• My mom was born with cleft lip. She had five of us. My youngest brother was born with cleft lip. The rest of us didn’t have it. I am not sure of the %. Our was 1 in 5. I did find out that taking Claritin during the first 12 weeks increases the chance. I made sure to not take it even longer. I finally had to take it over halfway through my…[Read more]

  • Melanie07 replied to the topic Ollier`s-Disease in the forum Group logo of ParentsBirth Forum 2 years, 6 months ago

    My niece was just diagnosed with this diseae. She has already had one surgery to remove some of the tumors. She is going to have to have more. Her hips and legs are affected.

  • Melanie07 replied to the topic in the forum Group logo of Trying To ConceiveTrying to Conceive Forum 2 years, 6 months ago

    I come from a blended family and I know have a blended family. Blended families are hard at time but, I would not change anything. All of my kids consider each other full sibling. We do not use the words ‘step’ nor ‘half’. When I go remarried, My older two children were in the wedding. Instead of the regular unity candle, we made a blended candle.…[Read more]

  • Melanie07 replied to the topic in the forum Group logo of Trying To ConceiveTrying to Conceive Forum 2 years, 6 months ago

    We love our Britax Marathon. We have one for each car. I am looking to buy one more for my oldest daughter’s car. They are very easy to use and very comfortable. They have high safety ratings. I also like the fact that they can stay in them longer. Especially since my daughter is the jolly green giant. LOL

  • Melanie07 replied to the topic Car seats in the forum Babies Forum 2 years, 6 months ago

    We love our Britax Marathon. We have one for each car. I am looking to buy one more for my oldest daughter’s car. They are very easy to use and very comfortable. They have high safety ratings. I also like the fact that they can stay in them longer. Especially since my daughter is the jolly green giant. LOL

  • Melanie07 replied to the topic Blended families in the forum Babies Forum 2 years, 6 months ago

    I come from a blended family and I know have a blended family. Blended families are hard at time but, I would not change anything. All of my kids consider each other full sibling. We do not use the words ‘step’ nor ‘half’. When I go remarried, My older two children were in the wedding. Instead of the regular unity candle, we made a blended candle.…[Read more]