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Sat, Jun. 14th, 2008, 05:19 pm
o0psydaisy: I don't know if this is allowed but...

I have about 7 cans of Enfamil Lipil formula that was given to me by a friend whose son no longer is on formula. I'm exclusively breastfeeding and not planning on using formula at all and wanted to know if anyone here wants it. They all expire sometime between April and June of next year and have never been opened. All I ask is that you pay shipping.

Mon, May. 5th, 2008, 09:06 am
twilightsun: Book review: Wear Clean Underwear

I reviewed the book Wear Clean Underwear by Alexis Martin Neely. Here's a snip and a link to my review. It talks about the legal planning issues discussed in the book, as well as the legal planning freebies included with the book.

In Wear Clean Underwear, Alexis Martin Neely gives helpful advice to parents about wills, trusts, short-term and long-term legal guardianship if the worst should happen.

No parents want to think about what would happen to their families if they should unexpectedly die or become incapacitated, but according to Alexis Martin Neely in her book Wear Clean Underwear, that's exactly what needs to be done.

Tue, Mar. 4th, 2008, 11:57 am
mixedupbeauty: soy formula?

Anyone here have a boy and fed his soy formula?

My DS's Dr. is completely against giving him soy formula due to the phytoestrogens in it and has stated that she won't treat him anymore if I choose to give it to him.

He is allergic to milk based formulas and the only other option is a hypoallergenic formula like Nutramigen which is HELLA expensive. I will pay whatever it is if it means a happy healthy baby, but I just don't get why soy is so bad. Everyone in my family needed soy formulas because of lactose intollerances and a few on hubbys side did too, we are all alive and healthy. I just don't get it.

Any input or first hand experience with this?
Do I just need to get a new Dr.?
Thanks in advance.

ETA: I have made an interview appointment with a new pedi in a new group for 3/14. I am so sick of this Dr.

Wed, Jan. 2nd, 2008, 12:51 pm
tns1976: (no subject)

Has anyone used Stage 2 formula? Did you find the transition a challenge?

Mon, Nov. 19th, 2007, 02:08 pm
evewasframed: Strore Brands

Can anyone tell me how many ounces are in those GIANT containers of store brand formula they sell at Sam's Club and BJ's? I'm just trying to figure out if it is more cost effective to buy those or to use formula checks on name brands. Thank you!

Mon, Nov. 12th, 2007, 08:32 am
twilightsun: Posting access granted

Sorry it took me a few days from the last posting request I got, but all new members (as of this morning) now have posting access. Feel free to introduce yourselves!

Mon, Nov. 5th, 2007, 08:07 pm
evewasframed: Checks

Is anyone interested in trading formula checks? I have a TON of $5.00 Similac checks and a TON of Similac $2.00 coupons that can be used with the checks. I prefer Goodstart OR Enfamil, so if anyone would be interested in trading let me know!

Sat, Oct. 27th, 2007, 02:48 pm
evewasframed: What's wrong with my formula?

I was just using up the end of a can of Good Start and after I mixed the formula I noticed there were a few lumps in the bottle. I thought I just hadn't shaken it up well enough so I shook it well for 30 seconds or so, but they were still there. I trashed that can and opened another can of Good Start and the same thing is happening with this new can. Has this always happened and I just hadn't noticed before? The can doesn't expire until September of 2008 so it should still be good.

The lumps won't go away no matter how much I shake the bottle. Any ideas?

Wed, Oct. 24th, 2007, 08:45 am
twilightsun: All members should have posting access now

Hello, ladies. I went through the membership and granted all existing members posting access. My little guy is a FF graduate now, but I'm happy to see that this is still a helpful place for moms to gather!

Wed, Oct. 24th, 2007, 01:25 am
evewasframed: Night Feedings

My daughter sleeps next to my bed in her bassinet and our bedroom is on the second floor of my house. When she fusses at night to eat I have to go downstairs to get her bottle from the fridge and warm it up a bit. By the time I get back upstairs with the bottle (less than a minute) she has completely woken herself up because she is fussing and she's hard to put back to sleep after she's done eating.

I would *love* it if I could just keep a bottle right next to my bed so as soon as I hear her fuss I can get the bottle to her so perhaps we can have more of a "dream feed" where she doesn't fully wake up so we can both get back to sleep quickly.

I can keep a bottle in a refrigerated bottle bag that I have so that it wouldn't spoil at night, but I can't think of a good way to get it to room temperature quickly so she'll take it.

Does anyone have any suggestions? How do you get a bottle to your baby ASAP in the middle of the night? Any tips on getting your baby back to sleep quickly after a night feeding? Sometimes my daughter will stay awake for 2 hours after a night feeding! Those are BAD nights!

Thank you!

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