Originally Posted by KirstenMary
I prefer "boink." :
I also hate the term "DTD" (doing the deed). Sounds so juvenile. Same the with AF or any of the other cutesy terms. Grosses me out and just generally annoys me.
I'm an odd mix of prude and crass. There are a lot of curse words I say, but can't stand hooters, t*ts, etc. along with most slang words for genitals. I refuse to say them.
On the other hand, I have no problem with the f word, creative cursing while driving, etc. LOL
Originally Posted by elephantine
I'm not in their state and don't even have their address info, so it would have to be my friend or the grandparents calling
If you have their full names, plus city, you can get their address. Plus, people can call CPS without knowing the address, so that shouldn't be a problem.
Or is it that you don't feel you shouldn't call?
Originally Posted by katheek77
You call CPS. You tell them what you heard.
In the case of probable sexual abuse (and, honestly, in what context does a grown man put his "butt" against a 4 year olds where it hurts), you err on the side of caution, which means protecting the child. Quite frankly, she sounds like she's in a situation where she is being traumatized, whether by the boyfriend or someone else is for others to sort out, but, in the...
Originally Posted by karina5
Again, however, many women are not so priveleged as to not have the option to *not* use a bottle. Breastmilk is best. That's a fact. But bottles are very, very often a necessity.
Sometimes it seems that people forget this, and it makes me sad that people aren't aware of their own privilege.
I agree. And many times even if you don't intend on using one, things can happen and it's needed.
Originally Posted by Mama2Rio
i think i know what your saying/feeling... i just don't like bottle, or any thing "artifical" for LO. priority should be at the breast not the bottle.
if i had to give her expressed milk, it would probably be from a cup... she's never had a bottle and never will.
Not to be nit picky, but a cup isn't any less artificial than a bottle.
And I would give her the benefit of the doubt. Yes, she may have...
Originally Posted by BeagleMommy
My Brest Friend was the best! My own pillows and/or the Boppy were perfectly useless. By the time I got them positioned, they would begin to shift. I think this is especially true of larger breasted women, based on my survey of my friends.
My Brest Friend- hate the name, hate the price, love the pillow! :
What do you consider larger breasted? I'm DD (at least) and pillows worked great for me (same with...