MrsLA glad AF didn't show up. Have fun telling all your family
Results 361 to 370 of 946
23-04-2013 20:16 #361
The Following User Says Thank You to ToniS For This Useful Post:
23-04-2013 20:59 #362
So much to catch up on! Hope everyone is well.
I celebrated my 30th birthday last week and had a heap of family come visit for the weekend to celebrate with us. Totally spoilt with a white gold bangle from DH & a diamond ring from my family had an OB check up today and all is well. Bubs has turned and is now head down, GTT was all normal and overall happy. Still measuring a few weeks ahead in size but just keeping an eye on things. I have my baby shower this weekend! Exciting
23-04-2013 21:13 #363
Waiting hoping- the main tips from VBAC class which help you achieve one were:
Remain upright, forward and active during labour to encourage good positioning of baby. Also being fit and having a good diet are important so your body is ready for labour.
Avoid coming into hospital too soon after labour starts. This can lead to increased intervention. It needs to be established but not too much as you need monitoring in case of scar rupture, very unlikely though.
Use a birth doula or student midwife who will remain with you throughout and advocate for you. Or a continuity midwife is good.
Use relaxation and positive visualization to encourage a calm, natural birth and reduce need for pain relief. Massage to increase endorphins is great as these are naturally produced in labour but blocked by epidural etc.
Avoid being constipated as this stops baby laying on the left side which is optimal positioning.
Use pregnancy acupuncture, perineal massage, raspberry leaf tea and nipple stimulation to bring on natural labour, particularly if like me you had to be induced last time which is increases risk of c section and other intervention.
I was glad to hear my risk from VBAC is no greater than if this was my first baby and I had a natural birth. I think often people are scared into having a second c section thinking its safer. But if there are no health concerns or complications its much safer to have a VBAC and better for the health of baby too. Reassuring. But a very individual decision of course and everyone is entitled to chose what they are comfortable with.
Just hope I can have the birth I want this time! And you too!
Sent from my GT-I9000 using The Bub Hub mobile app
The Following User Says Thank You to Bond Girl For This Useful Post:
24-04-2013 06:13 #364
Yay MrsLA so glad af didn't turn up! Have fun telling your family, I bet they will be over the moon hehe yes, I have a nice round bloated bump at the moment which is getting quite firm my doctor thinks I will start showing earlier even though this is my first; My mum was the same
Waiting so happy to hear you have reached 2nd tri! how exciting, hope you feel better soon!
Bond I wouldn't worry too much about the sour cream as techinically it is already 'off' when you eat it within date and I have eaten (accidentally) sour cream two weeks after its use by date and was fine
Petal I hope your moving goes well, 30 weeks would be easier than moving with a newborn I agree!!
Toni I hope your DP gets the funds in time, it would be excellent if he didn't miss the birth and I would imagine he would be much happier not missing the birth too!
Happy 30th Dream Girl you definitely got spolit - good for you! Enjoy your baby shower this weekend! I hope you and bub get spoilt rotten!!
Hello to everyone and happy hump day
7 weeks tomorrow and so excited to see bub on Saturday My super crazy sensitive nose has kicked in and I can smell everything!! and to top it off my 7 month old puppy caught and killed a rat yesterday and the smell was making me vomit all night!! YUCK!
The Following User Says Thank You to MichelleClareBear For This Useful Post:
dream girl (24-04-2013)
24-04-2013 08:29 #365Senior Member
- Join Date
- Aug 2012
24-04-2013 08:53 #366
Today is going so slow... Saturday feels ages away!
24-04-2013 09:12 #367
Yay for No AF MrsLA!!! Hope you have have a very smooth and 'uneventful' pregnancy!
Nila hope your twins stay put for a little while yet and keep growing
MCB Saturday is a day closer yay - I bet this week is dragging for you!
Happy 30th Dream girl!
Hope you get your dream VBAC Bond, pretty sure you are due the day before me
Tonis I hate money and bills and bloody work courses! Hubby was wanting to finish is MED1 (going from deck hand to marine engineer) before this bubs was due - it was only meant to be a 4 week course that we would go 800ks to the city for but that tafe/school has since canned that course - had 3 options fly to the city every week for few days over 6 months to do it - Go to tasmania for 6 weeks (we are in WA) or study it by correspondence for 6 months at a different tafe so that is the one he chose obviously. It would have put his wage up considerably for when the new bubs was here I think thats what he was stressing over but we will make do until he finishes it
Nothing new here, give my house a once over, do the shopping and either have a nap as DS was up at 5:15am this morning or if i feel like it clean out another set of drawers Slowly working my way down the list though at the moment I seem to mark 2 jobs off and add 1 lol and thats just the drawers and cupboards - I have noticed all my blinds, windows and sils need a good clean too
24-04-2013 09:31 #368
Always the way... you start cleaning/tidy the house and you discover a whole heap more things to do while you're at it!
I hope I am in a cleaning mood tomorrow! I want to tidy out the Nursery and get it looking less like a bomb site haha.
24-04-2013 09:39 #369
I'm still here...house hunting still. I hate it!!!
Two weeks exactly til my NT scan. Can't wait to see my bubba again. They said I should get my results next day which is good.
Haven't had a nose bleed since Friday which is great!
Nila - hope the twinnies stay put for a while longer and that baby girl keeps growing.
K17 - how annoying that the course got canned but at least DH can study via correspondence.
I've been having crazy dreams every night. The other night I dreamt my rabbit was charged with manslaughter for chewing through life support cables
Also been craving fruit tingles but I cannot find them anywhere
24-04-2013 09:57 #370Senior Member
- Join Date
- May 2012
Today is dragging.
K17, enjoy your cleaning and try and squeeze in a nap
Nothing much happening with me. Heartburn seems to want to stick around all day everyday. I have a 3d scan on Saturday. My mum and bestir both wanted to come to a scan, so I booked that for them to come too. Bubs is kicking (or punching) nice and high today. Usually I only feel her under my belly button.
By FirstTimeMummy2012 in forum Conception & Fertility General ChatReplies: 1543Last Post: 13-04-2013, 20:01
By Blonde Assassin in forum Conception & Fertility General ChatReplies: 1170Last Post: 10-02-2013, 17:16
By J37 in forum Conception & Fertility General ChatReplies: 1536Last Post: 10-12-2012, 19:51
The Fix Program Sydney CBD and BroadwayPregnancy and women's health physio, pregnancy and new mum Pilates classes taught by our physios for you and bub. ...
LATESTToilet training: when is the best time to start?Why it is OK for your child to be differentWhat is a blessing way? How is it different to a baby shower?
POPULARWhen can I start giving chores to my children?New baby nursery checklist – a guide to newborn essentialsWhat to pack for labour and hospital – a checklist
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Dr Antony Lighten - Appreciation threadpregnancy and babies through IVF
Funniest thing your kid has said to youGeneral Chat
Rude 10 year old. Ideas?General Chat
Egg/donor code discussion - South AfricaEgg Donation
Happiness thread.General Chat
Awesome Mums of Autistic kids-how many of us are there (#3)????????Parents of Children with Special Needs
Support out there? ED issues, ttcMale Infertility Issues