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Forum: Homebirth   06-08-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,300
Posted By prothyraia
I have nothing to add really, just...

I have nothing to add really, just http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif.  I hope you find a place to talk about everything and get some support in return.
 
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-03-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,709
Posted By prothyraia
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fruitfulmomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   06-01-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,691
Posted By prothyraia
No.  I've had two homebirths, one that went off...

No.  I've had two homebirths, one that went off without a hitch and another that had some complications.  Similar to a previous poster, I had a very fast birth and my son was born needing to be...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-31-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By prothyraia
Here's a link: ...

Here's a link:  http://www.medela.com/IW/dms/global/breastfeeding/products/pumping/symphony/pdf/symphony_quickcard.pdf
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-31-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By prothyraia
It looks like an attachment for one of the...

It looks like an attachment for one of the hospital grade medela pumps (sympony). That's the part that attaches to the pump itself- you open up the top and there's a spot for each of the large...
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,849
Posted By prothyraia
Yes if:    -I can see the car the whole time,...

Yes if:
   -I can see the car the whole time, or it's in my own driveway
   -I will be gone less than 5 minutes
   -It is cold out (or, say, under 60F if the car is in the driveway)
 
Never...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-19-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By prothyraia
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Quote:Originally Posted by choochootwo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Women's Health   01-12-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,607
Posted By prothyraia
My middle son had terrible, weeping eczema on...

My middle son had terrible, weeping eczema on his scalp/face. 
 
We got dust-mite proof mattress covers, and that seemed to help things.  Topically we used Eucerin to moisturize when his skin was...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By prothyraia
Three babies, all coslept and nursed to sleep. ...

Three babies, all coslept and nursed to sleep.
 
#1 Was a terrible sleeper, hard to get down, wouldn't stay asleep
#2  Slept through the night (well, with some sleep-feeding going on: you know,...
Forum: Midwives   11-20-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By prothyraia
   I'm not a midwife, but I have to say that...


 
I'm not a midwife, but I have to say that sounds like an ethical violation (and a HIPAA violation).  Frankly, the fact that your client is pregnant is her own personal medical information and...
Forum: Birth Stories   11-20-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By prothyraia
I'm generally a fan of waiting to push until...

I'm generally a fan of waiting to push until your body tells you to, but it sounds from your story you didn't actively push at all and all of a sudden he was crowning and stayed there for 20...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-20-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 348
Posted By prothyraia
I don't know anything about Penelope Leach, but...

I don't know anything about Penelope Leach, but I've always done both of those things.  I assume the outside clothes thing is related to overheating.  Not allowing unsupervised sleep I've always...
Forum: Homebirth   11-18-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,814
Posted By prothyraia
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif  I'm sorry to hear things didn't go as planned, but it sounds like you made the right choice (and picked a good midwife!).   Hope you and the baby...
Forum: Women's Health   11-17-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By prothyraia
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif  With a 10 month old possibly directly exposed to pertussis, I'd be talking to my pediatrician.  That's just too young to mess around with it.  They...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-15-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By prothyraia
I was given olive oil to use when pumping in the...

I was given olive oil to use when pumping in the NICU right after the baby was born.  I never bothered, but now I've got cracks and bleeding, so I'm busting it out to see if it helps. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 12,380
Posted By prothyraia
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Quote:Originally Posted by Sol_y_Paz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   11-10-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By prothyraia
Completely nekked during one hospital birth and...

Completely nekked during one hospital birth and two homebirths.
 
At some point I always want to get into the water, and after that, well, no way in heck am I even thinking about trying to put...
Forum: Homebirth   11-10-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By prothyraia
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lurk.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lurk.gif
Forum: April 2012   11-10-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By prothyraia
DDC to share that I've felt highly bonded during...

DDC to share that I've felt highly bonded during some of my pregnancies and not others, but it hasn't seemed to affect the way I feel about my children once they're more than a few months old.  You...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 398
Posted By prothyraia
I don't like it.  I didn't when I was a SAHM...

I don't like it.  I didn't when I was a SAHM (not fond of that term either, actualy), and I still don't now that I work outside of the home.
 
If anything, I think I'd go with "homemaker"
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,755
Posted By prothyraia
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Quote:Originally Posted by stik http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1335689/swaddling-a-second-look#post_16742362)

The end result...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 12,380
Posted By prothyraia
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Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-09-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 12,380
Posted By prothyraia
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Quote:Originally Posted by Adaline'sMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   11-06-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,047
Posted By prothyraia
Wait, what?  Did this teacher also propose the...

Wait, what?  Did this teacher also propose the idea that there are pyramids on Mars?
Forum: October 2011   11-03-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,642
Posted By prothyraia
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif
 
You're not horrible.  You have a lot on your plate right now.  Is there any way you can get more help? 
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