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Forum: Homebirth   04-02-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,438
Posted By chellebee
I'm thinking this is more an anatomy thing than...

I'm thinking this is more an anatomy thing than anything. I've had babies in and out of water, and never felt the ring of fire.
 
 
 
 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-23-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,124
Posted By chellebee
OP, not sure if you are still reading or not,...

OP, not sure if you are still reading or not, but...
 
I am so there.  I have a 6mo and a 2.5yo. I've been "there" off and on for the last 6 months, I hate to say it. For us it was really hard for...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-21-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,293
Posted By chellebee
No input on the aspergers front, but wanted to...

No input on the aspergers front, but wanted to comment on that second video. This looks like a sort of defensive/shielding thing for her.  My ds1 (2.5) has sensory problems and this is totally...
Forum: Homebirth   02-17-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,553
Posted By chellebee
I would have a hard time feeling OK with doing...

I would have a hard time feeling OK with doing an encapsulation for someone who had their placenta out for 3-4 hours w/out refrigeration. It starts body temperature and then sits in room temperature...
Forum: Doulas   02-17-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By chellebee
In my area one of the most referred to doulas is...

In my area one of the most referred to doulas is not certified. Nobody seems to care once your name is out there and other people parents trust (midwives, cbe's, etc) give your name. I think it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-31-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By chellebee
Crying in arms is not CIO. It does not come with...

Crying in arms is not CIO. It does not come with the same physiological effects on baby as literally crying alone.
 
Comforting at the breast is great, but I say do what you need to get a break....
Forum: Doulas   01-25-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By chellebee
Not strange at all.  If I wasn't worried about a...

Not strange at all.  If I wasn't worried about a hospital transfer, I would not have had a doula. When things go well, I just want a midwife on hand to help catch and make sure everything is under...
Forum: Homebirth   01-22-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By chellebee
I was quiet...I didn't know what to say to my...

I was quiet...I didn't know what to say to my nurses.  I didn't know if she was on board or not.  I felt like the staff was divided, so it took me awhile to figure her out and know that she was a...
Forum: Doulas   01-05-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By chellebee
It can happen in like, a day.  Or in weeks. Or...

It can happen in like, a day.  Or in weeks. Or in early labor!  I had a VBAC client go from not dilated to baby out in 8 hours, no problems.
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-05-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By chellebee
So with time and distance from my last...

So with time and distance from my last situation, I think I am starting to wrap my head around this a little better.  And what do you know, good feedback DID come my way, too! :)
 
I definitely...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-03-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By chellebee
Thanks for your reply, MsBlack.  I want to read...

Thanks for your reply, MsBlack.  I want to read it again when I don't have kids hanging off my body and respond.  I'm glad publicizing my issues are helpful to someone else as well!...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-02-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By chellebee
Hi everyone,   I keep running against this...

Hi everyone,
 
I keep running against this again and again, so I thought I'd post about it.
 
I feel paralyzed by the weight of what I say. I don't mean this in that I think my words are in and...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   12-16-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 206,572
Posted By chellebee
Oh, bummer.  There are replies and I missed them...

Oh, bummer.  There are replies and I missed them because the notifications are all wonky.  Sorry! 
 
I just wanted to update that since my cold has gone, things are MUCH better.  Way less scary,...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   12-04-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 206,572
Posted By chellebee
Hi...I just had my second baby 3.5 months ago. ...

Hi...I just had my second baby 3.5 months ago.  I think I have a pretty bad prolapse.  What's weird was all seemed normal until a couple months PP.
 
I am going to my PCP this next week.  I can...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-23-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By chellebee
Thank you for all the ideas! I will have to...

Thank you for all the ideas! I will have to figure out what is most effective/economical. I knew a few someones would have a suggestion for me...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-23-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By chellebee
We're renting a place with old windows. It's...

We're renting a place with old windows. It's double paned glass, but the seals are shot (condensation between) and it's bad enough that you feel a cool breeze from the windows. Our heating bill is...
Forum: VBAC   10-19-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By chellebee
I absolutely would, under any birthing...

I absolutely would, under any birthing situation...just because birth is birth, and sometimes things happen. I would say this to a mom who has had 4 successful vaginal homebirths and I would say...
Forum: Diapering   10-12-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By chellebee
Cool, thanks! Unfortunately outside drying...

Cool, thanks!

Unfortunately outside drying is pretty much out...we'll have rain rain and more rain soon enough. Though I will be watching for those nice days.

The towel idea sounds great--I...
Forum: Diapering   10-12-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By chellebee
I'm new to this whole wool thing....

I'm new to this whole wool thing. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif I washed and lanolized my new wool on Thursday. It's Monday and still not dry!!! I have sbish, which...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-08-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By chellebee
Any gut feelings about this? Wondering if...

Any gut feelings about this?

Wondering if your mw knows this is a concern for you. She may not be as hands off if you express that you have a concern about this...unless she just *is* a totally...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-05-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,257
Posted By chellebee
i didn't do hypnobabies, but I did a little bit...

i didn't do hypnobabies, but I did a little bit of work with a hypnotherapist one on one, and do consider myself cynicalish!

What ended up being helpful for labor was building in a trigger for...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-30-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By chellebee
lasagna. it will never be the same....

lasagna. it will never be the same. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Family Planning   09-24-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By chellebee
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-19-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,161
Posted By chellebee
Quote: Originally Posted by cinderella08...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cinderella08 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15855779)
My son has a lip tie and a posterior...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-14-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,402
Posted By chellebee
Initially, because birth is cool. And amazing. ...

Initially, because birth is cool. And amazing.

After doing it myself and realizing what a vulnerable state you are in during pregnancy/birth/postpartum (and how it can be life changing in either...
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