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Forum: Home Birth May 24th, 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By danischmell
to tell the neighbors or not..

Hi All,
it's been a while since I posted, I don't know if you remember me. I'm preg w #2 (first one was a birth center baby) and 37 weeks and planning a home birth. It's getting closer, so I'm...
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 13th, 2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 596
Posted By danischmell
Re: Spacing of Children....

Dd1 will be 3 yrs exactly when dd2 gets here. My due date is a week after her birthday. We always thought we wanted a 2 1/2 - 3 yr gap. We actually got preg and wouldve had a 26 month gap but lost it...
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 9th, 2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,238
Posted By danischmell
Re: Are there risks being pregnant from 40-42 weeks gestation?

If it make you feel any better I just read that most babies size levels off around 40 weeks. So chances are the head won't get any bigger.
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 9th, 2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By danischmell

In another board I go to we have a thread called 'facebook' where we post things we wish we could post there but won't.... Like 'my sil is a crazy person' lol or the like. Today I wish I could say...
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 5th, 2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By danischmell
Re: Finding out the sex v. Surprise baby

I agree that it's still a surprise, you just find out earlier! :) I can't handle not finding out. Plus, it's nice for people who want to give you gifts to know what you are having. A friend just...
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 4th, 2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 587
Posted By danischmell
Re: It's picture time!

My little Ainsley

Baby Belly - lil girl #2
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 4th, 2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By danischmell
Re: Crunchy Mama?

I'm pretty crispy too :)
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 2nd, 2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By danischmell
Re: What age to potty train?

Ainsley was kind of halfway doing it after her 2nd birthday, but wasn't REALLY potty trained until she was 2.5
Forum: Natural Childbirth March 1st, 2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By danischmell
Abby Epstein's Birth Story - Part One

Abby's Birth Story - Part One - My Best Birth (http://www.mybestbirth.com/profiles/blogs/abbys-birth-story-part-one)

she leaves us hanging for more tho, lol.
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 28th, 2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 442
Posted By danischmell
Re: Qotd - 2/26/10

I'm in the 'I don't feel qualified to teach my kids' camp. We live about half a block from a brand new elementary school I've heard good things about, so I'm hoping she does well there. Tho I'm...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 28th, 2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 449
Posted By danischmell
Re: Does it count, or am I just out of luck? =(

I just wanted to add one thing. You can ask to not have the continuous fetal monitor on all the time. If the monitor you 15 mins out of every hour it's just as good at recognizing fetal distress and...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 27th, 2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 241
Posted By danischmell
Re: Should I have my baby in the water with my first child?

i wasn't planning on having a water birth with my first, but once I got in there it felt SOOO much better I didn't want to get out. She came out just fine and the midwife was keeping tabs on her the...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 26th, 2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 445
Posted By danischmell
Re: dream names

ugh.. I'm so having issues here. We're having such a hard time with names. I have suggested a lot, he's pretty much vetoed them all.

I really love Penelope, he thinks its too long since our last...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 25th, 2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By danischmell
Re: Birth Plan

at a hospital, esp. with an OB I think it is important to have it in writing.

we're planning a home birth, so we don't really have a birth plan for that, tho I'm planning on making a 'transfer...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 25th, 2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 249
Posted By danischmell
Re: husbands/SO on board?

DH was generally in the camp of 'whatever you want to do' and when he found out how much cheaper delivering in the birth center we choose was compared to a typical hospital birth he was thrilled.
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 24th, 2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 485
Posted By danischmell
Re: What were the birth stats of your baby (ies)?


Born on her due date
6 lbs 1 oz
19.5 inches
birth center/water birth
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 24th, 2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 404
Posted By danischmell
Re: What positions did you labor in?

birth ball, walking, hands and knees in the car then in the tub kind of reclined until i felt like pushing, then my midwife made me get up on my knees and she came right out.
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 23rd, 2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 429
Posted By danischmell
Re: If you are new here - some questions for you!

I'm pretty new..
1. Are you pregnant, TTC or already had your baby? I'm pregs, 24 weeks with #2, another girl
2. What type of birth are you planning or did you have? we are leaning towards home...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 23rd, 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 235
Posted By danischmell
Re: Did you/ will you be taking a "baby moon"?

Tom was sent on a business trip to Seattle a couple months before we had Ainsley. He really just had one thing to do on a Friday so we stayed the weekend at this beautiful house on the puget sound...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 23rd, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 464
Posted By danischmell
Re: When do you plan to have more children?

when people ask this I usually say 'we'll get through this one and then see what happens next..' lol. But I definitely want at least one more. It took us 2 years to get pregnant with Ains and then...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 21st, 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By danischmell
Re: Totally OT - sleep training rant

Good for you!! Sometimes I think it can be better when someone not so close to the person to get them to really think. Hopefully it will help!!
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 21st, 2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By danischmell
Re: Twins... bare with me.. :)

my best friend just delivered twins vaginally. The boy was first and head down, and the girl came after breech. I had another friend who had twins a couple months earlier. They told her that if the...
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 21st, 2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By danischmell
Re: Totally OT - sleep training rant

I totally agree that she should tell her to discuss it with her pediatrician.. that poor baby, that is SO not healthy!
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 19th, 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By danischmell
Re: another Friday 5

Colin Firth
Lee Pace
Mark Ruffalo
Johnny Lee Miller
Neil Patrick Harris
Forum: Natural Childbirth February 19th, 2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 245
Posted By danischmell
Re: Friday Five

1. How much sleep did you get last night?
about 7 hours
2. What did you have for breakfast this morning?
scrambled eggs and toast
3. Are you pregnant, still TTC or have you already had your baby?...
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