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Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,471
Posted By gillibean
Tried posting this a little while ago but it...

Tried posting this a little while ago but it didn't go through - finally back to try again.

Meara Salome joined us on October 10. She weighed 8lb 7oz. It was a PA day so all the kids were home...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-06-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By gillibean
I'm past when I thought the baby would arrive. ...

I'm past when I thought the baby would arrive. Now I'm going for the full moon. I'm just enjoying each day now. I love being pregnant.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By gillibean
Congratulations!! Enjoy your babymoon.

Congratulations!! Enjoy your babymoon.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By gillibean
Hotmom, I may ask my mom to get her if needed. ...

Hotmom, I may ask my mom to get her if needed. It's just 40 minutes each way so it's a hassle. I'm just hoping that the baby will either come this weekend or outside of school hours. I want my...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-03-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By gillibean
I haven't used it in pregnancy but I've used it...

I haven't used it in pregnancy but I've used it with a warm water spray during postpartum healing. It was great, thanks for reminding me, I had totally forgotten.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-03-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By gillibean
My EDD base on LMP.is Oct 4 but the US gave a...

My EDD base on LMP.is Oct 4 but the US gave a date of Step 30. I was thinking that baby might show up yesterday. I hat some contractions in the early morning, enough that I had my older daughter...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-02-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By gillibean
The only time we didn't have siblings at birth...

The only time we didn't have siblings at birth was for my second when our first was 2 1/2. The main reason is that we didn't have anyone to watch her so she went to stay with my parents for about a...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   10-02-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By gillibean
I like Innis. We had considered it for one of...

I like Innis. We had considered it for one of our other children when we actually lived on a relatively small island.



The first name that came to mind is Loen (pronounced Low-en), the...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   09-09-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,180
Posted By gillibean
As of today I'm officially able to do a...

As of today I'm officially able to do a homebirth. I'm really counting on the baby waiting until the first week of October though.

Right now DH and I both have colds and I sprained my ankle on...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-29-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,944
Posted By gillibean
We'll see if this works. I'm adding it as an...

We'll see if this works. I'm adding it as an attachment. I'm just over 30 weeks in this photo. I think this is the biggest I've ever been while pregnant, it will be interesting to see how the next...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By gillibean
I don't think I get rude comments, maybe I'm just...

I don't think I get rude comments, maybe I'm just out of it enough that they don't register. I figure that most people are trying to make awkward small-talk and it's just awkward for everyone.
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Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By gillibean
I had a couple of herb baths prepared for each of...

I had a couple of herb baths prepared for each of my births - very soothing and healing. To do that I simmered the herb package in a bunch of water and then froze the infusion. I simply added the...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By gillibean
I've been super lucky for the past week and a...

I've been super lucky for the past week and a half. I'm working at a residential camp for the summer and they feed me - yay! I don't have to think about cooking for the whole summer. The food is...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By gillibean
crazyms gave you great info. For me,...

crazyms gave you great info.

For me, personally, I liked flats/fitteds up until the baby was about 15 lbs. Once they hit about 15 lbs, I like to switch to fitteds with a separate waterproof...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By gillibean
For our first UC we dropped by the emerg dept of...

For our first UC we dropped by the emerg dept of the local hospital a couple hours after the birth. We were in a very remote community with a very slow emerg dept so it took maybe an hour at the...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By gillibean
My first two were at home with midwives. My next...

My first two were at home with midwives. My next two were UC. I'm actually really looking forward to having a midwife again for this one. I really missed the emotional support. It's odd because...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-01-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By gillibean
Forum is fine with me. The DDC's were forum the...

Forum is fine with me. The DDC's were forum the last time I was part of one as well.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By gillibean
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bethanta http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402532/its-time-for-woohoo-wish-and-whine-wednesday#post_17636938)

Wish:...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 98
Posted By gillibean
I didn't do us with my first. Now she's upset...

I didn't do us with my first. Now she's upset that she's the only one with no picture. We were close enough to a hospital with her that we felt that it wasn't necessary. I've done us with the rest...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 327
Posted By gillibean
We don't have any of plans. I didn't menstruate...

We don't have any of plans. I didn't menstruate for 25 months after my last 2 due to extended bf. I nursed my first 2 for over a year each and didn't menstruate until a couple months after they...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,014
Posted By gillibean
What gender are you having?

Quote:Originally Posted by copper.kettle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401579/what-gender-are-you-having#post_17626846)Has anyone...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 590
Posted By gillibean
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ADSC http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401121/name-thread#post_17623263)

Thoughts? It's arabic in origin, so is...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 30
Posted By gillibean
Yes, every body is different. I'm one of those...

Yes, every body is different. I'm one of those who never really shows all that much. And of course I never feel like I can complain because then I feel like it comes across as bragging since most...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 80
Posted By gillibean
I'm so sorry.

I'm so sorry.
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-30-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,944
Posted By gillibean
~~~The Belly Thread~~~

Yeah, it will be nice to actually look pregnant instead of bloated. This is pregnancy #5 and I'm 'showing' a teeny bit earlier this time but I also started a little heavier.
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