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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 358
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Posted By Galatea
That's great news! I was thinking of trying the...

That's great news! I was thinking of trying the nipple shield in the next few days. For now, she knows to turn to my breast and open her mouth. She did it as soon as i picked her up today - she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-28-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Thank you. She is getting cuter as she loses that...

Thank you. She is getting cuter as she loses that squished newborn look - though it does make her assymmetry more clear. I'm over it, though.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-28-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,670
Posted By Galatea
Compression stockings are awesome. Can't...

Compression stockings are awesome. Can't recommend them enough.

There are more risks to vasectomies - I won't let DH get one. I'm going to get another Paragard.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,670
Posted By Galatea
I'm sorry; I don't remember the amount of...

I'm sorry; I don't remember the amount of magnesium, just whatever the grocery store had. I only took it when I got a headache.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,670
Posted By Galatea
Magnesium always fixed my headaches quickly.

Magnesium always fixed my headaches quickly.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
It is carters for target preemie size. It...

It is carters for target preemie size. It actually is a good fit length wise but too wide.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-25-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Here she is wearing clothes for the first time.

Here she is wearing clothes for the first time.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-25-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Yeah, newborns are not very cute generally! ...

Yeah, newborns are not very cute generally!

She weighed 1928 g today, which is 78 above herbirthweight, and of course she lost after she was born.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-24-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
I don't know what she weighs. I always forget to...

I don't know what she weighs. I always forget to ask.
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   10-24-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 469
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations! I'm glad you had such a good...

Congratulations! I'm glad you had such a good birth experience. I am sure she will be fine after she gets her medicine. :) Hang in there!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
I feel much better thanks.

I feel much better thanks.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
I thought DD1 was so ugly when she was born, like...

I thought DD1 was so ugly when she was born, like a bulldog. The MW said, "She's so beautiful!" and I just cried, "She's so uglyyyyyyyyy!" And of course she became beautiful once she settled down...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations! I'll go look over there. A...

Congratulations! I'll go look over there. A week or two sounds great!

The kids have not seen her yet and I cannot figure out how to make it happen. DH is working all day tomorrow and the kids...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-24-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,557
Posted By Galatea
My favorite site for names is nameberry. Lots of...

My favorite site for names is nameberry. Lots of good thematic lists.
Forum: Family Planning   10-23-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 52,453
Posted By Galatea
I got a Paragard 7 years after that original post...

I got a Paragard 7 years after that original post and it stayed in just fine. Maybe bc I was not postpartum when it was inserted?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Ok no one go into labor over her, lol. ...

Ok no one go into labor over her, lol.

Thank you for all the compliments. It is kind of hard for me to just see her as I am always looking at her defects. :(

Her right facial nerve either...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Here you go!

Here you go!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Galatea
One nurse let me kangaroo her even with the...

One nurse let me kangaroo her even with the umbilical line - so I've learned it depends on the nurse. I am going to push to try to let her nuzzle me breast sooner. Because of her facial paresis, she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Thank you, @Ratchet. I just feel so bad that she...

Thank you, @Ratchet. I just feel so bad that she won't have a smooth go of it. Now that she is down to cpap, I can see her better, and I'm pretty sure that she has hemifacial microsomia. When she...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Honestly I think there is helper overload as DH...

Honestly I think there is helper overload as DH has been asking for help babysitting for weeks and people help at first but then it's old news. Plus, we are normally so competent that no one thinks...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
The doctor called her a rock star yesterday in...

The doctor called her a rock star yesterday in that she seems to just continuously improve, though today they are trying cpap and expect that to tire her out.

I was having several days of really...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations, Tonika, on baby Noah. It sounds...

Congratulations, Tonika, on baby Noah. It sounds like he is doing really well.

My baby Clementine was also born early but at 31 weeks, which was 6 days ago. I don't have any tips for you because...
Forum: Site Help   10-17-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,134
Posted By Galatea
I really like it. I have a new iPhone 6 with iOS...

I really like it. I have a new iPhone 6 with iOS 8.0.2 and it works well and quickly, though I can only get pics to upload about half the time.

I have a question: how can I edit my signature and...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
Thank you! Today she was off the full vent...

Thank you!

Today she was off the full vent tube into lungs and was instead getting pressurized air with a bit extra O2 through prongs, and her arterial line was out, so I got to hold her! Not...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 18,491
Posted By Galatea
No, they haven't given me an estimate as to when...

No, they haven't given me an estimate as to when she will come home. Until now, she has just been getting better from being pretty sick. Now she has to develop her gut, and get off ventilator, and do...
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