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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   11-22-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By XanaduMama
We're in South Tabor and love it--affordable,...

We're in South Tabor and love it--affordable, compared to even 10 or 15 blocks further west, diverse, walkable, and we love our neighborhood school (Atkinson). Dh and I commute downtown, usually by...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   11-22-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By XanaduMama
We see Monique Pritchard at Sellwood Pediatrics,...

We see Monique Pritchard at Sellwood Pediatrics, and she's phenomenal. No issues ever with not vaxing, from her or any of the other docs in the practice. And I realize this isn't applicable to OP...
Forum: Diapering   05-16-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By XanaduMama
We're moving into a new house next month, and...

We're moving into a new house next month, and the current owners are leaving behind their relatively new HE washer & dryer. We'll be bringing along our regular ol' top-loading washer and regular...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-21-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By XanaduMama
This is the one I just bought. It's a slightly...

This is the one I just bought. It's a slightly larger version of the 60" fishy pool I used back in 2008. Three rings, and a bargain price!
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Forum: Homebirth   04-19-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By XanaduMama
Is it a tank water heater, or an on-demand...

Is it a tank water heater, or an on-demand system? If you've got a tank, I would put a little cold in the bottom, then fill up with hot. You may need to add more hot at the end (we did, but I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-19-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By XanaduMama
People tend to say/believe that an anterior...

People tend to say/believe that an anterior placenta means you're more likely to have a posterior baby (since babies "like to hug their placentas"). But everything I've read says that there isn't...
Forum: Homebirth   04-11-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By XanaduMama
This recent post by an MDC mama is AMAZING. Not...

This recent post by an MDC mama is AMAZING. Not exactly reflective of how any of my births have been (I tend to get noisy!), but really beautiful. It's long and kinda slow (ie peaceful), so you may...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-10-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By XanaduMama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by maia71 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349624/help-with-baby-girl-names#post_16940820)

I think...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-05-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By XanaduMama
My dd is Ella. It was my grandmother's name; she...

My dd is Ella. It was my grandmother's name; she passed away a few months before we conceived dd, and it just felt like "the baby's" name even before we were pregnant or found out the sex (which we...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-30-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By XanaduMama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by cristeen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349356/contractions-just-stopped#post_16930833)

Find a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-22-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By XanaduMama
Well, depending on which abx they give you, it...

Well, depending on which abx they give you, it may actually kill off the GBS in time for your test, which would be a nice perq! I believe ampicillin is what they usually give for GBS, but if you're...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-19-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By XanaduMama
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I've been meaning to post about this too. Interested to hear any responses!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-15-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By XanaduMama
Did you have ACL surgery?   The relaxin will...

Did you have ACL surgery?
 
The relaxin will definitely make your remaining ligaments looser, so you should be careful about injuring the meniscus, for example, which is already under greater...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-13-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By XanaduMama
We've been in Portland for almost 2 years now...

We've been in Portland for almost 2 years now and we would not live anywhere else. It's an amazing, wonderful place to live--we really love it! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gif
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Forum: Homebirth   03-13-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By XanaduMama
ds was 27mo when dd was born at home. He was...

ds was 27mo when dd was born at home. He was totally fine with the whole thing! dh and my mom traded off hanging out with him and spending time with me (I didn't/don't need a lot of direct "support"...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-11-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By XanaduMama
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Quote:Originally Posted by Learning_Mum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345781/4-year-old-complains-constantly#post_16886610)
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Forum: Homebirth   03-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By XanaduMama
You should talk to some midwives. Breech is...

You should talk to some midwives. Breech is definitely not an automatic reason for a c/section, especially if it's the relatively uncomplicated frank breech rather than footling. Whether they're...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-06-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By XanaduMama
No advice about cleaning (though I know hydrogen...

No advice about cleaning (though I know hydrogen peroxide gets blood out of furniture), but I guess my most practical advice would be to invest in a package of Depends and start wearing them when...
Forum: Homebirth   03-05-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By XanaduMama
I feel like the main potential "problem" might...

I feel like the main potential "problem" might be that you could find her presence in the pool too distracting/annoying, especially late in labor. Personally, I wouldn't even want my dh in there...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-28-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By XanaduMama
I assume you got the quad screen blood test done...

I assume you got the quad screen blood test done (one test only, around 16 weeks)? If so, you should know (first of all) that this test has an incredibly high "false positive" rate. Most of the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-23-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By XanaduMama
Interestingly, above 35 degrees north latitude...

Interestingly, above 35 degrees north latitude (Chicago's at 41N), the sun simply isn't strong enough in winter to provide any vitamin D through the skin. You could lay out in the sun in a bikini...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-23-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By XanaduMama
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Quote:Originally Posted by RosieL http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-22-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By XanaduMama
My second pregnancy (HB), I had no checks at...

My second pregnancy (HB), I had no checks at all. In labor, which had gone very fast and easily, when my MW gently told me that I could push whenever I felt like it, I actually demanded that she...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By XanaduMama
Update: the stylist suggested cutting it...

Update: the stylist suggested cutting it shortish in the back (where most of the tangles/mats happen) and leaving the front a bit longer. Here's the result--I LOVE it!! Thanks for the input,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-17-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By XanaduMama
My two (both more-or-less planned) are 27mo...

My two (both more-or-less planned) are 27mo apart. My first was/is also very high needs. We weren't ready to even think about #3 (for various reasons) until last year, and I'm now expecting our...
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