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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,134
Posted By writermama12
28 + 2 in my PJs with my toddler who took the...

28 + 2 in my PJs with my toddler who took the photo with my laptop. Measuring a week and a half ahead and up about 15 lbs. Things looking good!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
Murrelet, Well, as far as allergies/sensitivities...

Murrelet, Well, as far as allergies/sensitivities to foods, vomiting is a common, non-life threatening reaction I've learned. That is why I am suspicious because he has done this before with...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
Ladies, something really sad has happened to my...

Ladies, something really sad has happened to my appetite. Since my toddler got really ill last weekend, from shellfish which may be allergy related, I am having a hard time eating. I am suspicious of...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By writermama12
Jodieanneanton, I didn't know that. I haven't...

Jodieanneanton, I didn't know that. I haven't read much about this test so the next round of testing (which I've never gotten to) is a mystery. Funny that she seemed so confused when I mentioned...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By writermama12
I asked my midwife today if I could fast and do...

I asked my midwife today if I could fast and do the test and she had never heard of that option, and told me no. I asked about opting out of the test, but I am not sure if that is actually an option...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
I generally refuse to buy sweets because chance...

I generally refuse to buy sweets because chance are I will eat them...if they find their way in, I eiher throw them away or Dh eats them. When I crave sweets, I have to make them. Egg nog, GF toast...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 458
Posted By writermama12
HOw in the world do you fit so many meals in your...

HOw in the world do you fit so many meals in your freezer? Do you have a separate, large freezer? I premade about 5 or 6 meals last time, which was really helpful, but each week at our farm, we buy a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
Duchess, your breakfast pie with bacon crumbles...

Duchess, your breakfast pie with bacon crumbles makes my mouth water! OMG, gonna make some more today, without so much sweetener. AND I NEED more bacon. Can't get enough of it this week.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
jodieanneanton, I used only yolks for...

jodieanneanton, I used only yolks for taste/texture in the egg nog, to make it creamy and silky...but I forgot to mention that I used all the whites for honey meringues. I had my DH do that part as I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
Oh, jodieanneanton, you are in for a big treat!! ...

Oh, jodieanneanton, you are in for a big treat!!


This is one of my all time favorite snacks. I learned about it in our March 2013 ddc when another mama shared this recipe and I've been in...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By writermama12
Breastfeeding while pregnant

Is anyone still doing this? How is it going?


I have a few questions I can't google answers for so I'm looking for your ideas.


1. My milk disappeared around 18 weeks. I am now nearly 27...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
I too will try the night vanilla milk! That...

I too will try the night vanilla milk! That sounds great!


I also drink kombucha daily and have been trying to up my water intake form like 6-8 glasses to 10+, only because I've been feeling...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   10-11-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By writermama12
I agree with greenmamma that last time, the...

I agree with greenmamma that last time, the afterpains were far worse than labor. I was in so much pain I had a very hard time coping, took strong pain meds which only took the edge off...the first...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   10-11-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,112
Posted By writermama12
oh yay! it has been so fun to read all of these...

oh yay! it has been so fun to read all of these updates. I feel like what drives some of us to isolate ourselves is exactly why we need a community...feeling like an outsider, no friends or family...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
Duchess, coconut sugar is a much better option...

Duchess, coconut sugar is a much better option than other things, along with raw honey. But, in moderation. It is lower GI, but is still a sweetener...I totally Ignored that and have been eating it...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,742
Posted By writermama12
I am feeling guilty about what I've been eating...

I am feeling guilty about what I've been eating the past four days. But the guilt just occurred because of some reading I did. DH and I made two more paleo-ish pumpkin pies last weekend (they...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By writermama12
Regarding positions for birthing, the first time...

Regarding positions for birthing, the first time with DS2, DH was in the tub with me through transition and caught DS2, which he still talks about being one the of the best experiences of his life....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,134
Posted By writermama12
I am loving the ever expanding bumps being shown...

I am loving the ever expanding bumps being shown off here!


Here is a rotten shot, but it's the best I can do on my laptop when I'm solo. 26 Weeks!! a few more days to the third trimester and I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-07-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By writermama12
oh, on pushing in the water...I found that I...

oh, on pushing in the water...I found that I didn't *need* to push hard. I gave small grunty breaths, not really pushes necessarily, and it worked quickly. Out in 10 minutes that way. Otherwise, I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By writermama12
I didn't read to the end of the thread, only the...

I didn't read to the end of the thread, only the middle so I don't know if I skipped another question, but thought I'd share. I had water births with two out of three and plan on another one for this...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-07-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,221
Posted By writermama12
Sarahjs, I *want* to like Foster, but it really...

Sarahjs, I *want* to like Foster, but it really doesn't feel right to me since I can't get past foster care and how depressing that situation is--but I dont' want to be a bummer and I feel more...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   10-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,112
Posted By writermama12
I am so glad to hear that you are bonding with...

I am so glad to hear that you are bonding with the baby and that the pregnancy is exciting! I go back and forth between feeling like I *might* love this baby already and feeling like I wish I had...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
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Two nights ago I had a dream that I was having a...

Two nights ago I had a dream that I was having a late u/s for placenta previa and saw a huge penis where a vulva should be. I began bawling and I was so confused and sad that I will never have a...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-02-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,462
Posted By writermama12
Okay, so I know I am about to enter my third...

Okay, so I know I am about to enter my third trimester because all of the sudden, for no particular reason, I am now starving and need 400 extra calories a day!!!! Or I feel like dog doo. Or like I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-01-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,221
Posted By writermama12
Jumping in because I love name talk. I am a big...

Jumping in because I love name talk. I am a big nick namer. One way I bond with people (kids) is to call them something endearing, and likewise I grow closer to others who call me by my nickname,...
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