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Forum: November 2011   08-25-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By mleh99
I run a family child care in my home and have...

I run a family child care in my home and have been questioning this topic for a while.  Last pregnancy I waited until the day I went into labor, but then I was calling all the parents between...
Forum: Montessori   08-18-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By mleh99
Some background... I have a 5 yo daughter who...

Some background...
I have a 5 yo daughter who attends M Kindergarten and a 3 yo son who will start M preschool in September. They will be in the same classroom. I also run a small child care...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-02-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By mleh99
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-31-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By mleh99
I'm wondering at what age can I safely night...

I'm wondering at what age can I safely night wean my son? He is 14 months. He sleeps in his own bed. He nurses 4 times during the day and once in the middle of the night. How do I night wean my...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-22-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By mleh99
DS nurses about 4 - 5 times a day. He also gets...

DS nurses about 4 - 5 times a day. He also gets 3 meals and 2 snacks. Sometimes he is more interested in food and other times he is more interested in nursing. I think it depends on what he feels...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-02-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By mleh99
Well, we have made it past the one year mark! My...

Well, we have made it past the one year mark! My ds is still nursing 5-6 times a day, and I see no stopping any time soon. We have had a challenging, yet wonderful experience this past year, and I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-18-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By mleh99
MegBoz - Any tips you could give me on a workout...

MegBoz - Any tips you could give me on a workout plan would be great. So far I do kickboxing and hand weights on Monday and Yoga on Wednesday. This week I tried an aerobics video for an extra day,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-17-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By mleh99
We use Mam

We use Mam
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-17-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By mleh99
I have been slowly losing weight since my ds was...

I have been slowly losing weight since my ds was born, but these last 10 lbs just don't seem to want to come off. I have been eating lots of fruits and veggies, and have been working out 2X a week....
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-02-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By mleh99
Honestly, I don't know much about supplements,...

Honestly, I don't know much about supplements, but would be willing to try them. The only thing I know is that oatmeal helps up the supply.
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-01-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By mleh99
I drink diet pop all day long. Bad habit, I...

I drink diet pop all day long. Bad habit, I know. My son has no reaction to it at all. Poops a few times a day. When I first had him, I tried to limit it to 2 cans a day, but that didn't last long....
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-01-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By mleh99
I have a class to go to in a month that is from...

I have a class to go to in a month that is from 8:30 until 3:00. My son usually nurses around 10:00 and then again around 1:30. The session around 1:30 is just to get him to sleep for his nap. It...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-19-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By mleh99
My ds is now almost 10 months. He was EBF for 6...

My ds is now almost 10 months. He was EBF for 6 months. He eats three solid food meals per day and nurses 5-6 times a day. Why would AF return so soon? She appeared on Friday morning. Am I doing...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-09-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By mleh99
Why after 9 months would I have sore nipples? I...

Why after 9 months would I have sore nipples? I don't think my ds is latching any different. The only thing I can think of is that he has gotten into a bad habit when he is falling asleep of giving...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-06-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 922
Posted By mleh99
I had a conversation about this with my...

I had a conversation about this with my pediatrician at my son's 9 month check up. He stated that in the US, we have nutritious foods and clean water, so most Dr's tell mothers to wean their...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-07-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By mleh99
I don't really know what is going on with my 8...

I don't really know what is going on with my 8 month old LO, so I thought I would start here. For the past couple weeks, he has refused the breast or half-heartedly nursed during the day, which...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-27-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By mleh99
I am a WAHM, and I don't get out much, so I...

I am a WAHM, and I don't get out much, so I haven't NIP in a few months. Last night I brought my kids to a public indoor play area to get some energy out. Well, my DS was getting fussy, so my...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-14-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By mleh99
My ds is 7.5 months. Here's his usual schedule: ...

My ds is 7.5 months. Here's his usual schedule:

8 am nurse and then followed by banana chunks and cheerios
10 am nurse then nap
12 pm some veggies and an egg yolk or avacado chunks
1 pm nurse...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-02-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By mleh99
My ds is now 7 months old, and is waking 2 times...

My ds is now 7 months old, and is waking 2 times at night to nurse. The longest stretch of sleep is 5 hours. Is this normal? My other two children slept 6-8 hours at 2 months of age.
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-16-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By mleh99
I have a conference to attend on Saturday from...

I have a conference to attend on Saturday from 9-4. One class is from 9-12, and then another from 1-4. My body does not respond well to pumping (1 hour = 2 oz). My DS is EBF, what do I do?
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-30-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By mleh99
Ok, so I am on the WIC program and I get infant...

Ok, so I am on the WIC program and I get infant cereal starting at 6 months (which I know is too early). Now I'm wondering if I should just donate the stuff. I do agree with the oatmeal though. I'm...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-28-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By mleh99
So I was thinking about starting my son on baby...

So I was thinking about starting my son on baby cereal in a couple months (once he can sit up by himself). I absolutely hate pumping, and I can only pump 2 oz at a time. Is there something else I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-13-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By mleh99
During the first couple months, my older son was...

During the first couple months, my older son was very interested in 'mama's milk'. I just let him experiment. He put my nipple in his mouth, but it was like he forgot how to latch and suck. He just...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-11-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By mleh99
We went through this about a month ago. I think...

We went through this about a month ago. I think part of it has to do with age. What I did was every time he started doing that, I took him off, burped him, and then switched sides. He wasn't too...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-24-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By mleh99
My ds is now 3 months old and I would like to...

My ds is now 3 months old and I would like to start pumping to make a freezer stash in case I have to leave him with someone. I am a SAHM, so the only time this would actually happen is if I go out...
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