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Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By my3beasties
Great thread idea, @bright-midnight...

Great thread idea, @bright-midnight (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=78844) ! :) By now, I've pared it down to the essentials and nice-to-have items...which is all pretty fresh for me,...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-31-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By my3beasties
14w + 5d today! Already have a nice round...

14w + 5d today! Already have a nice round belly...baby #5 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) , my body knows where this is going! ;) Can't mistake it for "just...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-26-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 67,589
Posted By my3beasties
Success story here, and some encouragement! ...

Success story here, and some encouragement! :love I went through hell 9yrs ago with DS1...I did everything you've described, and nothing worked. I drove myself crazy with sterilizing everything...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-26-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By my3beasties
Thanks! I actually went to see my naturopath, and...

Thanks! I actually went to see my naturopath, and she diagnosed a B12 deficiency....gave me a nice B-complex liquid and high B12 spray, along with some other goodies. I've only been taking it since...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By my3beasties
Aaack! Hair Shedding!

So I always thought during pregnancy, your hair is supposed to get thicker...but lately, my hair has been shedding like crazy! :yikes


Seriously, every time I touch my hair, I find multiple...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By my3beasties
Margerytnunez - I'd say if you're indeed pregnant...

Margerytnunez - I'd say if you're indeed pregnant it's too soon to be feeling tired, as 10 days past sex you may barely be implanted, depending on when you ovulated. The tiredness could also be...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
@TrishWSU...

@TrishWSU (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=11146) , Usually the cheap earrings are made with metals like nickel and copper, which is why we react to them. Even white gold has nickel...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By my3beasties
Oh yeah, I've been dealing with this too! I'm...

Oh yeah, I've been dealing with this too! I'm hungry, but nothing sounds good, and many things just make me want to gag. Thankfully, on DH's work nights the kids have been fine with things like...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By my3beasties
I'm also prone to low blood pressure - sometimes...

I'm also prone to low blood pressure - sometimes if you're too LOW, it can cause headaches. Eating more salt can boost you back up to a normal level.


I'd say check with midwife to be safe...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-20-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
Yup - I didn't think about it either! Stupid...

Yup - I didn't think about it either! Stupid metal allergies.
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
Yup Trish, I am right with ya! For me, hormonal...

Yup Trish, I am right with ya! For me, hormonal birth control = mental breakdown.
ParaGuard just made me bleed profusely and continuously for 6 weeks, until I was so anemic I passed out in...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By my3beasties
:grin: Yeah this little one is very different...

:grin: Yeah this little one is very different from my others as well...just feels so gentle and laid back.


I have 3 of those demanding, "can't take your eyes off them" kiddos - with each of...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-18-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
I hear ya ladies - be careful with IUD's though,...

I hear ya ladies - be careful with IUD's though, if you are sensitive to drugs or other substances, or have metal allergies. Just watch for any weird mood swings, depression, excessive bleeding, etc....
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By my3beasties
loba that sounds like a great plan! I was kind...

loba that sounds like a great plan! I was kind of thinking the sane thing, actually it seems like what we've naturally been doing already. She'll nurse for comfort at night or to go to sleep, but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By my3beasties
I think these things are a matter of weighing...

I think these things are a matter of weighing your individual child's abilities against the safety concerns at hand. If she's 3.5, good with the stairs, and not prone to sleepwalking, it might be...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-17-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By my3beasties
OK, me too - I cried over the movie "Flicka"...

OK, me too - I cried over the movie "Flicka" yesterday. Not just a little tearing up and a sniffle, bawling for like an hour. (I used to be the "flag girl" in our drill team, and seeing the flag...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-16-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By my3beasties
Well, it looks like I'm drying up now that 2nd...

Well, it looks like I'm drying up now that 2nd tri is here... :( I was afraid of this! Got the More Milk Two tincture, and that doesn't seem to be doing much. And my nipples are getting pretty sore...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-16-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
Wow, @stegenrae...

Wow, @stegenrae (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=56022) - that's even more out of the ordinary than my surprise ovulation! Hope those cysts are doing ok, I hear they can be very...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-16-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-14-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By my3beasties
Awesome article!

Just saw this article, it brought tears to my eyes at how sweet this mama's act was:


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emma-saloranta/why-i-breastfed-a-strangers-baby_b_7252576.html


Thoughts? :)
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,479
Posted By my3beasties
Me too...it's not completely gone yet, but close....

Me too...it's not completely gone yet, but close. Sigh. I feel ya, sister!


I ordered More Milk 2 from my local Natural Grocers 3 weeks ago, but it hasn't come in yet. Oh well - hoping DD2 is...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By my3beasties
12 weeks yesterday, and still soooo tired. I just...

12 weeks yesterday, and still soooo tired. I just want to sleep all the time!! Doesn't help that both girls have been sick, and I've been up & down with both of them for the last 3 nights.

...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
Aren't those accidental ones fun?? ;) We were...

Aren't those accidental ones fun?? ;) We were using FAM religiously, and BFing - my cycle returned at 4 mos as we had to supplement for a couple months DD2 due to medical reasons, but at 6 mos we...
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
By the way, here is the art work we did for the...

By the way, here is the art work we did for the announcement. Canvas painting was for MIL, garden apron for my mom (which she LOVED).
Forum: November 2015 Due Date Club   05-12-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By my3beasties
Thanks, TrishWSU and Voondrop - Yeah, that's kind...

Thanks, TrishWSU and Voondrop - Yeah, that's kind of what I'm thinking too: just stay away. I've been sick of BIL's attitude for a long time, and him sticking his nose in our business with...
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