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Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-27-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By Lovinmum
I had several when I gave birth to my first son...

I had several when I gave birth to my first son but they didn't really tell me much besides a number. I knew when it was time to push, they checked me, i was at ten and so I started pushing....
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,412
Posted By Lovinmum
I think you are doing the right thing for sure....

I think you are doing the right thing for sure. I know if it was my son, in the same situation, I would do the same. As for the awkwardness, I would just tell them the truth. That you are tired of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-27-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,340
Posted By Lovinmum
I don't have an older child but I do know that...

I don't have an older child but I do know that with my two year old.. If I let him know that his tantrum is getting to me, it gets worse. I have had to learn to be very matter of fact about things...
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,946
Posted By Lovinmum
My sons are hours from being exactly two years...

My sons are hours from being exactly two years apart (now 32m & 8m). Love it. The oldest is an awesome big brother. Little one adores big brother.

I think it has a lot more to do with your...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-22-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,551
Posted By Lovinmum
Hours short of exactly 24 months.

Hours short of exactly 24 months.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-20-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Lovinmum
I nursed my oldest until 6 weeks before I had my...

I nursed my oldest until 6 weeks before I had my second. He always seemed satisfied after nursing but he was older too. He was 15m when I got pregnant. HTH!
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   05-19-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,025
Posted By Lovinmum
DS1 was 22m and it nearly killed me! It was what...

DS1 was 22m and it nearly killed me! It was what ended up being 6 weeks before his little brother was born and he just lost interest. He nursed a couple of times after DS2 arrived but then he...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-19-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Lovinmum
Anyone tried therse?? http://www.mymilkies.com/

Anyone tried therse?? http://www.mymilkies.com/
Forum: Babywearing   05-17-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Lovinmum
I used a wrap in a cradle hold. Then just untied...

I used a wrap in a cradle hold. Then just untied the whole deal and layed them down. HTH!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-17-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
  Peanut
Views: 306
Posted By Lovinmum
Thanks mamas! Its so good to know I am not the...

Thanks mamas! Its so good to know I am not the only one dealing with idiots! The thing that bothers me I guess is that he isn't even that small! Just smallER than my first born. To me he is...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-17-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Lovinmum
My first thought was pregnancy too. I know when...

My first thought was pregnancy too. I know when I got pregnant (DS1 was 15m) my nipples were sore for a few weeks. Hopefully your nick will heal quickly though and that will be the end of it!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-17-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Lovinmum
I am with you mama! DS2 is 8 months old and I...

I am with you mama! DS2 is 8 months old and I still go through two or three sets of pads a day and wake up in a puddle. I still do the in between leaking too though. I did this with my first son...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-14-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Lovinmum
I'm another Bravado mama. I love, love, love my...

I'm another Bravado mama. I love, love, love my Body Silk bras. Seriously, its like not even wearing anything. Its made of a really thick, pantyhose like material.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-14-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
  Peanut
Views: 306
Posted By Lovinmum
I have tried telling them that he looks fine to...

I have tried telling them that he looks fine to me and his doctor. My MIL even went so far as to say we needed a new doctor. I am just at wits end!
Forum: Lactivism   05-14-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,881
Posted By Lovinmum
I thought it was good! It was really good to see...

I thought it was good! It was really good to see men stepping in to their aid too!!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-14-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
  Peanut
Views: 306
Posted By Lovinmum
I have a weird question for you. My 8 month old...

I have a weird question for you. My 8 month old is wittle. Not unhealthy little by any means. He is in the 50-75th %ile. Chunky, healthy, happy. The problem is in other people's perception. My first...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-14-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Lovinmum
I think its different. With my oldest he nursed...

I think its different. With my oldest he nursed the same amount from 5 months until he started weaning himself when I got pregnant. He still nursed until he was 22 months old but solids really...
Forum: Homebirth   05-14-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By Lovinmum
We skipped it but I made sure to take extra just...

We skipped it but I made sure to take extra just to be safe. HTH!
Forum: Babywearing   01-27-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Lovinmum
Would muslin work? I have a ton of tight weave...

Would muslin work? I have a ton of tight weave muslin but I wasn't sure if it would be okay to use. Any suggestions for a different fabric? TIA!
Forum: September 2009   12-23-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Lovinmum
If her arms are swaddled it would be a pretty...

If her arms are swaddled it would be a pretty neat trick for her to roll over. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif My oldest was swaddled until 5 months and then we did a...
Forum: September 2009   12-16-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By Lovinmum
I get my babylegs either through Inspired by...

I get my babylegs either through Inspired by Finn or Cloth Diaper Warehouse. They both always have a ton and they a lot cheaper than other places. Kai has super chunky thighs though so he gets red...
Forum: September 2009   12-11-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Lovinmum
Kai gets that cheesy grossness in his folds too....

Kai gets that cheesy grossness in his folds too. He has them all over his little body though. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif I just wipe them everytime I change his...
Forum: September 2009   12-08-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Lovinmum
I was six months out with DS1. Just had NO...

I was six months out with DS1. Just had NO drive! Nursing can kill your drive so try not to freak out about it. Relax, maybe a joint bubble bath, some good lube. It will happen hon.

for the milk...
Forum: September 2009   12-07-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By Lovinmum
Just getting longer. He has developed a bald...

Just getting longer. He has developed a bald spot on the back though. I tried so hard to avoid it but since he sleeps on his back it came out anyway. :P
Forum: September 2009   12-07-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Lovinmum
Babies get a lot more efficient at getting the...

Babies get a lot more efficient at getting the milk out as they get older. So, yes, normal! As long as she is peeing and pooping fine she is doing great! Just enjoy having more time!
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