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Forum: Queer Parenting   Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By friederike
RS- your lap sounds really aweful, but good that...

RS- your lap sounds really aweful, but good that you now know what's happening in there. Are you now going to screen which side the follicle(s) are developing and only insemming when it's the right...
Forum: Queer Parenting   Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
We're still preggers and waiting for the little...

We're still preggers and waiting for the little one to arrive. Unfortunately most signs point to him being late, says my doc. I am done with being so heavy in the current heat, it is really...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-10-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Hopeful, I am so sorry to hear those horrible...

Hopeful, I am so sorry to hear those horrible news about Emery. It seems like an impossible challenge to stay calm and relaxed as to protect the other baby, while mourning this loss. Big hugs to you....
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-08-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Lizbian, wow I would never dare go camping with...

Lizbian, wow I would never dare go camping with such a little one and dogs, you are troopers. What is Noah like, besides well behaved? Did you get over your thrombosis?

Pook, aren't those kicks...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Congratulations prettyisa to the arrival of your...

Congratulations prettyisa to the arrival of your cute duo. I hope you recover quickly from the section. They are very handsome boys, love the slightly grumpy look of the one on the right. The names...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
So, welcome everybody to July. How are you guys...

So, welcome everybody to July. How are you guys doing? Our second trimester mommas, how are you feeling? Pook, jam, Lea? Are the babies kicking? Did you start any baby preparations?
Prettyisa, how...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-24-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Oh, Redrock, how amazing that your babe is...

Oh, Redrock, how amazing that your babe is already here. I can't get over the cuteness of him in that green diaper :x
Glad to hear he is doing so well and nursing. I hope you're also healing...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By friederike
Yeah, it is lousy and such a disservice to young...

Yeah, it is lousy and such a disservice to young mommas and their babies to not allow them some more bonding time. I guess that's the result of the different tax and social security rates we have, in...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-19-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By friederike
I have gained 35 lbs so far. 0:) My starting...

I have gained 35 lbs so far. 0:) My starting weight was 140 at 5ft4. 9 of those I gained in the first two weeks when I had to take tons of IVF meds. My doctor is not concerned at all. My boobs (34 I...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 378
Posted By friederike
I have to sleep on my side. A huge nursing pillow...

I have to sleep on my side. A huge nursing pillow stabilizing my back, one pillow under my belly, one between my knees and a big one under my head (otherwise I get reflux). If I want to turn around I...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-19-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By friederike
I'll leave at 34 weeks (so 6 weeks before my due...

I'll leave at 34 weeks (so 6 weeks before my due date). My plan is finishing the nursery, to visit some museums, do prep like prenatal Yoga and swimming several times a week and birthing class and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-19-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Pook, that is amazing! First it seems like you're...

Pook, that is amazing! First it seems like you're going to loose him completely and now this. I'll keep all my fingers crossed for a smooth process.

Jam - so well, congrats on the upgrade :grin:...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
You almost forgot? Geez, those newlyweds - so...

You almost forgot? Geez, those newlyweds - so many congratulations to you and your wife on getting married, Jam!!! :balloons :thumb:champagne
Did you have a party or was it just you and your wife?...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-17-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Argh, so much to catch up. Sorry that it's been...

Argh, so much to catch up. Sorry that it's been so quiet, I was either sleeping away a heat wave (no AC) or trying to get everything finished at work.

Prettyisa - glad to hear the disease is...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Wow, prettyisa, you're cutting it close with the...

Wow, prettyisa, you're cutting it close with the construction and your birth. I would be a nervous wreck by now, if I were in your position. Fingers crossed, you get it all done in the next two days....
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-04-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By friederike
My clinic thinks that with PCO patients egg...

My clinic thinks that with PCO patients egg quality isn't worse than others, in the contrary. Either way, there's meds and supplements available to boost eggs a bit. I've got premature ovarian...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-04-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By friederike
Hey RS, I also struggled with those questions...

Hey RS, I also struggled with those questions last year. The way I see it, IUI has three times more chances of working than home insems with frozen (about 15% vs 4-5%), so you get more chances per...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-03-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Hopeful, oh that constant exhaustion, so not fun....

Hopeful, oh that constant exhaustion, so not fun. Unless you're already at a very low weight, I wouldn't worry too much about the eating, but try to stay hydrated. Your blood volume has to grow a lot...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 14,833
Posted By friederike
Yes, it is working. Thank you very much.

Yes, it is working. Thank you very much.
Forum: Site Help   05-30-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 14,833
Posted By friederike
I am unable to edit the first post in a thread,...

I am unable to edit the first post in a thread, where I am threadkeeper. Where is the edit button? I can only reply or quote.
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Congrats to having Twins and welcome over here...

Congrats to having Twins and welcome over here Hopeful! I wanted to add you to the first post, but it doesn't let me edit it at the moment. I'll try again later.
How are you feeling? Any first...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,302
Posted By friederike
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by twoisbetter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401367/queer-conceptions-may/20#post_17633355)

Fried:  I...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-21-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,302
Posted By friederike
Twoisbetter, have you considered paying for an...

Twoisbetter, have you considered paying for an ultrasound to check how soon after your positive OPK the follicle pops? It usually costs way way less than sperm and it would give you definite answers...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-21-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,302
Posted By friederike
Hi RS11, wow, you've been through a lot, but...

Hi RS11,
wow, you've been through a lot, but luckily they found the issue. That must have been a stressful couple of months. 
I think the questions dealing with whether it is safe to try without...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-14-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,745
Posted By friederike
Glad to hear, things are getting back to normal...

Glad to hear, things are getting back to normal for you Lea. Have you tried a couple of almonds or nuts with the heartburn? I wouldn't worry about the shoe issue since you're having warm weather so...
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