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    Sounds like a great appointment, and that you have a good plan in place to have the birth you want this time. I loved reading your stories, and hearing about how they have shaped your decisions for your birth this time. I am excited to follow you through the rest of this journey.
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    What a great appointment Claire! I am so excited at the progress your body has already made. You look fantastic!
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    Glad that your appt went well! YAY!

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    You look fantastic! Sounds like a great appt! I would totally be excited to know I'm 3cm already! It means your body is doing prep work already AND its less cm's you will have to work through later!
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    Well, last night I had more contractions. This morning I feel like I can't even walk because there is so much pressure on my cervix. I was walking all wonky into work this AM. I think I remember feeling this way with DS at some point towards the end. It just didn't feel like he could get ANY lower, but then the day that I went into labor he was definitely lower so I guess he can and he will.

    Our plans for Thanksgiving are pretty minimal. Tonight my MIL is in town and is going to watch James so that DH and I can go see Lincoln. Our last date night for awhile most likely so I plan to make the most of it! Tomorrow DH is cooking 2 turkeys(I have no idea why because its really just us eating them so 1 would be plenty.) I think he just likes to use his smoker thing. LOL I want to get the tree up with DS at some point. I usually don't put it up this early, but I figure I should go ahead and do it before I deliver. I love putting up the tree! DS is such a great little helper. He gets really into putting up all the decorations actually, but I guess he's at the perfect age of 6 to really enjoy this stuff. I will have to get some pics. I really have no pictures of me pregnant except for the silly ones I take in the bathroom at work. I have a feeling I am going to regret not taking more once I have the baby. Hope everyone has a Happy Turkey Day!
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    You've got some great holiday weekend plans to me! Have a great and happy thanksgiving!

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    As much of a PITA it is, the pressure sounds so promising! Even if it's not for a while, it all leads to the same result. I always get a kick out of SO's/DH's that feel they "need" to make extra just to play with their toys . Your Christmas tree idea sounds really sweet. I love that DS is so involved! I hope you have an amazing holiday!
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    We had a nice Thanksgiving. I did manage to get the tree up too. Seems so early to have it up, but I just can't see trying to do it after the baby comes. DS was happy to have it up now anyway. I meant to take pictures, but I only got one with my phone of DS laying on the floor watching cartoons and waiting for turkey.


    I haven't really had anymore real contractions over the past couple days. I have only had BHs. Keep having lots of pressure though. Last night was the 1st night that I was truly tired of being pregnant. Up until last night, I have been enjoying this sweet time since I don't know if this will be my last baby or not. But Ugh I just feel like he's grown so huge over the last week. I can't get ahead of myself though. I have 12 days until my due date and I could obviously go overdue so I need to suck it up and embrace the last few days or weeks of this.

    One more thing I am hoping you ladies can help with: I think I might have a yeast infection. I haven't had one since I was in high school so I am not really certain. I was going to go buy some plain yogurt and see if that helps. Anyone know of any other natural remedies for a YI? I figure some of you CDing moms might. I have an appointment on Monday so I will be sure to ask them about it too.
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    Cutting out sugar and refined carbs usually gets my yeast to go away pretty quickly. If that doesn't do the trick, I peel a clove of garlic, cut off the rough end, and use it as an overnight suppository. Throw it away in the morning. Three nights in a row generally works. Some women find the garlic juice really stings, but I haven't experienced that. For me it works better than anything I can by at the drug store.

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    I don't blame you for putting the tree up early! Just the little things we've done to prepare for the holidays early this year have been SUCH a huge help for me stress wise, I want to keep it up in the coming years. I don't have any answers on the yeast infection stuff, but as you mentioned yogurt is supposed to be good for that sort of thing. I hope the garlic helps if you try that!
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