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Forum: Spirituality   07-03-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,155
Posted By Shakti77
Tracy, there's one thing that has already...

Tracy, there's one thing that has already happened - my birth... I wanted a natural birth without epidural or episiotomy and put it on my map ... Great birthing experience, natural safe birth etc etc...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-11-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Shakti77
Goddess Women's Keira Nursing Bra - I find it...

Goddess Women's Keira Nursing Bra - I find it works great for me. No underwires! Also available from Amazon.

I used to wear 34 band (with bra extenders during later part of pregnancy) cupsize...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-11-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Shakti77
Thank you to both of you! I'll try poking it with...

Thank you to both of you! I'll try poking it with sterile needle. And making sure that side gets emptied..

The idea if getting mastitis makes me want to give poking a try. :o I had mastitis with...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By Shakti77
My mom had 2 natural births and 1 Caesarian...

My mom had 2 natural births and 1 Caesarian birth. Her birth experience didn't traumatized us but what she 'told' us abt birth messed us up a bit.

She told my younger sister when she was a highly...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-09-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Shakti77
Milk blisters

I have a small white dot like milk blister on my nipple. And it hurts. Does anyone know how to get rid of it?

Poking it with a pin seems to be one solution on the internet but it makes me...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Shakti77
I just remembered that craftsy is a great...

I just remembered that craftsy is a great platform for learning a lot of things .... They have many free mini classes in many categories ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Shakti77
DH learnt how to change a toilet on YouTube and...

DH learnt how to change a toilet on YouTube and changed 3 leaking toilets in our house when we moved here.

I upgrade my sewing skills by watching sewing videos on YouTube as well. (Lookup...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   05-11-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Shakti77
Fisherfamily has great advice. I'd also add...

Fisherfamily has great advice.

I'd also add
- seeing a naturopath or your family doctor for any medication if you need. There are natural medication at very low doses you can take, that won't...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-11-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Shakti77
- find a good lactation consultant in your area ...

- find a good lactation consultant in your area
- talk to your OB about prescription for increasing your supply (domperidone, raglan, etc)
- Do a lot of skin to skin kangaroo care
- Drink lot of...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-10-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Shakti77
I abruptly stopped breast feeding at 26 months...

I abruptly stopped breast feeding at 26 months because I had to take some medication with which I couldn't breast feed anymore. I was almost done breast feeding by then and was going to stop by 30...
Forum: Women's Health   05-10-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Shakti77
If I were in your shoes (I was in my teens and...

If I were in your shoes (I was in my teens and early 20s) , I'd look into finding a good naturopath and ask for tinctures for hormonal balance. I did take one right before I got pregnant but don't...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By Shakti77
I don't know how much of money she earns on her...

I don't know how much of money she earns on her own. But she should be contributing towards her $150/month travel budget for her upcoming trip in 2 yrs.

If you think she has about $50 extra, ask...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-09-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Shakti77
Every time she latches on just to your nipple or...

Every time she latches on just to your nipple or bites you, insert a clean finger of yours very gently into her mouth and break the latch and pull away firmly saying NO a little louder than the baby...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-09-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,300
Posted By Shakti77
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gardendweller http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-08-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 14
Posted By Shakti77
Congratulations!!!...

Congratulations!!! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif That was a really fast labor!! Hope you are able to rest and heal.
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 28
Posted By Shakti77
Congratulations!!!! Lydia is a beautiful...

Congratulations!!!!

Lydia is a beautiful name, indeed! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Family Planning   05-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Shakti77
That's fantastic that you are thinking ahead....

That's fantastic that you are thinking ahead. What do you do for a living? Or what are you studying?

If you haven't decided that yet, maybe you could become an early childhood educator / sort of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Shakti77
Some of the symptoms seem like Aspergers to me...

Some of the symptoms seem like Aspergers to me (not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV)
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-07-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 79
Posted By Shakti77
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by megyoung88 http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401172/planning-for-postpartum-self-care/20#post_17624435)

Thanks...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 128
Posted By Shakti77
She's gorgeous! Congratulations!!!!! What a...

She's gorgeous! Congratulations!!!!! What a wonderful news. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-06-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 79
Posted By Shakti77
Saadiak, is the back pain caused by side lying...

Saadiak, is the back pain caused by side lying position? If so, a pillow wedged between your knees Can help.

There's also a website - Natural mama - where she shows in a really simple video on...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By Shakti77
Maybe make your own almond milk?? I like...

Maybe make your own almond milk?? I like homemade milk better than store bought stuff, but DD seems to think otherwise. 
 
Silk almond milk original
INGREDIENTS: Almondmilk (Filtered Water,...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   05-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 73
Posted By Shakti77
Congratulations!! What a wonderful...

Congratulations!! What a wonderful news! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-30-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By Shakti77
OklaFarmMama, You are very kind!! Hope it all...

OklaFarmMama, You are very kind!! Hope it all works out well for your family and her. 
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   04-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 50
Posted By Shakti77
I can understand what you are going through... ...

I can understand what you are going through...
 
My baby was in transverse position until last week and I was so worried... My MW mentioned that second or later babies can take their own time to...
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