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Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-28-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By carnelianlight
My lovey has also turned into a crablet. I feel...

My lovey has also turned into a crablet. I feel bad for her but hey - she could have been a twin, you know? We are trying more grown-up comfort measures like singing and dancing. Also hoping that...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-28-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By carnelianlight
Thanks mamas! Yes, I have heard the same thing...

Thanks mamas! Yes, I have heard the same thing about goat milk - easily tolerated but lacking some things - iron? folate?. Still it seems a better option than cow milk as there might be a hereditary...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-28-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By carnelianlight
(Semi) Weaning infant from breastmilk early :( What instead?

I need to reduce my 9 month old to breastmilk at night and in the morning only as I can't pump and circumstances require :( She's never taken a bottle or had formula, so this won't be easy. She's...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-26-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 199
Posted By carnelianlight
I laughed out loud about the tech's question!...

I laughed out loud about the tech's question! Thanks for that.
Not sure how co-care will work with this insurance (Blue Shield). Last time around we had employer-sponsored Kaiser which covered...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-26-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 106
Posted By carnelianlight
I have the same question. Last pregnancy I ate...

I have the same question. Last pregnancy I ate lots of organic ginger candy which presumably is NOT from the same place all the Ginger People and Trader Joe's candy is from (the state of CA sued them...
Forum: October 2015 Due Date Club   02-26-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 199
Posted By carnelianlight
Just discovered I am pregnant! Hi, fayebond - we...

Just discovered I am pregnant! Hi, fayebond - we were in our last DDC together.
If the baby stays around, presumably we will do a homebirth as my first baby was born at home in a beautiful...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   02-03-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 82
Posted By carnelianlight
Lotus, could you talk to a sleep consultant? This...

Lotus, could you talk to a sleep consultant? This one is highly recommended in our area: http://www.angeliquemillette.com/
Otherwise keeping a fan on or other kind of white noise could be helpful,...
Forum: Baby Health   09-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By carnelianlight
Best gentle/natural barrier cream for very dry skin?

What is the best cream to use for very dry baby skin (that is readily available)?

I'm thinking the cause may be the air conditioning? Genetics? Chlorine in the water? My 3.5 month little girl has...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,411
Posted By carnelianlight
Parents will be paranoid. (Isn't our choice not...

Parents will be paranoid. (Isn't our choice not to vax also borne out of a heightened awareness and concern for our kids?)
You have to let people make their own decisions and mistakes. It is sad to...
Forum: C-section Birth   07-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By carnelianlight
Gift for 1st time mom having a C-section?

Hello, one of my dear friends is pregnant and due in a couple of months. I am trying to think of helpful gifts to give and this is kind of out of my zone, my own recent delivery was a home birth. ...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By carnelianlight
Hope he feels better soon MrsGail!

Hope he feels better soon MrsGail!
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
ocelotmom, THANK YOU, you are right on. I forgot...

ocelotmom, THANK YOU, you are right on. I forgot to reduce my dose of natural thyroid after the pregnancy was completed! Didnt notice any hyperthyroid effects but maybe the smell is one. I dont know,...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   07-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
Thank you EnviroBecca, that's a good idea! ...

Thank you EnviroBecca, that's a good idea!

Mamas, I STINK. Seriously. Even my hardcore zinc creme based deo doesn't stand up to this odor. I cannot find any research articles on the subject of...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   07-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
That feels really good and centering, thanks. I...

That feels really good and centering, thanks. I have seen some youtube vids from BEfit mom and others but wondered about really good ones. Weighted squats sound good as well :) The midwife also...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
6 months ocelotmom. I can go a summer without ice...

6 months ocelotmom. I can go a summer without ice cream but not without kale!

Am going to try adding things back in, & hope baby girl's gas fussiness ends sooner rather than later - funny how one...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-28-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
I'm about 12 pounds over my pre-preggers weight,...

I'm about 12 pounds over my pre-preggers weight, and given the restrictions on dairy and favorite vegetables, it seems doubtful I would get back to it ever while nursing. Not having those foods makes...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
My cruciferous greens are supposedly off limits...

My cruciferous greens are supposedly off limits so I am not getting my favorite vitamins and minerals and I am RAVENOUS. BLAH.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-23-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,353
Posted By carnelianlight
Oh my goodness, sounds like you had a painful...

Oh my goodness, sounds like you had a painful experience. Sad all of that happened. Wish you healing and joyous ways forward.

I had a home birth for my first about 5 weeks ago and it was...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-17-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
Amazing. That's a fabulous image. My little one...

Amazing. That's a fabulous image. My little one sometimes squirms off if I am doing so much as reading webpages on my mobile device!

My state declared a whooping cough epidemic. I am trying not to...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-13-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
There is a lot of sash! It would be kind of cool...

There is a lot of sash! It would be kind of cool if the sashes had tension and were retractable. I didn't quite get mine tied tight enough and ended up keeping my hands on baby when we went for a...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   06-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By carnelianlight
Quiet around here with this new board format!! ...

Quiet around here with this new board format!!

My little doll is colicky; it frustrates me that I cant help her.

It's not like I have free hands to selectively shop and cook a favorable diet....
Forum: Homebirth   06-03-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By carnelianlight
Becky, I researched these and purchased an...

Becky,

I researched these and purchased an EcoPlus pump, Eco 396. That and an adapter from the HW store and a hose were all we needed. It's submersible, with a filter, so I would not want to sell...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 235
Posted By carnelianlight
My Mom is here and it is such a blessing, I...

My Mom is here and it is such a blessing, I really don't want her to leave in 10 days. 
So much is getting done while I am "resting" and learning how to care for my baby. With her here, it even...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-26-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 235
Posted By carnelianlight
Bump :)

Bump :)
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-25-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By carnelianlight
Congratulations!  He is adorable.  You look...

Congratulations! 
He is adorable. 
You look great!
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