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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By Jennifer Z
For the record, I am the mom of an Autistic...

For the record, I am the mom of an Autistic child, and he would probably not be described as "High Functioning" by people who like give those meaningless labels. 
 
I would also like to point out...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-11-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By Jennifer Z
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Lakeeffectsnow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-11-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jennifer Z
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kamiro http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380114/1-in-50-with-autism-now#post_17306397)

Thank you Mirzam....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-21-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Jennifer Z
I bet that IF there is any correlation, it is...

I bet that IF there is any correlation, it is because Autistic kids have poor motor planning, which can easily translate into meaning that breastfeeding is difficult for them, which leads moms who...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-21-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Jennifer Z
And I have met a lot of attachment parents, with...

And I have met a lot of attachment parents, with no birth interventions, with natural home births, non-vaccinated (at least for many years, although a lot of us went on to vaccinate years after the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-21-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Jennifer Z
Breastfed for 5.5 years.  Still Autistic. ...

Breastfed for 5.5 years.  Still Autistic.
Breastfed the younger one for 3.5 years.  Not Autistic. (speech delayed, but in a "needed speech therapy to help be more articulate" way, not a language...
Forum: Lactivism   11-02-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jennifer Z
You should get a shirt or blanket with the state...

You should get a shirt or blanket with the state law on it to help fend off the people who aren't supporting you.  http://www.cafepress.com/articulatepixelsdesign/9452250

I know I got hassled a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,255
Posted By Jennifer Z
Even ABA therapy for Autism isn't "sit and...

Even ABA therapy for Autism isn't "sit and drill" for a kid that age (heck, for any age that I have seen) if the SLP is anything other than totally backwards.  We had some ABA based therapy, and it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,255
Posted By Jennifer Z
Speech Therapy is not about drilling the kid for...

Speech Therapy is not about drilling the kid for an hour a day.  It isn't even close to that, or at least it certainly wasn't in our experience.  It is about getting processes set up that makes the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-13-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,255
Posted By Jennifer Z
And being afraid of labels...I was too.  So...

And being afraid of labels...I was too.  So much, that when I was interviewed about my child for a magazine, that is what they focused on in the article.
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-7257
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-13-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,255
Posted By Jennifer Z
You sound exactly like me about 7 years ago.  My...

You sound exactly like me about 7 years ago.  My husband also was delayed in speech, but started speaking in sentences around the time he turned 3 years old, my child was snuggly and would drag me...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-11-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,299
Posted By Jennifer Z
Those doses of vitamin A are bad news.  Please...

Those doses of vitamin A are bad news.  Please don't do that.
 
Teething caused that kind of reaction for my kids, and, according to my mom, in me as a kid, even until those preteen molars.  I got...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,194
Posted By Jennifer Z
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by holothuroidea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1326161/separation-anxiety-mine-not-hers#post_16612547)
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Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,194
Posted By Jennifer Z
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by holothuroidea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1326161/separation-anxiety-mine-not-hers#post_16611301)
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-26-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,626
Posted By Jennifer Z
You work all day too.  It is not less work...

You work all day too.  It is not less work because it is unpaid.  He has a responsibility to do 50% of the childcare when he is at home, especially when the kids are toddlers, and at that intense...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-25-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,626
Posted By Jennifer Z
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Alenushka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-12-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,197
Posted By Jennifer Z
I am really surprised at some of the responses....

I am really surprised at some of the responses.  I have a feeling this post will be unpopular, but here goes:
 
I think you need to adjust your expectations.  You married somebody who has kids.  I...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-20-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,704
Posted By Jennifer Z
It was better for me.  My first was done in a...

It was better for me.  My first was done in a hurry and rather sloppily.  With my second one I know the doctors (I had two attending my surgery, plus the peds team, due to complications) I know they...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-20-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,865
Posted By Jennifer Z
I didn't recover quickly either.  I tend to get...

I didn't recover quickly either.  I tend to get adhesions, which I knew from having multiple abdominal surgeries, and after my first birth I started having extreme pain and it ended up being a gall...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-18-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,775
Posted By Jennifer Z
 Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...



Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-18-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,775
Posted By Jennifer Z
Although it isn't universal that a child born...

Although it isn't universal that a child born via c-section will have issues nursing, since a lot of the moms here have c-sections because of medical issues, I thought I would throw this out there:...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-18-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,775
Posted By Jennifer Z
First, I am thrilled to see this forum.  It has...

First, I am thrilled to see this forum.  It has been a long time coming and it such a blessing for this community.
 
Second, I thought I would help get the ball rolling and invite moms who have...
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,609
Posted By Jennifer Z
Stormbride, since you addressed me specifically,...

Stormbride, since you addressed me specifically, I do want to respond.  I hope you are still listening.
 
I know you are traumitized by your births.  I don't think there is a single doubt of...
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,609
Posted By Jennifer Z
OK, I will calm down.  Here is an blatently...

OK, I will calm down.  Here is an blatently honest opionion of how MDC handles Cesarean Births:
 
This community does an AWESOME job at dealing with the initial stages of grief when your birth...
Forum: Site Help   11-04-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 11,609
Posted By Jennifer Z
 Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...



Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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