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Forum: Birth Stories   02-13-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By CookAMH
Birth Story of Ruby, 2hr HBAC

Quick stats:

Ruby Melina
Born 2/5/16 at 37+6
8lb 8oz, 21 3/4, 9/9 apgars
2hr12 min labor, born at home into her daddy's hands!

This is my fourth child, third VBAC and second home birth. It...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   02-13-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By CookAMH
Ruby Melina has arrived! 2hr HBAC

Quick stats:

Ruby Melina
Born 2/5/16 at 37+6
8lb 8oz, 21 3/4, 9/9 apgars
2hr12 min labor, born at home into her daddy's hands!

This is my fourth child, third VBAC and second home birth. It...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   02-04-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By CookAMH
What a heartbreak for your birth plans!! That...

What a heartbreak for your birth plans!! That would totally throw me and I'd need a good couple days to come to grips with it all. I see some good points though and I am confident you can still have...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   02-01-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By CookAMH
Are they doing the webster method where you lay...

Are they doing the webster method where you lay on your belly with a pillow, and they see if your legs bend up to your butt the same way and are the same length? Webster is usually targeted for...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-31-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By CookAMH
peebs, I can empathize with your thoughts about...

peebs, I can empathize with your thoughts about birth being a blip in the scope of parenting. That really does put things into perspective. Have you read about vaginal seeding? That's the term given...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-31-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By CookAMH
Is the chiro making a difference? One chiro I had...

Is the chiro making a difference? One chiro I had gone to didn't help at all two pregnancies ago, so I found a different one and really notice improvement that usually held for about 10 days before I...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-31-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By CookAMH
agilesheltie, I love your name. My parents have...

agilesheltie, I love your name. My parents have two shelties who are totally members of the family. :laugh:

That is rotten being sick. Were you able to stay hydrated ok? I know what you mean about...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-29-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By CookAMH
Thanks for the comments. :) My bacteria/NICU...

Thanks for the comments. :) My bacteria/NICU worries is because that was the case with my previous birth as the likely reason for my premature rupture (and he has a result had prematurity and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-28-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By CookAMH
You sound like a very normal FTM, and your OB...

You sound like a very normal FTM, and your OB sounds like a typical controlling OB! He cannot predict any of those things but unfortunately this doesn't bode well for how he will manage your birth...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-28-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By CookAMH
If you get loose stools, then back off. Otherwise...

If you get loose stools, then back off. Otherwise your body is using it all and nearly everyone is deficient in magnesium anyway, and mag is wonderful for a pregnant body! It can also relieve BH...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By CookAMH
There's an ICAN facebook group that is active for...

There's an ICAN facebook group that is active for Seattle and I'm sure they can be a resource for you. Just look up ICAN Seattle.
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By CookAMH
Congratulations Rach! :joy:joy She's beautiful. I...

Congratulations Rach! :joy:joy She's beautiful. I know the birth went very differently than you wished but I commend you for taking it in stride with a good attitude. It's not easy having...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By CookAMH
I will be coping with almost immediate transition...

I will be coping with almost immediate transition haha!! My births have been fast (2-4 hrs).
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By CookAMH
Getting off bed rest by making it to term in the...

Getting off bed rest by making it to term in the next 24-36 hrs (see my intro post) and getting the birth supplies together in one place. My husband and dad can get our room situated since we need to...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By CookAMH
Thank you for doing this!

Thank you for doing this!
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
  Sticky: Due Date List!
Views: 1,659
Posted By CookAMH
Feb 20, team green, #4...

Feb 20, team green, #4 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
  Sticky: Due Date List!
Views: 1,659
Posted By CookAMH
Feb 20, team green, #4...

Feb 20, team green, #4 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By CookAMH
This is something I dealt with in my first two...

This is something I dealt with in my first two pregnancies starting around 23 weeks until I delivered. What resolved it for me is unfortunately too late for you at this point, but strengthening my...
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By CookAMH
Depends!!! My water has broken every time so far...

Depends!!! My water has broken every time so far and like they advertise, they give so much peace of mind for leakage :).
Forum: February 2016 Due Date Club   01-28-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By CookAMH
Super late intro!!!

Hi ladies! I never joined a DDC for this pregnancy yet but thought better late than never. I'm pregnant with my fourth baby and planning a homebirth and third VBAC and due Feb 20.

1st birth -...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   04-16-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By CookAMH
Need an OB for a Twin VBAC - Longmont CO

Please help! I am in need of locating an OB in Longmont CO who will support a vaginal birth of twins for a fourth VBAC birth. Do you have any leads for me? Thank you, thank you!!
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By CookAMH
Those should last a while longer. I used the...

Those should last a while longer. I used the brown ones on my two kids the longest of any size.  That said, when they are too tight to come around the hips, you could try fold them and lay them in...
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By CookAMH
Not a big deal. When I put diapers in, I set it...

Not a big deal. When I put diapers in, I set it on the final rinse first then come back and do the wash. It doesn't hold me up much.  I don't know how a pre rinse would work anyway before the...
Forum: Homebirth   10-01-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By CookAMH
You should join us in the ICAN Seattle facebook...

You should join us in the ICAN Seattle facebook group!
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By CookAMH
Here are a couple videos about making it, that...

Here are a couple videos about making it, that might help http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/video-homemade-milk-based-baby-formula/  and...
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