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Forum: Parenting   07-31-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,829
Posted By danipoppins
"like"d on Facebook and following on Twitter...

"like"d on Facebook and following on Twitter (@dani_poppins).  The sleeping bags are delicious, perfect for babes that like to kick off blankets.  My bub would be so snug in one this winter.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-29-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,628
Posted By danipoppins
I live in Southern Maine and our son's posterior...

I live in Southern Maine and our son's posterior tie was clipped at 9 days by a doctor in Portland who was "highly recommended" by the LCs at MMC.  I found his 'bedside manner' to be not terribly...
Forum: Midwives   04-28-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By danipoppins
I just made two for my midwives and they loved...

I just made two for my midwives and they loved them.  For each one I cut a piece of fabric 25 inches wide by 36 inches long.  I hemmed the long sides (fold 1/2 inch, fold 1/2 inch, sew).  Then I did...
Forum: Women's Health   04-06-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By danipoppins
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Forum: Women's Health   03-29-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,473
Posted By danipoppins
I use Nutribiotic brand GSE and I get it in the...

I use Nutribiotic brand GSE and I get it in the liquid form because it's more versatile.  If you take it orally, it's not bad in orange juice or you can put it in empty capsules. 
Forum: Women's Health   03-29-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By danipoppins
I'm trying to figure out what the heck is going...

I'm trying to figure out what the heck is going on with my immune system.  I've posted this on a couple groups I'm on so I apologize if you see this more than once. 

I had my son at home 8 weeks...
Forum: Women's Health   03-29-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By danipoppins
Not a dumb question, it does seem silly to take...

Not a dumb question, it does seem silly to take your kid to the doc when they're not sick.  
 
We do well child checks for a couple reasons.  One, to keep a regular relationship with the doctor so...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-09-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By danipoppins
Two questions. I have bacterial vaginosis and...

Two questions. I have bacterial vaginosis and possibly a uterine infection so I feel like it makes sense to take the abx. In the last few days I've been suspecting thrush (pink nipples,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-07-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By danipoppins
Definitely find a local LC. You can call around...

Definitely find a local LC. You can call around and ask if they're familiar w/TT or ask the person who clipped the TT if they have any recommendations. Catherine Watson-Genna says on her website...
Forum: Women's Health   03-05-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By danipoppins
Me and the baby (5 weeks old Sunday) have head...

Me and the baby (5 weeks old Sunday) have head colds. I've been taking lots of sodium ascorbate (vitamin c); not to bowel tolerance, but enough so I'm feeling better and he is clearly getting it via...
Forum: Women's Health   03-03-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By danipoppins
I asked how deep wondering if you could get to...

I asked how deep wondering if you could get to it with a salve or paste and it sounds like you can.

Considering you're so far out from the original injury it may not adhere back even with the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,194
Posted By danipoppins
Every body and every baby is different. It's...

Every body and every baby is different. It's plausible that your LO is reacting to quinoa. The only way to find out us to eliminate and trial. Also, think if there's anything you always eat with the...
Forum: Women's Health   03-03-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By danipoppins
Comfrey leaf and root heal/bind tissue. How deep...

Comfrey leaf and root heal/bind tissue. How deep in is the tear? You could grind the herbs and make into a paste to put on the tear, or make/buy a salve with both in it. Sitz baths with those herbs...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-01-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By danipoppins
Just checking in to see if you've had your...

Just checking in to see if you've had your appointment yet and how it went. Thinking of you.
Forum: Women's Health   02-28-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By danipoppins
Bumpity bump bump. Anyone? I want this thing...

Bumpity bump bump. Anyone? I want this thing gone!!!
Forum: Women's Health   02-27-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By danipoppins
Cross posted in Breastfeeding... For me,...

Cross posted in Breastfeeding...

For me, normally I would take sodium ascorbate (vit c) to bowel tolerance and take a tincture containing echinacea, goldenseal, eyebright, nettles and yarrow to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-27-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By danipoppins
For me, normally I would take sodium ascorbate...

For me, normally I would take sodium ascorbate (vit c) to bowel tolerance and take a tincture containing echinacea, goldenseal, eyebright, nettles and yarrow to tackle the brewing sinus infection....
Forum: Women's Health   02-26-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By danipoppins
We have pretty much the same diet - I'm corn,...

We have pretty much the same diet - I'm corn, gluten, soy, dairy and peanut free too. What about flax? I think the mucilaginous qualities are the same as chia, perhaps cheaper? Do you react to GF...
Forum: Women's Health   02-25-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By danipoppins
I believe I have one from hours of purple...

I believe I have one from hours of purple pushing (without the urge) with my first. With this baby I ended up with some serious hemorrhoids so I've been super careful because I cannot get...
Forum: Women's Health   02-25-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By danipoppins
I'm just about 4 wks post partum and I'm pretty...

I'm just about 4 wks post partum and I'm pretty sure I have one of these. I had a homebirth, but transferred due to a retained placenta. I also had a couple tears that were repaired at the hospital....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-24-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By danipoppins
I would still have him looked at just to be...

I would still have him looked at just to be sure; posterior tongue ties are really tricky. If anything you rule it out as part of the problem. Best case scenario it is the problem, you get it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-23-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By danipoppins
My 5 yo had mucousy bloody stills as an infant...

My 5 yo had mucousy bloody stills as an infant and it was b/c of dairy. Just went to the ped thus morning w/ the 3 week old. I asked her what to look for in terms of anaphylaxis/allergy b/c DS is...
Forum: January 2011   02-20-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,837
Posted By danipoppins
DS is, well, he appears to be lactating. I...

DS is, well, he appears to be lactating. I thought I noticed some discharge on one of his nipples and when I gently squeezed, more came out. WTF? I'm going to assume this is 'normal' and because of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-20-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By danipoppins
We bought 7 different kids, lol. Thus far he...

We bought 7 different kids, lol. Thus far he seems to be least offended by the Mam and soothie type one. He makes the most awful face when I try to give them to him. But I keep trying... sigh.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-20-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,109
Posted By danipoppins
You are welcome - I hope the doctor can help...

You are welcome - I hope the doctor can help you. My DS has a lip tie too, but I didn't pick it up until after the TT was clipped and he can flange so I think we'll leave it for now. Keep seeing the...
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