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Forum: March 2012   03-21-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By bluebutterfly
Talk to me about iron. :)   My level was 9.6...

Talk to me about iron. :)   My level was 9.6 from a draw last week.
Forum: March 2012   02-20-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By bluebutterfly
 Quote:Originally Posted by Beansmommy...



Quote:Originally Posted by Beansmommy 87 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345390/ive-come-unplugged#post_16882644)

Thank you...
Forum: March 2012   02-20-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By bluebutterfly
Beautiful birth story and beautiful little...

Beautiful birth story and beautiful little girl.  Congratulations! 
 
(My first came baby came about 15 days early and also had some vernix.)
Forum: March 2012   02-18-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By bluebutterfly
I sew my own cloth changing pads with PUL/cotton...

I sew my own cloth changing pads with PUL/cotton but I wanted to have a few disposable ones on hand when out.  The disposable "baby" ones are expensive for what they are.  I wonder if just regular...
Forum: March 2012   02-17-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By bluebutterfly
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Quote:Originally Posted by LizzieMum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: March 2012   02-17-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By bluebutterfly
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Quote:Originally Posted by rachelsmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: March 2012   02-13-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By bluebutterfly
I was pretty sure I felt baby turn about a week...

I was pretty sure I felt baby turn about a week ago.  It was after I started wearing a maternity belt on and off because my hips were killing me but I'm not sure if that was a contributing factor or...
Forum: March 2012   02-09-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
  EPO
Views: 520
Posted By bluebutterfly
My midwife offered it with my first at 36 weeks...

My midwife offered it with my first at 36 weeks (not supposed to start before then) but I decided against it.  I couldn't find any good evidence beyond anecdotal that it actually worked and there...
Forum: March 2012   02-04-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By bluebutterfly
Any recommendations for a perineal cold pack? ...

Any recommendations for a perineal cold pack?  I'm trying to avoid the ammonium nitrate instant ones.   Maybe something that goes in the freezer and is reusable.  Homemade works too.
Forum: March 2012   02-04-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By bluebutterfly
Congratulations!  Best of luck to you and your...

Congratulations!  Best of luck to you and your little one.
Forum: Dental   01-31-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By bluebutterfly
I got mine put on before pregnancy but have worn...

I got mine put on before pregnancy but have worn them and received treatment the whole time.  Maintenance has just been changing wires and not invasive in any way.  The only issue that I would think...
Forum: Dental   01-31-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By bluebutterfly
I got braces put on before I got pregnant.  I...

I got braces put on before I got pregnant.  I had some concerns about metal toxicity because I have a skin allergy to nickel.  I got nickel free brackets and have worn a mixture of nickel-free and...
Forum: March 2012   01-29-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By bluebutterfly
Anyone care to offer an honest opinion on the...

Anyone care to offer an honest opinion on the name Ariana (ARE-EE-AHH-NA) with a nickname of Ari (ARE-EE).  Middle name, Grace.
Forum: March 2012   01-26-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,258
Posted By bluebutterfly
 I'm carrying a lot like you.   I'm almost 32...


I'm carrying a lot like you.   I'm almost 32 weeks now but I went through a growth spurt from 30 to 31.  At my last appointment with my midwife I was saying, "I just don't feel as big and...
Forum: March 2012   01-26-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By bluebutterfly
With my first, I was a little scared because I...

With my first, I was a little scared because I had no idea what to expect.   Many had described contractions to feel like menstrual cramps.  Others said they were like stronger Braxton Hicks.  For...
Forum: March 2012   12-15-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
  Flu? :(
Views: 182
Posted By bluebutterfly
I'm at the 25 1/2 week mark.  We just had what...

I'm at the 25 1/2 week mark.  We just had what I'm sure is the flu go through our household.   It's been a few days now and everyone is on the mend but I'm afraid it is now my turn.   I can feel...
Forum: March 2012   12-08-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By bluebutterfly
I'm pretty sure baby my baby is still usually...

I'm pretty sure baby my baby is still usually breech given she is kicking me hard way down low.  That or transverse because I feel a punch and a kick at opposite ends of belly at other times.  I'm...
Forum: March 2012   12-08-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By bluebutterfly
Feeling it here too.  My hips are killing me. ...

Feeling it here too.  My hips are killing me.  I'm SO tired and starting to notice swelling.
Forum: March 2012   12-08-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By bluebutterfly
I loved the idea of a bead swap and wanted to...

I loved the idea of a bead swap and wanted to see if I could fire up additional enthusiasm for the project by extending the deadline and providing some concrete instructions and dates. The end...
Forum: March 2012   12-05-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By bluebutterfly
Sorry to hear that. :( Fingers crossed for you...

Sorry to hear that. :(
Fingers crossed for you and baby. 
Forum: March 2012   12-05-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By bluebutterfly
I've always been the same way.  I think it was...

I've always been the same way.  I think it was just a product of my environment.  My family always put food away quickly and followed good food safety practices.  I don't think being concerned is a...
Forum: March 2012   12-04-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Posted By bluebutterfly
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by mollsworth http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334440/babywearers-what-do-you-have-planned#post_16726088)...
Forum: March 2012   12-04-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By bluebutterfly
By nature, pregnancy is somewhat of a diabetic...

By nature, pregnancy is somewhat of a diabetic state so elevated levels to some degree are normal.  If you have severe GD and it went completely uncontrolled then the baby could gain excess weight...
Forum: March 2012   12-04-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By bluebutterfly
Everything looked completely normal at the...

Everything looked completely normal at the rescan.  The ventricles had reduced in size by half and were well within the normal range.  Just more evidence that all babies don't grow "by the book." ;)
Forum: March 2012   11-18-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By bluebutterfly
I haven't tried any exercises or anything since...

I haven't tried any exercises or anything since I wasn't sure what to do.  Once I'm moving things are fine but if I sit down, lay down, stoop down, etc., getting going again can be difficult.  It's...
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