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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Good Enough Mum
Yeah, sounds like he's a tension increaser; I'd...

Yeah, sounds like he's a tension increaser; I'd agree avoid leaving to cry in that case!

Tracy Hogg didn't advise PU/PD under three months (she did something called the 4S instead; that woman...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-29-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Both mine were like this - they just couldn't get...

Both mine were like this - they just couldn't get into a deep enough sleep from nursing to be able to stay asleep once put down. So I feel for you, because it's immensely frustrating. For what it's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-19-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Hi, traceylina, Speaking as a doctor... I...

Hi, traceylina,

Speaking as a doctor... I have to say that talking about 'calcium gluconate deficiency' doesn't make a lot of sense.

Substances like calcium gluconate don't just float around in...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-08-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,485
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Sorry I haven't replied to this before now – have...

Sorry I haven't replied to this before now – have been pretty busy, so took a bit of time off from the forums.


What I meant here by 'anti-vaccine agenda' is a fundamental distrust of vaccines...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-10-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,300
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Hi, littlebear: I was replying to Samaxtic's...

Hi, littlebear:

I was replying to Samaxtic's post about rotavirus vaccine, which is taken orally and not injected, so it was a correct comparison.

(Must get to bed now, so can't reply to other...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-10-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,485
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Mendelsohn graduated from medical school in 1951!...

Mendelsohn graduated from medical school in 1951! I wouldn't take his account as evidence of what a medical school course is like today. :) But in this case I think he's correct - I don't remember...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-10-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,300
Posted By Good Enough Mum
What struck me about this was that it was the...

What struck me about this was that it was the only documented example this author could come up with of a case where a vaccine virus had been transmitted. (He claims in the post that the NVIC...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-07-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Valerie: Meningitis can affect anyone. The germ...

Valerie: Meningitis can affect anyone. The germ can also be deadly without invading the spinal cord, as it can also cause severe sepsis (I've seen a healthy child die from this in the time it took me...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Replying to Turquesa (for some reason I can't...

Replying to Turquesa (for some reason I can't quote your post):

Did I miss forum guidelines? I looked to see whether there would be a problem with me posting here, but all I could find was the bit...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-07-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Wow - that's a tough one, and I see your dilemma....

Wow - that's a tough one, and I see your dilemma. Have you spoken to him about your concerns? What does he say?



But it isn't! I find this claim kind of ironic, because this one is, as far as...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-26-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,705
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Huh? I wasn't trying to ask a question; I was...

Huh? I wasn't trying to ask a question; I was trying to answer your question. You were originally asking why a mother shouldn't get vaccines for her baby every time she takes him to the doctor, and I...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Good Enough Mum
I looked at your past posts, and you said your DD...

I looked at your past posts, and you said your DD is 20 months now and will be 27 months by the time you have your baby. That can actually be a pretty big difference in terms of how well she can...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,705
Posted By Good Enough Mum
But you weren't just talking about getting one...

But you weren't just talking about getting one extra - you were talking about a mother getting her child every possible vaccine at every well-child visit. Don't you have quite a lot of those in the...
Forum: September 2015 Due Date Club   01-25-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Do the hospital not offer the option of leaving...

Do the hospital not offer the option of leaving after four hours? Have you asked them?
Forum: Vaccinations   01-25-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,705
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Of course not. Driving in the car isn't...

Of course not. Driving in the car isn't completely safe, eating peanut butter isn't completely safe, bedsharing isn't completely safe, walking down the road isn't completely safe. Nor are vaccines....
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By Good Enough Mum
What is it that worries you?

What is it that worries you?
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-25-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Hi, Bonnie! So what was your question - whether...

Hi, Bonnie! So what was your question - whether to get the MMR for your child?

With the amount of research that's now been done on the subject, I'd say that if there was one thing we've clearly...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-25-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Meningitis is horrendous - I would definitely...

Meningitis is horrendous - I would definitely recommend getting the Men C jab. Do they have the Men B in the USA? If so, I'd get that as well.

The H. influenzae is less of a problem at this age...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-25-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 840
Posted By Good Enough Mum
That's a misunderstanding of how evolution works....

That's a misunderstanding of how evolution works. Bacteria don't 'want' to survive - they don't want anything - but even if they were capable of consciously wanting something then that wouldn't...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-24-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Good Enough Mum
I work in the NHS. As I understand it, when there...

I work in the NHS. As I understand it, when there are concerns about possible allergy it's possible to have your vaccines in a hospital setting and wait there for two hours so that you can get...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-24-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By Good Enough Mum
I suspect that what happened (especially since...

I suspect that what happened (especially since you say she's pumping as well as breastfeeding, which can be shatteringly exhausting) is that it came out in the therapy session that she is having a...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-22-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 509
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Since the evidence on potential harm of antenatal...

Since the evidence on potential harm of antenatal ultrasound is all theoretical (or at least was at the time of my pregnancies some years back - I don't know whether anything new is out since then,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Can't speak for the OP, but I do know research...

Can't speak for the OP, but I do know research has shown that bedsharing with a baby and older child simultaneously has been linked with increased SIDS risk for the baby, so it's understandable if...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-09-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,690
Posted By Good Enough Mum
OK, the only problem I have with this (and I do...

OK, the only problem I have with this (and I do think you make some good points) is that we shouldn't even be needing to think in terms of 'mothers' additional obligations', or 'women needing to come...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,690
Posted By Good Enough Mum
Interesting debate. I think a great deal depends...

Interesting debate. I think a great deal depends on whether we're looking at AP as it was originally conceived by Sears, or as it's evolved since then.


Sears, of course, was a working man who...
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