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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2015, 06:42 PM
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Posted By MamaChick
I homeschool too and my DD1 will be in first...

I homeschool too and my DD1 will be in first grade this year. I was already giving myself until mid September (when DS will be a month old), but October sounds even better! I just really like to be...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By MamaChick
Same here, and I'm so thankful for that. He is...

Same here, and I'm so thankful for that. He is pooping constantly and getting lots of milk. We had a home visit from my midwife today and he's actually gained weight since birth! My other babies lost...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
I think it's a good idea to limit visitors for...

I think it's a good idea to limit visitors for any newborn. I've never heard of a specific warning regarding GBS+ mothers. We've coordinated it so he's had no more than 1 visitor each day and several...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-21-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By MamaChick
I'm keeping up eating the dates, as I noticed...

I'm keeping up eating the dates, as I noticed they made me poop and were a stool softener! I'm nervous every time too. Natural calm is good too.

My little guy is slaying my nipples. You'd think...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Taking them *with* the abx actually doesn`t work,...

Taking them *with* the abx actually doesn`t work, sadly. The antibiotics will kill the probiotics, and there's some evidence that the probiotics will make the antibiotics less effective (obviously...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Are you limiting visitors now that you've had the...

Are you limiting visitors now that you've had the baby? I thought I read somewhere it was good to. This has made me a bit of a germaphobe!
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,953
Posted By MamaChick
Thank you! I am so grateful for her. ...

Thank you! I am so grateful for her.



Thank you! We had decided to go with the hibiclens douche instead of antibiotics. But I wouldn't have had time for them anyway! I was 7cm when I got there....
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-20-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,953
Posted By MamaChick
Name: Judd Date born: 8/18/15 Gestation: 40...

Name: Judd
Date born: 8/18/15
Gestation: 40 weeks, 4 days
Of interest: 6 lbs. 14 oz., 20.5 inches
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-19-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,953
Posted By MamaChick
Oh my goodness congrats all the new squishy...

Oh my goodness congrats all the new squishy babes!

My boy was born yesterday at 3:00pm after just 2.5 intense hours at the birth center. I woke up pretty sure labor was starting but kept doubting...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Thank you for your story! I have read of...

Thank you for your story! I have read of instances online where stripping membranes transferred the bacteria in utero and the babies were stillborn. So needing this intervention is my biggest fear. I...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Thank you so much for all the info. I seriously...

Thank you so much for all the info. I seriously hate to start baby's life with antibiotics but I also want to protect him. Aghhh! My midwife & I talked about treating if I presented with risk...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
That is very scary I'm sorry you had to go...

That is very scary I'm sorry you had to go through it. I just found out yesterday after everything I did go get rid of it im STILL positive. Very disheartening. I've googled and totally freaked...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,995
Posted By MamaChick
At first I thought it was the amount of...

At first I thought it was the amount of probiotics I was taking but I'm down to 1 a day and still going non stop! Is anyone else eating dates everyday? Could they be causing it?
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-11-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,995
Posted By MamaChick
@clar5108 me too. I'm scared to be away from...

@clar5108 me too. I'm scared to be away from home/the toilet bc I never know when it's going to hit me! Don't remember this with my first 2.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Taking them *with* the abx actually doesn`t work,...

Taking them *with* the abx actually doesn`t work, sadly. The antibiotics will kill the probiotics, and there's some evidence that the probiotics will make the antibiotics less effective (obviously...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,995
Posted By MamaChick
For both of my previous pregnancies I've ended up...

For both of my previous pregnancies I've ended up having my membranes stripped after hitting 41 weeks & had the baby within 24 hours. They were born at 41.2 & 41.3 weeks. You have to be under 42...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By MamaChick
I have not had one but my mother & probably most...

I have not had one but my mother & probably most of our mother's here didn't have ultrasounds (30 years ago). If you are confident in it I think it's great. I'm a worrier and for me, having the one...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
They wipe out all the bad and good bacteria. I...

They wipe out all the bad and good bacteria. I had recurrent bladder/yeast infections with my 1st baby and that's why I was on antibiotics. I actually had a bladder infection that sent me to the...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
This is WEIRD! A friend of mine that is in...

This is WEIRD! A friend of mine that is in extremely good health, basically GAPS diet for years, tested positive and I was so shocked and it got me worried. So for the past month or so I've been...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-30-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Thank you so much for the encouragement! I am...

Thank you so much for the encouragement! I am definitely hitting the probiotics hard either way and plan to after birth too.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-29-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Thank you, I appreciate it :)

Thank you, I appreciate it :)
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   07-29-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By MamaChick
Group B Strep positive

After being negative my first 2 pregnancies, I got a positive this time. UGH! And I feel I'm in the best health this time. My midwives are letting me try natural remedies (garlic, probiotics, vitamin...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-28-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By MamaChick
I've actually never heard that one & this will be...

I've actually never heard that one & this will be my 3rd birth. My first was pretty rough (12+ hrs, no urge to push, baby came out with nuchal arm, bad tearing), my second was half the time and a...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-09-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,700
Posted By MamaChick
[QUOTE=jojobean;18740969] MamaChick mind...

[QUOTE=jojobean;18740969]
MamaChick mind sharing the tummy splint? I have diastasis recti, and a lovely umbilical hernia to go along with it. Aw, congrats on the chicks...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-05-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,700
Posted By MamaChick
Hey everyone!!! I feel like I haven't checked in...

Hey everyone!!! I feel like I haven't checked in for a month. I'm glad to hear you're all doing good!

April was a crazy busy month for us with something every weekend. We are doubling up days with...
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