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Forum: Fertility   Today, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By katelove
Why did it take two months to get your partner to...

Why did it take two months to get your partner to accept surgery *on you*?

I can't imagine they would need to do anything other than check your partner's sperm count. If it is low, then there may...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 02:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 926
Posted By katelove
8 week Healthy Weight Loss Challenge 17 starts Aug 18, 2014, join anytime

62.3kg (137.35lb)

700g loss. Pretty happy with that.


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Forum: The Childhood Years   09-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By katelove
Yes, I have. We took a continuum conceptish...

Yes, I have. We took a continuum conceptish approach to knives. We use a small paring knife to start with and I cut things in half so they have a flat surface to rest on.


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Forum: Vaccinations   09-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By katelove
Thanks for sharing that article. My currently...

Thanks for sharing that article. My currently unvaccinated 22mo has pertussis at the moment and I didn't think the natural immunity would last that long. Nice to know.




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Forum: Breastfeeding   09-13-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By katelove
Unless there is some reason why you can't then...

Unless there is some reason why you can't then the best thing to do is breastfeed your baby on demand. Sudden increases in feeding like that usually mean a growth spurt. Solid food before 1 year is...
Forum: Learning at School   09-13-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By katelove
Everyone I know, including us, has experienced...

Everyone I know, including us, has experienced this when our kids started kindy. As NiteNicole said, it seems to be a way of relieving the stress of being on their best behaviour all day. And...
Forum: Education   09-13-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By katelove
At 6yo I wouldn't want my child to study at all....

At 6yo I wouldn't want my child to study at all. Homework would depend very much what it was but I am anti-homework so it would have to be something pretty special for me not to tell the teacher...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-12-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By katelove
What other questions was the doctor asking? If he...

What other questions was the doctor asking? If he was collecting a history that should include asking about any previous surgeries.




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Forum: The Childhood Years   09-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By katelove
Yes, that's what I was wondering as well. ...

Yes, that's what I was wondering as well.



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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-12-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By katelove
2-3 nappies/day is a bit of a concern. Has her...

2-3 nappies/day is a bit of a concern. Has her poo changed from meconium to ordinary breastmilk poo yet? What was her day 3 weight? Had she lost less than 10% of her birthweight? Any jaundice?

How...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By katelove
You don't say how old he is. I'm guessing 3-4yo...

You don't say how old he is. I'm guessing 3-4yo since you said he's no longer a toddler. I wouldn't be the slightest bit worried about it. Let him enjoy the fun.


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Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-10-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By katelove
I would give it a go as well, since they've...

I would give it a go as well, since they've already done it. My very verbal older DD always gravitated towards older children because the ones her own age couldn't talk to her.

I would be a bit...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,557
Posted By katelove
I'm guessing you only read the first post ;-) ...

I'm guessing you only read the first post ;-)


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Forum: Babywearing   09-10-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By katelove
No, you haven't missed anything. Because the Moby...

No, you haven't missed anything. Because the Moby is stretchy there isn't anything much to stop babies pushing against it and winning. That's why you can't use Mobys for back carrying. And generally...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-10-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By katelove
In the study. It's not ideal but it's the only...

In the study. It's not ideal but it's the only place I can keep both sewing and children safe.

Pros:
- I can shut the door
- I can leave things set up
- it's where we keep the iron/ironing...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-08-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 926
Posted By katelove
63kg (138.9lb) yesterday. Sent from my...

63kg (138.9lb) yesterday.


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Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 4,623
Posted By katelove
33/52 - a divided tote bag for crochet projects....

33/52 - a divided tote bag for crochet projects. I'm not very happy with it though. The proportions are weird - long and narrow - and the divider doesn't reach the bottom of the bag. It does the job...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-06-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By katelove
I'm trying to keep an open mind about this but...

I'm trying to keep an open mind about this but I'm finding it hard to find any research to support it. All I'm finding are paper saying "[name of virus] isolated..." Are they using the term...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By katelove
I have found a couple of articles claiming to...

I have found a couple of articles claiming to have sequenced whole genomes but I don't know enough about it to know if they meet the criteria you've outlined. I'm still not sure why, if a person has...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-05-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,557
Posted By katelove
I'm sorry it's so hard at the moment. I really...

I'm sorry it's so hard at the moment. I really feel for you all. I would suggest paring all his activities right back to survival mode. Feed him easy to eat food like soup and smoothies. And if he's...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-04-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,557
Posted By katelove
Not forever but, as I said in the earlier post,...

Not forever but, as I said in the earlier post, it can take a couple of months to achieve the right balance as each individual responds differently to the drugs.


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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-04-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 926
Posted By katelove
I forgot to post on Monday, sorry. 63.5kg ...

I forgot to post on Monday, sorry.

63.5kg
No idea what happened as by Wednesday I was back to 62.9kg.


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Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,557
Posted By katelove
That may well be the case for now. And, to be...

That may well be the case for now. And, to be honest I would choose short-term zombification as the least harmful option.


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Forum: Vaccinations   09-04-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By katelove
I'm not sure if we're using some of the terms in...

I'm not sure if we're using some of the terms in the same way but http://m.sciencemag.org/content/279/5349/393.full

"An avian H5N1 influenza A virus (A/Hong Kong/156/97) was isolated from a...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By katelove
I don't know, this seems to be indicating that...

I don't know, this seems to be indicating that virus particles were identified in individuals with symptoms as it notes the timeframes for both appearance of the virus in nasal secretions and symptom...
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