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Forum: Women's Health   04-28-2008, 01:49 PM
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Views: 47,431
Posted By Lizzo
Bumping

Bumping
Forum: Women's Health   04-26-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 47,431
Posted By Lizzo
Last month, we did a finger prick lead test on...

Last month, we did a finger prick lead test on both of my boys- age 3 and 10mons. The 3 yr old's test came back at 4 and the then 9 mon old came back 19. I did the arm draw yesterday and the Dr...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-21-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lizzo
The electric bill is covered in the rent of the...

The electric bill is covered in the rent of the oil heated house. The only utility we'd pay is for the oil heat.
Thanks for responding!
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-21-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lizzo
Bump. I just need to know which is more...

Bump.
I just need to know which is more typically: electric heat or oil.
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-20-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lizzo
So, we are curently renting a very old house. We...

So, we are curently renting a very old house. We have been here for almost two years, our 2nd son was born here. It's a great place. But it's so old and my baby got a 19 on his lead test. And it's...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-09-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Lizzo
Thanks for the responses. I am a novice with the...

Thanks for the responses. I am a novice with the yogurt making, so I need a lot of help!
So, I do not have a gas oven, but the crock pot method sounds like a good one for me. I have an old school...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-08-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Lizzo
How do you do it? Do you use cultures and a...

How do you do it? Do you use cultures and a mason jar or a yogurt maker? I considered buying a yogurt maker- but I don't want to use powdered milk which is appears the makers require you to use....
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-23-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Lizzo
I know this topic is floating around...

I know this topic is floating around somewhere...but this is more specific.
I am trying to decide between buying all-clad cook wear and the kind reccomended in the back of NT- from...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-07-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,232
Posted By Lizzo
I think Paula Dean is def not and neither is...

I think Paula Dean is def not and neither is that Ellie Kreger- the low fat lady. I do not like Rachel Ray or Sandra Lee.
I am in love with Ina Garten. I do her recipes all the time and you can...
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-01-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Lizzo
I save all my veggie scraps too and just throw...

I save all my veggie scraps too and just throw them in my bone broth. It's hard for me to be able to throw perfectly good, intact veggies into stock and to throw away perfectly good veggies scraps...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-04-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Lizzo
I usually add certain herbs while making stocks-...

I usually add certain herbs while making stocks- but when we're sick I add it to the soups. Nettles in particular. I swallow whole cloves of garlic a few times a day so the nursing baby can get...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   11-01-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,207
Posted By Lizzo
I started going to birth when I was 17, began...

I started going to birth when I was 17, began apprenticing at 18 and at 19 am halfway to getting my CPM- I've been to over 30 births, caught a baby and have done over 100 prenatals,postpartums, you...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-24-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Lizzo
We're about to brew our own. We've gotten it...

We're about to brew our own. We've gotten it from friends before, but this will be our first time making it ourselves.
I have a question though:
Because of a mismanagement of my pregnancy with...
Forum: Birth Stories   10-23-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,112
Posted By Lizzo
I really recommend eating the placenta. I had...

I really recommend eating the placenta. I had PPD with my first and that is a huge reason why I wanted to eat it.
I had no PPD this time, my bleeding became so scant after wards.
I made smoothies...
Forum: Birth Stories   10-20-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,112
Posted By Lizzo
I don't know who called them. It was an...

I don't know who called them. It was an "anonymous woman". I am pretty sure it was the receptionist at the ped's office. She reported us because we had a "newborn in a make shift sling". The only...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-19-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Lizzo
I didn't want to thread jack the "low sodium"...

I didn't want to thread jack the "low sodium" thread...
I avoid "low sodium" stuff as well. It rubs me the wrong way. The same as "No sugar added" does.
BUT- I have kidney stones in both kidneys...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-13-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Lizzo
Oh dear! I have to take snacks this coming week...

Oh dear! I have to take snacks this coming week to Makena's school. I need enough for 20 kiddos. And I can bring in that amount everyday or 1/2 of it Monday and 1/2 Wednesday.
I need ideas of what...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-09-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Lizzo
Ok I have 25 lbs of tomatoes. I need to know: ...

Ok I have 25 lbs of tomatoes.
I need to know:
1- do I have to use lemon juice or citric acid? If so, do you use bottled lemon juice(like my recipe says) or your own fresh squeezed.
2- what is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-08-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Lizzo
I used a combo of Mountain Meadow herbs after...

I used a combo of Mountain Meadow herbs after pain relief and tylenol and advil when it got really bad.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-08-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,809
Posted By Lizzo
I come from the training that believes bulb...

I come from the training that believes bulb syringes are useless-that if you have to suction, it makes the must sense to use the delee. Not to mention most bulb syringes are sterilized with that...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-08-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Lizzo
I actually feel shoulder dystocia is usually...

I actually feel shoulder dystocia is usually handled better at home than a hospital.
At home, you can flip around in many different positions, which is what is usually needed to get a stuck baby...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-08-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lizzo
I had a 12lb 12oz baby at home on the bedroom...

I had a 12lb 12oz baby at home on the bedroom floor.
Trust me- I am the poster girl for CPD is BS!!!
I just wouldn't trust this and even if this baby is big- so what?
Good luck!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-08-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lizzo
The problem with PA is that it is a huge state...

The problem with PA is that it is a huge state with a lot of midwives who don't agree about making it legal.
It is a ton of work that takes every second of your life- not mention tons of support...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-07-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,817
Posted By Lizzo
With my first- I was told "This baby will not be...

With my first- I was told "This baby will not be 6lbs" Meaning- he wont be HUGE, but he wont be teeny. He was 9lb 1oz.
With my second...well...at first, the midwife thought he was small, so she...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-02-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By Lizzo
I have no idea why it wouldn't be, especially if...

I have no idea why it wouldn't be, especially if they say eating the marrow afterwards is so yummy. I already ate some. I am just asking to double check.
You know how all the whacky food ideas...
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