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Forum: Homebirth   12-28-2012, 02:47 PM
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Posted By slimkins
I've birthed two babies. My first was 8lbs 8 ozs...

I've birthed two babies. My first was 8lbs 8 ozs and my second 11 lbs 2ozs. Both vaginally, and my pushing phase was an hour rather than 40 minutes with my bigger baby.
And shockingly, for both I...
Forum: February 2012   05-16-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 613
Posted By slimkins
I whole heartedly agree with everyone above....

I whole heartedly agree with everyone above. Would love to chat, but feel awkward coming on here for something trivial.
Forum: February 2012   04-12-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,756
Posted By slimkins
Adaline'sMama, I am forever sorry. I will be...

Adaline'sMama, I am forever sorry. I will be thinking of you, and sending you nothing but strength and love. I am so sorry this happened to you, your son, and your family. Please be as gentle as...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-06-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By slimkins
My 5 week old has some of the foulest smelling...

My 5 week old has some of the foulest smelling gas. For the most part, I do not eat dairy, though I am not avoiding hidden dairies. I, also, am not the biggest vegetable eater. When he was about a...
Forum: February 2012   04-04-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By slimkins
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Forum: February 2012   03-22-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By slimkins
It's nice to see everyone's babes are sleeping...

It's nice to see everyone's babes are sleeping quite a bit, or all over the place, too. My son has his days of a lot of sleep, and his days where you can hardly put him down. I've had enough days to...
Forum: February 2012   03-10-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,175
Posted By slimkins
About 5 days old here. And just after his first...

About 5 days old here. And just after his first bath. :)
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/240542/width/523/height/700...
Forum: February 2012   03-10-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By slimkins
So sorry. My older son's pediatrician died a...

So sorry. My older son's pediatrician died a couple of years ago. He was a great man, but we weren't nearly as close as you are with your doctor. :(
Forum: February 2012   03-10-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By slimkins
Thanks for the link to kellymom!   And...

Thanks for the link to kellymom!
 
And Kaydove, sometimes tickling their bottom lip with your nipple helps them to open wide. Sometimes, not.
Forum: February 2012   03-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,328
Posted By slimkins
Congrats, everyone. Happy babymoons all around! ...

Congrats, everyone. Happy babymoons all around!
 
And HumbleLuna and OdinsMommy, I find it quite humorous that after going so late, you both birth on the same day, just like TreeRose and I did.
 ...
Forum: February 2012   03-07-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By slimkins
TreeRose, I have no idea, but definitely think...

TreeRose, I have no idea, but definitely think your mind could easily be put to ease if you talk to your midwife. And put down the google!!
I'm still bleeding, it actually picked up a couple of...
Forum: February 2012   03-07-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,328
Posted By slimkins
Congrats, mama!! So happy you got your vaginal...

Congrats, mama!! So happy you got your vaginal birth, yay for a healthy boy. :)
Forum: February 2012   03-06-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By slimkins
My son is 10 days old, and he sleeps so much. I...

My son is 10 days old, and he sleeps so much. I know newborns sleep a lot, but I don't remember it being THIS much. He sleeps with me, and I am guilty of letting him sleep on his side. Wondering if...
Forum: February 2012   03-03-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By slimkins
I had mine done at 41 weeks, and again at 41 1/2...

I had mine done at 41 weeks, and again at 41 1/2 weeks. I went into labor the day after the second one. Though, I did do other things to move thing along, as well. My thought was if I'm not ready,...
Forum: February 2012   03-01-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,924
Posted By slimkins
Adaline'smama, I was wondering if anyone else's...

Adaline'smama, I was wondering if anyone else's baby had such bad gas. My son has had since a day old, and it is stinky! Ijust yesterday, I decided to cut out any major dairy to see if that helps. I...
Forum: February 2012   03-01-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,328
Posted By slimkins
Congrats jul511riv and TeamGR!!!! I wish the...

Congrats jul511riv and TeamGR!!!! I wish the best babymoon for both of you.
Forum: February 2012   03-01-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By slimkins
I also have tucks or tux pads for hemorrhoid...

I also have tucks or tux pads for hemorrhoid that have witch hazel in them. They are little round thin pads. I lay some on a pad and that helps. Though I don't have any hemorrhoid, I mainly use them...
Forum: February 2012   03-01-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By slimkins
Oh, the birth story………… For the past day, I...

Oh, the birth story…………

For the past day, I have been trying to think of how to start this and what I was going to say.
Well, the one thing I can say is that the old saying that no birth is...
Forum: February 2012   02-27-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,333
Posted By slimkins
Just checking in on you ladies. Sending warm,...

Just checking in on you ladies. Sending warm, labor vibes to all of you!
Forum: February 2012   02-25-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,328
Posted By slimkins
Congrats TreeRose and GoddessKristie!!!!!!! I...

Congrats TreeRose and GoddessKristie!!!!!!!
I also had my son today. Escher Riley was born at 4:37 pm after 5 hours of labor. He came out weighing 11lbs 2ozs and 21.5 inches. Don't ask me how I did...
Forum: February 2012   02-25-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,157
Posted By slimkins
He's here. After taking the Castor oil and just...

He's here. After taking the Castor oil and just one dose of b&b cohosh, a bit of pumping, labor started around 11:30. And I had my son at 4:37pm. Pure joy it's over. And he weighed 11lbs 2 ozs at...
Forum: February 2012   02-25-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,157
Posted By slimkins
TreeRose, anything? And any of you other ladies...

TreeRose, anything? And any of you other ladies having any labor symptoms?
 
I started my morning with a castor oil milkshake after i ate breakfast. 2 Tbsp. of oil, vanilla ice cream and OJ. It...
Forum: February 2012   02-24-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,157
Posted By slimkins
Yes, Congrats GreenRose!!!!! I am so happy that...

Yes, Congrats GreenRose!!!!! I am so happy that it all worked out for you.
 
I has my 41 1/2 week appt earlier this afternoon. I am now 3 cm and 60% effaced. Baby is still at 0 station. I had her...
Forum: February 2012   02-24-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,157
Posted By slimkins
TreeRose and GoddessKristie, I am so excited for...

TreeRose and GoddessKristie, I am so excited for and jealous of you two. I hope you both have your babes in your arms by the day's end.
Sending labor vibes!!!!
Forum: February 2012   02-23-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 6,157
Posted By slimkins
GreenRose, any news?

GreenRose, any news?
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