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Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-09-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By dakover
My kids have both had bottles of breast milk at...

My kids have both had bottles of breast milk at daycare until 14 months, then breast milk in a sippy cup until 16 months, when I stopped pumping. We don't do any alternative milks, just water at...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-02-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By dakover
If you're going to have to pump while on-site...

If you're going to have to pump while on-site (not just at the hotel or whatever before and after), I would highly recommend asking the scheduler to keep breaks for you in mind and to find you a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-26-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By dakover
Just wanted to add to just take it one day at a...

Just wanted to add to just take it one day at a time.  Focus on getting things ready the night before, making your lists, feeling as prepared as you can by the day, and then maybe for the week. I'm...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-06-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By dakover
I'm still pumping and my DD just turned 1.  I...

I'm still pumping and my DD just turned 1.  I plan to pump until she's 16 months and transitions to the toddler room.  With my DS, now 5 years, I did the same thing, and skipped cow's milk, and just...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By dakover
Yes, I read it, and think there are a lot of...

Yes, I read it, and think there are a lot of valuable lessons in it. Would love to know what others think!  I gave copies to 2 of my supervisees, 1 copy to a colleague, and lent my copy to a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-14-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By dakover
Hi!  I also work FT, and have gone back at 12...

Hi!  I also work FT, and have gone back at 12 weeks postpartum with both of my kids, a 5yo boy (attends Montessori preschool!) and a 9mo girl.  DH and I plan meals for the week, making enough for 2...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-13-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 526
Posted By dakover
I'm 11 weeks pregnant and about to fly to Europe...

I'm 11 weeks pregnant and about to fly to Europe for 4 days, then back to the U.S.  I'm having a lot of nausea, so I'm planning to wear Sea Bands (acupressure bands...buy at any drugstore) and I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-28-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,370
Posted By dakover
Thanks to all of you for posting!  And I hope...

Thanks to all of you for posting!  And I hope that someday we're not the handful of moms breastfeeding this long while working outside the home! (And that we don't have to be so secretive!)
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-21-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,370
Posted By dakover
Thanks to all of you for sharing your stories! ...

Thanks to all of you for sharing your stories!  It's great to hear from you!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-08-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,370
Posted By dakover
Good to hear from the last few of you who've...

Good to hear from the last few of you who've posted!  I travel occasionally for work, but usually for pretty short trips and I actually brought my fam with me on one of the trips and made it into a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-07-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By dakover
Yeah, I pumped until DS was about 18 months...

Yeah, I pumped until DS was about 18 months old.  I probably would have stopped around 15 months when he stopped taking a bottle at daycare (to move up to the next room), but I knew I had a business...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-06-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By dakover
Yay!  So good to hear from you both.  I'm just...

Yay!  So good to hear from you both.  I'm just glad to hear that I'm not the only one.  And I don't tell many people...obviously my LLL friends know and I have a few friends at work that know, but...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-05-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,370
Posted By dakover
So good to hear from everyone and in all kinds...

So good to hear from everyone and in all kinds of places too!  I pumped until about 18 mos the same way a lot of you did, and then switched to just nursing in the morning and at night (and ALL...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-02-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,821
Posted By dakover
Yep, my husband and I both work > 50 hrs a week...

Yep, my husband and I both work > 50 hrs a week and we have a maid service come once a month.  We straighten, vacuum, dust on the 2 wk in between, but they do all the bathrooms, kitchen floor that I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-02-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By dakover
Altair, good to hear from you too.  So there are...

Altair, good to hear from you too.  So there are at least 3 of us in the world!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-02-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By dakover
Thanks, I posted there as well!

Thanks, I posted there as well!
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-02-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,370
Posted By dakover
Is anyone else working (full-time or part-time)...

Is anyone else working (full-time or part-time) while extended breastfeeding?  My son is 3.5 yrs old and I feel like I'm the only person I know who both works outside the home full-time and is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-01-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By dakover
Great, there is someone else in the world!  So...

Great, there is someone else in the world!  So good to hear from you!
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-01-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By dakover
Is anyone else working (full-time or part-time)...

Is anyone else working (full-time or part-time) while extended breastfeeding?  My son is 3.5 yrs old and I feel like I'm the only person I know who both works outside the home full-time and is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-01-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By dakover
Yes, my 3-yr-old does this too.  He says "other...

Yes, my 3-yr-old does this too.  He says "other milk" back and forth.  Usually I eventually tell him "This is the last flip" and he's done.
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