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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-01-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,112
Posted By scrabblelover
My first was an intended Uc with a hospital...

My first was an intended Uc with a hospital transfer (i freaked in transition, no need to transfer) she was born 7 mins. later.  our whole experience there was horrid.
My 2nd was a UC waterbirth. ...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-01-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,112
Posted By scrabblelover
my 1st was an intended UC with a hospital...

my 1st was an intended UC with a hospital transfer (i freaked in transition, no need for transfer) she was born perfectly 7 min. later.  the hopital was horrible to me and to her.
my 2nd was a UC. ...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-05-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By scrabblelover
love, love, love, love Hypnobirthing!!!!! We...

love, love, love, love Hypnobirthing!!!!!
We took our class in GA and it was fabulous. it was my 2nd birth, which was an easy, pretty painless, UC waterbirth. the relaxation techniques i learned...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-18-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,999
Posted By scrabblelover
your baby is beautiful. she just happens to be...

your baby is beautiful. she just happens to be small. someone has to be at the bottom end of the percent and it doesn't mean you are doing anything wrong. you are giving her exactly what she needs....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-24-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By scrabblelover
I don't have alot to offer except moral support....

I don't have alot to offer except moral support. i understand, my 3 yo dd hits her 15 month old sister. Some days i feel like pulling my hair out and running away.

one thing you can try is trying...
Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By scrabblelover
i know this is only my experience, but hey.... ...

i know this is only my experience, but hey....

i was a very lucky mother. my 2 dd NEVER had any problems, latched on perfectly right away. they are now 2 1/2 and 11 months and i nursed my eldest...
Forum: Diapering   12-21-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By scrabblelover
That's funny, i have a friend who bought her...

That's funny, i have a friend who bought her BumGenius at the same time and they are still perfect. They look and work like brand new. I have a fuzzi bunz and the elastic and PUL are now shot on it...
Forum: Diapering   12-21-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By scrabblelover
i'm sick over this. please tell me if you can...

i'm sick over this. please tell me if you can help.

we had BumGenius one-size for dd, after about 12 months all of the elastic busted in the legs and the PUL was scratchy to the touch and leaked....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-19-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By scrabblelover
Thanks for the encouragement. you are exactly...

Thanks for the encouragement. you are exactly right, the second time you at least have experience behind you.

I had DH check dialation out of curisosity and he said, "how dialated do you want to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-14-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By scrabblelover
Thanks for the response. one problem last...

Thanks for the response.

one problem last time was i didn't have typical contractions. my contractions started out double peaked and would last 10 mins, and then break for 60 secs. So needless to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-13-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By scrabblelover
I've been a lurker here for years. i've posted a...

I've been a lurker here for years. i've posted a little, but never regularly.

My dd was born in Sept of '06. it was a planned UC that ended in a transfer at which time they highjacked my baby and...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-13-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By scrabblelover
What do you hang your fish scale from?

What do you hang your fish scale from?
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-13-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By scrabblelover
Tucks Pads!! those things are great! to use...

Tucks Pads!!

those things are great! to use to wipe sore swollen bottoms or to leave in panties.

loved them last time!
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-22-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,202
Posted By scrabblelover
She gave him about 3 oz. over the course of 12...

She gave him about 3 oz. over the course of 12 hrs, which i know hurt her, but in the long run is not a big deal. her milk is now in and she can pump atleast 2 oz. every 2 hours and is giving him...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-22-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,202
Posted By scrabblelover
She is one of the "listen only to dr." types, i...

She is one of the "listen only to dr." types, i guess i haven't rubbed off enough on her. when i talked her this morning she was taking him back to the dr. to test his levels....
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-22-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,202
Posted By scrabblelover
The real issue is he will not wake up and nurse....

The real issue is he will not wake up and nurse. She get him awake long enough to latch, but then he's right back asleep. and she's tried all the tricks - wet cloth, diaper change, etc. She had a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-22-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,202
Posted By scrabblelover
She has seen a LC, they did not know he was...

She has seen a LC, they did not know he was jaundice yet. his latch and everything is fine, he was nursing great. but now because of the jaundice he won't wake up. she has tried everything and he...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-21-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,202
Posted By scrabblelover
okay, please help with this. SIL had ds on...

okay, please help with this.

SIL had ds on Friday at 10pm, so he is 3 days old. this is her first baby her milk has not come in yet, starting to but not there yet. they just found out 2 hrs ago...
Forum: Diapering   02-27-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By scrabblelover
I just bought some used BG on cottonbabies.com...

I just bought some used BG on cottonbabies.com and they didn't come with inserts so i stuffed them with prefolds. They work wonderfully on dd, but i'm just thinking they will be a little bulky on a...
Forum: Diapering   02-26-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,304
Posted By scrabblelover
You sound like the perfect candidate for liners....

You sound like the perfect candidate for liners.

Once they start eating solids you have to rinse the diaper, i have the mini shower which is FABULOUS!! but when i'm going out i use a liner. They...
Forum: Diapering   02-26-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By scrabblelover
We use BumGenius on dd but they are a little...

We use BumGenius on dd but they are a little bulky on a newborn. I plan on using prefolds during the day but would like something else during the night. Dd never liked having her diaper changed at...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-23-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By scrabblelover
dd has a play house outside with slide and...

dd has a play house outside with slide and climbing area, so we went outside and climbed the rest of the afternoon to see if it would help. She loved it but, it didn't curb the inside climbing.
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-22-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By scrabblelover
So dd is 17 months and very melodramatic and...

So dd is 17 months and very melodramatic and starting to get into everything, which i know is normal. The newest thing is she will climb into a kitchen chair and stand there and dance. Then she will...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-08-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,371
Posted By scrabblelover
I understand where you are coming from. My dd at...

I understand where you are coming from. My dd at that age was going through the exact same thing. All of he sudden waking more often, sometimes as much as every 45 min!!! She is now almost 17 months...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-30-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,401
Posted By scrabblelover
6 months! I'm still angry about it. no pacis,...

6 months! I'm still angry about it. no pacis, bottles and unrestricted nursing ALL the time.

hopefully it will be longer this time.
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