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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-08-2012, 09:49 PM
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Posted By samie1400
  Great tips everyone!   I do have a...


Great tips everyone!
 
I do have a pumping station set up and keep baby next to me. I think I need a cute basket to put all my supplies in- stuff like that motivates me. Why i don't know, but I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-06-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,903
Posted By samie1400
   How do you all schedule your pumpings?   ...


 How do you all schedule your pumpings?
 
This is what I'm currently doing. Wash out everything at night, then pump with the early morning feeding and leave it by my bed then pump again as soon...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-04-2012, 09:49 AM
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Posted By samie1400
 I'm glad to have found this thread. It's been...


I'm glad to have found this thread. It's been pretty challenging journey..we found out our baby had a cleft lip and palate at the end of pregnancy. He had low sugar at birth ( I had GD) so he was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-15-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  We also had our little guy almost 2 wks ago....


We also had our little guy almost 2 wks ago. Unfortunately I had to get c section because water had broke and way past 24 hr mark so risk of infection and not enough progress. Baby did have low...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-31-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Well I'm running out of time so this week is...


Well I'm running out of time so this week is it. I suspect I'm stressed out because of the induction hanging over my head and thats whats stopping things so I dont think I will go into labor...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-29-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Oh I might have forgotten to mention that I...


Oh I might have forgotten to mention that I was about 1cm- 2cm and 80% effaced when they checked me so thats good. Plus I lost my mucus plug last week so midwife says I dont need cervidil. They...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-28-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Had a scan today and asked about cervidil....


Had a scan today and asked about cervidil. The doc said she tried that with her first pregnancy and labor started in 15 min and was pretty intense. So is a low dose of pitocin better? I read...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-25-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Ok so I've pushed back induction for  next...


Ok so I've pushed back induction for  next week (41 +5 by LMP, will be 41 weeks exactly by scan). Midwife says baby is 7 pounder and did mention maybe I can birth a 7 pounder but not 8 pounder. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-21-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Hmm, well I got some quick decisions to...


Hmm, well I got some quick decisions to make. It's been 40 weeks and baby is measuring at 7.7 pounds with head measuring at 90th percentile. I said I don't want to go past 41 weeks so the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-06-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  How about a short workout- 10-15 min before...


How about a short workout- 10-15 min before bed? Exercise always helps me. And maybe try changing up what you're eating for dinner. Less carbs and more protein- a protein shake maybe? try...
Forum: October 2011   10-06-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
  i hear some of you about being burnt out...


i hear some of you about being burnt out with GD management. its annoying and requires a lot of discipline- remmebering to poke finger, eat regularly then of course what you eat.
38 wks here. so...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-30-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Hmm, so I'll pack gatorade, coconut water,...


Hmm, so I'll pack gatorade, coconut water, protein shakes and maybe some greek yougurt and trail mix and crackers. the doula suggested fruity popsicles that have real fruit in them. That would...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-29-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  Oh yes and did anyone's doc/midwife tell...


Oh yes and did anyone's doc/midwife tell them they need to be induced at 39 weeks because of GD? I've been told that, but the midwife said she will check with the OB she's under.
Forum: October 2011   09-29-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,023
Posted By samie1400
  I have lots of mixed feelings about this but...


I have lots of mixed feelings about this but ultimately I am really disappointed and angry with my OB. That she could just drop me like that. I think I should complain but honestly I am too...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-29-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,890
Posted By samie1400
  How do we stick to our diet during labor? As...


How do we stick to our diet during labor? As in spacing meals, getting the right number of carbs and protein and monitoring sugar?
Especially if we labor at night since blood sugar is even more...
Forum: October 2011   09-26-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,023
Posted By samie1400
  Ok. So today I show my OB my birth plan...


Ok. So today I show my OB my birth plan saying I refuse to consent to an episiotomy. She says she cant work with me, says all the reasons she thinks I need one then says if I don't trust her...
Forum: October 2011   09-26-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
  btw, Dragonfly I totally get you with OB's...


btw, Dragonfly I totally get you with OB's who think they know everything.
 
See my other post. My OB dismissed me at 37 wks. yes. can you believe it.
Forum: October 2011   09-26-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
  Dragonfly, I'm so jealous. I don't even want...


Dragonfly, I'm so jealous. I don't even want to talk to you. ;)
 
 
My hemoglobin A1 results came back normal, yeah! So yes my numbers were getting higher more easily but I guess I just have...
Forum: October 2011   09-20-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
  It's 20 g. Some regular ice creams are only...


It's 20 g. Some regular ice creams are only 25 grams. So I do get those occcasionally. Yes that half cup is very skimpy..cant have enough ice cream ;) I can sneak in a good 20-30 g at bedtime...
Forum: October 2011   09-20-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By samie1400
  Where can I find the dr. sears vacc...


Where can I find the dr. sears vacc schedule? I'm wondering exactly what shots are truly needed the first 2 months of birth. I've been meaning to research this but no time!
Forum: October 2011   09-20-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
  So like my doc said I had 3 high numbers...


So like my doc said I had 3 high numbers last week at 35 wks (139 and 135 after 1 hr, 129 after  2hours) nothing that bad, and all in the afternoon  she wanted to start me on a low dose of...
Forum: October 2011   09-17-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,023
Posted By samie1400
  I'm trying to understand when an episiotomy...


I'm trying to understand when an episiotomy would be absolutely necessary because otherwise I would refuse to have it done. What are OP's? So basically is it only needed for short perinieums or...
Forum: October 2011   09-15-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
Shonusmom- I would call the company that made...

Shonusmom- I would call the company that made your meter.
Livacreature and Emma- I've seen a nutritionist and they gave me a fairly detailed diet plan. 30 g carb/ 2 proteins breakfast, 45 gcarb/ 3...
Forum: October 2011   09-14-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 5,661
Posted By samie1400
  Hi everyone, I'm new to the boards and this...


Hi everyone, I'm new to the boards and this thread. So has anyone been seeing higher numbers with their third trimester? For the past month or so, I have been getting high numbers almost every...
Forum: October 2011   09-14-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,023
Posted By samie1400
  Thanks you all for the replies. I saw the OB...


Thanks you all for the replies. I saw the OB again today and asked about the episiotomy again. She said she only does them when necessary but what is her definition of "necessary"
She said since...
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