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Forum: June 2011   03-02-2011, 12:13 PM
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Posted By grcelizabeth
My last two births were both 2hrs. so I expect...

My last two births were both 2hrs. so I expect this one to go fast too, but I'm prepared for whatever baby needs time for. It really depends on the time of day for what I'll be doing. If it's in the...
Forum: June 2011   02-23-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
Oh I also was going to suggest having a...

Oh I also was going to suggest having a homebirth with a midwife who supports and has experience with VBAC's because she can help you and DH thru any fears you both may have. She can educate you as...
Forum: June 2011   02-23-2011, 08:11 AM
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Posted By grcelizabeth
I was about to say the same thing too. It's...

I was about to say the same thing too. It's stupid laws/regulations like these that take away the rights of families to choose what and with whom they want. ugh. Anyhow, I would post on "birth...
Forum: June 2011   02-09-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,607
Posted By grcelizabeth
I forgot to mention that I am in Colorado.

I forgot to mention that I am in Colorado.
Forum: June 2011   02-08-2011, 11:34 AM
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Posted By grcelizabeth
Tumbles~ I'm sorry she treated you that way. I'm...

Tumbles~ I'm sorry she treated you that way. I'm not sure what you need for your state to prove it is your baby. Here we need two signed affidavits by anyone stating that I'm pregnant (my midwife...
Forum: Midwives   02-08-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By grcelizabeth
My DH is not in the military, but we are...

My DH is not in the military, but we are constantly moving around for his work. I have been studying midwifery in a course (AAMI) for 1.5 yrs. now and I love that I can take my education with me...
Forum: June 2011   02-07-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
I think it's important to go with your intuition...

I think it's important to go with your intuition and do what you feel is best and if that means getting a U/S, then do it. At this moment, I don't feel like I need a U/S but that may change later on...
Forum: June 2011   02-07-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 239
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Posted By grcelizabeth
Oh good, I'm glad I didn't offend you and you...

Oh good, I'm glad I didn't offend you and you understood where I was coming from. I totally understand that hormonal thing.... I cried over the spilt milk the other day. lol
 
About the 2.5 cups...
Forum: June 2011   02-07-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
I'm sorry, I misunderstood you. I thought you...

I'm sorry, I misunderstood you. I thought you were considering having Cytotec for the use of the birthing process. I'm so glad you've done your research, but most UC moms really do anyhow! There...
Forum: June 2011   02-07-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
PLEASE OH PLEASE DO NOT USE CYTOTEC, especially...

PLEASE OH PLEASE DO NOT USE CYTOTEC, especially at home and ESPECIALLY UC. It's extremely dangerous, worse than pitocin and if you decided you wanted to use cytotec then you definitely need to be...
Forum: June 2011   02-06-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By grcelizabeth
I was thinking Alaya would be pronounced...

I was thinking Alaya would be pronounced (Uh-Lay-Uh) but I never thought about highschool kids being so mean. We haven't decided on whether we're going to homeschool anyhow. Aliyah
(Uh-Lee-Uh) was...
Forum: June 2011   02-05-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
I know, we're super excited. I'm happy for you...

I know, we're super excited. I'm happy for you too. It always helps to verbalize your issues/fears with others to give you both sides to consider. 
 
Quote:Originally Posted by Tumble...
Forum: June 2011   02-05-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By grcelizabeth
We are having such a hard time deciding on names...

We are having such a hard time deciding on names and we've finally narrowed it down to two names for each gender. This baby will be a surprise so I'd like to have 1 name picked out for each gender...
Forum: June 2011   02-04-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,607
Posted By grcelizabeth
I'm Grace   EDD: 6/10    4th baby UC at...

I'm Grace
 
EDD: 6/10 
 
4th baby UC at home (1st came 5 wks. early, 2nd came 2 wks. early, 3 was 1wk. late)- all natural in hospital
Forum: June 2011   02-03-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
Well, DH and I talked. It's official...... WE'RE...

Well, DH and I talked. It's official...... WE'RE UCing! Our midwife will be doing some educational one-on-one classes with us to dispell any fears (mainly by DH) and go over what to look for normal...
Forum: June 2011   02-03-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
My midwife suggested that we do the educational...

My midwife suggested that we do the educational and on-call by phone package instead because she feels we are good candidates for having a UC and money is tight for us. She does a lot of UC support...
Forum: Midwives   01-20-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,542
Posted By grcelizabeth
I haven't posted on here in a long time either,...

I haven't posted on here in a long time either, so I'll give a quick update.... I'm way behind on my AAMI studies from moving, being sick from the pregnancy, and then just being lazy. It's a good...
Forum: June 2011   01-17-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By grcelizabeth
My 24 month-old is nursing a couple of times...

My 24 month-old is nursing a couple of times during the day, but mostly at night and it's killing me! It hurts sooo bad, I just want to scream. What do I do? I want her to wean herself and was kind...
Forum: June 2011   01-17-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,869
Posted By grcelizabeth
Yes, it's normal. Your uterus really contracts...

Yes, it's normal. Your uterus really contracts throughout the entire pregnancy, but most don't feel it until later on. With subsequent pregnancies, they tend to be stronger earlier on and you...
Forum: June 2011   01-14-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By grcelizabeth
Okay, so I've been trying to find how far along...

Okay, so I've been trying to find how far along I am exactly and none of those stupid calendars give me the right time. I'm due 6/10 and I know I'm somewhere around 19-20 wks. but I don't know for...
Forum: June 2011   01-14-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
THe other part I believe is that if it's God's...

THe other part I believe is that if it's God's will to have the baby born via C/S or some type of complication where emergency care is needed, then He'll speak to you to head to the hospital....
Forum: June 2011   01-14-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
For me, DH is my rock during the birth process...

For me, DH is my rock during the birth process and I need him comfortable, sane, and peaceful for me. I can tell if he's not and therefore it would get me all riled-up and anxious, not trusting my...
Forum: June 2011   01-13-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,129
Posted By grcelizabeth
This is a wonderful idea! I ultimately feel lead...

This is a wonderful idea! I ultimately feel lead to have a UC, but DH isn't full comfortable with it yet. We currently have a midwife that is VERY hands-off and will sit in the other room the whole...
Forum: June 2011   12-03-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 706
Posted By grcelizabeth
I have been starting to feel better, still not...

I have been starting to feel better, still not 100% and I'll continue to have dry heaves in the morning until baby comes, but it's still so much better. My EDD says 13+ wks. but it's called...
Forum: June 2011   12-02-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By grcelizabeth
Yes, I purchased mine from the above website...

Yes, I purchased mine from the above website too. I've been wearing the necklace for 3 days now and am starting to not feel as bad in the mornings. Granted, if too much acid is the reason for why...
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