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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2011, 02:04 PM
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Posted By kriswrite
My 5 yr. old daughter suffers from insomina....

My 5 yr. old daughter suffers from insomina. We've seen a sleep specialist, but he was little help. Now we're seeing a behavior specialist, to rule out underlying problems. But in the meantime, she...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   02-19-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By kriswrite
Ladies, I'm looking for a local source for whole...

Ladies, I'm looking for a local source for whole wheat for grinding. I live in Cottage Grove, so any place near Eugene, Oregon would be great.Thanks!
 
 
 
 
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-09-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By kriswrite
I live in Cottage Grove and am looking for an...

I live in Cottage Grove and am looking for an excellent place to buy farm fresh produce - especially fruit - for canning. Any recommendations?

Thanks!

Kristina
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By kriswrite
Thanks for the ideas, ladies. My hubby...

Thanks for the ideas, ladies.

My hubby thinks I'm allergic to my body's progesterone, but I think it may be I'm allergic to some other aspect of the wild yam. At least, I certainly hope so! I see...
Forum: Women's Health   01-29-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By kriswrite
I believe I have a progesterone deficiency. I...

I believe I have a progesterone deficiency. I have most of the symptoms, although I haven't yet seen my doc about this. (I will soon.) My first child was born while I was still in my second...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-24-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By kriswrite
My son is 13 months old and wears about a size 5...

My son is 13 months old and wears about a size 5 shoe...but his feet are so fat (not wide...they are fat top to bottom, not side to side), I can't find shoes to fit him! He's not walking yet, but...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-30-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By kriswrite
I've been reading up at Dr. Jack Newman's...

I've been reading up at Dr. Jack Newman's website, and he feels a low milk supply is almost always due to a baby having a poor latch and therefore a poor transfer rate. (If the baby's not getting...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-29-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,313
Posted By kriswrite
He sees the pediatrician on Friday. I will bring...

He sees the pediatrician on Friday. I will bring that up!

I should also mention that another trick I use is to compress milk into his mouth. This usually only gets 2 or 3 additional sucks out of...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-29-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,313
Posted By kriswrite
My son is now 11 days old, and he continues to...

My son is now 11 days old, and he continues to loose weight. He was born at 8 lbs. 12 oz. and is now 8 lbs. 1 oz. In an effort to see what the problem is, I found Dr. Jack Newman's website (...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-26-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By kriswrite
Ok, all the literature I've read says the same...

Ok, all the literature I've read says the same thing: Don't offer a pacifier until breatfeeding is well established, or for about 4 weeks. But I have an 8 day old with extremely high sucking needs....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-16-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,321
Posted By kriswrite
I agree with the other posters, and would add...

I agree with the other posters, and would add that as you get closer to your due date it's not uncommon for the baby to move less...There's less room for him or her to move about in!

Kristina...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-16-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,375
Posted By kriswrite
I should clarify that I'm not going into labor....

I should clarify that I'm not going into labor. I'm just curious! (I'm actually having a C-section tomorrow, because I had a C-section at 25 weeks previously and nobody but nobody wanted to do a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-15-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,375
Posted By kriswrite
With my first, I went into labor at 25 weeks....

With my first, I went into labor at 25 weeks. The contractions started out very much like menstral cramps, and were in the same location. Now I'm in my second pregnancy--at nearly 39 weeks--and I've...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-14-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 954
Posted By kriswrite
It's true that the urine test ALONE isn't a good...

It's true that the urine test ALONE isn't a good indicator of problems (except for infections). However, combined with other routine tests (like blood pressure checks), it can be VERY helpful in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-13-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 954
Posted By kriswrite
At my OB's office it doesn't go to the lab. The...

At my OB's office it doesn't go to the lab. The nurse just uses a test stick on it. I think they also look for bladder infections.

Kristina
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-08-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By kriswrite
Taking the test this late is not a waste of...

Taking the test this late is not a waste of time. Although the baby may already be large for his or her gestational age, you still have a chance to control the diabetes, which is important not only...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-08-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By kriswrite
I think I'd be skeptical of finding no heartbeat...

I think I'd be skeptical of finding no heartbeat at this stage. Did you hear about the baby born in Isreal recently that supposedly had no heartbeat, but when aborted, the docs discovered she was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-24-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By kriswrite
Both BV and yeast issues should be treated right...

Both BV and yeast issues should be treated right away, or you up your risk of having your water break early. I'd call your doc/midwife right away.

Kristina
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-24-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By kriswrite
Bed rest may help, but it won't necessarily...

Bed rest may help, but it won't necessarily work. Drugs may be your only real alternative, after bed rest, to prevent preterm labor. And it's quite possible the IU will cause your water to break...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-20-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By kriswrite
I think Target no longer has them. I couldn't...

I think Target no longer has them. I couldn't get any for my baby shower, either. I just had the person sending the invites make a little note at the bottom of the invitation. You could also make...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-20-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By kriswrite
By far my favorite pregnancy book is "Great...

By far my favorite pregnancy book is "Great Expectations."

Kristina
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-18-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By kriswrite
I also have GD. The ultrasounds are for...

I also have GD.

The ultrasounds are for more than measuring the baby; far more importantly, they also measure your amniotic fluid levels. Women with GD have a tendency to have too much amniotic...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-15-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By kriswrite
It's common for fasting levels to be a bit high...

It's common for fasting levels to be a bit high (although my doc says fasting should be 95 or less). Try having a snack right before bedtime if you feel your fasting numbers are high.

Kristina
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-14-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,855
Posted By kriswrite
I think it is very important. I've never...

I think it is very important.

I've never had diabetes, and was perfectly healthy, but when I took the glucose test, I was VERY diabetic! It turned out the fatigue and such I'd been feeling wasn't...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By kriswrite
Every body is different, but I do think a...

Every body is different, but I do think a standard body pillow is best. I've used the Snoogle, and it is SUCH a pain in the bed! Turning over is a real pain. I've wondered about some of the smaller...
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