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Forum: Site Help   02-20-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By jgallagher66
I will also be no longer posting to or visiting...

I will also be no longer posting to or visiting mothering. It's a shame but this is very underhanded.
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 649
Posted By jgallagher66
I agree with everything MeeMee said. I'm...

I agree with everything MeeMee said. I'm confused about why she is getting so many antibiotics. Is she testing positive for strep? I suggest a probiotic. Multiple courses of antibiotics will wreak...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-19-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By jgallagher66
I didn't bathe them too often. Every 4 days...

I didn't bathe them too often. Every 4 days sounds good. You can always do a sponge bath. If you bathe them too much they tend to get drier skin. Whatever works to keep them clean and comfortable. I...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-16-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By jgallagher66
You sound really worried. Is he in pain?...

You sound really worried.

Is he in pain? Does he have a fever?

I have never seen a brown discharge in any of my sons and I asked my husband and he couldn't remember anything like that ever but...
Forum: C-section Birth   02-15-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By jgallagher66
I had 4 of my 5 children by cesarean. Number 2...

I had 4 of my 5 children by cesarean. Number 2 was a vbac. I would have liked to not had any c-sections but that was not the way things went for me.

I had no complications from any of my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-15-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 649
Posted By jgallagher66
My experience with these nurse lines is they...

My experience with these nurse lines is they often tell you to see your doctor because they are so worried about being sued. Of course if you're worried you should see your doctor but I agree with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-15-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By jgallagher66
I have a 17 year old and a 20 year old and I...

I have a 17 year old and a 20 year old and I think you're right that nothing they have done shocks me like my parent's were shocked by my and my siblings' behaviors. I'm just less sheltered than my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-14-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 649
Posted By jgallagher66
I definately wait unless there are other symtoms...

I definately wait unless there are other symtoms that concern me. Most of the time it is viral and the doctor can't do much anyway and we really try to avoid unnecessary medications especially...
Forum: Women's Health   02-14-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By jgallagher66
I am not an expert on this by any means but one...

I am not an expert on this by any means but one thing that occurred to me that you might want to try since you did have to take all of those antibiotics is some probiotics. They seem to really help...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-13-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By jgallagher66
One of our local libraries has museum passes...

One of our local libraries has museum passes that you can check out. They have a family pass for the children's museum, the natural history museum, the zoo, the botanical garden and others so you...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-13-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By jgallagher66
I couldn't read and not respond because I could...

I couldn't read and not respond because I could really sense your frustration when I read your post.

First of all congratulations on the steps you' ve taken to improve your own health. That is so...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By jgallagher66
It sounds exactly like thrush to me.

It sounds exactly like thrush to me.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-11-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By jgallagher66
Here is a link to a more balanced and sensible...

Here is a link to a more balanced and sensible article about soy.

www.vegfamily.com/health/vegan-soy-information.htm (http://www.vegfamily.com/health/vegan-soy-information.htm)

This article...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-11-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By jgallagher66
My favorite cookbook is Veganomicon. I find it...

My favorite cookbook is Veganomicon. I find it to be the most practical one. There are others that focus on quick cooking or are more colorful, but for over all usefulness and if I was just going to...
Forum: Parenting   02-11-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By jgallagher66
My youngest is the same age as yours. My oldest...

My youngest is the same age as yours. My oldest is 20 so this gives me a lot of perspective and makes it easier for me to be really confident in how I choose to parent my kids. In general, it's...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-10-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By jgallagher66
Tonight we had asparagus and mushrooms tossed...

Tonight we had asparagus and mushrooms tossed with olive oil and sprinkled with fresh rosemary and sea salt. I roasted them in the oven and served them over whole wheat pasta with an alfredo sauce I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-09-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By jgallagher66
How about almond butter. You can put it on...

How about almond butter. You can put it on toast. We also use some soy milk but my kids don't generally drink it. They put it on cereal and I sometimes cook with it. My youngest also likes the soy...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-09-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By jgallagher66
I'm big on leftovers too. I make a potato and...

I'm big on leftovers too. I make a potato and veggie enchilada bake from leftover potatoes that my family enjoys a lot. I also use leftover chili in burritoes. I save all vegetable scraps and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-09-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By jgallagher66
Yep. All this is completely age appropriate and...

Yep. All this is completely age appropriate and normal. I agree that it's also not attachment parenting related. All babies will go through this as they explore and test limits and boundaries. Age...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-09-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By jgallagher66
Hang in there. I agree that it will get better...

Hang in there. I agree that it will get better but it's so hard while you're going through it. I sleep better with my babies so I'm not a lot of help on suggestions. I agree that a co-sleeper or...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-08-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By jgallagher66
Babies usually lose weight immediately after...

Babies usually lose weight immediately after birth and a breastfed baby should be back at birthweight 10-14 days after birth. That is why your doctor was not concerned. It sounds like your baby is...
Forum: Intact Care   02-06-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By jgallagher66
There is never a reason to retract. No one...

There is never a reason to retract. No one should be retracting his foreskin but him. Even if he has a huge bm blowout. Please check out links and if you need an intact friendly doctor check out
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Forum: Intact Care   02-06-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By jgallagher66
I am actually speechless. I agree that this is...

I am actually speechless. I agree that this is very serious. At the very least, I would speak to the head of daycare. This is so completely inappropriate that I don't know exactly how to respond.
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Forum: Intact Care   02-04-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By jgallagher66
I feel like I keep posting almost the same...

I feel like I keep posting almost the same thing. One of the most common reasons is irritation from soap. Some babies are sensitive to laundry products if you cloth diaper or sensitive to disposable...
Forum: Intact Care   02-04-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By jgallagher66
Good for you for being aware and saving your son...

Good for you for being aware and saving your son from something very painful if that doctor had retracted his foreskin. It is very sad that doctors are so unaware of how to care for a child's body...
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