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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   08-06-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Janel47
We're moving to Corvallis (well, Philomath...

We're moving to Corvallis (well, Philomath really) from California in 3 weeks, so the doctor search begins!  Any good non-vaxing friendly docs around there?  What about a good dentist while we're at...
Forum: March 2012   02-21-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Janel47
Like me!  I've lost it 3 times this pregnancy. ...

Like me!  I've lost it 3 times this pregnancy.  Sometimes it can get dislodged while DTD or if you dilate or efface a bit.  It's just a mucus barrier.  If you lose it with your first, that can be...
Forum: March 2012   02-20-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By Janel47
Congrats!  She's beautiful!

Congrats!  She's beautiful!
Forum: March 2012   01-31-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By Janel47
I don't think Ari sounds masculine at all!  I...

I don't think Ari sounds masculine at all!  I have a good friend named Ariana who went by Ana as a kid and now goes by Ari... I think it's lovely!  :)
Forum: March 2012   12-16-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
  Flu? :(
Views: 180
Posted By Janel47
I'd start taking elderberry... it's been proven...

I'd start taking elderberry... it's been proven to be very effective against flu and flu-like sicknesses in studies.  If you take it at the onset, it will either boost your immune system enough that...
Forum: March 2012   12-07-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Janel47
I agree with MommyBecky - one wetbag is pain.  I...

I agree with MommyBecky - one wetbag is pain.  I have 3 (2 that fit 1/2 a day's diapers and one all-day size) and that's a great number for us.  I often go on two outings between washes and still...
Forum: March 2012   12-02-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Janel47
Meh... I don't worry about this stuff much. ...

Meh... I don't worry about this stuff much.  Expiration dates are usually WAY conservative to cover the seller's butts.  I can smell if milk or meat is starting to turn or see if something has...
Forum: March 2012   12-02-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 682
Posted By Janel47
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Forum: March 2012   11-28-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 54
  Names
Views: 1,226
Posted By Janel47
Same as the others... I've read some Chomsky but...

Same as the others... I've read some Chomsky but I wouldn't think of him automatically if I heard of a child named Noam.  But I like that... too obvious a reference and it might detract from the...
Forum: March 2012   11-27-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Janel47
We get something like that in the US if you give...

We get something like that in the US if you give birth at a hospital.  They're put together by formula companies usually though and come with formula samples and a diaper bag and magazines and...
Forum: March 2012   11-26-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By Janel47
Sweet!  I'm jealous!

Sweet!  I'm jealous!
Forum: March 2012   11-21-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By Janel47
Whoa!  $1000 a month???  I always wondered how...

Whoa!  $1000 a month???  I always wondered how people afforded organic or traditional foods type diets.  I guess that's my answer!  I spend about $250-300/month on the 4 of us + baby, almost...
Forum: March 2012   11-17-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Janel47
I have wahmies bags and they are fine.  What...

I have wahmies bags and they are fine.  What happens with those is the PUL turns inside out while the cotton fabric stays right side in and theyre just held together by the zipper.  I'm sure I'm...
Forum: March 2012   11-17-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Janel47
I'm having such bad hip problems this pregnancy...

I'm having such bad hip problems this pregnancy too!  The midwife just hooked me up with a great chiropractor (who's wife just had a homebirth and he asks how my birth plans are going each time......
Forum: March 2012   11-16-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Janel47
I haven't had it checked since being pregnant,...

I haven't had it checked since being pregnant, but that's interesting.  I have low progesterone and take supplements for it when not pregnant and through the first trimester.  I wonder if that might...
Forum: March 2012   11-16-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By Janel47
I was in your boat early in the pregnancy.  I...

I was in your boat early in the pregnancy.  I needed protein every 2 hours during the day or I would be non-functional, but it was hard to get that much in.  Some of my favorites were: Laughing Cow...
Forum: March 2012   11-14-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,493
Posted By Janel47
Thank you!  They are cotton tshirts or knit on...

Thank you!  They are cotton tshirts or knit on top, one layer of OBF, two layers of bamboo/cotton batting (probably overkill for most newborn/infants, but I have heavy wetters so far) and a last...
Forum: March 2012   11-14-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
  Names
Views: 1,226
Posted By Janel47
I know what you mean... after spending a few...

I know what you mean... after spending a few days on Nameberry, I start hating anything in the top 1000 and loving random weird names.  But another day or two and I realize that everyone on there...
Forum: March 2012   11-13-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 54
  Names
Views: 1,226
Posted By Janel47
If you guys like babynamesworld, they used to...

If you guys like babynamesworld, they used to have a fabulous forum that splintered off a couple of years back to become it's own website.  Nameberry.com  There are lots of ... um... name snobs?...
Forum: March 2012   11-13-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,493
Posted By Janel47
Prefolds!!!  I'm so excited about them... which...

Prefolds!!!  I'm so excited about them... which is ridiculous, I know, but what can I say.  I modeled them after Megaroos extended tab prefolds and they are so cuddly soft!!!  The...
Forum: March 2012   11-13-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Janel47
OK, mystery solved.  I keep pulling/spraining my...

OK, mystery solved.  I keep pulling/spraining my round ligament in the same spot because the opposite hip isn't rotating.  Chiro adjustments starting this week and I cannot wait!  I feel so...
Forum: March 2012   11-13-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,493
Posted By Janel47
I've only ever used flannel wipes and have never...

I've only ever used flannel wipes and have never had a curl issue.  Some of them are serged, some fake-serged (straight-stitch edge plus wide zig zag stitch over the edge), some double layers that...
Forum: March 2012   11-13-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By Janel47
We've had a Camry (with one baby) and a Civic...

We've had a Camry (with one baby) and a Civic (with 2) and I think it's inevitable that we have to go larger as well!  We are trying to scrape up enough money to buy our friends' Toyota Sienna, so...
Forum: March 2012   11-12-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,493
Posted By Janel47
Cute pants!  Can't wait to see how yours turn...

Cute pants!  Can't wait to see how yours turn out! 
 
I have finished a few projects and am about to start making the baby's prefolds... I'm very excited about them.  :)  Also, christmas.......
Forum: March 2012   11-12-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By Janel47
I haven't used a method before, but I think I'll...

I haven't used a method before, but I think I'll read through Birthing from Within to see what that's like.  I normally just concentrate on relaxing through contractions.  I had back labor last time...
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