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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-13-2011, 07:10 PM
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Posted By majormajor
my daughter is 5.5. she's always been very, very...

my daughter is 5.5. she's always been very, very active and for the most part had a shorter attention span than other kids her age (she wouldn't even watch TV until she was almost 3), but it wasn't...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   03-10-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,675
Posted By majormajor
i initially felt upset by my first c-section. i...

i initially felt upset by my first c-section. i don't want to say traumatized, because it wasn't that bad. it was 5 years ago now, so i have a much better perspective on it. the most upsetting part...
Forum: Women's Health   03-03-2011, 02:24 PM
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Posted By majormajor
do you mean you've never heard of acylovir for...

do you mean you've never heard of acylovir for chickenpox in general, or just for chicken pox in a newborn? they gave me acylovir when i came down with chicken pox at 17 (for the second time, i'd...
Forum: Women's Health   03-02-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By majormajor
i would take her in. i'd want my DD's pedi to...

i would take her in. i'd want my DD's pedi to listen to her lungs to make sure it wasn't causing pnemonia, and i'd want to know what symptoms to look out for that indicated a complication. however,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-02-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,014
Posted By majormajor
thinking of you and your son and praying for a...

thinking of you and your son and praying for a full recovery. how did the surgery go?
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-15-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,092
Posted By majormajor
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-13-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,027
Posted By majormajor
ellemenope, your daughter reminds me so much of...

ellemenope, your daughter reminds me so much of my older DD.  your DD's focus on time and birthdays reminded me that my daughter talked a lot about that at that age too, and the next step was a bit...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-13-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,092
Posted By majormajor
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Forum: Birth Professionals   02-13-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,092
Posted By majormajor
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Quote:Originally Posted by SGVaughn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1297285/epidural-without-guilt/80#post_16258561)
I...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-13-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,092
Posted By majormajor
dr. gilbert, thanks for coming here to talk...

dr. gilbert, thanks for coming here to talk about your book! i'm very happy to see something like this published, i agree that there is a huge need for accurate information on childbirth.
 
also,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-24-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By majormajor
my DD really only likes art and music of her...

my DD really only likes art and music of her specials, which each happen once a week. today she came home and told me she had a FANTASTIC day at school and i was so happy! then within an hour she...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-22-2011, 07:24 PM
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Views: 707
Posted By majormajor
and she's reciting, in about 5 seconds, the list...

and she's reciting, in about 5 seconds, the list of 50 words that the kindergarteners are supposed to learn to sight read by the end of the year. both little tricks are actually pretty funny, but...
Forum: VBAC   01-22-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,110
Posted By majormajor
just wanted to respond about c-sections limiting...

just wanted to respond about c-sections limiting family size. my  understanding is that it's different for every woman, but some women just get more scar tissue than others, and repeat c/s can be...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-21-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,809
Posted By majormajor
it is very hard to find unbiased information. i...

it is very hard to find unbiased information. i started my research journey by looking at the evidence for and against vaccination claim by claim, and checking every source that i could get my hands...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-21-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By majormajor
here's a link to a study that found pertussis...

here's a link to a study that found pertussis vaccination to be 88% effective at preventing the disease.
 
http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/275/1/37.abstract
 
when there was a pertussis...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-21-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By majormajor
i haven't gotten it yet. i was going to pop into...

i haven't gotten it yet. i was going to pop into town to see if our local bookstore has it. maybe i'll even order it through them if they don't instead of going through amazon, i'm trying to support...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-19-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By majormajor
yes, about time!! what an awful piece of...

yes, about time!! what an awful piece of "journalism" that was. i think RFK jr was really trying to make a name for himself with it.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-18-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By majormajor
i would LOVE to book club it! we could do an...

i would LOVE to book club it! we could do an issue-by-issue or chapter-by-chapter discussion (of the vax issues of course!). i'm mostly pro-vax though, but i am not wedded to any of my beliefs, i...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-18-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,215
Posted By majormajor
i count too, but like the others said, i don't...

i count too, but like the others said, i don't find that it interferes with anything. i notice it the most climbing long flights of stairs. all of a sudden i'll find myself thinking, "...21, 22,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-14-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,802
Posted By majormajor
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Forum: Vaccinations   01-12-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,675
Posted By majormajor
i've been thinking about what explains how...

i've been thinking about what explains how people can draw different conclusions from the same information, with respect to vaxes, and i think that our previously held beliefs are what explain most...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-12-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,802
Posted By majormajor
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Forum: Vaccinations   01-11-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,675
Posted By majormajor
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-11-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,802
Posted By majormajor
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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-11-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,802
Posted By majormajor
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