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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Why Doctors Aren't Shocked That Mumps Have Hit the NHL

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/mumps-in-nhl_b_6351358.html
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,356
Posted By fruitfulmomma
If you are planning on delivering in the hospital...

If you are planning on delivering in the hospital and refusing antibiotics, please be aware that they may want to hold baby for at least 48 hours and may even try to insist on taking him to the...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   12-02-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 209
Posted By fruitfulmomma
ddc crashing... he seems to have posted on...

ddc crashing... he seems to have posted on several groups. I flagged it for you so hopefully a mod will be along soon to remove. In the future you can use the little triangle on the left to report...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-30-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 461
Posted By fruitfulmomma
It will probably depend on your practice. If you...

It will probably depend on your practice. If you have found a good one who is okay with you not vaxxing then I would just ask the nurse to put a note on your file that you are not to be sent...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-21-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By fruitfulmomma
-- from the NIH link How many cases of "flu"...

-- from the NIH link

How many cases of "flu" are from those who don't understand this? I grew up thinking the flu was a stomach virus and a member of my husband's family insisted, when we were all...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,628
Posted By fruitfulmomma
The Africa without Ebola - ...

The Africa without Ebola - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/11/03/map-the-africa-without-ebola/

"Ignorance & misinformation is a big problem with Ebola. So a clueless...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By fruitfulmomma
I got the stink eye from one of the midwives in...

I got the stink eye from one of the midwives in my ob's practice when I told her we weren't interested in the pertussis vax for me.

(I also gain a lot of weight in pregnancy and I don't eat a lot...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,628
Posted By fruitfulmomma
This isn't regarding ebola being a hoax but I...

This isn't regarding ebola being a hoax but I thought she had some good things to say regarding the state of health care in America and our inability to actually deal with a crisis... ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-17-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:rotflmao What? So the vaccine just leaks...

:rotflmao

What? So the vaccine just leaks out of the body when you bleed? Perhaps recommendations for boosters ought to be changed to monthly for women then.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-22-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Hope you were able to get some sleep. Make sure...

Hope you were able to get some sleep. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. A nice long bath might help as well. Lavender essential oil is a good relaxer - you could put a few drops in the tub...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-14-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:grouphug

:grouphug
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Alfie's Birth

Alfie's Birth
My edd was August 29th, which was also me and hubby's 16th anniversary. His birthday was also the day before and we were kinda hoping for a birthday...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-13-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Alfie's Birth

My edd was August 29th, which was also me and hubby's 16th anniversary. His birthday was also the day before and we were kinda hoping for a birthday baby, but that whole week came and went. The...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,325
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Ours was born yesterday morning after a short...

Ours was born yesterday morning after a short labor! Doing well and back home now.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By fruitfulmomma
He is here. Very quick 5 hour labor and maybe 5...

He is here. Very quick 5 hour labor and maybe 5 or 6 hard pushes. Will write more later.
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Not yet. I am schedule for an induction Thursday...

Not yet. I am schedule for an induction Thursday morning but i had her strip my membranes around lunch time today (or yesterday I guess it is now) and it may have worked. I am up with some pretty...
Forum: September 2014 Due Date Club   09-07-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By fruitfulmomma
My edd was Aug. 29th and I am still waiting. Not...

My edd was Aug. 29th and I am still waiting. Not really surprised since all of mine have been slow cookers, but I was really thinking he might come earlier since my only other boy was earlier than...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By fruitfulmomma
According to this article, at least 19 of the...

According to this article, at least 19 of the children in Kansas have tested positive for EV-D68.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/06/health/respiratory-virus-midwest/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

And the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By fruitfulmomma
(INV) Bring on the Magic Fairy Dust...

:dust

Apparently both the influenza and pertussis vaccines are good preventative tools for a mysterious virus, possibly entero, going around.
...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,325
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Still hanging out... probably won't be on much...

Still hanging out... probably won't be on much till he is born, but I will be 41 on Friday. Will have my next appt. on Tuesday if he isn't here by then and then see how to proceed from there.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-28-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,325
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Anyone else feel like this today? :hide ...

Anyone else feel like this today? :hide
...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,325
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Congrats to everyone who has given birth now! We...

Congrats to everyone who has given birth now! We are still hanging out here waiting on baby boy's timing. I am having more bh during the day but nothing to get excited about. He is still moving...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-26-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By fruitfulmomma
Congratulations! I'm sorry things didn't go...

Congratulations!

I'm sorry things didn't go as planned... I have not had a c-section, but a few births that were planned for home that didn't work out that way. I can try to find my story and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,512
Posted By fruitfulmomma
My answer from two years ago was 136. I can add...

My answer from two years ago was 136. I can add 24 more months to that now, so 160 total so far and due to have another nursling any day now.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   08-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By fruitfulmomma
:Hug Not this time, but I've had a few 44...

:Hug

Not this time, but I've had a few 44 weekers, but I have long cycles so I don't think they were really that far along but it is still discouraging and especially when everyone is in your face...
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