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October 19th, 2007, 12:50 PM
Motherbird Motherbird is offline
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I agree that a heating pad is essential! Being that this was my 5th baby and I had gotten some pitocin jammed into my leg for excessive bleeding after the birth, I knew they were gonna be bad and they definitely were- felt like labor all over again, maybe worse. It was slightly better if I remembered to take Motrin well before nursing, but many times I was reaching for the bottle as I was in the midst of all that pain which was obviously too late. Those pains alone made me doubt ever having a sixth baby.
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SciGuy,14 Butterfly Girl,12 Wyldchild,7 FlowerFairy,5 and Babybird,3

and RK, 13, exchange student from Japan

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