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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-15-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By EmilyG
My Dd  is 2.5, but I stopped pumping at work...

My Dd  is 2.5, but I stopped pumping at work shortly after for 1st birthday.  I didn't change the way I feed her on my days off with her.  I work 12 hour shifts, sometimes 7am-7pm. other times...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-14-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By EmilyG
My girls did this.  My older dd was 4 when my...

My girls did this.  My older dd was 4 when my younger dd was born and I walked into the room a couple of times when she was a newborn to find older DD trying to nurse her. 
Now they are 6 and 2 and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-14-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,965
Posted By EmilyG
My dd (2) says "nurse" for the left side and...

My dd (2) says "nurse" for the left side and "nur-side" for the right.  I'm guessing because she usually starts on the left and then I'd say, "lets nurse on the other side" when I switched her.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-24-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By EmilyG
Thanks so much ladies, definatly calling...

Thanks so much ladies, definatly calling tomorrow to get her refered to an allergist.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-24-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By EmilyG
How did you go about night weaning?  I'm ready...

How did you go about night weaning?  I'm ready for more than 2 hours of sleep in a row!
Forum: Allergies   02-23-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By EmilyG
My DD was a very fussy high needs baby and I...

My DD was a very fussy high needs baby and I always felt like there was something that just wasn't right, that she was just too unhappy, but my pedi never agreed.  She was exclusivly breastfed and I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-23-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By EmilyG
I was also going to suggest that maybe your...

I was also going to suggest that maybe your supply is the same and she's just having a growth spurt.
 
Has your diet changed at all?  I still notice a little dip in my supply if I go a day without...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-23-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By EmilyG
So DD, who is 18 months old, has recently (6...

So DD, who is 18 months old, has recently (6 weeks now) developed this aweful rash.  At first they thought it was a virus, but now her Dr. thinks allergies.  I haven't changed soaps or detergents or...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-23-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By EmilyG
Thanks ladies, that makes me feel better.  She...

Thanks ladies, that makes me feel better. 
She is still nursing a lot, but she's also very active, running and jumping and dancing all the time.  I don't feel like cutting back on her nursing is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-22-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By EmilyG
I took my daughter in for her 18 month check up...

I took my daughter in for her 18 month check up today and found that she hasn't gained any weight at all since her 12 month check.  She went from the >95% down to 60% for weight.  Height remained at...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-20-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,143
Posted By EmilyG
What my mom did with me as I got too big for my...

What my mom did with me as I got too big for my parents bed, is have me sleep next to their bed on the floor in a sleeping bag.  Honestly the hard floor never bothered me as a kid, I'd rather sleep...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-20-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By EmilyG
I think sitting in the chair and slowly trying...

I think sitting in the chair and slowly trying to move it away from her is probably your best bet for naptime at work. 
 
I don't have any advise for your nighttime issues, if it were me I'd...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-20-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By EmilyG
Sorry, I don't have any advise, as both my kids...

Sorry, I don't have any advise, as both my kids have always been frequent night wakers, but I have heard that it's pretty normal for babies to wake more often once they start working on new things...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-20-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,164
Posted By EmilyG
My girls have both been like that, I think it's...

My girls have both been like that, I think it's pretty normal for a breastfed, cosleeping baby to wake often during the night  My first didn't start sleeping through the night until after she weaned...
Forum: Montessori   11-20-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By EmilyG
I would think it'd depend on the school, at DD's...

I would think it'd depend on the school, at DD's school we went in and met the director and DD played in a classroom while we talked.  We toured the school and the playground, but that was all.
 ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-20-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By EmilyG
Oh my!  That sounds aweful!  Does she have a...

Oh my!  That sounds aweful!  Does she have a cold or something?  I've never had an issues to that extreme, but my dd did kind of bite some when she had a cold and couldn't breathe through her nose...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-20-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,151
Posted By EmilyG
WIth my first I went from pumping three times...

WIth my first I went from pumping three times during a 12-hour shift, to once a day during my lunch break at 12 months, and then stopped pumping at work all together when she was about 15 months...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-19-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,658
Posted By EmilyG
Yes, I'm in love with the Bravado tanks, I wear...

Yes, I'm in love with the Bravado tanks, I wear them pretty much every day!  They go all the way up to an F/G, which is what I have.  The Target nursing tanks didn't fit at all. 
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-10-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By EmilyG
She used to eat grapes, or watermelon, but now...

She used to eat grapes, or watermelon, but now it's hit or miss, some days she refuses them completley.  She used to eat pasta, but now will only eat it with cheese on it, and again, some days...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-07-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By EmilyG
What has worked really well with both of my...

What has worked really well with both of my girls when they'd bite was to wait till they were making eye contact (this took forever with my first because she'd always bite me with her eyes closed!)...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-06-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By EmilyG
Jamie - that is us exactly! She's burning...

Jamie - that is us exactly! She's burning through my freezer stash every day I work, which thankfully is only twice a week. I started trying to pump each day after I put her down for nap hopping it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-05-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By EmilyG
I'm a nurse and work 12 hour shifts, luckily...

I'm a nurse and work 12 hour shifts, luckily just on the weekends, so I have a lot of days off to just nurse my baby and repair any damage that not getting out to pump during my shift may cause.
I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-05-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By EmilyG
My dd does this the worst when she has a cold...

My dd does this the worst when she has a cold and can't breathe well through her nose, she pops off often then to catch her breath too, which doesn't help. I don't have any advise, but it does seem...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-05-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By EmilyG
I've had my older daughter hold a book and turn...

I've had my older daughter hold a book and turn the pages when I tell her and I just sit next to her while reading and nursing younger dd. Older dd actually feels big and likes to be able to hold...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-05-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By EmilyG
Hi Ladies! I have a 14 month old who still...

Hi Ladies!
I have a 14 month old who still doesn't want anything to do with table food. Occasionally she'll take a couple bites here or there, once a day at most, but mostly just wants to nurse....
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