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Forum: Homebirth   03-18-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 16,402
Posted By A2JC4life
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-16-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,312
Posted By A2JC4life
How horrible for people to say it was a good...

How horrible for people to say it was a good thing you miscarried!  Some people must seriously never think.
 
Forum: Homebirth   03-16-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 16,402
Posted By A2JC4life
With DEM's specifically?  Or are non-CNM's being...

With DEM's specifically?  Or are non-CNM's being assumed to be DEM's?  (Just wondering b/c often state-reported homebirths include unplanned unassisted births - like "back-alley crack babies" - and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-14-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,033
Posted By A2JC4life
I think some degree of "color-blindness" is...

I think some degree of "color-blindness" is possible.  I remember my daughter getting a baby doll for Christmas when she was three, and beaming as she exclaimed, "Oh, look!  It's a baby with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-14-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,312
Posted By A2JC4life
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-14-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,536
Posted By A2JC4life
To answer the literal original question, I would...

To answer the literal original question, I would not set an arbitrary time limit on it. There are concrete things we would consider warning signs of problems - such as those someone mentioned...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-14-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By A2JC4life
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I am 5'...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-14-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By A2JC4life
Does anyone know of any studies regarding...

Does anyone know of any studies regarding pregnancy tea (nettles, alfalfa, etc.) and blood iron levels?  I know that iron is one of the big reasons people drink pregnancy tea.  But I also know that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-13-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By A2JC4life
Thank you!  That's very helpful. :)  

Thank you!  That's very helpful. :)
 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-13-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By A2JC4life
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I do not think...
Forum: Homebirth   03-13-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,655
Posted By A2JC4life
I just bought this, too, for my next birth. ...

I just bought this, too, for my next birth.  Obviously I don't know yet how much we'll like it, but I thought I'd put it out here for anyone else who might be interested. :)
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-13-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,312
Posted By A2JC4life
Besides, even if you do know it's a boy or it's...

Besides, even if you do know it's a boy or it's a girl, if you ever plan to have other children, you still might not want an obviously girly or obviously masculine nursery.  Ours is primary colors,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-12-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,992
Posted By A2JC4life
I think there is a big difference between...

I think there is a big difference between removing a child from danger because you happen to be closer than the actual parent (someone's about to kicked over by someone on the swing and you're in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-12-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By A2JC4life
Okay, this is going to sound really awful,...

Okay, this is going to sound really awful, but...I'm pretty sure my 2yo's eardrum just burst, and we didn't even know her ear was bothering her.  That really sounds like surely we must not have been...
Forum: Homebirth   03-12-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 16,402
Posted By A2JC4life
Well, my husband has also pointed out, in the...

Well, my husband has also pointed out, in the hospital personnel's defense, that for most of them, the only "homebirths" they've ever seen are the ones that resulted in transfers!  So their...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-12-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By A2JC4life
You have to have *something* concrete to use as...

You have to have *something* concrete to use as a measure, though.

And I agree that those numbers sound awfully high to me.  I've been on and off of UC boards for over 10 years now, as I had my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-11-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,312
Posted By A2JC4life
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by erigeron http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375846/things-never-to-ask-a-pregnant-woman/20#post_17291323)
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Forum: Homebirth   03-11-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 16,402
Posted By A2JC4life
I didn't mean to sound defensive; also, was...

I didn't mean to sound defensive; also, was responding to two separate posts in one and probably should have clarified. :)

I think midwives here (in the US) tend to be adversarial out of reaction...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   03-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By A2JC4life
I hope I didn't sound offended - I was just...

I hope I didn't sound offended - I was just curious about the rationale, because I want to be helpful, but didn't want to disrespect you by disregarding your criteria!  I filled it out for you, with...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-11-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By A2JC4life
Oh, these all sound great; thank you!  I do eat...

Oh, these all sound great; thank you!  I do eat oats.  (No celiac here, so cross-contamination is not an issue.  Just "actual" gluten.)
 
I'll be 33 weeks on Wednesday, I think.  (Daylight Savings...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-11-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By A2JC4life
Thanks!   I'm pretty sure I have just one...

Thanks!
 
I'm pretty sure I have just one and he just changes position a LOT.  Still don't really understand how carrying lower and farther out front can leave me less room in my guts and lungs,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-10-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,061
Posted By A2JC4life
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Quote:Originally Posted by amberskyfire http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359805/uc-survey/20#post_17290094)

6.81 per 1000...
Forum: Homebirth   03-10-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 16,402
Posted By A2JC4life
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Forum: Homebirth   03-09-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 16,402
Posted By A2JC4life
Are you asking me what I'm talking about?  I'm...

Are you asking me what I'm talking about?  I'm not sure I'm referencing the same specific study you're asking about, so I'm not arguing what that determined. 
 
A Good Birth, a Safe Birth...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-09-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By A2JC4life
Yes, I eat corn. Do you have any favorite brands...

Yes, I eat corn. Do you have any favorite brands of corn tortillas?

No TJ's here, but I will check out the Amy's stuff when I go to the grocery store later today. :)
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