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Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-25-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Posted By *J*
Don't know where in VA you are, but there are...

Don't know where in VA you are, but there are CPM's who will do twins at home in some areas. I'm in Richmond, and none of the midwives here would do twins at home. I spent weeks trying to convince...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-26-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By *J*
I just recently switched to the capsules, more...

I just recently switched to the capsules, more expensive but I was at the point that I couldn't gag the liquid down without it seriously threatening to come back up......
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-25-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By *J*
I'm in Richmond, not NOVA, but I know there's...

I'm in Richmond, not NOVA, but I know there's got to be plenty for you up there! Doesn't Sally Fallon Morell live in NOVA or DC?
Anyway, there's a great farm raising heritage breeds on pasture in...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-24-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By *J*
Fish Oil-- made from the bodies of small fish,...

Fish Oil-- made from the bodies of small fish, mostly taken as a source of Omega 3 fatty acids.
Cod Liver Oil-- made from just the livers of the cod fish, and taken primarily for Vitamins A and D....
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-22-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By *J*
PM'd you, hope that's alright!...

PM'd you, hope that's alright! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: June 2010   02-20-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By *J*
I might have good news about the birth plans......

I might have good news about the birth plans... but I'm too worn out to do the story justice tonight! I'll give details tomorrow...
Thanks for all the encouragement!...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-18-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By *J*
Cristeen, are you a fan of Alton Brown? He likes...

Cristeen, are you a fan of Alton Brown? He likes to talk about "applications." http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Sorry to get off topic there. To answer the original...
Forum: June 2010   02-17-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By *J*
EDD: June 20th Name: Jessica Age: 31 (as of...

EDD: June 20th
Name: Jessica
Age: 31 (as of yesterday!)
Location: Virginia
Family (partner, other children, and/or furbabies): 1 wonderful husband (Sam), 2 small dogs (Polly and Lucy), 2 naughty...
Forum: June 2010   02-12-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By *J*
I like it too! I prefer names that are not too...

I like it too! I prefer names that are not too bizarre or out there, but are also not super popular at the moment. Being named "Jessica" in the one year it was the number one baby girl name took its...
Forum: June 2010   02-12-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,127
Posted By *J*
I'm drinking a strong infusion of Nettle, Red...

I'm drinking a strong infusion of Nettle, Red Raspberry Leaf, Alfalfa, and Oat Straw almost every day! Sometimes I do just straight Nettles. It's such a good way to get good stuff into you....
Forum: June 2010   02-11-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By *J*
The cookbook Nourishing Traditions by Sally...

The cookbook Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon has recipes for formula with several variations, including raw cow and raw goat milk. Not too many ingredients, but I think they include some...
Forum: June 2010   02-09-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,296
Posted By *J*
Just found out yesterday that we're having...

Just found out yesterday that we're having BOYS!! Very excited! Sadly, the poll will only let me vote once, so one of my babes is unaccounted for......
Forum: June 2010   02-06-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By *J*
I definitely want a pair of big, healthy babes!...

I definitely want a pair of big, healthy babes! I would have been very pleased with a nine-pounder singleton (good job, mamma!) but, of course, I've had to really shift my expectations with twins....
Forum: June 2010   02-06-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By *J*
So glad to hear you know about traditional foods...

So glad to hear you know about traditional foods and WAP. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I thought I'd put a little information out there just in case! My dad likes to...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-05-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,567
Posted By *J*
I just ordered the orange FCLO capsules. I was...

I just ordered the orange FCLO capsules. I was doing pretty well taking the unflavored in tomato juice, but then I got pregnant... and now I've started gagging when I try to take it. I keep it down,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-05-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By *J*
Cod liver oil is FABULOUS, and you should...

Cod liver oil is FABULOUS, and you should definitely keep taking it, but it's not a source of Omega 3's. Pastured meats have omega 3's (as someone mentioned above), but if you want a supplement you...
Forum: June 2010   02-05-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By *J*
Quote: Originally Posted by is it puppies?...

Quote:
Originally Posted by is it puppies? http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15032152)

such a bad person......
Forum: June 2010   02-05-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By *J*
I think the 80- 100 grams of protein...

I think the 80- 100 grams of protein recommendation comes from the Brewer diet and aims to prevent preeclampsia. Also, most of your baby's structure is made from protein, so you need to provide...
Forum: June 2010   02-02-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,296
Posted By *J*
I won't find out 'till next Monday, but how do I...

I won't find out 'till next Monday, but how do I vote? Should I just vote twice? Will it let me? These twins are already complicating my world!
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-31-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By *J*
Well, letting them thaw a bit made all the...

Well, letting them thaw a bit made all the difference! Thanks for the suggestions. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
I've taken some twice now, and both times I swear...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-30-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By *J*
You shouldn't need to soak it, as soaking and...

You shouldn't need to soak it, as soaking and sprouting both fulfill the same purpose (getting rid of phytates). http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-30-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By *J*
So, I'm feeling kinda stupid. I know of all the...

So, I'm feeling kinda stupid. I know of all the wonderful benefits of liver, and have tried cooking it a few times, but haven't really found a recipe that would enable me to eat it without gagging....
Forum: June 2010   01-27-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By *J*
I'm sorry I can't offer any personal experience...

I'm sorry I can't offer any personal experience with fibroids, but I wanted to offer a little reassurance! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grouphug.gif My understanding is that...
Forum: June 2010   01-25-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 645
Posted By *J*
I'm curious to hear from some experienced mama's...

I'm curious to hear from some experienced mama's on this one! I'm really hoping to avoid having to buy two (!) cribs. I'm thinking/ hoping that we can go right from co-sleeping to mattresses on the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-15-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By *J*
You might want to look up "fluoroderma." I've...

You might want to look up "fluoroderma." I've finally figured out, after too many years of adult acne, that I am sensitive to fluoride and it gives me horrible breakouts! Sometimes it even seemed...
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