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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   03-03-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,026
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You'll be surprised how fast 9 months plus comes!...

You'll be surprised how fast 9 months plus comes! My son was in 9-12 month clothes at 4-5 months. My daughter actually fit into the clothes at the "right" ages. Though, I always did appreciate soft...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   03-03-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 1,881
Posted By MnMtm
I had been having hip discomfort, which I have...

I had been having hip discomfort, which I have mostly been able to keep under control with yoga and chiropractic care. Then I started having mid-lower pubic pain. I found the exercises in these...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   02-28-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 86
Posted By MnMtm
Birthing From Within has been my favorite...

Birthing From Within has been my favorite birthing book. I took the whole hypnobirthing course, read the book, and still have my stuff from the classes. There were things in the course that helped...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   02-20-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 165
Posted By MnMtm
I'm on the fence, too. It will be nice to not be...

I'm on the fence, too. It will be nice to not be pregnant anymore, and to have my baby in my arms. However, my babies have always been ultra-demanding for the first several months, and I have a big...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-30-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 763
Posted By MnMtm
I love my chiro! Regular chiropractic care,...

I love my chiro! Regular chiropractic care, especially in the 3rd trimester is said to help with baby positioning, and to make your labor easier, because the pelvis, tail bone, lower back and hips...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-28-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 301
Posted By MnMtm
Me, too! I had been thinking this baby was more...

Me, too! I had been thinking this baby was more likely to be a girl because the heartrates have been higher, like DD's was, but now I'm getting more energetic, ninja-like kicks and jabs, like DS was...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-28-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 136
Posted By MnMtm
You never know, the one in my family who...

You never know, the one in my family who originally gave me the most grief over homebirth, NIP, and vaccinations, has now had a baby at home, nursed anywhere and everywhere, and follows a delayed and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-27-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 1,881
Posted By MnMtm
I am still gaggy at times, and nauseous at times,...

I am still gaggy at times, and nauseous at times, though I have to say, it's better then my previous pregnancies. I am no longer throwing up everyday, but just 2-3 times per week, and pretty much...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 81
Posted By MnMtm
Welcome! Feel free to jump in and post anywhere,...

Welcome! Feel free to jump in and post anywhere, that's usually the best way to get to know everyone, and to let us get to know you!
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By MnMtm
Those are of the same reasons I've been thinking...

Those are of the same reasons I've been thinking regarding both sides of it. This will be our 3rd homebirth, so I feel pretty confident in the birthing plans. However, I don't typically like extra...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By MnMtm
Would you allow an MD to observe your homebirth?

So, at my last prenatal appointment, there was another woman there. She introduced herself as Dr. Something-or-other. She works at a local clinic, and delivers babies at a local hospital. She has had...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 857
Posted By MnMtm
I did about an hour of exercise today, starting...

I did about an hour of exercise today, starting with yoga, and then doing arms, and then butt and legs. My legs were still a little sore from the workout on Thursday, but not so bad that I couldn't...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 296
Posted By MnMtm
Yes! This exactly! I know that it's his baby,...

Yes! This exactly! I know that it's his baby, too, but he is not the one giving birth! My BIL (DH's bro,) after having been "sold" on natural homebirth based on our experiences, and all the family...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 296
Posted By MnMtm
We were visiting the ILs once when DS was about a...

We were visiting the ILs once when DS was about a month old. SIL was holding him, and then he started to root around and get fussy. I went to take him back, and she just started bouncing him, and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 763
Posted By MnMtm
Random comment, but reading Birthing From Within,...

Random comment, but reading Birthing From Within, I really liked this quote- "It will be hard. It will hurt. You can do it."
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 296
Posted By MnMtm
When one of my brothers and sisters-in-law were...

When one of my brothers and sisters-in-law were having their first baby, they asked me to be their unofficial doula at the hospital. The nurse there was awful; you could tell she was against NCB from...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 296
Posted By MnMtm
I didn't think I'd want any visitors for a few...

I didn't think I'd want any visitors for a few days after DS was born, but I was so exhausted from the labor, that I welcomed our families, which may sound weird until I explain. After we ate, I...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 2,210
Posted By MnMtm
DH and I are no closer than we were before we...

DH and I are no closer than we were before we even knew I was pregnant. DD, however, has added another name to her list. She wants to name the baby Purple.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 763
Posted By MnMtm
Well, my cousin got her wisdom teeth removed...

Well, my cousin got her wisdom teeth removed without any anesthesia or pain meds, because she used hypnosis. My uncle is a Master Hypnotist, and stayed with her through the whole thing. Her BP and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 857
Posted By MnMtm
Just checking in to be accountable, and say that...

Just checking in to be accountable, and say that I did yoga, and a workout on Tuesday, and today. I found my everyday goal to more be very realistic, so I have reduced my goal to be 3 times per week....
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 296
Posted By MnMtm
With DS, we waited until we felt we'd had enough...

With DS, we waited until we felt we'd had enough of a chance to bond with just DH and I and the baby, which was about an hour, and then DH called everyone. He asked his mom if she could stop and pick...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,306
Posted By MnMtm
Welcome OliVee and Mallow!! Jump right in and...

Welcome OliVee and Mallow!! Jump right in and post, we're glad to be getting to know you both! OliVee, I though I had posted a welcome to you when you first posted, but I guess I never clicked on...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-22-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 165
Posted By MnMtm
What sort of family did you grow-up in? How many...

What sort of family did you grow-up in? How many siblings, etc?
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 148
Posted By MnMtm
I don't know that fluorescent lighting can cause...

I don't know that fluorescent lighting can cause hypotension, but I know they sure made me feel worse when I was already on the verge, or experiencing hypotension.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   01-19-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 148
Posted By MnMtm
I fainted twice when I was pregnant with DD. I...

I fainted twice when I was pregnant with DD. I would get hypoglycemic, and hypotensive (low blood sugar, and low blood pressure.) When my blood pressure was low, it would make me extra nauseous. It...
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