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Forum: Babywearing   08-24-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Mama Lo
I think a soft structured carrier would work...

I think a soft structured carrier would work well for what your looking for.  I've heard rave reviews of most all of them, Ergo, Becco, Boba, etc.  I have a Becco Butterfly and love it, u can do...
Forum: Family Planning   08-23-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Mama Lo
I have the Mirena iud, had after dd1, no...

I have the Mirena iud, had after dd1, no problems, worked wonderful.  So I had it put in 13mo pp after ds.  I've had a slew of minor irritations with it, nothing major. 
But, 3 wks ago after dtd, I...
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-23-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Mama Lo
Kaydove, I did find a few resources on my own...

Kaydove,
I did find a few resources on my own to give me some ideas.  I agree with you that daycare is not ideal, I need someone who will take my kids on short notice, most and hour of the day :)...
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-18-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Mama Lo
Long story short, how do you make it work as a...

Long story short, how do you make it work as a doula, midwife assistant or midwife if you have young children at home?
  I've had the bug off and on for several years to be a doula or midwife...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-26-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Mama Lo
Dr Lauren Feder- Natural Baby and Childcare ...

Dr Lauren Feder- Natural Baby and Childcare
Great book to read and then use as a reference for all kinds of illness's.  For each illness she goes over conventional treatment, homeopathic remedies...
Forum: January 2011   01-24-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Mama Lo
Congrats on a beautiful baby girl! And even...

Congrats on a beautiful baby girl!
And even though things didn't go the way you envisioned, you made informed decisions and that's whats important!
Forum: Doulas   01-24-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Mama Lo
I would second what pp said about doula being...

I would second what pp said about doula being helpful for both of you, or maybe even more so for your partner.  During this pregnancy, my dh and I talked about dd's birth and I mentioned that while...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Mama Lo
3-4 days?  No problem.  Closer to a week is when...

3-4 days?  No problem.  Closer to a week is when I feel weird.  But especially since their was no meat, I'd have no worries :)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,068
Posted By Mama Lo
I would say girl.  My first was a girl and of...

I would say girl.  My first was a girl and of course I can't find u/s pic on this computer to show the 3 lines, but that's what I remember them looking like.  By comparison, this time with my son,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By Mama Lo
My loose bowel movement didn't happen until I...

My loose bowel movement didn't happen until I was well into labor with my dd.  
I would relax and try not to stress about it, as long you're not having contractions with the loose stool :)
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-20-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Mama Lo
bump

bump
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-18-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Mama Lo
I have been going through the process of getting...

I have been going through the process of getting certified with The Bradley method for over a year now and keep procrastinating because my heart is not in it.  When pregnant with my first, my...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   12-25-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Mama Lo
I used Kimberly Negrete, CNM for my first birth...

I used Kimberly Negrete, CNM for my first birth at St Marys in Blue Springs.  She was wonderful.
This time I am using Suzanne Ryan CNM for a homebirth.  Very happy with her so far as well.
Pam...
Forum: Parenting   11-17-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mama Lo
I would definately not allow my child to...

I would definately not allow my child to continue playing on the playground with pee-soaked pants, yuck!
I would have either left and went home to change if I didn't have clothes with me or drove...
Forum: January 2011   11-17-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By Mama Lo
Fwiw, the Fda doesn't recommend doing any...

Fwiw, the Fda doesn't recommend doing any ultrasounds without a medical reason. There is no evidence or research proving the safety of ultrasounds.  That said, I totally understand the emotional...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-21-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Mama Lo
I used nipple shields until my dd was about 8...

I used nipple shields until my dd was about 8 weeks old. I was stressed about how to wean her off of it too, I tried a couple of different times to go without it and we both got so frustrated. But...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   09-14-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By Mama Lo
My sil had a blighted ovum found at 9wks, and...

My sil had a blighted ovum found at 9wks, and she didn't actually m/s until 13 weeks.
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Mama Lo
$15 a bottle in reasonable to me. I would rather...

$15 a bottle in reasonable to me. I would rather stay away from gummies if they are loaded with sugar. I guess I would just need a chewable then...
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Mama Lo
My just 2 yr old weaned at 21 months and I'm...

My just 2 yr old weaned at 21 months and I'm wondering about getting her on a multi-vitamin now. We eat a pretty clean whole foods diet, but should I do something more for her?
Does anyone have any...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-08-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,429
Posted By Mama Lo
I would say that with my dd I didn't have any...

I would say that with my dd I didn't have any warning signs. After work one day, my husband and I had sex, then when to the gym and walked 2 miles. I was having mild contractions(thought they were...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-07-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,626
Posted By Mama Lo
Sure do... I shave my big toe, and run the razor...

Sure do... I shave my big toe, and run the razor over the top of my foot. I've seen how long it gets when i don't. Wasn't pretty http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif
Forum: Women's Health   08-31-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Mama Lo
My dad has bad eczema on his hands. He has tried...

My dad has bad eczema on his hands. He has tried several topical treatments, including calendula lotion to no avail.
Does anyone have ideas? Do you know what causes it and and some other natural...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-30-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By Mama Lo
I pumped at work for 15 months! It is a HUGE...

I pumped at work for 15 months! It is a HUGE commitment http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
How many times a day do you pump at work right now? Before I totally stopped...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-25-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By Mama Lo
d cup here as well, and I have 3 of the Target...

d cup here as well, and I have 3 of the Target nursing tanks the pp mentioned. they work great for what you are talking about...
Forum: January 2011   08-24-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By Mama Lo
I was also wondering why I wasn't feeling any...

I was also wondering why I wasn't feeling any movement either. I just figured I'm too dense in the head to recognize it http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif I was 17 weeks...
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