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Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   Yesterday, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Galatea
Hi! I think it is normal to have anxiety, but...

Hi! I think it is normal to have anxiety, but not if it is interfering with your functioning.

As for what is normal, I have found that my intuition tells me more about Clementine than the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 568
Posted By Galatea
I'm sad about the FB group. I don't have FB for...

I'm sad about the FB group. I don't have FB for very good reasons and this just means saying goodbye for me.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-21-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
I weighed her and measured her head. In one week,...

I weighed her and measured her head. In one week, she gained 5 oz and 1/2 inch head circumference, all by exclusively nursing, and only 36 weeks of age. I'm so proud of both of us. I returned the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 19,980
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations, Xerxella!

Congratulations, Xerxella!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-16-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
In some ways it is harder, because I don't have...

In some ways it is harder, because I don't have experience with a premature baby and thus do not know if my expectations are realistic. How long can I let her sleep? How long should she nurse?
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
Trying to cut down my supply via pumping less and...

Trying to cut down my supply via pumping less and getting her to nurse better is a full time job. I had to take her to the doctor on Thursday and it was exhausting and threw off the whole day of her...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-13-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
Lol, since I've been home I've been so busy that...

Lol, since I've been home I've been so busy that no pics were taken.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-12-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Galatea
Usually the simplest powder detergents work best...

Usually the simplest powder detergents work best on cloth diapers. Bargain store brands are often great. Tide works great, though some babies can't handle the enzymes.

I have had good luck with...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By Galatea
All my kids were 39 weeks exactly except this...

All my kids were 39 weeks exactly except this one. I doubt you'll be overdue.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-11-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
Going home today!!!! She is 35w3d. No MRI...

Going home today!!!!

She is 35w3d. No MRI results bc the radiologist said, we don't do ears here. She has to go to the audiologist whrn she is 3 months.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-11-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
The mri was at the end of the day so no results...

The mri was at the end of the day so no results yet. She passed her car seat test once the versed wore off. Also, she nursed every hour once the meds wore off and she woke up. Now just hearing test.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
No; I'm at West Penn. Now I can feed her more...

No; I'm at West Penn. Now I can feed her more than every three hours bc her tube is out. We were doing well, but then they sedated her for an MRI, so then she slept for four hours and desatted a lot....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-10-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 15,358
Posted By Galatea
This happened with our first nephew, DH's...

This happened with our first nephew, DH's brother's son. Me, DH and their mom all talked to them but they said they didn't want to hear any more. DH even made a last ditch appeal at the hospital, but...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-10-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Galatea
How many days old is he? Mine didn't come in for...

How many days old is he? Mine didn't come in for 3.5 days.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 446
Posted By Galatea
Dd1 was 8 lbs and she rotated during labor while...

Dd1 was 8 lbs and she rotated during labor while I was kneeling with my upper body leaning forward onto the couch. The feeling of her swinging around was really cool.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By Galatea
I hope you don't need to deliver soon. Toxemia is...

I hope you don't need to deliver soon. Toxemia is scary.

With my third I needed bifocals during pregnancy and then I didn't need them after. Now my vision has worsened after giving birth. It's so...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,520
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations!!!!!!!

Congratulations!!!!!!!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-09-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
I don't have Facebook. They are saying...

I don't have Facebook.

They are saying discharge midweek. She did not eat well at 6 and 9 am and I freaked out bc I was so tired and so I asked them to tube feed her, but then the NP reminded me...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
Seriously who feeds a newborn only every three...

Seriously who feeds a newborn only every three hours?????
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
This place is a loony bin. They actually want me...

This place is a loony bin. They actually want me to feed her every 3 hours so they can aspirate her NG tube first. I discovered this when the night nurse decided her belly was "loopy" and she needed...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
They use the Peds unit as the nicu step down. The...

They use the Peds unit as the nicu step down. The room is private with a couch bed, tv, sink and shower.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-08-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
We are in our own room!!!

We are in our own room!!!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
So she wasn't sneaking; more like lying after the...

So she wasn't sneaking; more like lying after the fact, the kind where you just automatically lie quickly and then don't know why you did it. I don't know why there weren't orders bc I went over it...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 21,340
Posted By Galatea
Because there was an open bottle of formula next...

Because there was an open bottle of formula next to her crib with hardly any used and she told me she tried to give her a bottle and dropped it on her lips but she wasn't interested. So I said that...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,127
Posted By Galatea
Congratulations! He is gorgeous! Enjoy holding...

Congratulations! He is gorgeous! Enjoy holding him for the first time. :)
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