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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-28-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By OnTheFence
Thanks for the great posts and links! I...

Thanks for the great posts and links!

I will definitely be checking them out. I also read the sticky up top.

Kim
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-28-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By OnTheFence
I have two boys 7 and 6. The six year old grasps...

I have two boys 7 and 6. The six year old grasps Math easily, he just finished kindergarten. The 7 year old just finished first grade, but is behind in Math compared to his peers and even his...
Forum: VBAC   04-06-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By OnTheFence
Its interesting that your doctor was able to...

Its interesting that your doctor was able to feel the integrity of the scar, it is not the norm to have a scar checked like that but I know it can be done.

Do you trust your doctor? I think you...
Forum: VBAC   01-29-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By OnTheFence
Personally I would go where you will get the...

Personally I would go where you will get the best care, because what if your VBAC doesn't happen? You have complications and you have to have a csection anyway. I know this is not a popular belief...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By OnTheFence
Quote: Originally Posted by joelene22...

Quote:
Originally Posted by joelene22 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10344088)
I am really pleased with how the meeting...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By OnTheFence
Quote: Originally Posted by danotoyou2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by danotoyou2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10324489)
Just a quick word... the eye ointment is a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By OnTheFence
Quote: Originally Posted by Mrs-Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mrs-Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10324474)
I'm not the OP, but I wanted to thank you,...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,311
Posted By OnTheFence
Quote: Originally Posted by EENS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by EENS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10339632)
Is this common? I'm having a hard time wrapping...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-24-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By OnTheFence
I am ten months out from my last csection and my...

I am ten months out from my last csection and my scar does not bother me at all. This was my fourth csection btw.

Normally you will have pain or itching at the incision site for about a year....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By OnTheFence
I am going to try to help you. I've had four...

I am going to try to help you. I've had four csections, two with complications, two without. My birthplan is in the sticky thread above. A friend of mine told me you had posted so I came over here...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-18-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,489
Posted By OnTheFence
Lotion (hand and feet), chocolate, hard candy,...

Lotion (hand and feet), chocolate, hard candy, magazines (fluff), maybe a video (our hospital had DVD and VCRs), lip balm (a must), Slip proof socks, Toiletry wipes (a must), Clips for hair, card...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-09-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,114
Posted By OnTheFence
I've had two per-term babies around the 36th...

I've had two per-term babies around the 36th week. (Katie was 36 weeker, Kara was between 34-36 weeks) One did fine. One did not.

My last baby was born with poor apgars, and had to be put on...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-07-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,889
Posted By OnTheFence
My daughter nearly died of pertussis in 2005....

My daughter nearly died of pertussis in 2005. She was 2 months old. Another baby that had it died with it in the neighboring PICU.

I vaccinate and support the adult booster.

I am sure I am the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-07-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By OnTheFence
Quote: Originally Posted by Montana Mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Montana Mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9945247)
i had my second c/s almost a month ago...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-29-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,417
Posted By OnTheFence
Most anest here in the USA will do it on...

Most anest here in the USA will do it on request. I dont think a lot of Obs care one way or the other.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   11-09-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By OnTheFence
I have a bicornuate uterus and have lost a twin...

I have a bicornuate uterus and have lost a twin before (it was my first viable pregnancy with my husband). At the time, I had no idea I had a uterine deformity but had had fertility issues, so I was...
Forum: VBAC   11-07-2007, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By OnTheFence
I hate to be a downer but sometimes VBACs just...

I hate to be a downer but sometimes VBACs just don't happen and it not because of some person, over management of labor, medical care during pregnancy, not planning a HBAC, not having a doula,...
Forum: VBAC   11-07-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By OnTheFence
I had my last csection due to having severe pain...

I had my last csection due to having severe pain at my incision site when my baby moved into certain positions or with contractions. When they went in, my gut had been right on, I had an opening on...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-07-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By OnTheFence
I have given birth by csection four times. The...

I have given birth by csection four times. The first time I was crushed but the last three times I was not. Personally the most important thing to me was that I had healthy, live babies. Birth was...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-07-2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By OnTheFence
This doesnt sound normal at all. You should see...

This doesnt sound normal at all. You should see your provider. I would hate to speculate on what it could be but often when a csection is done urgently they don't take the best of care of your parts...
Forum: VBAC   11-04-2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By OnTheFence
I've had four csections, first an emergency, and...

I've had four csections, first an emergency, and three planned. My births with Jack (2nd) and Katie (3rd) were excellent and had excellent recoveried. In fact, I took no pain meds at all after Jack....
Forum: VBAC   10-30-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By OnTheFence
Michelle Duggar comes to mind. She has had two...

Michelle Duggar comes to mind. She has had two csections over the past 20 years. Her last two babies were VBACs, the one before that was a csection, the one before that was a VBAC. I believe one of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-30-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By OnTheFence
My SIL last baby had enlarged ventricles in his...

My SIL last baby had enlarged ventricles in his brain. He also had some other issues towards the end of the pregnancy -- placental and very low amniotic fluid. He was born at 36 weeks by csection.
...
Forum: VBAC   10-25-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,157
Posted By OnTheFence
I had an emergency csection 10 years ago. My...

I had an emergency csection 10 years ago. My baby was out in 20 min. This was without GA and they still had heart tones on her.

Four years ago a friend of mine had an urgent, emergency csection....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-25-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,610
Posted By OnTheFence
Quote: Originally Posted by alegna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alegna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9528402)
And sometimes we mean *THEY* are not ready.
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