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Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-09-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By violetflapjack
I have a good appetite mostly, but I physically...

I have a good appetite mostly, but I physically can't fit too much in at once. I also can't often tell when I am hungry because I always feel full. So I'm always trying to get in as much protein as I...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-09-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By violetflapjack
Oh no! How scary! I'm glad that you guys are okay.

Oh no! How scary! I'm glad that you guys are okay.
Forum: Birth Stories   01-27-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,395
Posted By violetflapjack
I know you posted this a while ago, but your...

I know you posted this a while ago, but your story is so powerful and inspiring. You are so strong!
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-26-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By violetflapjack
I have a tendency to get really puffy during...

I have a tendency to get really puffy during pregnancy too. My midwife has recommended swimming, and I know it feels good. My swelling isn't quite as bad as it's been in other pregnancies. Also if...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   11-14-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
  Gender?
Views: 735
Posted By violetflapjack
We just found out last Thursday. We're having a...

We just found out last Thursday. We're having a girl! After two boys, it will be a fun and different to have a daughter. My parenting style doesn't really emphasize gender too much anyway (like, I...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   10-16-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
  Gender?
Views: 735
Posted By violetflapjack
I don't know yet, but I am planning to find out!...

I don't know yet, but I am planning to find out! I waited with my first two, but this time I'd like to know ahead of time.
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-04-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By violetflapjack
So I see this is kind of old, but does anyone who...

So I see this is kind of old, but does anyone who has used yogurt for yeast infections know how long it should take to clear things up? I've been trying for a couple days, but I'm wondering how long...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   10-03-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By violetflapjack
I'm starting to get a definite pregnancy belly...

I'm starting to get a definite pregnancy belly too, even though I'm only 15 weeks. The midwife said I was measuring more like 16 weeks at my last prenatal which was 14 weeks. She also said it's...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   09-12-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By violetflapjack
It's been low blood sugar for me that makes me...

It's been low blood sugar for me that makes me want to rage. But the thing with sugary snacks, especially if you eat them alone is that is sends your blood sugar up, then the crashes back down making...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   09-11-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By violetflapjack
I was super angry in my last pregnancy, but it...

I was super angry in my last pregnancy, but it turns out that I had really just been hangry. How is your blood sugar? I didn't ever feel hungry, just mad, like instantly sometimes over nothing. If...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   09-08-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By violetflapjack
I think it really just depends on him. Does he...

I think it really just depends on him. Does he learn well from books? Or would he feel better in classes where he can ask questions and practice techniques?

I'm on my third pregnancy and I am...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   09-08-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By violetflapjack
Weight is not my favorite thing to think about...

Weight is not my favorite thing to think about because it is SOOO hard for me. I lost all the baby weight after my first, but with the second one, I didn't lose ANY. Well I did, then it came back....
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   09-08-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By violetflapjack
Yeah, we do get bigger sooner each time. I have...

Yeah, we do get bigger sooner each time. I have to say that I honestly don't understand the whole fundal height in early pregnancy thing. Like isn't it at 12 weeks that you are supposed to feel the...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   09-05-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By violetflapjack
I'm so sorry to hear that. *hugs*

I'm so sorry to hear that. *hugs*
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By violetflapjack
Oh, also, I wanted to ask Tiffa if you have links...

Oh, also, I wanted to ask Tiffa if you have links to any good blogs/articles/birth story sites that you would recommend. I'm fresh out ;)
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By violetflapjack
I like Aviva Romm's Natural Pregnancy Book. The...

I like Aviva Romm's Natural Pregnancy Book. The birth stories in Spiritual Midwifery by Ina May were really inspirational my first time around (and amusing with all of the funny dated hippy lingo :)...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By violetflapjack
*hugs*

*hugs*
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By violetflapjack
Our bodies do actually absorb what we put on our...

Our bodies do actually absorb what we put on our skin, so yes it can get to baby, although in small amounts, but when you are using something on your skin daily, I think it makes a lot of sense to...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By violetflapjack
Going from one to two was hard for me, but it was...

Going from one to two was hard for me, but it was because I didn't ever let myself focus on something other than my oldest child without being available immediately if he wanted or needed something....
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-13-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 655
Posted By violetflapjack
So I've already had one this month with the Nurse...

So I've already had one this month with the Nurse Midwife who took out my IUD when I was 5 weeks, to do a sonogram to find out if baby was actually inside of my uterus. Conceiving with an IUD in...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   08-13-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,480
Posted By violetflapjack
Hi everyone. This will be my third. Totally...

Hi everyone. This will be my third. Totally unexpected! I had an IUD in fact, (it was intact in the perfect position too) so this is certainly a surprise for us and has taken some adjustment for DH...
Forum: Toddler Health   06-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By violetflapjack
I am in the same situation, where the dentist...

I am in the same situation, where the dentist wants to do general anesthetic for my 2 1/2 year old and I'm not sure about it. It makes me very nervous too. We were at the dentist today and I tried to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-24-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By violetflapjack
I had crazy water retention with both of my...

I had crazy water retention with both of my pregnancies and polyhydramnios (excess aminotic fluid) in the second one. My midwife suggested that it might have some relationship to my blood sugar,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-09-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By violetflapjack
I drank raw milk from our local co-op during both...

I drank raw milk from our local co-op during both of my pregnancies, especially the second. I did not start drinking raw milk then, it was from the dairy that I usually got milk from. I didn't want...
Forum: Spirituality   02-17-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By violetflapjack
I love this idea and can't wait to join in. I've...

I love this idea and can't wait to join in. I've been brewing up a similar idea of making some kind of visual of the things that I want and the goals I'm working toward. But I haven't been able to...
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