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Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-30-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By anniegirl
Like the others said, it really depends on your...

Like the others said, it really depends on your midwife, so ask! But ever more than that, it depends on you and what you want!
 
With my last, I only had one cervical exam the entire pregnancy....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By anniegirl
I've never heard any conflicting info about...

I've never heard any conflicting info about them! I'm really curious to know what the negative viewpoint could be. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/confused.gif
 
My personal experience...
Forum: Family Planning   07-19-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,770
Posted By anniegirl
I strongly recommend waiting at least a cycle or...

I strongly recommend waiting at least a cycle or two post-removal before TTC.
 
I had my Mirena removed last September and got a positive hpt two weeks later, so I must have been ovulating right...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-14-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By anniegirl
JMO, but I think it's highly unlikely your...

JMO, but I think it's highly unlikely your sister's baby has Down Syndrome. If you google "soft markers" for DS you will see that this type of cyst is a "soft" marker. According to this article,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-08-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By anniegirl
Stop using soap down there! Especially Dr....

Stop using soap down there! Especially Dr. Bronners, it has a high ph, and I bet that is the source of your problems. The skin down there is very sensitive and I believe is more on the acidic side...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-28-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,878
Posted By anniegirl
I'm sorry you are having such a rough time in...

I'm sorry you are having such a rough time in your faith, especially your fears of evil/hell and judgment from your family. I couldn't read without offering a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-18-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,607
Posted By anniegirl
For those having problems with the baking soda...

For those having problems with the baking soda (irritation etc.), what worked for me is to first put on some sort of natural deodorant or coconut oil (anything soothing, the purpose it just to...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-14-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,853
Posted By anniegirl
I'm late on this thread, but I had to chime in...

I'm late on this thread, but I had to chime in because I think I understand the OP's discomfort for both situations. Even when I was a Christian public praying made me uncomfortable. There is a...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-04-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,868
Posted By anniegirl
I think it sounds lovely! I'm confused about...

I think it sounds lovely! I'm confused about your dh's commute though. If you move to this place it means he will have a long commute? I think that would give me more hesitation than the smallness...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-28-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By anniegirl
It may be too late, but I read somewhere about...

It may be too late, but I read somewhere about using garlic cloves to get rid of GBS. IIRC it takes time though (weeks or more?).

Okay, I just did a google search and this is the first that...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-27-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By anniegirl
We don't own a dryer and after two and a half...

We don't own a dryer and after two and a half years the only thing I've found that really makes line dried towels not so crunchy is Downy liquid fabric softener (April Fresh specifically)....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-19-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,123
Posted By anniegirl
Quote: Originally Posted by dantesmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dantesmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15201289)
The middle-aged single guy who lives...
Forum: Women's Health   03-19-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By anniegirl
Thanks for the replies! I am intrigued by the...

Thanks for the replies! I am intrigued by the iodine thing, I will have to look into it more. I had a fibroid removed a long time ago and have had thyroid issues in the past.

With the Mirena, for...
Forum: Women's Health   03-17-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By anniegirl
For at least four or five days my boobs have...

For at least four or five days my boobs have been really achy, tender and sore and feel heavier and fuller. The only time I can recall them feeling like this was when I was early pregnant with my...
Forum: Natural Body Care   03-12-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By anniegirl
Just FYI about the Crystal rocks, roll-ons etc....

Just FYI about the Crystal rocks, roll-ons etc. The alum of potassium alum is aluminum sulfate, so...aluminum, albeit in a different form than in commercial antiperspirants.

I've done a little...
Forum: Religious Studies   03-10-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,641
Posted By anniegirl
I haven't read through the whole thread yet, but...

I haven't read through the whole thread yet, but I love conversations like this.

To answer the OP's question:
In terms of belief in a personal god I consider myself atheist. In terms of the...
Forum: Family Planning   02-23-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By anniegirl
I was thinking about you this morning...

I was thinking about you this morning http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

I hope you are hanging in there, I read your update. I am just speechless about your dp's...
Forum: Family Planning   02-19-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By anniegirl
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

Quote:
Originally Posted by GeoMomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-23-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,543
Posted By anniegirl
I've wondered about this too. None of the...

I've wondered about this too. None of the natural ones I've tried are anything like Cetaphil.

FWIW, about a month ago I started using only water on my face and so far so good! Better than the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-17-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By anniegirl
I use Charlie's too. I don't have their...

I use Charlie's too. I don't have their all-purpose cleaner, so instead I just dissolved a scoop of the detergent in a spray bottle with water. As I'm putting the clothes into the machine I give...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,690
Posted By anniegirl
Wow, yikes what a frightening situation! ...

Wow, yikes what a frightening situation!

Can't a restraining order be issued same day? But I guess that doesn't solve the the problem of needing a ride home.
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-11-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,581
Posted By anniegirl
Have you tried bleach? I know it's a no-no, but...

Have you tried bleach? I know it's a no-no, but using one bottle of bleach would be much less harmful to the environment than buying a whole new machine (not to mention cheaper)!

If you have a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-07-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,338
Posted By anniegirl
I don't think I've ever posted in this forum,...

I don't think I've ever posted in this forum, but co-sleeping is one of the best parenting choices we made, and one that I always felt confident about. And I think it helped a lot with their bonding...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-07-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By anniegirl
I used to do that too. Even with a high quality...

I used to do that too. Even with a high quality jog bra, I felt better wearing two.

My only piece of advice is in case you are nursing. Don't wear both bras (before or after your workout) for...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-05-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,128
Posted By anniegirl
Wow, this was a fun read! My kids are not...

Wow, this was a fun read!

My kids are not much into Disney shows, but I let them watch when they want to.

I've never really understood the fear of kids asking for stuff they see in...
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