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    December 23rd, 2014, 02:07 PM
    It was all fine, we heard the heartbeat strong and clear, around the 130s :) So that's all right, phew. The heart rate was so totally different from...
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    December 23rd, 2014, 01:50 PM
    I sort of understand the 'seeing it and hearing it a lot' thing, but kind of not really. Because if you choose to name your child something, you're...
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    December 22nd, 2014, 03:34 PM
    It's just a matter of taste. Some people want their kid to be the only person they know with that name, or at least they don't want them to ever...
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    December 22nd, 2014, 09:48 AM
    Thanks guys, I am feeling better about it now, pretty confident that nothing serious has happened. Although I would still very much like to hear the...
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    December 21st, 2014, 01:41 PM
    Despite the resemblance, Malachy is not the same name as Malachi. Malachy is an anglicised version of an Irish Gaelic name, and is pronounced...
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    December 21st, 2014, 12:51 PM
    I am having more bleeding :( Right after sex we noticed it and it wasn't spotting, it was like when I wipe during my period. Not bright red, thank...
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    December 20th, 2014, 12:07 PM
    jackal replied to a poll Aurelia & .... in Girl Baby Names
    I like Beatrix best with Aurelia - I think they are a similar style but agree that it is a plus how distinct they are, not sharing any sounds. I also...
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    December 20th, 2014, 09:03 AM
    jackal replied to a thread Overlooked initials: ASS in Baby Names
    Well, I wouldn't use a name that spelt ASS but I guess the plan is to have children with a partner in the future? Do correct me if I'm wrong! But...
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    December 20th, 2014, 08:46 AM
    jackal replied to a thread Bilingual kids in Momberries
    @ninasapphira - That sounds like a good plan to me! Good luck in the future :)
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    December 20th, 2014, 08:40 AM
    jackal replied to a thread WDYT of Inga in Girl Baby Names
    @opheliaflora - Yes, we say Ing-ga in Icelandic, which is lucky because that's how English-speaking people naturally say it. It would be a headache...
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    December 19th, 2014, 12:45 PM
    I'm finding out if I possibly can! Because I'm impatient and curious and I want to stop calling it 'it' - I find it awkward. I'm also very much...
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    December 19th, 2014, 12:22 PM
    jackal replied to a thread Bilingual kids in Momberries
    @ninasapphira - With three languages it is called trilingualism, not bilingualism, for obvious reasons ;) That will be really tough with more...
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    December 19th, 2014, 09:22 AM
    jackal replied to a thread WDYT of Inga in Girl Baby Names
    Thankyou for your feedback, everyone! I am surprised to see how well it went down actually! Maybe the people who didn't like it just avoided...
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    December 19th, 2014, 09:19 AM
    jackal replied to a thread Twin girls! in Girl Baby Names
    I think they are both lovely! Ottilie however is very uncommon and there does seem to be a lot of confusion surrounding the correct pronunciation, it...
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    December 19th, 2014, 09:08 AM
    The most effective, and brutal, method is to let the father/mother of your child look at it. Unless you are very lucky and happen to have very...
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    December 18th, 2014, 02:33 PM
    jackal started a thread WDYT of Inga in Girl Baby Names
    I like a lot of names, for boys and girls, that start with Ing-, and the common short forms Ingi for a boy and Inga for a girl. Now I'm wondering...
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    December 18th, 2014, 01:26 PM
    My boyfriend refuses to do any 'serious' discussions until we know the sex - he can be coaxed into light discussions but I'm not pushing it, there's...
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    December 18th, 2014, 05:29 AM
    Congratulations Feberin!!! That will save you some naming hassle, since you already found the perfect girl name. How lovely to be able to start...
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    December 16th, 2014, 11:55 PM
    Marion all the way!
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    December 16th, 2014, 07:57 PM
    Lcd, oh cool, if you're feeling the same sort of thing, maybe I'm not imagining it. Or rather, I know I'm not imagining it, but maybe I'm not...
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    December 16th, 2014, 02:11 PM
    I like all of them, including Anthony, apart from Roger. I can't get over the silly sexual jokes with Roger ('Roger the Cabin Boy' style). I...
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    December 16th, 2014, 10:56 AM
    jackal replied to a thread Name colours in All About Nameberry
    I think it used to be that all names were green and then they decided to gender it for some reason. So if you're looking at a post made in 2010 or...
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    December 16th, 2014, 06:22 AM
    To be honest, I think you handled it just fine. Now your kids aren't ashamed about sex or their bodies, and it's not some mystery or dirty secret...
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    December 15th, 2014, 12:43 PM
    I am still slightly unsure, but I think I may have begun to feel the monster moving. Obviously I have no idea what it is suppose to feel like...
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    December 14th, 2014, 02:43 PM
    jackal replied to a thread Baby name Geherdus? in Boy Baby Names
    The only Google results I got that weren't Google misrecognising the word generous in old books seemed to be a misspelling of a man named Geerhardus...
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    December 14th, 2014, 02:07 PM
    jackal replied to a thread Nameberry memes in All About Nameberry
    Yeah, I think you nailed the problem here. It's that you don't find these names interesting, so you don't see any difference between them. Am I...
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    December 14th, 2014, 01:16 PM
    Zoe, I'm sorry you're going through this, it really sucks. If you think you had a miscarriage, even if you were feeling physically fine I would...
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    December 12th, 2014, 06:35 PM
    What do you think of Tess Roxana? I'm a longtime Roxana lover (my dog is Roxy, actually) and I like Tess quite a bit. I would never give a kid what...
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    December 12th, 2014, 06:32 PM
    I prefer Margot! I think it's more elegant and sophisticated than Bridget, and has a much prettier sound.
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    December 12th, 2014, 06:27 PM
    I was reading the newest blog post and came across the name of Pharrell Williams' dad, Pharaoh. I don't have any ties to Egypt but I thought this was...
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