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Forum: Life With a Baby   06-26-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By lfpalmer
It's the natural way for baby to accumulate healthy flora

It's all just flora and that's great for baby. What's he going to catch? About the only thing would be if there were a dog with worms around -- baby could get some worm eggs. That's pretty rare...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   05-23-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By lfpalmer
The "smears" you describe are a certain sign of...

The "smears" you describe are a certain sign of blockage. This is stool from higher above the blockage squirting around it. Well, you do know now that there's been quite a blockage. I'm sure your...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   12-03-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By lfpalmer
There are formulas that are partly hydrolyzed....

There are formulas that are partly hydrolyzed. Maybe this is what you have now. The ones I mentioned are "fully" hydrolyzed. Allergic and refluxing babies tend to do better on them. These formulas...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   12-02-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By lfpalmer
I am so sorry you have this challenge, and...

I am so sorry you have this challenge, and especially sorry that your doctor seems unwilling to help. As for feeding him "asleep," it sounds as though you haven't drowned him yet. I'm sure you know...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   11-25-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By lfpalmer
This is wonderful news, and your story can be...

This is wonderful news, and your story can be valuable to many moms.
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   09-10-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By lfpalmer
Being overtired can certainly cause greater...

Being overtired can certainly cause greater difficulty falling asleep, as cortisol is released to help the body stay awake, and then sleep is difficult until this hormone level drops. I don't really...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   08-12-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By lfpalmer
Yes. The sweet dear is looking for familiar...

Yes. The sweet dear is looking for familiar sources of comfort where the present is scary and uncomfortable. Be with her as much as you can and don’t worry about going along with her baby-like...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   07-11-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By lfpalmer
Gosh, I don't. I do know that children can still...

Gosh, I don't. I do know that children can still partially breastfeed, with Phe levels being monitored.
 
Since it's common for medical establishments to be behind on the newest studies, here's a...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   07-11-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By lfpalmer
Toxoplasmosis. I'm glad to see more tests being...

Toxoplasmosis. I'm glad to see more tests being done.
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   07-11-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By lfpalmer
This is very serious, as you know, and you...

This is very serious, as you know, and you certainly need continued, intensive medical assistance, as you are following. It also makes sense to be reaching out to other directions to see what could...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   06-09-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By lfpalmer
This one is no toughy for me. There is a LOT of...

This one is no toughy for me. There is a LOT of research out there showing fluoride has slight potential harms, with very little upside. Whole cities and whole nations have decided against polluting...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   05-17-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By lfpalmer
This might not be the answer you're looking for,...

This might not be the answer you're looking for, but I see nothing wrong with napping in a lovely rocking recliner chair (car seat), though it may not look so good to outsiders. If she's happy and...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   05-17-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By lfpalmer
It sounds as though you've had good advice on...

It sounds as though you've had good advice on block feeding, but it doesn't seem to be the answer. Yes, c-sections reduce the early establishment of good flora. If mom takes ample probiotics, with a...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   03-27-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By lfpalmer
Yes, that sleep study seems a bit… um…...

Yes, that sleep study seems a bit… um… financially profitable for the providers, though it is a common recommendation. You already know your son has a problem and where it’s coming from. It’s pretty...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   03-21-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By lfpalmer
Your baby is healthy and fine, but clearly not...

Your baby is healthy and fine, but clearly not tolerating something(s) in her solid food diet. I'd go back to near-exclusive breastfeeding for a bit, if you're both up for that. If it worked well...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   01-20-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By lfpalmer
We can’t change genes but we can have some...

We can’t change genes but we can have some impact on their expression (epigenetics). All your efforts to reduce allergic potential may not pan out but there are known factors that reduce a child’s...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   01-14-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By lfpalmer
Wondering how your family is doing...

Wondering how your family is doing...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-05-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Vaccinations   01-04-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Rrrrrachel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-03-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Vaccinations   01-02-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Yes, the real take-home message from that...

Yes, the real take-home message from that information is that breastfed babies (or at least exclusively BF) don't NEED vaccines much, except that if the mother was vaccinated for whatever disease in...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-31-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Here is more relevant info on the rotavirus...

Here is more relevant info on the rotavirus vaccine (though maybe it should go to new thread):  http://pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=72845&sid=1
This paper describes the "debt trap" created by...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-31-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Quote: Originally Posted...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kathymuggle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-27-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 873
Posted By lfpalmer
Yes, the vaccine stats don't hold water but the...

Yes, the vaccine stats don't hold water but the premature factor in U.S. is no excuse for our miserable IMR. CDC says "The U.S. 'does a good job of saving babies when they are born preterm,' Marian...
Forum: Linda Folden Palmer   12-23-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By lfpalmer
Oh my hat goes off to you. You’ve really...

Oh my hat goes off to you. You’ve really persevered and surpassed your goals. You have a lucky little girl. I’m so sorry things didn’t really improve for you. You really gave it the best effort....
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