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Forum: Elimination Communication   12-04-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Alison Cole
I've got a 22mo (EC'd since 1 wk) who's having...

I've got a 22mo (EC'd since 1 wk) who's having some similar regression stuff, and I've been pretty frustrated, and came here to get some advice as well. I'm trying to believe (and I think it's...
Forum: Birth Professionals   08-18-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,188
Posted By Alison Cole
What tests to you usually run when you are...

What tests to you usually run when you are concerned about these disease processes?

Thanks!
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-12-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Alison Cole
After 2.5 years with MSTM, I finally have all my...

After 2.5 years with MSTM, I finally have all my coursework turned in and just needed to celebrate a little with some ladies who will understand what a big deal this is for me.
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Forum: Birth Professionals   05-08-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Alison Cole
Thanks for all the replies -- I need to look at...

Thanks for all the replies -- I need to look at the linked article, very interesting. Dewi, if your interested, I'd love to hear whatever you had to say about transfers. My question was in part...
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-05-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Alison Cole
I am interested in hearing about the ways this...

I am interested in hearing about the ways this is handled in other areas. In my community, when a client transfers to the hospital, she may either choose to pay her midwife to accompany her or send...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-04-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,311
Posted By Alison Cole
Careful if you get a service that sets up a tub...

Careful if you get a service that sets up a tub about making sure your hot water heater matches their specs, and that you call them in good time. I shelled out big time on a rental and the baby...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-04-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 56,424
Posted By Alison Cole
I think it is so important for mom to be...

I think it is so important for mom to be comfortable touching her own body in the way that feels best during labor! We need to be listening to our bodies at the most primal level, and free to go...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-26-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Alison Cole
To get a CPM through NARM you can go to a...

To get a CPM through NARM you can go to a MEAC-accredited school, or you can do the Portfolio Evaluation Process (PEP) (info here (http://www.narm.org/htb.htm#pep). No specific schooling is...
Forum: Elimination Communication   01-18-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Alison Cole
Same here. I'm chalking it up teething, learning...

Same here. I'm chalking it up teething, learning to walk, and a little cold. Here's hoping it will get better when the weather warms up and she can wear less.
Forum: Gardening   12-13-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Alison Cole
Hey, mamas, I'm hoping to do a three sisters...

Hey, mamas, I'm hoping to do a three sisters (corn, beans, squash) raised bed (8X8) here in the Pacific NW and am interested in any BTDT words of wisdom from you all. My dad is building the bed for...
Forum: Birth Professionals   12-13-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,159
Posted By Alison Cole
I wanted to be a professional feminist, and I...

I wanted to be a professional feminist, and I think midwifery is the way to do that. As midwives, we can help women trust and listen to their own wisdom, make peace with and learn to respect their...
Forum: Birth Professionals   12-10-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Alison Cole
Thanks. I tried regular google, but didn't think...

Thanks. I tried regular google, but didn't think to try MDC google. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blush.gif
Forum: Birth Professionals   12-09-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Alison Cole
I want to use the "We have a secret in our...

I want to use the "We have a secret in our culture. It is not that birth is painful. It is that women are strong" quote on a hand-out, but I don't know who said it. Anyone?
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-07-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Alison Cole
I am having a biting problem as well, and found...

I am having a biting problem as well, and found this thread helpful:

https://www.mothering.com/discussion...php?p=10397454 (https://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?p=10397454).
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-06-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 576
Posted By Alison Cole
I do admin work in a medical office, and pump at...

I do admin work in a medical office, and pump at the desk in the office that I share with another woman. However, I pull the door to so as not to be seen by the occasional patient or other stranger...
Forum: Spirituality   12-05-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Alison Cole
Hey, I know it's been a minute, but I wanted to...

Hey, I know it's been a minute, but I wanted to say that this thread got me thinking I would like to live (or eat) my principles a little bit more, and so my holiday gift from my dad this year will...
Forum: Spirituality   11-23-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,231
Posted By Alison Cole
I believe in the sacredness of the earth, and...

I believe in the sacredness of the earth, and that our food is basically a gift from/the body of our mother Earth. I live in an urban apartment, but I like to take time at local harvest time to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-16-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Alison Cole
Since we've started some (minimal) solids (still...

Since we've started some (minimal) solids (still nursing on demand), we've had serious change in poos, too. It goes back and forth, though...sometimes solid and tough for her to get out, sometimes...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-21-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By Alison Cole
We EC, most successfully at night -- we're in...

We EC, most successfully at night -- we're in sync when we go to bed at the same time, and when she wakes me with her stirring, we go potty, come back to bed and nurse to sleep. Most times we don't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-21-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Alison Cole
Sometimes butt rash comes with teething,...

Sometimes butt rash comes with teething, sometimes on days where there are many little juicy farts. I know doing EC can help, as can blow-drying the bottom after each change. Do you use "natural"...
Forum: Birth Professionals   10-14-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Alison Cole
Quote: a look under a micro scope will tell...

Quote:
a look under a micro scope will tell you
In my experience, this is not always true. Of course, usually it is. But there are times when a woman is having symptoms of yeast or BV without the...
Forum: Birth Professionals   10-14-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Alison Cole
How does one know it's atrophic vaginosis vs....

How does one know it's atrophic vaginosis vs. vulvar yeast or the like?
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-24-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Alison Cole
Yeah, my babe (7mo) only recently started doing...

Yeah, my babe (7mo) only recently started doing regular stretches of more than 3 hours at night I would say it sounds like what you've got is par for the course.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-24-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,189
Posted By Alison Cole
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/ye...

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Forum: Parenting   09-03-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Alison Cole
I really like "Breastmilk makes my tummy yummy,"...

I really like "Breastmilk makes my tummy yummy," a little board book with illustrations which include tandem and toddler nursing, co-sleeping, multiple skin tones, and breastfeeding around the world.
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