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Forum: The Netherlands   08-18-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By sarahmck
Hello,   These days, the best way to meet...

Hello,
 
These days, the best way to meet new people is to join the extremely active FB group called Amsterdam Mamas. You may need to be added by a member, I'm not sure. If so, just send me an...
Forum: August 2011   08-25-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By sarahmck
I've had a pretty crazy week and I thought I'd...

I've had a pretty crazy week and I thought I'd pop in and summarize it.
 
Last Tuesday my little man was 2 weeks and 6 days old and he felt like he had a fever in the early hours of the morning....
Forum: August 2011   08-10-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 7,243
Posted By sarahmck
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by noorjahan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1324551/mamas-with-babies#post_16598716)Right now...
Forum: August 2011   08-09-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By sarahmck
Am I totally blind?

Am I totally blind?
Forum: August 2011   08-07-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By sarahmck
I want to echo what the others have said.  I...

I want to echo what the others have said.  I screamed my head off.  I am a horrible pusher and that phase took me a long time.  Afterwards, my midwife commented to my husband that it could have been...
Forum: August 2011   08-06-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 7,243
Posted By sarahmck
My little guy is 10 days today, born on the...

My little guy is 10 days today, born on the 27th.  So far he's very easy.  He sleeps constantly.  I'm CDing him and I've started with some EC, with surprising success!  I started on day 5 or 6 and...
Forum: August 2011   08-05-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By sarahmck
Okay.  She says that the first piece that you...

Okay.  She says that the first piece that you have straight after the birth should be the size of a fish stick.  All subsequent pieces should be 2/3 of a fish stick.  I believe the center of the...
Forum: August 2011   08-05-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By sarahmck
My friend has done lots of reading about it and...

My friend has done lots of reading about it and she has made them for me.  She prepared the placenta chunks and then gave the rest to the midwife to dry and powder for capsules.  She makes it with...
Forum: August 2011   08-05-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By sarahmck
I just want to give a plug to the placenta...

I just want to give a plug to the placenta smoothie, now that I've actually done it.  At 9 days post-partum I've had no baby blues.  I had it with the other two for sure.  Not horribly or anything,...
Forum: August 2011   08-03-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 572
Posted By sarahmck
My baby was born last Wednesday, July 27th, at...

My baby was born last Wednesday, July 27th, at 8:54am.  He's a boy: Ilias Eoin Linus Xavier (my husband likes lots of middle names!)  That's Ilias pronounced like the book the Iliad and the second...
Forum: August 2011   07-26-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By sarahmck
That sounds a lot like what I'm getting today,...

That sounds a lot like what I'm getting today, although mine started a bit brown with old blood and now had fresh blood in it.  Since this is my third time around the feeling is pretty familiar and...
Forum: August 2011   07-26-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sarahmck
I started feeling a bit different last night....

I started feeling a bit different last night.  Overnight last night was the first night that I was woken up by a contraction.  This morning I have had some brown bloody mucous and I feel lower and...
Forum: August 2011   07-26-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By sarahmck
I agree, or maybe baby name, birthdate, and a...

I agree, or maybe baby name, birthdate, and a link to the birth announcement thread/post in the roll call thread?  Except that I think Maurine is the editor of the roll call thread and she probably...
Forum: August 2011   07-25-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,244
Posted By sarahmck
Congratulations!  Great birth story.   ...

Congratulations!  Great birth story.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by greencarnation http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: August 2011   07-25-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By sarahmck
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!  So I typed my last...

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!  So I typed my last response and then I went off to have a nap.  I hadn't specifically told my husband not to book anything else, but I also knew that he wouldn't be seeing...
Forum: August 2011   07-25-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By sarahmck
Me too.  It's been so busy here until Saturday...

Me too.  It's been so busy here until Saturday because school only ended here on Friday and my daughter has a lot of extracurricular activities and every one of them had one or two end-of-year...
Forum: August 2011   07-23-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,397
Posted By sarahmck
This is my fourth pregnancy and third baby.  My...

This is my fourth pregnancy and third baby.  My first two pregnancies were virtually identical.  My babies came at 39+1 and 38+4.  I am 38+1 today.  I've been assuming all along that I would go...
Forum: August 2011   07-22-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,521
Posted By sarahmck
Fantastic!  Now I'll have to look back and see...

Fantastic!  Now I'll have to look back and see if my thread about how I couldn't believe that we only had one baby so far came before or after Tuesday.
Forum: August 2011   07-21-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 875
Posted By sarahmck
I usually wake up 3 times, but then I have the...

I usually wake up 3 times, but then I have the odd night (including last night) where it's just once.  My acupunturist who is also a midwife told me yesterday that lying down (not necessarily...
Forum: August 2011   07-19-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,365
Posted By sarahmck
This is my third and I've always had the pointy...

This is my third and I've always had the pointy belly when sitting up.  I'm of average size and I generally gain around 25 pounds and lose them all or maybe a couple extra.  As far as I'm aware, I...
Forum: August 2011   07-19-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 708
Posted By sarahmck
It's absolutely a good thing.  I'm not wishing...

It's absolutely a good thing.  I'm not wishing preemies on any of us.  But I wouldn't mind if someone went at 38 weeks and gave us some details and pictures to look at!
Forum: August 2011   07-19-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 428
Posted By sarahmck
It may be hard at first, but it's so nice having...

It may be hard at first, but it's so nice having two to play with each other.  Mine love each other so much and we never had rivalry issues (I was tandem nursing and I credit that with a lot of it)....
Forum: August 2011   07-19-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 708
Posted By sarahmck
...but I'm just having a hard time believing...

...but I'm just having a hard time believing it's true that we only have had one birth in this DDC a mere 12 days before the first of the month.  It seems like every other DDC I've ever been in or...
Forum: August 2011   07-17-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,489
Posted By sarahmck
When I sit down in the evening after putting my...

When I sit down in the evening after putting my kids to bed, I have been getting the odd stabbing pain that makes me feel like I'm being kicked or squirmed at in the bladder or cervix area.  I...
Forum: August 2011   07-16-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By sarahmck
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Italiamom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1321722/breast-feeding-pillow#post_16556560)
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