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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-13-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By OperaDiva
My DH is circ'd, never had a UTI but I've had a...

My DH is circ'd, never had a UTI but I've had a few yeast infections.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-12-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,477
Posted By OperaDiva
Just thought I'd give this a bump back up while...

Just thought I'd give this a bump back up while I'm thinking about it. One year ago today I had a whole, intact, beautiful 3 week old baby boy. 3 weeks later, I almost lost him because of a stupid...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-12-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,481
Posted By OperaDiva
Haven't posted here in a while, but I just...

Haven't posted here in a while, but I just wanted to say that DS's urologist said the plastibell actually has a HIGHER risk of complications, it's just easier to do...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   05-04-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By OperaDiva
Dr. Sharon Dennis in Arlington, I've heard great...

Dr. Sharon Dennis in Arlington, I've heard great things about her http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-20-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,565
Posted By OperaDiva
Totally weird suggestion, but...maybe put...

Totally weird suggestion, but...maybe put plastic wrap over your boobs under your bra? That way you could even change clothes entirely and they'd still be safe.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-16-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By OperaDiva
I saw one the other day that had the slogan...

I saw one the other day that had the slogan "Foreskin is not a birth defect" but now I can't remember where...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-09-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By OperaDiva
The newly formed Tarrant County Birth Network is...

The newly formed Tarrant County Birth Network is having it's first meeting this Thursday, March 11th from 6-8 pm at the Fort Worth Central Library - Chappell Meeting Room. More information on this...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-09-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By OperaDiva
I met with Dr. Rosnes once, he was very nice and...

I met with Dr. Rosnes once, he was very nice and seemed extremely knowledgeable. Thankfully I did not have to go back so I don't know where he delivers.
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-02-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By OperaDiva
I wore Lilypadz starting at about 3 months and...

I wore Lilypadz starting at about 3 months and they were FABULOUS! They are adhesive and I only leaked once ever (despite crazy oversupply/overactive letdown), and that was because I didn't put it...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   02-25-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By OperaDiva
Thank you! I just did a search and there was a...

Thank you! I just did a search and there was a thread asking this same question about 2 years ago, and they also gave Dinah's name. I am unfortunately at least 40-50 miles from each place I've found...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   02-23-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By OperaDiva
I am not pregnant with #2 yet, but it's looking...

I am not pregnant with #2 yet, but it's looking more and more like I will end up being on Medicaid when we do. I talked to a friend yesterday who said the midwife group that practices out of Baylor...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-22-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By OperaDiva
Thanks for the links ladies, I'm definitely in!

Thanks for the links ladies, I'm definitely in!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-22-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By OperaDiva
A Mom breastfeeding in a fitting room at Vista...

A Mom breastfeeding in a fitting room at Vista Ridge Mall was told to leave the store and was treated very rudely for feeding her son. Here is the full story:
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Forum: Lactivism   01-22-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,394
Posted By OperaDiva
From what I hear the nursing rooms are actually...

From what I hear the nursing rooms are actually pretty nice at this mall, and just upstairs from Hollister, but regardless it is up to the Mom where she feeds her baby, no one else has a say! I'm...
Forum: Lactivism   01-22-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,394
Posted By OperaDiva
I just heard about this yesterday, I am beyond...

I just heard about this yesterday, I am beyond outraged. And thinking I should comment on the article once I've calmed down, because the lack of information out there is stunning.

I live within...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-19-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By OperaDiva
My DS hated the wider based nipples like...

My DS hated the wider based nipples like breastflow too. The ones we had the most luck with were actually the super cheap gerber ones that you can get at Target, 3 for $3. The bottles fit perfectly...
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By OperaDiva
So I realized I've been leaving the TV on as...

So I realized I've been leaving the TV on as background noise http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

What do you do to fill the void? Play music?

I could also use some...
Forum: Elimination Communication   01-10-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,408
Posted By OperaDiva
My co-sleeper is full of DS's unfolded laundry,...

My co-sleeper is full of DS's unfolded laundry, my glasses, and my phone LOL. Good idea to set up an EC station though. We did get one dry night, but we really haven't tried to do nighttime EC...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-10-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By OperaDiva
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gifs You're doing a wonderful thing by trying to get your babe as much breastmilk as possible!

For number 2, you may want to replace your...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-10-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,572
Posted By OperaDiva
I never thought I'd be so thankful for my 32G...

I never thought I'd be so thankful for my 32G boobies, but the top boob feeding is a piece of cake for me! I do lay about halfway between side and tummy when I top feed though. The towel/receiving...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-09-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By OperaDiva
Well I don't use cloth, I use reusable lilypadz,...

Well I don't use cloth, I use reusable lilypadz, and LOVE them! They are silicone, adhere to the breast, and last about 2 months of continuous use. I could wear them under a swimsuit and they...
Forum: Parenting   01-06-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,811
Posted By OperaDiva
Please call! The drug use, drunk driving, and...

Please call! The drug use, drunk driving, and partying/ leaving for days at a time would EACH be a good enough reason to call, with all 3 it is you obligation to call, that baby needs a home to feel...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-05-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By OperaDiva
I have heard people say that they do, but I...

I have heard people say that they do, but I don't have anything to back that up except hearsay http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Lactivism   01-05-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,646
Posted By OperaDiva
Sounds like you made great strides toward making...

Sounds like you made great strides toward making breastfeeding normal to them, good for you! It can be frustrating when people believe everything about breastfeeding that has been introduced to our...
Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By OperaDiva
I read an article the other day about turbulence...

I read an article the other day about turbulence and it's effect on babies in carseats, and the force of turbulence is every bit as hard on a baby's neck as a car wreck.
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