Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 1.29 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: GatorNNP
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-02-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,587
Posted By GatorNNP
    I guess the risk some people are...


 
I guess the risk some people are concerned about is the way blood is collected, or the consequence of knowing about a metabolic disorder, such as needing a special diet etc. 
 
Most of the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-07-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,866
Posted By GatorNNP
I am going to suggest you call and ask an OB to...

I am going to suggest you call and ask an OB to call you back to give advise. I am sure you can negotiate costs if you are paying cash. Glucose is a significant teratogen and be very damaging in...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-20-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By GatorNNP
How is the temperament of your child? My...

How is the temperament of your child?

My son refused bottles of all kinds from 1 week old to 7 months old. I worked 10, 16, or 24 hr shifts, oh so fun! He would go half the day and the sitter I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-20-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By GatorNNP
It is very hard physically. It will get worse...

It is very hard physically. It will get worse before getting better too because you will be more tired as the rest of the first year continues. I am working full time with 3 and tandem nursed...
Forum: January 2009   01-03-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By GatorNNP
I am due in Jan. Really thought I wanted this...

I am due in Jan. Really thought I wanted this baby out before new-year, then my daughter got pinworms and our friends have the flu and the whole town has a cold. I think I will keep her in for an...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   01-03-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By GatorNNP
HMF is given, not just for calories, but for...

HMF is given, not just for calories, but for additional minerals, and protein, that human milk does not deliver in quantities similar to a placenta.

One company makes a milk fortifier from human...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   01-03-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,251
Posted By GatorNNP
The NICU will use a scoring system while they...

The NICU will use a scoring system while they determine how much withdrawal the baby is going through. It really depends on how much the mom was taking and the babies response, not all withdraw in...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   01-03-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By GatorNNP
Hospitals provide paper diapers while the infant...

Hospitals provide paper diapers while the infant is a patient. Babies going through withdrawal tend to very quickly develop diaper rash due to frequent stooling, and for some reason the stool is...
Forum: Birth Professionals   11-12-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By GatorNNP
I think you were on the right track, however,...

I think you were on the right track, however, the vit K is I think more painful than some of the other things. I have done plenty of heel sticks while babies are nursing. I think though that doing...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-06-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By GatorNNP
I pumped at work until about 11 months, unless I...

I pumped at work until about 11 months, unless I was gone more than 12 hrs. My babies would both take bottles until around 13 or 14 months at night time if I was gone. After a while they didn't want...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   03-02-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By GatorNNP
It seems the tone of the thread is negative...

It seems the tone of the thread is negative towards the NRP program. I think if a baby is born and breathing, by your judgement, you know it does not need "resuscitation". A baby born limp, blue,...
Forum: VBAC   02-28-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By GatorNNP
I had continuous from about 4 cm on when I got...

I had continuous from about 4 cm on when I got to the hospital. I think the volume was on low, and I hardly even noticed the monitor wires and I was able to stand, lean over, squat, sit on a...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   02-28-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By GatorNNP
as a previous labor nurse, I would support...

as a previous labor nurse, I would support drjen's idea of planning a vbac with a see how it goes approach, avoid the vacuum. I have seen too many doc put it on in the wrong spot/baby not in a good...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   02-28-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By GatorNNP
She could request a second opinion consult from...

She could request a second opinion consult from a different hospital. The neo may be willing to do it at her request. The dark bronze color is probably Direct hyperbili, elevated bilirubin that is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-28-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By GatorNNP
set the example. and don't harp on the please...

set the example. and don't harp on the please and thank you. the copy you behavior will come from a childs normal desire to be like you. my 2 year old is tink you mommy, tink you daddy. But it is...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-28-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By GatorNNP
what about stitching some light fabric to the...

what about stitching some light fabric to the bottom of a tee shirt so It looks like a dress in front, but not in back?
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   02-16-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By GatorNNP
Depending on how their weight gain and growth,...

Depending on how their weight gain and growth, the recommendation for liquid formula is based on the powder products not being sterile. You can look at the academy of breastfeeding medicine website...
Forum: VBAC   01-17-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,866
Posted By GatorNNP
Sorry to take so long to respond. As far as...

Sorry to take so long to respond.

As far as the repeat, If my OB was pressuring to either induce or do ERCS then I would opt for the repeat. Mainly because I would not want a pitocin induced...
Forum: VBAC   01-03-2008, 12:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,866
Posted By GatorNNP
Induction of labor is not natural. Anyway, for...

Induction of labor is not natural. Anyway, for me personally, I would rather a repeat c/s at 41-42 weeks over an induced labor for vbac.
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-22-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By GatorNNP
whether or not your milk comes back you can...

whether or not your milk comes back you can still nurse him at the breast with a lact aid or sns. Nurturing at the breast may bring in a partial supply.
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-22-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By GatorNNP
please make the drive now. Early establishment...

please make the drive now. Early establishment of your milk supply is critical to long term supply. You get about 2 weeks to get it up well. Don't wait! It is worth the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-22-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By GatorNNP
If you do resort to using a decongestant like...

If you do resort to using a decongestant like sudafed, don't start on the whole dose. Try the children's pedicare dose *which is like 1/4) the adult or something" and that is sometimes enough to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By GatorNNP
Hang in there, that probably won't last. It may...

Hang in there, that probably won't last. It may be a teething episode or developmental milestone messing up the normal routine. If you get really stressed out try letting another family member put...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-21-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By GatorNNP
Sounds like you will feel out of place saying...

Sounds like you will feel out of place saying sorry can't make it, but I don't think you will regret staying home with your little baby.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-20-2007, 01:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,162
Posted By GatorNNP
I know that even if you have a c/sec they will...

I know that even if you have a c/sec they will not fix an UH at the same time, since sometimes a patch is used and they don't want the other wound infected since a c/sec is considered "germier" than...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: