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Forum: September 2011   06-26-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By 19spitfire
Thank you for sharing your plans on the "what if...

Thank you for sharing your plans on the "what if it doesn't go as I plan" part of birth. I really appreciate it. It has been on my mind lately and it is good to get some input and guidance.
Forum: September 2011   06-21-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By 19spitfire
I'm no expert, but I have a couple of ideas. ...

I'm no expert, but I have a couple of ideas.
First, have compassion for where she's coming from and before you get offended by anything try to see it from her perspective.
Second, let any...
Forum: Homebirth   06-14-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,356
Posted By 19spitfire
Hi everyone, it's me the op. I really...

Hi everyone, it's me the op.
I really appreciate the discussion going on here. I've been following along and thanks to you have gained some knowledge I can use when making my list of questions.
I...
Forum: September 2011   06-11-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By 19spitfire
I've been laid up due to problems with my SI...

I've been laid up due to problems with my SI joint. DH has been graciously taking up the slack around the house, but I think he's starting to feel like he's drowning under the weight of the...
Forum: Homebirth   06-10-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,356
Posted By 19spitfire
Yes, I was hoping to ask the questions in a way...

Yes, I was hoping to ask the questions in a way that wasn't situation specific, but specific enough to get reasonable information.
Thanks for the thought on the subject- there is so much swirling...
Forum: Homebirth   06-10-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,356
Posted By 19spitfire
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by calldeville http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   06-10-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,356
Posted By 19spitfire
Hi everyone, it's me the OP. I want to thank...

Hi everyone, it's me the OP.
I want to thank everyone who gave thought to my original request for questions to ask my midwife. DH and I are compiling a list to bring up at our next appointment. I,...
Forum: Homebirth   06-09-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,356
Posted By 19spitfire
Thanks for the questions and suggestions for...

Thanks for the questions and suggestions for things to talk to my midwife about. She delivered my last baby at home and I may not br considered low risk by some standards.
The mother and I are...
Forum: Homebirth   06-08-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,356
Posted By 19spitfire
Our midwife just delivered a breech baby that...

Our midwife just delivered a breech baby that passed away during the birth.  I am, of course very sad for the family and my midwife, but this also raises concerns on my own behalf.  I am due in a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-02-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By 19spitfire
Thanks for the feedback. I suppose I'm just used...

Thanks for the feedback. I suppose I'm just used to working with businesses who either answer or call back right away. She works with a group, but not out of an office so I guess that's a different...
Forum: September 2011   05-01-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 19spitfire
I think you are absolutely justified in being...

I think you are absolutely justified in being angry. He was insensitive to say the least. I hope you can find a way to get it through to him how much this hurt you. I know that can be really hard...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-18-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By 19spitfire
I am wondering how long it takes midwives (other...

I am wondering how long it takes midwives (other than mine) to return phone calls. My midwife takes between 1 to 3 days to return my calls about setting appointments or questions I have. She...
Forum: September 2011   04-08-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 914
Posted By 19spitfire
Yeah, some of the imagery I have to make into my...

Yeah, some of the imagery I have to make into my own. And I am definitely not going to try to make people use my words, but I can work around those things to get to the heart of the program. I'm so...
Forum: September 2011   04-08-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By 19spitfire
I've been reading birth stories to prep my brain...

I've been reading birth stories to prep my brain for birth and I keep running into stories where women are getting their membranes stripped. I've read from 36 weeks to 41+ weeks. I don't remember...
Forum: September 2011   04-07-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 914
Posted By 19spitfire
I just listened to my first Hypnobabies track...

I just listened to my first Hypnobabies track and I really did feel relaxed. Is anyone one else going to hypnobirth this time? I like the birthing language that is used and can totally see the...
Forum: September 2011   04-06-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By 19spitfire
I will also be having a HBAC. This will be my...

I will also be having a HBAC. This will be my second HBAC. There are a lot of us having VBAC s at home for September!
Advice? Hmmm...try to get as strong as you can and read lots and lots of...
Forum: September 2011   04-05-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By 19spitfire
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by scottishmommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: September 2011   04-02-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By 19spitfire
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bella_stranger http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: September 2011   04-01-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By 19spitfire
I know I'm feeling the babe move near my navel....

I know I'm feeling the babe move near my navel. But... I'm also getting that kicky type feeling up and to the right of my navel and down to the left. I am 16 weeks along and this all over movement...
Forum: September 2011   04-01-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,047
Posted By 19spitfire
I have two sons , 2 yrs and 10 yrs, and a...

I have two sons , 2 yrs and 10 yrs, and a daughter who is 12. I was nervous about having boys because of the 'rough' nature of boys. I have learned a lot from my oldest son. I have found him to be...
Forum: September 2011   04-01-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By 19spitfire
I'm glad to hear that there are other mamas out...

I'm glad to hear that there are other mamas out there like me. Physically I feel well, but I suppose taking my blood pressure once in a while is a good idea. I haven't spoken to DH about the scan...
Forum: September 2011   03-31-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By 19spitfire
I've been a bit busy and a bit lazy this time...

I've been a bit busy and a bit lazy this time around and haven't made a prenatal appointment yet. I've spoken to my midwife and seen her for other things so she knows when I'm due and all is good....
Forum: September 2011   03-31-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,894
Posted By 19spitfire
Yes, I am planning my second HBAC in September...

Yes, I am planning my second HBAC in September or possibly late August.
Forum: September 2011   03-30-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By 19spitfire
I was given a shower for my second child and...

I was given a shower for my second child and felt very uncomfortable. So for my third DH and I hosted a Welcoming Celebration about a month after his birth. The same idea as a sip and see. It was...
Forum: Homebirth   03-28-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By 19spitfire
I struggled with the same type of issue for my...

I struggled with the same type of issue for my last pregnancy. Eventually I decided to
forgo OB care and just meet with my midwives. I didn't realize that one of the benefits
would be greater...
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