How common is depression?

I had my first child 11-6-09 and I'm just now feeling signs of postpartum depression. I made an appointment to see my ob gyn for Friday. Now I'm so nervous and scared of what...

Started by Valerie on 02/09/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/10/2010 by Alison


Trouble lifting active toddler

I have a bad injury that causes my shoulder to dislocate randomly, up to 10 times a day. I am having real trouble lifting my daughter,Louise, who is almost 15 months. I also...



The nurse at my ob's office says that based on my symptoms and the fact that my mother had it when she was pregnant with me, I may have the beginning signs of pre-eclampsia. I'm...


Wait or not to wait?

I have a 3 year old son, I am 22 will be 23 in june, Hubby and I are Ready for a new addition to the Family, I am stay at home mom, and Hubby works at nights, Money is a little...


Fitness advice for a single mother

I'm a single, working, breastfeeding mother of a beautiful 15 week old baby girl. I've been forturnate enough to have dropped ALL (30lbs) of my pregnancy weight, but now I want...

Started by Brandie on 02/22/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 02/23/2010 by Brandie


BF and the full time working mother

HI! I'm having my first child and plan to BF. Currently serving in the military and have to return to work after my 6 week convalescence leave...I was wondering if any working...


11 weeks early!!

Friends of mine just had a baby boy but he was 11 weeks early. They also have a 19month old daughter. I have no idea what I can do to help or what I can get them that would...


Anyone have 2 c-sections then a natural birth??

I have two children, 1 and 2 1/2, I had them both threw c-section. My daughter was 9'11 and im a smaller girl so she didnt fit, and then my son was 8'6 two weeks early. I had a...

Started by Victoria on 03/09/2010 in VBAC

Last update on 05/13/2010 by Jo


Changing due dates & Fetal Development

Last week I had an ultrasound done, and the doctors called me back saying that my expecting due date is off. This will be the 3rd change in the due date, and I'm getting...

Started by Amber on 03/09/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 03/10/2010 by Amber


post natal?

my daughter is 14 months old. from mid pregnancy onwards i was quite depressed. i have always struggleled with depression. the last 6 months i have been trying different med's,...


Need help with nursing positions...

Well, I don't need help, really...but would like advice. I see posts talking about, and have seen women do, have friends that can breastfeed one-armed. I can't, but would love...

Started by Dyan on 03/12/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/12/2010 by Allison


Baby stuff needed

I'm an expcting mom, 21, all of my money has went to college and hospital bills, it's been hard on us still try'n to pay off mine and my fiance's dept...I'm in need of baby...


Breastfeeding vs. MS Therapy

I am 5 weeks away from having my first child. I really want to breastfeed but there is not a lot of information out there on relapses after pregnancy if you breastfeed vs. going...