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Forum: Women's Health   09-26-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By kgreenemama
I'm not sure this post belongs here, but I want...

I'm not sure this post belongs here, but I want to discuss with the Mothering crowd, not my physician, who will likely prescribe birth control...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-24-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 922
Posted By kgreenemama
I came here with the same concerns that you...

I came here with the same concerns that you expressed several months ago. Do you mind if I ask how things have worked out for you? For your LO? My DD is only 17 mo, but she's been wanting to BF...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-16-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,870
Posted By kgreenemama
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

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An after-bath snack for my 17-month-old son three...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-21-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By kgreenemama
I'm looking for some advice from moms and pops...

I'm looking for some advice from moms and pops who cosleep yet still experience Really Bad Sleep for everyone involved. DD will be one in a couple of weeks. I'm without DH three nights of the week,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-18-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By kgreenemama
I came here intending to post about my DD...

I came here intending to post about my DD falling out of bed last night! I'm just curious - since so many seem to have been there - what would help prevent this? DD is almost a year old, she can...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-09-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By kgreenemama
Thanks for the great tips. I'll keep trying. As...

Thanks for the great tips. I'll keep trying. As for pumping more often, I wish I could... I'm a teacher, so the only possible times I can get away to pump are my 30 minute lunch and my prep period....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-07-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By kgreenemama
I'm recently back to work, I pump twice a day...

I'm recently back to work, I pump twice a day and am just barely pumping enough to meet the daily needs of my 6mo DD. (Pumping was the same with my first - just not a strong response to the pump.)...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-18-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,327
Posted By kgreenemama
Thanks to both of you for the reassurance. I was...

Thanks to both of you for the reassurance. I was worried that I'd done all the pumping for naught. Much appreciated!
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-17-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,327
Posted By kgreenemama
I have a stash of EBM in plastic bags in the...

I have a stash of EBM in plastic bags in the back of my freezer that are about 3 months old. When I moved them recently, I noticed white spots within the milk. A Google search (unreliable, I know)...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-09-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By kgreenemama
I feel like all I do all day is try to get my DD...

I feel like all I do all day is try to get my DD to nap, because she only stays asleep 30 to 45 minutes at a stretch. Within an hour to 90 minutes of waking, she's ready to go to sleep again. I know...
Forum: Parenting   06-08-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By kgreenemama
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Forum: Parenting   06-08-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By kgreenemama
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Forum: Parenting   06-07-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By kgreenemama
nak   i went through similar situation with...

nak
 
i went through similar situation with my son. we tried nightweaning and things got worse. i worried about supply, and found him fussier during day feeds.  there is some mommy amnesia about...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By kgreenemama
Someone told me when I was pregnant with DD that...

Someone told me when I was pregnant with DD that parenting one baby is like parenting one baby. Parenting two is like parenting four. I had no idea how true that is. Bear with me while I rant a bit...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-31-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By kgreenemama
We'd made some strides in PL my DS before the...

We'd made some strides in PL my DS before the baby arrived, but we weren't too assertive - I expected a bit of a regression in his behavior, and didn't want to have to jump up from BFing every time...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-17-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By kgreenemama
I'm so with all of you intuitive mommies, but...

I'm so with all of you intuitive mommies, but I'm going to throw this out there... I have a 6 wk DD, who is sleeping on my lap as I type, who I hold every moment that I can, and I love it. But I...
Forum: April 2011   04-06-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,544
Posted By kgreenemama
Just to follow up: My water broke on its own the...

Just to follow up: My water broke on its own the night before the planned induction. Drizzle, not a gush. OB examined me and said I was already contracting. So he broke the bag fully and within 30...
Forum: April 2011   04-05-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By kgreenemama
Gemma Clare was born on her due date - 4/4/11...

Gemma Clare was born on her due date - 4/4/11 after only two hours of active labor. She is 21.5" long and weighs 9lb. 12oz. She and her big brother as well as mom and dad are all doing great! Good...
Forum: April 2011   04-01-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,544
Posted By kgreenemama
 Thanks for all the great advice, mamas! I...

 Thanks for all the great advice, mamas! I called the nurse at my clinic and expressed my concerns. She did not dismiss them, but did say that my OB isn't one to rush to this decision lightly or for...
Forum: April 2011   03-29-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,544
Posted By kgreenemama
I'm due on Monday, April 4. Urine has been...

I'm due on Monday, April 4. Urine has been testing fine. Blood pressure is fine, although ankles are really swollen. I've been dilated and effaced since Feb. 28. Now at 3-4 cm and 80%. Mucous plug...
Forum: April 2011   03-17-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By kgreenemama
 I can relate. My husband owns a house in the...

 I can relate. My husband owns a house in the city two hours away, where he lived before we married. We live in the miniscule house I've owned since before we met. Both of our houses have been on...
Forum: April 2011   03-08-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,195
Posted By kgreenemama
Between my first pregnancy and this one, these...

Between my first pregnancy and this one, these are comments I heard from people - some weird, some annoying, all with good intentions, I'm sure.
 
I hope that's DECAF in your mug.
You don't even...
Forum: April 2011   03-03-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,710
Posted By kgreenemama
As my eyes were popping out of my head, my OB...

As my eyes were popping out of my head, my OB assured me that I could stay this way for weeks, but I was curious if moms who have had babies already experienced early dilation or effacement. How...
Forum: April 2011   01-06-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By kgreenemama
We're having a hospital birth, as we did when DS...

We're having a hospital birth, as we did when DS was born. DS is SO into his baby sister, that I've been envisioning him being with us at her birth. The first memory of my life is the birth of my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-18-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By kgreenemama
 What beautiful, insightful advice. I love how...

 What beautiful, insightful advice. I love how you so many of you view parenting two differently, simply differently, than parenting one. That SO makes sense to me. THANK YOU!!!!
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