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Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   12-20-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Indigomama
Hi There!   We are looking to move to the...

Hi There!
 
We are looking to move to the Litchfied County area of CT... husband will actually be working in Canaan.    We visited this weekend for the first time and I will have to say I fell in...
Forum: Women's Health   03-05-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
  Thyroid
Views: 245
Posted By Indigomama
My thyroid issue popped up initially during my...

My thyroid issue popped up initially during my first pregnancy. I actually didn't do anything because my doctor said everything was fine... but ultimately I ended up treating it.

I'm assuming she...
Forum: Women's Health   03-05-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,526
Posted By Indigomama
Yeah... I feel like a big of dog doo doo...

Yeah... I feel like a big of dog doo doo anything above tsh is 2 too... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

The upper limit of TSH is 5 but the suggested upper limit is...
Forum: Women's Health   02-09-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 44,627
Posted By Indigomama
so generally my endo takes cholesterol spikes as...

so generally my endo takes cholesterol spikes as a sign as something isn't right with the thyroid matrix and starts testing that way. Pregnancy is generally hard on your thyroid and you can have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By Indigomama
So LOVE the ds...

So LOVE the ds http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

There are actually a lot of games where they have to do a lot of reading, and with my DS that's a great thing overall....
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-05-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Indigomama
So my sweet ems is gianormous .... just turned...

So my sweet ems is gianormous .... just turned 10 months and is weighing in over 10 months. Put an exuberant personality and he's turned into the play date bully. He is still at the touch and pull...
Forum: Women's Health   01-31-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Indigomama
Right now I'm dealing with a a B12 deficiency...

Right now I'm dealing with a a B12 deficiency and have had a really difficult time with any supplements.

The best one I have found is actually floradix iron which you then get all the other stuff...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-24-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By Indigomama
So... my 8 year old ds has started to get little...

So... my 8 year old ds has started to get little pimples... very tiny with white heads on the sides of his face. Actually he's had them for a while on and off, they've just gotten to the point in...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-22-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By Indigomama
Just a comment on the thyroid issues- as a...

Just a comment on the thyroid issues- as a hypothyroid nursing mama I have been shocked at how drastically a small change in my thyroid levels has affected my milk supply.

While getting your...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-22-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Indigomama
I'm in the same boat... My ds is a little older...

I'm in the same boat... My ds is a little older (almost 4 months) but we've been working on this since week 4 and some times he'll just SCREAM and won't take it at all no matter what.

One thing I...
Forum: Diapering   06-16-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Indigomama
So.... for my 3 month old, I've had a disana...

So.... for my 3 month old, I've had a disana pull on I got from green mountain and another wool button.

I love the pull on. I want to get more as the paul bunyon I gave birth to is almost out of...
Forum: Diapering   04-11-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Indigomama
ok... so my dh trashed a wool blanket (i'm...

ok... so my dh trashed a wool blanket (i'm hoping all the wool experience with diaper covers here will help).

He basically threw it into the wash unknowingly... and I proceeded to wash it 3 times...
Forum: Birth Stories   04-05-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,970
Posted By Indigomama
I forgot to add.... the how do you get a...

I forgot to add.... the how do you get a positive hospital birth part...

1. Check and compare hospitals... states often have stats/drs should have individual stats... if you get stuck ask some of...
Forum: Birth Stories   04-05-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,970
Posted By Indigomama
I just gave birth at the end of March at a...

I just gave birth at the end of March at a hospital/birthing center and it was absolutely extremely positive.


My OB/Midwives I was seeing (there were 4) were all very supportive and encouraging...
Forum: March 2009   03-24-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By Indigomama
I'm still here.. due date on Thursday. ...

I'm still here.. due date on Thursday.

Three weeks ago I was so ungodly impatient to have this baby I thought I was going to burst.

After a week plus of the flu, work finally ending for me......
Forum: March 2009   03-14-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 557
Posted By Indigomama
38 weeks + 2 days here. It's like I'm...

38 weeks + 2 days here.

It's like I'm totally ready and I have a night with contractions and then something happens and I feel myself mentally draw back.

Right now, all of us have the...
Forum: March 2009   03-11-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Indigomama
My son is JUST coming down with it. DH had the...

My son is JUST coming down with it. DH had the shot.. pray it works.

Please let me avoid it.. I'm at week 38... i went from please please please have this baby to let this pass first.

Yuck.
Forum: March 2009   02-27-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By Indigomama
While i agree that any intuition now is "off"...

While i agree that any intuition now is "off" just based on plain desperation and hopeful thinking... I did strongly believe at the beginning that i was due a few weeks earlier than my due date.
...
Forum: March 2009   02-27-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By Indigomama
I'm with dearmama... hearing/listening to how...

I'm with dearmama... hearing/listening to how far you are is only detrimental to your health!!

At 38 weeks I wasn't even effaced.... it's going to be a while despite the fact that I was having...
Forum: March 2009   02-26-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Indigomama
asks me when I'm due I think I'm going to go...

asks me when I'm due I think I'm going to go crazy rabid on them.

I know it's well meaning but seriously... like having to answer this 50 times a day is so freaking annoying. I just say not soon...
Forum: March 2009   02-24-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 543
Posted By Indigomama
I'm glad I'm not the only one with my eye on...

I'm glad I'm not the only one with my eye on week 37!!!

March 26th here.. .which makes week 37 on March 5th.

After that.. all bets are off. Please go early.. please go early... please go...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-24-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By Indigomama
LOVE MINE!!! I wish I would have gotten like 3. ...

LOVE MINE!!! I wish I would have gotten like 3.

I wear it every single day... regardless of outfit. I'm 37 weeks...

It helps at the maternity clothes stage as most of the pants I bought are...
Forum: Family Safety   02-22-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,896
Posted By Indigomama
Right now I'm expecting any day now. I did...

Right now I'm expecting any day now.

I did get an used car seat from a trusted friend that is infant so I don't have to buy. One of the items on my baby list was the britax marathon with the...
Forum: March 2009   02-22-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 817
Posted By Indigomama
So left on my list: 1. Nursing bras 2....

So left on my list:

1. Nursing bras
2. More laundry soap (Not critical.. but at same place i'll probably buy my bras)
3. Lanolize my new wool covers... just washed 1st time...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-21-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,308
Posted By Indigomama
I couldn't imagine not circing.. and my dh was...

I couldn't imagine not circing.. and my dh was like no way... every boy deserves every inch he can get.

He was so adamant for such a silly reason..but his dad was all not circ'd......
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