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  • Posted 07/19/2010 07:58:58 EDT

    well we survived :)  I ended up checking the snapngo (no bag) and carseat (in my padded backpack bag) when we checked in and just used a carrier in the airport.  everything made it through without dam more »

  • Posted 07/15/2010 10:20:02 EDT

    my baby is still too small for that harness (she's 15lbs), but I think I'll get one for the future.  with our padded bag, I'm not worried about damage to the car seat from checking it, just what we wo more »

  • Posted 07/14/2010 04:17:01 EDT

    thanks for the advice!  It would make my day to have any empty seat next to us that I could put her car seat on - 5.5hr flight w/ a squirmy lap infant, shoot me.  (I do have a travel companion to help more »

  • Posted 07/14/2010 02:19:05 EDT

    I will be flying Southwest with a 6month old (lap infant).   does anyone know if I can gate check a snapngo with infant seat still clicked in and just throw the seat base in the stroller basket?  ie, more »

  • Posted 07/01/2010 08:17:43 EDT

    if you only need to pump occasionally, the Swing is awesome.  it's small, you can pack it in a diaper bag, clips on your belt, runs on batteries (or plug in), pretty quiet, and only about $125.  but y more »

  • Posted 07/01/2010 08:11:41 EDT

    hi LIL!  how close are you now?  I had TONS of BH, and was always told to drink lots of water.   I got them while exercising (walking and yoga, I wasn't doing anything too strenuous by my 5th month) o more »

  • Forum Post: Mother's Clubs?

    Posted 06/02/2010 09:04:10 EDT

    I've met some great mom friends through isis, destination maternity, and stroller strides classes.  some are sahms, some not.  also the breastfeeding support groups through hospitals are a good place more »

  • Forum Post: Cloth Diapers

    Posted 05/28/2010 08:32:37 EDT

    you mean wool pjs so that the dampness doesn't feel too wet for them? I actually just checked the label and my fitteds are for up to 18lbs, she's not quite 14lbs yet so I suspect I will be facing the more »

  • Forum Post: Cloth Diapers

    Posted 05/27/2010 09:22:54 EDT

    ml, I went to that workshop a few months ago.  very informative, no pressure whatsoever to buy. I have a question for those CDing - are there any types that are less bulky?  I've been doing mostly CD, more »

  • Forum Post: looking for occ

    Posted 05/27/2010 08:52:06 EDT

    OCC - Hello!!  I'm so happy to hear that your little guy is finally home.  Three surgeries, wow....  what a fighter he is.  I hope you are enjoying having the time and space to get to know each other. more »

  • Forum Post: Jogging Strollers

    Posted 05/20/2010 08:01:02 EDT

    I got a Bob on craigslist and love it.  I would recommend getting a model with a swivel front wheel (option to lock it) if you want to use it for walks, errands, etc.  alot of the cheaper craigslist a more »

  • Posted 05/17/2010 12:45:08 EDT

    I found my doula through this website http://www.birthinggently.com I think I just emailed my basic info and then I was contacted via email by a few different doulas who all offered to meet or talk on more »

  • Posted 04/21/2010 08:42:30 EDT

    I'm a back sleeper too, and I would just roll onto my side again whenever I woke up on my back.  It helped me to have one of those maternity body pillows, I could place it behind my back so that I was more »

  • Posted 04/15/2010 03:49:48 EDT

    another vote for HPOTB...  buy the book and get the DVD from the library, I agree you only need to watch it once.  but the book has more info than the video, so I think it's worth reading as well.  th more »

  • Posted 04/15/2010 03:36:11 EDT

    just reread the OP that this is your second child... so I guess you don't need my advice about soothing a fussy baby!  well the Ergo is definitely hands free.  with the infant insert and hood you don' more »

  • Posted 04/15/2010 03:28:26 EDT

    the Ergo with infant insert has been a lifesaver for us (3 mo old now).  I have a bad back and it distributes the weight very well between shoulders and hips and I can carry DD in it for hours.  it is more »

  • Posted 04/13/2010 08:22:32 EDT

    that was me about the bras.  I got cracked ni*ples and needed to wear something tight to keep breast pads in place and put lanolin cream on.  loose fabric brushing against my chest killed.  as did fac more »

  • Posted 04/13/2010 04:02:39 EDT

    good luck Trouble!!  these are all great suggestions that I wholeheartedly agree with and wish I had known/done..... and the only thing I would add is to buy some nursing bras, sleep bras, and disposa more »

  • Forum Post: looking for occ

    Posted 04/08/2010 10:58:44 EDT

    thanks for the check-in, occ.  I think about you and your little guy often and hope things are going okay.  I hope you will continue to keep us updated, I'm sure it's very difficult while spending so more »

  • Forum Post: March Updates

    Posted 03/15/2010 09:05:22 EDT

    hi Trouble - you are getting so close!!  those final weeks go by quickly.  I will keep my fingers crossed that it all goes well, I'm sure it will.  how do you like your birth class?  and don't worry t more »

  • Forum Post: March Updates

    Posted 03/15/2010 01:44:04 EDT

    hey, I was just checking in this thread to see if there was any news from rhm (?)  and I just had to comment on the clothes thing.  even though I already mentioned this in another thread....  go ahead more »

  • Posted 03/14/2010 11:23:43 EDT

    ALF, I was thinking about it again and actually the shorter cycles I mentioned were only after my most recent m/c.  Previous m/c's it did take longer for the first cycle, like 38 days or so.  and then more »

  • Posted 03/13/2010 08:36:00 EST

    ALF, I am so sorry for your loss. My periods were irregular in the months following my m/c's, timing as well as odd cramps, midcycle bleeding, spotting.  it can vary alot, but I think I tended to have more »

  • Posted 03/12/2010 02:18:39 EST

    hmmm, interesting.  video does sound like fun, more for when she gets older and I want to see what she's doing to entertain herself without letting her see me and want to be picked up I guess.  right more »

  • Posted 03/11/2010 10:35:20 EST

    and which one to buy?  I started researching this while pregnant and gave up.  now we need one and I'm still confused. in my limited asking around, it seems that most people do recommend the video fea more »

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