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Forum: Life With a Baby   07-12-2012, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Amber_G
Or maybe it is the same thing. Nevermind me, low...

Or maybe it is the same thing. Nevermind me, low on sleep ;)
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-12-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Amber_G
Gar, I just realized I put this as a thread not...

Gar, I just realized I put this as a thread not a post. Can an admin delete this? I'll repost my post as a post. Heh.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-12-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Amber_G
This is my second baby and I'm trying hard to...

This is my second baby and I'm trying hard to remember how long this midnight fussy period lasts. My memories of the first one are pretty fuzzy ;) I remember there was a big change at 12...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-30-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Amber_G
Thanks everyone so much for the kind responses....

Thanks everyone so much for the kind responses. I was totally overreacting. That other mom didn't brag at all while I was in earshot, so either the novelty has worn off or maybe she figured out it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-29-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,986
Posted By Amber_G
When did you all introduce peas and edamame? I...

When did you all introduce peas and edamame? I haven't done either yet because my MIL said they can be difficult for babies (choking hazard). She said that when the kiddo was 12 mo. She's nearly 20...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-29-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Amber_G
My daughter is 19 months and has a very small...

My daughter is 19 months and has a very small spoken vocabulary - Mama, Dada, baba (for binkie), brrrrrr (for anything that makes noises cars, trucks, lawnmowers, vacuum cleaners). She has a larger...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-29-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 75,039
Posted By Amber_G
*hugs* to all of you with GD. I don't have time...

*hugs* to all of you with GD. I don't have time to read this whole thread, but I'm so happy to find this support thread. I had GD when I was pregnant in 2007 and I would have loved this. My baby is...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-24-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 407
Posted By Amber_G
For me, I had to give up plain yogurt (I adore...

For me, I had to give up plain yogurt (I adore Nancy's Yogurt which is very tart). She's 6 months old now and if I eat yogurt, she STILL spits up a lot. Other dairy was fine.

Also, you may just...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-03-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By Amber_G
I'm looking for Hillsboro, Oregon Moms with...

I'm looking for Hillsboro, Oregon Moms with babies in the 3 to 5 month range who want to chat and commiserate with each other.

My baby is about 3 1/2 months and while I have found playgroups, the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-05-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Amber_G
We used gripe water (Baby Bliss) when our baby...

We used gripe water (Baby Bliss) when our baby was about 3 weeks old. We would have used it sooner but their site said not to use it until the baby was 7 pounds and she was a small baby. It didn't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-05-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,040
Posted By Amber_G
Quote: Originally Posted by yukookoo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by yukookoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9923537)
This weekend I heard the "crying is how they...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-05-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Amber_G
My LO is also 3 months. She takes several 45...

My LO is also 3 months. She takes several 45 minute naps throughout the day. There is a sweet spot with her where if I wait too long to put her down, the change in position jolts her out of deep...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-03-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 9,479
Posted By Amber_G
Motherhood - I think in the journal of her son's...

Motherhood - I think in the journal of her son's first year, Anne Lammott says that that being a mother to a baby is tedious tedious work. Or something like that. I have to agree. It's the same...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-25-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 10,153
Posted By Amber_G
MightMama & Jazzy - Hope everything continues to...

MightMama & Jazzy - Hope everything continues to improve

EricaE - Hope things are better now. I live in the Portland area too - but out in the 'burbs (Hillsboro).

SweetTexasGal - We started...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-16-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 10,153
Posted By Amber_G
Thank you KatieJJ334 & Takebackbirth for your...

Thank you KatieJJ334 & Takebackbirth for your support. Last night we had a really good night and she slept for nearly 5 hours, ate, and then went right back to sleep. I realized yesterday that she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-16-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Amber_G
I have a 2 month old as well and she naps about...

I have a 2 month old as well and she naps about this much. She's also very difficult when she's trying to go to sleep. She cries and really needs to be held. It helps if we hold her hands too as...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-15-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 10,153
Posted By Amber_G
Argh. We had such a rough night last night....

Argh. We had such a rough night last night. Kavya just wouldn't sleep at all. She kept fighting sleep even tho she was exhausted. I turned out all the lights except for the night light so I wouldn't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-15-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 10,153
Posted By Amber_G
Quote: Originally Posted by nikkihoi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nikkihoi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9723307)
he freaks out when I let down and spray goes...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-03-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 10,153
Posted By Amber_G
Sites for non-plastic toys - Ooompa...

Sites for non-plastic toys -

Ooompa (http://www.oompa.com/)
http://www.oompa.com/

Anyone have any others? I know this one is pricey, but it does have some really nice toys.
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-02-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 10,153
Posted By Amber_G
My baby is sleeping in her sling in my arms -...

My baby is sleeping in her sling in my arms - this is the second time I've pulled this out recently and I wish I'd remembered it sooner. The first time she screamed but now she's happily sleeping...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-29-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Amber_G
Thanks everyone for the replies - great info, I...

Thanks everyone for the replies - great info, I really appreciate it.

Yesterday afternoon she started eating well and I think/hope we are back to normal. I introduced the boppy pillow (which...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-27-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Amber_G
My 6 week old baby is only eating for about 10...

My 6 week old baby is only eating for about 10 to 15 minutes, burp, then a diaper change, then maybe 5 more minutes of BF. She does this about every 2 to 3 hours.

My MIL is convinced that she is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By Amber_G
Quote: Originally Posted by BarefootScientist...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BarefootScientist http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9547853)
Birth 5 lbs. 15oz.

My baby was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-22-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 6,723
Posted By Amber_G
here's some pictures of my baby girl (can't...

here's some pictures of my baby girl (can't resist showing her off):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/62821877@N00/1573955636/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/62821877@N00/1573955640/

I'm so jealous...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-16-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 6,723
Posted By Amber_G
Hi Everyone, I lurked the last couple of...

Hi Everyone,

I lurked the last couple of months in the Sept. expecting forum, but didn't say much http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Kavya is 32 days old today -...
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