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Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   01-30-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Wisteriacow
I'm hoping to get some opinions on having a...

I'm hoping to get some opinions on having a doula at my next birth. DS1 was born in November 2008 at AAMC with a doctor from Annapolis OB/Gyn. I had Cheryl Gilman as my doula and it was a great...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   02-18-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Wisteriacow
We haven't done any of the Hep and held off on...

We haven't done any of the Hep and held off on MMR until DS was two and gave that alone. I'm hoping we can avoid chicken pox altogether but if he doesn't catch it on his own by a certain point and a...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   02-16-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Wisteriacow
If I remember correctly the drug companies...

If I remember correctly the drug companies stopped manufacturing the separate vaccines but I believe they're scheduled to start production again, possibly this year or next. It's been a while since...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   01-18-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Wisteriacow
Does anyone know if Infants and Toddlers is...

Does anyone know if Infants and Toddlers is closed if county schools are closed? I'm asking about AA county specifically. DS is supposed to have a speech session today and I'm trying to figure out...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   01-12-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Wisteriacow
Sorry it's taken me so long to reply! Our...

Sorry it's taken me so long to reply! Our schedules have gotten kind of hectic but maybe I can get something figured out in the next month or so.
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   01-12-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Wisteriacow
Hi! DS is two as well and while he hasn't been...

Hi! DS is two as well and while he hasn't been officially diagnosed with SPD but he definitely seems to fit a lot of the criteria. What part of AA Co are you in?
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   12-03-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Wisteriacow
We moved to a new home in the Severna Park area...

We moved to a new home in the Severna Park area back in April. Between my work schedule and shyness, DS and I haven't made any friends. With the weather getting cold and outdoor play slowing down,...
Forum: Allergies   12-03-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Wisteriacow
Thanks for the responses. We got the skin prick...

Thanks for the responses. We got the skin prick testing done and he was negative for everything they tested. It loos like we are indeed dealing with intolerances instead of true allergies. In some...
Forum: Allergies   11-24-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Wisteriacow
I'm hoping someone can give me a quick rundown...

I'm hoping someone can give me a quick rundown on the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance. 2yo DS has known issues with dairy and nuts. He'll have a reaction even if it's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-01-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Wisteriacow
DS will be 2 in November and has been in a twin...

DS will be 2 in November and has been in a twin bed since June. We have the head of the bed against a wall and a long bedrail...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-06-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Wisteriacow
For the last several years I've purchased all my...

For the last several years I've purchased all my vitamins from Puritan's Pride. I've been happy with the selection, service and pricing (especially when they run a 3 for 1 sale). I'm planning on...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   03-06-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,609
Posted By Wisteriacow
Cheryl Gilman ...

Cheryl Gilman

http://discoverdoulas.com/index.html
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-11-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Wisteriacow
Bumkins make sleeved bibs. ...

Bumkins make sleeved bibs.

http://www.bumkins.com/sleeved-bib.html
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-08-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Wisteriacow
Thank you everyone for taking the time to...

Thank you everyone for taking the time to respond. You've raised some really good points. I think I was feeling a desire to punish him for being "mean" to me. Totally illogical but now that it's...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-04-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Wisteriacow
Quote: Originally Posted by Spirit Dancer...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Spirit Dancer http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14881826)
If my 14 mo old hit me with his toy, I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-04-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Wisteriacow
DS will be 14months next week. He is very...

DS will be 14months next week. He is very energetic, curious and strong willed. We've tried to child-proof as much as possible but given that we are in a 2-bedroom condo (which includes my office...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-31-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Wisteriacow
Quote: Originally Posted by rzberrymom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rzberrymom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14859907)
OP, since you're happy with him in his own...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Wisteriacow
We moved DS to his own room when he was around...

We moved DS to his own room when he was around 5months. We all started getting better sleep that way. We'll still bring him to our bed once in a while if he's having a particularly off night but...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 783
Posted By Wisteriacow
So sorry you have such a rude pediatrician....

So sorry you have such a rude pediatrician. Hopefully someone in your tribe can recommend someone better. As far as the sleep thing, I think it's fairly common for LO's to start having sleep trouble...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Wisteriacow
For several months now I have been the only one...

For several months now I have been the only one who gets up with DS (who will be 14months next week) at night. And it's become habit for me to automatically get him out of the crib and nurse him...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Wisteriacow
Things are on a bit of an upswing again. DS came...

Things are on a bit of an upswing again. DS came down with another cold (only a week or so after getting over one) so I think that was throwing things off. He had some really yucky diapers too so...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-23-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Wisteriacow
DS is 13 1/2 months. I do run a humidifier at...

DS is 13 1/2 months. I do run a humidifier at night to help with dryness and as white noise. I tried bringing him to our bed last night around 2am to see if he did better after that. He still was...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-23-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Wisteriacow
We've had ongoing problems with DS and sleep...

We've had ongoing problems with DS and sleep since he was a newborn. Things have really settled down in the last few months since I eliminated dairy from our diets. This past week though has been...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-22-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Wisteriacow
Thank you. I told DH I was thinking of stopping...

Thank you. I told DH I was thinking of stopping pumping and he said "Done!" like it was that easy. I think he's excited to see all the clutter of pump parts and storage tubes packed away.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-21-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By Wisteriacow
I read somewhere once that you should take...

I read somewhere once that you should take prenatals for at least 6 months before you get pregnant. (I think it was something to do with folic acid, taking it once you know you're pregnant is...
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