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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-15-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By annemoonstar
At one point I actually thought I was no longer...

At one point I actually thought I was no longer going to need this forum, but alas, I"m back. I spent so much time here with DS who is now 3.5 when he was a baby I thought I'd read/heard all of the...
Forum: April 2011   09-08-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By annemoonstar
I totally need help with this subject! I too...

I totally need help with this subject! I too gained 50 lbs with DS and would like to avoid a similar fate this time (although I agree that the numbers are less important that being healthy). That's...
Forum: April 2011   09-07-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 581
Posted By annemoonstar
DS was "lentil" throughout pregnancy but since...

DS was "lentil" throughout pregnancy but since he was born his nickname has been "baby deux"--made up by DH, but it's stuck. So so far this new lo has been called "baby deux two." I don't know if it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-07-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By annemoonstar
Such good timing to see your posts today! I'm...

Such good timing to see your posts today! I'm sorry that we are all going through this, but I really needed some people who understood. It seems like everyone I tell just says "yay!" or "congrats!"...
Forum: April 2011   09-03-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,834
Posted By annemoonstar
It seems DS is weaning...

It seems DS is weaning http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif He was sick and teething earlier this week, but even now that he is better he doesn't want to nurse. I offer...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-03-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By annemoonstar
So I guess it's happening. DS is 17.5 months old...

So I guess it's happening. DS is 17.5 months old and has just in the last few days stopped nursing completely. Part of it was because he was sick and teething, but he is better now and still won't...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-01-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By annemoonstar
My 17 month old DS has had a cold for the last...

My 17 month old DS has had a cold for the last few days. Normally he is all about nursing, especially at night, but also whenever he can get it! But when he got sick it was clearly harder for him to...
Forum: April 2011   08-25-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 822
Posted By annemoonstar
1.) How far along are you? 8 wks, 2 days ...

1.) How far along are you? 8 wks, 2 days

2.) What symptoms are you experiencing? SOO tired, constant low grade nausea (before eating, while eating, after eating) Sore nipples that almost make me...
Forum: April 2011   08-25-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By annemoonstar
Yep. Big time surprise. But we weren't as...

Yep. Big time surprise. But we weren't as careful as we could have been, so....
On the other hand, I had been secretly hoping to get pregnant for a while, and just before this happened I had sort...
Forum: April 2011   08-12-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By annemoonstar
DH told his mother the day after the BFP,...

DH told his mother the day after the BFP, because he was freaking out and she asked him "how are things?" So then we had to tell his dad, so his mom wouldn't have to keep the secret for too long....
Forum: April 2011   08-12-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By annemoonstar
I would love some motivation to get moving more!...

I would love some motivation to get moving more! Before DS I was in the best shape of my life and had planned to do my first triathlon before I found out I was pregnant. I also gained 50 lbs with...
Forum: April 2011   08-11-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By annemoonstar
I had exactly the same thing a couple of days...

I had exactly the same thing a couple of days ago. Really light brown spotting--only lasted about an hour and wasn't very much.

I had two MC before DS and both started with some brown spotting....
Forum: April 2011   08-02-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 11,060
Posted By annemoonstar
EDD: 4/6/11 * Name: (whatever you would like...

EDD: 4/6/11
* Name: (whatever you would like to be called or like us to know) Anne
* Age: 34
* Location: Hillsborough, NC
* How long it took to you to get your BFP: Totally unplanned and a big...
Forum: April 2011   08-02-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,834
Posted By annemoonstar
Ah! So that explains the non-stop requests to...

Ah! So that explains the non-stop requests to nurse! DS is 16 months and the night wakings and day time requests to nurse have been out. of. control. lately! Doesn't help that my nipples hurt...
Forum: April 2011   08-02-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,273
Posted By annemoonstar
Hi! I'm Anne. We have a 16 mo DS. We were not...

Hi!
I'm Anne. We have a 16 mo DS. We were not TTC but things happen. EDD is April 6th.

I work FT out of the home in an academic position, and DH struggles with chronic pain and depression....
Forum: Family Planning   07-28-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By annemoonstar
Thanks Hula Jenn, We weren't temping--so it...

Thanks Hula Jenn,
We weren't temping--so it was just about CM and "feeling it." I know it's not as reliable in general--but it worked to avoid for 5 years, and then to conceive 3 times (I had two...
Forum: Family Planning   07-28-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By annemoonstar
Ok, I'm in total shock right now. Just took a...

Ok, I'm in total shock right now. Just took a prg test and it's positive! Obviously I suspected, but wouldn't have thought based on when we DTD this month! I usually can tell exactly when I ovulate,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-22-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By annemoonstar
Nee! We call him the "baby who says nee!" Nee...

Nee! We call him the "baby who says nee!"
Nee is for anything he wants, but especially his shoes, my phone, or anything he thinks might be a ball. Da is for his stuffed dog, but also for any food...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-22-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By annemoonstar
Thank you all for your posts and encouragement....

Thank you all for your posts and encouragement. I leave tomorrow. I still feel super anxious about it but have the intention to do things that are relaxing and reminiscent of my pre-baby life while...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-17-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By annemoonstar
This is x-posted in working parent forum... ...

This is x-posted in working parent forum...

DS is almost 15 months old, still BF at night and sleeps with us. With a few exceptions he has almost always nursed to sleep and rarely will go down...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-17-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By annemoonstar
DS is almost 15 months old, still BF at night...

DS is almost 15 months old, still BF at night and sleeps with us. With a few exceptions he has almost always nursed to sleep and rarely will go down for night time for anyone other than me (he does...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-07-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By annemoonstar
My DS is also 13 months and is currently in need...

My DS is also 13 months and is currently in need of his THIRD haircut (the boy was born with a massive amount of hair!). The last time we cut it--around the holidays--it took four of us. My brother...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-19-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By annemoonstar
Thanks all for your responses! The rest of the...

Thanks all for your responses! The rest of the weekend was much better and more "normal" with regards to his bedtime routine. I'm not sure what happened on Friday night, although when DH came down...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-16-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By annemoonstar
Thank you thank you for that. DS is quiet now,...

Thank you thank you for that. DS is quiet now, but DH has not emerged, so I assume he is not yet fully asleep. I really wanted to go "save" DS when he was crying and it took all I had to stay...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-16-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By annemoonstar
13 mo DS is currently crying in bed as I write...

13 mo DS is currently crying in bed as I write this. DH is lying next to him and has essentially told me to leave and let him lie with DS until he falls asleep. With the exception of maybe 5 times I...
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