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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-24-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
  6 Weeks
Views: 156
Posted By boscopup
I didn't wait with my second kid. 3 weeks was...

I didn't wait with my second kid. 3 weeks was just fine that time. This time I'm waiting because I had a second degree tear and stitches. I need more time. I had to wait longer than 6 weeks after my...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-23-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By boscopup
I use one sometimes. The photographer at the...

I use one sometimes. The photographer at the hospital used one (with my permission) to pose her, and she loved it for that. She already had a great latch from birth, so I wasn't concerned about...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 255
Posted By boscopup
I HAVE to have bras when my milk comes in....

I HAVE to have bras when my milk comes in. Otherwise I leak everywhere. As long as I'm wearing a bra, the leakage isn't too bad.

I just bought some Panache bras that were half price at...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-16-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By boscopup
Case provider = care provider in my previous...

Case provider = care provider in my previous post. I can't edit on my phone, as it will throw in all the html code.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-16-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By boscopup
Could they be cervical polyps? I'm just guessing...

Could they be cervical polyps? I'm just guessing here. I know nothing. Lol! I'd probably save one and bring it to my case provider, just in case.

I can't reach my cervix when I'm not pregnant. My...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-09-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 1,925
Posted By boscopup
We had jaundice here too. I came close to leaving...

We had jaundice here too. I came close to leaving the hospital AMA over it. She was 12.2 at discharge, but my milk hadn't come in yet, so I expected her to be jaundiced. She was acting normal - not...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-30-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 191
Posted By boscopup
cagnew, my midwife brought an herbal sitz bath in...

cagnew, my midwife brought an herbal sitz bath in jars, warmed up, to make warm compresses for pushing. Baby came too quick to use them, but we stuck some in a peribottle and she left the jars with...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-30-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
  High bp
Views: 149
Posted By boscopup
The diastolic number isn't high, and that's the...

The diastolic number isn't high, and that's the more important one. It is a more stable number, whereas the top number changes easily with your mood and activity. My OB would not give you meds or do...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-30-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 191
Posted By boscopup
She's here!

Yesterday, I got to the hospital at 5am for my 37 week induction ("severe PIH"). I had my doula, my midwife (in doula capacity), best friend, and husband in attendance. They were the best support...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-27-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 3,879
Posted By boscopup
Bren, that could be blood sugar dropping or blood...

Bren, that could be blood sugar dropping or blood pressure changing. When my bp goes high to low, I feel really bad like that. I actually came close to passing out at the hospital because of the drop...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 3,879
Posted By boscopup
I had my OB appointment today. Since my bp shot...

I had my OB appointment today. Since my bp shot up again and now requires two meds, and it went high at my appointment still (and stayed high at home later), doctor said I now have "severe PIH" and...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 3,879
Posted By boscopup
Cagnew, I too changed my mind on vitamin K....

Cagnew, I too changed my mind on vitamin K. Though technically, 2 of my 3 children had the shot. First was preemie, then the next child didn't get it, then the third child wasn't going to get it, but...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-26-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 3,879
Posted By boscopup
I just spent the night in the hospital last...

I just spent the night in the hospital last night. My blood pressure had been 150s/100s since Saturday night, and then it started going up. When it got to 178/121, we called the OB and went in. It...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,856
Posted By boscopup
My third baby dropped noticeably at least a few...

My third baby dropped noticeably at least a few days before labor. I can't remember exactly when it was.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 409
Posted By boscopup
Woohoo!!!!

Woohoo!!!!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 3,879
Posted By boscopup
I have all kinds of phone numbers to reach DH,...

I have all kinds of phone numbers to reach DH, plus plans for if he's at work. I tend to have fast labors and the hospital is 45 minutes away. Crossing the state line to birth with midwives was...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 262
Posted By boscopup
Congratulations!!!!!!

Congratulations!!!!!!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 122
Posted By boscopup
My kids go to bed at 7, so I can watch after they...

My kids go to bed at 7, so I can watch after they go to bed. Shows that are kid appropriate, I'll watch with them. Since I'm stuck on the couch much of the day right now, we're doing more tv time...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 11,766
Posted By boscopup
Talked to my midwife who is due a few weeks...

Talked to my midwife who is due a few weeks before me, and she says she's having the same cervical pain and that it's probably not the exam the OB did. I guess baby is a bit lower and changes are...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 122
Posted By boscopup
We've been watching Doctor Who. Previously...

We've been watching Doctor Who. Previously watched Sherlock (yum). I've done Gilmore Girls. We're doing Star Trek on occasion. Also Columbo for some retro. :D I love seeing which famous actors are...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 3,856
Posted By boscopup
I'm in the couch + tv boat too. So happy we have...

I'm in the couch + tv boat too. So happy we have Netflix!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 11,766
Posted By boscopup
Exactly! I notice that I have some bits of...

Exactly!

I notice that I have some bits of mucus plug coming out. Just tiny amounts - not the whole thing. I'll bet I'm starting to dilate/efface a bit. Not that I'll ever know, since my cervix is...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 221
Posted By boscopup
I eat whatever and have had fast recoveries. The...

I eat whatever and have had fast recoveries. The big thing is to REST, even if you think you feel better. Overdoing it too early can extend your recovery time.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 37
  Dreams
Views: 994
Posted By boscopup
I finally had a dream last night... dreamt I was...

I finally had a dream last night... dreamt I was having contractions. Woke up and found baby was poking me in a tender area on the lower right side (I think my intestines there). I had to switch...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 11,766
Posted By boscopup
I didn't spread that much. I really think it's...

I didn't spread that much. I really think it's irritation from his hand trying to find my cervix. He couldn't tell anything about it, so he was reaching farther in. Finally gave up. The pain isn't in...
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