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Forum: Natural Body Care   05-30-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By whitneyg
I have been a happy Diva cup user for many years...

I have been a happy Diva cup user for many years and have the size 1.  I just read on their website that they recommend getting the size 2 when you are over 30 (seriously, why?) and/or have had a...
Forum: Babywearing   05-01-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By whitneyg
For some reason I find the Ergo to be very...

For some reason I find the Ergo to be very uncomfortable on my low back, right where the strap buckles, when using it on the front with my 9 month old.  Would another SSC give me the same issue...
Forum: Diapering   02-13-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By whitneyg
My son has a lung infection and needs to be on...

My son has a lung infection and needs to be on azythromycin for 5 days.  Should I switch him to disposables? Will his medicine poops ruin his diapers?
 
Thanks!
Forum: Allergies   12-08-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By whitneyg
My 3 year old DD is allergic to dairy, eggs,...

My 3 year old DD is allergic to dairy, eggs, gluten, soy, and peanuts and my little DS is allergic to dairy, soy, peanuts, and most everything else in the legume family (meaning I am not eating...
Forum: Babywearing   11-26-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By whitneyg
Does anyone know of a brand of MT that has wide...

Does anyone know of a brand of MT that has wide straps?  I love my wovens but the convenience of a MT for out and about would be nice in the rain.
Forum: Babywearing   10-27-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By whitneyg
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mambera http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1365597/talk-to-me-about-your-woven-wrap-stash#post_17145063)

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Forum: Family Safety   10-14-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By whitneyg
I have a RF Radian (outboard) next to a RF...

I have a RF Radian (outboard) next to a RF Coccoro (center) in my Honda Fit, which has a smaller back seat than your Accord. I can fit in the empty seat back there and I bet another RN or CCO would...
Forum: Birth Stories   10-12-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,861
Posted By whitneyg
Here is a link to my blog with the stories of my...

Here is a link to my blog with the stories of my c-section in November of 2009 and my home VBAC in July of 2012.  
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Forum: VBAC   10-12-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By whitneyg
Here is a link to my blog with the stories of my...

Here is a link to my blog with the stories of my c-section in November of 2009 and my home VBAC in July of 2012.  
 ...
Forum: Babywearing   10-12-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By whitneyg
So, now that I am in love with the world of...

So, now that I am in love with the world of woven wraps, I need to know what you experienced wrappers are actually using.  I currently have an Ellaroo (4.6m) and a Dolcino organic (4.6m), though I...
Forum: Babywearing   09-24-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By whitneyg
Does such a thing exist?  I have seen lots of...

Does such a thing exist?  I have seen lots of YouTube videos of woven wrap instructions, where the user has slowed the process way down and explains each little step.  I don't know any wrap users in...
Forum: Babywearing   09-22-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By whitneyg
I have recently fallen in love with woven wraps...

I have recently fallen in love with woven wraps and need some tips on how to get more use out of mine.  I have a Dolcino already and have ordered an Ellaroo as a lighter weight option.  My 2 month...
Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By whitneyg
I have made quite a few slings and wanted to...

I have made quite a few slings and wanted to experiment with a stretchier fabric.  I used a knit that is very similar to the Moby wrap fabric and made a sling with she same dimensions as my regular,...
Forum: Family Safety   05-19-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By whitneyg
I have an R120 RF behind the passenger in a...

I have an R120 RF behind the passenger in a Honda Fit, a super tiny car, with room to spare.  I have the angle adjuster and wouldn't have been able to get the seat upright enough without it.  
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-19-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By whitneyg
Ugh...another undie-poop at the park today, and...

Ugh...another undie-poop at the park today, and she didn't even tell me about it...just kept right on playing until I caught a whiff.   Back to the drawing board I suppose.
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-18-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By whitneyg
UPDATE: She pooped on the potty today right...

UPDATE: She pooped on the potty today right after dinner! It was no big deal to her, just like the hundreds of other times she has done it (prior to the past week), but we made a huge deal and she...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-17-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By whitneyg
My DD is 2.5 years old and we have been casually...

My DD is 2.5 years old and we have been casually ECing since about 6 months old.  Over the past year or so she has been in undies while at home and has been pretty successful in keeping her dipes...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-14-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By whitneyg
We found some 3-packs of Gerber undies (the...

We found some 3-packs of Gerber undies (the package called them trainers because they have an extra layer of cotton in the crotch, but really, they are just slightly thick undies) with dinosaurs on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By whitneyg
My DD is 2.5 and has been out of dipes for a...

My DD is 2.5 and has been out of dipes for a week or so and is only wearing undies or Flip trainers.  She is most consistent with pee and is having a poop accident every other day or so (I think the...
Forum: Diapering   05-14-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By whitneyg
My DD is 2.5 and has been out of dipes for a...

My DD is 2.5 and has been out of dipes for a week or so and is only wearing undies or Flip trainers.  She is most consistent with pee and is having a poop accident every other day or so (I think the...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-14-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By whitneyg
My DD is 2.5 and has been out of dipes for a...

My DD is 2.5 and has been out of dipes for a week or so and is only wearing undies or Flip trainers.  She is most consistent with pee and is having a poop accident every other day or so (I think the...
Forum: Allergies   05-12-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By whitneyg
Have any of you tried using straight coconut oil...

Have any of you tried using straight coconut oil or aloe to treat eczema (not as a part of mixed cream or salve, or their own)?  Just curious if either of those are effective.  DD is allergic to...
Forum: Allergies   05-10-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By whitneyg
We had a very similar situation with my now 2.5...

We had a very similar situation with my now 2.5 year old DD.  She is allergic to dairy and eggs, and likely wheat (re-challenging that one soon) and we found that bathing her as infrequently as...
Forum: Allergies   05-09-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By whitneyg
I am running out of interesting and healthy...

I am running out of interesting and healthy ideas for snacks on the go for my 2.5 year old DD.  Trail mix, rice cakes, fruit leathers, and portable fresh fruit are in the regular rotation, but I...
Forum: VBAC   05-08-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By whitneyg
There are a few of these in my area, and I am...

There are a few of these in my area, and I am not sure if it is something I want to do.  If you did take one, was it helpful? Was there more/different information presented that you didn't know from...
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