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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-16-2003, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,701
Posted By maighdhlin
Pre-DD I ran 20 miles a week. After she was...

Pre-DD I ran 20 miles a week. After she was born, I have tried a couple of times to get back on an exercise kick and each time I have come down with mastitis. Each time I have tried to start slowly...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-16-2003, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By maighdhlin
Actually we just had the same thing occur (I...

Actually we just had the same thing occur (I haven't been on Mothering for awhile bc of it). DD had a horrible week-long stomach virus and ended up needing IV fluids. She refused pedialyte. The...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-16-2003, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By maighdhlin
DD is 15 mos. She used to go to bed like clock...

DD is 15 mos. She used to go to bed like clock work between 8 and 8:30. Lately she starts getting fussy and rubbing her eyes and laying on the floor around 8, but for the life of me I can't get her...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-16-2003, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By maighdhlin
I often wonder the same thing. DD is 15 mos and...

I often wonder the same thing. DD is 15 mos and sleeps much better on the nights that DH sleeps elsewhere (he's a HORRIBLE snorer). I'm not sure if its the snoring or his tossing and turning, but we...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-02-2003, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By maighdhlin
First of all, all of your responses were great....

First of all, all of your responses were great. Thanks for your support.

I should have been more specific in my original post. My "friends" are actually work colleagues. Because we work together...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-24-2003, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By maighdhlin
This summer I went away for the weekend with my...

This summer I went away for the weekend with my girlfriends. I co-sleep and nurse my DD down each night. And since she generally wakes up to nurse a couple times in the evening I just went to bed...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-24-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By maighdhlin
My DD has been giggling while nursing for a...

My DD has been giggling while nursing for a couple months now (she's 14 mos.). She also grabs my nose and smashes it since we've been teaching her where her nose is, etc. She also claps when I'm...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-20-2003, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By maighdhlin
I agree with "it's our family" in her response....

I agree with "it's our family" in her response. My DD is 13 mos. She used to nurse to sleep every time she fell asleep. Like your DS, her sleep patterns have always been a little out of the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-26-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By maighdhlin
Once we started an Elimination diet, my DD...

Once we started an Elimination diet, my DD definitely started sleeping better. She still has wakeful periods when she's teething or fighting a cold, but on a whole it's MUCH better. Eliminating...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-24-2003, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By maighdhlin
You all raise really good points. As I read your...

You all raise really good points. As I read your responses, I'm thinking we're more in the "annoyed" than the "we should switch" category.

I think they're annoyed with her special diet, but they...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-19-2003, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By maighdhlin
I'll try to make this short. My DCP is for...

I'll try to make this short.

My DCP is for the most part, excellent. However, here are my issues:

1. twice in the last few months one of the teachers has brought her own child in for special...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-19-2003, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By maighdhlin
Thank you for clarifying between mild symptoms...

Thank you for clarifying between mild symptoms and mild case of CD. This is definitely something I'm going to talk to her pedi about. Food intolerances are so hard. I have new sympathy for my own...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-19-2003, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By maighdhlin
Thank you for all of your advice. I do think...

Thank you for all of your advice. I do think it's best to give the ring back, I was just afraid of upsetting his parents when I did so. But I think you've all helped me decide that it's the best...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-19-2003, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By maighdhlin
re: the recipes, yes, please. I read an...

re: the recipes, yes, please.

I read an article about CD this week that mentioned that lactose intolerance can also be a symptom of CD. I am lactose intolerant and my mother feels better when she...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-18-2003, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By maighdhlin
I dated someone in highschool that years later...

I dated someone in highschool that years later committed suicide in his 20s. His parents contacted me about attending the viewing and I went. They seemed genuinely grateful that I attended and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-18-2003, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,527
Posted By maighdhlin
annakiss: I understood what you were trying...

annakiss:

I understood what you were trying to say. I do not "preach" AP but I do not hide my beliefs either. I pump at work. I wear my DD everywhere, I vacationed with friends earlier in the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-18-2003, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By maighdhlin
This sounds exactly like my DD at that age....

This sounds exactly like my DD at that age. She's somewhat better now, but we still have nights like the one you gave as an example and she's now 1yr. She has never taken naps that average more than...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-18-2003, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By maighdhlin
I've read the Dr. Jay article, although we are...

I've read the Dr. Jay article, although we are not at the point we are ready to night wean (DD is just 1 yr). But it sounds like a good plan when we're ready to do it.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2003, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By maighdhlin
Thanks for the advice. I didn't know if...

Thanks for the advice. I didn't know if non-wheat flours could substitute in the exact amounts.

I am fairly certain DD is intolerant of wheat. Everyone else is skeptical, but, call it mother's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-17-2003, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By maighdhlin
Can anyone give me the symptoms of sensitivity...

Can anyone give me the symptoms of sensitivity to wheat? My gut reaction has always been that wheat bothers DD (she's 12 mos). I've noticed she's cranky has diarrhea and crampy stomach when she's...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-17-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By maighdhlin
You're right. I should be proud, although they...

You're right. I should be proud, although they are a little more "droopy, jiggly banana boobs" than "Jessica Rabbit boobs". Maybe I need more lift and support than minimizing....then maybe I'll go...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-17-2003, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By maighdhlin
thanks for all of your responses. I will check...

thanks for all of your responses. I will check LE and Childrens Place for good combo type outfits. I'm sure she won't be playing in the snow often, so this is a great idea. thanks again!
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-16-2003, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By maighdhlin
I have a pretty small ribcage and am overall,...

I have a pretty small ribcage and am overall, pretty small from the waist up. I have always been on the chesty side, and I've increased about 2 more cup sizes through pg and bf'ing.

When I see...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-16-2003, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By maighdhlin
My DD is turning one next week. She's my first...

My DD is turning one next week. She's my first and I don't know anyone else with a toddler who lives in a non-tropical climate.

Last winter we bundled DD in one of those bunting things that had a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-26-2003, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By maighdhlin
Thanks for all your replies. I was actually...

Thanks for all your replies. I was actually surfing another set of boards yesterday on babycenter.com and came across a discussion group entitled High Needs. I snooped around for awhile and found...
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