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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 148
Posted By DuchessTergie
My water broke!

Send prayers, vibes, what have you!! :heart_eyes: I'm meeting my first son soon!!!!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
On local police: they are just known to be more...

On local police: they are just known to be more aggressive around here, to the point of pulling people over for no real infractions. DH was pulled over for "being suspicious." When asked by the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By DuchessTergie
Rikki Jean, what is bc? FWIW, after a great...

Rikki Jean, what is bc?

FWIW, after a great chat with my midwife, I'm going to let things progress as they should. I'll continue doing what I'm doing and trust that my son will come at the right...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 163
Posted By DuchessTergie
Congratulations! How wonderful to be holding your...

Congratulations! How wonderful to be holding your sweet girl right now!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
I put restrictions on DH-- only half a beer...

I put restrictions on DH-- only half a beer instead of a full one. I feel partially like a jerk, but..... He only has one beer after the kids are in bed but the police around here are notorious!
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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 572
Posted By DuchessTergie
Cow chick, I'm your stalker. :wink:Please make a...

Cow chick, I'm your stalker. :wink:Please make a new thread when you *know* it is go time. I mean, if you HAVE the time or inclination! I'm so excited that things are moving along for you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 134
Posted By DuchessTergie
Interesting on the warming-- I have been making...

Interesting on the warming-- I have been making some stock with extra flavoring just for drinking. Maybe I should pack a few bags of ginger tea in the hospital bag... And maybe I should get some hot...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By DuchessTergie
Hunnybunmom, wow!! He goes all out. :grinning: DH...

Hunnybunmom, wow!! He goes all out. :grinning: DH loves Irish whiskey and he loves cherry pie. Maybe surprising him with these two things will show him I'm not just a baby-mama but a wife that loves...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 100
Posted By DuchessTergie
I have a new phone and I can't see half of what...

I have a new phone and I can't see half of what I'm typing! I was starting to say I like watching pretty stuff, like Out of Africa and Memoirs of a Geisha.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 100
Posted By DuchessTergie
I keep watching Jim Gaffigans Mr. Universe. I may...

I keep watching Jim Gaffigans Mr. Universe. I may shake this baby out with laughter or just pee the couch. We also just started watching Mad Men but the misogyny is peeving me a bit. We'll see...
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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 134
Posted By DuchessTergie
Postpartum Edibles for Recovery

When we lived abroad we got lots of advice on what to eat/drink postpartum for faster recovery. I tend to just eat enormous amounts of whatever is within arm's reach. But I'm curious: anyone have...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By DuchessTergie
For the Fellas

I'd like to give DH a small gift for the birth. If not a gift, a sappy love letter will do. He's been just a champ for this pregnancy and of our three kids this may be the first time he's been fully...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-21-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
Mama2Toby, I'm glad he was able to articulate all...

Mama2Toby, I'm glad he was able to articulate all of that at such an early age! I hope some special strategies to show him love can come to your mind serendipitously. I know I'm anticipating how my...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-20-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By DuchessTergie
@metasequoia Yes! You touched on so much. Both of...

@metasequoia Yes! You touched on so much. Both of my labors start at night, by my waters just breaking. I love knowing that I'm truly in labor.

I keep hearing the third is the wild card and not...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
Cagnew, I hope you recover quickly from your fall.

Cagnew, I hope you recover quickly from your fall.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 572
Posted By DuchessTergie
Nothing tonight. I'm trying to sweet-talk my...

Nothing tonight. I'm trying to sweet-talk my cervix into becoming as soft and pliable as butter. :smiley:
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 11,229
Posted By DuchessTergie
To me amniotic fluid smells sickly sweet, like...

To me amniotic fluid smells sickly sweet, like sugary sea water. I have that sweetish smell frequently now, too, glad to hear I'm not the only one.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 572
Posted By DuchessTergie
My typical weeks-before-birth pattern started...

My typical weeks-before-birth pattern started last night: contractions every 5 minutes for 2 hours then.... Nothing. We'll see if it starts up again tonight. I like the warning.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By DuchessTergie
Bare essentials: Pads for lochia, which...

Bare essentials:

Pads for lochia, which you'll have no matter how your babe is born

Witch hazel, tucks, bottom balm-- whatever you prefer but this really will help your bottom heal

Lots of...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By DuchessTergie
Rikki Jean, I think she suggested it because I...

Rikki Jean, I think she suggested it because I have some anxiety about delivering in the car...again. For my previous 2 labors, I didn't even think I was in active labor until I was in transition.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-18-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By DuchessTergie
Thanks, this was very helpful. Especially your...

Thanks, this was very helpful. Especially your input and the list of questions to ask myself, Jodie. I think a natural induction is the way to go but I need to talk about it further in regards to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-18-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 293
Posted By DuchessTergie
Natural Induction/ Precipitous Birth

My midwife mentioned inducing at 39 weeks due to my history of two precipitous births. At first I thought, no way, but now I am considering it. I need to ask her more questions, but I wanted to throw...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-17-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
Does tomato juice work for skunk-related bathing?...

Does tomato juice work for skunk-related bathing? I recall my grandmother giving her white dog a juice bath and all I remember is the dog turning pink!

I'm as frisky as a teenage boy lately. M...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-16-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
Bren, that is adding insult to injury. I'm so...

Bren, that is adding insult to injury. I'm so glad your husband is safe and I'm hoping your family gets justice. Also that you can have peace in your final weeks of pregnancy. What a harrowing...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-14-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 2,651
Posted By DuchessTergie
Valerie, your MIL is the worst I've ever heard...

Valerie, your MIL is the worst I've ever heard of. I'd probably drop an F bomb too. I'm sorry she is so disrespectful to you. It cant be easy trying to foster a relationship between your children and...
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