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Quote: Originally Posted by koalove As a birthmom, I find the term birthmom annoying but not unkind. I dont know of a better word. The origins of the word are what realy irks me. my dd's parents have always asked what i want to be called and i could never bring myself to say that i want to be called mama A. It just feels too intrusive. Her parents are 2 women so they already struggle with what to call each other for clarity so i dont want to throw...
Quote: Originally Posted by yaseensmommy Is this an old wives tale, or does it really help when they are choking, or help them to swallow? I thought it only makes them hold their breath?? Until I saw my DH do it with DD and it worked. Go figure.
And started working for vendor companies that support my old company. I had one job which was just like my old one and leaving after 1 mth. The manager is a mom and awesome but the pace is killing me. My new gig is full time telecommute which is a better fit. My DH has a super flexible job and he's home early in the day. In my new role, I'm challenged and supported so it's the best of both worlds. I lose some things by leaving my former employer but the thing I gain...
Quote: Originally Posted by vagabonder So far dd hasn't taken to a lovey, but I'm really trying to encourage one. I prefer something all cotton, even better yet organic. Any blankets? Stuffed animals that your LO has taken to? Since we picked her up (she's adopted!) it's been a cotton dipe. She LOVES them and they are plentiful and cheap.
We're a Dr Brown's glass/BPA free bottle family. I hear you on part clean up. What about Evenflo. Cheap and can order on the net. I looked into Skilliskins (sic) and it seems like a viable option. We started with Evenflo but need Dr. B's due to tummy trouble. HTH. Good luck.
We're a Dr Brown's family and have never had a problem/worry. Good luck!:
I suggest asking a nanny placement agency in your area. We live north of you and pay $18-20/hour. We have PT nanny and not paying the fringes you are. HTH.
It seems this is not the place to share difficult feelings.
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Cool bath? That may calm her? Maybe burn some lavender? HTH.
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