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Forum: Babywearing   03-30-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 19,283
Posted By laughingfox
I'd love to win one of these carriers!   I...

I'd love to win one of these carriers!
 
I think that having more men model on babywearing sites and packaging would make a big difference. Otherwise, a man might look at the marketing materials...
Forum: Diapering   03-17-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By laughingfox
I used prefolds for both of my little ones at...

I used prefolds for both of my little ones at birth, with wrap covers. (I made DD1s wraps, but used Thirsties XS for DD2.)
I just folded down the prefold at the front. The wrap style covers that I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-14-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,485
Posted By laughingfox
As another mama who had supply issues, SNS...

As another mama who had supply issues, SNS issues, pumping issues, and a baby who just gave up on nursing, I want to offer so many *hugs*. It's been over 9 months now since I had to abandon nursing,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-06-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,967
Posted By laughingfox
DD1: 42+2, didn't look a day over 38 weeks...

DD1: 42+2, didn't look a day over 38 weeks gestation, covered in vernix
DD2: 41+4, looked like a 42 weeker, a little flaky and wrinkly
(I had early ultrasounds and was pretty certain on conception...
Forum: Lactivism   03-06-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,426
Posted By laughingfox
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by erin23kate http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-06-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By laughingfox
Earth's Best, Vermont Organics, and Wal-Mart's...

Earth's Best, Vermont Organics, and Wal-Mart's store brand generic organic formula are all made by the same company. Last time I checked, they all included DHA. HTH.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-22-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,046
Posted By laughingfox
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Smithie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-21-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By laughingfox
Don't forget the store brands, too. The company...

Don't forget the store brands, too. The company that makes Earth's Best also makes the organic formula for the WalMart store brand (for half the price) as well as the standard store brands for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-20-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By laughingfox
Also, I wear low-cut t-shirts a lot, and let DD...

Also, I wear low-cut t-shirts a lot, and let DD rest her cheeks on my naked upper chest as much as possible when being carried/worn. I stroke her face while she eats (if I have a free hand). When...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-20-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By laughingfox
I'm unintentionally formula feeding my second...

I'm unintentionally formula feeding my second after my first BF for 29 months, and I know how hard it is. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif
 
How new is she to bottles? My DD2...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-27-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
Posted By laughingfox
You do need 2 witnesses (other than the mother...

You do need 2 witnesses (other than the mother and father) but you don't need a separate affidavit. All the info is there, your "witnesses" only have to sign it- but be sure they don't sign it until...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-21-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By laughingfox
I was denied coverage for my CPM, but the reason...

I was denied coverage for my CPM, but the reason given on my insurance paperwork is that she was "out of network". I'm fighting them on this on the grounds that there was no in-network midwife...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-23-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,712
Posted By laughingfox
Quote: Originally Posted by loveneverfails...

Quote:
Originally Posted by loveneverfails http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15874670)
SCG, that's so cool!

I was just...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-23-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,712
Posted By laughingfox
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif snoopy.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-22-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,712
Posted By laughingfox
Quote: Originally Posted by jsh7809...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jsh7809 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15871002)
laughingfox, maybe they think you are one of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-22-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,712
Posted By laughingfox
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif Liz! Insurance companies can be crazy, crazy people. That reminds me, I need to call mine again. Grr.
...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,712
Posted By laughingfox
Jen- It's tough to say, since every baby's...

Jen- It's tough to say, since every baby's different, but based on DD's experience, I'd recommend the store brand stuff made by PBM, sold at Target, Babies R Us, Walmart, Sams, Walgreens. We use the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,712
Posted By laughingfox
Quote: Originally Posted by jenfl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jenfl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15865265)
laughingfox -- since Sprout still won't drink...
Forum: Family Safety   09-20-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By laughingfox
Quote: Originally Posted by Snapdragon...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Snapdragon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15859415)
anyone have any opinions on the MAxi Cosi...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-20-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,570
Posted By laughingfox
The meeting with the teacher and principal went...

The meeting with the teacher and principal went pretty well (other than a few awkward moments). They both seemed to take my concerns seriously. It wasn't entirely one-sided, and we did talk about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 5,240
Posted By laughingfox
Quote: Originally Posted by loveneverfails...

Quote:
Originally Posted by loveneverfails http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15849334)
LaughingFox, what the hell!?!? I give...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-16-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 5,240
Posted By laughingfox
Oh, and in other news, my insurance company is...

Oh, and in other news, my insurance company is now refusing to cover birth control, despite the fact that it's listed as a covered expense in mt explanation of benefits.
Normally, insurance...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-16-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 5,240
Posted By laughingfox
ericka, those covers are so cute! They're not as...

ericka, those covers are so cute! They're not as pricey as I'd expected either, even if they are out of my price range for now.

As far as medical professionals, I know for a solid fact that I...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-15-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,570
Posted By laughingfox
I'm trying to get more info, but the teacher...

I'm trying to get more info, but the teacher hasn't called me back like she said she would, and isn't really communicating with me via email. All she says is stuff like "I hope tomorrow will be a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-14-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 5,240
Posted By laughingfox
Quote: Originally Posted by Carley...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Carley http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15841260)
"We" had a VASECTOMY on Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!...
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