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    Super Poster callie2's Avatar
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    Last time I worked right up until and into labor - water broke at work! I plan to do the same this time. I don't want to waste any of my time off before the baby is here - I need every minute once she's here. Hoping she stays put a little longer than her sister did (37 weeks, 6 days) since I think DD could have used some more baking time.

    Last time I planned 6 weeks maternity leave (didn't have FMLA, paid time, or anything that time), but had to stay out for 8 weeks because we were NOT doing well with nursing or anything at 6 weeks (DD wasn't gaining weight, etc) - I was sleeping maybe 1-2 hours every 24 hour period and I would have been unsafe at work.

    This time I am planning at least 8 weeks maternity leave (up to 12), do have FMLA, STD (only pays after 4 weeks and up to 6 weeks for uncomplicated delivery - so, only 2 weeks!), and have saved up some paid time off.
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    Callie - Funny, Calvin was born at 37+5 and I thought he needed more baking time also. He felt like a preemie compared to Sean who was born at 40+5. Only perk was it was a heck of a lot easier to push out a 6.5lb baby than an 8.5lb baby, hahaha.
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    Sean Thomas - 6/30/09 @ 7:17pm 8lb 8oz, 19", 40w5d
    Calvin Michael - 2/28/11 @ 7:39pm 6lb 8oz, 18", 37w5d
    Nolan Matthew - 5/1/13 @ 11:54pm 6lb 4oz, 19", 38w4d

    May 26, 2010 - 7w1d

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