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Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-16-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,693
Posted By pepperedmoth
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Forum: Spirituality   11-08-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,660
Posted By pepperedmoth
Another thing is to connect on-line and on the...

Another thing is to connect on-line and on the Yearly Meeting level. Which YM are you in? (I'm in New England). Whichever it is, I'm sure they have an annual sessions that meets at least for a few...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,094
Posted By pepperedmoth
I think society as a whole likes to judge the...

I think society as a whole likes to judge the (bleep) out of women, period. There's really not a way to win.
 
Don't have kids --- you're selfish. Do have kids --- you're ruining the planet. Work...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-24-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By pepperedmoth
^^ Yeah . . . poor word choice, certainly, but...

^^ Yeah . . . poor word choice, certainly, but that's the sort of apologetic, well-meaning thing that people DO say when they have to keep hunting and hunting and hunting for a good place to stick....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-17-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,013
Posted By pepperedmoth
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-17-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By pepperedmoth
I had a copper IUD that I had removed on cycle...

I had a copper IUD that I had removed on cycle day #3. Got pregnant later that same cycle. 
 
I did a little reading and apparently the copper IUD is just like that. Your fertility isn't really...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-17-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By pepperedmoth
And some illnesses are more severe in children...

And some illnesses are more severe in children than in adults, like pertussis. 
 
I don't think it's so cut and dry. 
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-17-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By pepperedmoth
I worry about pertussis too for those first four...

I worry about pertussis too for those first four months. I don't think it's unreasonable to disallow unvaccinated kids around your babe until she (your babe) has had her pertussis vaccines. I'd do...
Forum: Diapering   10-15-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By pepperedmoth
I live in Vermont and there's one in my town!...

I live in Vermont and there's one in my town! I'm psyched and am totally planning on using it. I know my mom used one with us. 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-13-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By pepperedmoth
There are six years between me (oldest) and my...

There are six years between me (oldest) and my youngest sister. We're very close as adults, and never fought as kids! I wouldn't worry.
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-10-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By pepperedmoth
I like SBM, too. I know a lot of folks say,...

I like SBM, too. I know a lot of folks say, "it's biased!" They recently posted a list of their responses (http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/answering-our-critics-part-1-of-2/) to such...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-10-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,330
Posted By pepperedmoth
I've had mine checked. Immune to everything,...

I've had mine checked. Immune to everything, happily!
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-10-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By pepperedmoth
Well, it's not possible to tell whether the...

Well, it's not possible to tell whether the measles was from the vaccine shedding or from other contact with the virus. Some studies have been done with mumps, for instance, when folks got the...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   10-10-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By pepperedmoth
I agree with teacozy. Often, though, insurance...

I agree with teacozy. Often, though, insurance doesn't kick in for a few months. Another option is, do YOU have a provider? A lot of family practice docs/NPs will also see kids (mine does---calling...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By pepperedmoth
How do you clean them in case of leaks?

How do you clean them in case of leaks?
Forum: Vaccinations   09-27-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By pepperedmoth
How funny, we were JUST discussing this over at...

How funny, we were JUST discussing this over at fully-vaccinating. Yes, your antibodies will transfer over to the baby and can protect them from...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-27-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,800
Posted By pepperedmoth
I felt the same way, skycheattraffic. I think a...

I felt the same way, skycheattraffic. I think a lot of us here did! WELCOME! So far this forum has been a big hug-fest. ;-)
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-27-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,330
Posted By pepperedmoth
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Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-27-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,330
Posted By pepperedmoth
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Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-27-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,330
Posted By pepperedmoth
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Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-27-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,330
Posted By pepperedmoth
I've received it every year starting five years...

I've received it every year starting five years ago. I've never contracted the flu either before or after beginning to receive the flu shot, and I get 1-2 colds per winter, again both before and...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-24-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By pepperedmoth
Just saw this (I have a Google alert for...

Just saw this (I have a Google alert for vaccine-related news set up!) and found it very reassuring and also AWESOME. 
 ...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   09-24-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,800
Posted By pepperedmoth
Lord, if there was a vaccine against the common...

Lord, if there was a vaccine against the common cold I would take it IN AN INSTANT.
 
So much misery. Ugh. Plus I work with vulnerable populations and want to protect them. Used to work in hospice...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-20-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,703
Posted By pepperedmoth
1.) To expand my local food options.    We...

1.) To expand my local food options. 
 
We have backyard hens fed largely on our food scraps, so we have a cheap and reliable source of sustainable protein. My husband hunts and fishes --- ditto....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-18-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By pepperedmoth
^^   What dinahx said. I don't know whether...

^^
 
What dinahx said. I don't know whether I'd terminate or not, but I know beyond any shadow of doubt that I want to know ahead of time what I'm dealing with. The test is so easy, just a blood...
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