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Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By philothea
I am so sorry for your loss....

I am so sorry for your loss. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif that is so heartbreaking. I hope you find lots of support and healing IRL and here on MDC. Rest in peace little...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   05-10-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By philothea
Great advice fisherfamily! Im in the postpartum...

Great advice fisherfamily! Im in the postpartum period right now and want to reallyfollow what you said. Thanks!
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,549
Posted By philothea
Find your local La Leche league support group...

Find your local La Leche league support group and go to the meetings! I can't tell you what a difference this made for me! My mother and all women in my family breastfed so it was a no-brainer for...
Forum: Birth Stories   04-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By philothea
My baby is here!!! Born at home this morning in...

My baby is here!!! Born at home this morning in our bath tub!!! I was sleeping and woke up bc my water broke with a gush at 3:30am. Contactions came irregularly soon afterwards and he was born at...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By philothea
My dh caught our first and I hope he or I catch...

My dh caught our first and I hope he or I catch our second real soon! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Intact Care   03-31-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By philothea
First time posting in this forum as my dc is a...

First time posting in this forum as my dc is a girl, but we are about to have a boy. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif dh and I are passionate about not circing and will be having...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By philothea
Oh no! I had that with my last pregnancy! It was...

Oh no! I had that with my last pregnancy! It was bad. Constantly waking up with that pain! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif sorry you're going through it. I treasure the day...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By philothea
By far my favorite post partum relief came from...

By far my favorite post partum relief came from the pads I had previously frozen with a HERBAL SITZ BATH concoction. My midwife told me prior to birth to make the sitz bath herbal recipe in a pot on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,311
Posted By philothea
So glad to find this thread! Just had an...

So glad to find this thread!

Just had an eldery man (like in his 60's/70's) who I've never met before but have seen occasionally at events
come up to me and put his hand on my shoulder and say...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,849
Posted By philothea
I am so sorry! I feel so bad for you! Can you...

I am so sorry! I feel so bad for you! Can you switch to a different care provider?? I would highly recommend finding someone who treats you better! You deserve to be treated better! Those people...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,849
Posted By philothea
Sorry you are going through all this. I also...

Sorry you are going through all this. I also have an irritable uterus and at the moment am extremely upest/depressed bc I have a husband who doesn't understand and complains all the time that I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,852
Posted By philothea
Bumping...

Bumping http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Family Safety   03-18-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By philothea
Keep your kids rear-facing as long as...

Keep your kids rear-facing as long as possible! Research shows that the risk of small children being killed or seriously injured is FIVE TIMES HIGHER for those sitting in forward-facing seats than...
Forum: Homebirth   03-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By philothea
Whoa! Very cool! Thanks for sharing!

Whoa! Very cool! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By philothea
That is so great to hear mattie! So happy for...

That is so great to hear mattie! So happy for you!!! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif and it definitely gives me hope!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-20-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By philothea
Yep, agree with pp's... I didn't have a single...

Yep, agree with pp's... I didn't have a single ultrasound with my daughter who is now a happy healthy 21 month old and was born at home with no complications whatsoever. It is really something you'd...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-20-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By philothea
Chiropractor was fantastic and now I'm doing...

Chiropractor was fantastic and now I'm doing swimming 3x a week and sitting on an exercise ball regularly throughout the day.
I am seeing a big improvement from these Changes. Unfortunately the SPD...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-16-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By philothea
Thanks for the replies everyone! It helps to...

Thanks for the replies everyone! It helps to know we're not alone and to read that it doesn't always necessarily affect labor and delivery.

What are your most common symptoms problems/issues with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-11-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By philothea
Congrats on your pregnancy! I'm not sure what...

Congrats on your pregnancy! I'm not sure what you mean by right away but after both of my miscarriages, I got pregnant the first time we tried and those were my 'sucessful' pregnancies. The first...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-11-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By philothea
I am suffering with this and wondering if anyone...

I am suffering with this and wondering if anyone else on MDC is going through this now or has had it in the past. I would love to create a sort of support group. I just wrote a long post and then my...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By philothea
Does anyone else have experience/advice on this?

Does anyone else have experience/advice on this?
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By philothea
Thank you starling.

Thank you starling.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,311
Posted By philothea
I just wanted to say that organic 100% tart...

I just wanted to say that organic 100% tart cherry juice has naturally occuring melatonin so if anyone wanted to go the melatonin route, I would suggest that. I know some moms who have had great...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-02-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,358
Posted By philothea
Hey no worries mama! :) My DD didn't have a lick...

Hey no worries mama! :) My DD didn't have a lick of food until 13 months or so. She was happy to breastfeed exclusively and I was happy to oblige. A lot of the 'pressure' for starting "solid foods"...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,322
Posted By philothea
My water did break first. I didn't have a single...

My water did break first. I didn't have a single contraction. I was taking a nap in the afternoon and as I rolled over in bed it was like a balloon pop! Lol. Then I still didn't have any...
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