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Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   07-23-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,214
Posted By kathrineg
Wow, she injected pitocin into a patient at...

Wow, she injected pitocin into a patient at home? Wow. That is extremely irresponsible.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-23-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,732
Posted By kathrineg
The best bet for you to retain legal rights...

The best bet for you to retain legal rights would be to talk to a lawyer who is experienced in family law in your county.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,957
Posted By kathrineg
I'm glad you're calling a doctor! That is a...

I'm glad you're calling a doctor! That is a great step to take and even though it feels difficult, you're doing it anyway. You should be proud of yourself for that. Good luck.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,957
Posted By kathrineg
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357321/threats-with-knives-wwyd/0_100#post_17037107)

You know what?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,957
Posted By kathrineg
Oh, also, in terms of him being sensitive to...

Oh, also, in terms of him being sensitive to rejection, I was rejected all. the. time. as a child. Why? Because I wasn't pleasant to be around due to the untreated ADHD and didn't know what it was...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,957
Posted By kathrineg
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357321/threats-with-knives-wwyd/0_100#post_17035439)

I have no way to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-24-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By kathrineg
I got a couple of men's cardigans from target...

I got a couple of men's cardigans from target and I undo a couple of buttons but my arms and belly keep warm. Because it's men's it's a lot longer than the women's button ups and the buttons are big...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,102
Posted By kathrineg
I'm sure the OP knows her child better than we...

I'm sure the OP knows her child better than we do...

Sometimes the least selfish thing we do as parents is say "no" or give up something in the short-term for a long-term gain for our kids. It...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   12-13-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,214
Posted By kathrineg
http://arbutus.patch.com/articles/board-of-nursin...

http://arbutus.patch.com/articles/board-of-nursing-suspends-catonsville-midwife-s-license
Forum: Homebirth   11-30-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,386
Posted By kathrineg
You're confusing the frequency of monitoring...

You're confusing the frequency of monitoring with the tool used to do the monitoring. I had intermittent electronic fetal monitoring in the hospital. It doesn't have to be continuous to be EFM.
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Forum: Homebirth   11-21-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,386
Posted By kathrineg
Just because things go right sometimes does not...

Just because things go right sometimes does not make them safe. That's not how risk works. People get lucky.

It's totally ridiculous for you to say that people need proper nutrition or they need...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-15-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,895
Posted By kathrineg
I nurse my baby to sleep sometimes (and wouldn't...

I nurse my baby to sleep sometimes (and wouldn't wake him up just to take him off the breast) but I also look for opportunities to get him to sleep in other ways. I am hoping to build sleep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-12-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By kathrineg
He sounds happy with it so who cares what it...

He sounds happy with it so who cares what it seems like to a grown-up who doesn't even sleep there! Sounds like you made a good choice.
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-12-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By kathrineg
I agree. I used to watch a baby from 5 months to...

I agree. I used to watch a baby from 5 months to when he was about a year and he would fuss in the carrier when he was going to sleep. He was right there with me and he was okay and I could...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-12-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By kathrineg
I hear you about the pillow always being across...

I hear you about the pillow always being across the room...sigh. Sometimes I use a sling to help me support him in a sort of upright hold.

Because you do have nipple soreness and he does...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-12-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By kathrineg
I'm not sure, but I also have large breasts and...

I'm not sure, but I also have large breasts and really like using a Boppy or My Breast Friend to position DB belly to belly with his mouth even with my nipple.
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By kathrineg
I guess I don't see why you wouldn't mention it...

I guess I don't see why you wouldn't mention it if it's not a big deal? If she has questions maybe you can explain your reasoning. She might be curious instead of hostile.
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,941
Posted By kathrineg
Our docs don't treat unvaccinated or selectively...

Our docs don't treat unvaccinated or selectively vaccinated patients. I'm cool with that. They have the right to work (or not) with whomever they choose, and they're upfront about it so no one...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,139
Posted By kathrineg
Well, formula does have corn syrup in it (or...

Well, formula does have corn syrup in it (or sugar, depending on the brand). That is because human milk has much more sugar per ounce than cow's milk, so it needs to have sugar added to it so that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-09-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By kathrineg
See if someone else will wear her! My partner...

See if someone else will wear her! My partner and a few other family members have worn my baby to sleep. Saves my back and they love and care for him very much and enjoy soothing him.
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-09-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By kathrineg
You might try wearing her down to sleep or...

You might try wearing her down to sleep or rocking her. She will be unable to roam around. At that age they can't control their impulses and in my experience they start to resist sleep quite a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-09-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,726
Posted By kathrineg
Why compare swaddling with breastfeeding and...

Why compare swaddling with breastfeeding and babywearing continuously, as though they're mutually exclusive? Most mothers of new babies I know use whatever tactics work to calm their baby. Swaddling...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-06-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By kathrineg
Maybe something like this would help for...

Maybe something like this would help for smoothies...if you caught it in time?
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-06-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,711
Posted By kathrineg
Go to another hospital and tell them the baby...

Go to another hospital and tell them the baby isn't moving and hasn't been moving. That will get you an ultrasound. Keep going until you get care. Trust your intuition here--you are seeking medical...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-06-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By kathrineg
We actually just flew for the first time and we...

We actually just flew for the first time and we had a great, easy time. TSA let me wear him in a sling while walking through the metal detector, didn't even open the bag to check our pumped milk, we...
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