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Forum: February 2012   06-10-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,224
Posted By aprilsfools
We are planning another homebirth.  My previous...

We are planning another homebirth.  My previous MW is not practicing, but one of her apprentices (who was at my first birth and attended a lot of my prenatals) is now practicing and we are going to...
Forum: February 2012   06-10-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By aprilsfools
I am going to workout more during this pregnancy...

I am going to workout more during this pregnancy so I go into labor strong and healthy...I am also going to be constant with yoga!
 
I am going to eat 80-100 grams of protein a day from the...
Forum: February 2012   06-08-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,210
Posted By aprilsfools
I have also noticed my belly looks different....

I have also noticed my belly looks different.  It feels different too.  I am a belly sleeper and laying directly on it already feels uncomfortable- which is not something I experienced until around...
Forum: February 2012   06-08-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 6,687
Posted By aprilsfools
  Name: (whatever you would like to be called...


Name: (whatever you would like to be called or like us to know)  April
* EDD:  February 12th
* Age: 33
* Location: Burb of Boston, MA
* How long it took to you to get your BFP:  8 cycles...
Forum: February 2012   06-06-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By aprilsfools
I sometimes get nauseous when I am overly tired....

I sometimes get nauseous when I am overly tired.  Maybe that is part of the reason it is so strong at night? 
 
 
Forum: February 2012   06-06-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 338
Posted By aprilsfools
I loved Ina Mays Guide- so empowering!    I...

I loved Ina Mays Guide- so empowering! 
 
I also thought the "Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth" by Henci Goer was excellent. 
Forum: February 2012   06-05-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By aprilsfools
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Forum: February 2012   06-04-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By aprilsfools
Some people want to reduce the amount of u/s...

Some people want to reduce the amount of u/s because it is unclear if how safe u/s are for the baby.  Yes, it is neat to see the baby, but for many people that neatness does not outweigh the...
Forum: February 2012   06-03-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By aprilsfools
Oh, and I think will pick up taking probiotics...

Oh, and I think will pick up taking probiotics again.  I started them on my MW suggestion after having a wicked yeast infection when I was about 25 weeks and never had one while I was on them. 
Forum: February 2012   06-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By aprilsfools
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Forum: February 2012   06-03-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By aprilsfools
I started taking a prenatal, cut out alcohol and...

I started taking a prenatal, cut out alcohol and cut back to one cup of coffee in the morning.    I might have the occasional glass of wine after the 1st trimester, but probably not very often. 
 ...
Forum: February 2012   06-03-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By aprilsfools
So exciting!  I loved my apts. with my MW when I...

So exciting!  I loved my apts. with my MW when I was pregnant with Lily and am very much looking forward to them during this pregnancy. 
Forum: February 2012   06-02-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By aprilsfools
My MW is coming next week for a meet and greet....

My MW is coming next week for a meet and greet.  I already know her because she was the apprentice MW at my last birth (my old MW is retired), but we need to go over her rates and what happens in...
Forum: February 2012   06-02-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,247
Posted By aprilsfools
9 lbs 15 oz, so basically 10 lbs- a perfect size...

9 lbs 15 oz, so basically 10 lbs- a perfect size for me. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
 
I feel very lucky to have been planning a homebirth where my MW didn't even bat an...
Forum: February 2012   06-02-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,775
Posted By aprilsfools
The girl names seem to be easier to agree on for...

The girl names seem to be easier to agree on for some reason.  If we have a girl we will call her Caroline (Carly) Mary.  As for the boy, that is always changing.  Back when we were pregnant with...
Forum: February 2012   06-02-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,137
Posted By aprilsfools
I have told DH of course, my Mom, and 3 of my...

I have told DH of course, my Mom, and 3 of my closest IRL friends.  I have also told my DDC from Lily (we have our own off board) and we are planning on telling DHs parents tonight.  In a couple of...
Forum: February 2012   06-02-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,247
Posted By aprilsfools
Hi everyone!     My name is April and I am...

Hi everyone!  
 
My name is April and I am pregnant with baby #2 and due around February 12th.  My beautiful daughter Lily, who will be 3 years old at the end of July, was born at home in the...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-28-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By aprilsfools
Lisa Geiger is amazing! I had a super long labor...

Lisa Geiger is amazing! I had a super long labor and she actually took time out of her schedule to come to my home and adjust me while I was laboring in the AquaDoula!
...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-26-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By aprilsfools
Dr. Lisa Geiger at Village Family Chiropractic...

Dr. Lisa Geiger at Village Family Chiropractic in Brookline, MA is amazing with children!

http://www.villagechiro.com/
Forum: Homebirth   10-25-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By aprilsfools
My blog is more about my babe now, but I did...

My blog is more about my babe now, but I did blog about my HB a bit when I was pregnant. You are welcome to check it out: http://babylily.wordpress.com

The Birth Book Blog is kept by author (of...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-23-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By aprilsfools
Hi Ladies, I need your help. We are moving...

Hi Ladies,

I need your help. We are moving to Westwood in about a month and I need to find a pediatrician for my LO Lily. We are currently seeing one in the South End who I like very much, but I...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-07-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By aprilsfools
I am not sure if this is where I should post,...

I am not sure if this is where I should post, but someone on my graduate DDC website suggested I pick your ladies brains. Here is my OP from the DDC:

Lily has her first cold. She didn't have a...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-26-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By aprilsfools
Oops...I just realized I need to email her...

Oops...I just realized I need to email her directly.
Forum: Homebirth   09-18-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,064
Posted By aprilsfools
My baby was posterior, so my MW checked me a...

My baby was posterior, so my MW checked me a couple of times over my 40 hour labor to make sure she was turning to the right position, but she never told me my dilation. Good thing too- I was at 6...
Forum: Homebirth   09-18-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By aprilsfools
I was you just 8 weeks ago and I assure you that...

I was you just 8 weeks ago and I assure you that you will not be pregnant forever. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

My MW did NSTs every few days (with the doppler at my...
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