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Forum: Fertility   05-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Naturallysta
sorry accidental post!

sorry accidental post!
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-31-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,512
Posted By Naturallysta
Mine was 28+28= 56 (inc 6 months of tandem!)

Mine was 28+28= 56 (inc 6 months of tandem!)
Forum: Mental Health   05-23-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi,   Bumping up this thread - can any of...

Hi,
 
Bumping up this thread - can any of the original posters comment please on whether this ended up working for them? My mother is suffering from anxiety/depression and bordering on schizo - I...
Forum: Women's Health   05-23-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi,   A friend's 4 month old son has been...

Hi,
 
A friend's 4 month old son has been diagnosed with a testicular cyst (it is fluid) - doctor is recommending surgery just to be on the safe side but she wants to see if it regresses on its...
Forum: Women's Health   04-17-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By Naturallysta
Don't think the old blog critique threads are...

Don't think the old blog critique threads are being looked at anymore so am posting this here - would appreciate any feedback you can provide for me - I'll do the same for you if you like! The link...
Forum: Women's Health   04-15-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,118
Posted By Naturallysta
Thank you for your reply and for sharing your...

Thank you for your reply and for sharing your experience! My kids do tend to remember it the next day for e.g. my daughter thought there were alligators in her bed and woke up in the next morning...
Forum: Women's Health   04-11-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Naturallysta
You know I'm in a similar boat to you! After I...

You know I'm in a similar boat to you! After I stopped bf my daughter a couple of years ago, my cycles just have not been the same either - mine turned out to be borderline PCOS and my hormones were...
Forum: Women's Health   04-11-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By Naturallysta
Echinacea! If you start dosing at the first sign...

Echinacea! If you start dosing at the first sign of the sniffles, it often nips it in the bud straight away. I also love GSE and Vit C and you can do a mega tonic of mixing all 3 up into some...
Forum: Women's Health   04-10-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,118
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi all,   My kids both frequently spike high...

Hi all,
 
My kids both frequently spike high fevers (around 104 usually) when they get sick - most often, it is only a 24h thing but sometimes when it's a nasty virus, it will last for a few...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-03-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,986
Posted By Naturallysta
Who said the twos were terrible?! I had terrible...

Who said the twos were terrible?! I had terrible threes for both my children. Can totally relate, like so many of you - my 3 yo (turning 4 this month, signalling a change I hope!) daughter has the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-24-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,092
Posted By Naturallysta
Thanks for the info..I never actually thought of...

Thanks for the info..I never actually thought of gluten being an issue..my son is such a bread fan, I'm dreading that possibility but will definitely give that a shot (no pun intended!) to rule it...
Forum: Women's Health   01-24-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,359
Posted By Naturallysta
Don't think the baking soda would have made it...

Don't think the baking soda would have made it spread. It's neutral and alkaline and shouldn't aggravate. The homeopathic remedies could have aggravated as sometimes symptoms can get worse before...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-23-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,092
Posted By Naturallysta
I never questioned vaccinations until my son had...

I never questioned vaccinations until my son had a reaction to his 2 month shots. He cried for 4 hours straight and not even nursing him helped. When I checked the FAQ handout thingy they give you...
Forum: Women's Health   01-23-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,359
Posted By Naturallysta
A good home remedy for hives is baking soda...

A good home remedy for hives is baking soda mixed with some water to make a thin paste. Helps with the itching. 
 
I've also read that essential fatty acids (ev primrose oil for e.g.) help long...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-23-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi all,   Have recently had this experience...

Hi all,
 
Have recently had this experience with my 5 yo son and realized that the lying is also associated with fear i.e. fear of being reprimanded. A useful tool I used was what I called 'the...
Forum: Homebirth   01-23-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Naturallysta
Hello!   If you haven't found anyone yet,...

Hello!
 
If you haven't found anyone yet, try Lucy Milne in White Plains - she doesn't do homebirths but will support VBACs. She works with a group of OBGYNs and isn't fully holistic in the true...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-23-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi,   Was in a similar boat recently but...

Hi,
 
Was in a similar boat recently but could not find anyone in Nassau - we use Dr. Tomei in Huntington and she seems great!
 
Good luck, I know how hard it is to find doctors that support no...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   01-23-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By Naturallysta
Hello!   We recently moved to Nassau too and...

Hello!
 
We recently moved to Nassau too and were also looking for a ped. that supported us not vax our kids. I wasn't unfortunately able to find anyone in Nassau but did find someone in...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-21-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi!   The only one I found in Nassau was Dr...

Hi!
 
The only one I found in Nassau was Dr Elissa Rubin in Mineola but I ended up going with Dr Tomei in Huntington who I liked more. PM me if you want any more info!
 
Good luck!
 
 
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-19-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Naturallysta
Prunes as noted above are great for easing the...

Prunes as noted above are great for easing the passage of stools. I had the same issue with my son but I started solids at six months which I later regretted. With my daughter, I started at a year...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-19-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi,   Have you tried fennel seed? It works...

Hi,
 
Have you tried fennel seed? It works wonders for gas - if you are bf, you can sip on fennel tea throughout the day (steep a tablespoon of seeds in boiling water for 10 minutes and then...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-04-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,309
Posted By Naturallysta
Hi all,   Thanks for all the info so far! An...

Hi all,
 
Thanks for all the info so far! An update from me on Dr. Rubin in case anyone is thinking of going to her -- although she was supportive of spacing vaccinations out, she was definitely...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-21-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,309
Posted By Naturallysta
Hello!   We are new to Long Island (Jericho)...

Hello!
 
We are new to Long Island (Jericho) and are also looking for a holistic ped for our 5 yo and 3 yo. We actually haven't vaccinated at all so looking for someone who will respect that. To...
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