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Forum: Women's Health   12-04-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,273
Posted By kiwiva
My DD had 2 blocked ducts. One cleared in the...

My DD had 2 blocked ducts. One cleared in the first few months on its own (4 months, maybe) but the other didn't do so until she was 14 months. I had my eyes tested and mentioned it to the eye doc,...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-06-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By kiwiva
  LLL of Silver Lake meets this Wednesday...


LLL of Silver Lake meets this Wednesday September 7th at 6:30 pm at the Kingston Public Library, 6 Green Street, Kingston, MA.
 
Attending La Leche League meetings can help you learn about...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-29-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By kiwiva
  LLL of Silver Lake meets this Thursday June...


LLL of Silver Lake meets this Thursday June 2nd at 6:30 pm at the Kingston Public Library, 6 Green Street, Kingston, MA.
 
Attending La Leche League meetings can help you learn about...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-02-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By kiwiva
 LLL of Silver Lake meets this Thursday May...


LLL of Silver Lake meets this Thursday May 5th at 6:30 pm at the Kingston Public Library, 6 Green Street, Kingston, MA.

 
Attending La Leche League Meetings can help you learn about...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-14-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By kiwiva
My husband and I were not on the same page...

My husband and I were not on the same page originally. He's a rule following first born and figured if that's what was recommended there was a reason for it. It never got heated with us but we don't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-16-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By kiwiva
Is there enough protein and fat in the snacks...

Is there enough protein and fat in the snacks and meals? I assume the sandwich has protein in it, but grapes, chips and juice or cracker-type snacks are just simple carbs and if those are a lot of...
Forum: Women's Health   03-14-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 18,817
Posted By kiwiva
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Pepper http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-25-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By kiwiva
The red rasp may decrease milk supply when used...

The red rasp may decrease milk supply when used for more than 2 weeks. The other 2 are good for lactation. I just did a herbs for lactation class and that's what it said.
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-15-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By kiwiva
South Shore Conservatory is in both Hingham and...

South Shore Conservatory is in both Hingham and Duxbury. We went to observe violin lessons last week, actually! They do lessons in everything and have other sorts of music classes too. I know a few...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-13-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By kiwiva
 Quote:I also don't agree that the...



Quote:I also don't agree that the situation "requires" that she say hello back. I do know why people see it as rude to refuse to talk, but I dislike the way many adults treat children as some...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-27-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By kiwiva
According to kellymom: "Most moms who are...

According to kellymom: "Most moms who are nursing full-time are able to pump around 1/2 to 2 ounces total (for both breasts) per pumping session. Moms who pump more milk per session may have an...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-27-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By kiwiva
The picky eating drives me insane. I try not to...

The picky eating drives me insane. I try not to make a separate meal, but sometimes I do bc I just cannot keep eating within DD's range of foods. I think it is typical for them to be perfectly happy...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-25-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By kiwiva
I felt the same way, uncomfortable about...

I felt the same way, uncomfortable about grabbing it out of her hand. I would take DD aside and get her to hand it over to me. Sometimes it would take a bit of prodding but eventually she would give...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-21-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By kiwiva
I think it's something to keep an eye out for,...

I think it's something to keep an eye out for, not an across the board thing.I've been hypo for several years, well controlled since I got pregnant. I've never had a problem. DD is 4 and still...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   12-14-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By kiwiva
  LLL of Silver Lake meets this Friday...


LLL of Silver Lake meets this Friday December 17 at 10:15 at the Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden Street, Duxbury (in the Merry Room).
 
All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers (and their little...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-13-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,436
Posted By kiwiva
I think you've got plenty of evidence posted...

I think you've got plenty of evidence posted above so I will just speak to my experience. My DD night weaned at 28 mos (though continued to nurse to sleep for ages after that), until then she nursed...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-03-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By kiwiva
I took DD for the first time right after her 4th...

I took DD for the first time right after her 4th birthday. No cavities. I was feeling like a big slacker. I had been waiting until 3, that is why my dentist recommended and somehow the year got away...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-17-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By kiwiva
  LLL of Silver Lake meets this Friday...


LLL of Silver Lake meets this Friday November 19 at 10:15 at the Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden Street, Duxbury (in the Merry Room).
 
All pregnant and breastfeeding mothers (and their little...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-16-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By kiwiva
I think it depends on the gym. I used a gym when...

I think it depends on the gym. I used a gym when DD was littler and I just stopped going bc I was not comfortable with the childcare, one of the people seemed to barely know the kids were there, the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-14-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By kiwiva
Kellymom has a list of...

Kellymom has a list of reasons http://www.kellymom.com/bf/bfextended/ebf-benefits.html
 
It includes benefits to the child and to the mom.
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-11-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By kiwiva
I think they are currently recommending...

I think they are currently recommending supplementing breastfed babies with vitamin D. The rest of it shouldn't be necessary. I believe the thinking about D is that so many moms are deficient in D...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-05-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,031
Posted By kiwiva
We had too much tv here for a while. DD just...

We had too much tv here for a while. DD just turned 4 and would watch all day long if I let her. She'd also play and do other stuff while it was on, but turning it off would result in a meltdown. I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-20-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,099
Posted By kiwiva
I don't think the first response you got was...

I don't think the first response you got was meant to be harsh. Seriously, just biting my tongue, saying nothing and walking away sometimes is the BEST thing I can do. I did it today actually and it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-03-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By kiwiva
Quote: Originally Posted by myorianna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by myorianna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15802928)
BUT at the same time it makes me really...
Forum: Infertility   08-31-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By kiwiva
I had infertility without a diagnosis, I...

I had infertility without a diagnosis, I wouldn't say it was totally unexplained since I was in my late 30's, but everything checked out fine. DH had less than perfect morph but it wasn't abnormal....
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