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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-17-2014, 06:45 AM
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Views: 186
Posted By DomerJen
My son is turning 5 next month, and I realized...

My son is turning 5 next month, and I realized that I really need to get him exposed ASAP before the kindergarten shots are required.  Any resources, or other places I could post looking?
Forum: October 2011   09-23-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By DomerJen
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Forum: October 2011   09-23-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By DomerJen
Hi Ladies,  I haven't been on the board much,...

Hi Ladies,  I haven't been on the board much, but I know this is the place to turn for my question. 
 
I had my appt w/ my home birth midwife on Monday and she measured me at 38w (over 3 weeks...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   08-15-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By DomerJen
Thanks, I recognize a few of those documents! ...

Thanks, I recognize a few of those documents!  Hopefully we can just bring down more than they need and it won't be a difficult process. :)
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   08-14-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By DomerJen
I posted a couple of years ago about getting a...

I posted a couple of years ago about getting a birth certificate and got great advice for Cobb Co.  Now we're in Fulton, and I called them to request a HB packet.  Their line is always busy so I...
Forum: Homebirth   06-13-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By DomerJen
My midwife is a CPM licensed in Michigan.  It's...

My midwife is a CPM licensed in Michigan.  It's not legal for them to attend here, but it's legal for me to have a home birth.  The legality isn't really my concern - I've been through that before. ...
Forum: Homebirth   06-12-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By DomerJen
I had a homebirth w/ DS. It was long and...

I had a homebirth w/ DS. It was long and difficult (for me) but ended well.  I'm pregnant w/ #2 and have the same birth team set up, but I feel just... scared about this birth.  Not about the pain,...
Forum: Family Safety   05-06-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By DomerJen
what about using an infant seat w/o the base? ...

what about using an infant seat w/o the base?  when installed properly it's completely safe.  i think all but a few brands allow you to do this install.
Forum: October 2011   05-03-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,554
Posted By DomerJen
I had 2 7lb growth spurts w/ my 1st pregnancy -...

I had 2 7lb growth spurts w/ my 1st pregnancy - those really threw me for a loop.  I gained almost 50lbs total w/ DS, but lost 19lbs in the first 24 hours, so I was retaining a major amt of fluid. ...
Forum: October 2011   05-03-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By DomerJen
what about showing him ultrasound pics online,...

what about showing him ultrasound pics online, or watching "in the womb".  birth videos (animals might be a nice way to start - as they are very calm) might help, too.
 
my 2 y/o knows that the...
Forum: Family Safety   04-29-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By DomerJen
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Forum: Family Safety   04-28-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By DomerJen
So we've got #2 coming in October.  We have a 2...

So we've got #2 coming in October.  We have a 2 door ford focus hatchback that we are keeping for a bit longer after this one comes for logistical reasons.  My options (as I see them) are:
 
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Forum: Family Safety   04-28-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By DomerJen
I have a 2 door focus, and we have a true fit. ...

I have a 2 door focus, and we have a true fit.  We do have to push the seat up some, but I think that's pretty standard.  Honestly I'd be surprised if you could find a seat that didn't require some...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-27-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,852
Posted By DomerJen
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Forum: October 2011   04-21-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By DomerJen
My practice said nothing over 20lbs.  Yeah...

My practice said nothing over 20lbs.  Yeah right, I have a 2y/o toddler. ;)
 
Last time I separated my abs, anyway, so I'm already screwed with that.  I already told DH that there's a "mommy...
Forum: October 2011   04-19-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By DomerJen
I was just as bad of an eater last time, but...

I was just as bad of an eater last time, but this time I've been slacking on the vitamins and supplements.  I used to *make* myself take them, but this time I'm still mostly eating gummi vitamins...
Forum: October 2011   04-17-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 47,689
Posted By DomerJen
12 w... looks just like 15w w/ DS.  ;)   ...

12 w... looks just like 15w w/ DS.  ;)
 
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Forum: October 2011   04-17-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,276
Posted By DomerJen
My thought is that if you are tolerating fish,...

My thought is that if you are tolerating fish, you probably won't have trouble with meat.  Just start with a small amount if you are nervous!
Forum: October 2011   04-13-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By DomerJen
Sorry you got disappointing news. :(  The doc I...

Sorry you got disappointing news. :(  The doc I saw last week did say that the quad screen was "as accurate" as the NT scan for detecting anomalies, though it is done later in the game (~16w).  Now,...
Forum: October 2011   04-12-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 638
Posted By DomerJen
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Forum: October 2011   04-12-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By DomerJen
can you just fold the panel down?  You could...

can you just fold the panel down?  You could fold it down and add a bella band on top to smooth it out and help hold them up.
Forum: October 2011   04-11-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 638
Posted By DomerJen
Aw, I liked the GIrlfriend's Guide.  Sure, it's...

Aw, I liked the GIrlfriend's Guide.  Sure, it's not in league w/ Ina May, but it's not meant to be. It's just humorous.
 
I also liked Your Pregnancy Week by Week alright, except around 36w when...
Forum: October 2011   04-08-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By DomerJen
I have never understood this at all.  Is...

I have never understood this at all.  Is everyone who thinks this an oldest/only child?  Your 1st born is the ONLY child you will ever have that gets you all to themselves as a child.  If anything,...
Forum: October 2011   04-08-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By DomerJen
I'm at the end of the DDC, so I'm just getting...

I'm at the end of the DDC, so I'm just getting my NT Scan done on April 15.  :P  I go back for a regular appt early may and I'll be 15w, so I imagine my anatomy scan will be around the beginning of...
Forum: October 2011   04-06-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By DomerJen
IMO, if you don't have a strong preference to do...

IMO, if you don't have a strong preference to do a HB, why pay extra?  It doesn't have to be your "hill to die on".  You don't have to apologize to anyone for doing a hospital birth, just like you...
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