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Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   06-13-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By EarthyLady
Yes, it's quite common. I had 18 hours of...

Yes, it's quite common. I had 18 hours of regular contractions, then nothing for about. 24 hours , then real labor for 10 hours and a baby. :) There was a difference in intensity though and I...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   06-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By EarthyLady
I've not tried that specific one, though I have...

I've not tried that specific one, though I have tried both the 5w as well as the gentle birth one before. The only effect I had was that it amped up my Braxton hicks. Essentially toning the uterus...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   06-10-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,262
Posted By EarthyLady
I had my baby Sunday morning! It's a boy!!! So...

I had my baby Sunday morning! It's a boy!!! So amazing. He was born at 39 weeks 4 days. 8 pounds 2 oz. it was the best birth yet!

Pics...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   06-02-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By EarthyLady
I go through a TON of breast pads! Plus "burp"...

I go through a TON of breast pads! Plus "burp" clothes, towels, wash clothes, anything that will soak up milk. I leak like crazy. For a pump, while it is not NECESSARY if you stay home, it...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   06-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By EarthyLady
I'm here! 9 days til my "due date". :) I had...

I'm here! 9 days til my "due date". :) I had my home visit on Friday and my Blessingway on Saturday. Just waiting on baby now! :)
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 104
Posted By EarthyLady
I eat my eggs runny too.  But we have our own...

I eat my eggs runny too.  But we have our own chickens, so I feel totally safe eating them raw.  Like...in my pineapple banana smoothie I had for breakfast this morning.  Or in the chocolate chip...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 606
Posted By EarthyLady
I made up some bath bags to use now and they can...

I made up some bath bags to use now and they can also be used after.  I love soaking in dead sea salts, plus I added some epsom salt as well to up the mag even more.  Then I added all kinds of herbs...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 104
Posted By EarthyLady
I eat all that stuff while pg....

I eat all that stuff while pg.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif  Plus drink raw milk.  I'm such a rebel.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif 
 
Hmmmm, let's...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-25-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 1,729
Posted By EarthyLady
Just shy of 38 weeks with baby #5. ...

Just shy of 38 weeks with baby #5.
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/332678/width/500/height/700 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/332678/)
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 230
Posted By EarthyLady
I did it with my first child, but not any...

I did it with my first child, but not any others.  It's just not realistic to drop everything every 15 minutes or so and run the kid to the potty.  My other kids need me too.  Plus, the EC kid...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-22-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By EarthyLady
I had 2 hours of prodromal labor last night....

I had 2 hours of prodromal labor last night.  Started out 8-10 minutes apart, got into a pattern at 5 minutes apart for an hour, then spaced back out.  I had similar happen with my last baby too and...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-22-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 138
Posted By EarthyLady
It doesn't "pump", the water just runs as fast...

It doesn't "pump", the water just runs as fast as it normally would out of your sink.  It's not electric or anything.  So to fill, it's just an attachment that goes on your kitchen or bathroom sink...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 38
Posted By EarthyLady
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ladyelms http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401954/question-of-the-day-5-14#post_17629704)
 Earthylady,...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 38
Posted By EarthyLady
Not being pregnant anymore!  I hurt so bad and...

Not being pregnant anymore!  I hurt so bad and am looking forward to being done with that part.  Labor being over with....which I dread going through again.
 
I'm also really looking forward to...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-15-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 30
Posted By EarthyLady
I'm most surprised that I'm even pregnant at...

I'm most surprised that I'm even pregnant at all!  
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-15-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 34
Posted By EarthyLady
I don't want extra people at my birth, which...

I don't want extra people at my birth, which I've done before and gotten the birth photos.  While I'm glad to have those photos, they're really not all that awesome.  My memories of that time are...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-11-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 18
Posted By EarthyLady
I had put a bunch of tips on the birth pool...

I had put a bunch of tips on the birth pool thread.  http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401356/waterbirth-tubs
 
My first homebirth was in a side by side condo at about 8:30 on a saturday...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 35
Posted By EarthyLady
I only eat in early labor.  Something high...

I only eat in early labor.  Something high protein, like eggs.  Once active labor hits, I only want something to drink.  I alternate between ice water and some orange juice at that point (bendy...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 16
Posted By EarthyLady
Your vision changes when pregnant because your...

Your vision changes when pregnant because your muscles relax due to the hormones.  Just fyi.  What your reading is while pg, may not be what it is in your non pregnant state.  My vision always...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19
Posted By EarthyLady
At my husband's softball game yesterday for his...

At my husband's softball game yesterday for his work, there was a guy there that mentioned getting together with hubby next Monday and hubby said he couldn't cause I had something to do.  The guy...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-05-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 1,729
Posted By EarthyLady
Here's my 35 week pic.  Preggo with baby #5.  It...

Here's my 35 week pic.  Preggo with baby #5.  It blows my mind when I think that I'm considered "full term" in just 2 more weeks!  EEK!
...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-03-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 138
Posted By EarthyLady
Some other supplies that come in handy when...

Some other supplies that come in handy when using a birth pool are:

This waterbed fill and drain kit - http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/370659663450?lpid=82
You attach it to your sink, add your...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-02-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 29
Posted By EarthyLady
I wear a spaghetti strap sports bra and the...

I wear a spaghetti strap sports bra and the lower half of me is in water.  In my first birth I bought a cute little swim skirt to wear in the pool, but it went flying pretty quickly once active...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   05-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 138
Posted By EarthyLady
My first homebirth I had the large octagon fishy...

My first homebirth I had the large octagon fishy pool.  I hated it.  It was not deep enough to get bouyancy or relief.  Basically all it did was make my perineum more stretchable.  I ended up...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   04-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 207
Posted By EarthyLady
I have about 2 weeks worth of meals in the...

I have about 2 weeks worth of meals in the freezer right now.  I intend to put away a few more, but not too much.  I'm running out of room in our deep freezer and people are bringing a freezer meal...
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