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Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-21-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By LilyTiger
Hi Zjande! I would keep testing. Since you're...

Hi Zjande! I would keep testing. Since you're just getting your cycle back, ovulation can be very very unpredictable and you can definitely ovulate during or right after your period. Or, like you...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-21-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By LilyTiger
Bleeding gums is very common. Four weeks is a...

Bleeding gums is very common. Four weeks is a little early, I would think, but it's one of the most common pregnancy symptoms. You should not lose teeth during pregnancy though. With proper dental...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-07-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By LilyTiger
I have a tilted uterus and started showing very...

I have a tilted uterus and started showing very early (around 15 weeks and by 12 weeks with my second pregnancy).

But I don't think having a tilted uterus has much if any effect on when you...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-05-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By LilyTiger
Like someone else said, at your age the genetic...

Like someone else said, at your age the genetic tests are blood tests and do not require an amnio. There's no risk to the baby at all. That being said, if you wouldn't change the course of the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-25-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By LilyTiger
I always get first trimester diarrhea. It...

I always get first trimester diarrhea. It happens no matter what my diet. I just try to deal with it as best I can. Taking prenatals with iron can help firm it up a bit, but it doesn't fully go...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By LilyTiger
Actually, it totally depends on the person. Some...

Actually, it totally depends on the person. Some women find themselves relieved after an abortion since the stress of an unwanted pregnancy with no support can also exacerbate depression.

As...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-31-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By LilyTiger
I've had Rhogam now with two kids and a...

I've had Rhogam now with two kids and a miscarriage. No issues at all. While there's some evidence that the 28 week shot may not do much to reduce risk (it protects against silent bleeds, which...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-12-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By LilyTiger
First girl: 7 lbs, 6.5 oz born at 41 weeks after...

First girl: 7 lbs, 6.5 oz born at 41 weeks after 17 hours of back labor.
Second girl: 8 lbs, 6oz born at 41 weeks, 1 day after 6 hours of (relatively) easy labor

I gained much more weight with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-22-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By LilyTiger
I'm very sorry you're going through this. I just...

I'm very sorry you're going through this. I just have one question: did you read the tests within the recommended period of time? Many tests have evap lines that do look a lot like a positive. If...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-04-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By LilyTiger
Lots and lots of fans. You can combine fans with...

Lots and lots of fans. You can combine fans with spray bottles to cool you down pretty dramatically. Ice packs on the back of your neck will also dramatically drop body heat. Drink ice water too.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-04-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By LilyTiger
If the latest test came back negative it sounds...

If the latest test came back negative it sounds like you had a chemical pregnancy. It's fairly common, but the fertilized egg just doesn't implant properly for whatever reason and gets washed away...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-24-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By LilyTiger
With my first my water didn't break until I...

With my first my water didn't break until I started pushing (and then was like a fire hydrant). With my second, it broke while I was at the library and labor didn't start until six hours later. ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By LilyTiger
I used short term disability with my daughter's...

I used short term disability with my daughter's birth, but it was part of a group plan. My hunch is that companies will not offer such coverage, particularly to an already pregnant woman, because...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By LilyTiger
I definitely don't want to scare you since I...

I definitely don't want to scare you since I agree it's too early to have many symptoms and symptoms come and go at that stage normally (and throughout pregnancy). With my one miscarriage, however,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-18-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By LilyTiger
I have had two hospital births, both in the same...

I have had two hospital births, both in the same hospital. The hospital itself is friendly to natural birthing practices and most of the nurses have been trained in intermittent monitoring,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-05-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By LilyTiger
I got the preservative-free shot. I have asthma...

I got the preservative-free shot. I have asthma and am at greater risk from the flu. I also liked that it provides some protection to the baby in utero. At the same time, I might not have gotten...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-29-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
  Sticky: Our BABIES!!!!
Views: 2,126
Posted By LilyTiger
I forgot to update! Larkin was born December 22...

I forgot to update! Larkin was born December 22 at 12:30 am after 6 hours of active labor. 41 weeks, 2 days. My water broke at noon on 12/21 and contractions got going around 6pm, though very...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-27-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,574
Posted By LilyTiger
Hello waiting mamas (and everyone else)! I've...

Hello waiting mamas (and everyone else)! I've been stuck on mobile devices since baby Larkin Rosemary was born on Monday, so it's been hard to update here. I'll have to update the Our Babies thread...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By LilyTiger
I had bad m/s with the baby I miscarried and less...

I had bad m/s with the baby I miscarried and less serious evening sickness with this successful pregnancy. My m/s usually doesn't kick in fully until around 7 weeks anyway for the most part, so...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By LilyTiger
Well now you've had your baby! In my case, I...

Well now you've had your baby! In my case, I lost my plug 12/18 and am still very much pregnant (with no signs of contracting or anything) 12/20. So it doesn't mean anything either way. Congrats on...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By LilyTiger
So beautiful and look at all that hair! ...

So beautiful and look at all that hair! Wonderful birth story and so weird about the dilation checks being so off. I hope the tear heals quickly. Enjoy the bonding and nursing with your new little...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-16-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By LilyTiger
Bumping because it's funny.

Bumping because it's funny.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-15-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By LilyTiger
The most recent research I've read is that the...

The most recent research I've read is that the risk of miscarriage increases at around 5 cups of coffee a day. And that just means an increase in risk, not that miscarriage is inevitable or even...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By LilyTiger
Congrats, though I'm sorry about the difficult...

Congrats, though I'm sorry about the difficult labor. I hope you're both resting comfortably now and getting some wonderful snuggle time.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-14-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By LilyTiger
I don't think so, at least not from my...

I don't think so, at least not from my experience. My plug was definitely mucus-y. Yellow and very thick. I know egg white mucus (and various other kinds of discharge) can increase a lot toward...
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