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Forum: Parenting   Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By my3beasties
I thought my DS1 would never want to do anything...

I thought my DS1 would never want to do anything - lord knows we tried, he won't even ride a bike! Martial arts is the only thing that's worked for him...he's really gotten into it! My oldest 3 kids...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-16-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By my3beasties
Oh yes, I cross-posted in this thread, more of...

Oh yes, I cross-posted in this thread, more of the story there: http://www.mothering.com/forum/363-breastfeeding-challenges/1469506-baby-won-t-bf-can-t-pump.html#post18331698


:)
Forum: Mental Health   03-16-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 29
Posted By my3beasties
*shudder* I had horrid reactions to the pill &...

*shudder* I had horrid reactions to the pill & every type of BC I've used!! I was also downright suicidal on the pill, copper IUD made me bleed non-stop to the point of anemia, Mirena IUD caused...
Forum: Mental Health   03-15-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By my3beasties
Oh jeez...thank you so much for posting this!! It...

Oh jeez...thank you so much for posting this!! It fits me to a "T" as well, all my life I've known there was something different about the way my brain works, and I still struggle with feelings of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By my3beasties
Haha, sorry on mobile, it's a little clunky ;)...

Haha, sorry on mobile, it's a little clunky ;) Thanks for the prayers, she's our little miracle baby for sure.
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-14-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By my3beasties
Nazmum, she is doing great now!! At 6 mos, she's...

Nazmum, she is doing great now!! At 6 mos, she's still only 15th percentile, but growing, happy, and healthy!

When the Dr told me i could cut down calories in her formula, I got an SNS against...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-02-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By my3beasties
Goat's rue is another good herb...and dates are a...

Goat's rue is another good herb...and dates are a great galactogogue as well! Try chopping up dates & mix in your oatmeal, and take some goat's rue tincture with your Mother's Milk tea.


I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-26-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,296
Posted By my3beasties
DH and I usually sleep nude, and the kiddos have...

DH and I usually sleep nude, and the kiddos have started to notice this - especially 9yo DS1, who has taken to sleeping shirtless, and almost 4yo DD1, who likes to wear her pajamas without undies. ...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By my3beasties
Well, I'm a (mostly) work at home mom of 4...DH...

Well, I'm a (mostly) work at home mom of 4...DH and I run a fine dining restaurant, I do event coordination & marketing from home, and manage 2 nights a week. We tried to homeschool, but DS1 is just...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-19-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 83
Posted By my3beasties
I had both IV sedatives and an epidural with my...

I had both IV sedatives and an epidural with my DS1, plus unnecessary induction with a posterior baby ("sunny side up")...he had an awful time latching on for 3 weeks! I think there's something to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-19-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By my3beasties
First of all, hugs!! :hug I had a similar...

First of all, hugs!! :hug I had a similar problem with DD2 recently, the only way I could get her back to the breast was to use a Supplemental Nursing System ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-05-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By my3beasties
Better and better each day! :thumb 2nd day where...

Better and better each day! :thumb 2nd day where she didn't want a bottle in the early am - and yesterday she actually nursed a couple times without wanting a supplement afterwards. Can't tell you...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-01-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By my3beasties
blessedwithboys - ThankyouThankyouThankyou for...

blessedwithboys - ThankyouThankyouThankyou for recommending the SNS!! :hug I had to order one online, it finally came and so far I think it's going to work wonderfully! DD is back to nursing all...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By my3beasties
Congrats!! :) MotherLove and Earth Mama Angel...

Congrats!! :) MotherLove and Earth Mama Angel Baby both have great vegan nipple creams that work as well or better than coconut oil - I use all of the above, and have very sensitive skin too. They...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By my3beasties
:yeah I agree with PPs, do what you can to...

:yeah
I agree with PPs, do what you can to respectfully find out what she's going through and support her in whatever she feels is best. PPD is devastating to live with, and knowing someone is there...
Forum: Lactivism   12-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By my3beasties
I once heard (can't remember who said it) that...

I once heard (can't remember who said it) that the definition of misogyny is men hating women as much as women hate women.


Unfortunately true - older women and those who bottle-fed are the worst...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By my3beasties
Sounds digestive, if he quieted after passing...

Sounds digestive, if he quieted after passing gas. My boys would do things like that with certain foods I ate - onions/garlic, broccoli, cabbage, spicy stuff, dairy, etc. Sometimes takes a couple...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-15-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By my3beasties
That is really cool!! :) She's been...

That is really cool!! :)


She's been nursing at night now, but not much during the day...this looks like a great idea, might just have to get one! Thanks!!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By my3beasties
Thanks tracyamber! :Hug Well...I was...

Thanks tracyamber! :Hug


Well...I was BFing first, because I do know how supplementing affects supply! But her weight gain remained so slow, the Dr said to do formula first, and limit BFing to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-09-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By my3beasties
Well, in their opinion the formula is "best"...

Well, in their opinion the formula is "best" right now, and my milk is second fiddle. They have her on a 30 kcal/oz mixture, so she's getting 1.5x the calories of breastmilk. She's finally almost on...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By my3beasties
Baby won't BF, can't pump :(

I suppose the title says it all!! :gloomy


DD2 is now 3.5 mos, and has been on a specialty high-calorie formula supplement for the last 6 or 7 weeks, due to some mysterious issue causing...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-24-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By my3beasties
Thanks, treehugger86 - she was admitted to...

Thanks, treehugger86 - she was admitted to Children's for 6 days, still doing follow-ups, so I haven't been on here much (just saw this - sorry!). See cross-post for more: ...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By my3beasties
Oh god, DS1 was terrible with biting - what...

Oh god, DS1 was terrible with biting - what memories you conjure up, he did the same things you describe!! What I found helpful was setting firm limits. As soon as he bit me, I'd break his latch by...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-24-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By my3beasties
Thanks, sillysapling, for the perspective. :)...

Thanks, sillysapling, for the perspective. :) FWIW, I do realize formula isn't the worst thing - I was formula-fed, and I survived! My biggest issues were with the type of formula they tried first,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-24-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By my3beasties
:yeah Right?! I don't understand how a doctor,...

:yeah Right?! I don't understand how a doctor, especially a female doc who is a mother herself, could be so uneducated about it...and make such insensitive comments. "Since she's not getting what she...
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