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Forum: November 2007   12-22-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By melissakc
A+! I thought I was making half-and-half...

A+!

I thought I was making half-and-half (DD2 was 8 lbs. at birth and 12 lbs. 5 oz. at 6 weeks) but you take the cake! Keep up the good work!...
Forum: November 2007   12-22-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 846
Posted By melissakc
Quote: Originally Posted by scheelimama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by scheelimama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10057185)
Sounds like he's suffering from PPD. I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-22-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By melissakc
Yes, just let go. My goal in my recent birth was...

Yes, just let go. My goal in my recent birth was to be OK with whatever happened. That is very different from focusing on creating (which you can't even do) a particular outcome.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-22-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,616
Posted By melissakc
Ivan's Mom, I just had a wonderful, beautiful...

Ivan's Mom, I just had a wonderful, beautiful birth in a hospital last month. It was incredible. Some people here wouldn't believe it was possible, but I had a spiritual experience during my...
Forum: November 2007   12-18-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By melissakc
So cute! Great job catching that moment!...

So cute! Great job catching that moment! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: November 2007   12-18-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By melissakc
I bet it's just your body recovering from the...

I bet it's just your body recovering from the experience of childbirth. There are a lot of muscles and connective tissue that went through a lot only a few weeks ago!

Hope it gets better soon,...
Forum: November 2007   12-18-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By melissakc
You have given life to six girls! ...

You have given life to six girls!
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Forum: November 2007   12-18-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By melissakc
Nicole has the most gorgeous children! OMG!

Nicole has the most gorgeous children! OMG!
Forum: November 2007   12-18-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,472
Posted By melissakc
We have two, both girls. It is exactly what I...

We have two, both girls. It is exactly what I always wanted! I am 99% sure I am done but DH wants a third. I would love to go through labor and birth again, but that's no reason to bring another...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By melissakc
Quote: Originally Posted by Valerieg...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Valerieg http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10033845)
But she did say that if I wanted to avoid...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By melissakc
I read somewhere that having open windows is as...

I read somewhere that having open windows is as effective as wiping down surfaces in your house. Would the weather permit that where you are?

Don't forget the hand-washing. My mom taught DD1 to...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By melissakc
Aimee, the same thing happened to me. I thought...

Aimee, the same thing happened to me. I thought it was PPAF but after talking to my MW about it she thinks it was a small piece of membrane or something that my body needed to expel, so it was still...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By melissakc
Me too! I try not to ignore the other one...

Me too! I try not to ignore the other one though, so the difference won't get any more exaggerated. I bet no one can tell--they'd really have to be staring at them to notice.
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By melissakc
Quote: Originally Posted by scheelimama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by scheelimama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10029327)
One more thing to keep in mind, I think...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By melissakc
Oh, hugs! One of the signs of PPD is feeling...

Oh, hugs! One of the signs of PPD is feeling that you are undeserving of help, support, and understanding. Please reach out to your MW. Her job is to take care of women during a tough time, when we...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,117
Posted By melissakc
I registered! Woo hoo!

I registered! Woo hoo!
Forum: November 2007   12-16-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By melissakc
All hail The Gina!

All hail The Gina!
Forum: November 2007   12-15-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,249
Posted By melissakc
Lisa, I am sending you a big hug and lots of...

Lisa, I am sending you a big hug and lots of love. Thanks for sharing your story.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   12-15-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,716
Posted By melissakc
Yoga studio! My dream!

Yoga studio! My dream!
Forum: November 2007   12-15-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By melissakc
Quote: Originally Posted by anewmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by anewmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10010414)
And the truth is even though what the PP...
Forum: November 2007   12-13-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By melissakc
Googy, I am so sorry you are dealing with this....

Googy, I am so sorry you are dealing with this. I had a traumatic birth experience with DD1 and I spent my entire pregnancy with DD2 dealing with it. One thing that really helped me was the wisdom...
Forum: November 2007   12-13-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By melissakc
I do. I insist on it before DH leaves for work...

I do. I insist on it before DH leaves for work in the morning. But he's changed her diaper exactly once, never given either one of them a bath alone, and does not get up at night, so we all have our...
Forum: November 2007   12-13-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By melissakc
Are you kidding me? Last time it was 10 MONTHS...

Are you kidding me? Last time it was 10 MONTHS after DD1 was born. Now it's 5-6 WEEKS?! I am so confused and a little angry too. DD2 is practically attached to me at the boob--how can this happen?...
Forum: November 2007   12-13-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,117
Posted By melissakc
That looks great, Cindy! I agree with Lizzie,...

That looks great, Cindy! I agree with Lizzie, though. Grrrrrr that we have to leave.
Forum: November 2007   12-13-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By melissakc
Kudos and hugs to you, mama! You are doing an...

Kudos and hugs to you, mama! You are doing an AWESOME job. Try to relax as much as you can--it will help your milk flow.
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