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Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-30-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20
  Twins?
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Posted By SplashingPuddle
Hi moonwomb - congratulations! I am also...

Hi moonwomb - congratulations! I am also expecting di-di boys. I have two girls now (2 and 5). One of the harder things about this pregnancy is that I am not able to easily give birth in my...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-30-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I have had this a bit too. I am wondering if...

I have had this a bit too. I am wondering if there is less of distinct difference between bh and contractions, and more of a gradual continuum as birth approaches. I've always thought of them as...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-30-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,459
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I have to be in the city in order to give birth,...

I have to be in the city in order to give birth, so I am missing out on home nesting activities like putting food in the freezer. I do really want to shift away from my usual left-brain organizing...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-30-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,459
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Yesterday I went to the swimming pool and got the...

Yesterday I went to the swimming pool and got the usual comments that I look due any day. I usually say "no, 5 more weeks". But for the first time, I really wondered, what if its sooner. I'm 35w1d...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-26-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,459
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I found out (again) today that both of my babies...

I found out (again) today that both of my babies are breech, so I am starting to prepare for the idea that I might have a double breech birth. I can definitely do that in the hospital here, but I am...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-26-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
If my babies stay breech, I am planning a double...

If my babies stay breech, I am planning a double breech vaginal birth. I can definitely do that in the hospital, but I am considering doing it at home too. I will be attended by 4 midwives and I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-25-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
How exciting mountain mama =) By my own...

How exciting mountain mama =) By my own estimation, I'm about 2cm as well, but no loss of mucus plug.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-24-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
chuord - baby laughter is the best! I feel like I...

chuord - baby laughter is the best! I feel like I would be amazed at what my babies could do, and then all of a sudden they would move on to something new and even more amazing. I always felt like...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-23-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I would love to know the answer to this question...

I would love to know the answer to this question too. As I get closer and closer to birth, I really wish there were more twin mamas to connect with. I live rurally so there are no in-person groups.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-23-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I was in a similar situation this week. My...

I was in a similar situation this week. My partner had to be away for 3 days. I am currently 34 weeks pregnant with twins and am caring for two little ones as well. My partner was also going to go...
Forum: Infertility   06-23-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,481
Posted By SplashingPuddle
hello everyone, its been awhile since i've...

hello everyone,

its been awhile since i've posted here but i love following along, and I was captivated by the conversation about 'no embryos left behind'. I have two lower than average quality...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,459
Posted By SplashingPuddle
funfunky: I hear you on the difficulty in...

funfunky: I hear you on the difficulty in standing in lines. I try to locate a chair for myself, and then I move it every few minutes as the line gets shorter.


I regularly check my cervix. In...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-16-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Littlekind: Yah! Congratulations. I can't wait...

Littlekind: Yah! Congratulations. I can't wait to hear how you and little one are doing =)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-12-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
tracyamber: Yes when i leave my community I go to...

tracyamber: Yes when i leave my community I go to a city and i bring my kids. It is harder to care for my kids here, largely on my own. Home is so much simpler. The one advantage is that we...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-10-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By SplashingPuddle
my babies are also breech and I'm 32 weeks. i'm...

my babies are also breech and I'm 32 weeks. i'm starting to get a bit nervous, as there is less room for them to turn.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-03-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Mountainmama: Our family is also a foster...

Mountainmama: Our family is also a foster family, and I know how hard it can be when a child moves to another home. However, we have never had a placement for a year, so I imagine that just adds to...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   06-01-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I'm 31 weeks along, and I'm concerned that the...

I'm 31 weeks along, and I'm concerned that the babies are often both breech or both transverse (heads on the same side). I know there is time, but with two of them in there, I imagine the space will...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-29-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By SplashingPuddle
This will be my third birth and my midwives have...

This will be my third birth and my midwives have also said that third births can be a bit different. I've expected that for myself, since this is my first time birthing twins. I haven't minded the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-29-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Toothfairy: Congratulations! I love babies...

Toothfairy: Congratulations! I love babies sleeping outside =) I am also interested if you have any thoughts of natural birth turning to c-section.

I was told to go into the hospital (leave...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-19-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I know a very healthy little boy, born at 27...

I know a very healthy little boy, born at 27 weeks. If you can't stop labour, you can do it.

You're in my thoughts. Let us all know.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
makeitsew: I am really intrigued with the use of...

makeitsew: I am really intrigued with the use of technology to gain control. I have probably stayed away from it for the same reason. Doing IVF, I felt very out of control and it seemed like it was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-18-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Interesting question makeitsew. I feel sort of...

Interesting question makeitsew. I feel sort of in between two worlds in terms of relating to other mothers. IVF and failed cycles etc are such a big part of my experience, which I can relate to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-18-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,227
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Congratulations Makeitsew! That is wonderful...

Congratulations Makeitsew! That is wonderful news.

I am 29 weeks now, and I am starting to feel whiny about how large and sore I'm getting. I just told my employer that I'll work for another 1.5...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
  Twins?
Views: 503
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I am wondering if you are able to feel the...

I am wondering if you are able to feel the babies' positions? I am not doing regular ultrasounds, though I have decided to do one next week. My babies seem to regularly change positions, and I'm...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   05-15-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I had lots of pregnancy insomnia with my first...

I had lots of pregnancy insomnia with my first baby. This time its been really good up until about now. The last few weeks have brought more pain (hip and shoulder) which has really worsened my...
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