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Forum: Diapering   10-26-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Skelly2011
Baking soda! That's a great idea. How much did...

Baking soda! That's a great idea. How much did you use?

For anyone who sees this in the future, the routine listed above did a great job. Everything came out sparkling white (or hemp brown or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Skelly2011
Here you go, from babycenter: "David...

Here you go, from babycenter:

"David Geller, pediatrician
A newborn can have as many as eight to ten bowel movements a day, but as long as she is having at least one, she's probably all right....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Skelly2011
You're right, he is a little young and I didn't...

You're right, he is a little young and I didn't consider that. As far as I remember my son got to his once or twice a day status at around yours sons age. Prior to two weeks there was the meconium...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-26-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 285
Posted By Skelly2011
For what it's worth, I'm also on 10 milligrams...

For what it's worth, I'm also on 10 milligrams of citalopram and have been able to breastfeed with no side effects to me and the baby. It's important to remember that there are simply too few...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   10-26-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Skelly2011
Hi ladies, and welcome to mothering! Im...

Hi ladies, and welcome to mothering!

Im Sophia, mom of 3 year old DD and 6 month old DS. Mothering is a very warm environment and I'm sure you'll be able to find answers to all your questions.
...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Skelly2011
That actually sounds pretty typical of a...

That actually sounds pretty typical of a breastfed baby to me. My son has always been a once or twice a day tops guy too. Does your baby show any signs of constipation when he does go?

Generally...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-26-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Skelly2011
I triple agree! My son was a NICU baby who was...

I triple agree! My son was a NICU baby who was to sick to latch initially, so he's always had bottles one way or another. Since he's been home it's been about one or two a day in supplemental feeds....
Forum: Diapering   10-24-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Skelly2011
Ugh, diaper stripping is by and large my least...

Ugh, diaper stripping is by and large my least favorite variety of stripping. *rimshot*

So as far as I know our current problem is a mildewy ammonia-y thing. Maybe over or under using the...
Forum: Parenting   10-22-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Skelly2011
Lately Ive been struggling with my almost four...

Lately Ive been struggling with my almost four year old's independence and attitude and I thought it might be nice to put into words what I love most about her. I think most of us moms would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-08-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,286
Posted By Skelly2011
Bahahaha, Ed Begley junior! I don't know why...

Bahahaha, Ed Begley junior! I don't know why that's cracking me up so hard.
Forum: Diapering   10-08-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 407
Posted By Skelly2011
I have about a dozen paper thin cotton flats...

I have about a dozen paper thin cotton flats that I picked up three years ago at a local cloth diaper store and am now using with my second baby. No brand name or really anything special, just a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,286
Posted By Skelly2011
Ooh I like this one! When you catch your...

Ooh I like this one!

When you catch your three year old holding a breast pump to her belly button, and when asked says she's trying to get some juice. (maybe this one is just me...
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 407
Posted By Skelly2011
I did notice a difference between receiving...

I did notice a difference between receiving blankets and flats, but not enough of one to cut out my blanket flats entirely.

I'm a flat addict. I love them. What I always did for overnights was to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-06-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Skelly2011
We have a different nutrition issue. My 3.5 yo...

We have a different nutrition issue. My 3.5 yo dd has some sort of chronic gastric disease (we think it's pediatric crones, still doing testing) so sometimes she simply can't eat and will drop a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-05-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,678
Posted By Skelly2011
It's all so individual. My 3 and a half year old...

It's all so individual. My 3 and a half year old daughter is one of those cosleeping kids that STILL doesn't sleep through the night. Her brother is 5 months old, breastfeeds and bedshares, and will...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   10-05-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Skelly2011
I just wanted to step In with a tiny bit of...

I just wanted to step In with a tiny bit of hope. My baby is five months old as well. We just finally cut out supplementation this week. I don't have the same breastfeeding issues as you, but I have...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-05-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By Skelly2011
I understand completely. I'm at home with a...

I understand completely. I'm at home with a three year old and a five month old, but unfortunately I'm not a sahm by choice, we can't afford day care. This adds an unpleasant element to it. I know...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-04-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Skelly2011
Sus, things can be both normal and beneficial....

Sus, things can be both normal and beneficial. My eyelids, to use your example, are both normal and extremely beneficial. They keep out bright light, help protect against injury, help keep my eyes...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-04-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Skelly2011
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chloe'sMama http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390950/anyone-else-have-a-does-everything-early-baby#post_17477402)
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Forum: Life With a Baby   10-04-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Skelly2011
Three months as well. It started with little...

Three months as well. It started with little things, like around 4 or 6 weeks old he'd wake up crying at night because he'd be rolling over in his sleep and startling himself. Or the standing thing....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-04-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Skelly2011
I know exactly how you feel. My son did 16 days...

I know exactly how you feel. My son did 16 days in the NICU, and that entire time I was living in the hospital while my 3 year old dd was at home with her dad. And that was after 10 weeks of bedrest...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-04-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Skelly2011
So it's quarter after ten and I'm trying to put...

So it's quarter after ten and I'm trying to put five month old jack to sleep. He's crawling up and down the length of the bed laughing, pulling up on the headboard and shuffling back and forth,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-29-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Skelly2011
Bump? No pun intended. Bumps for bumps!

Bump? No pun intended. Bumps for bumps!
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-28-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Skelly2011
Hey ladies, For anyone that remembers my...

Hey ladies,
For anyone that remembers my previous posts, you'll know I've had a very long battle breastfeeding a NICU graduate after the hospital started supplementation. We just this week finally...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-03-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,086
Posted By Skelly2011
Eek! So are we calling this official? Pregnant...

Eek! So are we calling this official? Pregnant with a capital P?
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