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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-21-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By Stayathomemommy
This thread has actually been reallyl helpful!!...

This thread has actually been reallyl helpful!!  My last homebirth after i birthed my placenta (which i am sure i just let drop into the toilet!) i thought i was done.  my midwife checked and it...
Forum: February 2011   03-07-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By Stayathomemommy
I told my husband the other day that i feel like...

I told my husband the other day that i feel like an animal mamma i am constantly sniffing him, when i am holding him or at night when i am checking on him as he sleeps i lean over and find myself...
Forum: February 2011   02-21-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Stayathomemommy
oh i was going to say that my midwife doesnt...

oh i was going to say that my midwife doesnt seem concerned about the 42 week mark.  she said she would just want to see me every 3 days or so at that point.
Forum: February 2011   02-21-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Stayathomemommy
I am 41+1  but I have been a 42 weeker so its...

I am 41+1  but I have been a 42 weeker so its hard knowing i could go for another week.  i have been having on an off week contraction and I also know this could last for a few days.  had very loose...
Forum: February 2011   02-15-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,244
Posted By Stayathomemommy
40+2 today.  The bummer about always going over...

40+2 today.  The bummer about always going over by a week or more is that my husband thinks i am crazy if i "feel" like i am going to have a  baby soon, (which i probably am)  And he isnt worried...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-15-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Stayathomemommy
a few of my children have experienced nightmares...

a few of my children have experienced nightmares and night terrors but my almost 8 year old still hasnt stopped and lately its been worse.  (could be brought on by new baby coming and a cranky...
Forum: Homebirth   02-13-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Stayathomemommy
I want my midwife to be A} relaxed and...

I want my midwife to be A} relaxed and comfortable knowing that everything is going well and B} not present very much.  so i feel the doppler will allow her to be in and out and also not worried,...
Forum: February 2011   02-13-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Stayathomemommy
i absoulutely love Hypnobirthing last time.  it...

i absoulutely love Hypnobirthing last time.  it was my 5th and was practically painless.  i just remember being a little upset that it took me that long to find this wonderful tool.  i am really...
Forum: February 2011   02-11-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,212
Posted By Stayathomemommy
no baby here yet but just thinking about what i...

no baby here yet but just thinking about what i did when all my kiddos were little and i had a new baby or babies to deal with.  what saved my sanity was MOMS CLUB but you dont have to join a group...
Forum: February 2011   02-11-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Stayathomemommy
oh man i wish i didnt know what you were all...

oh man i wish i didnt know what you were all talking about BUT I SO DO!!  I am due tomorrow but that means little, never had a single baby before 41 weeks.  I feel good because nesting kicked in but...
Forum: February 2011   02-11-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By Stayathomemommy
At this point i'll take any day that is coming...

At this point i'll take any day that is coming up soon!!  sometimes i'll think of a date that sound really good and think "who cares, i just want him to come now!"  my husband thinks i should wait...
Forum: Homebirth   02-03-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,151
Posted By Stayathomemommy
oh and totally obsessing about what hat to have...

oh and totally obsessing about what hat to have ready to put on the baby once he is born.  i have some hospital hats and i dont want him to look like he was born in the hospital......i made a couple...
Forum: Homebirth   02-03-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,151
Posted By Stayathomemommy
haha, i was naked at the hospital but clothed at...

haha, i was naked at the hospital but clothed at home too.  so funny!!
 
its not a silly question i have been obsessing about what shirt i will wear in the tub.  last home/waterbirth i just had my...
Forum: Homebirth   02-03-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Stayathomemommy
we just have a shower curtin, i usually have a...

we just have a shower curtin, i usually have a couple and throw them down on the floor and bed and cover with sheets or towels.  i like to birth in the tub and not leave the bathroom till i've...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-01-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 328,115
Posted By Stayathomemommy
My thought with RRL tea and other things making...

My thought with RRL tea and other things making you go into labor too soon is that i dont think anything will make a baby that is not ready to come out do so just by drinking tea or having sex. 
 ...
Forum: Homebirth   01-29-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Stayathomemommy
my dog, though i love her, creates for stress...

my dog, though i love her, creates for stress for me.  nothing she does so much i just in general would not want her around while laboring, we will just put her in her kennel when things get...
Forum: Homebirth   01-29-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By Stayathomemommy
Last birth was a UC, for that one i would have...

Last birth was a UC, for that one i would have loved a midwife but in Arizona it was illegal for a lay midwife to attend a VBAC.  so we didnt have a choice, we did all prenatal care with a CNM and...
Forum: February 2011   01-29-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 599
Posted By Stayathomemommy
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/20692/width/335/height/500 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/530670/width/1000/height/800/flags/)
Can't wait to take a...
Forum: February 2011   01-23-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 946
Posted By Stayathomemommy
My first labor was by the book, started in with...

My first labor was by the book, started in with contractions, got bloody show, started having super loose bowel movements and the whole time i was so excited!!!!  fast foward to 5th pregnancy and i...
Forum: Homebirth   01-21-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,733
Posted By Stayathomemommy
we just paid the midwife at 36 weeks for the...

we just paid the midwife at 36 weeks for the discounted rate of $2,200.  if we waited any longer we would have had to pay full price of $2800.  we actually borrowed money from my folks to pay early...
Forum: Homebirth   01-21-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By Stayathomemommy
 our last birth was unassisted so we just took...

 our last birth was unassisted so we just took baby at 8 days old to a pediatrician, they were good because she odviously was fine so what good was it to tell me "i should have done" this or that. i...
Forum: February 2011   01-17-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By Stayathomemommy
I would not invite them to eat my food!! ...

I would not invite them to eat my food!!  ahahhahaa 
 
i've thought of letting people know that we would be open to visitors after a week or two, mostly for my in laws benefit since they stay at...
Forum: February 2011   01-04-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By Stayathomemommy
I would say if you dont want to load everyone...

I would say if you dont want to load everyone then just dont do school or activities for a week or two........but i would think it would feel good to get out, its not like you have to change out of...
Forum: February 2011   01-04-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By Stayathomemommy
Aubrey is my number one favorite name!!!  you...

Aubrey is my number one favorite name!!!  you have to go with what you love.  we picked names that were unpopular and then a year later everyone was naming their kids the same name.........you cant...
Forum: February 2011   12-29-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By Stayathomemommy
i dont know where i read it but i guess taking...

i dont know where i read it but i guess taking tums excessively can cause some calcification on the placenta?  i always avoided them before and took papaya enzyme but this time my heartburn has been...
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