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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-13-2015, 09:17 AM
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Posted By MamaChick
It's definitely genetic. My DH and I both had big...

It's definitely genetic. My DH and I both had big gaps between our front teeth before braces, so I know we had lip ties too. I had other symptoms too, and my mom was unable to breastfeed me or my...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-12-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
Posted By MamaChick
My DS had the lip blister too! It's already gone...

My DS had the lip blister too! It's already gone away. It's crazy how releasing the tie made his mouth so much bigger.
This is my 3rd child to have a tie (although DD1's was never diagnosed until...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-12-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
Posted By MamaChick
We had my DS's lip tie revised by laser Tuesday....

We had my DS's lip tie revised by laser Tuesday. It was awful for a few minutes (I stayed in the room with him & his cries were heartbreaking). But he immediately had a better latch and his mouth...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-11-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
Posted By MamaChick
I use seventh generation & haven't had any...

I use seventh generation & haven't had any rashes. I only like the brown original ones, hated the "touch of cloth" kind. I really wanted to CD again but I am barely keeping my house running with 3...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-05-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
Posted By MamaChick
I can't imagine the stress of nursing twins! This...

I can't imagine the stress of nursing twins! This is my 3rd baby and these early weeks of breastfeeding are pretty stressful, even with just one. I always hear it gets easier around 6 weeks. You're...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
Posted By MamaChick
I woke up this morning with a clogged duct in my...

I woke up this morning with a clogged duct in my left breast! Ouchie! I made an appointment to have my boy's lip tie released by laser next Tuesday. As we approach the 3 week mark, it seems things...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   09-02-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
Posted By MamaChick
I have oversupply/forceful letdown and am worried...

I have oversupply/forceful letdown and am worried I'm going to get mastitis. I'm trying to stop pumping but I get so engorged I can't get anything out hand expressing and have to pump to get some...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   08-27-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
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, 03:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
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, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 11:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,821
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, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 03:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,071
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, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,071
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, 01:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,071
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, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,346
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, 01:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,346
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, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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, 06:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,346
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
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, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
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...
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