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Forum: Vaccinations   08-16-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
Why should "who knows whose" kids not count?...

Why should "who knows whose" kids not count? Does a child's death or serious illness not count if you don't personally know them?

I think the op's point is over-stated. Some people shouldn't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-15-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,451
Posted By stik
We couldn't stop my 5-month-old.  She grabbed...

We couldn't stop my 5-month-old.  She grabbed food off our plates.  IMO, that's the best sign of readiness.  More and more research is showing that introducing solids between 4-6 months is OK, and...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bokonon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1360670/its-not-just-a-personal-choice/40#post_17077372)

 
Nor...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bokonon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1360670/its-not-just-a-personal-choice/40#post_17077364)

 
Wow,...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
I fully agree that some people should not be...

I fully agree that some people should not be vaccinated.  So does the CDC. 
 
You have to feel your own outrage about your own cause.  It doesn't make sense to ask the OP to feel it for you. 
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
When you say "it comes down to the fittest" as a...

When you say "it comes down to the fittest" as a justification for an anti-vax position, you imply (and I hope you don't want to) that people who die, or would die, of VPDs are not worth saving,...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,817
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by boomer78 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
Alegna, these days, tetanus comes with the...

Alegna, these days, tetanus comes with the vaccines for diphtheria and pertussis, so while that particular vaccine will not generate herd immunity for anything, the injection that delivers it will. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
Lovebeingamama, I'm commenting on recurring...

Lovebeingamama, I'm commenting on recurring eugenics theme in the discourse on this forum. I think it's important.

Fwiw, you didn't say it - someone else did.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,817
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by emmy526 http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By stik
How nice for you. It must be great to have the...

How nice for you. It must be great to have the healthiest kids on the block.

Didn't we have this conversation in the Case for Vax thread just about a month ago? Is there a time limit now on how...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-04-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by WannabeaFarmer http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359648/i-feel-like-dd-is-ignoring-me#post_17064613)

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Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-23-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By stik
I'm really late to this thread.  Retention is...

I'm really late to this thread.  Retention is not a great solution for a lot of kids with academic issues.  The best course would be to figure out what went wrong and make a plan to address that...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-22-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By stik
I just moved out of AZ, and my limited...

I just moved out of AZ, and my limited experience with Javelinas has not made me feel more comfortable around pigs.  I should probably put some time and effort into ethically sourcing bacon, since...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-21-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,693
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Alphaghetti http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   07-21-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,193
Posted By stik
It looks like someone came up with a list of...

It looks like someone came up with a list of things that were peanut free and that list has been passed on as a list of acceptable classroom snacks.  It can be handy to have a list of peanut-free...
Forum: Women's Health   07-21-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,659
Posted By stik
SA to bowel tolerance is pretty destructive to a...

SA to bowel tolerance is pretty destructive to a child's intestinal flora.  I've already said that I would go with the abx in this situation, and the OP's plan of combining abx with probiotics...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-21-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By stik
It's really, really rare, but there have been...

It's really, really rare, but there have been occasional, isolated cases of polio in the US in the past 10 years, generally in people who had contact with people who traveled to areas where the...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-20-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,693
Posted By stik
If someone else's child is in my house for a...

If someone else's child is in my house for a month, I feel pretty strongly that I have an obligation to make contact on a regular basis. Obviously, in an ideal world the child's parents would feel...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-19-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,554
Posted By stik
I was never particularly interested in having my...

I was never particularly interested in having my babies' placentas, but I was offered te opportunity to bring them home if I so desired. The nurses asked what I wanted done with them before removing...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-19-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,375
Posted By stik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kathymuggle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1358483/how-to-fake-a-vaccination-record#post_17050354)

This...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   07-19-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By stik
I don't know Good Sam.  I had a great, basically...

I don't know Good Sam.  I had a great, basically intervention-free birth at Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea, with Dr. Shannon, who I had not met before the birth, but who respectfully stood back and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-19-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,659
Posted By stik
I don't trust chiropractors to give advice on...

I don't trust chiropractors to give advice on infectious diseases.  OP, if I were in that situation I would give the antibiotics.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-19-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,554
Posted By stik
It is a pretty odd OB who hands out goldenseal...

It is a pretty odd OB who hands out goldenseal tincture for UTIs.  The standard treatment for UTIs in pregnant women is antibiotics. 
 
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-19-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,693
Posted By stik
ITA with MeepyCat.  If you want to do good...

ITA with MeepyCat.  If you want to do good things for this child and her family, you need to contact her mom, and you need to contact the authorities, especially as your ability to do anything for...
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