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Forum: Life With a Baby   07-28-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By akmbloom
I forgot to talk about the childcare part in the...

I forgot to talk about the childcare part in the original post, because the yelling was intensifying.... anyway I wonder if anyone who's had similar experiences with a high-needs baby finds that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-28-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By akmbloom
My 5 1/2 month old is, I think, what you might...

My 5 1/2 month old is, I think, what you might call a high needs baby. She wants to be held by me almost constantly - and if I'm not holding her, someone better be playing with her or showing her a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-27-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 5,931
Posted By akmbloom
Completed the steps! Great giveaway!

Completed the steps! Great giveaway!
Forum: Babywearing   02-19-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By akmbloom
I loved the kangaroo korner fleece pouch when my...

I loved the kangaroo korner fleece pouch when my older daughter (now almost 6) was a baby - I still have it and would like to use it with my newborn. But I started using it for my older dd when she...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-31-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By akmbloom
 Thanks, I think you're right... Much as I hate...

 Thanks, I think you're right... Much as I hate to, I think we've got to get a new one...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-30-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By akmbloom
I posted in the mindful home forum about my old...

I posted in the mindful home forum about my old arms reach mini co-sleeper, which has been in my mom's basement since DD1 5 years ago - I steam-cleaned it but it stills smells musty and after...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-29-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By akmbloom
I'm 39 weeks pregnant and my mom just brought...

I'm 39 weeks pregnant and my mom just brought over the co-sleeper that's been stored in her basement since my older daughter stopped using it about 5 years ago. I contacted Arm's Reach a while ago...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,422
Posted By akmbloom
Thanks for letting me know about your...

Thanks for letting me know about your experiences... I hoped that maybe the "stretchiness" of my pelvis would help labor, but then again I remember with DD1 that while pushing the feeling like my...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-24-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By akmbloom
I have a daughter in K in a similar situation. ...

I have a daughter in K in a similar situation.  She's in advanced reading (they said she reads at a 1st grade level, but according to the online stats I looked at AND her grandma who was a 3rd grade...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-23-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,422
Posted By akmbloom
I have fairly severe symphysis pubis dysfunction...

I have fairly severe symphysis pubis dysfunction pain and I'm almost 38 weeks (2nd pregnancy).  I would like to avoid interventions as much as possible during the birth - which will be...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,815
Posted By akmbloom
I got mine at the local natural foods co-op.

I got mine at the local natural foods co-op.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,068
Posted By akmbloom
"Willful ignorance" might also be partly due to...

"Willful ignorance" might also be partly due to fear.  On MDC I've learned a lot about possible complications and problems people go through with their births just by casually reading threads and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-20-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By akmbloom
We have a new baby coming in the next couple of...

We have a new baby coming in the next couple of weeks... my 5 3/4 yo daughter isn't really into playing by herself  too much, and I think it's because a) she likes us to do stuff with her and b) she...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By akmbloom
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MegBoz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1292260/37-weeks-considered-full-term#post_16200751)
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Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-19-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,218
Posted By akmbloom
I like what pregnant@40 says - I had some...

I like what pregnant@40 says - I had some similar experiences to the OP with my first birth, almost 6 years ago, and while I am modulating my expectations somewhat for this upcoming birth, I also...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-19-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By akmbloom
Thanks everyone!  I haven't had any further...

Thanks everyone!  I haven't had any further signs for the moment, and I'm hoping to go a little longer (but not long enough as to have to be induced, as with my 1st!).  I'm trying to mentally...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-19-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By akmbloom
Can your midwife get you a referral to get a...

Can your midwife get you a referral to get a medical one?  The ones I tried (I have both a lumbar support belt AND a sacral belt for severe pelvic separation) that were "over the counter" weren't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By akmbloom
I'm at 37 weeks today - last time I was at the...

I'm at 37 weeks today - last time I was at the midwife she said something about 37 weeks being full term, and I've read that a couple of places too... with my older daughter (born almost 6 years...
Forum: Family Safety   01-16-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By akmbloom
Thanks for that info!  I had no idea that there...

Thanks for that info!  I had no idea that there weren't impartial safety ratings or that Consumer Reports might not be reliable.  There's a Safety Center at a hospital near here that will help go...
Forum: Family Safety   01-15-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By akmbloom
does anyone have a good resource for car seat...

does anyone have a good resource for car seat safety ratings that's free (unlike, say, consumer reports)?  I thought I'd had my mind made up but the carseat I got as a gift from my registry was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-12-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By akmbloom
Just wanted to share that my two little cousins,...

Just wanted to share that my two little cousins, my mom's two sisters' kids who are the same age, fought like crazy from age 2 till probably age 10 or so.  Then they started to mostly get along, and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-11-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By akmbloom
I have similar symptoms and the midwife said...

I have similar symptoms and the midwife said it's SPD - symphysis pubis dysfunction.  The midwife got me a special belt from the orthotics clinic (which helps somewhat), gave me some...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-06-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By akmbloom
I'm sorry you are all suffering with this too! ...

I'm sorry you are all suffering with this too!  Apparently there are no answers.... although maybe all the parents who've gotten their kids to sleep successfully are just enjoying an uninterrupted...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-04-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By akmbloom
We have co-slept or had two beds in one room for...

We have co-slept or had two beds in one room for most of her life.  We moved 8 months ago and for a while she slept in her own room with no problems, then suddenly wanted to sleep with us again. ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-30-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By akmbloom
This baby seems to have days where she's really...

This baby seems to have days where she's really kicking/punching/stretching and it hurts, and other times when it doesn't.  On those bad days, when it feels like she's clawing at my cervix, I often...
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