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Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   Today, 01:10 AM
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Posted By cyclamen
I saw your other post. I hope you get things...

I saw your other post. I hope you get things worked out. I'm sorry you're going through this right now.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Today, 01:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 276
Posted By cyclamen
Can you give some examples?

Can you give some examples?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By cyclamen
Meepycat, you're right. Fundal massage is...

Meepycat, you're right. Fundal massage is painful and does feel invasive. I meant non-invasive as in non-surgical.

Mamashanti, A comprehensive literature review is the highest order of evidence...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 35
Posted By cyclamen
I had a traumatic, unplanned, essentially...

I had a traumatic, unplanned, essentially unassisted birth (supportive care afterwards, too little, too late) and it ended in the death of my second child. I got pregnant again right away. The...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 276
Posted By cyclamen
Other things to note: pitocin has a very short...

Other things to note: pitocin has a very short half life... about 3-5 minutes.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 276
Posted By cyclamen
And yes, pitocin as part of an actively managed...

And yes, pitocin as part of an actively managed third stage is very effective. It's better to prevent a pph than to treat one. Good lit review here from SOCG...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-24-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 276
Posted By cyclamen
Fundal massage is a standard, non invasive...

Fundal massage is a standard, non invasive intervention for firming up the uterus. Every nurse and physician is taught this, and mothers should be educated about doing it to themselves. It's...
Forum: Family Planning   11-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 26
Posted By cyclamen
The trouble with LAM is that you can ovulate...

The trouble with LAM is that you can ovulate before you get your period, so you never know for sure that you haven't ovulated. Especially in your situation, a full year after the six month period...
Forum: Doulas   11-23-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By cyclamen
You are upset and disappointed in yourself...

You are upset and disappointed in yourself because you know you behaved unprofessionally. Do the right thing. You need to find the money to offer it back and if you can't do that, then you need to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By cyclamen
The cord length, to some extent, is associated...

The cord length, to some extent, is associated with how much the fetus moves before birth. It can also be genetic. Calcification of the placenta at close to 42 weeks is not surprising. It was just...
Forum: Doulas   11-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By cyclamen
or what PirateQueen said, so much better than I...

or what PirateQueen said, so much better than I did.
Forum: Doulas   11-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By cyclamen
It sounds like they sent you home because there...

It sounds like they sent you home because there was no place for you to sleep, and then when they would have had you come back, you were two hours away. Those are details mom/family shouldn't have...
Forum: Doulas   11-23-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By cyclamen
In the future, you need a plan for what you will...

In the future, you need a plan for what you will do if a birth goes longer than expected. If you are only attending home births, you need a plan for accompanying your clients to the hospital in the...
Forum: Doulas   11-23-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By cyclamen
I am sorry this experience was triggering for...

I am sorry this experience was triggering for you. Birth is unpredictable - even midwife attended home births. Moms receiving interventions, including epidurals, often have as much need of support...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 276
Posted By cyclamen
From a basic physiological standpoint, I think...

From a basic physiological standpoint, I think it's highly unlikely that a single shot of synthetic oxytocin will have any effect on breastfeeding or on the body's oxytocin production. Oxytocin...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 276
Posted By cyclamen
On the more benign end of things, PPH can cause...

On the more benign end of things, PPH can cause anemia, which will decrease milk supply, cause shortness of breath, fatigue, etc. It's worth preventing, or trying to prevent.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By cyclamen
no. 41+4, 40+5 and 38+3.

no. 41+4, 40+5 and 38+3.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
On a personal note, I had a precipitous delivery...

On a personal note, I had a precipitous delivery (not labor, just delivery) with my second. She came barreling down in one contraction and then I did NOT want to move and she ended up arrested in my...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-14-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
I got to talk to some people over the weekend. ...

I got to talk to some people over the weekend. So yes, if mom is hyperventilating, that can cause a significant change in oxygenation to the fetus. One midwife I spoke with said the first thing to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By cyclamen
I agree with other posters... it can be very...

I agree with other posters... it can be very normal to have a variety of feelings, but the shift in your hormones may be giving you a bit of perinatal depression. As someone who has btdt, this might...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
could be your uterus is very receptive to...

could be your uterus is very receptive to oxytocin. or cervix is very stretchy/receptive to prostaglandins. big pelvis.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-08-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
No alcohol in labor... can cause respiratory...

No alcohol in labor... can cause respiratory depression in baby. There isn't a really way to slow the contractions when they are occurring naturally and you are that deep in labor. It's your own...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-06-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
I also went looking and found that there's been a...

I also went looking and found that there's been a study on voluntary maternal hyperventilation, and in healthy babies, it produced a temporary elevation in the baby's heartrate. In distressed babies...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-06-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
I am in nursing school and have been spending...

I am in nursing school and have been spending lots of time with some awesome and knowledgeable CNMs. I have a special interest in fetal oxygenation and the birth process because one of my kids had a...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   11-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By cyclamen
A normal fetal heartrate is 120 to 160 beats per...

A normal fetal heartrate is 120 to 160 beats per minute. 60 beats per minute is very low. Yes, over five minutes means the baby has been poorly oxygenated for over 5 minutes. You start running...
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