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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-24-2012, 01:24 PM
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We went through something that sounds similar...

We went through something that sounds similar (on paper anyway) with my 20 month old toddler last month. He ran a low grade fever for about a week, was definitely fussy, took longer nap than usual...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-04-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
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I used it starting at week 38. If I can remember...

I used it starting at week 38. If I can remember correctly, I inserted the capsule (while wearing gloves) vaginally and let it dissolve overnight. I had tried ingesting it originally, but it made my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-04-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
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I didn't use a doula for the birth of my son,...

I didn't use a doula for the birth of my son, but I had a wonderful, relatively quick (6 hours from absolute beginning to finish) at a hospital with my midwife. I labored at home for the majority of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-02-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
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I used My Registry because I wanted to have...

I used My Registry because I wanted to have options from lots of different places. It worked out pretty well for us, in terms of receiving practical/needed gifts (cloth diapers, swaddlers, etc) from...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-22-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
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My toddler came down with a cold last week, and...

My toddler came down with a cold last week, and surprise, surprise, it's moved on to me now. My sinuses are very clogged up and I've got a pounding head and scratchy throat, along with the achey...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-22-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
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You could easily make your own with loose herbs....

You could easily make your own with loose herbs. If there isn't an herb store near you, you can order loose, dried herbs online. I cannot stand the taste of fennel in even tiny amounts, so I prefer...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-14-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
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I had some similar "how will I manage...

I had some similar "how will I manage pregnancy/new baby with my toddler" questions too, but before I figured out any satisfactory answers, I got pregnant....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-17-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 15,763
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Hi Mamas,   I just found out that I'm...

Hi Mamas,
 
I just found out that I'm pregnant with our second child, due somewhere in the mid-May to early June range. I'll be 36 when the new addition is born, my son will be just about exactly...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-19-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
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My little boy is turning one in just a few days...

My little boy is turning one in just a few days (hard to believe!). He is a super-duper kid and I love him to pieces, but he's driving me a wee bit crazy with one thing—he loves to throw food. He...
Forum: Diapering   04-25-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,034
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 We've been using pocket diapers at night for...

 We've been using pocket diapers at night for the last few months and have been very happy with the lack of both leaks and necessary diaper changes at 3am. I've been using fuzzibunz with a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-06-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
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This is my first child and I don't really know...

This is my first child and I don't really know very many people with babies, so I've been going on instinct for the most part.  Now that he sits up by himself, he's really taken to independent play....
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-10-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
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I had a very similar experience with my son when...

I had a very similar experience with my son when he was born. He had a terrible latch and all our work with an LC and others just couldn't help him latch on well enough to get more than a drop or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-22-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 882
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This is all great advice, thank you! I didn't...

This is all great advice, thank you! I didn't want to ask our ped because I was sure he'd just say give him cereal. I think my little guy is just very curious about the world around him - he's been...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-22-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 882
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I was reading the earlier thread about intros to...

I was reading the earlier thread about intros to solids, but has anyone dealt with a baby who seemed to be showing an interest in solids before you were comfortable introducing them?

I had...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-01-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
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Oh my goodness, yes, a hat at night would be an...

Oh my goodness, yes, a hat at night would be an obvious answer, huh? I just can't seem to switch my brain off from the months of sweltering weather we've had into cold weather common-sense....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-01-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
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I'm hoping for some BTDT advice for my kind of...

I'm hoping for some BTDT advice for my kind of foolish first-time mama question. My husband and I are going upstate for the weekend with our 4 month old, and it's supposed to be considerably cooler...
Forum: Babywearing   07-22-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,780
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My little one is 8.5 weeks old, but has really...

My little one is 8.5 weeks old, but has really long legs. I use both a Moby and a mei tai, with him in the newborn position (legs curled up under him, fetal position style), but in the last week...
Forum: June 2010   06-04-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
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Congratulations, mama, on your beautiful baby!...

Congratulations, mama, on your beautiful baby! It sounds like it was a wonderful birth.
Forum: June 2010   06-02-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
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Thanks everyone! It's been a great week, full of...

Thanks everyone! It's been a great week, full of learning for all of us. After a slow start with nursing, he's beginning to really chow down, and we're starting to enjoy some marathon nursing...
Forum: June 2010   06-01-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
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It’s official, the kid has arrived. Miles Adam...

It’s official, the kid has arrived. Miles Adam was born at 1:10pm on May 23, 2010, after 7 hours of labor and 7 days before his “official” due date of June 1st. He weighed 6 lbs, 14 oz. He is,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-09-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
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I'd say as long as you don't have any...

I'd say as long as you don't have any complications between now and then, you'll be fine. We went to Vieques this year when I was 29 weeks, and we had an amazing time. We swam in the bio bay...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-28-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
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I had a similar-sounding problem for several...

I had a similar-sounding problem for several months. You're feeling the pain upon superficial penetration, correct? Initially I assumed that it was a yeast/bv infection, but after ruling out both of...
Forum: June 2010   03-09-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,259
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I'm at 28 weeks today! I've been feeling pretty...

I'm at 28 weeks today! I've been feeling pretty good for the last few weeks, although I do have to sleep propped up to alleviate the heartburn that I started getting recently. The baby is in a...
Forum: Women's Health   03-04-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
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I don't know why it started, but I developed...

I don't know why it started, but I developed vulvodynia of some kind last year. I stopped taking BC pills last spring (maybe that had something to do with it?), by July or so started noticing a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-03-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
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I don't know why it started, but I developed...

I don't know why it started, but I developed vulvodynia of some kind last year. I stopped taking BC pills last spring (maybe that had something to do with it?), by July or so started noticing a...
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