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Forum: Diapering   05-09-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mommadotta
My 22mo DD is very active and lively, so the...

My 22mo DD is very active and lively, so the cloth diapers we used with our firstborn (now 5yo!) don't stay on her very well. She also usually won't lie down for changes. For convenience sake, we've...
Forum: Infertility   09-10-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By mommadotta
I'm getting ready to start IVF, and I'm...

I'm getting ready to start IVF, and I'm exploring a cost-sharing service called Advanced Reproductive Care (based in Saratoga CA). Does anyone here have any experience with them? Or, if you've used...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-10-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks very much for sharing your experiences...

Thanks very much for sharing your experiences and the added information. I really appreciate it. There's definitely a lot to research and think about, and this helps me prepare myself better. I'm...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-08-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By mommadotta
Thank you so much for the link! That is really...

Thank you so much for the link! That is really helpful information. I had no idea those statistics were all compiled and so readily available. Aside from confirming that my clinic has good outcomes...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-04-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By mommadotta
Thank you all for your helpful stories! I've...

Thank you all for your helpful stories! I've also posted links to this thread on a couple other boards (including the Infertility board), so maybe some folks there may wander over here to respond.
...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-03-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By mommadotta
Quote: Originally Posted by kkearney1982...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kkearney1982 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15477802)
"RE" is reproductive endocrinologist....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-03-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By mommadotta
Quote: Originally Posted by kkearney1982...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kkearney1982 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15477271)
I think the biggest thing I wished I had...
Forum: Infertility   06-03-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By mommadotta
Does anyone here have experiences with IVF to...

Does anyone here have experiences with IVF to share? I posted a thread in the TTC forum asking for some input, but haven't received any responses yet:

Getting ready for 1st IVF cycle: What do you...
Forum: Infertility   06-03-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By mommadotta
Does anyone here have experiences with IVF to...

Does anyone here have experiences with IVF to share? I posted a thread in the TTC forum asking for some input, but haven't received any responses yet:

Getting ready for 1st IVF cycle: What do you...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-02-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By mommadotta
So my last IUI cycle wasn't successful, and I'm...

So my last IUI cycle wasn't successful, and I'm now moving forward with IVF... sigh. I'm trying to educate myself as much as possible before I start because I feel that my IUI treatment wasn't very...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-06-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By mommadotta
Interesting-- I hadn't thought about acupuncture...

Interesting-- I hadn't thought about acupuncture at all! Unfortunately it looks like my insurance doesn't cover it. :-( I may look into it anyway to find out what's involved in terms of costs,...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-05-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By mommadotta
Hi! I'm an infrequent poster/lurker at MDC,...

Hi! I'm an infrequent poster/lurker at MDC, although this is my first time posting in this forum. I have one DS (conceived naturally) and am TTC #2. So far I've gone through 3 cycles of IUI with no...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-29-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks so much for your replies! I haven't read...

Thanks so much for your replies! I haven't read through the entirety of the other thread yet, but I did catch something about fertility clinics that do egg exchange programs for IVF-- wow! I'd never...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-27-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By mommadotta
Hi all-- I haven't been on MDC for a long time...

Hi all-- I haven't been on MDC for a long time now and am popping back in to gather information for #2!

(BTW, I'm 36 and had a fuss-free and natural vaginal delivery of DS in Sept 07, with no...
Forum: Diapering   03-28-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Diapering   03-27-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By mommadotta
I'm trying to find an inexpensive means for...

I'm trying to find an inexpensive means for obtaining Imse Vimse flushable liners. My ideal would be to find a local supplier (I live in Northern CA, in the Bay Area), but it seems that they're only...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-04-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks for the support! Funny how just after I...

Thanks for the support! Funny how just after I posted this, DS goes and STTN (that's a new acronym for me) for a full 5-6 hrs-- with a dry dipe! I think that combination of circumstances has...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-02-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By mommadotta
Sometimes I have trouble keeping a straight face...

Sometimes I have trouble keeping a straight face when I see DS grimacing and grunting when he's sitting on the potty trying to poop. His eyebrows tilt and he looks slightly dismayed-- I feel so...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-02-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By mommadotta
So my 1-yr-old LO isn't exactly the best...

So my 1-yr-old LO isn't exactly the best sleeper. Maybe he wakes because he has to pee, maybe he wakes (and fusses) because he knows I'll just nurse him back to sleep, or maybe it's just the way he...
Forum: Diapering   08-31-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By mommadotta
I'm thinking about getting (or making) a bunch...

I'm thinking about getting (or making) a bunch of doublers made of hemp/cotton to use as soakers for my baby's daycare (who has just agreed to use cloth!). My reasons for choosing hemp are that it's...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-27-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks all for your input! It sounds like...

Thanks all for your input! It sounds like trainers and pants (maybe but not necessarily together) are the way to go. Now the question is, what kind? I really like split-crotch pants for ease of...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-26-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By mommadotta
My nearly-1-yr-old DS is officially a "difficult...

My nearly-1-yr-old DS is officially a "difficult diaperer" now. I'm literally chasing him around the house trying to get the diaper on him, several times a day. It's making me reluctant to potty him...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-15-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks so much! So for "feels-dry"...

Thanks so much!

So for "feels-dry" materials, there's microfleece and suedecloth... what are the major differences?

I've also been reading up on the absorbency of stuffing fabrics (microfiber,...
Forum: Diapering   08-15-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By mommadotta
Thanks! That makes sense. Yes, my frisky little...

Thanks! That makes sense. Yes, my frisky little not-yet-toddler undoes his dipe sometimes too. That's part of why I was looking for covers that fastened in the back, but those seem to be really...
Forum: Diapering   08-15-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By mommadotta
That's an interesting link! It looks like I...

That's an interesting link! It looks like I should just focus on side-snapping wool covers instead. I did see some earlier but didn't take note of them because I thought they wouldn't be adjustable...
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