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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
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I just told our kids quietly, with no big...

I just told our kids quietly, with no big announcement, or anything. I asked our kids what they would think about having a new baby in our family. DS thought that would be great. I then told them...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 603
Posted By MnMtm
I am actually doing better, in regards to...

I am actually doing better, in regards to mentally and emotionally coping with the pregnancy. I think that there was a reason that neither DH and I could feel totally at peace with being done at...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 23
Posted By MnMtm
I'm like you; I try to avoid even tylenol when...

I'm like you; I try to avoid even tylenol when I'm pregnant.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 23
Posted By MnMtm
I have found that pressure point release, and...

I have found that pressure point release, and self-massage helps, as well as ensuring that I'm hydrated. Here is a link to a video on trigger point massage for tension headaches-...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 48
Posted By MnMtm
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so...

My thoughts and prayers are with you. I am so sorry for your loss.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 603
Posted By MnMtm
We had our second appointment with our midwife...

We had our second appointment with our midwife today. Babies HR was 150. Midwife says the uterus feels, and sounds healthy. Everything is going well!
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 52
Posted By MnMtm
Here is DD's- Let me start out by saying that my...

Here is DD's- Let me start out by saying that my labor with my son was 31 hours, so even hoping for a faster labor, I was planning on at least 18 hours. I was at work Saturday, which is my regular...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 52
Posted By MnMtm
Here is DS's birth story- Our little boy was born...

Here is DS's birth story- Our little boy was born on June 4th at 11:02am. I first started feeling irregular contractions on Sunday, June 1st around 1:45 pm. These irregular contractions lasted the...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 236
Posted By MnMtm
Yeah, I start every pregnancy with grandiose...

Yeah, I start every pregnancy with grandiose ideas about eating really healthily. I end up eating whatever I can keep down. Today wasn't too bad, except for the French fried. But, the veggie burger...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 52
Posted By MnMtm
I'll find mine a little later when I have the...

I'll find mine a little later when I have the chance, and copy and paste them. I wrote them each shortly (within a few days) after the birth, and purposely never edited or proofread them, because I...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 594
Posted By MnMtm
Lauren, so sorry! Anyway you could convince...

Lauren, so sorry! Anyway you could convince someone else to make the turkey? If I had to smell a turkey cooking all day, I wouldn't be able to eat it when it was time for dinner.


We are just...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,508
Posted By MnMtm
They are required to allow you to take it, at...

They are required to allow you to take it, at least in my state. I was with my brother and sister-in-law for one of her hospital births. They tried to tell us that they don't routinely release things...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 429
Posted By MnMtm
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/s526x395/10389538_777799948934209_3301262199461302680_n.jpg?oh=ee28b1c6cfa01e8e116d8cf847c119c4&oe=54DDF9FB&__gda__=1424161094_ef19bc5e5...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 64
Posted By MnMtm
I was kind of leaning towards 14 weeks myself,...

I was kind of leaning towards 14 weeks myself, for the same psychological type reasons. I'm all for manipulating numbers to make the final trimester feel shorter.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,508
Posted By MnMtm
I am thinking I will have my placenta...

I am thinking I will have my placenta encapsulated this time, too. But, I'm afraid I'm going to take the easy way out, and pay someone to do it for me, as I don't want to have to deal with that...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 64
Posted By MnMtm
http://www.baby2see.com/trimester_calculator.html#...

http://www.baby2see.com/trimester_calculator.html#trimesters_explained


Click the link, and scroll down for the different explanations of the different trimester divisions.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 64
Posted By MnMtm
So, when should we say the second trimester begins?

Some sources say 12 weeks, others say 13 weeks, others say 13 weeks and 3 days, and still others say 14 weeks. I want to start the "Welcome to the second trimester!" thread, but am not sure what the...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 603
Posted By MnMtm
I felt DS for the first time at 11 weeks. DD I...

I felt DS for the first time at 11 weeks. DD I didn't feel until 14 weeks. They have different personalities. You'll know in a few weeks if you begin feeling the same things, only more distinct and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 83
Posted By MnMtm
I felt DS move at 11 wks. Of course, he turned...

I felt DS move at 11 wks. Of course, he turned out to be a crazy ninja baby, and was kicking and moving all the time later on. I questioned what it was at first, as I was told it's impossible to feel...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By MnMtm
I love Ina May's Guide to Childbirth! I should...

I love Ina May's Guide to Childbirth! I should probably give all my old books another read this time around. I have kept them around because I frequently loan them out. I think that some are out on...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 444
Posted By MnMtm
I had a dream that DH tried to poison me and the...

I had a dream that DH tried to poison me and the kiddos, but I figured it out, and was then plotting how to kill him first. Perhaps the most disturbing thing about the dream was that in the dream, it...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By MnMtm
When my kids were babies, I tried to get...

When my kids were babies, I tried to get indestructible books, which was good. At least for my kids. I went after texture books, cloth books, and books that had thick, cardboard pages. They loved...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 236
Posted By MnMtm
DH let me sleep in a little this morning, and he...

DH let me sleep in a little this morning, and he made breakfast before church. He was so pleased, and I was grateful that I didn't have to make breakfast for the kiddos, but he made bacon, egg and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 302
Posted By MnMtm
I've completely switched over to maternity...

I've completely switched over to maternity bottoms at this point. For tops, some of my smaller maternity tops work, and I'm also wearing long stretchy shirts that reach over my bump. Unless I...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   11-15-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By MnMtm
And get a copy of the actual results; don't just...

And get a copy of the actual results; don't just let them tell you if everything was "normal" or not, because a lot of labs and doctors are not going off of accurate normal ranges.
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