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Forum: Traditional Foods   05-24-2010, 11:17 AM
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www.180degreehealth.blogspot.com...

www.180degreehealth.blogspot.com (http://www.180degreehealth.blogspot.com)
I find his stuff very interesting and convincing, and it jives with a lot of TF philosophies--he's very into Weston A....
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-18-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By EMS
Any other thoughts? It's still there today,...

Any other thoughts? It's still there today, doesn't seem like it would be the duct filling up, wouldn't that come and go??
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-17-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By EMS
Is this normal? It just started this morning, a...

Is this normal? It just started this morning, a sort of stabbing soreness inside my left breast. I'm nursing my six-month old. What could it be?
Thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   11-17-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By EMS
Does anyone have any suggestions beyond vitamin...

Does anyone have any suggestions beyond vitamin C and zinc?
For kids and/or adults.
Very interested to find out.
Thanks!
Forum: Women's Health   11-17-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By EMS
If I were in the States, _and_ had a...

If I were in the States, _and_ had a pediatrician who I liked, I'd do it. Even if I didn't like the ped, I'd probably turn a deaf ear to the pressure and go anyway. As it is, in Brazil, I haven't...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-17-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By EMS
So the condominium where we live uses ant poison...

So the condominium where we live uses ant poison and fertilizer on the grass where kids play. (Please don't scare me with how terrible this is--I know!) What I am wondering is if anyone has...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-08-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By EMS
I had that, too, but it only lasted for a week...

I had that, too, but it only lasted for a week or two postpartum.
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-08-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By EMS
I had to do an elimination diet because of my...

I had to do an elimination diet because of my 6-month old. It turned out he was reacting to dairy in my diet, but it took a good 2 months of complete elimination before his stools normalized. His...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-08-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By EMS
The cravings do go away, but I have to say it...

The cravings do go away, but I have to say it takes more than a few days.
Another good book is Sugar Shock. This really goes into the health consequences of sugar, and that alone is enough to scare...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-08-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By EMS
Dark chocolate! They have really good prices on...

Dark chocolate! They have really good prices on chocolate. Some is organic, too.
Oh, I wish I could order some to be sent to Brazil!
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-08-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By EMS
With my first two, I started right around 6...

With my first two, I started right around 6 months (not knowing any better). This time I intend to start around a year, but hold off on wheat longer than that. (We rarely have wheat anyway, so it...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-04-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By EMS
At what age would you start giving a baby...

At what age would you start giving a baby coconut water? Is coconut an allergen like other nuts? If so, is the flesh different than the water? I believe people start giving it to babies pretty early...
Forum: Family Planning   10-30-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,221
Posted By EMS
I'm using a diaphragm, too. At least until I...

I'm using a diaphragm, too. At least until I have reliable fertility signals, I figure it's our best option.
Another question--does anyone know how effective a diaphragm is when used without...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By EMS
That is frustrating. Other posters have given...

That is frustrating. Other posters have given good advice. As long as you know you're doing the right thing, that's what matters.
Here's another idea, though, if you're open to it--you could pump,...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-20-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By EMS
Are you kidding me? I thought our family would...

Are you kidding me? I thought our family would avoid this issue, but maybe not.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-14-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By EMS
What's serotype replacement?

What's serotype replacement?
Forum: Vaccinations   10-14-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By EMS
Does anyone have any information about this?...

Does anyone have any information about this? It's offered here in Brazil, but it's not on the public vaccine schedule, so you pay for it at a private clinic.
I've heard that meningitis is a problem...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-14-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By EMS
We usually make a big pot and reheat it for a...

We usually make a big pot and reheat it for a day or two afterwards.
I wonder if it could be added to hamburgers as a binder, and to stretch the meat?
Forum: Women's Health   10-14-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,825
Posted By EMS
I think a gentle cleanse is ok. You don't need...

I think a gentle cleanse is ok. You don't need to take any herbs or supplements for this. How about just gradually phasing out white foods (sugar, white flour, white rice, etc.), industrial meat and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-14-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By EMS
I think hummus would actually be a good idea. Do...

I think hummus would actually be a good idea. Do you have a blender? If so, you don't need a food processor. And if she likes that, what about other bean dips, either as a dip or in a sandwich?...
Forum: Parenting   10-13-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By EMS
I am pretty darn crunchy, but I do relax my...

I am pretty darn crunchy, but I do relax my standards somewhat when it comes to birthday parties. We always have a big bowl of air popped popcorn with olive oil and salt as a snack. Also lots fruit...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-13-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By EMS
Yes, definitely have him come if he can. I think...

Yes, definitely have him come if he can. I think I attended a class like that before my first son was born. I don't really remember, so it couldn't have been that helpful, but I think it's really...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-13-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,367
Posted By EMS
My kids will eat vegetables, but they're fickle...

My kids will eat vegetables, but they're fickle about it. One week carrots are all the rage, the next week they won't touch them. Sometimes collards are ok, other times not. Same with cabbage,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-13-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By EMS
Here in Brazil the traditional food for...

Here in Brazil the traditional food for increasing supply is corn. This dish in particular is good, according to our nanny, who showed me how to make it:...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-10-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By EMS
Anyone see this NY Times blog, and the article...

Anyone see this NY Times blog, and the article it links to, about the flu vaccine?
http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/
Nothing new, I guess, but don't you love how it's taken for granted that...
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