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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-17-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,197
Posted By Kathryn
Do you know why she's biting? The only thing...

Do you know why she's biting? The only thing that helped us at all was just limiting what was making her bite. If her siblings were bothering her, we ended up moving her or them somewhere else, even...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-17-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,197
Posted By Kathryn
Yeah, we never would even consider biting back...

Yeah, we never would even consider biting back or teaching her siblings to do that.
 
This thread is a couple years old and she's 7 now. She is much more verbal (but quickly stops talking if she...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-20-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By Kathryn
I'd try the cloth pads for sure, but it does...

I'd try the cloth pads for sure, but it does sound like the balloon isn't full enough. You can check the amount at home, if you do want to. I do it with my daughters GJ all the time. You just hold...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   12-19-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Kathryn
Thank you! I sent her both links. I don't think...

Thank you! I sent her both links. I don't think she'll qualify for the first, as he's just being deployed to Alaska for 6ish months and it's not a war area, but the second link should help her for...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-19-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By Kathryn
Congrats on having him home! My daughter had an...

Congrats on having him home! My daughter had an anoxic injury at 4 months and has GJ tubes, TPN, but no trach. I'm sure you'll get in a groove quickly and it'll be second nature soon.
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-19-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,375
Posted By Kathryn
If you can get the Synagis, I would personally...

If you can get the Synagis, I would personally jump on it. My daughter was full term and didn't have any problems and ended up severely brain damaged due to RSV meningitis. Granted, her case was...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   12-14-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Kathryn
My SIL is having her 2nd baby in March and...

My SIL is having her 2nd baby in March and really really needs a doula. There is a very good chance her husband is going to be deployed during the birth (Air Force) and while they plan to skype so...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-06-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,340
Posted By Kathryn
((hugs)) I agree with most of the others, you...

((hugs)) I agree with most of the others, you need to go get a once over by a midwife or Dr. Not only because of some of the things that are going on, but because YOU feel like something isn't...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-24-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Kathryn
Another triplet mom here. :) I had a homebirth...

Another triplet mom here. :) I had a homebirth with my trio at 36+4. They were good sizes for me, but I still had a bit of trouble with breastfeeding due to a teeny mouths vs giant boobs, mastitis,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-04-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By Kathryn
Quote: Originally Posted by skyewriter...

Quote:
Originally Posted by skyewriter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16017804)
doesn't anyone else notice that a helmet...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-11-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Kathryn
I eat hardly any dairy, so I ate a steak, beans,...

I eat hardly any dairy, so I ate a steak, beans, and another side dish for every single meal when I was pregnant with the triplets. It was SO hard to get in enough protein.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-06-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,565
Posted By Kathryn
A caregiver for one of my kids (at 4 months old)...

A caregiver for one of my kids (at 4 months old) had him in a sling and he flipped himself out, hitting the edge of the kitchen counter and then the floor, causing a huge gash and a brain bleed....
Forum: June 2010   08-07-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,689
Posted By Kathryn
Here are two of Auri a couple days ago (she'll...

Here are two of Auri a couple days ago (she'll be 7 weeks tomorrow):

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-..._1905504_n.jpg...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,752
Posted By Kathryn
I would take her to the ER immediately and get,...

I would take her to the ER immediately and get, at the very LEAST, a cat scan. A broken skull is no time to wait and see. She very well could have gotten a brain injury from that and brain injuries...
Forum: June 2010   07-01-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By Kathryn
I recruited my dh to do a few rounds of cervical...

I recruited my dh to do a few rounds of cervical massage on me the last 36ish hours I was pregnant. I had asked my midwife to strip my membranes, but my cervix was too posterior and she wasn't...
Forum: June 2010   07-01-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By Kathryn
Thanks everyone! I'm finally starting to feel a...

Thanks everyone! I'm finally starting to feel a bit more recovered, I can't believe it's taken so much longer this time than the last two. I'm still just completely exhausted though (not tired, just...
Forum: June 2010   07-01-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By Kathryn
Quote: Originally Posted by lotusma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lotusma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15570417)
DDCC, but i saw this at the top of new posts...
Forum: June 2010   06-27-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,815
Posted By Kathryn
Kathryn -...

Kathryn - http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/babygirl.gif Auri Meadow, 21 inches, 8 lbs 9 oz, http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/homebirth.jpg, 40w4d
Forum: June 2010   06-27-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By Kathryn
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jo...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Auri Meadow
June 19th - 2:54 pm
8 lbs 9 oz 21 inches
Born at 40 weeks 4 days


I thought that we were really taking a chance by not...
Forum: June 2010   06-17-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,179
Posted By Kathryn
I'm 40+2 today and am really really really done....

I'm 40+2 today and am really really really done. We tried to have my midwife strip my membranes yesterday, but my cervix is so posterior that she could barely reach it to do anything. I am just in...
Forum: June 2010   06-17-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By Kathryn
Hugs to you all. Meningitis is no no fun.

Hugs to you all. Meningitis is no no fun.
Forum: June 2010   06-13-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,245
Posted By Kathryn
Still pregnant here too, thankfully! Due the...

Still pregnant here too, thankfully! Due the 15th, so just a couple more days yet. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: June 2010   06-08-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Kathryn
I have a friend (on here, actually) that that...

I have a friend (on here, actually) that that happened to. I think she was 38 weeks though and had an ultrasound just days before having her twin girls.
Forum: June 2010   06-07-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,837
Posted By Kathryn
Thank you all for the kind thoughts on the last...

Thank you all for the kind thoughts on the last thread. I'm doing fine, just worried about my mom being ok from now on. I'm hoping she finds stuff to keep her busy and happy.
It was a very bad...
Forum: June 2010   06-06-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,994
Posted By Kathryn
38+5 weeks today. Baby is SO low. I seriously...

38+5 weeks today. Baby is SO low. I seriously think that once I go into labor, she might just fall out on her own. She's been sitting on a nerve for several weeks now and when she moves, I get super...
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