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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
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Thanks for the input ladies. I hadn't thought to...

Thanks for the input ladies. I hadn't thought to water it down. I think I'll try that. I forgot that my mom had offered me some at her house several weeks ago and she watered it down with tonic...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
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Kombucha safety

I am 9 w 5 days and all I want to drink is cold, fizzy kombucha. I've heard that pregnant women should limit their kombucha or avoid it altogether because of the detox it causes. What are your...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
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Moses basket/Stand recommendation?

I am still sick as a dog and just trying to take my mind off how crappy I feel...so I'm looking at baby stuff.


In the past I have had terrible sleepers no matter if we co-sleep, crib sleep,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
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We told the kids

I have been so terribly sick that I felt like we needed to tell the kids why finally. So tonight I snuggled them up to me (as they bounced and bonked into my stomach and jiggled the bed...oy, so, so...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Regarding moving little one into a big bed. We...

Regarding moving little one into a big bed. We recently did this with out 2.5 year old (now just turned 3). She moved in with her big sis. They each got an owl whose face glows yellow when you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Have been taking the mag oil from a good company...

Have been taking the mag oil from a good company for a long, long time. It used to itch horribly but now it's fine. Still do it most days in addition to Epsom salt baths and taking magnesium orally...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Looks like you're getting some good support here....

Looks like you're getting some good support here. I agree with the others. Don't beat yourself up about this at all. I have a similar issue only it's related to the first trimester. I have been...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Thank you luckiest, that makes sense now. I do...

Thank you luckiest, that makes sense now. I do really like their brand and even though I currently can't swallow them, I use their prenatal vitamin. I'll go ahead and get the L-5 MTHR capsules. I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Thanks Luckiest. I'm always thrown off the L-5...

Thanks Luckiest. I'm always thrown off the L-5 MTHF stuff. So is that actually 1000 mg of folate then?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Another thing that helped us tremendously was to...

Another thing that helped us tremendously was to avoid the long drawn out potty training scenario that can last kids months and months on end. We used the 3 day potty training program and e-book. ...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
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I had 2 under two and that whole "the days are...

I had 2 under two and that whole "the days are long but the years are short" thing really applied. Babywearing was very helpful so I'd recommend a good wrap (I love the Sleepy Wrap) and the ergo was...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
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Folate (which brand?)

I can no longer stomach my prenatal or my B complex which were my sources for folate. Can anyone recommend a really good brand for a single dose folate? I like Seeking Health but they have a few...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-01-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Thank you. I am actually using the spray (have...

Thank you. I am actually using the spray (have been for over a year), soaking in Epsom salts when I can and have been taking magnesium glycinate for almost a year and continuing to take as many as I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Stool softeners and hemorrhoids

I am taking Zofran for my constant nausea (VERY constipating) and before I started that my digestion had already slowed way down. After two days of not going at all followed by 2 days of straining,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-30-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 885
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Oh Chalupas! Mmmmm. Haven't had that since...

Oh Chalupas! Mmmmm. Haven't had that since college. I live in a small town and we have an abysmal selection of restaurant food so Taco Bell would be my only choice. I suppose that might be the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,696
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I told my best friend first and then my husband...

I told my best friend first and then my husband on Father's Day. Then revealed it to my other best friend and all family on my side since we had a family reunion and I am so ill. Couldn't have kept...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 885
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Fast food is all I can eat - worried about gaining weight

I am super nauseous and bracing myself for a third HG pregnancy. However, so far, I haven't thrown up at 6 weeks and 3 days. My nausea is 24/7, unrelenting. Everything makes me gag. BUT, if...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-23-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,113
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Regarding yoga, I think it is huge to be...

Regarding yoga, I think it is huge to be stretching your piriformis area and psoas. Also to really stretch the back of your legs really well before dropping into a deep squat and hold as long as you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-20-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,113
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I'm following a mostly clean eating diet. I...

I'm following a mostly clean eating diet. I guess it closely aligns with WAP type diet. Have seen the butter buttons all over the internet. I've GOT to make some!


I'm taking Seeking Health...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,283
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Age: 35 Due Date: Middle February (unsure) ...

Age: 35
Due Date: Middle February (unsure)
Location: Indiana
How long it took you to get your BFP: 2 cycles, 18 dpo, 3 days before missed period
What number child this is for you: #3...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
I thought about that, too. I, for one, would...

I thought about that, too. I, for one, would definitely come back to MDC with questions because I usually want a bigger pool of answers whereas the DDC is more of sharing experiences along the way...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-14-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Facebook Group

Is anyone interested in starting a facebook group?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
That makes sense. :)

That makes sense. :)
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
I got the positive on cycle day 21. VERY faint...

I got the positive on cycle day 21. VERY faint and not visible in a photograph. But darkened with each day. Is that early for a positive or normal?


Definitely had negatives...but, um, I was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-12-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Dot-to-Dot
Do you think you might have hyperemesis...

Do you think you might have hyperemesis gravidarum? I have had that and my life was like what you describe (including the exhausted husband). Are you taking any nausea meds? In my experience, it...
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