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Best of luck to all nursing moms trying to add another little one to the family. I hope to get to add lots of positives in these short weeks of Feb! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="dust"><br><br><div style="text-align:center;"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="whistle"><span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#0000FF;">Waiting to be Ready</span></span><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="whistle"><br><br>
meganeilis ds<br>
mama2babybeans 4.5yo ds 19mo dd<br>
spiritmomma DD 11/22/05<br>
GracesMama 15mo dd<br>
thefragile7393 ds 1/06<br>
hannybanany dd 8/23/05<br>
kirk heid<br>
SarahMCK DD 5/05<br>
Stegenrae DS 3/05<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/knit.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="knit"><span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#0000FF;">Waiting to Catch the First PP Egg!</span></span><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="crochet"><br><br>
Little Shepherds (Tanya), 15 ds, 13 dd, 11 ds, 7 dd, 6 ds, 4.5 mos ds<br>
Catrinel 6yo ds, 1yo dd<br>
Blessed with boys (Jackie) 3 boys<br>
mama2ashlynn (Laura) 1/10/05 dd<br>
Columbus 11mo ds<br>
CharlaInTampa 6 mo dd<br>
Polihaupt 15 mo ds<br>
lisabc311 4yo ds 16mo ds<br>
AmyLouise ds 7mo<br>
Anglyn 18 mo DS<br>
MommytoB DS8/04<br>
Snooter 11mo dd<br>
DCMom dd 17mo<br>
Ishtaaar ds 01/29/2005<br>
newchicagomommy dd 6 mo<br>
BakerALM DD 2/06<br>
FoxyBFer aka Melissa DD<br>
Esmlranch DS<br>
anarchamama ds 8/7/03, ds 8/1/06<br>
inskababay DS 1/06<br>
tweetpeasmom DD 6/05<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="couple"><span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#0000FF;">Waiting to O</span></span><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="couple"><br>
SettingSail ds 1yo, ds 2.5yo<br>
minkl ds 22mo<br>
rmzbm 8mo dd<br>
addysmomma dd 18mo<br>
Oka-san dd 7/31/05<br>
ErinluvsKen ds 08/04/05<br>
babygow DS 7/05<br>
dfunk98 ds 12/1/04<br>
SharonAnne 6/05 dd<br>
Hollin DS 1/06<br>
Jen&James ds 17mo<br>
N2TheWoods DD 12/03<br>
OhioMommy1122 DS 10/00 and DD 4/06<br>
yogachick79 DD 7/98 DS 9/05<br>
mtnsunshinemama DS 9/05<br>
eastkygal DD 8/05<br>
lincap ds 1 yo<br>
scootchsmom DD 21mo<br>
EllyMay DD 8/00 DS 7/03 DD 05/06<br>
Bella Catalina DS 4/06<br>
CalebsMama05 DS 3/05 DS 7/06<br>
Amandamarie DD 5/05<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="fingersx">: <span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#0000FF;">2WW</span></span><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="fingersx">:<br>
zjande dd8/91, ds5/98, ds 11/05<br>
WitchyMama2 8yo DD, DD 7/30/03, DD 1/12/06<br>
Isaacs_mom ds 3/06<br>
Abylite DD<br>
transylvania_mom DS 2/05<br>
Sandy DD 12/04<br>
Moderngal DS 5/05<br>
DCMom ds 8/02, dd 5/05<br>
tuppence DS 6/05<br>
Chiararose DS 2/06<br>
Mama_Nym 12 mo ds<br>
sarahn4639 DD 11/05<br>
simonboy'smommy DS 11/04<br>
Naturegirl DS 2.5years<br>
jannyjo ds 14 yrs, dd 5 yrs, ds 3 yrs, and dd 18 mos<br>
scarletbegonias19 DD 1/06<br>
AnnieMarie DC 10yrs, DC 9mo<br>
Anno DS 10/04<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="positive"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="sticky"><span style="font-size:small;"><span style="color:#0000FF;">Our Success Stories</span></span><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="sticky"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="positive"><br><br><span>JULY 2005</span><br>
Lindsay (Talula fairie) 4/4/06 dd 11/26/04 dd<br>
bellee 17 mo dc<br><br><span>AUGUST 2005</span><br>
Jesi (norasmom) 8/3/03<br>
Darci (dkenagy) 03/03/03 dd, 05/15/04 dd<br>
Liam's Mom 26mo ds<br>
Merrick 9/30/02 ds<br>
Erin (dharmama) 6/19/04<br>
Ksenia ds 10/03<br>
Lauren (Unreal) 3/03<br><br><span style="color:#FFA500;">SEPTEMBER 2005</span><br>
Mel (CountryMom2e) 14 month ds<br>
K (Leakyboobs) 24 month ds 47 month ds<br>
Nichole (doulanichole) 3-01 & 4-02 dds & 1-04 ds<br>
Augustmom 8/03 dd<br>
Jentilla 09/25/03 dd<br><br><span style="color:#008080;">OCTOBER 2005</span><br>
Kathryn (seekermage) 3/22/00 dd, 11/24/03 dd<br>
BundleFishMama 8/02/02 dd and 5/28/04 dd<br>
Germaine (MrsHenderson) 4/14/04 ds<br>
Jade2561, 16 mo<br><br><span>NOVEMBER 2005</span><br>
BooBerryParker 22 mo dd<br>
MamaDee4 18 mo ds<br>
Megan (mamameg) 12 mo dd<br>
Teaghansmama 14 mo dd<br>
Lady Bug 14 mo<br>
Aydensmama 11/9/04 ds<br><br><span>DECEMBER 2005</span><br>
Sailmom 16 m dd<br>
Caroline 13y, 11y, & 19 month<br>
Gabry ds 8/21/03, m/c's 6/05 and 10/05<br>
Sarah (Pease) 11/04<br>
Cindy (momRN) 4/22/04 dd<br>
Jessica (mimi!) 5/03 ds, m/c 8/05<br><br><span style="color:#008080;">JANUARY 2006</span><br>
Cheryl (maciascl) ds 12/03<br>
Caroline (cheesedreams) ds 12/14/03<br>
BCmamaof5 10,7,5,3<br>
Nay (AntoninBeGonin)<br><br><span style="color:#000080;">FEBRUARY 2006</span><br>
Nosebite 4/04 ds<br>
Sarita (Saritasmile) 11-02-02 ds<br>
Chrissy 11/14/01 ds & 10/1/04 dd<br>
Kathryn, dd 6/18/04 (expecting triplets!)<br>
Amy (AMB8301) 1/06/03 dd<br>
Catgirl1007 10-8-04 dd<br><br><span>MARCH 2006</span><br>
kochanyk 13 month old ds, m/c 12-05<br>
Genevieve (gen here) 2-05 ds<br>
Erika (erikanorth) 12/03 ds<br>
Paxye 4/16/02 ds, 9/2/04 ds<br>
Susan (riversong) 5/04 dd<br>
Kristen (Kristeremy) m/c 2/04 dd<br>
Meg (midwestmeg) 9/1/04 dd<br><br><span>APRIL 2006</span><br>
LizaBear 8-02 and 8-04<br>
wrzos (Heather) 10/4/04 ds<br>
nicklepic (Nicole) dd 2 1/2<br>
Willzmama 4/2/03 ds<br>
JaneyHD 1-15-05 dd<br>
autumn_faune (Sarah) 11/04 dd<br>
Patricia1 ds<br>
pjs 3.5y and 15 m ds<br>
tempestjewel (Naomi) 12/21/03 dd<br><br><span>MAY 2006</span><br>
Blastomom 22 mo ds<br>
SAHMinHawaii 2yo dd, 4 yo dd<br>
mom2wed (Kellie) dc 10/02<br>
JunieMoon ds<br>
KatieD 22 month old dd<br>
MoeInfinity 3 yo dd<br>
TR's_mummy 13 mo ds<br><br><span>JUNE 2006</span><br>
p1gg1e 7/04 dd<br>
Rainbow2911 (Ruth) 22 mo dd<br>
Sara Ann (Sara) 5/27/03 ds 6/17/05 ds<br>
KelleyBug 4 yo dd<br>
MamaBear&BabyBear (Amy) 07/04 dd -- thread hostess<br>
Mizelenius dc 2/02 and 4/05<br>
Janaya 4/20/05 ds<br>
Aran DS 7/04<br>
hapahaolegirl (Kristen)<br><br><span>JULY 2006</span><br>
Shalena 12-13-04 ds -- thread hostess<br>
raversangel ds 6/3/01 ds 5/12/05<br>
Bennifer (Jen) 3/05 ds<br>
BlueBird68 ds 25mo<br>
Kerikadi 12/92 ds, 3/95 ds, 6/02 dd, 2yo dd<br>
JennyClaire DD 14 and DS 2<br>
sparkprincess DS<br>
Risen Joy (Ellie) 8-23-05 ds<br>
MotheringHeart (Olivia) 2/02 dd 9/03 ds 5/05 dd<br><br><span>AUGUST 2006</span><br>
wantads dc 8mths<br>
Rozzie'sMa 12/6/04 dd<br>
Clavicula 1yo dd<br>
Adamsmama 3yo DS, 20mo DS<br><br><span>SEPTEMBER 2006</span><br>
Lizzo dc 3/05, 6/06<br>
zak 3/05 ds<br>
aran DS 7/04 -- thread hostess<br>
PapayaMom 7/06/04 dd<br>
RobynFSU 13 mo DD<br>
crysmomofthree (Crystal) 9yo ds, 7yo ds, 3yo ds, 16 mo dd<br>
PudnHead (Lara) 5/04 ds<br>
KsMama 2yo dd<br><br><span>OCTOBER 2006</span><br>
Shell Ell DS 9/05<br>
Wombatclay 1 yo dd<br>
boheime 11/02 ds, 9/04 dd<br>
GoddessJulia ds 3yo<br>
Smetana (Sandy) 26-09-05 ds<br><br><span>NOVEMBER 2006</span><br>
aileen dc 3.5yo<br>
ChelseaG DD 7/05<br>
tatermom ds 2/05<br>
bruisergirl DS 12/04<br>
bluebird68 ds 4/04<br>
Kristeremy 2 yo dd<br>
DahliaRW ds 01/01/2005<br>
MamaRabbit dd 3yo, ds 14 mo<br>
josybear ds 10/05<br>
Cujobunny 03-03-05<br>
alegna dd 2/04<br><br><span>DECEMBER 2006</span><br>
flapjack ds 11/98 ds 08/00 dd 11/05<br>
dantesmama ds 10/2/05<br>
NVmama dd 8/04<br>
Carma dd 9/05<br>
RachelS ds 5/05 -- thread hostess<br><br><span>January 2007</span><br>
RachelSerena dd 2yo<br>
mommajb dd 17 mo, dd 3, dd 8, ds 10<br>
OtherMother'n'Madre dd 1yo<br>
mommytsa 19 mo DS<br>
forestrymom dd 1 yr<br>
Broccolilover ds 1/18/05<br>
HeatherB DS 03/18/02, DS 09/05/04<br>
dinah dc Jan. 05<br>
MommaCrystal ds 11/05<br>
Mrsrwbabe DD<br><br><span style="font-size:small;"><span>FEBRUARY 2007</span></span><br>
Firstkid4me DD 2/05<br>
zac DS 3/05<br>
Mommy2Jackson DS 6/05<br>
Welldone DD 4yo DD 23mo<br>
JamesMama ds 24mo<br>
Aimee21972 DS 11/05</div>

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Discussion Starter · #2 ·
i'd like to clean the list up and delete the names of people no longer around. what do you guys think of deleting people from the waiting to o and 2ww catagories that haven't posted in the last month or 2? i'd leave the waiting to be ready and waiting for 1st egg as those people might just not be active for right now. any thoughts on this? thanks!

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I wanted to say hello and say that I will be checking back to see all the fantastic BFPs to come!!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="grouphug">

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hi sarah. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I asked aimee to DELETE me from the list, not put me on a break. We aren't on a break, i'm just not wanting to be "seen" on here. Oh, and it's jillybeans with an s btw aimee. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
eta: Realized that might have come off wrong. I just can't handle being active in a group that has a lot of bfp's...especially when i thought it would turn out to be women with a bit more problems conceiving. Still lurking though. And having issues ovulating with nursing, and issues ovulating with infertility are completely different, you know? There is no comparing.

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I have been thinking of getting my name off the list for similar reasons Jill. I had difficulty ttc #1 without nursing on top of it! Plus 2 m/c's is sometimes hard to see all the BFP's. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> I wish you all the best of luck.<br><br><b>I need to be placed in waiting to O...and it's Naturegirl <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"></b><br><br>
Sara, I think if someone hasn't posted in 2 months they could be removed?? I think many may have "moved on" without letting anyone know. I wouldn't be offended if I found my name removed after 2 months. 1 month may be too early though...just my 2 cents.

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Sarah - I think that I should actually be on the waiting for the first pp egg list. AF has not visited since DS was conceived. I mean I am waiting to ovulate, but first things first. (although I would LOVE to catch that first egg and keep AF out!)<br>
Is that correct?<br>
BTW please check the spelling of my name. It should be esmlranch.<br>
Thanks<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="shy">

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Thanks for the new thread <b>Sarah</b>, and I would be happy to host the thread in March. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Loveeyes"><br>
Could I bother you to <b>update the ages of my kiddies</b> for me please? They are DS 14, DD 5, DS 3, and my nursling DD 18 mos<br><br><b>Renae</b> Happy belated birthday!<br><br><b>Jill</b> <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> to you!<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="dust"> to everyone and <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Hug2"> to those who AF found recently.

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SORRY Jilly -- I just forgot, I am really sorry.<br><br>
Thread looks good Sarah<br><br>
I too wanted to clean up the old inactives -- but never got around to it -- I also wanted to try to get all the real names up with the screen names -- but with the ice storm, travling 2 weeks and so on -- I didn't do as good a job as I wanted.<br><br>

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I have a question, hope it's OK with you guys...<br><br>
I hear women say they wait to have more kids so they will be sure not to have a dip in supply. But before there was birth control how did mamas keep nursing their babes all those years if supply is affected in so many women? Did they practice NFP that long ago? Were they just not having sex? Did they stop nursing and then start again when the new baby came?<br><br>
Sorry if this is a repeat question. I can't find anything about it. Thanks <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">

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i am not up on the history -- except to say -- that the BF is and of it self part birth control......we are all lactured NOT to relie on it -- and I know moms in IRL with babies who are 14 adn 15 month apart due to thinking BF would not a new preggeancy -------- buttttttttttttttttttt read old threads, there are a lot of here who are TTC hard and still not getting preggo due to the nurseing soooooooooooooooo it does have a real effect.<br><br>
I know nurseing is the old BC any woman in my family -- before mom and I -- used.<br><br>
Also it used to be normal for families to have 8 or 9 or 12 or 13 kids.....and the oldest to marry while the youngest might still be a baby or tot.....<br><br>
I also think -- if you think back far enough, wagon train days -- settlement days, and before the new country and back to caves -- wellllllllllllllllllllll life wasn't was easy is it now -- nutiuon wasn't always as good, and i think THAT too played a role with conception and birth spaceing.<br><br>

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Aimee is right. (history buff here) BF was used as a primary source of birth control by many cultures. If the woman had supply issues while pregnant, she would turn to a lactating friend, relative, or a find a wet nurse. If they couldn't turn to any of those and the nursling was too young for solid foods, the food of second choice was goat's milk in many cultures. It was easier than cow's milk for the babies to digest. Babes whose mothers died in childbirth would also turn to the same sources. Does that help at all? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">

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From what I hear bf'ing is only effective in the first 6 months provided you're nursing around the clock and giving no bottles of solids. IMO, a lot of women today end up with kiddos very closely spaced due to supplamental bottles and early solids....also sleep training, not cosleeping, etc...all that plays a part in leading to early ovulation. Then of course there are some women that just seemed wired to get PPAF back early. Two of my AP mama friends were like that. Me, I didn't get mine until James was 18.5 months old.<br><br>
Thanks for the birthday wishes mama's! Unfortunatly due to DH's work I'm not having much of a birthday celebration. My dad got me tickets to Phantom of the Opera for my birthday, DH and I were gonna go but he's on major overtime now, working 10 hours today and yesterday and 8-10 tomorrow...has to be at work at 5 in the morning, with phantom not starting till 7:30, odds are it won't get over till closer to 10:00 or 11:00 even...then we have the 30 minute drive to pick James up and the 1 hour drive home...DH can't function on 3 hours of sleep cuz of his diabetes. So...I'm taking a mama friend of mine. Still taking James to my dad though cuz my dad was really looking foward to watching him.

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I can be removed from the thread. I got a + this AM. I feel a little bad having only posted here once before. I wish all of you wonderful women BFPs very soon.

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congrats TTCinTexas <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jumpers.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="jumpers">: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jumpers.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="jumpers">:<br><br>
so caught that egg the first month trying? or were you trying before?

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Discussion Starter · #15 ·
up dates done<br><br>
sorry jill, that is what i was thinking but didn't want to change what was there with out knowing. best of luck to you!<br><br><br>
naturegirl-thanks for the feed back! i'm sorry it has been a rough road for you!<br><br>
esmlranch-i hope you get to miss af too!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
jamesmama-that really stinks! i'm sorry your husband won't be around but i'm glad you get to go see phantom!<br><br>
lrlittle-glad others could answer your question!<br><br>
congrats ttcintexas!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jumpers.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="jumpers">: i moved you to a sucess story.<br>
let me know of any other changes that need to be made!

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We're TTC this month. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br>
I thought I was pregnant last month, but ended up getting period 8 days late.<br><br>
My OPK was positive this morning, so here's hoping for tonight. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">

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Congrats ttcintexas <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana"><br><br>
JamesMama: I'm glad you get to do something fun for your birthday<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Sarah: My dd is 21 months old now. Instead of listing age, could you please change it to her birthdate (5/3/05) Thanks <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Anybody testing on Valentine's Day? That's when I'm going to test again if AF doesn't come before then.

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="welcome"> moderngal. Good luck to you <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">

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Hey ladies just checking in. Thanks so much for filling in for me this month, we just have a lot going on personally and I knew I wouldn't be able to give the attention needed to the thread.<br><br>
Please move me to Waiting to O, as I got to start a new cycle (sigh). I'll still check in every once and a while but won't be around as much at least this month... Oh, can you also add the kiddo's next to my name? DS is 17 months and DD is 8yrs old.

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no testing<br><br>
might O around then<br><br>
or my birthday on the 19th<br><br>
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