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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By ajmcallahan
So, a couple things are happening. I have a 17...

So, a couple things are happening. I have a 17 mo old. I took her lead and gently started potty training at 13 mo when she became aware of going in her diaper and at 17 mo we are pretty much potty...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-25-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By ajmcallahan
I just noticed a small pimple-like...

I just noticed a small pimple-like blister-kinda-thing on the inside of my DD's bottom lip. We have increased nursing recently due to teething and sickness, but a nursing blister??? It's not a large...
Forum: Diapering   06-04-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By ajmcallahan
I have a persistent diaper rash problem. I'm not...

I have a persistent diaper rash problem. I'm not sure it's diaper related but it seems that way and hoping for some expert diaper opinions :)
 
10 mo DD has had a persistent diaper rash that keeps...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-27-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By ajmcallahan
Ditch the paper towels and napkins. Cloth...

Ditch the paper towels and napkins. Cloth napkins and dish towels get any job done. We use recycled paper grocery bags to put our bacon on, if you're wondering :)
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-20-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,514
Posted By ajmcallahan
I had a planned homebirth that came too early...

I had a planned homebirth that came too early and had to do an emergency hospital birth. I was able to birth naturally and at my pace. We had a wonderful CNM and nurse who were amazing advocates for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-18-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By ajmcallahan
While I definitely agree with what the previous...

While I definitely agree with what the previous two posters said about the benefits outweighing the risks, IMHO, the hearing tests are not that great. First of all, it has to be dead silent and the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-18-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By ajmcallahan
Thank you, thank you. I so very much appreciate...

Thank you, thank you. I so very much appreciate your thoughts and advice. I definitely know this pacifier problem is my own problem...I think I feel like a bad mama because she needs one and I know...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-16-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By ajmcallahan
Desperately in need of help/advice/reassurance...

Desperately in need of help/advice/reassurance about pacifier/nap cycle. My DD is 5 months old. She has always been a finicky napper, but sleeps great at night. I went back to work at 3/4 months and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-07-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By ajmcallahan
I just started back to work (so hard to leave...

I just started back to work (so hard to leave DD!) and I think I'm having trouble transitioning to pumping...
 
I have been pumping since the beginning as I had oversupply in the beginning. At...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-07-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By ajmcallahan
This sounds so similar to what I when through...

This sounds so similar to what I when through with yeast! My DD really didn't have any symptoms, but I did for a long time and diflucan did NOTHING after the initial large dose up front. What helped...
Forum: Gardening   09-23-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By ajmcallahan
Sorry if this is the wrong section to post in......

Sorry if this is the wrong section to post in...
 
I am wondering about getting farm and garden work done with a babe. My LO is 10 weeks now and I need to get back to farm and garden chores on a...
Forum: Babywearing   09-21-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By ajmcallahan
I have a small babe. Born 5 lbs. Now 9 lbs. 11...

I have a small babe. Born 5 lbs. Now 9 lbs. 11 oz. at 9 weeks and the moby wrap and a basic sling are what we use. I couldn't function without the sling! And my LO hates not having use of her arms...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ajmcallahan
I would agree with what's said above. Go all or...

I would agree with what's said above. Go all or nothing up front, it's much easier that way to keep track and you'll see the results much quicker. If you start cutting a little here and there, it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-25-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By ajmcallahan
Thanks for the reply! She's drinking from the...

Thanks for the reply! She's drinking from the same position and she hasn't had more than 4 oz. (usually closer to 3) from the bottle, so I'm pretty sure she BF's more than that. From doing more...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-21-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By ajmcallahan
We just recently introduced EBM bottle to our 5...

We just recently introduced EBM bottle to our 5 wk DD. She's learning! DH takes it slow with lots of burp breaks for her, but after she is  spitting up...a lot. She's not normally a spitter, but a...
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