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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-06-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,892
Posted By Lynann
Another newbie for the up/uc journey. I did...

Another newbie for the up/uc journey. I did expect there would be a few more experienced ladies posting her, but have noticed that it seems to just be us newbies introducing ourselves to each other....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-26-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Lynann
I'm in Florida. Your midwife has to offer, but...

I'm in Florida. Your midwife has to offer, but you can still refuse, you just need to sign a refusal form so she has proof that she offered the test and you declined. I refuse all those kinds of...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-26-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Lynann
We don't plan on telling our families about the...

We don't plan on telling our families about the UC or the UP. I don't want to hear about their fears. If asked we'll just tell them we're planning another home birth.
 
We do plan on telling a few...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-26-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Lynann
The home birth CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife) I...

The home birth CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife) I had for my last birth takes Medicaid patients. I think it varies State to State, but it might be worth finding out if you do want a home birth WITH a...
Forum: Homebirth   10-24-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By Lynann
I had DS2 in an apartment. DH was more concerned...

I had DS2 in an apartment. DH was more concerned than I was. We were in the downstairs apartment and we sometimes would hear our upstairs neighbor (mostly just DTD as she had a squeaky bed.) DH...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-23-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By Lynann
I definitely have peace about the decision, but...

I definitely have peace about the decision, but I'm only 11 weeks into this pregnancy.
 
I did want to share that my last birth (a HBAC) was very easy, much easier than I expected and he had that...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-23-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Lynann
We just decided on UP/UC too. I'm due sometime...

We just decided on UP/UC too. I'm due sometime in May. Our HBAC baby was a relatively quick labor at only 3 hours of active labor and 20 min of spontaneous pushing, even though he had a nuchal arm....
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-11-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Lynann
Thank you for the suggestions turtlewomyn.   ...

Thank you for the suggestions turtlewomyn.
 
I'll give Palms Birth House a call.
 
I do know Jyl, she assisted my LM at the home birth of my first that ended up a transfer & c/s. She seems...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-10-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,719
Posted By Lynann
This truly is a tragic story and does look like...

This truly is a tragic story and does look like it may have been preventable. However I would hesitate to condemn the midwife on a tabloid newspaper article. We don't know if she said anything else....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-06-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Lynann
I had 4 weeks like this before labor with DS2....

I had 4 weeks like this before labor with DS2. It became more frequent and lasted longer each time. I ended up with a 9 hour labor.
 
I do hope you get some rest before labor starts.
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-04-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Lynann
We just found out this weekend that we are...

We just found out this weekend that we are expecting another blessing in May 2013. So now I need to find a CNM who will HBAC. This would be our 2nd HBAC baby. Our previous excellent CNM is in Vero...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-04-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Lynann
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by IluvmyboyK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-04-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By Lynann
First *hugs* mama.   I also had a D&C for a...

First *hugs* mama.
 
I also had a D&C for a missed (turned incomplete) miscarriage. I had my period band on 28 days after that and then was pregnant with my DS1 that very next cycle. So I would...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-03-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By Lynann
My midwife offered to do the Ha1C only after I...

My midwife offered to do the Ha1C only after I declined the GTT and she was taking blood that visit anyway, so she just took a little bit more for that test. So much easier, and much more accurate...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-02-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By Lynann
For my first son I did the real food version and...

For my first son I did the real food version and passed with flying colors. With DS2 my midwife did an Ha1C blood test instead, as she said it was more accurate at telling how your body is reacting...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-01-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,449
Posted By Lynann
So I couldn't wait and took another test this...

So I couldn't wait and took another test this morning. I got a faint positive, but it is definitely a line and no squinting involved. DH is over the moon, but we'll be keeping it quiet IRL until we...
Forum: VBAC   08-31-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Lynann
I've only had 1 c/s and then a very successful...

I've only had 1 c/s and then a very successful HBAC, so I cannot comment on the VBA2C situation.
 
I would suggest that you take a bit of time to refocus yourself after talking to the OB. Maybe...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-31-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Lynann
My first was rupture of membranes before...

My first was rupture of membranes before contractions started, and it didn't end well (c/s after 37 hours and only 8cm)
 
When I mentioned that to my new CNM when I was pregnant with DS2, she...
Forum: VBAC   08-31-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By Lynann
Yeah, I know what you mean. There are twins all...

Yeah, I know what you mean. There are twins all over the place in my family, so I've always dreamed of twins. I did think starting with twins would be good, as you don't know any different then, but...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-31-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,449
Posted By Lynann
I caved, and tested this morning. I knew I...

I caved, and tested this morning. I knew I shouldn't have done it, but my temps when back up a teeny tiny bit, AND DH brought home another pack of tests. So I've saved my one digital test and used...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-30-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By Lynann
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TenzinsMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1361079/just-turned-40-and-trying-for-3/20#post_17092951)
 
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Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-30-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,449
Posted By Lynann
thanks nstewart. I've already started lurking on...

thanks nstewart. I've already started lurking on the May2013 DDG. Hopefully I'll be joining you there next week.
 
I have been having a few twinges around my uterus the last few days, and I don't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,230
Posted By Lynann
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kristah1000 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1360282/birth-is-not-normal/40#post_17092505)


How do you...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-30-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By Lynann
I just wanted to reply and let you know that my...

I just wanted to reply and let you know that my period got much lighter in my early 30's too. I had been like clockwork since I started my periods at 13, and continued to be so, just much lighter....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-30-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,449
Posted By Lynann
jr'smom it may just be too early to test.   ...

jr'smom it may just be too early to test.
 
I only have 1 test at home, so I'm trying to wait it out for as long as possible. I'm 11dpo and my longest LP so far since ttc this this has been 10...
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