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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By MnMtm
Had our 38 week appointment today. GBS was...

Had our 38 week appointment today. GBS was negative, which is good, of course. Baby was LOP, so it looks like I'll be doing some more with spinning babies and hands and knees positions. It's weird,...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
Glad I'm not the only one whose kids drive them...

Glad I'm not the only one whose kids drive them crazy!

I ended up getting a burst of nesting energy right when I was trying to go to bed. It's weird because I was tired, but antsy, and couldn't...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
My kiddos were driving me nuts this evening. They...

My kiddos were driving me nuts this evening. They had a few nice intervals of playing well together, but the whining, and yelling, and purposely bugging each other was driving me nuts! I am off work...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
Smokering- Wow, I'm impressed with your burst of...

Smokering- Wow, I'm impressed with your burst of energy. I hope I get another one to clean my house again. I have really been trying to engage my children and husband to help with the cleaning more...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,287
Posted By MnMtm
Summerstorm- So sorry to hear that you and your...

Summerstorm- So sorry to hear that you and your midwife aren't clicking; that can be a rough situation. Of course, in the hospital, she won't even be there until the very end to catch the baby. It's...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
I liked flavored honey sticks from the health...

I liked flavored honey sticks from the health food store when I have been in labor. It doesn't upset my stomach, and gives me an quick energy boost. My problem has been that there's not much I can...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By MnMtm
I find it interesting to watch the different...

I find it interesting to watch the different birthing videos because of the different ways different moms cope. For me I tend to be very quiet throughout labor, but for many mothers, they say the low...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By MnMtm
Fyerfly- Just remember the quote from Birthing...

Fyerfly- Just remember the quote from Birthing From Within- "It will be hard. It will hurt. You can do it."
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By MnMtm
One thing that I hadn't planned on for our last...

One thing that I hadn't planned on for our last labor, but turned out to be really helpful was religious music. I am devout in my faith, and my faith really emphasizes the importance of family and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By MnMtm
Labor music; what do you have?

So, I have put together/ am putting together music for labor, and am curious if anyone else is doing this, and what songs and types of music you are drawn to for labor, and why?
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By MnMtm
That was beautiful! So many of the homebirth...

That was beautiful! So many of the homebirth videos on youtube make me cry at this point! Actually, a lot of things make me cry, recently, but the happy cry. I've been putting together music for...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By MnMtm
Fyerfly- Dr Christopher's Birth Prep is supposed...

Fyerfly- Dr Christopher's Birth Prep is supposed to help prepare your body, and tone your uterus to make labor faster, easier, and more efficient. It got tons of very positive reviews on Amazon. I...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
Congrats on the house! Good plan on keeping the...

Congrats on the house! Good plan on keeping the apartment until August, though. DH and I were house hunting earlier this year, but decided to hold off until later this year.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By MnMtm
I couldn't stomach the red raspberry leaf tea (it...

I couldn't stomach the red raspberry leaf tea (it does NOT taste like raspberries,) so I took the capsules. They say not as effective, but I figured it was better than nothing. This was when I was...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-14-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 1,579
Posted By MnMtm
I hit the wall with running some months ago. I...

I hit the wall with running some months ago. I have now hit the wall with jogging, as well, and pretty much even really brisk walking. Those last 2 are only since the baby dropped, though. When I go...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-14-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By MnMtm
I have a SIL who has done homebirths, too. It was...

I have a SIL who has done homebirths, too. It was nice to help each other out with the supplies. I let her use our birthing pool (she bought a liner for it.) ANd it was nice to talk with her about...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-14-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
Lots of BH are starting to drive me a little...

Lots of BH are starting to drive me a little nuts. I know I had more with DD than with DS, so I expected to have more with this one. But the last day or so it's been so frequent. I keep telling...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-14-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,287
Posted By MnMtm
We had our home visit from the MW on Tuesday. We...

We had our home visit from the MW on Tuesday. We have the birthing kit, now. I need to go dig our fishy pool with the padded bottom out of storage, and make sure it's clean and ready, and then I'll...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
DH says that his guess for when we have the baby...

DH says that his guess for when we have the baby is May 23rd, so that is still a little over a week away. We'll see if he's right.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,223
Posted By MnMtm
Yes, I have used the gerber cloth diapers for...

Yes, I have used the gerber cloth diapers for when my milk first comes in. And I will tuck a pre-fold into my shirt just under my breast when nursing so that when baby unlatches during a letdown, it...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
I am due June 2nd by LMP, but May 30 by most...

I am due June 2nd by LMP, but May 30 by most likely ovulation date. Lots of Braxton Hicks the last day or so, and sometimes they're getting a little more intense. No labor yet, though.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
Yay for both of your friends babies coming! Does...

Yay for both of your friends babies coming! Does it feel so close to you guys now? With DD, SIL was due 4 weeks ahead of me when I was preggo with DD, and I couldn't believe how fast the time flew...
Forum: Learning at School   05-12-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By MnMtm
Bill for mandatory vaccinations for public school attendance in the US!

Have you seen this? https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2232/text
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,929
Posted By MnMtm
Not the best quality, and you have to turn the...

Not the best quality, and you have to turn the sound up, but this comedy sketch about parenting and homebirth is hilarious.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPWuoIhFsN8
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 759
Posted By MnMtm
Yay for finding a name! We are still nameless...

Yay for finding a name! We are still nameless here, and I'm sure will remain so until at least the baby's arrival.
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