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Forum: Women's Health   08-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By AwakenedMama
Hi mamas! I have been having exquisitely...

Hi mamas!

I have been having exquisitely painful Mittelschmerz, occasionally with very mild spotting, on my left side almost always.

I would love to hear theories on what the actual cause may...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-20-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By AwakenedMama
I am expecting my third child, planning an...

I am expecting my third child, planning an unassisted birth. When I was pregnant with my 2nd, I found a mantra on mothering.com for transition that was something like "want it harder, stronger..."...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-17-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By AwakenedMama
I have a Whirlpool Duet washer that is supposed...

I have a Whirlpool Duet washer that is supposed to be cleaned once a month on its clean cycle with bleach only. Is there anything natural that would be safe and effective to use?
 
Thanks in...
Forum: Dental   06-04-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 896
Posted By AwakenedMama
We have a 4 year old and 13 month old and...

We have a 4 year old and 13 month old and haven't taken either to the dentist for many reasons. But my 4 year old has spots on some of her front teeth that don't come off with brushing.
 
I'd love...
Forum: Family Planning   10-10-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By AwakenedMama
Quote: Originally Posted by mama.nesta...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mama.nesta http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15931354)
My midwife said it may have something to...
Forum: Family Planning   10-08-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By AwakenedMama
So do y'all think that getting your period back,...

So do y'all think that getting your period back, even this early, means you're fertile too? I'd always heard that exclusive BF was great birth control for the first 6 months...
Forum: Family Planning   10-07-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By AwakenedMama
Wow! Thanks for sharing! I definitely feel less...

Wow! Thanks for sharing! I definitely feel less surprised now...

Oh, and DS is 10 days short of 6 months. I forgot when his birthday was!
Forum: Family Planning   10-06-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By AwakenedMama
I just started my period this moring and DS (DC...

I just started my period this moring and DS (DC #2) is 5 days short of 6 months. I am shocked because with DD (DC #1) I didn't get my first period until she was around 12 months.

I don't...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-22-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By AwakenedMama
Hi! Anyone have experience with any NAET...

Hi!

Anyone have experience with any NAET practitioners in this region (Houston, Austin, College Station)?

Thanks so much for sharing!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-25-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By AwakenedMama
I want to make vegetable chips in my dehydrator...

I want to make vegetable chips in my dehydrator with all of the zucchini we're getting from the CSA. I'm wondering how to season them before I dry them. If they're not delicious, they won't get...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-21-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By AwakenedMama
Unfortunately, it's a large countertop glass jar...

Unfortunately, it's a large countertop glass jar that won't fit in a fridge. I guess I'll just have to use it for plain water http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-20-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By AwakenedMama
We just made a potato croquettes recipe from the...

We just made a potato croquettes recipe from the Joy of cooking and stirred in some canned salmon. Basically leftover mashed potatoes and eggs, some onion greens, and the salmon, then coat the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-20-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By AwakenedMama
No, you can't put hot water in the jar. Just...

No, you can't put hot water in the jar. Just cold or room temp. So I either have to sunbrew in the jar or brew out of the jar and cool before adding...

Thanks for tips!

What about just putting...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-19-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By AwakenedMama
I have a good herb garden going and bought a...

I have a good herb garden going and bought a glass infusion jar to keep on my counter, thinking I could make a tea with some of my herbs and then drink from the room temperature jar for awhile.
...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-11-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,601
Posted By AwakenedMama
Quote: Originally Posted by JessicaRenee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JessicaRenee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15167502)
2 tablespoons each of baking soda,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-10-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,601
Posted By AwakenedMama
Thanks for the replies. It occurred suddenly a...

Thanks for the replies. It occurred suddenly a few months ago, and he hadn't changed deodorants. He was using some regular brand. It just keeps coming back with anything he uses.

The crystal...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-09-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,601
Posted By AwakenedMama
DH developed a red, blotchy rash in his armpits...

DH developed a red, blotchy rash in his armpits that went away when he stopped using deodorant. Problem is, he has body odor now and is embarrassed about it. He's tried using natural deodorants and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-09-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,386
Posted By AwakenedMama
Quote: Originally Posted by russsk...

Quote:
Originally Posted by russsk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14979016)
I don't like drinking sour milk, so when it...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-25-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,386
Posted By AwakenedMama
My raw cow's milk tastes different today. It...

My raw cow's milk tastes different today. It doesn't taste bad like spoiled pasteurized, homogenized cow's milk does, but has a strange taste, kinda like parmesan cheese or something.

Granted, my...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-18-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,372
Posted By AwakenedMama
I'm wondering if anyone has experience with the...

I'm wondering if anyone has experience with the freemie breast pump--it looks like a great idea on their web site, but I'd like to hear from someone else who's tried it.

I already have a Medela...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-17-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By AwakenedMama
Thanks for sharing! My husband was...

Thanks for sharing!

My husband was initially very interested in me doing it, and when I told him the side effects (both the common ones and the rare ones), he, without hesitation, said,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-04-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,886
Posted By AwakenedMama
Thanks everyone for the tips! My oven has a...

Thanks everyone for the tips! My oven has a "proof" feature that I thought would be good, but it wasn't--it turned into cheese or something. But maybe if I turn it on proof while I'm prepping the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   12-30-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,886
Posted By AwakenedMama
I've been making homemade yogurt for a few weeks...

I've been making homemade yogurt for a few weeks now, and it was working great when it was warm outside. Now that it's cool, though, I'm having to use a heating pad to get it to turn into yogurt,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-22-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By AwakenedMama
I'm about 5 months pregnant and have started to...

I'm about 5 months pregnant and have started to have aches in the sides of my belly, which I think are from how my big belly is laying and pulling when I'm sleeping on my side. I think it would go...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-21-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By AwakenedMama
Anyone have thoughts on laser hair removal? I...

Anyone have thoughts on laser hair removal? I don't like having bikini hair and I hate waxing and shaving. I've read a little about it and it seems like it would probably at least thin the hair a...
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