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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-26-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Illiana
your supply will adjust to just nighttime...

your supply will adjust to just nighttime nursing. Try almond milk or rice milk or one of the other types out there. DD is 5 and maybe drinks a glass a day in her morning cereal. (if she has some)
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-22-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,937
Posted By Illiana
I would also stay home. No reason to risk babies...

I would also stay home. No reason to risk babies health by inducing or getting stuck on the side of the road. Tears WILL heal on their own. You don't HAVE to get stitches. But if you prefer to get...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-22-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,139
Posted By Illiana
I never once took his temp, but maybe that was...

I never once took his temp, but maybe that was just me. I wasn't aware of any reason to take it. I do have a temporal thermometer that i use for him and for my 4 year old.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-05-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,466
Posted By Illiana
I second doing the Castor oil but not that...

I second doing the Castor oil but not that much.. I took 2 teaspoons at 9 pm before bed and had the baby the next morning at 8:40 am, I took a small dose so that I'd use the bathroom since I was so...
Forum: September 2010   12-04-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By Illiana
ok official 2 month stats. 17.1 pounds and 24.5"...

ok official 2 month stats. 17.1 pounds and 24.5" long. 40cm head.
Forum: September 2010   11-29-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Illiana
I'm having a problem with ammonia smelling pee...

I'm having a problem with ammonia smelling pee causing the diapers to stink. Any ideas what caues this? I wash every day.
 
I went ahead and ordered some Medium sized prefolds. Hope they come in...
Forum: September 2010   11-25-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Illiana
I like the FB i had but rarely used them as its...

I like the FB i had but rarely used them as its easier to just put in a new prefold than change the whole thing. If I had time and thought about it when doing laundry and prestuffed all the FB that...
Forum: September 2010   11-13-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By Illiana
won't have 2 month appt until dec 3. but last...

won't have 2 month appt until dec 3. but last check at almost 6 weeks he was 14.6 lbs and i think 23-24" inches.. Can't remember exactly.
Forum: September 2010   11-07-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Illiana
yep both normal.. DD at this age poo'd once...

yep both normal.. DD at this age poo'd once every week or two. Doc said that for bf babies is considered normal to go up to 10 days without a poo. It means that your baby is absorbing all the...
Forum: September 2010   11-07-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Illiana
Fenugreek, oatmeal, blessed thistle, glass of...

Fenugreek, oatmeal, blessed thistle, glass of wine or a beer are all good ways to boost supply. there are a few prescription ways but i've never tried them.

Why are you unable to bf? Just...
Forum: September 2010   11-07-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By Illiana
Quote: Originally Posted by jellybeanmumma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jellybeanmumma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16024870)
directly quoting from here...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-04-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Illiana
That was my intention to wait until labor to see...

That was my intention to wait until labor to see how i felt. I was seeing an OB and was registered at the hospital I would have given birth at. But I think in all my preparations to have a UC i got...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-04-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By Illiana
I would def. UC in your case. I can send you...

I would def. UC in your case. I can send you breech info if you need/want it as I just had a breech UC (and CPS did get involved). The main risk of breech birth is that you're not fully dialated...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-01-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,493
Posted By Illiana
I had my baby about a month ago and he was an...

I had my baby about a month ago and he was an 11+ pound footling breech baby. (he turned breech at 39 weeks). The most important thing to remember is to not have anyone touch anything down there...
Forum: September 2010   11-01-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,035
Posted By Illiana
Trystan as Mickey Mouse...

Trystan as Mickey Mouse (http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs576.ash2/149864_1576929516428_1631315337_1406921_4709186_n.jpg)

He spent all evening like this...
Forum: September 2010   10-28-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Illiana
I got pregnant on the copper IUD followed by a...

I got pregnant on the copper IUD followed by a miscarriage because I didn't find out soon enough. DF is getting a V at some point soon.. so for now its P&P and maybe condoms though I hate them.. I...
Forum: September 2010   10-25-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By Illiana
We decline them. DD is 4 and has only had the...

We decline them. DD is 4 and has only had the one with tetnus because she was bit by a dog earlier this year and I had a long talk with the ER doc about it and she was actually really friendly about...
Forum: September 2010   10-25-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,784
Posted By Illiana
what do you ladies do once your LO grows out of...

what do you ladies do once your LO grows out of one size? I have newborn covers that I never used because he was too big and now he's starting to grow out of my small covers as well. What should I...
Forum: September 2010   10-18-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Illiana
I called to find out about the birth certificate...

I called to find out about the birth certificate so that I can get him on medicaid since he's not covered under me (already have a bill for the hospital) and I can't get him in to see a doc until he...
Forum: September 2010   10-09-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,519
Posted By Illiana
I've been feeling normal since about day 2 pp...

I've been feeling normal since about day 2 pp and have been going about as normal which is sadly very low activity level. Now I'm 11 days pp and wanting to get a little more activity. I don't want...
Forum: September 2010   10-09-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Illiana
yay! Congrats on your big girl and quick labor!

yay! Congrats on your big girl and quick labor!
Forum: September 2010   10-08-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,674
Posted By Illiana
i took 2 tablespoons at 9 pm and woke up with...

i took 2 tablespoons at 9 pm and woke up with prelabor at 530 am.. water broke at 810 and baby came half hour later.. i didn't poo for three days after taking it.
Forum: September 2010   10-07-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Illiana
With dd i couldn't move around much for a few...

With dd i couldn't move around much for a few weeks after her birth at least not comfortably. This time I was up and around the next day.. I feel like I didn't have the after pains at all.. not sure...
Forum: September 2010   10-06-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By Illiana
I think I have it also. I'm in horrible pain...

I think I have it also. I'm in horrible pain when nursing, my nipples are raw, and ds has the white tongue that you see in all the pics.. I"ve been trying to get in touch with my doc but we're...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-05-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Illiana
I took castor oil not thinking it'd do anything...

I took castor oil not thinking it'd do anything for labor since I wasn't dilated or effaced but went into labor that night so i guess I'll say that def. worked for me. I only took 1-2 tablespoons.
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