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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 992
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I had an appointment today. I will be 35 weeks...

I had an appointment today. I will be 35 weeks tomorrow. Everything looks great, baby was super wiggly during this visit and head down. I am going back in two weeks. I was expecting to go back in one...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 381
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Aww! So sweet! Congratulations, mama! (And happy...

Aww! So sweet! Congratulations, mama! (And happy birthday!)
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-23-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 992
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I think I mentioned the freezer meals in another...

I think I mentioned the freezer meals in another thread (or maybe it was this one?) and someone said they make up double batches of stuff they're already making. In my case, that would mean two...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-23-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I have no personal experience with this, but some...

I have no personal experience with this, but some thoughts just from having come across stuff over the years:


When I was sick with a cold recently, I was using the homeopathic remedy...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-21-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 541
Posted By joyfulmomof2
With my third, I was planning a homebirth. I...

With my third, I was planning a homebirth. I planned to do so without a doula, and felt fine about it. When I had to transfer care to a team of midwives to give birth at a hospital, the apprentice...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-21-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 992
Posted By joyfulmomof2
keakiepie- your garden sounds impressive! ...

keakiepie- your garden sounds impressive!

I've made progress this past week. I have been going through all the kid's clothing (have saved all of DD5's clothing from NB-her most recently outgrown...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Just FYI, I just did shopping for maxi skirts-...

Just FYI, I just did shopping for maxi skirts- and while Old Navy is the only place I was able to find them in maternity sizes, Wal-Mart has them (in regular and plus sizes) for half the price as ON,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 690
Posted By joyfulmomof2
DH's co-workers surprised him with a baby shower,...

DH's co-workers surprised him with a baby shower, and we got a ton of stuff! Lots of outfits (in various sizes AND the correct seasons- woot!), onesies, a couple blankets, some bibs, a case of...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Saturday night, I went to bed thinking, "I'll be...

Saturday night, I went to bed thinking, "I'll be up in three hours." as that has been my norm lately. I got up every TWO hours, and then my toddler decided to wake up early with a cough and stayed up...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-17-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 690
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I am due May 2nd, and my babies have been born at...

I am due May 2nd, and my babies have been born at 40 weeks, 1 day; 39 weeks, 4 days; and 39 weeks on the dot. I'm wondering what this one will do, but based on that, I'm really thinking last week of...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-10-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,006
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I had a bit of meconium with my third- I wanted...

I had a bit of meconium with my third- I wanted to stay home as long as possible, but it kinda freaked me out. My midwife wasn't concerned at all...I heard her use the phrase "light mec staining" to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-08-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I've got it too! So weird. So real. :P

I've got it too! So weird. So real. :P
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-06-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Yes! This is me exactly. Big rolly babies (at...

Yes! This is me exactly. Big rolly babies (at least for breast fed babies), lots of milk (sometimes *too* much). I'm not even sure how much I've gained this time around, but one person in particular...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-06-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By joyfulmomof2
This is where I'm at too. I have pieces from my...

This is where I'm at too. I have pieces from my first pregnancy 8 + years ago, but a lot of those things aren't very flattering. Also, I went through a lot of my maternity clothes early last year...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-04-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Ugh! My new *bigger* underwear are probably not...

Ugh! My new *bigger* underwear are probably not going to be sufficient. A couple weeks in, and they already roll down. :-/
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-04-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I have a pair of leggings I have been wearing...

I have a pair of leggings I have been wearing under my knee length skirts, while the weather still warranted that kind of warmth. I just washed them the other day, and went to put them on to wear...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-03-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 768
Posted By joyfulmomof2
What's everyone wearing these days?

I just bought a couple new non-maternity maxi skirts (in XL- and they are very stretchy) from Walmart, and a couple of stretchy maternity tops that should last me for the next couple of months. I...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,006
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Normally, I think the drink is awful too, but...

Normally, I think the drink is awful too, but this time I was really thirsty, so I didn't mind it that much. Lol! I passed too. :-) (Mine was last month, I think). And I'm not anemic this time, but...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 353
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I managed to acquire a couple more things for the...

I managed to acquire a couple more things for the new babe. There was a roving consignment store type thing in town that only sold baby & kid things. I went on the last day (today) and literally the...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-17-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 88
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Sounds like Braxton Hicks. Is this your first? I...

Sounds like Braxton Hicks. Is this your first? I would just say, focus on relaxing your abdomen when it happens and it may reduce the discomfort. And make sure you're well hydrated.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-17-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 356
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Ah, ryleeee, that stinks! Happened to me with my...

Ah, ryleeee, that stinks! Happened to me with my third- and had to transfer care at 38 weeks to a CNM. I had mixed emotions about it. I had a relatively good hospital birth w/him, but I had put all...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 356
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I'm doing well, other than this cold that I've...

I'm doing well, other than this cold that I've been fighting off. All the kids had it first, then me. I finally got to sleep really well a couple nights ago, without waking up coughing, so I think...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Thanks for sharing this!

Thanks for sharing this!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   02-08-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 353
Posted By joyfulmomof2
Ooh, yes. I can't believe how fast it's going by!...

Ooh, yes. I can't believe how fast it's going by! I'm 28 weeks, 1 day, and officially in the third trimester! (Due May 2nd).

We're working out our tax return budgeting. We already bought a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-03-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By joyfulmomof2
I'm glad someone is bringing up this topic. I'm...

I'm glad someone is bringing up this topic. I'm *trying so hard* to not read the stuff that's been circulating about vaccines and such recently, and the subsequent comments, but it is really...
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