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Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 27th, 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 248
Posted By The Working Mom
Talking Baby Garrett is here!!

Hi all - I went into labor early Sunday morning and had him at 11am Sunday morning 8/24. He was 7 lbs 11 oz and 20 inches long. He's super healthy, latched right after delivery and is at his birth...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 27th, 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 331
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Hes here!

Big congrats to my due date buddy!! Guess what - I HAD MY SON ON SUNDAY TOO!! Too crazy! I'm just now getting back online and was curious whether you may have delivered as well.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 23rd, 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 182
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: BTDT mommies..contraction question

Very good idea to go in. Keep us posted and good luck!!!
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 23rd, 2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 196
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: ugh

I feel you. My plug has been coming out in pieces the last week including a bigger piece this morning. The BH are getting more painful/full of downward pressure. Very achy back. No pink though.
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Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 22nd, 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: 37 weeks and DH came to his senses

Good move on his part! I don't even want my husband going to Houston (3 hr away) on Monday just for the day LOL.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 22nd, 2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 139
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Had an appt this last Tue.. 37 wks today!

You're doing great! On Tuesday I had my 37 wk appt and I was a "fingertip" dilated and 20% effaced...so you've got me beat mama!
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 21st, 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: No desire to eat?

My appetite is just starting to come back. I think baby moved down a bit and gave me back a little bit of room for my stomach. I was able to eat a giant chocolate-peanut butter cupcake this...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 20th, 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 222
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: I need some encouragement from BTDT moms

Don't freak out! The L&D nurses tell you exactly what to do and when - just follow their suggestions. Mine was awesome. It's my opinion after having my first, that you just have to roll with the...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 20th, 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 122
Posted By The Working Mom
Question Speed of second deliveries and beyond?

For those of you who have had more than one child, how did the subsequent births differ from the first, especially in time, tearing, ease, etc?

I'm so curious how this second delivery will be...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 20th, 2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 197
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Home!

Great update! Thank you! Forgot how much the engorgement and first poop hurt...eek.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 20th, 2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 188
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: The only way I can explain this pain is..

I'm getting the shooting pains down the inside of my thighs from my pubic area. Been told that it's caused by the pelvic bones separating.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 20th, 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Anyone else feeling baby very LOW?

Mine is so low, that at the 36 week ultrasound, they couldn't even get a shot of his face. I am now feeling more and more pressure each day, especially during a BH. And my BH are starting to be...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 20th, 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 430
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Epidural. Give it to me straight!

I literally do not remember any pain with the epi. What I remember are the painful contractions and the continued vomiting I was experiencing. It was awful. I wanted to get to 4cm before getting...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 18th, 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 205
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: One corner of the nursery

So cute!! Love it!
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 18th, 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 279
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: The nook (pic included)

That's adorable! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 18th, 2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Feel stuff during the night?

Yes! It's started the last few days. I've been woken up at night due to menstrual like cramping with the BH - not nearly as bad as a real contraction but very uncomfortable. Now this evening I had...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 17th, 2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Visitors at the hospital?

And it's never inappropriate to make anyone who wants to hold or touch the baby wash their hands first.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 17th, 2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 182
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Hubby got a job!

Congrats, that's great news!!
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 17th, 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 247
Posted By The Working Mom
Talking Visitors at the hospital?

Curious how you all feel about having visitors at the hospital.

I personally do not like having visitors - just my parents and my son (and of course, husband, who will be there the whole time). ...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 17th, 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 715
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Ophelia will be here soon

Sending good vibes for a successful VBAC!!! Keep us posted when it's over!!
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 17th, 2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 230
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: What are you going to wear AT the hospital?

Sticking with the hospital gown all the way. I was allowed to wear a bra during L&D last time, and wore a sports bra, but it got all caught up in the tubes in my arms after birth when I took it off....
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 16th, 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: Car seats

I really like my Graco SnugRide 35...only complaint is how much of a pain it is to change the shoulder strap position. But it's safe and not too heavy. I bet you won't find size an issue with the...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 16th, 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 184
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: What are you going to wear home from the hospital?

I never even thought about a dress! That's a good idea.
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 16th, 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By The Working Mom
Re: humor me, baby gear!

Infant car seat? I have a Graco SnugRide 35. The Flint color has the least amount of toxins (sad but true). You can search for car seat chemical levels in the search bar here:...
Forum: September 2014 Playroom August 16th, 2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 184
Posted By The Working Mom
Wink What are you going to wear home from the hospital?

What clothes are you packing to come home in? I didn't realize with the last pregnancy that you still look 4-5 months pregnant when you leave the hospital. So I'm curious what style of shirt others...
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