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Forum: Visually Impaired Children February 11th, 2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: New here - Infant with a cataract

Surgery was a success! Next step is to get a contact lens fitted this week. I look forward to her being able to see with both eyes.
Forum: 2013 Playroom February 1st, 2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Check In

How are the babies? Miranda is growing so fast. It's hard to believe we've reached six weeks. Health wise, the concerns with her left eye are about to be resolved. She was diagnosed with a congenital...
Forum: Visually Impaired Children January 30th, 2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: New here - Infant with a cataract

An update on our journey ... Seven weeks old and having her first eye surgery ...

The congenital cataract was confirmed by the pediatrician, the ophthalmologist, and the optical surgeon. Surgery...
Forum: 2013 Playroom January 1st, 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: How are you feeling mommies?

How's the post partum life? Besides the sleepless nights how are you holding up? It's been two weeks. I'm (mostly) thankful that DD#1 taught me how to deal with interrupted sleep patterns. I feel...
Forum: Visually Impaired Children December 29th, 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
New here - Infant with a cataract

Hello. We welcomed DD#2 into our family on December 18. A week later, she had one eye diagnosed with lack of a red eye reflex due to a cataract.

Does anyone have any experience with going through...
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 24th, 2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 24th, 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Feeling Discouraged


I went through this exact issue with DD#1. It took her about two weeks to learn how to properly latch.

Talk to the hospital Lactation Consultant (LC). I was set up with a pump to...
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 23rd, 2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 21st, 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Breast feeders: check in!

How is BF going? Fantastic (So far)
Do you BF on a schedule or on demand? On demand
Do you keep a BF log? Yes. I'm trying to learn the rhythm of demand to set up a good supplemental pumping...
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 21st, 2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Everyone...baby update if yours has been born already :)

How old is baby? 3 days
What size clothes is baby in? Newborn
What size diapers? Newborn
Weight? 6 lb 7 oz (ish)
Likes? Mommy!
Dislikes? Gas
Eating how long/how many ounces? BF about 15 minutes...
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 21st, 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 443
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: c-section mamas...

I wore the binder only in the hospital. I couldn't stand the itching because it gave me a heat rash both times.
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 21st, 2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,670
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: ***December 2013 Arrivals***

December 18 - Miranda
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 18th, 2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 605
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Let's do this thing :p

Good luck due date buddy! We'll both have babies by the end of today. :D
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 16th, 2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Q for those on child #2 +

DH plans to split his time. My mom is here and his parents will arrive on Wednesday. The plan is for him to be home for dinner/bed time and then return to me for the night.
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 15th, 2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: I'm hoping this is just the baby blues.


It's unsettling when things don't go as planned. It is NOT YOUR FAULT that she was born at 34 weeks.

Please don't wait until January to talk to someone about how you are feeling....
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 13th, 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Now I get why so many moms formula feed :(

((((HUGS)))) It does get easier after the first month.
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 12th, 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 436
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Do you also get annoyed...

Welcome to being a mom! You are now the "happy" recipient of unsolicited advice from random people.

Just trust your instincts and know that your baby will grow up in spite of the "wrong" decisions...
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 10th, 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: 41 Weekers Club

Fingers crossed for you!
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 5th, 2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Who are my other mid-to-end of the month ladies?

I'm right there with you! Due date of December 23, but have a c-section scheduled for December 18. It feels strange to schedule a date ... But it makes me somewhat relieved about the minimizing a...
Forum: 2013 Playroom December 4th, 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 336
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Dec Roll Call!!! :)

Name: Jessica
EDD OR Baby's birthday: C-Section scheduled for Dec 18. (Keep baking Doodlebug!)
Your fondest thing about this pregnancy: Feeling so fantastic! I've been so lucky to be active and...
Forum: 2013 Playroom November 26th, 2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 166
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Is anyone else....

I'm excited about the arrivals!

It also makes me realize that I'm not ready. My due date was just shifted from Dec 29 to Dec 23 ... and away went all my thoughts for a semi-quiet Christmas at...
Forum: 2013 Playroom November 25th, 2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 217
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: I am not going to lie....last night was HORRIBLE! Breastfeeding

Ditto to what the other mommas have said!

The first month of BF is rough. It seems like baby is always, always in your arms feeding. I think BF'ing is one of the most difficult things I have ever...
Forum: 2013 Playroom November 24th, 2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 333
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: I can tell that I am at the end of pregnancy because _________

1) I get out of breath climbing up a few stairs.

2) I haven't slept through the night since mid-October. I'm either trying to get comfortable or needing to pee.

3) There is no comfortable way...
Forum: 2013 Playroom November 22nd, 2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 184
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: Five for Friday...

Are you mentally ready for baby? Mostly. I have a better idea of what to expect with this one.

Do you have anything left to buy that you HAVE to have before baby? Car seat. Everything else is...
Forum: 2013 Playroom November 18th, 2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 101
Posted By CA-mommy-to-be
Re: QOTD Monday...

Rain coming tonight through Wednesday. It's supposed to be the first real rain in the SF Bay Area since mid-September.
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