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Forum: Lactivism   08-06-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Phycologia
Aventura, FL-Nursing mom busted by security

I ran across this on my facebook page and I thought I would share with other South Florida lactivists. There is a nurse-in tomorrow to protest:...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-20-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Phycologia
My DS will be 3 in two months. We have been...

My DS will be 3 in two months. We have been cutting down on nursings since he turned two, and we have been just at one feeding before bed, and occasionally in the morning if I get up with him (DH...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Phycologia
DS is 26 months. He nurses one side before naps...

DS is 26 months. He nurses one side before naps and both sides before bedtime. Maybe 2-3 minutes each side most times.
 
I am still making milk but I have no idea how much he is getting at this...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-03-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Phycologia
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MichelleZB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1362300/pressure-to-wean#post_17096921)

Wow... he can't just,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-03-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Phycologia
I don't know if this is in the right place.   ...

I don't know if this is in the right place. 
 
I am still nursing my 15 month old and plan on doing so until about 2. It's going fine and I think its necessary since DS refuses to drink cow's milk...
Forum: Women's Health   05-21-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Phycologia
DS just had his 12 month WBV. He is breastfeed,...

DS just had his 12 month WBV. He is breastfeed, no cow's milk, and on solids.They did a finger stick for a hemoglobin count and it came back 10.4. Doctor said 10.5 is where she would set the cutoff...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-13-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,992
Posted By Phycologia
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by newmamalizzy http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353036/is-my-1-year-old-spoiled#post_16978256)

2. As you enter...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-13-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,992
Posted By Phycologia
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sarafi http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353036/is-my-1-year-old-spoiled#post_16978046)

This sounds frustrating,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-12-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,992
Posted By Phycologia
I've generally ascribed to the notion that you...

I've generally ascribed to the notion that you can't spoil a baby by giving him too much attention. My son is approaching a year old I'm not quite so sure that's true anymore.
 
He's always been a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-04-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Phycologia
I just discovered that he loves egg yolks mashed...

I just discovered that he loves egg yolks mashed with breastmilk this morning! That's good.
 
I know I sound freaked out, but it's just so emotionally draining to have a baby who hates nursing. I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-01-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Phycologia
I am so frustrated that I am ready to throw in...

I am so frustrated that I am ready to throw in the towel. I probably would have already if my DS would take a bottle of formula. He has been on a semi-nursing strike since he was 4 months old. He...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-23-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By Phycologia
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by blackbird2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-20-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By Phycologia
He was giggling at first when the chiro placed...

He was giggling at first when the chiro placed him on my tummy. It was when he started "adjusting" was when DS would scream. And the neck thing....he was really upset about that. It looked...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-15-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By Phycologia
I just took my son to a chiropractic that I met...

I just took my son to a chiropractic that I met at church. His card said he is a certified chiropractic pediatric physician, and he seemed knowledgeable. Plus I had been thinking about chiro care...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Phycologia
Bumping...could someone who is having good luck...

Bumping...could someone who is having good luck with a PIS please check if the membrane lays flat against the valve when the pump is running but there's no milk dripping down, or does it flap with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-21-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Phycologia
Oh man...I pump 20 minutes each session during...

Oh man...I pump 20 minutes each session during the day, and in the evening when he goes to bed I cluster pump each night for a total of an hour and a half. My nipples are being good sports :) I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-21-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Phycologia
I have a Medela PIS that I bought new 7 months...

I have a Medela PIS that I bought new 7 months ago. I used to be able to pump 5-6 oz in a sitting, and now I can barely get 1.5 oz max, usually only 1 oz. 
I notice that I don't have a problem...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-23-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Phycologia
Don't be afraid of bad habits at this age...my...

Don't be afraid of bad habits at this age...my son only slept on our chests until his colic subsided, and he's a great sleeper now at 7 months. We had some real sleep issues from about 4-6 months,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Phycologia
I hear you, I am not a morning person so I wish...

I hear you, I am not a morning person so I wish his 6:30 to 6:00 AM night would be just an hour or two later. But, I tried everything to shift his schedule and it always backfired. I've accepted...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By Phycologia
Waking 1-2 hours is usually a sign of a sleep...

Waking 1-2 hours is usually a sign of a sleep association, but since you are able to put him down drowsy and have him do the falling asleep part on his own, it definitely sounds like it could be a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Phycologia
What time does he usually wake up for the day?...

What time does he usually wake up for the day? And how often does he sleep during the day?
 
He sounds overtired by the time 8 pm rolls around. Maybe you could try nursing him to sleep at 7:30 and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Phycologia
I am new here, so please forgive me if this...

I am new here, so please forgive me if this topic is out of place. But I wanted to basically ask the question, "WHY do we need to rely on faulty science to "prove" CIO is wrong, when it's obvious...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-17-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,947
Posted By Phycologia
I have a tiny baby, but I'm 4"10 and his dad is...

I have a tiny baby, but I'm 4"10 and his dad is 5'7", so its expected. But he was born at 5 lbs 7 oz and at his 4 week checkup he was 8 lbs 7 oz. That doctor said his weight gain was "outrageous"...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-16-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By Phycologia
I started PU/PD after his 6 month check up to...

I started PU/PD after his 6 month check up to make sure his weight gain was OK. Since he was a newborn we've always kept night feedings/diaper changes very dark and very boring without talking. At...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-15-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Phycologia
My DS is 7 months old and I introduced solid...

My DS is 7 months old and I introduced solid food a month ago. At first I just jud BLW with large chunks of food, but I don't think I have the temperament to see him gag and not panic! So I started...
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