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Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-13-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,615
Posted By MamaPhD
Thanks for all your thoughts.  I started to...

Thanks for all your thoughts.  I started to really get in there with wiping and that solved the problem almost right away.  I guess I didn't have as much access at the potty compared to when I was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-05-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,615
Posted By MamaPhD
HI guys, My almost 3yo has been potty trained...

HI guys,
My almost 3yo has been potty trained last month.  She got it right away, had only a couple of accidents the first week and is wearing underwear.  She wears night time diaper at night, but...
Forum: Babywearing   09-19-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By MamaPhD
Hi there, I'm guessing you have your baby in...

Hi there,
I'm guessing you have your baby in front?  I would suggest a couple of things to try. 
1) Try to move your "chest" strap higher up on your back.  I have mine near the base of my neck...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-16-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,683
Posted By MamaPhD
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Forum: Life With a Baby   06-16-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,546
Posted By MamaPhD
DS is now 18 pounds at 3 months! ...

DS is now 18 pounds at 3 months!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-14-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,763
Posted By MamaPhD
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Forum: Life With a Baby   06-14-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By MamaPhD
Ack vicodin!  I took literally one pilll and...

Ack vicodin!  I took literally one pilll and then decided it was not worth it!  I felt totally loopy, constipated, and gave me super dry mouth, too.  Have you try to just go with motrin for the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-14-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By MamaPhD
Thanks for all the encouragement to keep...

Thanks for all the encouragement to keep exercising.  I know I need it for many reasons, including the extra 20+ pounds on me!   Anyways, I wanted to report back that after my workout on Sunday...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-12-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By MamaPhD
I feel for you mama!  I think the short answer...

I feel for you mama!  I think the short answer is you just have to deal with it.  I see your toddler has just turned 2.  She is probably old enough to understand and be excited about the new baby...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-12-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By MamaPhD
Hi mamas, This has happened the last 3 times I...

Hi mamas,
This has happened the last 3 times I went to the gym (1x per week).  Each time, I nursed my little one, went to gym, and went on an eliptical trainer for 20-30 minutes.  Didn't even work...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-05-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By MamaPhD
Are you taking any fibers or stool softeners?  I...

Are you taking any fibers or stool softeners?  I was taking 2 ducolax each day for several weeks after birth of my second baby.  And that helped.  Also I noticed I am not going to the bathroom as...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-05-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By MamaPhD
DD is a very sweet happy child and she sure...

DD is a very sweet happy child and she sure sounds like it.  All day long, she talks to herself, to her dolls, to me, to her little bro.  She sings off key (she knows the lyrics, tho), squeals in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-05-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By MamaPhD
DD went through a phase when she didn't nap...

DD went through a phase when she didn't nap around 20 months.  If she napped more than like 30 minutes, she would stay up until past 10-11pm!  So I thought she was giving up naps.  She didn't seem...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-29-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,763
Posted By MamaPhD
Don't dispair, I'm here to give you hope!    ...

Don't dispair, I'm here to give you hope! 
 
DD woke up only once to eat around 2-3am by 5-6 months old.  I think she went to bed around 8-9pm so it was a good 6 hour stretch, and then another...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-23-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By MamaPhD
For me the cotton pads always stick.  I neve...

For me the cotton pads always stick.  I neve have this issue with disposables. What I do is when I put it on after nursing, I kinda pat/blot the nipple with the pad several times and then place them...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-23-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By MamaPhD
15 months DD was EBF.  Bottles between 2-4...

15 months
DD was EBF.  Bottles between 2-4 months when I was working.  No pacis.  Started to sleep in her crib around 4 months.  Introduced solids at 7 months.  Started to sleep through the night...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-22-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,546
Posted By MamaPhD
DS is doing fabulous and was 15 lbs 1oz (95th...

DS is doing fabulous and was 15 lbs 1oz (95th percentile) and 24 inches (80th percentile) at 2 months checkup.  Now I routinely call him my "chunkster"  :-)  I just hope he doesn't gain another 5...
Forum: Babywearing   05-22-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By MamaPhD
In my neighborhood (San Francisco Bay Area) I'm...

In my neighborhood (San Francisco Bay Area) I'm used to seeing tons of Baby Bjorns and Ergos.  But in the past few years I am beginning to see more of the other carriers, too, like meitai, moby, and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,442
Posted By MamaPhD
DD didn't jump 2 feet off the ground at 2years. ...

DD didn't jump 2 feet off the ground at 2years.  I remember because it was one of the questions at her 2yo checkup.  I asked our pediatrician and she said that's such a minor thing and I shouldn't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-13-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,546
Posted By MamaPhD
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Forum: Life With a Baby   05-12-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,546
Posted By MamaPhD
I know a lot of people worry about slow weight...

I know a lot of people worry about slow weight gains in babies.  But I'm on the other side.  I guess moms worry about everything.  DS was born at 8lbs 9oz, went down to 7lbs 5oz the first few days. ...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-12-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By MamaPhD
Yeah it's another one of those "it depends on...

Yeah it's another one of those "it depends on the baby" thing.  DD liked to be swaddled until around 3-4 months old.  Until then we swaddled her every time we put her down for a nap using a...
Forum: Babywearing   05-12-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,830
Posted By MamaPhD
Oh my son hates having his legs spread apart.  I...

Oh my son hates having his legs spread apart.  I have his legs together in the ergo.  Let me try to explain.  He has his legs bent but his knees are almost together (ankles are together, too) as if...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-06-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By MamaPhD
I second wearing baby in the shuttle as opposed...

I second wearing baby in the shuttle as opposed to installing car seat in a cab.  Shuttles are fine.  They don't have seat belts for adults, either, so how would you install a car seat anyways? ...
Forum: Babywearing   05-06-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By MamaPhD
I really like hotslings for hip carries, tho i...

I really like hotslings for hip carries, tho i think sadly they are outta business now.  I used it a ton with my toddler, because it's so easy and simple, plus it's small to have in the diaper bag,...
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