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Forum: September 2013 Playroom October 5th, 2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,912
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Our Hatchlings Have Arrived! (Birth Stats)

October 2nd: Dorothy Carole daughter of Beckiethedoula
9lb 2oz ~ 21.25 inches
Gestation: 41 weeks 5 days
Birth story: will update later!
Forum: Home Birth October 1st, 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Come on girls!!

Tankless water heater- best investment ever! :)
Forum: October 2013 Playroom October 1st, 2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 155
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Well It's official

Hey! Mine too! :)
Forum: September 2013 Playroom September 20th, 2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: quick update

Congrats!!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom September 6th, 2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: And.... Officially overdue

Going over sucks! I hope he comes soon for you!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom September 1st, 2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Miah Elizabeth

She's adorable! If you're having problems with engorgement I would avoid pumping between feeding because it will encourage your breasts to continue making that much milk. Try hand expressing just...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 29th, 2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: hospital..

I'm so glad Miah is healthy!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 28th, 2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: tmi question about evening primrose oil

Normal. Putting anything in your vagina at this point can irritate your cervix and if you put a hole it the capsule before insertion it'll leak out... I would wait to insert it until you are in bed...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 28th, 2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By beckiethedoula
Forum: August 2013 Playroom August 26th, 2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Grayce Mae is here!

I'm so sorry it was a hard time getting her here! <3 You're a strong mama.
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 25th, 2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Quick question from a FTM

I'll second the playtex drop ins! It was the only bottle my last baby would take at all!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 25th, 2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: having a baby ! water broke!

How exciting!! Congrats!!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 24th, 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Meeting Miah!

I've probably written 4 responses to this nonsense and then deleted them. I really only have one thing to say about this:

You will probably be fine. Your baby will probably be fine. I hope to the...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 21st, 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Belly Mapping!!!!

I'm on OP baby #4... sigh... back labor, here I come!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 21st, 2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 523
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: last minute switch

I'm glad you were able to switch! Welcome to the home birth club!! It's an amazing experience to give birth and doing it in your own home is so lovely!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 19th, 2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Posterior baby - When should I worry?

All 3 of my babies so far have been delivered posterior. (My last was posterior with a brow presentation) It does cause pretty intense back pain during labor, but it does not make your baby...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 16th, 2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 645
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Its A boy!

Congratulations! Boys are so much fun to watch grow up together! you're a lucky mama! <3
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 12th, 2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 338
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Is anybody else excited for labor?

I'm stoked for it! I love laboring and pushing a baby out... especially after what an awesome experience it was to deliver at home last time!

I'm not ready for it yet though... I will be in about...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 9th, 2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 582
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Breast or bottle??

Back at ya babe. <3
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 9th, 2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 582
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Breast or bottle??

No. It sounds like realistic expectations from a mother who has BTDT, knows what she's capable of, and wants what's best for her baby.

Any judgy b-word who says otherwise can get bent.


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Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 9th, 2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: My thoughts!

Not ready yet... and she HAS to wait until at least my due date! We're under construction and I really don't want to birth at home in the middle of this nonsense!

I am excited to see her though!
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 9th, 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 582
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: Breast or bottle??

I'll be bfing again.
I made it 6mo with my first, but he was always supplemented with formula... it took 4 days for my milk to come in because the nursing staff at the hospital insisted I only feed...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 7th, 2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: ~ September 2013 DDC MOTW: beckiethedoula ~

So your boys have 2 little sisters. Are they good babysitters??
My oldest, Alex, is AWESOME with Emie and his other sister Isabel. Super attentive and helpful. He and Cassidy still bicker too much...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 5th, 2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: ~ September 2013 DDC MOTW: beckiethedoula ~

What is your biggest pet peeve?
Electronic parenting, probably. It drives me crazy when I see people plug their kids in instead of actively engaging them. That's probably super judgmental of me... ...
Forum: September 2013 Playroom August 5th, 2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By beckiethedoula
Re: ~ September 2013 DDC MOTW: beckiethedoula ~

Thanks!

What made you decide to become a doula?
I was a teen mom when I had Alex. I wasn't treated very well by the hospital staff during his birth and if my mom hadn't been there to advocate for...
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