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Forum: Family Safety   08-08-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By sahmmie
Thanks. I guess I should have explained myself...

Thanks. I guess I should have explained myself better. By smallest seat I meant height wise. The diono seats are narrow but very tall, so they won't work. Thanks for the information on the 30 degree...
Forum: Family Safety   08-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By sahmmie
Hmmm.... this is something I never even thought...

Hmmm.... this is something I never even thought about. I'm passed the car seat stage for my own kids, but had I known this when they were babies I would have been pretty upset over it. I think the...
Forum: Family Safety   08-08-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By sahmmie
looking for the smallest convertible with side impact protection & 30 lb rear facing

I watch my friend's 11 month old who has outgrown her Britax chaperone. I have an SUV so getting a seat for my car is no problem, but my friend drives a small Subaru. These are the seats I like:
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Forum: Life With a Baby   01-18-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By sahmmie
It sounds like it could be reflux. I had two...

It sounds like it could be reflux. I had two babies with reflux and both developed a feeding aversion. My dd would only eat if tightly swaddled and walked while I held the bottle in her mouth. My ds...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-18-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,192
Posted By sahmmie
How wonderful!! Congratulations on your teensy...

How wonderful!! Congratulations on your teensy tiny little bean! 
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,192
Posted By sahmmie
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-11-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,192
Posted By sahmmie
Oh, thanks. I guess that's what happened with...

Oh, thanks. I guess that's what happened with mine. I had a positive pregnancy test 2 or 3 days after I missed my period. But then I started spotting and had an ultrasound at 11 weeks. I was told...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-03-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,192
Posted By sahmmie
I'm just wondering, what does "missed...

I'm just wondering, what does "missed miscarriage" mean? I read this forum often but I still don't know what that means. 
 
Congratulations on your new pregnancy!!  So exciting, but scary too. (I...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-14-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By sahmmie
chevy974, Do you mean, Braggs Apple Cider...

chevy974, Do you mean, Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar? I think I tried that once and it was very painful. I didn't stick with it long enough to see if it would work.
 
OP, My warts just suddenly...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-14-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By sahmmie
We use this recipe. We use almond milk instead...

We use this recipe. We use almond milk instead of buttermilk, and I've even made them with just water and they turned out fine. Instead of melted butter you could use melted margarine or any kind of...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-25-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By sahmmie
I forgot to add that I did read on a website...

I forgot to add that I did read on a website recently that you can overdose on probiotics, so maybe the lower dose would be better for her. I was reading about c. boullardi for treatment of c-diff...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-25-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By sahmmie
Your welcome. That makes perfect sense to me. I...

Your welcome. That makes perfect sense to me. I remember reading that probiotics do in fact work both ways; they help stop diarrhea and they stop constipation as well. 
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-22-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By sahmmie
Sage is a such beautiful name!   ...

Sage is a such beautiful name!
 
Constipation and diarrhea are both the most common side effects of antibiotics, and even if it didn't have that effect before, I still wouldn't be surprised if it...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-22-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By sahmmie
Babies naturally have shorter sleep cycles than...

Babies naturally have shorter sleep cycles than adults (40 minutes of deep sleep followed by periods of lighter sleep is very common) and so they will often stir shortly after falling asleep, and...
Forum: Family Safety   09-22-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By sahmmie
Thanks for the suggestion. I looked at their...

Thanks for the suggestion. I looked at their mattresses and they look pretty good. 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-20-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By sahmmie
She may be overtired when you start the bedtime...

She may be overtired when you start the bedtime routine (not that two month old babies need a scheduled bedtime). It may work to start being very quiet, soothing, etc with her an hour or more before...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-20-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By sahmmie
I don't think what you are doing is as bad as...

I don't think what you are doing is as bad as CIO. I used a similar method to help my babies learn to fall asleep in their own beds. I would stay with them, or return to their room and pat them and...
Forum: Family Safety   09-20-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By sahmmie
Supposedly the minimum size required by law is...

Supposedly the minimum size required by law is 51 5/8" x 27 1/4" for length and height, and less than 6" for depth. So how come I've purchased two brand new mattresses in the last two months and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-20-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By sahmmie
Thanks Allison. Sounds like you and my niece (I...

Thanks Allison. Sounds like you and my niece (I mistakenly posted friend instead of niece) are due around the same time. Her official due date is Nov 3. She's very worried about having a preemie in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By sahmmie
Thanks ladies. I am really having a tough time...

Thanks ladies. I am really having a tough time getting my family to live bread free. I could do it, but I'm at a loss most days about what to feed my kids because they are not as gung-ho as I am...
Forum: Family Safety   09-16-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By sahmmie
Why don't they make car seats like this in the...

Why don't they make car seats like this in the US? These seats are amazing!
Forum: Family Safety   09-15-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By sahmmie
The reason we need the "shower cap" type of...

The reason we need the "shower cap" type of cover here is that we have very windy winters and blankets can easily be taken away by the wind. It gets so windy here I've had my dd's stroller blow away...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   09-13-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By sahmmie
I'm so sorry. My niece is considering a VBAC....

I'm so sorry. My niece is considering a VBAC. I'm worried about her. Thanks for sharing this and again, I'm so sorry.
Forum: Family Safety   09-13-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By sahmmie
Thanks DahliaRW, but what I meant was one of...

Thanks DahliaRW, but what I meant was one of those blanket type covers you put on top of the carseat to keep the wind and cold out. Sort of like the Bundleme but not the Bundleme becasue I know...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-13-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By sahmmie
Well, I've read that usually the baby won't...

Well, I've read that usually the baby won't engage or drop any earlier than 4 weeks before delivery, and she's only 32 weeks.
 
I talked to her last night and she said she learned that when she...
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