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Forum: July 2011   07-12-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,023
Posted By firefly mama
My afterpains were far worse with #2 than they...

My afterpains were far worse with #2 than they were with #3.  Guess I'll find out in a few days how #4 goes. 
 
I just do Advil for a day or so and then I'm fine.  I'm not anti-herb, but I just...
Forum: July 2011   05-10-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,330
Posted By firefly mama
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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-05-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By firefly mama
I'm in Corvallis, but the vaccine requirements...

I'm in Corvallis, but the vaccine requirements are the same across the state, so what I've experienced should be the same for you.  When it gets time to fill out all the paperwork, sometimes you are...
Forum: July 2011   03-23-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,068
Posted By firefly mama
I'm 23 weeks and I've LOST 23 pounds.  I...

I'm 23 weeks and I've LOST 23 pounds.  I couldn't really answer the poll accurately because of that.  I was pretty sick in the beginning and I still have no appetite.  My midwives aren't concerned...
Forum: July 2011   12-29-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By firefly mama
I'm doing the sequential screening this time. ...

I'm doing the sequential screening this time.  My test date is next Monday.  I haven't seen or heard the baby yet, so I'm looking forward to some confirmation that something is alive in there.
 
I...
Forum: July 2011   12-27-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,023
Posted By firefly mama
Just wanted to chime in about my past...

Just wanted to chime in about my past experiences.  We haven't tried with this pregnancy yet (appt is next week at 12w2d), but in my past pregnancies we never found it (with my grand-midwife) until...
Forum: July 2011   12-27-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By firefly mama
How about this - refuse to step on the scale.  I...

How about this - refuse to step on the scale.  I haven't stepped on a scale in my midwife's office in 2 pregnancies.  We discuss my eating and exercise habits, and I casually monitor my weight from...
Forum: July 2011   12-27-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By firefly mama
This will be #4 and will be our last.  By the...

This will be #4 and will be our last.  By the time I finish bfing, I'll probably be menopausal anyway.  But we never planned to have more than 4, and I'm tired.  DH is getting snipped when this one...
Forum: July 2011   12-27-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By firefly mama
Homebirth #4 for me.  Since before conceiving my...

Homebirth #4 for me.  Since before conceiving my first, I always knew I'd have my babies at home.
Forum: July 2011   11-16-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By firefly mama
I've had 4 miscarriages, all super-early, but...

I've had 4 miscarriages, all super-early, but never had my progesterone tested.  My MW just suggested I use progesterone cream 3xday, so I started that with this cycle and BAM!  Pregnancy that has...
Forum: July 2011   11-14-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By firefly mama
I am a doula and I will have multiple doulas at...

I am a doula and I will have multiple doulas at my birth too.  My midwife is a doula as well, and my family support person (for my younger kids) is a doula too.  Most likely, my doulas will leave me...
Forum: July 2011   11-14-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By firefly mama
I'm definitely in the obese category.  I was...

I'm definitely in the obese category.  I was over 300 lbs this time last year, though thankfully I've lost a little since then.  I've been overweight with all my pregnancies - never had any health...
Forum: July 2011   11-13-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 17,863
Posted By firefly mama
This is my 8th pregnancy.  I have 3 healthy...

This is my 8th pregnancy.  I have 3 healthy children.  My first loss was between #2 and #3.  The other 3 losses have been TTC this bean.  I'm past the point when I had all the losses...all were very...
Forum: July 2011   11-13-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,459
Posted By firefly mama
I'm Christine EDD 7/19 This will be #4 I'm...

I'm Christine
EDD 7/19
This will be #4
I'm in Oregon
Planning 4th home waterbirth
Forum: July 2011   11-13-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,825
Posted By firefly mama
This is my 8th pregnancy.  With my 1st I saw the...

This is my 8th pregnancy.  With my 1st I saw the MWs at ~7 weeks.  I'd have gone earlier probably because I was so excited, but I was out of the country when I found out.  With my 2nd we saw them at...
Forum: December 2010   03-29-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By firefly mama
I had implantation bleeding with my 2nd and 3rd...

I had implantation bleeding with my 2nd and 3rd pregnancies. It was quite noticable and red and happened 9-10 DPO. I thought I was getting my period both times. Then it stopped. My first faint BFP...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   02-17-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By firefly mama
Does anyone have the new PEBB-insured plan that...

Does anyone have the new PEBB-insured plan that is being managed by Providence? There is some controversy going on about their coverage of midwives. I'm trying to find any past/current/future mamas...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-13-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By firefly mama
I'm in Corvallis. My kids aren't old enough to...

I'm in Corvallis. My kids aren't old enough to be in school yet, but I've done a fair amount of research on it because we were planning to move here in town and wanted to make a good school district...
Forum: February 2009   03-11-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By firefly mama
We don't plan on seeing the FP (our choice...

We don't plan on seeing the FP (our choice rather than a ped) until 2 months. We vax on a selective and delayed schedule, and our insurance pays 100% for our visits, so we go. With my previous kids...
Forum: February 2009   03-03-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,309
Posted By firefly mama
2 weeks pp here too. After worrying about milk...

2 weeks pp here too. After worrying about milk supply we finally got confirmation things are okay. Sadie was weighed last night and she's gaining fine, which is a huge relief after she lost almost...
Forum: February 2009   02-24-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By firefly mama
Quote: Originally Posted by Vegan Princess...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vegan Princess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13250834)
Firefly mama: My DD didn't poop for an...
Forum: February 2009   02-24-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By firefly mama
Quote: Originally Posted by starling&diesel...

Quote:
Originally Posted by starling&diesel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13249824)
heinz... I've been struggling with...
Forum: February 2009   02-23-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,004
Posted By firefly mama
Quote: Originally Posted by firefly mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by firefly mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11621011)
Actual EDD: February 12th
Baby's...
Forum: February 2009   02-22-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,600
Posted By firefly mama
I can sympathize with all those having nursing...

I can sympathize with all those having nursing troubles. This is my 3rd and I've struggled with each one, and it looks like we are headed for another challenging bfing relationship.

Sadie is 4...
Forum: February 2009   02-21-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,889
Posted By firefly mama
I'm with LTB. I'm really glad my girl baked all...

I'm with LTB. I'm really glad my girl baked all the way. She was in there 3 weeks longer than my last baby, and while it was driving me crazy, I think she needed it. She was 5 days "late" but had...
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