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Forum: Family Planning   09-19-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By lizsky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by heldt123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389029/2-5-3-yr-age-gap#post_17464107)
 My older son was potty...
Forum: Family Planning   09-18-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 786
Posted By lizsky
Its interesting how everyone can perceive an age...

Its interesting how everyone can perceive an age gap differently based on previous experiences.  When I think about a 3 year gap that sounds long to me!  But thats probably because my girls are...
Forum: Family Planning   03-08-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By lizsky
DH and I have talked a lot about family size and...

DH and I have talked a lot about family size and knowing when to stop and what "feeling done" entails.  We have two children (ages 3 & 1) and we both would like one more child, but beyond that we...
Forum: Laura Markham   10-26-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By lizsky
Thank you for your thoughtful ideas.  I realize...

Thank you for your thoughtful ideas.  I realize that these are fairly universal situations, but the other parents I know deal with them either by letting the baby cry herself to sleep, or planting...
Forum: Laura Markham   09-14-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By lizsky
My DD1 is 2.5 and wants to be around me ALL the...

My DD1 is 2.5 and wants to be around me ALL the time.  Usually this is fine, but occasionally I need some space.  I try to use positive discipline with her (building my relationship with her,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By lizsky
I don't have much advice, just commiseration....

I don't have much advice, just commiseration.  My 2.5 year old does not do independent play at all.  We rarely do screen time, but even the novelty and excitement of that is not compelling enough...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   06-03-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By lizsky
Feralfox I'd be interested to know about them as...

Feralfox I'd be interested to know about them as well.  I had a mixed experience with my last birth and would like to learn about different options for the future.  These boards aren't very active...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   04-06-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By lizsky
I delivered both my children at Mercy w/ Kathy's...

I delivered both my children at Mercy w/ Kathy's group...my 1st in 2010, my 2nd baby 3 weeks ago.  So the L & D and postpartum units are still in the old building, but will be moving to the brand...
Forum: March 2012   01-15-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,072
Posted By lizsky
3timesamom & JMJ, I was feeling lonely too and...

3timesamom & JMJ, I was feeling lonely too and wasn't so sure about the facebook thing b/c of privacy, but it is a closed private group.  There seem to be at least 20 new posts a day on it, so...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-15-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,076
Posted By lizsky
I was on the slim side of average pre-pregnancy...

I was on the slim side of average pre-pregnancy and gained 31 pounds.  2 days post-partum I had lost 13 pounds (DD was almost 8, so I guess the other 5 were placenta etc...).  By 2 weeks post-partum...
Forum: March 2012   12-19-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By lizsky
I understand why you feel worried, but it might...

I understand why you feel worried, but it might feel like a bigger deal right now than it will when you have a baby in your arms.  
 
I've invested a good amount of time and money in grad school...
Forum: March 2012   11-18-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By lizsky
I turn mine inside-out and leave them on a...

I turn mine inside-out and leave them on a drying rack and have had no issues.  I'm not sure that turning them inside-out is completely necessary, but I've noticed more dampness when I don't...and...
Forum: March 2012   11-16-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By lizsky
I don't have great quick snack ideas, but I...

I don't have great quick snack ideas, but I usually make big batches of things (like enough for 6-8 servings even though its just me DH and DD) and snack on them for several days.  The cooking...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-15-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By lizsky
I don't know if this will be helpful or not, but...

I don't know if this will be helpful or not, but the main thing that has helped me deal with DD's nighttime wakings and my fatigue has been to try to come to peace about it, whether the actual...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-14-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By lizsky
We have flown 3000 miles cross-country to see my...

We have flown 3000 miles cross-country to see my inlaws about 5 times since my DDs birth and I ended up asking them to buy a carseat so we wouldn't have to lug ours around.  I suggested a cheap...
Forum: March 2012   11-10-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By lizsky
I had nausea much longer this time than last...

I had nausea much longer this time than last time.  And I'm a little surprised by how much I struggle to get up in the mornings, even if I've had a reasonable amount of sleep (I mean, 7 hours is...
Forum: March 2012   11-09-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,010
Posted By lizsky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 3timesamom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334908/november-monthly-chat/20#post_16740294)

Lizsky,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-09-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By lizsky
Last pregnancy and this one I've been seeing a...

Last pregnancy and this one I've been seeing a MW group that delivers at a hospital.  They do the following:
 
1st trimester: 3 vials of blood and urine sample
2nd trimester: 20 week anatomy...
Forum: March 2012   11-08-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,010
Posted By lizsky
I'm extra emotional too...you are definitely not...

I'm extra emotional too...you are definitely not the only one.  I cried the other night when the Ravens beat the Steelers...I like football, but not enough that I'd normally ever cry about a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-08-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,451
Posted By lizsky
I don't have any medical background or anything,...

I don't have any medical background or anything, but I was stung once during my last pregnancy and once during my current one and to my knowledge it had no lasting impact.  The 1st time I was around...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-08-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,657
Posted By lizsky
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by contactmaya http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1333324/is-waterbirth-really-less-painful#post_16738381)
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Forum: Fertility   11-04-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By lizsky
I nightweaned my DD at 14 months and I got...

I nightweaned my DD at 14 months and I got pregnant when she was around 15/16 months.  She was still nursing 6x during the day when I conceived.  My cycles returned when DD was 8 months, but were...
Forum: October 2011   11-04-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,390
Posted By lizsky
I'm so sorry for your loss.  Thank you for...

I'm so sorry for your loss.  Thank you for sharing.  She is beautiful.  Wishing you and your family peace.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/candle.gif
Forum: Dental   11-04-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By lizsky
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sol_y_Paz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332705/x-rays-every-single-year#post_16698911)

How many of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-03-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By lizsky
I'd go with the birth center given those...

I'd go with the birth center given those choices.
 
Also, I am not sure I'd rely too heavily on govt and google reviews that are not specific to Labor and Delivery.  Johns Hopkins is not far from...
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