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Forum: Child-Led Weaning   09-20-2013, 01:01 PM
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Posted By myorianna
So here is the short story of my nursing...

So here is the short story of my nursing history:
 
DD was born allergic to dairy protein so I felt it was important to nurse her as long as possible to make sure she got what she needed (I cut...
Forum: California, Nevada   09-16-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By myorianna
My almost 4 year old DD woke up this morning...

My almost 4 year old DD woke up this morning with a rash that is 90% likely to be chicken pox according to her dr. Will know for sure in 24 hours once the blistering starts... Just wanted to put it...
Forum: August 2011   08-13-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By myorianna
I delivered at a hospital and just wanted to...

I delivered at a hospital and just wanted to chime in- I had talked to my ob about the Pitocin for delivering the placenta as I had heard that if you breastfeed right after the delivery, your body's...
Forum: August 2011   08-13-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By myorianna
Just finished ordering our birth announcements...

Just finished ordering our birth announcements from tinyprints.com  Wanted to let you all in on the promo code they sent me for 20% off.  "FALL20"  I think their website has a sale on right now...
Forum: August 2011   08-09-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,222
Posted By myorianna
Here is Orion Isaac at 7 days old. ...

Here is Orion Isaac at 7 days old.
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/34853/width/403/height/334 (http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/726977/width/1000/height/800/flags/)
 
And...
Forum: August 2011   08-02-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By myorianna
Hi everyone,   Just wanted to post a quick...

Hi everyone,
 
Just wanted to post a quick update that Orion Isaac was born 8 days early on July 31st at 12:50am, weighing 7 pounds 3 ounces and 20 inches long (due Aug 8).  He is doing great and...
Forum: August 2011   07-23-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By myorianna
I stopped working right at 37 weeks...my feet...

I stopped working right at 37 weeks...my feet were so swollen by then it was hard to sit at the computer and work in the lab.  Most women at my company work until 38 weeks which I did with my first...
Forum: August 2011   07-14-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By myorianna
I have to say that I practically lived in my...

I have to say that I practically lived in my glider with my first- I loved it!  I agree that its not a "must have" thing, but if you can swing it, I would say it was well worth it.  I would pick a...
Forum: August 2011   06-29-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By myorianna
I agree with the other posts about getting a...

I agree with the other posts about getting a doula!  And staying at home as long as possible, especially with a first birth.  My first birth I felt exactly like you...fearful of pain medications,...
Forum: August 2011   06-29-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 376
Posted By myorianna
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by *Jessica* http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1319575/contraction-question#post_16527901)
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Forum: August 2011   06-28-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 376
Posted By myorianna
I am also 34 weeks and started having...

I am also 34 weeks and started having contractions off and on throughout the day.  I asked my OB about it at my last appointment.  She said that some women are just contractors.  She told me to call...
Forum: August 2011   06-23-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By myorianna
 I heard this too, so mainly used the carseat...


I heard this too, so mainly used the carseat in the car.  It is very convenient to just snap out the seat and put on the stroller, so I was tempted to do that a few times...but definitely not for...
Forum: August 2011   06-23-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,598
Posted By myorianna
I used California Baby, sensitive (they have 2...

I used California Baby, sensitive (they have 2 brands) but only a little bit and only once a week.  All other days between diaper changes it was just warm water on a cotton wipe- then blow dry...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-08-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,293
Posted By myorianna
I took mine for 9 weeks and didn't have any...

I took mine for 9 weeks and didn't have any spotting or anything.  I'm now 31 weeks and everything is going well so far...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-08-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By myorianna
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by thaidyed http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-03-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By myorianna
Thanks for the articles- I think I will print...

Thanks for the articles- I think I will print one out and bring it into my next appointment.  I hope I can at least convince her with the 2minute delay...better than nothing.  I wish I could have...
Forum: August 2011   05-23-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 558
Posted By myorianna
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Quote:Originally Posted by Jbouck5 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-23-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By myorianna
I just recently switched to an OB whom is...

I just recently switched to an OB whom is supposedly very supportive of having a natural birth at a hospital.  We spent a good hour talking during my first appointment with her about my birth...
Forum: August 2011   05-23-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 496
Posted By myorianna
I do an Almond milk with Bananas shake and it...

I do an Almond milk with Bananas shake and it works like a charm for me.  My OB told me to stay away from TUMS completely- supposed to potentially lead to calcification of the placenta?  Or...
Forum: August 2011   05-23-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,102
Posted By myorianna
For those with a colicky baby...   I wish I...

For those with a colicky baby...
 
I wish I had known:
- Much earlier that my birth ball could be used to bounce the baby and me while simply sitting on it to ease her to sleep instead of all...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-23-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,932
Posted By myorianna
Just completed steps 1 &2 above.  Would love to...

Just completed steps 1 &2 above.  Would love to get this for my little bundle due in 11 weeks!
Forum: Babywearing   03-15-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,160
Posted By myorianna
I also agree against using the Ergo with infant...

I also agree against using the Ergo with infant insert for a newborn.  I've read that it can potentially spread their little hips too far before they have developed the additional hip support.  I've...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By myorianna
Have you tried using nursing beads, aka "booby...

Have you tried using nursing beads, aka "booby beads".  May be a little late to start, but it can't hurt.  When  DD started doing that, I quickly ordered two online and started wearing them- she was...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-13-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By myorianna
Ok, thanks for the reply- I was just going crazy...

Ok, thanks for the reply- I was just going crazy trying to figure out if she was getting some allergic reaction to a food! 
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-10-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By myorianna
I am almost 15 weeks pregnant, and DD is 3 years...

I am almost 15 weeks pregnant, and DD is 3 years old and has still been asking to nurse.  We only nurse once or twice a day as I work, but it seems to me that my milk is completely gone- I don't get...
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