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  • Forum Post: Infant Allergies

    Posted 06/14/2011 11:09:28 EDT

    My daughter had dairy and soy protein allergy, diagnosed when she was about a month old.  I started out eliminating everything dairy and soy, even trace amounts, and we had success very quickly.  We r more »

  • Posted 05/09/2011 10:14:02 EDT

    The Ergo!  My son is 3 and 33 pounds, and still loves it.  (This is possible because he rides on my back... it would not be possible on the front.)  My daughter is 20 lbs and is still quite comfortabl more »

  • Posted 04/12/2011 03:49:15 EDT

    The difference in BMI is not that great... can we factor in the physical changes involved in pregnancy and breastfeeding? Of course moms are heavier, on average, than non-moms. And we eat more calorie more »

  • Posted 03/27/2011 04:43:17 EDT

    This thread has me pretty worried that we've been doing it wrong the whole time with both our kids... guess I should get ours inspected, argh. But about the seat flipping up hypothesis... in the highe more »

  • Forum Post: Manual Pumps

    Posted 01/31/2011 08:41:44 EST

    I'll provide my dissenting experience.  I'm mostly a SAHM, but I sometimes work one or two full days a week.  My 2nd baby is 9 months old.  I've pumped pretty much 1X daily with both, and only have ma more »

  • Posted 11/04/2010 11:32:09 EDT

    First, my sympathy and understanding -- I, too, weaned DS during my second pregnancy because it was a LOT less comfortable.  It sounds like you're trying to cut down the nap feedings first.  I'd recom more »

  • Posted 10/22/2010 04:27:01 EDT

    Just my two cents -- we're in a small 2 bedroom with a 2.9 year old boy and 5 month old girl.  They're sharing a very small bedroom, I was really terrified about that since DS is a terrible sleeper, b more »

  • Posted 08/13/2010 03:56:37 EDT

    Hi everyone, what a great discussion.  I don't post much here, but would like to share a couple of thoughts.  Three months ago I gave birth to my second, and both births were unmedicated in hospitals more »

  • Posted 04/29/2010 01:42:22 EDT

    There is a really strong Mom's group and community of moms in the Boston neighborhood South Boston (aka Southie, not to be confused with the South End).  Not everybody nurses, but I find it very suppo more »

  • Posted 04/08/2010 08:01:13 EDT

    I, too, nursed until my son was 21 months.  We had a really positive experience with weaning, actually.  We had been gradually cutting down our sessions until we got to 2 a day -- one at night before more »

  • Posted 03/10/2010 10:31:38 EST

    Wait a minute. You've only been living together for a month. In my experience, moving in together is a huge transition. And it's almost never easy. It takes a lot of work, negotiation, and communicati more »

  • Forum Post: Cloth diapers?

    Posted 12/22/2009 05:22:02 EST

    We've been using cloth with my son since the beginning--he'll be 2 in February.  Never looked back.  I love them for various reasons: environmental, SO much cheaper (especially since it's a one-time p more »

  • Posted 08/30/2009 05:42:41 EDT

    Well if you're secure in your decision I won't try to second-guess it--too many people out there think there's only one right way to do things, I don't want to become one of that chorus. *But* I would more »

  • Posted 05/22/2009 02:47:34 EDT

    LOL! This would totally happen to us. more »

  • Posted 05/09/2009 01:20:54 EDT

    I'm not sure I understand the hostile tone towards cloth diapers in this article. We use cloth diapers, not because we're trying to be holier-than-thou, but because they're CHEAPER. And for the previo more »