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Forum: Babywearing   02-18-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By friederike
I feel your pain, you shouldn't babywear in front...

I feel your pain, you shouldn't babywear in front if it hurts your health. When my son reached 18 pounds he moved to my back for most of our carryng needs. We do a high tibetan/ rucksack which he...
Forum: Babywearing   02-18-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By friederike
I like my slings, mei tais, my beco but Love Love...

I like my slings, mei tais, my beco but Love Love Love my wven wraps. I use two Didymos, a striped standard one in size 3 for high back and hip carries and a long woven ellipses in size 7 for double...
Forum: Diapering   02-18-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By friederike
The only nighttime options for us are Totsbots...

The only nighttime options for us are Totsbots Bamboozles with extra hemp insert and Anavy nighttime diapers, a Czech brand where I ordered directly from their website. Any other diaper won't work...
Forum: Diapering   02-18-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By friederike
Blueberry Capris for any old prefolds both the...

Blueberry Capris for any old prefolds both the newborn and regular sizes. They keep everything inside with no leaks.
Totsbots Bamboozles for nighttime diapering and rolling/crawling babies.
Close...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-13-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,856
Posted By friederike
I am dying of cuteness with that head full of...

I am dying of cuteness with that head full of hair and tose tiny fists over here. What a beautiful little girl. :love Congratulations Hopeful! Enjoy those first weeks.
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-30-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,856
Posted By friederike
Hey guys. Welcome abd congrats painefaria and...

Hey guys. Welcome abd congrats painefaria and Darcy.

I just wanted to chime in on the sleeping issue. It's the same over here. My midwife said that it is very normal for them to sleep worse at...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-22-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,856
Posted By friederike
Hopeful, here are some labor vibes for you...

Hopeful, here are some labor vibes for you :goodvibes
I started my labor at 40+5 with nipple stimulation in a hot bath, if you want to try it. All the best for the next days, I hope your kiddo shows...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-13-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,856
Posted By friederike
Welcome Crystal and the best of luck for TTC! ...

Welcome Crystal and the best of luck for TTC!

Hopeful, how are you? I am thinkng of you these days. I hope all your great prep works out to give you an amazing birth experience. Can't wait for you...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-23-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,856
Posted By friederike
Hey Jam, congratulations on your little arrival....

Hey Jam, congratulations on your little arrival. I too hope you can solve your bf issues soon. It gets so much easier after a couple of weeks.
Everybody else, I love reading your updates even...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-12-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,856
Posted By friederike
Hey folks. Good to hear that everyone is doing so...

Hey folks. Good to hear that everyone is doing so well.
Jam, enjoy those last few days and then happy easy safe birthing! Cant believe your pregnancy is already gone by, time flies. How long will...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-22-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By friederike
My wife and I are German, our donor is from...

My wife and I are German, our donor is from Denmark. We consider our son half-Danish through genetics and picked a Scandinavian name that connects him to that heritage. His nickname 'little Viking'...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-21-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Congrtulations Lea on the arrival of your little...

Congrtulations Lea on the arrival of your little girl. Enjoy those precious first days. I hope breastfeeding gets better soon! Take good care of yourself, all the best :smile:
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Onemommy, those visits are so precious. I loved...

Onemommy, those visits are so precious. I loved listening to the Vikings heartbeat. Thankfully we had our own doppler, so I could listen in whenever I was scared. Now my SiL uses it, who also has a...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-24-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Redrock, wow he is tiny. Our chubby little one...

Redrock, wow he is tiny. Our chubby little one already surpassed 12 lbs at 5 weeks. Good that you figured out what was bothering him and also that breastfeeding got easier.

Hey Isa, how are the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Congrats Agrex on your little girl. Great that...

Congrats Agrex on your little girl. Great that things went so well, guess the hypnosis helped You chose a lovely name, I now have "revolting children" stuck in my head. Enjoy snuggling with your...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-13-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Hey, I've been super busy since DW went back to...

Hey, I've been super busy since DW went back to work, especially since she is travelling abroad for a week right now, so I am on my own. Being a single mom with a newborn must be so hard. I have...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-07-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,598
Posted By friederike
Angee, Iam very sorry for your loss. Have you had...

Angee, Iam very sorry for your loss. Have you had your thyroid checked? Your TSH should preferably be below 1.5 Thyroid issues also often cause losses.
Many healing thoughts to you.
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Redrock, my midwife told me to take...

Redrock, my midwife told me to take calcium/magnesium 2/1 starting with 2000mg/1000mg once and then 1000/500 and if we see results then decrease it to 600/300 for a while and later stop slowly. Maybe...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-28-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Hopeful - yay for girls, it was about time we had...

Hopeful - yay for girls, it was about time we had another one of those here. Enjoy those movements, they're so reassuring.

On diapers, we have gotten the hang of it now that the little viking is...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-22-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Hey Liz, good to see you around again. Great that...

Hey Liz, good to see you around again. Great that you're finally able to fly home for a visit. But what a bummer that you're STILL dealing with the DVT. I hope it won't interfere with the flight.
...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-16-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Our midwife who cares for us at home is amazing....

Our midwife who cares for us at home is amazing. After 4 days of hospital care, with some good breastfeeding support (one nurse helping him latch for 20min) and some desastrous advice (the worst was...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-14-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Lea, yes it was August 11. thank you all for...

Lea, yes it was August 11.
thank you all for your congrats. We have to stay a day longer because Nils got a bit of jaundice and a latching problem, which makes him too sleepy and loose weight. So...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-12-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By friederike
Hey guys, just a short update to tell you that...

Hey guys, just a short update to tell you that Nils arrived. He's 8lbs5 and 20.1 inches, a very mature looking newborn, lean and with some blonde hair.
Labor lasted 24 hours after rupture of...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,849
Posted By friederike
Yeah, it's awefully quiet. Same with the TTC...

Yeah, it's awefully quiet. Same with the TTC thread. Where have all the queer parents gone?
I am sitting at home. Waiting. Being lazy and huge, which sucks, but can't be changed. Especially on days...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-25-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,490
Posted By friederike
RS- your lap sounds really aweful, but good that...

RS- your lap sounds really aweful, but good that you now know what's happening in there. Are you now going to screen which side the follicle(s) are developing and only insemming when it's the right...
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