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Forum: Abortion Debate August 25th, 2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,091
Posted By caydensmommy
It's not about blame, it's about learning what is...

It's not about blame, it's about learning what is going on with your own psychology, and finding out how to heal. It's a GOOD thing, not a bad thing, to be able to delve into why you feel the way...
Forum: Heated Debates August 25th, 2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,499
Posted By caydensmommy
I am torn about the campaign. I know...

I am torn about the campaign.

I know perfectly well that co-sleeping can be very safe. I also know that there are lots of people who should NOT be co-sleeping, because it would be unsafe for them...
Forum: Heated Debates August 25th, 2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,870
Posted By caydensmommy
That's just most babies' natural cycle! I would...

That's just most babies' natural cycle! I would never follow it to the letter....it just helps to know that's generally how the day goes.

On-demand feeding is the best way to feed ANY baby,...
Forum: Abortion Debate August 23rd, 2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,091
Posted By caydensmommy
First, I'm not at all surprised that none of the...

First, I'm not at all surprised that none of the adoptees you know haven't talked to you about this. It's not generally something we talk about except with other adoptees. People generally don't...
Forum: Attachment Parenting August 22nd, 2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By caydensmommy
Name: Tanya Age and Birthday: 26; April 1,...

Name: Tanya
Age and Birthday: 26; April 1, 1982
Location: Ontario, Canada
Children's Names and Birthdays: Cayden; July 22, 2005
SO/DH: single
Profession: nursing student, team assistant in...
Forum: Abortion Debate August 21st, 2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,091
Posted By caydensmommy
I was adopted as an infant. I spend about 2...

I was adopted as an infant. I spend about 2 months with my natural father (with my natural mother visiting every day), then almost a month in foster care.

Knowing what I know about adoption, from...
Forum: Single Mommies August 19th, 2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 565
Posted By caydensmommy
Hello ladies! I'm 26, and have a 3-year-old...

Hello ladies!

I'm 26, and have a 3-year-old little boy.

I was single when I got pregnant. His father was my best friend, whom I was in love with at the time. The feeling wasn't mutual.

My...
Forum: Stillbirth August 19th, 2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,279
Posted By caydensmommy
I hope you will all continue to post pictures of...

I hope you will all continue to post pictures of your beautiful babies.

I understand that some people are uncomfortable with it. But, at least they have the option of looking away. For all of...
Forum: Children's Health August 18th, 2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By caydensmommy
This is why I am so, so glad that circumcision is...

This is why I am so, so glad that circumcision is not done in hospitals here in Ontario. I will never have to see one. I would have to work at a circumcision clinic in order to see one, and I don't...
Forum: Attachment Parenting August 18th, 2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By caydensmommy
try http://www.thebabywearer.com There are...

try http://www.thebabywearer.com

There are also lots of good Youtube videos!

Here are just a few to get you started!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwi3cddZl0U (go to this link, and there...
Forum: Attachment Parenting August 18th, 2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 411
Posted By caydensmommy
Our birth experience (my son's and mine) was very...

Our birth experience (my son's and mine) was very long, painful, and exhausting. 54 hours of painful, intense contractions (although only the last 11 were counted as TRUE labour, because I was on...
Forum: Attachment Parenting August 18th, 2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 387
Posted By caydensmommy
We have always part-time co-slept. Cayden was...

We have always part-time co-slept. Cayden was spending most of the night in my bed up until he was about 16 or 17 months. He still spent a few hours per night in bed with me up until he was 2. ...
Forum: Attachment Parenting August 18th, 2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,302
Posted By caydensmommy
Name: Tanya Where you live: Ontario, Canada ...

Name: Tanya
Where you live: Ontario, Canada
# of Children: one
Married: nope, single
What you like most about AP: co-sleeping, babywearing (now preschooler-wearing!), child-led weaning,...
Forum: Heated Debates August 18th, 2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 419
Posted By caydensmommy
There is a huge difference between people who are...

There is a huge difference between people who are just naturally "fat", but healthy, and people who are overweight because they have really unhealthy lifestyles and eating habits.

My belly dance...
Forum: Labor and Childbirth August 18th, 2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By caydensmommy
Henci Goer's book is excellent! I also...

Henci Goer's book is excellent!

I also really like Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin. A real eye-opener as to what birth can and should be like!

I think a good childbirth course,...
Forum: Labor and Childbirth August 18th, 2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By caydensmommy
I am single. If I remain single, I will only...

I am single. If I remain single, I will only have one more. If I find a partner, I will hopefully have a few more...I'd say up to 4 more, for a total of 5.

I have always wanted to have lots of...
Forum: Heated Debates August 16th, 2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,832
Posted By caydensmommy
Here's the thing. I think most people think that...

Here's the thing. I think most people think that "breast is best". Afterall, that's what all the doctors and formula companies tell us! Breastmilk is "the gold standard", and provides "optimum...
Forum: Heated Debates August 16th, 2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By caydensmommy
What is more the "norm" among your...

What is more the "norm" among your friends/family/peers - FF or BF? Among the moms I met at playgroup, I'd say FF. Many started out BF, but stopped pretty early on. However, through parenting...
Forum: Abortion Debate August 16th, 2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,005
Posted By caydensmommy
It made me more firmly pro-choice. Having a...

It made me more firmly pro-choice.

Having a child is such a HUGE responsibility. We absolutely must do whatever is in the best interests of our child. If that means not bringing them into an...
Forum: Abortion Debate August 16th, 2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,494
Posted By caydensmommy
I am pro-choice, although I could almost be...

I am pro-choice, although I could almost be pro-life.

The only thing that doesn't fit me in the pro-life description is that I would not suggest or recommend adoption to anyone. I also wouldn't...
Forum: Labor and Childbirth August 16th, 2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,923
Posted By caydensmommy
Name: Tanya How many weeks pregnant when you...

Name: Tanya

How many weeks pregnant when you delivered? 41 wks 6 days

C-sec or vaginal? vacuum-assisted vaginal

How long was your labor? 54 hours; although it was 11 hours of "true" labour...
Forum: 2008 Playroom August 16th, 2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 6,664
Posted By caydensmommy
I am so, so sorry for your tragic loss. My...

I am so, so sorry for your tragic loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
Forum: Labor and Childbirth August 16th, 2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By caydensmommy
I got to 1 cm after 24 hours of Cervadil, at 41...

I got to 1 cm after 24 hours of Cervadil, at 41 wks 4 days. It took another 5.5 hours (and a Foley balloon in my cervix) to get to almost 3 cm (41 wks 5 days). Another 27 hours to get to 4 cm (41...
Forum: Labor and Childbirth August 16th, 2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By caydensmommy
The shape and size of your pelvis can be genetic,...

The shape and size of your pelvis can be genetic, but there are SO many other factors involved in labour and birth.

My natural mother and I both had very difficult labours and births, but I have a...
Forum: Unplanned Pregnancy August 16th, 2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By caydensmommy
Might it also be helpful to know what items other...

Might it also be helpful to know what items other moms were able to do without?

I didn't need/use:

- change table
- change pad and cover
- diaper genie (I just used a regular diaper pail for...
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