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Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-21-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Welcome to the newbies! I'm a recent graduate,...

Welcome to the newbies! I'm a recent graduate, having just given birth in August at age 43.
Congrats huny!
Nexxus, I am so sorry for your loss. The first one of the three losses I went through...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-14-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Somehow I am no longer getting emails as posts...

Somehow I am no longer getting emails as posts are written. I have unsubbed and resubbed twice, but my thread subscriptions still reads zero. Any advice?

Missing hanging out over here!
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   08-27-2014, 04:55 AM
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Views: 1,443
Posted By caritasrainbow
Hugs mama! So sorry for your loss. There is hope...

Hugs mama! So sorry for your loss. There is hope and I will hope for a wonderful outcome for you in the end.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   08-22-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
I had my rainbow at 41 weeks! I am now 43 years...

I had my rainbow at 41 weeks! I am now 43 years old and was pregnant for some part of every month for the last 18 months.
There is hope. She was my 5th unassisted birth, 6th child, and born after...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-20-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Congratulations!'

Congratulations!'
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-20-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Omg! How freaking grueling! Apparently it's...

Omg! How freaking grueling! Apparently it's normal for a grand multip to have an on again- off again labor that lasts several days? Man, I thought the last one would be easy! No such luck. Found...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-09-2014, 08:03 PM
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Views: 27,401
Posted By caritasrainbow
Hunybunmom- so glad to hear everything is going...

Hunybunmom- so glad to hear everything is going well! Yay!
For some reason I stopped getting replies to this thread for a bit and missed your first two posts. I think I'm all caught up now.
Afm-...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-07-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Welcome! I'm rain. I had my first 5 babies at 21...

Welcome! I'm rain. I had my first 5 babies at 21 (first husband), 28, 31, 35 & 39. I had my first mmc at 41 last year 5/13, second and third losses at 42- 9/13 & 11/13. The first two were around 11...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   08-07-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Not quite due yet. ;^)

Not quite due yet. ;^)
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-16-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Zbugmama- hugs and healing. So sorry mama.

Zbugmama- hugs and healing. So sorry mama.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-15-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
I will be 43 August 4th. Anyway, I was right, I...

I will be 43 August 4th.
Anyway, I was right, I had it confirmed today, baby girl has turned and is in the perfect birthing position. My other worries, which related to age and parity, have...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-06-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
I had to chuckle slightly here. There is no they,...

I had to chuckle slightly here. There is no they, hence the depression. At least I can say, in all certainty, that this depression is not hormonal or otherwise chemically induced, but rather purely...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-06-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
No, I can't wrap my head around it either. It...

No, I can't wrap my head around it either. It seems unethical and just plain wrong. It's like one office is just putting me off as I am not their problem, then the next does the same, each assuming...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-04-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
I am and have been seeing a chiropractor (who has...

I am and have been seeing a chiropractor (who has offered to attend my birth to do adjustments if necessary) since just after I spoke with the first midwife. Unfortunately while the midwife at the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-03-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
So after MUCH thought, I finally made the phone...

So after MUCH thought, I finally made the phone call to get into an OB. I decided that the risks were beginning to outweigh the benefits and came to terms with a hospital birth, be it c section or...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-01-2014, 08:40 AM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
The second mw (one I saw Friday) determined lo to...

The second mw (one I saw Friday) determined lo to be oblique breech. She moved from transverse, but not heads down. Her approach to breech birth did not fit with my own and seemed more like torture....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-27-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Welcome back lilybean! Kmfx for great news next...

Welcome back lilybean! Kmfx for great news next weekend and no af.

I'm not really interested in finding an OB that is sympathetic to UC. I don't think that actually exists? My family physician...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-27-2014, 11:09 AM
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Posted By caritasrainbow
Lol! No, my BFF has been my BFF throughout all...

Lol! No, my BFF has been my BFF throughout all five of my UCs, but he thinks I'm crazy. He is also anti cosleeping, thinks all kids should be vaxed, and even now thinks I should have my boys...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-26-2014, 09:06 PM
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Views: 1,410
Posted By caritasrainbow
But there should be room left that if she does...

But there should be room left that if she does get the medical attention she requires and she then heals, she could still go on to have a successful UC. I speak from experience. This does not mean a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-26-2014, 08:55 PM
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Views: 27,401
Posted By caritasrainbow
I did go to the ER and they did not find a clot....

I did go to the ER and they did not find a clot. So no idea why the pain and swelling. The ER dr did ask me if I was currently taking birth control, so my true feelings on the adeptness of the staff...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By caritasrainbow
I am astounded by the advice being given here....

I am astounded by the advice being given here. Ironclad? Seriously? If that were true my daughter would not be here.
I agree we all need support in any decision, just thought this was a UC forum....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By caritasrainbow
I think there is a not a reason to tell anyone...

I think there is a not a reason to tell anyone that they are absolutely going to have to go to the hospital. As I said, I had an abruption, bled heavily for ten weeks, and went on to have a lovely UC...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-25-2014, 12:46 PM
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Views: 27,401
Posted By caritasrainbow
Welcome honeybunmom! Kmfx orangemomma! Well I...

Welcome honeybunmom! Kmfx orangemomma!
Well I found an underground MW, but she wants $2400 paid by 36 weeks, plus $75 for the first visit and $40 for each subsequent prenatal. I am 33 weeks today,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-25-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By caritasrainbow
My first UC was for this reason. I had a...

My first UC was for this reason. I had a placental abrupt ion that caused very heavy bleeding that last for ten weeks midway through my pregnancy. I was hospitalized at one point for dehydration due...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-18-2014, 06:55 PM
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Views: 27,401
Posted By caritasrainbow
Congratulations chilee! That's awesome! Lots of...

Congratulations chilee! That's awesome! Lots of bd in your near future, I'm sure, lol!

I saw a chiro today and will again Friday and twice next week. Dh will make me a slant board this weekend....
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