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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   12-30-2015, 09:06 PM
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Views: 617
Posted By carnelianlight
I don't know that Rumi has a tongue tie, but am...

I don't know that Rumi has a tongue tie, but am taking him to the ped dentist who has a laser to get his mouth looked at anyway. He also gains weight very well but his latch is pretty shallow and it...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   12-16-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By carnelianlight
On the positive side, baby has gained weight...

On the positive side, baby has gained weight well, I am loving being able to sleep on my side, roll over, bend over, and all those things!


"Big" sister (barely lol) is being so sweet with him...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   12-02-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By carnelianlight
comber, sending you hugs and congratulations. I...

comber, sending you hugs and congratulations. I felt this way for weeks (our planned homebirth turned into an ambulance/fire dept transfer to the hospital for emergency cx). Processed with everyone I...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
May you all be blessed with beautiful birthing...

May you all be blessed with beautiful birthing experiences! And if not beautiful, powerful.
AlaskAnne, sending warmest wishes for a lovely bonding period!
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   11-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
Still need to finalize the full name, he'll be...

Still need to finalize the full name, he'll be named after a poet :)
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By carnelianlight
Yay for a healing experience!

Yay for a healing experience!
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-31-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
There's a baby wrapped in silk sleeping on my...

There's a baby wrapped in silk sleeping on my breast.
That's the good news.
He was born by emergency cx after turning transverse *during labor.* He is pretty small.
I am home now and we are...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   10-29-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By carnelianlight
October baby after all!

He's here! Last week.
It was not pretty - hospital transfer and emergency section. That will teach me to take better care of myself.
Sending warmest wishes for lovely passages to any mamas in...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-20-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By carnelianlight
The website ate my careful response. Here is...

The website ate my careful response. Here is something Aviva Romm just published on the topic: http://avivaromm.com/group-b-strep-gbs-in-pregnancy-whats-a-mom-to-do
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
Keeping fingers crossed / praying for you! In...

Keeping fingers crossed / praying for you! In case you want a little extra, I posted this coupon code before for hypnobabies, but anyway it's 50% off any single mp3 from their site - I used it to buy...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
I am around 38 weeks. After spending 2 hours...

I am around 38 weeks.
After spending 2 hours at the hospital today - not nearly as unpleasant as the lead-up to the visit, as it was in the company of a midwife and my hubby - the resident came in...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
Argh. Baby popped up. Can't do a non-vertex...

Argh. Baby popped up. Can't do a non-vertex homebirth in California so external version scheduled at the L&D of the nearby academic hospital tomorrow, with a random person. Anyone had a version and...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By carnelianlight
Postpartum pads

I am wondering what to do this time about postpartum. Mama cloth has good texture but is sooooooooo big and bulky. The sposies that came with my home birth kit (Coviden?) were pretty icky and...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By carnelianlight
Sending you ladies love and hugs! The tearing...

Sending you ladies love and hugs! The tearing pains I get in the middle of the night or with activity make me sympathetic. I have been using the experience / time for meditation. Distinct transitions...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By carnelianlight
I am getting these too. Can't "power through" to...

I am getting these too. Can't "power through" to complete what I need to do, so can't do what would be nice to do, so I got these, yeah. Hugs.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
I am 37 weeks today by the earlier of my 2 due...

I am 37 weeks today by the earlier of my 2 due dates which means I can officially stop freaking out about "premature" labor and not getting to deliver at home. Good, because painful, tiring, and...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   10-04-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,530
Posted By carnelianlight
The pressure is certainly building. My due date...

The pressure is certainly building. My due date is a range between end October and beginning November, so either way it's not far off. This was a cool, unexpected weekend with lots of strangers / new...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   09-30-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By carnelianlight
I'm not worried so much about rules as I am about...

I'm not worried so much about rules as I am about care. There will always be people who are sticklers for rules without showing any care. It reminds me of people who yell at you to not stress out.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   09-30-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By carnelianlight
You're welcome! I actually agree with you that...

You're welcome! I actually agree with you that this is a big deal. I've read reports of people who have worse luck as time goes on with their pg and delivery, not the other way round, and in a...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   09-29-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By carnelianlight
You can get mag flakes from amazon and make your...

You can get mag flakes from amazon and make your own if your local natural foods store doesn't have it, or use a pre-made bottled oil. I've not seen salve but it must be similar.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   09-29-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By carnelianlight
Oh, yup, I have been thinking about that LOTS...

Oh, yup, I have been thinking about that LOTS this pg, and I'm only on #2 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) - since #1...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   09-24-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 963
Posted By carnelianlight
I am trying to remind myself that not everyone...

I am trying to remind myself that not everyone needs to maintain a pre-pregnancy-activity-level to be doing a great job of welcoming the new Being. My chiro strongly suggested cutting back on...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   09-19-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By carnelianlight
I am excited for you! It is making me a little...

I am excited for you! It is making me a little annoyed to not have a trustworthy due date - I have a 'range' spanning from the date by LMP, in October, to the date by first ultrasound, in early...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   09-18-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,858
Posted By carnelianlight
I've connected with friends on fitbit and that is...

I've connected with friends on fitbit and that is helping, I've exceeded my step goal a few times this week. I'm juggling trying to be active with working from home on new projects (on my bum with...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   09-16-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By carnelianlight
Some of my girlfriends are making me a bunch of...

Some of my girlfriends are making me a bunch of body and baby care things so I don't have to make them myself right away this time around. I do want to try the earth mama angel baby bottom spray....
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