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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Galatea
How long have you been a nurse? Was nursing...

How long have you been a nurse? Was nursing school hard?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Galatea
It's not dangerous. In fact, it's bad for the...

It's not dangerous. In fact, it's bad for the baby to not have enough thyroid hormone. Ask for GP or midwife to order test for TSH, T4, T3 and anti-thyroid antibodies.

I get how you feel. Some...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By Galatea
Hi Delia, Welcome! I am 36, too, and though...

Hi Delia,

Welcome! I am 36, too, and though I was 26 when my first was born, I too, feel the difference being pg young vs "old." It kind of sucks now, to be honest. I would try to ignore your...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Galatea
I'm sorry you feel so cruddy. Everyone will say,...

I'm sorry you feel so cruddy. Everyone will say, "Well, it's your fifth!" and there is some truth to that, but for me, it turned out my thyroid was not working right, and I needed medicine. I felt...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Galatea
I don't have a good question, but as someone who...

I don't have a good question, but as someone who always gains a ton of weight all over, thanks for the description of what it's like to be a thin pregnant woman! :grin:
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Galatea
crunchymama27, that is a lot of money woes, but...

crunchymama27, that is a lot of money woes, but you're so positive! I am impressed.

I started taking cal/mag again because endo said I was low on Ca2+. I wonder if that will help with headaches....
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Galatea
Why when I go to the front page of our DDC, does...

Why when I go to the front page of our DDC, does it download some blank sheet and not let me click on anything?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Galatea
Thank you pokeyac. I have seen lots of...

Thank you pokeyac. I have seen lots of reassuring stories online, too, but some scary ones, too. I am going to call the high-risk docs back today and question them about only having one U/S to...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Galatea
I feel you. The headaches don't go away with...

I feel you. The headaches don't go away with water or rest, and Tylenol only works for a little bit, but I get a guaranteed rebound headache. An ice pack is actually decent sometimes. And money, I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Galatea
Unhappy Yet another problem; can't deal anymore

We had our anatomy U/S at 19 weeks, and they said that baby looks great, except for having a two-vessel cord. They said that it can be associated with defects, but since we had an amnio, we know our...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Galatea
We had our anatomy U/S this morning. Baby looks...

We had our anatomy U/S this morning. Baby looks totally fine, except she has a two-vessel cord. The doctor, sonographer and genetic counselor were very apologetic for dragging us over the coals all...
Forum: Diapering   07-22-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 430
Posted By Galatea
You will need to use two flats at once sometimes....

You will need to use two flats at once sometimes. Some kids pee more.

You can do PFs in only two sizes, if you buy the "older" sizes of infant and premium. I did that before these new square...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-22-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 696
Posted By Galatea
My sister had one before getting married and she...

My sister had one before getting married and she was able to exclusively breastfeed. I hope you are so lucky! I am afraid to have the surgery, though... once I am done nursing, they will go back to...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By Galatea
I finally started to feel better over the weekend...

I finally started to feel better over the weekend (19 weeks) and got the energy to dejunk the boys' room and the shoe pile, and rotate out ds3's clothes, and I've been keeping up with the dishes and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 696
Posted By Galatea
Wish I could do the nursing tank top. It would...

Wish I could do the nursing tank top. It would need Kevlar straps to keep my boobs up, and even then, I'd get so sweaty with them all mashed together. :(
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations! That is what we will have, too!...

Congratulations! That is what we will have, too! (but not in the same order)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 696
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, we had some happy pukers, too. It upsets...

Yeah, we had some happy pukers, too. It upsets DH so much. I laugh at him. Baby puke is not something to get upset over.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 696
Posted By Galatea
I never bought nursing clothes. I do have a ton...

I never bought nursing clothes. I do have a ton of nursing bras, though, because I have big boobs and need the support. But I would just lift up a normal shirt to nurse.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, I'll make a new one once everyone is past...

Yeah, I'll make a new one once everyone is past 22 weeks
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-19-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 360
Posted By Galatea
My dh loved your joke.

My dh loved your joke.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 563
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations JessieBird for having a girl! I...

Congratulations JessieBird for having a girl! I had two boys and then a girl and it was quite an adjustment. The cute clothes are a ton of fun, and it will be so exciting for your family.
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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 508
Posted By Galatea
I have had two HBs, one water and one not. ...

I have had two HBs, one water and one not.

- How did you give birth? Water birth (that's what I'm planning), or out of the water? If you did a water birth, what temperature was the water to be...
Forum: Diapering   07-18-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 430
Posted By Galatea
My favorite were the Thirsties Duo Wraps. The...

My favorite were the Thirsties Duo Wraps. The size one really fit a NB snapped all the way down, and they are wide enough over the legs and hips to contain a PF or flat.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 360
Posted By Galatea
Do you have a preference for the sex of this new...

Do you have a preference for the sex of this new baby?

Are you religious?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 696
Posted By Galatea
I agree. My first was a boy and people bought...

I agree. My first was a boy and people bought him little baseball outfits, complete with caps (he was born in the spring.) Seeing the baseball caps completely freaked me out, as I pictured a head...
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