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Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Virginia884
I prefer a linen ring sling or a woven wrap for a...

I prefer a linen ring sling or a woven wrap for a newborn. Then I move on to a Tula (which is like an ergo) for when baby is a bit bigger, but still use the woven wraps as well. Different carriers...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   07-12-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 418
Posted By Virginia884
I opted out of the genetic screening tests. I...

I opted out of the genetic screening tests. I have the choice about all testing, although my midwife will recommend this or that for whatever reason. If it bothers you that the testing was done, I...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   07-12-2015, 03:25 AM
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Posted By Virginia884
We want another girl, but I'm thinking boy. I may...

We want another girl, but I'm thinking boy. I may just be subconsciously setting myself up to not be disappointed if it is a boy, but whatever. Either way one of the current kids is going to be over...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   07-12-2015, 03:05 AM
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Posted By Virginia884
So I would have guessed a due date of Jan 16, but...

So I would have guessed a due date of Jan 16, but ultrasound a few weeks ago said Jan 4! This is baby #3, #2 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) was 10 days...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-20-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Virginia884
Hoping for good results. As I understand it,...

Hoping for good results. As I understand it, genetic testing often just reveals 'a xx% chance of ____' and not an actual diagnosis. So you may want to investigate further if you get some less than...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-20-2015, 02:46 AM
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Views: 331
Posted By Virginia884
For my second a group of my girlfriends (about...

For my second a group of my girlfriends (about 6?) took me out for Mexican food and some of us got pedicures afterwards. Not so much a baby shower, but it was nice time out with my girlfriends before...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-20-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Virginia884
I decline a decent amount of tests (mainly...

I decline a decent amount of tests (mainly genetic testing, STD screening, etc).

Would your midwife be willing to come to you, newlywaaz?

Last pregnancy was a lot of "been there done that"...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-16-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 493
Posted By Virginia884
When DS was born, DD was 23 months. I don't think...

When DS was born, DD was 23 months. I don't think she would have done well at the birth. For this baby, she would probably do well (almost 5 then) but DS is very clingy and territorial of me and I...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-16-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By Virginia884
Washington DC suburbs, Virginia side. Had my...

Washington DC suburbs, Virginia side. Had my username here before living in Virginia :)
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-14-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Virginia884
I loved chiro care during my second pregnancy. I...

I loved chiro care during my second pregnancy. I feel like it helped speed my delivery (16hrs for #1 vs 6hrs for #2).

I am going to look for a new provider, tho. Am hoping to do that soon as my...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-10-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Virginia884
My daughter's name was nowhere near as popular in...

My daughter's name was nowhere near as popular in 2010 when I was pregnant as it is now, currently #11 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=11) on the SSA list. It...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-07-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,405
Posted By Virginia884
kelseywhitney are your other two girls? Maybe...

kelseywhitney are your other two girls? Maybe this one is a boy? I felt differently for my girl pregnancy and my boy pregnancy.
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-07-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,405
Posted By Virginia884
Round ligament pain I haven't felt too much...

Round ligament pain

I haven't felt too much of it yet, but stood up too fast this morning and got a shooting pain through my side. There it is!
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,405
Posted By Virginia884
A friend of mine swears by a peanut butter...

A friend of mine swears by a peanut butter sandwich next to the bed while she sleeps. Ready for midnight snack or morning.
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Virginia884
No cesarian here, but that's got to be hard....

No cesarian here, but that's got to be hard. Maybe it's reassuring that your doc doesn't seem too worried? Like no red alert is a good thing?

If you are interested in a vaginal birth this time,...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Virginia884
I've told my boss and some of my administrative...

I've told my boss and some of my administrative co-workers (although I heard this week someone spilled the beans to the others... grrrrr). I am an admin at a huge preschool/daycare and my area is...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,405
Posted By Virginia884
Nauseous and bloated all the time.... yet still...

Nauseous and bloated all the time.... yet still voraciously hungry. My belly is already popping, but not in a cute prego way, just in a "that must have been a big burrito she ate" way. I'm sure with...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Virginia884
I have quietly mentioned to DS as we are getting...

I have quietly mentioned to DS as we are getting ready for bed because I will wean him before the next one comes and he needs to start to know why. He is 25m and doesn't really get it, I'm sure. I...
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By Virginia884
Drinking my morning cup right now. I cut back,...

Drinking my morning cup right now. I cut back, but won't give it up completely. You will learn what feels comfortable to you and your body. Go with that. Cheers!
Forum: January 2016 Due Date Club   06-06-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,729
Posted By Virginia884
Hello all! Throwing my hat into this ring....

Hello all! Throwing my hat into this ring. Haven't had a blood test or US yet for confirmation but will in the next few weeks. Have plenty of nausea already; there's no doubt in my mind.

Preg #3...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-12-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Virginia884
The book "The Big Eating Book" is not about...

The book "The Big Eating Book" is not about nursing, but features it while talking about how 'everyone eats'.

The Big Eating Book (Big Board Books)
http://amzn.com/1605371009...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-12-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By Virginia884
How old is your DC? Where is your daycare? Are...

How old is your DC? Where is your daycare? Are they licensed?

How often does your DC nurse? Does the feeding schedule match? DS doesn't really nurse before noon. I tod the DCP so they don't worry...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,872
Posted By Virginia884
We got DD the play kitchen from Ikea. Also want...

We got DD the play kitchen from Ikea. Also want to get her a doll sling and some books. Easy.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-06-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,026
Posted By Virginia884
I would send DD with leggings or tights, but...

I would send DD with leggings or tights, but just because most little girls have no clue that their underwear is visible while they are playing. I wouldn't see the need for a pre-teen or teenager,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-20-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By Virginia884
We have "My New Baby" by Fuller. It is a board...

We have "My New Baby" by Fuller. It is a board book, bought on Amazon. It shows mom nursing twice, not it too much detail though (sometimes my 18mo signs 'milk' when she sees it and sometimes she...
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