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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 2,594
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Milk: I got complete relieve from my carpal...

Milk: I got complete relieve from my carpal tunnel when I was diagnosed with a thyroid problem, which are very common in pregnancy and postpartum. Starting synthroid stopped all symptoms within a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 164
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Our 5 year old will go through phases of...

Our 5 year old will go through phases of struggling with sleep, and we firmly and lovingly tell her that she needs to go to sleep on her own, that her parents need their sleep (if its night) or that...
Forum: Queer Parenting   Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,445
Posted By SplashingPuddle
mamasinny- what exciting news! Congratulations! ...

mamasinny- what exciting news! Congratulations! How long until you go for a blood test?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I"m in a similar situation, two home births and...

I"m in a similar situation, two home births and now a hospital birth. I am very reluctant and anxious about the situation, and I find myself constantly trying to imagine alternatives.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 120
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I find this to be a very interesting topic,...

I find this to be a very interesting topic, because I was so so supportive of the idea of attachment parenting when I had my first baby. And I'm not saying that I no longer support it, but rather as...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
  Help!
Views: 92
Posted By SplashingPuddle
So what happens if you do refuse a cannula? Will...

So what happens if you do refuse a cannula? Will they ask you to leave the hospital and go somewhere else? I am curious because I am planning on refusing "requirements" and I am not sure what...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
  Help!
Views: 92
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Mallow - I am curious, when you say that they...

Mallow - I am curious, when you say that they required a cannula, do you need to accept that "requirement"? And I'm curious what happens if you refuse? Do we have the ability to refuse requirements?...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-19-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,445
Posted By SplashingPuddle
good luck mamasinNY and angee! I always tested...

good luck mamasinNY and angee! I always tested early with IVF. 5dp5dt has never been positive for me, but 6dp5dt and 7dp5dt have been. The twins showed up at 6dp5dt and the singleton at 7dp5dt. ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 2,594
Posted By SplashingPuddle
kewpie - congratulations on getting through it...

kewpie - congratulations on getting through it and harold is in my thoughts

I decided to cancel my 11-week NT ultrasound because it was going to take too long (1.5 hours!). That sounded quite...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-19-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,211
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Quiver: At your hospital, are you required to...

Quiver: At your hospital, are you required to deliver the twins in an operating room, or can you deliver in a normal labour and delivery room?
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-19-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,211
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am due Aug 3rd with fraternal twins. We have...

I am due Aug 3rd with fraternal twins. We have two home-birthed daughters (1.5 and 5) and my partner and I are 35/40. It's too early for gender, and I am really undecided about finding out. With...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   01-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I'm due Aug. 3rd with twins, so my belly is...

I'm due Aug. 3rd with twins, so my belly is bigger than usual. However, there is still not much to photograph. I just look a little pudgy. I haven't gained any weight because of the morning...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-16-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 2,594
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I do not have Facebook, and I am really sad that...

I do not have Facebook, and I am really sad that mothering forums seem so quiet as people are shifting. I do not feel comfortable with Facebook (and I never have) mainly due to privacy concerns. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-12-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 29,185
Posted By SplashingPuddle
monkeyscience: I can relate to the idea of...

monkeyscience: I can relate to the idea of wanting a baby while having one. I didn't even want to imagine a second until my oldest was 2. But once I had my second, within 6 weeks, I was wanting to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   01-12-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 90
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Sharing the News

I'm just wondering if others have already told their family, friends, or work about the pregnancy? If you've announced it, how was the reception?

We announced to immediate family over...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-12-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,445
Posted By SplashingPuddle
mamasinnq - congratulations on getting to the...

mamasinnq - congratulations on getting to the trigger shot! And 5 large follicles sounds great to me. I cannot remember how many I had, but I remember our clinic saying that about 50% of women have...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   01-11-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 324
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Tomorrow I am going to try and go back to work...

Tomorrow I am going to try and go back to work for an evening shift for the first time in over a month. Nausea has been too intense so far, but I am going to try it again tomorrow. I know I will...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-08-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 29,185
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Hello everyone I had my first midwifery...

Hello everyone

I had my first midwifery appointment today. I have finally stopped bleeding (or rather I haven't bled for 6 days now). It feels like a miracle because I bled for over a month. ...
Forum: Infertility   01-07-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,231
Posted By SplashingPuddle
updated to NOV GRAD tenzinmama - I took...

updated to NOV GRAD

tenzinmama - I took coenzyme too, recommended by my fertility naturopath. I think I found my relationship with the fertility naturopath more supportive than the meds though. ...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   01-05-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,180
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Mommy2liz - I am sensitive to noise too! And...

Mommy2liz - I am sensitive to noise too! And also light, motion, and smell. I expected the smell, but I was surprised by noise and light!
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   01-02-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
  Twins?
Views: 101
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Twins?

We found out that I am pregnant with twins a couple of weeks ago at 7 weeks. I am wondering if any others are carrying twins? or have a strong suspicion? Anyone have twins in another pregnancy and...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   01-02-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By SplashingPuddle
ldserrano - Both of my births were at home, and I...

ldserrano - Both of my births were at home, and I liked having a doula because she took care of cleaning up afterwards, as well as making a hot meal for everyone (except me) while I was in labour. I...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-02-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,445
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Congratulations Painefaria! Any symptoms yet? ...

Congratulations Painefaria! Any symptoms yet?

MamasNY - My clinic kept saying that I was the surrogate (bc my partners had provided the egg) so she was the "primary client", but I pointed out to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-29-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 136
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I have been spotting and/or bleeding for 3.5...

I have been spotting and/or bleeding for 3.5 weeks now. Sometimes brown, sometimes red, and I always wear a pad. It's scary but I am starting to feel a bit better about it, because I know that its...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-29-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 29,185
Posted By SplashingPuddle
milkshake: I know this probably sounds far...

milkshake: I know this probably sounds far fetched, but I developed carpal tunnel from hypothyroidism, which is more likely to occur in pregnancy/post-pregnancy. Once I was on the right dose of...
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