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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-14-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By msmiranda
Thanks all for the responses. I wasn't concerned...

Thanks all for the responses. I wasn't concerned so much because of myself -- I will always do what I think is right regardless -- but because they are giving out incorrect and outdated info to...
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,428
Posted By msmiranda
I'm late to this, but we are alternating last...

I'm late to this, but we are alternating last names with our kids, just alternating by birth order, not based on gender (which is a good thing for me because we have all boys and likely will never...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By msmiranda
The handout my pediatrician gives out regarding...

The handout my pediatrician gives out regarding infant feeding at the 4-month appointment (yeah, I know -- strike one, they are already pushing solids) gives the following advice:
 
"Discontinue...
Forum: June 2011   07-25-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,974
Posted By msmiranda
Wow, I can't believe that a troll revived this...

Wow, I can't believe that a troll revived this thread, but thank you Cynthia for stepping in.
 
My third son arrived on June 1, and I can't imagine life without him.  I do feel incredibly lucky to...
Forum: June 2011   07-06-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,573
Posted By msmiranda
These were taken at 2 weeks old ...   ...

These were taken at 2 weeks old ...
 
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/32646/width/350/height/500...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-06-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,581
Posted By msmiranda
Just had my third boy a little over a month ago,...

Just had my third boy a little over a month ago, and, um, yes, everything you said.  My MIL now has 6 grandsons and if I had to guess, would have been happy with 6 granddaughters (and no...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-27-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By msmiranda
These are all good questions, but as someone who...

These are all good questions, but as someone who was recently strong-armed into an unnecessary induction by a doctor who probably would have answered all of these questions "correctly," I think it's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-20-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By msmiranda
I am like you, I have total disdain for vitamins...

I am like you, I have total disdain for vitamins (prenatal or otherwise).  They are mostly a racket.  Here's a good article about why:
 
http://www.slate.com/id/2240688/
 
I've only taken folic...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-15-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By msmiranda
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-14-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By msmiranda
Did I post on the wrong site?  I never expected...

Did I post on the wrong site?  I never expected to get "a healthy baby is all that matters" here of all places ...
 
I definitely won't be going back to this doctor, to confront him/ask questions...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-14-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By msmiranda
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-14-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By msmiranda
Two weeks after my third son's birth, I'm ready...

Two weeks after my third son's birth, I'm ready to start building my case against my OB (as in my personal eternal grudge against him, not a legal case).  It's a long story and there are many...
Forum: June 2011   06-09-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,251
Posted By msmiranda
Momma: msmiranda Baby: Jonah Sage, boy ...

Momma: msmiranda
Baby: Jonah Sage, boy
Birthdate: 6/1/11
Time: 2:58 pm
Weight: 7 lbs. 6 oz.
Length: 20 inches
Location: Hospital
Forum: June 2011   06-02-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By msmiranda
Hi all,   #3 was born yesterday, June 1,...

Hi all,
 
#3 was born yesterday, June 1, 2011, at 2:58 p.m.  7 lbs. 6 oz., 20 inches.  I was at 38w4d.  We're all doing great -- despite having a different type of birth than I had envisioned,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-28-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 12,416
Posted By msmiranda
Hi new folks to the thread!  I am 38 weeks and...

Hi new folks to the thread!  I am 38 weeks and almost done with this mess, thank goodness, but here are a couple of things off the top of my head:
 
(1) I totally understand feeling defensive and...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-19-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,670
Posted By msmiranda
I'm pretty sure that he was breech Monday,...

I'm pretty sure that he was breech Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, then in the middle of the night last night I felt him turn head down and he has been that way all day today.  So, who knows whether...
Forum: June 2011   05-19-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By msmiranda
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Quote:Originally Posted by junebug2011 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1313558/holy-sh-she-s-breech#post_16454844)
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-19-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,824
Posted By msmiranda
I've done some research on this recently, and it...

I've done some research on this recently, and it sounds reasonable to me that if he is moving between transverse and breech, he is considered to have an unstable lie, and ECV is indeed less likely...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-19-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,106
Posted By msmiranda
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-19-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,765
Posted By msmiranda
I totally understand where you're coming from. ...

I totally understand where you're coming from.  The whole within 30 seconds of waking up thing especially -- my DS1 starts doing things to get on our nerves from the first moment he wakes up.  I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-19-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,244
Posted By msmiranda
Thanks so much for all the compassionate,...

Thanks so much for all the compassionate, helpful responses!  I haven't checked this thread since I wrote it because I was afraid I would get flamed.  It is so helpful to know that I'm not the only...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-19-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By msmiranda
I have never seen  hospital policies on a...

I have never seen  hospital policies on a website.  The way I have found out about them is to go on the hospital tour ... usually the tour guides know nothing, but they can direct you to someone who...
Forum: June 2011   05-18-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By msmiranda
I'm in a similar situation except that mine is...

I'm in a similar situation except that mine is all over the place.  Was transverse at 35 week appointment, then head down at 36 week appointment, I am pretty sure he is breech now (though I would be...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-16-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,670
Posted By msmiranda
Today at my appointment the baby was head down. ...

Today at my appointment the baby was head down.  Tonight I think he's breech, because I'm feeling hiccups at the top (which has never happened before today).  So we know that he's capable of being...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-16-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,508
Posted By msmiranda
Definitely interested since I started the...

Definitely interested since I started the previous thread you referenced -- I will have something to report in a few weeks! 
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