Mothering Forums - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 231
Search took 1.33 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: catholic74
Forum: Women's Health   08-07-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,783
Posted By catholic74
I'm interested!

I'm interested!
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-07-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By catholic74
Well, I've finally had the conversation with my...

Well, I've finally had the conversation with my girls (ages 6 and 8) about circumcision.  They have a 4 year old intact brother and  his penis is the only penis they have ever seen and to them, that...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-13-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By catholic74
I read in one of my books that you can use gauze...

I read in one of my books that you can use gauze to tie off the cord, therefore avoiding those awkward plastic clamps. I instantly liked the idea, especially when I thought of how the gauze will be...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-09-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,433
Posted By catholic74
I am a military dependent and I got all my...

I am a military dependent and I got all my pre-natal care with my last baby with a midwife at the on-post hospital.  I did like her and she seemed very open to natural methods, but I knew that if I...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   06-06-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,273
Posted By catholic74
You said it in your original post....just hold...

You said it in your original post....just hold on tight to your son and thank God you had the wisdom to keep him intact. He is a lucky little boy and you should be proud of yourself.  I sympathize...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-31-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,942
Posted By catholic74
I had small nagging doubts early on too...

I had small nagging doubts early on too sometimes....later in my pregnancy, they disappeared completely and after he was born and I saw how perfect he was, I was relieved that I had been wise enough...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-31-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,408
Posted By catholic74
I have been warned in the past about mentioning...

I have been warned in the past about mentioning abortion at all and was asked to erase/modify my statements and even my pro-life signature!!!!!  I wanted to talk about my pro-life position more in...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   05-31-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By catholic74
I had decided not to let my newborn be given the...

I had decided not to let my newborn be given the Hep B shot after birth.  I was even considering not letting him get it at all because everything I read said it was only for those who use drugs,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-28-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By catholic74
What oils do you use?  Olive Oil?   I was...

What oils do you use?  Olive Oil?   I was thinking of warming some wash cloths in a crock pot with a little bit of olive oil.  But if there isn't time, I might have someone just run a wash cloth...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-28-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,408
Posted By catholic74
I am a conservative Republican and 100%...

I am a conservative Republican and 100% pro-life. 
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   05-12-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,039
Posted By catholic74
Army wives come from a varied background so...

Army wives come from a varied background so there's all types around a military post, that's for sure and I often think there must be natural minded mamas out there, but they, like me, don't tend to...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   05-11-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,039
Posted By catholic74
Hi everyone. I've been an Army wife for 10...

Hi everyone. I've been an Army wife for 10 years. We're in Georgia now. I've got three little ones with another one on the way.   Just thought I'd stop in and meet with other Army wives who are more...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-05-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By catholic74
It's hard. There's no way around it.  Things I...

It's hard. There's no way around it.  Things I do that feel perfectly natural/normal to me are so unfathomable to others and I understand that.  I really do.  There was a time I would have...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-05-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By catholic74
I had an unintended UC.  My baby came so fast...

I had an unintended UC.  My baby came so fast that my midwife didn't make it!   I knew that I gave birth fast and that there was a chance my midwife wouldn't make it and I have to admit that near...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-04-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By catholic74
I just finished reading that book.  I really...

I just finished reading that book.  I really enjoyed it.  I could relate to a lot of what the author speaks about, but I kept laughing and cringing everytime she used the word "lover'.....don't know...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   04-25-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By catholic74
As a conservative feminist (and yes, there is...

As a conservative feminist (and yes, there is such a thing and there are a lot of us!), I am well aware that there are different types of feminists that believe different things.  Concerning the...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-20-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By catholic74
I make these kind of decisions quietly in my...

I make these kind of decisions quietly in my heart.   My husband isn't against a UC, but I don't think it would be his first choice.  However he does follow my cues.   When I'm in labor he just does...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-10-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By catholic74
Your story about not being fed well or enough...

Your story about not being fed well or enough brought back memories of my first birth in a German hospital.  The food was very good, but just wasn't enough!  I politely ate the little bit they...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-09-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By catholic74
Elizabeth....thanks for the info!     And I...

Elizabeth....thanks for the info!  
 
And I suppose I'll have to sterilize those scissors!!!  
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-07-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By catholic74
Thanks to all of you! I do feel much better...

Thanks to all of you! I do feel much better about the idea of cutting the cord!  I'm going to order the special scissors and clamps....I just prefer to have easy, ready made stuff available.  I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-05-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By catholic74
Here's my situation in a nutshell.  I am due in...

Here's my situation in a nutshell.  I am due in the fall.  There is no midwife in my immediate area (believe me, I've looked!) and I give birth very, very fast!  I gave birth to my last two babies...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-05-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,372
Posted By catholic74
I birthed in what is called in the Bradley book...

I birthed in what is called in the Bradley book a sitting squat (Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way..excellent book, please consider getting it, it has great advice on how to achieve a natural birth...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-05-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By catholic74
Thanks..I won't worry then...it hasn't happened...

Thanks..I won't worry then...it hasn't happened again as far as I know...maybe it happens in the night or when I'm so busy during the day and I don't notice.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-04-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By catholic74
Last night, I woke up to the feeling of...

Last night, I woke up to the feeling of tightening in my uterus. I felt it and it was really hard, like a mild contraction, as if it was just tightening up, then after a minute it relaxed.  This was...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-13-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By catholic74
Ultimately, that is my worst fear....that my...

Ultimately, that is my worst fear....that my water is broken and labor still doesn't start, after all, plenty of women have their water break and don't have labor pains for days......on the other...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 231

 
Forum Jump: