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Check In for August 1

Hello everyone. Sorry I am a bit late with this...it is a long weekend here so we were out camping.

First Name:

EDD:

How far along are you?

How are you feeling?

Weight gain?

When is your next appt..and what is it for?

Over all are you happy with your doc?

What is the best part of being PG right now?

What is the worst part of being PG right now?

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear?

Do you have alot for baby?

Anything fun coming up this week?

Have strangers touched your belly?

What personality trait best describes you?

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Joined: 09/25/09
Posts: 882

First Name: Melanie

EDD: Nov 5th

How far along are you? 26w 2d

How are you feeling?If I don't over do things I feel pretty good but the minute I don't take a break my body is in pain and ouch the pain in my pelvic area and calves hurt!

Weight gain? Around 5 pounds

When is your next appt..and what is it for? I see the Internal Specialist on Wed - just to check BP etc and on Thurs is my OB appt

Over all are you happy with your doc? All of my docs are great...I really can't complain about any of them

What is the best part of being PG right now? The movement, the big tummy that is not to big

What is the worst part of being PG right now?the pain when I overdo things

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? I have a couple tops that are my fave and I love my jean capris

Do you have alot for baby? I have alot of hand me down clothes, a drawer full of clothes and stuff that I bought plus we have the crib and everything from when DS was a baby

Anything fun coming up this week? Going back camping on Friday...we camp every weekend...can you tell we love it!

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope not strangers but family and friends have and I am good with it

What personality trait best describes you? Caring

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Joined: 03/29/11
Posts: 1318

First Name: Jasmine

EDD: 1st Nov

How far along are you? I'll be 27 weeks in about 2.5 hours!

How are you feeling? EXCELLENT! Biggrin

Weight gain? + 8 or 9?

When is your next appt..and what is it for? 17th August - routine prenatal!

Over all are you happy with your doc? I don't think I could be happier! The three midwives balance each others personalities out.

What is the best part of being PG right now? I feel close enough to the end that I'm well aware pregnancy is finite, but not TOO close.

What is the worst part of being PG right now? The heat! I'm a ball of sweat.

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? I'm living in this really brightly printed maxi dress.

Do you have alot for baby? Accumulating rapidly.

Anything fun coming up this week? lol, I just ordered a bunch of new maternity clothes via motherhood(dot)com and I'll be THRILLED when they are here.

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope. Maybe all my tattoos are kinda scary? lol, I'm sure it will happen soon.

What personality trait best describes you? Alternative.

Joined: 11/01/07
Posts: 650

EDD: 11/11/11

How far along are you? 25 weeks 4 days

How are you feeling? ok, getting lots of braxton hicks which are very uncomfortable

Weight gain? 22 lbs

When is your next appt..and what is it for? 8/22 for u/s for kidneys and meeting with doc afterwards

Over all are you happy with your doc? I go to a practice where there are several docs and I like them all

What is the best part of being PG right now? feeling baby boy move!

What is the worst part of being PG right now? the stress of the unknown and this HEAT!!!!!

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? khaki capris with anything

Do you have alot for baby? we have mostly everything since we had tons for DS. I did buy a Baby Bjorn last weekend, a furry fleece hat and DS picked out Elmo and Cookie Monster booties for him

Anything fun coming up this week? Ds turns 3. He is taking Popsicles to school for his friends and his big party is Saturday. He is so excited.

Have strangers touched your belly? NO!!! I don't like when they try, so far I have no had that issue!

What personality trait best describes you? cautious
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Joined: 02/20/11
Posts: 865

First Name: Carrie

EDD: Nov. 8

How far along are you? 26 weeks today

How are you feeling? tired, but havent been sleeping well. Excited about my trip to Disneyland, I am worse than a five year old!! My sleeping problems are due more to excitment than anything else... 11 days to go!!

Weight gain? 4.5 pounds whoo hoo!!

When is your next appt..and what is it for? routine September 12. I have to skip a monthly checkup for vacation. When I come back its every two weeks!

Over all are you happy with your doc? Ill be meeting with my new doc in September. She was fine last time but didnt deliver me. The delivery doctor was horrible and if its only him on staff Ill ask to change hospitals. Hes not touching me!!!

What is the best part of being PG right now? Being off work

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Feeling like a sloth

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? dresses. My mat bottoms seem to fall off me and my regular ones are too small. I think Ill invest in some safetly pins today.

Do you have alot for baby? equipment wise we have everything, including a brand new Pilko 3 stroller ( I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!). As for clothes about ten outfits in varying sizes. I just bought a pack of diapers, wipes, nursing pads and some bottles just in case.

Anything fun coming up this week? We'll go to this : http://www.nouvellefrance.qc.ca/en.html and then More waiting and waiting and waiting!!!

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope and theyd get swatted if they did!

What personality trait best describes you? impulsive

Joined: 04/10/11
Posts: 1703

First Name: Sheila

EDD: Technically Dec 14, OBs guess Nov 16

How far along are you? 20 weeks

How are you feeling? Staaaaaaarving

Weight gain? I'm still down 4 lbs below pre-pregnancy weight.

When is your next appt..and what is it for? August 26 anatomy scan

Over all are you happy with your doc? Yeah, he can be a bit curt but I can handle that and he's hugely knowledgeable and reasonable.

What is the best part of being PG right now? Not having to help pack up and move my own stuff when I moved this week. Wink

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Feeling run down after doing practically nothing, feeling like the slightest hunger is a crazy emergency.

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? I have a couple of shirts that I like a lot from Motherhood and from H&M.

Do you have a lot for baby? A friend who has 1.5 year old twins gave us loads of gear, so I'm excited to sort through that when we get settled into the new house. We still need a lot.

Anything fun coming up this week? I'm between houses at the moment and just taking care of odds and ends for the move. Hopefully we'll be settling into the new rental house (and actual HOUSE with a backyard and everything!!) this weekend.

Have strangers touched your belly? Oh God no. I'd scream if they did.

What personality trait best describes you? Normally I'd say energetic, but I'm much more sloth-like now.

Joined: 02/07/12
Posts: 463

First Name:Samantha

EDD: November 29th but I am having my c-section on the 23rd

How far along are you? 23 weeks tomorrow.

How are you feeling? overall pretty good, my hips hurt every now and again but other then that no other complaints

Weight gain? I'm not to sure exactly but probably between 5 and 10.

When is your next appt..and what is it for? on the 4th just for a regular check up.

Over all are you happy with your doc? Very happy. She supports everything I want or don't want Smile

What is the best part of being PG right now?

What is the worst part of being PG right now? the fact that I have an 8 month old I need to take care of. Timing was not right with this pregnancy.

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? Not really. I only have maternity shirts right now.

Do you have alot for baby? Oh ya, we have all the clothes from kay so we aren't short on that, we have a basinet and really the only thing we need right away is more cloth diapers and then eventually when the baby gets to big for the bassinet we will need another crib or a toddler bed, which ever we decide.

Anything fun coming up this week? No

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope.

What personality trait best describes you? procrastinator. lol

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Joined: 01/02/07
Posts: 44

First Name: Megan

EDD: Nov 6th (c/s around Oct 31st!)

How far along are you? I forget... lol

How are you feeling? We are visiting my hubby (who works out of town (11hrs) and comes home every other weekend) for 2 weeks!! Camping with 3 kids 4 and under, sometimes I want to kill them... lol.

Weight gain? around 10?

When is your next appt..and what is it for? I havent seen my MW since 12w, Sad so I have an ap on the 9th!

Over all are you happy with your doc? Love them. Smile

What is the best part of being PG right now? Getting a baby??

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Im so sore and I have Pelvic Girdle Pain severly! My pelvis is always out of joint as are my hips.. Sad

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? a few dresses, maxi's, I MADE a wrap shirt and Im going to make a cute wrap dress when I get a sewing machine.

Do you have alot for baby? yes. We just bought a bouncy chair

Anything fun coming up this week? going home?? Sad

Have strangers touched your belly? no, and if they did, I would just touch theirs right back. Smile

What personality trait best describes you? thoughtful and sometimes thoughtless... lol

Joined: 05/17/06
Posts: 370

First Name: Justine

EDD: 11/28

How far along are you? 23 weeks

How are you feeling? exhausted

Weight gain? about 20 lbs.

When is your next appt..and what is it for? checkup on Friday

Over all are you happy with your doc? yeah, she is ok

What is the best part of being PG right now? getting to go for walks again

What is the worst part of being PG right now? hard to carry my kids

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? not really

Do you have alot for baby? we have the big things & some clothes

Anything fun coming up this week? DH is coming back from his business trip!

Have strangers touched your belly? only a 5 year-old, which I didn't mind Smile

What personality trait best describes you? lazy

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Joined: 04/18/09
Posts: 673

First Name: Nicole

EDD: 6/11/11

How far along are you? 26 Weeks 3 Days

How are you feeling? Tired

Weight gain? 20lb ish:eek:

When is your next appt..and what is it for? MW appt 16th Aug

Over all are you happy with your doc? Very happy with my MW, she's relaxed just like me.

What is the best part of being PG right now? I'm looking pregnant and not like i've eaten too many pies!

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Starting to get hard to bend down!

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? Love my preg jeans and stripy top!

Do you have alot for baby? We are pretty much set except for a few small things

Anything fun coming up this week? Nope, just a lot of homework for uni Sad

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope not yet.

And an extra belly pic :D[/B

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Joined: 11/23/06
Posts: 2672

First Name: Sandra

EDD: Nov 16

How far along are you? 25 weeks!

How are you feeling? Tired and sore and hot! But who's complaining Wink

Weight gain? About 20 lbs :eek:

When is your next appt..and what is it for? I just saw my doc last week so I won't see him again until the end of August.

Over all are you happy with your doc? I really like both my family doc and my OB!

What is the best part of being PG right now? Cute maternity clothes Wink LOL. They have such cute stuff out! And I am a shopoholic Smile

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Sore ribs and back! And my feet are swelling in the heat.

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? I just got a bunch of cute new clothes about a week ago! But I have been living in a bathing suit lately too! I am excited for fall because I love cardigans and I just got a cute new striped cardigan but it's too hot to wear it yet!

Do you have alot for baby? Well, we have all the big stuff since this is our 3rd. We are going to get a new single stroller (ours is from 2007 and lasted us through 2 kids but it's falling apart now!) and probably a few new items of clothing. I'm waiting on my SIL and I to swap clothes - she's due in November too with a girl, so I'm giving her all my girl clothes from DD and she's giving me all her boy clothes from her DS!

Anything fun coming up this week? On Friday we are taking DS and DD to see the Wiggles in concert :rolleyes: which will be fun for them and annoying for us! Biggrin But fun to watch how they enjoy it!

Have strangers touched your belly? Not yet...

What personality trait best describes you? Emotional.
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Joined: 02/18/10
Posts: 155

First Name: Melody

EDD: 11/20

How far along are you? 24 weeks

How are you feeling?Great

Weight gain? Oh yeah...amount not sure but on schedule

When is your next appt..and what is it for? Ultrasound next tuesday

Over all are you happy with your doc? For the most part yes Smile

What is the best part of being PG right now? It's my last one

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Knowing how much physically will be demanded of me once the baby is here. Can't wait to be done and have all my little ones on a schedule Smile

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? I have a few I like

Do you have alot for baby? Almost everything

Anything fun coming up this week? My ultrasound! It's my first one since 14 weeks!

Have strangers touched your belly? Not yet this pregnancy. I think I'm too busy to slow down to answer any questions or engage in a conversation

What personality trait best describes you? Loving

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Joined: 04/06/11
Posts: 5454

First Name: Krystal

EDD: Dec 1

How far along are you? 23 weeks today!

How are you feeling? Pretty good, just hungry lol!

Weight gain? uggg... up 12 lbs!

When is your next appt..and what is it for? Aug 22, just my monthly checkup.

Over all are you happy with your doc? Oh yes, I love her! I've gone to the same OB office for 9 years!

What is the best part of being PG right now? I got handicap access to everything at the convention that I went to a few weeks ago, so I didn't have to wait in line for anything!

What is the worst part of being PG right now? Worrying about how I'm going to handle having four kids and work full time...

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? No, just anything that stretches lol!

Do you have alot for baby? Clothes wise I'm OK, between what I've bought and what I just got back from my friend (I loaned her tons of boy clothes when she had her DS). I already have bottles bought, and some burp cloths. I'm buying a little every week.

Anything fun coming up this week? Not that I'm aware of...

Have strangers touched your belly?God no, I think people know better lol...

What personality trait best describes you? Outgoing, the joker!

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Joined: 12/13/08
Posts: 1839

First Name: Katie

EDD: 11/24

How far along are you? 24 weeks today....the 20s seem to drag a bit for me

How are you feeling? Not bad, my pelvis hurts!

Weight gain? Ugh 20? 22? I gain weight breathing when prego!

When is your next appt..and what is it for? Routine next Friday

Over all are you happy with your doc? Ya he delivered DS. He's not a man of many words but he doesn't push a lot of intervention, rarely induces etc etc I wouldn't call him natural/midwife like but he's definitely a good mix for me

What is the best part of being PG right now? Feeling movement it really is amazing

What is the worst part of being PG right now? My %()$*# Pelvis!

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? Shorts and a baggy tee....

Do you have alot for baby? Most everything will be what we had for Evan I have a few things I want to buy but haven't bothered yet

Anything fun coming up this week? Nope routine week

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope I don't send out touch me vibes people don't usually pull that kind of stuff with me LOL

What personality trait best describes you? Hmmm no nonsense? Loyal? Intense? Funny?

Joined: 09/13/06
Posts: 145

First Name: Julie

EDD: 11/25/11

How far along are you? 23wks.

How are you feeling? Good! Back is really sore, though.

Weight gain? 11lbs! I gained 5lbs last month! Midwife isn't concerned.

When is your next appt..and what is it for? Aug 30, routine midwife appt.

Over all are you happy with your doc? I LOVE my midwife! She delivered ds, and was my student midwife for dd, we are friends, and she is amazing.

What is the best part of being PG right now? I actually look pregnant, and not just fat! LOL.

What is the worst part of being PG right now? My back is so ridiculously sore!

Do you have a fave outfit you like to wear? Shorts and a tank top.

Do you have alot for baby? We have the basics. I just went through our baby clothes, and washed everything up, (boy do I have a TON of sleepers!), but I will need stuff after 6mos, as the season's are different for this baby. We have all the major equipment, just have to get a few warm blankets, and diapers, etc. Just picked up a new (to me) infant car seat on the weekend, so we are almost set!

Anything fun coming up this week? Umm, nothing really this week, but planning a trip to the US for holiday's soon, so just finalizing and organizing that.. exciting!

Have strangers touched your belly? Nope, not yet, thankfully.

What personality trait best describes you? not sure, to be honest!
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