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Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-17-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
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I took both blue and black cohoshes as well as...

I took both blue and black cohoshes as well as drank lots of raspberry leaf tea the week before and during my labour. Walking and nipple stimulation are what finally started the contractions, but I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-15-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,445
Posted By Say
My daughter was born at 41+3. I had a very long...

My daughter was born at 41+3. I had a very long labor. I'm not sure if everyone posting is differentiating between the latent phase of labor and prodromal labour. I was in latent labour (not...
Forum: Homebirth   08-18-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By Say
In my fantasies I was going to have one of those...

In my fantasies I was going to have one of those five hour, fast and easy labours two weeks early. In reality, I had an 84 hour labour with a posterior baby delivered face-up almost two weeks late...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-27-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By Say
I have a Bob and I love it. I needed a...

I have a Bob and I love it. I needed a multi-purpose stroller that would work in the city and out running, so the fact that the wheel could be set to swivel or locked in place was perfect. My...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-10-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By Say
I am a dark beer addict and have one almost...

I am a dark beer addict and have one almost every night. I don't even give it a second thought.

I was also one of those women who enjoyed a beer or two a week and occasional glass of wine after...
Forum: Homebirth   07-06-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Say
My daughter was posterior. My labour was very...

My daughter was posterior. My labour was very long and I had all back labour but I would do it again in a heartbeat. My midwife (in retrospect) was very laid back about it. We knew it in advance,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-05-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By Say
Quote: Originally Posted by mckittre...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mckittre http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14033941)
Also, I think I've never seen anything that...
Forum: Homebirth   06-19-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By Say
One of my cats hung out with me on the edge of...

One of my cats hung out with me on the edge of the bath during labour, but she does that normally. When I was pushing I caught sight of our two cats playing in the hall as though everything was...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-03-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,559
Posted By Say
My cats were playing in the hall outside my...

My cats were playing in the hall outside my bedroom without a care in the world when I was pushing. I was very jealous and wanted to be them....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-29-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,885
Posted By Say
I guess this is sort of a random question I...

I guess this is sort of a random question I have.

My baby was posterior and born sunny side up. I dilated very, very slowly. My body started pushing violently at the end of my contractions when I...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-26-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Say
Hi mamas! I'm new to EC-ing with my daughter....

Hi mamas! I'm new to EC-ing with my daughter. She's four months old. So far it's going fairly well (I think). We go (pee) first thing in the morning, after naps, and when I time it well during the...
Forum: Homebirth   05-23-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,241
Posted By Say
I agree being at home is ideal for a first. My...

I agree being at home is ideal for a first. My birth story is here (http://www.yogaspace.com/birth-stories/sarah.html). I would likely have ended up with a section at the hospital. A homebirth was...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-18-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,259
Posted By Say
When was baby born? Jan. 22nd Is your...

When was baby born?

Jan. 22nd

Is your child a boy or a girl?

Girl.

When did you start EC / when do you want to start?
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-18-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Say
I have just, just started with my daughter...

I have just, just started with my daughter (she's 16 weeks) and we're starting with the morning and diaper free time pees. She pees almost every time I place her on the BB. I stroke her belly in a...
Forum: Television   05-14-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By Say
That show makes me so upset!!! It doesn't help...

That show makes me so upset!!! It doesn't help that it's on in the afternoon and it's one of the few English channels we get and I'm so often nursing on the sofa. I tell myself not to click my way...
Forum: Canada   05-11-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,115
Posted By Say
Hey Sourire! I had a home birth in Montreal...

Hey Sourire!

I had a home birth in Montreal in January. Yes, it's completely covered by your provincial health insurance.

Call ALL the birth centers as soon as you know you are pregnant. I...
Forum: Homebirth   05-04-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,545
Posted By Say
Quote: Originally Posted by Amber Lion...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Amber Lion http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13691758)
The most I got were "OMG, you're so BRAVE,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-04-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,627
Posted By Say
Quote: Originally Posted by To-Fu...

Quote:
Originally Posted by To-Fu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13677355)
I hear that! Except I just don't look at the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-01-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Say
Quote: Originally Posted by eshallow...

Quote:
Originally Posted by eshallow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13674153)
Just wanted to say to "Say" that my baby (4...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-01-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,680
Posted By Say
We are short on furniture space too and debated...

We are short on furniture space too and debated this as well. In the end, my husband custom built a changing table that fits over one of our old dressers. It's just enough room for a changing pad...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-29-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,511
Posted By Say
Sends *hugs* Your daughter is beautiful....

Sends *hugs* Your daughter is beautiful. Sometimes it feels like mine is nursing all day long, and it's frustrating because my husband can do little to soothe her if she upset and wants to nurse. I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-29-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Say
I lay down with my daughter between 10 and 11...

I lay down with my daughter between 10 and 11 and nurse her to sleep. She usually wakes three - four times between then and 8:30 to nurse. Some mornings she's more restless than others and starts...
Forum: Family Planning   04-29-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 22,427
Posted By Say
I thought it was the birth high, but it's not...

I thought it was the birth high, but it's not wearing off. Even when I'm tired and my daughter wants to nap on me for the billionth time, I'm just so happy to know that everything she goes through,...
Forum: Family Planning   04-27-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 22,427
Posted By Say
I'm waiting. My daughter is just now three...

I'm waiting.

My daughter is just now three months old. Before she was born, I was certain she was it for us, but now that she's with us, I can't imagine having her grow up sibling-less, and I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-27-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 993
Posted By Say
I only had a small skid mark on the right-ish...

I only had a small skid mark on the right-ish lower side of my labia and no tearing. My daughter was 7 lb. 3oz and I delivered on my back, but in a pretty relaxed position. My midwife applied hot...
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