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Forum: Family Safety   04-14-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By LuminosaJane
Thanks! My 6mo niece is coming to town in a...

Thanks! My 6mo niece is coming to town in a snugride this summer for a visit. We'll try to get all the seats in and see what it's like with three back there! My 4yo has a hard time buckling herself...
Forum: Family Safety   04-09-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By LuminosaJane
What's the best plan here? Baby #3 is due...

What's the best plan here?

Baby #3 is due in October. I will put him/her in a Graco snugride. (Either the crummy one we already have with the dumb tighten-in-the-back straps, or hopefully a new...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-14-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By LuminosaJane
My son has been holding his breath since about...

My son has been holding his breath since about 8mo after incidents of anger, injury or frustration. During the mild events, when he begins to turn blue, we can blow in his mouth to stimulate him to...
Forum: December 2011   11-25-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By LuminosaJane
So just wanted to update by saying that we did...

So just wanted to update by saying that we did the version on Wednesday at the hospital and it went well.  Baby flipped, is still head down and the procedure was quite easy.  I couldn't really say...
Forum: December 2011   11-10-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By LuminosaJane
Anyone with a breech baby scheduled for a...

Anyone with a breech baby scheduled for a version?  Anyone have any experience with one?
 
I am going to try it next week--will be 36 weeks.
 
Been doing inversions, acupuncture, moxibustion,...
Forum: December 2011   11-08-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,434
Posted By LuminosaJane
I finally got my midwife to check at 33 weeks...

I finally got my midwife to check at 33 weeks and baby was breech, which is pretty consistent with what I've felt for a while: kicks down low, hiccups and heartbeat on the upper left side.  I've...
Forum: December 2011   10-13-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By LuminosaJane
I'm planning to take mine.  From what I...

I'm planning to take mine.  From what I understand, in my area you have to sign a form.  If you want to take it for encapsulation you might have to sign two forms so that you can take it sooner than...
Forum: December 2011   09-28-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,434
Posted By LuminosaJane
Has your caregiver told you how your baby is...

Has your caregiver told you how your baby is positioned by feeling your belly? 
 
My midwife seems pretty opposed to offering any guesses until 36 weeks, at which point I am assuming she'll do an...
Forum: December 2011   09-22-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By LuminosaJane
Hope all turns out well for you OP.    I had...

Hope all turns out well for you OP. 
 
I had a 3rd degree tear with my dd (posterior birth) and subsequent retained placenta that had to be manually removed.  Things were pretty uncomfortable for...
Forum: December 2011   07-28-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By LuminosaJane
I've have a really limited amount of foods that...

I've have a really limited amount of foods that have sounded good.  Some regular staples are:
 
edemame, corn and tomato salad was good to me this evening (check recipe at finecooking.com)
I've...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-23-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By LuminosaJane
I am going to meet with my ped regarding our...

I am going to meet with my ped regarding our delayed vax schedule next month and am wondering if my dd could receive a mmr if we so decide or not?  I'm 20 weeks now. 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-23-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,944
Posted By LuminosaJane
I didn't wear anything at the hospital after I...

I didn't wear anything at the hospital after I started pushing.  I think I had a tank on before that?  I had complications after my lovely natural birth and when I awoke from general anesthesia I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-18-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By LuminosaJane
My dd has been dry at night since about 19...

My dd has been dry at night since about 19 months.  She's 2.5 now.  She's fully potty trained at this point, though still needs help wiping.  We still put her in the Imse Vimse training pants at...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-12-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By LuminosaJane
So I'll be just starting my 26th week at my...

So I'll be just starting my 26th week at my sister-in-law's wedding over Labor Day weekend.  We got pregnant literally weeks after ordering the dress.  I ordered a size up since we knew we were...
Forum: December 2011   07-03-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By LuminosaJane
That stinks!  Massage, maybe PT and a chiro that...

That stinks!  Massage, maybe PT and a chiro that treats pregnant women can all help.  Make sure you are sleeping with a pillow or two between your knees/ankles so that your leg is about hip height...
Forum: December 2011   05-31-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By LuminosaJane
I think I know what you're talking about, though...

I think I know what you're talking about, though I'm not sure what you mean by the front parts of the pelvis.  I had various sorts of nasty pains that I would in general describe as pelvic pain with...
Forum: December 2011   05-16-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By LuminosaJane
I've had something similar going on with this...

I've had something similar going on with this pregnancy too (I'm working on becoming a pilates teacher).  Not sure I have any advice except for checking in with your care provider and going the pt,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-13-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By LuminosaJane
Former competitive swimmer here too.  I swam...

Former competitive swimmer here too.  I swam last pregnancy pretty regularly--haven't swum much thus far with this one because I feel so crappy and lap times aren't coordinating with times that I...
Forum: December 2011   05-13-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
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Views: 550
Posted By LuminosaJane
So sorry for your loss.

So sorry for your loss.
Forum: December 2011   05-07-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,418
Posted By LuminosaJane
Hillary-- A good friend of mine had slow numbers...

Hillary-- A good friend of mine had slow numbers too and was told to end the pregnancy.  She opted to miscarry naturally--which never happened.  Her daughter plays with mine weekly!  Wishing you the...
Forum: December 2011   05-04-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By LuminosaJane
Just wanted to say best of luck--I grew up in...

Just wanted to say best of luck--I grew up in St. Louis but don't know any midwives there.  Did you check in the Finding Your Tribe forum?

 
Forum: December 2011   05-04-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,418
Posted By LuminosaJane
Micklis--sorry for your loss but wish you the...

Micklis--sorry for your loss but wish you the best for the remainder of your pregnancy.
 
I'm excited to report that we saw a heartbeat today and a babe measuring right for age.  Feeling...
Forum: December 2011   05-02-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,912
Posted By LuminosaJane
Not sure if this is included in your diaper...

Not sure if this is included in your diaper list, but you'll probably need a diaper pail and a wet bag.  I had two wet bags--one for home and one for when we were out.  If you're doing cloth wipes,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-02-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,905
Posted By LuminosaJane
My dd's do the curl under thing too.  I wasn't...

My dd's do the curl under thing too.  I wasn't too worried about it since my mom said mine did the same thing as a kid.  They are normal now.  My dd and I both have hot, sweaty feet though--maybe...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-02-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By LuminosaJane
Sand and water table was a huge hit for us.  She...

Sand and water table was a huge hit for us.  She also likes her slide and a kids size picnic table.
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