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Forum: Family Planning   04-17-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By PaytonPlace
I had my Mirena removed today after 7 months of...

I had my Mirena removed today after 7 months of inconsistent bleeding, and other hormonal BC side effects.  We're just going to use condoms + spermacide for now.  DH & I are done having kids but not...
Forum: Family Planning   04-16-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By PaytonPlace
I've tried several different BC pills, done the...

I've tried several different BC pills, done the patch, used FAM in between my two children and I finally had the Mirena IUD inserted 7 months ago.  We are done having children but don't want to do...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-06-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By PaytonPlace
I am tired. I feel like all I think and talk...

I am tired. I feel like all I think and talk about is my sleep deprivation. This has been such a different experience for us because our DD was a great sleeper without any effort and we were...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-29-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By PaytonPlace
Quote: Originally Posted by just_lily...

Quote:
Originally Posted by just_lily http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15674358)
We froze in ice cube trays as well, and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-13-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,560
Posted By PaytonPlace
The more I read about this, the more it seems...

The more I read about this, the more it seems like a promotion of an eating disorder. Sorry to those that enjoy it.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-12-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,146
Posted By PaytonPlace
I agree with the majority of what others have...

I agree with the majority of what others have written. Focus on good quality foods. It's really that simple at this age. And I agree that it is a great time for the entire family to become dedicated...
Forum: Diapering   07-02-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By PaytonPlace
We use California Baby diaper rash cream. It's...

We use California Baby diaper rash cream. It's $9.99 at Target. Easy to apply, works great, natural ingredients, hands don't feel greasy or gross after using it.
Forum: Diapering   07-02-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By PaytonPlace
We went on vacation last month and were using...

We went on vacation last month and were using Huggies the entire time. We didn't have any problems or rashes, except horrible leaking! ughh, and it took a few days once we were back to get back into...
Forum: Fertility   07-02-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,174
Posted By PaytonPlace
I am on my 3rd cycle of being on a generic...

I am on my 3rd cycle of being on a generic tri-phasic BC pill. Before I started this, I haven't taken hormonal birth control in over 3 years. I have been noticing that I have what is exactly like...
Forum: January 2010   03-01-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By PaytonPlace
I have no idea. I can't/don't want an IUD...

I have no idea. I can't/don't want an IUD because I've had a previous ectopic pregnancy. The only thing I like about BC pills is how great my skin looks on them but I hate the moodiness and lack of...
Forum: January 2010   02-28-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By PaytonPlace
Just curious. I'm taking my prenatal daily...

Just curious.

I'm taking my prenatal daily vitamin, Vit D3, and Vit C. I'm thinking about adding in a B complex for some extra energy and some fish oil.
Forum: January 2010   02-25-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By PaytonPlace
Ugh. I gained 45 pounds, had a 10 1/2 pound...

Ugh. I gained 45 pounds, had a 10 1/2 pound baby, and I was down 30 pounds by 2 weeks pp. I haven't budged since then. I've been wanting to start taking small walks on the treadmill to start getting...
Forum: January 2010   02-25-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By PaytonPlace
I am so there too! I can totally relate to the...

I am so there too! I can totally relate to the person that said they almost regret having another baby. Our DD was the most mellow baby in the world. She was sleeping 8 hours at night when she was 3...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-22-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By PaytonPlace
DS is 3 1/2 weeks old. BF has been a real...

DS is 3 1/2 weeks old. BF has been a real challenge but it is now going well even though I find it to be so incredibly time consuming. I'm having such a difficult time trying to take care of him,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By PaytonPlace
Truman will be 3 weeks old tomorrow. We seem to...

Truman will be 3 weeks old tomorrow. We seem to be adjusting more each day. I'm wondering if we forgot how exhausting a newborn is or if he really is more high maintenence than his sister was at his...
Forum: January 2010   02-13-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,132
Posted By PaytonPlace
I cringe when I have the urge to use the...

I cringe when I have the urge to use the restroom, I can't even imagine DTD right now. I had about 3 million stitches that took 45 minutes to complete so that could be why. I'm starting to think...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-09-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By PaytonPlace
I bought Breastflow bottles for my little one....

I bought Breastflow bottles for my little one. He has used it 3 times even though he's only 2 weeks old and he has had no problem going back to the breast.
Forum: January 2010   02-09-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,132
Posted By PaytonPlace
Joining this thread now that I feel like I'm...

Joining this thread now that I feel like I'm halfway back into "real life" and I can usually find the 5 minutes a day to get on the computer.

I have the night sweats also! I don't remember this...
Forum: January 2010   02-06-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By PaytonPlace
I went into labor at 41w4d and baby was born on...

I went into labor at 41w4d and baby was born on 41w5d after 24 hours of regular labor. This was my second child. He was 10lbs 5oz. and 22 3/4 inches long. My first was a 10 pounder also.
Forum: January 2010   02-06-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By PaytonPlace
Forgot to give his stats... 10lbs 5oz & 22 3/4in...

Forgot to give his stats... 10lbs 5oz & 22 3/4in long.

You can birth the babies your body grows!
Forum: January 2010   02-06-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By PaytonPlace
Hangg in there! I debated over & over & over...

Hangg in there! I debated over & over & over about scheduling a 42week induction. I read so many articles, midwifery blogs, published studies, etc. I decided to schedule it because I discussed all...
Forum: January 2010   02-04-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By PaytonPlace
Truman Jonathan was born on January 27 at...

Truman Jonathan was born on January 27 at 1110am. I was 41w5d. I had an induction scheduled for Wed the 27th at 6am because we were starting to get uncomfortable with waiting longer and longer...
Forum: January 2010   01-26-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,050
Posted By PaytonPlace
Definitely having contractions but they're short...

Definitely having contractions but they're short & kind of irregular and then when they go away I'm left feeling all crampy. I also feel like I want to live on the toilet. LOL TMI!!!
Forum: January 2010   01-26-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,050
Posted By PaytonPlace
I'm 11 days past my EDD, it's 4am and I'm awake....

I'm 11 days past my EDD, it's 4am and I'm awake. Booooo. I've had some cramping off & on since yesterday morning. I had a few sporadic painful contractions yesterday evening. Unfortunately laying in...
Forum: January 2010   01-24-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,050
Posted By PaytonPlace
So I googled the longest pregnancy ever and it...

So I googled the longest pregnancy ever and it appears it was 53 weeks. LOL

I have been really at peace with being "overdue" but going over 41w and rounding the bases to the 42w mark is really...
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