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Forum: Potty Learning   Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
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We thought we had done everything too. Although...

We thought we had done everything too. Although elimination communications was successful when our daughter was younger, it did not lead to actual toilet training.

We finally hit success, when...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By SplashingPuddle
My daughter was diagnosed with multiple allergies...

My daughter was diagnosed with multiple allergies at 1.5 years old. I found the skin-prick test to be far far more reflective of her true allergies than the blood test. The blood test showed a...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-26-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
quantumleap: How are you doing now? Spotting is...

quantumleap: How are you doing now? Spotting is so scary. I can relate because I have been spotting and/or bleeding now for 3 weeks. Tomorrow I go back for an ultrasound to confirm that it is OK....
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By SplashingPuddle
sraplayas: 416-813-6780 is the direct line for...

sraplayas: 416-813-6780 is the direct line for motherrisk, and then there is the 1-800 number that it sound like you cannot use. There is lots of info at http://www.motherisk.org but its also nice...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 615
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Painefaria: Welcome! My partner and I also...

Painefaria: Welcome! My partner and I also decided to try for a third and just found out we are expecting twins.
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By SplashingPuddle
This is my third pregnancy, and I learnt from my...

This is my third pregnancy, and I learnt from my first one that I need to take the medication before the nausea starts. So at 4 weeks, I was already taking diclectin. I very quickly upped it to the...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-21-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Alexandria: I hear you on the intense dreams! I...

Alexandria: I hear you on the intense dreams! I had forgotten about that symptom from past pregnancies. I too have lots of sexual dreams, but then last night I ran across the country in my dream. ...
Forum: Infertility   12-20-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 13,440
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Treehugger: I hope you start to feel better soon....

Treehugger: I hope you start to feel better soon. OHSS was absolutely brutal for me, the worst kind of emotional rollercostar. I took a three month break, which felt crazy long to me, but I saw a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-18-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I found earlier bedtimes work better. My 1.5...

I found earlier bedtimes work better. My 1.5 year old and 5 year old both go to bed at 6:30pm. Bedtime routine is 15 minutes (no bath anymore, just pyjamas, teeth and story). It is extremely rare...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-18-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 149
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Our daughter gets norovirus (dozens of times...

Our daughter gets norovirus (dozens of times vomitting) and regular stomach bugs (throwing up 1-2 times) a lot. I have decided that I do not want to be part of spreading it, and I am strictly...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-18-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 111
Posted By SplashingPuddle
This is an interesting question for me because...

This is an interesting question for me because I've always had very severe morning sickness. I am currently too sick to work. I also have it all throughout pregnancy, but it definitely improves in...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-18-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Dilation was super long and slow for my first...

Dilation was super long and slow for my first birth, but my second was too fast. I only had a couple strong contractions, called the midwife to let her know I was in labour, a minute later my water...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I have not had to announce after a miscarriage,...

I have not had to announce after a miscarriage, as with my last two early pregnancy losses, I had not told anyone yet. But my concern about announcing this time is that I have been bleeding every...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
mamalove: I had two singletons and I'm now...

mamalove: I had two singletons and I'm now pregnant with twins. The most notable early symptoms was extreme exhaustion. Normally in pregnancy I like 1-2 naps/day in the first trimester, but this...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-17-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 25,636
Posted By SplashingPuddle
kewpie and toothfairy: I really appreciate...

kewpie and toothfairy: I really appreciate hearing your experiences with SCH. I don't have "bleeds" per se, but rather a constant mild period, sometimes picking up to medium-flow but usually...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-17-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 615
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Congratulations easttowest! I just found...

Congratulations easttowest!

I just found out that I am pregnant with twins. 7 1/2 weeks now, but I am bleeding daily from a sub-chorionic hemmorage, which doubles the risk of miscarriage...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-17-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Heartburn- yes! I am now taking two proton-pump...

Heartburn- yes! I am now taking two proton-pump inhibitors/ day, and I get a lot of relief from it. I called the nausea and vomiting in pregnancy hotline during my second pregnancy and was told...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-16-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 25,636
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Oceanspray - you are right that this is probably...

Oceanspray - you are right that this is probably the best case scenario to explain the bleeding/crazy hcg levels/ extreme nausea. The doctor said the are fraternal, separate sacs. My family doctor...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-16-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 177
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Both of my daughters were born at home. For the...

Both of my daughters were born at home. For the last one, the midwife arrived a couple minutes before the delivery. I would have a home birth again, but I just found out I am pregnant with twins. ...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-16-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 580
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I too am so exhausted I am barely cope with day...

I too am so exhausted I am barely cope with day to day life. And I have been bleeding for over a week now, so that has got to be draining too. Yesterday I found out that I am pregnant with twins...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-16-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 25,636
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Yesterday I had an ultrasound with the fertility...

Yesterday I had an ultrasound with the fertility clinic, and I am grateful to have some answers. Yet, I am also scared, and I'm really struggling with how incredibly sick I am. I cannot work. The...
Forum: Infertility   12-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 13,440
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Oceanspray: it is good from you again, and I'd...

Oceanspray: it is good from you again, and I'd glad you came out the other side of AF.


After a week of bleeding, I have decided to go in early for an ultrasound. So hopefully tomorrow I will...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 553
Posted By SplashingPuddle
Mrscarpee: I've never done hypnobirthing, but I...

Mrscarpee: I've never done hypnobirthing, but I did hypnobabies with my last pregnancy, and I will definitely do it again. I often felt irritated and would sometimes argue against the suggestions...
Forum: August 2015 Due Date Club   12-13-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By SplashingPuddle
I want to tantum nurse, but I don't know if I"ll...

I want to tantum nurse, but I don't know if I"ll make it since my milk is rapidly declining. While I was pregnant with my second, my milk stopped at 3 months pregnant. At the time my daughter was 3...
Forum: Infertility   12-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 13,440
Posted By SplashingPuddle
tenzinsmama: I am glad that the staff was more...

tenzinsmama: I am glad that the staff was more compassionate this time around. I agree completely how much a difference it makes. It is one of my main frustrations with the clinic I go to, it feels...
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