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Forum: Reuse & Recycle   07-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Laurucha
I have the ones from Glass Dharma. I've had for...

I have the ones from Glass Dharma. I've had for years and never broken one. They get perfectly clean in the dishwasher.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Laurucha
I'm confused - it sounds like you are saying...

I'm confused - it sounds like you are saying you've been on birth control pills for the past four months while trying to conceive. I must be misunderstanding.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Laurucha
I think congratulations are in order! The...

I think congratulations are in order!

The first I got pregnant, I started testing ridiculously early since those tests are so cheap, so of course I was getting negatives. One day (9 dpo, I think),...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 21,494
Posted By Laurucha
Are you still breastfeeding? I had a baby two...

Are you still breastfeeding? I had a baby two years ago, and my cycles have averaged 26 days since they resumed a year ago. They used to be around 29 days. I assumed this had something to do with...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-04-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,443
Posted By Laurucha
I have a 14 month old and I have been wondering...

I have a 14 month old and I have been wondering the same thing! On a good night, he wakes up 4-5 times, and I don't always fall back asleep easily. Then we have bad nights when he seems to wake...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-10-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,111
Posted By Laurucha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LittleCapucine http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Lactivism   08-05-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,537
Posted By Laurucha
Thank you for this thread! I found it months ago...

Thank you for this thread! I found it months ago and have been so much happier since I stopped feeling guilty about drinking. I've been preaching to other breastfeeding mothers that it is absolutely...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-03-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By Laurucha
Wow, that's crazy. I also had an early teether....

Wow, that's crazy. I also had an early teether. My baby had eight teeth before he ever tried solid food. He is now 12 months and getting in his molars and still nurses. I can't say we didn't have...
Forum: Parenting   07-31-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,330
Posted By Laurucha
"Love You Forever" is so creepy. That is not a...

"Love You Forever" is so creepy. That is not a healthy mother-son relationship. I found a copy that my mother-in-law had given to my husband before we were together and I thought, "What the hell?" I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Laurucha
If you don't use bottles, leaving your baby...

If you don't use bottles, leaving your baby isn't an option until they are getting significant nutrition from solids, which should be after they are one year old. I believe that in an ideal world,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-17-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Laurucha
Thanks for all the tips everyone! I read your...

Thanks for all the tips everyone! I read your responses when you posted them, but it has taken me days to find the time to compose a response. I’d better keep this short before baby wakes up again....
Forum: Infertility   01-08-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Laurucha
The only way to know for sure if your tubes are...

The only way to know for sure if your tubes are blocked is by a laparoscopy. The HSG is just a screening test and often has false positives. I was told after an HSG that both my tubes were blocked,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-08-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Laurucha
I've got a giant baby. He started off big, and...

I've got a giant baby. He started off big, and keeps getting bigger! He has been above the 99th percentile since birth. (Side note: It's a pet peeve of mine when people say their babies are in the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-08-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Laurucha
Length measurements for babies are very...

Length measurements for babies are very inaccurate. Until they stand up straight on their own, it's just a rough estimate. Have you seen how they measure them? I'd say that the measurements could...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-02-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By Laurucha
Did you water down the Dr. Bronner's? We use it...

Did you water down the Dr. Bronner's? We use it at 50% strength. It works great in a foaming dispenser.

By the way, there was some controversy about a change in the California Baby ingredients....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,218
Posted By Laurucha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by phathui5 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353143/marijuana-and-pregnancy-in-ks/20#post_16983657)

" It is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,218
Posted By Laurucha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by philomom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353143/marijuana-and-pregnancy-in-ks/20#post_16983612)

But its...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,218
Posted By Laurucha
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BroodyWoodsgal http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353143/marijuana-and-pregnancy-in-ks/20#post_16983382)

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Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Laurucha
The doctors' urine tests are not better than...

The doctors' urine tests are not better than your home pregnancy tests. A blood test is the only sure thing.
 
In reality there are problem never false positives on home pregnancy tests. If a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,218
Posted By Laurucha
Quote:Originally Posted by budwana...

Quote:Originally Posted by budwana birth http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353143/marijuana-and-pregnancy-in-ks/20#post_16983105)
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Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-16-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Laurucha
The early ultrasound should be accurate within a...

The early ultrasound should be accurate within a week. Later ultrasounds are not as accurate. It sounds like you conceived in early to mid-December.
 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-14-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,218
Posted By Laurucha
I did a little research into this issue when I...

I did a little research into this issue when I considering trying medical marijuana to cope with some of my first trimester problems. I guess your question is what is the likelihood that you will be...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-10-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Laurucha
I went to a new prenatal yoga class, and it was...

I went to a new prenatal yoga class, and it was mostly good. However, the instructor had us do one exercise that involved holding our arms out for several minutes, way past the point of causing...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-04-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Laurucha
Fish oil is great for your fetus. I am not one...

Fish oil is great for your fetus. I am not one to take supplements unless they have some proven benefit, and fish oil does. Personally, I don't like much fish, and with the restrictions on which...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-04-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Laurucha
It is normal to be worried. In fact, I would...

It is normal to be worried. In fact, I would think that something is not right about a mother who does not experience any anxiety about having a child. Pam England, author of Birthing From Within,...
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