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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-02-2011, 11:20 AM
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Posted By aylaanne
My 3yo DS had been throwing temper tantrums...

My 3yo DS had been throwing temper tantrums surrounding nursing, such as when his sister was nursing (That's not hers! That's mine! It's my turn!) or when I needed to stop (No! Want more!), or when...
Forum: Site Help   11-09-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 27,655
Posted By aylaanne
Quote: Originally Posted by Mama~Love...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mama~Love http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16008085)
Will there be skins available (different...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-24-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By aylaanne
We use benadryl, but our doctor gave us the...

We use benadryl, but our doctor gave us the guidelines for use as a pediatric sedative, then I reduce the dose slightly. With two parents with anxiety disorders, sometimes my child needs a sedative....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-23-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By aylaanne
I make sure while nursing my toddler that he...

I make sure while nursing my toddler that he understands that my body is MINE. He loves to nurse, and I love to let him, but if he doesn't like what I'm offering him, he can have juice or food or...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-22-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By aylaanne
Just food for thought, our kids are about the...

Just food for thought, our kids are about the same age, and my son has also been going through these crazy phases--sans ADD medication. I don't know what Hale's told you, but it is entirely possible...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-22-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By aylaanne
Are any of you ladies pregnant? My supply went...

Are any of you ladies pregnant? My supply went "poof!" when I got pregnant. Before getting pregnant, I also had a dip every time I ovulated, for a day or so, and then again when I was bleeding, for...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-22-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By aylaanne
I wouldn't pump for my 20 month old. My son was...

I wouldn't pump for my 20 month old. My son was 22 months when I went back to school, and I didn't pump at school or at work by then. If you were going to be gone more than 24 hours, I would pump...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-01-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By aylaanne
Quote: Originally Posted by time4another...

Quote:
Originally Posted by time4another http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15687433)
Just because someone has a piece of...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-28-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By aylaanne
Quote: Originally Posted by ejg123...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ejg123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15676247)
I think there those on here who can speak to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-23-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By aylaanne
My son is almost 3 years old and I still don't...

My son is almost 3 years old and I still don't have studio pics of him. I've had some done by friends who happen to be photographers, but no "professional" pics as such.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-23-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,506
Posted By aylaanne
I went ahead and put the necklace on her. It...

I went ahead and put the necklace on her. It won't hurt, and it's super cute.

I never heard of the Rose Quartz idea. My son was playing with his necklace, which is why I took it off of him, but...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-23-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,936
Posted By aylaanne
My son nightweaned when I was working nights and...

My son nightweaned when I was working nights and he slept with his dad all the time.

I echo the sentiment that everyone else is saying: get some sleep. Go to a friend's house, get a hotel room,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-22-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,506
Posted By aylaanne
Hey folks, My DD is 3.5mo and is drooling...

Hey folks,

My DD is 3.5mo and is drooling and chewing on everything. Sometimes she gets cranky and I can't figure out why. I'm wondering if she's having some preliminary teething pain, and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-18-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By aylaanne
I give my 2.5yo valerian tincture designed for...

I give my 2.5yo valerian tincture designed for children. It seems to take the edge off, but we don't use it several days in a row.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-17-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By aylaanne
DS is going to be 3 in November, and DD is 3mo....

DS is going to be 3 in November, and DD is 3mo. I have returned to work and school. In the last month or so, DS has been giving me crazy temper tantrums while nursing.

Some contributing factors:...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-02-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By aylaanne
I'm going to a wedding in August, and my...

I'm going to a wedding in August, and my daughter will be 4.5mo. I know I'll have to nurse at some point. Right now my clothing inventory is more playground than pretty. I'm trying to find a nice...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By aylaanne
I have my 2.8yo DS and my 3mo DD in my bed...

I have my 2.8yo DS and my 3mo DD in my bed still. He's in no way ready for his own bed. We side-carred the crib and let him sleep on that. Eventually we'll move it away from the bed, but not until...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-09-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By aylaanne
Quote: Originally Posted by mambera...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mambera http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15497386)
Interestingly, the uptodate link posted by...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-06-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By aylaanne
I personally wouldn't consider a scheduled c/s...

I personally wouldn't consider a scheduled c/s for twins until at least 38 weeks and preferably not until after 40 weeks. Twins need just as long to gestate as singletons do. I'll do some research...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-06-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By aylaanne
In addition to all the other wonderful advice...

In addition to all the other wonderful advice you've gotten, try to wake your baby up every hour to two hours during the day to nurse or change a diaper. I did this with my daughter at the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-06-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By aylaanne
nak The only reason I asked about the...

nak

The only reason I asked about the bottle/cup thing was to determine if it was an overactive letdown issue. My dd goes through crying jags at the breast and at the bottle and I think it's...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-05-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By aylaanne
I use Medela Pump-N-Store bags, though I always...

I use Medela Pump-N-Store bags, though I always pump into a bottle and then pour into a bag. I can't comment on the "safety" since I never bought into the BPA hype. I never microwave the bags, and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-05-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By aylaanne
nak Are there parts of her body that are...

nak

Are there parts of her body that are touched or NOT touched in bed v. sitting up positions? Does she tolerate nursing sitting up while swaddled? Have you tried a bottle of ebm, and does she...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-05-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By aylaanne
I hate judgemental moms, no matter the flavor. ...

I hate judgemental moms, no matter the flavor.

To build up a freezer supply before I go back to work (where I'll be leaving my baby for 9-10 hours, 3x/week) I've been nursing on only one side...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-05-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By aylaanne
www.oldpremeds.com (http://www.oldpremeds.com)...

www.oldpremeds.com (http://www.oldpremeds.com) is a website forum that specializes in people who are older and heading on the intensive journey that is med school. I know you're planning on doing...
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