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Forum: VBAC   05-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By womenswisdom
Lulu0910, you do know there are risks with...

Lulu0910, you do know there are risks with cesareans as well, right? It's not like you're choosing between a risky vbac and a completely safe alternative.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By womenswisdom
I think it has a negligible effect on the gut....

I think it has a negligible effect on the gut. If you're going to worry about that, you should also be worrying about nipple creams, lanolin and such because they are similar amounts.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By womenswisdom
There is exactly zero scientific evidence that...

There is exactly zero scientific evidence that vitamin k levels are normal at 8 days. They gradually increase over the first year. VKDB can happen in the absence of any trauma. These are things you...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-12-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By womenswisdom
In lieu of a cesarean, if you feel your...

In lieu of a cesarean, if you feel your pregnancy needs to be ended by a certain date, why not consider induction? AROM is likely to start your labor given your client dilation and does not increase...
Forum: Diapering   03-25-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By womenswisdom
We used Oxyclean the other day for this exact...

We used Oxyclean the other day for this exact thing and it worked well.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-11-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By womenswisdom
What about a chiropractor?

What about a chiropractor?
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-11-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By womenswisdom
Some people don't respond well to pumps or you...

Some people don't respond well to pumps or you may have had the wrong flange size. As far as baby, the first thing I would look at is tongue tie. Very common and commonly missed cause for inability...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By womenswisdom
He is 9 and doing the lite version.

He is 9 and doing the lite version.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-11-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By womenswisdom
My son is doing the Castles and Cannons now and...

My son is doing the Castles and Cannons now and it's been great. The out of game assignments are videos to watch on various aspects of the time period, ranging from half an hour to an hour. He then...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By womenswisdom
For most women, your conscious self doesn't need...

For most women, your conscious self doesn't need to do anything. Your uterus will push your baby out with or without you. It feels like throwing up, only directed downwards, so I call it "throwing...
Forum: Homebirth   03-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By womenswisdom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by anilorak13ska http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1397032/no-ultrasound/20#post_17585987)

My daughter had an...
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-02-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,725
Posted By womenswisdom
PSD, or pelvic girdle pain in general, is due to...

PSD, or pelvic girdle pain in general, is due to a weakness and subsequent misalignment of the bones in the pelvis. Having a cesarean will certainly not improve the situation, since your core is...
Forum: Fertility   02-28-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By womenswisdom
Any reason you haven't taken a pregnancy test?

Any reason you haven't taken a pregnancy test?
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-23-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By womenswisdom
I think I would just call someone and make an...

I think I would just call someone and make an appointment for a "regular checkup" and then bring up the issue when you actually get in to see the doctor.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   12-22-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By womenswisdom
I would highly recommend going ahead with the...

I would highly recommend going ahead with the vitamin K injection if you are going to circumcise. You are going to be causing a bleeding wound, which can be fatal if there is a hemorrhage (which...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-15-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By womenswisdom
Actually, what you eat doesn't really affect...

Actually, what you eat doesn't really affect your breastmilk (except in unusual circumstances like starvation or a B12 deficiency). The composition of your milk is determined by the cells that...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-24-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,059
Posted By womenswisdom
I would request a referral to a women's health...

I would request a referral to a women's health physical therapist to evaluate. There is plenty that can be done during pregnancy to strengthen your pelvic floor.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-01-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By womenswisdom
Maybe not so much for really young kids, but The...

Maybe not so much for really young kids, but The Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins is good.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-23-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By womenswisdom
Definitely look into tongue tie more. "Short"...

Definitely look into tongue tie more. "Short" tongues are usually a result of a posterior tongue tie, which is more difficult to detect. The vast majority of lactation professionals, peds, etc are...
Forum: Women's Health   07-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By womenswisdom
Have you looked into leaky gut or yeast...

Have you looked into leaky gut or yeast overgrowth?
Forum: C-section Birth   07-02-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By womenswisdom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by neonalee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1385995/how-did-i-end-up-with-a-cs#post_17394392)


ETA: UC q 2...
Forum: Homebirth   06-28-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,833
Posted By womenswisdom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pillowy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1385809/apgar-score-of-zero-at-five-minutes#post_17392096)

Oh,...
Forum: Homebirth   06-28-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,833
Posted By womenswisdom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by krst234 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1385809/apgar-score-of-zero-at-five-minutes#post_17392056)

I...
Forum: Mental Health   06-23-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By womenswisdom
I'm sorry to hear that you're going through this...

I'm sorry to hear that you're going through this - it sounds very scary. Did you have any medications in the hospital that you might be having a reaction to? Are you having any hallucinations or...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-18-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,742
Posted By womenswisdom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ValerieMarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1385247/when-do-we-use-the-crib#post_17384275)

Yes, my...
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