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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By Chapsie
Weekly Chat 7/21-7/28

Hey mamas!

What is new? 20 weeks-- feeling lots of kicks! Vegging at home today after a busy work weekend. Love summertime-- no where to be! Kids playing outside. Toddler napping. Mama...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 954
Posted By Chapsie
Katelyn <3 The problem was that two other...

Katelyn <3 The problem was that two other nurses last night were also pregnant!

I work nursery and the way it is set up is that one nursery nurse attends deliveries and takes care of babies...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By Chapsie
I used the homestudy course as there is no...

I used the homestudy course as there is no in-person class in my area. I felt very prepared with just the home study course!!! It takes at least 6 weeks and should include daily practice, but it...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 954
Posted By Chapsie
smith5ab, I hear you on the cost factor! We...

smith5ab,

I hear you on the cost factor! We had to pay out of pocket for our home birth last time but it was worth every penney to have the care I wanted! My first baby was an induction /...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 623
Posted By Chapsie
For nursing... I just wear a sports bra with a...

For nursing... I just wear a sports bra with a tank top underneath a tshirt and throw on a cardigan if I am cold. (Cardigans really are a pregnant and postpartum mama's best friend!). For nursing,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Chapsie
Mizyellow

Mizyellow
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Chapsie
*~*~*~Spotlight on Mizyellow~*~*~*

Tell us about yourself! Did you have any brothers or sisters growing up? What is your favorite childhood memory?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By Chapsie
Oh... and as far as water birth being gross... I...

Oh... and as far as water birth being gross... I really didn't think so! No poop for us and I actually felt very "clean" when we got out of the tub. I loved it and will totally do it again.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By Chapsie
I have three kids: the first was a hospital...

I have three kids: the first was a hospital induction for oligohydramnios that turned into a cesarean for posterior presentation. (so much heartache with this birth).

Second was a natural...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Chapsie
I felt the first movements at only 11 weeks with...

I felt the first movements at only 11 weeks with this one, but it was very faint and very sporadic. I would only feel movement every couple of days. I also have an anterior placenta (for the FOURTH...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By Chapsie
don't worry, you'll catch up! I didn't gain any...

don't worry, you'll catch up! I didn't gain any weight until 16 weeks and I've gained 10 lbs in the last 3 weeks. :) I seem to remember a similar pattern with my other pregnancies, too. My total...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Chapsie
Galatea, any way I can update my vote in the poll...

Galatea, any way I can update my vote in the poll and change it from boy to girl? haha.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Chapsie
Yeah... funny how I joked above about our baby...

Yeah... funny how I joked above about our baby staying a boy... because it turns out She is really a GIRL!!!! Now we have one son (almost 6 yrs old) and now three daughters!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 331
Posted By Chapsie
Ekatherina

Ekatherina
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 623
Posted By Chapsie
yeah, I gave away ALL my newborn to 12 month girl...

yeah, I gave away ALL my newborn to 12 month girl clothes because I was told this baby was a boy and it is our last... but then... surprise! it turns out she is a GIRL after all and so, even after...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 276
Posted By Chapsie
randic116 cactuspear , please see the revised...

randic116 cactuspear , please see the revised spotlight schedule. :) I switched your dates... let me know if that works. :)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 954
Posted By Chapsie
oh, and also, I am definitely going through a...

oh, and also, I am definitely going through a growth spurt! I feel huge all of a sudden and my belly skin is starting to feel more stretched. I went 16 weeks without gaining any weight at all, and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By Chapsie
Yes, a jogging stroller with pneumatic tires is...

Yes, a jogging stroller with pneumatic tires is the easiest to push by far!!! Way smoother of a ride (and less of a workout to push) than anything else I have tried.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 463
Posted By Chapsie
I cloth diapered all 3 of mine and I never had...

I cloth diapered all 3 of mine and I never had more than 20 diapers in my stash. It is important to wash every 2-3 days at minimum and 20 was enough for us to go a full 2 days. I did use disposable...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 954
Posted By Chapsie
Weekly Chat 7/14- 7/21

Hello ladies!!

So I had my anatomy scan yesterday, and baby looks healthy. But I got a BIG shock when they told me she was a GIRL!! (My doctor friend scanned me at work 2 weeks ago and told me...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 331
Posted By Chapsie
*~*~*~Spotlight on Ekatherina*~*~*~

How did you meet your significant other?

Whats your favorite thing to do with your kids?

:)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 276
Posted By Chapsie
girlspn, KatelynRose, randic116, CoastieGirl, of...

girlspn, KatelynRose, randic116, CoastieGirl, of course you can be included! The more the merrier! :) I'll add you to the list after dinner. :)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 584
Posted By Chapsie
Some 18 week belly photos on my blog: ...

Some 18 week belly photos on my blog: http://glorybirthing.blogspot.com/2014/07/baby-4.html
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 276
Posted By Chapsie
I am pretty much totally dried up and my 15 month...

I am pretty much totally dried up and my 15 month old is losing interest. :( I'm not ready to wean, and she still does nurse a few times a day, but only for a few minutes at a time. I'm just...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Chapsie
BOY! Found out at work when one of my doctor...

BOY! Found out at work when one of my doctor friend did a freebie sono. I have my "real" sono on Monday. (I hope it is STILL a boy, LOL. I just gave away ALLLLLL my girl clothes to my SIL at her...
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