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    I... I don't think so. I am sure there are...

    I... I don't think so. I am sure there are exceptions to this but generally a few weeks after giving birth you are physically still very much recovering. You are also in the craziest sleep...
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    The Zika thing is concerning but... overall I...

    The Zika thing is concerning but... overall I think you may be overthinking this. Your life will never enter a phase of serenity where you have nothing coming up on your schedule that will be made...
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    What is the theory behind it? I'm pretty sure if...

    What is the theory behind it? I'm pretty sure if you took a group of women who were all the same age and all conceived in the same month they would have a roughly 50/50 split of boys and girls.
    I...
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    Totally normal. Pregnancy is completely surreal,...

    Totally normal. Pregnancy is completely surreal, especially in the early stages. On an intellectual level, you know that something's going on in there but you can't see anything and don't feel...
  5. It doesn't mean anything, don't worry about it. ...

    It doesn't mean anything, don't worry about it.

    When I was pregnant I repeatedly dreamed that I gave birth to my baby and she shortly turned into a kitten or a puppy. Then I would suddenly realise...
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    Agree 100% with other posters, this is a decision...

    Agree 100% with other posters, this is a decision for the parents of the child, you and your partner. Your MIL doesn't come into it. What's it to her anyway? Unless she is contributing financially to...
  7. Thread: Legal Guardians

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    We haven't made any formal arrangements or...

    We haven't made any formal arrangements or anything, but we are in a much luckier position than you. My boyfriend has three wonderful sisters, two with children ranging from toddler to teenager and...
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    I mean, while we're on the subject, go ahead and...

    I mean, while we're on the subject, go ahead and have a little alcohol if you want. As long as you're not getting drunk, it's not a big deal, really. I abstained almost completely in my pregnancy...
  9. Thread: Save my sleep!

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    Ugh, I can only commiserate. I have to admit that...

    Ugh, I can only commiserate. I have to admit that we are not champion parents when it comes to sleep, and have tended to operate on a trial and error basis. At almost 11 months, we do now have a...
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    I wasn't quite sure how to say it. I wanted to...

    I wasn't quite sure how to say it. I wanted to say HOFF-ton initially. Maybe just because I've never known anyone with the surname or heard it said out loud before. My second guess would have been...
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    Yes, Emily is a feminine name. If you wanted to...

    Yes, Emily is a feminine name. If you wanted to do it as some sort of statement, I would get ready for your son to be pretty pissed off with you. I know it is silly that many people seem to consider...
  12. Freyja's ten and a half months and no sign of my...

    Freyja's ten and a half months and no sign of my period yet.

    She was exclusively breastfed until shortly before she turned five months, when we started introducing solids. She ate in the night...
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    Where do you live? Theodore is a fairly popular...

    Where do you live? Theodore is a fairly popular name in the UK and the US right now so there it is not old fashioned at all. A young Theodore would fit right in.
  14. Thread: James?

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    It's a lovely name that will never go out of...

    It's a lovely name that will never go out of style.

    It's in my family too, although only we the family call him that. His friends all call him by his surname because there were so many Jameses...
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    Thanks for the support, everyone. It really means...

    Thanks for the support, everyone. It really means a lot to me to hear that I am not blowing this out of proportion or anything. I have to admit I am a huge coward when it comes to even mild...
  16. Thread: Napping outside

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    Freyja goes out when she has a cold. I wouldn't...

    Freyja goes out when she has a cold. I wouldn't put her out if she had a fever, though. We only started doing it pretty recently (from 9 months old) since it's only been a short while since a lot of...
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    Well, to update Freyja was allocated a spot at a...

    Well, to update Freyja was allocated a spot at a playschool for August (hooray!) which means we only have three months left with the daymother (July is a holiday month). At this point it really...
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    Our daughter will turn 2 in June 2017 so yeah...

    Our daughter will turn 2 in June 2017 so yeah we'll probably try for a second during that year. Gosh, that does seem close now that I write it. I don't know, it depends on when we feel ready...
  19. Thread: Napping outside

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    @ottertails - Christ... That's so crazy. Almost...

    @ottertails - Christ... That's so crazy. Almost everyone leaves their baby outside to sleep here. I'm glad to live in a place where this is not considered neglect. Although if this was New York city...
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    Napping outside

    I wonder, does anyone do this outside of the Nordic countries? Here in Iceland it is standard practice for little babies to nap outside in their prams in all weather apart from full-on storms,...
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    Thanks everyone! I really love it, definitely...

    Thanks everyone! I really love it, definitely going to note it down for the future if we should ever need another girl name. Stupid me, I didn't even think of the mythology connection, but that is...
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    What do you think of this combo?

    Not pregnant, not trying to be just yet, just thinking about possible future child.

    I was playing around with girl names (which I usually find a lot harder than boy names) and trying things out...
  23. Thread: Naming at Birth

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    Poll: Minority team wait a few weeks/months after the...

    Minority team wait a few weeks/months after the birth here. I know it's not possible in all places and I had my doubts and frustrations before I tried it but I'm a convert. It was very relaxed and...
  24. Griffin - Cross it off immediately. If your...

    Griffin - Cross it off immediately. If your husband hates it, it shouldn't be on the short list. I know it's hard when you love a name, but you're just torturing yourself.
    Henry - I don't...
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    Poll: Reading what you say about the names, I think...

    Reading what you say about the names, I think Osiris is the right choice for your family. It sounds 'right' to me with your other children's names and I wouldn't second guess it!
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