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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-25-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Selissa
Just to add, I was rejected by thw local...

Just to add, I was rejected by thw local midwives because I have asthma, and spent most of my pregnancy teying to be ok with a hospital birth.

My ob, the most referred natural ob I found, spent...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Selissa
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/32774...

http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/327748/width/200/height/400/flags/LL (http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/327748/)


It really started Sunday morning. I woke up completely...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-25-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Selissa
Walking and a technique on spinning babies that...

Walking and a technique on spinning babies that involves lifting the uterus durong contractions really kept my labor productive...I also did use labor prep herbs, not so much to go into labor sooner...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Selissa
With birth 1 I also had an aqua doula which was...

With birth 1 I also had an aqua doula which was heated and just perfect, with birth 2 we used the tub which was just not helpful enough with no support people around (ex decided to sleep while I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Selissa
Had one with ds1, probably with ds2, but...

Had one with ds1, probably with ds2, but definitely have a posterior placenta this time.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By Selissa
First loss no symptoms. Baby number one i...

First loss no symptoms.

Baby number one i didnt even know i was pregnant until i was 11 weeks. I may have felt off but since i was under weight i was used to that, i gained 5 lbs, and my breasts...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-13-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Selissa
Wonderful news!

Wonderful news!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-12-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Selissa
Absolutely. Feel free to message me anytime

Absolutely. Feel free to message me anytime
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-11-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Selissa
I am choosing uc for similar reasons. I live in...

I am choosing uc for similar reasons. I live in Missouri where I have had two successful homebirths. This time we discovered that since cpm's became legal, midwives are risking out pretty much...
Forum: Diapering   12-29-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Selissa
My boys had super sensitive skin and we'd ise...

My boys had super sensitive skin and we'd ise them to prevent redness in overnight diapers as well. We ec'd so I always changed as soon as I noticed wetness but sometimes their little butts got...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-29-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Selissa
Thank you ladies for all your perspectives. I...

Thank you ladies for all your perspectives. I really appreciate it

My partner is supportive however he'd prefer we have an attendant. My only other homebirth option is a friend who would deliver...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-29-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Selissa
My previous mw suggested it to help with...

My previous mw suggested it to help with restless leg syndrome. I've taken it this pregnancy since very early on
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Selissa
My knit-tuition was right and we are having a...

My knit-tuition was right and we are having a girl. Last night I had a dream she was born way early, in a see through coconut and was one of those anthropamorphic my little pony dolls. She had long...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-28-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,975
Posted By Selissa
I used to volunteer for the humane society and...

I used to volunteer for the humane society and no they won't, they do strays and neglected/abused animals. The cat really will come down when it's good and ready. I've heard workers suggest opening...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-17-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,975
Posted By Selissa
I show quick like that too

I show quick like that too
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-11-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Selissa
I could really use some input, i know this is...

I could really use some input, i know this is long, but please hear me out :)
 
I am 27 weeks pregnant with baby #3.
 
I have had two mw attended homebirths, the first one was totally wonderful...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-10-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,975
Posted By Selissa
Oh uriver I am so sorry ypu guys are going...

Oh uriver I am so sorry ypu guys are going through this (love and hugs)
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-07-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,975
Posted By Selissa
with my babies I had over supply issues, my...

with my babies I had over supply issues, my eldest was dairy intolerant and my youngest was dairy and soy intolerant. Until I figured all that out, there was a lot of power puking baby (usually in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Selissa
I am 26 weeks and little miss seems to be...

I am 26 weeks and little miss seems to be switching it up between OA, ROA, and ROT...but it's so early yet, that's pretty good.
 
I feel big kicks in my upper left quadrant most of the time and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Selissa
Since I'd had a MC right before this pregnancy,...

Since I'd had a MC right before this pregnancy, we'd planned on holding off until we'd at least heard the heartbeat and probably until the 12 week appt. However I was queasy and starving all the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Selissa
yeah, i skip it in the first tri out of paranoia...

yeah, i skip it in the first tri out of paranoia really...i'm drinking one cup a day, i have noticed my uterus gets really irritable if have more than two cups of coffee and am doing anything at...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Selissa
i'm pregnant with a girl, we did the dtd that...

i'm pregnant with a girl, we did the dtd that day....but we'd also dtd just about every day for that cycle. here's my chart if you wanna look at it
 ...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-06-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,975
Posted By Selissa
glad to hear everyone's updates. congrats to all...

glad to hear everyone's updates. congrats to all our new pregnancies and to our new rainbow babies
 
things have been seeming really real to me lately. 26 weeks. whoah! crazy to think I only have...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-02-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 1,975
Posted By Selissa
Oh man my pegnant brain didn't even register...

Oh man my pegnant brain didn't even register that it was December. I am so sorry Porcelina for slacking.

Afm- we had a mild preterm labor scare the day before tday which was pretty scary. Finally...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   11-22-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 3,270
Posted By Selissa
yeah i gained 9 lbs last appt...but i've only...

yeah i gained 9 lbs last appt...but i've only gained 11 lbs over all so i'm totally not worried about it as of yet.
 
with ds2 I gained more weight around this time and my mw said not to worry...
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