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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By firmfoot
Blessed One I agree every labour and birth is...

Blessed One I agree every labour and birth is different. I love having my husband around and he wants to be there too. I had my three in the hospital so understandably I wanted him as a support but I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By firmfoot
I am going to have a few supplies on hand but for...

I am going to have a few supplies on hand but for me the preparation is 90% mental and the rest material.
I need to chase all the doubts and fears away to get the confidence to birth UC. My...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,470
Posted By firmfoot
This is a fun idea. How old are you? (If...

This is a fun idea.


How old are you? (If you're comfortable sharing.) 29

Where are you?
Canada, AB

Are you currently PG?
Not at the moment.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-08-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By firmfoot
Ok I guess I'm off it's been a while since I did...

Ok I guess I'm off it's been a while since I did the research.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-07-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By firmfoot
I have had 3 children and was positive for group...

I have had 3 children and was positive for group b strep for all of them. With my first I got an IV before I knew what was happening(nobody really asked if I wanted it or not) and for my other two...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By firmfoot
Because my brother-in-law and his wife are...

Because my brother-in-law and his wife are visiting for a year from overseas they got the kids room and we all sleep together in our bed. We moved a twin bed right next to our queen so now we have a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By firmfoot
Hello LaFemmeC I am totally in the same...

Hello LaFemmeC
I am totally in the same situation as you are exept that my next baby will be #4 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) and I'm planning to conceive...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-29-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,222
Posted By firmfoot
So sorry to hear that. I hope it somehow works...

So sorry to hear that. I hope it somehow works out for you. You could try phone them and try persuade the cruise ppl anyway. You never know.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By firmfoot
I think there is not a whole lot needed for a uc.

I think there is not a whole lot needed for a uc.
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-27-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By firmfoot
How do I re-teach my 10 month to nurse

We just got over hand-foot-and-mouth disease with my 11 month old and due to sores in his mouth he wasn't able to nurse for three days. He is healthy now but since then (about 3 more days) he doesn't...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By firmfoot
Thanks, that's a relief. I came across a link to...

Thanks, that's a relief. I came across a link to a free birth group in alberta in someone's older post and they (the group) also said it isn't illegal. It is illegal not to seek medical help for your...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By firmfoot
is UC legal where I live?

Can anybody fill me in on the legalities of planned UC birth in Alberta Canada?
If you have links to government sites I would appreciate it, I cant seem to find anything on the subject.

I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-02-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By firmfoot
I enjoyed intimacy with hubby while pregnant...

I enjoyed intimacy with hubby while pregnant with my first two girls but with my most recent 3rd pregnancy I had no interest. I don't know if it being a baby boy had anything to do with it but now...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-28-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By firmfoot
My husband comes from a farm where they had...

My husband comes from a farm where they had cattle and he saw birth complications with some of the cows. On one hand it hs made him afraid of what could go wrong but I the other he is able to handle...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By firmfoot
Sometimes I find get a little scared of the...

Sometimes I find get a little scared of the "what if" but I just push those thoughts out of my mind and try to stay positive.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-18-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By firmfoot
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rlschrader http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391666/where-to-start#post_17488480)

I find that reading past posts...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-17-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By firmfoot
Yes, wonderful story. You have courage. I am...

Yes, wonderful story. You have courage. I am courageous at home but somehow the hospital overwhelms me once I get there.
It's great you didn't let youself get intimidated.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-15-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By firmfoot
Thanks for sharing. Great photos. What a...

Thanks for sharing. Great photos. What a wonderful support team you had. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Birth Stories   10-14-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By firmfoot
So happy for you. You have very beautiful...

So happy for you. You have very beautiful pictures, I'm glad it all went so well for you. Thanks for posting your birth story.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-10-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By firmfoot
I didn't really know where to post this but I...

I didn't really know where to post this but I wanted to share so I'm posting it here, it seemed like he best place without starting a new thread.

The video shows that a nuchal chord doesn't...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-09-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By firmfoot
Congratulations I'm glad that everything went so...

Congratulations I'm glad that everything went so well for you. I am so jealous, I am 37 weeks and 4 days and can't wait. This will be my 3rd baby but (hopefully) first UC. I'm ready for anything. My...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-01-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By firmfoot
II am so sorry to hear about your loss. Chord...

II am so sorry to hear about your loss.
Chord prolapse and shoulder dystocia are my two fears, I suppose because they are not so easily dealt with. As I mentioned somewhere, we live only 2 minutes...
Forum: Babywearing   09-30-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By firmfoot
I love carrying my babies but I wanted something...

I love carrying my babies but I wanted something that very young ones can be carried in. I heard bout the Ergo carrier and found out you can use it from NB to toddlers up to about 30kg's.
I ordered...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-29-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By firmfoot
Thank you very much. I have also found another...

Thank you very much.
I have also found another UCer in my area that is willing to come out to births or at least discuss it with me and hubby. It's so encouraging finding other people who UC,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-29-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By firmfoot
A good read. Chord prolapse is something that...

A good read. Chord prolapse is something that sometimes worries me but I have read up on it and do not want to let my fears take over.
In both by births my waters were ruptured by the doctor to...
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