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Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Lobeebee
Thanks for all the advice! I am mulling over and...

Thanks for all the advice! I am mulling over and keeping all of this in mind. @eeem you're so right if you're down on kids' level ....they will practically never stop talking to you! :) Haha. :)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-02-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Lobeebee
Hi,    I'm here to ask for advice.  I'm...

Hi,
 
 I'm here to ask for advice.  I'm getting a job as a preschool assistant soon and I'd love advice on what makes a good classroom teacher? 
Basically I would love any advice/pointers...
Forum: Doulas   02-16-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,534
Posted By Lobeebee
I think you can, *if* you couple it with other...

I think you can, *if* you couple it with other things, and *if* you work hard and steady at it for a very long time. Like a decade or more -- because that way you finally have so much good will...
Forum: Doulas   02-06-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lobeebee
 I should look into a  rebozo for sure. I feel...

 I should look into a  rebozo for sure.
I feel bad not doing the pressure a lot b/c it seems to make such a  diff. for so many of them, however when I think about it and read your suggestions/own...
Forum: Doulas   02-05-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lobeebee
These tips are awesome -- I *am* wondering how...

These tips are awesome -- I *am* wondering how you accomplish no 6? It seems impossible to me! After almost every birth, afterward I'm all sore. I usually end up in all kind of funky positions. What...
Forum: Doulas   02-03-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Lobeebee
 Try to find out who the veteran doulas in...


Try to find out who the veteran doulas in your area are and from there see if they would mind you going to a  birth or two with them. :) If you hit it off it may turn into a full on mentorship.
...
Forum: Doulas   01-31-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By Lobeebee
 I try not to beat myself up for getting tired....

 I try not to beat myself up for getting tired. The laboring mom has an energy and adrenaline no one else in the room has.  I relate to your frustration though.  I had a recent doula experience...
Forum: Doulas   01-28-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,705
Posted By Lobeebee
I have a website but it doesn't get many hits. I...

I have a website but it doesn't get many hits. I am switching soon to a free blog. My clients I have, I have gotten through refs, and one was a woman who came to our local doula meeting and then...
Forum: Parenting   01-28-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,711
Posted By Lobeebee
**Everything** Spring Lily said. This may be...

**Everything** Spring Lily said.
This may be the only thing can be done at this time for this child, but it should be done.
 
What kind of man would make mention/notice or make a point of saying...
Forum: Grief and Loss   01-27-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,271
Posted By Lobeebee
reaching out can mean alot to a person in grief.

reaching out can mean alot to a person in grief.
Forum: Parenting   01-27-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,711
Posted By Lobeebee
Grown people need to be very respectful and set...

Grown people need to be very respectful and set boundaries with children re touching -- tickling is pleasurable and bonding and also intimate,  there is a definite out of control dynamic to it.
Yes...
Forum: Doulas   01-25-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Lobeebee
 This may seem like a strange question but to...


This may seem like a strange question but to doulas here-- did you want to have a doula at your own birth(s)? Did any of you feel like you didn't or don't want one yourself, even though you...
Forum: Doulas   01-24-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Lobeebee
 Nice!  Glad to help :)


Nice!  Glad to help :)
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-24-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Lobeebee
Most government-funded orgs. that offer...

Most government-funded orgs. that offer discounts based on income, they ask the future client to bring in last year's W-2. That way they can see what you've been living off of (more or less).
 From...
Forum: Doulas   01-21-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Lobeebee
I'd approach it like this-- "I won't be able to...

I'd approach it like this-- "I won't be able to doula myself. I'll be in laborland. WE need a doula-- not just me, but I need *you* to have a doula too--so you are free to be with me as just my...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-21-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,726
Posted By Lobeebee
Ah I think I know what you mean. I just tried...

Ah I think I know what you mean. I just tried them both with myself. I kept my feet flat on the floor with both squats. Feels like the "frog" way I was much more "out there" and stretched thinner...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-21-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,726
Posted By Lobeebee
I know I am a late comer to this thread but if...

I know I am a late comer to this thread but if you read this, can you explain what your midwife meant about the squat women in Brazila nd China use, being different? Did she expplain how?
Forum: Doulas   01-18-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Lobeebee
It seems to me most mothers look for a...

It seems to me most mothers look for a connection with a potential doula. Someone they feel comfortable around and they would feel comfortable with and supported by at their birth. It seems like the...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-16-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Lobeebee
Ina May Gaskins- b/c of reading "Spiritual...

Ina May Gaskins- b/c of reading "Spiritual Midwifery" when I was 13 and her and all the accounts of the births blowing my mind --  and "Ina May's Guide" and how she comes across in any interview...
Forum: Doulas   01-14-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Lobeebee
Thanks for sharing everyone. I hope CBI gets...

Thanks for sharing everyone. I hope CBI gets more popular too. Sometimes I think word of mouth and vibe accounts for more than anything else, so I may just go ahead with my gut and do CBI since it...
Forum: Doulas   01-13-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Lobeebee
Thank you for this info--good idea re calling...

Thank you for this info--good idea re calling the trainer first. By the way I love your tattoo!!!
Forum: Doulas   01-13-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Lobeebee
Hi All :)  I am looking for info. on what you...

Hi All :)  I am looking for info. on what you learn at a  DONA birth doula workshop -- I can't find  a list at their site --
 
I have been to 30 births now, (3 with my own clients, the first 27 as...
Forum: Doulas   01-13-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Lobeebee
I would be nervous that what she is truly...

I would be nervous that what she is truly looking for is someone extremely hands off -- If she had a midwife, she knows that midwives have protocol and patient/care provider agreements she perhaps...
Forum: Birth Professionals   10-30-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Lobeebee
I relate to you. I was sure I wanted to go into...

I relate to you. I was sure I wanted to go into midwifery but due to several factors I am now looking for a babysteps approach.
I am currently looking to get training as an LPN. You do not need a...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-25-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Lobeebee
Riteofpassage -- I have never heard of TOLABOR...

Riteofpassage -- I have never heard of TOLABOR -- so just looked them up --ooooh I really like what I am seeing
at this page. They used to be ALACE then ...?
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