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Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-13-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By velvet paws
My son slept 6-8 hours by around 10 weeks, and 12...

My son slept 6-8 hours by around 10 weeks, and 12 hours through by 4 months.

My daughter is almost four months old and usually sleeps 2-3 hours at a time before waking and needing to be fed or...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-13-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By velvet paws
Iris, I really have felt so similarly to the way...

Iris, I really have felt so similarly to the way you are feeling now. As doulas, I feel like we carry the extra burden of feeling like we should've known better!

Whenever you do get pregnant...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-26-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,430
Posted By velvet paws
Hehe, my son will moo at me when he wants to...

Hehe, my son will moo at me when he wants to nurse. How could I say no? :lol:
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-08-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,006
Posted By velvet paws
The most important thing that we do to save money...

The most important thing that we do to save money is to create a written budget at the beginning of every month and then sticking to it. We make sure to factor in money for fun things every month -...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-27-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By velvet paws
The birth of my son was pretty terrible. I felt...

The birth of my son was pretty terrible. I felt incredibly betrayed by my doctor and bullied into having an induction at 40 weeks. My body just wasn't ready and my doctor should've known the...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-22-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,687
Posted By velvet paws
Congratulations! She's adorable, and I love her...

Congratulations! She's adorable, and I love her name. :)
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-13-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By velvet paws
aw, I can commiserate. I went 41 weeks with Lila...

aw, I can commiserate. I went 41 weeks with Lila and people PESTERED me from about 39 weeks onward. I just stopped answering the phone and went into a bit of a cocoon once I went past my due date....
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-30-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By velvet paws
I had my baby girl :-)

I had my baby girl last Sunday via successful VBAC after 37 hours of labor. Lila Daisy Niamh was born in the early evening, 8 lbs 8 oz and 21 1/4" long. She's a cute little thing, with tons of honey...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 04-09-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,054
Posted By velvet paws
I never really got morning sickness with any of...

I never really got morning sickness with any of my pregnancies. I would get a vague, nauseous feeling from about weeks 6 - 10, but it would go away if I ate something (like inheritedcurls). I never...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 04-07-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,685
Posted By velvet paws
Although my C was unplanned (and definitely...

Although my C was unplanned (and definitely unwanted), I had a good experience during the procedure and my recovery was fairly easy. The OR staff were wonderful and I was up and out of bed within a...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 04-07-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,231
Posted By velvet paws
I don't get a chance to come here too often, but...

I don't get a chance to come here too often, but congratulations! Yay! :)
Forum: Non-hair discussion 03-08-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 790
Posted By velvet paws
Yes Frau, Brooklyn is that great. I don't...

Yes Frau, Brooklyn is that great.

I don't live in Brooklyn anymore, but I used to - mostly in the Cobble Hill / Boerum Hill / Brooklyn Heights area. I lived in Williamsburg for a little while too....
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-24-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,041
Posted By velvet paws
I wear my hair straight about half the time in...

I wear my hair straight about half the time in the fall and winter - dry air makes my hair look flat and crappy anyway.

In the spring and summer, I rarely straighten, because there's enough...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-24-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By velvet paws
Ditto. I prefer traditional spellings, it saves...

Ditto. I prefer traditional spellings, it saves someone from a lifetime of having to spell out their name.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 02-20-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By velvet paws
Fuzzbucket, I just mentioned weight because I...

Fuzzbucket, I just mentioned weight because I know it made a difference for me. It doesn't sound like it's an issue for you at all. :) Like you, I carry all out in front, so I think that's also part...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 02-18-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By velvet paws
I had it something awful when I was pregnant with...

I had it something awful when I was pregnant with Lucas. I remember trying to climb the stairs in my house and giving up, sitting down and crying. It sucked. Going to a chiropractor helped me a bit,...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 02-11-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,037
Posted By velvet paws
Lucas has one of those convertible cribs that...

Lucas has one of those convertible cribs that Trenell has - it converts from crib to toddler bed to full size bed. I'd like to leave it has a crib for as long as possible, so I guess we'll convert...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-11-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,392
Posted By velvet paws
Huh? She has a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. On...

Huh? She has a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. On what planet do RNs need a Master's Degree to practice?
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-11-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,392
Posted By velvet paws
lol, me too! I don't get what the big deal is....

lol, me too! I don't get what the big deal is. She has a college degree. Who cares about high school?
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-11-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,018
Posted By velvet paws
Are unvaccinated children even allowed into the...

Are unvaccinated children even allowed into the public school system? I know that I had to prove various immunities via blood titers in order to go to nursing school (college, rather than...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-30-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,891
Posted By velvet paws
I've only driven foreign cars -- german (VW and a...

I've only driven foreign cars -- german (VW and a crazy old BMW when I was a kid) and Japanese (had a Toyota and am currently driving an Acura). We're going to need a new car this fall, I think, and...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 01-30-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Ha!
Views: 576
Posted By velvet paws
omg hilarious.

omg hilarious.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 01-30-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,212
Posted By velvet paws
Nobody ever effs with me about my parenting...

Nobody ever effs with me about my parenting choices - or if they do, I don't notice it. I do what works for us and I really don't care what anyone else thinks about it.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 01-22-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By velvet paws
You can cook for her in a cast iron pan. If you...

You can cook for her in a cast iron pan. If you combine iron with vitamin C, it increases the absorption as well.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 01-20-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By velvet paws
Lucas has always been a terrible napper. We've...

Lucas has always been a terrible napper. We've been on one nap a day for about a month now, but I think we're moving to an afternoon nap instead of a morning one.

Thankfully, he is an awesome...
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