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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By ecoscapeleah
My daughter is low-weight, so I'm trying to come...

My daughter is low-weight, so I'm trying to come up with a Pediasure-type drink myself. Raquelita's recipe is good. My additional suggestions would be to throw in a good multivitamin that is...
Forum: Women's Health   12-04-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,441
Posted By ecoscapeleah
I know how you feel about wanting to help ease...

I know how you feel about wanting to help ease your child's discomfort. My daughter recently had a 104-105 degree fever, she was miserable, I was miserable for her, but I did not do anything except...
Forum: Women's Health   12-04-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,828
Posted By ecoscapeleah
Find some UV lights and spend some time under...

Find some UV lights and spend some time under them, or outside on sunny days. The sun is the best way to get Vit. D. Without it, you cannot convert the precursors of Vit. D into Vit. D, not matter...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-14-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,898
Posted By ecoscapeleah
I decided not to take chances with my child's...

I decided not to take chances with my child's and my family's health. I just went with stainless steel, since it is safe and aluminum is linked with neurological disorders. And how do we know for...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-11-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,675
Posted By ecoscapeleah
The American Academy of Pediatrics has a good...

The American Academy of Pediatrics has a good book on breastfeeding that explains how to increase your supply. One thing that affects it is the frequency of nursing and the length of the nursing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-11-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 917
Posted By ecoscapeleah
Surprisingly enough, the American Academy of...

Surprisingly enough, the American Academy of Pediatrics has published a very good book on nursing that helped me A LOT. You might want to have it on hand. As many people in this thread have voiced,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-11-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,376
Posted By ecoscapeleah
My daughter still has gas, at 9 months, but it...

My daughter still has gas, at 9 months, but it hasn't seemed to bother her since the time she was about 2 1/2 months. What a wonderful day that was!! It will come for you, too! And you will be so...
Forum: Homebirth   10-09-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,754
Posted By ecoscapeleah
Great lists of questions provided. It's good to...

Great lists of questions provided. It's good to ask those questions, but it's also good to go with your instincts and trust your feelings. What I found was that all of the midwives in my area...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-09-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,199
Posted By ecoscapeleah
My 9-month-old still wakes up at night every 2-3...

My 9-month-old still wakes up at night every 2-3 hours, or more frequently, to nurse. She sleeps in a crib in our room. I have tried cosleeping and nursing while lying down, but it doesn't work for...
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