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Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 947
Posted By missmagoo
Totally, I was proud of myself that I fit into...

Totally, I was proud of myself that I fit into some of my older, stretched out bikinis at the end of the summer, but for our last trip in August, I was like, 'um, I think this is beginning to border...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By missmagoo
I totally agree myfillingquiver. That's what I...

I totally agree myfillingquiver. That's what I meant when I said it's important not to depend on your partner to come up with solutions in labor for you. That doesn't mean that your partner isn't...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 947
Posted By missmagoo
I just had my 32 week appt on Tuesday, all is...

I just had my 32 week appt on Tuesday, all is good and babe is head down! It has been sooooo hot here lately I've been pretty miserable, and I'm with you, Ratchet, I am in disbelief that I'm going to...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-18-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By missmagoo
Apple cider vinegar always does the trick for me....

Apple cider vinegar always does the trick for me. I actually just came across a drink recipe that I've found really refreshing in the insane heat we've been having here (can some of you cold snap...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,836
Posted By missmagoo
I don't weigh myself at home- only at my MW...

I don't weigh myself at home- only at my MW appointments. I'm not worried about weight gain at all- I know my body needs to put on some extra to support breastfeeding. I personally think doctors...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By missmagoo
I think to say that men aren't wired to be in the...

I think to say that men aren't wired to be in the birth space is kind of stretching it. That's like saying women aren't wired to hunt. Just because it wasn't part of our traditional roles, doesn't...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By missmagoo
My digestion has been off occasionally this...

My digestion has been off occasionally this pregnancy, but I don't see anything wrong with calling your care provider- that's what you pay them for!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By missmagoo
Yes! My daughter is only 2, but I feel so much...

Yes! My daughter is only 2, but I feel so much older this pregnancy. I don't think #3 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) will be happening for us! I'm 33, and...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By missmagoo
My DH was my rock during my pitocin labor with my...

My DH was my rock during my pitocin labor with my daughter. He did hip presses for me for five hours straight. I cannot imagine birthing without him. That said, I do think it's really important to...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By missmagoo
I won't need one. Does your husband have one you...

I won't need one. Does your husband have one you can borrow? Theres a company called mountain mama that makes maternity outdoor gear, so you could get something nice from them. Zulily might also...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-09-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By missmagoo
My MW hasn't said anything about them yet, but I...

My MW hasn't said anything about them yet, but I believe I was told three movements in an hour by my OB last pregnancy. I think if you go a few hours with no movement, and movement doesn't pick up...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By missmagoo
I read the Mongan method, and did some UK based...

I read the Mongan method, and did some UK based CDs, and I have to say hypnobirthing was not for me at all. I'm a very physical person, and to try and relax completely through contractions just...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   09-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 366
Posted By missmagoo
Just DH. I can't imagine having anyone else...

Just DH. I can't imagine having anyone else there. My midwife does bring an assistant/doula with her too.
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-31-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By missmagoo
I think probably mailed out.

I think probably mailed out.
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By missmagoo
Doesn't everyone get one bead for each person who...

Doesn't everyone get one bead for each person who wants to participate, and then you make a necklace from those beads to wear during labor to remind you of all the other mamas out there?
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By missmagoo
Um, yes. I don't know how I'm going to make it...

Um, yes. I don't know how I'm going to make it two more months! I also had the joy of discovering the other day that most of my work maternity clothes don't fit anymore because my butt is too big. ...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,357
Posted By missmagoo
My MW let me just decline it no problems. From...

My MW let me just decline it no problems. From my DD though my tips are: eat a high fat, very low carb breakfast, and walk around if you are able while you wait the hour for your blood draw. I just...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By missmagoo
My labor dreams have involved water too. I think...

My labor dreams have involved water too. I think it's normal, also probably because you have to pee so much in the night now!
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By missmagoo
I mostly followed it with my first pregnancy, but...

I mostly followed it with my first pregnancy, but did not this time around since we are now paleo. It's funny because I was going to say that you need to be careful with it, since it is possible to...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-17-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By missmagoo
Bum is firm but still mushy, the head is really...

Bum is firm but still mushy, the head is really really hard- you know it when you feel it. With my daughter I was constantly worried she was breech and what I was feeling that was actually her bum...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-17-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By missmagoo
Maybe try body glide or another product for...

Maybe try body glide or another product for runners. My husband runs ultra marathons and needs that stuff. I make homemade lotion which he loves for healing chafed spots of of Shea butter, cocoa...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By missmagoo
I'm pretty sure the difference between hands and...

I'm pretty sure the difference between hands and feet at this point, and it's obviously when he sticks his bum out. It seemed like he was head down a few days ago, but now t seems like he's...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By missmagoo
Get adjusted again? That's the only thing that...

Get adjusted again? That's the only thing that ever helps my back pain. I think it's just really easy to get out of whack during pregnancy because everything is shifting and you're also moving weird...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By missmagoo
One thing I read recently that really resonated...

One thing I read recently that really resonated with me was to focus on releasing tension, rather than trying to relax during contractions. So how you release tension is up to you- it might be...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   08-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 667
Posted By missmagoo
I have friends who used a mini pack n play...

I have friends who used a mini pack n play instead of an actual co sleeper and it worked great for them- good of your bedroom isn't big enough for a crib too.
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