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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By LeighPF
We stay home for Christmas and it's my parents...

We stay home for Christmas and it's my parents turn to visit. They are my fav people post partum so I may try and get them to just stay.

O is due just before the advent cookie party we host for...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By LeighPF
My water pushing so no need there. I liked them...

My water pushing so no need there. I liked them for the first few hours after. Then it was real knickers and cloth.

The ice pack padsicles from the hospital were brilliant on the ring of fire and...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By LeighPF
Post Weekly Chat: March 29th to April 4th

I have hung out here my last three pregnancies, but seem to stay away mostly when out of that stage, one thing I love is thee community of the ddc. And part of that is the weekly chat where nothing...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By LeighPF
The office midwife called me back and emailed me...

The office midwife called me back and emailed me all the forms and their online charting system log in. I prefer a really early apt to plan for the sickness so I see them Thursday.

It was kind of...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 879
Posted By LeighPF
I llove how many us are into Amelia.

I llove how many us are into Amelia.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-27-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By LeighPF
I have called but am waiting to hear back. ...

I have called but am waiting to hear back.

I know u/s dating is much more accurate in the first trimester. I think my midwife likes to have a quick look for things like twins.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By LeighPF
My first was over the moon about that. For me it...

My first was over the moon about that. For me it was about 32 weeks. He had very few words but cleanly was like "they work properly again"
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By LeighPF
I am also trying to figure out telling my bigger...

I am also trying to figure out telling my bigger kids. I need their help, particularly the oldest with how sick I get. But once we tell them, we are full on public.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-26-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By LeighPF
I quite liked the book, though dealing with...

I quite liked the book, though dealing with childless women, or parents of grown children is quite different from our lives.

I liked the idea of choosing what to keep and only keeping what...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By LeighPF
Sorry to the mamas stuck in a hard spot. ...

Sorry to the mamas stuck in a hard spot.

Mine is a happier freak out.

Husband got a job offer out of state last week. Less money for more life and fewer frustrations. So we are trying to...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 981
Posted By LeighPF
I am 30 and married for 10 years. My son J is...

I am 30 and married for 10 years. My son J is six, the girls are three and 19 months. This will be the very planned fourth and last. Hence the womb name Omega. They will all be 2 1/4 years apart...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,063
Posted By LeighPF
I am not looking forward to the nausea. What I...

I am not looking forward to the nausea.
What I mainly have not is a great need to pee. Up multiple times a night (which is why I took a 4 am pregnancy test).
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 879
Posted By LeighPF
TrishWSU I love the Doctor Who Ameila. ...

TrishWSU I love the Doctor Who Ameila.
Waywornwanderer my son is Lewis as a middle name after CS

We have James Paul Lewis, Eleanor Beatrix, and Catherine Elise. We call them by their full names...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By LeighPF
Multigrain toast with Kraft peanut butter (which...

Multigrain toast with Kraft peanut butter (which I import from Canada) is my pregnancy food of choice. Protein, grains, easy.

When I feel better I made my last baby out of Chipotle.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By LeighPF
I am a bit of a turtle. So not a runner. But I...

I am a bit of a turtle. So not a runner. But I walk 6 miles on an average day with a double stroller just getting everyone too and from school. I will cut myself some slack when I feel ill, but with...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By LeighPF
I found out this morning. At 4:30 because I had...

I found out this morning. At 4:30 because I had to get up to pee again, so why not test.
I may have told a friend on messenger before my husband had woken up. I dressed the (soon to be evicted)...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By LeighPF
I kind of feel strongly both ways. We have BGG so...

I kind of feel strongly both ways. We have BGG so another girl would be fun and logistically easier. I could just get rid of the boy stuff as soon as he is done. And I sew and making three matching...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By LeighPF
This is my third time getting pregnant while...

This is my third time getting pregnant while nursing. My first was determined to nurse and accepted limitations. We tandem nursed for nine months, which was wonderful for all of us.
My second I...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By LeighPF
Due on the 29th with our fourth. No idea gender...

Due on the 29th with our fourth. No idea gender wise, I am terrible at guessing.
Forum: Parenting   07-03-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,994
Posted By LeighPF
We have a big snack mid afternoon and dinner...

We have a big snack mid afternoon and dinner later. We make sure that there is something on the table my four year old likes (thank you Ellen Satter). If he eats a reasonable amount, he can have a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-23-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By LeighPF
We do all the state standard heels stick tests....

We do all the state standard heels stick tests. We did an early is charge with Bee so our doc did them at her two day apt while I nursed. The assistant midwife will do them at the next day check up...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-13-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By LeighPF
My second was an in hospital birth center and it...

My second was an in hospital birth center and it was good. Same getting there issues, but the midwives had really set the tone for the place and natural normal birth was treated as normal.

Talk...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-13-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By LeighPF
31 weeks with my third and still, not loving the...

31 weeks with my third and still, not loving the pregnant. I know babies are nice, but not he cooking. It does get better for me by 16 weeks.

Baby is pretty abstract. Except her limbs at this...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-13-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By LeighPF
I found our special time got compacted into...

I found our special time got compacted into smaller moments, but we both recognized how special they were and paid more attention. I find the same with my second. Little things like tickle attacks,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-07-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By LeighPF
What I found both times and what I see echoed...

What I found both times and what I see echoed here is that guests who come take care of the parents, so parents can take care of baby are welcome and wonderful. That is my parents. They are here for...
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