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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2004, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 316
Posted By jenkf
Just a thought about land lines - and I am...

Just a thought about land lines - and I am rethinking how we use our home service because we are moving... Cell phones are not problem-free (nor are land lines), and I am wary of having only a cell...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2003, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By jenkf
Chelle, I think this is what you're looking...

Chelle,
I think this is what you're looking for... from Amer. Academy of Pediatrics:
http://www.cdc.gov/nip/recs/child-sc....htm#Printable...
Forum: Lactivism   10-02-2003, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,771
Posted By jenkf
I was able to postpone my jury duty for two...

I was able to postpone my jury duty for two years total because I was breastfeeding, but I live in MA. The first time, I had to postpone it for a year from the date of summons by calling the juror...
Forum: Women's Health   10-02-2003, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,028
Posted By jenkf
I saw the raw foods heading and had to post... I...

I saw the raw foods heading and had to post... I followed the Hippocrates diet for 5 years (vegan/raw/living foods), and had periods throughout. My periods became quite a bit lighter, but also much...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-13-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By jenkf
LA LECHE LEAGUE!!!!!!! Go to their site and look...

LA LECHE LEAGUE!!!!!!! Go to their site and look up the leaders in your sister's area. She can call them and they will help her. The site is www.lalecheleague.org. (http://www.lalecheleague.org.)...
Forum: Homebirth   07-12-2003, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By jenkf
I got a wonderful prenatal from my...

I got a wonderful prenatal from my naturopath/midwife made by Priority One. I still take it two years later, since I am still nursing dd. It is the only multi I have ever been able to tolerate (very...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-01-2003, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By jenkf
Quote: Originally posted by siddie Not an AP...

Quote:
Originally posted by siddie
Not an AP or LLL recommmendation but I really had the nails grating on chalkboard feeling so such frequent nursing was not mutually beneficial.
LLL recommends...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-30-2003, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By jenkf
I am finding with my dd, 27 mos, that sometimes...

I am finding with my dd, 27 mos, that sometimes she needs me to put limits, even though she may protest. I think she wants to know that I am still there, protecting her, and that I will keep her...
Forum: Activism Archives   06-30-2003, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By jenkf
This bill was drafted before hummers were made...

This bill was drafted before hummers were made into pleasure vehicles. It is intended to help out farmars in its original form (deductions for tractors, combines, etc.) It was written long before...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-23-2003, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By jenkf
I had a similar experience with a good friend of...

I had a similar experience with a good friend of mine. We were discussing breastfeeding in general and she referred to a relative's child who was "clearly too old to still be nursing." After my...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-08-2003, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By jenkf
Thank you all for your input. As I think more...

Thank you all for your input. As I think more about it, I become more comfortable with the idea of going away for the night and leaving dd with her grandparents. Just voicing my mixed feelings and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-06-2003, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By jenkf
My husband and I are hopefully going to go away...

My husband and I are hopefully going to go away for the night for our anniversary in mid-June. Our dd will stay with her grandparents (whom whe absolutely adores) at our house (so she'll be in a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2003, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,265
Posted By jenkf
I feel a lot of sadness for moms (or dads) who...

I feel a lot of sadness for moms (or dads) who do not pick up their children when they are crying. How can they go against that basic instinct. Makes me sad, thinking about how those parents were...
Forum: Lactivism   05-02-2003, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,694
Posted By jenkf
Yikes! I remember reading somewhere (La Leche...

Yikes! I remember reading somewhere (La Leche League material, most likely) that cow's milk in children under one year old can cause severe allergies and stomach bleeding. 9 months is nowhere near a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-30-2003, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By jenkf
We are trying to plan a vacation for next...

We are trying to plan a vacation for next January (2004). We want to go to the Caribbean with dd (will be 2 1/2), dh, myself, and my parents. Anyone been someplace that you would recommend? I've...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-13-2003, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By jenkf
We took two long flights with dd last summer, so...

We took two long flights with dd last summer, so she was 16 mos, then 18mos. Some things that worked for us:
1) We bought her a seat both times, and thank goodness! All flights were packed, not an...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-11-2003, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By jenkf
Nut butter sandwiches with banana! Make 'em up...

Nut butter sandwiches with banana! Make 'em up and put 'em in the fridge. Also good to take with you if you're going out - nothing to spoil. I use whole grain bread, almond butter, and banana, and...
Forum: Lactivism   04-02-2003, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By jenkf
Oh, I wish I could go! I just returned from our...

Oh, I wish I could go! I just returned from our LLL district conference in Massachusetts, and it was wonderful. Women who had been to the international conference in the past said it, too, was...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-27-2003, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By jenkf
I think you could definitely stop pumping if...

I think you could definitely stop pumping if that is what you want to do, yet still nurse when you are home. Many toddlers nurse only once or twice a day, and that could be morning and evening for...
Forum: Parenting   03-25-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By jenkf
Well, where I live, you'd be charging at the low...

Well, where I live, you'd be charging at the low end of the scale. do you have any friends in your area who pay for care or who charge for care? What do they charge? The going rate here in my corner...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-21-2003, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By jenkf
It seems like your gut is telling you to try the...

It seems like your gut is telling you to try the "cold turkey" no nursing at night (just what I got from reading your posts - maybe I'm not accurate on this). If daytime weaning went well for both...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-10-2003, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By jenkf
Oh, I hear you! We have 23 mo dd who hates the...

Oh, I hear you! We have 23 mo dd who hates the brushings! I, like you, tried everything. Here is the combo that seems to cause the least howling: Tom's of Maine Kid's toothpaste in Orange-Mango...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-10-2003, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By jenkf
Sounds like you're well prepared! One thing I...

Sounds like you're well prepared! One thing I found very helpful was a product called Breast nurse - hot/cold packs that fit right in your bra. They were great for relieving engorgement and plugged...
Forum: Women's Health   03-07-2003, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By jenkf
jtsmom, I didn't read your earlier posts, so...

jtsmom,
I didn't read your earlier posts, so forgive me for butting in mid-stream, but the "blue hands and feet" caught my eye. My dd, now 23 mos, had blue hands, feet, and upper lip last winter...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-07-2003, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By jenkf
Anything from Motherwear - clothing, nursing...

Anything from Motherwear - clothing, nursing p.j.'s, breast nurse hot/cold pads, a nursing stool... Their website is www.motherwear.com (http://www.motherwear.com) They have a great return policy,...
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