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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-10-2014, 09:52 AM
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Views: 579
Posted By fruitfulmomma
The belly shot thing did have me scratching my...

The belly shot thing did have me scratching my head. I assumed she was talking about something other than TIG but couldn't think what it would have been. One of my dd has received the TIG after an...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Forgotten vials of smallpox virus found

I mentioned this on another thread but thought it needed it's own...

http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/08/health/smallpox-virus-found/index.html?hpt=hp_c2



So... apparently this happens often...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Meanwhile while moving stuff out of a storage...

Meanwhile while moving stuff out of a storage facility they found some long ago misplaced vials of smallpox that may or may not have contaminated those who came into contact with it. And we are the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Thanks. Just skimmed and bookmarked to come back...

Thanks. Just skimmed and bookmarked to come back to when I have time. Looks good so far.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I think both can play a role, though I definitely...

I think both can play a role, though I definitely believe the former more than the latter to be responsible for many of those cases. Unfortunately it seems they have widened the spectrum so far that...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Not much experience with that here, usually if...

Not much experience with that here, usually if mine gets acting up just drinking water helps. Looks like you are already doing everything I could have suggested. I am wondering though if magnesium...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-02-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I saw that first one yesterday. The link from AOL...

I saw that first one yesterday. The link from AOL read "Outbreak threatens 20,000 people". Seriously? Either they are expecting that all 20,000 people showing up at this event are currently not...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-02-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I don't have the link on hand, but one of the...

I don't have the link on hand, but one of the mom's in our state wrote an article on her child's reactions to vaccines, including food allergies and she was actually told by an allergist that they...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-01-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By fruitfulmomma
We have not used Saxon so I am not sure on the...

We have not used Saxon so I am not sure on the specifics but can you look ahead and see if there is a lot of review/testing work or is it introducing new concepts? If it is review you might try...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-30-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By fruitfulmomma
They feel pretty much like early labor...

They feel pretty much like early labor contractions to me - across my belly and tight, but not painful. I sometimes have to stop and breath through them, especially if I am laying on my back or he is...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-29-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By fruitfulmomma
They also make really great postpartum momma...

They also make really great postpartum momma cloth. And tons of other uses in the house if you decide you want to go with a different type of diaper for your baby.



I forgot to mentions snaps!...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Best Bottoms is a two-part diaper - the cover + a...

Best Bottoms is a two-part diaper - the cover + a snap-in insert. Unlike pockets you can change out the inserts and reuse the cover. http://www.nickisdiapers.com/best-bottom.html - one cover + three...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I am having some bh, not a ton but the one this...

I am having some bh, not a ton but the one this morning was hard enough that I had to breath through it. This is my 9th pregnancy (2 miscarriages + 6 full-term babies) so I am used to them, but I...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:Hug I am a homebirther at heart but having...

:Hug

I am a homebirther at heart but having my second planned hospital birth with this baby, primarily for financial reasons. (#1, 4, and 5 were at home and #2...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 757
Posted By fruitfulmomma
For the newborn size I have a mix of about 9...

For the newborn size I have a mix of about 9 covers, 18 prefolds, 3 fitteds, 6 pockets, and 15 aios. A dozen of the aio's are Imagine's which I haven't used before but am really liking the look of. I...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Bumping... and is anyone else here who is...

Bumping...

and is anyone else here who is birthing in the hospital live a ways out from where they are going? We are 25 to 35 minutes away from ours and I am still unsure on how to time it to get...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,234
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I am not sure it is possible to quantify the...

I am not sure it is possible to quantify the difference between medical office waiting rooms and other areas of gather. I am sure it is possible to get sick at either, but since I don't tend to hang...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   06-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I just read this book a few weeks ago and it has...

I just read this book a few weeks ago and it has lots of good suggestions on treating depression nutritionally. The author experienced both prenatal and postpartum depression and psychosis and she...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,234
Posted By fruitfulmomma
We didn't have midwifery care for the last one so...

We didn't have midwifery care for the last one so I did do the wbv. I probably would have stopped after the first few, except she had some issues I was wanting to keep a closer eye on.
I can't...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Sorry you are feeling pressure. My hubby was...

Sorry you are feeling pressure. My hubby was vaccine-injured so he is totally on board with not vaxxing, so I am not really sure how we would have handled it if we had a difference in opinion. Our...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-19-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,179
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Here is an article that Peggy O'Mara (former...

Here is an article that Peggy O'Mara (former owner of Mothering Magazine) wrote about the current epidemic and has some additional information on treating it at home:...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Yep, I have heard several times online from...

Yep, I have heard several times online from expecting mothers who are not planning on letting anyone into their home who hasn't been vaxxed with TDaP. Since it does not actually seem to prevent...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   06-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Hi and welcome to Mothering. The forums got an...

Hi and welcome to Mothering. The forums got an overhaul a few weeks ago and I think they are still working out some kinks. If you repost over here you can probably get a mod to help you find what you...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,179
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I found the link to the forum guidelines. You are...

I found the link to the forum guidelines. You are welcome to read them here http://www.mothering.com/articles/vaccination-forum-guidelines/. If you have any questions about what is and isn't...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   06-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 1,439
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I usually gain about 40 lbs but last time I...

I usually gain about 40 lbs but last time I gained about twice that! I think it was because I had switched to a gluten-free diet which pretty much took away almost all of my morning sickness, which...
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