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Forum: Bob Sears   03-05-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By mediocrewitch
Hi! My son will be 3 next month, and we're...

Hi! My son will be 3 next month, and we're concerned about his bowel movements.
 
Even as a baby being exclusively nursed, he hardly pooped! It would be like once every 2 or 3 days- and I didn't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-13-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By mediocrewitch
I agree "routine" ultrasounds are unnecessary. I...

I agree "routine" ultrasounds are unnecessary. I had my first baby via homebirth at age 40 and fully intended to forgo any ultrasounds- I especially think they're ridiculous just to find out the sex...
Forum: Randall Neustaedter   03-08-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By mediocrewitch
Thank you!   We do have probiotic powder for...

Thank you!
 
We do have probiotic powder for him..Papa used to put it in my expressed milk for him while I was at work to stave off the thrush we were battling early on,.but I don't think he's...
Forum: Randall Neustaedter   03-05-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By mediocrewitch
My son is nearly 2 years old. Even as a baby...

My son is nearly 2 years old. Even as a baby consuming only breast milk he only pooped every other day...now eating solids and still nursing some he sometimes goes 5 days between bowel movements!!...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-07-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By mediocrewitch
Thanks!! I'll check out the book. When we're...

Thanks!! I'll check out the book. When we're dead slow at work I can pump whenever, on busy days I'm down to once. Already doing fenugreek/fennel/marshmallow/anise infusion every day plus eating...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-25-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 9,249
Posted By mediocrewitch
I want to homeschool my son for several reasons:...

I want to homeschool my son for several reasons: *because I want to give him the opportunity to learn at his own pace, *because I want him to learn in a more organic and hands on way and not cooped...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-10-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By mediocrewitch
At the beginning of my baby"s life, I was...

At the beginning of my baby"s life, I was gushing like Old Faithful, but when my pump breaks at work got cut off at a year, my pumped amount started dropping. It was no big deal at the time because...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-01-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,074
Posted By mediocrewitch
20 months and counting. I really like having my...

20 months and counting. I really like having my little guy with me so I'm in no hurry.....that convertible crib is a lovely place to stack sorted laundry anyway......
 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-20-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By mediocrewitch
I never considered any other arrangement, and...

I never considered any other arrangement, and I've never been sorry! My little guy has been a frequent nurser from the beginning, so I can't imagine having to get up and stumble down the hall 3 or 4...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   12-05-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By mediocrewitch
Hello! I would like to know your feelings on...

Hello! I would like to know your feelings on probiotics for babies.
 
Some background: I have been having chronic yeast infections since I was about ten years old. In the last decade it seems like...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-02-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By mediocrewitch
When it gets to cold season, I make lots of...

When it gets to cold season, I make lots of soups & try to include lots of garlic, shiitake mushrooms, And throw in some astragulus root for immunity boost. Also I take echinacea tincture when I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-04-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,347
Posted By mediocrewitch
I was probably into the 3rd or 4th week before I...

I was probably into the 3rd or 4th week before I figured out how to do it. For the first few weeks we had him in a co-sleeper thingy between us in bed, and it sucked because my back hurt really bad...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-30-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,054
Posted By mediocrewitch
A Friend gave us one of those little co-sleeper...

A Friend gave us one of those little co-sleeper things to put in bed with us and we used that at first when he was tiny, but it gave us very little room on either side, and having to lift him out...
Forum: Babywearing   07-06-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By mediocrewitch
Thanks for the advice, both of you!. Sorry, I...

Thanks for the advice, both of you!. Sorry, I don't get computer time often....
 
My midwives are unconcerned about his spitting up. He's been amazingly gassy from birth ---I even went on a strict...
Forum: Babywearing   06-21-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By mediocrewitch
Oh- I forgot...the other problem with the Beco...

Oh- I forgot...the other problem with the Beco is the wide seat. It looks like I'm making him do the splits!!! Is that really ok for his hips?
Forum: Babywearing   06-21-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,672
Posted By mediocrewitch
Hi!   I have a problem for which I imagine...

Hi!
 
I have a problem for which I imagine there is no real answer....but I finally figured it can't hurt to ask. Actually there are several problems I'm facing...
 
I just had my first baby and...
Forum: Parenting   05-28-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,738
Posted By mediocrewitch
I don't know how "harmful" it may actually...

I don't know how "harmful" it may actually be....but I definitely think it's stupid to take it to these lengths.
 
My family and friends were all irritated when we didn't have any ultrasounds...
Forum: January 2012   05-23-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,125
Posted By mediocrewitch
I was a month away from 40 years old and it...

I was a month away from 40 years old and it would be my first baby. The hospitals nearest me would almost certainly have me be a scheduled c-section for "high risk" ( due to age alone-I have no true...
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