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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 540
Posted By SeattleRain
It's a good thing you're already pregnant because...

It's a good thing you're already pregnant because reading that book got me pregnant with this baby :wink:
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-26-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By SeattleRain
I had a UTI at around this point and I took...

I had a UTI at around this point and I took antibiotics. There's really no way around them. You can end up with bigger problems than a miscarriage, you can also end up with a kidney infection. You...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-26-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By SeattleRain
If you're feeling like this and have a strong...

If you're feeling like this and have a strong sense of anxiety, would you consider having an ultrasound?
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By SeattleRain
Well, there was some movement in this area... My...

Well, there was some movement in this area... My husband got a job offer today! Now when we announce our pregnancy well both be employed so I think a lot of our sissies will be relieved. I mean, it...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By SeattleRain
We had our 1st appointment on Monday, at 8w5d. We...

We had our 1st appointment on Monday, at 8w5d. We saw the baby and the little heart beating, now it's REAL. I don't know how you all do to without ultrasounds, my anxiety was already through the...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By SeattleRain
So I'll give a few extra details that might...

So I'll give a few extra details that might clarify the situation.

1. My parents are currently living in my basement and have been there for 10 months while awaiting their house being completed....
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By SeattleRain
Unsupportive family

Does anyone else have family that they know won't take the pregnancy news so well? Or maybe you had it in the past? I'm in a situation where I'm actually dreading getting into my second tri because...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
  Sushi?
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Posted By SeattleRain
I went out last night for a delicious susi meal...

I went out last night for a delicious susi meal with my family and got some raw salmon and for the first time in a month felt really good. I ate sushi last time I was pregnant, I don't remember being...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By SeattleRain
I had GD my last pregnancy and I was 25. I also...

I had GD my last pregnancy and I was 25. I also weighed 25lbs less than I weigh right now. Here's what I learned about GD: it doesn't really matter that you have GD as long as you can control it with...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By SeattleRain
Maybe I'm super over cautious but I totally abide...

Maybe I'm super over cautious but I totally abide by the rule of not telling work until it's painfully obvious and it's extremely likely you will actually have a baby. So basically I don't tell work...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By SeattleRain
That's correct, the effects of folate are pretty...

That's correct, the effects of folate are pretty well established. That's why I don't believe it's necessary for everyone to take a whole prenatal, but taking folate is pretty critical. We screen for...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By SeattleRain
I don't want to start a whole big thing, but...

I don't want to start a whole big thing, but there is also a high incidence of cleft lips and palates as well as birth defects like spina bifida in other countries. We don't always hear about them...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By SeattleRain
It's pretty unheard of in my circles to tell...

It's pretty unheard of in my circles to tell before 12 weeks, so obviously that's what we're doing. Usually we would have told our families now, or at least next week after the ultrasound, but it...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
  Sushi?
Views: 591
Posted By SeattleRain
Sushi?

I know most mainstream doctors in the US are anti-(raw) sushi. I'm 7 weeks pregnant and all I can stomach is cold, fresh sushi. I've been eating California rolls, but I feel like I could be getting...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By SeattleRain
I think you're probably right, my son was...

I think you're probably right, my son was misaligned. He certainly wasn't very big (only 8lbs9oz at 2 weeks overdue!) and I'm not the smallest woman in the world. I did have a huge amount of pelvic...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,177
Posted By SeattleRain
Yesterday was a banner day for me. I hit 6 weeks,...

Yesterday was a banner day for me. I hit 6 weeks, I started having intense nausea including gagging and vomiting and then to top it off, I got diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis! Hurray!

Honestly,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-01-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By SeattleRain
Past Birth Fears

I never went into labor with my son, and consented to an induction at 42w1d. I had a terrible Bishop's score and my body was just not prepared to go into labor at all, even though I know my dates...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-01-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,177
Posted By SeattleRain
So I haven't felt too nauseous other than first...

So I haven't felt too nauseous other than first thing in the morning before I eat breakfast, but I have other symptoms which is making me feel less worried. I'm super constipated (which is never a...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By SeattleRain
1. I'm not over 35, I'm 29, so take this as you...

1. I'm not over 35, I'm 29, so take this as you will.

2. Being a "natural parent" isn't about not having ultrasounds or homebirths or not taking drugs during childbirth. Being a natural parent is...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-28-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,464
Posted By SeattleRain
I can relate, I also had a c section and a very...

I can relate, I also had a c section and a very different labor than I planned. Now, I'm trying to have a better attitude. I realize that a lot of my feelings after my birth came from my belief that...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,464
Posted By SeattleRain
My first appt is on Oct 20, I'll be 8.5 weeks. I...

My first appt is on Oct 20, I'll be 8.5 weeks. I have a huge amount of anxiety in early pregnancy, I wish I was having an early ultrasound. I have a probably irrational fear of missed miscarriage,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-27-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 74,789
Posted By SeattleRain
I have a really hard time taking pills in...

I have a really hard time taking pills in general, and vitamins are especially hard because they're so big... let alone when pregnant. Last time around I did a chewable that my OB prescribed. This...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,693
Posted By SeattleRain
I spent August reading "outlander"... Which I'm...

I spent August reading "outlander"... Which I'm pretty sure led to the conception of this child...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 664
Posted By SeattleRain
I made an appointment with a Reproductive...

I made an appointment with a Reproductive endocrinologist for fertility treatment. On the day of our appointment we got a positive pregnancy test.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   09-22-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,177
Posted By SeattleRain
I'm a full time high school english/social...

I'm a full time high school english/social studies teacher and man, I am getting worn out. I seem to be able to hold it together while I'm teaching, but the minute my students leave it's like my...
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