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Forum: Midwives   03-20-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Huh... My first birth, I was labeled "High Risk"...

Huh... My first birth, I was labeled "High Risk" automatically due to my weight.  My Midwife refused to even consider a home birth.  This was a Midwife with a reputation for being a "Med Wife" so...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-20-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Gosh, I hope they aren't comparing her, at the...

Gosh, I hope they aren't comparing her, at the very least, not when she could hear it.  I was talking about him because I think she is jealous of the attention/relationship.
 
It's good to hear...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Thank you both- my Mom loved being pregnant, or...

Thank you both- my Mom loved being pregnant, or at least that's what she says.  I remember being okay during the second trimester- I think I was just so relieved to feel like ME again.  Then, I was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I have managed to put on a good face for most...

I have managed to put on a good face for most people- I save being real, petty, and just letting go, for here.
 
Pregnancy and I don't get along.  I don't want to be pregnant.  This is kid #2 for...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,500
Posted By GoodNamesGone
LOL - I'm jealous.  I'm only 5 weeks (give or...

LOL - I'm jealous.  I'm only 5 weeks (give or take) and my DD who is 2.5 years weighs 40.2 lbs!  (as a side note, she is in the 90th percentile for hieght, so she isn't a chunker, she's just HUGE)....
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-20-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I love my friend, and I want to help, but I...

I love my friend, and I want to help, but I don't know how.
 
Me: Step mom to 2 boys (14, and 12) and bio-mom to DD (2.5).  DH is there, though sometimes a bit too hands-off for my taste.
 
Her:...
Forum: Midwives   03-19-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Hello,   Amazing that I came here to ask...

Hello,
 
Amazing that I came here to ask this and there was already a similar thread at the top of the stack- but sadly we're high risk for different reasons.
 
Here's my deal.
 
I was deamed...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-09-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Hello,   Pregnant with number 2, and feeling...

Hello,
 
Pregnant with number 2, and feeling the pain of allergies.  Last time I had really low supply and couldn't exclusively BF, I would like to NOT have that problem this time- I was told that...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-18-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I plan on doing what I can to help my supply...

I plan on doing what I can to help my supply next time. I had my fears that it wasn't going to work. Everything I thought might go wrong did. I wish I would have known the support I had available to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-16-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Hello! I had supply issues for number one....

Hello!

I had supply issues for number one. I am a long-term planner and I am thinking about number two and how I will try to have a better supply.

So this thread pertains to this- If I achieve...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-16-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,789
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I feel this thread! I might have IGT as well, so...

I feel this thread! I might have IGT as well, so I am looking for answers.

I actually visited this part of the forums because I'm trying to plan some things for my next baby (No rush, we're...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-16-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Thanks all for the advice. I think I'll be...

Thanks all for the advice.

I think I'll be doing a combo of these things- try some redirecting, put even more things away (OMG, I can't wait till I can decorate again without worry of things she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-15-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Hello! Haven't been on in a while. Been so...

Hello!

Haven't been on in a while. Been so busy with baby!

Annie is 10mo (tomorrow) and mobile as heck! She walks a little (12 steps is her max on unassisted, still crawls because it's faster)...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-12-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I feel you guys. All I want is somebody I...

I feel you guys.

All I want is somebody I can hang out with who also has a kid around my DD's age. She encountered another baby for the first time at a party and was SOOOO interested. I don't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-11-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By GoodNamesGone
1) How much should she eat? Should I measure the...

1) How much should she eat? Should I measure the amount she eats in 1 sitting, or how many sittings I give her solids at?

I give her 2 oz. of food in the evening when we're having dinner. She...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-11-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I had something VERY similar happen to me and DD...

I had something VERY similar happen to me and DD

Here is what I learned-

1- The 4-Day Rule: Feed baby the same food for 4 days (along with ample Breast Milk or Formula). This way you can have...
Forum: July 2009   09-23-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I just want to know if everything is ok...

I just want to know if everything is ok development wise. DD is my first, and DH hasn't been a parent to a baby in a while.

DD is 2m 1w She grabs my shirt when she nurses, and has recently been...
Forum: July 2009   09-23-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I had/have supply issues and have had to...

I had/have supply issues and have had to suppliment http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif. DD has been taking a bottle since she was 3 weeks. Strangely, she hates pacis. I...
Forum: Family Safety   09-09-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Quote: Originally Posted by Mandynee22...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mandynee22 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14355435)
I was going to say that :-) Plus, the...
Forum: Family Safety   09-09-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By GoodNamesGone
We bought one and have used it. My...

We bought one and have used it.

My complaints so far (baby is almost 8 weeks) are:

1) It's very rigid and upright compared to our Snugride. When Annie falls asleep in it, her head lulls...
Forum: July 2009   08-31-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,040
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Anaka has been a pretty good sleeper from the...

Anaka has been a pretty good sleeper from the start. There was some trouble for a bit when my supply was too low and she just wasn't getting enough to eat... and then the heat-wave...

Now she...
Forum: Diapering   08-31-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Hello! My baby is almost 7 weeks- haven't...

Hello! My baby is almost 7 weeks- haven't weighed her recently, but she's over 10lbs and approx. 24 inches.

When she was first born, she didn't fit into the cloth diapers I had bought for her...
Forum: July 2009   07-26-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By GoodNamesGone
I was going to write a nice long post of my...

I was going to write a nice long post of my birth story and some of the hell we've (baby, DH, and myself) gone through, but I'm just not getting the hang of this "Mommy" thing as fast as I'd like....
Forum: July 2009   07-11-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Thanks for clarifying on the accupressure! I'm...

Thanks for clarifying on the accupressure! I'm going to try that when DH gets home... or at least when he's about to.

As far as baby's position, she's been head-down, posterior the ENTIRE time....
Forum: July 2009   07-10-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,467
Posted By GoodNamesGone
Still pregnant. 41 weeks 0 Days today. It's...

Still pregnant. 41 weeks 0 Days today. It's starting to get hot again, and the intervention train is about ready to try and run me over- so lets hope this weekend is it for us!
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