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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By pennywhistle
The baby's here :)

No name yet, but he's PERFECT. It was a hard labor, especially compared to his brother's which was pretty simple. Turns out he was in a terrible position, requiring two hours of incredibly hard...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-02-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 777
Posted By pennywhistle
Abra, I hope your pelvis feels better soon! My...

Abra, I hope your pelvis feels better soon! My pubic bone tends to pull apart early in pregnancy (thanks, relaxin), so I know the pain of which you speak :(

I'm feeling terrible today because I...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-01-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,047
Posted By pennywhistle
Glad the firing went okay, Abra - such a hard...

Glad the firing went okay, Abra - such a hard situation.

Had another round of contractions from 3-4am this morning, lost more mucus plug, but my body still isn't committing to making this happen. ...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   05-01-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By pennywhistle
Yes to moving to FB! It's so much easier to...

Yes to moving to FB! It's so much easier to navigate, and I feel more comfortable posting photos and sharing personal information there since we can make the group private/closed.

I encapsulated...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-29-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,047
Posted By pennywhistle
My husband brought home "Where Did I Come From?"...

My husband brought home "Where Did I Come From?" for our son. Apparently my husband loved it as a kid? Anyway, it goes into SERIOUS DETAIL about how babies are made and birthed and my kid keeps...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-28-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,064
Posted By pennywhistle
Thank you for updating us. I've been thinking...

Thank you for updating us. I've been thinking about you. I'm so glad to hear that things are stable.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 159
  Sticky: May 2015 Roll Call!
Views: 5,043
Posted By pennywhistle
If no one else can do it, I will, but it's...

If no one else can do it, I will, but it's probably better for someone due near the end of the month to take it on, since I don't know how frequently I'll be logging in once I have my baby. I'm...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,047
Posted By pennywhistle
We did the Dr. Sears delayed schedule with my...

We did the Dr. Sears delayed schedule with my son, and will be doing the same with this next kid, too. I really like our pediatrician, and he seemed to go by the schedule anyway, so it all worked...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 739
Posted By pennywhistle
Yay! Congratulations!!!

Yay! Congratulations!!!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 455
Posted By pennywhistle
Congratulations! Would love a birth story when...

Congratulations! Would love a birth story when you have time!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-27-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,064
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm so sorry to read this. Sending you and your...

I'm so sorry to read this. Sending you and your family all my good thoughts. <3
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,047
Posted By pennywhistle
Rylee!!!! Can't wait for an update! Abra,...

Rylee!!!! Can't wait for an update!

Abra, we just bought a car today too! My husband is actually picking it up right now. '02 Forester - pretty old, but in great shape, and it's all we can...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 159
  Sticky: May 2015 Roll Call!
Views: 5,043
Posted By pennywhistle
I think a new thread would be best, since this...

I think a new thread would be best, since this one is so long, and full of people who are no longer active here.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-23-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,047
Posted By pennywhistle
So. many. toning contractions. Good grief. My...

So. many. toning contractions. Good grief. My stomach feels like a tight basketball pretty much all the time. This afternoon when I was laying down, I felt some weird pressure across my lower back...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-22-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,408
Posted By pennywhistle
Had my 38week checkup yesterday, and my cervix is...

Had my 38week checkup yesterday, and my cervix is still shut tight and super high (she could barely reach it), so don't worry, Abra - you can still be next ;)

GBS came back negative, and while my...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-20-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,408
Posted By pennywhistle
I work for the US Dept of Labor as an...

I work for the US Dept of Labor as an investigator/attorney. As a fed, I have no paid maternity leave whatsoever, so I have to save up all my sick leave & vacation time for any time off I want to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-13-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,991
Posted By pennywhistle
Sleep has gotten TERRIBLE over here, too. My...

Sleep has gotten TERRIBLE over here, too. My nose is stuffed up, so I can't really relax since I immediately feel like I'm suffocating. And the past few nights my son has woken up 1-3x...all he...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-07-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,176
Posted By pennywhistle
That doll is amazing! And I love the twirly...

That doll is amazing! And I love the twirly skirts, Judy.

I'm still plugging away at the log cabin quilt...I may just put it away for awhile so I can get started on the quilt for Atticus.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-07-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,991
Posted By pennywhistle
Joyful: I'm definitely getting similar seasick...

Joyful: I'm definitely getting similar seasick feelings. This baby moves SO much more than Atticus did. Nothing sharp, and no real kicks, just constant rolling motion. The trickiest part is that...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-07-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By pennywhistle
Exactly. I know Atticus will want to start...

Exactly. I know Atticus will want to start wrestling, or cuddling, or demanding to jump on the bed...all things that I normally love doing, but not when I'm in labor!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-06-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,991
Posted By pennywhistle
Just catching up on the thread...Rylee, sending...

Just catching up on the thread...Rylee, sending lots of good thoughts your way! And Joyful, I hope your son's leg is on the mend.

I finally gave in and got a maternity belt, after my doctor...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   04-06-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By pennywhistle
My son is 2.5yo, so he's not totally aware of...

My son is 2.5yo, so he's not totally aware of what's going on. We got him a newborn-sized baby doll, and we talk about taking care of "the baby" a lot. He sometimes tries to feed the baby, or else...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-30-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,176
Posted By pennywhistle
Love the quilt, Katy! I've never hand-quilted -...

Love the quilt, Katy! I've never hand-quilted - I'm still super new to quilting, so I just do straight lines on my machine. It looks great!

My supervisor threw me a little baby shower last week...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-30-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,385
Posted By pennywhistle
So good to hear more from you, BabyMonster! And...

So good to hear more from you, BabyMonster! And what awesome news about the breastmilk - I'm so glad to hear that the hospital won't waste any. I hope your boobs feel better soon!

Ugh, Judy, I...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   03-27-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 718
Posted By pennywhistle
Yayyy!!! I just logged in, thinking "I wonder...

Yayyy!!! I just logged in, thinking "I wonder when our first baby will show up..." and then BAM, they did. They're beautiful! And perfect! Congratulations!
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