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Forum: Vaccinations   05-04-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By katelove
I understood the question and my response remains...

I understood the question and my response remains the same :-)


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Forum: Vaccinations   05-02-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By katelove
It's important to remember that vaccines are a...

It's important to remember that vaccines are a public health initiative. So the goal is greatest number of people treated in the most cost- effective way. It is not cost effective or efficient to...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-02-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By katelove
Multiple doses are given because not everyone...

Multiple doses are given because not everyone develops immunity after the first dose but some will after the second or third. For example (***made up numbers following***) 80% of people are immune to...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-01-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 465
Posted By katelove
Wearing a mask when in direct contact with an...

Wearing a mask when in direct contact with an infectious patient is standard and I have not quibble with it. It is a sound policy IMO. The difference is that you plan your cares so that you are only...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
  masks
Views: 465
Posted By katelove
As a frontline health care worker I consider the...

As a frontline health care worker I consider the widespread use of masks unrealistic, unnecessary and an impediment to the provision of good care.

The problems, as I see them are;

- masks are...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-30-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By katelove
Just over six months when they started solids but...

Just over six months when they started solids but we also did BLW so no baby food. DD1's first food was mango. DD2's first food was pear.


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Forum: Life With a Baby   04-29-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By katelove
It does sound like a growth spurt to me and I...

It does sound like a growth spurt to me and I would *not* suggest supplementing with formula. You could try increasing his solids if you really want to but before 12mo babies should be getting most...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By katelove
Yes, this is what I'd suggest as well. And I...

Yes, this is what I'd suggest as well. And I would also add that, if there is ever a time to do two jobs, pre-children is that time. I would be looking at how you can set yourselves up to work as...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-28-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By katelove
You will probably be able to feel a breech baby...

You will probably be able to feel a breech baby as time progresses but as the bottom is much softer than the head it will feel less distinct.

Station is harder, again because of the softer lower...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   04-28-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By katelove
We put anything which might smell or attract...

We put anything which might smell or attract flies - meat scraps or packaging mostly - in the freezer until bin day. Everything which goes straight in the bin is clean rubbish. We don't use bags or...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-27-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By katelove
Hello :-) Sent from my iPhone using...

Hello :-)


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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-25-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By katelove
Newborn nursing issues... Need help asap please!!!

He has lost quite a bit of weight. A pound in six days if I am understanding you. Has he started gaining yet or is he still losing?

I wonder if the LC's schedule is to feed no *less* than every...
Forum: Intact Care   04-24-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By katelove
Yes, it sounds like he might have a UTI. The...

Yes, it sounds like he might have a UTI. The brown stuff might be blood or his urine might be very concentrated. Encourage him to drink as much as possible. I would see someone as soon as possible...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   04-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By katelove
Just had another though. If the problem is that...

Just had another though. If the problem is that he doesn't want to get messy, can you cut things up for him and let him use a fork? Would that help?


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Forum: Toddler Nutrition   04-24-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By katelove
I agree with elus0814, just provide food at...

I agree with elus0814, just provide food at regular intervals. Don't make a big deal out of it. Just let him eat what he wants of what you've provided. I personally would *not* ask your brother to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-23-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 382
Posted By katelove
I'm 39. DH and I have been together 8 years,...

I'm 39. DH and I have been together 8 years, married for nearly 6 and our oldest DD is nearly 5. Oh, and DH is 17 years older than me.

What do you feel behind with?


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Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-21-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By katelove
I'm sure there will be people here who can offer...

I'm sure there will be people here who can offer advice. What are the specific problems you're seeking help/support with?


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Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By katelove
Done. One of the questions, can't remember which...

Done. One of the questions, can't remember which one, had the word "never" but no tick box next to it. It wouldn't let me just leave a comment so I ticked a box and then put the real answer in the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-14-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By katelove
In the scenario you describe with the video game,...

In the scenario you describe with the video game, I wouldn't do anything because I don't think having emotions warrants punishment. If the child expressed anger in a potentially destructive way then...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By katelove
Are you breastfeeding? It's no longer recommended...

Are you breastfeeding? It's no longer recommended that we breastfeed on a schedule or do timed feeds.

If you are formula feeding you may need to adjust the amount you give at each feed if your...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-13-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 426
Posted By katelove
20/52 - dress for DD1. The A-line style from the...

20/52 - dress for DD1. The A-line style from the 'First Day Dress' pattern by Dana Made It.


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Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-10-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By katelove
Would it be possible to give him 10 minutes of...

Would it be possible to give him 10 minutes of very focused time when you first get home? That might help fill his love tank a little bit.

Something one of my friends has had success with is DS...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-09-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By katelove
It seems like your BF should support *your*...

It seems like your BF should support *your* choice here rather than pushing you into doing something you don't want to do. TBH, I see no reason why your ex shouldn't pay the full amount as it is his...
Forum: Babywearing   04-08-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By katelove
I have a few thoughts. May or may not be useful...

I have a few thoughts. May or may not be useful :-)

1. I do not love ring slings (or any single shoulder carrier). I know some people swear by them but I just do not get it.

2. I think you have...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,286
Posted By katelove
No, but that is an issue for any record,...

No, but that is an issue for any record, handwritten or electronic. Deborah specifically raised the issue of whether an electronic record could be altered without leaving a trail.


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