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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 3,460
Posted By gabeyho
Yesterday I got one of those rock n play cradle...

Yesterday I got one of those rock n play cradle things; I opted for that instead of a bouncy chair this time, thinking the incline it has might work better for nights than the cosleeper because...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-26-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 11,904
Posted By gabeyho
It is a lot lower!

It is a lot lower!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,026
Posted By gabeyho
I hope to get a birth story up soon, but until...

I hope to get a birth story up soon, but until then, here's another...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 3,460
Posted By gabeyho
bren94 Poor mama. It will all be better soon!

bren94 Poor mama. It will all be better soon!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,688
Posted By gabeyho
No, I had no IV, which is why I'm surprised by...

No, I had no IV, which is why I'm surprised by the swelling this time. I've been looking around and it seems to be pretty normal, IV or not, and should go down soon. It's so uncomfortable.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 316
Posted By gabeyho
Congratulations! That's pretty much how mine...

Congratulations! That's pretty much how mine went, straight into transition is the way to go! Enjoy your baby and get some well deserved rest. [emoji173]️
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 3,674
Posted By gabeyho
How exciting!

How exciting!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
  6 Weeks
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Posted By gabeyho
I only wait until the bleeding stops, and as long...

I only wait until the bleeding stops, and as long as I'm comfortable we go for it. So, about three weeks? Honestly, I can't wait. One of my favorite things about postpartum is having normal sex again.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-25-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,688
Posted By gabeyho
I have the worst swelling in my legs and a little...

I have the worst swelling in my legs and a little in my hands. I remember this being the topic on this thread just a short while ago. I am just really surprised how extreme it is for me this time,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-23-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By gabeyho
Evangeline is already taking a paci and I am...

Evangeline is already taking a paci and I am thrilled about it. She is a great nurser, and I'm not giving her the paci constantly, but it sure is nice to have in case I need it to give me a few...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-23-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,026
Posted By gabeyho
Oh my Valerie11 , he is a cutie!

Oh my Valerie11 , he is a cutie!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-23-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By gabeyho
I just stepped in the scale for the heck of it....

I just stepped in the scale for the heck of it. Apparently I only went down 10lbs right after birth, we'll see what the next few weeks brings for me. I am still holding a lot of the fluid back,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 3,674
Posted By gabeyho
I had clean out, accompanied by crampiness and...

I had clean out, accompanied by crampiness and sporadic contractions all that first day after my water broke. I don't remember significant clean out before previous labors, just a general stools...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-22-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By gabeyho
Pssshhh. I almost never lose any significant...

Pssshhh. I almost never lose any significant weight postpartum without lots of extra effort. All that breastfeeding doesn't seem to equate to burned calories and weight lost for me. Maybe this time...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-22-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,688
Posted By gabeyho
Thank you so much for that! Of course, I've...

Thank you so much for that! Of course, I've always been told no bath until the bleeding stops, but I was hoping this time around my mw would feel differently than all the obs I've seen in the past,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-22-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,688
Posted By gabeyho
Oh my gosh, all I want in the whole world is a...

Oh my gosh, all I want in the whole world is a bath.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 249
Posted By gabeyho
I have always loved bravado. Their original bra...

I have always loved bravado. Their original bra is great for those first few weeks and for sleeping.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 3,460
Posted By gabeyho
Watery bloody mucous is what my mucous plug looks...

Watery bloody mucous is what my mucous plug looks like, and a cervical check can certainly dislodge quite a bit of that.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,688
Posted By gabeyho
Post Partum Thread

cagnew I agree with forestlover. Excellent advice to keep his hands swaddled down. I do hope you get it all worked out, but don't push yourself to the brink of resentment, either. I've been fortunate...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,026
Posted By gabeyho
Thank you for sharing dentonmidwife . Such a...

Thank you for sharing dentonmidwife . Such a sweet picture!
cagnew Yoi have a beautiful family!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 426
Posted By gabeyho
She's here! Pic in baby pic thread. Story later!

She's here! Pic in baby pic thread. Story later!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,026
Posted By gabeyho
I know we're all dying for more babies, so here's...

I know we're all dying for more babies, so here's a quick pic of Evangeline. Born at home 2/20/15, 9:42pm, 6.12, 19 3/8"

Birth story...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-20-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,688
Posted By gabeyho
I agree with Valerie, I would stay home and keep...

I agree with Valerie, I would stay home and keep making progress if it's possible.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-20-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 426
Posted By gabeyho
My mw says I'm making progress as long as I feel...

My mw says I'm making progress as long as I feel pressure and crampy, which I do all the time. She considers it progress along with the sporadic contractions, and isn't worried. She's getting me some...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   02-20-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 426
Posted By gabeyho
This is the most annoying labor ever. Things...

This is the most annoying labor ever. Things never got regular yesterday, then seemed to be coming together about four hours ago after I got some good sleep, and now after ice gotten up and walked...
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