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Forum: Traditional Foods   06-03-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Dove84
I am tandem nursing- my EBF 5 m old and 20 m old...

I am tandem nursing- my EBF 5 m old and 20 m old toddler who nurses basically every time the baby does, and more, in the day.  I've always struggled with keeping weight on, and I am also fully...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-15-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 9,164
Posted By Dove84
we do lots of these- making clothes, cloth...

we do lots of these- making clothes, cloth diapers, hanging laundry, making music together... I'd love to grow some food for us, when my husband can get a garden patch put in!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-14-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,144
Posted By Dove84
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by avivaromm http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/347728/red-raspberry-leaf-tea-tribe/2080#post_17194215)

How...
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-13-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dove84
Katealicia, as soon as I began reading your post...

Katealicia, as soon as I began reading your post I thought Lip Tie!  Tongue Tie! lol  I'm so glad you were able to find out about it right away, as it took us nine months, much pain, and DD losing...
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-10-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dove84
Congrats Katealicia!  Hope all is going well...

Congrats Katealicia!  Hope all is going well with you both!  My labour with DD was less than 4 hours and intense as you say!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-28-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Dove84
I just asked my MW about having DD there and she...

I just asked my MW about having DD there and she said it was fine with them, if we are comfortable with it the MW's are ok.  Just to watch DD and see how she is handling it.  We didn't go into...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-23-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Dove84
We're debating this with DD, she will be 15 m...

We're debating this with DD, she will be 15 m old when her sibling is born (homebirth) We have no family here, no one to stay at our house and watch her, so our only options are to have her at the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-23-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,144
Posted By Dove84
Thanks for the info on the essential oil,...

Thanks for the info on the essential oil, herbsgirl, I think I will start the massage for as long as I can stand and use some oils. 
 
bratgirl1, there are a lot of positive birth stories if you...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-23-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dove84
I definintely will be teaching my daughters...

I definintely will be teaching my daughters about FA too, I wish I had known about it long ago! 
 
I get acupuncture as it's good for pregnancy in general, nausea etc. and if I 'have' to induce...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-15-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,144
Posted By Dove84
I am 35 wks and now up to 3/4 c RRL steeped...

I am 35 wks and now up to 3/4 c RRL steeped overnight, I drink a cup with each with lunch and dinner.  I was finding it very difficult to drink but realized it was probably the nettles I was adding...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-13-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dove84
I didn't know that about the placenta, I will...

I didn't know that about the placenta, I will have to ask my MW about that.  I am feeling pretty good actually, thanks.  Probably better than last time, which is odd, but I do have a better diet and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-05-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dove84
1love4ever, that would be great if you can have...

1love4ever, that would be great if you can have a totally intervention free baby!  I'd love to but we get one U/S as I am worried about placenta previa as we don't want any blood transfusions.  Lol,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-01-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Dove84
dangerbunnygirl- glad to hear everything is...

dangerbunnygirl- glad to hear everything is going well with the CLO!
 
LusMum, I was ordering from http://www.familyherbalclinic.com/ but they said they are no longer carrying the BO/CLO blend. ...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-29-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,687
Posted By Dove84
Thanks for that info, 1love4ever- I did end up...

Thanks for that info, 1love4ever- I did end up declining the GD testing and my MW was perfectly fine with that.  I think she is used to me declining everything...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-02-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Dove84
Why are they saying you HAVE to start solids...

Why are they saying you HAVE to start solids before 6 months!?!  My friend has Celiac and her little boy is not yet a year and she hasn't given him any gluten... we don't have celiac but DD is still...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-02-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By Dove84
We started egg yolk as a first food at 6.5...

We started egg yolk as a first food at 6.5 months... I fry in a bit of coconut oil (keeping the yolk soft- it is from a pastured organic farm chicken) and add pure sea salt and beef liver... DD...
Forum: Babywearing   09-27-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Dove84
We are also in a very cold climate and DD was a...

We are also in a very cold climate and DD was a Sept baby, I found that myself and baby would be freezing just trying to get her from the carseat into the carrier/wrap/ whatever when we were getting...
Forum: Babywearing   09-20-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Dove84
Our first is going to be 15 m old when #2 is...

Our first is going to be 15 m old when #2 is born, so I'd really love to be able to nurse him in some sort of carrier.  I never got the hang of nursing DD in a carrier, it was always awkward,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Dove84
OK thanks, I haven't read that one yet, I've had...

OK thanks, I haven't read that one yet, I've had it on hold waiting list at the library for ages... maybe I'll just buy it.  Yep my hubby is the same, he has candida/gut issues, achy joints, a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-06-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 50,281
Posted By Dove84
What a great thread!  In my first pg I started...

What a great thread!  In my first pg I started vomiting 5 weeks 5 days, by 9 weeks I had lost 11 lb, couldn't eat anything, had an IV and finally got on Zofran (I had tried B6, diclectin, ginger...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Dove84
Thanks for that info, I wasn't sure about the...

Thanks for that info, I wasn't sure about the bone broths as they weren't on The List.  I have them nearly every day, DH not so much, but I'll try and get him into them.  He eats great at home but...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Dove84
If you can get to the Regina or another good...

If you can get to the Regina or another good farmers market right now they have lots of produce for decent prices as it is getting to the end of the year and the farmers (finally) have an abundance.
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-06-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,833
Posted By Dove84
Well I still haven't started GAPS.  My DH is...

Well I still haven't started GAPS.  My DH is worried that I won't get enough calories, nutrition etc. and also about my detoxing while pg.  He does have a point, I am ALWAYS hungry lol!  For...
Forum: Babywearing   09-03-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Dove84
Love my Ergo as well.  I have a homemade wrap,...

Love my Ergo as well.  I have a homemade wrap, ring sling and an Ergo, and for a slightly older baby I like it the best!  DD is long and thin (29'' and about 17 lb) and she fits into it perfectly. ...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-03-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Dove84
I prefer to get most things off the farm, where...

I prefer to get most things off the farm, where possible.  Is there a farmers market where you live?  There is one in Regina on Wed and Sat.
 
We get chickens, some beef, pork, lard, etc from...
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