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Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Metasequoia
So interesting! I loved reading all about you,...

So interesting! I loved reading all about you, tiqa!

I can relate to so much of what you wrote... I've been pregnant and/or nursing since....2002. I had a small break between baby 1 and baby 2...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:25 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 6,026
Posted By Metasequoia
I felt really good yesterday too! I spent a long...

I felt really good yesterday too! I spent a long time just laying in the sun with a book yesterday and what a recharge!

I definitely have the burps after certain foods and they're gross. I ate...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Metasequoia
@mamamargo...

@mamamargo (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=287890) , that childbirth class sounds fun! Glad you enjoyed it. :)
I'm really a solo laborer/birther and having anyone near me would just bug...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Metasequoia
I'm having trouble connecting with DH lately....

I'm having trouble connecting with DH lately. Anyone else? I think we go through this with every pregnancy and I must forget about it. Even postpartum, it takes some time before we "find each other"...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 6,026
Posted By Metasequoia
Yes, claw foot! That is some creepy thing, I tell...

Yes, claw foot! That is some creepy thing, I tell you. I've had claw foot before, but never a cramp in this muscle along the front/side!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Metasequoia
I thought you were referring to my comment about...

I thought you were referring to my comment about crotch hair and the 10-day forecast. :laugh



YES!!! That's the way we did it in my previous DDCs (individual threads.) It's nice to have our...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:24 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 6,026
Posted By Metasequoia
Cramps: I've never had rib cramps before. ...

Cramps:

I've never had rib cramps before.

My cramps have only ever been in my calf muscles and stretching my toes towards my shins have always relieved them (along with lots of magnesium!)
...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Metasequoia
I don't see why not. My midwife wouldn't push mt...

I don't see why not. My midwife wouldn't push mt to take abx if I tested +, so no reason that I can think of not to.

I'm curious now though, about whether I was + or not last time! I'll let you...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Metasequoia
Huh. I always peed in a cup with midwife at...

Huh. I always peed in a cup with midwife at hospital and midwife at home.

http://www.babycenter.com/0_urine-tests-during-pregnancy_1699.bc
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Metasequoia
Weekly Chat ~ 4/26-5/2

This week's chat takes us into May! Man, April blew by, no? I figure May will be our last "quiet" month, with (hopefully) no babies coming. By June (especially late-June) all bets are off! We're...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 4,564
Posted By Metasequoia
I would have guessed girl by the shape of the...

I would have guessed girl by the shape of the belly! Just goes to show...

And I'm glad you figured out how to post a picture - I don't think I would have been much help if I'd tried to explain it...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Metasequoia
I'm not sure. I never tested + with my first 3...

I'm not sure. I never tested + with my first 3 babies and then I might have with the 4th? I really can't remember... I think I did and I asked midwife to recheck in 2 weeks and during that time, I...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 6,026
Posted By Metasequoia
YES! My Dad had Type 2 and after he died, I tried...

YES! My Dad had Type 2 and after he died, I tried a couple of his meters and they said my sugar was high. So I tested all of the kids. :lol And it said theirs was high too. We hadn't eaten...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Metasequoia
Sounds like it!

Sounds like it!
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 855
Posted By Metasequoia
I have made it through the most insane week! :joy...

I have made it through the most insane week! :joy

Three nights with ball games from 8-10pm in FREEZING temps! And one of those nights was aback-to-back game where I was at the field from...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 4,564
Posted By Metasequoia
I need to get to Old Navy or something. I looked...

I need to get to Old Navy or something. I looked at the 10 day and it just *might* seem like we're headed into some warmer weather - I hope so!

These past nights at late-night ball games have had...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By Metasequoia
I picked up some phosphatidyl choline yesterday...

I picked up some phosphatidyl choline yesterday after I read what the October DDC mama wrote about it and after reading what Dr. Mercola said about it. It sounds like something all pregnant mamas...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By Metasequoia
I've never bought an Earthing mat, but this is...

I've never bought an Earthing mat, but this is the store recommended by the woman who blew the top off my head as far as all of the EMF stuff:
http://www.lessemf.com/ <---- They seem very open to...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-25-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Metasequoia
It's scheduled for June 23. :lol I'll be 36/37...

It's scheduled for June 23. :lol I'll be 36/37 weeks by then.



That's a great idea! And it takes courage since you don't know each provider very well. :hug You're a determined mama, working...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Metasequoia
:flowersforyou You're a sweetie, @mamamargo...

:flowersforyou

You're a sweetie, @mamamargo (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=287890) ! I, too, love the camaraderie in our DDC. Wouldn't it be fun if we could all meet in person and...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Metasequoia
Yes! Rescue Remedy! I use it A LOT in labor...

Yes! Rescue Remedy! I use it A LOT in labor...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 228
Posted By Metasequoia
It's ridiculous how much magnesium I can take and...

It's ridiculous how much magnesium I can take and not poop. I guess I use it up quickly...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 855
Posted By Metasequoia
Sleeping - yeah, topless is easiest at first but...

Sleeping - yeah, topless is easiest at first but if you have leaky boobs, a nighttime bra with nursing pads might be comfy. I have a reusable/washable chux-type pad that I stole from the hospital...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 424
Posted By Metasequoia
My midwife didn't even mention the glucose test....

My midwife didn't even mention the glucose test. :D She asked if I wanted to do labs and I said no. My iron is always good so I'm not worried. We check my BP and urine at each visit and that feels...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   04-24-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 6,026
Posted By Metasequoia
Totally making these! I think I have everything...

Totally making these! I think I have everything on hand except for molasses....though I might have a bottle in the pantry.

I'd make the same subs as you did, but I'll use butter or lard. :D
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