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Forum: March 2009   04-20-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,902
Posted By purplepeace
I had 2nd degree tears with both my births and...

I had 2nd degree tears with both my births and no stitches for either. Both healed fine. I was very careful not to spread my legs, sit cross legged, go up and down stairs much, etc for 2+ weeks. I...
Forum: March 2009   03-24-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,242
Posted By purplepeace
Mei Elizabeth Born: March 21, 2009 2:11am ...

Mei Elizabeth
Born: March 21, 2009 2:11am
EDD: March 22, 2009
8lbs 14oz, 21in
arrival: home waterbirth
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   03-15-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,412
Posted By purplepeace
I am having a homebirth (hopefully in the next...

I am having a homebirth (hopefully in the next week!) in Cincinnati. Dr. Bowen is our backup. He has been joked to be a midwife with MD after his name. I feel very comfortable going to the hospital...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   03-15-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By purplepeace
We had a wonderful experience of a homebirth...

We had a wonderful experience of a homebirth with our first with the CHOICE midwives. When I moved to Cincinnati, the one thing that made me really sad was that I would be leaving my midwives there!!
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   03-15-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By purplepeace
Try Dr. Chuck Kelly. He is at an Edgewood (most...

Try Dr. Chuck Kelly. He is at an Edgewood (most days) and a Covington (Thursdays) office.

Kelly, Charles J MD
20 MEDICAL VILLAGE DR
STE 102
EDGEWOOD, KY 41017
(859) 341-1011

924 Main ST...
Forum: March 2009   02-27-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By purplepeace
Thanks for the motivation folks! To do: ...

Thanks for the motivation folks!

To do:
prepare lecture to give next week
bake towels and blankets for birth
wash at least some baby clothes
purge some of DS' toys so there is more room in...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-24-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By purplepeace
I have gotten a lot of inspiration from Jamie...

I have gotten a lot of inspiration from Jamie Novak. She wrote some decluttering books and has a blog as well as a monthly (free!) conference call where she has a topic and also takes questions from...
Forum: March 2009   02-24-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By purplepeace
It sure can get messy! I found that inserting an...

It sure can get messy! I found that inserting an unpricked EPO gel when I get in bed for the night and wearing a pantyliner works best for me. It doesn't get leaky on me, more than a drop or two,...
Forum: March 2009   02-10-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,075
Posted By purplepeace
Last night I was reading a foodie book,...

Last night I was reading a foodie book, Gastronaut by Stefan Gates, and it happened to have a recipe for placenta! I'm not sure yet what I will do with this placenta. With my first birth, my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By purplepeace
Hooray! It feels so good to save like that,...

Hooray! It feels so good to save like that, doesn't it?
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-21-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By purplepeace
Perhaps this is too late, but I grew up near...

Perhaps this is too late, but I grew up near Kenwood and now live in Norwood...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-21-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,851
Posted By purplepeace
Dr Jeff Drasnin at esdpeds.com is great as well....

Dr Jeff Drasnin at esdpeds.com is great as well. He has an office in Hyde Park and Milford. He is supportive of alternative vax, extended BF, non-circ etc.
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-21-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By purplepeace
I used CHOICE for my son's water homebirth in...

I used CHOICE for my son's water homebirth in May 2007. We LOVED them! We saw them for our prenatal visits and also saw a homebirth friendly OB occasionally for backup. I don't recall that seeing an...
Forum: March 2009   01-21-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By purplepeace
Congrats! I'll be ordering my birth pool next...

Congrats! I'll be ordering my birth pool next week. We are going with the La Bassine. It feels great to be getting closer and closer to the birth!
Forum: March 2009   01-09-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 657
Posted By purplepeace
Quote: Originally Posted by dearmama22...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dearmama22 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12949447)
Does anyone have this one-...
Forum: March 2009   01-08-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By purplepeace
I'm glad to see this thread! We are just...

I'm glad to see this thread! We are just deciding which to use. For our first HB, I had the aqua doula, which was very nice, ecept leaning over the hard sides wasn't as comfortable as I would have...
Forum: March 2009   01-08-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 609
Posted By purplepeace
I am using Hypnobabies too! I used it with much...

I am using Hypnobabies too! I used it with much success with my first one's birth. I've just started back in on it, so am in week 1. I try to find time each day, but life with a 20 month old can...
Forum: March 2009   01-08-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 657
Posted By purplepeace
When my son was a baby, I used the Skip*Hop...

When my son was a baby, I used the Skip*Hop Pronto http://www.skiphop.com/mm5/merchant....tegory_Code=DB...
Forum: March 2009   01-08-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By purplepeace
Yesterday at 30 weeks I measured 32 cm. However,...

Yesterday at 30 weeks I measured 32 cm. However, at 27.5 weeks I measured 35 cm! Bizarre, but baby has shifted down into the pelvis and is head engaged which is why my MW said the number could go...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-31-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By purplepeace
I'm hoping to be there too! My crunchy sister is...

I'm hoping to be there too! My crunchy sister is going to be in town with her 4 kids, so we may all come along!

We are a cloth diapering, breastfeeding, fun family! Not sure if DH will be off...
Forum: March 2009   07-17-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 590
Posted By purplepeace
I'm still nursing my 14 month old son. He is...

I'm still nursing my 14 month old son. He is going strong with no signs of slowing. Fortunately I haven't had any soreness or problems, but yes, I've been hungry!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-15-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 667
Posted By purplepeace
Quote: Originally Posted by mom2rory...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mom2rory http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11649178)
Would a Friday morning be good for most of...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-15-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By purplepeace
We saw Dr. Blackburn before we moved to...

We saw Dr. Blackburn before we moved to Cincinnati. She was totally fine with non-vax. Her main thing is that parents make an informed decision either way. We totally loved her and miss her now that...
Forum: March 2009   07-13-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,943
Posted By purplepeace
Hi all! We just found out we are expecting #2!...

Hi all! We just found out we are expecting #2! Glad to be in the company of such fine women here!

Due date: March 23, 2009

Birth plans (home, hospital, UC, etc): We are having a water birth at...
Forum: March 2009   07-13-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,112
Posted By purplepeace
Hi all! Add me to this esteemed group! We just...

Hi all! Add me to this esteemed group! We just tested positive for baby #2 arriving around March 23! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
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