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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-03-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,832
Posted By PollyC
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Quote:Originally Posted by DaisyO http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334448/38-weeks-measuring-32#post_16729966)

I would opt for...
Forum: Bob Sears   06-02-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By PollyC
Thank you for the great answer.  I'm actually...

Thank you for the great answer.  I'm actually thinking of switching to another practice so I can have a nurse's hotline to call in case of (possibly unimportant) questions, instead of the doctor's...
Forum: Bob Sears   05-30-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By PollyC
Dear Dr Sears,   this may sound like a...

Dear Dr Sears,
 
this may sound like a foolish question, but how can I avoid annoying my baby's pediatrician?  In particular, what are the top things that annoy you in parents.  I am a somewhat...
Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By PollyC
Hello there!   So, we use an Ergo for our...

Hello there!
 
So, we use an Ergo for our baby (used to LOVE the Sleepywrap, but after baby reached 16 lbs the Ergo was more comfortable...I'm kind of sad about this...)
Anyway, it is starting to...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-11-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By PollyC
OK, so you folks don't know so far...But!  I...

OK, so you folks don't know so far...But!  I have done a little more internet snooping and found the following info:
The foreign substance in the ActHIB has been confirmed to be "aseptic", or...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-11-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By PollyC
Hi,   I am wondering, does anybody out...

Hi,
 
I am wondering, does anybody out there--especially Japanese sisters--have some details about the current Japanese vaccine situation?  They have halted Prevnar7 and Sanofi Pasteur ActHIB, and...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   03-02-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By PollyC
hey... clearly you have found a ped. by now,...

hey...
clearly you have found a ped. by now, but K Landon-Malone's group will give you a little slip to submit to the insurance company, and they will reimburse you!  That's what we do and it works...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-02-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,432
Posted By PollyC
We use a little fan...since it is a cold...

We use a little fan...since it is a cold Northern winter I just point it up towards the ceiling.  Also, not sure how old your baby is but the use of a fan supposedly reduces the SIDS risk somewhat.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,986
Posted By PollyC
oh okay...duh...you're right!  Pacifiers don't...

oh okay...duh...you're right!  Pacifiers don't have holes...they just look like they do (there is a little dimple thing on the end of all the ones I have).  Baby used to take a Soothie but quit...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,986
Posted By PollyC
Hi all   So, my baby is not that great at...

Hi all
 
So, my baby is not that great at relaxing while drinking out of a bottle.  Unfortunately I have to work every night, so my partner has to feed him.  The baby will sometimes start to fall...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-15-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By PollyC
Well, I still think the book kind of s*cks, but,...

Well, I still think the book kind of s*cks, but, in a way, I think it's mostly for the covert classism/sense of entitlement and (to me) unfunny jokes.  The condescending yet syrupy magazine-esque...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-11-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By PollyC
Ok, "Operating Instructions", a big...

Ok, "Operating Instructions", a big best-seller...I'm really glad I borrowed this one from the women's center instead of paying to read it:
 
First of all, the scornful remarks from Anne Lamott...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-11-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 20,487
Posted By PollyC
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Forum: Life With a Baby   02-02-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,708
Posted By PollyC
This is really great.  I haven't checked out the...

This is really great.  I haven't checked out the recipes yet but I will asap.  I don't mind making it myself since it is just a little bit that the baby will need (like, 4 ounces a day). 
Baby is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-01-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,708
Posted By PollyC
Hi!   I just started working again, and I...

Hi!
 
I just started working again, and I really cannot pump enough for the baby, (almost 5 months old) even with fenugreek etc.  At least one of the bottles baby drinks while I'm away will have...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By PollyC
oh jeez, I don't know, I just was thinking about...

oh jeez, I don't know, I just was thinking about when the little one is bigger...what it will be like...they really change fast, just like I was warned!
Anyway, I will nurse as long as the baby is...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-21-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By PollyC
Hello   My baby is only 4 months old but I...

Hello
 
My baby is only 4 months old but I wonder for the future...how long can you pump milk after the baby is weaned?  Couldn't you like feed it to the baby out of a cup?  Then they can get the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-15-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,268
Posted By PollyC
hmm...I do wear the baby, but sometimes it's not...

hmm...I do wear the baby, but sometimes it's not an option.  I want some security whilst I do a few things of my own.  Everybody needs to shower, for example, right?  Thanks, though!
Any answers to...
Forum: Family Safety   01-14-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By PollyC
Hi! I need a playpen for my 4-month old baby,...

Hi!
I need a playpen for my 4-month old baby, so I can do things like wash the dishes and eat.  However, I am reluctant to get one (such as Graco) because I'm sure it's filled with toxic flame...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-14-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By PollyC
Hi! I need a playpen for my 4-month old baby,...

Hi!
I need a playpen for my 4-month old baby, so I can do things like wash the dishes and eat.  However, I am reluctant to get one (such as Graco) because I'm sure it's filled with toxic flame...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-14-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,268
Posted By PollyC
Hi! I need a playpen for my 4-month old baby,...

Hi!
I need a playpen for my 4-month old baby, so I can do things like wash the dishes and eat.  However, I am reluctant to get one (such as Graco) because I'm sure it's filled with toxic flame...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-07-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By PollyC
This is all really interesting.  I do see some...

This is all really interesting.  I do see some common threads that connect to my baby, but, as you say, it is a little early to tell.  In any case, my baby is loved and well cared for...never has to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-07-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By PollyC
Hi,   Can anybody with an ASD child tell me...

Hi,
 
Can anybody with an ASD child tell me what some of the earliest traits you noticed were?  I have a sweet 4-month-old baby that I think I may see some signs in.  We have some autism in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-07-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By PollyC
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Forum: Breastfeeding   01-07-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By PollyC
Hello all   I just pumped 4 oz of milk into...

Hello all
 
I just pumped 4 oz of milk into a glass bottle, then realized I had sterilized it not recently, but almost a month ago.  It was stored uncovered on its side.  Do I dump it and start...
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