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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By LilyTiger
It's so funny how different labor is for...

It's so funny how different labor is for everyone. I LOVED pushing. After 15 hours of back labor it was the only thing I could control. I felt like it was a workout and one I could finally...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By LilyTiger
I forgot weight and so on. Since this babe is...

I forgot weight and so on. Since this babe is measuring bigger than my daughter, I'm going with 8lbs 3oz. I can't even guess length. Let's say 10:45pm, since I went into labor with my daughter in...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By LilyTiger
Just judging from the past few days, I think baby...

Just judging from the past few days, I think baby is back in transverse land since there's a big butt back on my right side again. When s/he was breech I immediately noticed the lack of bulge on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By LilyTiger
Everything you've said sounds perfectly normal. ...

Everything you've said sounds perfectly normal. My morning sickness usually doesn't kick in until around week 7 (sometimes week 6, but not consistently). Around 30% of pregnancies have no morning...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By LilyTiger
We don't have a pool going, but I'm guessing boy...

We don't have a pool going, but I'm guessing boy and blonde. I'll throw out 3 days post-EDD for arrival date. :)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By LilyTiger
My husband makes a big batch of homemade candy...

My husband makes a big batch of homemade candy for the adults in the family. We do Secret Santa for other gifts. Other fun ideas for adults: mug rugs or mug blankets, little wall hangings or wall...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By LilyTiger
We had a BBQ that was a housewarming/baby...

We had a BBQ that was a housewarming/baby shower/2 year birthday for my daughter. It was mostly just an excuse to get people together, so it wasn't really a celebration of the baby. I'm doing...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By LilyTiger
I'll reread Ina May's Guide to Childbirth again. ...

I'll reread Ina May's Guide to Childbirth again. I really loved it the first time around and it was inspirational for a lot of reasons.

I've just started visualizing my ideal birth at night...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By LilyTiger
I have a few maternity tanks from Target that I...

I have a few maternity tanks from Target that I really love and with cardigans or flyaway sweaters I'm usually set. I have one maternity sweatshirt I got from Old Navy last time that I wear pretty...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,530
Posted By LilyTiger
She's adorable! I think I just had a contraction...

She's adorable! I think I just had a contraction looking at her. :wink: I forget how squishable and perfect they are when they're newly born.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By LilyTiger
Bumping this! Come join us, everyone!

Bumping this! Come join us, everyone!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,055
Posted By LilyTiger
33 week appointment confirmed that baby flipped...

33 week appointment confirmed that baby flipped breech. I know it's not a big deal yet, but baby has been head down the whole time (at least since we could tell), so I'm annoyed it decided to flip...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By LilyTiger
I take Rainbow Light supplements as well as a...

I take Rainbow Light supplements as well as a fish oil supplement. I'm very happy with them. After a miscarriage with a lot of blood loss, my iron levels have been great this pregnancy, which I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-20-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By LilyTiger
I hung out on a bunch of "pregnant with negative...

I hung out on a bunch of "pregnant with negative tests" threads when I was desperately hoping I was pregnant the last time we tried. I followed up and none of the women who were sure they were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By LilyTiger
My pregnancies usually start with mild nausea or...

My pregnancies usually start with mild nausea or food aversions around week 6 or 7. I never have symptoms earlier. I read a statistic (don't quote me on this) that something like 30% of healthy...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,530
Posted By LilyTiger
Galatea, my heart really goes out to you. It's...

Galatea, my heart really goes out to you. It's just such a difficult situation all around and the stress of pumping and the NICU is a special kind of stress that people don't really get sometimes. ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By LilyTiger
This thread is great because it's reminding me...

This thread is great because it's reminding me how NOT ready we are for all of this. Sheesh. I really need to start stockpiling the comfort measures. Last time I was ok even with a second degree...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By LilyTiger
Nesting is kicking in! Thank god. I was a...

Nesting is kicking in! Thank god. I was a little worried. Anyway, spent the morning organizing and culling our winter gear and getting the front hall closet organized, including using clothes...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,530
Posted By LilyTiger
Great progress! So excited for all of you.

Great progress! So excited for all of you.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-16-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By LilyTiger
None of my three dogs did, though our lab/shep...

None of my three dogs did, though our lab/shep mix got clingy toward the end. I think she knew something was up. But through early and mid-pregnancy they were all pretty useless. :)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,671
Posted By LilyTiger
This is the first pregnancy (out of three) where...

This is the first pregnancy (out of three) where I actually had a symptom and it was only because I was on the lookout for it. I had a very slight increase in discharge. My first two pregnancies I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By LilyTiger
Welcome baby Noah! I'm so sorry things went so...

Welcome baby Noah! I'm so sorry things went so early and so quickly. It doesn't give you any time to wrap your head around any of it. It must be so tough.

We didn't have NICU time, but my...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,530
Posted By LilyTiger
Perfect little girl! I agree that she looks much...

Perfect little girl! I agree that she looks much bigger than I would expect and much more alert (even with goop eye). So glad to hear she's doing so well. I know it's probably too early to say...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By LilyTiger
Books on CD (or iTunes), lots of library books...

Books on CD (or iTunes), lots of library books (mysteries and easy reading), dried mango and other easy and appetizing snacks, along with all the other comfort care things that have already been...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,055
Posted By LilyTiger
Too busy to update much, but any question I had...

Too busy to update much, but any question I had about baby's position is answered since I'm currently feeling strong hiccups way down low in my crotch. I guess the kid is head down! It's kind...
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