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Forum: Birth Stories   06-14-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By wallermama
Just like Raven who posted before me, I had a...

Just like Raven who posted before me, I had a surprise unassisted homebirth last month. I had my daughter 4/28 after 21 minutes of labor. She came out in one incredible contraction and fell onto my...
Forum: May 2005   06-14-2005, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,235
Posted By wallermama
Add us! After a whopping 21 minutes of...

Add us!

After a whopping 21 minutes of labor, Lola Marguerite (literally) dropped onto our living room carpet while I stood there.

April 28, 12:30pm
7 lbs 10 oz
Due date 5/1/05

Our third...
Forum: May 2005   04-07-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By wallermama
Woo hoo for 36 weeks! My birth tub was...

Woo hoo for 36 weeks!

My birth tub was delivered today and is making a horrid screeching sound as it heats up the water. I'm going to have to check about that.... But seeing it here in my bay...
Forum: Homebirth   02-17-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By wallermama
We're renting a Spa-in-a-box from a local doula...

We're renting a Spa-in-a-box from a local doula for $250. She comes and sets it up too.

Our midwife recommended that one for us over the usual aquadoula she uses for two reasons 1) we have two...
Forum: May 2005   11-18-2004, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By wallermama
My husband and I both have had great success...

My husband and I both have had great success with what they call "nasal douching", similar to the idea of the neti pots two PP mentioned. The idea is to rinse out your nasal passages/sinuses with...
Forum: May 2005   11-09-2004, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By wallermama
Thanks Jess, and everyone else. What helpful...

Thanks Jess, and everyone else. What helpful thoughts! I think it will be great, as long as family can be around to make sure their needs are met (i.e. take them out if it gets too intense). It's...
Forum: May 2005   11-08-2004, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By wallermama
Have any of you experienced moms had your older...

Have any of you experienced moms had your older children with you at a homebirth? What ages, and how did they do? We are thinking about our 6 and 4 year olds, wondering how it would be for them.
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-08-2004, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By wallermama
My advice with any vitamins is to keep the in...

My advice with any vitamins is to keep the in the fridge immediately after they are opened and after that...they do not smell and seem easier to get down. Vitamins change as they age and it slows...
Forum: May 2005   10-25-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,717
Posted By wallermama
We'll have our 3rd in a hospital w/ midwife. Our...

We'll have our 3rd in a hospital w/ midwife. Our second at that hospital w/ midwives. OUr first was with an OB but cost $5 for prenatal, birth and postnatal, couldn't afford to choose midwives. We...
Forum: May 2005   10-25-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By wallermama
With this pregnancy (#3) I felt so different...

With this pregnancy (#3) I felt so different about telling people. I told everyone right away with the first 2, but this time I waited until 12 weeks. I felt like we were going to get a bit of the...
Forum: May 2005   10-25-2004, 06:43 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,224
Posted By wallermama
Please add me! Ellen (32) edd 5/3/05 DH Aaron...

Please add me! Ellen (32) edd 5/3/05
DH Aaron (33)

DS Isaac 10/29/98
DD Zada 6/8/01

Happy to meet you all!
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-18-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By wallermama
I think the best purchase out there is the...

I think the best purchase out there is the Stokke Kinderzeat. At a whopping $190-200 (I got one for $165 but STILL...) it goes from babies that can sit up unassisted to adults...just keeps...
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