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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-17-2011, 08:04 AM
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Posted By wallacesmum
My ds2 turned 1 in on January 1st.  Due to my...

My ds2 turned 1 in on January 1st.  Due to my health, he has been on exclusively donor milk since early September.  Although I am now in remission, I am unable to breastfeed or relactate, so I have...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-27-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By wallacesmum
I have a hospital grade pump, and I can try to...

I have a hospital grade pump, and I can try to get some feed tubing - I have a pretty good relationship with the hospital! I have three more rounds of chemo, so I pump and dump during those and I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-26-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By wallacesmum
Thank you for the replies. It is hard,...

Thank you for the replies. It is hard, emotionally and physically. I am pumping and taking More Milk Plus, but I hadn't thought of using one of those lact-aid systems. That might not be a bad idea....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-25-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By wallacesmum
I was hospitalized suddenly 3 weeks ago and had...

I was hospitalized suddenly 3 weeks ago and had chemo. My son took to the bottles of donor milk like a fiend. He's been great about not being able to nurse, and my supply has all but disappeared....
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-31-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By wallacesmum
If I had to go on a high A therapy, how much A...

If I had to go on a high A therapy, how much A is too much in my breastmilk? Baby is 8 months.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-29-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By wallacesmum
Is there an ongoing discussion of raw diets...

Is there an ongoing discussion of raw diets here? I've just started one and I need some help!
Forum: Women's Health   08-29-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By wallacesmum
It must have been very unpleasant. I'm sorry you...

It must have been very unpleasant. I'm sorry you had to go through it. I guess I mean that I am glad it worked.
Forum: Women's Health   08-29-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By wallacesmum
Thanks. I am glad that you had a good...

Thanks.

I am glad that you had a good experience, rabbitmum. I don't want to debate anyone about treatment choices here, and I will get no shortage of opinions and encouragement like yours from...
Forum: Women's Health   08-28-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By wallacesmum
That is all very helpful. I don't even have...

That is all very helpful. I don't even have biopsy results yet so I don't know quite what I am dealing with - I just know that my blast counts are very high. I am nursing an 8mo; this is a huge...
Forum: Women's Health   08-26-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By wallacesmum
Anyone have any experience?

Anyone have any experience?
Forum: Dental   06-13-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By wallacesmum
Could jaw clenching/grinding be related to the...

Could jaw clenching/grinding be related to the mercury amalgams? I am noticing so much clenching lately, and I feel like I cannot relax my jaw. I am noticing more metallic taste in my mouth. Is...
Forum: Dental   06-13-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,436
Posted By wallacesmum
I am reading this with interest. I noticed...

I am reading this with interest. I noticed dramatic deterioration with my teeth after the second baby was born; working on it now. Flossing every day, without exception, is helping a lot. Very light...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-13-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,986
Posted By wallacesmum
My advice would be to let it flow. DS1...

My advice would be to let it flow. DS1 nightweaned at 2 1/2 when we could really talk about it - at 15 months it would have been a misery for both of us. Those little milk tuck-ins are doing...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-13-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By wallacesmum
My first ended up in bed with us (queen, memory...

My first ended up in bed with us (queen, memory foam, comforter) because he was not comfortable in the cosleeper. Lots of folks seem to have success with the baby sleeping slightly apart, but mine...
Forum: Dental   06-12-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,005
Posted By wallacesmum
-nak - i've been chewing (har har) on this...

-nak - i've been chewing (har har) on this problem myself lately. my gums are receding and the tops of my teeth are worn of enamel from too much brushing. we use weleda salt but now i am worried...
Forum: Dental   05-30-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By wallacesmum
My gums have started to recede suddenly and...

My gums have started to recede suddenly and severely, bleeding with brushing and sensitive, since my second child was born in January. I know there is a good thread here on dealing with this, so I...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   05-30-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By wallacesmum
Thanks! I think this is the other Georgetown,...

Thanks! I think this is the other Georgetown, though - we are down in Sagadahoc, by Bath.
Forum: Women's Health   05-03-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By wallacesmum
I am not sure where to ask this, but does anyone...

I am not sure where to ask this, but does anyone have experience with crossed eyes? My 4 month old seems to have one eye that tends in. It doesn't seem lazy, though. They are both focused, neither...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   04-02-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By wallacesmum
We just moved up to Georgetown from Sanford. My...

We just moved up to Georgetown from Sanford. My older son is 4, and seems to be looking for playmates. He likes really active play, and I have a 3mo so it is hard for me to be the go-to playmate all...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   02-19-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,995
Posted By wallacesmum
Quote: Originally Posted by Krabs...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Krabs http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14985638)
I live and hang out in very rural Maine, and...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   02-19-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By wallacesmum
Are you familiar with The Stillwater School in...

Are you familiar with The Stillwater School in Alfred?
Forum: Homebirth   12-30-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By wallacesmum
Thanks. That's a good idea. I'll put some more...

Thanks. That's a good idea. I'll put some more food on the bedside table - I just went to the store to stock up on fruit because I have been avoiding wheat and refined sugar so I think I need some...
Forum: Homebirth   12-30-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By wallacesmum
The baby feels solid and at least 6lbs; I am a...

The baby feels solid and at least 6lbs; I am a little concerned about a slowdown in activity. I guess the issue is that, if there is some occlusion in the cord or something slowing down nutrition,...
Forum: Homebirth   12-29-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By wallacesmum
I am on my second pregnancy, at about 38-39...

I am on my second pregnancy, at about 38-39 weeks. In the past two weeks, the baby has shifted down and rotated considerably, but my fundal measurement is stuck at 33cm. I don't have a scale so I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-11-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By wallacesmum
Thanks. I don't notice a problem with flavor,...

Thanks. I don't notice a problem with flavor, just cooking smell. Maybe I will experiment. Maybe I am just not used to the smell of beef stock!

Question about reducing - do you uncover and turn...
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