May 7, 2008

by Anna (Corpus Christi, TX) I’m in need of some advise on weaning. My daughter is 14 months old and nurses very frequently 24-7. We have been co-sleeping since she was born and I am VERY ready to have her weaned at least at night from the breast and maybe the bed. That’s not just

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May 1, 2008

Well I had no idea I’d really need my own tips today. I woke up feeling queasy this morning and it really hasn’t gone away. I should probably make some ginger tea but the thought of putting liquid into my stomach is not agreeing with me right now! So today my own tips were invaluable!

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April 28, 2008

I know, interesting blog title 😉 The Braxton-Hicks is in there because I had my first, unmistakable Braxton-Hicks contraction today. Braxton-Hicks are the so-called “practice contractions” that help your body get ready for labor and birth. Uterine exercises, so to speak. They’re pretty normal, but can sometimes be brought on by stress, dehydration, orgasms (or

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April 25, 2008

Right now when we go out, my daughter (5 weeks) wears wool covers over cotton diapers. What might I do when summer comes? I don’t want to use synthetics. At home the cotton diaper is sufficient, and if my EC technique improves we may not use those much either when warm weather comes. But I

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April 22, 2008

I really think that I should try to be thankful at any point in my life, no matter how tough it is.  But during pregnancy I always find it a lot more important to be thankful.  Or rather, maybe I remain more aware of thankfulness. But you know that pregnancy is a time when it’s

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