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Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-24-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By MissMuffet
It was the dried dates (and even date...

It was the dried dates (and even date paste/pureed dates that I'd rolled into balls and stuffed with various goodies) that gave me those intense waves and contractions during labor. (Didn't exactly...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-24-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 558
Posted By MissMuffet
Catlady those fresh barhi dates are delicious imo...

Catlady those fresh barhi dates are delicious imo but only when they're less ripe, still yellow and hard, same level of firmness as the red fresh dates that mandamama posted. Then they're tangy with...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-24-2015, 06:17 AM
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Posted By MissMuffet
I make bars out of date paste, toasted and ground...

I make bars out of date paste, toasted and ground coconut flakes, toasted and ground nuts (whatever kind works - if u tolerate peanuts, they go really well in this mix), dried, ground cranberries...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-20-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 558
Posted By MissMuffet
Long before any study came out about how helpful...

Long before any study came out about how helpful they are during labor, it was tradition in the middle east to eat them due to the verse in the quran about mary mother of jesus peace be upon them...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-20-2015, 02:41 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By MissMuffet
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😁😁😁😁😁
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   03-19-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By MissMuffet
As in all things, moderation is key. I drank...

As in all things, moderation is key.

I drank it in past pregnancies but more so for the iron than for anything else.

Now what did help in efficiently getting that baby out - dates! Ate them...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-21-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 206
Posted By MissMuffet
Congratulations what an exciting feeling

Congratulations what an exciting feeling
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-17-2015, 12:33 PM
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Views: 4,371
Posted By MissMuffet
How's your blood pressure Metasequoia? I'm sure...

How's your blood pressure Metasequoia? I'm sure that swelling isn't pre-eclampsia, but better to get it checked imo
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-16-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 153
Posted By MissMuffet
Have an of you had deep intuition about the sex...

Have an of you had deep intuition about the sex and you were right??
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 363
Posted By MissMuffet
This is a very entertaining ddc for sure. I'm not...

This is a very entertaining ddc for sure. I'm not at all chatty but am enjoying listening to you all ;)
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 106
Posted By MissMuffet
I hear of a lot of c sections and inductions here...

I hear of a lot of c sections and inductions here taking place due to "calcified placentas". Or maybe the more correct phrase would be placenta calcification? I don't live in the US.
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 4,371
Posted By MissMuffet
I have varicosities which ache after standing up...

I have varicosities which ache after standing up too long and after sex. Witch hazel pads are amazing and even coconut oil is cooling.

As for pelvic heaviness etc I do a lot of forehead to the...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 4,371
Posted By MissMuffet
I'm 16 weeks and still feeling all around...

I'm 16 weeks and still feeling all around miserable - nausea, fatigue, moodiness. I don't ever remember feeling this bad in previous pregnancies. Anyone else feel worse in subsequent pregnancies? I...
Forum: July 2015 Due Date Club   02-13-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 737
Posted By MissMuffet
New here. Hope this helps. ...

New here. Hope this helps.

https://wholewoman.com/blog/?p=1041
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
Sorry I wasnt clear. What I am trying to say...

Sorry I wasnt clear. What I am trying to say is: is there any point in getting titers checked because I am probably not going to vax - even if there are no antibodies.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
Yeah I guess I would have the benefit of knowing...

Yeah I guess I would have the benefit of knowing at least but what I meant is that the presence (or lack of) antibodies probably wouldnt be the deciding factor in whether or not I vax.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
Thanks for your suggestion, ICMama.   I...

Thanks for your suggestion, ICMama.
 
I would probably also do selective/delayed vaccines if that was available here. As it is, such a choice is not available here; the only choice available is to...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-11-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
Thanks keakiepie and everyone for your input. Im...

Thanks keakiepie and everyone for your input. Im a bit frazzled trying to reach such a huge decision.
 
Quote:In other words, if you have already been exposed and you already have natural...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-11-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by keakiepie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1392716/polio-outbreak-in-the-middle-east-wwyd#post_17504337)
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-10-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
Thank you so much for your input. I havent yet...

Thank you so much for your input. I havent yet come to a final decision, still gathering info.
 
Here is something relevant to the matter at hand for anyone interested:
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-09-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 951
Posted By MissMuffet
There have been ten reported cases of polio in...

There have been ten reported cases of polio in war-torn Syria. Now there is a huge campaign to vaccinate (with the live virus I believe) and give boosters to every child in neighboring Jordan (there...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-07-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By MissMuffet
Well now we are down to just one nursing...

Well now we are down to just one nursing session- at nap time. For the the past week I've offered him a snack right before bed (usually an apple or an orange) and told him that after he finishes, he...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-29-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By MissMuffet
I'm nearly seven months pregnant and my 21 mos...

I'm nearly seven months pregnant and my 21 mos old still nurses once for nap time and once at bed time. I cherish our nursing relationship but do not want to tandem nurse (and am worried his nursing...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-16-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By MissMuffet
I was recently searching for answers to a...

I was recently searching for answers to a similar question.

What I came away with is that pushing position does matter in trying to avoid a tear, as does having a strong fer (fetal ejection...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-13-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By MissMuffet
Duh, I don't know why I didn't think of that. ...

Duh, I don't know why I didn't think of that.

So yeah it is blended with sunflower oil - 13 percent of it. They did a poor job on the labeling bit!
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