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Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-20-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,076
Posted By folkgirl
I hope you're able to find the support that you...

I hope you're able to find the support that you need and deserve.
 
Plenty of people VBAC babies of all shapes and sizes. My c-section was for a 7 lb 10 oz baby, and yes it was assumed that I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-28-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By folkgirl
I am familiar with your story. I'm in your DDC...

I am familiar with your story. I'm in your DDC this time and coincidentally I was last time, too. :) I think your situation is pretty unusual and definitely would give me pause. I have had GD with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-25-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 73,814
Posted By folkgirl
Jabottom, I'm so sorry your baby was taken away...

Jabottom, I'm so sorry your baby was taken away from you for three hours. I understand how heartbreaking that can be. I experienced the same thing with my oldest. It was more because I had a...
Forum: VBAC   04-21-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,345
Posted By folkgirl
My personal preference is to labor at home for...

My personal preference is to labor at home for as long as possible. My last labor I got to the hospital at about 5 cm and that was fine; contractions were pretty intense at that point, I was not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-20-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 73,814
Posted By folkgirl
I have used a combination of insulin and...

I have used a combination of insulin and Metformin for three pregnancies. In all of my pregnancies, my fasting glucose has been the most troublesome number. We are currently having the best results...
Forum: VBAC   02-20-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,144
Posted By folkgirl
I wanted to share my experience and opinions. ...

I wanted to share my experience and opinions.
 
I have had GD with all of my pregnancies. My first daughter was induced because of the GD at 39w5d. I was deemed "failure to progress" and had a...
Forum: Diapering   01-14-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By folkgirl
We use the powder for all of our clothes and...

We use the powder for all of our clothes and diapers.
Forum: VBAC   01-13-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By folkgirl
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Forum: VBAC   01-06-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,134
Posted By folkgirl
Someone in my ICAN group had a baby after...

Someone in my ICAN group had a baby after rupture recently. Her rupture was a full rupture as far as I know. It may not be considered catastrophic because mother and baby survived, but it was a...
Forum: VBAC   01-06-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,039
Posted By folkgirl
I agree with so much that has been said in this...

I agree with so much that has been said in this thread. I know a LOT of women who have been in your exact situation and gone on to VBAC even BIGGER babies than the ones that they couldn't push out....
Forum: VBAC   01-06-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By folkgirl
My first baby was a cesarean section after an...

My first baby was a cesarean section after an induction and "failure to progress." My second was a VBAC. no epidural but I did have a paracervical block (temporary local anesthetic, kind of like...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-05-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By folkgirl
I also live in the Laurel Ridge school district....

I also live in the Laurel Ridge school district. We really like this area. Of all the areas you named, I think it's the best combination of location/affordable homes/decent schools, but I may be a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-10-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By folkgirl
That's too bad; I don't think I can access the...

That's too bad; I don't think I can access the social groups through Tapatalk and that's the way I most frequently read forums etc.
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   07-13-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By folkgirl
I am from Pensacola originally and visit there...

I am from Pensacola originally and visit there several times a year. Both of my best friends and their kids live there. There's a whole blog devoted to Pensacola With Kids...
Forum: Learning at School   03-22-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By folkgirl
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Forum: Learning at School   03-21-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By folkgirl
My daughter has attended a Waldorf-inspired...

My daughter has attended a Waldorf-inspired preschool and a Reggio Emilio inspired preschool. I have found positives and negatives to both, but what I like about both is that they are so firmly...
Forum: Learning at School   02-21-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By folkgirl
Thanks for the replies. I wish I didn't feel so...

Thanks for the replies. I wish I didn't feel so torn on this. I wouldn't say I am a fan of redshirting (I am familiar with the concept), but I do worry that when other people do it there's a...
Forum: Learning at School   02-21-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By folkgirl
My oldest DD, 4, has an August birthday. The...

My oldest DD, 4, has an August birthday. The kindergarten "cut-off" around here is 5 years old by Sept 1, so she would be eligible to start kindergarten this fall. She would probably be about one...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-03-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By folkgirl
I want to hang out! I don't live in Alpharetta...

I want to hang out! I don't live in Alpharetta but I get up there sometimes. I have some of that stuff in common but I'm too lazy to list it now.
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-03-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By folkgirl
Can anyone tell me what they offer breastfeeding...

Can anyone tell me what they offer breastfeeding moms? Do they supply breastpumps? I know it varies from state to state and I am in Georgia. I'm asking for my cousin who is in Mobile, AL (and, long...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   07-23-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By folkgirl
Both my kids were born at Emory. My first was...

Both my kids were born at Emory. My first was with the big OB group there, a failed induction, and my second was a VBAC with Dr. T. It's true that you never know who you'll get--but with my second...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-28-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By folkgirl
I just saw Bac-Out on an endcap at Whole Foods...

I just saw Bac-Out on an endcap at Whole Foods on Briarcliff last week. We usually get ours at WF Buckhead. You might be able to get it slightly cheaper online, but we buy ours so rarely (maybe...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-28-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By folkgirl
Glad you got yours! For future reference if...

Glad you got yours! For future reference if anyone checks this thread--Charis was still selling them as recently as 2 years ago. However, they were about twice as expensive as the one I eventually...
Forum: February 2010   04-28-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By folkgirl
Anneliese is 10 weeks and we started doing legs...

Anneliese is 10 weeks and we started doing legs out about a week ago. It seemed uncomfortable for her to have them in. We're still not ready for legs out in a MT or SSC, I don't think, but I haven't...
Forum: February 2010   04-28-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
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Views: 773
Posted By folkgirl
Anneliese is 10 weeks and goes down for the last...

Anneliese is 10 weeks and goes down for the last time between 10 and 12. That's when we go to bed, anyway. (Or later. I have been staying up and trying to get some things done.) She does sleep some...
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