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Forum: VBAC   04-12-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Sagesgirl
Try not to let them make you sweat.   ...

Try not to let them make you sweat.
 
Ultrasound estimates of fetal weight are notoriously inaccurate, especially at the extremes. Things like the baby's position and length can throw it off.  My...
Forum: VBAC   04-12-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Sagesgirl
I've had 3 VBA2Cs, and it is possible, but you...

I've had 3 VBA2Cs, and it is possible, but you might have to fight.  Current ACOG guidelines do suggest that women with two c-sections be offered what they call TOLAC, but doctors and hospitals are...
Forum: VBAC   04-12-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By Sagesgirl
I had my 3rd VBA2C in November.

I had my 3rd VBA2C in November.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-10-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 925
Posted By Sagesgirl
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif: I'm sorry. In all honesty, I haven't had one single negative reaction. Though DH had to deal with a few "YOU'RE having a kid?"...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-10-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Sagesgirl
Yeah, a flat-on-your-back induction (well,...

Yeah, a flat-on-your-back induction (well, really, any induction) is not the way to get a posterior baby to turn. My youngest daughter--born spontaneously--was stubbornly posterior until I began to...
Forum: November 2010   05-10-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Sagesgirl
Adamsmama is right. Generally speaking, the...

Adamsmama is right. Generally speaking, the farther along you are, the less accurate ultrasounds are when it comes to dates. This is why any doctor worth his salt won't do a dating ultrasound in the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-06-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By Sagesgirl
I actually agree with your assessment, which is...

I actually agree with your assessment, which is why this is my second UP pregnancy. I turn down every single prenatal test, so prenatal appointments are honestly not a big deal to me. I am far too...
Forum: November 2010   05-05-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By Sagesgirl
I haven't bothered, LOL. I will probably UP/UC....

I haven't bothered, LOL. I will probably UP/UC. Back when I was married the first time, my then-husband was in the Navy, and the position of the clinic when we were in Virginia was to not give...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-04-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Sagesgirl
Yep, curve and twist here. I still manage (at...

Yep, curve and twist here. I still manage (at about 13 weeks) to sleep mostly on my tummy. I am canted a little over to the side. Extra pillows are good for me; I can prop up my top leg and get more...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-02-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 613
Posted By Sagesgirl
Quote: Originally Posted by MusicianDad...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MusicianDad http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15363388)
No need to put any one down, true. No...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-02-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 613
Posted By Sagesgirl
Newp, you're not the only one. This was my...

Newp, you're not the only one. This was my status Tuesday:

Quote:
For the record: I wear a size 18. I believe "real" women DO come in a size 0. And a size 30. And every single size in between. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-02-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,178
Posted By Sagesgirl
It's not something you have to have. Yes there...

It's not something you have to have. Yes there are some conditions that would make birthing in a hospital the better choice and others that would rule out a VBAC, but in all honesty those are quite...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-02-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By Sagesgirl
Anterior placenta? That seems to typically be...

Anterior placenta? That seems to typically be the explanation for stories like this. It will block to some extent your ability to feel the baby's movement, and sometimes make it difficult to find...
Forum: November 2010   05-02-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By Sagesgirl
Yep, same here. I've been sick the last few...

Yep, same here. I've been sick the last few days, though, so it's worse than normal. I slept a total of 12 hours yesterday, including a four-hour nap. I am typically about ready to fall over & start...
Forum: November 2010   04-29-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
  Poll: Baby Name Poll
Views: 625
Posted By Sagesgirl
Quote: Originally Posted by zinemama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by zinemama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15342162)
Oh, my goodness. Don't ask for family input!...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-29-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 694
Posted By Sagesgirl
Quote: Originally Posted by Monarchgrrl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Monarchgrrl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15354111)
Sorry, I didn't mean memory...
Forum: November 2010   04-27-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Sagesgirl
That's great! I was prescribed Phenergan in my...

That's great! I was prescribed Phenergan in my first pregnancy and it worked, but it put me to sleep, so ever since I have toughed it out.
Forum: November 2010   04-26-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
  Poll: Baby Name Poll
Views: 625
Posted By Sagesgirl
Last name is two syllables, starts with an O,...

Last name is two syllables, starts with an O, and is very obviously German. (It's, seriously, the most ethnically German-sounding name I have come across since my father's, which was Geissler....
Forum: November 2010   04-25-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
  Poll: Baby Name Poll
Views: 625
Posted By Sagesgirl
OK, we decided against using DH's name because...

OK, we decided against using DH's name because much as I love him it's too blessed common, even now.

We're set on the girl's name: Marie-Honor Evangeline. I am starting to think this will be a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-25-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,471
Posted By Sagesgirl
The principle you should be standing up for here...

The principle you should be standing up for here is to make the best and safest decision for you and your baby-to-be (and, to a lesser extent, your already-here children). I sense this is what you...
Forum: November 2010   04-24-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By Sagesgirl
Check for it immediately after orgasm. It will...

Check for it immediately after orgasm. It will be hard and much easier to find. I'm 5'5 & 200-something and have been able to find mine since around 8 weeks, but as others have said it's because...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-24-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By Sagesgirl
My Linda was born at 35w 4d (or thereabouts; I...

My Linda was born at 35w 4d (or thereabouts; I honestly don't remember anymore), perfectly healthy.

My Esther was born at 41w 3d, also perfectly healthy.

While my understanding is that one...
Forum: November 2010   04-21-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 860
Posted By Sagesgirl
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I'm sorry to hear this.
Forum: November 2010   04-20-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By Sagesgirl
I'd add the company to my spam filter,...

I'd add the company to my spam filter, personally. I do that all the time with Gmail.

It does seem to be very capricious, doesn't it? Someone on the Lactivism forum here talked of doing an...
Forum: November 2010   04-18-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,166
Posted By Sagesgirl
I'm a full time student. Pre-nursing right now,...

I'm a full time student. Pre-nursing right now, but I'll be switching to English (emphasis Creative Writing, minor in teaching) as soon as I get around to it. Because of this pregnancy I'm going to...
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