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Forum: Midwives   01-23-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By natbabe
Thank you.  Yes- we just rented our tub for the...

Thank you.  Yes- we just rented our tub for the second time and had to empty some and refill during a long labor.  that is why this question came up.  :)  I was thinking about bleach water to clean,...
Forum: Midwives   01-21-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By natbabe
Hello, I'm not a MW, but a doula and looking...

Hello,
I'm not a MW, but a doula and looking to find a safe way to sanitize our birth tub equipment, or find out how professionals handle this.  :)  My doula partners and I have tubs that we rent...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-22-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By natbabe
We buy cereal as a treat once or twice a month....

We buy cereal as a treat once or twice a month.  I just try to get a very simple, short ingredient list cereal.  I stopped making our granola because we were all having upset GI tracts with it.  We...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-31-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By natbabe
Just an update, I'm very amazed the taking...

Just an update, I'm very amazed the taking floradix seems to have helped A LOT!  Thanks everyone.  Postpartum with #2 has it's own challenges, specifically finding time to eat right. :)  Although I...
Forum: Doulas   07-31-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By natbabe
My doula partners and I are thinking about...

My doula partners and I are thinking about investing in some tubs to rent to our clients (about 1/2 of our clients are renting them from other sources to use at their births).  Do any of you do...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   06-28-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By natbabe
Thanks for the advice.  I for some reason didn't...

Thanks for the advice.  I for some reason didn't think to try looking at what nutritients are in the encapsulated placenta and supplementing in my diet.  I think my diet is lacking since I now have...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   06-21-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By natbabe
Do you have a family member or friend who can...

Do you have a family member or friend who can come be with you? 
Forum: Postpartum Depression   06-21-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By natbabe
My 2nd DD is 5mo.  I ran out of my placenta...

My 2nd DD is 5mo.  I ran out of my placenta pills about 6 weeks ago.  Since then I have been having some wierd physical symptoms.  Fatique, dizziness, feeling "fuzzy", and just really lathargic.  It...
Forum: December 2011   10-26-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By natbabe
If the cord is in the vaginal canal with the BOW...

If the cord is in the vaginal canal with the BOW still intact, the BOW will hopefully protect the cord some from compression.  It is pretty unlikely that there is an issue with the cord if your BOW...
Forum: Homebirth   07-05-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By natbabe
My midwife is about 1 hour and 45 min away-...

My midwife is about 1 hour and 45 min away- depending on traffic.  I had to weigh the pros and cons.  She is the closest and the only other option is UC or hospital.  For me...I am nervous of having...
Forum: December 2011   06-06-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By natbabe
I'm going to try all of this!  Starting now...

I'm going to try all of this!  Starting now since it is 4am and I am up, wide awake. 
 
Thanks!
Forum: December 2011   06-04-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By natbabe
Count me in to the insomnia group!!  Every...

Count me in to the insomnia group!!  Every night!  This happened with my first pregnancy in the 3rd trimester.  I have what I guess is the "busy legs" syndrome.  If I don't get up and move around I...
Forum: December 2011   06-04-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 880
Posted By natbabe
Wow, some of you mamas have a lot on your...

Wow, some of you mamas have a lot on your plate!!  I'm inspired by you all!
 
I just wanted to add my 2 cents.  :)  I am not "connected" really either to this pregnancy or baby.  I wasn't with my...
Forum: In Search Of (ISO)   05-28-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By natbabe
I'm looking to but a birth tub that I will just...

I'm looking to but a birth tub that I will just have to buy a new liner for.  Any cost savings from purchasing new would be a great help!  I am in NC, but would pay for shipping if needed.
Forum: December 2011   05-22-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,412
Posted By natbabe
I'm 9 weeks too.  A few days ago I just realized...

I'm 9 weeks too.  A few days ago I just realized that it didn't hurt to nurse my DD.  :)  Maybe it is common around this time?  Of course anything changing can be a concern.  But...it is nice if...
Forum: December 2011   05-17-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By natbabe
Trusting your C/P is SO important!!  You might...

Trusting your C/P is SO important!!  You might have a tough time during labor if you are stressed and worried about paying your midwife and uncomfortable with the situation!!  Maybe over the next...
Forum: December 2011   05-17-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By natbabe
Hi all, So, I am type-A and already want to...

Hi all,
So, I am type-A and already want to have as much prepared and ready as I can.  :)  I'm sort of new to MDC and I am sure there is a place, but not sure where to look.  Where can I look to...
Forum: December 2011   05-14-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
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Views: 559
Posted By natbabe
So sorry to hear this.  What a tough situation! ...

So sorry to hear this.  What a tough situation!  My thoughts are with you and your family.
Forum: Doulas   05-13-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,996
Posted By natbabe
I'm 9weeks pregnant with my second, and Thank...

I'm 9weeks pregnant with my second, and Thank Goodness did not have a mom due during the last month and a half!!  I would have been worthless at the birth.  I began to wonder, what do nurses,...
Forum: December 2011   05-05-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By natbabe
I haven't started craving it yet, but did last...

I haven't started craving it yet, but did last time.  :)  Also, I have heard quite a few midwives suggest watermelon as a way to increase amnio fluid.  Yum.
Forum: December 2011   05-04-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By natbabe
Thanks for the tips!! I tried vitamin at night...

Thanks for the tips!! I tried vitamin at night (that worked during my first pregnancy), but I threw up around 2am both times. I took it with food too....
Forum: December 2011   05-04-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By natbabe
What (if any) vitamins/supplements are you...

What (if any) vitamins/supplements are you mammas taking? I tried two prenatal vit, but threw up with both. I'm taking a B6/B12 supplement and started a magnesium supplement yesterday. But that's...
Forum: December 2011   05-04-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,827
Posted By natbabe
I'm so glad I'm not the only one!!  I am...

I'm so glad I'm not the only one!!  I am mortified that at 7 weeks I am already having trouble buttoning some jeans.  :)  This didn't happen the first time until around 15 weeks!!  I seriously am...
Forum: December 2011   05-04-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,505
Posted By natbabe
I have my first appt at 12 weeks too.  :)  It is...

I have my first appt at 12 weeks too.  :)  It is a good think that you don't need to go in before that!  :)  I actually didn't get an u/s with my first.  But...my hubby is begging me to do it this...
Forum: December 2011   04-30-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,074
Posted By natbabe
I'm eating, literally every hour and a half! ...

I'm eating, literally every hour and a half!  and if i don't, I puke!  it doesn't make any sense, but its been the same story for over a week (since the 6 week mark).  I have NEVER ate this much...
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