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Forum: California, Nevada   11-10-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By nixnux
Hi, I just saw your post. I live in Fresno and...

Hi, I just saw your post. I live in Fresno and used Detrah as my midwife for my second son. I loved her and would not hesitate to use her again. My last two births were in the hospital because of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-23-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By nixnux
My 3 babies have show a similar pattern of birth...

My 3 babies have show a similar pattern of birth just the labors have gotten shorter each time. 
 
#1 - Little questionable as to when actual labor would have started as my doctor stripped my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-19-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By nixnux
Don't freak out, you are not likely to have a...

Don't freak out, you are not likely to have a traumatic birth because of this.  It does mean that they will probably be more aggressively managing your third stage (placental delivery) in order to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-04-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,500
Posted By nixnux
I peeled and peeled and peeled my whole first...

I peeled and peeled and peeled my whole first pregnancy. My nipples were really light in color by the time I gave birth. It was my first and thought they were supposed to get darker. Oh well. It...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-28-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By nixnux
I drank coconut water and took a potassium...

I drank coconut water and took a potassium tablet. Along with calcium mag supplements as well. It wasn't perfect but it helped with the constant twitching/grabbing feeling.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
sk8boarder15 - My first was 6 days over due and...

sk8boarder15 - My first was 6 days over due and was perfect, but...my diabetes was completely controlled with diet. My midwife said she didn't look overdue at all as she had quite a bit of vernix...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-26-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
Quote: Originally Posted by stephm2002...

Quote:
Originally Posted by stephm2002 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15774595)
So this is my 3rd pregnancy and I failed...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-24-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By nixnux
1st was 7 lbs 18 inches. 2nd was 8.5 lbs and...

1st was 7 lbs 18 inches. 2nd was 8.5 lbs and 21.5 inches (boy). 3rd was 7 lbs 4 oz 19 inches. My GD was harder to control with my girls and I actually passed the three hour test with my son even...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-21-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
prettyuglybefore - Hang in there you are almost...

prettyuglybefore - Hang in there you are almost done!! Are you getting any kind of exercise? If you aren't it would be worth a try. Can't give much advise on the fasting levels because I've been...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-20-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
southernmommie - I found that it took me a week...

southernmommie - I found that it took me a week to two weeks to figure out what worked for me and to get the proper numbers. Keep at it! It will take some time as every one is different and need...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
fairymom - the only advice I have is eat the GD...

fairymom - the only advice I have is eat the GD diet even before you get it. This helped my numbers stay more stable for longer. Also, exercise!! All the stuff you already know about your self just...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
Today 01:03 PM ilovemyavery - 140 is still...

Today 01:03 PM
ilovemyavery - 140 is still considered a normal blood sugar number. I remember reading that a normal persons blood sugars never go above 150. Although 140 maybe higher than most...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-01-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
sk8boarder15 - Glad you had a better night....

sk8boarder15 - Glad you had a better night. Sugar highs and lows just stink and make you feel so yucky. I think I could keep this baby in me forever if I just didn't have the sugar problems. It's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-30-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
huggingmama - I'm so sorry that you had to go...

huggingmama - I'm so sorry that you had to go through all of that. I'm extremely blessed because my OB is so laid back. I had no additional monitoring or ultrasounds to determine size. He knew that...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-29-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
bri276 - Even if you passed all the numbers but...

bri276 - Even if you passed all the numbers but one doesn't mean you don't have sugar problems. I'd say 197 after one hour is a sugar problem. I feel horrible when my numbers are that high. Racing...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-29-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
tribord - I think that it's hard to say whether...

tribord - I think that it's hard to say whether or not you GD. The three hour test would have been a better indicator than the one hour. The fasting levels might be a little worrisome though. I've...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-28-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
Ambyrkatt - Yep, mornings are the hardest and...

Ambyrkatt -
Yep, mornings are the hardest and then gets a little easier as the day goes on. I eat the greek yogurt which is much higher in protein and has lower carbs. You could probably eat that...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-26-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
Ambyrkatt - so sorry you failed your test. If...

Ambyrkatt - so sorry you failed your test. If you want to get start eat lots of protein, exercise as you can and eat healthy carbs. I hope that you are able to control it with diet and avoid meds.
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-21-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,437
Posted By nixnux
As a Gestational Diabetic I recommend everything...

As a Gestational Diabetic I recommend everything in moderation. Try cutting back a bit on sugar and being careful with the carbs. Don't do anything white as it's bad bad bad. That should also help...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-16-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By nixnux
I use stevia as well. I'm not a fan of the...

I use stevia as well. I'm not a fan of the liquid form so I buy it in powder from trader joe's. Takes a little while to get used to but it doesn't raise my blood sugars at all so I use it.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By nixnux
I'm so sorry that you are going through such a...

I'm so sorry that you are going through such a hard time. I hope they find out what's wrong with your husband. Even though you are miserable right now just keep in mind it's not always easier once...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
EmedAK - I refused to do the three hour test....

EmedAK - I refused to do the three hour test. Mainly cause I have GD before and I didn't have the time to do it. After talking with my doctor we agreed if I failed the one hour then he would label...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-11-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,652
Posted By nixnux
Thanks ladies. I heard back from the woman and...

Thanks ladies. I heard back from the woman and the quote was over a $1000 and she'd be without her truck for 4 or 5 days. So, I had to make a claim. They told me I'd have a point added to my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-09-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,652
Posted By nixnux
Hi ladies, I got into a minor fender bender in...

Hi ladies,
I got into a minor fender bender in the parking lot of a grocery store. I was backing up so slowly I still had my break on. Needless to say, I still put a dent in her little truck. The...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-06-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,448
Posted By nixnux
Quote: Originally Posted by MoonStarFalling...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MoonStarFalling http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15589461)
Anyone have good control of their...
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