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    Today, 03:33 AM
    It is so hard getting a good nights sleep when pregnant, I really feel for you. The pillows and everything never really worked for me (although i do...
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    Yesterday, 06:33 PM
    Maisie is too similar to Sadie and Elsie imo, so I'd prefer either June or Pearl best with your girls' names. I couldn't choose between them though,...
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    I do have only one daughter and I named her Juniper nn Juni. I can say without a doubt that it's my favourite girl's name- I have loved it since I...
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    April 15th, 2014, 06:18 PM
    Everyone close to us reacted to Juniper's name the way I expected them to- my parents and family loved it; my in-laws were baffled by it; my...
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    April 15th, 2014, 04:53 AM
    freya55 replied to a thread Worst. Mommy. Ever. in Momberries
    Oh yes, I have also done this! I thought my husband had done the straps, he thought i was going to do it, but neither of us did it. Juni was about 8...
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    April 14th, 2014, 04:55 PM
    freya55 replied to a thread Worst. Mommy. Ever. in Momberries
    My worse mummy ever moment is two-fold: when Juni was about 9 months old, she was at the stage when she was cruising around holding onto furniture...
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    April 13th, 2014, 01:34 PM
    My two pregnancies have been so different! I'm 34 weeks pregnant at the moment and my DD is 2years and 2 months. I was very queasy throughout my 1st...
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    April 13th, 2014, 12:04 PM
    freya55 replied to a thread Episiotomy ? in Momberries
    My midwives prefer a tear, they say it heals much better than a cut. However, when giving birth to my daughter I had to have a forceps assisted birth...
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    April 13th, 2014, 04:55 AM
    Thanks for the feedback everyone. I've actually ordered myself a Medela double electric pump so we'll see how that goes. I'm hoping if I start...
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    April 11th, 2014, 02:02 PM
    It does take a while. It took me ages to think of Juniper as Juniper, rather than just 'the baby'. Its like anything else with the whole baby...
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    April 10th, 2014, 03:53 AM
    freya55 replied to a thread Names like Lola? in Girl Baby Names
    Lola is so sweet. To me its has a very retro nickname feel like: Sadie Gracie Etta Ruby Hattie Stella Evie Poppy Lucy
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    April 10th, 2014, 03:38 AM
    I don't think its too close, they actually make lovely sisters. I can see what you mean with the l and s sounds but I don't find it a tongue-twister...
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    April 9th, 2014, 05:58 PM
    Thanks for the feedback, its very helpful. Blade- its interesting to hear that breastfeeding with the second can be easier. I am looking at double...
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    April 8th, 2014, 04:34 PM
    freya55 replied to a thread Parenting Books in Momberries
    The most helpful and least sanctimonious I've read is Dr. Spock's Baby and Childcare. I think it's the 9th edition- an oldie but a goodie. I also got...
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    April 8th, 2014, 03:06 PM
    Hi Berries, I'm hoping to gather some wisdom about breastpumps and breastpumping. My second baby is due in 7 weeks and my daughter has just turned...
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    April 7th, 2014, 04:45 AM
    I think this is a very neat solution! Use Joanne or Susannah (or Joanna, Johanna, Susanne, Suzanna etc etc) as a middle and that covers Joan Susan...
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    April 3rd, 2014, 06:22 PM
    Rosalie is definitely my favourite variant of Rose, but yeah, its not great with Oakley. As the pp said, Oakley would sound better with Rosalyn,...
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    April 3rd, 2014, 03:09 PM
    I totally agree with Tarynkay, he will probably sleep better if he's slightly away from you and isn't listening out for you. And he'll probably be...
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    April 2nd, 2014, 03:23 PM
    It is such a confusing time, but you are absolutely right, it is all about what you feel is best. I know its hard to trust your instincts when you're...
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    April 2nd, 2014, 02:44 PM
    Ramona Lou is definitely my favourite, its lovely and fresh. Louise sounds very dated to me but Lou is sweet and vintage just like Ramona. Mae is...
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    April 1st, 2014, 12:46 PM
    6 weeks definitely isn't too late- a lot of people I know only decided at 6 weeks which is the deadline for registering the birth here. I honestly...
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    March 31st, 2014, 02:57 PM
    I think it depends on the names. I'm not a big fan of 2 long or fussy middles, it can just sound ridiculous, but Roy and James are short and sweet...
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    March 31st, 2014, 12:57 PM
    freya55 replied to a thread Eulalie? in Girl Baby Names
    I have so much love for Eulalie, its so beautiful. I tend to say YOU-lally instead of You-LAY-lee but I love it either way. Eulalie Pearl and Eulalie...
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    March 28th, 2014, 05:47 PM
    I really like Mirabelle or Mirabella with your sibset!
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    March 28th, 2014, 03:44 PM
    freya55 replied to a thread Am I looney? in Girl Baby Names
    I like it too. Its matchy but not awkard to say. I think the different syllable count in the two names saves it, but nicknames might be tricky- Rosie...
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    March 28th, 2014, 01:38 PM
    I'd say normal too. I had dreadful gas and growing pains in my stomach during my 1st trimester in both my pregnancies. Its probably a combination of...
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    March 26th, 2014, 07:48 AM
    freya55 replied to a thread Stretch Mark Cream in Momberries
    I use a really nice cream called Derma Mum but I don't know if its available outside the UK. I moisturised obsessively throughout my first pregnancy...
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    March 26th, 2014, 07:34 AM
    Susannah and Beatrice were made for each other! Susannah Beatrice Jane is perfect. I would also love Susannah Beatrice Pearl or maybe Susannah Alice...
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    March 25th, 2014, 12:46 PM
    freya55 replied to a thread Baby Birdie in Girl Baby Names
    I love Birdie but it probably is a nickname only name. It would be great as a nickname for a bird name (Lark, Wren, Nightingale, Allouette, Paloma...
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    March 25th, 2014, 12:32 PM
    I'm very sorry for your loss. Blair Rae is a lovely idea, as is using another bird name to honour her. Wren or Lark are gorgeous, or Nightingale in...
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About freya55
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I'm a Brit who loves names with a classic Old West, windswept Americana feel. Both our kids' names follow the pattern of a first name that we love with family middle names.
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UK
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Full time mama
Children's Names::
Juniper Elise
Expecting?:
27th May 2014

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~ Mama to Juniper and expecting Arlo at the end of May ~

Beautiful Firsts with Family Middles:
~ Calypso Susannah "Callie"- Beatrice Winona "Bliss" - Clementina Maybelle "Minnie" - Tallulah Rosalie "Lula" ~
(Pearl - Celeste - Coralie - Delphine)

~ Zephyr Joseph Yeats - Nathaniel Arthur Miles ~

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