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Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-07-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,291
Posted By SativaStarr
Congrats! I hope you have better luck than I...

Congrats! I hope you have better luck than I do.. I'm 24 weeks 1 day now and I have been in the hospital now for the past 2 weeks thanks to preterm labor.. back on magnesium sulfate and terbutaline...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-07-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,863
Posted By SativaStarr
Ive posted here before, as I already ahve 3...

Ive posted here before, as I already ahve 3 former preemies.. a 35 weeker, a 34 weeker, and a 32 weeker. But I am expecting baby #4 and am currently 24 weeks 1 day. I'm in the hospital for preterm...
Forum: Diapering   06-26-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By SativaStarr
Hanna Andersson makes rompers in size 90 (2-3...

Hanna Andersson makes rompers in size 90 (2-3 years) whih Im sure would fit him well. I aldo am a fan of Zutano's clothing.. I find they tend to cut the rump wider than many.
Forum: Parenting   06-25-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By SativaStarr
Quote: Originally Posted by nextcommercial...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nextcommercial http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15558948)
That was a very generous gift! How...
Forum: Family Safety   06-17-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,358
Posted By SativaStarr
We actually had Scenera's as DS2's primary seat...

We actually had Scenera's as DS2's primary seat up until a few weeks ago. He's in a Marathon and roundabout50 (both Britax) and honestly he HATES the...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   06-11-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,231
Posted By SativaStarr
My 32 weeker ended up going off Neosure because...

My 32 weeker ended up going off Neosure because he had issues with the milk protein.. we did Alimentum for awhile and ultimately ended up on Neocate from 4-12 months.. and now he's been on Elecare...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   06-11-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By SativaStarr
I know its hard.. but treasure the time you CAN...

I know its hard.. but treasure the time you CAN spend in NICU with him.

Nova was also a 32 weeker with a 5 week NICU stay.. however he was an hour away and my kids at home were 1 and 2 AND they...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-14-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By SativaStarr
My former 35 weeker, now 4 yo has mild athma...

My former 35 weeker, now 4 yo has mild athma despite being born without any respiratory issues. He's on Flovent (inhaler) as controller, Albuterol (inhaler) as needed (not often at all), and...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-14-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By SativaStarr
Unless she has major health issues, I'd be ok...

Unless she has major health issues, I'd be ok with a 34 weeker starting at 12 weeks honestly.

My 34 and 35 weekers were never given any restrictions regarding daycare/exposures. Only my 32 weeker...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-14-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,033
Posted By SativaStarr
My 35 and 34 weekers never needed the preemie...

My 35 and 34 weekers never needed the preemie formulas. My 32 weeker was put on Neocatefor supplementing/fortifying but switched to Alimentum and later Neocate due to milk protein issues. They...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-14-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,291
Posted By SativaStarr
My first 2 were near-term preemies born...

My first 2 were near-term preemies born healthy.. I decided to go for #3 and declined progesterone shots and had a nightmare pregnancy.. I'll elaborate in a bit here..

DS was born at 35 weeks 3...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-14-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By SativaStarr
Cystic Fibrosis is generally part of the newborn...

Cystic Fibrosis is generally part of the newborn screens so the chance that they missed this is extremely rare. They want to do a sweat test for CF on DS2 (former 32 weeker, now 17 mo) as well just...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-22-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By SativaStarr
Thank you for the replies. I talked with his...

Thank you for the replies. I talked with his pediatrician today and she agreed that it should be fine to nurse him a couple of times per day as long as he isnt showing any signs of being affected.....
Forum: Parenting   04-19-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,544
Posted By SativaStarr
Hi, Im Amanda.. Mama to a 3 yo lil guy, a 2 yo...

Hi, Im Amanda.. Mama to a 3 yo lil guy, a 2 yo lil girl, and a 5 mo old lil boy who was born at 32 weeks after 8 weeks of hospital bedrest with lots of nasty anti-labor drugs :yuck: Unfortunately he...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-19-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By SativaStarr
I have a 5 month old baby who was born at 32...

I have a 5 month old baby who was born at 32 weeks. Unfortunately this time around Ive been hit hard with PPD and severe anxiety. I'm on zoloft and thats not cutting it, we tried tegretol and that...
Forum: Mental Health   01-12-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,348
Posted By SativaStarr
I went on cymbalta for several months while...

I went on cymbalta for several months while nursing my then 1 year old.. the only reason i switched abck to zoloft was because i became pregnant.
Forum: Lactivism   01-11-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,964
Posted By SativaStarr
Quote: Originally Posted by yarngoddess...

Quote:
Originally Posted by yarngoddess http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12788583)
AND???? A narcotic just means that it's a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-30-2008, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By SativaStarr
Quote: Originally Posted by nighten...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nighten http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12466434)
Phenergan is acceptable by most OBs for use...
Forum: Family Safety   10-30-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By SativaStarr
I have a britax marathon ($230) and a britax...

I have a britax marathon ($230) and a britax boulevard ($300), as well as an evenflo triumph advance ($140.

And even tho the triumph was much cheaper than the britax's, I like it much better and...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   10-02-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By SativaStarr
Im confused by this.. are you an extremely high...

Im confused by this.. are you an extremely high doses that this is warranted? I only ask becasue with therapeutic use of nrcotic pain killers, the risk of withdrawal in the neonate is extremely...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   04-30-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By SativaStarr
It really depends on your baby. Both my babies...

It really depends on your baby. Both my babies were preemies and both were born healthy and home in 3 days. My 35 weeker had no NICU and as able to room in with me.. he was also a BIG baby.. 7 lbs...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-30-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By SativaStarr
Just curious if anyone on here has experience...

Just curious if anyone on here has experience with Dr Reeb-Alba or has delivered at St Elizabeth in Appleton? Im high risk since Ive had 2 previous premature births, and a palcental abruption, and...
Forum: Parenting   10-20-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,019
Posted By SativaStarr
Wow, ok thats just silly! I would be offended,...

Wow, ok thats just silly! I would be offended, but then again if this mom is that flippin crazy maybe its better off if SD isnt friends with this girl. Sad but true, some parents are just wacky and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-30-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,062
Posted By SativaStarr
Ive taken both my children into pools as young...

Ive taken both my children into pools as young infants.. dd was only a couple of months old (actual) and a couple of weeks (adjusted.. shes a preemie) when she went in a pool for the first time.. we...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   08-30-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By SativaStarr
I had a 35 weeker (born at 35w3d) but he was a...

I had a 35 weeker (born at 35w3d) but he was a moose at 7 lbs and 20 inches.. that said, he was much more sleepy and "preemie-like" than my 34 weeker (born at 34w1d and was 5 lbs 9 ozs). I didnt...
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