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  • Forum Post: Rainy day fun with kids?

    Posted 09/08/2011 07:24:49 EDT

    In Response to Re: Rainy day fun with kids?: [QUOTE]I can't speak for the kids, but I like to spend my rainy days doing unpaid, uncredited research for boston.com. Fun! Posted by lemonmelon[/QUOTE] He more »

  • Forum Post: new baby won't soothe with dad

    Posted 09/08/2011 07:23:12 EDT

    It's totally a phase.  We went through the same thing.  My husband would get home and couldn't wait to get his hands on the baby and she would shriek.  Try having your husband face him outwards (is th more »

  • Forum Post: Different BF Questions...

    Posted 04/03/2011 09:54:03 EDT

    DD would nurse for an hour, yes, an HOUR, in the beginning and then nap for an hour and then nurse again for an hour all day long (but she slept through the night so I'm not complaining).  I had a ver more »

  • Forum Post: Anyones baby sleep through the night? If so, what's your routine?

    Posted 04/03/2011 09:44:24 EDT

    Our DD came home from the hospital sleeping through the night although at 9 months now she has started waking up b/w 12 - 2 to nurse.  I think the whole routine thing is huge.  We put on jammies, take more »

  • Forum Post: OT - The Mama Haircut/Mama Style

    Posted 03/21/2011 09:31:22 EDT

    Went through the same thing.  I cut it back in 2 stages.  First time went with a layered bob that was a little longer in front than the back.  Now I just got a shorter layered bob that I really like.  more »

  • Forum Post: afternoon nap interruption

    Posted 03/17/2011 10:19:28 EDT

    Oh my gosh she's gorgeous! Maybe some banana before naptime?  Or in the alternative, give her something that cleans her out very early in the morning. more »

  • Forum Post: hospital bag - what to pack?

    Posted 03/17/2011 10:16:59 EDT

    Women & Infants in RI put a cute bottomless shirt on DD & then they swaddle them in a hospital blanket.  Get a good swaddling lesson while you're their because you can't beat a good swaddle.  As an as more »

  • Forum Post: When did you stop giving the bottle?

    Posted 03/17/2011 10:12:39 EDT

    My older 2 were off the bottle by 12 months.  My 8  month old DD has been using a sippy cup with her meals since 6 months.  Initially we gave it to her to play with but she loved it so that is what sh more »

  • Forum Post: Ok ladies, talk me down

    Posted 03/16/2011 06:11:59 EDT

    Couldn't wait and did the second one first thing this morning and it was negative.  I'm so embarrassed about posting to begin with now!  I think you may have hit the nail on the head Kargiver.  When I more »

  • Forum Post: Ok ladies, talk me down

    Posted 03/14/2011 06:47:49 EDT

    Thank God for you guys!!  I feel so much better.  I bought a 2 pack hpt this morning and did one in the ladies room at the local coffee shop (with the 8 month old in her stroller staring at me the who more »

  • Forum Post: Ok ladies, talk me down

    Posted 03/14/2011 12:11:11 EDT

    Mom of a 14 year old, 11 year old and 8 month old (surprise!) who I still nurse on demand and I'm officially 8 days late.  DH had a vasectomy last year (when I was 8 months pregnant - talk about closi more »

  • Forum Post: Manual Pumps

    Posted 01/31/2011 10:41:41 EST

    I have both a manual and electric which were both under $200.00 and I love them both.  The manual is a Medela ($29.00) from BRU and I use it every morning to pump on one side while I nurse DD on the o more »

  • Forum Post: Ergo vs. Bjorn

    Posted 01/24/2011 08:55:09 EST

    I have the Bjorn (a holdover from my older children) a new Ergo and a K'tan - I've spent more $ on baby carrier's than I did on my first car!  The Bjorn is easier to use but the Ergo is way more comfo more »

  • Forum Post: Milk production slowing down

    Posted 01/24/2011 08:45:03 EST

    I want to thank you all for your help!  Milk production has increased by a good 50%.  Taking 3 capsules of fenugreek 3 times a day (need to go out and buy more today), bowl of oatmeal everyday, yogurt more »

  • Forum Post: Nursing Tanks/T's

    Posted 01/13/2011 07:49:08 EST

    I bought a few different things but my staples ended up being nursing bras (I like the sports type ones that pull up as opposed to the kind that clip near your arm pits), tank tops and a zip up jacket more »

  • Forum Post: Milk production slowing down

    Posted 01/13/2011 07:43:29 EST

    Thank you all so much!!  I've bought the fenugreek and I'll start with 3 capsules, 3 times per day and see if that boosts it up.  I've also got the oatmeal and I'm increasing my protein intake.  We'll more »

  • Forum Post:

    Posted 01/11/2011 11:11:06 EST

    I have been blessed with a good nurser so I shouldn't complain but the amount of milk I'm pumping per session has drastically reduced in the last week and it's kind of freaking me out.  DD is 6 1/2 mo more »

  • Forum Post: BF question (and apology for disappearing)

    Posted 11/10/2010 10:23:06 EST

    My 4 month old DD prefers the left side too and will refuse the right at times.  If we're in public I just give in but if we're at home, I offer the right side...she fusses...I take her off and burp h more »

  • Forum Post: Some BF questions from a new mom

    Posted 10/28/2010 10:50:01 EDT

    Lots of great info above.  I just posted this on another bf'ing board but I'll repeat it here because I've used it a lot.  DD just turned 4 months old and I exclusively breastfed her until I went back more »

  • Forum Post: At what age did you start putting DD or DS down for naps awake?

    Posted 09/29/2010 12:39:05 EDT

    In Response to Re: At what age did you start putting DD or DS down for naps awake?: [QUOTE]Ron: If you do find a way to stop nursing to put DD to sleep, would you please post it?  I still do almost ev more »

  • Forum Post: Breastfeeding and Pumping

    Posted 09/27/2010 08:45:00 EDT

    Ha ha, I am pumping as I type this while she (3 months old) is in her swing.  I think it varies greatly from person to person.  Your supply will be at it's peak now so I would pump as much as you can more »

  • Forum Post: At what age did you start putting DD or DS down for naps awake?

    Posted 09/21/2010 03:11:34 EDT

    In Response to Re: At what age did you start putting DD or DS down for naps awake?: [QUOTE]Ron: If you do find a way to stop nursing to put DD to sleep, would you please post it?  I still do almost ev more »

  • Forum Post: Possible Infant Reflux?

    Posted 09/21/2010 09:39:43 EDT

    I would say try to get a good burp out of him as soon as he's done nursing or after about 15 min. if he's still nursing.  I've found that if I don't get DD to burp well after nursing her, she will als more »

  • Forum Post: At what age did you start putting DD or DS down for naps awake?

    Posted 09/21/2010 09:32:17 EDT

    DD is almost 13 weeks old and is still nursed to sleep for naps and nighttime.  I am going back to work Oct. 1st for 2 days per week am concerned about the poor babysitter trying to get her down for a more »

  • Forum Post: Cry it Out?

    Posted 08/21/2010 05:58:42 EDT

    I hope I'm not jinxing myself by putting this in writing but my ds has pretty much slept through the night since she was born.  In the beginning I would wake her up after 6 hours at night to bf (she h more »

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