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Forum: Vaccinations   12-29-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,247
Posted By JANmom13
Definitely daycare, in combination with formula...

Definitely daycare, in combination with formula feeding. Formula doesn't provide any natural immunity and daycares (no matter how clean) are a breeding ground for germs. In a lower SES daycare there...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-29-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By JANmom13
Hello, Does anyone have any links or...

Hello,
Does anyone have any links or information on this type of thing? It's not listed in the handouts given to me about vaccinations:

My 2 oldest daughters never had any issues with vaccines,...
Forum: Women's Health   11-17-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,142
Posted By JANmom13
I don't know about this- I live in the south now...

I don't know about this- I live in the south now and never have given my kids Vitamin D. I grew up from age 7 on in New Hampshire, and we never took it as kids and were just fine. I don't think we...
Forum: Women's Health   11-17-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By JANmom13
My 15 month old son started last week, vomiting...

My 15 month old son started last week, vomiting once a little bit 2 evenings in a row before he really got sick at night a day later. He had been having borderline diarrhea, and after he really got...
Forum: Women's Health   10-16-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By JANmom13
My daughter had it pretty bad last year, and...

My daughter had it pretty bad last year, and they even thought she might have pneumonia so they took x-rays, but she definitely had croup.
They gave her a shot of steroids (sounds scary) but this...
Forum: Women's Health   10-16-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By JANmom13
My daughter has been pottytrained for a long...

My daughter has been pottytrained for a long time now, and suddenly this week she has peed in the middle of the night 3 nights in a row, and today at daycare she had TWO accidents. She hasn't had an...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-03-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By JANmom13
I am wondering if anyone out there has any...

I am wondering if anyone out there has any advice of information on this?

I have a daughter who turns 7 today, and I think she may be showing signs of early puberty? I was putting her seat belt...
Forum: Women's Health   09-20-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By JANmom13
My son had a few days of 101-102 fever, which...

My son had a few days of 101-102 fever, which stopped, but now he has a red rash only on his stomach, back (including rear end), and head. No trace of it on arms or legs.

It seems to be itchy, he...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-18-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,337
Posted By JANmom13
That's odd. I always took B complex when my...

That's odd. I always took B complex when my supply dropped from PMS, and I noticed within 1-2 days it would jump back up, based on what I could pump...I never heard it can make supply drop. Maybe it...
Forum: Women's Health   08-13-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By JANmom13
My son has what originally started as a diaper...

My son has what originally started as a diaper rash. I have tried antifungal cream, some prescription bacterial cream my daughter needed about 2 years ago that was left over, and regular Butt Paste...
Forum: Women's Health   08-13-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By JANmom13
I had this problem with my DD last fall in the...

I had this problem with my DD last fall in the 1st grade. I had a hard time finding tea tree oil, so we used neem seed oil and neem-based shampoo. With regular shampoo, you could buy the oil and mix...
Forum: Family Planning   05-26-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 113,224
Posted By JANmom13
I imagine the risks vary from person to person...

I imagine the risks vary from person to person and couple to couple.

I don't want to advocate for using it as a method, but I have to say that my husband and I have always used this method....
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-20-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By JANmom13
Quote: Originally Posted by uccellina...

Quote:
Originally Posted by uccellina http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11026460)
What our neonatologist said when I asked...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-20-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 364
Posted By JANmom13
Somewhere between 4-6 months, poking at mouth,...

Somewhere between 4-6 months, poking at mouth, pulling hair sometimes while other times just playing nicely with it. Also "milking" - which means you quickly learn to keep the nails short

about 6...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-20-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By JANmom13
Yes, it's definitely different. I nurse all...

Yes, it's definitely different.

I nurse all weekend and Monday have the hardest time pumping. By Friday, I am doing great, and getting the most milk of the week. Then I go back to nursing all...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-18-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By JANmom13
Wow, this is so scary. Do you realize that...

Wow, this is so scary.

Do you realize that juice bottles are never glass anymore, and lots of Gerber foods and baby yogurt/juice drinks are all in plastic?

And canned vegetables (peas were...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-17-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By JANmom13
I think this time I tried applesauce, with my...

I think this time I tried applesauce, with my daughter peaches.
I started fruits, just figured they would like the sweetness.
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-17-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By JANmom13
Hello, I'm not sure if this is the place to...

Hello,

I'm not sure if this is the place to post this but...
I know BPA in baby bottles has been in the news again, and they mention it also being in formula cans.

I heard on public radio it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-17-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,409
Posted By JANmom13
My mom breastfed me for a little while, I think...

My mom breastfed me for a little while, I think maybe 6 months. She said she went longer each time, feeding my youngest brother the longest. I actually remember her feeding him once but I was about...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,342
Posted By JANmom13
When I had my oldest I was not yet working and...

When I had my oldest I was not yet working and so we had a VERY tight budget. I had no choice, really. I wanted to BF, but also realized I had no choice but to make it work. I suffered through bad...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By JANmom13
I think I accidently bought a water with ginseng...

I think I accidently bought a water with ginseng in it once, and still had to pump while at work. I never noticed a problem when DS drank my milk. I think you probably have to have it more than once...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 252
Posted By JANmom13
My DS is 8 months old, and so far I have not had...

My DS is 8 months old, and so far I have not had to supplement. I find I have to pump 4 times during my day- after I get to work (I get 1-1 1/2 ounces per side), once sometime before lunch (another...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By JANmom13
I saw an ad in Parenting magazine this month for...

I saw an ad in Parenting magazine this month for some sort of thing you can buy to test and make sure your milk is ok if you have had alcohol. I've never had a problem with drinking one drink,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-16-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By JANmom13
I don't know, I have noticed I feel a really BIG...

I don't know, I have noticed I feel a really BIG energy drain during PMS, with lower milk. Nothing emotional EXCEPT this time starting at 3 mos. pp I started feeling PMS symptoms and was more moody,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By JANmom13
Are you still taking your prenatal vitamin? ...

Are you still taking your prenatal vitamin?
Maybe you could try a different brand.

I also felt like this a lot after my 2nd child, and I added B complex vitamin and it really made a difference,...
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