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Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-12-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By wobit
Hello all!   My little family will be moving...

Hello all!
 
My little family will be moving to the Pioneer Valley later this spring.  I'll be starting work in Springfield, and so we are looking at communities up and down the valley, convenient...
Forum: May 2010   05-25-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By wobit
Hi all, I pretty much stopped posting in the...

Hi all, I pretty much stopped posting in the past few months, but want to come back to share my novel-length, very happy birth story...

Dietrich Clark was born 5/12, weighing 11lbs, 21" long, at...
Forum: May 2010   05-08-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 666
Posted By wobit
Congrats, Jen - that's a fabulous name. Looking...

Congrats, Jen - that's a fabulous name. Looking forward to hearing more about him!
Forum: May 2010   04-24-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By wobit
I'm so glad to hear that your numbers haven't...

I'm so glad to hear that your numbers haven't risen, and that you're still on track! I don't know about you, but I had a few nights where I practically couldn't sleep I was ruminating about this,...
Forum: May 2010   04-22-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By wobit
I'm hoping that your appointment went well...

I'm hoping that your appointment went well tonight! Fingers are crossed!

My labs came back great, so I'm actually being slightly liberated to spend a little time walking or sitting in a supported...
Forum: May 2010   04-20-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By wobit
Yucko, Jen! I'm in precisely the same boat!...

Yucko, Jen!

I'm in precisely the same boat! I've been on bedrest here for a week now, because when I'm up and about my pressure was rising to 140/100, but when I lie on my left side for a recheck...
Forum: May 2010   03-31-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By wobit
Quote: Originally Posted by whalemama17...

Quote:
Originally Posted by whalemama17 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15241542)
Did you need a backpack/frame type...
Forum: May 2010   03-25-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,882
Posted By wobit
I'm continuing to fall asleep to it at night and...

I'm continuing to fall asleep to it at night and not really do any practicing during the day. I sometimes listen to the affirmations at night instead of the homework tracks. I'm into week 5 now....
Forum: May 2010   03-25-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By wobit
One of the really obnoxious but ultimately...

One of the really obnoxious but ultimately harmless things it could be is PUPPS.
http://dermatology.about.com/cs/pregnancy/a/puppp.htm

Harmless, as long as you don't go crazy from the...
Forum: May 2010   03-13-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 203
Posted By wobit
I think it's a heat thing. Wide low construction...

I think it's a heat thing. Wide low construction takes advantage of breezes and reduces passive solar heating. Upper storeys take advantage of heat rising from below, and allow for big south-facing...
Forum: May 2010   03-13-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,111
Posted By wobit
Quote: Originally Posted by jcsquared...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jcsquared http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15175270)
i would not recommend using lavender...
Forum: May 2010   03-11-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,111
Posted By wobit
I second the recommendation for te Skin Deep...

I second the recommendation for te Skin Deep Database (http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/special/parentsguide/summary.php?nothanks=1). It's clear, searchable by product type or brand, and explains...
Forum: May 2010   03-08-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By wobit
The bumpy things on your areolas are most likely...

The bumpy things on your areolas are most likely montgomery glands (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areolar_glands), which are specialized sebaceous glands that produce a waxy substance to protect your...
Forum: May 2010   03-07-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By wobit
Maybe the vast majority of pregnant women...

Maybe the vast majority of pregnant women sequester themselves in their homes for the final month? How else can we explain how completely stunned all those nosybodies are that we actually get big...
Forum: May 2010   03-07-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By wobit
Mine are so subtle that I wouldn't notice them...

Mine are so subtle that I wouldn't notice them if I don't happen to have my hands on my belly to feel it hardening. TMI: after you orgasm, your uterus will feel hard and contracted because it's the...
Forum: May 2010   03-04-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By wobit
Shucks, thanks y'all. Can I just say that, aside...

Shucks, thanks y'all. Can I just say that, aside from the smell, gross anatomy was a wicked super cool class? We are so fascinatingly beautiful inside.......... There's a piece of me that wants to...
Forum: May 2010   03-04-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By wobit
During pregnancy, the umbilical cord connects...

During pregnancy, the umbilical cord connects through the fetal abdominal wall to a set of arteries and veins inside the fetus which deliver blood to the fetal heart. These have no use after...
Forum: May 2010   03-02-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By wobit
Quote: Originally Posted by theoldmommers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by theoldmommers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15134320)
I have this a lot. Have you tried...
Forum: May 2010   02-26-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By wobit
I've read stories of doulas who ended up largely...

I've read stories of doulas who ended up largely supporting the husband, because that's what the situation ended up calling for. They're fluid, they roll with it. Seriously, if she shows your...
Forum: May 2010   02-23-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By wobit
This is one more situation where feeding...

This is one more situation where feeding breastmilk in a bottle is different from feeding formula. Formula fed babies need larger and larger bottles, in order to provide more calories as the baby...
Forum: May 2010   02-22-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,882
Posted By wobit
Name: Whitney Guess Date: somewhere between...

Name: Whitney
Guess Date: somewhere between 4/28 and 5/5 (erratic cycles)
Hypnobabies week: starting week 4.
Baby name: Octopus

This will be my second HypnoBirth. I've been listening to one...
Forum: May 2010   02-22-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By wobit
I have a half a beer or a couple sips of wine...

I have a half a beer or a couple sips of wine about once a week. (not on an empty stomach, and I do happen to be 6 feet tall...). I would not be concerned at all about the alcohol in cough syrup....
Forum: May 2010   02-21-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By wobit
The change from colostrum to milk is controlled...

The change from colostrum to milk is controlled by hormones excreted by the placenta - it won't happen until you deliver your placenta, no matter how much your toddler nurses or you use a breast...
Forum: May 2010   02-19-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By wobit
~ Handsfree pumping using hair elastics...

~ Handsfree pumping using hair elastics (http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/hands-free-pumping.html). This works very very well, and not just because the price is right! It's a pain shopping for the...
Forum: May 2010   02-19-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By wobit
I think the idea of using an unused office is...

I think the idea of using an unused office is great; video cameras can easily be obscured with bits of paper, just as windows in the door can be.

Once you get the hang of pumping, depending on...
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