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Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   04-27-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 36
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I had an unmedicated no-knife first delivery...

I had an unmedicated no-knife first delivery with a family doctor in a hospital.
I managed to narrowly avoid many interventions (induction, c-section, formula) and everyone was healthy (baby had...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   04-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 111
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
My midwives sounded like they would be OK with...

My midwives sounded like they would be OK with some breech positions if it weren't for the specific laws in my state that won't allow it, but they won't touch transverse position.
 
Good luck...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   04-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 76
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
It is a "big deal" to me personally for any body...

It is a "big deal" to me personally for any body part to be cut off a child without a present medical indication (not a future potential risk…else we'd have to get rid of a lot of body parts!!!)....
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-24-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 35
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
Cord clamping and cutting (we prefer delayed in...

Cord clamping and cutting (we prefer delayed in order for baby to get more iron).
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-16-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 53
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
Checking in here…21 weeks along and nursing my 2...

Checking in here…21 weeks along and nursing my 2 year old (2 years plus about 2 months). I nursed my oldest through nearly all of my second pregnancy. Plan to let the current nurser decide whether...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-04-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 116
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I like the Moby Wrap (or another stretchy wrap,...

I like the Moby Wrap (or another stretchy wrap, but mine is a Moby brand) best for little newborns. I would put it on before driving somewhere and pop the baby in when I got there.
At home I would...
Forum: May 2014 Due Date Club   01-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 507
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I'm 29 and expecting my 3rd baby around May...

I'm 29 and expecting my 3rd baby around May 24th. First 2 babies took more than 40 weeks so a June baby is possible too!
My 2 boys say that this one will be another boy. Or a baby duck.
Forum: Intactivism   09-17-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
The Steering Committee decided not to bring the...

The Steering Committee decided not to bring the matter to the members for a vote.

Breast reconstruction surgery after cancer and circumcision of an non-consenting infant are radically different...
Forum: Lactivism   06-07-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
The PA at my son's 1-year well-child said I...

The PA at my son's 1-year well-child said I needed to wean (later revised that to "breastfeed for comfort, but you need to introduce cow's milk b/c it has the fat kids need to grow"). I called the...
Forum: Intactivism   03-06-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
It's a nation-wide organization. I'd rather...

It's a nation-wide organization.
I'd rather not post directly on their Facebook wall or website prayer stream at this time, although I have been attempting to contact other members directly when I...
Forum: Intactivism   03-06-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I just got a response from the top guy that they...

I just got a response from the top guy that they are not going to put it on the ballot.
 
The other 2 main organizations of this type (Samaritan Ministries and Christian Healthcare Ministries)...
Forum: Intactivism   03-05-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
  I was surprised and disappointed to see that...


I was surprised and disappointed to see that my Christian healthcare sharing organization (Christian Care
Medi-Share) considers circumcision as eligible for sharing as part of maternity...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-09-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,549
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
My mom and my grandma both are breast-less (due...

My mom and my grandma both are breast-less (due to real medical problems...cancer). I could certainly survive and be healthy without my breasts. But I'm glad that no-one removed mine at birth to try...
Forum: November 2011   09-13-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
What is the new group?

What is the new group?
Forum: November 2011   09-07-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,911
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I haven't read all the responses, but when our...

I haven't read all the responses, but when our son was born we got two packages of disposables: Pampers and Huggies. We hadn't registered for any diapers and a lot of people knew we planned to use...
Forum: Lactivism   09-05-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I agree with Jessica to just talk to them first...

I agree with Jessica to just talk to them first and see if it is some kind of accidental omission. But if they don't agree to correct it, talk to a patient advocate and see who should get a copy of...
Forum: November 2011   09-04-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,620
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I like all of those! I would love to use Asher,...

I like all of those! I would love to use Asher, or Ezra but DH doesn't like those.
For a girl we've decided on Ada (with my middle name, which is also my mom's middle name, for her middle name)....
Forum: November 2011   08-25-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
Wow, that was rude of her! I know that on my...

Wow, that was rude of her! I know that on my digital home scale my weight can vary 2-3 lbs. depending on the time of day, what I'm wearing, whether or not I just peed, etc. It's not a precise...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-23-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
:) That is a good comparison to me!   ...

:) That is a good comparison to me!
 
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Forum: November 2011   08-18-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 890
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I haven't been in your exact shoes, although I...

I haven't been in your exact shoes, although I researched induction a fair amount during my last pregnancy when my doctor recommended it for reasons I thought were not valid.
 
Could you...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-16-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
Another option besides switching doctors is to...

Another option besides switching doctors is to politely educate!
 
My son is 2, and at his 18 month dentist checkup there was some decay in-between his front teeth in about 3 places, not severe...
Forum: November 2011   08-14-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
Thanks for your encouraging response and for...

Thanks for your encouraging response and for helping me think through the details. Good to know I wouldn't be totally crazy to buy tickets before baby is born.
 
My family is very helpful and...
Forum: Intactivism   08-14-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,504
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



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Forum: November 2011   08-13-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I plan on using disposable for a few days then...

I plan on using disposable for a few days then switching to cloth (homemade). I just don't have enough pads for those days and I figure I'll be busy enough with other things.
I do plan on using...
Forum: November 2011   08-13-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By BananaBreadGirl
I'm due November 17 with our second child. We...

I'm due November 17 with our second child. We live on the west coast and baby's grandparents and most aunts and uncles live in Colorado and central Midwest. I'm not sure I dare buy tickets for...
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