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Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By LilyTiger
NSmomtobe, we found out we lost the baby on my...

NSmomtobe, we found out we lost the baby on my birthday, but I'm due around then with this baby, so I hope that wipes away some of the trauma of that time. I was mostly surprised that it hit so...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   07-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By LilyTiger
Thank you everyone for your responses. I just...

Thank you everyone for your responses. I just wanted to update quickly for anyone who finds this thread later. We ended up having to wait a full month because the cytotec (2 rounds) didn't work and...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   07-21-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 695
Posted By LilyTiger
I totally didn't know this thread existed. It...

I totally didn't know this thread existed. It would have been really helpful last week. I recognize most of the names here and it's so good to see some of you again. With that said, my first post...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm 99% sure we won't find out with this one. A...

I'm 99% sure we won't find out with this one. A week or two ago I was convinced I really needed to know this time around, but that feeling has faded and I'm more or less ok with the uncertainty. I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 552
Posted By LilyTiger
Lots of movement here too. We're still in moving...

Lots of movement here too. We're still in moving limbo, so I've been out of touch for a while due to stress with the mortgage stuff and this past week being my due date for the baby we lost in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-19-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By LilyTiger
Brown spotting is very common in viable...

Brown spotting is very common in viable pregnancies, so that in itself isn't necessarily a sign of anything in particular. It's also really common to measure behind since ovulation and implantation...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 471
Posted By LilyTiger
We had close to 30 prefolds for the newborn phase...

We had close to 30 prefolds for the newborn phase and now have 24 pockets for the older phase. That amount worked well for us. Prefolds (or flats) are multiple-purpose and can be used over and over...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By LilyTiger
Right, I've just seen some ECers claim that it...

Right, I've just seen some ECers claim that it leads to early potty training, which has not been the experience of my friends. Again, if you have the time and energy to focus on looking for signs,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By LilyTiger
I agree. The friends I know who did it most...

I agree. The friends I know who did it most religiously often ended up having regressions (babies who were pooping on the toilet suddenly stopped for months) and with most of them the babies seemed...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By LilyTiger
We did a beautiful yellow/grey nursery that I...

We did a beautiful yellow/grey nursery that I just loved, which would have worked for either sex and my husband tricked it out with Olympics paraphernalia since he wants her to be an Olympic...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm a little worried about this myself. We took...

I'm a little worried about this myself. We took my daughter out skiing (x-country) and snowshoeing all the time, but she was almost 5 months. Not sure what we'll do with a newbie. My plan is to...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By LilyTiger
We didn't find out with our first precisely to...

We didn't find out with our first precisely to avoid the influx of gendered clothing. We bought a few neutral onesies and got a ton of neutral hand-me-downs and that was great, especially for the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 251
Posted By LilyTiger
I tried mother's milk tea, lactation cookies with...

I tried mother's milk tea, lactation cookies with brewer's yeast, flax, and everything else, but nothing seemed to make a dramatic difference. And every increase in supply caused a weight gain of a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By LilyTiger
Planks while pregnant?

I've heard over and over again that planks are one of the best ab moves for pregnant women, but I just ran across an article that says to avoid them for risk of abdominal separation. Does anyone...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By LilyTiger
I like yogisanonymous.com. It's $15 a month for...

I like yogisanonymous.com. It's $15 a month for the subscription, so it might be more than you want to pay, but you get a ton of different workouts to choose from at different levels and lengths. ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 251
Posted By LilyTiger
BadWolf, we nursed until 17 months. My supply...

BadWolf, we nursed until 17 months. My supply was always so-so and pumping was really frustrating. One of my breasts (later dubbed "sad boob") produced anywhere from 1/3 to 1/5 of what my right...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 251
Posted By LilyTiger
Whoa! I didn't have any leaking until after...

Whoa! I didn't have any leaking until after birth with my daughter, but I also never leaked at all the entire time we nursed and my supply wasn't great. I would take that as a positive sign that...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By LilyTiger
yogisanonymous.com has tons of online yoga...

yogisanonymous.com has tons of online yoga classes, including prenatal ones. It's $15 a month, but since I would be paying that for a single class in my area, it's a deal. Now to just get myself to...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-11-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 430
Posted By LilyTiger
That's an interesting article, but without the...

That's an interesting article, but without the actual significance numbers, there's no way to know these differences didn't occur by chance. I couldn't get easy access to any of the journal articles...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 430
Posted By LilyTiger
I had one at 7w due to bleeding and then the 13...

I had one at 7w due to bleeding and then the 13 week scan to test for trisomies, etc. We'll do the 20w as well and then hopefully that's it.

With our last pregnancy, I was trying to do no u/s...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-10-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 547
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm in your same situation and have no idea what...

I'm in your same situation and have no idea what to do. We didn't find out with our first because I really wanted a boy and thought I would handle the disappointment better at birth. She was a girl...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-10-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 234
Posted By LilyTiger
I just started the free 6-week bootcamp from...

I just started the free 6-week bootcamp from Sisterhood of the Shrinking Pants. It's a good routine, just 3 days a week. I can't do the sprints because running is uncomfortable, so I do somewhat...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-09-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm also making a quilt for this baby. I made...

I'm also making a quilt for this baby. I made wipes and burp cloths before my daughter was born and they were really useful. I'll just use those same ones again. I also did a few applique onesies...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-09-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By LilyTiger
It sounds like you have a great plan in place. I...

It sounds like you have a great plan in place. I also wanted to mention that there are alternatives to anti-depressants for moderate depression. Exercise, for example, actually outperforms...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-07-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 37
Posted By LilyTiger
@apeydef, I'm almost 18 weeks.

@apeydef, I'm almost 18 weeks.
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