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Forum: Homebirth   11-27-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By phaeon
My DD really liked "Runa's Birth" by Uwe...

My DD really liked "Runa's Birth" by Uwe Spillmann and Inga Kamieth. FYI: there's an illustration of the baby crowning. I was sort of surprised to see that, but then I realized my DD would probably...
Forum: Lactivism   10-03-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By phaeon
I'm about an hour NE of Alliance- and I belong...

I'm about an hour NE of Alliance- and I belong to the Y up here. I'd come down for a nurse-in if you get one going.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2006, 01:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 600
Posted By phaeon
When cutting things up for wee ones, I tend to...

When cutting things up for wee ones, I tend to do slices rather than chunks. Slices give them a "handle" to grab the food with, and makes it easier for them to sort of gnaw on the other end.
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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-18-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,827
Posted By phaeon
My DC is 8 mos. I just had my 2nd postpartum AF...

My DC is 8 mos. I just had my 2nd postpartum AF but they were 5 1/2 weeks apart. I had the same experience with DD1- AF came back around 6 mos, had 1 irreg period, then like clockwork after that....
Forum: Meal Planning   09-08-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By phaeon
I'm in the same boat! You can make tomato soup...

I'm in the same boat! You can make tomato soup and freeze or can that. Tomato paste. Spaghetti sauce (with seasonings, etc). I'm trying to figure out how to can just plain old diced tomatoes, as we...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-08-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,901
Posted By phaeon
Awww!...

Awww! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bawling.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-06-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,326
Posted By phaeon
I have to agree with PancakeGoddess. 5 mos is...

I have to agree with PancakeGoddess. 5 mos is VERY young to be sleeping thru. I have a 28 month old and an 8 mos old. The older one did not sleep for long stretches consistently until closer to a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-06-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,770
Posted By phaeon
So I know I'm new to this tribe, but I feel like...

So I know I'm new to this tribe, but I feel like I need to brag so that you all will congratulate me on my small achievements, which will, in turn, give me some momentum to keep going!...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-04-2006, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By phaeon
I'm a fan of the washable ones. Not only are...

I'm a fan of the washable ones. Not only are they better on the environment, but they are much more absorbable AND comfortable. They're easy to wash, too- just dump them in along with your other...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-04-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,952
Posted By phaeon
In addition to what everyone else said, my G'mas...

In addition to what everyone else said, my G'mas OB told her to have a glass of beer EVERY night to keep up her milk supply! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-03-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,770
Posted By phaeon
I just found this thread, coincidentally. I've...

I just found this thread, coincidentally. I've started to try decluttering and simplifying things and hope you all don't mind if I join up. Give me inspiration!!!...
Forum: Site Help   09-03-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 23,833
Posted By phaeon
Another naysayer on the ISP-based email...

Another naysayer on the ISP-based email requirement. Bad idea for all the financial, logistical and privacy reasons pointed out by everyone above.

As for the other areas... I have always felt...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-22-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 674
Posted By phaeon
Both DDs cosleep- 28 mos and 8 mos. Yay for the...

Both DDs cosleep- 28 mos and 8 mos. Yay for the king-sized bed! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-04-2006, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By phaeon
Mine are 20 mos apart. DD1 sleeps in between me...

Mine are 20 mos apart. DD1 sleeps in between me and DH. DD2 sleeps on my other side. We have an Arms' Reach cosleeper set up next to my side of the bed, just in case she rolls away from me, but she...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-03-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 759
Posted By phaeon
27 month DD would nurse all day and all night if...

27 month DD would nurse all day and all night if I let her. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif: She did go thru a spot right around 2YO where she seemed extra clingy and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-02-2006, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By phaeon
I have an Arm's Reach. We like it, but we don't...

I have an Arm's Reach. We like it, but we don't exactly use it the way you're *supposed* to.... lol....my toddler thinks it's HER bed, so she sleeps in it instead of DD2. Oh, well- at least she's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-27-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By phaeon
I agree w/the PP who suggested a family doc. I'd...

I agree w/the PP who suggested a family doc. I'd take that a step further and look for a D.O. The're generally a little more holistic than MDs (DOs believe in treating the cause, not just the...
Forum: Lactivism   07-26-2006, 02:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By phaeon
Quote: Originally Posted by sadkitty Who...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sadkitty
Who wants to join my I heart Algena fan club? (I repeat, I am not a stalker...)

Me me me... we need a spinoff thread!...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-25-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 541
Posted By phaeon
Quote: Originally Posted by JamieCatheryn ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JamieCatheryn
What's the difference between homemade baby food and mashing up table food? I thought the point of not getting the gerber stuff was to just make your...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By phaeon
Breastfed babies do not need additional water....

Breastfed babies do not need additional water. Kellymom has an excellent article about it:

http://www.kellymom.com/nutrition/so...aby-water.html...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By phaeon
Julia, thank you for posting this link! I...

Julia, thank you for posting this link! I enjoyed reading your blog and seeing Ari's nursing pictures. And I'm jealous that I didn't think to take more photos of me and my DD1 (or 2) nursing...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 926
Posted By phaeon
Quote: Originally Posted by boobybunny ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by boobybunny
Please throw out the baby books and do what is in your heart.

Amen, amen!! My DD is 27 mos and nurses to sleep many nights.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By phaeon
My supply decreased around month 3 of pgcy. I...

My supply decreased around month 3 of pgcy. I had no milk by 16 wks, then colostrum by around 21 weeks. DD was a year when I got pg with #2, so it wasn't as much of a concern as it would have been...
Forum: Lactivism   07-21-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By phaeon
Even if formula was just as good, bottle...

Even if formula was just as good, bottle propping is never okay. Hold your d@mn baby! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-15-2006, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By phaeon
The FDA has "approved" SnL for pregnant &...

The FDA has "approved" SnL for pregnant & nursing mamas , but I personally avoid all those sweeteners. (This is coming from someone who still needs to lose weight from baby #1, even though baby #2...
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