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Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   07-22-2012, 06:57 PM
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Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   07-17-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By LilyRN
So... we are ttc #2. Wondering if anybody has...

So... we are ttc #2. Wondering if anybody has any thoughts on a couple different things:
 
1)  AFAIK, Wendy Pinter and Kate Mazzara are the only homebirth midwives that will travel to our area...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-08-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By LilyRN
I hear you. DS is 10 mo old, and we are in a...

I hear you. DS is 10 mo old, and we are in a similar situation. He was an awesome sleeper from birth until around 6 months, usually around 5-6 hours at a stretch, sometimes even up to 8. Around 6...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-05-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By LilyRN
I'm not sure that I am someone you are asking,...

I'm not sure that I am someone you are asking, since we do vax (selective/delayed), but I am concerned about several things:
 
a) We selectively vax because I am concerned about putting...
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,914
Posted By LilyRN
This is something I have been thinking about a...

This is something I have been thinking about a lot recently. DS is 10 months old. For a while there, he was absolutely captivated by the TV, so we never had it on while he was in the room. Now his...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,428
Posted By LilyRN
We don't, simply because I'm too cheap to pay...

We don't, simply because I'm too cheap to pay 0.99-1.99 for a tiny jar of stuff that I could make 10 times cheaper at home. About once a month I do a huge batch of purees and throw them in ice cube...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,506
Posted By LilyRN
No way! We skipped the rice cereal completely......

No way! We skipped the rice cereal completely... started with mashed banana, then moved onto avocado, natural applesauce, potato, pear sauce, etc. Over the past week or so, DS has been unhappy with...
Forum: Parenting   11-06-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,510
Posted By LilyRN
I don't think it's gross, necessarily, but...

I don't think it's gross, necessarily, but probably not something I would do.

Saving 2 green beans, on the other hand, is just weird.
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By LilyRN
Good for him! My DH did something similar at...

Good for him! My DH did something similar at work when someone suggested this book to him when they found out DS isn't STTN "yet."
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,636
Posted By LilyRN
What!!! I can't believe some people!!!

What!!! I can't believe some people!!!
Forum: Lactivism   07-19-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By LilyRN
My BIL is 22 years old and in some ways a very...

My BIL is 22 years old and in some ways a very stereotypical college guy. But the other day he couldn't have been more UNTYPICAL, when I was criticized for NIP by one of DH's family members (I was...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-29-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By LilyRN
Have you tried a hands-free pumping bra? I...

Have you tried a hands-free pumping bra? I haven't had any success pumping and nursing at the same time without one, even with an electric pump. You need about 5 hands to do it, I think!
Forum: VBAC   05-29-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By LilyRN
I agree with what several others have said. I...

I agree with what several others have said. I would see the OB throughout my pregnancy, push the date of the scheduled C/S as far forward as possible, and not show up. If I got fired by the OB, I...
Forum: Lactivism   05-28-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,568
Posted By LilyRN
So grateful to women like you who don't just...

So grateful to women like you who don't just submit and go bf in the hiding place provided to them! I would contact the ACLU if this goes any further.
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   05-15-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By LilyRN
Reading the thread about being jealous of those...

Reading the thread about being jealous of those who birthed vaginally and took it for granted (those who never researched, prepared, didn't care about having a c-section, etc.) really made me stop...
Forum: Birth Stories   05-15-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By LilyRN
I had been hoping not to go into labor until the...

I had been hoping not to go into labor until the weekend following my EDD, since my midwife was out of town at a conference. I had been having menstrual-like cramps off and on for about 5 evenings...
Forum: Babywearing   01-27-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By LilyRN
I'm wanting suggestions on what type of...

I'm wanting suggestions on what type of sling/carrier, etc. would be best for a newborn. I'm hoping to be able to nurse while he's in the carrier, and it would be a bonus if I could also continue to...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-27-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By LilyRN
I'm 36 weeks pregnant, and have been...

I'm 36 weeks pregnant, and have been procrastinating on trying to find a pediatrician. I don't know anyone IRL who does selective/delayed/non vaxxing, so I'm very curious as to how to go about...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-06-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,948
Posted By LilyRN
The main "no-no" I ignore is caffeine...

The main "no-no" I ignore is caffeine consumption. I have done lots of research that indicates that anything under 200mg/day is acceptable. I ALWAYS stay under that, and I don't drink diet drinks...
Forum: Lactivism   12-03-2009, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By LilyRN
Beautiful!!! Thank you for posting!

Beautiful!!! Thank you for posting!
Forum: Activism and News   11-28-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By LilyRN
Just got done emailing. I will definitely be in...

Just got done emailing. I will definitely be in Lansing on Wednesday, too. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-28-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By LilyRN
Love it! My personal favorite:...

Love it!

My personal favorite: http://www.cafepress.com/evilgeniusstore/5601105

There's a lady on another forum I'm on that reaches out and grabs the boob of the person who rubs her belly,...
Forum: March 2010   11-28-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,068
Posted By LilyRN
I'd agree with everyone who says they can't...

I'd agree with everyone who says they can't section you if you're not there. No one can slice you open without your permission. Either refuse to schedule the c/s for that early, or don't show up if...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-26-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 960
Posted By LilyRN
Mine showed up about 6 weeks, but I also had...

Mine showed up about 6 weeks, but I also had horrible hyperemesis (still going on actually, I am still heavily medicated). Some women don't get morning sickness at all, never feel a wave of nausea....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-07-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By LilyRN
My...

My http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/babyboy.gif isn't here yet, but this is something similar to what I'm planning to do. I'm a nurse in a hospital and although I'm casual/per diem...
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