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Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-21-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By buttons1721
I plan to go with her next time if she'd like...

I plan to go with her next time if she'd like for me to be there. I will also tell her to strongly stress the words "Not consenting".

I've got to find out more about this govt assistence...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-21-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By buttons1721
I plan to go with her next time if she'd like...

I plan to go with her next time if she'd like for me to be there. I will also tell her to strongly stress the words "Not consenting".

I've got to find out more about this govt assistence...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-21-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By buttons1721
Jess really doesn't have anyone else -- her...

Jess really doesn't have anyone else -- her family really doesn't appear to be helping her.

Isn't there some kind of document that she can sign that she wants to opt out of certain procedures.?.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-21-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By buttons1721
I've posted this in 2 places b/c I'm not sure...

I've posted this in 2 places b/c I'm not sure who can help me, but I need answers ASAP b/c Jess has her next appt Monday. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

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Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-21-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By buttons1721
I've got an 18 yr old employee that is in the...

I've got an 18 yr old employee that is in the WIC program here in Alabama & is getting govt assistance with the medicial costs.

My question is:

This young girl (Jess) went for her first...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-06-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 30,936
Posted By buttons1721
I'll pass along this info to her. I just...

I'll pass along this info to her.

I just hated that the doctor would scare her w/ this kind of news so late in the pregnancy -- especially w/out fully explaining himself!...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-06-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 30,936
Posted By buttons1721
My friend is due in less than 2 weeks and the...

My friend is due in less than 2 weeks and the doctor scared her at her last visit. He told her that the baby had fetal dilated kidneys, but didn't tell her what that was. We've been trying to do...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-14-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,424
Posted By buttons1721
I've been researching this for some time. the...

I've been researching this for some time. the first time I'd heard about it was in Grey Forest Walt's birth story, and I thought it was just some 'flower child' back to nature kind of thing.

But...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-10-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,136
Posted By buttons1721
I thought the same thing about Gaskin. I had...

I thought the same thing about Gaskin. I had heard so much about her, and so many people had recommended me going to the 'Farm' to birth, but now I don't think that I would be comfortable at all...
Forum: Homebirth   10-12-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By buttons1721
I read several sad stories today too, and its...

I read several sad stories today too, and its those kinds of things that shake my resolve a lil bit. That's why sometimes I have to keep reminding myself to "always surround myself with people &...
Forum: Homebirth   10-12-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By buttons1721
I've been researching like mad -- trying to find...

I've been researching like mad -- trying to find out all the truth I can about birth, and I've read beautiful and terrifying things. I know that I won't be remotely calm or happy in a hospital, so...
Forum: Homebirth   10-12-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By buttons1721
Sometimes all I want to do is just vocalize what...

Sometimes all I want to do is just vocalize what ever it is that is bothering me or that I'm trying to resolve, and my DH always tries to "fix" it. We still have this same argument time & again, but...
Forum: Birth Stories   10-11-2005, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By buttons1721
I'm a newbie here & still trying to gain all the...

I'm a newbie here & still trying to gain all the information that I can to prepare myself, and I was wondering what was the cause of your seizure? Was there any warning that this might happen?
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-11-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 529
Posted By buttons1721
Its mothers like you (* that can type while in...

Its mothers like you (* that can type while in labor *) that lets me see the flip side of the coin that the media is always showing...that labor IS doable...the pain IS manageable...and that babies...
Forum: Homebirth   10-10-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By buttons1721
Quote: Originally Posted by pixiexto This is...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pixiexto
This is an awesome article to read - particularly for Daddies a bit apprehensive about home birth. It was written by a Dad.

Let your Monkey do it!...
Forum: Homebirth   10-10-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By buttons1721
Ya'lls replies mean a lot to me. All of these...

Ya'lls replies mean a lot to me. All of these stories about homebirths with a midwife really does ease my worries. If I hadn't found this board, I don't think I would have found out about this...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-10-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By buttons1721
Your track record for homebirths is amazing!...

Your track record for homebirths is amazing! You've birthed twins at home too, so I have every faith that with your experience, continued research & plain ole taking care of yourself (so that there...
Forum: Homebirth   10-06-2005, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By buttons1721
Thanks everyone! Goodness knows suggestions are...

Thanks everyone! Goodness knows suggestions are welcome. I'm surfing the net now to see if I can find a midwife kinda close by.

I keep hearing about "The Farm" but I'm not sure what all it is.?....
Forum: Homebirth   10-05-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By buttons1721
My husband & I are hoping to get pregnant soon,...

My husband & I are hoping to get pregnant soon, and I'm already know that I don't want to birth in a hospital. However, it is illegal in Alabama for a midwife to assist you at home -- they can only...
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