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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-16-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By leapdaymama
If he is overtired and gets that second wind,...

If he is overtired and gets that second wind, maybe start the bed time process earlier and try to catch it before he is visibly tired/ rubbing eyes etc? Many kids seem wired when they are overtired...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-10-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By leapdaymama
My 16 month old girl can't nap in her room! I'm...

My 16 month old girl can't nap in her room! I'm going nuts without having a break in my day, she wants me next to her the entire nap http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif

She...
Forum: February 2012   01-09-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By leapdaymama
Anyone have a recommendation for a travel crib...

Anyone have a recommendation for a travel crib or pack n play or something along those lines? My mother in law wants to get one for visits to their house which we can also bring to the beach house...
Forum: February 2012   12-05-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By leapdaymama
Keria I am in the same boat. This is our first,...

Keria I am in the same boat. This is our first, and I have bupkis ready! All we have is a good helping of baby clothes and blankets (at least half of which are gifts), one cute hand me down wooden...
Forum: February 2012   11-28-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By leapdaymama
Mamas, any suggestions for some nice,...

Mamas, any suggestions for some nice, pretty-looking, cotton or mostly cotton bras to wear for the rest of this pregnancy and into nursing? I feel like my bra size has increased yet again recently,...
Forum: February 2012   11-28-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By leapdaymama
We started seeing movement from the outside of...

We started seeing movement from the outside of my belly at around 18 weeks. DH gets such a kick (sorry bad pun) out of it! We seem to have a pretty active one - we couldn't even get a view of the...
Forum: February 2012   10-30-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By leapdaymama
This is our first too and we hardly have...

This is our first too and we hardly have anything! We aren't having a shower but I made an amazon wishlist to inspire family members for Christmas gifts. We did get a nice gliding arm chair and a...
Forum: February 2012   10-27-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,699
Posted By leapdaymama
I'd gained 13 at my week 20 midwife appointment....

I'd gained 13 at my week 20 midwife appointment. I don't have a scale at home so I'm not sure where I'm at now but I have been pretty good with eating well and exercising. Midwife seems to think I...
Forum: February 2012   09-17-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 867
Posted By leapdaymama
We are waiting to be surprised about the gender...

We are waiting to be surprised about the gender so we want to have a few choices and then pick when we meet the babe. Girl names have been SO tough for us, we don't like anything despite tons of...
Forum: February 2012   09-15-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,367
Posted By leapdaymama
Yay me too! The other day at exactly 16 weeks I...

Yay me too! The other day at exactly 16 weeks I was lying on my back and felt a weird wiggly bump or bumpy wiggle in a place that couldn't possibly be anything but the baby! Definitely was like very...
Forum: February 2012   09-14-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 773
Posted By leapdaymama
i miss:   sushi! so so bad champagne ...

i miss:
 
sushi! so so bad
champagne
cocktails before a nice dinner out
medium rare steak that's still a little bloody (sorry vegetarians)
coffee - lost my taste for it entirely about a week...
Forum: February 2012   09-01-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By leapdaymama
There was an interesting article about placentas...

There was an interesting article about placentas in NY Magazine recently (http://nymag.com/news/features/placenta-2011-8/). Our plan is to plant a beautiful flowering tree over the placenta in my...
Forum: February 2012   09-01-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By leapdaymama
We have a loaner Doppler from my mom (she is a...

We have a loaner Doppler from my mom (she is a homebirth midwife) and we used it 2 times in the first trimester to hear the heartbeat at 10 weeks before we even had our midwife appointment (my mom...
Forum: February 2012   08-19-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By leapdaymama
Well I'm due on Leap Day - unlikely as it may be...

Well I'm due on Leap Day - unlikely as it may be the baby will actually born that day, it's kind of neat :)
Forum: February 2012   08-14-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 462
Posted By leapdaymama
I've got another very involved one, but it...

I've got another very involved one, but it didn't start out that way. Once we heard the heart beat for the first time, it really seemed to sink in a little more for DH. My mom is a MW and she gave...
Forum: February 2012   08-14-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,277
Posted By leapdaymama
I'm a first-timer planning for HB. For me, the...

I'm a first-timer planning for HB. For me, the anxiety I would experience in a hospital setting is much greater than concerns about homebirth. Someone mentioned Ina May's Sphincter Law concept -...
Forum: February 2012   08-14-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,407
Posted By leapdaymama
We are not going to find out. DH sort of wants...

We are not going to find out. DH sort of wants to, but my sense is we are expecting a baby not a girl or a boy - I don't want to change my expectations and anticipations to be gender specific...
Forum: February 2012   08-14-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 6,781
Posted By leapdaymama
Name: leapdaymama * EDD: Feb. 29th * Age: 27...

Name: leapdaymama
* EDD: Feb. 29th
* Age: 27
* Location: Chicago IL (just moved here from the East Coast)
* How long it took to you to get your BFP: 1st try!
* What number child is this for...
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