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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 01:06 AM
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Posted By bobcat
Can vaginal creams/suppositories reach baby in first trimester?

I am trying to decide between oral pills vs vaginal cream for my bacterial vaginosis. I think the cream with the applicator is less likely to have much of anything reach the babay? Are there ever...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 45
Posted By bobcat
Using probiotics finally but this seems to be a...

Using probiotics finally but this seems to be a recurring problem. I am hoping they work, but if not, I will probably use the drug. I can tell when the infection is there. :/ I have tried yogurt up...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 45
Posted By bobcat
This is the original poster :) I have two log in...

This is the original poster :) I have two log in names.

Ob got a hold of me and prescribed vaginal clindamycin after hearing I didn't want the flagyl after reading it is carcinigenuc. She said...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-15-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By bobcat
Thanks. I am on day 31 today and having some mild...

Thanks. I am on day 31 today and having some mild to moderate cramps and a dull backache. It feels like my period is coming. :( could there still be hope???
Forum: Personal Growth   12-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 892
Posted By bobcat
I felt similar when I found out I was pregnant. I...

I felt similar when I found out I was pregnant. I don't really think about the things I can't do now, because my life is so different, that it all seems irrelevant. If you do want to have kids, I...
Forum: Mental Health   09-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By bobcat
Bach flower or homeopathy for oce

I know very little about either, but need help with the need to repeat certain thoughts over and over.....so I would like a treatment hat I can use while nursing. Anyone with experience that can give...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By bobcat
I should note that I have decided that one...

I should note that I have decided that one feeding is a compromise in terms of him getting only a tiny amount of the medication. It is considered to be used with caution, but people do it. I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By bobcat
I am going through severe depression, so we have...

I am going through severe depression, so we have decided to wean my son to cows milk while I start meds. He seems to be doing okay so far and seems ready. He is an independent little guy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By bobcat
Bob will also accept an infant car seat from...

Bob will also accept an infant car seat from certain brands. That was nice for us
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By bobcat
Another thing I like about the bob, and...

Another thing I like about the bob, and strollers in general, is they are great to also haul some things, and when you recline the seat, you can change your baby there, if you are somewhere busy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By bobcat
I love the bob revolution too. I was worried it...

I love the bob revolution too. I was worried it wasn't going to be good enough for running, since bob makes other ones that are more for hardcore runners, but I jog or run all the time with it in...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By bobcat
BeanieC, I think the polio vaccine lasts for...

BeanieC, I think the polio vaccine lasts for life? I believe DPT is one of the only ones you gotta keep getting as an adult. Also, from what I have heard from a holistic doc, the dpt was the worst,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-06-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By bobcat
Thanks!!! That is what I was wondering. I think...

Thanks!!! That is what I was wondering. I think if it goes on and off, that might be okay in the room. The one we own now just always runs, it is technically a caporizer
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   05-06-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By bobcat
Thanks. We tried full fat cottage cheese and he...

Thanks. We tried full fat cottage cheese and he kept spitting it out. But he didn't get hives, which is why I was so shocked about this with the little bit of milk. He did that with egg too, before...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By bobcat
Hi, all. My son is an older baby (11 months) who...

Hi, all. My son is an older baby (11 months) who sleeps in his own bedroom. It's a pretty small room, and the door is usually shut because he is a very light sleeper (slightest noise or light wakes...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   05-05-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By bobcat
I may not be able to nurse my son beyond 12...

I may not be able to nurse my son beyond 12 months, though I will try. He is 11.5 months old, and we found out today that he has a cow's milk allergy (he got hives!!!) I don't even think I will be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,764
Posted By bobcat
Feet flat on the floor, before they can support...

Feet flat on the floor, before they can support their own weight, is bad....will impact development of ankles, etc.
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,764
Posted By bobcat
Also, with the exersaucer things, you don't want...

Also, with the exersaucer things, you don't want their feet flat on the floor (someone mentioned that on page 1). You want them to only touch with....it's either the toes or the balls of the feet?...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,764
Posted By bobcat
I thought it was supposed to be bad for the...

I thought it was supposed to be bad for the hips, not the spine? Hip dysplasia, I wanna say? But that's if you use them too much? I think what I heard was 10 minutes at a time was okay. You just...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By bobcat
My son didn't seem to get constipated from rice...

My son didn't seem to get constipated from rice cereal, but he also ate homemade green bean purree, pea puree, sweet potato puree, etc etc, daily. Sometimes I'd add about 1/4 tsp extra virgin olive...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By bobcat
Now that you mention all this, I do remember...

Now that you mention all this, I do remember that my son would also shout "mama" as a last resort, after crying/whining some in his crib, for me to come in. He did actually seem to use it more when...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-02-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By bobcat
So frustrated!!!! I went through a few days of...

So frustrated!!!! I went through a few days of high anxiety....but that has happened like...20 times or more since I've been breastfeeding! LOL! I wonder if this finally did me in? I was eating...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By bobcat
...or is it that loosing supply causes BF'ing...

...or is it that loosing supply causes BF'ing more? I have noticed that my son, 10 months old, is suddenly wanting to nurse more often. For awhile we were doing 5 feedings in 24 hours, sometimes 6,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-31-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By bobcat
In my mother's class, the instructor said it...

In my mother's class, the instructor said it doesn't count as a first word until they can point to you (or indicate you) and say "mama." Or answer the question, "Who am I?" and they answer "Mama."...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-29-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By bobcat
My son (first child) and I have made it 10...

My son (first child) and I have made it 10 months exclusively breastfeeding, with no issues. The past maybe 5 days, I can really tell my supply is tanking fast, seemed sudden, and he is not...
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