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Forum: Dental   07-21-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By pokeyac
It sounds more like you're trying to advertise...

It sounds more like you're trying to advertise the dental clinic than ask a question. I deleted the link. I would take care of an abscessed tooth right away. It's not something that can wait. Local...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-12-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,135
Posted By pokeyac
You can buy sperm from a bank that is pre-washed...

You can buy sperm from a bank that is pre-washed so there's no worry of infection. There are also midwives who can come to you home and wash the sperm for you before doing an IUI. Otherwise, you need...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-10-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By pokeyac
Yes. The bank will provide you with background on...

Yes. The bank will provide you with background on the donor. Our bank had a limited profile available for free and then we had to pay for the longer profile. It gave health history on siblings,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-02-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By pokeyac
Ask your doctor or midwife. It's better to know...

Ask your doctor or midwife. It's better to know than to have anxiety.
Forum: Child & Teen Health   05-25-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By pokeyac
I was told to bring my son to the dentist 6...

I was told to bring my son to the dentist 6 months after his first tooth came in. That was when he was 1. We go every 6 months. Yes, you should take this matter seriously. Tooth decay is a serious...
Forum: Queer Parenting   05-17-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By pokeyac
I'm sorry. I'm not familiar with any banks in...

I'm sorry. I'm not familiar with any banks in Europe.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   05-10-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By pokeyac
You may want to look for someone who is a new...

You may want to look for someone who is a new doula who needs more experience. They may be willing to do it for a lower rate. Or there may be a volunteer program in your area. Doula trainers may be...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-03-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By pokeyac
She sounds unstable. You should not engage her....

She sounds unstable. You should not engage her. You can report her to the state licensing board for home daycares. Save the messages and photos you sent for evidence and block her from your phone and...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-01-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By pokeyac
We don't allow solicitations for donations in...

We don't allow solicitations for donations in this community. Search for legal aid for family law in your area.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-01-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By pokeyac
Congratulations on your pregnancy! I'm sorry it...

Congratulations on your pregnancy! I'm sorry it has been physically and mentally difficult. Jag sounds like a selfish ass who needs to grow up, and that's his problem, not yours. I personally would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-01-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By pokeyac
Nope. Never happened to me.

Nope. Never happened to me.
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-27-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By pokeyac
I believe it is because assumed parentage is...

I believe it is because assumed parentage is determined by state law not federal law and some states may not assume that same-sex parents are the legal parents because their names are on the birth...
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-19-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By pokeyac
Getting the sperm from a bank works the same as...

Getting the sperm from a bank works the same as being medically assisted in terms of the donor giving up their rights. When the donor goes to the bank, they give up their rights to any offspring. You...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-02-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By pokeyac
The average number of cycles it takes to get...

The average number of cycles it takes to get pregnant with frozen sperm is 4. So it's totally normal for it not to work the first time. You may have had a chemical pregnancy which would explain why...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-21-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By pokeyac
May I ask why you say to avoid fluoride? I have...

May I ask why you say to avoid fluoride? I have read about it being toxic but dentists are always pushing it.
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-13-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By pokeyac
Do you eat meat? There is a dental forum on here...

Do you eat meat? There is a dental forum on here and I've read info there that eating grass-fed meat, grass-fed butter and cod liver oil can help strengthen your teeth. It's interesting. I was a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-08-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,057
Posted By pokeyac
The question doesn't make a lot of sense. If you...

The question doesn't make a lot of sense. If you get milk from a milk bank, it would be screened for diseases and such and you would have to pay for it. Otherwise, you would be getting milk through...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-08-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
  Iui
Views: 1,364
Posted By pokeyac
Ok. That makes sense. Ultrasound is a great way...

Ok. That makes sense. Ultrasound is a great way to see if you are getting ready to ovulate or if you already have. Blood tests should be more accurate than a home test. I always had trouble with the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-07-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,320
Posted By pokeyac
I responded to your question in another forum....

I responded to your question in another forum. Good luck! :w:dust
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-07-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
  Iui
Views: 1,364
Posted By pokeyac
I got pregnant through IUI. I don't understand...

I got pregnant through IUI. I don't understand why you are doing IUI after IVF. Usually it goes the other way around. If you are not sure how to track your ovulation, you may want to read Taking...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-07-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,066
Posted By pokeyac
Which bank are you using? Not everyone uses those...

Which bank are you using? Not everyone uses those designations. You need IUI ready sperm, the more motile sperm the better. If you are doing it all yourself, I would recommend doing 2 inseminations...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-31-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By pokeyac
I would look on kellymom.com. They have great...

I would look on kellymom.com. They have great info and a community where you can ask questions. There is also a Facebook group where you can ask questions and the moderators are experienced and can...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-30-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By pokeyac
I would suggest consulting an IBCLC if you are...

I would suggest consulting an IBCLC if you are concerned. They are the experts! They can weight the baby, have you feed him and then weigh him again to see how much milk he is getting. If baby seems...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-27-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By pokeyac
:w and good luck with your transfer! :dust

:w and good luck with your transfer! :dust
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-26-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By pokeyac
I have a boy but I know a lot of people who had...

I have a boy but I know a lot of people who had girls. I thought it had something to do with the freezing technique and the older way damaged X chromosome sperm more than Y ones. I thought I had read...
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