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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-09-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By carrieb26
I don't know what all you are in to with being...

I don't know what all you are in to with being AP, but there is a babywearing international group that meets in rockford,  http://bwiofncil.blogspot.com/  ...
Forum: Parenting   06-04-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By carrieb26
As to sexual harrassment from one child to...

As to sexual harrassment from one child to another, at that age I would say not really. I would be inclined to think the Friend is modeling behavior that she has seen/heard/observed/experienced.
 ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-28-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By carrieb26
I've been leaning towards year-round schooling,...

I've been leaning towards year-round schooling, with summer being a lighter schedule time.  I've been debating when I want to "officially" start this next school year.
 
It's kind of funny - I...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   05-27-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By carrieb26
I live out in the southwest suburbs.  There are...

I live out in the southwest suburbs.  There are several groups out this way that are non-religious.  Most are thru meetup.com.  I'm not familiar with groups closer in to the city, though.
Forum: Homebirth   05-27-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By carrieb26
Most homebirth midwives in Illinois are not...

Most homebirth midwives in Illinois are not licensed, and can be prosecuted for attending a birth.  There are a few CNMs who have homebirth practices, one in Peoria, which is I think the closest to...
Forum: Homebirth   03-28-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By carrieb26
My first was long, second was superfast like...

My first was long, second was superfast like yours, third was long.  I did a non-scientific poll of a group of friends - it was about half and half in terms of third birth being same/shorter vs...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-28-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By carrieb26
I haven't had any personal experience with her -...

I haven't had any personal experience with her - I know she has a meet up group, or rather now a facebook group get together monthly - perhasp if you can connect with some of the families there you...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By carrieb26
I'm so glad you were able to connect with...

I'm so glad you were able to connect with someone.
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-04-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By carrieb26
As far as I know, no CNMs serve Urbana. I have...

As far as I know, no CNMs serve Urbana. I have some friends in the area who have home birthed. There's a homebirth support group that meets monthly, but you'll have a hard time getting anyone to...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,889
Posted By carrieb26
There is a birth group active in the area....

There is a birth group active in the area. Southern Illinois birth network. I'm from northern Il so i don't really know all the resources there. I've heard theres an ap group, LLL, ICAN down tht...
Forum: Homebirth   02-17-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By carrieb26
Leah, I'm in Illinois and will be looking for...

Leah, I'm in Illinois and will be looking for insurance that would hopefully cover any future homebirth. Do you think that bcbs ppo is a good insurance in general? If you don't mind sharing, which...
Forum: Homebirth   02-17-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By carrieb26
I'm not aware of cnms that attended births in...

I'm not aware of cnms that attended births in Dubuque. Depending on which state in te tristate you land in, there might be other options. Have you looked here?...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-16-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By carrieb26
The only legal mw I know in Peoria is brande...

The only legal mw I know in Peoria is brande ruskusky. I don't know if she takes on birth assistants. Have you tried to connect with any of the Illinois midwifery groups? Might start with...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-02-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,889
Posted By carrieb26
I know this is an old thread, but in case anyone...

I know this is an old thread, but in case anyone is still around and looking to get connected to the midwife licensure movement in Illinois:
 
Check out...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-13-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By carrieb26
If you're on facebook, try connecting with the...

If you're on facebook, try connecting with the Illinois Friends of Midwives group.  It's private, so you'll have to ask to join, but you may be able to connect with some like-minded families in your...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   11-02-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By carrieb26
I moved to this area nearly a year ago, and I...

I moved to this area nearly a year ago, and I feeling I've been having trouble connecting with like minded people. I hav connected with a few groups a little farther in to the city, but its a 45 min...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By carrieb26
The best time is ASAP....

The best time is ASAP. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif sometimes it can take a while to locate a midwife for homebirth. Sometimes those midwives are booked up fast and early. I...
Forum: November 2011   06-28-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,939
Posted By carrieb26
I'm not planning one, but my husband would much...

I'm not planning one, but my husband would much prefer a UC.  Our last was a planned homebirth/unplanned UC.  Labor was very fast, and in many ways I preferred it over our first birth. It was just...
Forum: November 2011   06-28-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 1,470
Posted By carrieb26
I'm a late-comer to this thread  - I'm honestly...

I'm a late-comer to this thread  - I'm honestly no very good at participating, since my online time is hit or miss, but I enjoy reading what is up with other mama!
 
Carrieb26 - Carrie - 11/16 -...
Forum: November 2011   06-28-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 518
Posted By carrieb26
sounds fun - why not?

sounds fun - why not?
Forum: November 2011   06-10-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By carrieb26
  I am fortunate to have a good relationship...


I am fortunate to have a good relationship with both my parents and MIL.  both live 3+ hours away.  It was helpful for me to have my mom and dad around for a few days after birth, because my mom...
Forum: November 2011   05-09-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
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Views: 515
Posted By carrieb26
I haven't read through the rest of the comments...

I haven't read through the rest of the comments yet, so I might be repeating some things.
 
The return of fertility postpartum, while breastfeeding varies a lot from woman to woman.  There are...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-07-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By carrieb26
Thanks for the reply!   My I saw my chiro...

Thanks for the reply!
 
My I saw my chiro last week. He has some experience  w/ pregnant women, and he did some adjusting that relieved things, at least until I popped something out lastnight.....
Forum: Homebirth   05-07-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By carrieb26
I've been thinking about creating a "birthing...

I've been thinking about creating a "birthing binder" for my self/husband.
 
I'm concerned that we'll forget to do some things once labor starts and would like to have a central location for...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-30-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 8,443
Posted By carrieb26
95% of the product must be organic to be able to...

95% of the product must be organic to be able to claim that it is "organic"
 
Carrie
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