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Forum: Birth Stories   04-28-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Maine Mama
Micki, are you all set for the survey? We fit...

Micki, are you all set for the survey? We fit the the three conditions, and I didn't see this earlier.
Forum: Birth Stories   10-25-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Maine Mama
 4. A hard and fast active labor is actually...


4. A hard and fast active labor is actually more intense than a longer active labor. Your body and spirit kind of have to rush to play catch up.
 


100% agreed! Bravo Mama. I loved reading...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-27-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,530
Posted By Maine Mama
 Quote:Originally Posted by Tumble...



Quote:Originally Posted by Tumble Bumbles http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: January 2011   02-04-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 19,815
Posted By Maine Mama
Wow!  He was long!  Congrats!!

Wow!  He was long!  Congrats!!
Forum: January 2011   01-25-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Maine Mama
Welcome William! He's gorgeous :) And it...

Welcome William!
He's gorgeous :)
And it sounds like you were just getting going, as we were finishing up!  Our sons share a birthday.
Forum: January 2011   01-22-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Maine Mama
He is gorgeous!  Congratulations! And might I...

He is gorgeous!  Congratulations!
And might I just say that I love that we were having such similar experiences at almost exactly the same time.  Our little boy was born a couple of hours later...
Forum: Birth Stories   01-21-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By Maine Mama
  I had been telling everyone last week that...


I had been telling everyone last week that Saturday (3 days past my due date) would be a great day for our son to be born.  Apparently he agreed.
My husband had been sick all week with a crazy...
Forum: January 2011   01-21-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 19,815
Posted By Maine Mama
Our son, Gideon Thomas, was born on 1-15-11 at...

Our son, Gideon Thomas, was born on 1-15-11 at 7:45pm after a very intense and quick labor.
8 lbs., 8 oz. and 20.5 inches long.  He's perfect, I feel great, and now we're basking in the Babymoon....
Forum: January 2011   01-19-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By Maine Mama
I had been telling everyone last week that...

I had been telling everyone last week that Saturday would be a great day for our son to be born.  Apparently he agreed.
My husband had been sick all week with a crazy viral infection that left him...
Forum: January 2011   01-13-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,739
Posted By Maine Mama
I was due yesterday and still no signs of labor....

I was due yesterday and still no signs of labor.  Nothing at all.  I'm trying to wrap my head around the fact that it could still be a couple of weeks.  That seems like such a loooooooonnnnnngggggg...
Forum: January 2011   01-09-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Maine Mama
That's comforting to hear. Even though I know...

That's comforting to hear.
Even though I know it, I still don't "know" it sometimes.  Somehow it seems like it would be closer if things were changing more.  You...
Forum: January 2011   01-09-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By Maine Mama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by butterfly1001 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: January 2011   01-07-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By Maine Mama
That is so awesome!  Congratulations!!  How big...

That is so awesome!  Congratulations!!  How big was she?
Forum: Birth Stories   01-01-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Maine Mama
I love that area!  My book club meets in Knox...

I love that area!  My book club meets in Knox county, so I'm out that way at least once a month.
I've heard a lot of good things about Ellie and Donna at Morningstar Midwifery as well.  Though I...
Forum: Birth Stories   12-31-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Maine Mama
I'm also from Maine (central), and I have a...

I'm also from Maine (central), and I have a wonderful (soft spoken and sweet!) midwife named Heather Stamler that I've been seeing this pregnancy.
I'd be happy to pass her contact information on to...
Forum: January 2011   12-28-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Maine Mama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by allisonrose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1276763/water-birth-mama-s#post_16143675)

I'm...
Forum: January 2011   12-28-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By Maine Mama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by thebeljur http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1287582/i-had-my-baby/20#post_16142536)

I've...
Forum: January 2011   12-27-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By Maine Mama
Congratulations!  She's absolutely beautiful,...

Congratulations!  She's absolutely beautiful, and it sounds like it was a great experience!
Forum: Homebirth   12-26-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By Maine Mama
I'm also curious about this.  My midwife told me...

I'm also curious about this.  My midwife told me to put witch hazel on disposable pads and roll them up and freeze them, but I'm not sure if they need to be completely soaked or...
Forum: January 2011   12-22-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,827
Posted By Maine Mama
Congratulations!  It sounds like things went...

Congratulations!  It sounds like things went great.  Looking forward to reading the entire story!
Forum: January 2011   12-21-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,827
Posted By Maine Mama
Yay!! Can't wait to hear more updates!  It's...

Yay!!
Can't wait to hear more updates!  It's so exciting! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif
Forum: January 2011   12-21-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By Maine Mama
Last postpartum period, I HATED my nursing bras....

Last postpartum period, I HATED my nursing bras.  They were cheap, whatever I could find in the store, bras, and they didn't offer great support or function.
I'm looking for recommendations and...
Forum: January 2011   12-20-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Maine Mama
Fortunately, my husband seems at least mildly...

Fortunately, my husband seems at least mildly interested in me this time around.  Last time, I could definitely tell that my appearance (and thoughts of the baby) were bothering him.
This time,...
Forum: January 2011   12-07-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By Maine Mama
A tuna sandwich (whole can of tuna), prepared...

A tuna sandwich (whole can of tuna), prepared with tons of mayo, and a big 'ol slice of American cheese on 12 grain bread.  Topped with Wickles pickles.  I have one a couple of times a week and just...
Forum: January 2011   12-01-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Maine Mama
I'm definitely feeling the stress of it all....

I'm definitely feeling the stress of it all.  For a lot of the same reasons.
On top of house issues (dishwasher, water problems, completely renovating our upstairs), we're trying to do shopping and...
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