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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-07-2014, 08:39 PM
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Posted By mrsbernstein
Question When to start lactation cookies?

I had horrible supply issues with my first. Granted, there were extenuating circumstances and a total lack of support...but I don't want a repeat.

I am having my placenta encapsulated and have...
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   07-25-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By mrsbernstein
I have been swiftly kicked twice this wee. ...

I have been swiftly kicked twice this wee.

Mrsb
Forum: January 2015 Due Date Club   07-22-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,262
Posted By mrsbernstein
Hello! We are expecting our second surprise! ...

Hello!
We are expecting our second surprise!
Technically, we have no idea on dates, so my "official" due date is Jan 3, but my husband's gut says "Christmas"...so here I am.
I am positive I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,540
Posted By mrsbernstein
Am I too late to join? Mrsb

Am I too late to join?
Mrsb
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,540
Posted By mrsbernstein
Am I too late to join? Mess

Am I too late to join?
Mess
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-01-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By mrsbernstein
I am attempting to make some alcohol tinctures....

I am attempting to make some alcohol tinctures.  I have my "high-quality" dried herbs and a TON of alcohol (brandy, Everclear, 100-proof vodka) and my jars are clean.
 
And EVERYONE has a...
Forum: Homebirth   03-27-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,059
Posted By mrsbernstein
That's just it!  WHY hasn't my story and the...

That's just it!  WHY hasn't my story and the story of my son been picked-up by the papers?  Because of the FEAR that I have as a back-lash from the homebirthing community.
 
HB is so protected...
Forum: Homebirth   03-26-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,059
Posted By mrsbernstein
I used to support underground midwives.  And...

I used to support underground midwives.  And then I birthed with one.  And my son will pay for HER mistakes for the REST OF HIS LIFE.
 
But midwives are so "sacred", that I know now one would...
Forum: Women's Health   03-13-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By mrsbernstein
My son has had terrible bouts of gas since...

My son has had terrible bouts of gas since coming home from the NICU, and NOW...we're battling diarrhea!  ARGH!
 
We have had him on a goat-milk formula, and this past week, due to us all being...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-09-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By mrsbernstein
Can it be done with Goat milk?  And if so, how...

Can it be done with Goat milk?  And if so, how much per day?
 
Thank you!
 
Mrs B
Forum: Diapering   03-05-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By mrsbernstein
We have both.  To me, the Kawaii "feel" less...

We have both.  To me, the Kawaii "feel" less expensive, and the inserts are much bulkier.  But, they have really held-up and hold a LOT!  I won't be purchasing anymore due to them being manufactured...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-04-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By mrsbernstein
My son is 7 months old.  I would have loved to...

My son is 7 months old.  I would have loved to breastfed him until he was two, but that didn't work out on multiple levels.
 
That said, he's sick.  Heavy cold/chest congestion...that sort of...
Forum: Women's Health   03-03-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By mrsbernstein
My husband is on his way home from the Urgent...

My husband is on his way home from the Urgent Care where he was diagnosed with Asthmatic Bronchitis.  Of course, they have sent him home with script for an inhaler and prednisone and cough medicine....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By mrsbernstein
We have Saladmaster and LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!...

We have Saladmaster and LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!  You can cook ANYTHING on the stove, cook times are FASTER...and I feel better about what I'm cooking in!
 
We have the Family Set (almost everything),...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,360
Posted By mrsbernstein
Whooo hoooo!   My husband has just approved...

Whooo hoooo!
 
My husband has just approved the purchase of a Vitamix!  My son is about to start "baby food" AND has a feeding tube, so my husband said for the price, we might as well buy a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-15-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mrsbernstein
So then we are back to purees and a spoon?   ...

So then we are back to purees and a spoon?
 
Mrs B
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-15-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mrsbernstein
Thank you for the information on BLW.  It sounds...

Thank you for the information on BLW.  It sounds good, and I'd be willing to give it a go...but have some questions.
 
My son has a brain injury, which led to intubation, which led to the gi tube....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-14-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mrsbernstein
Good morning! (please forgive any typos....i'm...

Good morning! (please forgive any typos....i'm holding babe and typing other-handed)
 
My son is 6months old.  And due to trauma at birth, has a feeding tube.  AND, due to low-supply, he has up...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By mrsbernstein
Eds is 6mo.     "Reflux" has been thrown...

Eds is 6mo.  
 
"Reflux" has been thrown around at us for months...and we have refused to put him on Zantac, which is all that seems to be offered at the hospitals.  We brought up the Zantac to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By mrsbernstein
This is long, and for that, I apologize now.   ...

This is long, and for that, I apologize now.  
 
My son was born at home and was an emergency transfer.  I was admitted to the hospital ONLY to be close to him, but for no medical needs of my own....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-05-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,861
Posted By mrsbernstein
CARP!  I didn't know Thai Kitchen had BPA in...

CARP!  I didn't know Thai Kitchen had BPA in their cans. 
 
Ugh!  Now what to do.
 
MRs B
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-05-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By mrsbernstein
The title says it all!    I am looking to...

The title says it all! 
 
I am looking to purchase LIVE kefir grains and sourdough starter.
 
Do you have any favorite places?
 
THank you!
 
Mrs B
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-03-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By mrsbernstein
Thank you!    we already own the Natren for...

Thank you! 
 
we already own the Natren for Infants (Life Start), and it has a dairy-base...so it's out.
 
Mrs B
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-03-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By mrsbernstein
My baby was tested at the hospital on New Year's...

My baby was tested at the hospital on New Year's and also was slated as anemic.  7.9 I think I remember.
 
We were read the riot-act in at LEAST four languages for not giving him "traditional"...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-03-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By mrsbernstein
Good morning!   My son is just over 6 months...

Good morning!
 
My son is just over 6 months old, and a little over 10 pounds.  He spent his first 39 days in the NICU, and i know his gut took on a full-on assault.  He had several rounds of ABX....
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