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Forum: May 2011   10-01-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By Friendlee
How about quinoa? I thought it was pretty high...

How about quinoa? I thought it was pretty high in protein...can be thrown in anything from salads, to scrambled eggs, to soups. A super easy dish would be some cooked quinoa, black beans and some...
Forum: May 2011   09-30-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Friendlee
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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-12-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Friendlee
In my experience (i.e mother of a 1 year old and...

In my experience (i.e mother of a 1 year old and Google Queen) this is fairly normal. If anything, I'd hold off on the oats. Or maybe look into using the Happy Baby organic oatmeal cereal. We had a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
I have so much to say...but my face is tear...

I have so much to say...but my face is tear streaked and I am exhausted so I'm gonna try and get some rest (another important factor in making milk, right?!)

But for now, I just can't thank you...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
I've given her the sippy cup and my straw to...

I've given her the sippy cup and my straw to practice and just for the experience, but she just chews. She doesn't get it yet. Should I put some water in a bottle to ensure she gets some water?
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Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
Oh my gosh I am an emotional mess with this. I...

Oh my gosh I am an emotional mess with this. I am crying left and right. Thank you, it means a lot to me coming from another MDC mom. *sigh* I AM more than the boob. I am. (This is not to say that I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
She's producing much fewer wet dipes. I don't...

She's producing much fewer wet dipes. I don't give her water. My doc told me all the hydration she needs should come from breastmilk. Her poops lately have been hard and many small pieces. I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
Sometimes I think when something takes THIS much...

Sometimes I think when something takes THIS much effort and thought, that it isn't natural. (I mean I know formula isn't natural either, ha!). But, this just doesn't seem right to me. Women in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
Thank you. This makes me want to cry...

Thank you.

This makes me want to cry though...I'm doing all of this (except the medication). I actually like the maple syrup smell because it transcends me back to when she was a newborn. Anyway,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
PatioGardener, yep I've been eating...

PatioGardener, yep I've been eating oatmeal...even when I'm not hungry...even when I think oatmeal's gonna make me gag!

I'm not pregnant. I'm definitely open to herbs and have been using them for...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
Ok, lets see if we can figure this out. So,...

Ok, lets see if we can figure this out.

So, how many times do you nurse in a day. Are you nursing daytime and night time.
I was nursing about 7x a day. Once in the wee hours of the morning. This...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
But what about when it does let down and then...

But what about when it does let down and then she only gets a small amount before going back to being angry?

And this has been about a month (maybe more, but I started realizing I had an issue...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
Oh and aunt flo has been back for 5 months and,...

Oh and aunt flo has been back for 5 months and, in that 5 months we never had an issue before this.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
Well, I say it's lower and lower based on her...

Well, I say it's lower and lower based on her reactions to nursing. When we sit down to nurse she's on and off for a good 10 minutes until the milk finally lets down. Then she nurses, maybe 1 minute...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Friendlee
I've had a relatively fabulous nursing...

I've had a relatively fabulous nursing experience with my dd. We've had bouts of lowered milk supply, but I know all of the tricks and we've made it through. She's always been a happy, chubby little...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-17-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,510
Posted By Friendlee
She doesn't have any other signs that point to...

She doesn't have any other signs that point to reflux. (She's 9 months old and it's never been an issue).

I'd much prefer to supplement with BM. But, I can't seem to pump more than an ounce (but...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-17-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,510
Posted By Friendlee
*sigh* Bump... I tend to have a...

*sigh*

Bump...

I tend to have a sliencing effect on the Breastfeeding boards. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
I'm considering supplementing with formula....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-17-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 770
Posted By Friendlee
Quote: Originally Posted by flower01...

Quote:
Originally Posted by flower01 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15632639)
I think more and more research is showing...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-17-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Friendlee
I feel like you have just described exactly what...

I feel like you have just described exactly what my life was like a few months ago. Exactly. It's like you had a hidden camera on us or something....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-17-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,397
Posted By Friendlee
Gosh, my big, chubby baby is apparently one of...

Gosh, my big, chubby baby is apparently one of the smaller ones at 17.5 lbs (9m +1w) Makes me feel guilty. We've had some nursing issues lately and I worry that she isn't getting what she needs. I'm...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-16-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,510
Posted By Friendlee
PAK... I have enough milk. But my 9m dd has...

PAK...
I have enough milk. But my 9m dd has been popping off the breast every 3 seconds and then getting frustrated. She ends up going to bed with no milk....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-14-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Friendlee
Even if I got her up as early as 5am she'd then...

Even if I got her up as early as 5am she'd then nap right at 8...which would last until 10...and the first class is at 9:30. The second one is at 10, but if she wakes up at 10 it'd be half over by...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-14-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Friendlee
Quote: Originally Posted by Norasmomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Norasmomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15621917)
You need to find afternoon classes...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-14-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Friendlee
What time does your little one take their...

What time does your little one take their morning nap?

Mine goes to sleep around 9:30 or 10:00 am. I'd REALLY like to take her to these weekly little baby classes at the library, or a music...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-11-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,397
Posted By Friendlee
Oh my goodness...and now she's learned to pull...

Oh my goodness...and now she's learned to pull up, wave bye-bye and clap! What an explosive week of development! What's next? College applications? Slow down little Lu! I'm not sure I'm ready!!!
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