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Forum: Preteens and Teens   Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By SplashingPuddle
So mommy08, what did you end up deciding to do? ...

So mommy08, what did you end up deciding to do?

=)
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-28-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I think its very hard to judge whether an...

I think its very hard to judge whether an apprehension was warranted on the limited information available. These situations are so complex, and I believe it is impossible to know the various factors...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-28-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 12,413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
adiejan - I don't have Facebook but I'm hoping...

adiejan - I don't have Facebook but I'm hoping that posting photos on Facebook is a sign of good news!

Well, our goats escaped shortly after acquiring them. So I got to chase goats down the road...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-24-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By SplashingPuddle
joyfammama: We found out we are having two boys. ...

joyfammama: We found out we are having two boys. We have two girls now, so we'll have two of each.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-23-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 184
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I hardly have any milk left, but in my last...

I hardly have any milk left, but in my last pregnancy my milk returned at 6 months. I am really hoping that happens again. My midwife says that it might be different with twins though, since my body...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 12,413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
chuord: I have never noticed breast changes in...

chuord: I have never noticed breast changes in the last week, but my vaginal discharge has always distinctly changed in the few days before birth. I also checked my own dilation daily leading up to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-21-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am 21 weeks with a low anterior placenta as...

I am 21 weeks with a low anterior placenta as well. No one has mentioned to me that I am at increased risk for c-section. I've assumed that the placentas shift a bit as well. This is my third...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-21-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Congratulations joyfam and sraplayas!

Congratulations joyfam and sraplayas!
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-20-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I wonder about taking a break from the exciting...

I wonder about taking a break from the exciting trips (like the zoo) for a while, but not as a punishment. I wonder if its too much stimulation. Perhaps a routine around home might be more...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am considering unassisted at the moment. I...

I am considering unassisted at the moment. I went to one OB appointment, with the best/supportive OB I had heard of. I nodded and went along with it although I have no intention of using her. ...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I'm not sure if my memory has ever fully...

I'm not sure if my memory has ever fully recovered between children. I feel there was a fundamental shift with my first pregnancy. I'm expected #3...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-17-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,490
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I heard that its necessary to drink water before...

I heard that its necessary to drink water before really early ultrasounds, but not now. I didn't drink any water before my 13 week and 18 week ones, and the ultrasound tech didn't comment on it at...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-17-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 155
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Natalia: I am expecting twins and I'm really...

Natalia: I am expecting twins and I'm really interested in your experiences of unassisted twins. Have you posted your birth story anywhere? =)
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-17-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I was thinking... the things about two children...

I was thinking... the things about two children is that sometimes its much easier and sometimes its much harder. When the older one is occupying the toddler, it is so amazing. Both kids are happy. ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-16-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Does anyone want to share a room? That would...

Does anyone want to share a room? That would seem like a good starting point.
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-16-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I was an only child and I liked it, so it was...

I was an only child and I liked it, so it was hard to imagine having a second child myself. I read about the idea of sibling being one of the greatest gifts you can give a child, and I couldn't...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-16-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I'm reading "the book whisper" right now from our...

I'm reading "the book whisper" right now from our library, and its about motivating readers in a classroom. However, as a homeschooler, I am really enjoying how the teacher is motivating students to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-16-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 12,413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
hello everyone. I am enjoying the updates =) ...

hello everyone. I am enjoying the updates =)

I saw an OB for the first time this week (20weeks). She will be OK if by chance I need a scheduled c-section. I liked her, but I asked about breech...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-14-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I have been feeling a bit worried about my...

I have been feeling a bit worried about my braxton hicks lately, since they are quite frequent. I get them most times when I carry my 30 pound toddler for any length of time. However, I need to be...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-12-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I have one placenta in the front and one in the...

I have one placenta in the front and one in the back, so I realize that there is a fair bit of cushioning in both directions. Still the babies seem to be able to find my bladder. I won't have to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-10-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,490
Posted By SplashingPuddle
sidjajedi: My thought is that if you're asking...

sidjajedi: My thought is that if you're asking yourself if you should call your midwife, then you should. I also communicate by my midwife by email, so if I'm worried but I feel that its not...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   03-10-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am intrigued that this has been my best...

I am intrigued that this has been my best pregnancy in terms of nausea, and it is also my first time carrying boys. With both of my singleton girls I was far sicker. Or maybe with each pregnancy, I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-10-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 12,413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
adiejan: Thank-you for the account of...

adiejan: Thank-you for the account of progressing through the weeks. I have a suspicion that I am at my high point of this pregnancy, and I am foreseeing that things are going to feel harder.
...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-09-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 12,413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
A couple thoughts... PPD suports: I know it...

A couple thoughts...

PPD suports: I know it depends on your area, but last time, we found a great counsellor who specialized in post part depression and was available by phone for free. Each new...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-08-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By SplashingPuddle
When I picked my 4 year old up, I usually arrived...

When I picked my 4 year old up, I usually arrived quietly and tried to watch what she was doing (they were always outside so this was possible). I'd watch for a while and then she'd see me. I...
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