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Forum: Activism and News   07-02-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,264
Posted By SarahLi
I sent it through the intactamerica email, but I...

I sent it through the intactamerica email, but I used my own words. Don't know if it will make a difference, but it feels good to be involved.

Quote:
Dear AAP,

Recommending circumcision to...
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-07-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,803
Posted By SarahLi
Have you thought about just doing nursing? My dh...

Have you thought about just doing nursing? My dh is military and I can get a part-time job in a week after we pcs. I've never worked more than 24 hours a week, there are some months where I only...
Forum: Family Safety   10-02-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By SarahLi
I'd carry him on my back in the kozy, but he...

I'd carry him on my back in the kozy, but he hasn't wanted to do that in a long time.
We have a harness but I don't see how it could clip on securely.

The shopping cart works fine, as long as...
Forum: Family Safety   10-02-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By SarahLi
DS is a real squirmer and has difficulty sitting...

DS is a real squirmer and has difficulty sitting still anywhere, including the shopping cart. I always pick a cart with a good belt and tighten it as much as possible (because he can twist out of it...
Forum: Women's Health   07-03-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,687
Posted By SarahLi
If all Americans could have affordable health...

If all Americans could have affordable health insurance, that would be wonderful. People without insurance get hit with fees over 1000.00 all the time; it only takes a trip to the ER. Besides- Fox...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-13-2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By SarahLi
For premature babies it can be too low in...

For premature babies it can be too low in calories, that's why some moms fortify if they're pumping and the baby needs more calories. For a full term baby, it's doubtful.
I agree with a previous...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-13-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,001
Posted By SarahLi
The hospital I work at in CA is going to go for...

The hospital I work at in CA is going to go for baby-friendly certification this year. The majority of patients at this hospital are bilingual or only Spanish-speaking. The hospital also has a 94%...
Forum: Lactivism   02-25-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By SarahLi
I think that nurse-ins are effective for...

I think that nurse-ins are effective for change... I think that the most effective catalyst for change is women to breastfeed in public, without blankets, as much as possible. Sometimes it is...
Forum: California, Nevada   08-29-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By SarahLi
We've only been in CA for a short while, so I'm...

We've only been in CA for a short while, so I'm not familiar with the different cities. What's in Santa Barbara?
Forum: California, Nevada   08-29-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By SarahLi
Dh has Thanskgiving week off. and we'd like to...

Dh has Thanskgiving week off. and we'd like to get away for 3-5 days.

We live in Monterey and I'd like to take a vacation within driving distance. Somewhere relaxing and do a lot of activities...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-29-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 29,002
Posted By SarahLi
I had HG with my son. Horrible experience. The...

I had HG with my son. Horrible experience. The Rainbow Light prenatal vitamins helped toward the end to turn the HG into "morning sickness" and I only vomited once a day with them. The only med that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-14-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By SarahLi
It sounds like almost every other 18-20+? month...

It sounds like almost every other 18-20+? month old has a similar issue, which is pretty reassuring. I've had family and a friend tell me that I should slap a hand for this.... I could start...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-14-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By SarahLi
Quote: Originally Posted by possum...

Quote:
Originally Posted by possum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11684043)
"Listen" and "obey" are two different things....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-14-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By SarahLi
Quote: Originally Posted by josephine_e...

Quote:
Originally Posted by josephine_e http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11685307)
first i say "stop." we don't use "no"...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-13-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By SarahLi
Quote: Originally Posted by _betsy_...

Quote:
Originally Posted by _betsy_ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11676739)
At 18 months, getting him to listen is rather...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-11-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By SarahLi
I get frustrated with DS sometimes, when I tell...

I get frustrated with DS sometimes, when I tell him no, and redirect him, and he goes exactly back to what I told him not to do. He's 18 mos. now.
We started time out last month, really it seems...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-11-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By SarahLi
http://www.threesisterstoys.com/ There are...

http://www.threesisterstoys.com/

There are some here too. I'm thinking about getting one for ds for his next birthday.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-11-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By SarahLi
Yeah, I either nap with him in our bed...

Yeah, I either nap with him in our bed sometimes, or I put a baby gate up in his doorway with the door open so I can hear him. Make sure the gate is secure though.... I tried this and fell asleep,...
Forum: Family Planning   07-11-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,695
Posted By SarahLi
I have 7 siblings...

I have 7 siblings http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif. Right now I'm closest with the one who's 8 years younger than me. She calls me all the time just to talk. Then it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-30-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 21,959
Posted By SarahLi
17 months and no problems! Never retracted.

17 months and no problems! Never retracted.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-26-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,718
Posted By SarahLi
Oh yeah... I tried domperidone and had an...

Oh yeah... I tried domperidone and had an allergic reaction (I'm also allergic to Reglan, which I guess is pretty rare). That was what put me over the edge to give myself permission to stop.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-26-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,718
Posted By SarahLi
I had this problem. It was a combination of many...

I had this problem. It was a combination of many things together that caused the supply issues, such as nipple shield, incorrect latch, me catching the flu, thrush, weak suck, PPD, traumatic...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,674
Posted By SarahLi
DS 16 mos. learned to scream really really loud...

DS 16 mos. learned to scream really really loud this week (not out of anger, just for fun). It sounds like a woman's scream, and when we were outside and he screamed, I started laughing, I just...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-13-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By SarahLi
Quote: Originally Posted by poppysmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by poppysmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11204023)
My daughter broke out in terrible excema...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-13-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By SarahLi
We started delayed vax at 6 mos. DS doesn't have...

We started delayed vax at 6 mos. DS doesn't have eczema (I thought it was)but Dr. said it was contact dermatitis to certain laundry detergents at 8 mos. If I don't wash clothes first I buy new, his...
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