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Forum: Homebirth   06-09-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,083
Posted By MidwifeErika
You can drain it right into the toilet, the...

You can drain it right into the toilet, the toilet will auto-flush as the water level gets higher, so it will just keep going down.
Forum: Homebirth   06-02-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By MidwifeErika
I hope that midwives are not simply ignoring the...

I hope that midwives are not simply ignoring the breech stats. They were.... horrifying. I know the sample size was small, which isn't good for statistics, but it is the information that we have at...
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-02-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By MidwifeErika
Absolutely I hired another midwife to attend me...

Absolutely I hired another midwife to attend me in labor. I really didn't care so much about the prenatal care aspect as that was all stuff that I could easily do to myself, but I really cared about...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   06-01-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By MidwifeErika
Open House for River Valley Birth Center

I just wanted to send an invite to all those in the area to come on over for a lovely open house of River Valley Birth Center in St Peter on June 14th, 2014 from 1-4pm! We will be serving coffee,...
Forum: Homebirth   02-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,800
Posted By MidwifeErika
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-10-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By MidwifeErika
The number of births does matter, as does a lot...

The number of births does matter, as does a lot of other factors. Are the assistants coming totally green and inexperienced students? Or are they other midwives? Are these numbers as primary midwife...
Forum: Homebirth   02-07-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,800
Posted By MidwifeErika
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Homebirth   02-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,800
Posted By MidwifeErika
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Homebirth   02-02-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,217
Posted By MidwifeErika
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by krst234 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1396708/this-dr-amy-tuteur-woman-drives-me-crazy/40#post_17560310) ...
Forum: Homebirth   02-02-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,217
Posted By MidwifeErika
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1396708/this-dr-amy-tuteur-woman-drives-me-crazy/40#post_17560041)
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Forum: Homebirth   02-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,217
Posted By MidwifeErika
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Homebirth   02-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,217
Posted By MidwifeErika
One more thing that dawned on me while playing...

One more thing that dawned on me while playing with the CDC wonder numbers..... intrapartum fetal deaths are not included in the infant death numbers. Is there somewhere else on that site that has...
Forum: Homebirth   02-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,217
Posted By MidwifeErika
When playing with the CDC numbers, I found a...

When playing with the CDC numbers, I found a hospital death rate more than double what she found for her blog when using criteria of white, full term, all states, etc. I tried to make it as low risk...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   12-06-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By MidwifeErika
I lived in Appleton for a long time and can...

I lived in Appleton for a long time and can maybe help. My experience with these midwives is really through me being a midwifery student rather than a client. I will only respond about the midwives...
Forum: Homebirth   11-25-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By MidwifeErika
Here is a link with quite a bit of basic...

Here is a link with quite a bit of basic information:
http://gentlebirth.org/archives/sampleBillingScenarios.html
 
So, the things you will need to know would be the diagnosis code (first...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   05-23-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By MidwifeErika
Look into the Deep Valley Birth Collective. This...

Look into the Deep Valley Birth Collective. This is a group of birth professionals located in the general area. Similar to the Childbirth Collective, but more local to south central Minnesota.
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Forum: Homebirth   05-13-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By MidwifeErika
Oh, good!!    Health insurance billing can...

Oh, good!! 
 
Health insurance billing can be such a headache. 
Forum: Homebirth   05-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By MidwifeErika
Well, then, yes, you would owe the midwives the...

Well, then, yes, you would owe the midwives the money. It is considered insurance fraud to profit from your health insurance, so overpayments cannot be kept by you. I know that is not the answer you...
Forum: Homebirth   05-13-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By MidwifeErika
Was it $2000 in addition to the $4500 that you...

Was it $2000 in addition to the $4500 that you had paid? So you got a check for $6500 even though you had only paid your midwives $4500?
Forum: Homebirth   04-21-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By MidwifeErika
Sometimes people will let me know and that is...

Sometimes people will let me know and that is always nice, just so I know what happened to them. It doesn't hurt my feelings or insult me in any way. You need to choose the best fit for you and you...
Forum: Midwives   03-25-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By MidwifeErika
I have been using yourwaterbirth.com, but am...

I have been using yourwaterbirth.com, but am planning on switching because their chux pads are just not good. I love their customer service and everything else, but the chux pads are probably the...
Forum: Homebirth   03-25-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By MidwifeErika
When I am out doing home visits, I usually am...

When I am out doing home visits, I usually am drinking coffee in the car and/or have a water bottle with me and so people don't need to have anything to offer. A cup of tea is a nice gesture, but...
Forum: Midwives   03-11-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By MidwifeErika
I run bleach water through mine when the pool is...

I run bleach water through mine when the pool is empty, but I still will only use it when we are DONE using the birth pool with the liner. Even though it has been cleaned with bleach water, I just...
Forum: Homebirth   02-28-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By MidwifeErika
P.S. Consider the option that if you buy a good...

P.S. Consider the option that if you buy a good quality birth pool and use a liner each time, you could likely sell the pool to a midwife/doula/other mom when you are done with it.
Forum: Homebirth   02-28-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By MidwifeErika
I used a fishy pool with baby #2, but a BPIAB...

I used a fishy pool with baby #2, but a BPIAB with #4. The BPIAB is far superior. The bottom was more cushioned. It was deeper. I was able to kneel and still have my belly covered. It was lovely. I...
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