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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By MnMtm
Had a filled, but good day today. Coached a...

Had a filled, but good day today. Coached a soccer game. We actually lost this one, one of 3 that we have lost since the beginning of fall season, but I felt like the kids played really well; some of...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By MnMtm
The "Nursing in slow motion" section with the...

The "Nursing in slow motion" section with the pictures in The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding was very helpful to me in the early days of nursing.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-01-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By MnMtm
Yay for May! There's a good chance that at least...

Yay for May! There's a good chance that at least a couple of our babies will be born towards the end of this month! I'm torn between being so ready, and having a bunch of things on my to-do list that...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-30-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By MnMtm
Homebirthing supplies

I was able to go out today and get everything on my list for postpartum care. It's not the fun stuff to buy, like baby clothes, baby carriers, or cute nursing clothes, but I'm glad to have the...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-30-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,122
Posted By MnMtm
I spoke with my midwife today regarding the trip...

I spoke with my midwife today regarding the trip to the lake. She said that she thinks, most likely, I won't go into labor until after that, based on my history, but that, of course, it is a risk,...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-29-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,122
Posted By MnMtm
Wow, Smokering, I'm impressed! I have been...

Wow, Smokering, I'm impressed!

I have been trying to avoid facebook lately. I just don't have the energy to keep up with the debates that I usually do. I have been posting stuff against Common...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-29-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 874
Posted By MnMtm
I had a really vivid dream last night. DH and I...

I had a really vivid dream last night. DH and I were with the kids at this huge gathering. People from all over were there, including most of my extended family. There was lots of food, music, and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-29-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 556
Posted By MnMtm
We had a traditional shower with number 1, and...

We had a traditional shower with number 1, and with number 2, we had a "meet the baby" party when she was about 6 weeks old. My mom really wanted to do something because DD was a girl, and she didn't...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-29-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By MnMtm
I'm glad to hear that it hasn't returned! A girl...

I'm glad to hear that it hasn't returned! A girl on facebook the other day was posting about how she was having what she though was pre-term labor contractions, and she went the hospital. They hooked...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,014
Posted By MnMtm
I need to post another pic, but I haven't taken...

I need to post another pic, but I haven't taken one recently. DH wanted to do another photo shoot, but I don't know if I want him to. I am so big! And I have swollen ankles. A man in the grocery...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,259
Posted By MnMtm
10 lbs?! I've gained 36 pounds so far, and...

10 lbs?! I've gained 36 pounds so far, and counting.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By MnMtm
With baby number 2, I experienced something like...

With baby number 2, I experienced something like that around 35 weeks when she turned head down, Of course, I was also concerned that it was because I was working 16-18 shifts as a floor nurse, on me...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-26-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,259
Posted By MnMtm
Yes, I have heard many moms describe the turning...

Yes, I have heard many moms describe the turning as being one big flopping movement. When DD turned from posterior to anterior, which was not as big of a move as breech to head-down, it felt like a...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,112
Posted By MnMtm
Yes, I have been craving milk. Milk has actually...

Yes, I have been craving milk. Milk has actually been one of my only consistent cravings throughout this entire pregnancy, and it's only gotten more so over the past few weeks. I have milk with...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By MnMtm
Someone once suggested to me to plan something...

Someone once suggested to me to plan something fun, like a spa day, on your EDD, and then have other fun things planned for the following 2 weeks so that if you are still pregnant, you have enjoyable...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,259
Posted By MnMtm
Yay, baby was head-down at our appointment today!...

Yay, baby was head-down at our appointment today! I've been pretty sure that the baby is head down for about 5 days or so. Before that, LO would be transverse, then breech, then head down and back up...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-23-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By MnMtm
Check out http://unitedoptout.com/ It's a great...

Check out http://unitedoptout.com/ It's a great source for info on opting out, and even has a state-by-state section going over the requirements in each state.
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By MnMtm
I agree with switching underwear. DS had that...

I agree with switching underwear. DS had that issue when he was that same age. When I asked him about it, he said his penis was uncomfortable or itchy. We switched to boxer-brief underwear (he didn't...
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By MnMtm
Just have to post a quote from out State...

Just have to post a quote from out State Superintendent that I liked- "The most important legal policy, by constitution, and by what I consider to be natural rights, parents have the right to opt out...
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By MnMtm
Here is a great link that goes over opt-ing out,...

Here is a great link that goes over opt-ing out, and it includes a state-by-state section. In Utah, we simply must inform the school in writing that we are opting out. Our state's law also says that...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By MnMtm
I would wait until 42 weeks, and then ask my...

I would wait until 42 weeks, and then ask my midwife's recommendations. My son was born at 40+1, and my daughter was born at 39+4. Both were spontaneous, natural labors; and both were born at home....
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 3,299
Posted By MnMtm
Normally, I would not buy a carseat used....

Normally, I would not buy a carseat used. However, my brother and SIL had one they were selling that they had bought new, and only used on their youngest, who is now not quite 2. I know and trust...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By MnMtm
One things that I would recommend doing now is...

One things that I would recommend doing now is reading and having pics, and videos of proper ways to latch, and what a proper latch looks like. I wish I would've done more of that before DS was born.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,343
Posted By MnMtm
I go back and forth between nesting urges, and...

I go back and forth between nesting urges, and being too exhausted to keep up with regular chores. @ weeks ago, I deep cleaned my upstairs, including scrubbing every part of the light switches and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-17-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By MnMtm
I thought I posted here, but I guess it didn't...

I thought I posted here, but I guess it didn't show up for some reason. Oh, well. Here goes again.

I have never had troubles with bleeding too much after delivery, or retaining the placenta at...
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