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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-03-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By electriclady
This may be a silly question, but I need some...

This may be a silly question, but I need some advice on positioning while bfing my 13.5 lb 10 week old. He's big enough now that his legs hang way off my body in cradle hold (our preferred...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-20-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,617
Posted By electriclady
DD is teething (...or something) and is sucking...

DD is teething (...or something) and is sucking her lower lip a lot. With the cold weather we've been having, she gets a little rashy below her mouth as a result. I'm trying to figure out the best...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-30-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By electriclady
Babycenter.com store also sells the Evenflo...

Babycenter.com store also sells the Evenflo bottles and a variety of nipples.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,398
Posted By electriclady
OK, I emailed Carter's asking for clarification...

OK, I emailed Carter's asking for clarification (basically asking, does the "do not use soap" label mean the pjs have been treated to make them flame resistant) and here is their response:

Quote:...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-25-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,398
Posted By electriclady
Quote: Instead of using fleece, what about...

Quote:
Instead of using fleece, what about trying a sleep sack? They don't slide off, and you can get them in a variety of different fabrics, some of which I am sure are NOT treated with flame...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-24-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,398
Posted By electriclady
Quote: I called Carter's about flame retardant...

Quote:
I called Carter's about flame retardant in sleepwear and this is what they said;

They don't use any flame retardant chemicals in their sleepwear, regardless of the fabric.

They said...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-23-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By electriclady
We have this mattress, with a wool puddle pad...

We have this mattress, with a wool puddle pad topper between the mattress and crib sheet:
http://www.ourgreenhouse.com/foundat...?product=141-a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-20-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By electriclady
I didn't want to give my DD any vinyl bath toys...

I didn't want to give my DD any vinyl bath toys either, so right now she plays with measuring cups and funnels from the kitchen. They are plastic, but I figure they are food grade plastic so a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-19-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,593
Posted By electriclady
When she started rolling over from back to tummy...

When she started rolling over from back to tummy (around 4 months old). We would put her down on her back, swaddled, and in her sleep she would bust her arms out of the swaddle and flip onto her...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-12-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By electriclady
I love Avalon Baby shampoo/body wash--smells...

I love Avalon Baby shampoo/body wash--smells yummy, all organic.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-02-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By electriclady
I've read blueberries don't have the same...

I've read blueberries don't have the same allergenic issues as other berries because they're not "true" berries, and my pediatrician OKed introducing them earlier. But I've also heard (here on MDC...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-02-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By electriclady
I did the olive oil as well--applied a few...

I did the olive oil as well--applied a few minutes before bathtime, which at the time for us was every 2-3 days--and then shampoo (we use Avalon Baby organic shampoo/body wash). When I soaped up her...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-27-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By electriclady
I'm looking for bath toys for my 8mo DD, and it...

I'm looking for bath toys for my 8mo DD, and it seems to be impossible to find ones that aren't made of vinyl (which I'm trying to minimize in our home). Does anyone have suggestions for good toys,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-27-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By electriclady
My daughter was born in Feb, the coldest week of...

My daughter was born in Feb, the coldest week of the year. I didn't go out with her in the really raw cold, but I did take her out pretty soon. My favorite was to wear her in my Moby Wrap and then...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-27-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By electriclady
We are going to visit my in-laws this weekend...

We are going to visit my in-laws this weekend with baby (8mo)--driving down Friday night. Well, I just got off the phone with my MIL, and she is having the carpets cleaned first thing tomorrow...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-11-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By electriclady
Quote: Originally Posted by spedel...

Quote:
Originally Posted by spedel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9144577)
But then again maybe it's worth it to just buy...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-11-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By electriclady
We use the Naturalatch nipples (recommended by...

We use the Naturalatch nipples (recommended by our LC as best for supporing breastfeeding). AFAIK, they are only compatible with the Playtex Drop-Ins system--so yes, you do have to use liners. The...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-18-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By electriclady
Anyone know of a carpet cleaning service in NYC...

Anyone know of a carpet cleaning service in NYC that doesn't use nasty chemicals? Or know of somewhere I can just rent a steam cleaner? DD is getting ready to crawl and our old carpet needs a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-18-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By electriclady
I delivered at SLR in February and know 4 other...

I delivered at SLR in February and know 4 other women who have delivered there in the past year. My experience (backed up by my friends) is that L&D is great, postpartum is terrible. I actually had...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-03-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By electriclady
Trying not to freak out here...DH (who is a...

Trying not to freak out here...DH (who is a SAHD) just called me at work. We were going to start DD (5mo) on solids this weekend. But he couldn't wait and this morning he fed her a little bit of his...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-23-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By electriclady
For about a month now, my 19 week old DD has...

For about a month now, my 19 week old DD has been flipping herself onto her tummy in her sleep; she can roll from back to front but not front to back, so once she's on her tummy she's stuck there....
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-01-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By electriclady
First of all, please don't feel like you're...

First of all, please don't feel like you're failing your baby. I was exactly where you are six weeks ago, and I know those feelings all too well--the feeling of failure, the wanting to give up,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-01-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By electriclady
Anyone who uses olive oil on your nipples or to...

Anyone who uses olive oil on your nipples or to lube up pump horns--do you wash/wipe it off before nursing, or leave it on? My LC recommended it to reduce skin irritation from pumping but I forgot...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-01-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,415
Posted By electriclady
I mentioned to my mom a few weeks ago that I was...

I mentioned to my mom a few weeks ago that I was watching "Bringing Home Baby" and the new parents were feeding their (days-old!) baby what looked like apple juice from a bottle. She said, "What's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-30-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By electriclady
Anyone else having (or had) crazy mood swings as...

Anyone else having (or had) crazy mood swings as you approach your due date? I'm 37w2d, and in the last week or so have been careening wildly between feeling really energetic and nest-y and...
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