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Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-07-2006, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By mammalmama
I've mostly used the cheap one from Cascade...

I've mostly used the cheap one from Cascade healthcare supply. I think its the Allen one or something like that but dont really remember. I just borrow it from a midwife pal, because I bought one...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-07-2006, 02:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,160
Posted By mammalmama
I think the important thing is just to be...

I think the important thing is just to be informed and make an EDUCATED decision YOU can live with as a parent. You are the only one who can say wether or not a treatment is worth it mama. One risk...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-07-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,057
Posted By mammalmama
I would suggest you look up some past threads...

I would suggest you look up some past threads and DEFINATELY post on the VBAC group. Check out ICAN-just google it-they have some very good resources and will be able to point you in the right...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-07-2006, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By mammalmama
I've heard lots of stories like this, from all...

I've heard lots of stories like this, from all kinds of people. The awesome thing is, they talk to you when they are being born, too.
Forum: Homebirth   09-05-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By mammalmama
I gave birth in a rubbermaid stock tank (you...

I gave birth in a rubbermaid stock tank (you know, for watering horses and cows?) that cost about 150-200.00. It was GREAT. My first labor was about 4 hours, my second was 12, so, who knows! Renting...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-04-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,183
Posted By mammalmama
HMMM. I think it is important to recognize that...

HMMM. I think it is important to recognize that all induction has risks, and that interfering with the process can, frankly, mess the process up. Being tired of being pregnant when you are only...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-03-2006, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By mammalmama
I don't think there's any truly good reason not...

I don't think there's any truly good reason not to birth the placenta in the tub. I wouldn't bother a mom so much about it-leaving her alone and letting her bond with her baby allows for her to...
Forum: Homebirth   09-02-2006, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By mammalmama
What you would need for a UC? Totally depends on...

What you would need for a UC? Totally depends on you mama. All you really need is a vagina and a baby! I think there are some threads in the UC section you could look up specifically.
Forum: Homebirth   08-30-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By mammalmama
ACOG has a practice bulletin that states unless...

ACOG has a practice bulletin that states unless a woman has had three second trimester miscarriages for unknown causes, cerclage is not actually recommended and has never been shown to improve...
Forum: February 2007   08-30-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 518
Posted By mammalmama
Remember that doppler is ultrasound too. There...

Remember that doppler is ultrasound too.
There was just a study that came out about effects of ultrasound on the brain (of rats) We dont know what longterm effects ultrasound has on babies. We know...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-30-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By mammalmama
There is no LAW in washington that says midwives...

There is no LAW in washington that says midwives cannot attend VBACS, it is just a question of that midwife's personal choice and insurance. It IS "allowed" though. That being said, there are...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-30-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By mammalmama
Cornelia Enning, from Germany, has actually...

Cornelia Enning, from Germany, has actually bothered to study water temp. and apparently found that the 98 degree recommendation so common in the states is actually too high. Lower temps are better....
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-30-2006, 03:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,755
Posted By mammalmama
Sister you and I are in a similar boat! I am 11...

Sister you and I are in a similar boat! I am 11 days past my "due" date, have been losing chunks of mucus plug for two weeks, have contractions that are painful until I poop, and having spells of...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   08-23-2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By mammalmama
I think the question for you is, what kind of a...

I think the question for you is, what kind of a midwife do you want to be?????????
You do not have to attend SMS or Bastyr, but it means it will be a bit more of a challenge for you. Personally, I...
Forum: Homebirth   07-22-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By mammalmama
You can also do a vaginal wash with water and...

You can also do a vaginal wash with water and grapefruit seed extract for GBS, and you could take grapfruit seed extract internally. I recommend you put in in grapefruit juice if you do, as its the...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-14-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By mammalmama
This is your baby. You are its mama. It is...

This is your baby. You are its mama.
It is VERY very difficult to enter into medical land at all and come out unscathed. Weigh carefully the benefits and risks, the advantages and disadvantages, of...
Forum: Homebirth   07-11-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By mammalmama
Is this the third baby you've given birth to?...

Is this the third baby you've given birth to? I'm about 35 weeks and experiencing the exact same thing with my third. I really think our bodies are just like, "oh, I've done this before. Here we...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-11-2006, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By mammalmama
As far as taking vitals, etc, you certainly...

As far as taking vitals, etc, you certainly could if you feel so compelled. You also could have a midwife come over after the birth and check up on such stuff if you felt the need. But dont...
Forum: Homebirth   07-11-2006, 03:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By mammalmama
Sarah4639-I'm guessin' its just those midwives,...

Sarah4639-I'm guessin' its just those midwives, but I'm not familiar with midwifery laws in Iowa. I know there are a couple of midwives around here that wont do a homebirth more than 10 minutes away...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-10-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By mammalmama
I think you've got to give your husband a fair...

I think you've got to give your husband a fair chance. EDUCATE HIM. If he wants you to go to the Hospital because he thinks it is safer, show him why it isnt (cuz it isnt, you know!?) Teach him...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-10-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,755
Posted By mammalmama
I have yet to read all the posts on this topic,...

I have yet to read all the posts on this topic, but am sure glad to see there are many. It is such an important thing for us parents to talk about. Just a few points before I continue reading:...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-09-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,040
Posted By mammalmama
I hear that "she handled it so well" nonsense...

I hear that "she handled it so well" nonsense all the time, and when I ask what it means, sure enough, it usually means a quiet or "relaxed" mama. OH WELL. Just hope that someday the people who say...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-09-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By mammalmama
You're willingness to greive this, to work and...

You're willingness to greive this, to work and process and take resoponsiblility, THAT is the greatest gift you could give your child. Be patient with yourself and allow yourself to FEEL. This is...
Forum: Homebirth   07-09-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By mammalmama
Midwives in my area regularly travel 2 hours to...

Midwives in my area regularly travel 2 hours to births. The big "hassle" seems to be prenatal visists, not the actual births, and that's more of a hassle for mom's who dont want to regularly drive...
Forum: Homebirth   07-09-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By mammalmama
You're only 31-32 weeks Hon. Nothing to worry...

You're only 31-32 weeks Hon. Nothing to worry about. this breech business is an area where a lot of fear mongering occurs, just remember that your body knows how to birth this baby, and this baby...
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