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Forum: Child-Led Weaning   05-04-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Jish
I was getting tired of the constant public...

I was getting tired of the constant public nursing so I started limiting nip to one time per activity (playgroups etc) and stopped nursing altogether at church. It took some crying and frustration...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-10-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By Jish
***throwing clean folded laundry on the floor. I...

***throwing clean folded laundry on the floor. I am not that great a housekeeper, so having her throw clean folded and hung laundry on the floor in a wad while I am putting some of it away really...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-09-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,987
Posted By Jish
I've struggled with anxiety like yours with...

I've struggled with anxiety like yours with three of my four babes. I had all the heart tests, etc. Unfortunately, I had a horrible internist who didn't recognize my symptoms and thought I was...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-09-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Jish
I've had ppd after my last three births and have...

I've had ppd after my last three births and have taken Lexapro each time. I haven't had any of the sexual side effects that can occur with other antidepressants. That's one of it's big selling...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-08-2006, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 24,336
Posted By Jish
[QUOTE=soapdiva;6449863] My ds and dh LOVE the...

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My ds and dh LOVE the Blue Angels. We saw them this summer.

One of my best friends BIL's was one of the pilots for the Blue Angels. His run was up a year ago this month...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-08-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Jish
I was in a similar situation a couple weeks...

I was in a similar situation a couple weeks before I was due to deliver my 3rd. My second ds had been at the house playing with a friend. The friends mom told me later that she found out that her...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Jish
So glad you posted this: Quote: The...

So glad you posted this:

Quote:
The tingling could possibly be carpal tunnel syndrome. It is very common during pregnancy and after birth and has nothing to do with an epidural. I had it after...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-03-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 14,589
Posted By Jish
So as one of the ones who floats in and out...

So as one of the ones who floats in and out these days (having 4 boys keeps one busy) I was all ready to catch up, but alas, the wee one is deciding that once again today, he does not want to sleep....
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-27-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Jish
I wouldn't worry about taking the kids with you....

I wouldn't worry about taking the kids with you. I'm sure you're not the first one to do it. I've taken my to my pdoc many times.

As for the meds, I wouldn't discount them. PPD and clinical...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-27-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Jish
My oldest three boys all had a huge drop in...

My oldest three boys all had a huge drop in weight gain at around five months. My weekly bfing group has a scale so I could weigh them weekly. They went from gaining over half a pound a week (some...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-26-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,858
Posted By Jish
lilismama, the pediatrician we had with our...

lilismama, the pediatrician we had with our first two boys moved to CR a few years ago and I miss her so. I don't think she is incredibly crunchy so to speak, but she let us make our own decisions...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-26-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By Jish
I'm in IC so maybe there's a difference, but I...

I'm in IC so maybe there's a difference, but I can't believe that you are having a hard time finding a doctor who isn't pro-circ. A friend just had a baby here and when they asked her in the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-26-2006, 05:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,587
Posted By Jish
I think that your needs when you have your first...

I think that your needs when you have your first baby and when you have your 3rd or more baby are a bit different. I just had my 4th ds and my hour visits to the physical therapist for my back is...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-14-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Jish
I had that happen on Lexapro so I called my doc...

I had that happen on Lexapro so I called my doc and got in the next week, but by the time I got in, I was back to normal again. He said that even on meds you can still have periods where it creeps...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Jish
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif My first was also a very high needs child. I thought it would never end. Thankfully, around the time he hit 15 months it started to get...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Jish
All of mine have been within a couple months of...

All of mine have been within a couple months of 18 months when they gave it up. Most 8 month olds still need the second nap. Heck, most of mine had only given up that quicky third nap in the evening...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jish
We don't get all those questions, but we do get...

We don't get all those questions, but we do get the basics like car seats, bike helmets, etc. I'm 37 and it's my 4th child and she still asks them. I think it's just habit for them. Unfortunately, I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Jish
A note about giving rosaries. My ds received his...

A note about giving rosaries. My ds received his first communion last spring and it seems to be sort a traditional gift for first communion. Every single person we invited called us and told us they...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   09-13-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Jish
I have severe anxiety issues also, though mine...

I have severe anxiety issues also, though mine revolve around my health, not that of my kids. When I'm in full force I am constantly fearing having a heart attack. Mine starts about two months...
Forum: July 2006   09-12-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,313
Posted By Jish
All of my children are vaxed on schedule with...

All of my children are vaxed on schedule with some exceptions (like hep B at birth.) I vaxed my first child without really thinking that I had a choice, then I came here and thought twice about...
Forum: July 2006   09-12-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By Jish
So would I be a bad mommy if I said that I don't...

So would I be a bad mommy if I said that I don't check? I know that I checked with my first, but since then, I have just trusted that they were alright. I guess the fact that they have been with me...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-04-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By Jish
I have 4 boys though the 4th is only 7 weeks so...

I have 4 boys though the 4th is only 7 weeks so I can't use him as an example.

I weighed all my boys weekly on the scale at my bfing support group and all three of them suddenly stopped gaining...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-30-2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,580
Posted By Jish
Does anyone else find it strange that she would...

Does anyone else find it strange that she would fill the baby up with honey water, then add rice cereal to the formula to get the baby to go longer between...
Forum: July 2006   08-30-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,563
Posted By Jish
I must say that I'm happy to see that some of...

I must say that I'm happy to see that some of you are in the same boat as I. I have gained a couple pounds (okay, like 3 or 4) from my lowest at about 2 or 3 weeks post partum. This totally sucks....
Forum: July 2006   08-30-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Jish
I'm in mourning right now. Quinn was born at...

I'm in mourning right now. Quinn was born at 8'7" and as of now he is over 13 pounds is likely nearing 13 1/2 by now. That's about a 5 pound weight gain in only 7 weeks (he's 7 weeks today -- sort...
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