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Forum: Family Planning   11-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By ammiga
My husband I are done having babies. Done. I...

My husband I are done having babies. Done. I can't figure out what our best birth control option is.
 
I do like the idea of him getting a vasectomy, but I'm not sure if he will. I am completely...
Forum: Family Safety   10-23-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By ammiga
We need to buy car seats for our second car,...

We need to buy car seats for our second car, which is a CR-V.
 
I cannot figure out if my almost 5 year old should be in a booster or a 5-point harness. She weighs 40 lbs and just turned FF. I'm...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-21-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,122
Posted By ammiga
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by WildKingdom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342001/post-gardasil-syndrome/60#post_16840935)
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-21-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,122
Posted By ammiga
I would also say the same about you. On the one...

I would also say the same about you. On the one hand, you say that VAERS is an unreliable source and shouldn't be taken as fact. You truly minimize the system, even showing how someone can turn into...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-19-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By ammiga
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by WildKingdom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342525/vaxed-vs-unvaxed-survey-fill-it-out#post_16838418)...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-08-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By ammiga
I've read not much gets through breastmilk for a...

I've read not much gets through breastmilk for a while, but that it does cross the placenta. But I don't have sources, so maybe I'm remembering incorrectly. I would think just some healthy portions...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-07-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By ammiga
Vitamin k crosses the placenta. Just stock up on...

Vitamin k crosses the placenta. Just stock up on vitamin k rich foods in your third trimester.
 
Forum: Vaccinations   10-18-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By ammiga
I can't help but wonder if some of the reasons...

I can't help but wonder if some of the reasons you see these extreme reactions are because kids have such extreme reactions is that their immune systems are so abused. Not just from vaccines, but I...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-18-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By ammiga
Is Hib still a major concern? I was under the...

Is Hib still a major concern? I was under the impression that Hib was mostly gone and other strains had taken over.
 
We don't vax. I think the best way for my children to fight diseases is to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By ammiga
If you want to keep both your children home,...

If you want to keep both your children home, find a babysitter that can watch both. If you are happy sending your oldest to a center and are simply worried about him getting sick, I think the best...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-11-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By ammiga
I don't have a problem with anyone in my family...

I don't have a problem with anyone in my family eating whole foods. Dried fruits and nuts are a healthy snack IMO. We keep Lara bars in our house for snacks and both my kids (1 and 3.5) love them. I...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-11-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,537
Posted By ammiga
I think people compare and make fun of a lot of...

I think people compare and make fun of a lot of things. The question is, do we surgically alter newborns in hopes that we are helping to avoid this teasing? Or do we accept that if it's not one...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-07-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By ammiga
All decisions are discussed between me and dh....

All decisions are discussed between me and dh. However, "I just think so" or "I just feel this way" doesn't fly when it's held against what another one has researched- especially when that is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-07-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By ammiga
It's not always easy standing up for our kids....

It's not always easy standing up for our kids. They will thank you for it.
 
When people question me, I tell them if they are right, when my ds is 18 he is welcome to get a circumcision. It's not...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-01-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By ammiga
Dd was in the child care room at the gym, the...

Dd was in the child care room at the gym, the play centers at the mall, mommy and me classes, and countless play dates very early in life. Not the same as daily daycare, but we were a very busy...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-31-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By ammiga
beef jerkey cottage cheese  

beef jerkey
cottage cheese
 
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-31-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By ammiga
For private schools, it depends on the state. In...

For private schools, it depends on the state. In my school, yes, they must accept non-vaxxers.
 
Forum: Unschooling   08-30-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By ammiga
I just started lurking here. I have a daughter...

I just started lurking here. I have a daughter who is 3.75 and in preschool. She is very happy there, and in the summer constantly asks when she can go back (even though we stay quite busy and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-30-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By ammiga
Dd has had the flu 2x (age 2 and 3) and...

Dd has had the flu 2x (age 2 and 3) and rotavirus (age 3, I was pregnant). We kept her home, hydrated, and rested. We didn't use fever reducers. We washed our hands a lot (and the toilets with...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-23-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By ammiga
My dd has caught the flu the last two years. I...

My dd has caught the flu the last two years. I am certain she got it from shedding flu mists. In her class, two or three kids came to school snotty messes on the same day. The parents were talking...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-22-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By ammiga
My dd loves sliced banana with almond butter on...

My dd loves sliced banana with almond butter on top. Sometimes I also drizzle honey over it. Great for breakfast!
 
Oatmeal... add slivered nuts, fresh or dried fruit, cinnamon, etc. You can also...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-22-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By ammiga
Yup. When I was a kid, my sister came down with...

Yup. When I was a kid, my sister came down with CP. First thing my mom did was fill up the tub and plop us both in.
 
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-20-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By ammiga
It sounds like they are rejecting a lot of...

It sounds like they are rejecting a lot of processed foods and leaning towards whole foods. I won't eat tofu or hot dogs either. I think milk is weird (though I do love dairy products).
 
With the...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   08-13-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By ammiga
We love Boger Dental...

We love Boger Dental (http://www.bogerdental.com/) in Plymouth! We see Dr. Madden and he completely respects our wishes- no x-ray unless necessary, no fluoride, and has put off filling a potential...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-07-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By ammiga
 Quote:Originally Posted by Jelli...



Quote:Originally Posted by Jelli Belli http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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