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Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Metasequoia
My anatomy scan scheduled for tomorrow was just...

My anatomy scan scheduled for tomorrow was just canceled due to the coming snow. :( Poop. Now I have to wait until next Thursday.... And our "4-8"" now looks like "1-3"" and watch it be a stinking...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Metasequoia
Today has been awful! I left at 9am and just got...

Today has been awful! I left at 9am and just got home about 1/2 hour ago after running errands all morning/afternoon while Dd2 was at co-op. Dd1's school was canceled so I was able to leave the boys...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:12 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 3,023
Posted By Metasequoia
This sounds like me!! :lol My head always goes to...

This sounds like me!! :lol My head always goes to worse-case scenarios. My baby's head is almost always jammed into my lower right side and she's been laying transverse for as long as I've been able...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 184
Posted By Metasequoia
Here's another question....has everyone who's...

Here's another question....has everyone who's birthed in water done so naked? I'm modest even in labor and I know myself and know I wouldn't be comfortable if I were buck nekkid. :)
And a sports bra...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By Metasequoia
Thanks Brooke. :) You're right that guilt doesn't...

Thanks Brooke. :) You're right that guilt doesn't lead to any progress or purpose unless you learn from it and redirect those feelings. :) Thanks for the reminder. :)
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 220
Posted By Metasequoia
That PBX also has maltodextrin & hypromellose -...

That PBX also has maltodextrin & hypromellose - whatever they are! ;) The one Maia linked to didn't have any other ingredients.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Metasequoia
I'm so impressed by the collective knowledge in...

I'm so impressed by the collective knowledge in our DDC! Such resourceful women! I didn't know about some of these UTI-busting tricks until now. I don't think I've ever had a UTI, but at least I know...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Metasequoia
One more thought - we're the only mammals who...

One more thought - we're the only mammals who don't consume our placentas, right? Probably a mistake as the placenta seems to be able to accumulate K2.... Maybe consuming some raw placenta...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't have much time to geek out right now, but...

I don't have much time to geek out right now, but I'm so curious about this too!

I do have one train of thought going about infant gut bacteria and maternal vaginal bacteria and how these could...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 184
Posted By Metasequoia
Such good points! I had a dream last night...

Such good points!

I had a dream last night that I read the price wrong and that it actually cost $2200 to rent the pool! :lol Weird pregnancy dreams...

My sister manages a horse farm and has...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 220
Posted By Metasequoia
blissful_maia recommended one in the TMI...

blissful_maia recommended one in the TMI thread....
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:20 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 3,023
Posted By Metasequoia
Hugs to all of the mamas with bleeding, spotting,...

Hugs to all of the mamas with bleeding, spotting, and mucus plug loss! :hug
eternalw, my midwife said something at my last appt. about the placenta trying to find a "new" spot in the uterus with...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By Metasequoia
Thanks, everyone, for all of your kind words....

Thanks, everyone, for all of your kind words. :stillheart

My first emotion when reading her response was guilt. I felt guilty that she said she thought I was doing a good job of this parenting...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Metasequoia
I think I'd feel good about that. :) It's really...

I think I'd feel good about that. :) It's really the heart that I'm feeling like taking a peek at and you had that part covered, so if it were me, I'd relax and enjoy!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't have any suggestions, I'm sorry. :hug But...

I don't have any suggestions, I'm sorry. :hug But it sounds like you're doing everything right!

A friend of mine who is prone to UTIs buys bottled organic cranberry juice not from concentrate...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Metasequoia
You mean they were appalled that you'd had a HB...

You mean they were appalled that you'd had a HB or that you didn't have any u/s?
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Metasequoia
I like to think that they're toning my uterus ~...

I like to think that they're toning my uterus ~ putting a positive spin on it always helps! :lol
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By Metasequoia
Oh! I have a little update on my oldest daughter!...

Oh! I have a little update on my oldest daughter!

Yesterday morning I came across a journal I'd started for her when she was just days old. I dated each entry and wrote about our life together,...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 184
Posted By Metasequoia
Has anyone read gabeyho's birth story over in...

Has anyone read gabeyho's birth story over in February's DDC? What a darling little baby girl!! :love

Her description of the difference between laboring out of the birth pool and in it actually...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Metasequoia
Braxton Hicks

...Have officially started for this mama. I know they always start early for me, even in the first trimester, but now, at 20/21 weeks, they're at the point where they sometimes take my breath away...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Metasequoia
I think I see a lot of these issues as...

I think I see a lot of these issues as environmental consequences, not really Mother Nature's mistakes.

I read such a cool article about eyesight not too long ago about how human vision was...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Metasequoia
I'm not sure my midwife even offers the anatomy...

I'm not sure my midwife even offers the anatomy scan. At my last appt., at maybe 18 weeks, I had to ask her for a script to have it done. I don't think she's against it, but she doesn't say, "Hey,...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By Metasequoia
Yes Wild Rose - impossible not to smile, indeed!!...

Yes Wild Rose - impossible not to smile, indeed!! I went out to get the mail around 6pm last night and I could see the beautiful bright (almost full!) moon and the swelling buds on the cherry trees...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 436
Posted By Metasequoia
That stinks about your son, Serafina33, I hope he...

That stinks about your son, Serafina33, I hope he feels better soon and that the rest of you are spared - especially with your DH going away!

I took the three youngest kids to Longwood Gardens...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-02-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't know what we're going to do but when I...

I don't know what we're going to do but when I had my two little girls (6 & 3, at the time) we ALL slept in our queen bed together - both girls, DH and me - with my HUGE pregnant belly! Shortly...
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