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Thread: Ever wish you could go back in time?

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    SW Ohio

    Default Re: Ever wish you could go back in time?

    I wish I could go back and say NO to an unnecessary induction for the birth of my DD, which ended in a c-section.

    (And in regards to writing a letter to an OB... my old OB wouldn't let me VBAC... so after I switched docs at 30 weeks and had my VBAC, I DID send my old OB a birth announcement, complete with a handwritten note on the back thanking him for 30 weeks of prenatal care and letting him know, that yes I DID in fact have a successful vaginal birth. And I encouraged him to let his other prior c-section patients to do the same. )
    IRL all my friends call me Buff, Wife to CB since 10/11/2003

    Mom to DD - "MJ" born 9/2007 @ 8lbs 10oz, 21.5" She's 6 years old!
    My journey nursing MJ started HERE, but we got through it and she breastfed 19.5 months, self-weaned on 5/17/09

    Mom to my current nursling, DS - "ME" born 10/2009 @ 10lbs 1oz, 22.25" He's 4 years old! And yup, he's still nursing.

    Ask me about my successful VBAC! Click here for my birth story.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Nov 2009

    Default Re: Ever wish you could go back in time?

    I wish I would have learned more about birth options and stood up for my rights.

    As far as bf I wish that I had read and listened to the lc who told me about thrush and to take probiotics as soon as I got home, would have avoided 6 weeks of it. And I wish I never ever would have listened to the lc that told me to just pump and bottle feed exclusively, that added weeks of issues to getting bf down correctly.
    Ds 9/09 nursed for 20 months

    Dd 12/11 nursing a toddler again

  3. #13

    Default Re: Ever wish you could go back in time?

    Nothing LC wise, because they didn't help at all except for the one nurse who thankfully showed me how to squish my nipple like a big mac for little mouths.

    I wish I had enough faith in nature to do my home birth, and enough self discipline to hypnobirth without pushing, my LO ended up with a huge knot on his head from zooming down the birth canal into my pubic bone!
    Carmen-Noel mum to James born naturally 8/28/2010.
    Mommy's little pumpkin head

    We love our amber necklace from @llli*expat-mum. PM her for the most beautiful effective teething aide we've found!

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