5 posts tagged with baby by anastasiav.
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How Do I Ethically Dispose of Unneeded Infant Bottles?

Now that my son has accepted that his "Ba" (bottle) is truly a thing of the past, what should I do with his bottles? Part of me wants to donate them (I even have unused nipples in packages) to a local shelter / food bank, but of course we all now know that clear polycarbonate bottles probably leach bisphenol-A into the milk. (saccade, I should have listened to you!!) I'm very conflicted about this. Can you help me make the most ethical choice? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Mar 12, 2008 - 32 answers

After effects of circumcision in a 11 month old baby?

My 11 month old son needs to be circumcised soon due to extreme phimosis which has led to repeated urinary tract infections. (See this question for some background, actually.) Are there other Mefi parents who have had their older infants/children circumcised? Our urologist seems to think that he'll only be in discomfort for a day or two, and that the aftercare will be fairly minimal, but I'm not sure I believe him. Please lets not debate circumcision, ok? We chose not to have him circumcised at birth, but repeated serious UTIs are a whole other kettle of fish. Thanks! [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on May 17, 2007 - 34 answers

Whisper Wear: Innovation or Marketing Gimick?

ProductReviewFilter: Anyone here have any experience with the Whisper Wear breast pump? It looks like a great solution for my particular situation, but I'm wondering ... does it really work as well as a traditional pump?
posted by anastasiav on Sep 20, 2006 - 4 answers

Daycare Red Flags: I already looked inside the Refrigerator

Evaluating a day care: What non-obvious questions would you ask? What non-obvious things would you look for during a site visit? What subtle words, actions, behaviors or environmental factors would make you think twice about using a specific facility? “Had I but known” in-retrospect anecdotal cautionary tales are welcome. [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Aug 29, 2006 - 24 answers

How do I stay sane while home all day with a newborn?

Metaparenting: How do I stay sane while home all day with a newborn? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Jul 20, 2006 - 34 answers

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