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Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By merenwen
Thank you everyone.   The thing is, DP...

Thank you everyone.
 
The thing is, DP doesn't buy into parenting styles, theory or whatever. He has some strong ideas based on his experience and on what his mother did with his siblings.
I've...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-19-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By merenwen
Thank you so much for your answers ! I feel a...

Thank you so much for your answers !
I feel a bit better now.
 
Another question though:
 
How do you handle different opinions on discipline and slapping/spanking ?
 
If your DH thinks...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-18-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By merenwen
Ladies I need some help !   I've had a great...

Ladies I need some help !
 
I've had a great pregnancy so far, birth should go smoothly and I thought that the next step would be to enjoy my baby.
 
I want to babywear, BF and be as gentle as...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-03-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By merenwen
I know what you mean. It's supposed to work...

I know what you mean. It's supposed to work quite well. I'm not questioning that. I just don't like to be bossed around, especially when lady parts are involved.
Looks like women everywhere are...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-02-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By merenwen
Hello ladies,   Here, in France, we have...

Hello ladies,
 
Here, in France, we have what's called perineal re-education. It's almost mandatory for every new mum and paid for by the state.
 
For those of you who don't know what I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-26-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By merenwen
My heartburns have always been throatburns, and...

My heartburns have always been throatburns, and God knows I've had lots of them. Here's a few things that worked for me:
 
- Drink red raspberry leaf tea with honey
 
- Eat an apple (granny...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-02-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 332,710
Posted By merenwen
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by echospiritwarrior http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/347728/red-raspberry-leaf-tea-tribe/2160#post_17282588)
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-01-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 332,710
Posted By merenwen
Kelly, I could be wrong but herbs do have an...

Kelly, I could be wrong but herbs do have an expiry date. They don't go bad per se, but they do loose their medicinal properties.
Frozen herbs are to be used within 6 months, dried herbs within a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-17-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By merenwen
To add to the joy of being constantly tired,...

To add to the joy of being constantly tired, yesterday was heartburn day. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/banghead.gif
Awful burning in my throat and very painful spasms.
I felt like...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-15-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By merenwen
Thank you for your answers.   I thought I...

Thank you for your answers.
 
I thought I would be able to exercise and do things but it's not gonna happen just now.
Oh well. I guess I'll just get as much rest as I can...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-14-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By merenwen
Hi ladies,   I've hit the 3 months mark 3...

Hi ladies,
 
I've hit the 3 months mark 3 days ago and things are getting worse, so to speak.
 
The end of the first trimester wasn't bad. I was a bit tired but not that much and overall I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-29-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By merenwen
Ladies, you're brilliant ! Thank you so much...

Ladies, you're brilliant !
Thank you so much for your answers.
I have noticed that I am constantly thirsty, I'll try to drink more and see if it helps with the cramping.l
It feels so nice to have...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By merenwen
Great to know I'm not just a monster being so...

Great to know I'm not just a monster being so nasty/grumpy/moody all the time.
This is my first pregnancy and it's a tough ride so far.
What fish oil did you use ? I'm in France so we probably...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By merenwen
Thank you. It does help. Talking about...

Thank you. It does help.
Talking about physical symptoms, going from hot to freezing cold, menstrual-like cramping and dizziness are also normal ?
Thank you again for your answer. We're not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By merenwen
Hi ladies, I've been stalking this forum for a...

Hi ladies,
I've been stalking this forum for a couple of weeks, wondering if I should write or not. Things aren't going better so I'd really like some help.
I'm 28, engaged to a wonderful man and...
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