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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:41 PM
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Views: 72
Posted By Chapsie
I agree with lilyTiger

I agree with lilyTiger
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-13-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By Chapsie
I tested positive at 37 weeks as well... for the...

I tested positive at 37 weeks as well... for the first time ever (this is my 4th baby).

I also read through the evidence based birth article and was surprised to find out that hibiclens and garlic...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 491
Posted By Chapsie
Shared

Shared
Forum: Personal Growth   12-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 491
Posted By Chapsie
Liked

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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-09-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By Chapsie
The Postpartum Thread!

For all of our mamas that have already met their babies face to face: Share about your recovery! How are you feeling? Any tips/advice you want to share?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-09-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 560
Posted By Chapsie
KatelynRose, your nesting sounds perfect! I...

KatelynRose, your nesting sounds perfect! I LOVE using cloth wipes and baby legs are amazing for babywearing, as their little pant legs lift up and this way their ankles are still covered. :) ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By Chapsie
Tears!!! This is so beautiful!!!! I am also a...

Tears!!! This is so beautiful!!!! I am also a Christian and have so been praying for His supernatural peace and for Him to just ease my anxiety. I have been getting antsy about going through labor...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By Chapsie
well, pregnancy hormones and lactation hormones...

well, pregnancy hormones and lactation hormones don't mix very well. Progesterone inhibits lactation. Until your placenta is born and your progesterone levels decrease, you will not enter...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-03-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Chapsie
oh my, a bili of 20.6! All of the docs in our...

oh my, a bili of 20.6! All of the docs in our area would have readmitted him... His bili was probably exacerbated because of his bruising in addition to an ABO incompatibility? (are you O+ or rh- ?)...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 208
Posted By Chapsie
I also flagged the posts and tagged Cynthia......

I also flagged the posts and tagged Cynthia... she was on top of things and they are all removed now. Isn't it crazy how violated it makes you feel to have a troll in our sacred space like that?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 21,920
Posted By Chapsie
Oh, Clementine! Sweet baby who has overcome SO...

Oh, Clementine! Sweet baby who has overcome SO MUCH! Galatea, I certainly do not envy all of the difficult decisions you will need to make as her mom. Praying for wisdom and peace.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 560
Posted By Chapsie
You don't have to use lanolin unless your nipples...

You don't have to use lanolin unless your nipples are starting to get cracked (which can hopefully be avoided altogether!). I recommend to moms to express some colostrum and rub that into their...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By Chapsie
Most breastpumps (all medela for sure) and most...

Most breastpumps (all medela for sure) and most milk storage bags and bottles come pre-sterilized. We just open and go at the hospital with our moms.

Great advice above about not worrying about...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,548
Posted By Chapsie
Haha, yes. I am really trying to keep my labor...

Haha, yes. I am really trying to keep my labor anxiety at bay and just visualize how AMAZING and WONDERFUL it is to finally meet and hold your baby and the euphoria that comes immediately after...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 69
Posted By Chapsie
I felt like my ribs were bruised with my first...

I felt like my ribs were bruised with my first one! It was awful.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By Chapsie
Sometimes, when your milk initially comes in...

Sometimes, when your milk initially comes in (anywhere from 1-5 days after birth, but usually 2-3 days after a vaginal birth for a first time mom), your breasts become engorged with milk and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 560
Posted By Chapsie
DECEMBER Chat Thread!*~*~*~*~*~*~

YOU GUYS!!! It is DECEMBER!!!!! ACK!!! We are all going to start having babies soon! (if we haven't already!! check out the "Our Babies" thread that is stickied to the top of the group to see a...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
  Sticky: Our BABIES!!!!
Views: 660
Posted By Chapsie
ElizabethKateH, Goster, and Vespertina had...

ElizabethKateH, Goster, and Vespertina had babies! (see original post). They announced over on the FB page. Congratulations to these mamas!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-30-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,548
Posted By Chapsie
It is getting quiet... part of that is that quite...

It is getting quiet... part of that is that quite a few of our ladies are having babies. :) As for me, I have just been busy with work, kids, homeschooling, and prepping for our homebirth! I'm...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-28-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,548
Posted By Chapsie
Yes, I tagged them a month or so ago because I...

Yes, I tagged them a month or so ago because I had also missed them! Crunchymama27 gave us an update a while back, but I haven't heard from KatelynRose!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 622
Posted By Chapsie
Ok... so I've been getting lots of FB group...

Ok... so I've been getting lots of FB group requests. Some appear to be random, non-mothering.com people. I accidentally added some that were not from our original group.

If you send me a FB...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-22-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 622
Posted By Chapsie
Me, too! :)

Me, too! :)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 208
Posted By Chapsie
Well, hospital beds are not safe for cosleeping. ...

Well, hospital beds are not safe for cosleeping. The side rails pose strangulation risks and the floors are very hard. I agree.... no bedsharing in hospital.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 208
Posted By Chapsie
I only bedshared with one out of three of my...

I only bedshared with one out of three of my infants and I got WAY more sleep in the first three months!!

I like how that link says that safe Cosleeping (bedsharing) begins with an informed,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,548
Posted By Chapsie
Yay for spending a month in bed! :) I'm...

Yay for spending a month in bed! :) I'm really going to try to take it easy this postpartum period as well.
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