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Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,239
Posted By hollydlr
I think your feelings are completely...

I think your feelings are completely understandable!  What comes to mind is that it could be really helpful for you to look for a processing venue to help you work through your experience and come...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-04-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By hollydlr
I would definitely not rent out a doppler.  Even...

I would definitely not rent out a doppler.  Even offering it appears to be an endorsement and the exposure to its energy cannot be proved completely safe.  My midwives make their mamas sign an...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-27-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By hollydlr
Well I am trying the GSE protocol that was...

Well I am trying the GSE protocol that was linked on another post, and it seems to be starting to work.  Who knew!  Thrush is such a weird thing...I guess I can't be sure that is really what it was,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-24-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By hollydlr
OK wise mothers, I need some help here.  My baby...

OK wise mothers, I need some help here.  My baby is 9 months old, basically exclusively breastfed (he plays with some solids, but really doesn't eat), and does not have any teeth yet, though the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-28-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By hollydlr
nak... what degree was the tear? did you...

nak...

what degree was the tear? did you have stitches? how is your nutrition? if it was a severe tear or your nutrition is not good, you could take a lot longer to heal... hope you feel better...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-26-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By hollydlr
nak i agree. my ds2 was born a week ago. i...

nak

i agree. my ds2 was born a week ago. i nursed ds1 through but he is older (just turned 3). my milk dried up sometime at the end of the first tri. i was surprised it seemed like i must have...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-26-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By hollydlr
Do you have any idea why your milk was late...

Do you have any idea why your milk was late coming in the first time? C-sections, lots of IV fluids in labor, low thyroid, and other things can cause it to take longer. Often things like this are...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-26-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By hollydlr
the antibodies and white blood cells are always...

the antibodies and white blood cells are always present in BM, so that is one thing. also i've seen info that the immune system and gut do not fully mature until 6-7 yrs old (when adult teeth start...
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-26-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By hollydlr
nak... direct entry usually just means you...

nak...

direct entry usually just means you didn't go to nursing school first. from there you can train by apprenticeship only, or attend some type of education program. you can become a CPM - or...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-26-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,480
Posted By hollydlr
Do you happen to be taking your encapsulated...

Do you happen to be taking your encapsulated placenta? I have known one other mom with Pupps who continued to have it until she stopped with the placenta... something about having a bad reaction to...
Forum: Montessori   11-22-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,322
Posted By hollydlr
MamaMom: I see that you live in Minneapolis?...

MamaMom: I see that you live in Minneapolis? There are a couple of pretty good public Montessori elementaries there - Armatage in SW Mpls is going to an all-Montessori magnet next year, with a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-03-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 5,107
Posted By hollydlr
LisamommyRN and SoCaliMommy - sorry for your...

LisamommyRN and SoCaliMommy - sorry for your bfn's, but there is still hope!!

JorgieGirl - congrats on O'ing!

Hopeful - goodluck - IDK what to think but I guess you'll find out one way or the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-01-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 5,107
Posted By hollydlr
OK, here's a couple of pics of yesterday's faint...

OK, here's a couple of pics of yesterday's faint line...the lighting was terrible...the line is almost imaginary in these pics but IRL there was no making it up......
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-01-2009, 03:06 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 5,304
Posted By hollydlr
Hi all - I swear I subbed this thread but I...

Hi all - I swear I subbed this thread but I haven't been getting any emails. grrr... So sorry for not doing all the personals!!!

We have been preparing to move (out of state) these last two...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-19-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 5,304
Posted By hollydlr
RubySlippers - hope you're feeling better - flu...

RubySlippers - hope you're feeling better - flu is not fun! I was sick during O twice this winter...its a real bummer but you just don't want to DTD when you and DH both have foul green snot running...
Forum: Parenting   05-19-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By hollydlr
I have the Kolcraft Contours 3-wheeler and I...

I have the Kolcraft Contours 3-wheeler and I love it. I got it for about $100 on sale, so keep your eyes peeled!
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   05-19-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By hollydlr
Thanks so much! DH's job is in Golden Valley. We...

Thanks so much! DH's job is in Golden Valley. We only need to rent a place until our house in Omaha sells and we can buy another one in MN. We would prefer St Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-17-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,393
Posted By hollydlr
I took 1500 mg throughout preg and nursing...

I took 1500 mg throughout preg and nursing (still am taking it actually) - I have fairly mild IR and PCOS - I am not overweight and eat very carefully, etc. I did a ton of research on safety and the...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   05-16-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By hollydlr
We are moving to MN in two weeks and looking at...

We are moving to MN in two weeks and looking at rentals... there are some in the Folwell Park area, like 40th and Colfax, 42nd and Emerson, in that area.

Does anyone know what that area is like -...
Forum: Parenting   05-15-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,232
Posted By hollydlr
Ksenia - I'm an INFP too, though I only have one...

Ksenia - I'm an INFP too, though I only have one DC so far and he is not quite 2. Still, I read your post with a pang of familiarity! I have also been trying to hone in on what I want to do for...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-15-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 5,304
Posted By hollydlr
Hi all - sorry I haven't been around this thread...

Hi all - sorry I haven't been around this thread for a few days - we are getting ready to move and having some work done on our house and it has been crazy around here - I haven't gotten my computer...
Forum: Fertility   05-09-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By hollydlr
well, nightweaning would be a good start to...

well, nightweaning would be a good start to trying to get your fertility back, but how much would it be taking away from your ds? if it were me, I wouldn't think about nightweaning until closer to a...
Forum: Infertility   05-09-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By hollydlr
With Met, you can get into some metabolic...

With Met, you can get into some metabolic trouble if you are not taking in any carbs at all - your brain needs glucose to function and your body will break down fats to make glucose if you are not...
Forum: Infertility   05-09-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,416
Posted By hollydlr
I think 22 is def not "too old" for PCOS to...

I think 22 is def not "too old" for PCOS to begin to show itself! Mine began to show when I was maybe 20-21, though I wasn't dx'd until I was 26. Diet and lifestyle definitely play a factor in the...
Forum: Fertility   05-09-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By hollydlr
If you chart and avoid your most fertile times,...

If you chart and avoid your most fertile times, and use barrier methods religiously, you should be ok... I think Couple to Couple League has plenty of info about using fertility awareness even with...
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