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Joined: 05/13/08
Posts: 781
Weekly Check In

*I will admit to stealing this from the July board...lol. I really liked it. Smile *

Name:
Age:

PREGGOS:
How far along are you?
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)?
How much weight have you gained to date?
Is baby's name picked out?
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant?
What are you most nervous about with your delivery?
What are you most nervous about with the new baby?
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby?
How far away is your hospital or birth center?
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc?

MOMMIES:
Baby's name:
When was baby born?
Sum up your delivery experience in one word:
Breast, bottle, or both?
How is baby sleeping?
Toughest thing about being a new mom (even if it isn't for the first time)?
Where did you come up with baby's name?
How did you find your pediatrician?
Best thing about your baby right now:

VCoates's picture
Joined: 05/22/07
Posts: 1055

Name: Veronica
Age: 29

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 36 weeks today!
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? Scheduled c-section for 8/16, no signs of labor
How much weight have you gained to date? 0! I weigh a bit less than I did when I get preggo but I have enough fluff to begin with
Is baby's name picked out? Yep. Maxwell "Max" Robert
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? Right at the moment, no but I know I'll miss feeling him move. Right now I'm just ready to be DONE
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? Nothing really. Repeat c-section
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? How DS will react to the new baby and having 2 kids in general.
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? See how DS will react, BFing, seeing his face and who he looks like and what his personality will be like
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 30 minutes
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? A friend recommended him as my previous OB doesn't deliver babies anymore

Joined: 03/06/09
Posts: 1054

Name: Beth
Age: 27

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 38 W 3 Days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? Just more BHs, some mucus plug.
How much weight have you gained to date? 30 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? Pretty much, although we're still not completely certain. We're leaning towards Camdyn Michelle.
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? Hmmm. No periods
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? Having a natural birth, not knowing when it's the "real" thing.
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? Having three 3 and under. How am I going to go grocery shopping and such? I know I will be wearing this baby constantly if I want to get anything done!
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? All the little newborn things...smell, bfing, no talking back.
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 20 mins
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? My DH asked all the L&D nurses at work who they'd recommend.

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Joined: 01/28/10
Posts: 464

Name: Kerri
Age: 34

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 35 Weeks 3 Days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? no signs no scheduled delivery
How much weight have you gained to date? 20-22 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? yes, Elizabeth Renee, we will call her Lizzie
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? Feeling her move and being able to eat the heck out of ice cream and not worry about it
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? delivery - the whole thing. Things going wrong
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? everything
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? just seeing her for the first time and seeing her in DH's arms
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 35 minutes
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? I was having trouble with cysts and getting pregnant and a friend referred me to him. She also referred me to this site Smile

squirrel27's picture
Joined: 05/13/08
Posts: 781

Name: Marilyn
Age:30

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 39 weeks! One more week. :eek:
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? just lots of BH... nothing too painful or regular yet.
How much weight have you gained to date? uhh 35-40 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? Yep but its a secret! Wink
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? Feeling baby move
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? not having a birth plan yet (Csec vs vag. birth) - hope to figure this all out on Thurs.
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? adjusting to having 2 kids
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? snuggles!
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 10-15 min
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? Recommendations from family & friends for my OB

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Joined: 08/28/09
Posts: 951

Name:Kilah
Age:23

PREGGOS:
How far along are you?35 weeks, 5days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)?Not even close
How much weight have you gained to date?35lbs
Is baby's name picked out?I wish...
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant?Feeling the baby move, lack of periods
What are you most nervous about with your delivery?Nothing really.
What are you most nervous about with the new baby?Mostly just nervous about how Halloway will adjust with a little brother or sister.
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby?That awesome new baby smell, snuggling whenever I want, the lack of temper tantrums and "no's" s/he'll say. Wink
How far away is your hospital or birth center?Having babe at home, so it's right here. Wink
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc?She delivered DD. She was the first homebirth midwife that popped up when I googled it last pregnancy, lol.

MOMMIES:
Baby's name:
When was baby born?
Sum up your delivery experience in one word:
Breast, bottle, or both?
How is baby sleeping?
Toughest thing about being a new mom (even if it isn't for the first time)?
Where did you come up with baby's name?
How did you find your pediatrician?
Best thing about your baby right now:

Joined: 12/21/10
Posts: 529

Name: Jessica
Age: 36

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 35 weeks
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? nothing that I know of
How much weight have you gained to date? 25 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? not yet, we have a list of potentials but I want to meet her first
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? no
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? How will I know when it is "time" and how bad is the pain
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? screwing her up...neither of us have super examples so that makes me nervous but I think we will do great
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? meeting her and seeing DH with her, he is overjoyed and it is wonderful to watch
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 45 minutes
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? looked for Midwife on-line and Boojum OB came up and that is my favorite tree so I figured it was a sign. 1 Dr. and 3 m/w and I love them all but 1

nmc
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Joined: 01/03/11
Posts: 268

Name: Nancy
Age:34

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 35 weeks 0 days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? no - scheduled csect 8/26
How much weight have you gained to date? 30 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? no - not even close!
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? feeling the baby move
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? avoiding the complications I had last time
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? how I'm going to handle 2 kids
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? everything!
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 10 minutes
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? they are the only practice in town!

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Joined: 09/04/06
Posts: 1054

Name: Joy
Age: 29

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 39w3d according to my fertility specialist. 39w4d according to my midwife...one counts ovulation day, the other doesn't.
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? Lots of prodromal labor. Not fun.
How much weight have you gained to date? 24 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? I think so...we're leaning heavily in one direction.
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? Not really...
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? Making it to the birth center in time. Last time I progressed very quickly after my water broke (1 hour).
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? Sleep deprivation since I have a two-year-old at home.
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? Helping him develop a bond with his sister...I know they will be thick as thieves. Also looking forward to nursing again.
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 10 minutes.
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? recommendation from my attachment parenting group.

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Joined: 03/24/10
Posts: 559

Name: Gretchen
Age: 34

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 35 weeks 2 days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? nope
How much weight have you gained to date? 35 pounds :confused:
Is baby's name picked out? have lists for both genders
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? the movement and closeness
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? staying relaxed as possible so i can achieve my VBAC without medications
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? adusting to having 3 kids and making sure each has enough Mommy time
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? snuggling and breastfeeding
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 20 minutes
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? hahahah when we were looking for houses one of the realtors we talked to at one of those builder's neighborhoods asked us about doctors and stuff and we're like we're clueless and he gave us both the pediatrician and the OB/GYN names. i interviewed the OB/GYN and liked him and he supported VBAC so i stuck around. he's been great. the pediatrician was AMAZING too. thankgoodness for that realtor!

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Joined: 09/03/08
Posts: 710

Name: Anne
Age: 27

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 35 wks and change
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? Contractions and will schedule my csec date Fri at my appt.
How much weight have you gained to date? I think about 25lbs
Is baby's name picked out? Emily Christine
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? Knowing I will get to hold a baby at the end
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? Bleeding and infection
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? How my DD will handle the LO
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? Snuggling her and watching her grow
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 10 min if I get to deliver at the one I want, 45 min otherwise
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? He's my moms gyn so she recommended him to me when I left my old ob

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Joined: 02/26/09
Posts: 324

Name: Lisa
Age: 30

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 38 weeks 2 days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? been having contractions and a lot of pain. Scheduled c-section next wednesday 8/3
How much weight have you gained to date? 26lb
Is baby's name picked out? Brinley Noel for a girl and Calvin Lucas for a boy, though I think dh has been questioning that recently
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? I like Beth's answer, no periods. No I don't think there is anything, I have been so miserable this time around
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? That I will go into labor either at work in the next 2 days or in the middle of the night and it will just be chaotic
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? I just want baby to be healthy. quiet and a good sleeper would be good, otherwise not nervous
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? Not being pregnant anymore, watching baby grow and learn, seeing how dd interacts with him/her
How far away is your hospital or birth center? hospital is about 10 minutes away
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? He was recommended to me by someone, can't remember who, years ago when I was having major issues and none of the doctors I went to could figure it out. Turns out it was endometriosis.

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Joined: 12/31/10
Posts: 71

Name: Shoobie
Age: 31

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? 37 weeks, 2 days
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? Starting to notice things going on, belly tightening every other day or so for a few mins (BH?), period pain, crampy, ligaments etc
How much weight have you gained to date? 30lbs
Is baby's name picked out? Yep
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? The attention from everyone!
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? Tearing Sad
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? Hope we (baby and me) both get on well with my boobs and breastfeeding. Really really wanna breastfeed and afraid something might get in the way...even had a nightmare she was born and without knowing, DH gave her a pacifier to calm her down...and that's ALL she ever wanted thereafter.
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? Getting to know her! Squeezing and kissing and holding her and just having her everywhere I go and in everything I ever do from now on...that and parenting our child together with DH. He's a great Dad already Smile
How far away is your hospital or birth center? 15-20 mins
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? Prenatal services at my clinic...

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Joined: 10/30/09
Posts: 333

Name: Jamie
Age: 28

PREGGOS:
How far along are you? About 38.5 weeks!
Any signs of labor (or scheduled delivery)? No Sad Still just a bunch of BH.
How much weight have you gained to date? To date - I'm at 32 lbs
Is baby's name picked out? YUP! We are going with Mikayla Rose. Nobody knows except you ladies Smile We're still keeping it secret.
Anything you are really going to miss about being pregnant? nope! definitely not a preggo fan. I like the baby we get from being preggo, but not actually being preggo
What are you most nervous about with your delivery? tearing...aaaaand pushing for 2 hours again
What are you most nervous about with the new baby? what it will be like having 2 under 2. and how our little guy will handle it
What are you looking forward to the most with the new baby? having a baby! I really can't wait to see her and see what she's like and cuddle with her Smile
How far away is your hospital or birth center? lol - like 2 mins!
How did you get hooked up with your doctor/midwife/etc? I've been with my doc since I was 18. My mom went there so I went with them for my first checkup and have stayed with them since.

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