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Forum: Parenting   12-18-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,562
Posted By bazil323
I just have a newborn, so I have not used any...

I just have a newborn, so I have not used any products yet, but I have heard/read such good things about the products that I am already sold on them!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,892
Posted By bazil323
Wow, I had no idea hemp was so sustainable: able...

Wow, I had no idea hemp was so sustainable: able to aerate the ground with its deep roots and able to be composted right back into the field for nutrients.
Forum: Homebirth   10-21-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By bazil323
I agree--if you are not comfortable, try a...

I agree--if you are not comfortable, try a consultation with someone else. All the benefits of a home birth can be negated if you are uncomfortable with the person/people you are with. If you can't...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,730
Posted By bazil323
I see both sides, and since I'm in an inbetween...

I see both sides, and since I'm in an inbetween stage of life (not that far out of high school at 8 years after grad & preg with first child), I'm torn between the two. As someone who was somewhat...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-12-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,523
Posted By bazil323
If anything, focus on healthy eating & exercise....

If anything, focus on healthy eating & exercise. I would not ever bring up the way the child looks or how much she or he weighs. When they are growing, they will go through lots of changes, and as...
Forum: Lactivism   08-05-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,898
Posted By bazil323
Michellepotter, would you be willing to do a...

Michellepotter, would you be willing to do a co-sleeper next to the bed for those time that you wanted to drink more than 1-2 drinks? The only time that you would really need to give up safe...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-05-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By bazil323
Abso-freakin-lutely...for someone I knew who had...

Abso-freakin-lutely...for someone I knew who had special circumstances. My mom was very sick when I was born (UTI/kidney infection + kidney stones), and she actually stayed in the hospital longer...
Forum: Homebirth   08-05-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By bazil323
It's a tough one to answer. I'd look at the...

It's a tough one to answer. I'd look at the whole curriculum vitae before making a decision. In other words, I would look at a few key areas.
 
1. What kind of training has she (or he) had? If she...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-05-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,449
Posted By bazil323
Firstly, I want to extend my sympathy to all the...

Firstly, I want to extend my sympathy to all the mamas who have emotional scars (losing babies in pregnancy or after birth; sexual abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, and any others who I have...
Forum: Fertility   07-08-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By bazil323
Just be aware that you could be ovulating before...

Just be aware that you could be ovulating before you get your first AF. Even though AF is considered the start of the cycle for charting purposes, it's actually the end in the biological sense...
Forum: Homebirth   07-06-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By bazil323
I've been wondering this too. I've been hesitant...

I've been wondering this too. I've been hesitant to bring up the subject that I am seeing a MW and am planning home birth because I'm afraid how the OB will react. I just don't want a lecture, and I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-13-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By bazil323
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MichelleZB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1384892/just-cant-get-excited#post_17380589)

Your mom can...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   05-08-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By bazil323
I wish they had a link to the actual study...

I wish they had a link to the actual study report, but I'm a statistics & numbers girl. My Quality Improvment anal heart at work here! :) Other than that, I say finally! Midwives & homebirth circles...
Forum: Parenting   05-08-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,629
Posted By bazil323
I am totally a name collector. I used to write...

I am totally a name collector. I used to write short stories in high school, and I had notebooks of names that I wanted to use for characters, which is sort of coming in handy now that we are...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   04-24-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By bazil323
Yes, any support for breastfeeding is awesome! I...

Yes, any support for breastfeeding is awesome! I hope they expand it, rather than limiting the focus to one group. Breastfeeding information is lacking in a lot of arenas, and I think there needs to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-12-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,896
Posted By bazil323
I use a paste of baking soda and water on the...

I use a paste of baking soda and water on the hard to clean spots on the stove and oven to soften and scrub them. First I wipe it down with vinegar/warm water solution to get any crumbs & oils off....
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-12-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,896
Posted By bazil323
This isn't exactly cleaning, but it's in the...

This isn't exactly cleaning, but it's in the same vein. I hate, hate, hate spiders, but with my asthma & allergies, a lot of the chemicals for killing/repelling spiders and insects bother me. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-03-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By bazil323
I have seen recommendations on a couple...

I have seen recommendations on a couple different herbal books that if it's considered a food or tonic herb, then it's generally safe throughout pregnancy and breastfeeding. If it's considered a...
Forum: Babywearing   04-03-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 5,954
Posted By bazil323
How much sense it makes!   I haven't had my...

How much sense it makes!
 
I haven't had my baby yet (due in November!), but I am already sold on babywearing. My sister-in-law had her baby last spring and had one of the wrap-type carriers. I...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-13-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By bazil323
I also only plan dinners (though not as...

I also only plan dinners (though not as consistently as I should!). Fortunately, my husband also likes to cook, so we share that. We plan only for a week or two at a time, more than that and we...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-07-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By bazil323
It's considered a pregnancy tonic, and it can be...

It's considered a pregnancy tonic, and it can be safely drunk several cups daily. Dandelion tea is also very helpful for water retention during pregnancy, and since it has natural potassium, it...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   02-11-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By bazil323
Thanks for the personal experience! I love...

Thanks for the personal experience! I love hearing first-hand what people were like. Unfortunately, I had a very early miscarriage, but we will be trying again.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-07-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By bazil323
I liked the ones from early-pregnancy-tests.com,...

I liked the ones from early-pregnancy-tests.com, they were cheaper than the brand-name ones and had a nice wide strip with good sharp lines unlike the Wondfos I got off Amazon which were much...
Forum: Fertility   02-07-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By bazil323
Vitamin B6 and chasteberry (Vitex agnus castus)...

Vitamin B6 and chasteberry (Vitex agnus castus) help regulate your hormones to bring back a regular period, but it may take 3-4 months to really see the effects. Some women have a much shorter than...
Forum: Fertility   02-07-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By bazil323
I also got mine before having any kids (now...

I also got mine before having any kids (now actively trying for first), and it was painful but not nearly as bad as yours. My doc said it would hurt more because I never had kids, so the cervix had...
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