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Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   11-05-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By liseux
Thank you for your kind response MsBlack. You...

Thank you for your kind response MsBlack. You are someone I respect on MDC a lot, you know your stuff for sure!I definitely consider my situation very rare & I hope that all mothers who face this...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   11-03-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By liseux
I agree & the facts are clear that maternal...

I agree & the facts are clear that maternal risks do rise with each C/s. I also feel comfortable having multiple c/s b/c the risks that scare me personally most are placenta issues, esp....
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-26-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By liseux
I am so sorry that you and your son had such a...

I am so sorry that you and your son had such a scary birth, I am so glad he is OK!

I am not trying to scare you, just wanted to share my experience. I lost my second son to shoulder dystocia &...
Forum: November 2010   10-04-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By liseux
Hi! Sorry to be DDC crashing, but honestly it...

Hi! Sorry to be DDC crashing, but honestly it sounds to me more like a kidney stone than a UTI. I have had plenty of both & a few things you wrote sound more like a stone (which is not necessarily...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-21-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By liseux
I am so happy for you guys to come to an...

I am so happy for you guys to come to an agreement, I know it wasn't easy! I think I've told you that my own brothers are different & both of my parents agreed & my intact bro never had issues. Its...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   09-17-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,710
Posted By liseux
My first 2 births both ended in 4th degree tears...

My first 2 births both ended in 4th degree tears that healed extremely well. I don't recommend either ice (can slow healing) or doughnut pillows (can put pressure on the stitches) . What works best...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-01-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,946
Posted By liseux
Hi AFWife! First I want to tell you that I...

Hi AFWife! First I want to tell you that I admire you for thinking so much about this & being so open about your whole thought process.Many moms would never think twice about this & talking about it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-24-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By liseux
My 10 yr old son was just dx with type 1 this...

My 10 yr old son was just dx with type 1 this spring. I have a thought: when they are first diagnosed they usually show up in ketoacidosis, when they spill all sugars/carbs out of their urine. Its...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-10-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By liseux
I've had 2 lung amnios, one at 36 weeks 0 days...

I've had 2 lung amnios, one at 36 weeks 0 days and one at 37 weeks, due to rh sensitization. Both times baby was ready & needed no help breathing outside of a little chest PT. No NICU or separation....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-04-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,200
Posted By liseux
My husband knows about massage and he does do...

My husband knows about massage and he does do the massage for me about 4-6 weeks after c/s. He digs in and breaks up the scar tissue. I have had 3 c/s and each time they find very little scar...
Forum: November 2010   06-29-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,807
Posted By liseux
Also DDDC. I have read your posts over the years...

Also DDDC. I have read your posts over the years Claire (I'm Claire too) and I admire you a lot.

I haven't been in your shoes, but I have lost a very sick baby a few weeks after birth. Your...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-14-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,279
Posted By liseux
Incisions can run the risk of infection, which...

Incisions can run the risk of infection, which can be pretty bad, the best way to tell is if there is any odor at all, there should be none.

I had 3 C/s and the first 2 healed super fast & easy....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-01-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,849
Posted By liseux
I've had to have 3 & I like the positives that...

I've had to have 3 & I like the positives that have been said, I would add one more:

A catheter has to stay in for 24 hours afterwards, this seems like a real bummer & it can be, but...I also...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-20-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By liseux
One of the best things for development under a...

One of the best things for development under a year old is babywearing. They see stuff at our level and they are forced to use their limbic system more than if they're not worn. Babywearing totally...
Forum: Spirituality   01-20-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By liseux
I did make my comment before it got moved from...

I did make my comment before it got moved from TCAC to here, but I agree, of course life isn't all or nothing. Maybe a better word would be interesting instead of ironic.

I am a good example of...
Forum: Spirituality   01-18-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By liseux
Probably people who do choose circ might have...

Probably people who do choose circ might have answers, if I were her, I would just ask others in her religious group.

I think its ironic how people will be into herbs and homeopathics but choose...
Forum: February 2010   01-11-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By liseux
That is crazy! It definitely sounded like a...

That is crazy! It definitely sounded like a stone to me. It was exactly like you described in my case too. The stone doesn't hurt unless it moves, so it moved, probably stopped & got stuck. It will...
Forum: February 2010   01-11-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By liseux
Hi ladies, totally ddc crashing, sorry! I hope I...

Hi ladies, totally ddc crashing, sorry! I hope I can help here:

I was in the April 09 ddc and I experienced constant bladder spasms and pain for about half of my pregnancy. In my case it was a...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-14-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,314
Posted By liseux
I am sorry your sister is suffering. I do think...

I am sorry your sister is suffering. I do think they made a classic fear based decision, which is rarely one that will bring peace. It would have been nice if the nurse had gently asked her if she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-10-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,307
Posted By liseux
Hi Ladies! I've got 3 boys down & 1 to go so I...

Hi Ladies!
I've got 3 boys down & 1 to go so I have a minute to spend here. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Honeybunmom, I'm glad you checked in! It is a pretty...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-07-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,307
Posted By liseux
OK, finally I have Ramsay in the exersaucer so I...

OK, finally I have Ramsay in the exersaucer so I can write real quick!

Thanks for the warm welcome back! I totally had forgotten we had moved here!

Kate, that green Ergo is gorgeous!!! I have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-05-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,307
Posted By liseux
I recommend LLL meeings for more solids...

I recommend LLL meeings for more solids info.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

One thing to remember is that breastmilk or formula are unmatched by any food in terms...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-04-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,265
Posted By liseux
Hi Ladies! I totally forgot we had moved...

Hi Ladies!

I totally forgot we had moved our group over here & so have never even posted here at all. I see some of you on facebook. I read most of the thread and its a pretty overwhelming bunch...
Forum: Homebirth   09-16-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,151
Posted By liseux
Believe me, when it does go wrong & you are in...

Believe me, when it does go wrong & you are in the hospital with a very sick baby, they blame you, the parents. They blame the mw too, but if you are the one they see each day in the NICU, you get...
Forum: Homebirth   09-16-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,151
Posted By liseux
"What I found interesting is that most people...

"What I found interesting is that most people that choose homebirth educate themselves and don't fully rely on the midwife, however I think this woman and her husband did. Choosing homebirth...
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