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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-01-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,657
Posted By obnurse
I didn't vote, cause honestly I don't know what...

I didn't vote, cause honestly I don't know what to put as an answer LOL! I also have a 5 month old that is doing what yours is doing, the every hour thing, and it is killing me as well. My DD also...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By obnurse
good thread topic! The first time I nursed Jack...

good thread topic! The first time I nursed Jack was magical. No pain, he latched on like a dream. He continued to stay latched on as I vomited over the side of the bed, he didn't even break his suck...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-15-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By obnurse
so sorry, but I am dying laughing at the above...

so sorry, but I am dying laughing at the above post, that is us to a tee!! Add that my DS (11months) hikes his top leg up and kicks my shoulder repeatedly, picks my nose, pulls on my lips (not in...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-31-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By obnurse
I have one and LOVE it. Nothing to think about...

I have one and LOVE it. Nothing to think about or remember. The hormone is progesterone, the same on in the mini pill. The blood level is much lower though than with a minipill. I have had NO issues...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-28-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,002
Posted By obnurse
I am also taking it right now for a possible...

I am also taking it right now for a possible intial outbreak. 1 gram twice a day for 10 days. I am noticing a dramatic decrease in supply. I have 4 more days of the med, and am hoping my supply will...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-14-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By obnurse
Butterflymom.. no advice on the new babe..just...

Butterflymom.. no advice on the new babe..just wanted you to know that I looked at your pics of your beautiful Bailee..I just cried for you and your family. I lost twins of my own, at 18 weeks...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-12-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 766
Posted By obnurse
I am a 38DD or a 36DD and I like the Medela lace...

I am a 38DD or a 36DD and I like the Medela lace underwire. Lots of support!
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-11-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By obnurse
I have one in and love it. Now supply issues. I...

I have one in and love it. Now supply issues. I had it put in at 4 months PP. I spotted for like 1 hour, and have had no bleeding since. No AF, no spotting..NADA (DS is 8 1/2 months old)
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-05-2006, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By obnurse
1. How long before your period returned? Was is...

1. How long before your period returned? Was is a fullblown one (with/without PMS) or not? If not, how long until it returned in full?

Still no AF, DS is 8months old. He is eating solids,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-03-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By obnurse
This has been our family problem for two years....

This has been our family problem for two years. DD was not bf long, and stopped pooping all together off of bm. Formula and her were not a good combination, and solids didn't help. She ended up on a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-03-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By obnurse
Argg, I was so hoping we would skip this. DS is...

Argg, I was so hoping we would skip this. DS is 8 months, and has been very distractable for a while. I know it is his age, and I didn't worry too much, as he did nurse very well first thing in the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-29-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,959
Posted By obnurse
CMM, I sounds as if you work in a hospital. IMO,...

CMM, I sounds as if you work in a hospital. IMO, what she is saying constitutes harrassment. I would complain to your superiour, and have heard told to shut her mouth (I am sure that is what will...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-29-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 1,739
Posted By obnurse
I hate STYROFOAM rubbing together. You know,...

I hate STYROFOAM rubbing together. You know, when you get something in the mail, or a big box that has the styrofoam padding??? I HATE the sound of that stuff coming out of the package, or rubbing...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-29-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By obnurse
I am so happy for you guys! It is great to hear...

I am so happy for you guys! It is great to hear from you. Did you ever get a diagnosis for him? I have followed your story here, and am glad things seem to be better.
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-28-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By obnurse
I have the Mirena and love it! I got it put in...

I have the Mirena and love it! I got it put in when DS was 4 months old. I have more milk than I know what to do with, and have seen no effects in either of us. On a side not, I also have had no...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-28-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By obnurse
I have a used PIS. A good friend gave it to me....

I have a used PIS. A good friend gave it to me. Now I actually work in the hospital she delivered at, so I know first hand she is disease free! That is not primarily why I used it from her, I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-28-2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By obnurse
no other suggestions, just wanted to say I feel...

no other suggestions, just wanted to say I feel for you! I have an 8 month old and he is the 'distractaboy' as well. His best nursing is first thing in the morning, and before sleeping. If I nurse...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-26-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By obnurse
I got the Mirena put in when DS was 4 months...

I got the Mirena put in when DS was 4 months old. No period here either. I think it is a combination of the IUD and the bf'ing. He sleeps through the night and has since he was 3 1/2 months, so I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-26-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By obnurse
I stopped leaking at about 4 or 5 months. I...

I stopped leaking at about 4 or 5 months. I still (at 8 months) wear a sleep bra, but no pads. I like the comfort of knowing something is over my nipple, I hate having them 'out and about' now!
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-26-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By obnurse
don't forget too, that you are giving her...

don't forget too, that you are giving her solids, so she is not going to drink OR need 50oz of BM, that seems excessive to me. I would temporarily send 6oz bottles (if you can squeek it out) and see...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-21-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By obnurse
OMG Jack is the pop-off king! Oh, pop...

OMG Jack is the pop-off king! Oh, pop off...buttons..must play with buttons...oh the cat...oh pictures on the wall IT IS ENDLESS!

I do however have an opposite baby of the rest of you. He only...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-12-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By obnurse
No need to wake her for sure. Enjoy the rest,...

No need to wake her for sure. Enjoy the rest, both of you. Right about now is when she will start sleeping longer, and that is just fine. Your supply will adjust!
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-12-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By obnurse
I have been so nervous of DS's first tooth. I am...

I have been so nervous of DS's first tooth. I am scared my nippies are going to take a beating (more of a beating than a distractable 7 month old already puts on them LOL!). I can see the bump on...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-12-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By obnurse
I have also started getting the 'how long are...

I have also started getting the 'how long are you going to do THAT for?" from everyone, including my mom and co-workers! (and I work in a great L&D unit where ALL the nurses have nursed their kids...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-08-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By obnurse
three words ...PIECE OF CAKE! My first was...

three words ...PIECE OF CAKE! My first was really tough. I had sore nipples for 6 weeks (despite a good appearing latch, no obvious trauma) it was terrible. She also was colicky and so UNHAPPY at...
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