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Forum: Doulas   05-09-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
Posted By mjg013
I also take timeline notes. Time sort of...

I also take timeline notes. Time sort of disappears during labor and birth, so I keep a timeline so that I can write a more detailed birth story. I haven't found that I spend a lot of time away from...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-25-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,005
Posted By mjg013
Well, they never asked with mine but that was...

Well, they never asked with mine but that was because I told them no circumcision several times before we got to that point. I had it written in red on my file. With my first boy, I called my...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   03-19-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By mjg013
Where in Atlanta are you? I know a few ob/gyns...

Where in Atlanta are you? I know a few ob/gyns who do VBACs in addition to the midwives listed above. 
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-17-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By mjg013
I start with, have you researched circumcision?...

I start with, have you researched circumcision? Then I follow with there is a lot of information out there and a lot of reasons not to have it done. I kept my 3 sons intact and if you want more...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-19-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,428
Posted By mjg013
I have a 6 year old, 4 year old and 2 year old...

I have a 6 year old, 4 year old and 2 year old intact boys and none of them have ever had a single problem. I also have a circ'ed dh who is restoring :)
Forum: Parenting   01-19-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,735
Posted By mjg013
Dh and I wanted 7 originally. I already had a...

Dh and I wanted 7 originally. I already had a child when we met and I wanted a large family. Then my 4th was traumatic due to preterm labor and 2 weeks in the NICU followed by a miscarriage and then...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-05-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By mjg013
I just attended a birth earlier this year and...

I just attended a birth earlier this year and the first time the mom went she was 5cm and she was there all night with no progress so the midwives sent her home. She came back a week later and had...
Forum: Birth Professionals   09-24-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By mjg013
I'm a birth doula working toward certification....

I'm a birth doula working toward certification. I have a new client with little c isoimmunization. I'm having a really hard time finding coherent information about it. There's plenty of info about d...
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-13-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By mjg013
If I'm going to be with a client at a hospital I...

If I'm going to be with a client at a hospital I haven't attended before, I go in sometime during the prenatal period and meet the admissions staff and ask for a short tour. I try to ask intelligent...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-13-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By mjg013
Well, I was one told by my ob with my VBAC to...

Well, I was one told by my ob with my VBAC to stay home as long as possible and try to come in pushing. We discussed the risks of uterine rupture and the signs. He agreed that the risks were...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-12-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By mjg013
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/14919307)...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-11-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By mjg013
Quote: Originally Posted by DoulaVallere...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DoulaVallere http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14917243)
From one doula to another, you can NOT...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-11-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By mjg013
Quote: Originally Posted by DoulaVallere...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DoulaVallere http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14917114)
Can you encourage her to go to a LLL...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-11-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By mjg013
My last doula client attempted a VBAC. After 3...

My last doula client attempted a VBAC. After 3 days in the hospital she chose to have a repeat c-section. I was there the entire 3 days and stayed in the hospital with her overnight so her dh could...
Forum: Parenting   09-04-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,304
Posted By mjg013
I despise craft time. I only do it with my kids...

I despise craft time. I only do it with my kids once in a blue moon. It basically entails covering the entire room we're using with old sheets, stripping most of them naked so they don't ruin their...
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-06-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By mjg013
If she has a regular doctor/midwife and...

If she has a regular doctor/midwife and pediatrician then she just needs to discuss it with them ahead of time. My doctor and pedi always released us whenever we asked to go home. Always less than...
Forum: Lactivism   07-28-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,157
Posted By mjg013
I'm sure you'll get lots of coverage from the...

I'm sure you'll get lots of coverage from the media. They did a great job on the other story. They even showed the mom from the other story nursing several times on camera. I hope your lawyer gets...
Forum: Lactivism   07-28-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,157
Posted By mjg013
I still say you contact the media.

I still say you contact the media.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-25-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,706
Posted By mjg013
I knew before I met my dh I would never...

I knew before I met my dh I would never circumcise. I brought it up when we were expecting our first and he said of course we would circ. I dropped it because we had a girl. When we got pg with a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-23-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,145
Posted By mjg013
Yes, a buried penis is often caused by...

Yes, a buried penis is often caused by circumcision, most of the time it resolves on its own when the child thins out a bit. Yes, your ped is a nut and I would not go through with a surgery. FWIW,...
Forum: Parenting   07-20-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,249
Posted By mjg013
I guess my boys don't stand a chance Anakin,...

I guess my boys don't stand a chance Anakin, Aslan and Kyan. Oh well.
Forum: Parenting   07-20-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,692
Posted By mjg013
I'm sorry your neighbors reacted that way. I...

I'm sorry your neighbors reacted that way. I have 2.5 year old twins and Aslan is a houdini. There's nothing like the fear of waking up in the morning and realizing that he isn't in his bed and the...
Forum: Lactivism   07-14-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,972
Posted By mjg013
Maybe they want to speak to you for positive...

Maybe they want to speak to you for positive reasons. Maybe they want you to take on a bigger role. Why do you think that they might have a problem with you?
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-14-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By mjg013
I had a singleton after my set of fraternal...

I had a singleton after my set of fraternal twins but I was also aware that I had a high chance to conceive twins again. I don't think that you could say that a woman will always have twins but...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,357
Posted By mjg013
This thread is making me cry happy tears....

This thread is making me cry happy tears. Because these are the little things that make parenting so rewarding. I too get lots of positive comments over babywearing. I was once in a Target store...
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