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Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 07:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,980
Posted By bluedaisy
chuord - I know what you mean, even though my...

chuord - I know what you mean, even though my belly is big and i can feel the little guy there are still moments it doesn't feel real.

even though most of my physical symptoms are gone (besides...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By bluedaisy
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and...

Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and support.

I'm going to look more into my options next week - I want to call the homebirth midwife and ask a few more questions and see if the timing will...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
Megan - are you doing a gender reveal? How are...

Megan - are you doing a gender reveal? How are you doing it?

Chuord - i hope your babies cooperate for you on tue!
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 35
Posted By bluedaisy
I am almost 20 weeks and just starting to feel...

I am almost 20 weeks and just starting to feel regular kicks, which is great! I thought I would start feeling them a lot sooner than I did since this is my 3rd baby but at least he is getting active...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-25-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 70
Posted By bluedaisy
Really discouraged with my birthing options

I live in a foreign country (in the middle of a 5 year contract) and we are unexpectedly pregnant with #3 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) .

The only options...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
Not us, it's not really a thing here in Uganda -...

Not us, it's not really a thing here in Uganda - but we did finally post the pregnancy news on facebook once we found out it was a boy, so I guess we revealed it that way
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-19-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,980
Posted By bluedaisy
Clove bucket - I agree with chuord, I think all...

Clove bucket - I agree with chuord, I think all kinds of digestive distress are normal during pregnancy :)

I'm feeling pretty good at this point - chuord, I had pretty bad hip pain with my 2nd...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By bluedaisy
chuord, I'm still pretty tired, though I do seem...

chuord, I'm still pretty tired, though I do seem to have slightly more energy than during the first trimester. We had work meetings in Rwanda for 10 days and by the end of the days I was completely...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
  Names!
Views: 1,089
Posted By bluedaisy
Lorena - I love the name Victoria! I have two...

Lorena - I love the name Victoria! I have two friends who have little girls called Victoria so I don't think it sounds old.

We always wait til the last minute to decide on names - we've started...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By bluedaisy
My fillingquiver - that is really interesting! ...

My fillingquiver - that is really interesting!

My belly is still bigger in the evening but it's also now big in the morning, and there is no hiding this baby anymore! I'm almost 19 weeks with...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
We are also having a boy! I actually found...

We are also having a boy!

I actually found out on Friday - we had our anatomy scan today at a different health center but I had a regular prenatal on Friday. The midwife couldn't find the...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-12-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
Chuord - oh no! That's too bad - at least you'll...

Chuord - oh no! That's too bad - at least you'll have another scan in 3 weeks so hopefully the other one will be more active and you can get a good view.

I just scheduled my appt for 11am on...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-07-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,677
Posted By bluedaisy
Personally, I don't think AP is the problem. I...

Personally, I don't think AP is the problem. I think there are two other cultural issues that are much more problematic:

- the myth that we as women have to do it all. In most cultures around...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,501
Posted By bluedaisy
chuord - i hope you're able to find some soon! I...

chuord - i hope you're able to find some soon! I know the feeling of looking in the closet and only seeing one or two options that look decent and are comfortable :)

I am currently in Rwanda for...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,980
Posted By bluedaisy
teegan - that is interesting, I'm just now...

teegan - that is interesting, I'm just now getting my appetite back and starting to eat more than usual - with my other two pregnancies I gained very little in the beginning but then ended up gaining...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,316
Posted By bluedaisy
Clovebucket - so happy to hear that good news, I...

Clovebucket - so happy to hear that good news, I am sure that must be a huge relief for you!!
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By bluedaisy
I think we will be having ours on the 17th, so...

I think we will be having ours on the 17th, so less than 2 weeks!
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
That stinks too about not being able to use the...

That stinks too about not being able to use the names of your grandmothers - do either of them have names that could be gender neutral or that have a masculine equivalent or similar name?
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
Megan - glad that your baby is healthy but sorry...

Megan - glad that your baby is healthy but sorry that you're feeling so bummed. My daughter is also set on having a sister and I know she will be devastated if she finds out this little one is a...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,118
Posted By bluedaisy
I'm feeling encouraged at my birth options for...

I'm feeling encouraged at my birth options for the first time since I found out I was pregnant - we had ruled out traveling to Kenya since I really don't want to be away from home for 2-3 months, and...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,980
Posted By bluedaisy
How is everyone feeling these days? I think all...

How is everyone feeling these days? I think all (?) of us are in the 2nd trimester now...

I still have moments of stomach upset but they are usually brief, and usually in the afternoon. It's...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,501
Posted By bluedaisy
Galewinds - that's exciting that you're at the...

Galewinds - that's exciting that you're at the "looking pregnant" phase - I don't like the in between phase where maternity clothes are too big, regular clothes are too tight, and I just look fat and...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
Megan, that's so exciting that you will get to...

Megan, that's so exciting that you will get to find out soon! I have another 2-3 weeks to go - we haven't set the appointment yet but will be going at 18 or 19 weeks. I've had a feeling this one is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-29-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,448
Posted By bluedaisy
MnMtn - I can completely relate! I am now 16...

MnMtn - I can completely relate! I am now 16 weeks pg with a surprise 3rd, and have had so many of the same feelings you are having. Our situation is complicated in that we are also in a foreign...
Forum: April 2015 Due Date Club   10-26-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,441
Posted By bluedaisy
Congratulations Aeterna! How fun that your...

Congratulations Aeterna! How fun that your little guy will get a brother! How was it sharing the news with your family? That's a long time to wait - We waited until 11 weeks and that felt like...
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