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Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-24-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By JenRN
I second the recommendation to follow websites...

I second the recommendation to follow websites that match coupon deals for you. I know for sure that CVS (iheartcvs.com), Walgreens (iheartwags.com), and Target (totallytarget.com) are good places...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 13
Posted By JenRN
This is how it works at my hospital (Baby...

This is how it works at my hospital (Baby Friendly, in Indiana):
 
- Erythromycin eye ointment/Vitamin K - at some point within the first 6 hours but after the first feeding, some places do it...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,785
Posted By JenRN
I pushed for 2.5 hours. DD was OP/asynclitic...

I pushed for 2.5 hours. DD was OP/asynclitic when I began pushing, and finally turned during pushing. That, and the fact she was 9.5 pounds with a 15 inch head, is why I think I had to push so long....
Forum: Diapering   01-12-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By JenRN
Thanks so much for the info ladies! I heart...

Thanks so much for the info ladies! I heart Mothering forums, everyone is so helpful.
 
I'll be honest, I didn't even consider flats before. For those that use flats, would you recommend the same...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-05-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15
Posted By JenRN
Thanks ladies!   It's like I have this...

Thanks ladies!
 
It's like I have this logical part of my brain, where I know second labors tend to be smoother and faster than the first, less likely to require induction, etc. Then there's the...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-04-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15
Posted By JenRN
I'm assuming it's because of the new year but I...

I'm assuming it's because of the new year but I cannot stop thinking/planning/worrying about this labor/delivery.
 
This is our last child, without a doubt. Of course, DD was our "only child...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-03-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11
Posted By JenRN
My midwife gave me a sheet about the exercises...

My midwife gave me a sheet about the exercises after the birth of DD (I had a 4 finger-width space). I didn't think the worksheet was clear, so I bought the book. I thought it was pretty self...
Forum: Diapering   01-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By JenRN
Thanks for the advice, everyone! I don't know...

Thanks for the advice, everyone! I don't know anyone who uses CD so this is all new to me.
 
Now to research covers....
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   12-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By JenRN
I did Hypnobabies (home study) with my DD. I was...

I did Hypnobabies (home study) with my DD. I was diligent about practicing it daily and truly believed it could help. It helped me to relax a little in early labor, but that was about it. No one...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   12-22-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14
Posted By JenRN
I'm so sorry for your loss.

I'm so sorry for your loss.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   12-22-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9
Posted By JenRN
I'm glad you were able to talk with your doctor...

I'm glad you were able to talk with your doctor and get some medication. I hope things start improving for you as soon as possible.
 
I'm an OB nurse, and taking an antidepressant during pregnancy...
Forum: Diapering   12-19-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By JenRN
Thanks for your help!

Thanks for your help!
Forum: Diapering   12-17-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By JenRN
I think I'm ready to jump in and use cloth...

I think I'm ready to jump in and use cloth diapers for this kiddo, at least on a part-time basis. All of the options seem overwhelming, but seeing as how I don't work much and am wanting to use...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   12-15-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16
Posted By JenRN
Where I am, it doesn't seem to be a big...

Where I am, it doesn't seem to be a big deal. Last week I found out we're having a boy, and so far no one has asked me what our plans are. And I could care less if a friend/family member circs or...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-05-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,269
Posted By JenRN
I do have a few financial goals for 2014. We are...

I do have a few financial goals for 2014. We are debt free (except for the house, working on that) and basically did Dave Ramsey's plan through BS3 (we have a 3-4 month emergency fund. 3 months at...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   12-05-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12
Posted By JenRN
I didn't realize I could vote for multiple...

I didn't realize I could vote for multiple options until after I clicked "Vote" (reading comprehension before the coffee kicks in isn't so hot).
 
Despite my best efforts, I cannot seem to wrap a...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   11-26-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 20
Posted By JenRN
I lost about 5-6 pounds from my pre-pregnancy...

I lost about 5-6 pounds from my pre-pregnancy weight during the first 10 weeks. At my last appointment (14.5 weeks) I was holding steady at a 4 pound loss (so gained 1 back). As of this morning...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-12-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By JenRN
You have some good ideas with the tour and...

You have some good ideas with the tour and hiring a doula. I would also suggest a birth plan, and to see if the hospital(s) you are considering offer a birth planner/consultant program (probably...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   11-09-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16
Posted By JenRN
Interesting! Though I doubt it will work out in...

Interesting! Though I doubt it will work out in my case, since this puts me around 37 weeks and I had DD at 41+5.
 
Last night I was down on the carpet helping DD with a puzzle. I briefly rolled...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-01-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By JenRN
I'm going to second that it's probably policy...

I'm going to second that it's probably policy that they have to do a full scan. Though typically a doctor/midwife's order can override a policy like that. I'm very upset that they were so rude to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-01-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 298,375
Posted By JenRN
Mine's not super original, but I hit 14 weeks...

Mine's not super original, but I hit 14 weeks yesterday so I felt safe "announcing" to the Facebook friends (family and close friends already knew, and my coworkers).
 
Being Halloween, I just...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-29-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By JenRN
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm glad you're...

I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm glad you're finding a new doctor, and I would keep taking the progesterone if I were you until you can see the new doctor.
 
I was told after my miscarriage to wait...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   10-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 19
Posted By JenRN
I bought my Traditional Medicinals online...

I bought my Traditional Medicinals online (Amazon, it was cheaper in bulk since I have Prime Membership).
 
However, I have found it at several local grocery stores (Meijer, Kroger). I'm sure...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   10-29-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 19
Posted By JenRN
I drink the Traditional Medicinals brand as...

I drink the Traditional Medicinals brand as well, mostly because I had stocked up on it for my wonky cycles and horrible periods. When that supply runs out, I might go with loose leaf.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   10-28-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14
Posted By JenRN
Sourire - yes I am off of the progesterone now....

Sourire - yes I am off of the progesterone now. I ran out about 11.5 weeks, now I'm 13.5 weeks (I can't remember how to change my signature to update it).
 
I was taking it twice a day, and I...
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