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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-19-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By LilyTiger
I declined the pitocin shot, but my doctor...

I declined the pitocin shot, but my doctor ultimately couldn't get my uterus to clamp down and I ended up with it anyway. It didn't matter either way. If I remember correctly, by the time I got it,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By LilyTiger
My family practice doctor was awesome about...

My family practice doctor was awesome about co-sleeping. She basically said, "Here's what I'm supposed to say: X, Y, Z. Here's the reality: if you breastfeed, you'll need to co-sleep, so here's how...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,276
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm no help on the sleep stuff either. I'm...

I'm no help on the sleep stuff either. I'm actually pretty lucky so far in that I'm usually only awake to pee and then right back to bed. I had a calf cramp the other night that was so painful I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,403
Posted By LilyTiger
Sounds like great news overall! I hope the belly...

Sounds like great news overall! I hope the belly issues resolve quickly. We did the week of IV antibiotics with my daughter and it was frustrating. I hope everything is speedy and that you're home...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-13-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 21,073
Posted By LilyTiger
Yay! So exciting! Hopefully you can all get...

Yay! So exciting! Hopefully you can all get into a love-fest groove and try to recover from the past few months. Definitely post pics when you can, but I totally understand not having the time or...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 21,073
Posted By LilyTiger
Very very exciting! Hoping everyone is safe at...

Very very exciting! Hoping everyone is safe at home soon.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm so glad it's nothing serious, but I'm also...

I'm so glad it's nothing serious, but I'm also really glad you got it checked out. Hopefully babe stays put until term and you get a break from the headaches and floaters. Vision stuff freaks me...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,117
Posted By LilyTiger
He's beautiful! Congrats again and hopefully...

He's beautiful! Congrats again and hopefully he's discharged soon.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,403
Posted By LilyTiger
Congrats, Mo, and I hope you have your little man...

Congrats, Mo, and I hope you have your little man safe at home soon! So glad everything went well, all things considered. He didn't keep you waiting, at least. ;)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,408
Posted By LilyTiger
I might do elastic since I like the idea of being...

I might do elastic since I like the idea of being able to take it off and use the beads as a kind of meditation tool in labor, but I also want to be able to wear it. Lots to think about!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,276
Posted By LilyTiger
swimming-duck, I was the one this time who sort...

swimming-duck, I was the one this time who sort of wanted to find out (we didn't find out with my daughter either). My husband is totally 100% in the "surprise" camp and was super resistant when I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By LilyTiger
Can you look for a doula in your area who...

Can you look for a doula in your area who specializes in c-sections? They exist and they can help you work with OBs who might be resistant to your requests. Also, many areas have natural birth...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,276
Posted By LilyTiger
We're also waiting until birth to find out. Very...

We're also waiting until birth to find out. Very exciting!

I had my 34+ week appointment yesterday and everything looks good. Baby was head down and anterior, all of which is good news (baby was...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,408
Posted By LilyTiger
I got mine yesterday (we hadn't checked the mail...

I got mine yesterday (we hadn't checked the mail in a few days) and I loved sitting down and reading all the sweet notes and thoughts. I'm so excited to think through how to put them together. Are...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By LilyTiger
We use Tide regular on our cloth diapers. ...

We use Tide regular on our cloth diapers. Nothing else keeps ammonia stink away for us. For the newborn (clothes and diapers at first) we'll use Tide Free and Gentle or any of fragrance free...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 377
Posted By LilyTiger
So exciting and so many congrats to the new...

So exciting and so many congrats to the new mamas! I know it's been a difficult road for you all, but hopefully everyone gets to take their little ones home soon. All the babies are just beautiful....
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 381
Posted By LilyTiger
If we do secret it's very difficult for people...

If we do secret it's very difficult for people from the DDC to find us if they come late, but I'm fine with either. I think my daughter's DDC was closed for a long time and we switched to secret...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,276
Posted By LilyTiger
I got the booster, partially because if you get...

I got the booster, partially because if you get it in the third trimester the antibodies pass through the placenta and the baby has protection immediately at birth. With our petri dish toddler...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By LilyTiger
I had back labor but there was also no mistaking...

I had back labor but there was also no mistaking the contractions. They started out like big wraparound contractions and then when active labor really kicked in they were painful contractions...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,403
Posted By LilyTiger
So sorry you're stuck there, but hopefully it's...

So sorry you're stuck there, but hopefully it's for the best (I know, stupid saying). Here's hoping the time flies quickly and that you welcome a happy and healthy baby who can go right home. ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,117
Posted By LilyTiger
Congratulations, but oh that must be so...

Congratulations, but oh that must be so heartbreaking. I hope you get released and/or transferred soon. How is your health? Are you feeling ok? I'm so sorry he came early and I really hope his...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By LilyTiger
zjande, the pop was so loud my doctor thought the...

zjande, the pop was so loud my doctor thought the birthing ball had ruptured! It sprayed out like a fire hydrant. I was ready to push at that point and I guess there was a lot of pressure built up....
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,117
Posted By LilyTiger
Oh no! Sending lots of positive thoughts. I...

Oh no! Sending lots of positive thoughts. I hope the contractions stop and you and baby get more time.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 21,073
Posted By LilyTiger
Totally adorable! I love it. Sweet sweet little...

Totally adorable! I love it. Sweet sweet little girl.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By LilyTiger
Elizabeth, my husband brought his electronics...

Elizabeth, my husband brought his electronics (phone, charger, laptop), a razor, contacts and glasses, change of clothes, snacks, bathing suit (in case I needed help in the shower during labor), flip...
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