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Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-24-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,322
Posted By Ms Rabbit
My labour with Ds2 progressed very fast (90 mins...

My labour with Ds2 progressed very fast (90 mins total), and we were at home waiting for the midwives to arrive for our homebirth. DH asked if he could quickly call his parents, just to let them...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-24-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,028
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Ds1 was 7.7lbs born at 41 weeks. Ds2 was...

Ds1 was 7.7lbs born at 41 weeks.
Ds2 was 7.1lbs born at 39+4.
Ds3 is due in a month, so I'll let you know :)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-21-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I definitely found my BH much stronger the 2nd...

I definitely found my BH much stronger the 2nd time around, as well as coming more frequently and earlier in the pregnancy. I am pregnant for the 3rd time, and so far it has been very similar to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-07-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,523
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Nobody ever mentioned that orgasms in the 3rd...

Nobody ever mentioned that orgasms in the 3rd trimester can cause BH. Poor DH, I had never seen him move so fast the first time that happened!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-17-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Thanks for the feedback everyone. I had an...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I had an appointment last Thursday, I barely had to ask my midwife; as I was explaining all my pain and struggles she suggested/agreed I leave work and slow down...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-09-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I work f/t right now, but will be going back to...

I work f/t right now, but will be going back to university within the next couple years. Then, I'll do a combo of work and school for a few years, then a few years of f/t school (clinical...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-09-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Has anyone ever asked their midwife for a sick...

Has anyone ever asked their midwife for a sick leave note?
 
I live in Canada, and our Employment Insurance will pay us benefits for up to 15 weeks of sick leave prior to maternity leave. I am...
Forum: Canada   10-03-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Hi Kis95, I am trying to convince DH to move...

Hi Kis95, I am trying to convince DH to move further east - Ajax or Pickering. Houses are just so much larger and affordable out that way! I want a cookie cutter house in a family subdivision :)
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-02-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I am pregnant with #3 and suffer with HORRIBLE...

I am pregnant with #3 and suffer with HORRIBLE acne every time. Pre/post pregnancy my skin is flawless, but as soon as we conceive my skin acts like a teenager again. I have huge zits on my cheeks...
Forum: Family Planning   10-02-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 23,786
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I've always loved this topic!   I don't...

I've always loved this topic!
 
I don't remember exactly what day DS1 was conceived on, I was due to ovulate on Thanksgiving weekend and DH and I dtd every night that weekend.
 
DS2 was...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-02-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I had PPH with DS1, but not with DS2. When I was...

I had PPH with DS1, but not with DS2. When I was pregnant with DS2 and asked them if I would hemorrhage again, they weren't concerned. They said maybe, maybe not, but just because I did the first...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-02-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,336
Posted By Ms Rabbit
With my first son, my water broke at 3pm, I felt...

With my first son, my water broke at 3pm, I felt my first (mild) contraction around 5:30pm, was checked into the hospital at 7pm around 3-4cm and he was born at 8:38. So from first contraction to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-02-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 74
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Both boys collect hotwheels cars, we have these...

Both boys collect hotwheels cars, we have these things everywhere!
 
DS1 went through a rock collecting phase about 6 months ago, he now has a little lunchbox full of interesting looking ones he...
Forum: Midwives   10-02-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Ms Rabbit
SweetKidsOfMine, try searching Canadian...

SweetKidsOfMine, try searching Canadian Midwifery Student Hopefuls instead of Canadian Student Midwifery Hopefuls. I also need a prerequisite or two, and it appears many in this group are also...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-25-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I'm preparing for Maternity Leave #3, I took the...

I'm preparing for Maternity Leave #3, I took the full year both times with my last 2 DSs and faced similar questions/reservations about how to manage returning to work.
 
The thing I found the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-21-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I guess boy!

I guess boy!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-20-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Ms Rabbit
I agree with pp about the daycare provider - 1...

I agree with pp about the daycare provider - 1 day is not nearly long enough!
 
I went back to work when DS2 was 12 months old and would only fall asleep if nursed. I was very nervous about...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-20-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Ms Rabbit
While we don't really need to save that money,...

While we don't really need to save that money, it was just a big shock to see how much we were spending a month! I wasn't sure if this was average, or if we were known as "those people who are in...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-17-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Hugs! You are not alone, it is tough! Kudos to...

Hugs! You are not alone, it is tough! Kudos to you, it takes a lot of stamina and work to keep going every day when it feels like there is just soo much on your plate. My current bedroom fantasy...
Forum: Midwives   09-17-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Spritz - wow! Thank you so much for such a...

Spritz - wow! Thank you so much for such a detailed and helpful reply! I am very seriously thinking of applying to the 6 year stream at Ryerson for 2013. But as soon as I decide "ok, we are...
Forum: Midwives   09-14-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Midwives and students... how hard is it to do...

Midwives and students... how hard is it to do both?
 
I am very very seriously considering going back to university to take the MEP (a 4 year degree here in Ontario), but am just not sure how...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-10-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Thanks everyone for the feedback! I did try to...

Thanks everyone for the feedback! I did try to meal plan for the week, and pre-assembled some meals yesterday in preperation for the week, so hopefully we won't have to order out. Let's see how long...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Our boys (3yrs & 19mths) are normally enrolled...

Our boys (3yrs & 19mths) are normally enrolled one 1 extra curricular a week - and I find it a huge commitment!
 
One good compromise I’ve found works well for us is buying memberships to several...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Ms Rabbit
Working mommas (and poppas)... how often do you...

Working mommas (and poppas)... how often do you have take out for supper because working all day doesn’t leave time to cook?
 
I was looking over our bank statements the past month or two and was...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Ms Rabbit
The mornings are always busy. Ideally, I could...

The mornings are always busy. Ideally, I could wake up earlier and get myself ready before the rest of the family gets up, but in reality one or both boys wake up as soon as they hear my eyelids...
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