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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-12-2013, 04:49 PM
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Posted By SAmama
I need a Tetanus booster for immigration...

I need a Tetanus booster for immigration purposes. I have no record of my last one and I considered getting a titer test done, but don't know the likelihood of it being high enough anyway, because...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-16-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 5,367
Posted By SAmama
Shared on FB. 

Shared on FB. 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-16-2013, 01:43 PM
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Views: 5,367
Posted By SAmama
I would be very interested in homeschooling...

I would be very interested in homeschooling children who grow up with multiple languages and how that plays into their learning. 
Forum: Allergies   01-25-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By SAmama
I don't know near enough of it. As I understand...

I don't know near enough of it. As I understand it there are some genetic mutations that can influence detox pathways in your liver, methylation and I guess a whole bunch of other things, like risk...
Forum: Allergies   01-16-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By SAmama
I know that a few moms did genetic testing and...

I know that a few moms did genetic testing and supplementation accordingly a while ago. We need to pursue this for our daughter and I was curious about experiences with it. Right now we cannot...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-02-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 6,663
Posted By SAmama
54 mos with DD and 29 mos (and counting) with...

54 mos with DD and 29 mos (and counting) with DS, but with a 6 mos overlap tandem nursing. So, 77 mos in all. I only know 1 woman IRL who nursed past 2 yrs, so this thread is so encouraging to me.
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-09-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By SAmama
Wow, thanks for all the replies. I haven't been...

Wow, thanks for all the replies. I haven't been around for a while, hence the silence. DH and I started feeling better about 10 days into the diet (although still cheating, ha!). Then we traveled...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-13-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By SAmama
No-one, really? Any experience that I can learn...

No-one, really? Any experience that I can learn from?
 
I am feeling better and more energetic, but the rest of my family is still a mess.
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-12-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By SAmama
Bhoditree, thanks so much for the detailed...

Bhoditree, thanks so much for the detailed response! My 5yo dd has a lot of allergies and sensitivities (food and environmental) and we are moving towards Gaps to see if it would help. We have been...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-11-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By SAmama
I am pretty sure we need to do Gaps as a family....

I am pretty sure we need to do Gaps as a family. This past week we started doing the full Gaps and I want us to do it for a month or so and then do the intro. BUT we are all struggling. DH is achy...
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-10-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By SAmama
Bhoditree, I am curious about your diet. Do you...

Bhoditree, I am curious about your diet. Do you include root vegetables, like sweet potato, yucca, etc.? Also, what were the health benefits that you saw for you and your daughter?
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-02-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,003
Posted By SAmama
My two cents worth: The best meat I have ever...

My two cents worth:
The best meat I have ever eaten was steaks from an old dairy cow. Grass fed organic and fattened for a few months on good grazing after being retired. What makes the biggest...
Forum: Women's Health   05-09-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By SAmama
My son is 14 mos old and mostly breastfed. He...

My son is 14 mos old and mostly breastfed. He has had a few bites of solids here and there, but isn't super interested. His poops has been sort of in between bf poop and "solids" poop for a while,...
Forum: Dental   02-11-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By SAmama
We had a bad experience with IV sedation (this...

We had a bad experience with IV sedation (this is the same as conscience sedation, right?). DD was 4 at the time and weighed 16kg. It was done in a GP's office with the dentist coming in (just two...
Forum: Women's Health   01-30-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By SAmama
Any suggestions for podcasts on natural health?...

Any suggestions for podcasts on natural health? I need some ideas.
Forum: Dental   01-18-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,308
Posted By SAmama
Our 4 year old dd has terrible allergies and had...

Our 4 year old dd has terrible allergies and had tooth decay basically since she got teeth. We gave bone broth and limited sugar (as in she didn't hardly get any). We were already off gluten, but...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-21-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By SAmama
With my dd we started at 6 mos (ooh, way before...

With my dd we started at 6 mos (ooh, way before my mdc days) and she promptly got eczema all over her body. We backed off until about 10 mos when she really wanted to eat with us. She had (still has...
Forum: Women's Health   08-30-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By SAmama
Nia, I have used a few different ones - Green...

Nia, I have used a few different ones - Green Pastures high vitamin CLO - original and fermented, which is supposed to be better, just don't do cinnamon :Puke. We have also done Carlson's and...
Forum: Women's Health   08-30-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By SAmama
Also a Neti Pot fan, or one of those nasal...

Also a Neti Pot fan, or one of those nasal irrigation thingies that works the same. When I have a really bad infection I HAVE to do it almost hourly, otherwise the pressure and pain drives me nuts....
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-27-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By SAmama
Thanks! I think I might continue taking it.

Thanks! I think I might continue taking it.
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-26-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By SAmama
I got some cinnamon FCLO last year. I opened one...

I got some cinnamon FCLO last year. I opened one bottle and started using it, but I was pregnant and threw it up every time, right up to the end. Needless to say, I wasn't exactly keen on trying it...
Forum: Allergies   08-26-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By SAmama
I don't know if I will be able to come back...

I don't know if I will be able to come back later, but wanted to quickly say that my ds seems a bit better than dd at this point. He is 6 mos old and has nothing allergy related that I can tell yet....
Forum: Women's Health   08-26-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By SAmama
You might actually get some insight from some of...

You might actually get some insight from some of the mamas on the allergy forum, what with all their biochemistry brilliance in tackling allergies.
I would look into the b vitamins as well....
Forum: Women's Health   07-06-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,689
Posted By SAmama
I am also dealing with an allergic, eczema child...

I am also dealing with an allergic, eczema child that has had it for years and I haven't figured it out. Now we have a new babe and he has a huge sacral dimple and let me tell you, I was taking huge...
Forum: Women's Health   07-06-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By SAmama
Sounds like she needs some probiotics. I think...

Sounds like she needs some probiotics. I think struggling to poop when she is mainly breastfed is a symptom of having something off in her gut. There are definitely threads on this on the allergy...
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