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Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I swear I'm not trying to be alarmist here, but I...

I swear I'm not trying to be alarmist here, but I have a friend who has gotten ICP with her last two pregnancies and one of the only sypmtoms is itchy hands and feet. It's worth checking out if you...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I'm here. Pregnant with number 4, due Sept 13.

I'm here. Pregnant with number 4, due Sept 13.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By delicate_sunshine
Yes. I really enjoy midwifery prenatal care, but...

Yes. I really enjoy midwifery prenatal care, but it is hard to get a midwife who will do prenatal care if you are planning a UC. I have also used a doctor before for prenatal care and just had an...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-09-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By delicate_sunshine
That sounds like me. I guess I'm focusing on...

That sounds like me. I guess I'm focusing on what was hard about my last labor, lol. My first was in the hospital w/ epidural. My second I focused on everything because I didn't know what to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-08-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By delicate_sunshine
Favorite Labor Tools?

So, I'm preparing for my second UC (third homebirth; fourth baby) and I've been reading several different birth books to prepare. One thing I want to use this time around is mantras/power of...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   07-01-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By delicate_sunshine
That sounds really cool :)

That sounds really cool :)
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-30-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 1,616
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I'm down 2 pounds from my starting weight, still...

I'm down 2 pounds from my starting weight, still at 29 weeks. I'm measuring right on target though, so I guess it's all good. My other 3 babies have all been fairly small, too. The biggest was...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By delicate_sunshine
How does it work?

How does it work?
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 2,236
Posted By delicate_sunshine
We don't share our names that we are thinking of...

We don't share our names that we are thinking of either (IRL). We were so certain that we were going to name our daughter Talitha, but everyone seemed to have a negative opinion of it that we...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I just bought a dozen newborn size GMD workhorse...

I just bought a dozen newborn size GMD workhorse prefitteds. I used the medium size with my last baby and they were my favorite diaper overall. Not as cheap as regular prefolds or flats, but about...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   01-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 725
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I've been having some light spotting so we went...

I've been having some light spotting so we went to the ER last night.  We had already gone once a couple of weeks ago and were basically ignored.  They didn't even test my urine.  If they had, like...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   01-07-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 40
Posted By delicate_sunshine
We told everyone  this week.  I guess it's...

We told everyone  this week.  I guess it's early, I'm only about 5 weeks along but last time we waited to tell, and it was the first time we had waited but i ended up miscarrying, so I wound up...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   01-02-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I'm nursing my 2 year old, but he will be 3 in...

I'm nursing my 2 year old, but he will be 3 in May and I plan to wean him over the summer.  I nursed my daughter throughout his pregnancy and then tandem nursed them until she was a little over 3...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   01-02-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 238
Posted By delicate_sunshine
Hey everybody!  My screenname is...

Hey everybody!  My screenname is delicate_sunshine and my real name's Susannah.  You can call me by either one.  My EDD is Sept 6.  This is my 5th pregnancy, but will be my 4th child if we make it....
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   01-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,821
Posted By delicate_sunshine
Late August, or early September.  I'm thinking...

Late August, or early September.  I'm thinking it's more likely to be September.  

Yesterday we told the kids and told them to keep it secret, which they did well with Gabriel our angel baby, but...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-31-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,821
Posted By delicate_sunshine
Well, I suppose that this is the last day to...

Well, I suppose that this is the last day to join this thread, but please add me to the list.  DH and I found out Sunday evening that we are expecting again after a loss in April.   We're feeling...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   05-09-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I waited about a week (though I know one person...

I waited about a week (though I know one person who waited up to a month.) and had some bleeding start.  I had been taking some herbs to help it along and I'm not sure how much it helped.  Anyway, I...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-22-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I suppose it will just take some time.  Cramping...

I suppose it will just take some time.  Cramping has picked up today, but the bleeding has not.  I used the herbs under my midwife's instruction but I really kind of felt like she was just...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-21-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By delicate_sunshine
No, he didn't mention it but I was going to...

No, he didn't mention it but I was going to bring it up at my next appointment. 
 
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-21-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By delicate_sunshine
On Monday I went to a routing doctor's...

On Monday I went to a routing doctor's appointment and we found out there was no heartbeat.  The baby measured 8 weeks and 6 days, but I was 15 weeks and 2 days along.  He said he would give me...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-19-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By delicate_sunshine
This is very current for me.  We found out...

This is very current for me.  We found out Monday that baby had no heartbeat and I am waiting to miscarry right now.  So far the most helpful things have been to just bring food - don't ask, just do...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-05-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,631
Posted By delicate_sunshine
I started with twist and rip and I have never...

I started with twist and rip and I have never been able to get the hang of crocheting.  I have tried several times, I just can't seem to get it.   I might try snipping some loose hairs and see how...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-04-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,631
Posted By delicate_sunshine
For those of you who have had dreads for a long...

For those of you who have had dreads for a long time, how long did it take before your dreads really started looking like dreads?  Mine are about a year old now and they're looking better but...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-14-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,405
Posted By delicate_sunshine
Good for you, owlhowl!  I had gotten to that...

Good for you, owlhowl!  I had gotten to that point for a while, too.  I'm not sure what happened, though.  I just started feeling self conscience about it all of a sudden.  But for a long time I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-13-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,405
Posted By delicate_sunshine
As a "treat" for dh I decided to try a hair...

As a "treat" for dh I decided to try a hair remover cream for Valentine's Day and be all silky smooth.  I haven't shaved (or done any hair removal) in nearly two years.  I had forgotten how my...
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