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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 448
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm SO STRESSED. We're closing on a new house...

I'm SO STRESSED. We're closing on a new house tomorrow and found a bunch of issues at the final walk through. We also found out that there might be issues wiring the closing money to our attorney's...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,499
Posted By LilyTiger
I agree! I've done a few meetups with members of...

I agree! I've done a few meetups with members of my first DDC and they've been wonderful. We still have thirty very active members on Facebook and it's been such an amazing community to have. And...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-26-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 552
Posted By LilyTiger
Chapsie, I love Petra too! I think it's a great...

Chapsie, I love Petra too! I think it's a great name and not too common. Olive is getting very common these days and I can't say I love it. It reminds me of Olive Oil from the comics (spelt...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,499
Posted By LilyTiger
Chapsie, I'm in Western NY too! Rochester, to be...

Chapsie, I'm in Western NY too! Rochester, to be specific. That would be amazing if you were nearby!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 552
Posted By LilyTiger
We're going with Ripley for a boy or a girl. A...

We're going with Ripley for a boy or a girl. A boy will be Ripley Burnett and a girl will be Ripley Eleanor (probably). We're not sure of the middle name for the girl, but all are family names and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,221
Posted By LilyTiger
I didn't have a home birth, but I had a natural...

I didn't have a home birth, but I had a natural hospital birth. My tips are to stay super super hydrated and pee A LOT and be prepared for anything. Even though I drank a ton of herbal tea and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By LilyTiger
I labored in the tub but didn't deliver in it...

I labored in the tub but didn't deliver in it with my daughter. Our hospital had waterproof fetal monitoring strips, which I was required to use because my daughter was posterior and her heartrate...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-24-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By LilyTiger
I really like both, but I think I would go with...

I really like both, but I think I would go with Adele due to the popularity of Hazel. Adele Marie is a beautiful name.
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   07-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 888
Posted By LilyTiger
NSmomtobe, we found out we lost the baby on my...

NSmomtobe, we found out we lost the baby on my birthday, but I'm due around then with this baby, so I hope that wipes away some of the trauma of that time. I was mostly surprised that it hit so...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   07-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By LilyTiger
Thank you everyone for your responses. I just...

Thank you everyone for your responses. I just wanted to update quickly for anyone who finds this thread later. We ended up having to wait a full month because the cytotec (2 rounds) didn't work and...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   07-21-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 888
Posted By LilyTiger
I totally didn't know this thread existed. It...

I totally didn't know this thread existed. It would have been really helpful last week. I recognize most of the names here and it's so good to see some of you again. With that said, my first post...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm 99% sure we won't find out with this one. A...

I'm 99% sure we won't find out with this one. A week or two ago I was convinced I really needed to know this time around, but that feeling has faded and I'm more or less ok with the uncertainty. I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,499
Posted By LilyTiger
Lots of movement here too. We're still in moving...

Lots of movement here too. We're still in moving limbo, so I've been out of touch for a while due to stress with the mortgage stuff and this past week being my due date for the baby we lost in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-19-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By LilyTiger
Brown spotting is very common in viable...

Brown spotting is very common in viable pregnancies, so that in itself isn't necessarily a sign of anything in particular. It's also really common to measure behind since ovulation and implantation...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 509
Posted By LilyTiger
We had close to 30 prefolds for the newborn phase...

We had close to 30 prefolds for the newborn phase and now have 24 pockets for the older phase. That amount worked well for us. Prefolds (or flats) are multiple-purpose and can be used over and over...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By LilyTiger
Right, I've just seen some ECers claim that it...

Right, I've just seen some ECers claim that it leads to early potty training, which has not been the experience of my friends. Again, if you have the time and energy to focus on looking for signs,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
Posted By LilyTiger
I agree. The friends I know who did it most...

I agree. The friends I know who did it most religiously often ended up having regressions (babies who were pooping on the toilet suddenly stopped for months) and with most of them the babies seemed...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 580
Posted By LilyTiger
We did a beautiful yellow/grey nursery that I...

We did a beautiful yellow/grey nursery that I just loved, which would have worked for either sex and my husband tricked it out with Olympics paraphernalia since he wants her to be an Olympic...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm a little worried about this myself. We took...

I'm a little worried about this myself. We took my daughter out skiing (x-country) and snowshoeing all the time, but she was almost 5 months. Not sure what we'll do with a newbie. My plan is to...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 580
Posted By LilyTiger
We didn't find out with our first precisely to...

We didn't find out with our first precisely to avoid the influx of gendered clothing. We bought a few neutral onesies and got a ton of neutral hand-me-downs and that was great, especially for the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 262
Posted By LilyTiger
I tried mother's milk tea, lactation cookies with...

I tried mother's milk tea, lactation cookies with brewer's yeast, flax, and everything else, but nothing seemed to make a dramatic difference. And every increase in supply caused a weight gain of a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By LilyTiger
Planks while pregnant?

I've heard over and over again that planks are one of the best ab moves for pregnant women, but I just ran across an article that says to avoid them for risk of abdominal separation. Does anyone...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By LilyTiger
I like yogisanonymous.com. It's $15 a month for...

I like yogisanonymous.com. It's $15 a month for the subscription, so it might be more than you want to pay, but you get a ton of different workouts to choose from at different levels and lengths. ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 262
Posted By LilyTiger
BadWolf, we nursed until 17 months. My supply...

BadWolf, we nursed until 17 months. My supply was always so-so and pumping was really frustrating. One of my breasts (later dubbed "sad boob") produced anywhere from 1/3 to 1/5 of what my right...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 262
Posted By LilyTiger
Whoa! I didn't have any leaking until after...

Whoa! I didn't have any leaking until after birth with my daughter, but I also never leaked at all the entire time we nursed and my supply wasn't great. I would take that as a positive sign that...
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