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Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 63
Posted By littlest birds
I'm turning 38 in two weeks (Sept 4 EDD) and I...

I'm turning 38 in two weeks (Sept 4 EDD) and I feel like I have a completely different body than I did before.  My four older children are 11-19 years old, and this LO will be 12 years younger than...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   01-01-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 74
Posted By littlest birds
I'm probably waiting until 10+ weeks. I feel...

I'm probably waiting until 10+ weeks. I feel like miscarriage chances are so high. I might give in and make a valentine-themed announcement for distant family... What are the other holiday options?...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   01-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 452
Posted By littlest birds
I am Littlest Birds and due Sept 4.   I am...

I am Littlest Birds and due Sept 4.
 
I am 37 (turning 38 this month) and expected to never join a DDC after TTC for several frustrating years starting 4.5 years ago after a vasectomy reversal. We...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-01-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 66
Posted By littlest birds
Usually Curious, you might want to join Sept...

Usually Curious, you might want to join Sept 2014 as well... My EWCM started the same day as yours and I am pretty certain I ovulated on December 12, putting my due date at Sept 3/4 --so you might...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-06-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By littlest birds
I am interested in helping my 13yo dd switch to...

I am interested in helping my 13yo dd switch to cloth pads but I don't know anything about them.  I use a cup myself, and when my dd started her period I wanted everything to be as easy as possible...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-06-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By littlest birds
Thank you! The cardamom sounds so delicious!  I...

Thank you! The cardamom sounds so delicious!  I might as well try that as long as I haven't quit yet.
 
I love coffee so much but I have been "altered" by it constantly for about 15 years.  It...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-03-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By littlest birds
I recently read several items stating that...

I recently read several items stating that coffee causes some sort of reaction for people who are gluten-sensitive.  Has anyone else heard of this research?
 
I have been a heavy coffee drinker...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-03-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By littlest birds
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by anneca77 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375349/shopping-smarter-for-groceries-iso-tips#post_17279861)
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Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-03-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By littlest birds
I totally understand about the night nursing. I...

I totally understand about the night nursing. I learned after my first that it was sooo much better when I got them used to falling asleep without the boob in their mouths even when I didn't need...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-03-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By littlest birds
The mention on that site is in reference to boys...

The mention on that site is in reference to boys as they become retractable.  And it's stated as a "suspicion" that bubble baths might sometimes be the cause of an irritated glans.  From that I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-03-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By littlest birds
I am now the only one in my family that is...

I am now the only one in my family that is seriously low-grain/primal, but almost every meal is low carb or primal.
 
We do eat a lot of meat, and sometimes I feel like it is too much but I am not...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-03-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By littlest birds
I've actually never heard of that.    I find...

I've actually never heard of that. 
 
I find the recommendation surprising. Wouldn't irritation come from getting the soapy stuff under his foreskin and not getting it rinsed off?  But can...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-03-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By littlest birds
I don't think you have reason to believe a...

I don't think you have reason to believe a miscarriage is likely at this point.  A couple of hours of bleeding is minimal and can often occur in successful pregnancies.
 
I had heavy bleeding with...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-03-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By littlest birds
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by bobcat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-03-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By littlest birds
Your period might still be irregular when...

Your period might still be irregular when nursing plentifully.  Learning to temp and chart will help you pinpoint ovulation every month, it's a little hard to imagine remembering to do it every...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By littlest birds
Yes, a closed high cervix is a good sign! ...

Yes, a closed high cervix is a good sign!  However, I have observed mine a lot and it can vary more than you might expect especially right before AF. 
 
Mine was closed and high this morning at...
Forum: Infertility   03-03-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By littlest birds
I just want to chime in and say I really...

I just want to chime in and say I really sympathize with your experience.  We spent a lot of money and hope investing in a vasectomy reversal--there are really good statistics within the year after...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-03-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,184
Posted By littlest birds
Having been so disappointed so many times in the...

Having been so disappointed so many times in the knowledge of doctors, the efficacy of prescribed medicines, and the protocols of medical institutions, the one thing I do know about humans is that...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-02-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,184
Posted By littlest birds
If you were to assume that autism is a form of...

If you were to assume that autism is a form of brain damage, it can have many causes. 
 
Brain damage can sometimes be caused by chemical exposure in utero, by vaccines, oxygen deprivation, or by...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-02-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By littlest birds
My first assumption would be that it's normal...

My first assumption would be that it's normal for him and to respect his natural appetites.  I really do not think there is anything wrong with him. 
 
It sounds like he may need to snack...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   03-02-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By littlest birds
I would only consider it child-led-weaning if...

I would only consider it child-led-weaning if the decisions were completely the child's.  CLW is not something I ever aspired to, personally. 
 
I nursed all my children 2-4 years but I claimed my...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   02-18-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By littlest birds
It was a few years ago in 2009 actually, and I...

It was a few years ago in 2009 actually, and I don't remember the details well although it was outpatient and healing was in weeks. 
 
The VR was successful (we saw lots of sperm! LOL) but we have...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-10-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By littlest birds
I think you should keep taking it is you just...

I think you should keep taking it is you just missed a couple of days.  I don't think it would cause harm.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-10-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By littlest birds
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by emma1325 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374298/vote-food-choices#post_17261220)

Please tell me how you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-10-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By littlest birds
Cars do suck, but getting down to one year of...

Cars do suck, but getting down to one year of payments sounds like a tremendous relief. 
 
Theoretically, getting a car five years older means chances are you will have to replace it/ face major...
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