Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 249
Search took 1.36 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Marissamom
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-12-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Marissamom
we did a lot of talking about how she was a big...

we did a lot of talking about how she was a big girl and didn't need it anymore. we also had a special dinner to celebrate and she got to spend the night at my mom's for the first time. we had...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-10-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
Posted By Marissamom
my mom: 1st 8.5 hours, 2nd 4.5 hours, 3rd 2.5...

my mom: 1st 8.5 hours, 2nd 4.5 hours, 3rd 2.5 hours, I don't know total time for the 4th, just that 2nd stage was too fast. 
me : 1st 7.5 hours, 2nd 4.5 hours
my sister: reached 10 cm in the same...
Forum: Homebirth   05-09-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By Marissamom
Daddy has caught both my babies. one hospital,...

Daddy has caught both my babies. one hospital, one home. both times it was planned and discussed with my care provider in advance. it was pretty easy logistically, he was doing whatever I wanted at...
Forum: Homebirth   04-28-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,059
Posted By Marissamom
those honestly sound like food for the mom and...

those honestly sound like food for the mom and dad, but something to talk to her about. The midwifes I had for my last birth asked that there was food in the house for everyone attending, including...
Forum: Homebirth   04-20-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,083
Posted By Marissamom
musts for my last birth were: a waterproof...

musts for my last birth were:
a waterproof covering for the bed (most of my birth was on my bed, that's were my water broke)
2 sets of sheets (one for during, one for after. if you don't have two...
Forum: Homebirth   04-20-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Marissamom
personality and philosophy match are biggies for...

personality and philosophy match are biggies for me. being comfortable talking to this person, knowing they are going to help you make the best decisions for you. knowing they will be as hands off...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-19-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By Marissamom
I tandem nursed my two that are 22 months apart....

I tandem nursed my two that are 22 months apart. couple of things that made it work well for us: dad did the middle of the night wakings for my toddler starting in my 3rd trimester, each one had...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-19-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By Marissamom
I was tandem nursing when I weaned my DD who was...

I was tandem nursing when I weaned my DD who was 32 months when we finished nursing. one thing that worked for us was first cutting down to just nursing at bedtime. when she asked to nurse I would...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-11-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,315
Posted By Marissamom
there are studies showing that active management...

there are studies showing that active management of 3rd stage has better outcome, but there are serious questions about how well done those studies are. and for what it's worth, I had one hospital...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-10-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Marissamom
I just always had something. even my first...

I just always had something. even my first pregnancy I started leaking colostrum at 10 weeks. with my second when I was still nursing my first I was never completely dry, but by 20 weeks had...
Forum: Homebirth   04-10-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Marissamom
usually you don't have to. you schedule an...

usually you don't have to. you schedule an interview, and there's no commitment, they know that you're shopping around at that point. and then when you've decided you call the one you've decided on...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-09-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,315
Posted By Marissamom
with my second I just wasn't stopping bleeding,...

with my second I just wasn't stopping bleeding, slow hemorrhage, my MW had me sit on the toilette, pee, and she pushed on my fundus, and I passes a fist-sized clot that had been keeping my uterus...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-14-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Marissamom
I got my 12 year-old SIL cloth mentral pads, and...

I got my 12 year-old SIL cloth mentral pads, and after being used and washed the cotton velour looks like there was bleach splashed on it. Not all of them look like this, and mine have never done...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-03-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,053
Posted By Marissamom
baba. which I hate. it started out a-ba, but...

baba. which I hate. it started out a-ba, but when I started working and she was getting bottles every day they melded together http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-27-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Marissamom
#1 3.5 months #2, tandem nursing with #1,...

#1 3.5 months
#2, tandem nursing with #1, still not here at 5 months. 
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,555
Posted By Marissamom
or dog-walker/pet sitter, you can wear the baby...

or dog-walker/pet sitter, you can wear the baby and take the kids with you if need be 
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-27-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By Marissamom
do what you can to boost your immune system, eat...

do what you can to boost your immune system, eat well, rest, exercise, a lot of people say upping your intake of fresh garlic can help. 
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-27-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
  --
Views: 442
Posted By Marissamom
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Maverick061106 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-26-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Marissamom
my two are 22 months apart and we're 5 months in...

my two are 22 months apart and we're 5 months in ti tandem nursing. It's not a cake walk, but at this point it's much easier than it was in the first couple months. I'm so happy I stuck it through,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-26-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By Marissamom
if there is (I haven't researched it) the amount...

if there is (I haven't researched it) the amount would wildly vary from mother to mother depending on how much Aluminum she takes in, strontium 90 would also depend on mother's exposure. 
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-26-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Marissamom
oh, wanted to add, even with my toddler nursing...

oh, wanted to add, even with my toddler nursing several times a day, DS only lost 3 oz, so obviously he was getting plenty of colostrum even without me restricting my toddler. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-25-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,533
Posted By Marissamom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by caedenmomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-25-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,533
Posted By Marissamom
that reminds me, I'm supposed to be cleaning...

that reminds me, I'm supposed to be cleaning...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-25-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Marissamom
everyone's experience is going to be different,...

everyone's experience is going to be different, but here's mine: DD was 22 months when her brother was born, and nursed all through my pregnancy, several times a day. I produced quite a bit of...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-24-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Marissamom
another blog about mentral...

another blog about mentral cups http://menstrualcups.wordpress.com/ lots of pictures and comparisons. 
Showing results 1 to 25 of 249

 
Forum Jump: