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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-11-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By prettymom
My 7yo dd frequently struggles with anxiety,...

My 7yo dd frequently struggles with anxiety, stress, and "feeling gloomy." The problem is that she understands and will ask questions about subjects she doesn't yet have the emotional resources to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,378
Posted By prettymom
Are you already out of the trial period? Relax...

Are you already out of the trial period? Relax the Back sells a memory foam bed called a Purefit that sleeps MUCH cooler than a tempurpedic. I know they also sell tempurpedics and can show you the...
Forum: Family Safety   06-19-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By prettymom
DD2 just outgrew her snugride and I'm looking...

DD2 just outgrew her snugride and I'm looking for a convertible. It seems like so much has changed since we bought DD1 a Britax Boulevard three years ago!

What are your recent favorites? I was...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-05-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By prettymom
Hey all - I haven't been on the ETL threads for...

Hey all - I haven't been on the ETL threads for a loooong time.

I started ETL in a fierce way a little over two and a half years ago. I lost 40 pounds in four months. And kept it off. Up until my...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-04-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By prettymom
I'm 4 weeks pp, and my stitches are still there....

I'm 4 weeks pp, and my stitches are still there. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif
Forum: September 2009   11-04-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By prettymom
Mine came right back with DD1 despite ebf, and...

Mine came right back with DD1 despite ebf, and was regular right up until I got pregnant again. I felt ripped off. My midwife told me just to celebrate my super fertility.
Forum: September 2009   10-22-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By prettymom
I have it way too easy... (it was NOT this way...

I have it way too easy... (it was NOT this way with DD1).

My LO sleeps basically all night. She wakes up a few times to nurse, but I just toss her a breast while still laying down, and she drinks...
Forum: September 2009   10-22-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By prettymom
I'd never heard that about the placenta...

I'd never heard that about the placenta scab...good to know! I just had my bleeding step it up too, this is getting so old....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-07-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 44
  Pitocin
Views: 1,678
Posted By prettymom
Just had my first pitocin experience... I...

Just had my first pitocin experience...

I was originally planning a homebirth, but was induced for high blood pressure (and being almost 43 weeks).

The first CNM I talked to after I got hooked...
Forum: September 2009   09-30-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By prettymom
I need help to calm down. I am coming up on 42...

I need help to calm down. I am coming up on 42 weeks. I think one of my midwives is making me way too anxious about it. She recommends a NST and AFI, but I can't find a physician to do a referral to...
Forum: September 2009   09-29-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By prettymom
Still here too! Not dilated at all. Boo.

Still here too! Not dilated at all. Boo.
Forum: September 2009   09-25-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By prettymom
Seriously...am I really going to have a baby? Or...

Seriously...am I really going to have a baby? Or is this the world's first terminal pregnancy?

Going into labor just seems so impossible and so unreal. Is there really a person in there? Is there...
Forum: California, Nevada   09-25-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By prettymom
I'm looking for an OBGYN in the east bay (I'm in...

I'm looking for an OBGYN in the east bay (I'm in Walnut Creek) that takes medi-cal. Any recommendations?
Forum: September 2009   09-24-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 521
Posted By prettymom
Tomorrow I hit 41 weeks...

Tomorrow I hit 41 weeks...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-14-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By prettymom
I get so sick I have to tell people right away....

I get so sick I have to tell people right away. There is no hiding it (people get really suspicious when you have to take a puke break mid-conversation), and plus I need the support since I can...
Forum: September 2009   09-12-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By prettymom
for me... BH - kind of hurt real - hurt...

for me...

BH - kind of hurt
real - hurt like hell
Forum: California, Nevada   09-12-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By prettymom
Sending you an email through your site!

Sending you an email through your site!
Forum: September 2009   09-05-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By prettymom
I didn't do anything last time and got a...

I didn't do anything last time and got a negative result. Didn't do anything this time either and got a positive. Now I'm choking down about a zillion pills from Whole Foods to try to kill the...
Forum: September 2009   09-05-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,374
Posted By prettymom
EDD 9/21....but she is welcome anytime....

EDD 9/21....but she is welcome anytime....
Forum: September 2009   08-19-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By prettymom
It's like all pregnancy discomforts slapped me...

It's like all pregnancy discomforts slapped me big time a couple of days ago.

- heart burn bad enough to make me want to puke
- i have to pee like every 20 minutes. even in the night
- swollen...
Forum: September 2009   08-16-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By prettymom
I had an old lady at church stare right at my...

I had an old lady at church stare right at my belly and then look up at me and say "STILL!!!???" This was a few weeks ago....I was like yeah, uh two more months. We don't want her out just yet, even...
Forum: September 2009   08-12-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By prettymom
I got much better results with floradix than...

I got much better results with floradix than with iron pills. It does taste nasty though. Make sure you have something to chase it with.
Forum: California, Nevada   08-12-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By prettymom
DD had a few vaccines when she was younger (in...

DD had a few vaccines when she was younger (in another state), but she is far from where the CA wic program would like her to be. How do I get around reporting her immunization record? Is there a...
Forum: Homebirth   08-12-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By prettymom
We went with DD when she was 2 days old. That's...

We went with DD when she was 2 days old. That's when my ped liked to see babies, plus DD was super yellow. My ped was very low-intervention and just told me to bf a ton for the jaundice, but did...
Forum: September 2009   08-10-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
  Poll: Name game!
Views: 344
Posted By prettymom
Help me out! My first born was nameless until...

Help me out! My first born was nameless until she was a week old. I must make a decision this time and stick with it! The names on the poll are possible first names. Our middle name choices are...
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