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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 09:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 2,809
Posted By MnMtm
I need to post another pic, but I haven't taken...

I need to post another pic, but I haven't taken one recently. DH wanted to do another photo shoot, but I don't know if I want him to. I am so big! And I have swollen ankles. A man in the grocery...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 08:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 814
Posted By MnMtm
10 lbs?! I've gained 36 pounds so far, and...

10 lbs?! I've gained 36 pounds so far, and counting.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By MnMtm
With baby number 2, I experienced something like...

With baby number 2, I experienced something like that around 35 weeks when she turned head down, Of course, I was also concerned that it was because I was working 16-18 shifts as a floor nurse, on me...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 814
Posted By MnMtm
Yes, I have heard many moms describe the turning...

Yes, I have heard many moms describe the turning as being one big flopping movement. When DD turned from posterior to anterior, which was not as big of a move as breech to head-down, it felt like a...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,048
Posted By MnMtm
Yes, I have been craving milk. Milk has actually...

Yes, I have been craving milk. Milk has actually been one of my only consistent cravings throughout this entire pregnancy, and it's only gotten more so over the past few weeks. I have milk with...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By MnMtm
Someone once suggested to me to plan something...

Someone once suggested to me to plan something fun, like a spa day, on your EDD, and then have other fun things planned for the following 2 weeks so that if you are still pregnant, you have enjoyable...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 814
Posted By MnMtm
Yay, baby was head-down at our appointment today!...

Yay, baby was head-down at our appointment today! I've been pretty sure that the baby is head down for about 5 days or so. Before that, LO would be transverse, then breech, then head down and back up...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-23-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By MnMtm
Check out http://unitedoptout.com/ It's a great...

Check out http://unitedoptout.com/ It's a great source for info on opting out, and even has a state-by-state section going over the requirements in each state.
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By MnMtm
I agree with switching underwear. DS had that...

I agree with switching underwear. DS had that issue when he was that same age. When I asked him about it, he said his penis was uncomfortable or itchy. We switched to boxer-brief underwear (he didn't...
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By MnMtm
Just have to post a quote from out State...

Just have to post a quote from out State Superintendent that I liked- "The most important legal policy, by constitution, and by what I consider to be natural rights, parents have the right to opt out...
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By MnMtm
Here is a great link that goes over opt-ing out,...

Here is a great link that goes over opt-ing out, and it includes a state-by-state section. In Utah, we simply must inform the school in writing that we are opting out. Our state's law also says that...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By MnMtm
I would wait until 42 weeks, and then ask my...

I would wait until 42 weeks, and then ask my midwife's recommendations. My son was born at 40+1, and my daughter was born at 39+4. Both were spontaneous, natural labors; and both were born at home....
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 3,094
Posted By MnMtm
Normally, I would not buy a carseat used....

Normally, I would not buy a carseat used. However, my brother and SIL had one they were selling that they had bought new, and only used on their youngest, who is now not quite 2. I know and trust...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By MnMtm
One things that I would recommend doing now is...

One things that I would recommend doing now is reading and having pics, and videos of proper ways to latch, and what a proper latch looks like. I wish I would've done more of that before DS was born.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,300
Posted By MnMtm
I go back and forth between nesting urges, and...

I go back and forth between nesting urges, and being too exhausted to keep up with regular chores. @ weeks ago, I deep cleaned my upstairs, including scrubbing every part of the light switches and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-17-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By MnMtm
I thought I posted here, but I guess it didn't...

I thought I posted here, but I guess it didn't show up for some reason. Oh, well. Here goes again.

I have never had troubles with bleeding too much after delivery, or retaining the placenta at...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,853
Posted By MnMtm
I, for one, am wishing it were about a month...

I, for one, am wishing it were about a month later than it is right now. A couple more weeks sounds more doable than several more weeks does, though of course, I don't want baby coming for several...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-16-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 814
Posted By MnMtm
I was actually hoping to be wrong about the...

I was actually hoping to be wrong about the position, as I suspected baby was in more of a half-way transverse, half-way breech position. I've been able to get baby head down a couple of times sine...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,300
Posted By MnMtm
With each pregnancy, I've noticed the swelling...

With each pregnancy, I've noticed the swelling sooner, but it only seems to happen when the weather is warmer. Today it is snowing where I am, so I didn't bother with them. Monday was 75 degrees and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,300
Posted By MnMtm
I bought compression hoes when I was pregnant...

I bought compression hoes when I was pregnant with DS. They are far from attractive, but I figure they're covered by my pants and shoes, anyway. I put them on first thing in the morning, and take...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 814
Posted By MnMtm
My little stinker was breech at last week's...

My little stinker was breech at last week's appointment! I've been trying to get the baby to turn, and it seems like LO will turn for a little bit, and then turns right back. My MW knows a chiro who...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,853
Posted By MnMtm
Smokering; yes the antibiotics will kill the...

Smokering; yes the antibiotics will kill the probiotics, at least some of them, everyday, but if you replace them daily, it will help to prevent opportunistic infections, such as yeast or thrush,...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-12-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,853
Posted By MnMtm
I found that one of biggest hits with the kids,...

I found that one of biggest hits with the kids, (the ages were mostly 3-5,) was the craft table. Basically, I just had paper, tons of stickers, stamps and markers on a table that we'd decorated like...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-11-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 612
Posted By MnMtm
I've typically done the tank and a tee method,...

I've typically done the tank and a tee method, and found it works well. Though I do have some nursing shirts I love. The biggest problem I have is that most nursing shirts are maternity/nursing,...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   04-11-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By MnMtm
I have to admit, I have not been able to stomach...

I have to admit, I have not been able to stomach the stuff. I will be starting Dr. Christopher's 6 week birth prep formula, which has red raspberry leaf extract in it, but I have another week and a...
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