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Forum: August 2010   10-30-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By HaikuMommy
I would love to have a LWAB thread.... I'm not...

I would love to have a LWAB thread.... I'm not ready to give up the connection with ladies whose babies are the same age, and who were preg same time as me, and supported each other!
Forum: August 2010   10-10-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By HaikuMommy
I am currently living in California where we...

I am currently living in California where we have 6 weeks disability followed by 6 weeks of family bonding time if we choose to take it (both are at 40% salary I believe). I am still in that 12-week...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,483
Posted By HaikuMommy
I have three girls, and this is my belief: If...

I have three girls, and this is my belief: If early-on they get used to falling asleep on the breast, or while being rocked, or bounced or whatever, then that is what they will need to get to sleep...
Forum: August 2010   10-02-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By HaikuMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by AutumnAir...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AutumnAir http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15904617)
DD2 isn't quite as HN as DD1 was/is, but...
Forum: August 2010   09-30-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By HaikuMommy
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I can relate, especially about wishing my girls would nap at the same time so I could get some rest. Seems like every time I get 2yo down...
Forum: August 2010   09-30-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,777
Posted By HaikuMommy
Yep, I have three things: 1) an appt Mon to get...

Yep, I have three things: 1) an appt Mon to get that IUD; 2) a box of condoms; 3) a mind that is slightly more open to having another child sometime in the future. Just not now!...
Forum: August 2010   09-29-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,777
Posted By HaikuMommy
The blood test came back NEGATIVE! I have never...

The blood test came back NEGATIVE! I have never been on such a roller coaster in my life, I am 95% relieved and 5% sad. Mostly relieved because my body still isnt recovered from 7 week old, and also...
Forum: August 2010   09-29-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,777
Posted By HaikuMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by lisalulu...

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Originally Posted by lisalulu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15896247)
Congtaulations...
Forum: June 2011   09-29-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,776
Posted By HaikuMommy
Hi, I'm HaikuMommy or Haiku for short. I am in...

Hi, I'm HaikuMommy or Haiku for short. I am in shock. I just had a baby August 7, 2010 and when I went to get an IUD put in today, they told me my preg test came back positive!...
Forum: August 2010   09-29-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By HaikuMommy
Quote: Originally Posted by HaikuMommy...

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Originally Posted by HaikuMommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15882914)
Yes, this was our last! But don't tell DH...
Forum: August 2010   09-28-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,777
Posted By HaikuMommy
Thanks for all your congratulations. I suppose I...

Thanks for all your congratulations. I suppose I should thank the rude lady from the waiting room, too -- she knocked any negative feelings out of my mind and sent me right into defending my baby,...
Forum: August 2010   09-28-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,777
Posted By HaikuMommy
Yes, I am exclusively breastfeeding my 7 week...

Yes, I am exclusively breastfeeding my 7 week old, and in fact was also breastfeeding my 2yo as well, up until a few days ago. I thought EBF was 98% effective within the first 6 months PP?! I can't...
Forum: August 2010   09-28-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,777
Posted By HaikuMommy
Went to get IUD today at 7 weeks PP and the preg...

Went to get IUD today at 7 weeks PP and the preg test came back positive. WTF?! All I could do is laugh. We are getting a blood test to confirm, will know in 24-48 hrs. DH was in waiting room w 2yo...
Forum: August 2010   09-27-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By HaikuMommy
Maybe it is a period... because I read a lot of...

Maybe it is a period... because I read a lot of women posting that they were shocked to get their period really early and while breastfeeding. Hope not, for your sake - but I was surprised to read...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-26-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By HaikuMommy
It looks like my 2yo is weaning! I am very glad...

It looks like my 2yo is weaning! I am very glad because tandem nursing turned out to be very difficult for me. Twice a day turned into her only asking once a day, and now saying "I'm hungry" instead...
Forum: August 2010   09-25-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By HaikuMommy
Yes, this was our last! But don't tell DH ;-) ...

Yes, this was our last! But don't tell DH ;-)
I will be getting an IUD because he just doesn't want me to lock that door.
Anyone have recommendations between ParaGard vs. Mirena? (copper vs....
Forum: August 2010   09-18-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By HaikuMommy
Anyone else having what seems like severe...

Anyone else having what seems like severe PMS-type mood swings? I normally don't have bad PMS (I had some when I was in my 20s, but not so much after my 30s). Now I am finding myself very impatient...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-18-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By HaikuMommy
We are now trying to make more special...

We are now trying to make more special one-on-one time for mama and 2yo. Hoping it helps!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-16-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By HaikuMommy
I have managed to stick to nursing 2yo at...

I have managed to stick to nursing 2yo at naptime and bedtime only (with maybe two exceptions) for about 9 days now. That seems to be working out alright, but in other ways my 2yo is driving me...
Forum: August 2010   09-12-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By HaikuMommy
So the one night I agreed to became 2 nights. I...

So the one night I agreed to became 2 nights. I am posting from my phone in the bedroom where I am holed up to breastfeed most of the time. on the bright side, 2yo LOVES grandpa and is thrilled he...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-10-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By HaikuMommy
kdaisy: There are 2 reasons I was able to cut my...

kdaisy: There are 2 reasons I was able to cut my toddler's nursing down to only naptime and bedtime that quickly. 1) Pure desperation! and 2) I have stuck to it because my 2yo has stopped throwing...
Forum: August 2010   09-10-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By HaikuMommy
Yeah, my own mom once bought a leather sofa for...

Yeah, my own mom once bought a leather sofa for $100, then sold it to me for $300. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif I don't really get that, trying to make a profit off...
Forum: August 2010   09-10-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By HaikuMommy
Here is a complication that will boggle your...

Here is a complication that will boggle your mind!

When we move to Maui on December 1st, DH's dad will become his boss! He is a very strong personality that my DH has trouble saying "no" to, or...
Forum: August 2010   09-10-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By HaikuMommy
Thanks for your reply, laohaire. At least I know...

Thanks for your reply, laohaire. At least I know I'm not crazy! I just found out that my father-in-law only wants to stay on our sofa for tonight only and he will be going elsewhere to stay by...
Forum: August 2010   09-10-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By HaikuMommy
I need some perspective. I think I may be...

I need some perspective. I think I may be hormonally-challenged right now, and I'm not sure if I'm seeing this situation clearly. Please give me your two cents!

Some background: We live in a tiny...
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