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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-10-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 854
Posted By francesmama
We've been using CPC as an acronym for years!

We've been using CPC as an acronym for years!
Forum: Diapering   08-23-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By francesmama
I second the vanilla on Ravelry - just finished...

I second the vanilla on Ravelry - just finished it last month and we LOVE it. It was a fun knit too.
Forum: Diapering   06-21-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By francesmama
Re: the jelly roll fold - do you do this on an...

Re: the jelly roll fold - do you do this on an active baby? It sounds like it would do the trick but she's eager to get free as soon as she can so I can barely get the diaper on her.
Forum: Diapering   06-21-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By francesmama
So I am sick of having a big poo mess on my...

So I am sick of having a big poo mess on my diaper wraps. I use a diaper service so I'm not washing diapers so the poopy wraps are messing up my laundry schedule at home (I only want to do laundry...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-14-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,444
Posted By francesmama
#1 water broke first, no contractions, was...

#1 water broke first, no contractions, was induced due to being GBS+

#2 water broke first (at an ultrasound!), followed by contractions and a wonderful homebirth
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-01-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By francesmama
No other symptoms, no runny nose... perhaps more...

No other symptoms, no runny nose... perhaps more cranky/fussy.

I know that "otherwise well and gaining" are the most important indicators that this is OK but I have to say that it is really,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-31-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By francesmama
No, no solids yet and I'm certain no one has...

No, no solids yet and I'm certain no one has given her anything.

Supposing it is a virus, isn't a week a long time? Would you expect her to have cleared it through her system by now?
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-31-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By francesmama
Thanks. This was really what I was hoping wasn't...

Thanks. This was really what I was hoping wasn't the problem but I guess I should give it a go. Is is odd that an intolerance would show up now at 5 months? My diet hasn't changed any.
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-31-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By francesmama
I know that there was another green poo thread...

I know that there was another green poo thread but decided to post my own.

Here's the situation:
DD is 5 months, exclusively breastfed.
Never had a green poo before, now every poo for a week...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-18-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By francesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by Mulvah...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mulvah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15199817)
The Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-12-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,041
Posted By francesmama
There are people who call it all coke? And...

There are people who call it all coke?

And here it's certainly pop!
Forum: Diapering   01-27-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By francesmama
How many wool covers?

How many wool covers?
Forum: Diapering   01-27-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By francesmama
Hi. I cd my 3mo with prefolds and Bummis covers...

Hi. I cd my 3mo with prefolds and Bummis covers (diaper service), we use a sposie for overnight. Since she often wakes up dry or with very little pee I'm thinking of doing cloth overnight.

What...
Forum: Lactivism   01-04-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By francesmama
Hi - where I live in Canada is super...

Hi - where I live in Canada is super breastfeeding friendly. The right to NIP is protected by law, everyone I know either breastfeeds or supports breastfeeding ... I'm not used to being concerned...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-25-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 880
Posted By francesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by dachshund mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dachshund mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14720994)
The menu is always the same: Canned...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-25-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 880
Posted By francesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by EFmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by EFmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14719545)
I hate it with a passion when people bring food...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-24-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By francesmama
I had a sweep at 1:30 and my water broke at...

I had a sweep at 1:30 and my water broke at 3:00. I'm not sure if the two events are related though.
Forum: October 2009   11-18-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By francesmama
I don't have any insight but I couldn't read...

I don't have any insight but I couldn't read your post title without offering a http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif.
Forum: October 2009   11-15-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By francesmama
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif I have been there / done that. It does get better, it really really does.

But for now, take a deep breath, and repeat after me:

"This...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-11-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By francesmama
We're giving away baby clothing right now. My DS...

We're giving away baby clothing right now. My DS is 5 and we just had our second, a girl, so we need little of his clothing. I am giving it (barely worn and all) to a local transition centre for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-11-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By francesmama
Another firm no vote here for all of the reasons...

Another firm no vote here for all of the reasons stated above. What you are describing are normal feeding patterns of infants.
Forum: October 2009   11-03-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By francesmama
Me too. Me too. Me too. I know that it...

Me too.
Me too.
Me too.

I know that it will only take time but yuck, I'm feeling pretty impatient too.
Forum: Homebirth   10-22-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By francesmama
I was inspired to try a homebirth with my second...

I was inspired to try a homebirth with my second child by you ladies. My first was born in hospital with midwives. It was a great birth, with a pretty OK (as these things go) hospital stay...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-19-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By francesmama
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14532761)
Dr. Sears The Baby Book, hands down....
Forum: October 2009   10-16-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 543
Posted By francesmama
Does it cause intense cramping? What about...

Does it cause intense cramping? What about vomiting? I hope I don't need it but may go there if it means giving up on a homebirth due to a hospital induction.
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