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Forum: Breastfeeding   02-25-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By tarasattva
My 8mo son won't nurse.  I've tried everything I...

My 8mo son won't nurse.  I've tried everything I can think of, have read everywhere I can, and I'm out of ideas.  Can you help?
 
Background: He has been having a really rough time of teething for...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-19-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By tarasattva
We don't use an alarm clock, but we do need to...

We don't use an alarm clock, but we do need to wake our toddler some mornings in order to get her to my mum's so DH and I can get to work.
 
We try to be as gentle as possible - turn on dim light,...
Forum: July 2010   08-20-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By tarasattva
I am so not impressed. Got my period back...

I am so not impressed.

Got my period back early w/ DD as well, but assumed that that was due to decreased nursing due to mastitis.

Apparently this is just how my body does things.

Joy. Not.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-16-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,681
Posted By tarasattva
We're closing in on six weeks and we seem to be...

We're closing in on six weeks and we seem to be in the middle of a growth spurt (up every 1.5 - 2 hrs last night - 5 times! usually he's only up twice).

He's awake a lot more these days and...
Forum: July 2010   07-26-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,868
Posted By tarasattva
welsh - just to second what mamakaikai said, I...

welsh - just to second what mamakaikai said, I too had fore/hind milk issues w/ my first and was feeding the same way that it sounds like you are (mostly one breast per feeding). For us the issue...
Forum: July 2010   07-24-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,232
Posted By tarasattva
bjorker - headaches - OMG yes. I ended up w/ a...

bjorker - headaches - OMG yes. I ended up w/ a visit to the dr b/c mine were so bad and had lasted so long (2 wks). For me it was a combo - ear infection/sinus infection/mastitis (long story, but...
Forum: July 2010   07-15-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 725
Posted By tarasattva
Inverted nipples making latch difficult - check....

Inverted nipples making latch difficult - check.

Engorgement and general over supply - check.

Cracked nipples from inverted-ness plus engorgement making a good latch impossible - check.
...
Forum: July 2010   06-28-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,088
Posted By tarasattva
Starving all. of. the. time. Eat. ...

Starving all. of. the. time.

Eat.

Puke.

Have cxns that peter out.

Repeat.
Forum: July 2010   06-26-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,301
Posted By tarasattva
Quote: Originally Posted by Surfacing...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Surfacing http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15560196)
Okay I am going to post this just to get it...
Forum: July 2010   06-23-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,301
Posted By tarasattva
Quote: Originally Posted by Surfacing...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Surfacing http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15550883)
Tarasattva - that's really frustrating to...
Forum: July 2010   06-22-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,409
Posted By tarasattva
I had some concerning tooth pain late last week....

I had some concerning tooth pain late last week. I finally realized that I was stressing about some (stupid) work stuff and was clenching my teeth. I managed to let some of it go and found that both...
Forum: July 2010   06-22-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By tarasattva
Quote: Originally Posted by mummy marja...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mummy marja http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15545559)
I choose to believe that they are useful!...
Forum: July 2010   06-22-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,301
Posted By tarasattva
I'm annoyed. I have been going to a...

I'm annoyed.

I have been going to a practice of four midwives since I was preggo w/ DD (who's now 2.5y). One of the midwives left (no big loss, she wasn't my favorite person) and a new one...
Forum: July 2010   06-22-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By tarasattva
I seem to be able to "encourage" BH whenever I...

I seem to be able to "encourage" BH whenever I want them (by doing unusual things like standing up) or get them to go away (by lying down and resting).

My question is are they doing anything...
Forum: July 2010   06-21-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By tarasattva
My DH wasn't a SAHD, but he was able to shift...

My DH wasn't a SAHD, but he was able to shift his hours significantly so that he was home w/ DD almost 1/2 the day (I work a normal full time shift). And I have to say this is the best thing that...
Forum: July 2010   06-02-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By tarasattva
This babe was head down from at least 28 weeks...

This babe was head down from at least 28 weeks on.

Until 2 days ago. ARGH!

Going to the chiro tomorrow, hope it will help convince him to flip back around.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-28-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By tarasattva
Check Craig's List. We ended up with...

Check Craig's List.

We ended up with several nice wooden sets (I think the trains are Thomas(?) but they are nice wooden sturdy trains my DD can easily use).

They are clearly used, but in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-28-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By tarasattva
At 18mo my DD had 2 words (Dada and 'Gie (for...

At 18mo my DD had 2 words (Dada and 'Gie (for doggie)), she had three signs (more, yes, no). I was 'mama bear worried'. Her receptive language was great though (following multi-step instructions and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By tarasattva
I take 4000 IU a day (so 28,000IU a week). ...

I take 4000 IU a day (so 28,000IU a week).

This is based on my levels via blood test and has been tweaked over the past year (I think I started at 5000 IU, got down to 3000 IU before I was...
Forum: July 2010   05-19-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,163
Posted By tarasattva
First off hugs -...

First off hugs - http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif


I don't know that this helps any, but I'm right there with you. Mine was the quad screen that came back positive. Did...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-19-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By tarasattva
Got my order from Old Navy - Looks good! ...

Got my order from Old Navy - Looks good!

Several of the shirts are of a *very* thin material. This is fine with me (and expected based on other customer's comments online) as I work from home and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By tarasattva
Ok, I had some luck at Old Navy. (5 tops and a...

Ok, I had some luck at Old Navy. (5 tops and a dress for $92 including two day shipping ($17 ouch! But I'm feeling desperate.))

At first I wasn't seeing anything that caught my eye, but then I...
Forum: July 2010   05-17-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By tarasattva
Forget tissues, I had to go get a hand towel. ...

Forget tissues, I had to go get a hand towel.

Total blubbering mess of happy goodness.

Thank you.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By tarasattva
I wish I had an answer for you. I am long...

I wish I had an answer for you.

I am long torsoed and small chested and I am having such a hard time w/ finding clothes that I am down to one "will wear it out in public" shirt and a single bra....
Forum: July 2010   05-14-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By tarasattva
Prediction: The day you deliver, outside will be...

Prediction: The day you deliver, outside will be warm. Your baby will arrive in the late night. After a labor lasting approximately 20 hours, your child, a girl, will be born. Your baby will weigh...
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