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Forum: June 2010   06-03-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,141
Posted By Jen H.
Today is my due date (yay me!) and I've never...

Today is my due date (yay me!) and I've never made it this far before. My first two were 7 and 9 days early, so this is new territory for me. I'm not/won't be doing anything to stimulate things...
Forum: June 2010   06-03-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Jen H.
I can understand your concerns. My appointments...

I can understand your concerns. My appointments are shorter now, but more frequent. They're really just to check baby's heartrate, my blood pressure, pee on the stick, etc. Of course, this being my...
Forum: June 2010   03-02-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By Jen H.
I'm pretty sure this is it for us. It's #3 and...

I'm pretty sure this is it for us. It's #3 and I'm 35 now. My only real regret will be that I'll never have a daughter. But having more just to try for a girl seems silly and is a total gamble,...
Forum: May 2010   02-14-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,359
Posted By Jen H.
Hey there, popping in from the May DDC to say...

Hey there, popping in from the May DDC to say that my MW advised against Always brand pads because of the plasticky stuff they use, which can cause infection by not allowing everything to "breathe"...
Forum: June 2010   02-12-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Jen H.
With the arrival of #3 coming, I'm not sure how...

With the arrival of #3 coming, I'm not sure how I will manage. Come September, DS1 will be starting grade one full-time, so that will help. But during the summer will be extremely challening with...
Forum: June 2010   02-04-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,307
Posted By Jen H.
Boy #3 for me!

Boy #3 for me!
Forum: June 2010   02-04-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,401
Posted By Jen H.
Wow, nice recommendation for the BabyJogger...

Wow, nice recommendation for the BabyJogger customer service!

I don't have any recs for strollers. For DS1 we went with the ubiquitous Graco travel system, which we also used for DS2. But I also...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-01-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,841
Posted By Jen H.
I would definitely try to talk him out of it....

I would definitely try to talk him out of it. The man needs to be educated on the matter! Read a lot on the Circ forum here, and pass along any pertinent info to your DH. Some of it's a little "out...
Forum: June 2010   01-29-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Jen H.
You might want to mention the itchiness to you...

You might want to mention the itchiness to you doc or midwife if it's really, really bad. They can prescribe something, or test for choleastis (sp?).
Forum: June 2010   01-16-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Jen H.
Quote: Originally Posted by elismum1908...

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Originally Posted by elismum1908 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14934736)
The Sienna comes with an option for AWD,...
Forum: June 2010   01-15-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Jen H.
Not the same situation here at all, but I've...

Not the same situation here at all, but I've also been going crazy trying to figure out how to fit three across my Subaru Outback stationwagon. Thankfully I think we have decided to just trade it...
Forum: June 2010   01-11-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Jen H.
I am planning my third homebirth. I will have a...

I am planning my third homebirth. I will have a registered midwife, which is what they all are here. I think it's probably like a CNM but I don't know the difference between CNM/CPM/LM etc. in the...
Forum: June 2010   01-11-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Jen H.
Quote: Originally Posted by icy02...

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Originally Posted by icy02 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14917990)
Ok Ladies, so my mom took me out today and...
Forum: June 2010   01-08-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Jen H.
...BOY! Thankfully I honestly feel no sense...

...BOY!

Thankfully I honestly feel no sense of disappointment, like I was afraid I might, despite having strong hopes for a girl. This is our third boy and will be our last baby. I'm really just...
Forum: June 2010   01-07-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Jen H.
My big 18-week (though I think I'm closer to 19...

My big 18-week (though I think I'm closer to 19 weeks) ultrasound is tomorrow. For me, this is a huuuuuge deal. I always like to find out the gender and for some reason I obsess about it for days...
Forum: June 2010   01-06-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Jen H.
Quote: Originally Posted by pippasmum...

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Originally Posted by pippasmum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14890074)
I struggle in terms of a bottle - my very...
Forum: June 2010   01-05-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Jen H.
Quote: Originally Posted by whozeyermamma...

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Originally Posted by whozeyermamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14885346)
My situation is a little different - I...
Forum: June 2010   01-03-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Jen H.
We've had the same crib and mattress since I was...

We've had the same crib and mattress since I was expecting DS1, so the whole ensemble is about six years old now. It's all in perfect condition since neither of my kids ever spent much time in the...
Forum: June 2010   12-30-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Jen H.
I'm past this with my 2yo, but I've BTDT with...

I'm past this with my 2yo, but I've BTDT with both my kids. The night weaning is hard and can take a week or two, but keep up with it and be consistent and it will work out. Good luck! You need your...
Forum: June 2010   12-30-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By Jen H.
My second birth experience was vastly different...

My second birth experience was vastly different than my first. They were both homebirths, but the first was long and the pushing was nearly three hours. I tore badly and the recovery was long and...
Forum: June 2010   12-17-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Jen H.
I'm so sorry for your loss. ((HUGS)) I hope your...

I'm so sorry for your loss. ((HUGS)) I hope your recovery (physical and emotional) is smooth and swift. Take some time to grieve fully though - it will be hard to resist jumping right back into life...
Forum: June 2010   12-15-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By Jen H.
My Facebook announcement was pretty boring, but...

My Facebook announcement was pretty boring, but when my cousin was expecting with his wife, he changed his profile picture to the cover of the Knocked Up DVD. I thought that was kind of clever and...
Forum: June 2010   12-11-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Jen H.
Quote: Originally Posted by jannk...

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Originally Posted by jannk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14785904)
Hello!
I have to admit that I don't actually...
Forum: June 2010   12-11-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Jen H.
Keep the area clean, clean, clean. Tucks pads...

Keep the area clean, clean, clean. Tucks pads are helpful for regular cleansing and also to help soothe. I brought out the big guns last time and ended up buying Anusol. I only needed to use it for...
Forum: June 2010   12-09-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By Jen H.
Quote: Originally Posted by Burnindinner...

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Originally Posted by Burnindinner http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14776040)
Oh I know. They can save 50-75%....
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