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Forum: Parenting   03-28-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,932
Posted By ibbit
I just had a pretty horrible experience at WIC....

I just had a pretty horrible experience at WIC. Unfortunately, we saw a different nutritionist than we usually see and she was terribly worried about my ds' growth. They measured him wrong so his...
Forum: Lactivism   03-02-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By ibbit
I nursed my youngest dd for two years and my ds...

I nursed my youngest dd for two years and my ds is almost a year old and I live in Michigan. I have nursed just about everywhere and have never been harassed by anyone other than my mil.
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-21-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,125
Posted By ibbit
Please get in touch with an IBCLC. Get your...

Please get in touch with an IBCLC. Get your hands on a good pump (hospital grade if possible). Put baby to breast as often as possible and pump. There's no reason to have discontinued breastfeeding....
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-08-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By ibbit
Your breast milk changes with baby. Your baby...

Your breast milk changes with baby. Your baby does NOT need 4-6 ounces per feeding. The average breastfed baby takes in about 25 oz (http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/milkcalc.html) in 24 hours....
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-07-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,310
Posted By ibbit
Ok, here's what I see. You are ready to give up...

Ok, here's what I see. You are ready to give up because you are in pain from having too much milk. Weaning is going to have the effect you're looking for. You can't wean without telling your body to...
Forum: Family Planning   01-30-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By ibbit
I had the Essure done in May of 2008. In regards...

I had the Essure done in May of 2008. In regards to recovery, its not a big deal I had some major cramping afterwards I was put under for it and nursed after I was awake (its not necessary to be put...
Forum: Parenting   01-26-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By ibbit
I would get a second opinion. My dd is 5 and...

I would get a second opinion. My dd is 5 and still sucks her thumb at times. Our dentist, who's been my dh's and my in laws dentist for years, said that she won't cause any real harm until she gets...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-14-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By ibbit
The actual best thing you can do to cover your...

The actual best thing you can do to cover your bases in the case of a hospital transfer is to get doctor (I have never done a homebirth, but I assume if there's a transfer its for something that a...
Forum: Lactivism   01-14-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,971
Posted By ibbit
I'm glad she is back to nursing. I feel like I...

I'm glad she is back to nursing. I feel like I should go wake up my nursling to nurse while I type this. I had a hysterectomy on Thursday. So, every day since Thursday I've nursed while on Vicodin....
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-02-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By ibbit
I had GD with my last pregnancy. Also had a very...

I had GD with my last pregnancy. Also had a very bad birth (amniotic fluid infection and I ended up in the ICU).

My ds had one low blood sugar and it was 38. I was told that the level they want...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-14-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,405
Posted By ibbit
I'm wandering around the mothering forums....

I'm wandering around the mothering forums. Mostly getting lost, but I'll try to keep coming back to this thread.

My ds just turned 7 months old on Sunday. We started solids the first weekend in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-14-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 91
Posted By ibbit
I would first run SpyBot and look for spyware....

I would first run SpyBot and look for spyware. Spyware is probably the number 1 reaosn for a slow running computer. Also, if you don't have anti-virus software get some. Nod32 has a 30 day trial and...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-20-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By ibbit
Congrats!!! I'm so happy for you....

Congrats!!! I'm so happy for you. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: April 2008   09-19-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 565
Posted By ibbit
I am so sorry, Christine.

I am so sorry, Christine.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-18-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 609
Posted By ibbit
I don't do CIO with my kids, but they've always...

I don't do CIO with my kids, but they've always been the type to fall asleep on their own in their beds. My in laws have rocked them to sleep on occasion. Its never caused trouble for us. In fact,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-18-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By ibbit
I LOVE my Ameda Purely Yours. It runs about $150...

I LOVE my Ameda Purely Yours. It runs about $150 and you can get it at Target under the name Lanisoh.
Forum: Fertility   09-13-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,217
Posted By ibbit
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bump.gif
Forum: April 2008   09-13-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By ibbit
When I was 10 weeks pregnant with my first I had...

When I was 10 weeks pregnant with my first I had appendicitis and had surgery to remove my appendix. While I was in the hospital, they sent in every student nurse and doctor they could find to see...
Forum: Women's Health   09-11-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,769
Posted By ibbit
I've taken Vicodin. 1. With co-sleeping, I...

I've taken Vicodin.

1. With co-sleeping, I don't think its a good idea to take Vicodin and co-sleep. Vicodin can make you very sleepy.

2. Vicodin shouldn't make you unable to take care of your...
Forum: March 2008   09-11-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 409
Posted By ibbit
Still nursing once or twice a day here. My milk...

Still nursing once or twice a day here. My milk is almost completely gone. She's not ready to wean yet, though, so we shall see.
Forum: April 2008   09-11-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 430
Posted By ibbit
Definetely not a dumb question. As everyone's...

Definetely not a dumb question. As everyone's said, before your milk comes in your body produces colostrum. Its the perfect food for your baby. But baby's tummy is very small and therefore you...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By ibbit
I would call your dr. Could be you have a...

I would call your dr. Could be you have a bladder infection. Which is easily fixed, unless you're like me and show no symptoms until you are really really sick (ugh!).

Your dr. works for you, end...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-09-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By ibbit
It seems like there should be medications you...

It seems like there should be medications you can take if you were to talk to your dr. I have epilepsy, depression, and insomnia.

During my pregnancy last time I took Lamictal for my epilepsy...
Forum: Lactivism   09-08-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,391
Posted By ibbit
That's insane! Here, if the mother is GBS + and...

That's insane! Here, if the mother is GBS + and doesn't get enough antibiotics before delivery they keep mom and baby for 48 hours. Its just the norm. My middle dd was given antibiotics for a...
Forum: April 2008   09-07-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By ibbit
Actually, in the United States pregnancy can no...

Actually, in the United States pregnancy can no longer be considered a pre-exsisting condition. President Clinton signed it into law. Employers can have a waiting period for insurance though, a lot...
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