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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-17-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By pokeyac
It sounds like you are doing everything right so...

It sounds like you are doing everything right so don't beat yourself up! You're awesome! Can you see an IBCLC for another opinion? Can they have you go back for a weight check? Different scales will...
Forum: Birth Professionals   10-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By pokeyac
Hello! I moved your post to the Birth...

Hello! I moved your post to the Birth Professionals Forum as this is a better fit. You may want to check out the rest of the forum for older threads on this topic. Good luck!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-17-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By pokeyac
You can have a decreased milk supply after...

You can have a decreased milk supply after ovulation until your cycle starts again. Kellymom recommends taking a calcium/magnesium supplement to help counteract this. I started taking it when I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-17-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By pokeyac
Hello fireflies! Congratulations on your...

Hello fireflies! Congratulations on your pregnancy! I don't think there is an active group of 40 something pregnant folks. There is a 40+ trying to conceive group but I don't see that they have a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,504
Posted By pokeyac
This thread has been closed for review. Instead...

This thread has been closed for review. Instead of discussing the topic introduced by the OP, we have resorted to namecalling and personal attacks.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-15-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By pokeyac
First Response always seems to be the favorite....

First Response always seems to be the favorite. It may be different from the Answer. I like the digital ClearBlue ones. They have a version that is available in the states now that they only had in...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,504
Posted By pokeyac
I'm working on it. Please be patient. I don't...

I'm working on it. Please be patient. I don't normally mod Vaccinations and I prefer to consult with Cynthia.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,504
Posted By pokeyac
Profanity and namecalling are never allowed in...

Profanity and namecalling are never allowed in these forums. If you can't be respectful, do not post. The link in my signature to our User Agreement will show you that our rules include no...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   10-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By pokeyac
Prenatal depression is a real illness like...

Prenatal depression is a real illness like postpartum depression and it is very serious. You should definitely talk to your doctor. Maybe you can find someone who specializes in prenatal...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   10-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By pokeyac
:w Lauren! Congratulations on your pregnancy! My...

:w Lauren! Congratulations on your pregnancy! My son was born in June and he is pretty cool. Have you joined your Due Date Club yet? Please let us know if we can help you with anything in the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By pokeyac
I think just about any music is good if you like...

I think just about any music is good if you like it, but if you're looking for toddler music, I really like the Barenaked Ladies Snack Time CD. They Might be Giants also have kids albums. I have a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-13-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By pokeyac
He's out of line. He has no reason to talk to you...

He's out of line. He has no reason to talk to you about breastfeeding. Maybe he thinks he is being supportive or helpful, but there's no way he can know everything about it unless he has done it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By pokeyac
I have blocked people because they said something...

I have blocked people because they said something I found very offensive. I don't know what kind of churches these are but perhaps you said or posted something that went against their beliefs. My...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By pokeyac
Have you tried asking Facebook customer service?...

Have you tried asking Facebook customer service? I'm not familiar with their security check.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By pokeyac
I didn't like my Arm's Reach either. I bought it...

I didn't like my Arm's Reach either. I bought it used and sold it again through craigslist. I couldn't lift my baby out of it without getting out of bed and I found it very awkward to get out of bed...
Forum: Family Planning   10-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 11,644
Posted By pokeyac
For those of you who have already gone from 1 to...

For those of you who have already gone from 1 to 2 children, how was the transition? Was it twice as much work? Are you twice as busy? What changes did you make in your life to prepare for adding a...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   10-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By pokeyac
:w to Mothering Debbie! We are so glad you are...

:w to Mothering Debbie! We are so glad you are here. Please let us know if there is anything we can help you with in the community.
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By pokeyac
When are you due? If you are looking for a nanny...

When are you due? If you are looking for a nanny share, you will want to do it closer to when you go back to work. My nanny said August and January are the 2 best months to look for nannies. Anyway,...
Forum: Family Planning   10-08-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 11,644
Posted By pokeyac
1. Are you currently cycling? Do you have any...

1. Are you currently cycling? Do you have any fertility concerns/issues that have been diagnosed? Is your cycle pretty regular? Yes, I had my first PPAF when my son turned 1 so this is my 5th cycle....
Forum: Family Planning   10-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 11,644
Posted By pokeyac
Hello!

I wrote out a long post last week answering these questions, but in between starting it and trying to post it, the website freaked out and it never posted. I couldn't read or post anything for 2 days...
Forum: Fertility   10-08-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By pokeyac
Fresh sperm can live in the body for several days...

Fresh sperm can live in the body for several days if it has a nice fertile environment, so it could happen!
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By pokeyac
The room looks great to me. As long as the door...

The room looks great to me. As long as the door can be closed and people know not to disturb, it should be fine. It being an office wouldn't bother me. Although, depending on the age of my baby, I...
Forum: Diapering   10-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By pokeyac
We recently tried a different nighttime diaper...

We recently tried a different nighttime diaper because we didn't have time to go to Target and it gave my son a rash. We switched back to the old brand and he is doing better. The Pampers may be...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-08-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By pokeyac
I think I cut out 1 pumping session a week so I...

I think I cut out 1 pumping session a week so I decreased over at least 5 days. I was nursing as well at home though so that may have made a difference. I found this website ...
Forum: Infertility   10-07-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By pokeyac
Have you checked out our Fabulous...

Have you checked out our Fabulous Forty-Somethings Thread (http://www.mothering.com/forum/178-trying-conceive/1373197-fabulous-forty-somethings-ttc.html)? You should find some folks in a similar boat...
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