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Forum: Queer Parenting   01-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 157
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Posted By carmen358
The standard here is visits at home for first 3...

The standard here is visits at home for first 3 days then usually 2, 4 and 6 weeks in the clinic....no matter where you give birth.
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 30,757
Posted By carmen358
Have you recently introduced solids? That messed...

Have you recently introduced solids? That messed with my daughter's sleep for a LONG time. Oops, just realized this is an old thread. New poster....it sounds like the 4 month sleep regression for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By carmen358
My son was sleeping an 8 hour stretch every...

My son was sleeping an 8 hour stretch every night until the dreaded 4 month sleep regression arrived about a week or so before he hit 4 months old. We are just out of it now. He is rolling now and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By carmen358
When do you think it's safe for an older kid to...

When do you think it's safe for an older kid to come into the family bed with baby? She mostly sleeps in her own room now but still wants to come in some nights but we say no. She has a "camp bed"...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By carmen358
We used a very similar one ( it had a bottom)...

We used a very similar one ( it had a bottom) for both kids and we were really happy with it. It definitely makes the early days more secure feeling if you are at all nervous. Our first was in it...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-07-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
I posted a long, likely very profound...

I posted a long, likely very profound http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif , update recently. But I got a browser error and it didn't post and I lost it. Bugga.

Late but QOTD re:...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-23-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By carmen358
That's what I've been reading a lot...that if...

That's what I've been reading a lot...that if they can roll over themselves they should be fine. Last night was night 3 of tummy sleeping and he slept 10-5! I ditched the sleep sack and just dressed...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By carmen358
He falls asleep on my lap nursing and then I lay...

He falls asleep on my lap nursing and then I lay him down beside me...he transfers fine surprisingly. He doesn't cry at all when he rolls on his stomach...he seems to love it. Two nights in a row...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-21-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By carmen358
My son is almost 5 months old, sleeping beside...

My son is almost 5 months old, sleeping beside me since birth but was in a nest for the first few months. Now he's just beside me on the bed. My daughter was the same. No issues except my son is a...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-17-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,295
Posted By carmen358
Congratulations, baby fatty!!

Congratulations, baby fatty!!
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-05-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,666
Posted By carmen358
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Hopeful22 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1393729/queer-conceptions-december/20#post_17519909)
 Also, out...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-05-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
granite, when S was about 3 1/2 months I joined...

granite, when S was about 3 1/2 months I joined a weekly group called Mother's Unfolding. They are usually large groups that get together for 6(?) weeks but ou group was just 5.. I still get...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-05-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By carmen358
Yay! Super happy for you :)

Yay! Super happy for you :)
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-03-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
Oatmeal is definitely a big help! I'm glad he's...

Oatmeal is definitely a big help! I'm glad he's gaining now :)
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
How is Z doing, granite? 

How is Z doing, granite? 
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-24-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
We never swaddled DD and I side-lied nursed her...

We never swaddled DD and I side-lied nursed her from fairly early on. My breasts got huge during and after pregnancy so I can easily nurse both breasts laying on one side...there's a funny picture...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-23-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
Thanks, isa. DD does really well at preschool in...

Thanks, isa. DD does really well at preschool in terms of getting along and "being good" (compliant lol) and when she was in daycare for 2 days a week previously she had no issues...in fact our...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-21-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
Wow, there is a whole world unfolding here again...

Wow, there is a whole world unfolding here again and I've missed it! Hi everyone!

seraf, I'm so sorry about your separation. I actually wondered if something was up, to be honest, because you...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-14-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,359
Posted By carmen358
Wow! Congratulations!

Wow! Congratulations!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   11-02-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 18,735
Posted By carmen358
Just thought I'd come back here and...

Just thought I'd come back here and update....not sure if anyone remembers me....I had a short, intense labour and birth on July 26 and my beautiful son was born! After 5 miscarriages I was on pins...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   11-02-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By carmen358
I will be 43 in December and am currently...

I will be 43 in December and am currently nursing my perfectly healthy 3 month old son on my lap as I type. I had my daughter when I was 39. I had every imaginable test and was told everything was...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-02-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,359
Posted By carmen358
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by prettyisa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1392294/queer-conceptions-november#post_17498577)

Jam--Thanks...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-29-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,877
Posted By carmen358
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pookafaye http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390715/queer-conceptions-october/100#post_17493925)

And......
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-28-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
We've been out of town the last 2 years for...

We've been out of town the last 2 years for Halloween so we're looking forward to trick or treating in our own neighborhood this year! DD is going as Tinkerbell....even though th e only reference...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-25-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 15,874
Posted By carmen358
Well, I think I'm ready to slowly start coming...

Well, I think I'm ready to slowly start coming out of the newborn foggy daze. Sort of http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif

DS will be 3 months old tomorrow (I think I remember I am...
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