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Forum: Queer Parenting   06-27-2009, 12:41 PM
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Views: 33,133
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Welcome to the world, Leo! He is BEAUTIFUL...

Welcome to the world, Leo! He is BEAUTIFUL http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-13-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,032
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Wife...We were legally married here in CA on...

Wife...We were legally married here in CA on June 30! We still slip up and say partner once in a while but prefer wife.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-17-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By ProudMamaSF
We go every year with our kids and march with...

We go every year with our kids and march with Our Family Coalition. It's a blast and the kids lOVE it. There is a family garden area designated for families with children. We usually camp out there...
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-22-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,325
Posted By ProudMamaSF
I have others that I don't think anyone...

I have others that I don't think anyone mentioned:

coming out while in a heterosexual relationship- Imagine Me and You ( a comedy with Piper Perabo)

Another is Three of Hearts: A Postmodern...
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-17-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Hi! This is not a book but there is a...

Hi!

This is not a book but there is a special right now on LOGO called something like "Late Life Lesbians". It is all about women who are coming out later in life.

I've also heard of a book...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-15-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 19,336
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Hi Tash, PLEASE don't think of yourself as...

Hi Tash,

PLEASE don't think of yourself as out!! In three of our four pregnancies, we didn't get a BFP til day 17http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

FX for you and...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-14-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By ProudMamaSF
My wife and I have been together for seven...

My wife and I have been together for seven years. I entered our relationship with three children (14,8,6 at the time). We are raising my kids and now have a daughter (16 months )...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-22-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By ProudMamaSF
I do want to chime in and say that we used...

I do want to chime in and say that we used frozen IUI sperm for ICI and got pregnant...and my dear friend also has had FIVE pregnancies- each on the 1st try- using frozen IUI sperm for ICI at...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-18-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 96,157
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Our beautiful daughter (13.5 months) has been...

Our beautiful daughter (13.5 months) has been diagnosed with sensory integration disorder,feeding delays, cerebral palsy and hypotonia.She may possibly have Binder's Syndrome and/or skeletal...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-23-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,072
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Third try (but 1st with this donor- we switched...

Third try (but 1st with this donor- we switched after 2 BFNs), IVI using frozen IUI sperm at home! We insemmed 2x that cycle, once at surge then 18 hours later. We now have a beautiful baby girl...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-09-2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,821
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Hi Coco, We got pregnant at home (ICI) on...

Hi Coco,

We got pregnant at home (ICI) on our third cycle with frozen IUI- 2 vials.1 vial at surge, 1 about 14-16 hrs later.

We used OPKs 2xs per day. We charted for six months before trying,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-16-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By ProudMamaSF
I was just thinking about this same issue... ...

I was just thinking about this same issue...

We live in the SF Bay Area ..so PRIDE is huge! I was thinking that it might be challenging to attend and march this year because we have an eight...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-30-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Please don't worry...

Please don't worry http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif. I believe it's just a formality. We also used them and I can't even remember the details of the conversation as it...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-13-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,035
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Our kids also LOVE Todd Parr books and we always...

Our kids also LOVE Todd Parr books and we always give them as shower gifts.
other favs include:

- Mama Eat Ant Yuck by Barbara Lynn Edmonds
-Felicia's Favorite Story by Leslea Newman
-Asha's...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-05-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,406
Posted By ProudMamaSF
We used both California Cryobank- our first...

We used both California Cryobank- our first choice donor ran out of vials- and then we switched to Pacific Reproductive Services. We found both to be professional, friendly and helpful.

We got...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-03-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 44,220
Posted By ProudMamaSF
We ordered a natural progesterone cream and used...

We ordered a natural progesterone cream and used it from 3 days after insem until AF..and then when my partner got pg she used it until 9-10 wks.
Preseed is an "intimate mosturizer" that is...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-02-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Congratulations and welcome!

Congratulations and welcome!
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-02-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 44,220
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Hi. My dp and I are currently expecting our...

Hi. My dp and I are currently expecting our little girl on 10/31/06!

We got pregnant at home on our third cycle with frozen IUI- 2 vials.1 vial at surge, 1 about 14-16 hrs later.

We used OPKs...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-15-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By ProudMamaSF
If at all possible, maybe you could slowly build...

If at all possible, maybe you could slowly build a relationship so that this is an on going thing rather than a one time . It would be a gift to both of your families! And that way both of you...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-01-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,675
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Connersmum...CONGRATS on the three new...

Connersmum...CONGRATS on the three new babies....AMAZING!!
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-30-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By ProudMamaSF
We are due with #4 on 10/31/06...it's also a...

We are due with #4 on 10/31/06...it's also a surprise http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-03-2006, 01:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,675
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Thanks so much! This looks very helpful. I...

Thanks so much! This looks very helpful. I appreciate your input http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-22-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,675
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Thanks again, Connorsmum ! I really appreciate...

Thanks again, Connorsmum ! I really appreciate all the info. It's very challenging to find resources on this topic. Take care!
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-21-2006, 03:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,675
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Thanks!! It IS cool,...

Thanks!! It IS cool, huh??http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-21-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,675
Posted By ProudMamaSF
Thanks so much! And congrats on both of your...

Thanks so much! And congrats on both of your pregnancies..that is so exciting!!I've found some literature on the subject and it states that the birth mother should nurse exclusively for the 1st 6...
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