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Forum: Lactivism   02-13-2006, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By roamingfamily
In a world where value is measured in dollars...

In a world where value is measured in dollars and yen, maybe just maybe this will lend some "credibility" to breastmilk and boost nursing rates. "This stuff is worth ten bucks for a quarter ounce!...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-30-2006, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,153
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Frankly Speaking ...

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Originally Posted by Frankly Speaking

I did extensive research on this study when it came out. There were warnings that it was coming. In Feb. last year, the first mention was made of it....
Forum: Lactivism   01-14-2006, 01:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,950
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by mighty-mama ...

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Originally Posted by mighty-mama

***I do have a dye that needs to be injected the day before sx. I've read on kellymom that some radioactive dye's are okay during pg/bf, so I'm going to...
Forum: Lactivism   01-12-2006, 03:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,083
Posted By roamingfamily
1. Before my daughter was even a twinkle in my...

1. Before my daughter was even a twinkle in my eye. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif

2. There was only one unsupportive staff member when my son was born. I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-10-2006, 03:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,169
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by etsba I believe...

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Originally Posted by etsba
I believe women grow the right size baby for their bodies.
I birthed our third who was 9lb 5 .

I'm a bit sensitive to this line of thinking. I pretty much...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2005, 02:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,078
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna ...

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Originally Posted by alegna
Personally I seriously doubt you need supplements at all. I expect that the birth weight was inflated (I bet you had an IV like mentioned) and as long as output...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-28-2005, 03:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,834
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Lula's Mom Oh...

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Originally Posted by Lula's Mom
Oh man... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bigeyes.gif PLEASE go to the Case Against Circumcision forum!...
Forum: Lactivism   10-21-2005, 01:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,043
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by mama24-7 There...

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Originally Posted by mama24-7
There was a story in Mothering magazine, I think less than 1 year ago, about a mother who nursed twins off of one breast. The breast she didn't use had been...
Forum: Lactivism   10-16-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 741
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Storm Bride I...

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Originally Posted by Storm Bride
I think I may puke.

The hospital gave me copies of the charts they use to take home with me. I was absolutely boggled. I filled them in at the hospital,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-27-2005, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla I never...

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Originally Posted by Ruthla
I never allowed anything that was uncomfortable or painful for me. Many times I've given DC a choice between "nursing nicely" or not nursing right now. I've...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-27-2005, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by 5candles ...

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Originally Posted by 5candles
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: I'm not fond of doctors. Have you thought about alternative medicine? A naturopath might give...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-26-2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 31,145
Posted By roamingfamily
We use Hyland's teething tablets. They worked...

We use Hyland's teething tablets. They worked better when my daughter was cutting six teeth at once, including molars, than Tylenol worked when she was cutting two at a time in the front. I wouldn't...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-17-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,524
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Karry I'm sorry...

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Originally Posted by Karry
I'm sorry your mom is making you feel bad about your decision. I do find it strange though that your dad and his friends have discussed the fact that they are...
Forum: Lactivism   09-17-2005, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By roamingfamily
I'm a wierdo. lol I think it's ADORABLE! Those...

I'm a wierdo. lol I think it's ADORABLE! Those little tushies are perfect.
Forum: Lactivism   09-06-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,279
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Anglyn Just...

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Originally Posted by Anglyn
Just wanted to add, from those Ive known who have used WIC, they DONT provide as much as baby takes. All the moms Ive known whove used it complain about running...
Forum: Lactivism   09-06-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,279
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Sarah ...

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Originally Posted by Sarah
Sun-shine... Don't do that again! It doesn't make you a traitor... but it just makes for some very unwise donation effort. The profit margin of store bought...
Forum: Lactivism   09-06-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,279
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by sun-shine01 Not...

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Originally Posted by sun-shine01
Not sure if this is the right place to post this but...

Does it make me a traitor (as someone who is still nursing her 29th month old) to have gone to...
Forum: Lactivism   09-05-2005, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,246
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by wannabe But if...

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Originally Posted by wannabe
But if they were NICU babies they would be BF, wouldn't they? I didn't think there was any choice in the matter once a baby goes to the NICU - they get you in...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-25-2005, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By roamingfamily
Trust your body. Your doctor does....

Trust your body. Your doctor does. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Remember that those charts are skewed for formula fed infants. At his age, your little guy can...
Forum: Lactivism   08-24-2005, 01:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,114
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Sweetiemommy Dh...

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Originally Posted by Sweetiemommy
Dh thinks its funny, I think its pervy and my mom thinks that "if everyone thinks you're doing it to be sexy, you may as well wear a shirt to make fun of...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-10-2005, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By roamingfamily
Your daughter sounds exactly like mine! I hate...

Your daughter sounds exactly like mine! I hate to tell you this, she did not start napping regularly until she was nine months old. She did sleep very well at night for a while starting at three...
Forum: Lactivism   08-08-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,801
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by blessedwithboys ...

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Originally Posted by blessedwithboys
ok, i just emailed the doctor about her stupid "bm is missing Vit D" comment, and then i emaile KC w/a list of things along the lines of "when a child...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-08-2005, 12:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Quirky I don't...

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Originally Posted by Quirky
I don't think there's any way to determine what's "natural" for bfing because bfing, like everything else in human society, is profoundly influenced by culture....
Forum: Lactivism   08-08-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,586
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by Meiri I highly...

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Originally Posted by Meiri
I highly doubt that Six Flags is a sponsor. I think they want this show to be about this issue, not about one particular incident.

I didn't mean that Six Flags...
Forum: Lactivism   08-05-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,586
Posted By roamingfamily
Quote: Originally Posted by chersolly My...

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Originally Posted by chersolly
My friend, who was kicked out of a Six Flags waterpark for nursing, contacted the show about her story and they weren't interested. Bummer.

I bet Six Flags...
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