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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-04-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By lisamarie1081
Perhaps my expectations are too high.  But, i...

Perhaps my expectations are too high.  But, i had NO IDEA that any baby at any age needed to be on my hip or walking around with my fingers 24/7 except for naps.  That's our situation.  And, it's...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-27-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By lisamarie1081
Hello, all!   I have a 7 month old boy who...

Hello, all!
 
I have a 7 month old boy who is a delight if he is sitting on your lap or holding your fingers with his hands as he walks around the house.  Pretty much, if he is not doing those...
Forum: Homebirth   07-19-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,290
Posted By lisamarie1081
My son was born on January 23rd and his due date...

My son was born on January 23rd and his due date was January 7th.
 
I live in Central PA where I had a choice of two practices for prenatal "care" and one hospital within the 1 hr radius for...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-08-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,373
Posted By lisamarie1081
Not sure if I mentioned this in my first post...

Not sure if I mentioned this in my first post ...
 
But DH and I have not yet discussed how we will handle the questions like "did he get his shots yet?", "how was he with his shots?", etc.  I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-21-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By lisamarie1081
My husband would vaccinate for anything with or...

My husband would vaccinate for anything with or without an outbreak.  Luckily, I've sold him on the no vax argument by simply saying to him, "He is so strong and so alert and so bright .... do you...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-21-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,373
Posted By lisamarie1081
Just thought this was interesting and need to...

Just thought this was interesting and need to vent (DH is NOT all onboard with the no vax decision, so I choose my words with him about it) ...
 
I have a friend whose first baby is 2 months older...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-21-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By lisamarie1081
So -- I guess I have a pretty progressive...

So -- I guess I have a pretty progressive pediatrician? 
 
When I told him at the 2 month well baby visit that I'd like to delay vax until he is 1 year old, he took it in stride, reminded me that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-17-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By lisamarie1081
It's a little hard for everyone here to take...

It's a little hard for everyone here to take without having it feel "personal" ... he is just a baby, but we believe in all sorts of different things ... including that their energy just isn't too...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-17-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By lisamarie1081
HELP!   Since my DS was born in January, I...

HELP!
 
Since my DS was born in January, I have made it a priority to make sure he sees my parents at least once each week.  We live about 2.5 hrs apart -- so this is no small task given all the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-12-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By lisamarie1081
DS is 7 weeks old today.  We have had troubles...

DS is 7 weeks old today.  We have had troubles BFing from the beginning -- my milk came in 10 days after long induction and c-section.  We began supplementing with formula per the docs orders on day...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-12-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By lisamarie1081
Wow!  Though I wouldn't wish this situation on...

Wow!  Though I wouldn't wish this situation on anyone who has desired to exclusively breastfeed, it somehow feels reassuring to be in good company.  ;)  There definately is a very strong emotional...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-10-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By lisamarie1081
Thank soooo much for the feedback and ideas!  I...

Thank soooo much for the feedback and ideas!  I really do appreciate them ... and the prompt replies.
 
I'm sold on the idea of the nursing vacation, as I think it may be only last real shot at...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-09-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By lisamarie1081
Thanks for all the GREAT feedback!  I wish I had...

Thanks for all the GREAT feedback!  I wish I had seent his post earlier.  I haven't checked back in a while.  When I wrote this (and about 10 other posts), my whole life seemed to be consumed with...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-09-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,231
Posted By lisamarie1081
I used to feed the breastmilk separately, but I...

I used to feed the breastmilk separately, but I had a million bottles to wash and he flipped out when i took the first bottle from him to get the second.  I dont' know what an sns is, but I'll check...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-09-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By lisamarie1081
Thanks for the suggestion - DS sleeps AWESOME at...

Thanks for the suggestion - DS sleeps AWESOME at night and has since the beginning.  He drifts off in the late evening (7 or 8ish) and wakes at about 2am to eat, then again for good around 5am. ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-09-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By lisamarie1081
Sorry it's taken me so long to see your...

Sorry it's taken me so long to see your responses!  Hopefully, someone will see my reply :/
 
I want very badly to make the baby do the work to increase my supply.  His latch is GREAT, but he is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By lisamarie1081
I've posted here many times asking many...

I've posted here many times asking many questions about what I perceived is a low milk supply.  Background:  heavily induced labor that ended in c-section, no milk until 1.5 weeks after birth, baby...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-09-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By lisamarie1081
Quickly, here's my situation:   I had DS 2.5...

Quickly, here's my situation:
 
I had DS 2.5 weeks ago by c-section after 12 hrs of cervidil induction, 24 hours of pitocin, and 12 hours of epidural.  I barely got to see him after he was born,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-09-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,927
Posted By lisamarie1081
We had our 2 week well baby check this past...

We had our 2 week well baby check this past Monday and the doc mentioned this, though I had heard the same thing from a friend who had a baby around Thanksgiving so I was prepared.  He told me it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-08-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By lisamarie1081
Hi, Ladies!   It's been a few days since I...

Hi, Ladies!
 
It's been a few days since I checked in, but wanted to provide an update, get some feedback and pose some new questions (that I'm sure have been answered here over and over again ......
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-02-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,231
Posted By lisamarie1081
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-01-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By lisamarie1081
Thank you for all of the support and feedback! ...

Thank you for all of the support and feedback!
 
I was at the herb store yesterday and passed on the fenugreek and blessed thistle.  I was probably still in denial early yesterday -- believing...
Forum: January 2012   02-01-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,695
Posted By lisamarie1081
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Forum: January 2012   02-01-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,695
Posted By lisamarie1081
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Forum: January 2012   02-01-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,695
Posted By lisamarie1081
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