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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-14-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By scrandall1173
I've posted here in the past up nighttime...

I've posted here in the past up nighttime wakeups with my babes.  Finally on child three I made an accidental discovery that immediately increased their sleep spans.  I feel sort of silly, but here...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-18-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By scrandall1173
Not sure if this helps but I just read an email...

Not sure if this helps but I just read an email I sent to my hubby when DD was 3 months old (sometimes we chat via email...lol). My DD who is now 10 months but was three at the time was suddenly...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-05-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By scrandall1173
Just a note...I was able to do HSHHC without any...

Just a note...I was able to do HSHHC without any crying it out :)  I hope you can sort something out.  Things like bouncing a child to sleep on a bouncy ball are great-- but not practical when you...
Forum: Diapering   09-05-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
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Forum: Diapering   09-05-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By scrandall1173
We haves used Huggies pure and natural for...

We haves used Huggies pure and natural for years, when needed. The 7th Gen were leaky and papery/stiff just not soft like the Huggies.

I know this is the opposite of other folks' experiences. I'm...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-04-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By scrandall1173
My daughter seemed to be having a bit of silent...

My daughter seemed to be having a bit of silent reflux when she was an infant. To be on the safe side I limited my diet, including giving up dairy. Her digestion was great- she rarely spit up and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-03-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By scrandall1173
Hi Tia, I was in the same situation as you....

Hi Tia,

I was in the same situation as you. Reading that book is what helped me. I was able to follow it without my baby crying much at all.

I wrote a blog about it that may be of some help...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-08-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By scrandall1173
I'm not sure. I suspected thrush- same thing, no...

I'm not sure. I suspected thrush- same thing, no signs in baby but a little odd pain and discomfort in nipples-- occasionally an itch but not much. Called my doc he perceived Dr Jack Newmans nipple...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-08-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By scrandall1173
Glad to hear it will be missed bc right now I...

Glad to hear it will be missed bc right now I fantasize about a full night's sleep!
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-08-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By scrandall1173
I'm ebf my six mo old too! I don't work and had...

I'm ebf my six mo old too! I don't work and had no reason to start. Having been through all the pumping and such with dd1 I decided not to do t with dd2. Nature didn't items for us to pump, I don't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-08-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By scrandall1173
Thx for your reply! I think I agree...I put the...

Thx for your reply! I think I agree...I put the mattress on the floor and she sleeps on the side not against the wall. DH is in separate bed right now as there's just not room on the queen. It's all...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-03-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By scrandall1173
I agree on the clothing sizes! DD just had her...

I agree on the clothing sizes! DD just had her first few bites of rice cereal. She sits up unassisted for a few seconds-- and I'm guessing she will be on her own soon! She and her two yo Sis get...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-02-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By scrandall1173
Everything I've read so far in books says to...

Everything I've read so far in books says to have the mattress snug against the wall and position your baby between the mom and the wall. I met someone the other day who said she never would have...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-30-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,198
Posted By scrandall1173
I've been in a similar situation with my six...

I've been in a similar situation with my six month old. She sleeps in a cosleeper attached to our bed. What helped us was moving my hubby out of the bed. He tosses and turns rather vigorously and I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-30-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 44,693
Posted By scrandall1173
I bought a Lamaze brand bra from Amazon- size...

I bought a Lamaze brand bra from Amazon- size 36dd. I love it. I don't know the style but I can yell you it is seamless, wireless and a bit padded. If you search Lamaze seamless bra on Amazon you...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-19-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By scrandall1173
Sounds like what we are going through. I think...

Sounds like what we are going through. I think it's developmental-- they wake up to practice what they are working on and getting ready to do. My daughter has only stayed up a couple times tho--...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-18-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By scrandall1173
Thx for the replies...and the hugs! Yes,...

Thx for the replies...and the hugs!

Yes, it's been going on for sometime-- it's definitely not a growth spurt.

Tonight my dh is sleeping in the other room. The wakeups have been every two...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-18-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By scrandall1173
So my 6 mo babe is waking almost hourly at...

So my 6 mo babe is waking almost hourly at night.  Most of the time she isn't hungry, but latches on just to have the breast for a few minutes.  Then I hold her for a bit and put her back in the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-18-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By scrandall1173
Hi Zoe,   I am happy to read your post.  My...

Hi Zoe,
 
I am happy to read your post.  My six month old daughter is waking at night every hour on most nights!  This morning I woke up from one of my 45 minute nap sessions just wanting to jump...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-22-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By scrandall1173
Not sure if this helps but I recommend calling a...

Not sure if this helps but I recommend calling a local domestic violence shelter and seeing if they can answer any of your questions. They deal with relocating moms and children and may have some...
Forum: Allergies   05-22-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By scrandall1173
Not sure if that's an allergic reaction....

Not sure if that's an allergic reaction. Personally I would just hold off on peas for a month or so. I would not assume other legumes are a problem unless you see a reaction.

My BF daughter had...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-04-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,930
Posted By scrandall1173
My babe did that and it turned out she was...

My babe did that and it turned out she was ultra-sensitive to caffeine in my diet. I had to cut it out completely, even chocolate. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif

I also...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-04-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By scrandall1173
I don't understand. She used to sleep longer at...

I don't understand. She used to sleep longer at night. Sometimes for a three hour stretch. We swaddle her. She sleeps in a cosleeper next to our bed. No pacifier, but I'm considering one bc she has...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-01-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 862
Posted By scrandall1173
Yeah, I owned it but never did it (seriously,...

Yeah, I owned it but never did it (seriously, make CRACKERS from scratch?!)

We did avocados, beans, pureed our own fruits and veggies, sometimes bought frozen, and a few jars.
Forum: Women's Health   05-01-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,288
Posted By scrandall1173
I never gave my daughter any allergy or cold...

I never gave my daughter any allergy or cold meds...just ibuprofen if I suspected a sore throat. I also use saline spray and a nose sucker thingy-- I can't think of what they are called right now-...
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