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Forum: Allergies   04-06-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By mamakori
I am three weeks into a TED for my very...

I am three weeks into a TED for my very sensitive 7 week old DD. I've been down to nothing but turkey, rice, pears, zucchini, and safflower oil for about a week and we're still having visible flecks...
Forum: Allergies   03-30-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By mamakori
With regards to supplements, I have temporarily...

With regards to supplements, I have temporarily stopped all supplements, except a probiotic. I searched extensively for an allergen-free one and am using Bluebonnet (local to Texas?). I also have...
Forum: Allergies   03-29-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By mamakori
Thanks so much for the thoughts. I am keeping a...

Thanks so much for the thoughts. I am keeping a food journal and it's been really helpful so far. I've eliminated most prepared foods at this point - just the chocolate chips left. Oh, and coffee -...
Forum: Allergies   03-29-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By mamakori
We're dealing with what appears to me multiple...

We're dealing with what appears to me multiple protein intolerances with my 6 week old DD. Starting at about 1 week PP, she developed frequent (15+ times a day) foamy, green, mucousy poops. At first...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-01-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By mamakori
I just used my moby wrap to bind my belly and I...

I just used my moby wrap to bind my belly and I loved it. No idea how it compares to products specifically designed for binding, but this solution worked well for me. Binding felt soooo good...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-26-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,036
Posted By mamakori
Short labors aren't always intense. DD was born...

Short labors aren't always intense. DD was born two weeks ago. My labor was about 3.5 hours total and I went through all of transition and pushing in about 4 contractions. My midwife didn't even...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-23-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By mamakori
We call them "nursies" in our house.

We call them "nursies" in our house.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-23-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By mamakori
I took a the same dose (160mg.) with my middle...

I took a the same dose (160mg.) with my middle son and it was what finally helped me get up to a full supply. Over time I was able to wean back down and ultimately wean off the domperidone (at 4...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-12-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By mamakori
Quote: Originally Posted by Peony...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Peony http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15061050)
3 pgs and each one gets longer....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By mamakori
There was mec staining with my birth center...

There was mec staining with my birth center birth. My bag of water didn't break until pushing (which lasted all of 5 minutes), so transfer was out of the question. It was not a big deal at all. If...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By mamakori
Soak menstrual pads with witch hazel and freeze....

Soak menstrual pads with witch hazel and freeze. They are like heaven on a sore perineum!
Forum: Homebirth   01-28-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By mamakori
from an English-language source: ...

from an English-language source:

http://www.people.com/people/article...339949,00.html (http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20339949,00.html)
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-28-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By mamakori
It's certainly not unheard of to get your period...

It's certainly not unheard of to get your period back that early, even as a nursing mom, and early PP periods are often very irregular. However, given the timing, it sounds like you likely...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-28-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,343
Posted By mamakori
Quote: Originally Posted by JamesMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JamesMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14725224)

Whose fears win here?



I haven't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-27-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By mamakori
My hospital birth 5 years ago was about $10,000...

My hospital birth 5 years ago was about $10,000 billed to insurance (just for the hospital stay, doctors fees would have been seperate). My birth center birth was about $4500 (insurance paid 70%),...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,949
Posted By mamakori
Both of my children had nuchal cords and both...

Both of my children had nuchal cords and both were totally fine (DS #2 had mec., but Apgars of 9). Cord accidents do happen, but in the vast majority of cases, there's no issue. I haven't looked...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,005
Posted By mamakori
With my last pregnancy (baby #2), I had three...

With my last pregnancy (baby #2), I had three weeks of prodromal labor. It nearly drove me mad, but eventually I did go into labor on my own right around my due date. Now with number three, I'm a...
Forum: Homebirth   01-18-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By mamakori
Our pedi wants to see the new baby about two...

Our pedi wants to see the new baby about two days after the birth, which won't be happening. One of the big benefits of HB is not having to leave the house after the birth. Midwives are very...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-16-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By mamakori
I had a similar experience with my last...

I had a similar experience with my last pregnancy. Over 3 weeks of regular, strong BH, only to deliver right around my due date. It could mean labor's right around the corner, or labor could still...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-16-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,569
Posted By mamakori
Both of my children have been born with nuchal...

Both of my children have been born with nuchal cords and in neither case did it present any issue whatsoever in their birth. A cord around the neck is a cord that isn't going to prolapse, and unless...
Forum: Homebirth   01-15-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By mamakori
Requiring payment in full by 37 weeks is very...

Requiring payment in full by 37 weeks is very common in my experience. From teh midwife's perspective, she doesn't want to be left in the position of having provided full prenatal and labor care,...
Forum: Homebirth   01-15-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By mamakori
Have you met with all of them in person, or just...

Have you met with all of them in person, or just talked on the phone? If you haven't met with them personally, I would make that a priority. For me, I went into midwife interviews with a huge list...
Forum: Homebirth   01-13-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
Posted By mamakori
I really enjoyed spending time in the tub when I...

I really enjoyed spending time in the tub when I was in labor last time, but I had an overwhelming need to get out of the tub when it was getting close to time to push. We're having a HB this time,...
Forum: Homebirth   01-10-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By mamakori
The biggest take away for me after reading that...

The biggest take away for me after reading that birth story (which actually happened with one of the midwives that backs up my own!) was to avoid castor oil. Any induction (even a *natural* one) can...
Forum: Homebirth   01-08-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By mamakori
With my last pregnancy, I changed providers...

With my last pregnancy, I changed providers (from OB to freestanding BC) at 33 weeks. I started doing childbirth prep and realized I was not going to get the birth I wanted if I had to head in with...
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