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eldender

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  • New Moms - The First Year
     30 Apr 2012 6:31 PM

      Sleep Training - success w/ non CIO methods?
    No advice, sorry. Are you still cosleeping? J requires a lot of help over night too. Usually it's just popping his soother back in his...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     30 Apr 2012 6:29 PM

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    Where is it? ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Apr 2012 2:57 PM

      Confused about "emptying the breast"
    This thread has made me realize what is empty? When there is nothing coming out? I think J is always swallowing something, even though it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Apr 2012 2:54 PM

      Car seat expiry question
    For the new seats isn't it always from date of purchase now? ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     27 Apr 2012 10:28 AM

      Pumping routine
    My situation wasn't normal but I'll share anyhow J had initial feeding issues (I think because he was 5w early) and getting him to stay...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Apr 2012 9:01 PM

      Driving to the states with DD without DH
    Yep! I've gone through a ton of times and it was fine. I sometimes got someone to witness it. I even went through once without...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Apr 2012 9:47 AM

      What age do they start to be on a schedule?
    Not until 6-7 months for us either. And of course, it's ever changing still. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     14 Apr 2012 6:10 PM

      Nursing - how often?
    J isn't 9m yet but I am happy to see your post! So many people are telling me that J nurses too often (5-8x a...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     13 Apr 2012 8:25 PM

      Formula at Night ?
    There was a thread on this a while ago, most people said it's a myth. If anything, it might make things worse as LO would...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Apr 2012 9:04 AM

      bum schooching...encourage/discourage?
    I agree about it not meaning anything. All that matters is that he's trying to get around in some way ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Apr 2012 10:55 PM

      Photoshoot Teasers....yay!!!!
    After having tons of holiday pictures taken of J (halloween, xmas, vday etc) I decided it was time to finally go and have a proper...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Apr 2012 8:11 AM

    Low supply questions
    When babies start to STTN it apparently definitely affects your supply. If you are worried, you could wake up and pump in the middle of...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     8 Apr 2012 10:25 AM

      I want him to STTN before I go back to work
    Is 4 days enough? I don't know anything about CIO since we aren't doing that but I thought it took a while before it would...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Apr 2012 10:53 PM

      I want him to STTN before I go back to work
    I am confused. If you aren't against CIO then do that and he should eventually stop, no? Though, I think that some babies just need...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Apr 2012 9:36 AM

      Thyroid Issues Post-Partum? Waaahhh
    I do, but I had it before getting pregnant too. It's really no big deal, a pill a day makes it fine ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Apr 2012 6:49 PM

      Nursing strike?
    We have lots of these too. I agree with PP that getting him to eat when sleepy or sleeping is what saves us. In fact,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Apr 2012 7:51 PM

      Spin off - Speaking of weight obsessed...
    I hear you. I've decided to stop worrying about it until I am done BFing though as it seems any time I try to restrict...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Apr 2012 10:04 PM

      Help Me Save My Boobs. Another BF Q.
    The other thing I was shown was as you hamburger and put it in have your finger ready to flip the top of their lip...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Apr 2012 8:08 PM

      Baby powder?
    I've heard the same about it not being good for their lungs so never use it. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Apr 2012 8:08 PM

      BioGaia probiotic drops
    I meant to say, if the drops always came out quickly I wouldn't mind just dropping them in but I find unless the bottle is...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Apr 2012 6:20 PM

      BioGaia probiotic drops
    I have been putting them on his soother lately (2 at a time) and can't believe I didn't think of it sooner. I hate doing...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Mar 2012 9:48 AM

      How long are wipes good for?
    I think the only thing that would make me not use them is if they were no longer moist. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     31 Mar 2012 9:42 AM

      Re: Crossing the US Border Question
    When I go through (I have about 5 or 6 times now) we make sure our letter states my passport # etc. Apparently that helps!...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Mar 2012 8:46 PM

      Never hungry? sort of Vent.
    Me! J has always been not into food. I swear, he doesn't have a sip more than he needs to live. It seems like it's...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Mar 2012 8:42 PM

      Rec a good AIRPORT/travelling stroller...
    Totally the city mini! I think it's important to be able to steer it with one hand in the airport especially and you never could...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Mar 2012 6:25 PM

    Best laundry soap for baby clothes?
    I use purex baby soft for his clothes (loooove the smell1). I use nellie's on our cloth diapers, but since it has no smell I...

  • Home Life
     26 Mar 2012 4:30 PM

      Re: Is your home always 'company ready?'
    No way. I usually need an hour or so. I am trying to change that though as I find recently lots of people have wanted...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 8:51 PM

      WHAT is his problem?
    Musc. glad to know I am not alone!! My J is actually only supposed to be 7 months old yesterday (he was born 5w early)...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 8:49 PM

      High Chair - what type and at what age?
    I love the ikea one. It's $24.99 with the tray, totally worth it! We have another fancier one but after one try with it we...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 6:47 PM

      WHAT is his problem?
    LOL! I am drinking a beer now. Thanks for the advice ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 6:28 PM

      Tell me about cloth diapering w/shared laundry
    Hm I hadn't really considered the cost. I forgot how pricey it is to use those public machines. FOr BF poo I always rinsed the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 6:11 PM

      WHAT is his problem?
    I guess I just feel like I blame every single thing on teething! I suppose I'll just keep doing that to at least have a...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 3:14 PM

      WHAT is his problem?
    J has always been a pretty needy baby, but a few months ago he became much more pleasant. He mostly would only cry when he...

  • Home Life
     25 Mar 2012 1:28 PM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    So interesting to read the difference prices builders give! We only paid $60 for our soffit light that's attached to a switch. Everyone's places are...

  • Home Life
     25 Mar 2012 1:23 PM

      Re: My basement reno - part 1
    Wow, you did an amazing job! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 1:06 PM

      Tell me about cloth diapering w/shared laundry
    I haven't, but I can't see why it's any different than non-shared laundry? I air dry all of my CDs so all it would mean...

  • Starting a Family
     24 Mar 2012 5:34 PM

      Charting Gurus - Which temp should I use? Help!
    I always took my temp under my tongue too! I'd take the temp at the usual time but mark that it could be wrong. I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Mar 2012 4:24 PM

      Using just the seat belt with a car seat?
    I've never heard of it being illegal to drive without the manual? Weird. You can try practising on your own car first. Most of them...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Mar 2012 4:18 PM

      Using just the seat belt with a car seat?
    Once you get the hang of locking the seat belt it's super easy. It takes about 5 seconds. It's just as safe as using the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Mar 2012 4:14 PM

      First Period PP - light/short?
    Lucky! Mine was the worst! It felt almost like PP bleeding it was so heavy. ...

  • Home Life
     24 Mar 2012 1:13 PM

      Re: If you have a front loading washer...
    OMG I had no clue! I better go and look. Anyone else was cloth diapers and very scared to check? ...

  • Home Life
     22 Mar 2012 7:05 PM

      Re: Are your neighbours "friendly"?
    In our last house we literally knew no one. Everyone was so anti-social! At our new place it seems everyone is so much nicer. I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Mar 2012 6:15 PM

      Aden & Anais blankets - worth the price?
    I'd buy 2 of them and keep one as a gift, that way the shipping costs per pack is a bit better ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Mar 2012 6:14 PM

    Need a box for a Britax Marathon
    I also have one but am in Ottawa as well. I'd suggest you just find a box that it would fit in, much easier! Or...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Mar 2012 5:17 PM

      Late crawlers?
    I wouldn't worry either. Once they decided to start on something they can get it really fast! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     19 Mar 2012 9:11 PM

      Rolling and sitting - When?
    J rolled 3x in a row when he was not even a couple of months old. Then he decided to stop rolling almost entirely (except...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     19 Mar 2012 7:20 PM

      Cloth Diaper question
    The cheapest place seems to often change! My favorite are grovia, AMP and bonnibuns ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     19 Mar 2012 8:26 AM

      I'm a Carseat Dunce.
    We have a snugride 35 right now. We also bought a britax marathon to use once J outgrows the 35. He's starting to get pretty...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Mar 2012 11:43 AM

    Best place to order Phil and Ted stroller?
    How close are you to the US? If you could get there you could order from the states and have it shipped to the closest...

  • Home Life
     17 Mar 2012 11:39 AM

      Re: Deck or Patio?
    I'd rather a deck. A lot of the reason for this is so we can BBQ easily in the winter! ...

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