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 22 Feb 2009
 Surrey, BC

wishfullthinking

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  • Miscellaneous
     3 Oct 2012 12:55 AM

      Re: Goodbye WBs...For real
    I'll join the great Good-Bye, although, like everyone else I migrated months ago. Thanks for all the help. My entire wedding was a contribution by...

  • Starting a Family
     9 Sep 2012 3:41 PM

      Breastfeeing and TTCing
    Although you can get PG before you get your first post-partum AF (the ovulation that will lead to the first AF), the return of it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Sep 2012 3:32 PM

      high chairs
    We also went with the ikea chair, love it! So easy to clean! I couldn't justify spending $200 on a high chair, I saw no...

  • Starting a Family
     21 Aug 2012 1:14 AM

      Maternity Benefits
    Here is the link It doesn't matter if you are leaving one job or multiple jobs. You have to qualify (have worked a total of...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Aug 2012 1:01 AM

      Sleep training-What options do I have?
    There are lots, however the big ones are: Sleepeasy: CIO with check-ins at 5, 10, 15 minutes intervals (then every 15 mins thereafter). This system...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Aug 2012 12:49 AM

      Exclusively Pumping - The Good!
    They want to to wait for at least 4 weeks before you introduce a bottle to avoid nipple confusion and so that it doesn't affect...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Aug 2012 12:17 AM

      Breastfeeding help
    We also introduced a soother, DD wanted the breast of our little fingers, both of which were raw within the first 4 weeks. It took...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Aug 2012 12:14 AM

      Food and Sleep advice needed
    I would say he just wants to sleep in with you! If you want him back in his crib I would suggest taking 3 days...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Aug 2012 12:08 AM

      Cry It Out - share your success or failures...
    We did sleepeasy at around 3.5 months (CIO with checkins) and it got dramatically better within 2 days. Right now at 7 months we are...

  • Starting a Family
     31 Jul 2012 11:59 PM

      Dreams Really Do Come True
    Congratulations! Also wishing you and happy and uneventful 9 months! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Jul 2012 10:28 PM

      How was your Breastfeeding Experience
    So I've been reading some posts lately where women have responded saying "I know it's unusual, but I didn't have an problems with breastfeeding, but...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Jul 2012 1:37 AM

      Exclusively Pumping - The Good!
    I'm glad that EP has worked out so well for you! I BF and give one bottle of pumped milk once a day (or DH...

  • Starting a Family
     29 Jul 2012 1:23 AM

      Periods
    It can affect fertility, it's possible that you aren't building enough lining, so there isn't sufficient lining for implantation to occur. I used to be...

  • Starting a Family
     20 Jul 2012 1:34 AM

      What Am I Doing Here??
    Welcome! My first recommendation, especially if you have the time, would be to purchase and read Taking Charge of Your Fertility. Although it's *fairly* easy...

  • Starting a Family
     17 Jul 2012 2:29 AM

      Short LP phase
    Mine was consistently 10 or 11 days. TCOYF claims that it should always be within 1 or 2 days. Trying to detect O by EWCM...

  • Starting a Family
     17 Jul 2012 2:22 AM

      TTC with Bacterial Vaginosis
    It depends on the product he's giving you, however, by definition if you are getting recurrent BV your natural Ph may be too high. To...

  • Starting a Family
     30 Jun 2012 1:41 AM

      Conceiving after Mirena
    I waited 6 months after my Mirena to start trying, it took us 10 cycles to get PG. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Jun 2012 1:45 AM

      Any BF'ing mommies experience......
    My right didn't produce as much as my left for probably about the first 6 weeks before to evened out. Even now, the left will...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Jun 2012 1:01 AM

      Travelling with a month-old baby
    My DD was just under 3 months the first time we flew, I agree with the PP - fly. It really wasn't difficult and she...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Jun 2012 2:13 AM

      When to they take a cup?
    At what point did they learn to take a regular cup? (With minimal spillage that is) ...

  • Starting a Family
     7 Jun 2012 10:08 PM

    Midwife VS OB
    I can't really speak for having an OB, I did see one very briefly during my pregnancy due to a complication, and I found it...

  • Starting a Family
     7 Jun 2012 9:40 PM

      ***UPDATE***When to Test
    Congrats! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Jun 2012 2:46 PM

      When to they take a cup?
    I know DD is way to young to want to take a cup, but I'm just curious when do they usually learn to do so?...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Jun 2012 2:25 PM

      Buying a used Breastpump?
    The difference between the single user and the hospital ones is how the pump is made. The hospital ones don't allow air inside the pump...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Jun 2012 2:16 PM

      weight gain
    I wouldn't actually be all that concerned myself. There can be fairly large differences in scales. Also, it depends on how much she weighed when...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Jun 2012 2:09 PM

      Napping during the day
    Does he sleep at all in the bouncey chair or the bassinet? At that age DD cat napped through the whole day. She didn't start...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 May 2012 10:27 PM

      High Chair? Booster seat?
    Go figure. I think you ladies just saved me $100 or more! ...

  • Starting a Family
     23 May 2012 10:11 PM

      Which prenatals...and extras...
    RX prenatals have more folic acid in them (1.1mg vs 1mg) that puts them into Rx status. The sales pitch of the rep for Pregvit...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 May 2012 1:30 AM

      High Chair? Booster seat?
    DejaBebe - Why do you recommend your booster seat? ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 May 2012 1:27 AM

      Sleep help needed
    I would really recommend reading Sleepeasy. Right around 4 months DD decided she didn't want to be rocked and cuddled to sleep anymore (except I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 May 2012 2:46 PM

      High Chair? Booster seat?
    Which one did you use and why? We are planning on starting BLW in about a month and I love to buy one or the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 May 2012 2:25 PM

      SleepEasy experts needed - I have a question!!
    We didn't have to do dreamfeeds, but from my understanding of the book, you wean one DF at a time don't you? I would him...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 May 2012 2:22 PM

      Ovulation question
    I don't have O pain, but like the PP I have TONS of EWCM and for the first time in my life I've had to...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 May 2012 10:55 PM

      Welcome to our new addition ...
    Congrats! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 May 2012 2:37 PM

      Recommend your baby monitor
    Another happy Angelcare owner over here. Especially since DD is trying to roll, and has successfully rolled onto her face a few times in the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 May 2012 1:05 PM

      Night time diapers - day time use?
    I would try the diapers on him first. I have heard of people complaining that there children reacted to the chemicals in the Baby Dry...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 May 2012 2:09 AM

      Recurring diaper rash
    DD had a bad diaper rash starting at about 10 days old. What ended up curing it was Canestan (clotrimazole cream) 3 times a day,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 May 2012 1:47 AM

      Can Cereal Replace a Bottle?
    As an aside, we give DD one bottle a day at bedtime, she usually takes only 3-4 oz. and then sleeps for 10 hours. I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 May 2012 1:39 AM

      White noise machine?
    I bought mine from Restoration Hardware, about 4 years ago, it was under $30 I think ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 May 2012 1:38 AM

      This forum is dead!
    Me too! I also missed the drama, but I am curious, what happened? (If I can get a super abbreviated version that doesn't start a...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 May 2012 1:36 AM

      your baby's favorite toys
    DH got these WWF Play Pals from the World Wildlife Federation. DD loves them! She has the tiger in her carseat for outings, and the...

  • Starting a Family
     6 May 2012 1:15 AM

      It's been too long
    I used an IC and a FRER at 11 DPO when I got my BFP ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 May 2012 3:06 PM

      Nap troubles
    I do a modified version of bedtime, we close the drapes, read a story, in goes her soother, the white noise goes on, then I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Apr 2012 3:31 AM

      Changes in DS feeding pattern
    Hmmm...DD has only nursed 5 times a day since she was about 2 months old, one day she just got really efficient and went from...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Apr 2012 3:25 AM

      Confused about "emptying the breast"
    You're probably not actually emptying the second side. In the beginning I couldn't tell either, now, when it's time for the next feed 3 hours...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Apr 2012 12:58 PM

    First AF?? *Possible TMI*
    So I need you ladies to calm me down. Tell me about your first AF? I was kinda surprised to see her yesterday since I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Apr 2012 1:35 PM

      Sleep Training?
    So what's the difference between all these methods? ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     16 Apr 2012 12:08 AM

    Sleep Training? x-post
    So with CIO, you just decide starting on whatever day, that from then on, once you put them down you don't go in until you've...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Apr 2012 11:07 PM

    Sleep Training? x-post
    So if appears DD has hit so kind of 4 month sleep regression, nearly every nap and bedtime is preceded by several attempts and much...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Apr 2012 11:06 PM

      Sleep Training?
    So if appears DD has hit so kind of 4 month sleep regression, nearly every nap and bedtime is preceded by several attempts and much...

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