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Forum: Homebirth   05-10-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By mandmleona
My first was born while I was standing in our...

My first was born while I was standing in our shower (no water turned on during labor or birth).  My second was in the birth tub in the living room.  Be open to where ever labor takes you.  I tried...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   05-10-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 105
Posted By mandmleona
My question would be how do you labor?  Do you...

My question would be how do you labor?  Do you go inside or reach outside?  I go inside and almost resent other people's very existence as it pulls me back into this world.  Others I know reach...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   05-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By mandmleona
I totally felt that way with number 2.  I felt...

I totally felt that way with number 2.  I felt so guilty the whole pregnancy.  I finally had to tell myself that it was ok.  DD1 needed my attention to stay safe.  DD2 was still safe in my womb.  It...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   05-08-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By mandmleona
This must be an insurance company specific...

This must be an insurance company specific thing.  I've had two births without an OB and never had a problem with my STD.  I don't recall needing to do anything more than call them to say the baby...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By mandmleona
I get this.  Pregnancy Rhinitis is what I think...

I get this.  Pregnancy Rhinitis is what I think it's called.  I have little that helps consistently.  Lavendar oil on my sinuses will help sometimes to relieve the pressure.  Last pregnancy I used...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 97
Posted By mandmleona
Thanks, ladies.  Josephine is actually a...

Thanks, ladies.  Josephine is actually a possibility as it was DH's paternal grandmother.  We're not big on the Jo nickname and Josie doesn't feel like an adult nickname.  (I still get Loney...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 46
Posted By mandmleona
I'm there with you.  I looked several months...

I'm there with you.  I looked several months pregnant when I got pregnant.  I lost the weight from the second pregnancy, but bot the shape.  So I feel like that head start has been magnified as time...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 97
Posted By mandmleona
We're trying to name our third girl.  I've been...

We're trying to name our third girl.  I've been to lots of different name boards and the social security site.  Nothing seems right.  Our first two are Anastasia and Genevieve.  It seems so easy to...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-08-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 454
Posted By mandmleona
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by my3beasties http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1398711/name-thread/40#post_17604541)
 
I hear ya!  My DH...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 191
Posted By mandmleona
I don't know how you do it all, HouseofPeace.  I...

I don't know how you do it all, HouseofPeace.  I don't keep up with nearly as much as you do.  I get similar responses, though.  This morning I kept saying I'm running away.  My husband's response...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-03-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 454
Posted By mandmleona
So we are having a girl.  Now we need a name to...

So we are having a girl.  Now we need a name to measure up to Anastasia and Genevieve.  We're considering Penelope and Josephine, but they seem to be getting popular.  Any suggestions?
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-03-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 34
Posted By mandmleona
I finally put a note on fb yesterday after we...

I finally put a note on fb yesterday after we found out we were having another girl.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   04-02-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 37
Posted By mandmleona
((HUGS))  I know it's scary.  Have you been...

((HUGS))  I know it's scary.  Have you been constipated?  Extra effort on the toilet can cause small capillaries to bleed near the cervix.  I had major bleeding in the second trimester with my first...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20
Posted By mandmleona
We didn't with our first two and I wish we...

We didn't with our first two and I wish we weren't with this one.  My DH wanted to know for the first two, so I've agreed to this time.  I'm not so secretly hoping that this one is uncooperative in...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 22
Posted By mandmleona
My oldest was freaking out last night too.  And...

My oldest was freaking out last night too.  And she just wouldn't settle down for DH at all.  I had to get DD2 down again and then calm our oldest.  Not sure what exactly it was really all about. ...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 191
Posted By mandmleona
My DH just had someone come back to work after a...

My DH just had someone come back to work after a week and still complain of pain...so now he's scared.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-20-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 36
Posted By mandmleona
I would think that a doula would be one of those...

I would think that a doula would be one of those positions where familiarity is more important than professionalism.  I guess for me the real question would be is her personality the type of...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-10-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 15
Posted By mandmleona
Everyone's less than enthusiastic responses to...

Everyone's less than enthusiastic responses to baby still has me feeling really blue.
 
So I'm looking for a way I can celebrate baby on my own.  It's our third, so no need for stuff.  Any...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-09-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 454
Posted By mandmleona
I love talking names, but DH hates it.  So I'm...

I love talking names, but DH hates it.  So I'm always up for a name thread.
 
We have two girls and their names are very well matched, so finding a third will be a nightmare, if we have to. ...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 100
Posted By mandmleona
The all alone part is actually my favorite...

The all alone part is actually my favorite part.  For me labor is a dance between me and the baby.  Everyone else is just a distraction.  The only thing I would have changed is having the midwives...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 100
Posted By mandmleona
I wanted to read these in the first trimester,...

I wanted to read these in the first trimester, but I couldn't bring myself to until I felt confident I would be having another birth.  I'm finally convinced that I will be having this baby.
You...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   03-04-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 34
Posted By mandmleona
This is a total guess, but I wonder if you're...

This is a total guess, but I wonder if you're feeling your placenta.
 
I know I'm on my third time into the second trimester and my uterus is already up to my belly button even though I'm only 16...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   02-26-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22
Posted By mandmleona
If you are going to go to the hospital for your...

If you are going to go to the hospital for your birth, you are still going to pay the thousands for your deductible.  You'll just have it as a lump bill later on, right?  Or am I missing something?
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   02-26-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18
Posted By mandmleona
I don't know if it's normal, but I've been...

I don't know if it's normal, but I've been getting them too.  I've been blaming the crazy weather we've been having this winter.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   02-26-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 24
Posted By mandmleona
I've never really shared my providers with...

I've never really shared my providers with anyone, but then I don't have anyone in the area who is having kids.
 
In general, I'm a smile and nod kind of person.  If anyone notices I'm not really...
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