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Forum: Dental   12-15-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By stafl
but couldn't systemic candida effect the...

but couldn't systemic candida effect the intestines' ability to absorb the nutrients needed to grow strong healthy teeth?
Forum: Dental   12-14-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By stafl
I had to look up what "attrition" means. I don't...

I had to look up what "attrition" means. I don't think that's it. This is a perfectly round hole, on the front of her canine tooth, right at the gumline. It is not brown or black or grayish. There...
Forum: Dental   12-13-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By stafl
first I wanna say that neither DH nor I have...

first I wanna say that neither DH nor I have ever had cavities, so this is totally foreign to me. My oldest child is five and has absolutely perfect teeth. My little one just turned three and has...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-04-2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By stafl
both of my kids lost interest in nursing when...

both of my kids lost interest in nursing when they were learning to walk. It's normal, and as long as you don't encourage weaning, as long as you continue to offer to nurse, the newness of her...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-23-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By stafl
I hated every nursing top I bought, too. I...

I hated every nursing top I bought, too. I prefer a stretchy v-neck t-shirt (have you ever seen me wear anything else? LOL). When out and about, I usually nurse the little one in the sling and have...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-23-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By stafl
keep writing and talking about what happened....

keep writing and talking about what happened. That will help you more than anything else possibly can. You don't have to justify the choices your midwife made to anyone, not even to yourself. Sure,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-23-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By stafl
detoxifying usually releases those toxins into...

detoxifying usually releases those toxins into your bloodstream, thus into your breastmilk in very high concentrations. It is not recommended. What is in the recipe?
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-23-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By stafl
thrush, I just recently learned first-hand,...

thrush, I just recently learned first-hand, often brings on Raynaud's Syndrome, thus the pain and sensitivity to the cold. It would be best to let your nipples air out as much as possible, no bras,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-23-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By stafl
Quote: But then when I was in labor my midwife...

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But then when I was in labor my midwife and others told me to stay in positions that really hurt because it would bring the baby. It totally messed me up mentally. I no longer had my plan to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-23-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,632
Posted By stafl
Quote: His urine reaks, and he has diarrhea to...

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His urine reaks, and he has diarrhea to boot.
if he didn't before, he most definitely has candida overgrowth now, especially given all the abx he has taken. There is no good bacteria left...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-22-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,632
Posted By stafl
too much to respond to everything I wanted...

too much to respond to everything I wanted to..... But, if the probiotics dose is one capsule/day, I'd try three, even for a baby. I'd try several different brands, too, and make sure they are kept...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-22-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By stafl
I sincerely HOPE my children do remember...

I sincerely HOPE my children do remember breastfeeding! I hope it makes nursing their own babies someday a much easier, more natural experience than breastfeeding was for me. I found it to be quite...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-22-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By stafl
Quote: I'm not sure why you're offended. ...

Quote:
I'm not sure why you're offended.
uh...
Quote:
Everyone in this state is so freaking backwards
not everyone, probably not even the majority...
and Quote:
I hate Tennessee sometimes....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By stafl
I developed adhesions following my cesarean,...

I developed adhesions following my cesarean, which made menstrual cramps unbearable for me (I knew that's what it was because I have had them before as a result of prior abdominal surgeries). I had...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-21-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By stafl
http://www.kellymom.com/bf/bfextended/ebf-links.h...

http://www.kellymom.com/bf/bfextended/ebf-links.html

print out every page linked on that page for your DH to read. LOL
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-21-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By stafl
at the end of the AAP policy page, and recent...

at the end of the AAP policy page, and recent revision on infant nutrition (you can find it easily with a quick google) there are something like 146 sources cited. I'm sure the pertinent studies are...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-21-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By stafl
as Mom of two small children, I don't have the...

as Mom of two small children, I don't have the time to spare to do many home improvements myself, especially the sort of time it would take to renovate an older home. Who is gonna watch the kids?...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-19-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By stafl
I am highly offended by some of the replies in...

I am highly offended by some of the replies in this thread. I have NEVER had any problems nursing either of my children, anywhere I have ever gone. I have never covered up, other than nursing in the...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-19-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By stafl
When we go to the pediatrician (haven't really...

When we go to the pediatrician (haven't really had a need to go, other than to establish ourselves as patients) we see Dr. Shumaker at North Park, behind Northgate mall. I have a friend on TnCare...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-19-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By stafl
I NIP my toddler everywhere I go and have never,...

I NIP my toddler everywhere I go and have never, not once, gotten a sideways glance for doing so. There is most definitely a "crunchy" population, but many of them are only doing it because it's the...
Forum: Religious Studies   01-19-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 395
Posted By stafl
uh, I think Socrates said something similar, too...

uh, I think Socrates said something similar, too (circa 400 BCE - ETA but I think he attributed it to a different Greek philosopher who came before him, can't remember who right now). I never, not...
Forum: Spirituality   01-19-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,604
Posted By stafl
Quote: Originally Posted by Tracy by the...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tracy
by the way.... I don't know about the rest of you but I don't think all children born now are crystals.

I feel there is something else out there and I can't...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-19-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By stafl
You know what? DD1 first missed a night of...

You know what? DD1 first missed a night of nursing the night her baby sister was born (no way was I going to nurse her in the middle of my labor, sorry) at age 2.5. After the newborn milk came in,...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-19-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By stafl
so offer to nurse and see what he does. Some...

so offer to nurse and see what he does. Some babies need to be reminded. don't offer don't refuse is a weaning technique if you have a child like that. Some babies don't need to be reminded, and...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-19-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By stafl
didn't vote. DD1 will be five in April and...

didn't vote.

DD1 will be five in April and nurses once every week or two.
DD2 is two and I have no clue how many times she nurses in any given day. Sometimes it is probably more than 12, and...
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