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Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-03-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By luckypirahna
I am getting the shots for a similar reason. My...

I am getting the shots for a similar reason.
My understanding is that there is good evidence that they help stave off preterm labor for other reasons and that there are minimal side effects; so even...
Forum: Homebirth   06-29-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By luckypirahna
My understanding is that the bigger risk is to...

My understanding is that the bigger risk is to the baby after birth.
If your diabetes is controlled by medication the babies blood sugar levels are also controlled by that medication. Once the baby...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By luckypirahna
I can speak a bit to the culture I experienced in...

I can speak a bit to the culture I experienced in Alaska which might shed some light for you...

I lived in Alaska for a bit, in the interior, and found the culture there to be exceedingly live and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-23-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By luckypirahna
I had a similar experience. I had a huge...

I had a similar experience. I had a huge separation early, but it didn't get much worse, in fact it seemed less noticeable because the belly was full of baby.
I also had rotten back pain and saw a...
Forum: Parenting   05-09-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,132
Posted By luckypirahna
Whenever I google a question about parenting the...

Whenever I google a question about parenting the most useful link nearly always ends up being from the mothering forums.
I have found such a wealth of information here I rarely feel the need to...
Forum: Women's Health   12-05-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 3,917
Posted By luckypirahna
That would be spectacular!

That would be spectacular!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-28-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By luckypirahna
Do you know what growth charts they use? I...

Do you know what growth charts they use?
I know the US charts can be off for breastfed babies, so using the WHO charts (found here...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-26-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By luckypirahna
Have you considered food allergies? The...

Have you considered food allergies?
The constipation, not gaining weight, pickiness could all be related.
You could try taking out some of the big ones like dairy, soy and wheat and see if that...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-24-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By luckypirahna
I had something very similar. Mine peeled for...

I had something very similar. Mine peeled for months, not oozy really, but peeling. The babe is a year now, and it's been back to normal for a bit, but I don't remember how long really. It's an odd...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-02-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,609
Posted By luckypirahna
I used it with my DD and I felt like it helped...

I used it with my DD and I felt like it helped me to have more control during the pushing stage.
I've seen a lot of moms feel overwhelmed by the sensations and not really sure what's going on, but...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-03-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By luckypirahna
I get the same feeling periodically, and I find...

I get the same feeling periodically, and I find that supplementing with something like floradix works wonders.
My bloodwork always shows that my iron is ok or borderline, but that little boost can...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-24-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By luckypirahna
Thank you! I hadn't even gotten as far as...

Thank you! I hadn't even gotten as far as thinking that she might not be so amused by being held over the potty, if we choose to try that route, I'll be sure to try before we leave to see if she...
Forum: Elimination Communication   05-24-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By luckypirahna
I seem to have stumbled upon ECing a bit. My 8...

I seem to have stumbled upon ECing a bit. My 8 month old has pooped only in her little baby bjorn for a couple of weeks now, which is great! We are traveling for a few weeks in a few weeks and for...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-12-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
  Leaking
Views: 374
Posted By luckypirahna
I hear you! I still have to wear nursing pads...

I hear you! I still have to wear nursing pads when I go out, or else I'll usually leak enough to show through my outer shirt. Today I worked outside and wore a nursing tank and didn't leak through,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,855
Posted By luckypirahna
My LO is just about 6 months, and I was using a...

My LO is just about 6 months, and I was using a mild soap for a while, but have lately switched to washing her with honey. It seems to work well, even if she is actually dirty. I remember reading...
Forum: Family Safety   03-04-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By luckypirahna
I don't know about those, but I love buckwheat...

I don't know about those, but I love buckwheat hull pillows. They aren't a fiber as such, but are super comfy. We can't use ours right now because we're co-sleeping with a tiny babe and they are...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-20-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By luckypirahna
My babe has a similar schedule. She goes to...

My babe has a similar schedule. She goes to sleep at about 7, wakes up for a bit at 9 or 10 (pm), then sleeps until 4ish when she needs to nurse. Then she nurses at about 6:30, and doesn't sleep...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-08-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By luckypirahna
Meredith Geers is in the Syracuse area, and may...

Meredith Geers is in the Syracuse area, and may go to Utica. I don't know her well, but she's the only one I know of up there. Her business name is Family Tree Midwifery of Central New York.  Good...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-14-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By luckypirahna
I've been having the same problem, and wearing...

I've been having the same problem, and wearing wool seems to be helping. I wear a thin wool sweater I picked up used, the babe wears a wool sweater and pants (also found used:-)   ) and I even have...
Forum: Diapering   09-02-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By luckypirahna
I just did a cloth diapering workshop at our...

I just did a cloth diapering workshop at our local natural baby store. They specifically said that 'free and clear' detergents will cause this to happen to diapers. I don't remember why-but they are...
Forum: September 2011   06-20-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,081
Posted By luckypirahna
I haven't been super active, but would be really...

I haven't been super active, but would be really interested in this.
Sign me up! :)
Forum: September 2011   05-19-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
  Asthma
Views: 177
Posted By luckypirahna
I'm in much the same boat. Mine is very minor,...

I'm in much the same boat. Mine is very minor, but allergy induced, and I'm not taking anything for my allergies, and it is a hum-dinger of an allergy season. I've been feeling a bit asthma-ee a few...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-15-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By luckypirahna
My two cents, for what it's worth: I don't...

My two cents, for what it's worth:
I don't have any little ones of my own (due in Sept) but have nannied and cared for many infants in many different setting over the years.
I have noticed this...
Forum: September 2011   01-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,456
Posted By luckypirahna
Hi there ladies. So, I'm sticking my toe in...

Hi there ladies.
So, I'm sticking my toe in here.
I just got a positive test Wednesday night, after an early loss in October (6 weeks). I feel like I'm riding a pendulum. I keep swinging from...
Forum: Fertility   12-17-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By luckypirahna
Thanks! It's helpful to hear that somebody...

Thanks!
It's helpful to hear that somebody else had a similar situation.
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