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Forum: Homebirth   03-23-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,786
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Stillappalled, just remember that Mothering, the...

Stillappalled, just remember that Mothering, the paper magazine, endorsed HIV denialism.
 
If you keep that fact in mind, some of the discussions and moderating decisions that go around on the...
Forum: Homebirth   03-19-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,786
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Salr - I hear what you are saying, but the whole...

Salr - I hear what you are saying, but the whole issue is complex.
 
This is not just a conversation between a couple of friends, but it is "preserved for posterity".   So when someone says...
Forum: Homebirth   03-19-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,786
Posted By Buzzbuzz
"Well that is why I originally brought this to...

"Well that is why I originally brought this to light. I have been coming to MDC for 13 years through 3 pregnancies and children. I had been gone a long while as I was between the young years of #2's...
Forum: Homebirth   02-20-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,481
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Thank you for that clarification! Would it...

Thank you for that clarification!

Would it be fair to categorize mana as a advocacy group and view their health and safety claims through that lens?

In that case safety claims from mana would...
Forum: Homebirth   02-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,481
Posted By Buzzbuzz
I think it is 100% clear that mana has no...

I think it is 100% clear that mana has no interest in promoting practice guidelines, higher educational requirements or, risking out criteria.

They are only a certification group focused on...
Forum: Homebirth   02-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Buzzbuzz
This is one of the advantages of keeping a...

This is one of the advantages of keeping a relationship with a medical provider on a professional versus personal basis.
 
I would simply send a polite letter along the lines of:
 
Dear X,
 
I...
Forum: Homebirth   02-10-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,296
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Or, you know, she could think that women are...

Or, you know, she could think that women are interested in and can handle factual information about their health without needing to be protected like little children. "Love Story" is almost 35 years...
Forum: Homebirth   02-10-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,296
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Assuming they are close in age and an assuming a...

Assuming they are close in age and an assuming a pretty typical two tier partnership track, she would have retired roughly around the time he made equity partner.
Forum: Homebirth   02-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,296
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Didn't she appear in an article on time.com?...

Didn't she appear in an article on time.com? While I don't think the journalistic profession is what it was once, I can't believe that if there was something problematic with her qualifications that...
Forum: Homebirth   02-10-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,296
Posted By Buzzbuzz
As a (non-healthcare) licensed professional, I...

As a (non-healthcare) licensed professional, I find the argument about Dr. Amy letting her license lapse unconvincing. Licenses (and the ongoing educational requirements associated with them) can be...
Forum: Homebirth   02-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Okay - the deal with numbers is that with such a...

Okay - the deal with numbers is that with such a low number she may not have practical experience handling certain commoner complications. I would ask both midwives whether they have dealt with...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Buzzbuzz
I was doing some reading that said that given...

I was doing some reading that said that given the higher maternal mortality rate and larger families (a mother who delivers 10 times obviously is at a greater risk than one who delivers once) meant...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Buzzbuzz
And not just germs, but placenta previa, pph,...

And not just germs, but placenta previa, pph, eclampsia, fatigue, CPD, etc were all killers and there was little any midwife could do.

Google Anne Bradstreet's poem "Before the birth of one of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Buzzbuzz
I think to the extent things are not done any...

I think to the extent things are not done any more it is because they are either not effective or something safer has replaced them. There is no reason to use high forceps when a c-section can be...
Forum: Family Safety   01-07-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Both height and weight (though more height).  36...

Both height and weight (though more height).  36 pounds and 39 pounds, 38.5 and 39 inches.
 
They are forward facing.
Forum: Family Safety   01-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Buzzbuzz
We currently have 6 car seats for our twin 3.5...

We currently have 6 car seats for our twin 3.5 year old DDs.  4 are Britaxs 2 of which are installed in our mini-van and 2 of which are installed in the babysitters' car.
 
We also have a set of...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-09-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Buzzbuzz
The therapy is 1 hour, 3 times a week, plus...

The therapy is 1 hour, 3 times a week, plus transit time.
 
She gets about a 3 hour break each day -- napping occurs between 1 and 4.   She watches tv, plays on the internet, talks on the phone...
Forum: Homebirth   11-30-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,114
Posted By Buzzbuzz
You may also want to consider your insurance...

You may also want to consider your insurance situation when making this decision.  An isoimmunized friend's medical care for both her and her child ran over $800,000.  Fortunately, she had good...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-25-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Buzzbuzz
She gets 2 weeks paid vacation and sick time...

She gets 2 weeks paid vacation and sick time (same as my husband with an MS and over 10 years in his field). Additionally there are plenty of personal errands being run during the work week already...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-25-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Our nanny has been off due to a surgery (to...

Our nanny has been off due to a surgery (to repair an injury) and will be off for a total of about 6-8 weeks.  When she returns, she needs physical therapy 3 times a week. 
 
One therapy visit can...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-04-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,488
Posted By Buzzbuzz
ICM:   Evidently, its not so good in...

ICM:
 
Evidently, its not so good in Germany:
 
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/unequal-opportunities-german-women-disappointed-by-job-discrimination-act-a-600004.html
 
I believe...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-03-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,488
Posted By Buzzbuzz
That's interesting! My marriage is basically the...

That's interesting! My marriage is basically the most equitable one I know in terms of time spent on childcare and home management. I also earn 4/5 of the total household income.

I can pretty...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-03-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,488
Posted By Buzzbuzz
That's interesting.  I always thought...

That's interesting.  I always thought that lengthy maternity leaves would serious impede the hiring and promotion of women unless men were basically *required* to take a comparable leave.
 
For...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-03-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,488
Posted By Buzzbuzz
Out of curiosity, in Canada is there perceived...

Out of curiosity, in Canada is there perceived to be greater discrimination in the hiring process given that women are provided with such a lengthy leave?
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-03-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,488
Posted By Buzzbuzz
ICM --   Your link does certainly highlight...

ICM --
 
Your link does certainly highlight that the decision (and social impact) to SAH/WOH is something we bring our religion (for example, their note that the acceptability of women working...
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