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Forum: Single Parenting   11-10-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,664
Posted By docta
I have been trying to get pregnant for a while,...

I have been trying to get pregnant for a while, and my partner has just told me she's leaving me 3 days ago.
 
I will still be trying to get pregnant again using donor sperm...I want to have a...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-10-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,101
Posted By docta
I find myself listening mournfully to a lot of...

I find myself listening mournfully to a lot of George Michael, plus Morrisey, & the Smiths
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-11-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,177
Posted By docta
my 2 year old (like many) has a difficult time...

my 2 year old (like many) has a difficult time letting go to sleep at night, and this reminded me that I had insomnia when i was about 7 or 8, i just couldn't stop thinking and reliving/remembering...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,522
Posted By docta
I have this concern as well, even watching some...

I have this concern as well, even watching some toddler focused shows can scare my 2 yr old daughter, so I am glad to see a list of some ones beyond our very limited repertoire.
 
My daughter...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-27-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By docta
i have the same dilemmna. My 16 month old seems...

i have the same dilemmna. My 16 month old seems to think that if i say "no" it means, "hey lets try that thing again & see what mommy does!" although really she does know what "no" means and says it...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-07-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,850
Posted By docta
i feel your pain! we were cosleeping and my...

i feel your pain! we were cosleeping and my daughter was waking up to nurse every hour or two. Finally at 11 months after trying a number of things, we ended up weaning her at night and told her...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-31-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By docta
my partner & I were always stressed & arguing...

my partner & I were always stressed & arguing about housekeeping, and having a baby didn't help. when our daughter was 8 mos. old, we finally agreed to hire a housecleaner and asked around for...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-17-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,190
Posted By docta
"Someone will have enough faith in my to try me...

"Someone will have enough faith in my to try me out - and I refuse to take a job that I will not be passionate about"

I hope that you do get this job, but if not, would you consider taking...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-17-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By docta
nothing wrong with it. I had some maternity...

nothing wrong with it. I had some maternity clothes that i thought i would wear when i started back to work as well as some non-maternity clothes that i wore through the end of my pregnancy....
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By docta
My daughter is 5 months, almost sitting on her...

My daughter is 5 months, almost sitting on her own, and we use the Fisherprice booster seat a lot--for playing at the kitchen table (we started about 3.5 or 4 months--she was starting to sit so we...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By docta
My daughter is 5 months & I am pleased that we...

My daughter is 5 months & I am pleased that we have it. She will only spend about 15 min max at a time in it before she is bored, (like the swing, the play gym, the crib or booster chair) but is...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-28-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By docta
That depends on the daycare you are interested...

That depends on the daycare you are interested in. Our current daycare center has a wait list for infants that is longer than 2 years! We signed up for it before I was even pregnant, so at 4 months...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-27-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By docta
This is my first child's first day of day care...

This is my first child's first day of day care (she is 4 mos). I couldn't bear to bring her in so my partner did & I planned to stop in for lunch & BF, then pick her up this afternoon.
I thought...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-26-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By docta
I felt the same as you, but it became easier for...

I felt the same as you, but it became easier for me with time.

I tried to use a sling at times in public (I still needed to sit down and get arranged--I wasn't walking through the grocery store...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-23-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By docta
We love Dr. Hildebrandt at East Side Pediatrics,...

We love Dr. Hildebrandt at East Side Pediatrics, in East Liberty. He's not a lady, but is gentle and seems willing to have a conversation rather than bark commands.
Forum: Homebirth   08-22-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,175
Posted By docta
i wore a tank top & a loosely tied wrap skirt,...

i wore a tank top & a loosely tied wrap skirt, until i got into the birth pool & then just the top. the tank was nearly skin color, and i sorta wish it had been colored since in pictures i look...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-20-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By docta
I would definately interview, and really pry...

I would definately interview, and really pry into the ped's views.
They may treat you differently early on--at least that was our experience. we interviewed a few peds before deciding. the one we...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-18-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By docta
the first bottle of breast milk my daughter took...

the first bottle of breast milk my daughter took like a pro at 6 weeks (i cried too) and so we weren't diligent about giving it to her daily. when we tried at 8 or 9 weeks she just wasn't having it....
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-18-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By docta
I had a similar problem with my daughter (now 4...

I had a similar problem with my daughter (now 4 mos). I eventually figured out why she would be screaming at the breast...she is very particular about how she is fed. I realized (after trial &...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-18-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By docta
I don't know what you can do for her...

I don't know what you can do for her nutritionally, but when I lived in an older apt, when I signed the lease it came with info from the EPA on living in place that likely had lead paint. One of the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-18-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,029
Posted By docta
I love my Sozo brand Koi Nap sack! Its really...

I love my Sozo brand Koi Nap sack! Its really really soft & plushy microfiber that has held up well through washing (following instructions), so cute and it has grown with her...they also have lots...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-12-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By docta
I have never heard of a customary gift for...

I have never heard of a customary gift for graduate advisors...I didn't give my advisor one nor do I know of any students then or now... but I did give my advisor a bound copy of my...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-12-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By docta
I can't speak to all the particulars in your...

I can't speak to all the particulars in your situation, but I started my tenure track position a few months after becoming pregnant last year--now my daughter is 4 months old. As far as my career...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-30-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,460
Posted By docta
i wanted to sympathize with you because i have...

i wanted to sympathize with you because i have been in a similar situation with my daughter who is nearly 4 months. I had to return at 12 weeks, and she was at home with my partner, refusing the...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-23-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,883
Posted By docta
My daughter is nearly 4 months, and i have been...

My daughter is nearly 4 months, and i have been back to work FT for about 3 weeks. I pump twice a day at work, and have ranged from 10 to 18 oz, but usually about 12 oz. I seem to pump more in the...
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