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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-04-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 460
Posted By alicewyf
I'm sorry that was your experience. The good...

I'm sorry that was your experience. The good thing about most ECI programs (Early childhood intervention) is that they will evaluate your child at your home. I hope you have a better experience when...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   11-20-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By alicewyf
I'm so sorry. I just miscarried around 4/5 weeks...

I'm so sorry. I just miscarried around 4/5 weeks with a surprise pregnancy. We do plan to eventually have a 3rd child, but like you I would be totally be out of my mind if my husband were not on...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 121
Posted By alicewyf
Thank you everyone. I did get confirmation of it...

Thank you everyone. I did get confirmation of it at the doctor after two blood draws this week. I hope you all have healthy pregnancies! Wish you all the best.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 121
Posted By alicewyf
Unhappy Bleeding

I think I will be leaving you ladies unfortunately. I am bleeding quite a bit. Got a beta hcg drawn today and will go back again Wednesday, but I'm not optimistic. Hope you all have wonderful,...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-17-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By alicewyf
You can also get false negatives, but they're...

You can also get false negatives, but they're pretty rare. I know hundreds of families of kids with Ds and I do know TWO moms who got a negative result on MaterniT21 and they did indeed end up having...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 115
Posted By alicewyf
I've told a few friends (a few doula friends...

I've told a few friends (a few doula friends specifically, and my BFF) however we won't be telling family for quite a while. We had a birth diagnosis of Down syndrome for my son and it kind of...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 228
Posted By alicewyf
I am really early (I believe I will be 4 weeks on...

I am really early (I believe I will be 4 weeks on Tuesday) but I am already having sugar aversions. Went to a bday party yesterday and the cake part was good but the icing was waaaaaay too sweet....
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By alicewyf
I think we will be doing the Harmony or Verifi...

I think we will be doing the Harmony or Verifi for peace of mind (my son has Down syndrome) however the result will not likely make a difference about whether or not we have a baby in July. I am very...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
  tests
Views: 551
Posted By alicewyf
I took two dollar trees yesterday (very light...

I took two dollar trees yesterday (very light lines) but was mostly in disbelief until I took a digital First Response this morning.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 182
Posted By alicewyf
Also taking Garden of Life Raw prenatal. I love...

Also taking Garden of Life Raw prenatal. I love that you can open the capsule and dump it in a smoothie or something! I am also taking pregnancy DHA (Nordic naturals) and extra folate.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 300
Posted By alicewyf
I am due with #3 on July 28, 2015. I had my...

I am due with #3 on July 28, 2015. I had my daughter on her due date and my son at 39w2d so I'm just guessing..the 20-something of July. :-)

I am currently trying to decide between a hospital and...
Forum: Fertility   06-01-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By alicewyf
Spotting for 3 days before period

Anyone ever had this? Talk about annoying. My midwife is going to order a day 21 progesterone draw for me this next cycle to see what is going on with this spotting. My LP was only 8 days long this...
Forum: Women's Health   06-01-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,919
Posted By alicewyf
I agree with rs11. However most SSRIs need 6...

I agree with rs11. However most SSRIs need 6 mos-1 year to have long term effect. I promise you that if it works it will be worth it for you to have your life back. :-) don't give up if the first...
Forum: Toddler Health   06-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 870
Posted By alicewyf
I don't think it's a bad idea to test. My son has...

I don't think it's a bad idea to test. My son has special needs and I am extremely aware of how important hearing is for learning. To the point that if I even suspect an ear infection we are at the...
Forum: Family Planning   05-31-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 13,647
Posted By alicewyf
I think I belong here! We are waiting until...

I think I belong here! We are waiting until April/May of 2015 to TTC. Our main goals are to save up money, get me off a medication I'm on (I should be able to get off of it in March of 2015), and for...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-02-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By alicewyf
There are circumstances in which I think I would...

There are circumstances in which I think I would forgive an affair. This is not one of them. I'm really so very sorry this happened to you. My husband has disappointed me in a severe way when I was...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-31-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By alicewyf
I'd try to somehow let her know that you're...

I'd try to somehow let her know that you're there for her. People don't change overnight and I'm afraid for her that her/your family will tell her this is all her fault because she didn't trust God...
Forum: Babywearing   05-22-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,011
Posted By alicewyf
I have a Beco Butterfly 2 that worked great for...

I have a Beco Butterfly 2 that worked great for me (I'm also a 36 F). I'm thinking about selling it to get a Boba, but not because of any pain/fit issues...I just think the Boba looks easier to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-19-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By alicewyf
When I was growing up, if we didn't clean up our...

When I was growing up, if we didn't clean up our toys, it was trashbag time for the toys (lock them in the trunk of your car and hide the keys). Sometimes we got them back, sometimes we didn't; it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-13-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By alicewyf
I agree with nextcommercial. Knowing your kid...

I agree with nextcommercial. Knowing your kid had a good reason for misbehaving isn't an excuse to not discipline them. And I'd probably let your husband handle this one--it isn't as if he is asking...
Forum: Mental Health   05-11-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 73,030
Posted By alicewyf
musicgirl, I was taking bioidentical...

musicgirl, I was taking bioidentical progesterone (prometrium 200mg) when I became pregnant this time around. It was unintentional! I was put on the prometrium due to a progesterone deficiency...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-11-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,946
Posted By alicewyf
I've been wanting to post here for a while. I...

I've been wanting to post here for a while. I was on Cymbalta when I unexpectedly got pregnant and I totally was not ready at that point to wean off of it. I ended up staying at 60mg until about...
Forum: Mental Health   05-06-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By alicewyf
High doses of EPA have shown to really help with...

High doses of EPA have shown to really help with several mental health issues. RX meds really have not been shown to be particularly effective against OCD long term. If you aren't already in...
Forum: Family Planning   05-06-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By alicewyf
I would also recommend taking a class. There are...

I would also recommend taking a class. There are even ones you can take online via webcam if babysitters or your schedule are keeping you from going to one locally. Feel free to PM me for more info....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-03-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By alicewyf
This was a RARE consequence for me growing up...

This was a RARE consequence for me growing up and it only followed really bad misbehavior. I definitely don't think it is totally awful as a rare punishment, but as a regular punishment it is...
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