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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-30-2015, 09:17 PM
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Views: 565
Posted By lizsky
I can understand why you feel this way. My...

I can understand why you feel this way. My husband and I both felt similarly when I was pregnant with my 1st...my husband especially felt much more reassured by the idea of a very experienced doula....
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By lizsky
I've had a doula at both my births and just...

I've had a doula at both my births and just contacted her again to arrange for her to be at this 3rd birth. Her presence was very reassuring, and she helped tag-team with my husband so that he could...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By lizsky
This is our 3rd and we probably won't try again. ...

This is our 3rd and we probably won't try again. But we are very interested in the possibility of becoming foster parents in a few years, so there is a chance our family might grow that way.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By lizsky
I had this through the 3rd trimester of my 2nd...

I had this through the 3rd trimester of my 2nd pregnancy and it was tough. Colds made it much worse, and they were easy to catch as it was winter. I guess a good thing about being very pregnant...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-21-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By lizsky
I'd honestly be more active on Facebook, though I...

I'd honestly be more active on Facebook, though I see pros & cons both ways. I like the thread format here, but I can't keep track of who anyone is nearly as well as I can in a Facebook group...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,765
Posted By lizsky
I'm 15 weeks+ now...not yet done with nausea but...

I'm 15 weeks+ now...not yet done with nausea but hopefully soon?

Persephassa I can also sympathize with the dental stress. Our family is really cavity-prone (despite eating a pretty careful...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-09-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,219
Posted By lizsky
Yes, I'm already having back pain at nearly 15...

Yes, I'm already having back pain at nearly 15 weeks, though its not exactly the same as you describe. I didn't have back pain until maybe 28ish weeks last time...but I'm several years older now and...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By lizsky
Yes! As soon as my 5 and 3 year olds know, the...

Yes! As soon as my 5 and 3 year olds know, the world will know! 8 week mark here, and half my normal pants are uncomfortable...I suspect I'll be in maternity full-time before 2nd trimester. :P So...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-22-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,302
Posted By lizsky
My daughter was nursing a ton when I got pregnant...

My daughter was nursing a ton when I got pregnant and it was SO painful. But it was fairly short-lived, as she lost interest as my supply dried up. By 10 weeks we were down to maybe twice a day and...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-22-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By lizsky
That sounds really hard. I'm glad you are...

That sounds really hard. I'm glad you are planning to get checked out this week. I didn't go in until 12ish weeks with #1 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-22-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,219
Posted By lizsky
I already gotten a thick look through my middle. ...

I already gotten a thick look through my middle. 8 weeks today. Didn't look like this until 12 weeks last time. I've told a couple family members but had no plans to tell others until maybe 15...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-22-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By lizsky
I picked up a couple bras for mid/end stages of...

I picked up a couple bras for mid/end stages of pregnancy when Macy's had deep sales. I found I really needed to get something bigger, because I was A cup pre-pregnancy and changed to C cup by the...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-18-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By lizsky
Thank you turtle for your thoughtful ideas...I...

Thank you turtle for your thoughtful ideas...I especially want to work on self-care this time...easier said than done when you have needy littles to care for. Lwarr I hear you on having a difficult...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-16-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By lizsky
Anyone else trying to work through old fears?

I had a lovely 1st birth but a scary, stressful 2nd birth. I want to enter this 3rd experience with hope and peace, and am trying to find ways to do that.

I'm starting by finding a new midwife...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-16-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By lizsky
I've only told a couple family members. Its our...

I've only told a couple family members. Its our 3rd baby, and while reactions were not super negative, they were unenthusiastic... We've been trying for awhile, so WE are super excited even if they...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   03-11-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,778
Posted By lizsky
I am Liz, I'm 34, due Nov 1 give or take (maybe a...

I am Liz, I'm 34, due Nov 1 give or take (maybe a few days later based on when I suspect I ovulated). I've been a few days early in the past, so not too worried about it either way. I have a 5 year...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-04-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By lizsky
I haven't been on Mothering in a long time, but I...

I haven't been on Mothering in a long time, but I think I'm a little over 5 weeks along with baby 3!

LMP suggests I'm due around Nov 1st, though I think it might be more like the 3rd based on...
Forum: Family Planning   09-19-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By lizsky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by heldt123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389029/2-5-3-yr-age-gap#post_17464107)
 My older son was potty...
Forum: Family Planning   09-18-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By lizsky
Its interesting how everyone can perceive an age...

Its interesting how everyone can perceive an age gap differently based on previous experiences.  When I think about a 3 year gap that sounds long to me!  But thats probably because my girls are...
Forum: Family Planning   03-08-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By lizsky
DH and I have talked a lot about family size and...

DH and I have talked a lot about family size and knowing when to stop and what "feeling done" entails.  We have two children (ages 3 & 1) and we both would like one more child, but beyond that we...
Forum: Laura Markham   10-26-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By lizsky
Thank you for your thoughtful ideas.  I realize...

Thank you for your thoughtful ideas.  I realize that these are fairly universal situations, but the other parents I know deal with them either by letting the baby cry herself to sleep, or planting...
Forum: Laura Markham   09-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By lizsky
My DD1 is 2.5 and wants to be around me ALL the...

My DD1 is 2.5 and wants to be around me ALL the time.  Usually this is fine, but occasionally I need some space.  I try to use positive discipline with her (building my relationship with her,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By lizsky
I don't have much advice, just commiseration....

I don't have much advice, just commiseration.  My 2.5 year old does not do independent play at all.  We rarely do screen time, but even the novelty and excitement of that is not compelling enough...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   06-03-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By lizsky
Feralfox I'd be interested to know about them as...

Feralfox I'd be interested to know about them as well.  I had a mixed experience with my last birth and would like to learn about different options for the future.  These boards aren't very active...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   04-06-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By lizsky
I delivered both my children at Mercy w/ Kathy's...

I delivered both my children at Mercy w/ Kathy's group...my 1st in 2010, my 2nd baby 3 weeks ago.  So the L & D and postpartum units are still in the old building, but will be moving to the brand...
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