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  • Posted 03/31/2014 02:34:06 EDT

    I have an outside baby. Ms Jillian was born on St Paddy's day, in the afternoon. Active labor started at 5 am and she was born less than 12 hrs later. I couldn't have an epidural so they gave me IV dr more »

  • Posted 02/20/2014 10:19:15 EST

    Congrats Wed! That's great news. Had my shower this past weekend which was a lot of fun. I have a lot of laundry to do with all the new clothes we got in addition to the crib sheets. Several people al more »

  • Posted 02/11/2014 11:24:07 EST

    Nearly 36 weeks-holy crap! Time is flying by. Dr says everything looks good-she's head down and has been for weeks.  My shower is this weekend and I peaked and saw someone bought our car seat so if no more »

  • Posted 12/05/2013 03:04:28 EST

    I'll be 26 weeks tomorrow and as of today I have less than 100 days left. Holy crap! Where did the time go?? I did the glucose test yesterday morning and I am going with the no news is good news appro more »

  • Posted 11/20/2013 12:26:36 EST


    Congrats on your little boy IPW!

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  • Posted 11/14/2013 02:08:55 EST

    For fluffy stuff I usually recomend books by Hester Browne (Little Lady Agency series & Finishing Touches). I also love Sarah Addison Allen-her books are generally set in the South with a little magic more »

  • Posted 11/07/2013 09:55:55 EST

    I'm finally starting to feel the baby which is both cool and weird all at the same time, she's more active when I am sitting up at work instead of lying down. Some other ladies who are as far along as more »

  • Posted 10/29/2013 09:03:13 EDT


    From the pictures I've seen she's pretty cute WPP and I love her name. Can't wait to meet her :-)

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  • Posted 10/24/2013 03:08:18 EDT


    You aren't overstepping, thanks for the suggestion Med! Smile

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  • Posted 10/23/2013 08:17:02 EDT

    I hope so WPP! Husband's can be funny sometimes. He was also surprised last night when I told him I expect him to be at the hospital during the day, the day after I have the baby.

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  • Posted 10/23/2013 04:29:01 EDT

    I told him no, sorry-can't go this year. My sister also agreed that I am not crazy and first babies are often late so there's a good chance I'll be in the hospital that weekend or just getting out of more »

  • Posted 10/23/2013 03:29:59 EDT

    Oh WPP-thinking of you! I hope this doesn't last too long and you have your baby girl soon! And I'm assuming you mean me, IPW-thank you! I figured I wasn't being totally nuts here but I just need conf more »

  • Posted 10/23/2013 02:50:21 EDT

    Am I being weird that I'm not really crazy about the idea of DH going away for a whole day to go to a video/board game convention a week after my due date? I mean, yes I have family around (by that I more »

  • Posted 10/10/2013 09:30:39 EDT

    A friend of mine the next town over stays at home with her LO. She'll be a year this month. I had to email her about something unrelated so I just threw it out there as a question to her if she had an more »

  • Posted 10/09/2013 09:29:57 EDT


    So glad everything turned out ok! Congrats thisle!


    "I'm always thinking one step ahead. Like a carpenter that makes stairs"

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  • Posted 10/09/2013 12:57:46 EDT

    clc-that's where I started too just to get an idea of rates. Then I had a panic attack lol. But seriously, it's a good website that gave me a ton of results. "I'm always thinking one step ahead. Like more »

  • Posted 10/09/2013 09:56:17 EDT

    Since I don't know many people around me who put there kids in daycare, I asked a friend who has worked at a bunch of centers in the area just to get started somewhere. I know we have to go check them more »

  • Posted 10/08/2013 04:58:40 EDT

    Thanks guys. Now my only worry is affording daycare. I knew it wouldn't be cheap, I mean you are taking care of my kid for me while I am at work I should pay you pretty decently, but yowzer! "I'm alwa more »

  • Posted 10/08/2013 09:24:57 EDT

    Hi IPW-we won't know anything until later in life. Some of the issues may be learning disablities, which 80% have but they are all managable stuff. I didn't have any issues although I did learn the ot more »

  • Posted 10/07/2013 04:21:55 EDT

    I posted this in September but really it's more appropriate here. We couldn't go through with the termination. There are just too many unknowns as to how it could/will present from person to person. B more »

  • Posted 10/07/2013 03:51:33 EDT

    We couldn't do it- We couldn't go through with a termination. There were too many unknowns with how it could present. Not to mention, evil insurance said we'd have to start our year over again, but re more »

  • Posted 10/03/2013 09:53:59 EDT

    Thanks Med. We made up our minds last night and we have to do what's best in the end, think with our heads and not our hearts. The only good thing I can is that according to my insurance policy, this more »

  • Posted 10/01/2013 06:45:55 EDT

    Hey Med-I'm not up to talking about it much right now but no, things aren't good. The test didn't come back in our favor. Lots to decide at this point. "I'm always thinking one step ahead. Like a carp more »

  • Posted 09/30/2013 12:34:26 EDT


    Fingers crossed for you Jenn. Hope you just had a longer cycle coming off the pill!


    "I'm always thinking one step ahead. Like a carpenter that makes stairs"

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  • Posted 09/30/2013 11:48:03 EDT

    I broke down and went shopping for maternity pants this weekend. I'm 16 weeks and while I haven't gained much (if anything at all), i'm rounding out a little and nothing buttons. I'd been looking arou more »

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