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Forum: November 2011   08-26-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By bluebunny
I think your body gains what it needs to.  I...

I think your body gains what it needs to.  I have weighed varying amounts beginning each pregnancy but on delivery day, I am about the same weight every time within 2 pounds.  Actually, with my...
Forum: November 2011   08-26-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 826
Posted By bluebunny
I failed the one-hour GTT on Tuesday and took...

I failed the one-hour GTT on Tuesday and took the three-hour today.  I absolutely panicked when the nurse told me that I failed the one-hour.  This is my sixth pregnancy (fourth to go to third...
Forum: November 2011   03-26-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,243
Posted By bluebunny
Hi everyone!  This is my sixth pregnancy.  I...

Hi everyone!  This is my sixth pregnancy.  I have three living children.  My first pregnancy was a blighted ovum not discovered until 11 weeks.  My fourth pregnancy was a second trimester loss,...
Forum: November 2011   03-26-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
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Views: 859
Posted By bluebunny
I'm up in the air.  We didn't find out with our...

I'm up in the air.  We didn't find out with our first but did with the next two.  I kindof want to wait and be surprised at the birth but a little part of me wants to have the gender specific...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-26-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,863
Posted By bluebunny
Stop beating yourself up.  You apologized for...

Stop beating yourself up.  You apologized for losing your temper.  You absolutely did the right thing by letting your nanny go.  It was past time to do that.  And you and your DH are overly generous...
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,061
Posted By bluebunny
I'm confused.  At six weeks, the placenta hasn't...

I'm confused.  At six weeks, the placenta hasn't formed, yet.  A six-week ultrasound would show a baby (albeit small) and the yolk sac.  What am I missing?
Forum: November 2011   03-23-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By bluebunny
My understanding of the reasoning behind having...

My understanding of the reasoning behind having pap smears be standard at the first pregnancy visit is because they are suggested yearly and since a woman is pregnant about ten months, it makes...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-23-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By bluebunny
Definitely sounds like the right decision,...

Definitely sounds like the right decision, especially after trying to make it work for so many months.  GL!
Forum: Parenting   03-23-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,543
Posted By bluebunny
We're expecting number four and I'm scared!   ...

We're expecting number four and I'm scared!
 
I voted that going from one to two was the hardest but that is probably more guilt talking than anything.  My oldest two are 26 months apart and I...
Forum: Parenting   03-23-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By bluebunny
Sad situation.  My children are in multi-age...

Sad situation.  My children are in multi-age classrooms, too (ages 3-6, Montessori) and I have NEVER seen what you have described.  Not to say that it doesn't happen but this is my fourth year as a...
Forum: November 2011   03-22-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By bluebunny
I have three children at home and am expecting...

I have three children at home and am expecting our fourth.  This pregnancy was a shock and I am soooo overwhelmed by the idea of four.  I so appreciate octanebeetle27's words of wisdom about having...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-18-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By bluebunny
I'm unexpectedly pregnant with our fourth.  Our...

I'm unexpectedly pregnant with our fourth.  Our other three are six, four, and one.  I work part-time (20 hours per week).  I have no idea how we're going to make it work with four.  I'm thinking...
Forum: November 2011   03-18-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By bluebunny
It has been my experience (sixth pregnancy) that...

It has been my experience (sixth pregnancy) that OB offices don't have any idea how to compute a due date without considering a typical 28-day cycle.  It is very frustrating for me since I have...
Forum: November 2011   03-18-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By bluebunny
Congratulations!!  How exciting!    My heart...

Congratulations!!  How exciting! 
 
My heart skipped a beat when I read your post, though, because I didn't even consider twins a possibility.  If I have twins, I'll flip as they'll be number 4...
Forum: November 2011   03-17-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By bluebunny
Morning sickness with this pregnancy started at...

Morning sickness with this pregnancy started at 5 weeks, 3 days.  I am nauseated all the time.  I agree that keeping your stomach from getting empty and eating protein helps.  Also, sipping...
Forum: November 2011   03-17-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,532
Posted By bluebunny
EDD:  November 5 Name:  Blue Age at...

EDD:  November 5
Name:  Blue
Age at conception/age at delivery:  36/37
Location: South (U.S.)
How long it took to get BFP:   Weren't trying
What number child is this:  five (three living, one...
Forum: November 2011   03-11-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By bluebunny
Unfortunately, there is no way to know at this...

Unfortunately, there is no way to know at this point.  I had lots of symptoms -- nausea, crampy, moody -- with my first pregnancy, which was a blighted ovum.  I am having no symptoms now so we are...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   12-20-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,878
Posted By bluebunny
St Francis is a bit more natural birth friendly,...

St Francis is a bit more natural birth friendly, IMO.  Anything is do-able, though, if that is what your plan is.  Most OBs around here (including what I know about Piedmont) aren't used to seeing...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-20-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By bluebunny
My oldest DD (almost four) loves to deliver...

My oldest DD (almost four) loves to deliver meals to shut-ins with me.  I deliver meals twice a month for Meals on Wheels (fantastic organization!).  She loves knocking on the doors and announcing...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-19-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By bluebunny
I completely agree with you and don't think you...

I completely agree with you and don't think you are making a big deal for nothing.  It is extremely important for a child's psychological and emotional development to have stable parents and...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-13-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By bluebunny
In a nutshell, I wouldn't start my 4 years, 8...

In a nutshell, I wouldn't start my 4 years, 8 month-old in kindergarten. 
 
On reason is that your child will be in a classroom with lots of six year olds. My son has an October birthday and the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-05-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,787
Posted By bluebunny
If I were you, I would consider a second child...

If I were you, I would consider a second child part-time. As a part-time working mom, I found it almost impossible to find part-time care. All the centers wanted full-time and even some in-home...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-05-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By bluebunny
First, I think you need to be consistent. Choose...

First, I think you need to be consistent. Choose a window of time and stick with it. I haven't read Dr. Gordon's approach in several years, since we NW my oldest, so I might have forgotten but my...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-05-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By bluebunny
I would side-carr the crib but you want an...

I would side-carr the crib but you want an option other than that? Don't use anything? Bedrails on the bed have worked for us.

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I would like to just totally bedshare but then I have to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-05-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By bluebunny
My 11-month old eats lentils and cooked carrots...

My 11-month old eats lentils and cooked carrots most mornings for breakfast. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif She doesn't know that lentils aren't a typical American...
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