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Forum: August 2009   04-02-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By Glittergal
We didn't find out, this will be our first (and...

We didn't find out, this will be our first (and last) surprise! We are basically still in denial that we will have 3 children before long and so this is just part of the denial. I do have strong...
Forum: August 2009   03-23-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By Glittergal
oops

oops
Forum: August 2009   03-19-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Glittergal
Definitely. I think things exploded from 10-15...

Definitely. I think things exploded from 10-15 wks and now from 16-20, things have been rather slow and I don't feel my belly has grown at all. Just my thighs and butt! It's totally normal - are you...
Forum: August 2009   03-18-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By Glittergal
I have no suggestions, just wanted to mention we...

I have no suggestions, just wanted to mention we are in major car-denial. We have an Altima and the kids are currently in a Britax and a Radian and there is NO way we can squeeze an infant seat back...
Forum: August 2009   03-09-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 664
Posted By Glittergal
Honestly, I wouldn't go crazy with a bottle...

Honestly, I wouldn't go crazy with a bottle system. You might surprise yourself and not leave the baby as early as you imagine (they are super portable, lol!) but if you do, you might find your baby...
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-09-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,770
Posted By Glittergal
rekamorvay, I am in the same position you are...

rekamorvay, I am in the same position you are with being in the UK and having access to on-line courses only. It's so hard to know what to choose.

I did want to tell everyone, if you haven't...
Forum: August 2009   03-06-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Glittergal
Well, you might just be having a growth spurt...

Well, you might just be having a growth spurt and second babies usually show much faster than first.

That said, my best friend went in for her 20 wk sono (convinced she was having a girl) and...
Forum: August 2009   02-24-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 498
Posted By Glittergal
okay, I'm feeling seriously jealous - I'm 16+4...

okay, I'm feeling seriously jealous - I'm 16+4 and feel NOTHING. Most days I don't even feel pregnant, until I look down. My first was the only one I felt "early" about 18 wks, second was 22...
Forum: August 2009   02-19-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By Glittergal
Thanks for those links to the cirque de soleil...

Thanks for those links to the cirque de soleil dvds, I ordered them last week and am hoping they arrive soon.

I am actually feeling great and very un-pregnant, so I'm trying to make the most of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-13-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Glittergal
Some background - my son is 2.5 and weaning. I'm...

Some background - my son is 2.5 and weaning. I'm pregnant and my milk is gone. He has gone from getting loads of milk from me to loads of soy milk!!! He has never been interested in cows milk and my...
Forum: August 2009   02-12-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By Glittergal
I also just noticed your location - -- I would...

I also just noticed your location - -- I would definitely consider the Farm, esp since you could go and stay awhile and you don't have other little ones to care for. It would be worth it to call...
Forum: August 2009   02-11-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By Glittergal
Honestly, no. She sounds like she might be a...

Honestly, no.
She sounds like she might be a great support person, but personally, I would prefer someone who can handle an emergency and also has the skill of attending twin births. At the same...
Forum: August 2009   02-06-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 787
Posted By Glittergal
I have to conquer all my projects OTN before I...

I have to conquer all my projects OTN before I can cast on anything for this babe, lol! I'm working on a February Lady Sweater for myself as a maternity/nursing sweater. Then I want to make a bunch...
Forum: August 2009   02-04-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,318
Posted By Glittergal
I'm not doing any blood work but am doing the 20...

I'm not doing any blood work but am doing the 20 wk sono. This is my third baby and I've never done any testing...I'm 31.
Forum: August 2009   02-03-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By Glittergal
It is a tough call. I always thought I'd have...

It is a tough call. I always thought I'd have all girls and when I found out I was having a boy, I was SHOCKED and really needed some time to process having a boy. It sounds so ridiculous, esp now...
Forum: August 2009   02-03-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 449
Posted By Glittergal
The risk of flying is that when you are pregnant...

The risk of flying is that when you are pregnant you are at an increased risk for forming a blood clot. As long as you aren't predisposed to clots, have other health concerns, stay well hydrated and...
Forum: August 2009   02-02-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 449
Posted By Glittergal
I definitely think you'll be fine! I probably...

I definitely think you'll be fine! I probably would travel until 38-39 wks if it was somewhere quick. I am actually more nervous about travel during the 28-30 wks to places that might not have great...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-31-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Glittergal
Are you looking for something free? The winter...

Are you looking for something free? The winter IK had an ad for a pattern of a knitted pouch - I'll find it for you in a bit and see if there is a website for a pattern to buy.
Forum: August 2009   01-30-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 616
Posted By Glittergal
I don't need much - I kept all my prefolds and...

I don't need much - I kept all my prefolds and knit soakers, so am set there. Probably just need some snappis. I'm considering treating myself to a new mei tai but it's hard to justify another sling...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-30-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By Glittergal
I'm curious about this as well because currently...

I'm curious about this as well because currently my DD sleeps in her own bed (in our room) and DS sleeps with us, but I really need him out before #3 arrives. DD is interested in having DS sleep...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-29-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Glittergal
I'm not trying to start an argument..I think...

I'm not trying to start an argument..I think there are many paths for becoming a great midwife. I'm just saying that for me, nursing was a bonus but not super helpful to my midwifery skills and I...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-29-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Glittergal
Hmm, of course this will always be a debate...

Hmm, of course this will always be a debate between the direct entry CNMs and the ones who were nurses before starting their CNM program. I did a direct entry program and the RNs who started with us...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-28-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Glittergal
hi - if you still have questions or want to chat...

hi - if you still have questions or want to chat with someone else, I also completed a RN/MSN 3 yr program about 5 yrs. Not in WA though. Feel free to pm me.
Forum: August 2009   01-28-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 339
Posted By Glittergal
I'm on the opposite side of everyone - with #1,...

I'm on the opposite side of everyone - with #1, I felt movement at about 18 weeks, with #2, nothing until 22 wks. I felt very little movement with him and he had a posterior placenta. It was a...
Forum: August 2009   01-28-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 406
Posted By Glittergal
Mine has been gone since about 5 wks - or at...

Mine has been gone since about 5 wks - or at least is VERY low. Ian still tells me there is milk but I feel super empty and can't even express a drop and he is STARVING all the time! I don't mind so...
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