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Forum: Women's Health   06-06-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Mizelenius
Since this is his 2nd fever I would take him to...

Since this is his 2nd fever I would take him to the doctor.

Some people do not have severe coughing fits and it is still WC. You should have him tested to make sure; that way you will know if he...
Forum: Women's Health   06-05-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Mizelenius
I do BF and am taking SA (doctor told me not to...

I do BF and am taking SA (doctor told me not to give it to her). This is the absolute worst thing I have ever been through. I regret my decision to wait to vax every minute of every day. I would...
Forum: Women's Health   06-02-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By Mizelenius
My 5.5 month old has an unconfirmed case of...

My 5.5 month old has an unconfirmed case of whooping cough / pertussis.  Last Friday she had a fever (102.8) which continued for 3 days. I took her into the doctor immediately.  By Monday, she had a...
Forum: Parenting   02-14-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By Mizelenius
Thank you for this gift!  Happy Valentine's Day!

Thank you for this gift!  Happy Valentine's Day!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-03-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mizelenius
Yes, she absolutely sounds gifted.  I look at it...

Yes, she absolutely sounds gifted.  I look at it this way . . .while not every child who is gifted will read/speak early, the children who do tend to be gifted.
 
Enjoy her!
 
skark, I agree so...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-03-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mizelenius
My DD went through that when she read books...

My DD went through that when she read books about illnesses . . .she thought a lot about them!  Like other "interests" it's faded, and she isn't concerned about that now.  She still likes to read...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-03-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mizelenius
I am supposed to be working so I only skimmed...

I am supposed to be working so I only skimmed the posts . . .
 
RE: cough-- my DD had one, too, to the point where she was on asthma meds.  They did nothing.  I did my own research, and found that...
Forum: Diapering   01-01-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Mizelenius
birdhappy-- no stores are nearby.  Too lazy to...

birdhappy-- no stores are nearby.  Too lazy to make the trek to one!
 
Yeah, I agree-- CPFs and IPFs have their pluses and minuses.  I am not too picky except for the sizing . . .that is the main...
Forum: Diapering   01-01-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Mizelenius
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Forum: Diapering   12-31-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Mizelenius
The title pretty much says it all . . .I have...

The title pretty much says it all . . .I have Indian prefolds but like my old Chinese ones more.  Why are these so hard to find now?  When I bought prefolds (years ago), the choices were limited in...
Forum: Diapering   12-31-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,392
Posted By Mizelenius
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-31-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By Mizelenius
If the SNS is working for you (not adding to...

If the SNS is working for you (not adding to your stress) then stick to it!  Bottles do not have to be your only other alternative, though-- I am NO expert, however. I am guessing LLL or an LC (or...
Forum: Diapering   12-30-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By Mizelenius
I use this one:...

I use this one: http://www.omahababystore.com/Diaper-Pail-52qt_p_258.html
 
The odor is not a problem-- until we open it!  :) 
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-30-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By Mizelenius
The poos can be very confusing.  My DD had only...

The poos can be very confusing.  My DD had only one "green" poo then-- normally she had the typical BF yellow poo after every feeding (textbook!) but again, was not gaining.  She didn't lose, but...
Forum: Diapering   12-30-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Mizelenius
We don't use our downstairs bathtub, so I just...

We don't use our downstairs bathtub, so I just put the diaper pail in there (before that it was in our little playroom).  For newborn poo, I just toss it in.  No smell.  I don't even use a bag...
Forum: Diapering   12-30-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By Mizelenius
I have used both cloth and disposables for...

I have used both cloth and disposables for almost 10 yrs.  I've used both at night and have never had leaks as a problem.  However, I tend to use disposables only at night now for 2 reasons: (1)...
Forum: Diapering   12-30-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,392
Posted By Mizelenius
I would try prefolds with a Snappi.  It's very...

I would try prefolds with a Snappi.  It's very easy and contains poo better.  Newborns are cooperative with diaper changes, too. 
 
For covers, I like Bummis Soft Whisper Wraps (get them used).  I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-30-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By Mizelenius
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Quote:Originally Posted by LilMomma83 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339838/still-losing-at-2-weeks-old#post_16807073)

Ok, so...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-29-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 405
Posted By Mizelenius
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Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1338994/history-dvds/20#post_16806171)


Would the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-29-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 405
Posted By Mizelenius
 Does not have to be a DVD--- would prefer it...


Does not have to be a DVD--- would prefer it because logistically it's easier ATM (have a newborn in the house). 
 
I have heard SOTW recommended often, so I will check that out! 
 
I see your...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-29-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By Mizelenius
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Quote:Originally Posted by LilMomma83 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339838/still-losing-at-2-weeks-old#post_16805905)

 
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-29-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 405
Posted By Mizelenius
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Quote:Originally Posted by VeggieLovinMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1338994/history-dvds#post_16803511)

Maybe you could...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-26-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By Mizelenius
So glad she gained something!   I would go in...

So glad she gained something!   I would go in more often than 2 weeks from now, though, like your LC said,-- just for a weight check.  The reason I suggest this is because part of what she is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-23-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By Mizelenius
I am surprised your ped is not concerned. I am...

I am surprised your ped is not concerned. I am glad you are. There are a few issues that come to mind:
 
(1) Reflux. It could be causing her pain to nurse, so she is popping off. Obviously formula...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-17-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 405
Posted By Mizelenius
Thank you for the recommendations.  I will see...

Thank you for the recommendations.  I will see if our library has these or can get them for me!
 
wissa, I am open to good novels, too, so feel free to pass on titles for those!
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