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Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By prone_to_wander
Update: Apparently my platelets have decided to...

Update: Apparently my platelets have decided to hold out and are 106. We will check them again at the 39 week appointment. So I've continued my gluten and dairy free diet as well as taking liquid...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
  Poll: older siblings?
Views: 191
Posted By prone_to_wander
I only have DS who is 4. He says he wants to be...

I only have DS who is 4. He says he wants to be here. We watched several birth videos and talked about how babies are born. I'm a midwifery student, so he is used to me talking about birth.

I...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 89
Posted By prone_to_wander
Cherries. They can be frozen, but mostly I want...

Cherries. They can be frozen, but mostly I want them fresh. I eat the entire back within the first day or so it makes it into the house. Yum
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By prone_to_wander
There is low levels of radiation in the...

There is low levels of radiation in the atmosphere and we are constantly exposed to it. Flying is not going to significantly increase your risk. Pregnant women fly all of the time. I have flown...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   07-10-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By prone_to_wander
Thank you so much for your thoughts and good...

Thank you so much for your thoughts and good wishes. I just went and had my blood drawn, so I'll soon discover if I get to have my home birth. My midwives really feel as though my levels are going to...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By prone_to_wander
Low platelets, might not get my homebirth

I'm struggling with my low platelets. If they go below the threshold of 100, my midwives suggest I have a hospital birth. I fear my heart will break if I have to give birth in hospital.
My DS was...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-20-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 57
Posted By prone_to_wander
I'm still nursing my 3.5 year old. But things...

I'm still nursing my 3.5 year old. But things are drying up. One side is completely dry and the other is also running out. I heard only one swallow in 10 minutes. So I think that this might be the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-20-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By prone_to_wander
Makes me think of virility. I'm not sure id name...

Makes me think of virility. I'm not sure id name my son something like that.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-10-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 25
Posted By prone_to_wander
Hi Everyone. Prone_to_wander due August 1st.

Hi Everyone.
Prone_to_wander due August 1st.
Forum: Parenting   09-22-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,827
Posted By prone_to_wander
My son calls me goes between calling me mama,...

My son calls me goes between calling me mama, mom and honey. He picked up calling me Honey somewhere and I just love it so much. He did briefly go through a stage where he called me by my first name...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-17-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By prone_to_wander
I think much of what you described is your child...

I think much of what you described is your child going through is a developmentally appropriate push for independence.

I would suggest the book Unconditional Parenting.

I try and 'work with'...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By prone_to_wander
thinking.

thinking.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-12-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 270
Posted By prone_to_wander
My ds is almost always either laughing or...

My ds is almost always either laughing or jumping or both. He is so sweet and open to new things. He calls me honey instead of mama. He can get completely absorbed in his task that he completes...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-12-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By prone_to_wander
I would also suggest Sparkle Stories. We have a...

I would also suggest Sparkle Stories. We have a subscription and his playing by himself often coincides with me putting on one of the stories. We have Martin and Sylvia at home.
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By prone_to_wander
I was thinking it would be ok if everyone could...

I was thinking it would be ok if everyone could come here, but my mom claims there isn't enough space (it would be cosy). Renting a big house for the holidays is out of our budget.
 
There isn't...
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By prone_to_wander
I think the unique thing about my situation is...

I think the unique thing about my situation is that my family and my in-laws both live in the same state, but on opposite ends. The culture of driving isn't one where you can fly 6 hours and only...
Forum: Parenting   03-08-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By prone_to_wander
I'm not sure where to put this and since I've...

I'm not sure where to put this and since I've seen other posts about grandparents here, I thought I'd post here.

So after an incredible amount of drama about who got us for what period of time at...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-07-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By prone_to_wander
My ds is 2.5 and he is able to play by himself...

My ds is 2.5 and he is able to play by himself sometimes. I try and take those 15 mins when he is into something and I can slip away. I also have mandated coffee time where I get to drink my coffee...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-05-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By prone_to_wander
My brother (as an older baby/toddler) did it...

My brother (as an older baby/toddler) did it whenever he got upset, he'd hold his breath until he passed out. Super scary, but we'd make sure he didn't bang his head when he passed out. He grew out...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-26-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By prone_to_wander
He seems to have decided that he wants help, so...

He seems to have decided that he wants help, so if he is refusing I tell him that he needs to come now and get dressed or I'm leaving and won't help. We'll see how long that lasts.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-24-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By prone_to_wander
I let him choose his own clothes. I'm there to...

I let him choose his own clothes. I'm there to help him get dressed, but every morning is a struggle. I've tried making it fun. I was pretending to be a bird putting on my feathers, it worked twice....
Forum: Homebirth   02-20-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By prone_to_wander
Would your OB be conducting the home birth?...

Would your OB be conducting the home birth? Because I don't think you can ask a midwife to be a doula and then use them as a midwife.
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-20-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By prone_to_wander
Can you get in to see another dr? If not, I'd go...

Can you get in to see another dr? If not, I'd go back and demand that she takes your concern seriously.
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-12-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By prone_to_wander
So the pimples that take forever to heal sounds...

So the pimples that take forever to heal sounds like rosacea to me. I have it and it takes a ridiculously long time for my face to heal. Currently, I am pretty in control of my rosacea by cutting...
Forum: VBAC   01-11-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By prone_to_wander
OP, I wasn't meaning to offend you, I felt it...

OP, I wasn't meaning to offend you, I felt it was unclear. Sorry.
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