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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-28-2013, 06:59 PM
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Posted By the janet
AF is a few days late so I POAS today and, yep,...

AF is a few days late so I POAS today and, yep, BFP. Will likely take another test in the morning...and another the day after to be sure. But the fatigue and cravings and sore boobs make me think...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-19-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By the janet
My son was asynclitic, too, despite numerous...

My son was asynclitic, too, despite numerous attempts to get him in a good position...hence, my horrible tendency to place blame on him in the early postpartum days.
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-19-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,094
Posted By the janet
My son started squealing at around 3 months....

My son started squealing at around 3 months. Maybe that's really early, I don't know, but he's pretty advanced for his age, both physically (always been in the 90th percentile) and developmentally....
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-18-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By the janet
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by P.J. http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1308851/if-you-had-a-c-section#post_16394910)

my baby's...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-07-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By the janet
My boy does this sometimes. In his case, I think...

My boy does this sometimes. In his case, I think it's reflux-/gas-related b/c he often squirms in discomfort if I put him down w/o burping first (if he falls asleep while nursing). It's rare but it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-25-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By the janet
My son's birth certificate states the wrong time...

My son's birth certificate states the wrong time of birth (by 30 minutes). The correction form that came with it doesn't have an area to correct that field.
 
Is this something that would be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-25-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By the janet
I wish I had known about these bottles before my...

I wish I had known about these bottles before my son arrived! We've had to supplement quite a bit the last week or so because of what I assumed was a low supply issue...but looks like might also be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By the janet
Quote: Originally Posted by Cecilia's...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cecilia's Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,356
Posted By the janet
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lillymonster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-22-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,356
Posted By the janet
My 2 month old is the same way. Hardly naps...

My 2 month old is the same way. Hardly naps during the day, wakes easily if I try to put him down.
 
But in my case, I think the culprit is a low milk supply. Until we started supplementing with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-18-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By the janet
My son will squirm and rub his face over and...

My son will squirm and rub his face over and over for a long time post-feeding sometimes. It seems to happen if he isn't full and then held upright immediately afterwards. I'm having a bit of a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-09-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By the janet
Thank you all for your replies...and sorry it...

Thank you all for your replies...and sorry it took so long to reply myself. But as you all well know, free time is few and far between with a newborn!
 
I did finally get an IBCLC to do a home...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-07-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By the janet
I have a 9 day old and this breastfeeding thing...

I have a 9 day old and this breastfeeding thing is new to both of us. I feel like giving up.
 
He was doing pretty good for a while once he got latched on, which always takes a while b/c he wildly...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-29-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By the janet
I'm definitely in full blown labor now! No...

I'm definitely in full blown labor now! No denying it! These ain't no Braxton Hicks, my friends!
 
That second pop, whatever it was, must've brought the kid's head down. In conjunction w/the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By the janet
So...weird.   I just felt another pop, like...

So...weird.
 
I just felt another pop, like the one at 2am when my water first broke. I've been leaking all day so I can't imagine why there would be another break!
 
Castor oil finally kicked...
Forum: December 2010   12-28-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By the janet
Thank you!   18 hours later and no real...

Thank you!
 
18 hours later and no real contractions, though. Still leaking fluid. Tried castor oil once and hoku. Gonna have to take a 2nd dose in about 40 min if things don't get going! Bleech....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By the janet
Well, went into Manhattan to get the co-sleeper...

Well, went into Manhattan to get the co-sleeper and walked around a bit. Nothing. Took some castor oil and will be trying hoku and nipple stim soon. Hopefully, that combo will get things moving!
 ...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By the janet
Thanx, ladies! I know not every labor will...

Thanx, ladies! I know not every labor will unfold the same, even with the same circumstances. But I'm just curious what this "rare" situation would normally entail.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by la...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-28-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By the janet
You know...the cliche labor scene depicted in...

You know...the cliche labor scene depicted in movies/TV, where the first sign of labor is the gush, and then all hell breaks loose?
 
Well, my water broke at 2am and it's been slowly leaking ever...
Forum: December 2010   12-27-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By the janet
I'm still pregnant...but my water just broke! ...

I'm still pregnant...but my water just broke!
 
No bloody show or contractions yet so we'll see how things unfold...
 
Too. Excited. For. Words. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-27-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By the janet
I'm also 5'1" and while I prefer the belly...

I'm also 5'1" and while I prefer the belly panels b/c I feel like elasticized waistbands put too much pressure by the kid's head (and my bladder!), I do have one pair of pants like that and I didn't...
Forum: December 2010   12-25-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 5,929
Posted By the janet
Great, we're expecting a blizzard tomorrow in...

Great, we're expecting a blizzard tomorrow in NYC. I'm praying the kid waits a few more days to come out...
Forum: December 2010   12-24-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 5,929
Posted By the janet
One day overdue, as well!   Hoping our...

One day overdue, as well!
 
Hoping our little tax deduction makes it out in a timely manner. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: December 2010   12-23-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By the janet
Also due today! But I'm hoping the kid waits...

Also due today! But I'm hoping the kid waits until the 26th, when my amazing (1st choice) doula will finally be available!!
Forum: December 2010   12-22-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,585
Posted By the janet
This is both sets of grandparents' first...

This is both sets of grandparents' first grandchild so they are understandably excited...my parents especially, since I am the one who's actually going to be spewing out said child. But they are...
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