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Forum: Homebirth   03-02-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By appalled20
I assumed you were talking about me because I...

I assumed you were talking about me because I happened to see you read my last thread, not respond to it, and then post this.

All of this reminds me of what happened on Jan Tritten and Midwifery...
Forum: Homebirth   03-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,428
Posted By appalled20
I can only assume that this "certain person" is...

I can only assume that this "certain person" is me. If it's not, then feel free to ignore this.

I just wanted to clarify one point: I have nothing whatsoever against homebirth. I have a big...
Forum: Homebirth   02-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,428
Posted By appalled20
Look to the bottom of the page and you'll see a...

Look to the bottom of the page and you'll see a tab entitled "Staff in Homebirth Forum."  It lists the moderator as IdentityCrisisMama.  I also recall that Viola recently was able to close a thread....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-28-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By appalled20
Mississippi is the poorest state in the union....

Mississippi is the poorest state in the union. West Virginia is the seventh poorest. I would imagine that that might account for these discrepancies.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-28-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by stormborn http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1397974/the-flu-and-cutting-off-our-nose-to-suit-our-face#post_17577409)
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Forum: Homebirth   02-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fairydoula http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1396708/this-dr-amy-tuteur-woman-drives-me-crazy/160#post_17567518)
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Forum: Homebirth   02-08-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By appalled20
Those who are interested in the risks of brain...

Those who are interested in the risks of brain injury should take a look at this study: http://www.ajog.org/article/S0002-9378%2813%2901604-9/fulltext
 
The authors found that the risk of...
Forum: Homebirth   02-08-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-08-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pillowy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-07-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By appalled20
It doesn't make sense to me.  If you look at the...

It doesn't make sense to me.  If you look at the tragic and rare stories where a baby dies following a planned homebirth, you'll see that in many (most? the vast majority?) of cases, there is a...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By appalled20
Dear middlemamma—   I just read this thread...

Dear middlemamma—
 
I just read this thread again before going to sleep, and I cringed.  I was surprised when you accused me of being condescending before, but you were absolutely right.  I need...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
Obviously, we don’t see eye to eye on many...

Obviously, we don’t see eye to eye on many points.  But in a way, we actually agree on the most important thing: a woman has the right to make any decision that she wants to when it comes to her...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
“The whole dead baby card irks me because I...

“The whole dead baby card irks me because I remember last time I gave birth if I questioned anything my midwife recommended it was "dead baby, dead baby". Like I had to labour on my back with my...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
“Also, maybe if hospitals stopped birth raping...

“Also, maybe if hospitals stopped birth raping women people would be more likely to go there. Why waste your time trying to convince women they should allow themselves to be abused (or alternatively...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By appalled20
I spoke too soon.  I had been assuming that the...

I spoke too soon.  I had been assuming that the ultrasound rate was a lot higher than it actually is.  In fact, only about 70% of women who are pregnant get even one ultrasound and many experts...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By appalled20
Fair enough.  I didn't mean to be condescending....

Fair enough.  I didn't mean to be condescending.
 
Edit: Just to clarify.  An ultrasound can detect risk factors that might make you a poor candidate for homebirth/alert you to possible...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pillowy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by Laura...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laura Spilde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by Laura...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laura Spilde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By appalled20
One more point: What does your midwife say about...

One more point: What does your midwife say about going forward with a homebirth without having had an ultrasound?  I would be pretty concerned about this person's judgement if they were willing to...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-04-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by Laura...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laura Spilde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by middlemamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1397032/no-ultrasound#post_17563019)

 I have never heard of...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by Laura...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laura Spilde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,182
Posted By appalled20
That's terrible! You should definitely not give...

That's terrible! You should definitely not give up on trying to get an ultrasound. Have you looked at sites like crowdrise.com? Strangers may be willing to help you pay for the prenatal care that...
Forum: Homebirth   02-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,773
Posted By appalled20
Quote:Originally Posted by Laura...

Quote:Originally Posted by Laura Spilde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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