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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 10:25 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,501
Posted By LilyTiger
On a random note, my daughter had a little pig...

On a random note, my daughter had a little pig nose when she was first born and whenever people would complement her I was always like, 'Yeah, but she kind of looks like a little pig." She reminded...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By LilyTiger
We had a doula for our hospital birth and it was...

We had a doula for our hospital birth and it was fantastic. I had back labor and required almost constant counterpressure for 17 hours straight. My husband was initially very skeptical of hiring a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By LilyTiger
Have you taken a home pregnancy test? Those...

Have you taken a home pregnancy test? Those provide immediate results. I'm surprised your doctor didn't also do a urine test to immediately confirm pregnancy, though it's still early.

Some women...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By LilyTiger
This doesn't mean much since we still don't know...

This doesn't mean much since we still don't know what this baby weighs, but I gained 25 pounds with my daughter and she was 7lbs 6oz. I'm on track to gain 30-35 pounds with this pregnancy and this...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By LilyTiger
I think you're right. My big project is actually...

I think you're right. My big project is actually a little matching Moses basket and linens for her baby doll, so hopefully she'll be able to diaper, and cuddle, and do all that too. I might try to...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By LilyTiger
Toddler activities for postpartum?

I think I was avoiding reality for a bit here, but I just realized that with my husband's winter coaching schedule I will be on my own with a newborn and a toddler every afternoon/evening and most of...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By LilyTiger
It's so funny how different labor is for...

It's so funny how different labor is for everyone. I LOVED pushing. After 15 hours of back labor it was the only thing I could control. I felt like it was a workout and one I could finally...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By LilyTiger
I forgot weight and so on. Since this babe is...

I forgot weight and so on. Since this babe is measuring bigger than my daughter, I'm going with 8lbs 3oz. I can't even guess length. Let's say 10:45pm, since I went into labor with my daughter in...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By LilyTiger
Just judging from the past few days, I think baby...

Just judging from the past few days, I think baby is back in transverse land since there's a big butt back on my right side again. When s/he was breech I immediately noticed the lack of bulge on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By LilyTiger
Everything you've said sounds perfectly normal. ...

Everything you've said sounds perfectly normal. My morning sickness usually doesn't kick in until around week 7 (sometimes week 6, but not consistently). Around 30% of pregnancies have no morning...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By LilyTiger
We don't have a pool going, but I'm guessing boy...

We don't have a pool going, but I'm guessing boy and blonde. I'll throw out 3 days post-EDD for arrival date. :)
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By LilyTiger
My husband makes a big batch of homemade candy...

My husband makes a big batch of homemade candy for the adults in the family. We do Secret Santa for other gifts. Other fun ideas for adults: mug rugs or mug blankets, little wall hangings or wall...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By LilyTiger
We had a BBQ that was a housewarming/baby...

We had a BBQ that was a housewarming/baby shower/2 year birthday for my daughter. It was mostly just an excuse to get people together, so it wasn't really a celebration of the baby. I'm doing...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 249
Posted By LilyTiger
I'll reread Ina May's Guide to Childbirth again. ...

I'll reread Ina May's Guide to Childbirth again. I really loved it the first time around and it was inspirational for a lot of reasons.

I've just started visualizing my ideal birth at night...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By LilyTiger
I have a few maternity tanks from Target that I...

I have a few maternity tanks from Target that I really love and with cardigans or flyaway sweaters I'm usually set. I have one maternity sweatshirt I got from Old Navy last time that I wear pretty...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,501
Posted By LilyTiger
She's adorable! I think I just had a contraction...

She's adorable! I think I just had a contraction looking at her. :wink: I forget how squishable and perfect they are when they're newly born.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By LilyTiger
Bumping this! Come join us, everyone!

Bumping this! Come join us, everyone!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,055
Posted By LilyTiger
33 week appointment confirmed that baby flipped...

33 week appointment confirmed that baby flipped breech. I know it's not a big deal yet, but baby has been head down the whole time (at least since we could tell), so I'm annoyed it decided to flip...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By LilyTiger
I take Rainbow Light supplements as well as a...

I take Rainbow Light supplements as well as a fish oil supplement. I'm very happy with them. After a miscarriage with a lot of blood loss, my iron levels have been great this pregnancy, which I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-20-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By LilyTiger
I hung out on a bunch of "pregnant with negative...

I hung out on a bunch of "pregnant with negative tests" threads when I was desperately hoping I was pregnant the last time we tried. I followed up and none of the women who were sure they were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By LilyTiger
My pregnancies usually start with mild nausea or...

My pregnancies usually start with mild nausea or food aversions around week 6 or 7. I never have symptoms earlier. I read a statistic (don't quote me on this) that something like 30% of healthy...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,501
Posted By LilyTiger
Galatea, my heart really goes out to you. It's...

Galatea, my heart really goes out to you. It's just such a difficult situation all around and the stress of pumping and the NICU is a special kind of stress that people don't really get sometimes. ...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By LilyTiger
This thread is great because it's reminding me...

This thread is great because it's reminding me how NOT ready we are for all of this. Sheesh. I really need to start stockpiling the comfort measures. Last time I was ok even with a second degree...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By LilyTiger
Nesting is kicking in! Thank god. I was a...

Nesting is kicking in! Thank god. I was a little worried. Anyway, spent the morning organizing and culling our winter gear and getting the front hall closet organized, including using clothes...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 17,501
Posted By LilyTiger
Great progress! So excited for all of you.

Great progress! So excited for all of you.
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