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Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-06-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,356
Posted By zapzipzee
We were both 25.  This baby I'm 28 and DH is...

We were both 25.  This baby I'm 28 and DH is about a month shy of 28.  We're hoping to squeeze in one more before 30, then be done!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-03-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,915
Posted By zapzipzee
Midwife put me on a Calcium/Magnesium...

Midwife put me on a Calcium/Magnesium supplement.  If I started getting painful contractions that wouldn't go away, I was to take 1000mg worth of magnesium.  You do not want Calcium/Magnesium/Zinc....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-29-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By zapzipzee
I have Black Cohosh for back labor, Placenta Out...

I have Black Cohosh for back labor, Placenta Out Tincture, and Shepherd's Purse Tincture.
 
Anyone know the dosage for these?  So far, I can find that you rub the cohosh on the back, Placenta Out...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-26-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By zapzipzee
I'm in Sheridan Oregon.  I have Regence and...

I'm in Sheridan Oregon.  I have Regence and although they say they dont cover out of hospital midwives, they are covering at 60% ish after we meet our deductible.
 
ETA:  Our midwife is...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-24-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dayiscoming2006 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382113/prodromal-labor#post_17338899)

If you or your...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-23-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dayiscoming2006 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382113/prodromal-labor#post_17338412)

Yeah, my prodomal...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-23-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By zapzipzee
I'm almost 38 weeks.  Better for baby to stay...

I'm almost 38 weeks.  Better for baby to stay in, but if it's ready, I dont want to impeede.....  This has been happening since 35 weeks, but gradually getting more intense...  I think next time...
Forum: Homebirth   04-22-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By zapzipzee
Why didn't your midwife bill the insurance?   ...

Why didn't your midwife bill the insurance?
 
We have Regence BCBS in Oregon, and she called and found out the exact amount we are responsible for, then we pay that, and after baby is born, she...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-22-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By zapzipzee
Within half an hour of sex, I start getting...

Within half an hour of sex, I start getting contractions.  3-5 minutes apart, 45-60 seconds long. They last for about 6 hrs at that pace, then another two and they've simmered down to braxton hicks....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-06-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MissAnthrope http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381063/how-early-would-you-uc#post_17322566)
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-05-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MissAnthrope http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1381063/how-early-would-you-uc#post_17321660)

That depends...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-04-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By zapzipzee
I did some more research today.  I did find a...

I did some more research today.  I did find a few who they'd stopped contractions for, but most they just let continue....   There were a few stories that it sounded like the dates were way off......
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-04-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By zapzipzee
Baby went from LOA to ROP and had stayed there a...

Baby went from LOA to ROP and had stayed there a few days.  I had some pretty intense contractions most the night last night...  about a minute long and 3.5 minutes apart.      Contractions stopped...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-27-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By zapzipzee
Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!111

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!111
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-15-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,529
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by A2JC4life http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374344/at-what-point-do-you-call-it/20#post_17295784)

To...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-07-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By zapzipzee
I'm not sure about laws in Washington.  What is...

I'm not sure about laws in Washington.  What is required for the birth certificate?  That could give you some indication, the difficulty level of you attaining one vs. a doctor/midwife.  If there...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-03-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By zapzipzee
I had an early miscarriage.  For me, the...

I had an early miscarriage.  For me, the pregnancy tests never got any darker, they stayed faint for 4 days.  It started with some cramping, then the spotting started, and within a few hours turned...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-26-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By zapzipzee
I think that sounds like a great plan.  I...

I think that sounds like a great plan.  I actually asked my midwife (DH is wishy washy on having one or not), WHY I now have to have appts. every two weeks.  She just said to make sure baby...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-21-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By zapzipzee
DD weaned on her own.  Around 18 mos, she just...

DD weaned on her own.  Around 18 mos, she just became less interested... by 22 mos, she would ask every couple days, but only nurse for like 10 seconds.  I still had milk after that, but was...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-21-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By zapzipzee
We started with foods closer to 5 months... the...

We started with foods closer to 5 months... the pediatrician was really pushing it, my mom was pushing for 6 mos, so I went in between.  When we did do solids, we did Baby Led Solids, and NO ONE...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-21-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By zapzipzee
Have you checked into Baby Led Solids at all?...

Have you checked into Baby Led Solids at all?  Does he seem interested in what you're eating?
 
We started with chunks of avocado with the peel on so she could pick it up, and then did banana,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-21-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Logan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372755/palpating-twins#post_17272079)

I have heard sometimes it...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-20-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,529
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bannanachild http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374344/at-what-point-do-you-call-it#post_17271034)

Your DH...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-20-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,529
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BlessedJess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374344/at-what-point-do-you-call-it#post_17270972)
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-20-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By zapzipzee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Logan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372755/palpating-twins#post_17271089)

Zapzipzeee- Did you end up...
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