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  • Forum Post: IUD Birth Control

    Posted 02/24/2012 09:51:39 EST

    I also love the Mirena.  I have been on it for a year and have had no side effects except for loss of period, which most women would be very happy about. You mentioned that you need to use the Paragua more »

  • Forum Post: Birth Control

    Posted 10/04/2011 09:14:39 EDT

    I'm in the exact same boat as you.  I have 2 kids and about 99% positive I don't want any more children.  My MIL is a gynecologist and she urged me to get the Mirena because she thought I was the perf more »

  • Forum Post: Daycare: The Learning Experience

    Posted 08/15/2011 08:19:36 EDT

    My DD has been going to TLE in Littleton for the past 2 years.  It had just opened when she started going.  Like one poster mentioned, they offer a lot of enrichment programs and bring in specialists more »

  • Forum Post: Booster seat indecisiveness

    Posted 03/31/2011 11:24:25 EDT

    I was doing more research after I posted this morning and I think the way to go is the Britax Frontier.  It allows for more room in the crotch area and, supposedly, the belt position adjusts more easi more »

  • Forum Post: Booster seat indecisiveness

    Posted 03/31/2011 08:58:44 EDT

    I need some help making my decision on which booster seat to buy my almost 3 year old.  She is 38" tall and 37 pounds and is almost outgrown her Britax roundabout so I am in need of a new seat.  From more »

  • Forum Post: Groceries with a newborn

    Posted 11/01/2010 11:36:31 EDT

    Why can't you put the car seat on top of the carriage?  I do this all the time.  I have also used the Moby Wrap and Baby Bjorn but that makes it difficult to empty out the cart when you get to the che more »

  • Forum Post: A caution about the new Prevnar vaccine

    Posted 09/13/2010 09:17:41 EDT

    Lemon-It was VERY scary.  The spot on her leg where she got the shot swelled up to the size of a baseball and was hard as a rock.  It was very red and extremely hot to the touch.  I think she was one more »

  • Forum Post: A caution about the new Prevnar vaccine

    Posted 09/13/2010 11:57:25 EDT

    I brought my DD to her 2 year appointment and her doctor suggested that she should get the Prevnar vaccine.  It is a MMR vaccine which the CDC is pushing because it contains protection against 13 stra more »

  • Forum Post: Losing my hair, yikes!

    Posted 08/26/2010 09:48:55 EDT

    Lemon- I laughed when you wrote, "basically there is no dignity in motherhood."  Not only is my hair noticeably thinning, as I originally posted, but, like others have written in, I got my period 3 mo more »

  • Forum Post: Losing my hair, yikes!

    Posted 08/23/2010 05:01:01 EDT

    Okay, so I lost a lot of hair after having my first daughter but it wasn't that noticeable and only lasted a couple of months.  I had my second DD 3 months ago and started losing my hair right away.  more »

  • Forum Post: Planning for Second Child

    Posted 08/23/2010 01:23:13 EDT

    I got pregnant with my second daughter on DD's 1st birthday, so they are 21 months apart.  I just had my second DD 3 months ago.  It is so true when people say that the second one is much easier.  Whe more »

  • Forum Post: Emerson V. Boston Hospitals

    Posted 04/01/2010 11:35:34 EDT

    I gave birth at Emerson in August of 2008, right after the new birthing center opened.  I had such a wonderful experience that I have absolutely no reservations about delivering there again in about 6 more »

  • Forum Post: Birth Control??

    Posted 02/18/2010 09:58:50 EST

    I'm with you kiwigal Having been on the pill for 10 years it felt great to go off to TTC.  After having DD I had no desire to use any hormonal forms of BC.  Even though I was exclusively nursing, DH a more »

  • Forum Post: How to get DD to eat her veggies

    Posted 02/11/2010 10:58:09 EST

    Thanks to all for the advice so far. I did get DD to eat corn last night although that is one of the least nutritious veggies.  Hey it's a start.  I've been putting broccoli on her plate every night.  more »

  • Forum Post: How to get DD to eat her veggies

    Posted 02/09/2010 01:20:00 EST

    Hello all, My daughter is almost 18 months and has a voracious appetite except for when it comes time for veggies.  When she was eating baby food from the jars she would eat the carrots, sweat potatoe more »

  • Forum Post: Best double stroller for kids 21 months apart?

    Posted 01/07/2010 09:19:06 EST

    Hi there, I'm due in May with my second daughter.  My first daughter will be 21 months old.  DD #1 is not a big fan of strollers.  She doesn't like being confined and having limited visibility.  She w more »

  • Forum Post: Emerson Pediatricians- recommendations?

    Posted 12/17/2009 01:49:10 EST

    My 16 month old goes to Acton Medical Associates.  Her pediatrician is Dr. Simon and I love her.  My daughter has also seen Dr. Iannini (for on call, last minute visits) and I like her as well.  My on more »

  • Forum Post: Emerson Hospital OB/GYN recommendations

    Posted 12/08/2009 10:20:11 EST

    I second Kramer OBGYN, especially Dr. Hale.  I gave birth at the birthing center at Emerson last year in August.  The new facility had just opened.  What a fabulous staff and facility!  As a first tim more »

  • Forum Post: Special shoes for walking baby?

    Posted 07/13/2009 03:19:08 EDT

    Thanks everyone!  She does do best when she is barefoot.  I'll look into Robeez when being barefoot is not ideal.

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  • Forum Post: Another new TTC-Status!!!

    Posted 07/09/2009 02:40:17 EDT

    Hello ladies, I, like may others have stated, lurk on these boards rarely posting anything.  I have to say congrats to all the expecting ladies.  I mostly came out of hiding to respond to Blushing's p more »

  • Forum Post: Special shoes for walking baby?

    Posted 07/09/2009 02:21:52 EDT

    Hi, My 10 month old daughter is taking more and more steps as each day passes.  She will be walking any day now.  Do I need to get her special shoes?  Is it OK for her to walk around barefoot or in sa more »

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