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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By happy2bamama
Thank you for the examples :) Yes, the biting or...

Thank you for the examples :) Yes, the biting or deliberate roughness I know what to do with and be clear. It's just this specifics of the latch that I'm having a hard time with. I popped her off and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By happy2bamama
Thank you both for your thoughts :) Cuau -...

Thank you both for your thoughts :)

Cuau - glad to know that maybe it will rectify itself and I can maybe get a break from the biting with pumping.

LTurtle - I am going to try popping her off...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By happy2bamama
14mo nursing different after she got top teeth - help!

DD got her top two teeth about 2-3 weeks ago. Ever since they came in, she has been latching differently. She stays closer to the end of my nipple and her teeth are now involved when she sucks -...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By happy2bamama
Help with Night Weaning

Hi mamas,

I'm not sure if my DD is officially a toddler, but she is walking, so I guess I should post here?!

DD is 13 months old, breastfed and eats a ton of table foods. I've never seen a baby...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-20-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By happy2bamama
Thank you all for validating that my breast milk...

Thank you all for validating that my breast milk is perfect for her! I know this, but sometimes peds can just throw you off - and DD was born early and has always been tiny, so this is new territory...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-20-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By happy2bamama
Thanks pokeyac! I am definitely nursing more than...

Thanks pokeyac! I am definitely nursing more than 3-4 times per day, so I think I'm good.

P.S. I think we were in the same boat with TTC - I remember your username from way back then :)
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-19-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By happy2bamama
Is breast milk best and/or alternative to cow's milk for a petite baby?

Hi there,

My DD just turned a year old and she is super petite. She isn't on the charts for weight, but is for height (40th%). She was born a month early and was only 4.2 lbs when she was born, so...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-30-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By happy2bamama
Thanks ladies :) I was at a women's well care...

Thanks ladies :) I was at a women's well care place today and I asked the lactation consultant about this and she said that this 2-3 weeks stage is brutal and to expect to have a few shitty weeks....
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-30-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By happy2bamama
My DD is 6.5 weeks, but she was born at 35...

My DD is 6.5 weeks, but she was born at 35 weeks, so technically she's only two weeks old. She sleeps great during the day, is mellow, goes with the flow, nurses great, but it's like she's a...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   09-24-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By happy2bamama
My DD was born at 35 weeks via Cesarean and was...

My DD was born at 35 weeks via Cesarean and was 4 pounds 2 ounces. She was healthy and hitting all the marks, so she didn't spend any time in NICU. She is now 6 weeks and is already 7 pounds. I have...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-02-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By happy2bamama
Yes, the test doesn't really make sense. You all...

Yes, the test doesn't really make sense. You all are right - why not just check your blood after a normal meal??
 
After I had completely dropped the whole GD thing, my OB brought it up again...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-10-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By happy2bamama
Man, what a complicated issue. After doing some...

Man, what a complicated issue. After doing some research about possible risks to the baby if you leave GD untreated, I declined the test. The risks that I found are: a baby that's too big and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-09-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By happy2bamama
Thanks Tigerchild - it's interesting you say...

Thanks Tigerchild - it's interesting you say that because I keep thinking, how do we bombard our bodies with this much sugar and then expect it to be okay?? I am never doing that in real life, so...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-09-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By happy2bamama
I am 30 weeks right now and in the hospital on...

I am 30 weeks right now and in the hospital on bed rest for placenta previa (and vasa previa) and they did the glucose test last week and it was insanely high - like 200. They thought it was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-05-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,792
Posted By happy2bamama
Cynthiamoon - so glad you chimed in! And I am in...

Cynthiamoon - so glad you chimed in! And I am in Denver too!! That's awesome that you got cleared for a vaginal birth. So, will you be delivering at the birthing center or did they risk you out...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-04-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By happy2bamama
Hi all! Glad to know I'm not alone :)   The...

Hi all! Glad to know I'm not alone :)
 
The toughest choice I have going on right now is on Monday, if I haven't bled again, they will let me go home if I want. I have NO idea what I'm going to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-03-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By happy2bamama
I know this is pretty rare, so I don't know if...

I know this is pretty rare, so I don't know if anyone else is in my boat. I am 29 weeks and in the hospital for a complete previa. I've had two bleeds that were fairly minor, but enough to land me...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-30-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,792
Posted By happy2bamama
Oh and I have to agree with MeepyCat in regards...

Oh and I have to agree with MeepyCat in regards to her midwives just brushing it off. It's so easy to say, "Oh it moves 95% of the time," but if you are hospitalized for bleeding, that's a new and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,792
Posted By happy2bamama
Hi feather -    I too am in the hospital for...

Hi feather - 
 
I too am in the hospital for previa :) I am almost 29 weeks and have a complete previa. I am in here for my second bleed which was pretty minor (relatively, it's hard to gauge what...
Forum: C-section Birth   06-26-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By happy2bamama
Hi there -    I'm jumping into this thread...

Hi there - 
 
I'm jumping into this thread late but wanted to ask a few questions :) I am 28 weeks pregnant and in the hospital with my second minor bleed. I get to go home in a few days (barring...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-02-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By happy2bamama
This is a tough one. Mostly because it's one of...

This is a tough one. Mostly because it's one of the first time that you are not only the child, but a PARENT! It's the first time (usually) that we realize we get a say in things and may hurt our...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-24-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By happy2bamama
Starfish11 - thank you for even that little...

Starfish11 - thank you for even that little glimmer of hope that maybe at 28 weeks things will ease up a bit! And yes, I have that Blood Builder, but everyone touts Floradix as the king of all iron,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-24-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By happy2bamama
Well hmmm, if yours are more like pores and have...

Well hmmm, if yours are more like pores and have white stuff, then maybe they are more like the Montgomery glands than what I have.
 
Leaky nipples, good times. 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-23-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By happy2bamama
Hi Pokey!! I'm excited to see you on here...

Hi Pokey!! I'm excited to see you on here instead of the fertility threads we were on :) How are you doing and feeling? It looks like you are getting close! Do you know if you're having a boy or a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-23-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By happy2bamama
It's so funny that you posted this - I was...

It's so funny that you posted this - I was looking at mine last night and was thinking, "This is just something you can't really talk to anyone about!" YES, so I have exactly what you're talking...
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