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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-16-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By fairyswizzle
(Will you have travel insurance? I have friends...

(Will you have travel insurance? I have friends who UC'd as Canadians in the US, ended up transferring to a hospital & because they didn't have any insurance, were stuck with a huuuuuuuge hospital...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-26-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By fairyswizzle
I wouldn't mess around with low platelets. I...

I wouldn't mess around with low platelets. I have a chronic platelet condition & it's no joke. The problem with low platelets in pregnancy is the antibodies that kill the platelets can cross the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-02-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By fairyswizzle
If your baby has torticollis, some pt might...

If your baby has torticollis, some pt might help. If the flat spot is significant enough, probably not. My almost 10 month old has been in a helmet for about 2 months now & it is working really...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-06-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,951
Posted By fairyswizzle
Is having a UC more important to you than...

Is having a UC more important to you than potentially having a healthy baby? I think the risks are too great - possible preterm, VBAC, history of preterm babies...

I don't think this is a good...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-12-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,932
Posted By fairyswizzle
Seems to me OP came here seeking opinions on...

Seems to me OP came here seeking opinions on what to do. I'm just saying don't give bad advice and dangerous encouragement to a vulnerable lady in labour. I think it's important to listen to your...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-11-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,932
Posted By fairyswizzle
Hoping for a happy update. Please let us know! ...

Hoping for a happy update. Please let us know!

Almi, it is irresponsible to suggest that thick mec & membranes ruptured for days is okay. I'm sure sometimes there are acceptable outcomes in thses...
Forum: Dental   07-09-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By fairyswizzle
Get the root canal. The longer you wait, the...

Get the root canal. The longer you wait, the more $ it'll be. You cannot heal that level of tooth decay with WAP. Not possible. Also, tooth infections are very, very dangerous left untreated.
Forum: C-section Birth   06-27-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By fairyswizzle
Also, there are lots of ways to have a *perfect*...

Also, there are lots of ways to have a *perfect* birth. My favourite stories are those that end with happy, healthy babies and happy, healthy moms.

I hope your current dr does come around & that...
Forum: C-section Birth   06-25-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By fairyswizzle
I hear where you're coming from. I wanted a...

I hear where you're coming from. I wanted a natural birth, but in the middle of an induction for which an epidural was not an option, i was so ecstatic when we made the decision to go the c-section...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-07-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,039
Posted By fairyswizzle
My bb has a pretty noticeable flat spot. She may...

My bb has a pretty noticeable flat spot. She may need a helmet. I'm not going to feel guilty about it because I will do everything in my power to round it out. She has torticollis and we are doing...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-18-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By fairyswizzle
Gently, Mama - but if you feel your confidence...

Gently, Mama - but if you feel your confidence waning - that is also your intuition at work. It is true that you know your body and should listen to it, but if you have doubts that may also be your...
Forum: C-section Birth   04-02-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By fairyswizzle
Also - just to add - I was bf'ing my DD right...

Also - just to add - I was bf'ing my DD right after I woke up (with help from nurses and DP) - we have a great bf'ing relationship (I'd heard lots of horror stories about not being able to after a...
Forum: C-section Birth   04-02-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By fairyswizzle
I have chronic ITP since I was 10   Here's...

I have chronic ITP since I was 10
 
Here's my c-section story
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373693/happy-c-section-after-induction-x-posted-in-jan-2013-ddc
 
My count was 24K going...
Forum: C-section Birth   02-01-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By fairyswizzle
Sheesh! Clearly, she would take her time - like...

Sheesh! Clearly, she would take her time - like her dad and I, she is also a Capricorn....
 
After a high-risk (chronic low platelets), but uncomplicated pregnancy, my lovely OB decided at my 40...
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