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Forum: Homebirth   07-05-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 961
Posted By Melinda77
Quote: However, my experience has been that...

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However, my experience has been that dogs stay away until the baby starts to make noise. Then, they're all over it.
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Joey (brit...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-03-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,945
Posted By Melinda77
I've been thinking about this too, after my...

I've been thinking about this too, after my son's recent homebirth.

When I was expecting, my mom reminded me (again, as she did with each of my pgs) that for her, the MOST comfortable way to push...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-30-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Melinda77
thanks for reading our story...

thanks for reading our story http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

hope your cake came out ok!

you all are making me blush...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-22-2006, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Melinda77
6/13/06 5am - It's a cool morning, and I'm...

6/13/06
5am - It's a cool morning, and I'm feeling good. Davin is amorous too, and we get in some nookie, with me teasing him, "hope you're ready for this baby, this will likely bring on labor!"
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Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-19-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By Melinda77
Well, I had to NOT push for hours with this...

Well, I had to NOT push for hours with this baby. The "urge" is exactly like "throwing down" my body was doing it on it's own, BUT, I also had the "urge" to go along with it, and actively push,...
Forum: Homebirth   06-03-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By Melinda77
I am planning a HBA2C, and the only part I leave...

I am planning a HBA2C, and the only part I leave out for the odd aquantance, is that my first 2 were c's. If they ask which hospital, I just rub the tummy and grin and say "we're having this baby at...
Forum: June 2006   04-28-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By Melinda77
We went camping last weekend, and I was having a...

We went camping last weekend, and I was having a *real* hard time dealing with this big body. Everyone went on their normal mountain bike rides, and I couldn't go...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-24-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Melinda77
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/no...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/notes.gif: Oh, I hope hope hope someone knows of one somewhat nearby (I'm just north of Denver). I just got the letter in the mail that my DO will not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-12-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Melinda77
It worked for me! With my last pg, I had been...

It worked for me! With my last pg, I had been temping to avoid pg, then to concieve her, so I had my trusty bbt thermometer. I started temping 2 weeks before my edd, to get a "baseline" and I had a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-10-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,783
Posted By Melinda77
With both my previous labors, my water broke at...

With both my previous labors, my water broke at the start of active labor. I had been in early labor after losing my plug, all day, and both times my water broke around 1-2am.

I too really liked...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-25-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By Melinda77
The weather, imo (as a native) is quite...

The weather, imo (as a native) is quite temperate, really. We were outside for over 2 hours, in 20-30 minute spurts today and most of this month has been similar. On days that it is really icky out,...
Forum: June 2006   01-07-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 589
Posted By Melinda77
I've only gained 3, and only since the m/s let...

I've only gained 3, and only since the m/s let up around 13 weeks (so, a pound a week now that I'm eating real food again).

However, in my previous pgs, I had gained between 10-15 by this point.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-29-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Melinda77
I was thinking Ayla too! With your other dd's mn...

I was thinking Ayla too! With your other dd's mn being Sage, I think Willow would be a nice W mn.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-14-2005, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Melinda77
Quote: (no black ones b/c the levels are...

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(no black ones b/c the levels are different with them)
Really? When I did it with them (bought at Walgreens) almost 3 years ago, they said the black ones were fine, BUT a lot of mama's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-28-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Melinda77
The newborn's needs will take precidence. You...

The newborn's needs will take precidence. You will definitely still have colustrum in the beginning (and some of us get it before the babe is born as well). So, the milk will change as far as the...
Forum: June 2006   11-25-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 666
Posted By Melinda77
I'm down 1 or 2...

I'm down 1 or 2 http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif Nausea and vomiting weeks 7-9, found that lemon was my answer (and new prenatals) and then I caught a cold...
Forum: June 2006   11-24-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Melinda77
Before the m/s set in, I was riding my bike a...

Before the m/s set in, I was riding my bike a ton, and trying to do the Tupler Maternity Workout on the other days. Right now, walking quickly to go puke is about all I get to do...
Forum: June 2006   11-17-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Melinda77
If it a length issue, I've dealt with that...

If it a length issue, I've dealt with that (never had a width issue). What I do, is to get my legs TOGETHER, no matter which position we're in. Dh can't penetrate as far, but he still gets...
Forum: Homebirth   11-17-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Melinda77
Wow, I certainly wouldn't be UP for going the...

Wow, I certainly wouldn't be UP for going the next day, no way! We see a GP, and we plan to see her 2 weeks pp, just as we have after hospital births. My midwife will weigh baby at 3 days old, and...
Forum: June 2006   11-17-2005, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By Melinda77
Erika, too cool! My dd told me first too!! (she...

Erika, too cool! My dd told me first too!! (she knew a full 5 days before I even tested http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/luxlove.gif )

anyway, yep, I've confirmed for her that...
Forum: June 2006   11-17-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By Melinda77
try not to worry about it! Like the pp said, it...

try not to worry about it! Like the pp said, it could be bloating/water right now, and even if it is "real" weight, and you think its all in your rear, it could still get rearranged later.

My...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-13-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By Melinda77
So sorry that link didn't work! Here's one...

So sorry that link didn't work!

Here's one that is a card kit - more expensive I'm afraid, but the no-mess, no-touching ink pad for prints is the same. Maybe check ebay?
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-10-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By Melinda77
I had these for dd, and plan to buy more for new...

I had these for dd, and plan to buy more for new babe - they were great! I got 3 sets of prints out of one set (although the last was a tad lighter). No ink touches baby at all!
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Forum: Homebirth   10-11-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,780
Posted By Melinda77
Oh, yay for this thread! I was just wondering...

Oh, yay for this thread! I was just wondering this morning, as dh let the dogs out to pee "oh! the dogs! Where will they be during the birth?" This will be our first hb (hba2c) and just when I think...
Forum: Family Planning   12-27-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,245
Posted By Melinda77
Quote: They don't all have progesterone in...

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They don't all have progesterone in them, do they? Does anyone use an IUD and is happy with it?
No, they don't all have progesterone, there are also copper IUDs (the copper is supposed to...
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