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Forum: November 2009   12-11-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By dillNY
Hi ladies! Here's our new addition, Grayson...

Hi ladies! Here's our new addition, Grayson Marshall, born 12/3 at 9lbs. 6 oz and 21.75 in long. We delivered at a hospital with midwives ). He was 13 days late, but we avoided induction and most...
Forum: November 2009   11-29-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 681
Posted By dillNY
Today I'm 41+2, and had a breakdown about it...

Today I'm 41+2, and had a breakdown about it this morning. For my first birth, thanks to my stupid OBs and my naivete, I was stuck in a hospital bed without food and water for about 48 hours for a...
Forum: November 2009   10-21-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By dillNY
Are your pocket diapers synthetic? If so, I'd...

Are your pocket diapers synthetic? If so, I'd probably order 2 doz cotton prefolds and a couple covers. You'd be out $50 or so?

Often the cotton is much easier to get clean and much less stinky....
Forum: November 2009   09-29-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By dillNY
Co-sleeping can also mean having the babe within...

Co-sleeping can also mean having the babe within arm's reach, so the bassinet would work ok, too! Personally, I think it would be safer to have the bassinet right next to one of you than to have the...
Forum: November 2009   09-29-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By dillNY
Are you drinking enough water? It takes A LOT. I...

Are you drinking enough water? It takes A LOT. I start to puff up everywhere and get achey when I am dehydrated.
Forum: November 2009   09-27-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By dillNY
Quote: Originally Posted by First-Time-Mommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by First-Time-Mommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14438080)

just this morning i had the worst...
Forum: November 2009   09-24-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,019
Posted By dillNY
Best: *Baby Bjorn (since I could never work my...

Best:
*Baby Bjorn (since I could never work my ring sling) Awesome for grocery shopping, mopping and vacuuming with me. Lots of walks, too
*Peg Perego Pliko P3 stroller My son is now 2, and we've...
Forum: November 2009   09-24-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By dillNY
You still have a TON of time. See if you can get...

You still have a TON of time. See if you can get to a chiro that is certified in Webster Technique. That means they do gentle spinal adjustments on YOU to make sure the sacrum is not causing the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-04-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By dillNY
Quote: Originally Posted by homeschoolingmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by homeschoolingmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11857558)
Make sure she sees the video! She...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-04-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By dillNY
Thank you, thank you, thank you! There are many...

Thank you, thank you, thank you! There are many excellent points here. I will likely construct something that chooses a few "facts" to refute, or else the message will get too long and combative....
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-03-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By dillNY
Hi everyone. I haven't been on here in a...

Hi everyone. I haven't been on here in a while-tending to the babe-but my sister-in-law is expecting and is pro-circ. Here is what she wrote to me. Can anyone help with a good response? I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-08-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By dillNY
I'm not that big (36D) but I dread the days when...

I'm not that big (36D) but I dread the days when everything's in the wash and I have to nurse in a sports bra with the band on top of my boob. And it's even a really stretchy sports bra!

I'm in...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-20-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By dillNY
Babywearing is a fine idea, but what I need is...

Babywearing is a fine idea, but what I need is to get him off my boob (way touched out), so that doesn't help my situation. I have been able to transfer him to the crib with the pacifier, but he...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-19-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By dillNY
Hi everyone, So my son (6.5 months) is doing...

Hi everyone,
So my son (6.5 months) is doing pretty well sleeping at night finally, but he will NOT nap without my boob in his mouth. OK, well he will, but it is rare, and will only last 20 min. If...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-19-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By dillNY
Hi everyone, So my son (6.5 months) is doing...

Hi everyone,
So my son (6.5 months) is doing pretty well sleeping at night finally, but he will NOT nap without my boob in his mouth. OK, well he will, but it is rare, and will only last 20 min. If...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-19-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By dillNY
What about trying the pre-broken-down formulas,...

What about trying the pre-broken-down formulas, like Nutramigen or Alimentum?
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-18-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By dillNY
I would totally do it. If I didn't have my...

I would totally do it. If I didn't have my weekly pilates class starting at about that age, I would have gone totally bonkers, and I'm always paranoid about an emergency. Having some stored milk and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-18-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,622
Posted By dillNY
We DID use Burt's Bees Baby Wash and Shampoo,...

We DID use Burt's Bees Baby Wash and Shampoo, but it caused a bad reaction with my son's skin. His eczema disappeared as soon as we stopped using the Burt's Bees. I tried the buttermilk lotion on...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-18-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By dillNY
If I couldn't get out once a week for my...

If I couldn't get out once a week for my hour-long pilates class, I'd go insane. I started that at about 2 months, and it helped me tremendously by giving me my strength back and helpong me feel...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-18-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By dillNY
I can't help, but just wanted to say I hope you...

I can't help, but just wanted to say I hope you get some help from the great mamas here!
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,331
Posted By dillNY
You will get through it!! You know what honestly...

You will get through it!! You know what honestly helped me about the most? Free tv shows online. No, it doesn't help with getting rest or making food, but it made me feel slightly more human to at...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 619
Posted By dillNY
Yes, Motherhood is HORRIBLE for all the...

Yes, Motherhood is HORRIBLE for all the marketing crap. I refuse to go there for that exact reason.
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-10-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By dillNY
While I have a glass or 2 of wine from time to...

While I have a glass or 2 of wine from time to time, I would personally never feel comfortable nursing while "drunk". If I planned to drink that much, I'd have some puped milk stored.
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-10-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By dillNY
I'm still figuring it out! It's much...

I'm still figuring it out!

It's much better, though. Rather than nursing on demand, I demanded that he nurse!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif But that's because I was...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-10-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By dillNY
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10241380)
No cereal. No formula.

Nurse more and your...
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