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Forum: Breastfeeding   02-23-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By pollyanna123
My baby was born at home yesterday and still...

My baby was born at home yesterday and still hasn't latched on to the breast. I spoke with an IBCLC who suggested hand expressing colostrum and pumping some. She made it sound like I'll have to give...
Forum: February 2011   02-22-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By pollyanna123
I'm 42 weeks today. I've done a lot at this...

I'm 42 weeks today. I've done a lot at this point- sex, walking, acupressure/massage, acupuncture, membrane sweep yesterday, and castor oil 3 hours ago.
 
I'm 100% sure of my ovulation date, which...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-20-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By pollyanna123
Thanks everybody. In a couple of hours, I'll be...

Thanks everybody. In a couple of hours, I'll be 41+6. I'll be having a big discussion with my midwife tomorrow morning. I had an NST/BPP on Friday with a perinatologist that went very well. so that...
Forum: February 2011   02-20-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By pollyanna123
Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: February 2011   02-20-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By pollyanna123
It's Sunday now and I'll be 42 weeks on Tuesday,...

It's Sunday now and I'll be 42 weeks on Tuesday, based on my latest possible due date. 
 
Anybody else getting close to this point? What's the plan if you do? I'm trying to stay positive, but at...
Forum: February 2011   02-19-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By pollyanna123
Wow- best wishes for a fast recovery.

Wow- best wishes for a fast recovery.
Forum: February 2011   02-19-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
Sitting here with tears in my eyes because I'm...

Sitting here with tears in my eyes because I'm so ready to be done and holding my baby in my arms. I never thought I would be this late. I'm 100% sure of my dates, and we used the latest EDD...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-18-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By pollyanna123
My first two kids came at 41+2 and 40, but my...

My first two kids came at 41+2 and 40, but my current pregnancy is at 41+3 and counting....
 
If I get to Tuesday, dh and I will have to decide whether to continue past 42 weeks or ditch our...
Forum: February 2011   02-18-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
I'm not calling my midwife until I'm sure...

I'm not calling my midwife until I'm sure either! 
 
I had a great NST and BPP this morning. The perinatologist was supportive of going to 42 weeks, but he says that's his recommendation for a...
Forum: February 2011   02-17-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
41+2 today and frustrated. I had a burst of...

41+2 today and frustrated. I had a burst of energy yesterday and got my house in great homebirth condition and I got caught up on laundry. This morning, the kids and I went to the zoo.
 
Here I...
Forum: February 2011   02-17-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By pollyanna123
Congratulations! Wow- just 2.5 hours from the...

Congratulations! Wow- just 2.5 hours from the first contraction to birth! He's lovely. 
Forum: February 2011   02-17-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
      Quote:And as an added incentive for...


 
 
Quote:And as an added incentive for me to "hold it in", he said if the baby comes saturday I can name it the name I want.  He's such a nerd. 
 



 
OMG!!! That's hilarious! I'm fine...
Forum: February 2011   02-16-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
good luck Eleanor!    Michelle- did you ask...

good luck Eleanor! 
 
Michelle- did you ask your midwife about the baby's position? Remind me- how long were your other pregnancies?
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-16-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,967
Posted By pollyanna123
Just curious.   For me,    #1- 41+2   ...

Just curious.
 
For me, 
 
#1- 41+2
 
#2- 40 exactly
 
#3- 41+1 and counting (might be my longest yet!)
 
Forum: February 2011   02-15-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
  I posted the "Have you had that baby yet?"...


I posted the "Have you had that baby yet?" website on facebook- awesome!!
 
I had my first mini breakdown tonight. I went 9 days past my EDD with my DD but she was my first and that was easier!...
Forum: February 2011   02-14-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By pollyanna123
My last midwife did the BPP closer to 41 weeks...

My last midwife did the BPP closer to 41 weeks (mine with DD was at 41+2). My current midwife likes to schedule them closer to 42, like at 41+4 or 41+5. I'll be 41+3 on Friday, so that's when I'm...
Forum: February 2011   02-14-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
Every time dh and I have had sex the past two...

Every time dh and I have had sex the past two weeks, it causes me TONS of contractions that make me think I'm in labor. Saturday, sex and a walk kicked off 10 hours of contractions 4-6 minutes...
Forum: February 2011   02-14-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By pollyanna123
when does your care provider start doing NST's...

when does your care provider start doing NST's or ultrasounds? Just curious.
 
I'll be 41 weeks tomorrow, but my m/w doesn't think I should schedule my biophysical profile until Friday, when I'll...
Forum: February 2011   02-14-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
I'm dealing with the same annoyances. For the...

I'm dealing with the same annoyances. For the past week, I've gotten anywhere from 5-10 calls a day, usually in the afternoon when I least feel like chatting, from people calling to "check in." 
 ...
Forum: February 2011   02-13-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,308
Posted By pollyanna123
Michelle, you know I'm still here due date...

Michelle, you know I'm still here due date buddy. And hopelessly miserable right there with you. 
Forum: February 2011   02-13-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
I've tried to respond to this post at least 3...

I've tried to respond to this post at least 3 times (over the past day or so) and for some reason it wasn't going through. I'm 40+5 today and totally ready for the baby to come!!!
Forum: February 2011   02-13-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 5,792
Posted By pollyanna123
test

test
Forum: February 2011   02-11-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By pollyanna123
Congratulations!!!! Thanks for the update. 

Congratulations!!!! Thanks for the update. 
Forum: February 2011   02-11-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By pollyanna123
I usually do okay in the mornings, but by the...

I usually do okay in the mornings, but by the afternoons I get grumpier and grumpier. Today, I yelled at my almost 3yo in the car for taking his socks and shoes off (RIGHT before we got to our...
Forum: February 2011   02-11-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 392
Posted By pollyanna123
It would not be my first choice for a birthday...

It would not be my first choice for a birthday for my baby, but at this point, I'll take it!! I'll be 40+6 on V-day, so it's quite possible that I'll have the baby then. 
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