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Forum: Homebirth   10-14-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By JamieCatheryn
First was about 20 minutes of pushing...

First was about 20 minutes of pushing semi-sitting, second and third under 5 minutes on hands and knees. Both of the first two I got the urge to push before I was complete and had to hold back...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Here is the site you can track down what you need...

Here is the site you can track down what you need to register the birth, remember to use that term "register the birth" to get it filed, not "get a birth certificate" which you can do easily once it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By JamieCatheryn
3-4 month olds often get a set of sounds with...

3-4 month olds often get a set of sounds with consonants in them they start using. By like 4-6m they often try and copy what they hear (the sounds and rhythms are more like the child's native...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By JamieCatheryn
An easier thing to find would be a doula to stay...

An easier thing to find would be a doula to stay with you at home and then hospital while you labor and a fairly respectful and natural minded CNM or OB who attends at the hospital. Birth with no...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-08-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Just make sure the desk and all is childproof,...

Just make sure the desk and all is childproof, since toddlers and older infants get into things. The live feed so as not to miss anything and a safe place are the most important things. Also make...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By JamieCatheryn
At a hospital or anywhere with conflict between...

At a hospital or anywhere with conflict between procedure and mom's wishes I am convinced dad's role is protector and advocate, I had a hard time with people (nurses etc) bothering me there with my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-07-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Wouldn't work without a lot of fight with mine....

Wouldn't work without a lot of fight with mine. You may find if you nurse at the normal bed time but don't let her fall asleep, then do more bedtime routine stuff like brush and sing and sit with her...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Wow that's a harsh way to end nursing, I'm so...

Wow that's a harsh way to end nursing, I'm so sorry you both went through that. It's pretty normal for 2-3 year olds to finish up, often with a little nudge that way by putting them off while busy or...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-05-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I would rig up an unofficial graywater drainage...

I would rig up an unofficial graywater drainage system and get a used washer, drain into a special garden and gravel meant to accept the runoff. Also, thrift store for more clothing.
Forum: Family Safety   10-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,420
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Air it out, thoroughly clean the glass up without...

Air it out, thoroughly clean the glass up without touching, and all in the area of it. They say try and pick up any microscopic bits with tape. I've broken CFL bulbs before a couple times and simply...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-30-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Comfort nursing helps keep your milk supply going...

Comfort nursing helps keep your milk supply going too, and is perfect for baby's development. Sure if you are unavailable or over-touched after a few weeks nothing terribly wrong with offering a...
Forum: Homebirth   09-30-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Is your tub super comfortable? Mine isn't so I...

Is your tub super comfortable? Mine isn't so I didn't consider staying in the bath a long time would be an issue. Yes you visit the toilet often in labor and might sit on it a while as a position,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By JamieCatheryn
That only happens for us while we pack it up from...

That only happens for us while we pack it up from camping a few times a year. Keeps them out of the way and they are mostly supervised though we are busy. I'm not entirely comfortable with it but it...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I've been there, when the phases they go through...

I've been there, when the phases they go through are so bothersome it almost seems aimed at bugging you or testing your boundaries. Sometimes they even are doing that, moreso as toddlers and up...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By JamieCatheryn
How far from PA are you, have you checked...

How far from PA are you, have you checked homebirth midwives over here? They aren't licensed but their out of pocket fees are far lower than you are facing there. Besides having limited choices how...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-20-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By JamieCatheryn
For me it always meant I was beginning to dilate...

For me it always meant I was beginning to dilate slightly, hence the plug was let loose. With my first that happened 2 days before labor began at 41w, with my others it was a longer wait while I lost...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,573
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My peace of mind is rather tied to an orderly...

My peace of mind is rather tied to an orderly environment and sense of accomplishment. I'm a virgo and may be an aspie if that explains anything. My successful days include:

My bed made (bonus:...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-22-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'm sure she was worried about the legal issues...

I'm sure she was worried about the legal issues for her, being the only professional anything at the birth, afraid she'd get in trouble for practicing medicine by being there. UC can cause suspicions...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine as babies/toddlers tended to have a few...

Mine as babies/toddlers tended to have a few months where they preferred me and a few where they preferred dad, just in phases. After a certain point they seem to like dad better just because him...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,866
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Ouch OrmEmber that is tough! I live rurally so we...

Ouch OrmEmber that is tough! I live rurally so we haven't got traderjoes and cosco, we drive 20 minutes to town for walmart and aldi, some local mennonite stores and farms around too. I'll list the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,866
Posted By JamieCatheryn
It's realistic if you aren't being frugal about...

It's realistic if you aren't being frugal about it, by cooking from scratch buying at discount stores skipping pricey treats I'd say you can keep a family well with half the usda thrifty plan if...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-20-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Breastmilk is perfect, it never ceases to be...

Breastmilk is perfect, it never ceases to be perfect. Other animal's dairy is never really needed if breastmilk is available, it's only an extra treat that some bodies can handle. With the young, a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,866
Posted By JamieCatheryn
These charts are supposed to tell a range of...

These charts are supposed to tell a range of normal weekly or monthly costs for families of various sizes. http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/usdafoodcost-home.htm

I find I'm at their thrifty plan,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Nurse the baby or use nipple stimulation, get...

Nurse the baby or use nipple stimulation, get upright over a disposable pad and give a couple pushes and strong coughs after it separates (usually with a splash of blood). Odds are it will come just...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My involuntary pushing gets very intense very...

My involuntary pushing gets very intense very early (pushing at 7-9cm), my policy had to be hold back until I was sure it was time. When baby really starts moving down after dilation's done it's no...
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