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Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 18th, 2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Hey Moms

Today was my first day back at work. I made it until 2pm before I fled to get my baby. She apparently did great- took 2 of the longest naps she'd ever taken. I bet all the change/excitement/other...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 14th, 2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Wednesday Hair!!

How's your hair styled currently? Just loose today- it's longish, a few inches past my shoulders, and loosely curls.
What's your favorite hairstyle? Actually, just long and loose. I've had it...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 14th, 2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Wednesday Hair!!

How's your hair styled currently? Just loose today- it's longish, a few inches past my shoulders, and loosely curls.
What's your favorite hairstyle? Actually, just long and loose. I've had it...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 11th, 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Been Mia. More paranoia ugh!

Sending big hugs. I'm glad you got some meds- it helps to have something to help you feel more in control- I think just DOING something and having the support of my docs was a big part of it for me...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 8th, 2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Let's see those babies momma's

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We are sci-fi fans. ...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 6th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Anatomy Scan

Look at that cute little guy! Love this :)
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 6th, 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By MelChicago
Re: All you mommas out there… seeking registry advice

I was just in the middle of a super long reply and somehow accidentally closed my browser! ARGH! :)

Firstly, register for stuff even if you don't think you'll use it right away, or if you will...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 5th, 2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Your thoughts on crib bumpers

I wouldn't use a traditional bumper, but they make mesh bumpers now. So you can have the protection from baby reaching through, but it's still breathable ifhis face presses on it. Try search ing...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 4th, 2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 95
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Starting Solids

I too plan on starting solids at about 6 months, and hope to make my own baby food, too. Melissa, what book do you have?
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 4th, 2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 143
Posted By MelChicago
Re: I've been MIA

I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. What a sad, hard time. I hope you can get some rest and support, and healing from the headaches. Sending you love and hugs.
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 4th, 2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By MelChicago
Guess who ROLLED OVER?!

Clara! At 10 weeks old! We were in mommy-baby Pilates, and she was on the mat on her tummy. She pushed her head up, then started to lean waaayyy over... and flip! We were both so surprised! She...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss August 1st, 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 153
Posted By MelChicago
Re: So tired

Sorry to hear you're having such a rough time. Thinking of you and sending Christian good sleep vibes.
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 28th, 2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Monday Moans

No moans for me today. Today is my 35th birthday. The weather is beautiful, and Clara and I had a wonderful day going to mom-baby Pilates, taking a walk, buying cupcakes, and cuddling :) Got lots...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 27th, 2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By MelChicago
This is a first...

So, Clara went to bed last night around 8:30. (She woke and stirred a few times til about 9:30/10, and DH soothed her back to sleep by giving her a pacifier or putting his hand on her belly- I...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 24th, 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 189
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Post partum depression and anxiety

Giant, giant hugs to you. I've struggled with anxiety all my life and after having Clara it was out of control. I became so worked up over very, very small things- like, if there was a glass of...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 23rd, 2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Wednesday Wahoos

Hooray for Jacob!

Today was a beautiful day, and DD and I took a lovely long walk in the park and went to the farmers market.
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 23rd, 2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 135
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Other Parents Rant

She was bull-crapping, just trying to sound authoritative or make herself feel good for how her son is doing compared to yours. Who knows why. It's lame that it was

I do not believe that seeds...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 22nd, 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By MelChicago
Re: What's going on

I'm here! It's harder to find time to post these days :) Clara is 2 months old tomorrow. She is more than 12 pounds now! I just love her to bits. I have just a month left of maternity leave. I...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 21st, 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 94
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Play pens

I have one, and used it for the first time this past weekend for an overnight stay in a hotel. I think we'll set it up in the living room within the next few weeks- we currently have a cradle in...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 17th, 2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By MelChicago
Re: My Jackson

I'm sorry, I hope the patch helps. that's got to be very difficult.
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 15th, 2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Crazy, Stressful Day -- OT (x-posted)

Yikes, what a stressful time. I hope the procedure was successful!
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 15th, 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By MelChicago
Re: To daycare or not to daycare.

We have a home daycare lined up, $50 a day, which is a STEAL in the city.

I love my job, and still make more than the cost of daycare, plus have good benefits and a flexible schedule. It'll be...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 14th, 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By MelChicago
Re: I must be the most paranoid mom in history

Cort, I started taking Zoloft about 2 weeks ago. I really feel like it is making a difference in my anxiety level. I feel a lot more stable. I see a therapist, too, and was just doing that until...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 14th, 2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Help! Transition from bassinet to crib

We just have it sitting next to the bed, too, but theres about a 4 inch fabric "rim" on the side that drops that is just her face height. Ive attached a pic- its right up against our bed but even if...
Forum: Pregnancy and Motherhood After Loss July 14th, 2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By MelChicago
Re: Help! Transition from bassinet to crib

Well, last night was a great success! She slept in her crib from 8:30pm-2:30am before she started to stir. I went in and fed her, even though she wasn't really fully awake (or upset yet). Then she...
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