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Forum: California, Nevada   09-18-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By ldsapmom
Dr. Asarian in Chico is the best...

Dr. Asarian in Chico is the best http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif.
Forum: California, Nevada   09-18-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By ldsapmom
Last I heard, Methodist Hospital still did them.

Last I heard, Methodist Hospital still did them.
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-24-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By ldsapmom
I was going to suggest speaking to her care...

I was going to suggest speaking to her care provider.

The bathroom is an excellent place to put domestic violence info -- even better if there is a men's and a women's.
Forum: California, Nevada   06-24-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,313
Posted By ldsapmom
I love Dr. Asarian, too Mamas -- he is super...

I love Dr. Asarian, too Mamas -- he is super cool in resp[ect to homebirthed babes, vax, breastfeeding, etc. In fact, he's the only area ped with an IBCLC on staff.

Come check out LLL when you...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-03-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By ldsapmom
I used to use godaddy, but I found they were...

I used to use godaddy, but I found they were getting tohard to work with (fro me); I recently changed to weebly (www.chicodoula.com (http://www.chicodoula.com)). I find them way too easy, and I love...
Forum: Spirituality   01-10-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,529
Posted By ldsapmom
Thanks for the links, to those who pm'd me. I am...

Thanks for the links, to those who pm'd me. I am thinking that is not the board I was looking for. I'll try it out, though.

Hi, Seren!
Forum: Spirituality   01-09-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,529
Posted By ldsapmom
Hey, you LDS parents. I live in Chico, CA, and I...

Hey, you LDS parents. I live in Chico, CA, and I used to haunt this place http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif. A few years back, there was an LDS message board. Does anyone...
Forum: Birth Professionals   12-17-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By ldsapmom
I am a Lamaze-certified CB instructor, and I...

I am a Lamaze-certified CB instructor, and I teach 6-2 hour classes. This class you are talking about (I call mine 'variations of normal,') is my #4 class. I basically spend the first four weeks...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-08-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,635
Posted By ldsapmom
I had a client get one at 10 centimeters. She...

I had a client get one at 10 centimeters. She was unable to push without being manically out of control, probably due to a past history of abuse.
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-29-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By ldsapmom
I was torn as well. I was thinking about CAPPA...

I was torn as well. I was thinking about CAPPA since I could do it all distance. I liked the Birthing from Within concept, but the trainings were far away and it would have been too much $$. After...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   03-14-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,159
Posted By ldsapmom
I agree, I think it would have been better left...

I agree, I think it would have been better left alone.

This is what I have in my contract: I take a deposit that equals about 1/3 of my fee at our first visit (after an initial meet). I have...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   03-13-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By ldsapmom
I just wanted to chime in with my support. This...

I just wanted to chime in with my support. This will only be an issue for those clients who want a doula who did everything they want/plan to do (and luckily, I don't think this is the typical...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   03-05-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By ldsapmom
I hate things like that! I just had to do...

I hate things like that!

I just had to do my recertification for DONA and I was so impressed by how quickly they got back to me -- the same day, if not within a couple of hours.

I am getting...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   03-05-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By ldsapmom
Quote: Originally Posted by tlcdoula...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tlcdoula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10694460)
Personally I would never lie and tell...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   03-04-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By ldsapmom
I don't think it is hard at all, after having th...

I don't think it is hard at all, after having th einitial meet, to decline a client. this is the reason I never do business at an initial meet -- I tell the parents I like to give them a chance to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-02-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By ldsapmom
While pitocin contractions are not what your...

While pitocin contractions are not what your body would naturally send you, a woman who has never experienced any labor before really has no basis for comparison. My first was induced for...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   02-02-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,741
Posted By ldsapmom
Quote: Originally Posted by pigpokey...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pigpokey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10449438)
When I was a lawyer I did. If they wanted to...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   02-01-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,741
Posted By ldsapmom
I guess I am not looking for a 99% hire rate --...

I guess I am not looking for a 99% hire rate -- I am looking for a good fit, a mutual understanding, and a desire for a synergistic relationship.

Like I stated before about not taking...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-30-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,741
Posted By ldsapmom
Quote: Originally Posted by Doula Dani...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Doula Dani http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10424177)
I didn't have an opportunity to read...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-29-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,741
Posted By ldsapmom
I have been working as a doula for over 8 years,...

I have been working as a doula for over 8 years, and I have never charged for an initial interview. None of the doualas in my area do either. In fact, this thread is the first time I have learned...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-29-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By ldsapmom
My first had a true knot, and he was 9 pounds, 8...

My first had a true knot, and he was 9 pounds, 8 ounces; second baby was 9 pounds, 9 ounces, and third baby was 8 pounds, 4 ounces.

My OB saw his knot on ultrasound in the second trimester, and...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-24-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By ldsapmom
about professional organizations or...

about professional organizations or unaffiliations.

I am in the very early stages of creating a resource that shows what women have thought/felt/experienced along their doula journies regarding...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,765
Posted By ldsapmom
Transition, all the way. I had difficult pushing...

Transition, all the way. I had difficult pushing phases, and it never.felt.good to push. In fact, it hurt. Transition, on the other hand, I spent rocking in a wooden rocking chair, calm, serene,...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-19-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By ldsapmom
I was so energized and motivated by my DONA...

I was so energized and motivated by my DONA training. I agree about trainers -- I had a great one who continues (as I need it) to offer me great insight and help.
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   01-18-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,582
Posted By ldsapmom
Sublime, I thought you linked us to your book. I...

Sublime, I thought you linked us to your book. I would love to see it, if you are sharing it, selling it, etc. I always like to see what others are up to. And I am ALL about aesthetics.
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