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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-13-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By kristenburgess
IMO it's totally unnecessary.  Especially if you...

IMO it's totally unnecessary.  Especially if you only have 3 weeks to go!  I wouldn't worry at all and just meet your baby in a few weeks... :D
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-13-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By kristenburgess
I did feel queasy and have some aversions...

I did feel queasy and have some aversions (couldn't stand diced tomatoes, lol).  But on the whole I had an awesome first trimester with my last baby, especially when compared to the 20 weeks of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-08-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By kristenburgess
For me it helped not to focus on how to get away...

For me it helped not to focus on how to get away from it - meaning that "trapped" feeling comes from the desire (conscious or unconscious) to "get away from the pain."  Really you can see it in so...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-06-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By kristenburgess
((hugs)) to you mamas :)    I was very not...

((hugs)) to you mamas :) 
 
I was very not happy with the screaming I did on the video of my 5th baby's birth as she crowned.  I wanted to handle things better with baby #6 and I'm happy to say...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-06-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By kristenburgess
I will seriously and honestly say that in my...

I will seriously and honestly say that in my birth kit for labor was:
 
A bendy straw.
 
That's it :)  Now there was more for my midwives.  But that's the only thing I used.  My birth tub, my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By kristenburgess
Research out of Tufts Medical Center shows that...

Research out of Tufts Medical Center shows that the urine tests are not very accurate.  Still not sure about the one-drop blood test though.  It seems like so little after seeing how much they took...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-05-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,975
Posted By kristenburgess
DTD on CD9, ovulated on CD14 is the biggest gap...

DTD on CD9, ovulated on CD14 is the biggest gap for me :)
 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-05-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By kristenburgess
I had a blood test done that indicated gender...

I had a blood test done that indicated gender with baby #5.  It was along with RH genotyping and the lab offered to share gender too.  It was 100% accurate for us (both gender and genotype were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-04-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By kristenburgess
Love this!

Love this!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-04-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,285
Posted By kristenburgess
Are you hoping for a boy/girl?  I really don't...

Are you hoping for a boy/girl?  I really don't like this question!
 
Will you have any more after this one?
 
Are you trying to beat the Duggars?
 
Did you know that 2-3 years is the best...
Forum: Homebirth   01-15-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By kristenburgess
I have always really appreciated the Chux for...

I have always really appreciated the Chux for under me and babe the first few days.  I'm also a fan of the mesh underwear and the peri-bottle.  I like the high-quality bulb syringe - not for right...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-15-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By kristenburgess
I have also felt them as pretty "localized"...

I have also felt them as pretty "localized" depending on where baby's position is.  Even now (38 weeks) with them pretty strong I feel more pressure where baby's bum and knees are at.
 
In my...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-15-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By kristenburgess
Two of my babies weren't in water and three of...

Two of my babies weren't in water and three of them have been water births :)  I am planning another water birth -- to me it is really the way to go.  Having a nice birth tub makes a difference over...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-15-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By kristenburgess
My midwife said generally a good show (lots of...

My midwife said generally a good show (lots of mucus tinged with blood) was a sign of things starting within 48 hours but not always.  That has been true for me with my babies that I had a show...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-15-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By kristenburgess
If you give them a LMP date they tend to...

If you give them a LMP date they tend to calculate due date based on the assumption that you ovulated on day 14 of your cycle and have 28 day cycles :)  My cycles never are, so I always tell my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-15-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By kristenburgess
Congrats on number 3 :D  My third baby was such...

Congrats on number 3 :D  My third baby was such a sweet little guy, so very special!
 
We don't do the NT scan, but I have always felt nervous up until 12 weeks and have greatly preferred to wait...
Forum: Homebirth   08-07-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,298
Posted By kristenburgess
Just want to offer more ((hugs)) mama - I know...

Just want to offer more ((hugs)) mama - I know the site you're talking about and it always leaves me with a bad taste in my mouth to see it crop up.  There are so many better ways to help and...
Forum: Homebirth   08-03-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 998
Posted By kristenburgess
Our in-town visitors typically come the day...

Our in-town visitors typically come the day after birth or so, and don't stay long.  Anyone bringing meals stays just a few minutes on their meal delivery day.
 
My parents are from out-of-town...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-03-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,061
Posted By kristenburgess
I was in a lot of pain after my 5th baby's birth...

I was in a lot of pain after my 5th baby's birth and my midwife diagnosed a diastasis.  I have a friend who developed a hernia with her diastasis and this caused her a tremendous amount of pain.
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By kristenburgess
The vaccine isn't 100% effective, like others...

The vaccine isn't 100% effective, like others have said, but it lessens the severity of pertussis.  I find the information about Australia interesting, because I've wondered if just lessening the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By kristenburgess
I agree with the other mamas - he's proven to...

I agree with the other mamas - he's proven to you that he's not ready to be the man you need him to be.  Maybe once your baby is born he will change and be there for your little one.  Some men do...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,982
Posted By kristenburgess
I'm with everyone else, it's normal only to feel...

I'm with everyone else, it's normal only to feel them here and there at first!  I love those first flutters (feeling like little bubbles popping inside of me) and I always stop what I'm doing when I...
Forum: Diapering   07-24-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,589
Posted By kristenburgess
We've dealt with pinworms but never seen them in...

We've dealt with pinworms but never seen them in a diaper - had to treat twice in my house to get rid of them.  I was going to suggest the tape, too.  Or, if you're wanting to be more certain, you...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-16-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By kristenburgess
Congrats on your BFP!!  Mine typically starts...

Congrats on your BFP!!  Mine typically starts around 4 weeks too, though this time it was easier earlier on and a little tougher for a couple of weeks between weeks 10-12.  Don't understand that!
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-09-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By kristenburgess
I have dealt with really rough gender...

I have dealt with really rough gender disappointment and so my advice is colored by that.  I struggled with it throughout my entire pregnancy after finding out at 15 weeks and having confirmation...
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