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Forum: 2012 Playroom March 16th, 2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By DawnVH
Who all is pregnant again?

This is the time I would be trying really hard to get pregnant again, so it's a little bittersweet knowing that I can't have another child. Was excited to see that one of our group is expecting...
Forum: 2012 Playroom March 16th, 2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 240
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Size check!

Violet is 15 weeks and is only 11 pounds so is in some 0-3 and just a few of her 3-6 month clothes. She isn't quite long enough for a lot of the 3-6 month clothes yet.
Forum: 2012 Playroom March 16th, 2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By DawnVH
Re: We have a Heart Beat

I am SO excited for you. I would have loved to have been able to have more children after my 3rd. This is the time where we would have started trying for another child. Bittersweet.....but so happy...
Forum: 2012 Playroom March 11th, 2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Baby food

I usually have started around 4-5 months, but since Violet will be getting her cleft repair surgery at 5 months I will wait until it's healed so she can take from a spoon easier. She's fine with the...
Forum: 2012 Playroom March 11th, 2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By DawnVH
Re: I said I would never....

I said I would never put any of my kids on those "leashes" (harnesses). But when you have a 3, 2 and newborn....it's necessary to keep them safe and WITH you and out of the roads on walks. I just...
Forum: 2012 Playroom February 8th, 2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Grocery shopping with baby

thanks for posting this! I had always locked the carseat into the top of the cart as well. I had no idea about anything like it shifting the center of gravity. but that is completely logical reading...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 23rd, 2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Exercise

I go to the gym each night. I do a metabolic call Mondays, Strength training Tuesdays, Metaboic Wednesdays TRX (resistance strength training) on THursdays and then cardio on Fridays. Saturday and...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 23rd, 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Fingernails

I clip them with baby clippers too. Probably once a week
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 23rd, 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Rashy baby?

Interesting you say they come out maybe temp or stress related......my daughter had them all over her face yesterday when we were at the hospital. it was mostly on forehead and around...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 23rd, 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By DawnVH
Re: ot-potty training

Yep....I would back off right now. I was trying it with my son too this past weekend.....he exhibited signs of being ready.....and he's definitely not ready. Right now isn't the time to do it with a...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 23rd, 2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Stains

I pretreat the stain with OxyClean stick. Formula throw up, blow outs, you name it...then when they become toddlers it turns to spaghetti, chocolate, ball point pen ink.....lol
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 21st, 2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By DawnVH
Violet is getting cuter everyday :)


She is smiling nonstop and giving me some great photo ops!
Tomorrow we go to the cardiologist and next week visit the...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 21st, 2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By DawnVH
Re: 3am timebomb

I go ahead and change it. Luckily for me, once she's asleep, she usually sleeps through me undressing her and changing her again. DREAM.COME.TRUE
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 10th, 2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Graduation Party - smallest baby

Mine was a term baby 37 weeks 5# 3oz
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 10th, 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Graduation Party - shortest labor and delivery

yeah. I didn't win but mine was short. went in at 8pm and c section delivery was at 11:31. Would have been quicker if my doctor would have got there by 10!
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 7th, 2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Over feeding?

My Violet is now 6 weeks old and she is eating about 4 oz. I think if you overfed you
would definitely notice with the spitting up. Sounds like you are ok!
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 7th, 2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 200
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Mommies of 2+ - How are the older siblings doing?

It DOES get easier. When I had my second, my son was 1 1/2 and would sit peacefully by us when I would feed baby or change her and then would just KICK her without any rhyme or reason for it. Now...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 7th, 2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 442
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Co-sleeping question

I wish you lived close hilhillrn: I have an arms reach cosleeper collecting dust in the closet. We've got Vi in a bassinette but she ends up sleeping with me in bed most times. I believe in...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 4th, 2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Weight loss check in

How much weight have you lost? 11 pounds

How much more do you have to go? well, I'm under my prepregnancy weight now, but I have to now lose all the weight I should have before having my FIRST...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 4th, 2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Tummy sleeping

I agree. It's fine if it's supervised. However....my first child Sid couldn't sleep UNLESS he was on his tummy. So basically he ended up sleeping in bed with me on my chest for about the first 2...
Forum: 2012 Playroom January 3rd, 2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 295
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Bathing your LO

once a week. it's freezing and dry here. so there's no need to do it more than that. Besides, she doesn't get all that dirty anyway . Any milk that gets spit up and gets in her neck folds gets...
Forum: 2012 Playroom December 20th, 2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 194
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Breast pads

lansinoh over here too.
Forum: 2012 Playroom December 20th, 2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Is it normal to forget?

I had 3 c sections and my husband remembers after every one of them that I have said, "I'm ready to do this again...." he thinks I'm crazy.

Although, I said it this time and it's hard for me to...
Forum: 2012 Playroom December 20th, 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By DawnVH
Re: Who wants to be a Saline Ambassador?

For real? hmmm...let me see your stash!
Forum: 2012 Playroom December 20th, 2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By DawnVH
Met with surgeons for Violet's cleft surgery

One week ago we went to the University of Iowa hospitals to meet with the surgeon for Violet's surgery. We will opt to do surgery at about 6 months of age when her weight is better for the surgery. I...
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