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Forum: VBAC   01-03-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By frisbar
Really similar to my story, also - induced at 42...

Really similar to my story, also - induced at 42 weeks last time due to "hospital policy," which I fought for several days.  I've got great hospital-based midwives that don't have me "on the clock"...
Forum: Family Safety   04-28-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By frisbar
I'm in your situation and really like my combi...

I'm in your situation and really like my combi coccoro - light, easy to install (I've only used the latch, though, as we'd always borrowed/rented cars with one).  It has a newborn insert and fit my...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-27-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,563
Posted By frisbar
I've got a mini single and the double.  I will...

I've got a mini single and the double.  I will say - don't be concerned about the fabric footrest or the velcro.  They've been great. 
 
I obviously love it lots.  I really appreciate the small...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-18-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By frisbar
I can't believe Andrew will be 1 June 4th - just...

I can't believe Andrew will be 1 June 4th - just ordered party invitations.  We found out by complete accident that he really is happier sleeping out of our bed, so he's now a happy-snoozing crib...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By frisbar
I LOVE this.  So beautiful.  Thank you so much...

I LOVE this.  So beautiful.  Thank you so much for sharing.
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-31-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By frisbar
Andrew was born 6/4.  He has the sweetest...

Andrew was born 6/4.  He has the sweetest disposition - we are so lucky.  Crawling, pulled up for the first time this weekend.  And is totally in love with solids.  We've been following his lead,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-18-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By frisbar
I'm of the school of buying a seat if at all...

I'm of the school of buying a seat if at all financially possible - the stories of unexpected turbulence and the warnings about dangers to lap babies really freak me out.  But I also have a kid who...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-11-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By frisbar
If you can possibly afford it, buying a seat for...

If you can possibly afford it, buying a seat for your child is really the safest/best option.  While I don't exactly look to the AAP as an authority on most things, I do think they have a opint...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-12-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By frisbar
Hi ladies - this is probably a silly question,...

Hi ladies - this is probably a silly question, but maybe one of you experts can easy my mind. I've started to leave 2.5 mo DS with his nanny 2 days a week for four hours so I can get ready to go...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-08-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By frisbar
My 2 month old son had been breastfeeding...

My 2 month old son had been breastfeeding successfully until he was about 6 weeks, when he started flailing and screaming about halfway through every feeding. We started Zantac, and a few days later...
Forum: May 2010   06-02-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,638
Posted By frisbar
41+5 today...but got my induction pushed back...

41+5 today...but got my induction pushed back until Friday! Got membranes swept yesterday and lost the TINIEST chunk of plug last night. It's amazing what will make you feel happy - I went running...
Forum: May 2010   05-31-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,638
Posted By frisbar
I'm still on the island, also! I feel my body...

I'm still on the island, also! I feel my body gearing up, and the occasional ctx, but it just doesn't seem to "stick"...facing induction Wednesday. C'mon, little guy, it's a fun (hot) world out...
Forum: May 2010   05-30-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,638
Posted By frisbar
I'm Allison - at 41+3. 50% effaced, no...

I'm Allison - at 41+3. 50% effaced, no dilation...and unfortunately, besides the occasional B-H, no sign my body has any plans to get this going. I was totally zen until a BPP yesterday, which shows...
Forum: May 2010   04-27-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By frisbar
Thank you all so much! I think I'm going to wait...

Thank you all so much! I think I'm going to wait to meet him, but I will definitely report back. You all are such helpful, wonderful mamas!
Forum: May 2010   04-26-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By frisbar
So DH and I FINALLY decided on a name we can...

So DH and I FINALLY decided on a name we can both live with. We really wanted something that wasn't from either of our families - and since DS will have DH's last name, we decided the middle name...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-03-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By frisbar
I'm 28 weeks, and for the last couple of weeks...

I'm 28 weeks, and for the last couple of weeks have had some mid back pain - essentially in a band across under my shoulders. It gets nasty and I can't sit still - the only thing that helps is a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-22-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By frisbar
Thank you so much - and a serious giggle here...

Thank you so much - and a serious giggle here about the taco bell. DH and I were driving to our hospital the other day and saw a taco bell around the corner...and...I had the same reaction. DH said...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-22-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By frisbar
DH surprised me this morning and said we should...

DH surprised me this morning and said we should work on our birth plan over dinner tonight. As this is literally the first time he has ever voluntarily discussed birth planning, I feel like I need...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-08-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By frisbar
YES, she will understand. And please, let...

YES, she will understand. And please, let yourself get some relief, mama. There's no need to put yourself through something this miserable, and you'll be giving a healthier and happier home to your...
Forum: July 2010   12-07-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By frisbar
Sing it, sister. I've got that, too - even when...

Sing it, sister. I've got that, too - even when my hair gets caught in my mouth, I get a serious gag-fest. Any remedies that have worked for anyone short of not brushing their teeth? I think I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-07-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By frisbar
I think you might love yoga if you tried it - if...

I think you might love yoga if you tried it - if nothing else, I've found pre-natal classes to be a great way to meet other like-minded mommies. I'm sure you'd be fine in a regular class if you...
Forum: May 2010   12-04-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By frisbar
Thank you all so much for this wonderful advice....

Thank you all so much for this wonderful advice. Just to add to the mix of info...the hospital where I was planning to go has a CRAZY flu policy which I just found out about last night - one person...
Forum: May 2010   12-03-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By frisbar
Congrats, mama! And what a beautiful picture!...

Congrats, mama! And what a beautiful picture! What wonderful news.
Forum: May 2010   12-03-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By frisbar
So I've been seeing a great,...

So I've been seeing a great, super-natural-friendly MW/OB practice near my home. I LOVE them, have seen MWs exclusively and they've been fabulous. And the first 16 wks have been totally easy and...
Forum: May 2010   12-03-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By frisbar
Hi - just wanted to introduce myself - I'm a...

Hi - just wanted to introduce myself - I'm a little late to the party! I've been reading the boards for a week or so and really love hearing from everyone here ... such a great and supportive group...
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