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Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,228
Posted By Haselnuss
Three hours. A homebirth, all natural, 21 hours...

Three hours. A homebirth, all natural, 21 hours of labor total. I'm surprised I'm falling into the most common category, since I always thought three hours was considered a really long time to push...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   11-05-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Haselnuss
Hi! I'm trying to defend my choice - years ago -...

Hi! I'm trying to defend my choice - years ago - to delay the Hep B shot for my kids (someone I know - a doctor, in fact - said some pretty insulting things about "anti-vaxxers"), but I can't seem...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-23-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Haselnuss
Where were the "solid, proven facts" in the...

Where were the "solid, proven facts" in the article? Perhaps your link is broken, but all I saw were stats about the number of selective and non-vaxers coupled with a deliberately subjective (the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-23-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,461
Posted By Haselnuss
I'll add the length of pregnancy/child spacing...

I'll add the length of pregnancy/child spacing info:

#!: 42.5 weeks
#2: also 42.5 weeks, 2 years later (neither was induced)
#3: 40 weeks, 2 years later
#4: 41 weeks, 4 years later
 
Not...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-19-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,461
Posted By Haselnuss
Yes, very predictably! #1 was 21 hours; #2 was 8...

Yes, very predictably! #1 was 21 hours; #2 was 8 hours; #3 was 4 hours,  #4 was 2 hours (didn't manage to get the birth pool ready in time!)
Forum: Dental   09-30-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Haselnuss
I feel incredibly stupid for this, but...

I feel incredibly stupid for this, but apparently my 9 year old daughter's dentist has been giving her x-rays every six months even though I explicitly asked him not to. I didn't recognize the x-ray...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,239
Posted By Haselnuss
I don't see the difference between these...

I don't see the difference between these "bribes" or "rewards" and any other trade or economic transaction. They actually imply a certain measure of equality, since a person with enough power...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-11-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Haselnuss
Some disturbing comments on that article......

Some disturbing comments on that article... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-09-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Haselnuss
Quote: Originally Posted by Night_Nurse...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Night_Nurse http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13333984)
tell her how there's no extra care of...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-07-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,029
Posted By Haselnuss
Quote: Originally Posted by perspective...

Quote:
Originally Posted by perspective http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13323048)
ursusarctos- I think of it the other way...
Forum: Lactivism   02-28-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,659
Posted By Haselnuss
Wow, yeah, that was incredibly rude. I agree...

Wow, yeah, that was incredibly rude. I agree with the others who thought you responded well, too.

She sounds pathetically insecure to me. I feel sorry for her, since she's obviously terrified by...
Forum: Lactivism   02-28-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Haselnuss
Hm. Pigs also eat in public, right? So that's...

Hm. Pigs also eat in public, right? So that's disgusting, isn't it? No one should eat in public, because pigs do it.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-27-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By Haselnuss
You've gotten good answers - I just have a...

You've gotten good answers - I just have a question. Where are you from? The doctor's wording ("early" circumcision) is just strange; in the U.S., five would be considered "late" - more like five...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-26-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By Haselnuss
To me, the bottom line is: 1) Even if it's...

To me, the bottom line is:
1) Even if it's true, it shouldn't be forced on children who can't consent.
2) Even if it's true, condoms are still better protection
3) Even if it's true, I wouldn't...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-22-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,121
Posted By Haselnuss
I skipped them because I was worried about lead,...

I skipped them because I was worried about lead, etc. they are often contaminated with. Folic acid is in greens and whole grains. Vitamin D - are you getting direct sunlight every day? I'm surprised...
Forum: December 2008   02-22-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By Haselnuss
About 6 weeks - I think Annika was somewhere...

About 6 weeks - I think Annika was somewhere around there, but it was so gradual I'm not sure exactly. Somehow she went from staring at us with a serious look all the time to grinning and cooing,...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-20-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By Haselnuss
Quote: Originally Posted by engineer_mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by engineer_mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13224564)
It depends. Especially if it is going...
Forum: December 2008   02-20-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Haselnuss
Annika is just outgrowing the 3-6 months and...

Annika is just outgrowing the 3-6 months and starting to wear the 6-9 too.
Forum: December 2008   02-20-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By Haselnuss
Sometimes it's hard to get her to sleep in the...

Sometimes it's hard to get her to sleep in the first place (she's cranky in the evenings, and usually awake until 10 or 11), but once she's out, she's out for the rest of the night. She'll usually...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-20-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,666
Posted By Haselnuss
One of my daughters had pertussis as a newborn...

One of my daughters had pertussis as a newborn (she caught it from me - apparently my shot wore off). It was scary- she was having horrible coughing fits for a month, had daily ped appointments for...
Forum: December 2008   02-02-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By Haselnuss
wild fire child - she can nurse him? That's...

wild fire child - she can nurse him? That's awesome!

I guess the longest is an hour or so, if you count leaving her in another room of the house with DH....
Forum: December 2008   02-01-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By Haselnuss
Congratulations and good for you for waiting!...

Congratulations and good for you for waiting! He's adorable. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: December 2008   02-01-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Haselnuss
Not all of mine did, but Annika pretty much will...

Not all of mine did, but Annika pretty much will only fall asleep during the day without crying first if I do all of the following at once:
1. Put on some music
2. Lay her facedown over my...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-21-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,830
Posted By Haselnuss
First husband, no. After having him threaten to...

First husband, no. After having him threaten to circ a boy against my wishes (baby turned out to be a girl), I wasn't about to be put in that position again. 2nd husband is European and intact,...
Forum: Parenting   01-21-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By Haselnuss
I haven't had 4 for that long, but so far, it's...

I haven't had 4 for that long, but so far, it's not much harder than having 3. They're 8, 6, 4 and 1 month.
The hardest transition was from 1 to 2, for me. Once I could juggle more than one, adding...
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