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Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Caledvwlch
That sounds so awesome! I'm so glad for you, that...

That sounds so awesome! I'm so glad for you, that your birth was nice and easy and you are all happy and healthy. :)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Caledvwlch
(So, I wrote this reply a day or two ago, and...

(So, I wrote this reply a day or two ago, and never finished it or hit send. Oops!)

Thank you all so much! My husband is definitely enjoying being "the guy who delivered his own baby" and the...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Caledvwlch
I'd been waking up for the past couple of weeks,...

I'd been waking up for the past couple of weeks, every night, with contractions. I'd get up, have a snack, bounce on the birth/exercise ball, sit in the bathtub if I was feeling particularly...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Caledvwlch
He is! He's absolutely beautiful and looks so...

He is! He's absolutely beautiful and looks so much like my older one at birth, size difference aside. I'm still a bit sad that I didn't have a girl (mostly because all of my "girl stuff" went back...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,353
Posted By Caledvwlch
Good luck, MamaMem and blessed! Mares, it's...

Good luck, MamaMem and blessed!

Mares, it's so weird to see your posts - we had the same EDD and I can't believe that mine is on the outside. I admittedly miss being pregnant, miss the surprise of...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Caledvwlch
Oh, wow. I wish I had advice for you, but all I...

Oh, wow. I wish I had advice for you, but all I can say is that I don't think I could do it. Mine is enough of a handful. (That being said, I'm trying to be particularly careful about ensuring that...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Caledvwlch
Well, I PLANNED a Home Birth...

...and ended up with an unexpected UC in my bathtub, with my "I don't want to be there for the birth! No gooey stuff!" husband catching our gender-surprise (boy!). My first labor was extremely quick...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Caledvwlch
I nursed my first for three years, but the first...

I nursed my first for three years, but the first couple of weeks were very rocky - I thought I knew what I was doing when it came to nursing a newborn! Apparently not. The first night, he slept for...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By Caledvwlch
Baby is two days old. Still no name. ;) You...

Baby is two days old. Still no name. ;)

You could do "August" for a boy. Especially if you deliver in, you know, August. I don't know, it's the first thing that occurred to me that was nature-y...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-10-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,353
Posted By Caledvwlch
Contractions on and off for a week now, after a...

Contractions on and off for a week now, after a nice long break (I'd been having them since early 2nd trimester, just like my first pregnancy). I spent an inordinate amount of time in the bathroom so...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By Caledvwlch
FREEZING COLD shower aimed at my lower back (OP...

FREEZING COLD shower aimed at my lower back (OP baby) was the only thing that helped the sudden "I feel like I'm burning up and about to puke" feeling during my first's birth. I'd suggest flip flops...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,181
Posted By Caledvwlch
I finally just strung everything on a chain. I...

I finally just strung everything on a chain. I apologize if the photo is gigantic!

http://i57.tinypic.com/11uujk8.jpg
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 99
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Views: 2,563
Posted By Caledvwlch
My midwife suggested eating dates, two a day. Not...

My midwife suggested eating dates, two a day. Not sure if that encourages birth or just helps with labor. Whatever works, right?

I can't even think about sex now. I feel like a beached whale. I...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By Caledvwlch
I had an induction for my first - started with...

I had an induction for my first - started with the lesser dose of Cervidil (cervical ripener) and were going to re-evaluate after that. I had an OP baby with a rather large head. Total time from...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-28-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,353
Posted By Caledvwlch
Mares, I think we're due date buddies. And I...

Mares, I think we're due date buddies. And I could have written the bulk of your last paragraph - can't get close to my cervix, either. I thought about asking my husband to check it out because he...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-28-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Caledvwlch
Stall - Focus on your EDD or how far along you...

Stall - Focus on your EDD or how far along you are after you've hit "full-term"/baby-can-come-when-ready point.

Cause Labor - Eat something in one sitting when it usually takes two or more. (For...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-28-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,353
Posted By Caledvwlch
Officially hit the acceptable-for-homebirth...

Officially hit the acceptable-for-homebirth point. That's a relief - my first was early and I was dreading having a transfer-of-care if I birthed even earlier with #2...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 99
  June!
Views: 2,563
Posted By Caledvwlch
Minerva, thinking good thoughts for your mom and...

Minerva, thinking good thoughts for your mom and "stay put!" thoughts for baby.

I've been lurker-ish, mostly because these threads are publicly viewable and I'm rather private.

I've had a...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Caledvwlch
Eeek! Congratulations! So happy for you three.

Eeek! Congratulations! So happy for you three.
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-17-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 99
  June!
Views: 2,563
Posted By Caledvwlch
Is anyone going to DIY encapsulation? I found a...

Is anyone going to DIY encapsulation? I found a kit (link below) but wasn't sure if there were other/better options for DIY or kits to purchase.
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Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,181
Posted By Caledvwlch
sortanerdy sent the large turquoise bead and the...

sortanerdy sent the large turquoise bead and the four smaller wooden beads. I admit to dragging her in here a bit, we were friends in high school.

I hope things go well, redrockband :( That must...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 99
  June!
Views: 2,563
Posted By Caledvwlch
I was up and going within the first week of birth...

I was up and going within the first week of birth for my first (unmedicated vaginal, no tearing). I wanted to be up and going. "Up and going" made my lochia WAY worse and it took a "sit down and...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-15-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,235
Posted By Caledvwlch
Midwife and doula had their first meeting today....

Midwife and doula had their first meeting today. They got along swimmingly - I'm beyond thrilled. My doula is just beginning, and my midwife is extremely experienced, and I really think that this...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 99
  June!
Views: 2,563
Posted By Caledvwlch
Prepare and do stuff in advance. I already have a...

Prepare and do stuff in advance. I already have a ton of crockpot-ready freezer meals prepared, and plan to throw one in the crockpot when I go into labor (or at an appropriate time depending on when...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,181
Posted By Caledvwlch
It looks like everyone but LiLStar and...

It looks like everyone but LiLStar and mareseatoats should have received their beads on 6/14 - tracking is showing delivered. The other beads are showing as being stuck at the sort facility in San...
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