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Forum: February 2011   01-13-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By Makaylamama
We don't know the sex--and didn't with our first...

We don't know the sex--and didn't with our first baby either. I got so much yellow and green, and cant really stand to look at it again. This time I bought a lot of orange, red, white, and brown. I...
Forum: February 2011   01-13-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,928
Posted By Makaylamama
I had a binder for after my c-section and I...

I had a binder for after my c-section and I loved the support it gave me. I am planning a VBAC this time--I bought a medela (sp?) brand binder which only came in S/M or L/XL. I bough the L/XL and...
Forum: February 2011   12-29-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By Makaylamama
Previous poster--how much tea do you use to make...

Previous poster--how much tea do you use to make a pitcher?
Forum: February 2011   12-24-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By Makaylamama
How much EPO do you plan to take?

How much EPO do you plan to take?
Forum: February 2011   12-21-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By Makaylamama
OkiMom--I have found that vitamin B12 complex is...

OkiMom--I have found that vitamin B12 complex is a fantastic mood lifter! Have you thought of having your placenta encapsulated? That is also great for preventing the baby blues.
 
Now I am...
Forum: February 2011   12-17-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Makaylamama
Not sleeping well at all during the night--but I...

Not sleeping well at all during the night--but I have no porblem taking a long nap during the afternoon.
Forum: February 2011   12-17-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By Makaylamama
I started drinking the tea last week--one or two...

I started drinking the tea last week--one or two cups at night. I do notice BH contractions after I drink the tea.
I actually didnt know you can get it in pill form--this might be a better option...
Forum: February 2011   12-11-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 987
Posted By Makaylamama
I had not gained any for the first 20 something...

I had not gained any for the first 20 something weeks, and then put on 18 pounds in the past 8  weeks-the bulk of which seems to be in my boobs:)  I feel super guilty that I have no motivation to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-09-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,159
Posted By Makaylamama
I believe it is completely appropriate to have...

I believe it is completely appropriate to have respectful conversations about the type of toys my family uses and appreciates. Why would anyone want someone to waste tons of money on stuff that is...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-06-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,159
Posted By Makaylamama
We prefer toys that are not plastic and don't...

We prefer toys that are not plastic and don't require batteries as well--my side of the family understands and usually buys things that we like. We have a pretty small house so any toys that I bring...
Forum: February 2011   12-03-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By Makaylamama
The Moby is amazing--my daughter is kind of a...

The Moby is amazing--my daughter is kind of a peanut so I used it for well over a year with her, and will  use it with this one. Jersey material is not super cheap though, it may be cheaper to buy...
Forum: Homebirth   12-01-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Makaylamama
I think most midwifes would agree that birth is...

I think most midwifes would agree that birth is a family experience--I think it is beautiful that your daughter wants to help out in this way! I plan on having my 2yo at our birth, which is...
Forum: February 2011   12-01-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,248
Posted By Makaylamama
Boy= Elliot Charles Girl= Harper Mae   I...

Boy= Elliot Charles
Girl= Harper Mae
 
I LOVE the names Harlow and Genvieve, which I see on here!  I also love the name Tristan (for a boy) but my Husband does not.
Forum: February 2011   11-30-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By Makaylamama
Is anyone taking vitamins specifically for birth...

Is anyone taking vitamins specifically for birth preparation? Does anyone know the difference between Dr. Christopher’s Birth preparation and Polly Jeans Antepartum 5-week formula? Can anyone...
Forum: February 2011   11-30-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 518
Posted By Makaylamama
I am having a much better pregnancy than I did...

I am having a much better pregnancy than I did last time, although I am still uncomfortable—standing, sitting, laying—I just cant breath! I cant sleep anymore because I have to pee every hour, but I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-28-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Makaylamama
We live in NH and heat with a wood stove only--I...

We live in NH and heat with a wood stove only--I grew up this way too, so I am used to dressing in sweaters, slippers, etc. in the winter. They make small fans that go in the corners of your doors,...
Forum: February 2011   11-27-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Makaylamama
Yes!! Crying all the time--if something is...

Yes!! Crying all the time--if something is funny, makes me happy, or I am excited! My husband was showing me a clip of a flash mob on youtube and I started crying, because I thought the dancing was...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-22-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,665
Posted By Makaylamama
I understand where you are coming from...

I understand where you are coming from ElliesMomma—My husband and I had the same issue. He could not understand that I needed a break—just 10 minutes. He too asked me to talk to a Dr, which I did....
Forum: February 2011   11-22-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By Makaylamama
This might sound terrible, but we are basically...

This might sound terrible, but we are basically not telling my in-laws anything because they have no boundaries! They don’t know we are not having a hospital birth, they don’t know the ‘due date’,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-21-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,293
Posted By Makaylamama
I am having my placenta encapsulated! I am...

I am having my placenta encapsulated! I am really excited about it too! I found a woman that was charging $350, and also would do a tincture and a painting with the placenta. This was lovely, but...
Forum: VBAC   11-21-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Makaylamama
Hi! I have been looking for other mamas using...

Hi! I have been looking for other mamas using the Pink Kit! I am loving it so far. I am planning a VBAC at a free standing birth centre with a midwife for baby number two. I feel very empowered by...
Forum: February 2011   11-20-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Makaylamama
Hi—I am due on February 26thwith baby number...

Hi—I am due on February 26thwith baby number two. We are having a VBAC at a free standing birth centre with a fantastic group of midwives. I have started using the Pink Kit Method of a Better Birth....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-13-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Makaylamama
Okay, I am at my wits end! We co-sleep and are...

Okay, I am at my wits end! We co-sleep and are still nursing, and my LO is still getting up all night! I am never sleeping, and she is cranky all day. Right now she is screaming, and has been since...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-15-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Makaylamama
I am going through the same thing right now and...

I am going through the same thing right now and could use some advise too. My 14 month old is such a light sleeper and I am getting so little sleep right now! She has been really great about...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-21-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,318
Posted By Makaylamama
I too am a huge sugar addict...I could eat candy...

I too am a huge sugar addict...I could eat candy all day long! My naturalopathic (sp?) doctor suggested chromium picolinate vitamins three times a day and it has really taken the edge off those...
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