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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-26-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By NicMom
I never thought I would be happy to find...

I never thought I would be happy to find something wrong with my son, but he has a posterior tongue tie.  It explains why he gained weight so well at first when my supply has really high and he...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-22-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By NicMom
I have cut out all dairy June 15.  Cut out all...

I have cut out all dairy June 15.  Cut out all nuts and eggs June 27.  He had a stool that was yellow but still mucusy July 2-5, then it went green again.  Tried block feeding the week of July 10...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-21-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By NicMom
My DS has had green mucusy poops for weeks now...

My DS has had green mucusy poops for weeks now and isn't gaining weight.  He has always been a snacker and will generally eat through just one letdown then fall asleep to the point where I can't...
Forum: April 2012   12-01-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By NicMom
Oh, it takes up about half of our king size bed,...

Oh, it takes up about half of our king size bed, but I love it.  The new puppy loves snuggling in it too, with or without me.  It is so cute.  There are other smaller pregnancy pillows on Amazon,...
Forum: April 2012   11-30-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By NicMom
I bought the Leachco Back and Belly pillow.   ...

I bought the Leachco Back and Belly pillow.
 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002E7DIQ/ref=oh_o01_s00_i00_details...
Forum: April 2012   11-30-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,086
Posted By NicMom
Even pre-preg I would wake up occasionally in...

Even pre-preg I would wake up occasionally in the night and not be able to get back to sleep for hours.  It has hit again the past few nights.  Usually, it is caused by stress so I need to figure...
Forum: April 2012   11-30-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,086
Posted By NicMom
Courtney -   "god he's really not a terrible...

Courtney -
 
"god he's really not a terrible guy, just a bit clueless and thinks hard work alone will make everything okay. If he can just work harder things will work out,"
 
I would highly,...
Forum: April 2012   11-29-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,086
Posted By NicMom
Oh, I am so done.  Hubby got a new job with a...

Oh, I am so done.  Hubby got a new job with a higher salary but has to be out of town initially for weeks of training.  He was gone for two weeks straight, then we had last week at home.  Now he is...
Forum: April 2012   11-29-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By NicMom
Same here.  I've been trying everything.  Those...

Same here.  I've been trying everything.  Those hormones are overwhelming all my defenses.  Looks like as I get further along, though, things are slowly calming down.
Forum: April 2012   11-28-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,686
Posted By NicMom
I have a somewhat unique situation.  I am...

I have a somewhat unique situation.  I am totally against circumcision.  My husband is not.  He was not circumcised as a baby, had some infections growing up and had problems with sex due to the...
Forum: April 2012   11-28-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 763
Posted By NicMom
I felt the first series of serious kicks...

I felt the first series of serious kicks yesterday that I could feel externally as well.  Unfortunately hubby had already left for a business trip.  He will only be in town for a couple days through...
Forum: April 2012   11-28-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By NicMom
I second the magnesium.  You are probably...

I second the magnesium.  You are probably increasing your calcium intake for the baby and you need to increase your magnesium intake even more as both must be in balance.  The typical diet, even...
Forum: April 2012   11-28-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By NicMom
My husband is Indo-Fijian and very dark so our...

My husband is Indo-Fijian and very dark so our baby's skin tone will be wonderful tan/caramel, almost positively dark brown (I'm dishwater blond) and 66% chance of brown eyes.  We would LOVE for him...
Forum: April 2012   11-28-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By NicMom
My midwife said that I would start to feel...

My midwife said that I would start to feel tingly in my limbs long before it harmed the baby.  If you feel loss of sensation or tingly when lying on your back, move.  Otherwise, don't worry about...
Forum: April 2012   11-28-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By NicMom
I've made a vow to only buy e-books from now on...

I've made a vow to only buy e-books from now on if they are available just for that reason.  So many books!
Forum: April 2012   11-22-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,786
Posted By NicMom
tarabelle, I think you popped.  I popped while I...

tarabelle, I think you popped.  I popped while I was on vacation last week.  The first day I am in my swimsuit and just look a little chubby.  Next day, definitely pregnant. 
Forum: April 2012   11-22-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 763
Posted By NicMom
Carly - awesome!  I actually purchases various...

Carly - awesome!  I actually purchases various bamboo and hemp fabrics to make into doublers, wipes, etc so these would be a snap to make.  I just need to buy some PUL.
Forum: April 2012   11-21-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 763
Posted By NicMom
I buy all my herbs from Mountain Rose in bulk...

I buy all my herbs from Mountain Rose in bulk and make my own tea bags or use a handheld strainer.  Loose really isn't that hard so you might want to consider it.
 
I haven't decided if I am going...
Forum: April 2012   11-21-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 763
Posted By NicMom
I just had the weirdest thing happen.  For the...

I just had the weirdest thing happen.  For the past three days I have had the worst bitter taste in my mouth constantly.  Everything I ate tasted horrible.  Imagine that taste when you drink milk...
Forum: April 2012   11-17-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 834
Posted By NicMom
I had to laugh about the fish sticks.  I have...

I had to laugh about the fish sticks.  I have not been craving anything but am running low on raw milk and won't be able to get more until next week so decided to have sardines for lunch for the...
Forum: April 2012   11-17-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By NicMom
I just got back from a vacation in Cabo and I...

I just got back from a vacation in Cabo and I had to have a margarita with dinner!  It was nice and weak but still oh so good.  It has me wondering if it is possible to simmer off most of the...
Forum: April 2012   11-17-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By NicMom
This is my first pregnancy.  This week at 17...

This is my first pregnancy.  This week at 17 weeks I am measuring at umbilicus.  This past week I went through a growth spurt and I know FOR SURE that there is only 1 in there and the exact...
Forum: April 2012   11-16-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 563
Posted By NicMom
You shouldn't use virgin coconut oil for really...

You shouldn't use virgin coconut oil for really high heat, just like you shouldn't use EVOO for the same application.  Actually, I don't cook at all with EVOO as it is highly UNsaturated and even a...
Forum: April 2012   11-16-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By NicMom
Haha, we are naming our boy Savian Sundar P.  My...

Haha, we are naming our boy Savian Sundar P.  My husband is Indo-Fijian, hence the middle name after his father. 
Forum: April 2012   11-07-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 763
Posted By NicMom
I have a question.  I am due April 25th and my...

I have a question.  I am due April 25th and my little sister is getting married June 16th.  I would love to be in the wedding party but is that reasonable with a 7 week old?  I assume the ceremony...
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