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Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 29th, 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Brookem
Re: Natural birth question...

Thank you all! I have a birthing ball, rice pack, hypnobirthing "music" and a couple books that I have read. Definitely planning to get in the water when needed. :)

I am so. excited. to .meet....
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 28th, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Brookem
Natural birth question...

BTDT moms: What did you find most helpful for pain management with your natural birth?
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 22nd, 2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 109
Posted By Brookem
Re: Formula Feeding Moms

I don't do formula but I popped in to say sign up for free stuff! These guys will literally send you full cans of it to your doorstep, for free.

Even the Earth's Best, etc. brands that are...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 22nd, 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By Brookem
Facebook Group?

Can someone post the link to our FB Group? I have been holding out but it's just so much simpler to navigate and post pictures... I think I would like to join to check out the traffic on there.
...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 21st, 2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Brookem
Re: No milk?!

NORMAL! Breastmilk storage can vary greatly from pregnancy to pregnancy and leaking colostrum at 35 weeks is not indicative of your supply. I promise!!!
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 21st, 2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Brookem
Re: Pregnant women should not use evening primrose oil

It was recommended that I take it. So I bought some... But...

There isn't one study that I could find that was empirically supported to state that it worked. in two studies I read, the placebo...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 17th, 2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 118
Posted By Brookem
Re: Is your baby head down?

Low, low low and head down!
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 17th, 2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 185
Posted By Brookem
Re: What Ive got in the bag....what am I missing?

I think it sounds great! I just want to add that there is absolutely no reason to throw in a pacifier :). Breastfeed whenever baby wants to to make sure you establish a good nursing relationship...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 17th, 2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By Brookem
Re: Addie is here!

AMAZING! I can't wait to see pictures and hear the full birth story!!
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 9th, 2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 312
Posted By Brookem
Re: What's the first 'restricted' food you're going to eat

SUGAR! I have high-ish glucose levels so I have been staying away from carbs. We are making a cake that says "Happy Birth Day, Van!" And I would like to come home and eat the whole thing. I am...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 9th, 2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 312
Posted By Brookem
Re: What's the first 'restricted' food you're going to eat

SUGAR! I have high-ish glucose levels so I have been staying away from carbs. We are making a cake that says "Happy Birth Day, Van!" And I would like to come home and eat the whole thing. I am...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 5th, 2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 144
Posted By Brookem
Re: Anybody else have anterior placenta?

I have one! It was so scary in the beginning that I was getting heartbeat checks around 18-22 weeks. I could not feel him! Now that I am at 37 weeks I can literally SEE him moving, in addition to...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 2nd, 2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 104
Posted By Brookem
Re: My son has no middle name

Thanks you for loving it! I know you have mentioned the two syllable, end in 'n' (I think?) criteria before... I hope you get to use just Van. It is a great name! We will meet very few throughout...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 1st, 2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By Brookem
Re: 34 week belly pic

Yessss!! You do look great. And happy :). Hand in there little twins! You are proving that Dr. wrong and we all love it!
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 1st, 2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 104
Posted By Brookem
Unhappy My son has no middle name

I need inspiration!!!

His name is Van. Our last name is Italian and looooong.

My husband is very very very musical. He plays guitar (casually) and just loves music. We chose to sort of...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom January 1st, 2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 155
Posted By Brookem
Re: Almost 34 weeks belly pic

"Small" is so relative! think you look perfect. Not big or small;). When I was pregnant with my daughter everyone told me I was tiny and it gave me such a complex. Gah! Not this time!!! Haha.
...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 30th, 2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By Brookem
Re: I keep changing my mind: c-section or vaginal?

^^^ But the Doctors are all saying to go for the Vaginal! I like these newer docs ;)

I agree with the Doctors and the other ladies. I know a lot less than you do about TTTS but I know a little...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 29th, 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 644
Posted By Brookem
Re: Cassidy is beautiful, I am so beyond in love

I am SO HAPPY that they are encouraging the colostrum and skin to skin after being more like jerks earlier in this game. SO SO SO SO SO excited that you have a healthy little lady. Congrats!! :D
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 27th, 2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By Brookem
Re: Samir is doing good *pic*

What a journey!!!!! I am so happy to hear he is doing well. Take care of yourself. I can't imagine what three hours of pacing and nervousness would do. Sending lots of love and peace and strength...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 27th, 2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 345
Posted By Brookem
Re: Is this your last child and mini *rant*

If you are allowed to plan such things in life..... we are done. I am * this* close to having my dream job and since I exclusively breastfeed and have a panic attack when day care is mentioned, we...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 23rd, 2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Brookem
JM Complaint...

WHY is there no app for this site? It's a complete pain to navigate via smartphone.

Why the ads??? They're so annoying! Ive been on here before (2009/10/11) and now after the bright idea to go...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 22nd, 2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 75
Posted By Brookem
How are you sleeping?

I am getting a HORRIBLE nights sleep! This morning I woke at 4:30am and never went back to bed. I stayed in bed until 6..... no luck.

Anyone having this problem? What are you doing to fix it? ...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 20th, 2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By Brookem
Re: Guess your baby's birthday

I was a week late with my daughter but I just can't get it out of my head that this kid will be early! I'm *hoping* January 26 (EDD) or later, like 2/2 :D
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 20th, 2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By Brookem
Re: Breastfeeding Consultant

I am so excited to hear this!!!!! We need awesome people out there encouraging moms :).

I just wanted to add that while it is hard for some, it is really easy for others. You are teaching your...
Forum: February 2014 Playroom December 19th, 2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 207
Posted By Brookem
Re: Appointment Check In

I went in on Monday and now I am going in every WEEK. Crazy!

My appointment went well. Low BP and baby's heart was in the 140's. He is head down, which I am so excited about! I measures 29cm...
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