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Forum: Homebirth   07-25-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By angelapittman
My beloved midwife in Oregon is being indicted...

My beloved midwife in Oregon is being indicted on serious charges after a baby died days after birth. She has been a midwife for 30+ years and delivered 300+ babies with no serious incidents. With...
Forum: Homebirth   07-15-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By angelapittman
Quote: Originally Posted by Lineymom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lineymom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14083437)
Thanks for all the replies!!! Seems it can...
Forum: Homebirth   07-14-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By angelapittman
My 8.5lb baby was born in the water, with me on...

My 8.5lb baby was born in the water, with me on my knees, arms on the edge of the tub. It wasn't something I had thought about and figured out, it was just what I wanted to do naturally. As she slid...
Forum: Homebirth   07-13-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,865
Posted By angelapittman
Yep, I heard that too! It was when I was...

Yep, I heard that too! It was when I was pregnant with my first baby. I heard that exact line "you won't get a metal" from someone at work, and heard similiar things from nurses, which is why I got...
Forum: Homebirth   06-03-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,918
Posted By angelapittman
I remember from around the 30th week or maybe...

I remember from around the 30th week or maybe even before having lots of pressure down there, and carried visibly low. I thought surely I would have my little Holly a little early...but nope, she...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-07-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,612
Posted By angelapittman
Just thought I'd mention that I took her a...

Just thought I'd mention that I took her a dentist today and he said it actually IS a tooth! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yikes.gif. It's been a month now since I first...
Forum: Homebirth   05-06-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,201
Posted By angelapittman
Quote: Originally Posted by vegasgrl...

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Originally Posted by vegasgrl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13647610)
K so SERIOUSLY new here. Hadn't planned on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-27-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,305
Posted By angelapittman
1st baby: first contraction to birth was 10...

1st baby: first contraction to birth was 10 hours
2nd baby: first contraction to birth was 4.5 hours
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-26-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By angelapittman
So at about 4am last night as I was nursing my...

So at about 4am last night as I was nursing my daughter, I realized I still have these "awww" moments when I'm watching her nurse. I love the way she sounds when she breaths and swallows, I love her...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-25-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By angelapittman
My daughter is four months old and I remember...

My daughter is four months old and I remember with my first daughter (now 2), the pediatrician said to go ahead and start her on solid foods at this age. I am hearing now that "they" recommend six...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-25-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By angelapittman
My daughter is four months and 12pounds, 2 oz. I...

My daughter is four months and 12pounds, 2 oz. I personally don't think she's even that small, but I get a lot of crap from the WIC people and doctors and they keep urging me to give her...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-23-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By angelapittman
Quote: Originally Posted by BEJJ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BEJJ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13641546)
Just an idea, you could be a surrogate...
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Forum: Birth Professionals   04-22-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,355
Posted By angelapittman
Quote: Originally Posted by mandib50...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mandib50 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13634031)
from what i've seen here, what the doctor...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-22-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By angelapittman
I am 4 months PP with my second child. I have a...

I am 4 months PP with my second child. I have a wonderful homebirth experience and LOVE being pregnant. My two keep me busy enough so I don't want another baby yet, but I WANT TO BE PREGNANT. When...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-21-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By angelapittman
I don't have any nursing shirts, just nursing...

I don't have any nursing shirts, just nursing bras. I don't mind being in public and nursing. Actually, my major issue is having my stretch-marked, not-so-tight stomach hanging out...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-21-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By angelapittman
I love watching my nursing baby! It's so cute...

I love watching my nursing baby! It's so cute the way she rolls her eyes as she falls asleep, and how she pulls her little hands up to grab around my breast. It's sweet...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-21-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By angelapittman
I'm 5'7 and 140 when not preg and my family is...

I'm 5'7 and 140 when not preg and my family is all smaller than that. My mom is 5'10 and like 125! My husband, on the other hand, is 6' and about 240. Our first daughter is built like his family,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-21-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By angelapittman
I just got back from our WIC appointment and my...

I just got back from our WIC appointment and my baby (4 months old) was weighed. She is 12 pounds, 2 ounces and 25." She put the numbers into her fancy computer chart then told me how little she...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-20-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By angelapittman
thank you...

thank you http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Homebirth   04-18-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By angelapittman
Quote: Originally Posted by ErinsJuneBug...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ErinsJuneBug http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13575850)
Great video!!! How long was your labor?...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-18-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,847
Posted By angelapittman
Well I finally did it, I put up my birth...

Well I finally did it, I put up my birth videos...thanks in a large part to you. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/treehugger.gif: http://www.youtube.com/machx85
Forum: Homebirth   04-17-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By angelapittman
Our HB midwife charges $2500 as well and our...

Our HB midwife charges $2500 as well and our insurance doesn't pay for HBs. With some work, we are getting some of it covered because they will cover prenatals, just not the actual birth charge.
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Forum: Homebirth   04-17-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By angelapittman
I posted my beautiful home waterbirth video on...

I posted my beautiful home waterbirth video on youtube http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Check it out if you want! http://www.youtube.com/machx85
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-17-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By angelapittman
So I did it, I uploaded my video for all to see!...

So I did it, I uploaded my video for all to see! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/innocent.gif It is a video of my home waterbirth. It shows from right before pushing all the way...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-17-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By angelapittman
Yep, water for sure! It really is amazing how...

Yep, water for sure! It really is amazing how much it helps. Also, I second trying to relax, rather than tensing your muscles. It's hard to relax when your body wants to be tense, but it helps if...
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