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  • Posted 08/23/2012 05:31:37 EDT

    Very good point!

  • Posted 08/19/2012 02:08:18 EDT

    Actually, from what I understand, ultrasound is important for pregnant women of advanced maternal age who have gestational diabetes in order to monitor quality of amniotic fluid as well as size of bab more »

  • Posted 08/12/2012 09:36:29 EDT

    Thank you so much for all the advice. I lucked out and was able to see the dietician at Newton-Wellesley on Friday thanks to a cancellation, and I feel MUCH better about all this. I'm responding very more »

  • Posted 08/10/2012 07:41:43 EDT

    In response to "Re: Gestational Diabetes suggestions": [QUOTE]I'm surprised your Dr didn't refer you to a dietician???? My Ex had gestational diabetes and signs of toxemia while prego's. She was direc more »

  • Posted 08/09/2012 05:55:24 EDT

    I am 42 years old, 29 weeks along. Just diagnosed with gestational diabetes, which came as a shock since I don't match typical profile, aside from advanced maternal age. Would love your tips for healt more »

  • Forum Post: Big kid bed

    Posted 05/23/2012 08:36:58 EDT

    Our (now 3 year old) switched to a toddler bed at 18 months after demonstrating his Houdini-esque crib climbing skills. We switched him to a full sized bed recently (need the crib mattress for #2) and more »

  • Posted 05/01/2012 08:41:01 EDT

    Follow up for anyone interested: got terrific results, <.01% chance of chromosomal abnormality. Based on that result, genetic counselor advised me to skip amnio/cvs as risks from those invasive tests more »

  • Posted 05/01/2012 08:31:04 EDT

    If you have a slow cooker/crockpot, check this out. I haven't actually tried this, but came across it on Pinterest. Bunch of recipes that call for prepping veggies and then freezing them for ready-to- more »

  • Posted 04/30/2012 08:10:26 EDT

    WHY is this feature running for 5 days in a row at the top of the Local News section?!! WHY is the Globe winning prizes for its (constantly recycled) web content? Is this really top news? more »

  • Posted 03/30/2012 09:30:00 EDT

    First of all, I want to thank all of you for your really thoughtful responses--I greatly appreciate this forum! Re: testing, I am someone who likes to, NEEDS to know (within reason) as much as I can a more »

  • Posted 03/24/2012 09:53:12 EDT

    Thanks so much to everyone who responded! Happy to report feeling MUCH better, thanks to a nightly dose of Unisom 25 mg. (Got approval from OB.) Sea bands didn't help, and we're really uncomfortable f more »

  • Posted 03/23/2012 05:03:07 EDT

    In response to "Re: At home activities for toddlers": [QUOTE]look at this website and buy products from them: www.discountschoolsupply.com this is where we buy many paint, paper, etc. supplies and the more »

  • Posted 03/23/2012 04:56:04 EDT

    In response to "Re: At home activities for toddlers": [QUOTE]What a timely post, misslily.  Thanks! Love the ideas, especially the dance party/freeze dance.  I'm now it for parent Sat and Sun 10 am - more »

  • Posted 03/23/2012 04:38:25 EDT

    Almost 10 weeks along and scheduled to do the MaterniT21 test. I'm 41, so risk is definitely there. To add to findings, also scheduled for nuchal translucency screen. Anyone have experience with the M more »

  • Posted 03/14/2012 02:59:25 EDT

    Thank you all so much--amazing how comforting it is, getting these responses. My husband is being great about doing double-time parenting, catering to my needs, and delivering requested snacks bedside more »

  • Posted 03/13/2012 07:23:58 EDT

    Amazing how the memories of the aches and pains of pregnancy dim over time! Now at 8 weeks and morning sickness is whooping me as I try in vain to keep up with my 3 year old. It's SO much worse than I more »

  • Posted 03/13/2012 05:01:36 EDT

    Can't say enough about Dr. Jan Shiffren at Newton Wellesley, Partners Reproductive Medecine. After 4 months at Boston IVF and feeling like a cog in the baby-making machine, I switched to Dr. Shiffren more »

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