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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-25-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Katie8681
Right, some midwives choose not to follow...

Right, some midwives choose not to follow guidelines that are in place to ensure that low risk women give birth at home under circumstances most likely to lead to a healthy baby. If this midwife is...
Forum: VBAC   06-25-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Katie8681
Have you considered it's not because they fear...

Have you considered it's not because they fear litigation that the OBs won't support your VBAC? They are human and their job is to get women and babies through pregnancy and birth alive and healthy....
Forum: Homebirth   06-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Katie8681
The scenario you described is the safest way to...

The scenario you described is the safest way to have twins vaginally.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 937
Posted By Katie8681
Does the midwife have a license? Why did she stop...

Does the midwife have a license? Why did she stop practicing? Dig for that information.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-09-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By Katie8681
Oh dear. A mother named Dreah Louis has a...

Oh dear.

A mother named Dreah Louis has a blog she started after she birthed footling breach twins at home. Her midwives didn't arrive in time for the delivery and tragically one twin died....
Forum: Toddler Health   06-01-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 756
Posted By Katie8681
Hearing tests are noninvasive, so I guess it...

Hearing tests are noninvasive, so I guess it wouldn't _hurt_, but your kid sounds just like mine at that age. Now he's a year older and while he yaks all the time at home, at a doctor's visit he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-01-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By Katie8681
Ugh, just wanted to express some empathy for OP....

Ugh, just wanted to express some empathy for OP. My almost 3 year old had a growth spurt recently and suddenly when he runs into me, thumps his head on my chest, crawls on my lap or on my back, he is...
Forum: Doulas   05-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Katie8681
Wonder how much they paid that midwife to sit...

Wonder how much they paid that midwife to sit there fiddling on her laptop while she pushed. How often was she checking heart tones?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-30-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Katie8681
Saline nasal spray?

Saline nasal spray?
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-30-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By Katie8681
How terrible. I'm very sorry you lost your son. ...

How terrible. I'm very sorry you lost your son.

At 38 years old, responsible birth centers will recommend that you be cared for by OBs and hospital based CNMs, and that you have routine testing...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Katie8681
Did they give you a short list of safe OTC...

Did they give you a short list of safe OTC things to take?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-29-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By Katie8681
Hi Rosie! You should get evaluated by your...

Hi Rosie! You should get evaluated by your doctor, but just generally, yes there ARE over the counter meds that are ok in pregnancy, and if you have a bacterial infection of any sort, including...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-24-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 994
Posted By Katie8681
Definitely ok in my opinion, but like some...

Definitely ok in my opinion, but like some others here, I tried reading them at that age and was just very bored. My brother LOVED them at that age. I tried again as a teenager and "clicked" better...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By Katie8681
I used mine from time to time, I was definitely...

I used mine from time to time, I was definitely glad to have it, especially when we traveled. It wasn't an absolute necessity but it was nice.
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Katie8681
Well, it's a tough one. "Perfect use" failure...

Well, it's a tough one. "Perfect use" failure rate (%of women experiencing unintended pregnancy within first year of use if they use it every single time they have sex, exactly correctly) of the...
Forum: Women's Health   04-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Katie8681
I would suggest a diaphragm but it is not nearly...

I would suggest a diaphragm but it is not nearly as effective without spermicide. I'd really think about what exactly bothers you about the IUD because really, the copper (paragard) seems pretty...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   02-25-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By Katie8681
FisherFamily, maybe it was best for you, but...

FisherFamily, maybe it was best for you, but it's not best for everybody. For some women they would rather not have a long drawn-out process. When that's the case, you can have a dilation and...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   02-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By Katie8681
Can't you call your doctor and tell him or her...

Can't you call your doctor and tell him or her that you'd prefer not to wait for the miscarriage to complete on its own?
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   02-17-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By Katie8681
Baking soda baths can help, too. Sorry for your...

Baking soda baths can help, too. Sorry for your troubles!
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By Katie8681
As a curly headed person, just wanted to add- it...

As a curly headed person, just wanted to add- it should be a wide toothed comb and the hair should definitely be wet, with conditioner in it!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-13-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,570
Posted By Katie8681
A mix of semi sit and side lying. Sounds awkward...

A mix of semi sit and side lying. Sounds awkward but that's how I ended up!
Forum: Vaccinations   02-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,308
Posted By Katie8681
Ok Mirzam. Teach me quantum physics! It's not a...

Ok Mirzam. Teach me quantum physics! It's not a matter of belief, it's a matter of understanding. I don't understand it and I will bet you don't, either.
Forum: Homebirth   02-09-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,095
Posted By Katie8681
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by joycnm http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1397046/cornell-study-4x-higher-rate-of-death-at-homebirth#post_17566574)
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Forum: Vaccinations   02-08-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,308
Posted By Katie8681
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mama24-7 http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1397096/homeopathic-vaccines-nosodes#post_17566314)

Well, I imagine that...
Forum: Homebirth   02-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,095
Posted By Katie8681
Thing is, an emergency c/s doesn't seem all that...

Thing is, an emergency c/s doesn't seem all that "heroic" in terms of being extraordinary, complicated, or expensive. Shaving off 30 minutes of decision to incision time may very well mean the baby...
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