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Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   07-25-2013, 06:47 AM
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Posted By rgarlough
Synergy Family in White Bear :)

Synergy Family in White Bear :)
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-28-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Yes I have been taking an extra 1000 mg daily...

Yes I have been taking an extra 1000 mg daily but it hasn't really done enough.  
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-20-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Bumping us up a little and chiming back in that...

Bumping us up a little and chiming back in that I have cut down to 5-6 pumping sessions per day.  I've been trying to get rid of the during the night 2-3 am session but it is just too long between...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-31-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Happy Easter!     I'm glad to read that BM...

Happy Easter!  
 
I'm glad to read that BM is good for laptops cuz it is just a matter of time before I spill some on mine...
 
Made it to 5 months and decided to wean off my 2 am pumping...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-14-2013, 04:32 AM
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Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Thank you for the ovulation tip!

Thank you for the ovulation tip!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-12-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Congrats to you both on your pumping!  And a...

Congrats to you both on your pumping!  And a huge bummer on the pump burning out.  That was my worst nightmare so I went on craigslist and picked up two backups... they were pumps only which was...
Forum: Women's Health   03-07-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By rgarlough
No sense being paranoid anymore.  Daycare wants...

No sense being paranoid anymore.  Daycare wants me to bring him and a shirt from big bro to expose the kids.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-07-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,622
Posted By rgarlough
For my first ds, I also struggled with him...

For my first ds, I also struggled with him taking my right breast and he ended up only nursing from my left breast for almost 4 years.  So yes it can be done but it sure did a number on my breasts....
Forum: Women's Health   03-05-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rgarlough
Our daycare provider asked if our 4 month old...

Our daycare provider asked if our 4 month old can transmit pox like as a carrier now that his older brother has pox. Without over thinking it, I said no because our baby does not have the virus yet....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-25-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By rgarlough
I had the same agreement with my ds years ago....

I had the same agreement with my ds years ago.  He was going to start 1/2 day kindie at Montessori school and I wanted to be done nursing by his 4th bday.  I started by explaining how the calendar...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-15-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
I wanted to get an update in on how my cycles...

I wanted to get an update in on how my cycles affect my supply.  I've noticed significant changes to my output throughout my cycle - sometimes down to half of my normal production!  I've had to do...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-29-2013, 07:02 PM
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Posted By rgarlough
Can't say I've pumped in public yet.  I do pump...

Can't say I've pumped in public yet.  I do pump in the car at least a few times per month.  
 
I also got my cycles back at 10 weeks pp with both my boys.  There wasn't any difference for me...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-01-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Happy New Year to everyone!  I wanted to update...

Happy New Year to everyone!  I wanted to update since its been a while since I've started this EP journey.  I had my first 6 oz pumping session this morning which was a MAJOR milestone for me since...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-16-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
1) how often do you pump? i try for every 2-3...

1) how often do you pump? i try for every 2-3 hours but overnight i go up to 5 hrs between if ds lets me sleep ;)
 
2) how much do you get each time? it varies from 1.5 to almost 3 oz per breast...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-28-2012, 03:56 PM
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Posted By rgarlough
my dh will help but i have to be specific about...

my dh will help but i have to be specific about what needs to be done.  he isn't a mind reader ;) and even tho this is his 4th (our second) he just is not me n doesn't 'see' what needs to be done....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-18-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By rgarlough
I had an emergency c section with my second son...

I had an emergency c section with my second son and have struggled to get our breastfeeding journey going which has me pumping exclusively.  DS latched on well within an hour of birth or at least...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By rgarlough
I must say I'm not a baby scheduler, in fact,...

I must say I'm not a baby scheduler, in fact, I'm much more in favor of baby led everything but I have to return to work in 3 weeks and I have no idea how to help ease my baby into a routine.  I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-09-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,852
Posted By rgarlough
Been a LONG time since I've been on the...

Been a LONG time since I've been on the Mothering forums since my first ds is 9 and we just had our second ds on 10/22 :)  Had a rough emergency csection and my milk didn't come in for almost 10...
Forum: Diapering   05-09-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By rgarlough
To my surprise I scored a huge lot of prefolds...

To my surprise I scored a huge lot of prefolds and covers so I'm SET and I did splurge and bought a bunch of china made pockets off ebay but all told, I'm at $200 for my entire stash of...
Forum: Diapering   05-05-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By rgarlough
Holy cow!  Now I think it is super that...

Holy cow!  Now I think it is super that mainstream stores are carrying so many cd'ing options but holy cow $50 for 2 Charlie Banana diapers?!?  I don't even know where to begin or if I should try to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-04-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By rgarlough
My ds also refused to nurse off my right breast...

My ds also refused to nurse off my right breast and I had a substantial difference in size between it and my left one.

I found 2 of the 'chicken fillets' from VS did the trick!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-26-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By rgarlough
My ds 4.5, goes to the Montessori half day...

My ds 4.5, goes to the Montessori half day program. He LOVES it! I was worried about having him start kindergarten at 4 but after seeing how much he's gotten out of the program and how much he...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-20-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By rgarlough
I have a unique situation in that my work hours...

I have a unique situation in that my work hours are changing and I will no longer be able to get my son on and off the school bus for his afternoon preK Montessori program. I have checked out the...
Forum: Pets   07-02-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,936
Posted By rgarlough
From my experience, most breeds or mixes with...

From my experience, most breeds or mixes with some hound or larger spaniel are typically pretty young child friendly. Avoid American cockers since they aren't what they used to be YEARS ago. English...
Forum: Pets   07-02-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By rgarlough
Another vet certainly is an option yet I don't...

Another vet certainly is an option yet I don't feel too comfortable calling a clinic and explaining to them that "My regular is too busy to put my dog down, would you get it over with for me?" That...
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