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Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-03-2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 669
Posted By mama2girls
I had pretty bad PPD with dd#1. To the point...

I had pretty bad PPD with dd#1. To the point where it took 4 months to get diagnosed and I don't think I fell in love with her until after that. And this baby was perfect. Great sleeper. Fabulous...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-03-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By mama2girls
Quote: Originally Posted by tsfairy Thanks...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tsfairy
Thanks for the responses.

I basically only work 30-ish hours per week, but because I'm home alone with DS it takes 12-14 hours to actually work 8 hours.

...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-03-2006, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By mama2girls
Have you recently started to menstruate again? I...

Have you recently started to menstruate again? I know that for me the down days can be quite cyclical. And totally related to the time before my period when my hormones are starting to drop.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-02-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,855
Posted By mama2girls
It's been a long hiatus, but I hope to have a...

It's been a long hiatus, but I hope to have a bit more time now!

I'm Jenni, in Coralville, currently an on-leave teacher doing after school care (or I will be in just a few weeks!) and mom to two...
Forum: Babywearing   07-23-2004, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By mama2girls
I am 5'8" and a 18/20 size and find that...

I am 5'8" and a 18/20 size and find that slinging my nearly 2 yr old is great in a maya wrap. I have the medium and it's plenty big for us... but she's old enough that I don't need a tail to cover...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   07-18-2004, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By mama2girls
I think it normall takes a couple of weeks to...

I think it normall takes a couple of weeks to reach full strength, but I'm sure it starts helping sooner.

For me, the knowledge that something was wrong and being able to put a name on it and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-18-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 6,271
Posted By mama2girls
Steph, Jen, LaLa, HEY GALS!...

Steph, Jen, LaLa, HEY GALS! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

Yes, it's been awhile! I started back to work part time last fall and it's kept me pretty busy. I do love...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-18-2004, 04:06 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 6,271
Posted By mama2girls
The nurse in was awesome. Totally peaceful and a...

The nurse in was awesome. Totally peaceful and a great time!! The Abernathy's who own the Downtown Family Restaurant were EXTREMELY accomodating!...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-17-2004, 11:31 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 6,271
Posted By mama2girls
Hi! Remember me? Here you go.... Press...

Hi! Remember me? Here you go....

Press Release July 17, 2004
For Immediate Release

Eastern Iowa Advocates for Breastfeeding Rights
Jennifer Olson, 354-3600
Sarah Coleman, 321-2624
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Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-07-2003, 05:48 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 6,399
Posted By mama2girls
Well, we've known it was coming, but my...

Well, we've known it was coming, but my Great-Granmda died early this morning. She lived for 98 years. I'm not sure I ever want to live that long. She was walking and coherent until a week ago and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   09-04-2003, 09:22 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 6,399
Posted By mama2girls
I'm still alive!...

I'm still alive! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif That's the good news. I've survived the first two weeks of school, and guess what, I LOVE being a high school...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-18-2003, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By mama2girls
Quote: Originally posted by Jish I also...

Quote:
Originally posted by Jish
I also don't consider myself to be mentally ill, I consider myself to be "chemically...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-14-2003, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By mama2girls
Quote: Originally posted by melixxa ...

Quote:
Originally posted by melixxa
Sometimes I have crazy thoughts, too, and I did when I was pregnant as well. About leaving, "escaping" - and this is crazy because there is noplace else I'd...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-11-2003, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,516
Posted By mama2girls
I wish I knew if Zoloft was effective in 25 mg...

I wish I knew if Zoloft was effective in 25 mg quantities. I personally take 100mg daily to have an effect, but I do know that it differs in everyone. Why don't you give it a try and see what...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-09-2003, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By mama2girls
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Good scientific proof of the chemical imbalance that is depression being restored. Thank you.
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-09-2003, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By mama2girls
As far as my pdoc has told me, Zoloft is safe to...

As far as my pdoc has told me, Zoloft is safe to take while pg and nursing. I am taking it now and dd is still nursing. I also took Paxil during pg with 2nd dd.

Good luck!...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-07-2003, 10:24 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 6,399
Posted By mama2girls
Julie, you can always come on down to IC...

Julie,
you can always come on down to IC tomorrow for the bfing support group at Mercy. It's from 10-11:30. I never miss it and NEED my weekly dose of it!!
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By mama2girls
Yep, it's State Fair time in Iowa, so it must be...

Yep, it's State Fair time in Iowa, so it must be the end of summer. And Minnesota's State Fair should be in a couple of weeks right? And then a month until the first snow? :LOL I used to live in the...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By mama2girls
I know a couple of moms who have started...

I know a couple of moms who have started anti-depressants in the third trimester to be covered after the baby was born. Depression is a chemical imbalance, so it makes sense that it could begin as...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By mama2girls
Quote: Originally posted by Penguintrax LOL...

Quote:
Originally posted by Penguintrax
LOL - new motherhood is a libido killer! I'm kinda waiting for mine to come back, but in the interim, I can tell you that just wanting to snuggle with DH is...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By mama2girls
I was on Paxil for a year or so and when I tried...

I was on Paxil for a year or so and when I tried to increase the dosage, I got shaky and anxious. I had tremors in both hands.

Now I'm on Zoloft and have been for 8 mo? or so and it's been...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By mama2girls
I really wish I could help. Have you tried your...

I really wish I could help. Have you tried your local hospital or library? They may have bi-lingual materials or translators available.

Godspeed,
J
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   08-07-2003, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By mama2girls
wbmscm, I can understand your frustration....

wbmscm,

I can understand your frustration. I have found that when I finally do explode at dh he says things like--"Why didn't you tell me sooner?"...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By mama2girls
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Wonderful!! Now get out side and enjoy the sun before your long Minnesota winter starts!!
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-07-2003, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By mama2girls
The good news is that you feel like you are...

The good news is that you feel like you are recovered!! The bad news is that going off Paxil is not particularly pleasant. I stepped down off of Paxil as I was stepping up on Zoloft and still...
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