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Forum: October 2010   07-20-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,097
Posted By cocoschmoco
The midwives I was with during my first pg...

The midwives I was with during my first pg suggested having one, as have my current midwives. When I checked into the hospital with DS, we had actually forgotten to bring it, but the nurses marked...
Forum: October 2010   07-19-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By cocoschmoco
Definitely having some anxiety off and on over...

Definitely having some anxiety off and on over here!

DS's birth ended in a c-section bc he was posterior and no one knew (I pushed for 4+ hours before it was determined - sigh). He was then in...
Forum: October 2010   06-27-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By cocoschmoco
Oof, yeah that is a lot to deal with! Ann Arbor...

Oof, yeah that is a lot to deal with! Ann Arbor has a good home birth/birth center community. I had DS at UM with the midwives (which, if you're in a pinch, is a pretty good fit, though some of them...
Forum: October 2010   06-27-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By cocoschmoco
I started going to a chiropractor for the...

I started going to a chiropractor for the Webster Technique in May or so. (DS was posterior, so I figure I might as well do as much to help the positioning with this one.) Anyhoo, I was totally,...
Forum: October 2010   06-21-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By cocoschmoco
With my son, I didn't even realize I was feeling...

With my son, I didn't even realize I was feeling him consistently every day until I was about 23 weeks (though his placenta was anterior, and it was my first pg...). With this one, I've been feeling...
Forum: October 2010   06-14-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,007
Posted By cocoschmoco
Quote: Originally Posted by Melly24...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Melly24 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15450545)...
Forum: October 2010   06-13-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By cocoschmoco
I declined it with my first pg bc besides being...

I declined it with my first pg bc besides being over 25, I had none of the risk factors for it. DS was an average weight, and even though I gained 45 pounds myself, I went back to my "normal" weight...
Forum: October 2010   06-13-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By cocoschmoco
We use Happy Heinies one-size pocket diapers...

We use Happy Heinies one-size pocket diapers with DS, and just a note - they sort of suck. I've had to sew the hems back on at least 30% of the ones we have bc the hems have started to fray. And,...
Forum: October 2010   04-28-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,113
Posted By cocoschmoco
Quote: Originally Posted by pumpkin...

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Originally Posted by pumpkin http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15342620)
This solution is so personal. DH and I...
Forum: October 2010   04-25-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,682
Posted By cocoschmoco
Hey all, I was on these boards with my first...

Hey all, I was on these boards with my first pregnancy, it's nice to have a more crunchy, less judgy pregnancy board to check in with...

EDD: 10/1/2010 - I'm not super-positive, but I know it's...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-29-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By cocoschmoco
My son doesn't eat as much when I'm feeding him,...

My son doesn't eat as much when I'm feeding him, either. He is getting better about it, and I think part of it is that I've been gently weaning him and have completely night weaned him. He's 23...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-01-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By cocoschmoco
Hi, my friend's sister is planning a VBAC in...

Hi, my friend's sister is planning a VBAC in Urbana, IL at the end of the month, but her dr is being a jerk and forced her into setting her induction date at 40 weeks.

She's currently refusing to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-23-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By cocoschmoco
Hey everyone, I am going to be working this...

Hey everyone, I am going to be working this summer starting in June, and the Mister will be taking over main baby-caring duties. He was wondering if there are any dads in the Ann Arbor area who...
Forum: February 2008   04-01-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,640
Posted By cocoschmoco
Still exhausted over here! I think I've finally...

Still exhausted over here! I think I've finally grown used to it, though, to some extent. My MIL was here for a week about 2 weeks ago and was such a freaking help it was hard to see her go, and we...
Forum: February 2008   03-28-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,731
Posted By cocoschmoco
Teeny, your description is my baby in a...

Teeny, your description is my baby in a nutshell! Such little gourmets, I guess...

I have no idea how long night feedings take, as we start when I'm half-awake and then an hour+ later I'll wake...
Forum: February 2008   03-28-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By cocoschmoco
My little guy is slow and pokey (I think, since...

My little guy is slow and pokey (I think, since he's my first!), so everything takes forever...during the day, it seems like he likes to eat on one side, have a diaper change, and then if he seems...
Forum: February 2008   03-19-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By cocoschmoco
Okay, a few sling questions - our little guy's 3...

Okay, a few sling questions - our little guy's 3 weeks, and my DH has been slinging him successfully for a few days now. BUT, we've been putting the peanut in the sling after he's been swaddled and...
Forum: February 2008   03-16-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By cocoschmoco
My little guy Andre tried to come out OP, via...

My little guy Andre tried to come out OP, via the top-most part of his head, and we didn't find out about it until I had tried pushing him out to no avail for 4 hours. I had a great labor until then...
Forum: February 2008   03-11-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By cocoschmoco
Thanks mamas! I posted this on another baby...

Thanks mamas! I posted this on another baby board, and it seems like Pampers Swaddlers are the hands-down fave...

I second whoever commented on the chemical smell of Pampers - the poor little guy...
Forum: February 2008   03-11-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By cocoschmoco
Okay, so we're using disposables bc we're...

Okay, so we're using disposables bc we're apartment dwellers and do not have the time/resources for cloth diapers (though we'll be starting in a few months when we move!). Anyhoo, my two-week-old is...
Forum: February 2008   02-22-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 534
Posted By cocoschmoco
I've been coming out of lurkdom more and more...

I've been coming out of lurkdom more and more here (well, just every day this baby doesn't show, hee hee). Good to hear there's some definite progress around here!

I have a NST and u/s this...
Forum: February 2008   02-21-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 440
Posted By cocoschmoco
I'm 40wk5d today and fairly certain I'm losing...

I'm 40wk5d today and fairly certain I'm losing my mind. I have to go to the hospital for a non-stress test and u/s tomorrow, because I'll be 41 weeks on Sat. and it's standard procedure for...
Forum: February 2008   02-18-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 487
Posted By cocoschmoco
I'm usually a lurker, but felt like checking it...

I'm usually a lurker, but felt like checking it today - 40wks2d and it's driving me nuuuts that this little baby isn't out yet - I have to get myself into a better zone, bc I feel like I've been...
Forum: February 2008   02-15-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By cocoschmoco
I'm 40 weeks tomorrow, and this little guy seems...

I'm 40 weeks tomorrow, and this little guy seems to have finally slowed down some last night/this morning.
Forum: February 2008   02-10-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 846
Posted By cocoschmoco
I've been feeling really calm about waiting for...

I've been feeling really calm about waiting for this baby, though once in awhile I feel more impatient - I think a lot of it is because it's my first, so I'm pretty stoked about getting this whole...
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