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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-28-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,895
Posted By Natalie's Mama
With DD it was broken by my ob to speed up my...

With DD it was broken by my ob to speed up my labour. With DS it broke as I was pushing.
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   03-28-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Natalie's Mama
First, I hope you're feeling better. My...

First, I hope you're feeling better.

My question is if you see me having another child or if I'm done with the two babes I have?
Forum: Birth Stories   03-17-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By Natalie's Mama
Time to take it down. thanks for the comments

Time to take it down. thanks for the comments
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-13-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Natalie's Mama
Thanks for the reply. I'm frustrated that I...

Thanks for the reply. I'm frustrated that I can't get a measurement from the people that took the silly ultrasound! I'm going to book in with a private clinic in a few weeks to get some answers...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-12-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I'm beyond frustrated with the pre-natal care...

I'm beyond frustrated with the pre-natal care here! I'm almost 32 weeks and had an ultrasound today to confirm placenta position. I was told it was "touching" the os but not overlapping and unless I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-01-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Natalie's Mama
Not quite the same but I had retained tissue...

Not quite the same but I had retained tissue after a miscarriage and used acupuncture to avoid a d and c. I got some herbs too but I can't remember if that was for the tissue or to boost me up to...
Forum: Homebirth   01-01-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Natalie's Mama
We're in Hong Kong xiaohua. Where abouts are...

We're in Hong Kong xiaohua. Where abouts are you? The government prenatal care is such a headache that I have no idea how anyone does it on the "proper" schedule. When you do deliver your partner is...
Forum: Homebirth   12-30-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I'm a Canadian living in Asia so I know exactly...

I'm a Canadian living in Asia so I know exactly what you mean when you say "hands off" and "all natural" when it comes to birth here. I'm doing a big combo of things for this pregnancy.
- I'm doing...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-17-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Natalie's Mama
DD is 17 months and the same way. She just wants...

DD is 17 months and the same way. She just wants to rub my belly, kiss it, poke it (gently thankfully), lay her head on it etc. She won't nurse anymore but she suddenly is super interested in my...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-06-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Natalie's Mama
DD is only 17 months old so I'm not expecting...

DD is only 17 months old so I'm not expecting huge things but I'm at the end of my rope with her climbing. She is up on the coffee table, the kitchen table or the window boxes 10-20 times every day....
Forum: March 2010   12-01-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I'm not doing hypnobabies but I do...

I'm not doing hypnobabies but I do hypnobirthing. I do it before bed because that is the easiest time for me. You could head to bed a bit early or even sit on the couch or something and do it just...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-14-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,870
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I had prodromal labour for two weeks before DD...

I had prodromal labour for two weeks before DD showed up. My BH were never painful, sometimes mildly uncomfortable but never painful. The prodromal labour contractions were painful and regular. They...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-14-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Natalie's Mama
Glad to hear that Goldmanbaby. DH is calling it...

Glad to hear that Goldmanbaby. DH is calling it hypno-sleeping now because tape or no tape as soon as I start I pass out! I started skipping to the visualization part so I could at least do a bit of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-12-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I used hypnobirthing with #1 and it worked...

I used hypnobirthing with #1 and it worked really well until I agreed to let them break my water. After 34 hours of coping well I got behind and couldn't relax and ended up getting an epi at about...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-12-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Natalie's Mama
It was CIN3 and they removed a section with a...

It was CIN3 and they removed a section with a scalpel. I can't remember how big the area they removed was but I remember them saying it was a "fairly large" area. I would tell your caregiver in the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-11-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I had a cone biopsy in october 2006 and had my...

I had a cone biopsy in october 2006 and had my first baby in June 2008. I'm now 23 weeks with #2. I was super sick with first so I didn't do much exercise, but I lifted (including moving boxes), had...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 946
Posted By Natalie's Mama
DH has come to one doctors appointment with me...

DH has come to one doctors appointment with me through both pregnancies. I don't feel I need him there to see me be weighed and measured.
Forum: March 2010   11-02-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 569
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I just had one as a compromise to DH. The only...

I just had one as a compromise to DH. The only way he'd get on board with a homebirth is if we had a 20 week scan to check everything was normal. They found I have a low laying placenta (again. I...
Forum: March 2010   10-31-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,019
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I had contractions every single night nearly all...

I had contractions every single night nearly all night for two weeks before I went into "real" labour. It was 39 + 5 when she finally decided she was actually ready and not just kidding around and...
Forum: March 2010   10-28-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I'm glad I'm not the only one! I am trying to...

I'm glad I'm not the only one! I am trying to eat more, but frig it's hard! I did the same vicious circle last time - You feel sick so you know you have to eat but you feel sick so the last thing...
Forum: March 2010   10-28-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I had fairly mild morning sickness in T1, I was...

I had fairly mild morning sickness in T1, I was throwing up once or twice a day but overall not too bad. I felt better around 13 weeks but the last two days have been horrible. I'm nauseous all day...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-27-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,463
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I have (had?) a severely retoverted uterus. My...

I have (had?) a severely retoverted uterus. My pregnancy with DD was smooth minus the horrible sickness. I had a normal (if longish) labor and birth.
Forum: March 2010   10-17-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 732
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I refuse to use anything hormonal ever ever ever...

I refuse to use anything hormonal ever ever ever ever again. We used FAM with success for a year before trying for DD so after I get my cycles back I'll do that and try to convince DH not to get the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-14-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,579
Posted By Natalie's Mama
We actually just talked to my midwife about...

We actually just talked to my midwife about this. I'll copy paste the email below.

"The cord around the neck thing, _- 30% of babies are born with cord around the neck. Quite common.
Many ways...
Forum: March 2010   10-13-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 488
Posted By Natalie's Mama
I'm planning one. I'm a water person and the...

I'm planning one. I'm a water person and the idea of birthing in the water seems really natural.
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