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Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   05-05-2009, 02:28 PM
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Views: 205,969
Posted By chester
HI, There is an article in today's New York...

HI,

There is an article in today's New York Times' science section about a law suit regarding the vaginal sling (used in the surgery to correct stress incontinence and sometimes prolapse).
...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   03-24-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 205,969
Posted By chester
I have this same problem (S.I after the birth of...

I have this same problem (S.I after the birth of my child). I am debating the sling surgery as well. I have tried many things to improve the situation (LOTS of pelvic floor pt, home pt, pessaries,...
Forum: Women's Health   02-20-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By chester
Has anyone had surgery for Stress Incontinence...

Has anyone had surgery for Stress Incontinence (the sling procedure)?

I'm considering it after 6 years and trying everything else.

If you've had it, have you had any side effects?

Thanks.
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   02-20-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 205,969
Posted By chester
Has anyone had the sling surgery for Stress...

Has anyone had the sling surgery for Stress incontinence (SI)? This is my last option after trying everything else.

I am no longer prolapsed (by the way).

If you have had the surgery, what...
Forum: Dental   08-05-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,399
Posted By chester
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Dental   08-04-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,399
Posted By chester
Does anyone have experience with an underbite...

Does anyone have experience with an underbite that was corrected at a young age (before losing babyteeth)? Was it corrected by using head gear to pull out the upper jaw? Did it last? Was it...
Forum: Women's Health   11-06-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By chester
HI, I have tried everything for my Rosacea. I...

HI,
I have tried everything for my Rosacea. I tried many natural remedies but nothing really helped. I was very resistant to taking the antibiotics but it was the thing that finally got it under...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-27-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 583
Posted By chester
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-16-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By chester
Again, Thank you for the replies. It is VERY...

Again,
Thank you for the replies. It is VERY helpful for me to hear from all of you!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-15-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By chester
Thank you, thank you everyone!

Thank you, thank you everyone!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-14-2006, 01:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By chester
Thank you for your answers. May I ask how long...

Thank you for your answers. May I ask how long the entire process took/ is taking for you (both)? I am curious about "real" experiences people have had/ are having. (this is pertinent to adoption...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-09-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By chester
HI, We are beginning to think about...

HI,
We are beginning to think about International Adoption. I have a question about the different agencies. Specifically about the agencies that work with Guatemalan Adoptions. It seems that there...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-09-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By chester
I have urinary incontinence due to the vaginal...

I have urinary incontinence due to the vaginal birth of my child. I have been to many hours of pelvic floor therapy, seen specialists, and tried various ways to help. It is a permanent condition for...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-03-2005, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By chester
I just saw that you just had your baby a few...

I just saw that you just had your baby a few days ago! This could very well go away in a couple of weeks on its own. If not, pelvic floor pysical therapists are helpful.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-03-2005, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By chester
While farting might be normal, uncontrollable...

While farting might be normal, uncontrollable farting is not. Post-birth incontinence can come in many forms: urinary, fecal, and flatulence. I would see a pelvic - floor physical therapist, they...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-03-2005, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By chester
I had uterine and bladder prolapses (along with...

I had uterine and bladder prolapses (along with other more permanent damage) and acupuncture REALLY helped the prolapses - to the point that they righted themselves. There are also pesseries (rubber...
Forum: Women's Health   04-06-2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By chester
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Forum: Women's Health   04-05-2005, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By chester
Anyone know how much and when to give...

Anyone know how much and when to give acidopholus to my 2 1/2 year old(36 pound) son during a two week course of antibiotics? Can I give too much?

thanks!
Chester
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-24-2005, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By chester
Thanks again for all the replies. She did have...

Thanks again for all the replies. She did have the quad screen but I am thinking maybe the next step will be the test that you are speaking of (nuchal translucency) because they are sending her for...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-21-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By chester
Thanks for all the replies. I haven't had a...

Thanks for all the replies.
I haven't had a chance to look at all the links yet.
The dates might be off for that test then because she is going mostly on an ultrasound to see how far along she is....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-21-2005, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By chester
My friend is aprox. 14 weeks pregnant. The nurse...

My friend is aprox. 14 weeks pregnant. The nurse called to say that the part of the quad screen for downs syndrome came back positive. It was 201 out of 279 ( I don't know what this means, just...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-28-2004, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By chester
HI, I just sent you a private message Chester

HI, I just sent you a private message
Chester
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-30-2004, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By chester
OOps I just realized that I didn't actually...

OOps I just realized that I didn't actually barge in on anyone's post. I was refering to the post "Where can I find solid info on unmedicated childbirth".

Ok, and thanks for the reply!
Chester
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-29-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By chester
If I may barge in on this thread. I was just...

If I may barge in on this thread. I was just going to post a similar question about a book for a friend who is having a hospital birth. Of the books recommended here is there one that is more...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-01-2004, 06:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,965
Posted By chester
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone had a vaginal...

Hi,
I'm wondering if anyone had a vaginal birth with their first child and then a c-section birth with their second due to Pelvic Floor Problems (ie incontinence - urinary or fecal)?

Thanks,...
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