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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-05-2014, 08:20 AM
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Views: 7,466
Posted By fruitfulmomma
The Africa without Ebola - ...

The Africa without Ebola - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/11/03/map-the-africa-without-ebola/

"Ignorance & misinformation is a big problem with Ebola. So a clueless...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I got the stink eye from one of the midwives in...

I got the stink eye from one of the midwives in my ob's practice when I told her we weren't interested in the pertussis vax for me.

(I also gain a lot of weight in pregnancy and I don't eat a lot...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,466
Posted By fruitfulmomma
This isn't regarding ebola being a hoax but I...

This isn't regarding ebola being a hoax but I thought she had some good things to say regarding the state of health care in America and our inability to actually deal with a crisis... ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:rotflmao What? So the vaccine just leaks...

:rotflmao

What? So the vaccine just leaks out of the body when you bleed? Perhaps recommendations for boosters ought to be changed to monthly for women then.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-22-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Hope you were able to get some sleep. Make sure...

Hope you were able to get some sleep. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. A nice long bath might help as well. Lavender essential oil is a good relaxer - you could put a few drops in the tub...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:grouphug

:grouphug
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Alfie's Birth

Alfie's Birth
My edd was August 29th, which was also me and hubby's 16th anniversary. His birthday was also the day before and we were kinda hoping for a birthday...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-13-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Alfie's Birth

My edd was August 29th, which was also me and hubby's 16th anniversary. His birthday was also the day before and we were kinda hoping for a birthday baby, but that whole week came and went. The...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Ours was born yesterday morning after a short...

Ours was born yesterday morning after a short labor! Doing well and back home now.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By fruitfulmomma
He is here. Very quick 5 hour labor and maybe 5...

He is here. Very quick 5 hour labor and maybe 5 or 6 hard pushes. Will write more later.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Not yet. I am schedule for an induction Thursday...

Not yet. I am schedule for an induction Thursday morning but i had her strip my membranes around lunch time today (or yesterday I guess it is now) and it may have worked. I am up with some pretty...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-07-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By fruitfulmomma
My edd was Aug. 29th and I am still waiting. Not...

My edd was Aug. 29th and I am still waiting. Not really surprised since all of mine have been slow cookers, but I was really thinking he might come earlier since my only other boy was earlier than...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By fruitfulmomma
According to this article, at least 19 of the...

According to this article, at least 19 of the children in Kansas have tested positive for EV-D68.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/06/health/respiratory-virus-midwest/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

And the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By fruitfulmomma
(INV) Bring on the Magic Fairy Dust...

:dust

Apparently both the influenza and pertussis vaccines are good preventative tools for a mysterious virus, possibly entero, going around.
...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Still hanging out... probably won't be on much...

Still hanging out... probably won't be on much till he is born, but I will be 41 on Friday. Will have my next appt. on Tuesday if he isn't here by then and then see how to proceed from there.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-28-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Anyone else feel like this today? :hide ...

Anyone else feel like this today? :hide
...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Congrats to everyone who has given birth now! We...

Congrats to everyone who has given birth now! We are still hanging out here waiting on baby boy's timing. I am having more bh during the day but nothing to get excited about. He is still moving...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Congratulations! I'm sorry things didn't go...

Congratulations!

I'm sorry things didn't go as planned... I have not had a c-section, but a few births that were planned for home that didn't work out that way. I can try to find my story and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,508
Posted By fruitfulmomma
My answer from two years ago was 136. I can add...

My answer from two years ago was 136. I can add 24 more months to that now, so 160 total so far and due to have another nursling any day now.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:Hug Not this time, but I've had a few 44...

:Hug

Not this time, but I've had a few 44 weekers, but I have long cycles so I don't think they were really that far along but it is still discouraging and especially when everyone is in your face...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By fruitfulmomma
When are you due? My edd is august 29th and baby...

When are you due? My edd is august 29th and baby was breech until 2 weeks ago. He is still moving around but was head down at my appointment yesterday. I bet you still have time for yours to get into...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By fruitfulmomma
The bottom spray? I've used it. Good stuff but it...

The bottom spray? I've used it. Good stuff but it has a strong cucumber smell.

EMAB has a really nice pp kit put together in either travel or full size. No salts though.

I like stuff from...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Congrats! Hope she feels better soon and you are...

Congrats! Hope she feels better soon and you are able to hold her.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-14-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Probably just some prodromal practice labor but...

Probably just some prodromal practice labor but I've been having contractions about 15 minutes apart for the last few hours. I did this off and on for several days with another baby so not getting my...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Still here... my edd is the 29th, based on...

Still here... my edd is the 29th, based on ultrasound and corresponds exactly to when I thought I was ovulating. My lmp-based date was yesterday. I really have no idea when to expect this little one...
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