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Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-23-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By mama k nj
Another idea is a sip-n-see after baby is born...

Another idea is a sip-n-see after baby is born if you are up to it.  That is another way to take the focus off the gifts and put it on the new baby excitement.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-23-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 37
Posted By mama k nj
I had a couple traditional showers with my...

I had a couple traditional showers with my first.  For my second, my friends did a nice "blessingway"  The guests were instructed to bring a freezer meal for us instead of gifts.  Oh and a bead to...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-23-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 109
Posted By mama k nj
I've made the yoked cardi, angel wings and milo...

I've made the yoked cardi, angel wings and milo before... love clara and have had it in my que for a long time.  I am going to friend you on Rav. :)  

I wish I was faster with knitting.  I have...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 109
Posted By mama k nj
I'm a knitter and crocheter!  I am currently...

I'm a knitter and crocheter!  I am currently working on a knit vest/dress type thing for baby girl (18mo).  Will probably start on some longies and soakers once I find out the gender for this baby....
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-22-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 397
Posted By mama k nj
Hello everyone!  I'm new to the group.  I'm due...

Hello everyone!  I'm new to the group.  I'm due 8/9-ish.  I always go a few days past my EDD... but last one was 16 days past her due date!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-21-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 5,706
Posted By mama k nj
Liked both FB pages. :)

Liked both FB pages. :)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-21-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 5,706
Posted By mama k nj
Took the evaluation and DS1 scored high on...

Took the evaluation and DS1 scored high on Logical-Mathematical and Intrapersonal.  Spatial learning was a close second.  Interesting!
Forum: Homebirth   07-28-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Thanks everyone for your responses!  Just...

Thanks everyone for your responses!  Just thought I'd update that my baby girl was born on 7/23 at 3:08pm at home and in the water with my husband, doula and two wonderful midwives in attendance....
Forum: Homebirth   07-20-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LeaPea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358211/going-past-due/20#post_17051155)

I'm 41+5 today, and am...
Forum: Homebirth   07-20-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sharlla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358211/going-past-due/20#post_17050713)

thanks for the link. ...
Forum: Homebirth   07-19-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 966
Posted By mama k nj
My son was born in the morning and I had the...

My son was born in the morning and I had the grandparents visiting that evening. I stayed in bed though and they didn't stay long. Other people came throughout the week but I stayed in bed for those...
Forum: Homebirth   07-19-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Read this article this morning and found it...

Read this article this morning and found it reassuring so I figured I'd add it here.  :)
 
http://www.drmomma.org/2009/09/why-pregnancy-due-dates-are-inaccurate.html
Forum: Homebirth   07-18-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ashleybess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358211/going-past-due#post_17048659)

 Ask your mother and...
Forum: Homebirth   07-17-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By mama k nj
((hugs)) We had to pay for our last HB out of...

((hugs))
We had to pay for our last HB out of pocket and are doing the same for our third.  Though with our crappy insurance a hospital birth wouldn't be completely free either.  My midwife is...
Forum: Homebirth   07-16-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Thanks for the encouragement.  Though to be...

Thanks for the encouragement.  Though to be honest I don't know many people who weren't induced for some reason or another by 41 weeks.  Not a very a naturally minded culture here. Thus the reason I...
Forum: Homebirth   07-16-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Never heard of the miles circut (though I was...

Never heard of the miles circut (though I was doing some of those stretches anyway)... Thanks! I will try some of those out tonight along with my pressure points.
 
I do think I was "sweeped"...
Forum: Homebirth   07-16-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,249
Posted By mama k nj
Anyone have any experience with going past 41-42...

Anyone have any experience with going past 41-42 weeks or have any insight for me?  I am almost at 41.5wks now.  (third baby, second homebirth)
My midwife is not concerned and is happy to wait...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-27-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,607
Posted By mama k nj
Oh and I forgot HillbillyHousewife.com! Tons of...

Oh and I forgot HillbillyHousewife.com! Tons of recipes for cooking from scratch on the cheap.
Forum: Meal Planning   02-27-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,607
Posted By mama k nj
I saw the post on FB!...

I saw the post on FB! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Ok, I only skimmed the other posts, but the first thing that came to my mind as well is, yes, CROCKPOT!
You...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By mama k nj
Well we are dealing with some bad eczema on my...

Well we are dealing with some bad eczema on my babe (I started another thread about our drama)... possibly food related for us. But I can give you the basic advice as I've dealt this this myself for...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By mama k nj
thanks changingseasons! I will check out your...

thanks changingseasons! I will check out your blog. I know that a strict ED is not for me right now. Last time I did it, it was very hard emotionally and physically and I wasn't bfing then. (Once I...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By mama k nj
Quote: Originally Posted by naturalmummy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by naturalmummy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15042272)
I think it's called lurking when you're...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By mama k nj
Thanks for all the ideas! I feel like I have...

Thanks for all the ideas! I feel like I have some new things to try now.

I had considered the water (we have city water) and I drink filtered water, but maybe I should start buying the reverse...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By mama k nj
Quote: Originally Posted by balancedmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by balancedmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15041201)
The biggest eczema trigger is eggs,...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By mama k nj
Yeah, I was leaning toward food sensitivity too,...

Yeah, I was leaning toward food sensitivity too, but you know how it goes with medical drs sometimes....

I did the elimination diet for myself when I was seeing the allergist. It was so hard and...
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