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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By Milly_P
I've never used it but have heard good reviews....

I've never used it but have heard good reviews. I also saw that it's on sale (50% off) right now on the homeschool buyer's co-op website. :) 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By Milly_P
I've been looking into this program for my...

I've been looking into this program for my oldest (I'm actually waiting to hear back from the creator about what level my son should be in) after reading about it on the Well Trained Mind community...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-23-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 1,822
Posted By Milly_P
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/230100/width/320/height/240 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/835941/width/320/height/240/flags/)
 
I don't know if the...
Forum: January 2012   12-23-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,553
Posted By Milly_P
I had my baby on December 20th (barely...at...

I had my baby on December 20th (barely...at 12:17am!). She weighed 5lbs 2oz and was 18in long :)
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-13-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 1,822
Posted By Milly_P
Hi everyone, I'm so delayed in checking the...

Hi everyone,
I'm so delayed in checking the thread I didn't even realize there was a new one for December til just now! Anyway, I am scheduled for a slow induction starting Sunday night. I will be...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   11-29-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 4,318
Posted By Milly_P
oh, and another word about the doppler: there...

oh, and another word about the doppler: there are times we've had to just count the heart rate ourselves because the readout isn't accurate, but it's so easy to count it out that it's not a big deal.
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   11-29-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 4,318
Posted By Milly_P
Hi everyone, sorry I don't keep up with posting....

Hi everyone, sorry I don't keep up with posting. I read up on how everyone is doing, but it's usually too overwhelming to post. Sometimes I write a bunch and then end up deleting it all. bleh....
Forum: January 2012   11-22-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,758
Posted By Milly_P
Yes. Well, not so much sick of being pregnant,...

Yes. Well, not so much sick of being pregnant, but sick of the worry, anxiety and stress. I don't want our little girl to be born right now (33wks) because it would be devastating to have to leave...
Forum: January 2012   11-21-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By Milly_P
Oh, I also wanted to say that when I was pg with...

Oh, I also wanted to say that when I was pg with my 2nd, I found that I could actually feel his head when I was checking my cervix (towards the end of my last trimester). With my last baby, I could...
Forum: January 2012   11-18-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By Milly_P
We did what another poster said and shoved the...

We did what another poster said and shoved the mattress against the wall and then rolled up a ton of receiving blankets and shoved them down tight in the gap. I tried the snuggle nest one time and...
Forum: January 2012   11-18-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By Milly_P
Oh, and as far as what it should feel like, I...

Oh, and as far as what it should feel like, I have no clue if every woman's should feel the same (I assume they should all feel somewhat similar during pregnancy), but my cervix feels incredibly...
Forum: January 2012   11-18-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By Milly_P
I do my own cervical checks as needed for...

I do my own cervical checks as needed for reassurance (like when I have 2hrs of braxton hicks, or when I feel like my baby is trying to punch her way out of my uterus, LoL!). When I had my homebirth...
Forum: January 2012   11-12-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 498
Posted By Milly_P
Also, I don't know how complicated it would be,...

Also, I don't know how complicated it would be, but in the last ddc I did it in, we each printed out (or wrote out) why we chose that bead and then cut in strips (enough "explanations" for each...
Forum: January 2012   11-12-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 498
Posted By Milly_P
I did this in another due date club years ago...

I did this in another due date club years ago and it was so fun! Count me in!
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   11-06-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 4,318
Posted By Milly_P
Thank you all for the warm welcome : )   I feel...

Thank you all for the warm welcome : )   I feel like the farther along I am, the more anxious I am about just GETTING HER OUT NOW, when I know she's alive and healthy! I know that's not really what...
Forum: January 2012   11-06-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,234
Posted By Milly_P
For some odd reason, the sizing actually IS...

For some odd reason, the sizing actually IS different- on every single cover they make! The plain, original, bummis cover is what I would prefer because it goes down smaller than all the others and...
Forum: January 2012   11-04-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,234
Posted By Milly_P
I have very tiny babies, so they stay in premie...

I have very tiny babies, so they stay in premie size for at least a month, and newborns/smalls foreeeeeverrrr! It's nice, though...less money, lol
 
So right now I have:
 
8 lil joeys aios
 
2...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   11-04-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 4,318
Posted By Milly_P
Just joining this thread. I lost a baby to an...

Just joining this thread. I lost a baby to an early miscarriage November 2009. My son was stillborn from a cord accident in the 3rd trimester last November (2010). I am now about 30 weeks pregnant...
Forum: January 2012   10-27-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Milly_P
I had the same (it sounds like) symptoms right...

I had the same (it sounds like) symptoms right at the beginning of this pregnancy. They diagnosed it as hemorrhagic cystitis. It was really scary. I had no symptoms or signs of infection, nothing....
Forum: January 2012   10-18-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 433
Posted By Milly_P
I've gained about 20lbs so far, at 28wks. To be...

I've gained about 20lbs so far, at 28wks. To be honest, I really don't give a crap how much I gain this pregnancy, LoL! I am probably a little more relaxed because with all my babies, breastfeeding...
Forum: January 2012   10-09-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Milly_P
So sorry you're stressed, mama. It can be so...

So sorry you're stressed, mama. It can be so difficult sometimes! Have you ever heard of the book 'Have a New Husband by Friday'? It is a really powerful book, and easy to read.  Hope this helps!   ...
Forum: January 2012   10-06-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,902
Posted By Milly_P
I have that with the HB, as well. We have to do...

I have that with the HB, as well. We have to do nightly monitoring with a doppler and if I'm on my back her HB is much lower than when I'm on my side.
 
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Forum: January 2012   10-06-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,902
Posted By Milly_P
I had "regular" braxton hicks with my last 2...

I had "regular" braxton hicks with my last 2 pregnancy starting around 24 weeks and lasting until I went into "real labor". My BHs were so consistent with one pregnancy that I went to the hospital...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   09-18-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 785
Posted By Milly_P
 Jumping in after lurking for a while, but...


Jumping in after lurking for a while, but just felt compelled to throw in my 2 cents. I would go in, asap, to check things out. It doesn't hurt to make sure everything is ok.
Quote:Originally...
Forum: Learning at School   09-01-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,951
Posted By Milly_P
We are Christians and send our kids to a...

We are Christians and send our kids to a Christian school (although we're not against non-Christian schools). I agree with previous posters that if I were sending my kids to a school that differed...
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