While there is the perception that the DDCs are private and isolated things, they aren't. The posts pop up in the New Posts function just like anything else.
This forum is open for discussion by anyone. And a thread that is titled like "Nursing Info" will garner interest from others, who are not due in April.
nighten, I actually encourage you to put your OP back.
I had some of the same thoughts as the other posters when you posted the list, but had no time to respond.
The info is good for everyone, and there are several frist time moms in our DDC who would benefit from the info, both from the list and from the responses.
It can be surprising when people jump in and tell you you are wrong, or that something is wrong, when you think it is a good idea. Especially when you are already a tad hormonal (
) and worried about doing everything right. So, just a reminder for everyone jumping in from outside the DDC, gently!
Some of us (me included) are rather wound at this point, and ready to have babies, and may react more strongly than you might think is normal. This is a stressful time, and a stressful topic.
We all worry and want to do the best for our kids, and for those of us doing this for the first time, we tend to get a little more wound than those who are on their second or more.
I am not the mod for this forum, so I won't be deleting or moving anything. I have presented it to the mod of the forum, and she will make her own decision. (I have enough to mod with my other forums.
) But as a first time mom and member of the DDC I am interested in the conversation.