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Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-23-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By sparkle&shine
I lost weight while PG with both of my boys.  I...

I lost weight while PG with both of my boys.  I started out with plenty of extra weight (195 at 5'4") and once PG I ate better foods and smaller portions - food just didn't sound good and I got full...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   02-23-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By sparkle&shine
I was very shocked to learn today that Dr....

I was very shocked to learn today that Dr. Charles Martin passed away on Valentine's day. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/candle.gif
 
 
I am now looking for a non-vax friendly...
Forum: VBAC   01-17-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,740
Posted By sparkle&shine
I posted above and I was GBS+.  My water didn't...

I posted above and I was GBS+.  My water didn't break until I was pushing and they did start the antibiotics as soon as I was in the hospital.  Like I mentioned the epidural really slowed my labor...
Forum: VBAC   01-13-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,740
Posted By sparkle&shine
I labored at home until I felt the need to go to...

I labored at home until I felt the need to go to the hospital.  I was already 8 cms by the time I got there and got the epidural about an hour later.  It did stall my labor and even with a 'low...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By sparkle&shine
It does work as long as you don't mind the smell...

It does work as long as you don't mind the smell of coffee! My mom did this to us when we would dress up for halloween.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-22-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,783
Posted By sparkle&shine
Yup, totally normal not to be seen before 12...

Yup, totally normal not to be seen before 12 weeks in my area. With my first I was seen at 12 weeks. The second I got PG and scheduled for 12 weeks but lost the baby at 8 weeks and they told me to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-22-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,217
Posted By sparkle&shine
Wow, that calc. gave me a 64.7% chance for the...

Wow, that calc. gave me a 64.7% chance for the VBAC I accomplished! Glad I didn't see it before I did it as it might have made me feel like I didn't have as good of a chance. I really think that...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-21-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,867
Posted By sparkle&shine
Ahhh....what about the good ol - have to toughen...

Ahhh....what about the good ol - have to toughen up the nipples bit. I must have heard about using a dry wash cloth and rubbing my nipples from at least 3 different people!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-01-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By sparkle&shine
This is so much fun! I was looking forward to it!

This is so much fun! I was looking forward to it!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-02-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By sparkle&shine
A cruise! You can go to so many different...

A cruise! You can go to so many different locations!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-01-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 343
Posted By sparkle&shine
2 kiwifruits.

2 kiwifruits.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-01-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 23,753
Posted By sparkle&shine
Same question as many others. I was wondering if...

Same question as many others. I was wondering if I would be pregnant again and if anyone sees a girl in the future.

I'm 32 and have 2 wonderful DSs.
Forum: VBAC   09-25-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,028
Posted By sparkle&shine
I got to the hospital and was a bit more than...

I got to the hospital and was a bit more than 7cm dilated. I got to 10 quickly and they kept asking if I had the urge to push. I didn't and since my water hadn't broken they said that I could just...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   09-25-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By sparkle&shine
I used Dr. Kells practice and had a succesful...

I used Dr. Kells practice and had a succesful VBAC. He does have you sign a thing with all the risks but I was firm on wanting a VBAC and had done my research. He was actually out of town so I did...
Forum: Lactivism   07-11-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By sparkle&shine
Thanks for the responses. The milk bags are...

Thanks for the responses. The milk bags are taking over my freezer and if it could go to help someone in need I would be very happy! I signed on at milkshare so thanks for the rec.!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 167
Posted By sparkle&shine
There are some places that are just water parks...

There are some places that are just water parks also if you want to avoid the Magic Kingdom! Maybe something like that would be more up your alley?
Forum: Lactivism   07-09-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By sparkle&shine
I am not sure if this is the right place to put...

I am not sure if this is the right place to put this but I was wondering about the best way to go about donating my milk. (I couldn't search and I am sure this has been asked before). I have no clue...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-07-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,662
Posted By sparkle&shine
Thank you for sharing your birth story! I loved...

Thank you for sharing your birth story! I loved it and your writing made me feel like I was there. Congratulations!
Forum: VBAC   02-05-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 865
Posted By sparkle&shine
I'd totally do it. It takes me about an hour to...

I'd totally do it. It takes me about an hour to get into town anyway.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-05-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By sparkle&shine
Here you go: Chocolate in pregnancy keeps baby...

Here you go:
Chocolate in pregnancy keeps baby happy (http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn4854-chocolate-in-pregnancy-keeps-baby-happy.html)
Quote:
But they speculate that the effects they...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-05-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By sparkle&shine
Actually the chocolate thing is true! I will...

Actually the chocolate thing is true! I will have to search for the reference.....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-04-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 751
Posted By sparkle&shine
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-01-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By sparkle&shine
Did you try Dr. Kells? I know that he talked...

Did you try Dr. Kells? I know that he talked about one of his patients going for a vba2c but he has to personally attend you and I don't think that his on call Doc.s will. You would have to refuse...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-30-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,323
Posted By sparkle&shine
My sons were both usually around 155.

My sons were both usually around 155.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By sparkle&shine
My scar only hurt while it healed and then I...

My scar only hurt while it healed and then I felt nothing. I have no feelings in about an inch section over the scar and my c/s was 3 years ago.
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