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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By pokeyac
Welcome Summer! Could you tell us more about the...

Welcome Summer! Could you tell us more about the thermal ablation? I'm not familiar with that term. Congratulations on your pregnancy!
Forum: Breastfeeding   Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 44
Posted By pokeyac
So many f'ed up things here. MeepyCat I heard a...

So many f'ed up things here. MeepyCat I heard a story once about a couple who tried to have a baby without letting the interwebs know. They thought of all these ways to get around all the tracking...
Forum: Life With a Baby   Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 28
Posted By pokeyac
This one converts to a toddler bed and then a...

This one converts to a toddler bed and then a full-size bed frame but you have to buy a conversion kit for the full-size bed.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 62
Posted By pokeyac
It's the size and shape of your pelvic opening...

It's the size and shape of your pelvic opening that matters. The size and shape of your hips, the part of the pelvic bones that are easy to see, make no difference. You can't tell how much room the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-16-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 22
Posted By pokeyac
I breastfeed but never co-slept. My baby slept...

I breastfeed but never co-slept. My baby slept right next to me near the bed for the first 4 months. When he woke up, I would bring him into bed and nurse side-lying. When he was 4 months old and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 28
Posted By pokeyac
We got a Graco crib at Target for less than $200....

We got a Graco crib at Target for less than $200. I'm not sure what kind of quality you are looking for but we are happy with it.
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 44
Posted By pokeyac
I'm not sure what it is but as with many things...

I'm not sure what it is but as with many things babies do, it is probably temporary. I would keep offering the breast at midnight to see if he changes his mind. It's always easier than making a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 44
Posted By pokeyac
Annoying, yes. But you can donate the formula to...

Annoying, yes. But you can donate the formula to someone who really needs it.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-13-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 20,350
Posted By pokeyac
The rude spammer has been banned. I'm sorry...

The rude spammer has been banned. I'm sorry someone felt it was necessary to come here to try to sell their product and be incredibly insensitive.
Forum: Family Planning   12-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 13,623
Posted By pokeyac
I think when the babes start to sleep through the...

I think when the babes start to sleep through the night, we have to learn how to do it all over again ourselves. C has been waking up before 6am every day. I usually am lying in bed awake before he...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   12-10-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15
Posted By pokeyac
:w to the community! We're so glad you found us...

:w to the community! We're so glad you found us and decided to join. Let us know if you need help navigating the community.
Pokey
Forum: Family Planning   12-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 13,623
Posted By pokeyac
Vitex reaches optimum effectiveness after taking...

Vitex reaches optimum effectiveness after taking it for several months so I think it's ok to start early. I took it for a while, probably a year or so, and it did change my cycle, but I did not have...
Forum: Site Help   12-08-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10
Posted By pokeyac
At the top of the box that the first post is in,...

At the top of the box that the first post is in, there is a dropdown menu called "Thread Tools." If you bring this down, you can select, "Subscribe to this Thread." Then it will ask you if you want...
Forum: Family Planning   12-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 13,623
Posted By pokeyac
Welcome itybitywity! My son is 17 months old...

Welcome itybitywity! My son is 17 months old too. He is feeling too grown up to me sometimes. I feel a little sad, but it is nice to be getting a little more sleep.
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-08-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By pokeyac
Thank you for the reminder. I am thinking of you...

Thank you for the reminder. I am thinking of you and your family also nosreves. I hope you are doing well. :candle
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 685
Posted By pokeyac
:candle I can't light candles at work...

:candle


I can't light candles at work but I'm thinking about you and your family. Sending much love and peace.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-05-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 605
Posted By pokeyac
We did delayed cord clamping and I believe my...

We did delayed cord clamping and I believe my placenta came out afterwards. I did hemmorhage and was treated for it, but it did not seem to have any effect on letting the cord finish pulsating.
Forum: Family Planning   12-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 13,623
Posted By pokeyac
typebug I agree that it is really helpful to talk...

typebug I agree that it is really helpful to talk with more experienced parents. We know a family with 3 wonderful small children and we don't get to see them often but they have been a great...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-04-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 27
Posted By pokeyac
I also agree that the LATCH anchors are not...

I also agree that the LATCH anchors are not needed. You can only use them until the combined weight of the child and seat is 65 pounds anyway. The seatbelt is just as safe for carseat installation....
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By pokeyac
I have a couple ideas that came to me first. Can...

I have a couple ideas that came to me first. Can you drive occasionally and just drop off a big supply of diapers and extra clothes to the daycare so they have them on hand and you don't have to...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-04-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 888
Posted By pokeyac
Thread closed at the OP's request.

Thread closed at the OP's request.
Forum: Family Planning   12-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 13,623
Posted By pokeyac
I take vitamin D just because I have read it is...

I take vitamin D just because I have read it is helpful for fertility. There seems to be more and more evidence of that. My RE tested for it but I haven't met with her yet to see if she thinks my...
Forum: Family Safety   12-03-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 21
Posted By pokeyac
The Chicco NextFit is very adjustable. The...

The Chicco NextFit is very adjustable. The Radian is not adjustable. You can buy a separate angle adjuster, but that only gives you 2 angles. The Chicco has many.
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-03-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Posted By pokeyac
I just found this ar...

I just found this ar (http://kernelmag.dailydot.com/issue-sections/staff-editorials/10998/queer-lgbt-parenting-guide/)ticle which is relevant and interesting.
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 685
Posted By pokeyac
I'm so very sorry for your loss. It's...

I'm so very sorry for your loss. It's heartbreaking. You have endured too much loss in your life. It's not fair. I hope there is a brighter future ahead.
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