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Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-19-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By pennywhistle
Congratulations!!! I just instinctively got this...

Congratulations!!! I just instinctively got this huge smile on my face when I read that. So happy for you. :)
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-16-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
I got my first period when my son was 8mo, and he...

I got my first period when my son was 8mo, and he was still almost solely breastfed (he took awhile to get excited about solids). I didn't have a period the following month, and then got another one...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-11-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm so sorry, bfw0729. I hope you're able to...

I'm so sorry, bfw0729. I hope you're able to miscarry as naturally and peacefully as possible.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-04-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
Yes! I should be ovulating around June 21-24. ...

Yes! I should be ovulating around June 21-24. So I'll be testing on the 4th of July weekend. Dammit, so far away!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-04-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I just got...

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I just got my paraguard out 2 weeks ago in order to get pregnant - it didn't take this cycle, but we weren't trying too hard so I wasn't too surprised. I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
Well, 10dpo and a completely negative test. My...

Well, 10dpo and a completely negative test. My period isn't due until Saturday, but this seems pretty obvious to me. So, back to waiting to O for me. Boo. I would have been due on Valentines Day...
Forum: Site Help   06-02-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 13,344
Posted By pennywhistle
Thanks so much for bringing this back! It's a...

Thanks so much for bringing this back! It's a little spotty for me - hovering doesn't bring anything up when I'm on the main Mothering.com page; it only works once I'm already in the forums. And...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
Good plan, Boots.  I accept.

Good plan, Boots.  I accept.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-27-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By pennywhistle
My CM is pretty reliable too, so I'll just stick...

My CM is pretty reliable too, so I'll just stick to using that & temps to determine ovulation.  My cervix is way too high to reach, unfortunately, so I've never been able to use that as a guide....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-27-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By pennywhistle
Got a temp surge on Saturday, so I guess the OPK...

Got a temp surge on Saturday, so I guess the OPK was either busted or super optimistic!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-27-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
Boots!  Hello there,...

Boots!  Hello there, friend http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/bag.gif
 
I'm just waiting to test, now - I ovulated on Saturday, but stress & other crappy family stuff kept us from having...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-23-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By pennywhistle
Hmm...rereading that, maybe that was the problem...

Hmm...rereading that, maybe that was the problem before - if I ovulated a day or two before my temperature spiked, that could explain why I got knocked up!  We weren't being terrible...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By pennywhistle
This is my first charted cycle since my son was...

This is my first charted cycle since my son was born.  I was charting before I got pregnant (in the effort to *avoid* pregnancy...oops) and I definitely had clear temp spikes back then.  But I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By pennywhistle
I took a ovulation test on Wednesday, which said...

I took a ovulation test on Wednesday, which said I was ovulating.  As of this morning (Friday), my temperature still hasn't spiked - it's still 97.3 like it's been for two weeks straight.  Could I...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by typebug http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1400300/nursing-mamas-ttc-april-may-june-2014/80#post_17632827)
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Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-19-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,087
Posted By pennywhistle
I thought eggs stuck around for 12-36 hours, so...

I thought eggs stuck around for 12-36 hours, so I think you still have a shot (hi, VV!)
 
Hope I can hop on this thread...I currently have a 21mo son.  We night weaned when he was 15mo, and now...
Forum: California, Nevada   05-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By pennywhistle
How old are your kids?   If you're...

How old are your kids?
 
If you're interested in the East Bay as well as SF, check out 510families.com - their calendar is pretty extensive.
Forum: California, Nevada   05-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By pennywhistle
I worked with Treesa McLean...

I worked with Treesa McLean (http://birthwithtreesa.com/ - that's not a typo, her name is Treesa, not Teresa) and Laura Perez when I gave birth to my son in 2012.  At the time they were both with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-11-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By pennywhistle
I have the The First Year's Infant To Toddler...

I have the The First Year's Infant To Toddler Tub with Sling...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-11-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By pennywhistle
I've been taking my son swimming at the local Y...

I've been taking my son swimming at the local Y for 2 months - he's now 5 months old.  We're in the pool 20-30 minutes - I always take him out the second he starts acting fussy or tired.  I hold him...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-15-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By pennywhistle
I've found matches for my milk donations through...

I've found matches for my milk donations through Eats on Feets: https://www.facebook.com/EatsOnFeetsHome  There are also individual FB pages for different locations that have more specific posts.
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-04-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By pennywhistle
I love this link:...

I love this link: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/c25004199/lets-play
It lists games to play with babies for each week that are developmentally appropriate.  Like you, I was worried about what exactly...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-20-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,552
Posted By pennywhistle
Andaluza: I've heard that some people wrap...

Andaluza: I've heard that some people wrap something around the base of the Ergo to make it more narrow, so that the baby can face outward.  That might work for you?  I have a Beco Gemini which is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-20-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By pennywhistle
It happened to me right around the same time (my...

It happened to me right around the same time (my son is 4mo, and it started about 4 weeks ago).  I had been expecting it to happen right after I gave birth, so it took me by surprise.  By the end of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-20-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By pennywhistle
My husband is a SAHD for our first baby (4mo),...

My husband is a SAHD for our first baby (4mo), so he's plenty involved!  He's also in charge of daily housecleaning (we do big stuff together on the weekends - he's in charge of tidying, vacuuming,...
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