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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By sierramtngirl
This doesn't surprise me, in that stress= greater...

This doesn't surprise me, in that stress= greater risk of ASDs/ADHD. There are many studies that suggests that women who experience highly stressful events in pregnancy have children who have...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-10-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By sierramtngirl
This is awesome! Thanks for linking it!

This is awesome! Thanks for linking it!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-22-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By sierramtngirl
Hugs mama! There is a great book written by Sally...

Hugs mama! There is a great book written by Sally Rogers called "an early start for your child with autism". Maybe you're familiar with it....It has a lot of activities that can help build social...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 828
Posted By sierramtngirl
My experience with EI was great. I hope yours is...

My experience with EI was great. I hope yours is the same. An OT can be helpful for sensory stuff, & that is something EI can offer in addition to speech therapy. It's also great because they come to...
Forum: Infertility   12-09-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By sierramtngirl
Thank you again. I think she is just so nervous...

Thank you again. I think she is just so nervous about another genetic issue (it's a Rett syndrome gene-incompatible with life for a baby boy, results in an autism-like disorder in girls with...
Forum: Infertility   12-08-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By sierramtngirl
Thank you ladies for your answers!! SIL is so...

Thank you ladies for your answers!! SIL is so thankful for the updates.....she is currently waiting for her appointment, which is in 1 month. She is so anxious for answers, so I thought I'd consult...
Forum: Infertility   12-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By sierramtngirl
rcrSome questions!! Thank you for sharing your...

rcrSome questions!! Thank you for sharing your experience. That was so helpful. One of SIL's biggest concerns is related to genetic stuff. She and her DH actually lost a baby at 22 weeks due to a...
Forum: Infertility   11-28-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By sierramtngirl
Thank you @oceanspray for all the websites!

Thank you @oceanspray for all the websites!
Forum: Infertility   11-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By sierramtngirl
Thank you @rcr and @pokeyac for bumping! It's...

Thank you @rcr and @pokeyac for bumping! It's great timing as SIL and I are all together with family for the holiday! I'll be back with questions!!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By sierramtngirl
Can't wait to hear some of these responses! I'm a...

Can't wait to hear some of these responses! I'm a mom of 2 littles, and our 2.5 yr old has just entered into the area where small types of intervention have been needed.
I struggle with discipline,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By sierramtngirl
^^yes this!! Well said...& I wanted to add that I...

^^yes this!! Well said...& I wanted to add that I too have friends who seem nothing like me at first glance--but, thankfully they gave me a chance & I've found some wonderful love and support from...
Forum: Fertility   11-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By sierramtngirl
I would respectfully say that if you have fears...

I would respectfully say that if you have fears about a SN child then you should not get pregnant. While the risks are low, they do increase as we age, and as I'm sure you're aware, there are no...
Forum: Infertility   11-21-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By sierramtngirl
Question about embryo adoption?

Anyone done this? If so, what are the logistics (costs, arrangements with bio family, etc). SIL is considering this due to multiple TTC challenges. Anyone BTDT?
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 67
Posted By sierramtngirl
My DD has similar issues. It took me not even...

My DD has similar issues. It took me not even being in the house. Also, DH turned her around so she couldn't see. She would only take one bottle too.
DS has been a different story. He had some...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 828
Posted By sierramtngirl
Hugs mama. Keep us posted!

Hugs mama. Keep us posted!
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By sierramtngirl
I read the first few chapters as well and found...

I read the first few chapters as well and found it stressful (for me!) I can only imagine how stressful for baby. Was not right for our family at all.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,191
Posted By sierramtngirl
134.3#

134.3#
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By sierramtngirl
We use the nose-frida "snot sucker". Works great!...

We use the nose-frida "snot sucker". Works great! When his snot is thicker we use saline drops to thin it out then use the snot sucker. DS has been doing the same as your DD! Teething sucks!
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By sierramtngirl
Breastfed/breastfeeding both kids, but I work...

Breastfed/breastfeeding both kids, but I work part time. We used the cheap Gerber glass bottles for both our kids. DD- our first, didn't like them, but eventually took them out of necessity. DS- now...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-12-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,597
Posted By sierramtngirl
We have this with our. 2.5 yr old and yes, I...

We have this with our. 2.5 yr old and yes, I think it is related to having to pee. Moving her potty into her room helped some, but she still has a big tantrum once every few weeks in the middle of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 87,394
Posted By sierramtngirl
I had round ligament pain that was present very...

I had round ligament pain that was present very early on in my second pregnancy. I had very little with my first. My Mw explained it as " your body has done this before, so it's doing all it needs to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-11-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,191
Posted By sierramtngirl
After a couple week hiatus- I'm now at 135#,...

After a couple week hiatus- I'm now at 135#, officially my pre preg wt before baby #2. I'm actually gonna keep going, b/c I gained 5 before I got pregnant intentionally b/c we where TTC.
Forum: Mental Health   11-10-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By sierramtngirl
Lins21~~ I know the question was not directed...

Lins21~~
I know the question was not directed at me, but I wanted to chime in to let you know that I started a low dose of Zoloft about 3 months ago and it's been so, so helpful. It's not "fixed"...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By sierramtngirl
I also wanted to add that I try to do something...

I also wanted to add that I try to do something intellectually stimulating while the kids nap- like listen to a ted talk or book on tape while I'm picking up/cooking dinner/etc
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By sierramtngirl
I think this might be a postpartum thing. I say...

I think this might be a postpartum thing. I say this as a mom with a 5 month old and a 2.5 yr old. One of my main symptoms of postpartum mood stuff is irritability and mental exhaustion (which it...
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