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Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-25-2013, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Start small as in a tea, dont infuse it for...

Start small as in a tea, dont infuse it for extended lengths of time, just like regular tea. Then if you feel okay, you can go with it. That was my midwife's advice to me
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-21-2013, 12:24 PM
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Views: 1,500
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Turns out my fatigue WAS b/c of TSH levels, Im...

Turns out my fatigue WAS b/c of TSH levels, Im due any day with a singleton (:
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-21-2013, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Mountain Rose accepts checks- I bet if you...

Mountain Rose accepts checks- I bet if you called them they would work with you- maybe an international money order or something like that.

As for when I started, it was at 6 weeks but in earnest...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-14-2013, 12:07 AM
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Views: 1,126
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Does anyone know how to get a birth certificate...

Does anyone know how to get a birth certificate after a home birth in Alabama?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-13-2013, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Jennyfriend1978
This seems to depend on each individual woman....

This seems to depend on each individual woman. RRL is generally contraindicated for women who have a history of miscarriage. I don't have that history, but RRL infusion (steeping 4+ hours) gave me...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-13-2013, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Jennyfriend1978
What a relief that I am not the only one who...

What a relief that I am not the only one who feels so conflicted about possibly lying to my OB- who is incredibly sweet and wonderful as a person. Unfortunately, she and her entire practice and the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-12-2013, 10:20 PM
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Views: 333,140
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Oh, and interestingly enough: ive definitely...

Oh, and interestingly enough: ive definitely noticed that when I have my regular yummy iced brew, I usually get BH (since week 32) right away and often before I finish the glass.

The strong rrl...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-12-2013, 10:02 PM
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Views: 333,140
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
So I did a little experiment on myself in...

So I did a little experiment on myself in preparation for the strong infusion for labor because i knew that the proportions of the strong infusion would probably be unpalatable to me and I wanted to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-11-2013, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Naturelle, I can only assume they meant dried...

Naturelle, I can only assume they meant dried because fresh is so seasonal. Also, one ounce of rrl looks like the same volume of herbs as I use for a quart of water and the recipe for labr-day tea...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-07-2013, 10:05 AM
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Views: 333,140
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
Adding a half teaspoon of stevia leaf to your...

Adding a half teaspoon of stevia leaf to your brew will improve the flavor by leaps and bounds-I highly recommend it!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-07-2013, 02:19 AM
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Views: 333,140
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
I just spent three hours scanning this thread...

I just spent three hours scanning this thread for birth stories lol. In any event, in the 1sttrimester my RRL made me very crampy and the midwife said not to drink as an infusion, just as a tea. I...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-10-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,500
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
I too could not shake the feeling of twins due...

I too could not shake the feeling of twins due to the extreme fatigue I experienced in the first trimester- it was quite pronounced and much more severe tan with my daughter.

I am 22 weeks and...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-10-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Jennyfriend1978
I know this thread is old, but I thought id...

I know this thread is old, but I thought id share for the benefit of others...

This just happened to me at 22 weeks and so long as it is a small amount of fluid, it is fine because what it is is...
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