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Forum: Natural Body Care   03-02-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By yelloq
I have a tilted cervix and don't have problems....

I have a tilted cervix and don't have problems. I use a cloth pantyliner to catch any "leaks" (which, for me, is just the blood that drips down while taking it out and inserting it).
Forum: Family Planning   02-29-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,808
Posted By yelloq
If you have any sensitivity to nonoxynol-9 (like...

If you have any sensitivity to nonoxynol-9 (like me), sponges like Today can be incredibly irritating. They also, you know, make you taste not that great...
Forum: Family Planning   02-28-2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By yelloq
Why would condoms be less effective if combined...

Why would condoms be less effective if combined with FAM than used alone? They are not any more likely to break or slip during the fertile window, so what decreases their effectiveness? Sure, if you...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-26-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By yelloq
I buy La Roche Posay at Shoppers here in Canada...

I buy La Roche Posay at Shoppers here in Canada or order Bioderma and Avene from an American website called FrenchCosmeticsForLess. In the US there are a few with mexoryl available in drug stores -...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-26-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By yelloq
Moisturizer with SPF rarely provides adequate...

Moisturizer with SPF rarely provides adequate protection (unless it is something like LPR Hydraphase), especially because to get the full SPF you need to apply 1/4 tsp. to the face, which is far...
Forum: Activism and News   02-26-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,354
Posted By yelloq
Quote: Originally Posted by purple_kangaroo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by purple_kangaroo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10612028)
Obviously there are going to be...
Forum: Fertility   02-25-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 31,419
Posted By yelloq
There is a thread going on about this here with...

There is a thread going on about this here with a lot of suggestions:

http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=853775 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=853775)
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-25-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 39,292
Posted By yelloq
The Diva tends to settle where it's right for...

The Diva tends to settle where it's right for your body. At least that's the hope http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif To get it out, I sit down, try to relax (making sure...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-24-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 39,292
Posted By yelloq
I like to pinch the base to make sure there is...

I like to pinch the base to make sure there is suction after insertion.

Are the holes clean? Some people find they have better luck by enlarging the holes, but I have no experience with this.
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Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-24-2008, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By yelloq
Quote: Originally Posted by mother_sunshine...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mother_sunshine http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10581859)
greenmama, I wouldn't correlate...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-24-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By yelloq
Quote: Originally Posted by Apricot...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Apricot http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10591873)
If she'd taken it the first day of her...
Forum: Family Planning   02-23-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By yelloq
If you are sensitive to latex and your partner...

If you are sensitive to latex and your partner dislikes sheepskin, how about polyurethane condoms? Many people prefer them because they are very thin and the material transmits heat well.

If you...
Forum: Gardening   02-23-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By yelloq
Thanks for all your advice! I'll definitely pick...

Thanks for all your advice! I'll definitely pick up that book.
Forum: Family Planning   02-23-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By yelloq
The primary function of the copper IUD is...

The primary function of the copper IUD is altering the uterine environment to prevent fertilization, although it - like hormonal methods - may prevent implantation as a secondary function. I don't...
Forum: Women's Health   02-23-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By yelloq
I tried everything over the years, including...

I tried everything over the years, including Proactiv, and Differin was the only thing that worked for me. I really wish I had gone to the doctor for it sooner.
Forum: Gardening   02-21-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By yelloq
I live in an apartment with a good sized balcony...

I live in an apartment with a good sized balcony but without a yard in Toronto. I'd like to start growing at least some herbs and ideally some vegetables as well, but I don't know what vegetables...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-21-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By yelloq
My cats eat Nature's Variety dry and Wellness...

My cats eat Nature's Variety dry and Wellness wet food, although right now they're on Science Diet I/D due to some digestive issues.

Remember that if your cat has urinary issues, fish-based foods...
Forum: Natural Body Care   02-21-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,356
Posted By yelloq
You can use oil with polyurethane condoms, but...

You can use oil with polyurethane condoms, but not latex. This means oil also can't be used with diaphragms or cervical caps. It should be fine with sex toys as long as they are not latex and if you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-19-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By yelloq
congratulations...

congratulations http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-19-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By yelloq
Oh, if it's for you then I completely recommend...

Oh, if it's for you then I completely recommend Child of God - I was just imagining a class of high school students reading it http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif It's my...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-19-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By yelloq
The Road or Blood Meridian. Absolutely not Child...

The Road or Blood Meridian. Absolutely not Child of God.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-19-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,779
Posted By yelloq
I'm not sure what that has to do with universal...

I'm not sure what that has to do with universal healthcare. Countries with universal healthcare also have vaccination recommendations, but you can opt-out (which is sometimes very accepted and...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-19-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,779
Posted By yelloq
Quote: Originally Posted by applejuice...

Quote:
Originally Posted by applejuice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10576263)
How would you like health decisions made...
Forum: Family Planning   02-14-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By yelloq
With perfect use the female condom is about 95%...

With perfect use the female condom is about 95% effective and with typical use it is about 79% effective. Compare this with latex male condoms which are 97-98% effective with perfect use and 85%...
Forum: Fertility   02-12-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,276
Posted By yelloq
Sperm can live up to 5 days (some say 7) in...

Sperm can live up to 5 days (some say 7) in ideal conditions. So there's a chance, but remember also that some women get EWCM for several days prior to ovulation. I wouldn't think too much about it...
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