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Forum: Natural Parenting News   01-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By AspieMom
I was just thinking of this. I don't have a...

I was just thinking of this. I don't have a yard, or plants or a pool. I only shower for 60- 90 seconds. I shampoo only every 5-7 days. I wash full loads of laundry. My kids bathe together. I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-11-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By AspieMom
My DS likes to face plant (still not sure how he...

My DS likes to face plant (still not sure how he breathes) my breast to nurse and prop his feet on the back of the couch.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-30-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By AspieMom
1-year old check up a little early because I...

1-year old check up a little early because I wasn't expecting them to have an appointment open. At first the nurse thought we were there for a sick baby, so she only took his temp. 10 minutes of...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-18-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,462
Posted By AspieMom
It sounds like your daughter might have food...

It sounds like your daughter might have food allergies. Refusing to eat much solids is a self-defense mechanism. You might want to research that.... Taking away primary nutrition would be a BAD...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-23-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,279
Posted By AspieMom
My friend quit nursing 7 YEARS ago and she still...

My friend quit nursing 7 YEARS ago and she still produces small amounts of milk. Her Dr says it is okay
Forum: Lactivism   02-22-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,528
Posted By AspieMom
Quote: Originally Posted by khaoskat...

Quote:
Originally Posted by khaoskat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15024896)
Furthermore, as a breastfeeding child, my...
Forum: Allergies   02-21-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By AspieMom
I have been paranoid about my 10mo trying...

I have been paranoid about my 10mo trying strawberries, I didn't think he would be okay with them. Yesterday his grandpa gave him a taste and today his mouth is covered in white, red and swollen....
Forum: Parenting   02-02-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 106,905
Posted By AspieMom
I was at a friend's baby shower the other day,...

I was at a friend's baby shower the other day, the auntie-to-be came up and wanted to hold my son (9mo) and was telling me that she needs to learn about babies, that she doesn't know anything. At...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-27-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By AspieMom
I don't think so. If it was, it might be because...

I don't think so. If it was, it might be because your daughter ate something that was bad and the milk is making her throw up as a protection against E coli or something. Most likely she's just...
Forum: Lactivism   01-24-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By AspieMom
I was skimming through it at Barnes and Noble...

I was skimming through it at Barnes and Noble today, and almost the entire chapter on feeding baby is breastfeeding. It has an entire page to "becoming a lactivist", and sums up formula as "a viable...
Forum: Elimination Communication   01-11-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By AspieMom
I had been doing part-time EC with my son since...

I had been doing part-time EC with my son since he was about 4 months old. We were getting really good at it; mostly dry days, in undies some days. Then Christmas and Moving at the same time. Not...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-25-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By AspieMom
I started reading about hypnobirth at my...

I started reading about hypnobirth at my midwife's suggestion and was in utter shock when I realised that was how I had been dealing with asthma for years.
I can't take conventional meds for...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-23-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By AspieMom
My 8 month old loves feeding himself... but his...

My 8 month old loves feeding himself... but his choices are so completely different than what is mainstream "right". He loves feta cheese, mushy sun dried tomatoes, bits of bacon, brussel sprouts,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-02-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By AspieMom
A few months ago my friend was really angry with...

A few months ago my friend was really angry with me about just about ALL my parenting practices, because they were completely opposite of how she is going to parent (her non-existent children)....
Forum: Family Safety   11-02-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By AspieMom
I am trying to figure out how to basically...

I am trying to figure out how to basically babyproof stuff around the house, but when I think about what needs to be done I have panic attacks.
Grandmother is a big packrat and Grandfather doesn't...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-21-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By AspieMom
I sure hope so. I have been taking Zand's...

I sure hope so. I have been taking Zand's Candida cleanse the past few days. I just read the back of the label and as far as I know of herbs. It doesn't contain any herbs that dry up milk, and...
Forum: Diapering   08-01-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By AspieMom
My husband and I are trying to move out of...

My husband and I are trying to move out of parent's home after a year of baby/unemployment. I am looking at some really cheap apartments that either don't have laundry facilities or coin-op washers....
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By AspieMom
How many of you have donated milk to local milk...

How many of you have donated milk to local milk banks?? I just started doing it!

I believe breastmilk is the only way, so we need to provide for our fellow women so no child has to eat formula...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 960
Posted By AspieMom
I have nursed 3-4 times every Sunday. I have...

I have nursed 3-4 times every Sunday. I have nursed while running audio/visual for the service. I have also nursed in the pastor's office and in the jr. high room. I would say my church is very...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-22-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By AspieMom
I have had a second kid yet, but I kind feel...

I have had a second kid yet, but I kind feel what you are thinking. I had a home birth with shoulder dystocia. I had a hands off midwife, and I would really like to UC with the second, but a little...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-21-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By AspieMom
Everytime I tried to nurse my DS a few minutes...

Everytime I tried to nurse my DS a few minutes later he would throw up mucus. He had shoulder dystocia and was a fairly blue when he first came out. I was little worried about it, but the midwife...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-02-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By AspieMom
I would say, wait a little longer to do anything...

I would say, wait a little longer to do anything strenuous. If you want to exercise start with taking walks with baby. To get ready for birth, your body pumped a lot of Relaxin into your ligament...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-02-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By AspieMom
It's not too late. Mine was 6 weeks old before...

It's not too late. Mine was 6 weeks old before he started latching on better. Lots latching on, unlatching and trying again and again. Something that helped a little with mine, is remember when...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-02-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By AspieMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Lydiah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lydiah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14026198)
Not an issue at all. There is no way they the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-02-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By AspieMom
I will be on WIC in a couple weeks, and I EBF. ...

I will be on WIC in a couple weeks, and I EBF.

Well....my niece did give him a tablespoon of water once to see how he would react, but it ended up on his face.

Off topic: how do farmers market...
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