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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Winter 2015

Milk - I second the pull baby in when they bite. (Works for me). Maybe you could keep a hand on the back of his head to make sure he doesn't pull back?

Tf2b - good luck on Friday.

:wave to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-21-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 554
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Posted By Xerxella
Lots of bad breastfeeding advice out there. I...

Lots of bad breastfeeding advice out there. I just got the "only nurse him 15 minutes on each side" comment and the "if you're sick you'll have to stop nursing (!)". And, this was from nurses in the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-20-2015, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Xerxella
Milk8shake - at nights and whenever it's just...

Milk8shake - at nights and whenever it's just family, go without any top on between feedings. The air drying will keep the thrush away and not give anything new a place to start.

370 grams is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 554
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Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Winter 2015

Yeah MountainMamaGC and adiejan on good ultrasounds!!!
alivewithyou - ask your doc for different pain meds if those ones aren't working for you for whatever reason. ((Hugs)))

AFM - Poor...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-16-2015, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Xerxella
Oh milk. I'm so happy for you! I'm glad things...

Oh milk. I'm so happy for you! I'm glad things are getting a little easier.

AFM - Matt's doing well. We've been an illness free household for the past 2 winters, but, of course, not this winter....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-15-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Xerxella
toothfairy2be - So I had to go look up a...

toothfairy2be - So I had to go look up a circumvallete placenta. It still surprises me how many different things are out there! I can't believe you're so far along! After everything, you're almost...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-15-2015, 04:50 AM
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Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
alivewithyou - Congrats!!!! So happy for you. ...

alivewithyou - Congrats!!!! So happy for you.
chuord - You look awesome!!!!
treehugger86 - yeah for a good ultrasound!!!!!
MountainMamaGC - 20 weeks! How did that happen?!??
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
alivewithyou - Good luck!!! Lots of stalking...

alivewithyou - Good luck!!! Lots of stalking going on!

AFM - note to self.

Things not to do while breastfeeding:
1. Eat couscous.... With a fork.... Sorry Matt.


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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-11-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Good luck alivewithyou. Take a nice bath if you...

Good luck alivewithyou. Take a nice bath if you can. Or a long hot shower. (((Hugs)))


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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-10-2015, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
You can do it milk ! It IS hard. Harder than...

You can do it milk ! It IS hard. Harder than people think. Get to the clinic and get some help. If they don't help you, get somewhere that can. Like someone else said, give yourself 6 weeks. If you...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-08-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 554
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Posted By Xerxella
The rooting reflex (what DO the Aussies call it?)...

The rooting reflex (what DO the Aussies call it?) is really funny in Matt. He'll pull his head back and slam it forward into my chest. Luckily, he's not strong enough to hurt either one of us. Maybe...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-08-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
tracyamber - I was going to say swaddling, too....

tracyamber - I was going to say swaddling, too. It drives me crazy and makes getting them on so hard when they keep on wanting to put their hands in their mouth.


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Forum: Infertility   02-06-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 2,403
Posted By Xerxella
tinytina - Cheering you on. I hope this is your...

tinytina - Cheering you on. I hope this is your month!


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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-05-2015, 09:42 PM
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Views: 817
Posted By Xerxella
Sigh. I'll add here. The only Facebook post I saw...

Sigh. I'll add here. The only Facebook post I saw that was helpful was a pro vax writer who stated that bashing and ridiculing non vaxers was not helpful to get them to vax. Thank you! I don't think...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Hugs iixivboots - Matt was like that. That's why...

Hugs iixivboots - Matt was like that. That's why he didn't come home until 39+1. It wasn't until I went in and managed all his feeds that he took them. He did better at home and with nursing. He's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-04-2015, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Xerxella
Wow! Well, nothing like a grand entrance! How...

Wow! Well, nothing like a grand entrance! How are you? How did the uterus hold up through everything? Give yourself plenty of time to recover. C sections can be tough.

I'm glad he's here and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-03-2015, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
Milk8shake - It's after 7 in Australia!!!! Wake...

Milk8shake - It's after 7 in Australia!!!! Wake up and play with us!!!!

Oh.

You haven't been to sleep yet? Hhmmmm.......


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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-03-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Yeah!!!!! Hopefully you and hubbie are hugging...

Yeah!!!!! Hopefully you and hubbie are hugging that little guy tight. You've been my inspiration for forever. I'm so glad you have your rainbow.


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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-02-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Yep to what tf2b said. Just lay it out there and...

Yep to what tf2b said. Just lay it out there and make this the special day for you guys that it really is. You can pick the argument back up tomorrow. (But, you won't. You two will be too in awe over...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-01-2015, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Winter 2015

Yep. I marked the weather app on my phone with Brisbane, too. Lol. Now I know the weather and time there. :P. So, do you have to not eat ALL day! That sucks.

PS. It's not too hot!!! It looks...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-31-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Xerxella
Milk8shake - So excited for you no matter what!!!...

Milk8shake - So excited for you no matter what!!! You're almost there!!!


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Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-30-2015, 02:46 AM
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Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Winter 2015

skj2011 - maybe you could pm me your chiro. Did they take insurance? I have bcbs.
Milk8shake - your DH's comment cracked me up. Lol.

monkeyscience - I DID take the job! It was crazy and I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
MountainMamaGC - sweet! How do I know if I'm...

MountainMamaGC - sweet! How do I know if I'm "using the shield properly"? It seems the right size. I tried the small, but it was clearly too small and now I have the medium. :shrug I had no supply...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-29-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Fertility Challenged Graduates Winter 2015

I can't get into the other forum, so I figured I'd post a heap of new baby questions here.

So, thankfully Matt has taken to the breast with ease. He does better on it than the bottle. :)....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-29-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 7,328
Posted By Xerxella
Milk8shake and alivewithyou - So excited for you...

Milk8shake and alivewithyou - So excited for you 2! Always stalking.... :eyes


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