I feel the most movement in...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-10-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 169
Posted By sraplayas
congrats on the news of a boy! We'll find...

congrats on the news of a boy!

We'll find out at the end of the week and I'll let y'all know. :)
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-10-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
Oh mamas--I am so sorry about the SPD. I haven't...

Oh mamas--I am so sorry about the SPD. I haven't dealt with it but it sounds really uncomfortable!!

I've been dealing with another kind of discomfort for the past two weeks--swollen vulva. I know,...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-08-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,392
Posted By sraplayas
mamamash--congrats on the boy! I think it's fun...

mamamash--congrats on the boy! I think it's fun to have both.

I'm sorry that you are in bind with your maternity clothes. I got rid of quite a few also, but more b/c they were stained/torn and I...
Forum: Homebirth   03-08-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
  HB?
Views: 512
Posted By sraplayas
JamieC--thank you for sharing your experience....

JamieC--thank you for sharing your experience. Those are good points you made. I am still deliberating. As I've been doing that, I've found one more lic. MW that is only 1 hour away. The doula I was...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-08-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By sraplayas
Bless your heart, mama! I will pray for you. Keep...

Bless your heart, mama! I will pray for you. Keep us posted.
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