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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-19-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I know a very healthy little boy, born at 27...

I know a very healthy little boy, born at 27 weeks. If you can't stop labour, you can do it.

You're in my thoughts. Let us all know.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
makeitsew: I am really intrigued with the use of...

makeitsew: I am really intrigued with the use of technology to gain control. I have probably stayed away from it for the same reason. Doing IVF, I felt very out of control and it seemed like it was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-18-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Interesting question makeitsew. I feel sort of...

Interesting question makeitsew. I feel sort of in between two worlds in terms of relating to other mothers. IVF and failed cycles etc are such a big part of my experience, which I can relate to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-18-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Congratulations Makeitsew! That is wonderful...

Congratulations Makeitsew! That is wonderful news.

I am 29 weeks now, and I am starting to feel whiny about how large and sore I'm getting. I just told my employer that I'll work for another 1.5...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
  Twins?
Views: 370
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am wondering if you are able to feel the...

I am wondering if you are able to feel the babies' positions? I am not doing regular ultrasounds, though I have decided to do one next week. My babies seem to regularly change positions, and I'm...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,043
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I had lots of pregnancy insomnia with my first...

I had lots of pregnancy insomnia with my first baby. This time its been really good up until about now. The last few weeks have brought more pain (hip and shoulder) which has really worsened my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-11-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
alivewithyou: very adorable photos! Wow it...

alivewithyou: very adorable photos!

Wow it is so quiet here. I imagine I am missing lots by not being on Facebook. But then I was wondering that today in regards to media with my oldest...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-07-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am pregnant with twins and wondering the same...

I am pregnant with twins and wondering the same thing! I am planning on tandem nursing, but I never liked the football hold with my other babies, and football hold looks like the easiest for tandem...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-07-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,043
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Daisy - that is lucky with the broody hen. Our...

Daisy - that is lucky with the broody hen. Our chicks spent weeks in the living room, which was fun at first but soon got tiring (well honestly the kids never tired of it but I sure did).

I have...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By SplashingPuddle
sraplayas: With my last two babies, I skipped...

sraplayas: With my last two babies, I skipped the GD screen, and I debated it this time with twins, but I've decided not to do it. That said, I think the diet recommendations for GD seem to be...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-07-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
alivewithyou: I am so glad that the goat milk is...

alivewithyou: I am so glad that the goat milk is working. We hope to breed our goats in the fall and hopefully have fresh goat milk by spring. We found that we needed to combine all of the happiest...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-04-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,043
Posted By SplashingPuddle
forestfoster: Congratulations on finding one...

forestfoster: Congratulations on finding one healthy big baby.

27 weeks today =) I am feel like I"m on the cusp of things starting to get more challenging. Generally I still feel good, but the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
alivewithyou: Our midwife lends out copies of...

alivewithyou: Our midwife lends out copies of "Happiest Baby on the Block". It sounds sort of gymic-y but I highly recommend it for soothing crying/colic. I thought I had it all memorized, but with...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Natalia - thank-you for sharing your story! I am...

Natalia - thank-you for sharing your story! I am so hoping our twin home birth does not turn into a hospital transfer, as I have heard we will likely not be well received.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-29-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By SplashingPuddle
forest: With twins I am currently measuring 8...

forest: With twins I am currently measuring 8 weeks ahead, so 32cm at 24 weeks. I've gained close to 40lbs.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
katelove: Thank-you for your reply. It is very...

katelove: Thank-you for your reply. It is very helpful and interesting. I am wondering...I am carrying twins, so I am trying to figure out the position of twin A. I suspect based on lots of really...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-27-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Determining baby's "station" with breech baby?

I am wondering if anyone knows how to determine a breech baby's "station" as birth approaches? My first two babies were vertex (head-down) and I could always feel their heads getting lower and lower...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-27-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I don't think the 'hypnosis' part worked for me,...

I don't think the 'hypnosis' part worked for me, but hypnobabies really worked for me in terms of reducing fear and preparing mentally for a positive birth. Also, I felt more connected to my baby as...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By SplashingPuddle
zzzzzane: I don't think I could drive 5 hours...

zzzzzane: I don't think I could drive 5 hours now, let alone in a couple months, but I am sure that there are ways to accomplish it safely and hopefully comfortably. That said, I need to relocate...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,807
Posted By SplashingPuddle
funfunky: I enjoyed the article that you linked...

funfunky: I enjoyed the article that you linked too =)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-27-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Toothfairy: I am also doing hypnobabies, and it...

Toothfairy: I am also doing hypnobabies, and it was really helpful last time. I don't know if I ever really experienced "hypnosis" but then I was a bit sceptical. But hypnobabies helped...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-26-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,807
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I can't wait to be officially in the 3rd...

I can't wait to be officially in the 3rd trimester, since I've been measuring ahead by 8 weeks, so I am as large as I should be in the 3rd trimester already!

The other day someone said to me,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-26-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,178
Posted By SplashingPuddle
toothfairy: I am interested when you say that...

toothfairy: I am interested when you say that your body is changing...what sort of things are you noticing? I am really wanting to be aware of changes early on, since my community is too remote that...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By SplashingPuddle
ldserrano: I have found it a bit harder with...

ldserrano: I have found it a bit harder with this pregnancy in terms of connecting because I am expecting twins. I am often asked if I can tell the difference between them, and I cannot. They are...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-24-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By SplashingPuddle
If you are considering a midwife, could it be...

If you are considering a midwife, could it be possible to have one present in the house, but not actually present for the labour/delivery? That way if you felt you needed someone, you could call her,...
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