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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By babymonster
I have never really done any birth preparation,...

I have never really done any birth preparation, apart from reading positive birth stories and maybe a few affirmations of particular things I was worrying about.
Whenever I worry about something...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By babymonster
Thanks :) Forrest (the pale one) was born...

Thanks :) Forrest (the pale one) was born vaginally. He is actually a lot sleepier than the Felix, but is gaining weight better as a result. I think the difference between them is more down to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By babymonster
My baby B had been breech consistently since...

My baby B had been breech consistently since about 20 weeks. Always in the same position. When I went into labor they checked and he was head down! So there is still plenty of room for wiggling! ...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By babymonster
Hi, I'm here, reading but generally not replying....

Hi, I'm here, reading but generally not replying. :)
We are still in hospital, I think I am getting kicked out tomorrow but the babies will be here for a while :( There is a Ronald McDonald house...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-27-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 492
Posted By babymonster
I got to nurse both babies this afternoon - they...

I got to nurse both babies this afternoon - they both did great! Instant boob pros, once they manage to open their mouths wide enough :)
It is still way too tiring for them to nurse every time,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-26-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 492
Posted By babymonster
My babies are here!

So it seems I was so busy complaining about my squashed bladder, and obsessing about catching the kids' gastro, that I missed the start of my labor...

Forrest Rune and Felix Lando were born at...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-24-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By babymonster
judybean - nice cleaning! I love when I finish a...

judybean - nice cleaning! I love when I finish a room like that, I keep going back to look at it :lol My office / sewing room is always a disaster, and it is so satisfying when it is clean (for...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-23-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By babymonster
It is my DH's birthday too! And Hitler's :lol ...

It is my DH's birthday too! And Hitler's :lol
Sorry you all had the puke thing, it really is the worst. I don't have it yet, but I think DS1 might be coming down with it now. Poor DS3 is...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-23-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By babymonster
I remember feeling like DS2 was transverse, but...

I remember feeling like DS2 was transverse, but he wasn't - he was just a big baby with his shoulder wedged against the tope of my pelvis.
DS1 was breech until 38 weeks. I did a lot of inversions...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-21-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By babymonster
They are gorgeous, congratulations! :joy What...

They are gorgeous, congratulations! :joy
What great weights - what gestation were you when they were born? Thank you for sharing your story, I still have a few weeks and am driving myself crazy...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-21-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By babymonster
Oh, also I had an OB appointment on Friday. It...

Oh, also I had an OB appointment on Friday. It was fine - babies are doing great, blood pressure is good, cervix is closed. She wants to set and induction date for April 20th, which we argued...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-21-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By babymonster
I am quite organised so far with the baby...

I am quite organised so far with the baby clothes, but still have nowhere to put them so they are just dumped in a pile in our room. We seriously need a closer Ikea.
My kids are sick this week. ...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-20-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 698
Posted By babymonster
My boys are always in the 140s - 150s :)

My boys are always in the 140s - 150s :)
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 698
Posted By babymonster
One of mine is, and I don't really expect him to...

One of mine is, and I don't really expect him to turn now.
DS1 was consistently breech until 38 weeks. I did a lot of inversions with him, and I'm pretty sure he turned during one of them - I could...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-18-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 698
Posted By babymonster
Oh my goodness, I would probably burst into tears...

Oh my goodness, I would probably burst into tears if someone shouted a comment like that at me. Normally I am a lot more robust, but I don't think I could take it right now.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-18-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By babymonster
I am having problems with restless legs too -...

I am having problems with restless legs too - never had it before. Also, I seem to have developed a startle reflex like a newborn baby, so I often wake myself with my flailing arms just as I am...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-18-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By babymonster
I think it comes and goes. I had that a few...

I think it comes and goes. I had that a few weeks ago, just lying awake for no reason.
It seems better now, although I wake up all the time because I am uncomfortable, but normally I can get back...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-17-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 559
Posted By babymonster
Yeah, that :) I feel like a doula would be...

Yeah, that :)
I feel like a doula would be more useful for hospital birth. I would probably have one this time, if there were any nearby.
I didn't have on for my homebirth, and last time for the...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-17-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 698
Posted By babymonster
I am not really ready at all. I just can't...

I am not really ready at all. I just can't muster the energy. I would quite like to do some serious nesting, but my body disagrees :lol

joyfulmom - I usually bake/cook something in triple...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-15-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,206
Posted By babymonster
Not sure, I have an appointment next week. I am...

Not sure, I have an appointment next week. I am usually about 8 weeks ahead, so probably over 40 weeks.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-14-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,206
Posted By babymonster
My size is determined by the awfulness of my...

My size is determined by the awfulness of my diastasis recti :lol
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-13-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 800
Posted By babymonster
Our weather has been really nice this week, but...

Our weather has been really nice this week, but my feet and ankles are so swollen, that I don't want to wear shorts or skirts :( Boo. I have some SUPER comfy maternity shorts that I bought a while...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-12-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 255
Posted By babymonster
All of mine have started out with black baby...

All of mine have started out with black baby hair, but are blond by about 4 months. I guess they won't stay blond when they grow up though, as neither DH or I are.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-10-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By babymonster
We use those foam Magic Bumpers that just sit...

We use those foam Magic Bumpers that just sit under the edge of a fitted sheet. They are very practical :)
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-09-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,206
Posted By babymonster
Mine will definitely be here before the end of...

Mine will definitely be here before the end of April, so I can totally say I am having babies next month. It's the little things :lol
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