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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 629
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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   09-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 655
Posted By Rikki Jean
*~*~* Spotlight on happyday8598! *~*~*

I love how heartfelt as warm your post above is!

What are your favorite foods?

What kind of shoes did you last wear?


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   09-09-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,312
Posted By Rikki Jean
Naming your Babe

We have made no progress. In fact, we haven't even discussed names once. Looks like we might have another baby who is nameless for a few weeks (DS3 took 16 days). :lol


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-29-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Rikki Jean
I agree with forestlover75! Also. as...

I agree with forestlover75!

Also. as gabeyho mentioned, most are not well established with a provider (for this pregnancy, anyway) at the point. I know women who have switched well into the third...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-29-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 897
Posted By Rikki Jean
I'm in. I will be out of town all of next week,...

I'm in. I will be out of town all of next week, so that's not good for me. These are always so fun!


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 597
Posted By Rikki Jean
I'll write more later, but as far as weight gain...

I'll write more later, but as far as weight gain goes, my pregnancies (all Brewer babies) have gone like this:

1st- 37lb weight gain, 7lb 8oz baby

2nd- 30ish lb weight gain, 6lb 3oz baby
...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 597
Posted By Rikki Jean
I love the Brewer Diet! I've done with all of...

I love the Brewer Diet! I've done with all of mine, and I continue through exclusive breastfeeding, too.

What questions do you have?


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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
  Dreams
Views: 556
Posted By Rikki Jean
I just had some really bizarre dreams (yes, it is...

I just had some really bizarre dreams (yes, it is 11:30am. My 2 y/o woke up very early today. At 9:30, I laid down for a nap and let my kids watch Netflix. I hate tv, but am glad for it on days like...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-23-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Rikki Jean
I'm tandem nursing my 4 and 2 year olds. It...

I'm tandem nursing my 4 and 2 year olds. It hasn't been to bad, thankfully. My only real aversion is to DD's habit of being silly and talking to my breast and kissing it before she nurses. She thinks...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-23-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,665
Posted By Rikki Jean
This just popped up for me in recent threads. I...

This just popped up for me in recent threads. I don't have any words of wisdom or advice, but I will absolutely be praying for you and your baby, and I'll be watching for updates. I cannot imagine...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By Rikki Jean
Must Haves for Baby

For my family, essentials are:

-A ring sling (and eventually a wrap; I have yet to master wrapping a nb, but I'm going to try hard this time! I do a lot of back wrapping from a few months old...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 874
Posted By Rikki Jean
I want to make one of their blankets, and I about...

I want to make one of their blankets, and I about died when I clicked through to the yarn kit for that particular pattern. Yes, I'm sure my baby needs a $166 blanket!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Rikki Jean
I would cross reference with Susun Weed and/or...

I would cross reference with Susun Weed and/or Aviva Romm. They both have websites, although I find Susun Weed's website to be kind of vague when it comes to what's safe during pg. Her book, Wise...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rikki Jean
Flutters!

I felt flutters today! Hooray!

I am 14 weeks today. I didn't feel anything at all with my third until about twenty weeks, and with my fourth, maybe 17 weeks. I was shocked (and excited!) to feel...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-10-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,312
Posted By Rikki Jean
We haven't even discussed names yet, which is par...

We haven't even discussed names yet, which is par for the course. Our first born was named after DH (we started dating in high school, and I knew then that I wanted our first son to have his name),...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Rikki Jean
Ack! I can't read! It is the opposite of what I...

Ack! I can't read! It is the opposite of what I said above, and should be 1500mg CALCIUM, and 750mg magnesium. Doh! I knew that sounded weird when I typed it.

I've only been taking about 350 and...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 874
Posted By Rikki Jean
Luckiest, I looked at the Purl Bee site, and now...

Luckiest, I looked at the Purl Bee site, and now I want to knit everything. Thanks a lot. :lol
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 874
Posted By Rikki Jean
I like the look of these hats. Now I want to make...

I like the look of these hats. Now I want to make one.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Rikki Jean
Constipation

My mw recommends 750mg/day of mag, which is more than the dosage recommended by Natural Calm (I think their dose is a little less than half of that).

ETA: that's in combination with 1500mg...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-06-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 874
Posted By Rikki Jean
I would like to knit or sew something, but I...

I would like to knit or sew something, but I likely won't start until at least December. I'm a procrastinator! I knitted a hat and cocoon for Ds3, and I didn't finish it until the night before he was...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-06-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Rikki Jean
Like Duchess, I probably won't start Epsom salt...

Like Duchess, I probably won't start Epsom salt baths until the third tri, but I take NaturalCalm. I used to take Tropical Oasis liquid cal mag, and was happy with it, but they started adding...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Rikki Jean
Orgasmic Birth

No, but I've seen some interesting videos of them! The film "Birth into Being" has an orgasmic birth video that was the first one I had ever seen, and I think it was the first time I had heard of it....
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By Rikki Jean
Naive sex questions...

The tool used by a doctor or midwife to rupture membranes is like a crochet hook. IMO, man would have to be pretty aggressive to achieve the same during sex or foreplay. A doctor or midwife will...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,524
Posted By Rikki Jean
I suddenly hate cheese and yogurt. So sad. :( I...

I suddenly hate cheese and yogurt. So sad. :( I can have cheese with/in something, just not alone.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
  Dreams
Views: 556
Posted By Rikki Jean
Oh, I also had a dream that Michael Jordan was at...

Oh, I also had a dream that Michael Jordan was at my house, and while we were talking, I was fixated on what nice teeth he had, but only on the top; the bottom teeth were a mess. He also had a very...
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