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Forum: Breastfeeding   05-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By bobcat
I should note that I have decided that one...

I should note that I have decided that one feeding is a compromise in terms of him getting only a tiny amount of the medication. It is considered to be used with caution, but people do it. I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By bobcat
I am going through severe depression, so we have...

I am going through severe depression, so we have decided to wean my son to cows milk while I start meds. He seems to be doing okay so far and seems ready. He is an independent little guy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By bobcat
Bob will also accept an infant car seat from...

Bob will also accept an infant car seat from certain brands. That was nice for us
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By bobcat
Another thing I like about the bob, and...

Another thing I like about the bob, and strollers in general, is they are great to also haul some things, and when you recline the seat, you can change your baby there, if you are somewhere busy...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By bobcat
I love the bob revolution too. I was worried it...

I love the bob revolution too. I was worried it wasn't going to be good enough for running, since bob makes other ones that are more for hardcore runners, but I jog or run all the time with it in...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By bobcat
BeanieC, I think the polio vaccine lasts for...

BeanieC, I think the polio vaccine lasts for life? I believe DPT is one of the only ones you gotta keep getting as an adult. Also, from what I have heard from a holistic doc, the dpt was the worst,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-06-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By bobcat
Thanks!!! That is what I was wondering. I think...

Thanks!!! That is what I was wondering. I think if it goes on and off, that might be okay in the room. The one we own now just always runs, it is technically a caporizer
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   05-05-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By bobcat
Thanks. We tried full fat cottage cheese and he...

Thanks. We tried full fat cottage cheese and he kept spitting it out. But he didn't get hives, which is why I was so shocked about this with the little bit of milk. He did that with egg too, before...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-05-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By bobcat
Hi, all. My son is an older baby (11 months) who...

Hi, all. My son is an older baby (11 months) who sleeps in his own bedroom. It's a pretty small room, and the door is usually shut because he is a very light sleeper (slightest noise or light wakes...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   05-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By bobcat
I may not be able to nurse my son beyond 12...

I may not be able to nurse my son beyond 12 months, though I will try. He is 11.5 months old, and we found out today that he has a cow's milk allergy (he got hives!!!) I don't even think I will be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,657
Posted By bobcat
Feet flat on the floor, before they can support...

Feet flat on the floor, before they can support their own weight, is bad....will impact development of ankles, etc.
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,657
Posted By bobcat
Also, with the exersaucer things, you don't want...

Also, with the exersaucer things, you don't want their feet flat on the floor (someone mentioned that on page 1). You want them to only touch with....it's either the toes or the balls of the feet?...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,657
Posted By bobcat
I thought it was supposed to be bad for the...

I thought it was supposed to be bad for the hips, not the spine? Hip dysplasia, I wanna say? But that's if you use them too much? I think what I heard was 10 minutes at a time was okay. You just...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
My son didn't seem to get constipated from rice...

My son didn't seem to get constipated from rice cereal, but he also ate homemade green bean purree, pea puree, sweet potato puree, etc etc, daily. Sometimes I'd add about 1/4 tsp extra virgin olive...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By bobcat
Now that you mention all this, I do remember...

Now that you mention all this, I do remember that my son would also shout "mama" as a last resort, after crying/whining some in his crib, for me to come in. He did actually seem to use it more when...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-02-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By bobcat
So frustrated!!!! I went through a few days of...

So frustrated!!!! I went through a few days of high anxiety....but that has happened like...20 times or more since I've been breastfeeding! LOL! I wonder if this finally did me in? I was eating...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By bobcat
...or is it that loosing supply causes BF'ing...

...or is it that loosing supply causes BF'ing more? I have noticed that my son, 10 months old, is suddenly wanting to nurse more often. For awhile we were doing 5 feedings in 24 hours, sometimes 6,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-31-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By bobcat
In my mother's class, the instructor said it...

In my mother's class, the instructor said it doesn't count as a first word until they can point to you (or indicate you) and say "mama." Or answer the question, "Who am I?" and they answer "Mama."...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By bobcat
My son (first child) and I have made it 10...

My son (first child) and I have made it 10 months exclusively breastfeeding, with no issues. The past maybe 5 days, I can really tell my supply is tanking fast, seemed sudden, and he is not...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
Sage owl, when did you introduce pasta? Do u use...

Sage owl, when did you introduce pasta? Do u use wheat noodles? I know pasta sauce can go on other things though!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
Thanks for the tips! Yeah, I do realize some of...

Thanks for the tips! Yeah, I do realize some of those foods have iron...but wasn't sure how much he's getting...I guess I need to add it up. He actually prefers green veggies to cereal. I was using...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
Remember that grapes are a choking hazard. For...

Remember that grapes are a choking hazard. For that reason, blueberries scare me too!!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
We do tons of veggies, but those are more self...

We do tons of veggies, but those are more self explanatory. The best website I have found, hands down, is wholesomebabyfood dot com. It has answered all my questions about when to introduce.

Baby...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
Oh, cooked egg yolk is excellent for babies, but...

Oh, cooked egg yolk is excellent for babies, but my son must have an allergy because he throws up all day when he eats it http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif I was so bummed!!!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By bobcat
I purée cooked chicken breast and then mix that...

I purée cooked chicken breast and then mix that into puréed sweet potato with a spoon. You can also make patties out of ground turkey and bake them, then either crumble or purée. The texture of the...
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