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Forum: Queer Parenting   09-19-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 21,071
Posted By megincl
Must jump in to say welcome, Planet, to your...

Must jump in to say welcome, Planet, to your Wylie Blue!
 
We have a Wylie, too! She is 2 already and certainly lives up to her name. I feel like one of the things that kept us TTCing through 4...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-08-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By megincl
You definitely want to keep fresh sperm warm or...

You definitely want to keep fresh sperm warm or at room temperature. Though we didn't have to drive to our KD, we just left it out between the time he did his business and we were ready to insem....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-26-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By megincl
We're in the market for a Vitamix, mostly...

We're in the market for a Vitamix, mostly because DD has many food allergies and smoothies have turned into a main source of nutrition, and I know the Vitamix will let me mix in a lot more (and do...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,505
Posted By megincl
Coming out of lurkdom to wish much luck to...

Coming out of lurkdom to wish much luck to Krista.
 
Our DD is the result of one IVF cycle with PGD. SOOOOO helpful to do the PGD after 4 successive losses. I really think it made all the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-30-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,821
Posted By megincl
Just hopping in briefly about shipping the fresh...

Just hopping in briefly about shipping the fresh stuff.
 
We did that (from the opposite coasts to you, easttowest), and you could also consider splitting the sample and doing two insems with it....
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-16-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 7,712
Posted By megincl
Wanted to jump in here quickly to write a note...

Wanted to jump in here quickly to write a note about egg quality.
 
Our DD (now 1.5) was conceived via IVF after we had four early losses. DW was 35 at the time, so we didn't even think about egg...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-10-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By megincl
We faced similar questions, though they were...

We faced similar questions, though they were related to storing sperm, accessibility of our KD's sperm, etc (he lives across the country). Ultimately, we decided that having both kiddos have the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-21-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 22,142
Posted By megincl
Chiming in on domperidone.   Katie used it...

Chiming in on domperidone.
 
Katie used it when she had big supply issues with Wylie. It definitely made a difference, though she didn't get the double or triple supply that some report.
 
We...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-18-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 22,142
Posted By megincl
Hoping in here quickly to ask Library if you've...

Hoping in here quickly to ask Library if you've tried domperidone. If you want more info on it, just give a holler!
Forum: Children's Clothing   11-08-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By megincl
All sold but the caps.   Two very warm and...

All sold but the caps.
 
Two very warm and super cute caps remain...come and get them! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Children's Clothing   11-06-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By megincl
My daughter wore these from about 4 months until...

My daughter wore these from about 4 months until about 10 months. I think that the shirts are good probably until a year for an average to large size baby. The onesie and pants are bigger (my...
Forum: Children's Clothing   11-01-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By megincl
I have a number of Hocosa and Engel wool/silk...

I have a number of Hocosa and Engel wool/silk underlayers good for a babe anywhere from 2 months to 15 or 18 months (super stretchy!).
 
These are used and loved by us for one kid and ready for a...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-26-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 22,142
Posted By megincl
AHope -- I don't think there need to be feeding...

AHope -- I don't think there need to be feeding or weight issues to go to a pediatric GI. In fact, many GERD babes eat TONS because it's one of the few things that soothes them. So I'd still push...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-25-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 757
Views: 22,142
Posted By megincl
AHope -- I am so sorry about the Reglan and the...

AHope -- I am so sorry about the Reglan and the scare and the frustration! That is not what anyone needs, and particularly not when all you want to do is care for your baby.
 
Wylie has reflux and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-30-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 18,520
Posted By megincl
One more thought for the fussy babes: Wylie...

One more thought for the fussy babes: Wylie actually slept in a bouncy seat (one of the "only ones that really bounces" -- not sure which brand, but it was a true bounce, not a vibrate). This lasted...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-20-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 18,520
Posted By megincl
AHope -- just wanted to pop in with a word about...

AHope -- just wanted to pop in with a word about the reflux meds. There are some that take a few days to take effect (even up to a week), then they have their normal time that they last. Also, for...
Forum: Diapers & Diapering Supplies   07-23-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By megincl
I have a number of diapers that need new homes....

I have a number of diapers that need new homes. Generally, I want to move them out because we've found other systems that work better for DD. So, most are barely used, if used at all.
 
 
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Forum: Queer Parenting   06-23-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,978
Posted By megincl
I appreciate you doing this, MoonWillow. And I...

I appreciate you doing this, MoonWillow. And I think it's a good first step. But what ladymeag said also rings so true for me. As a group, queer folks are summarily excluded, looked down upon, and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-17-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,978
Posted By megincl
Just tried to post a response. Frustrated to be...

Just tried to post a response. Frustrated to be shut out of the dia/mono-logue, particularly when there's been no apology. Seems like a HUGE slap in the face to our whole little sub-community over...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-16-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,491
Posted By megincl
DD loves to crawl around on the floor up and...

DD loves to crawl around on the floor up and over pillows. I'm hoping to make some larger sized floor pillows, but I'd love to fill them with something heavier than just pillow fill/stuffing. Since...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-16-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,936
Posted By megincl
I'm looking for suggestions here:   I'm...

I'm looking for suggestions here:
 
I'm hoping to paint some wooden pegs in rainbow colors. I'd like a watercolor kind of look, as opposed to acrylic, and then I'd like to seal it, hopefully with...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-16-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By megincl
When DS was in daycare (home daycare, the most...

When DS was in daycare (home daycare, the most laid back and amazing provider), she always talked about Father's day being a time to celebrate fathers, grandfathers, uncles, etc. (and she knew DS is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-15-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By megincl
Thanks! Hoping those warm days arrive...

Thanks! Hoping those warm days arrive soon...looking like maybe tomorrow around here.
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-14-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,978
Posted By megincl
Hmmm....we talk about things like this a lot,...

Hmmm....we talk about things like this a lot, though I'm not sure, not knowing specifics, about the example that you bring up.
 
We've encountered people we know and like or people from places...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-14-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By megincl
The breezeez look good. Though, are they made...

The breezeez look good. Though, are they made from material that will ultimately make for really hot feet? I'd love any insight, as I can only find one "view" online.
 
Thanks, too, for the...
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