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Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   01-31-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Ophelia
I highly recommend attending some parent topic...

I highly recommend attending some parent topic nights here:  http://childbirthcollective.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52&Itemid=55
 
It also depends if you are looking at a...
Forum: Family Safety   01-30-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Ophelia
I have been trying to figure this out and have...

I have been trying to figure this out and have been unable to.  I have gotten the kits but never used them.  I'm concerned about where the info goes, how long they keep it and what it is used for....
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Ophelia
DD wakes up usually once per night now.  Thus...

DD wakes up usually once per night now.  Thus far I've been too lazy to do it but looks like I will need to at some point.  Was going to nightwean my son (now 7) when he was about 2-2.5yo but he...
Forum: Doulas   08-04-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Ophelia
Yes, the night shifts are 80% of the hours. I...

Yes, the night shifts are 80% of the hours. I talked to my IBCLC mentor about it and she said the pay was not very good either for what is required. I understand I could go out on my own and not...
Forum: Doulas   07-26-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Ophelia
Thank you! Actually I just decided the other day...

Thank you! Actually I just decided the other day not to pursue this, which makes me sad but logistically its just not going to work right now, with the hours and the pay isn't that great.
Forum: Doulas   07-15-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Ophelia
Seriously considering ppd certification and also...

Seriously considering ppd certification and also CLC. I know I would be looking at an average of 3 overnights a week, and that is only for part time (more if I need to work more hours). Shifts are...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   06-23-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Ophelia
I'm sorry I haven't lived there, only driven...

I'm sorry I haven't lived there, only driven through and have visited Red Wing (not too far from there) since I was little.  It's a beautiful area.  I think Red Wing now has a natural food store but...
Forum: Women's Health   05-24-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Ophelia
Thanks! We resolved one issue anyways, within a...

Thanks! We resolved one issue anyways, within a week or two of going off the miralax, he stopped the severe finger chewing. Still has the other issues though. Had a formal uro dynamics test done for...
Forum: Women's Health   05-14-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Ophelia
Thank you for asking. I am still at a loss on...

Thank you for asking. I am still at a loss on what to do. The reflux is still there, and my DD still has big burps. Not quite as much but still frequently.
Forum: Women's Health   04-09-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Ophelia
I should also mention eczema its also a...

I should also mention eczema its also a possibility that its environment related and not food. Remember that the skin is the largest organ and I believe eczema is one of the body's way of trying to...
Forum: Women's Health   04-09-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Ophelia
Anecdotal, but my two kids eczema are also food...

Anecdotal, but my two kids eczema are also food related. Any food can give any reaction. For one of my kids its gluten and for the other its egg and possibly chicken. Currently doing NAET treatments...
Forum: Women's Health   04-08-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Ophelia
Any insight with these 6yo issues? First, he was...

Any insight with these 6yo issues? First, he was EC'd yet has nearly always had potty accidents, daytime and nighttime. Went to ped urologist in August 2012, full of poop. Miralax until just a few...
Forum: Women's Health   03-20-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Ophelia
Never mind, the clinic won't give it to him...

Never mind, the clinic won't give it to him http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Women's Health   03-20-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Ophelia
Has it been tested? Could be yeast. I get itchy...

Has it been tested? Could be yeast. I get itchy yeast rashes that do look like eczema, from eating too much sugar. If its yeast and its hard to get rid of or if it keeps coming back she may have...
Forum: Women's Health   03-20-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By Ophelia
Haven't read replies but have you checked into...

Haven't read replies but have you checked into constipation? The book It's No Accident explains how UTIs can be related to constipation.
Forum: Women's Health   03-20-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Ophelia
The kids got over cp over a week ago, now DH has...

The kids got over cp over a week ago, now DH has had symptoms since Sunday, malaise, nauseous, etc and may be starting to break out. There is a gamma globlulin but it looks like that needs to be...
Forum: Minnesota, Wisconsin   02-22-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Ophelia
http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/kcpoxparties/

http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/kcpoxparties/
Forum: Allergies   02-10-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By Ophelia
I would also encourage you not to wean as there...

I would also encourage you not to wean as there is no truly allergen free formula. When my DD was a baby, she is now almost 2, I cut out dairy and then eventually was down to just turkey and green...
Forum: Allergies   02-10-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Ophelia
No I've heard of it though. We are trying NAET...

No I've heard of it though. We are trying NAET right now but it's kind of a long and $ process.
Forum: Allergies   02-10-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Ophelia
I highly recommend checking into the GAPS...

I highly recommend checking into the GAPS healing diet protocol.
Forum: Allergies   02-10-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Ophelia
I grew up with a cat and then didn't have any...

I grew up with a cat and then didn't have any past about 25 years old. When I stopped living with them I got really allergic to them. One thing that does help when visiting others with cats is if...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Ophelia
My DS has had reflux at least since a toddler...

My DS has had reflux at least since a toddler (and he was a spitter upper as a baby).  Finally last winter I completely removed dairy from his diet.  It WORKED and it also took care of the stomach...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-15-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Ophelia
DS is 6yo, we also have a 22mo.  Been married...

DS is 6yo, we also have a 22mo.  Been married since 2004 and have gone to long term counseling previously.  He will occassionally do this and did it again this morning.  Whenever either myself or DS...
Forum: Intact Care   09-16-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Ophelia
If this is indeed correct I just wanted to make...

If this is indeed correct I just wanted to make sure.  His foreskin is somewhat separated but not all the way.  He was to a pediatric urologist for a completely different reason (potty accidents and...
Forum: Women's Health   04-06-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Ophelia
I bought a brand from my co-op (Trace Minerals...

I bought a brand from my co-op (Trace Minerals Mega-Mag) and it's way too strong for DS 5yo, I put the drops in his smoothie.  I am in need to try a magnesium supp for him to see if it helps with...
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