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Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   11-02-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By gossamer
Today is my son's birthday and it is hard to...

Today is my son's birthday and it is hard to believe that 9 years ago I was expecting my angel.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-02-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By gossamer
I don't know anything about this, but my...

I don't know anything about this, but my instinct is, if it's not specifically designed for intravaginal use, don't put it in there. There must be a pill specifically manufactured as a vaginal...
Forum: C-section Birth   07-01-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,574
Posted By gossamer
I am sorry your year is so rough right now. I...

I am sorry your year is so rough right now. I had a horrible year the year I had my first c section. My daughter was delivered via c section at 25 weeks due to pre eclampsia and HELLP. She survived...
Forum: C-section Birth   07-01-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,574
Posted By gossamer
It is hard when you realize your birth is not...

It is hard when you realize your birth is not going to be the way you imagined it.  I was also told to go nowhere near labor due to an emergency classical incision at 25 weeks.  I did mourn the loss...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-28-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By gossamer
Wow, that is really neat. I am so glad you are...

Wow, that is really neat. I am so glad you are feeling better.  My Nephew started a diet where he only shops at the perimeter of the grocery store.  Fruits, veggies, dairy, eggs, meat etc.  Nothing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-28-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By gossamer
I know this is hearbreaking for you and you are...

I know this is hearbreaking for you and you are doing everything you know how to do.  Is there a LaLecheLeague or Breastfeeding USA group near you?  Even if there isn't one near you, or it's a while...
Forum: Co-op Chat   10-28-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By gossamer
I would be up for Dharma.

I would be up for Dharma.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-13-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By gossamer
I think letting your husband deal with it is a...

I think letting your husband deal with it is a great idea.  Your toddler will be in loving care with someone who doesn't have the ability to nurse.  No matter how much she begs or cries, your...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-13-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By gossamer
One of my best friends went through something...

One of my best friends went through something very similar, and she just basically had to tell him "this is my relationship with my baby.  I will listen to what you have to say, but I am under no...
Forum: Parenting   05-16-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By gossamer
She is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I...

She is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I love it when our kids are awesome!
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-21-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,786
Posted By gossamer
I have one amazing son who is 5 years 6months,...

I have one amazing son who is 5 years 6months, and he still nurses every single day.  It may just be a quickie, what I like to call drive by nursing, but it's every day.  No end in sight.
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-14-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,485
Posted By gossamer
If you get from a donor bank, the moms have been...

If you get from a donor bank, the moms have been screened for any drug use etc.  I had a son who was requiring 16 oz a day while I was at work, and I couldn't pump that much, so I had a dear friend...
Forum: Women's Health   03-09-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By gossamer
I would just let them stitch it up and keep it...

I would just let them stitch it up and keep it clean.  No ABX and no tetnus.  But you have to do what you feel is the best for you.
Forum: Co-op Chat   02-23-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By gossamer
To answer previous questions, co-ops are when...

To answer previous questions, co-ops are when one person agrees to act as the pointman.  They set up the co-op, organize, sort and mail the goods.  Since we are such a large board, we are able to do...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   08-03-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 274
Posted By gossamer
7 years ago last week, my daughter was born. I...

7 years ago last week, my daughter was born. I was re-reading my posts and wanted to repost my experience here. I can't believe it has been 7 years. I miss her so much.

Quote:
I thought I would...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   02-23-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,390
Posted By gossamer
Hey Viola, I can't believe how long we have...

Hey Viola,
I can't believe how long we have been here. I remember we were swap buddies before your little one was born. You sent me a beautiful picture of Molly. I remember how ginormous the baby...
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-18-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,371
Posted By gossamer
I don't think there is anything wrong with...

I don't think there is anything wrong with allowing your children to experience death and the rituals we observe in a very loving, concrete and compassionate way. Death is a reality. Death is...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-11-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,359
Posted By gossamer
Adam is 3 years and 11 months old and nursing...

Adam is 3 years and 11 months old and nursing furiously. Don't know how long he will continue.
Forum: Parenting   06-05-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,204
Posted By gossamer
Isn't Phaedra the sister to Medusa? If we...

Isn't Phaedra the sister to Medusa?

If we had a girl I would name her Aurora Rose, in honor of her great grandmother and big sister.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   05-19-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,835
Posted By gossamer
Heather, Does G have any more spots?

Heather, Does G have any more spots?
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   05-18-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,835
Posted By gossamer
txgal, where do you live, I mean what part of...

txgal, where do you live, I mean what part of town, Sugar land, katy, heights etc....
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   05-18-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,835
Posted By gossamer
Oh Booo!!!!!!! I wish Judah or one of your three...

Oh Booo!!!!!!! I wish Judah or one of your three would get them. Are they contagious pre-pox stage? Or only once the pox have appeared?
Forum: January 2010   05-15-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By gossamer
Yes, www.preeclampsia.org...

Yes, www.preeclampsia.org (http://www.preeclampsia.org) has a lot of information.
Forum: January 2010   05-15-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By gossamer
I had pre-e and HELLP with my daughter. She was...

I had pre-e and HELLP with my daughter. She was delivered at 25 weeks by emergency C-section and didn't make it. Another factor in contracting pre-e is genetic blood clotting disorders and...
Forum: Dental   05-15-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By gossamer
My son also has horrible problems with his...

My son also has horrible problems with his teeth. Our ped. Dentist said that baby teeth can just overnight get huge and infected and swollen like that because they don't have any roots, so they...
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