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Forum: Breastfeeding   07-18-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By somelady
Make sure you're using the right size shields, it...

Make sure you're using the right size shields, it makes a big difference. I got the suggestion to start pumping with baby on one side, pump on the other, to kind "train" yourself to let down for the...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,266
Posted By somelady
UGh, I'd been back and forth about being in early...

UGh, I'd been back and forth about being in early labor all day, and around 1 o'clock I get this feeling that I should go home, so I do. and then everything slows down. gah.
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By somelady
Sounds amazing, and so glad your dh stepped up....

Sounds amazing, and so glad your dh stepped up. Congrats!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By somelady
Anyone else still having name angst?

We didn't settle on ds1's name until about 32 weeks, so I wasn't too concerned when we were having trouble in the beginning.... Then baby didn't cooperate at the 20wk ultrasound, so we had to come up...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By somelady
Always something else to clean indeed. I've spent...

Always something else to clean indeed. I've spent the last two days trying to figure out if that's some sort of buildup on the toothbrush holder that can be cleaned off or if the finish is damaged...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By somelady
37+4, nesting/cleaning like crazy mostly. Not...

37+4, nesting/cleaning like crazy mostly. Not really looking forward to work next week. I actually have nothing on my calendar, so it'll just be staring at the computer all day.... not a good plan....
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,232
Posted By somelady
I'm 33 weeks. Have a carseat (went to the BRU...

I'm 33 weeks. Have a carseat (went to the BRU tradein months ago), but it's not installed, got the baby's room painted, and the crib put back together. Washing some linens today. Since this is our...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   02-28-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15
Posted By somelady
I bought these: ...

I bought these:
http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/75264?feat=622-GN1&page=sunwashed-canvas-pants
for that last time, and ended up wearing them all pregnancy because I hatehatehate maternity pants...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   02-28-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23
Posted By somelady
Looks like we've been bumped to team green, we...

Looks like we've been bumped to team green, we have a very nice picture of the cord running down between baby's legs :) (though my hunch is still girl)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By somelady
Probably not very helpful, but we got it to stop...

Probably not very helpful, but we got it to stop by going to Australia for vacation :) The radical time change seemed to reset him (though by reset I mean from 4:30 to 5:30). Maybe a light box would...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   01-22-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By somelady
If they're already being difficult, are you sure...

If they're already being difficult, are you sure they'll let you provide breastmilk past a year? My daycare provided food so I'm not sure how much he was eating, but at a year he was eating table...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   01-01-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20
Posted By somelady
It wasn't that funny he's just like "nah" and...

It wasn't that funny he's just like "nah" and then proceeds to tell us about his (imaginary) brother living on the farm.
 
I really shouldn't have been surprised though, this kid won't believe...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   01-01-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20
Posted By somelady
So we tried to tell ds (5) today..... He didn't...

So we tried to tell ds (5) today..... He didn't believe us!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-31-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By somelady
Thank you. I've been struggling through. Still...

Thank you. I've been struggling through. Still not really relating to much of it (except, oh yeah, I should've had a doula, but I knew that already too....) *sigh* makes me worry both about my...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-30-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13
Posted By somelady
I was planning on using this video somehow: ...

I was planning on using this video somehow:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2013/12/17/coke_life_ad_a_realistic_portrayal_of_what_it_s_like_to_become_a_parent.html
We've been quite vocal...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-28-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By somelady
Background: First baby I did hypnobabies and...

Background: First baby I did hypnobabies and ended up with a poorly done transfer from a free-standing birth center. After 5 years and lots of therapy we are finally ready to try this again (or at...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-12-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10
Posted By somelady
I have another month-6 weeks before I'm telling,...

I have another month-6 weeks before I'm telling, since I'm not due till the end of July. DH and I had a bit of argument since my current boss used to work with him and he really wanted to be the one...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-12-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By somelady
I stopped pumping at a year, and nightweaned...

I stopped pumping at a year, and nightweaned my son around 14 months? 15 months? Not that long after. We nursed morning and evening, and occasionally more on the weekends. It worked pretty well,...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-12-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13
Posted By somelady
Well a day of sitting on the couch seemed to be...

Well a day of sitting on the couch seemed to be helping (though I totally should have been sleeping instead of watching Torchwood on Amazon Prime....) and then had some leftovers from last night's...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-12-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13
Posted By somelady
Wasn't feeling great yesterday, woke up this...

Wasn't feeling great yesterday, woke up this morning feeling awful, want to call in sick to work. But I need to hoard leave. But it's more important for me to take it easy because of the pregnancy....
Forum: Family Safety   12-10-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By somelady
Yeah 40 lbs is technically the range for just...

Yeah 40 lbs is technically the range for just using the belt, but had my 40lb not quite 5 year old on a plane a few months ago and that belt totally didn't fit....
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20
Posted By somelady
I'll probably tell ds (5) shortly after...

I'll probably tell ds (5) shortly after christmas. I'll be 9ish weeks, and I don't trust him to not spill the beans at christmas :) I really hate having people up in my business so I'm definitely...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   12-01-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 60
Posted By somelady
thanks wengrin, yeah that's one of the things...

thanks wengrin, yeah that's one of the things I'm worried about the actual having another kid thing. We only barely manage to give him the attention he needs and that's without another kid needing...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-28-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 56
Posted By somelady
-Name: Patty -Age: 32 when the baby's due ...

-Name: Patty
-Age: 32 when the baby's due
-EDD: July 30
-Location: MD
-1st child/2nd/3rd...: 2nd (5yo ds)
-Baby's sex: guessing girl, but that's just cause I feel so different, which could just...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   11-28-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 60
Posted By somelady
Hi, I'm Patty, 31, due July 30th with my second....

Hi, I'm Patty, 31, due July 30th with my second. DS just turned five, and all the people I know IRL who had their first around the same time all have had their third by now. 
 
It's taken us this...
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