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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By girlspn
I really wanted to post this question after I...

I really wanted to post this question after I delivered, but couldn't get myself out of bed, lol. The after pains were so bad this time compared to my first!! I couldn't sleep the first couple of...
Forum: Single Parenting   Today, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By girlspn
I doubt he would come visit. He says it's too...

I doubt he would come visit. He says it's too expensive, but I know he can afford it if he really wants to see her. I'm actually hoping he decides not to come.

I almost offered to meet somewhere...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-23-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 10,019
Posted By girlspn
Now that baby is here, I'm wondering whether I...

Now that baby is here, I'm wondering whether I should make an effort to meet other non-traditional types of families? This city is quite westernized, however, when it comes to families, still very...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 10,019
Posted By girlspn
Thank you farmermomma!

Thank you farmermomma!
Forum: Single Parenting   12-23-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By girlspn
visiting situation in divorce

My ex and I divorced last year, and I have physical and legal custody of our 3.5 year old dd. Since the divorce, we have both moved back to our countries. Our divorce settlement gave him property and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-23-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
  Sticky: Our BABIES!!!!
Views: 820
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations zjande! Glad to hear you are...

Congratulations zjande! Glad to hear you are recovering well and will be with family for Christmas! :)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-21-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 875
Posted By girlspn
I'm a big believer of visualization! I did it a...

I'm a big believer of visualization! I did it a lot before the birth of my first, especially visualizing baby's position and how she will be born, and that helped me manage my anxieties over...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-20-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By girlspn
Well, it has been 9 days since dd was sent home...

Well, it has been 9 days since dd was sent home for nits, and not a louse to be seen. Can I assume we are safe?

Letitia, how do you use olive oil to get rid of dandruff? I don't wash dd's hair...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-20-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 10,019
Posted By girlspn
Thank you ladies! Can't believe she is here...

Thank you ladies! Can't believe she is here already and all my anxieties are out the window (for now).


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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-20-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 875
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations apeydef!! Sent from my...

Congratulations apeydef!!


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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 875
Posted By girlspn
Think positive thoughts!! My doula also...

Think positive thoughts!!

My doula also doesn't think 2 weeks past due date is a big issue-- she says it's the norm for most ladies in western countries. The 41w induction is just hospital policy...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 875
Posted By girlspn
Wow chapsie, 41+4! They don't let us go beyond...

Wow chapsie, 41+4! They don't let us go beyond 41w here!

Do you do anything to try to induce labor?


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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-18-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By girlspn
Thank you! :) Sent from my iPhone using...

Thank you! :)


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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 875
Posted By girlspn
Shweetface, I had very little appetite prior to...

Shweetface, I had very little appetite prior to going into labor. My mother was rather excited when I told her this.. She says that means baby is almost here.

Apeydef, hope you feel better soon.
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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By girlspn
Tandem nursing help

DD1 is 3.5 years old and DD2 is 4 days old. Prior to dd2's arrival, dd1 nursed before bed and upon waking, maybe 10-30 minutes.

Since dd2 was born, dd1 has been wanting to nurse whenever her...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-17-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By girlspn
Baby girl is here!

I woke up with painful contractions on Monday morning around 7.45am. They hurt, unlike the ones I'd been having regularly for the past 2 weeks.

I called my doula and she came around 2 hours later,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-16-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
  Sticky: Our BABIES!!!!
Views: 820
Posted By girlspn
My baby girl is here! She was born 12/15 at...

My baby girl is here! She was born 12/15 at 12.14pm. She weighs 8.5 lbs and 19.9 inches. I was 39w5d.


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Forum: Single Parenting   12-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 10,019
Posted By girlspn
Angee, congratulations on your new job! Esg,...

Angee, congratulations on your new job!

Esg, it's good to hear from you. Do you have any special traditions with your son for the holidays?

Prescottchels, glad to hear that about the insurance,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-15-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By girlspn
I did see my dd's usual pediatrician. She said...

I did see my dd's usual pediatrician. She said the white specks looked 'suspicious', and didn't even touch or inspect an actual speck. Her note said we saw her for head lice infestation and that she...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By girlspn
I'm glad to hear this, and feel validated in my...

I'm glad to hear this, and feel validated in my decision not to use lindane or other chemicals on my dd. Even if we do find lice, I've decided to just keep combing. I'm not comfortable with using...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By girlspn
Our household is just myself and dd. I've had my...

Our household is just myself and dd. I've had my head checked by a few others as well, and all said no nits or lice. I was told there were 3 kids total who were sent home for head lice, so I'm going...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-12-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 267
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations!!! :) Sent from my...

Congratulations!!! :)


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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By girlspn
Metasequoia-- 'slow lice' approach sounds great!...

Metasequoia-- 'slow lice' approach sounds great! Reading your post helped lower my stress level over this right now. Did it only take 3 days of combing to get rid of everything? I thought it would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By girlspn
Suspected head lice case...seeking advice

My dd's preschool called me to say they found nits in her hair, along with 2 other kids. She cannot return to school until it's cleared up. No live louse has been seen on her head.

A few people...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-11-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By girlspn
Congratulations!! That is a lovely birth story,...

Congratulations!! That is a lovely birth story, thank you for sharing.
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