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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-06-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,167
Posted By mossimo12
I love the idea of sending soup or pasta to...

I love the idea of sending soup or pasta to school in a thermos.  The Thermos Nissan 10 oz Stainless Steel Food Jar, looks like it would be a perfect size.
Forum: June 2011   06-01-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By mossimo12
Thank you for bringing this up.  With my first...

Thank you for bringing this up.  With my first two I certainly felt like I needed to push and I did not like it either time.  Labor I was able to moan though and it was OK, but pushing for me was...
Forum: June 2011   05-17-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By mossimo12
Yes I need to find a baby book too and would...

Yes I need to find a baby book too and would prefer one that is not as main-stream as the ones for my other children.
Forum: June 2011   05-06-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By mossimo12
I use depends style underwear for the first few...

I use depends style underwear for the first few days after birth.  I would also put some witch hazel on a panty liner and put it in the freezer and then when I needed something cooling I would just...
Forum: June 2011   05-06-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,441
Posted By mossimo12
I didn't do anything with the placenta after #1...

I didn't do anything with the placenta after #1 and I'm pretty sure I had PPD, but then we had literally every breastfeeding issue there is that went on for months and months.
 
With #2 my...
Forum: June 2011   04-27-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,036
Posted By mossimo12
Oh these are all great ideas.  For my last...

Oh these are all great ideas.  For my last midwives I gave them some homemade soap and homemade apple wine.  I should really start thinking about this now for my current midwife. 
 
Can I ask a...
Forum: June 2011   04-25-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By mossimo12
I have an interview tomorrow and am a little...

I have an interview tomorrow and am a little nervous about walking in 32 weeks pregnant.  Is it with the US Postal Service so I was counting on them being slow to go through the interview/hiring...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-13-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 21,439
Posted By mossimo12
I already like on FB :)

I already like on FB :)
Forum: June 2011   03-11-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By mossimo12
In fact I believe it is called the diaphram.  If...

In fact I believe it is called the diaphram.  If you take off the face plate off the pump this should fit behind it.  Maybe these are extras??
 
Just found this - but doesn't really tell you much:...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-15-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By mossimo12
Do you have to drink that drink for the test. ...

Do you have to drink that drink for the test.  My last pregnancy my midwives started with a GD screening as followes:
 
Typically I will visit you early one morning about the 28th week of your...
Forum: Homebirth   01-24-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By mossimo12
I don't know about medicaid or PA, but you might...

I don't know about medicaid or PA, but you might want to contact some midwives.  A lot work on a sliding scale and I have found a few in my area (ME) that are also willing to barter down some/all of...
Forum: Homebirth   01-24-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By mossimo12
I poured a little witch hazel on one of those...

I poured a little witch hazel on one of those thin panty liners and put it in the freezer for a little while and then would put it in my depends once it was frozen.  Ahh that was heavenly :)
Forum: Homebirth   01-24-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,254
Posted By mossimo12
Yup same here.  I checked with some midwives,...

Yup same here.  I checked with some midwives, but as you found out only hospital midwives take mainecare.  It is so crazy inexpensive (for an insurance company not for us) to go with a homebirth it...
Forum: Homebirth   01-21-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By mossimo12
My dd (who was 3.5 at the time) was at the birth...

My dd (who was 3.5 at the time) was at the birth of my second (and I expect both to have to option to be at the birth of the our third).  Before the birth we did a lot of talking about what was...
Forum: Homebirth   01-21-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,335
Posted By mossimo12
I wore nothing during intense labor or birthing...

I wore nothing during intense labor or birthing (in the water) for either of my births.  I'm really not one to go naked in front of people, but when the time came I was amazed (in hind sight) how...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-04-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,053
Posted By mossimo12
Would you only have one onesie made up?  My...

Would you only have one onesie made up?  My concern with a onesie would be what if it gets wet or soiled?  What if it is cold and the baby needs a sweater or is wrapped in a blanket and the onesie...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-04-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By mossimo12
OK, obviously I am just being impatient.    ...

OK, obviously I am just being impatient. 
 
"Bedwetting is frequently associated with a family history (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_history_%28medicine%29) of the condition." Um I was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-04-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By mossimo12
My 2.5 yo has been potty trained for quite some...

My 2.5 yo has been potty trained for quite some time (going on a year I think).  The problem is we have always used a disposable diaper at night and lately (though it never used to be so much) her...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-08-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By mossimo12
My husband and I are at our wits end with our...

My husband and I are at our wits end with our dawdling 5yo.  She knows what she needs to do to get ready for bed (brush and floss, get pj's on and go potty), but she ends up playing or talking or...
Forum: June 2011   11-12-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By mossimo12
I keep wondering if I should take another test! ...

I keep wondering if I should take another test!  I'm not exhausted like I was for the first two and my boobs don't hurt at all like before.  The only thing is food is a hit or miss on what sounds...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-22-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By mossimo12
I found applying direct pressure to the side I...

I found applying direct pressure to the side I was not nursing on helped to slow down the leaking. I leaked like a faucet for about the first 3 months.
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-21-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By mossimo12
I was wondering the same thing. My period came...

I was wondering the same thing. My period came back when my dd was 24 months old. I had it twice and now this month nothing.
Forum: Women's Health   10-21-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By mossimo12
Well my 5yo got a chest xray that came back...

Well my 5yo got a chest xray that came back normal so the nurse that told me said the her chart said the next step was to get her on an inhaler and did we have any experience with an inhaler. I told...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   10-21-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By mossimo12
We just moved back to Brunswick and I could be...

We just moved back to Brunswick and I could be interested in this type of group.
Forum: Women's Health   10-19-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By mossimo12
I asked the Dr that we saw a few weeks ago if it...

I asked the Dr that we saw a few weeks ago if it could be from the pertussis that she was still coughing and she said that a cough going on this long is not pertussis (which is opposite of what I...
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