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Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Metasequoia
I'm so impressed by the collective knowledge in...

I'm so impressed by the collective knowledge in our DDC! Such resourceful women! I didn't know about some of these UTI-busting tricks until now. I don't think I've ever had a UTI, but at least I know...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 652
Posted By Metasequoia
One more thought - we're the only mammals who...

One more thought - we're the only mammals who don't consume our placentas, right? Probably a mistake as the placenta seems to be able to accumulate K2.... Maybe consuming some raw placenta...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 652
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't have much time to geek out right now, but...

I don't have much time to geek out right now, but I'm so curious about this too!

I do have one train of thought going about infant gut bacteria and maternal vaginal bacteria and how these could...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 172
Posted By Metasequoia
Such good points! I had a dream last night...

Such good points!

I had a dream last night that I read the price wrong and that it actually cost $2200 to rent the pool! :lol Weird pregnancy dreams...

My sister manages a horse farm and has...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 212
Posted By Metasequoia
blissful_maia recommended one in the TMI...

blissful_maia recommended one in the TMI thread....
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:20 AM
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Views: 2,995
Posted By Metasequoia
Hugs to all of the mamas with bleeding, spotting,...

Hugs to all of the mamas with bleeding, spotting, and mucus plug loss! :hug
eternalw, my midwife said something at my last appt. about the placenta trying to find a "new" spot in the uterus with...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By Metasequoia
Thanks, everyone, for all of your kind words....

Thanks, everyone, for all of your kind words. :stillheart

My first emotion when reading her response was guilt. I felt guilty that she said she thought I was doing a good job of this parenting...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Metasequoia
I think I'd feel good about that. :) It's really...

I think I'd feel good about that. :) It's really the heart that I'm feeling like taking a peek at and you had that part covered, so if it were me, I'd relax and enjoy!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't have any suggestions, I'm sorry. :hug But...

I don't have any suggestions, I'm sorry. :hug But it sounds like you're doing everything right!

A friend of mine who is prone to UTIs buys bottled organic cranberry juice not from concentrate...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Metasequoia
You mean they were appalled that you'd had a HB...

You mean they were appalled that you'd had a HB or that you didn't have any u/s?
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Metasequoia
I like to think that they're toning my uterus ~...

I like to think that they're toning my uterus ~ putting a positive spin on it always helps! :lol
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By Metasequoia
Oh! I have a little update on my oldest daughter!...

Oh! I have a little update on my oldest daughter!

Yesterday morning I came across a journal I'd started for her when she was just days old. I dated each entry and wrote about our life together,...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 172
Posted By Metasequoia
Has anyone read gabeyho's birth story over in...

Has anyone read gabeyho's birth story over in February's DDC? What a darling little baby girl!! :love

Her description of the difference between laboring out of the birth pool and in it actually...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Metasequoia
Braxton Hicks

...Have officially started for this mama. I know they always start early for me, even in the first trimester, but now, at 20/21 weeks, they're at the point where they sometimes take my breath away...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 652
Posted By Metasequoia
I think I see a lot of these issues as...

I think I see a lot of these issues as environmental consequences, not really Mother Nature's mistakes.

I read such a cool article about eyesight not too long ago about how human vision was...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By Metasequoia
I'm not sure my midwife even offers the anatomy...

I'm not sure my midwife even offers the anatomy scan. At my last appt., at maybe 18 weeks, I had to ask her for a script to have it done. I don't think she's against it, but she doesn't say, "Hey,...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By Metasequoia
Yes Wild Rose - impossible not to smile, indeed!!...

Yes Wild Rose - impossible not to smile, indeed!! I went out to get the mail around 6pm last night and I could see the beautiful bright (almost full!) moon and the swelling buds on the cherry trees...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By Metasequoia
That stinks about your son, Serafina33, I hope he...

That stinks about your son, Serafina33, I hope he feels better soon and that the rest of you are spared - especially with your DH going away!

I took the three youngest kids to Longwood Gardens...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't know what we're going to do but when I...

I don't know what we're going to do but when I had my two little girls (6 & 3, at the time) we ALL slept in our queen bed together - both girls, DH and me - with my HUGE pregnant belly! Shortly...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 517
Posted By Metasequoia
Yay for DH feeling the baby! Mine felt our little...

Yay for DH feeling the baby! Mine felt our little girl on Saturday for the very first time, too - soooo sweet! :love

I can feel mine at both sides of my uterus now, simultaneously. She's a busy...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By Metasequoia
Where you and I live, BarefootBrooke, we could...

Where you and I live, BarefootBrooke, we could leave our bulbs planted up on the porch and then bring them in around Thanksgiving or Christmas and they should pop up and bloom. Some people do keep...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 652
Posted By Metasequoia
This is why I question it, too. :) Mother Nature...

This is why I question it, too. :) Mother Nature doesn't make mistakes.

No gonorrhea here, no eye drops.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-01-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By Metasequoia
Well, I got out and raked (haha!) the garden beds...

Well, I got out and raked (haha!) the garden beds along the side of the house - more like raked the straw and leaves off the top of the surface to expose frozen solid soil - and spread my poppy...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-01-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,435
Posted By Metasequoia
Boys: 6 Girls: 9 Congratulations,...

Boys: 6
Girls: 9



Congratulations, due date buddy! :love
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-01-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Metasequoia
Wonderful news!!!! :joy

Wonderful news!!!! :joy
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