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 27 Sep 2004
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  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Jul 2008 1:37 PM

      Combi Flare stroller
    BRU. It often goes on sale. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Jul 2008 9:11 AM

      Anyone NOT immunizing?
    After reading Dr. Sears' book, we decided to immunize, except for the flu and chicken pox. We did delay all his other shots by a...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Jul 2008 9:00 AM

      Combi Flare stroller
    I like it, but I honestly find that the wheels don't turn so well. Maybe it just needs some grease...the only other thing I don't...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Jul 2008 8:57 AM

      Can you mix formula and breast milk?
    I cannot fathom any reason why this wouldn't be okay. As long as you're storing both the breastmilk and formula properly and not using it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Jul 2008 8:43 AM

      Ottawa moms - Baby Health Passport
    Yep, I thought the public health nurse gave them out? I got one last September...maybe they've been canceled since then? ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     28 Jul 2008 8:42 AM

      I think BF'ing is coming to an end
    It's going to be sad no matter when it happens, I think. Be happy that you had the time that you did, and cherish that...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     28 Jul 2008 8:37 AM

    Tall mommies (or daddies) umbrella strollers
    I find the handle on the Combi Flare is taller than most. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Jul 2008 10:11 AM

    Anyone have heat rash when pg -Xpost
    I got a rash on my chest when I was pregnant. Are you sure it's not PUPPS? http://dermatology.about.com/cs/pregnancy/a/puppp.htm ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Jul 2008 10:03 AM

      How to survive/avoid/deal with tantrums?!?!
    I also swing him around until he starts giggling. Lukas has a nasty temper on him (which he gets from his mama, sadly). Good times,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Jul 2008 8:20 AM

      2007 September Mommies - let's get an update!!!
    Hey Girls! Just popping in to check up. I don't really come around these days, but I wanted to say hello. Lukas is almost 11...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Jul 2008 8:13 AM

      HELP! Still getting a bottle middle of the night!!
    We were pretty sure that Lukas didn't NEED his night feeding, since he wasn't even taking the whole bottle before rolling over and going back...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jul 2008 7:21 AM

      Exposing them to chickenpox?
    Ha! Well, I guess the decision's made for you. I don't know if I would have wanted to expose such a young baby, but if...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Jul 2008 10:00 AM

      Dayhome getting paid vacation??
    Quote: I'm not sure how I feel about this issue. I tend to lean more towards the self-employed opinion.... Me too. Do I want...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Jul 2008 9:36 AM

      no luck with breastfeeding - formula ok?
    It's tough, isn't it? I just wanted to say that if you still feel sad about not breastfeeding, you might want to try a lactation...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Jul 2008 8:46 AM

      camping with a toddler
    We bring the playpen and set it up in our tent, with a bug net over it. I also bring Lukas' sleep sack to make...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Jul 2008 8:42 AM

    Car Seat Help Needed - XPOST
    I guess the plastic casing goes around the actual belt of the buckle? In my mom's car, they twisted the buckle to make it shorter...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 Jul 2008 5:09 PM

      allergic to Mosquitos!!??
    When I was a kid my mom took me to the doctor because I broke out in welts and hives all over my body. Doc...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 Jun 2008 12:34 PM

    Have you ever travelled by train? X-Post (help!)
    I'm going by myself with Lukas this week - Ottawa to Toronto. I went with DH and MIL when he was 4 months, but things...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 Jun 2008 12:26 PM

      Question about the BOB revolution - xpost
    It was never an issue for us. We rarely used it to keep the stroller closed anyway. My only complaint with the Bob is that...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Jun 2008 12:04 PM

      Driving 14+ hours with a 15 month old????
    I would also suggest leaving at night and doing as much of it as you can while he sleeps. We're doing a long road-trip next...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Jun 2008 11:57 AM

    Have you ever travelled by train?
    I'm going by myself with Lukas this week - Ottawa to Toronto. I went with DH and MIL when he was 4 months, but things...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jun 2008 8:53 PM

      Moving from rear to front facing car seat Qs
    A note on height restrictions: at the carseat clinic we went to, it was recommended that you can turn the baby if they meet the...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Jun 2008 3:05 PM

    Need answer re: Britax (esp. Roundabout)
    Thanks, Katherine, for answering. I just found with his bucket that the straps were tight from the top of his shoulders all the way to...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Jun 2008 10:12 AM

    Cross post - need answer re: Britax
    Yes. Exactly! Also, I find the buckle sits farther away from his crotch (hee) than other buckles, which might also cause the harness strap to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Jun 2008 9:21 AM

    Need answer re: Britax (esp. Roundabout)
    That's perfect. Thanks so much, Denise. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Jun 2008 9:06 AM

    Cross post - need answer re: Britax
    Hi everyone, I know I don't post much around here these days, but I know some of you have a Britax Roundabout and I really...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Jun 2008 8:31 AM

    Need answer re: Britax (esp. Roundabout)
    Hi everyone, I know I don't post much around here (well, and really never in here yet, hah!) but I know some of you have...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Jun 2008 8:07 AM

    wipe warmer for cloths?
    We use the Lionheart one. I just wet the cloths and roll them up, and line them up in the warmer. I just use water...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Apr 2008 10:58 AM

      How long after you stopped nursing ...
    I've been down to once a day for almost 3 months and I still don't have it. I'm sorta-kinda concerned, but mostly just hapy about...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Apr 2008 10:46 AM

    Marathon vs. Roundabout
    We bought the Roundabout. I figured that by the time Lukas is over 40lbs, we'll probably have another kid and we'd just buy him a...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Apr 2008 10:25 AM

      I think it may be time.....
    We found the transition surprisingly painless. Sure, they fuss a bit more at first when they go down, but they get over it pretty quick....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Apr 2008 8:31 PM

    using formula with both Omegas and without??
    DHA/ARA (omega) formulas are a waste of money. From Cochrane (a leading, well-respected medical research review agency): Quote: Two new reviews from the Cochrane Library...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Apr 2008 11:24 AM

      6 months old already (Shameless photo post!)
    I love his eyes! He's super cute! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Apr 2008 11:22 AM

      solids: anal, rule-follower me vs. easy-going me
    I'm pretty laid-back. Nuts, egg whites, and dairy are out. I have yet to give him any junk food. Otherwise, it's all fair game. I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Apr 2008 5:35 PM

      Katie's Results Today
    Awww, that's wonderful news! Congratulations! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Apr 2008 11:45 AM

      Update on Katie (with pics) **Update**
    She's such a little cutie...I'm sending you all the good vibes I have. Good luck! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Mar 2008 3:19 PM

      cloth diaper users... what diaper bag
    I just use a skip hop bag and keep the diapers in a separate bag, in the main compartment. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Mar 2008 10:22 AM

      who supplies baby items for grandparents house(s)?
    Why don't you ask them if you can bring some stuff over and leave it there? My parents have bought some things even though we've...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Mar 2008 11:20 AM

      Disposable or reusable nursing pads?
    I use reusable wool pads. They helped with blanching. I'm not a fan of disposable anything, though. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Feb 2008 11:27 AM

      constantly fussy baby
    Lukas went through a phase where he was always fussy - but he was the opposite. If I put him down, he'd freak out. This...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Feb 2008 11:22 AM

      How much weight did you gain? Hard to lose after?
    This thread is making me feel awful. I gained 25 pounds, and I still have 10 to lose. I walk every day and I don't...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Feb 2008 2:49 PM

      Natural baby products?
    Earth Mama Angel Baby is awesome. I love the baby wash, bottom balm, and baby lotion. Nellie's laundry soda. Awesome with cloth diapers and baby...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Feb 2008 9:20 AM

      Fisher Price Aquarium - love or hate?
    Quote: Sophie likes it but we can only use it during the day because at night she has woken herself up many times by...

  • Baby On Board!
     2 Nov 2007 11:36 AM

      Introducing Alessya Isabelle
    Congratulations, Sandy!!! Welcome to mommyhood! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Nov 2007 10:41 AM

      October Mommies!!
    We're almost all here now! Mistere, the baby will eventually start to work it out. My LC told me that it's adaptive...moms were usually busy...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Nov 2007 4:21 PM

      October Mommies!!
    Rebecca, those are adorable photos! Congratulations to all the new mommies! Great birth stories, ladies...welcome to the other side! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Oct 2007 6:34 PM

      October Mommies!!
    Quote: 1) Sometimes when she's tired she rolls her eyes into the back of her head ... it's only when she's tired but it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Oct 2007 3:16 PM

      October Mommies!!
    Quote: Quote: anyone else doing cd? I am on a waiting list for a CD trial... I wanted to try them out before I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Oct 2007 1:41 PM

      October Mommies!!
    Lukas is just a doll these days. He's starting to smile more every day, and he's beginning to entertain himself a bit during the day...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Oct 2007 1:36 PM

      October Mommies!!
    Bionic...be gentle with yourself. Lukas HATED the tube and we had a really hard time getting him to latch for the first three weeks or...

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