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Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-17-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By katealicia
Anyone in Boston?

We finally got our orders and will be moving to Boston in 3 weeks. Just wanted to see if any of y'all are there :)
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-07-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By katealicia
With DS he slept on me for the first few weeks,...

With DS he slept on me for the first few weeks, then between us, then in the co-sleeper. This worked awesome for us and we will do it again. After he outgrew the co-sleeper we were pretty lost and he...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   08-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By katealicia
Hubby's at boot camp :( But we were keeping it up...

Hubby's at boot camp :( But we were keeping it up before that, and I know we will be after he gets back! Pregnancy definitely presents its issues: belly in the way, DH is huge & we have to be careful...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By katealicia
You can just search "laborade" on Pinterest...

You can just search "laborade" on Pinterest (might be "laboraid"). It has coconut water for hydration and rescue remedy for stress and it's just supposed to keep you hydrated and balanced. Sounds...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By katealicia
Mine is pretty nebulous at this point. I want to...

Mine is pretty nebulous at this point. I want to have a strong infusion on hand of RRL tea to aid things along once they've started. I also want to make some "labor-ade" to have for hydration. I...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By katealicia
I have been making my own pregnancy tea and...

I have been making my own pregnancy tea and drinking it iced (albeit kind of unevenly) this entire pregnancy. I found the recipe on Mommypotomus. It's RRL, nettle, and rosehips. I like the taste a...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   07-07-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By katealicia
I have done some crafting for this LO: I made...

I have done some crafting for this LO: I made some quick-change trousers and have started knitting a baby blanket. I also plan to knit a sleep sack and will probably do a few sweaters and hats as we...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 492
Posted By katealicia
I am pretty sure my milk is gone, though it's...

I am pretty sure my milk is gone, though it's hard to tell. DS (18 months) still nurses frequently, but during the day he usually only nurses like 20 seconds at a time. He still nurses for nap and...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By katealicia
Another first-time freebirther here! I had my...

Another first-time freebirther here! I had my first in a birth center and it was definitely a positive experience but I think it could be even better. I knew immediately that I only wanted to birth...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-18-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By katealicia
I am also uncomfortable with U/S (though I ended...

I am also uncomfortable with U/S (though I ended up having to have one early on) and I'm UP so I ordered a fetoscope. I had read that with a second time pregnancy sometimes you can get a heartbeat at...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   06-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By katealicia
My son *really* liked the swaddle. We started...

My son *really* liked the swaddle. We started with a regular blanket but soon moved to a SwaddleMe because he was a mover. However he was long and skinny so he was still able to wiggle out. I learned...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 259
Posted By katealicia
Yeah my signs were all over the place for at...

Yeah my signs were all over the place for at least a year coming off of the pill so I know what you mean. My mucous was really hard to gauge as well right up until the last few cycles before I...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 259
Posted By katealicia
We used FAM the first 22 months of our marriage...

We used FAM the first 22 months of our marriage and it was perfect for preventing conception. Then it helped us to easily conceive on our first cycle trying. During that whole time period I was...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-14-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 55
Posted By katealicia
Unimaginable. I am so sorry

Unimaginable. I am so sorry
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   05-13-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 41
Posted By katealicia
I know exactly how you feel! I am a planner, and...

I know exactly how you feel! I am a planner, and I totally obsessed over DS's registry in my first pregnancy. In fact, I started researching ahead of time and had a first draft up on Amazon within a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-28-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By katealicia
I didn't see you over there miramom!...

I didn't see you over there miramom! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Good to know there are more of us. I was talking about RightofPassage
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 59
Posted By katealicia
I was not intending to do any ultrasounds this...

I was not intending to do any ultrasounds this pregnancy. I think there are some situations in which they are warranted: determining if there are multiples and their lie just prior to birth is a...
Forum: Potty Learning   04-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By katealicia
DS has been showing interest in the potty for a...

DS has been showing interest in the potty for a log time and we have been helping him casually get adjusted to it. About a month ago he became more successful at communicating when he needs to go,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By katealicia
Hi everyone! I'm also due in October and...

Hi everyone! I'm also due in October and planning a UC. Y'all should come over to the October DDC, as far as I know there's only one other freebirther over there right now
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17
Posted By katealicia
My pregnancy is totally planned and still every...

My pregnancy is totally planned and still every day I'm like, "What was I thinking? What am I doing?" I agree with seastars, it's brave of you to share your feelings. I also think it's really...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-27-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 39
Posted By katealicia
I love the workhorse fitteds! Definitely my...

I love the workhorse fitteds! Definitely my favorite. Are you looking at the Kissa's with hemp in them? Those should be fine to wash with cotton, I've never had trouble washing the two together
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-23-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14
Posted By katealicia
Most of my mom friends I met through my midwife....

Most of my mom friends I met through my midwife. She is a homebirth midwife and she has a birth center/cloth diaper store. I delivered my son at the birth center and she has a community room she...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-23-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 21
Posted By katealicia
I don't have like you ladies do. My nausea was...

I don't have like you ladies do. My nausea was never bad but my aversions are still going strong. I was really hoping to be past that by now (14 weeks). Also for several weeks now I've had this...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 40
Posted By katealicia
Thanks for the input ladies. Every comment was...

Thanks for the input ladies. Every comment was very useful! Considering the early gestation and the fact that that my glimpse was so short, we feel it's truthful to keep telling people it's a...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-23-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 30
Posted By katealicia
Hotmom you're just doing the best you can. 20...

Hotmom you're just doing the best you can. 20 months is awesome! My pain also didn't go away at 11 weeks like a lot of people's did. My friend had to wean during pregnancy because of the nipple pain...
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