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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-31-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,277
Posted By Almi
Look at that chubby baby boy!  My twins never...

Look at that chubby baby boy!  My twins never chunked up like that and my third girl didn't much either (though she was born at 8 lbs!).  My baby boy however...lets just say this is the first kid...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,238
Posted By Almi
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bruna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,238
Posted By Almi
My first two were twins, second two singles....

My first two were twins, second two singles.  All born unassisted.

#1 - 4 lbs, 2 oz; #2 - 5 lbs, 6 oz; #3 - 8 lbs; #4 - 7 lbs

All had similar head circumference, with my last one possibly a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-30-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
UC...I couldn't imagine it any other way.  I'm...

UC...I couldn't imagine it any other way.  I'm always surprised when people have asked me for my consecutive pregnancies, "So are you having this one at home, too?"  Why wouldn't I, after the...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-29-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sgnorton123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394322/on-a-lighter-note/60#post_17535607)

Interesting...I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-29-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Maybe a different way to put it is using my...

Maybe a different way to put it is using my diaphragm to push down on my fundus.  The pressure made the pain lessen considerably, and helped bring the baby down without me actually pushing.
 ...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-28-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Omg three Christmas UC boys! <3     I'm so...

Omg three Christmas UC boys! <3
 
 
I'm so happy...this has been the best birth I've ever had.  I've been healing so well and he's so much more patient than my girls were.  I named him Dainin,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-24-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Thanks ladies!  I love this baby soooo much.  I...

Thanks ladies!  I love this baby soooo much.  I have to name him!  Eep!

This was my fourth baby, I've had all of my babies unassisted.  My last one was born on the toilet too.  I had to laugh...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-24-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
I almost forgot, here's a pic of him passed out...

I almost forgot, here's a pic of him passed out on my boob within a few hours after birth.
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/319993/width/500/height/700/flags/LL...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-24-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Oh boy your labor sounds a heck of a lot like...

Oh boy your labor sounds a heck of a lot like mine was.  Did we both have Christmas eve babies? :)
 
After 3-4 hours of labor (I got to start out with lighter contractions for once!)...I finally...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-23-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
I pretty much lose my mucus plug every day once...

I pretty much lose my mucus plug every day once I hit 3 cm.  That's the annoying thing about dilating before labor actually starts...mucus plug means absolutely nothing.  I even had like three big...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-23-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
If you can get one finger in your cervix, that's...

If you can get one finger in your cervix, that's 1 cm.  Two fingers, 3 cm.  (Can't get two fingers in but can wiggle one back and forth in your cervix, you're probably 2 cm.)  Usually by 3 cm I can...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-23-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rlschrader http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394322/on-a-lighter-note/40#post_17532043)

Maybe TMI but I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-22-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Oh man, I'd be going crazy if I were overdue...

Oh man, I'd be going crazy if I were overdue with this one.  I'm so, so excited to meet this baby.  I've been having contractions every day now for the past couple of days.  I get some stronger...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-18-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Omg congrats bcgartley!  You beat us!  I demand...

Omg congrats bcgartley!  You beat us!  I demand pictures and birth story when you get a chance. :)
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-17-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
I lose mucus periodically throughout the day,...

I lose mucus periodically throughout the day, every day.  Apparently all my bloody shows amounted to was a little bit of dilation and effacement (from 3 cm to 5 cm, 50-80% to 90-100%).  Once I had...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-17-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
0:14...that's gonna be me.  Lmao.   ...

0:14...that's gonna be me.  Lmao.
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsWxkU0g9Z4
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-17-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Lol good grief...I'm dilated to 5 cm, no joke....

Lol good grief...I'm dilated to 5 cm, no joke.  No labor yet.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-16-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
...Who's gonna pop first?  Better keep us...

...Who's gonna pop first?  Better keep us updated, ladies.  =D
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-16-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By Almi
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ElektraofMars http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394342/help-me-think-this-through-please#post_17527331)...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-15-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Almi
I've actually been liking to hop into the shower...

I've actually been liking to hop into the shower lately when I have contractions.  Mostly because I think, If I'm going into labor today/tonight, I want to be clean...it'll get me naked ahead of...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-15-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sgnorton123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394322/on-a-lighter-note#post_17526566)

Cute kids! This'll...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-15-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By Almi
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ElektraofMars http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394342/help-me-think-this-through-please#post_17526681)
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-14-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Haha, thank you, they look funny in that pic,...

Haha, thank you, they look funny in that pic, except for Jova on the left, she's at least making a normal face. XD
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-14-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,162
Posted By Almi
Same!  I love having them close, because they...

Same!  I love having them close, because they play together and learn social skills better.  (We plan to homeschool/unschool, so, bonus!)  Having so many littles at once also gives me an excuse to...
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