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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By carnelianlight
Fox-fern, sending healing vibes! Yah, I...

Fox-fern, sending healing vibes!

Yah, I already had a blood test! After doing my research and discussing with the genetic counselor, I'm not convinced anyone really knows the accuracy. They say...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 891
Posted By carnelianlight
I have enough to nurse only every couple of days....

I have enough to nurse only every couple of days. The idea of dry comfort nursing sounds like a fantasy from where we are right now. Baby gets agitated and starts squirming; if she was sleepy, she...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   04-22-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By carnelianlight
Tanja Now you have made me want to dig out my...

Tanja
Now you have made me want to dig out my earthing kit.
Curious: What happened when you did too much earthing right off the bat? I was thinking of just sticking my earthing pad under the...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By carnelianlight
Steak pizza. I am sure that is a thing (if not,...

Steak pizza. I am sure that is a thing (if not, it needs to be).

Style or comfort?
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By carnelianlight
Voondrop, sorry about your bunny. I am on...

Voondrop, sorry about your bunny.

I am on the opposite end of the month from stardogs. Midwife says my date is Oct. 30 and, yay for extra time, the ultrasound says Nov. 4. So, also in 2 DDCs.
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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-18-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By carnelianlight
A big hug. Sorry for your loss.

A big hug. Sorry for your loss.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-17-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By carnelianlight
Prices are whack. But reasonably priced eggs and...

Prices are whack. But reasonably priced eggs and farm food are one of the things I miss about the East Coast. Real estate is crazy in our area. On a square foot basis, the chickens laying the eggs...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-17-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By carnelianlight
TrishWSU, the Brewer Diet looks exhausting. And...

TrishWSU, the Brewer Diet looks exhausting. And that's before you make pregnancy tea! I mean, just EATING all that, let alone tracking it or preparing it! On second thought, it would be fine if the...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   04-16-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By carnelianlight
We are in the same place. I too hoped to nurse...

We are in the same place. I too hoped to nurse through pregnancy and beyond but the milk isn't there. It has been scary too since little miss would take only slow spoonfuls of cow's milk, cream, or...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By carnelianlight
Yes, the study numbers are mostly buried in sec....

Yes, the study numbers are mostly buried in sec. 5, and with most nutritional studies it's hard to accurately get total numbers so they often just go with a defined supplement. The supplement itself...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By carnelianlight
I am actually on the fence about ongoing high...

I am actually on the fence about ongoing high protein intake during pregnancy, even though last pregnancy I used higher protein to successfully ward off complications from possible gestational...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-15-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By carnelianlight
This is true of one of the key SB277 supporters...

This is true of one of the key SB277 supporters in the Bay Area. She accuses the loony anti-vaxers of doing a bunch of stuff that she is the only one doing. Borderline psychosis. Works well in...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By carnelianlight
Yea, the squares can be hard. My nodal axis and...

Yea, the squares can be hard. My nodal axis and saturn are square my sun, so I'm stuck dealing with that kind of relationship.
I don't mind the part of the intensity that is about knitting together...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-14-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By carnelianlight
CA just cited all the non-organic ginger candy...

CA just cited all the non-organic ginger candy makers (sourcing from China) for lead content. So... sticking with fresh ginger. Plus lots of protein, switched up, and as much rest as possible (helps...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-14-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By carnelianlight
I am thinking about the astrology, yes. A little...

I am thinking about the astrology, yes. A little worried about personal factors in the chart (e.g. baby's nodal axis is right on my 1st/7th axis). Also, wondering how this reflects on my partner...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 567
Posted By carnelianlight
I have heard Cigna tends to be good at...

I have heard Cigna tends to be good at reimbursing hb services. Smart actuaries, I guess.

Our first birth (homebirth) was so beautiful there is zero reason to contemplate hospital. I hate the...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-12-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 567
Posted By carnelianlight
persephassa, where in CA are you? The midwife...

persephassa, where in CA are you? The midwife rates and the busy doulas sound like the Bay Area. We also had Kaiser my last homebirth pregnancy, kind of on purpose because I had no idea whether we...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-11-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 567
Posted By carnelianlight
That is a bummer persephassa. I think there is...

That is a bummer persephassa. I think there is actually a CA law that insurances must cover midwife services (Kaiser is the only exception) although the compliance has been at best spotty. Hope you...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-10-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By carnelianlight
loba, we may be neighbors in CA terms :wink:

loba, we may be neighbors in CA terms :wink:
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   04-09-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 891
Posted By carnelianlight
The only thing I know of to support the body and...

The only thing I know of to support the body and both babies is the Weston Price diet for pregnant and nursing mothers. If you can stomach all that stuff this tri, it really does feel supportive.
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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-31-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By carnelianlight
I did not have a CS, but just a thought. A class...

I did not have a CS, but just a thought. A class with several other people with different experiences and different plans may not be the place to get your fears addressed. I took a homebirth-focused...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-30-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 797
Posted By carnelianlight
Nope! I was in excellent shape before my last...

Nope! I was in excellent shape before my last pregnancy (2013-2014) but in the 3rd month of that developed an excruciating ligament pain that had me waddling everywhere. Took a lot of chiro and then...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-30-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,120
Posted By carnelianlight
Hi! Our DD is some time between 31 Oct and 3 Nov....

Hi! Our DD is some time between 31 Oct and 3 Nov. I'm in the Oct DDC as well. Either way the baby is due to be a Scorpio :) I have a daughter born at home just last spring and have been staying home...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   03-23-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 348
Posted By carnelianlight
I am under 40, but Dad is over 50, so screening...

I am under 40, but Dad is over 50, so screening is important to me. I'm just not sure which ones to get. Last pregnancy we did what is called Sequential Integrated Screening - there were two blood...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By carnelianlight
Sorry I am not the only one experiencing this....

Sorry I am not the only one experiencing this. While lying awake I wondered about any astrological component. October babes will have 3 planets in worrying Virgo, where I have Saturn in the 12th...
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