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General Topics 05.23.08, 08:03 PM Flag
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what's in it for me? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:05 PM Flag
[ - ] I like the song "se la" by Lionel Richie. there. I said it 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:02 PM Flag
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lots of people have done that song [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:08 PM Flag
[ - ] My uber republican midwetern FIL just told me that he will probably vote for Obama over mcCain 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:01 PM Flag
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great [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:02 PM Flag
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I know I almost sh*t my pants - he was the last person I would have thought [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:04 PM Flag
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whoop de do [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:05 PM Flag
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Same for my brtoher. I'm shocked. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.24.08, 09:30 AM Flag
[ - ] i read on here that someone pays aorund $150/week for home daycare? does that exist in manhattan? how can i find one? are they licensed? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:00 PM Flag
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yes, but they are 10 years old [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:04 PM Flag
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who's "they"? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:12 PM Flag
[ - ] LREI or G&T? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
NY Schools 05.23.08, 08:00 PM Flag
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LREI if you can afford it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:05 PM Flag
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pourquoi? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:07 PM Flag
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I worked for the DOE for 10 years. I know how little they care. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:11 PM Flag
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Thanks. That's been part of my concern, actually. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:12 PM Flag
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You're welcome [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:16 PM Flag
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don't really need the doe to care. just the teachers and principal in a school. luckily, I have found that they do at our school, and the doe makes little difference in our day to day lives [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:36 PM Flag
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if you have a smart kid, G&T all the way. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.24.08, 05:57 AM Flag
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any particular reason? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.25.08, 05:28 PM Flag
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peer group [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.26.08, 02:50 PM Flag
[ - ] i was responding to someone but i posted incorrectly! :) 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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go and sin no more [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
[ - ] what is an 8-month old who is still breastfeeding supposed to eat when she eats meals? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:58 PM Flag
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same thing as any other 8 month-old: cereals, certain fruits/veggies, etc. Ask your ped. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:01 PM Flag
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what ever you eat, that she is interested in eating, cut up really small [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:01 PM Flag
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i have to go back to work and she won't take a bottle anymore from anyone - how much milk should she be drinking? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:03 PM Flag
[ - ] hi i live in brooklyn and am looking for musical entertainment for my 4yr old 'd bday. she loves to dance loves to play the drums or any instruments. does anyone have any ideas of musical entertainment that interactive with kids? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
Newborn 05.23.08, 07:56 PM Flag
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there's a drum circle on the east side of prospect park in brooklyn on sundays - i know they list it on their website - that should be fun. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:02 PM Flag
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which website? thanks so much [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:03 PM Flag
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[ - ] My MIL is insisting on coming to visit us in June or July. We are military and are moving in late July. She is refusing to come in early August because she is taking her big vacation on Aug 11th. It just p**se me off so much that she doesn't even consider that we MIGHT be busy getting ready to move!! 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:53 PM Flag
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put her to work...she'll regret imposing. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:54 PM Flag
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put her to work. That will teach her [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:55 PM Flag
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Why not have her help you move? Seems so obvious [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:55 PM Flag
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why don't you get her to help with the move? or help watching the dcs? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:56 PM Flag
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She doesn't lift a finger when she comes to visit. She runs away as soon as it is time to do some work. No, she won't come on packing and moving day to help with the kids, I have already asked her. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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np then let her sit in a chair and pack around her. Let DH worry about her feelings [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:00 PM Flag
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and now ladies and gentlemen! We have agreement on UB! Take this advice and run with it OP! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:58 PM Flag
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have a chat with dh and make him deal with her [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:02 PM Flag
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DH is letting her make all the plans with his brothers and when they are available. DH even wants her to stay here and not in a hotel. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:03 PM Flag
[ - ] it sucks here 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
Toddler 05.23.08, 07:50 PM Flag
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your house? your town? this country? this site? the world? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:51 PM Flag
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it is slow but it's still better than that other place. I keep thinking the weird goddess vibe over there will change but it seems to be getting worse. Freaks [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:52 PM Flag
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ita. and everyone is so nice to each other it's like babycenter - in the bad way. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:52 PM Flag
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LOL! Some of that but I've seen some flaming too. It's really the hands on, purple type, "she loves us" part that bugs me. I don't mind flaming or niceness but it's really annoying. I think this place will pick back up pretty soon [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:54 PM Flag
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prob true, I think it will crash eventually [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:56 PM Flag
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yeah. It's not the same around here. The format is not a big deal but I miss the fast boards. Hopefully we are right and they will come back! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:57 PM Flag
[ - ] We are renting a house. The property managers are putting a lockbox on our house next week. We will get 24 hours notice before somebody comes by with a real estate agent. How much stuff should we have laying out around the house? Do you think people steal little things? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:47 PM Flag
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Yes, people steal little things. Don't leave stuff like Ipods or digital cameras or any jewlery around. If it can be swept into a pocket or a purse, it might walk away. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:51 PM Flag
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See I think people will steal given the chance and if it is small. I have one plastic crate that locks, maybe I will buy another. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:56 PM Flag
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Do you think people will rifle through a dresser drawer if the real estate agent does not accompany them through the entire house?? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:58 PM Flag
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possibly. Given the times we live in, it would not surprise me at all. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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some might, sure. most will not, but it only takes one. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:00 PM Flag
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what kind of stuff do you generally leave lying around? Rolexes? Wads of cash? I would put away any financial papers and jewelry (it should be anyway). I doubt anyone is going to care about toys left out and your dirty dishes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:51 PM Flag
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We have a lot of small toys and yeah I do think kids walk off with stuff in their pockets. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:57 PM Flag
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np you are probably right...if people are looking at house with small dcs in tow. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:58 PM Flag
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So basically, we should pack up almost everything in the house now, two months early???? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:00 PM Flag
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You want to clean a lot of stuff out anyway, since it will show better and it's easier to purge and get rid of stuff than it is to move it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:03 PM Flag
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well, OP is a renter...she isn't concerned with that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:05 PM Flag
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No, I have already purged out our stuff last year. We are only carrying what we really like with us now. We are Navy and move a lot. The maid service will do a final clean of the place for us. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:10 PM Flag
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what? you have to move from the place you are renting? huh? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:10 PM Flag
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We are moving to our next post. We had to give notice to our property managers. They will be touring people through while our stuff is still inside. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:15 PM Flag
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why didn't you pack and put your stuff in storage? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:17 PM Flag
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Well our packing date is in late July. Also we have a bedroom that we use as a storage room and a two car garage. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:20 PM Flag
[ - ] I had 3 glasses of wine tonight. Why did I drink so much??? 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:47 PM Flag
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I don't know but I don't envy you tomorrow morning. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:49 PM Flag
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That's not a lot [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:52 PM Flag
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I'd be wasted. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:53 PM Flag
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lightweight! ;-) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:56 PM Flag
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I know, lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:57 PM Flag
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at least you are a cheap date [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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no, you didn't drink too much [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:57 PM Flag
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That IS a lot. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:58 PM Flag
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It's Friday Night of a holiday weekend! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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i do that plus a cosmo to start when i am out to dinner, i?s that too much [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:00 PM Flag
[ - ] LREI or G&T? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:44 PM Flag
[ - ] 2.5 dd starting to hit me.what would you do? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:44 PM Flag
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get 123 magic and do it consistently. There have to be consequences and strong ones for hitting IMHO [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:46 PM Flag
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a firm "no" and time out [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:58 PM Flag
[ - ] name poll: Mattie Ida 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:43 PM Flag
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oh, no [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:46 PM Flag
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that was my grandmother's name, and she was ashamed of it because she thought it was too "farm", although she never lived on a farm. So she changed her name to Peggy. what do you think of Peggy? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:47 PM Flag
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or: I prefer Mattie Ida. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:56 PM Flag
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do you think Peggy is trying too hard? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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no, I just think it's kind of an ugly name. Is Mattie short for something? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:02 PM Flag
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no, it wasn't. isn't that terrible? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:04 PM Flag
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my SIL's dog is Mattie. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:47 PM Flag
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no [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:55 PM Flag
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Played out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:57 PM Flag
[ - ] anyone you know had a missed miscarriage? 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:42 PM Flag
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You mean a viable pregnancy? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:44 PM Flag
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Yes, I lost the baby at 8 1/2 weeks and then I held onto to him or her till I would have been 12 weeks along. Once the bleeding started, I took a drug to give me a mini-labor and clear out my uterus. Luckily for me, we were able to see our baby's sac and we baptized him or her and the dr's office helped after that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:44 PM Flag
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omg i hope you're not serious [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:46 PM Flag
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We had to carry our baby's sac in a little brown bag over to the dr's office,because he said he would take care of things for us. I mean what else are you supposed to do when you have something like that happen [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:49 PM Flag
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I'm a practicing Catholic and the baptism thing seems weird to me. Why did you do that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:47 PM Flag
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Because the baby had come out in his or her sac and I couldn't imagine not baptizing the baby at all. I had been on the toilet, very traumatic [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:48 PM Flag
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sorry for your loss [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:52 PM Flag
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Thank you. At least we were able to have our two little girls later on, but I still yearn for a 3rd and now it is harder to get pregnant. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:57 PM Flag
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np I've heard of people doing that. What's the big deal if it makes her feel better? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:48 PM Flag
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Just strikes me as odd [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:49 PM Flag
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well, it is unusual but not that uncommon. Like I said, if it makes someone feel better and able to deal with her loss, it's not a big deal to me [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:51 PM Flag
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We also gave the baby a gender neutral name to help in the grieving process. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:54 PM Flag
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I know people who have done that too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:54 PM Flag
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P. S It was very sad for us when it happened. We had a honeymoon baby. But then went on to have a beautiful little girl a year later and her little sis 17 mths after that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:46 PM Flag
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I did, had to have d&c. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:51 PM Flag
[ - ] how old were you when you miscarried? 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:40 PM Flag
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42, mc at 8 wks. [ Reply | More ]
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37 [ Reply | More ]
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36 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:47 PM Flag
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I never miscarried, and I've only been pregnant once, which ended up with me having my one child. Is this unusual? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:48 PM Flag
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no, this was me until I tried for #2. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:52 PM Flag
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ditto. MC is very common. It's less common to have 4 pgs resulting in 4 healthy kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:54 PM Flag
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ita. so so many people have had m/cs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:59 PM Flag
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General Topics 05.23.08, 07:53 PM Flag
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never have [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 07:54 PM Flag
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3 mcs, then 3 dcs...1st db at 30 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.23.08, 08:01 PM Flag
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