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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By DeeEast
My doctor just switched me from Zoloft to...

My doctor just switched me from Zoloft to Wellbutrin XL 150 mgs. Reading the paperwork that came with the prescription, it says not to take if breastfeeding.

Now the pharmacist said when I called...
Forum: Lactivism   10-10-2006, 02:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By DeeEast
Although how BFing one year olds ever became...

Although how BFing one year olds ever became extended is crazy to me.

A little bit of history. None of my in-laws have ever BF'd. And its obvious that they are more than a little eek'd out that I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 731
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by Emilie What if I...

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Originally Posted by Emilie
What if I said- breastfeeding twins is stupid- I don't know why anyone would want to do that. But I respect it. That is not nice.

We can take this to pm if...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by dove you pretty...

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Originally Posted by dove
you pretty obviously don't want to understand are unintentionally (I'm giving you the benefit of the doubt here) putting down womyn who believe in their bodies'...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2006, 12:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna Wow. Why...

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Originally Posted by alegna
Wow. Why wouldn't you want to understand? I did not have an orgasmic birth (don't we all wish, huh?) BUT it was not unbearable. It was not intollerable. I never...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-30-2006, 12:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by CookieMonsterMommy...

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Originally Posted by CookieMonsterMommy
Not in everyones experience. Some women orgasm during labor.

How ludicrous. Enough said. My pain was beyond excrutiating and so was every other...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-29-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,248
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by Galatea No, it...

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Originally Posted by Galatea
No, it wouldn't. Lots of us have positive hospital births. Relax.

I'm relaxed. But thanks for your concern.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-29-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Oh and I did have one of those "crash"...

Oh and I did have one of those "crash" C-sections where I had to undergo general anesthesia. My DS had a prolapsed cord and he could have died without an immediate C-section. He almost did die as a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-29-2006, 10:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by mandib50 if you...

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Originally Posted by mandib50
if you are making an informed choice and consent to the use of drugs, then i'm not understanding why you would feel guilty about that choice regardless of what...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-27-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,248
Posted By DeeEast
Yes, I had a very positive hospital birthing...

Yes, I had a very positive hospital birthing experience with my first DD. PM me for details because I fear that putting them here will lead to censorship and the thread being deleted.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-27-2006, 01:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
I want to clarify my viewpoint, if I may. Having...

I want to clarify my viewpoint, if I may. Having given birth to 3 children under 3 different circumstances, I feel that I do have something to offer women who are wondering what childbirth feels...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-26-2006, 04:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by 2JungsMama I'm...

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Originally Posted by 2JungsMama
I'm sorry, I didn't mean to imply for you to feel like a failure, or anybody else.
I'm sorry your birth experience wasn't positive and so straining. I do...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-26-2006, 03:48 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
You are all talking about a minimal risk of...

You are all talking about a minimal risk of complications as if it were a huge risk (from the epidural). It is entirely wrong to me that our culture has made pain relief such a "failure" for every...
Forum: Lactivism   08-26-2006, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By DeeEast
I have people telling me that the WHO...

I have people telling me that the WHO recommendation of nursing until age 2 is only for third world countries and doens't apply to the "Good Old USA, land of plenty". HELP!!!!!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-24-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by sierratahoe I...

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Originally Posted by sierratahoe
I know a woman who was paralysed from the neck down by an epidural. Enough said about those.

I've known of women who died during "natural" childbirth....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-23-2006, 04:39 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by georgia Denise,...

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Originally Posted by georgia
Denise, wow...it sounds like the birth of your first twin, although med-free, was certainly not a *typical* birth. Wow, that must have been so scary for you. I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-23-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by mommy2madison03 ...

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Originally Posted by mommy2madison03
Natural childbirth is the greatest best thing that I have ever done and will ever do! I will birth naturally again if we decide to have another child....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-23-2006, 03:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by Christi Dee east...

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Originally Posted by Christi
Dee east
Since you have experienced it all what were the differences you noticed? Did you have a lot more power during your natural birth?

I wanted to have...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-22-2006, 01:37 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,922
Posted By DeeEast
Seriously, after having 3 children, one with an...

Seriously, after having 3 children, one with an epidural, one with nothing, and one emergency C-section with a prolapsed cord, I can honestly say that I've experienced the entire gamut.

Please...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-21-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by elanorh ...

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Originally Posted by elanorh
Contractions (I never had Braxton-Hicks) felt like menstrual cramps - nothing more. A bit like you're sick to your stomach with diarrhea, right before/as it...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-21-2006, 03:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By DeeEast
Ok, you want honesty. I had my first with an...

Ok, you want honesty. I had my first with an epidural by the time I got to 6 centimeters. No pain, I pushed her out. It was a wonderful birth. With the twins I had a precipitous labor and barely...
Forum: Lactivism   08-18-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,549
Posted By DeeEast
I'm very proud of breastfeeding my twins. But...

I'm very proud of breastfeeding my twins. But the reason that I am proud is that at the beginnign it was extremely hard for me/us. I've never had an easy time BFing, including DD and the twins. Not...
Forum: Lactivism   08-18-2006, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By DeeEast
I swear I have never had a bad one. But today we...

I swear I have never had a bad one. But today we were at Ikea (in Ross Township, Pittsburgh area for any other tribal members out there) and we let our 3 year old DD into the Ball Room. Being a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-14-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By DeeEast
My next door neighbor, who never BFed, told me...

My next door neighbor, who never BFed, told me this weekend that one of her good friends is pregnant and wanting to breastfeed. Now I have successfully breastfed my singleton and my twins (still...
Forum: Lactivism   08-14-2006, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 344
Posted By DeeEast
Quote: Originally Posted by moonfirefaery ...

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Originally Posted by moonfirefaery
When Corbin first latched on those first few weeks I was in so much pain I even cried out a few times. After a few minutes of nursing I'd feel better, but...
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