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Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:08 PM
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Posted By sarahl918
So exciting!! Congratulations and hope you are...

So exciting!! Congratulations and hope you are basking in the sweet newborn baby bliss. Can't wait to join you!
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 5,891
Posted By sarahl918
Oh yeah, and I am looking forward to sleeping in...

Oh yeah, and I am looking forward to sleeping in better positions, and being able to bend!! And eventually, lift my DD with ease. :)
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 299
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Posted By sarahl918
I bought those alcohol strips with my DD, but I...

I bought those alcohol strips with my DD, but I threw them out after using them once. It basically turned black after I barely had any wine. I'm not concerned about it - I know I wasn't drinking...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-31-2015, 12:51 PM
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Views: 211
Posted By sarahl918
I'm with you ladies. :) I didn't have prodromal...

I'm with you ladies. :) I didn't have prodromal labor with my first, my labor started quite suddenly by having my water break and it was VERY obvious things were happening (I was 3 days "overdue"...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-28-2015, 02:36 PM
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Posted By sarahl918
MDgal, I asked my MW about the full moon and she...

MDgal, I asked my MW about the full moon and she said that she usually doesn't see an increase in labors during a full moon - women might have more activity, but not actual labor. She DID say that...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-25-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By sarahl918
I am with you taters on only really having one...

I am with you taters on only really having one name that we like. We had one, but then decided against it, and now have another favorite, but no middle name. It's hard with another girl because I've...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By sarahl918
I talked with my midwife today about the herbs...

I talked with my midwife today about the herbs and how much might be too much - she clarified that 5w is different from the Polly Jean 5 Week Antenatal formula that I'm taking - she said that nothing...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By sarahl918
36 weeks today. I just had my home visit/run...

36 weeks today. I just had my home visit/run through with our birth team (midwife, assistants, doula). So exciting to be getting so close... we pretty much have everything in order! My midwife also...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By sarahl918
How fun to have a (maybe) date! Six weeks is...

How fun to have a (maybe) date! Six weeks is still a lot of time - don't stress! You'll get it done!!
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By sarahl918
Huge congratulations!! She's gorgeous! Can't wait...

Huge congratulations!! She's gorgeous! Can't wait to join you in that new baby bliss. :)
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By sarahl918
I bought EPO, but I haven't been taking it. I...

I bought EPO, but I haven't been taking it. I didn't end up taking it with my first labor (which was similar to yours, remember!) because my cervix was already so soft. You may not need that! For...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By sarahl918
squawvine, blue cohosh, blessed thistle, red...

squawvine, blue cohosh, blessed thistle, red raspberry leaf, false unicorn, motherwort, wild ginger, lobelia, wild yam, bayberry root bark....

I think that it's ok to drink RRL tea anytime now, I...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By sarahl918
nicolemusicmama YES! I just started taking that...

nicolemusicmama YES! I just started taking that too. It was on the list of supplements my MW suggested taking prior to birthing time. Polly Jean 5 Week Antenatal Formula - you might want to order...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   08-10-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By sarahl918
I am curious like you, due with my 2nd girl in 5...

I am curious like you, due with my 2nd girl in 5 weeks as well. Our first labors sound very similar - with DD I was 3 days "overdue" and walked around at 1.5cm 80% effaced for 3 weeks. My water broke...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-02-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By sarahl918
I have to second this. My very spirited daughter...

I have to second this. My very spirited daughter (who is nearly 2 now!) was very much the same. I wore her in the Moby or in the Ergo for pretty much all naps until she was at least 8 months old....
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By sarahl918
I just want to jump in and say how thankful I am...

I just want to jump in and say how thankful I am to have found this thread! I agree with pumabearclan, it is primarily up to you how you let reactions make you feel.

I share your struggle, as...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-25-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 5,891
Posted By sarahl918
I have been freezing meals like crazy for the...

I have been freezing meals like crazy for the last couple of months. DH travels a week out of every month and while he's gone I take advantage of having one less mouth to feed, I make full-size meals...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-25-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By sarahl918
funfunkyfantastic I ate dates with DD, not as...

funfunkyfantastic I ate dates with DD, not as many as they recommend, but I did have a fairly short labor for a first timer (spontaneous water breaking at 40+3, 6 hours to fully dilated). Not sure...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-23-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,223
Posted By sarahl918
dahlia810 so beautiful! I can't believe we have...

dahlia810 so beautiful! I can't believe we have these massive bellies! You look amazing.
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-20-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By sarahl918
Ack, I just lost my entire post!! So here is a...

Ack, I just lost my entire post!! So here is a shorter version:
funfunkyfantastic that's a brilliant plan. Pulling up shirt so much easier than the hook closure tops. I do still love nursing bras,...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-19-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By sarahl918
dahlia810 I need to get some new nursing tops...

dahlia810 I need to get some new nursing tops too, I have a couple of good quality tanks (GlamourMom) but I really didn't use many "nursing clothes" last time - as my SIL (mother of 6) says, "I...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By sarahl918
Prepping for Baby

In my last DDC we had a thread about what all we had left on our "to do" lists before baby arrived. I thought it would be fun to chat about what preparations we have left to make!

I think many of...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 5,891
Posted By sarahl918
dahlia810 boo for anemia!! :( I hope the iron...

dahlia810 boo for anemia!! :( I hope the iron supplements help you get some energy. I had forgotten how uncomfortable the third trimester is with not being able to sleep or get into any kind of comfy...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-13-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By sarahl918
I haven't experienced that, but it doesn't sound...

I haven't experienced that, but it doesn't sound comfortable! I am getting this strange numbing sensation in my chest, right where my bra hits under my breasts, above my abdomen. I had that with DD...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   07-11-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By sarahl918
Peanut butter and jelly! ;) And hard boiled eggs....

Peanut butter and jelly! ;) And hard boiled eggs. I'm having a tough time thinking of freezer meals that need can be eaten cold. I know microwaving a burrito can only take a minute and a half, surely...
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