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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-26-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,393
Posted By Julybug
I had a mom friend tell me to just pay attention...

I had a mom friend tell me to just pay attention to what my son seemed to need re: solids, and not worry about what others thought.  My son ate less than 2 jars (I assume you mean the medium-sized...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-10-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,401
Posted By Julybug
We're in a similar position.  My son has always...

We're in a similar position.  My son has always had some amount of oral motor tone issues (we had a lot of trouble/soreness latching after birth, later we had problems again as he got his first...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-03-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,991
Posted By Julybug
My son is over 18mo old.  He had a beautiful...

My son is over 18mo old.  He had a beautiful stretch of time from about 10wks until around 5mo when he fairly consistently slept 5-6hrs in the first stretch at night.  After that for a while, he was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By Julybug
At 13mo, especially since she's a fast crawler...

At 13mo, especially since she's a fast crawler and cruising and pushing a push toy - I wouldn't worry about it.  That's still well within the normal range.  My mother was just telling me yesterday...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,787
Posted By Julybug
My son goes through periods of time where he...

My son goes through periods of time where he farts all the time.  When he was a little baby, he would explosively fart and poop all the time - sometimes people across a large room would hear it! ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-02-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Julybug
I think it's highly variable.  I've known people...

I think it's highly variable.  I've known people who were exclusively nursing who got their periods back at 5-6mo PP, and some not until past 24mo.  I myself just got mine back (YAY!!!!) last night...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-02-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By Julybug
Hi all -   (I hope I'm posting in the right...

Hi all -
 
(I hope I'm posting in the right place!)
 
I'm still nursing my 18.5mo old son a number of times per day (5-10+ times/24hrs, of varying durations).  I FINALLY just got my first...
Forum: Lactivism   10-28-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By Julybug
I am FURIOUS about this! Does anyone know how to...

I am FURIOUS about this! Does anyone know how to complain to the right government entities about this?!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-19-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,827
Posted By Julybug
Dr. Coryllos is retired. I e-mailed with...

Dr. Coryllos is retired. I e-mailed with Catherine Genna about my 15-month-old son, and she agreed that his pics definitely show a lip tie, and a possible posterior tongue tie. She suggested we go...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-17-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,793
Posted By Julybug
I am pale-American...

I am pale-American http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif, and my husband is South Indian. He's on the less-dark side for South Indian (he's one of the palest in his...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-17-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Julybug
This sounds like possible blocked ducts. You may...

This sounds like possible blocked ducts. You may want to try putting a bit of heat, one breast at a time, and then feeding or pumping right after that, then switch sides. If that doesn't do it after...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-17-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,828
Posted By Julybug
I probably have a bit of a different perspective...

I probably have a bit of a different perspective here. I've had two sets of in-laws - my first husband died of cancer several years ago when we were in our late 20s. His parents were difficult to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-16-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Julybug
At 9mo they are in the distraction phase, where...

At 9mo they are in the distraction phase, where everything in the world is interesting. A lot of babies nurse a lot at night during that time so they can spend more of the day playing and exploring,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-16-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,946
Posted By Julybug
I know this is an older thread... but my son is...

I know this is an older thread... but my son is 15mo old, and we've had chronic latch and nipple issues for me. Luckily he grew fine in the first several months due to oversupply on my end. We had a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-16-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Julybug
My son is 15mo and does the same switching-sides...

My son is 15mo and does the same switching-sides thing. He doesn't do the cute clucking thing, though http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif - he just grabs! He mostly...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-16-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,632
Posted By Julybug
I'm not sure I'm posting in the right place, but...

I'm not sure I'm posting in the right place, but here goes... a bit of explanation is needed at first!

The issue is actually far less my son's skin than mine. I have had eczema as long as I can...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-11-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Julybug
Thank you for your responses! I do know about...

Thank you for your responses! I do know about the "don't-offer-don't-refuse" technique. I just wasn't sure if maybe - for my own reasons - I was being a little too insistent on offering for him to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-11-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Julybug
My son is approaching 15mo old. He's on the...

My son is approaching 15mo old. He's on the smaller side (under 21lbs and 30.5" at 14mo), but is very active and social. He's just really starting to ramp up his solids intake, although he still...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-10-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,936
Posted By Julybug
My son was bigger at a year (19.5lbs), but he...

My son was bigger at a year (19.5lbs), but he only gained 8oz in 4 MONTHS! I don't think this is unusual. I agree with everyone else who said that the big picture of the child must be taken into...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-10-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Julybug
Can your relatives buy secondhand, or borrow,...

Can your relatives buy secondhand, or borrow, appropriately-sized coats, hats and gloves for the kids? Sometimes we have a warm spell in December (50+ degrees F), but usually the highs are between...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-10-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By Julybug
I hear what you're saying. Our issues are a...

I hear what you're saying. Our issues are a little different, but I also can't get over the feeling that "something is in his way". My son was born with torticollis and developed plagiocephaly...
Forum: Site Help   10-10-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,144
Posted By Julybug
I was widowed some years ago in my 20s (we...

I was widowed some years ago in my 20s (we hadn't gotten to having kids yet). I am now remarried and finally have my son. I just wanted to say I wish you the best.
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