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Forum: Waldorf   04-16-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! My daughter learned to read on her own by...

Hi! My daughter learned to read on her own by the time she was 4 or 5. Now she's in first grade in a Waldorf school and she doesn't seem bored. Learning letters is accompanied by drawing and...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-04-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, everyone! We have just moved to Sacramento...

Hi, everyone! We have just moved to Sacramento and we are looking for an attachment-parenting-friendly pediatrician for our kids, as well as a babysitter comfortable with things like extended...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-20-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, again to everyone! Thank you so much for all...

Hi, again to everyone! Thank you so much for all your comments. I know, it really is depressing that I am not supposed to mention the baby, but I have actually not gotten a job in the past and had...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-19-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,259
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, all! So, I am a breastfeeding mom to a...

Hi, all!
So, I am a breastfeeding mom to a 4-month-old baby and a three-year-old. Next month I will have an all-day job interview. They have scheduled a whole series of meetings and activities for...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-28-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By dunicakes
Hi everyone, I'm looking for an...

Hi everyone,

I'm looking for an attachment-parenting-friendly babysitter in the Boston area. We live in Cambridge and we're looking for a long-term babysitter to look after our 3-month-old infant...
Forum: Allergies   10-13-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! My 1-month-old daughter turned out to have...

Hi! My 1-month-old daughter turned out to have blood in her stool at her first-month appointment (the blood was not visible to me in her poops). The doctor said she has food allergies and that I...
Forum: Allergies   10-07-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By dunicakes
My 1-month-old daughter has had an allergic...

My 1-month-old daughter has had an allergic reaction to something that she is getting through my milk. (She tested positive for blood in her poop.) The doctor told me to eliminate dairy and soy from...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-07-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By dunicakes
My 1-month-old daughter has had an allergic...

My 1-month-old daughter has had an allergic reaction to something that she is getting through my milk. (She tested positive for blood in her poop.) The doctor told me to eliminate dairy and soy from...
Forum: Women's Health   09-26-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! Has anyone heard of giving infants...

Hi! Has anyone heard of giving infants probiotics (mixed with breastmilk and administered by syringe) to help with digestion? My sister lives in Europe and claims her doctor advised to do this, but...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-26-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, everyone! I am having a problem with my...

Hi, everyone! I am having a problem with my 3-week-old daughter, who seems to be swallowing a lot of air whenever she breastfeeds. She makes a smacking sound with her lips when she nurses, which I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-19-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By dunicakes
Thanks to both of you for your advice. I have...

Thanks to both of you for your advice. I have been working on things with my daughter and what I've worked out for right now is that she can nurse once during the night, but that she has to stop...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-15-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! I am currently tandem nursing a newborn and...

Hi! I am currently tandem nursing a newborn and a 3.5 yo. The toddler used to wake up sometimes at night before the baby was born and ask to nurse, but now she started doing it all the time and more...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-15-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! I am tandem nursing a newborn and a 3.5 yo,...

Hi! I am tandem nursing a newborn and a 3.5 yo, and I was wondering if the breastmilk could be causing my toddler constipation. Does anyone know? Thanks!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-27-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By dunicakes
Thanks, Ms.Black and Bluegoat! I'm trying to...

Thanks, Ms.Black and Bluegoat! I'm trying to pursue the "patience" course at this point, and to be grateful for "labor in installments." As far as my daughter's crankiness is concerned, it has...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-27-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By dunicakes
Yes, nmbutts! We do at least know that it will...

Yes, nmbutts! We do at least know that it will have to be soon! Well, if a lot of people have this experience, I will try to stop "beating myself up" because I feel like it's my feelings that are...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-26-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By dunicakes
Thanks, gentlehandsdoula! I know this must not...

Thanks, gentlehandsdoula! I know this must not be so uncommon -- I just kind of feel foolish at not being able to "let go" and just let it happen. I think that my prolonged state of suspense is also...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-26-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 809
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! I would definitely recommend that you do the...

Hi! I would definitely recommend that you do the Hypnobabies home study course. I did Bradley last time around and didn't find that it helped me cope with the experience at all (although I did have...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-26-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, everyone! So. I'm at 38 wks and have been...

Hi, everyone!
So. I'm at 38 wks and have been having prelabor symptoms for about a week now. I start getting strong Braxton-Hicks contractions, loose bowel movementss, nausea, pressure in my groin...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-16-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By dunicakes
Thanks for all the ideas! I might try he...

Thanks for all the ideas! I might try he hypnobabies thing, since I've actually used hypnotic techniques for other things and found that I'm very susceptible to self-hypnosis. It might have also...
Forum: Babywearing   08-15-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By dunicakes
Quote: Originally Posted by SeekingJoy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SeekingJoy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14236399)
Are the straps tight enough? I also second...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-15-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, everyone! I'm at 36 weeks and starting to...

Hi, everyone! I'm at 36 weeks and starting to think seriously about labor. I've already had one natural delivery, during whiich I found out that nothing I learned during childbirth class helped in...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-27-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By dunicakes
Hi! I'm pretty sure that it's different for very...

Hi! I'm pretty sure that it's different for very woman -- some stop producing milk and some don't. The child's reaction to this is also different depending on the child. I'm 8mo pregnant and nursing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-27-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By dunicakes
Thanks for your support! I have actually just...

Thanks for your support! I have actually just tried for these past two days (since I posted the first comment) to set up a new rule about nursing, and it seems to be having some effect. I told my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-25-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, everyone! So, I'm a mom to a 3.5-y-o girl,...

Hi, everyone! So, I'm a mom to a 3.5-y-o girl, who is still very enthusiastic about nursing. I'm also 8 months pregnant right now, and recently my daughter's nursing demands are making me feel at...
Forum: Women's Health   06-06-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By dunicakes
Hi, all! My 3-y-o daughter seems to have a...

Hi, all! My 3-y-o daughter seems to have a urinary tract infection. It doesn't hurt or burn when she pees, but suddenly she needs to go pee all the time and is having pant-wetting accidents that she...
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