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Forum: December 2011   12-14-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By mamadonna
I'm due the 27th and really ready as well. I'm...

I'm due the 27th and really ready as well. I'm so over being so big that every movement is a chore.
Forum: December 2011   12-09-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: December 2011   12-09-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: December 2011   12-05-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 985
Posted By mamadonna
I have so been having the water breaking fear as...

I have so been having the water breaking fear as well, and I don't know why.  With my first, my water broke at home, early in the  morning when I was still in my pj's.  With my second, my water...
Forum: December 2011   11-30-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations! I love the name Oscar.

Congratulations! I love the name Oscar.
Forum: December 2011   11-25-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 547
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations!  She's beautiful.

Congratulations!  She's beautiful.
Forum: December 2011   11-19-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,024
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!
Forum: December 2011   11-19-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 691
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations on the arrival of your precious...

Congratulations on the arrival of your precious baby.
Forum: December 2011   11-15-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By mamadonna
Congratulations!!!!

Congratulations!!!!
Forum: December 2011   11-10-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By mamadonna
Will you be feeding on demand during the day? ...

Will you be feeding on demand during the day?
 
I don't know if it works in reverse, but I know in my experience with pumping and bottlefeeding during the day while I'm at work, my l.o.'s tend to...
Forum: December 2011   11-10-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By mamadonna
Don't have any experience with it, but I did ask...

Don't have any experience with it, but I did ask my OB about it because baby here was breach for a long time, but she seems to have flipped and (hopefully) stayed that way.
 
The one thing my OB...
Forum: December 2011   11-05-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By mamadonna
Christmas is always just us (me, dh & kids)...

Christmas is always just us (me, dh & kids) since our families are on the other side of the country (unless we travel for Christmas, which we're clearly not doing this year).  I'd  love for this...
Forum: December 2011   11-05-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By mamadonna
I've had gd with all three of my pregnancies,...

I've had gd with all three of my pregnancies, and so, for this one, I just automatically put myself on the diet early on.  To get the insurance referral, though, they told me I had to take the test...
Forum: December 2011   11-05-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By mamadonna
I forget when they usually test you.  I keep...

I forget when they usually test you.  I keep forgetting to ask at my appointments.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-04-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,543
Posted By mamadonna
We have two joint checking accounts.  DH...

We have two joint checking accounts.  DH technically has access to both but only uses one.  The one his ATM card is linked to has our gas / grocery / etc. money in it and I watch the balance and let...
Forum: December 2011   10-24-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,526
Posted By mamadonna
DH got a vasectomy last week.   Although we...

DH got a vasectomy last week.
 
Although we were officially "done" after two, we waffled about on what to do for a more permanent solution for a long time...long enough to accidentally get...
Forum: December 2011   10-12-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By mamadonna
No, the diet's not that ad (sorry...2nd letter...

No, the diet's not that ad (sorry...2nd letter of the alpha et is not working on my key oard today).  I've  een following it since June!  I also find that it forces me to eat regular small meals...
Forum: December 2011   10-09-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By mamadonna
I think sometimes when I'm busier, I don't...

I think sometimes when I'm busier, I don't notice her move as much.  When I'm resting or not as active, I notice her movements a lot more.
 
It's also very reassuring to do kick counts.  Ideally,...
Forum: December 2011   10-06-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By mamadonna
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Forum: December 2011   10-06-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By mamadonna
Hugs to you.  It's hard when you're being...

Hugs to you.  It's hard when you're being monitored so closely not to worry.  I've actually found that the extra monitoring, at least in my case, has made me worry more, not less, simply because...
Forum: December 2011   09-21-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By mamadonna
I read somewhere recently that it would make...

I read somewhere recently that it would make more sense to do a screening on all women that included a fasting blood draw, and then based on the result of the fasting number, have certain women...
Forum: December 2011   09-21-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By mamadonna
Mizelenius, it's only my theory, but the fact...

Mizelenius, it's only my theory, but the fact that you didn't eat much the night before and had no breakfast may actually have worked against you on the test, as the key to maintaining blood sugars...
Forum: December 2011   09-21-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By mamadonna
If I could comfortably afford the $1500, I would...

If I could comfortably afford the $1500, I would probably opt for the birth center; however, I'm also in the position that I couldn't comfortably afford that amount and would have a hard time...
Forum: December 2011   09-19-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By mamadonna
I think cold and flu season is a great reason to...

I think cold and flu season is a great reason to minimize exposure to a lot of different people.  I also think nursing necessitates babe being in mom's arms most of the time.  The other good...
Forum: December 2011   09-15-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By mamadonna
I've also found that exercise is great for...

I've also found that exercise is great for controlling numbers.  Even a 10-15 walk after meals can help tremendously.  If I eat something, like white bread or pizza, or anything without enough...
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