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Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-11-2016, 02:39 PM
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Posted By lilyofjudah
Stepgirlfriend, depending on your motivation to...

Stepgirlfriend, depending on your motivation to make something from scratch, I made a belly oil from a recipe in Herbal Healing for Women by Rosemary Gladstar (an excellent book, btw) which I would...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-11-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By lilyofjudah
I'm glad your husband has come around to...

I'm glad your husband has come around to supporting home birth ismewilde! I know it's really scary to a lot of people who have never been around it and just feel like it can't possibly be safe based...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-11-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By lilyofjudah
Glad you started a thread as I was thinking of...

Glad you started a thread as I was thinking of doing so this morning! The whiny pregnant lady monologues? Well, hopefully we can all keep a good spirit despite the discomforts of the end stretch!
...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-10-2016, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By lilyofjudah
Sounds like you are both in good shape all things...

Sounds like you are both in good shape all things considered - thank goodness! But what an unneeded stress and hassle right now.

I was similarly rear-ended a few years ago and was likewise...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-10-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By lilyofjudah
It's kind of a long story involving some...

It's kind of a long story involving some miscommunication and a lot of unprofessionalism and I think I'll never know the whole truth - some of us think the midwives got 'cold feet' about attending me...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-09-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By lilyofjudah
So glad to hear that! I experienced losing my...

So glad to hear that! I experienced losing my care providers at the very end of my first pregnancy (39 weeks!!!) and the absolute panic of knowing I wouldn't be able to find another midwife....
...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-04-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By lilyofjudah
Ugh, yes, those meals that never leave the...

Ugh, yes, those meals that never leave the stomach...... Blech!
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-04-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By lilyofjudah
It seems pretty common to have appetite issues on...

It seems pretty common to have appetite issues on the last few months - I've had horrible indigestion and can only eat tiny bits, some meals lately have just been a glass or two of milk and maybe a...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   02-01-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By lilyofjudah
Oh my, how scary! I'm glad you and baby boy are...

Oh my, how scary! I'm glad you and baby boy are all right. Hope you won't be too sore in the coming weeks - it's getting hard enough to get comfortable to rest these days!
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By lilyofjudah
My baby seems to be in an entirely new positions...

My baby seems to be in an entirely new positions nearly every day! Perhaps my stretched out tummy muscles are just letting it flop around more, #1 was solidly breech until 34-35 weeks and then stayed...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By lilyofjudah
Stepgirlfriend, I think it all depends on what...

Stepgirlfriend, I think it all depends on what kind of labor you are having, which no one can really predict...

That said, first labors tend to be longer and so there may well be a phase where...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-27-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 251
Posted By lilyofjudah
A couple of my current favorite songs on your...

A couple of my current favorite songs on your list Kellyim!

My first birth I listened to Gregorian chant (the same CD on repeat for hours and hours). Second time I prepared a Playlist of similar...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-24-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By lilyofjudah
Welcome Ambyuk.... I agree, it would be an...

Welcome Ambyuk....

I agree, it would be an amazing luxury to set up a dedicated birth room! (Though, I know by now, there's no guarantee that's where I would even want to be when the time...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-22-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By lilyofjudah
[QUOTE=StepGirlfriend;19235889]I am feeling a lot...

[QUOTE=StepGirlfriend;19235889]I am feeling a lot of kicking up high in my ribs and sides today and pressure/rubbing sensation pretty low. Could this mean he is turning/turned?

After going on at...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-22-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By lilyofjudah
Yay! I know, I told you not to worry, but I know...

Yay! I know, I told you not to worry, but I know I would have been too!
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-21-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By lilyofjudah
StepGirlfriend, you or an experienced...

StepGirlfriend, you or an experienced practitioner may well be able to tell what position the baby is in just by feeling with your hands. But it does take some practice!

In my experience, it's...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-21-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By lilyofjudah
Well my baby flipped breech again as of last...

Well my baby flipped breech again as of last night... I know there's still plenty of time but I'd sure like to not have to worry about it! Just trying to keep him/her from settling in too deep at...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-19-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By lilyofjudah
I'm so glad the counseling is helping...

I'm so glad the counseling is helping Stepgirlfriend! Sometimes just getting the worries out there in a supporting atmosphere makes such a difference. (Remembering my panic upon learning I was...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-19-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By lilyofjudah
Thanks Piskito, I'll have to give it a try!

Thanks Piskito, I'll have to give it a try!
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-19-2016, 04:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By lilyofjudah
Piskito, what herbs do you use? I like the idea...

Piskito, what herbs do you use? I like the idea of a cold infusion, as any kind of hot tea just seems to relax/loosen things and make them slosh up even more...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-17-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By lilyofjudah
Two more months.... I've had horrific indigestion...

Two more months.... I've had horrific indigestion lately which nothing seems to help, except literally eating frozen foods but as soon as they melt in my tummy the effect wears off! Kinda funny right...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-14-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By lilyofjudah
Are the babies settling into position?

Just wondering how many of us have head-down babies at this point? I've always been told by about 30 weeks it's best if they're 'in position' and was starting to fret that my little one was breech at...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-13-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By lilyofjudah
Update : perhaps complaining to strangers helps....

Update : perhaps complaining to strangers helps. :-) (well, if it keeps me from complaining to my family so much and also results in some brainstorming of actual solutions....)

Or perhaps the...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-11-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By lilyofjudah
Hugs alada.... I'm glad you are able to recognize...

Hugs alada.... I'm glad you are able to recognize that may be what's going on, as often that's the hardest step!

I had a bit of a roller coaster post partum the first time. Mostly just very weepy...
Forum: March 2016 Due Date Club   01-11-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By lilyofjudah
Yeah, having to pay out of pocket made me think...

Yeah, having to pay out of pocket made me think differently about some things. That and my midwife saying that if I normally ate a healthy diet, a positive test result wouldn't really change anything...
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