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Forum: Breastfeeding   03-01-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,057
Posted By calbury
My baby stopped nursing altogether 5 months ago....

My baby stopped nursing altogether 5 months ago. Over the last couple of weeks I've noticed soreness in one breast - I don't feel any lumps or anything, but it feels sore if I lean on it (I notice...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-24-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By calbury
The ONLY thing that worked for me was to apply...

The ONLY thing that worked for me was to apply heat to the area and to apply STEADY, CONTINUOUS pressure to the sore spot when nursing. This method worked the first time I used it.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-13-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By calbury
Thank you - I didn't realize they existed but...

Thank you - I didn't realize they existed but will check them out
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By calbury
I'm strongly considering using the Sonlight core...

I'm strongly considering using the Sonlight core 100 for my 15 year old daughter. We're both new to homeschooling and I would love to receive feedback from others who have used this program about...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By calbury
Thanks - I'll do that

Thanks - I'll do that
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By calbury
Thank you so much for your replies. My daughter...

Thank you so much for your replies. My daughter and I are putting together an email to send to all the schools offering the degree course she needs (she want to be a pharmacist).

Has anyone here...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-10-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By calbury
I have a bit of a unique situation. I've never...

I have a bit of a unique situation. I've never homeschooled before, but my eldest daughter (15) has had problems at her regular school that have made home-schooling a 'must' (long story). She is 15...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-08-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By calbury
Thanks so much for all your replies, they've...

Thanks so much for all your replies, they've been really helpful in writing my article.
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   07-01-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By calbury
I'm currently researching the 'rules' regarding...

I'm currently researching the 'rules' regarding introducing solids to a premature baby for my baby food website. I understand that parents are often giving conflicting advice re when to start...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-05-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By calbury
Someone just gave me one, but it has no...

Someone just gave me one, but it has no instructions. Evenflo can't send me the manual because I live in the Bahamashttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif - does anyone have the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-23-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By calbury
Thank you, it's reassuring to know that others...

Thank you, it's reassuring to know that others have experienced the same thing. I'm not exactly worried about his infrequent nursing as he seems to be content most of the time - it just seems...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-23-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By calbury
My ds is a week short of 4 months. He has only...

My ds is a week short of 4 months. He has only nursed 4-5 times per day for the last few days. He's my 5th child - all the others were breastfed too - but none of them seemed to go so long between...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-28-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,488
Posted By calbury
Just a thought - but are you taking good care of...

Just a thought - but are you taking good care of yourself? By that, I mean eating and drinking plenty throughout the day? If my lo is fussy, I concentrate on making sure I'm eating well so my milk...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-23-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By calbury
I mix lavender oil with baby oil. It's very...

I mix lavender oil with baby oil. It's very effective
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-14-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By calbury
I feel much better today. What worked for me was...

I feel much better today. What worked for me was compression (as described in the link given above) - and, strangely, it helped that my lo waited for 4 hours before a feed. All the advice I've read...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-13-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By calbury
I did feel flu-ey, but not now. Perhaps it is a...

I did feel flu-ey, but not now. Perhaps it is a blocked duct - thank you for that link, there's lots of useful info there and I'm going to try all the suggestions. Fingers crossed!

Thank you too...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-13-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By calbury
Can anyone help? The fever has reduced but the...

Can anyone help?
The fever has reduced but the swelling is worse - my whole breast is swollen and tender. I feel so uncomfortable!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-12-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By calbury
My lo is 6 weeks old. For the past few days I've...

My lo is 6 weeks old. For the past few days I've had a sore, red, hard patch on my breast and fever that comes and goes. Everything I've read online says that fever indicates mastitis - but I would...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-15-2007, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By calbury
Thank you to all who replied. Sadly, I have...

Thank you to all who replied. Sadly, I have miscarried my baby but I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciated your comments.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-15-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By calbury
Thank you so much for your kind words. The pains...

Thank you so much for your kind words. The pains are subsiding now.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-14-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By calbury
I began miscarrying on Wednesday evening. I was...

I began miscarrying on Wednesday evening. I was 11 weeks pregnant but the baby had stopped growing at around 6 weeks. The doctor was keen for me to have a D&C but I refused, preferring to let my...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-27-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By calbury
I've just found out I'm pregnant with my 5th...

I've just found out I'm pregnant with my 5th child. I live in the Bahamas, on a tiny island, with my Bahamian husband - but my first 4 children were born in the UK.

Two were born in hospital...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-02-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By calbury
We had huge spiders a while ago and these ones...

We had huge spiders a while ago and these ones JUMP! I googled spiders and found 3 tips that have helped me -

Spray lemon Pledge around the areas you think the spiders may be coming in -...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-30-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By calbury
Yes, it did have a felt background. I'm on a...

Yes, it did have a felt background. I'm on a small island in the Bahamas, so I can't get access to the materials to make my own, but dh is making a trip to Florida next month for a little Christmas...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-30-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By calbury
My favourite childhood toy in the UK was Fuzzy...

My favourite childhood toy in the UK was Fuzzy Felt and I'd now like to buy a set for my children. If you've never heard of it, it was basically little felt shapes that you set out on a background...
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