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Forum: Montessori   10-03-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,983
Posted By krabigirl
My 3.5 yo DD started Montessori preschool three...

My 3.5 yo DD started Montessori preschool three weeks ago. She attends three days a week for three hours a day. This is her first preschool experience, but prior to this, she has participated in...
Forum: Lactivism   04-01-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,496
Posted By krabigirl
[QUOTE=KimberlyD0;13429249]I agree and disagree...

[QUOTE=KimberlyD0;13429249]I agree and disagree with this.

As I said I was in the position with DD#1 I live where BF is the norm and FF is "the devils food" I got more insults and hurtful stairs...
Forum: Parenting   03-20-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,582
Posted By krabigirl
It's none of anyone's business, and the baby was...

It's none of anyone's business, and the baby was not being abused. I would not say anything. If anyone had said something like that to me, while cluelessly trying to calm down my colicky DD, I think...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-07-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,647
Posted By krabigirl
Me! I am planning to go back part-time. A former...

Me! I am planning to go back part-time. A former boss of mine has been a victim of a mass layoff, and is starting a consulting business. She wants me to help. It would only be two days a week, and I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-07-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,382
Posted By krabigirl
I said "other," since right now, during RSV...

I said "other," since right now, during RSV season, we aren't going out much at all, since DS was born in Sept at 33 weeks. He didn't qualify for the RSV shots, but is still at a huge risk, so we...
Forum: Parenting   02-04-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 6,594
Posted By krabigirl
It's sad, but what I find even more sad is that...

It's sad, but what I find even more sad is that we live in a world consumed by so much fear.
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,558
Posted By krabigirl
I knew I was done after the second pregnancy...

I knew I was done after the second pregnancy because I hate being pregnant and the immediate postpartum period. Love the babies, hate the pregnancy. bleh. Also, don't want to ever have another NICU...
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,016
Posted By krabigirl
lol, I'm sorry...but I just can't believe that...

lol, I'm sorry...but I just can't believe that mothe judge other mothers for using strollers!! LOL! Surely, you must have something else better to do with your time?
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-15-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
No, they haven't talked to me about the effects...

No, they haven't talked to me about the effects of Reglan. I'll ask today. I have read some bad things about it if it's taken for more than 6 months.

LOL, that's funny that the rice doesn't do...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-14-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
He is on Reglan for reflux. Honestly, I think...

He is on Reglan for reflux. Honestly, I think that is what is helping him rather than the cereal. But like I said, I really just want him home - I won't be feeding him cereal at home, so I just want...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-14-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
Well, just like I thought, he does have reflux....

Well, just like I thought, he does have reflux. They call him a "happy spitter" since he doesn't get upset at all when puking. They started him on Reglan and have been putting rice cereal in a few...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-08-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,565
Posted By krabigirl
My parents live nearby, so we usually have at...

My parents live nearby, so we usually have at least one "date night" per month. I don't usually have girls' night out though. I did meet a friend to shop at Target last week for an hour without DD,...
Forum: Parenting   10-08-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,413
Posted By krabigirl
No, but I wouldn't be opposed to going to one. I...

No, but I wouldn't be opposed to going to one. I love parties. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif DD is a January baby, but we live in Southern California, so weather is...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-08-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
Good news! I just got off the phone with the...

Good news! I just got off the phone with the head nurse, and the attending neo has put in the order to start William back on breastmilk!!! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
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Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-08-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
Amy - thanks for sharing that story! How cute!...

Amy - thanks for sharing that story! How cute! It is a very happy time when they are moved http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Sara - I think you are right. I do think...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-08-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
I am going to talk to the neo assigned to him...

I am going to talk to the neo assigned to him today. I will be there a bit after rounds, since my mom will be at my house to watch DD.

Funny that you asked about the nurses. Last night, I met a...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-08-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By krabigirl
Thanks for all of your replies. He is doing...

Thanks for all of your replies. He is doing better, except for the feeding issues I mentioned in another thread.

He's still in an isolette, but has been moved to the feeder/grower room, but isn't...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-07-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
Thanks, AZGirl. Unfortunately, parents can't go...

Thanks, AZGirl. Unfortunately, parents can't go into the NICU during rounds (from 7-11 am), but the neos are usually available afterwards. My mom is babysitting my toddler tomorrow, so I'll be able...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-07-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
Thanks. Well, it looks like I am going to have...

Thanks. Well, it looks like I am going to have to talk to one of the doctors about this. DH told a doctor last night that we wanted him back on my milk asap, and that I've changed my diet...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-06-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
Thanks. DH is going there tonight and he said he...

Thanks. DH is going there tonight and he said he will tell the nurse that he wants him on the breastmilk as soon as possible. I'm not able to go there until tomorrow night (don't have anyone to come...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-06-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
I was thinking of requesting to see the LC as...

I was thinking of requesting to see the LC as well - that's a good suggestion. I don't see why they couldn't do the volume test with breast milk. I just don't think the neonatologists will change...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-06-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By krabigirl
My son, William, is in the NICU after being born...

My son, William, is in the NICU after being born at 33 weeks, 5 days, last week. His weight is good - 5 lbs, 7 oz at birth, down to 5 lbs, 1 oz.

He's off oxygen, the caffeine they are giving him...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-05-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By krabigirl
Congratulations!!! What a wonderful day you must...

Congratulations!!! What a wonderful day you must be having! Enjoy your sweet baby!
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-05-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By krabigirl
Hi - I just wanted to introduce myself. I had my...

Hi - I just wanted to introduce myself. I had my son, William, on Tuesday morning at 33 weeks, 5 days. It was due to pPROM.

My daughter was a week overdue, so this was a complete shock to me. The...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-01-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,714
Posted By krabigirl
As a child, I didn't have a view on it. However,...

As a child, I didn't have a view on it. However, I assumed most men were circ'd until I dated Europeans. lol.

DH is French, and no one there circs unless Jewish (or Muslim, but I may be wrong),...
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