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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-06-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By oikophile
I actually find a lot of Hanna's clothes too...

I actually find a lot of Hanna's clothes too gendered. To me they've gotten more so in recent years. For example, the baby socks were recently offered in two shades of blue, two shades of pink,...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   06-25-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By oikophile
Thanks, everyone. And thanks for the tip on the...

Thanks, everyone. And thanks for the tip on the crinkle cutter! That might be a handy gadget to have that doesn't take up much space.
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   06-24-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By oikophile
We have been doing a bit of solids, BLW-style,...

We have been doing a bit of solids, BLW-style, with our 7.5mo. A lot of people (and the book) recommend banana and avocado, but the few times we have offered those foods, baby tries to pick them up...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By oikophile
Hi all,   This is my first post in the...

Hi all,
 
This is my first post in the Breastfeeding forum (I think). I have a bit of an odd question.
 
I have a friend whose baby just came home from the hospital at almost 6 months old--she...
Forum: Babywearing   03-26-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By oikophile
I started wearing my baby on the bus and subway...

I started wearing my baby on the bus and subway at 3 weeks old. I do drive, but at that time I couldn't imagine driving somewhere with baby in the back seat, just the two of us. (At 4.5 months I...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-20-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 616
Posted By oikophile
Another vote for New Moon if you're looking for...

Another vote for New Moon if you're looking for something specifically for girls when your daughter is a little older. I can't recommend it highly enough. As far as I know, the electronic-only...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-29-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By oikophile
Yes--he usually falls asleep on his side and...

Yes--he usually falls asleep on his side and then rolls on to his back.
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-28-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By oikophile
Hi everyone, This is my first post in the...

Hi everyone,

This is my first post in the breastfeeding forum! My baby is 3 weeks old and eating very well (has gained 2 pounds since birth)! We cosleep and for night feedings I use the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,321
Posted By oikophile
Coming back to add that I found this article...

Coming back to add that I found this article (http://mothering.com/pregnancy-birth/what-doctor-isn%E2%80%99t-telling-you-about-pregnancy-and-flu-vaccine) on MDC and it's pretty...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,321
Posted By oikophile
Hi folks,   I am just about 36 weeks...

Hi folks,
 
I am just about 36 weeks pregnant and considering the flu vaccine. I don't normally get a flu vaccine--I don't work with children, I don't work in an office, and I don't have a regular...
Forum: Diapering   07-23-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By oikophile
Thanks for the advice, both of you! ...

Thanks for the advice, both of you!
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Forum: Diapering   07-22-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By oikophile
Hi everyone,   I am due w/ first baby in...

Hi everyone,
 
I am due w/ first baby in November and totally new to cloth diapering. My partner and I are compulsive energy-savers (very "reduce-reuse-recycle") and line-dry most of our clothes....
Forum: Women's Health   07-17-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By oikophile
Hi everyone, I'm hoping to hear about...

Hi everyone, I'm hoping to hear about experiences with laser therapy for toenail fungus. I am currently 23 weeks into my first pregnancy and also dealing with a case of toenail fungus. The other day...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   05-28-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By oikophile
Thanks for your reply! I guess I'll just check...

Thanks for your reply! I guess I'll just check them both out.
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   05-16-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By oikophile
I am expecting my first baby in November and I'm...

I am expecting my first baby in November and I'm planning to breastfeed. I think our midwives will provide a lot of guidance and support at first, but I'm also thinking of joining a breastfeeding...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-04-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By oikophile
Thanks for sharing, everyone. Wow, the two...

Thanks for sharing, everyone. Wow, the two classes closest to us are both $500. Maybe since we live in the DC area and the cost of living is higher? Woof.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-03-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By oikophile
Those of you who have taken Bradley birth...

Those of you who have taken Bradley birth classes--would you mind sharing how much you paid for your class? I understand that Bradley tends to be more expensive because the class is longer, but I'm...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   03-28-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By oikophile
Hi and welcome! I live in Mount Rainier, in...

Hi and welcome! I live in Mount Rainier, in Prince George's County, Maryland right on the northeastern DC border. We're about 15 minutes by bus from the Red Line (Rhode Island Ave). Very funky,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-03-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By oikophile
Thanks! And it's nice to know any food worked...

Thanks! And it's nice to know any food worked for you. I guess I just thought of crackers first since they're such a common suggestion. 
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-01-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By oikophile
Hi everyone,   I just found out I'm pregnant...

Hi everyone,
 
I just found out I'm pregnant and am already experiencing a little early-pregnancy nausea. It's okay now, but I want to have some simple crackers on hand to nosh on if the nausea...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-29-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By oikophile
tolovemercy: I just saw this--sorry for not...

tolovemercy: I just saw this--sorry for not responding after you posted! Thanks for your kindness. I got a positive HPT result yesterday--due in early November. Not the summer at all, but I'm...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-29-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By oikophile
tolovemercy: I just saw this--sorry for not...

tolovemercy: I just saw this--sorry for not responding after you posted! Thanks for your kindness. I got a positive HPT result yesterday--due in early November. Not the summer at all, but I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-29-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 491
Posted By oikophile
Hi all, subscribing to this thread and will join...

Hi all, subscribing to this thread and will join the DDC when it's created. I got a positive result yesterday. I think my EDD is Nov. 8, based on my charting. This is my first pregnancy, and if all...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-02-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By oikophile
  Thanks, Jaimee. I have been using...


Thanks, Jaimee. I have been using iPeriod--when I started charting I didn't know FF was the standard around these parts :) If there's an easy way to migrate all my data I'd love to know.
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Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-01-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By oikophile
Is anyone here trying to time when your baby is...

Is anyone here trying to time when your baby is born (e.g., certain month or time of year)?
 
I am currently in the middle of the 2WW--this is our second cycle TTC. Been charting using FAM for...
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