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Forum: Montessori   10-28-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By mouey77
If I enroll her, I have to sign her up for 5...

If I enroll her, I have to sign her up for 5 days. Is there anything in particular I should be looking for at this age to ensure that it is a good program? The school is accredited by AMS FWIW. When...
Forum: Montessori   10-26-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By mouey77
One of the more reputable Montessori schools in...

One of the more reputable Montessori schools in town is piloting a program for toddlers (ages 18 mos-36 mos). Because space is so limited, if I want to enroll my daughter for next fall, I need to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-08-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By mouey77
Yes! I got it almost immediately after my second...

Yes! I got it almost immediately after my second was born. You can overcome this! It was tough because I kept getting mastitis (had it 9 times total in the year and a half of BFing), but my DD had...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By mouey77
This is my third baby, and the easiest by far...

This is my third baby, and the easiest by far (so far) to breastfeed. I have had no engorgement, she nurses well, and she is up above her birth weight. (She's a week and a half old). This was my...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-27-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By mouey77
I think he must know better! He just doesn't...

I think he must know better! He just doesn't want the liability.

I just had not heard of such a thing, and literally everyone here IRL has been induced at the 39-40 week point for one "reason" or...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-26-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By mouey77
The midwife today was very kind and actually...

The midwife today was very kind and actually said she is not even worried yet about induction. She reminded me that my body is following "the norm" this pregnancy, and my two other early...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-26-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By mouey77
I am at the most "natural friendly" group in...

I am at the most "natural friendly" group in town. We have been seeing the midwife group and are planning to give birth at the "natural friendly" hospital. After two early babies (one very early...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,206
Posted By mouey77
It doesn't sound like she actually stripped your...

It doesn't sound like she actually stripped your membranes. Sounds like she did a cervical check. Particularly if you aren't having any spotting, cramping, or pain.

I'd be pissed about the push...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,076
Posted By mouey77
Going on three weeks of prodromal labor here!...

Going on three weeks of prodromal labor here! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By mouey77
With my last baby, she came two days after I...

With my last baby, she came two days after I noticed my mucus plug and bloody show (pretty much at the same time), but this time, it is a day later and no labor...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By mouey77
That is definitely what this looked like, but it...

That is definitely what this looked like, but it seems like everyone says blood tinged, and there was definitely no blood. Still no blood! Maybe it was a false alarm.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By mouey77
Well, that would definitely be encouraging at...

Well, that would definitely be encouraging at 39+ weeks if it is the plug!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-23-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By mouey77
Is the mucus plug always blood tinged? Sorry, I...

Is the mucus plug always blood tinged? Sorry, I know this is gross, but this afternoon I have had lots of contractions and when I go to the bathroom, I have what is like pieces or chunks of blobs of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By mouey77
Goodness! I'm still hanging in there with 39...

Goodness! I'm still hanging in there with 39 weeks coming on Saturday. I even walked/jogged 5 miles yesterday and nothing!! I haven't even had contrax beyond some Braxton-Hicks the past few days. My...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-19-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By mouey77
Congrats to you! That is wonderful!!

Congrats to you! That is wonderful!!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-19-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By mouey77
It was the start for me last pregnancy, but...

It was the start for me last pregnancy, but things didn't really pick up until my water broke. Then it was super speedy!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By mouey77
Quote: But if the research and my instinct...

Quote:
But if the research and my instinct said this could likely save my child's life I would do it.
This exactly. I don't know enough about the specifics of this to legitimately advise, but I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By mouey77
Quote: As for my own personal comparison, I...

Quote:

As for my own personal comparison, I exercised a lot through my pregnancy & Dr. Clapp's research (basically the only one to study exercise in pregnancy!) shows that 75% of exercising women...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By mouey77
The other thing I hate about going past my due...

The other thing I hate about going past my due date is that I don't want to get any pressure to be induced. Ugh! And I am also getting tired of the constant, "Oh, I'll bet it's going to happen...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-17-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By mouey77
I know it's not a bad thing for her to stay in a...

I know it's not a bad thing for her to stay in a bit longer. For the past three nights, I have had contrax that HURT from about 3 am to 6 am that were 10 min. apart and then they just stop...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-16-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By mouey77
Oh no! I just started eating pineapple today and...

Oh no! I just started eating pineapple today and upping my red raspberry leaf tea consumption, but nothing! I think this one may hang out another couple of weeks too!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-15-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By mouey77
Anyone have two early babies and then go to or...

Anyone have two early babies and then go to or even past her due date with baby #3? My first baby was born at 34 weeks (PROM), and my second baby was born a couple of days before 38 weeks. Tomorrow...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-11-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By mouey77
Quote: So I see GBS testing as a sort of...

Quote:
So I see GBS testing as a sort of 'insurance policy in case of transport'--your chance of transfer of care may be low, but having this one thing taken care of can be very helpful if you do...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-29-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,237
Posted By mouey77
Ha ha! I was positive I was having a boy this...

Ha ha! I was positive I was having a boy this whole time, so we concentrated on boy names. Nope, it's a third girl, so now we are trying frantically to come up with a name. I think my oldest is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-28-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,237
Posted By mouey77
I really, really wanted to have this baby be a...

I really, really wanted to have this baby be a surprise at the birth, but DH was sort of on the fence. Our U/S tech took a picture of the baby's gender and put it in an envelope for us to open later...
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