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Forum: I'm Pregnant   Yesterday, 10:24 AM
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Posted By pokeyac
My sisters were born vaginally and they were...

My sisters were born vaginally and they were breech but that was in 1977. It's very difficult these days to find a doctor who has enough experience to attend a breech delivery because they aren't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By pokeyac
I read The No-Cry Sleep Solution. She has lots of...

I read The No-Cry Sleep Solution. She has lots of good tips that aren't hard core sleep training and that take into account AP methods and breastfeeding. I went back to work when my baby was 4 months...
Forum: Intact Care   10-29-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By pokeyac
Moved to Intact Care Forum for you!

Moved to Intact Care Forum for you!
Forum: Family Planning   10-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 12,140
Posted By pokeyac
Good idea @LTurtle...

Good idea @LTurtle (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=204641) ! I will see if I can be sneaky. >:D

Just made my appointment with the RE. She's very busy! I go December 15th.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By pokeyac
I nursed to sleep and when my son was upset. I...

I nursed to sleep and when my son was upset. I don't believe it is bad to associate nursing with sleeping. I think nature designed nursing to make babies sleepy and to be comforting. My son did...
Forum: Family Planning   10-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 12,140
Posted By pokeyac
I love a good pedicure. I would also love to get...

I love a good pedicure. I would also love to get a massage.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By pokeyac
Sounds good! I did acupuncture too. Good luck!

Sounds good! I did acupuncture too. Good luck!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By pokeyac
You're right. Normally progesterone is tested...

You're right. Normally progesterone is tested about a week after ovulation when it hits a high. At the beginning of your cycle it should be very low. Could your midwife test it again for you at...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By pokeyac
I'm very sorry for your loss. I'm not sure of...

I'm very sorry for your loss. I'm not sure of the scales used to measure progesterone but 0.7 sounds very low. I think my doctor liked to see something like 10-15 for a minumum. My numbers were...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-27-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By pokeyac
Please register as a member of the community...

Please register as a member of the community instead of posting as a Guest so you can take advantage of all the features available to members. Your fiance may want to have a sperm analysis done. If...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By pokeyac
I also think it's ok to say no. When I was...

I also think it's ok to say no. When I was training as a doula, the same thing happened to me, and I understood. I hope you have a great birth!
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   10-24-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By pokeyac
There are some bi moms in the Queer Parenting...

There are some bi moms in the Queer Parenting Forum (http://www.mothering.com/forum/235-queer-parenting/).
Forum: Family Planning   10-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 12,140
Posted By pokeyac
Yep, very cool. She comes to our house. The state...

Yep, very cool. She comes to our house. The state of CA certifies midwives so they can do that sort of thing. I don't think it's available everywhere. I would like to start in maybe February, but we...
Forum: Family Planning   10-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 12,140
Posted By pokeyac
To do IUI through our health plan, we need to go...

To do IUI through our health plan, we need to go through the fertility department. Before you can see the doctor, they run a bunch of diagnostic tests to see how you're doing before they come up with...
Forum: Dental   10-24-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By pokeyac
:bump: Bumping up for more attention!

:bump: Bumping up for more attention!
Forum: Family Planning   10-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 12,140
Posted By pokeyac
I had my blood tests for cycle day 3 taken...

I had my blood tests for cycle day 3 taken yesterday so I can get back in to see the RE. I have some of the results back and they seem fine so far. She will go over them when I see her. I'm a little...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By pokeyac
Can you wrap yourself so you look like you're in...

Can you wrap yourself so you look like you're in a Moby Wrap or something like that? You could also carry a lovey.
Happy Halloween!
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Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   10-23-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By pokeyac
:w to Mothering! We are so glad you have joined...

:w to Mothering! We are so glad you have joined us! Please let us know if there is anything we can help you with in the community.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By pokeyac
It's hard to say. Early pregnancy symptoms look a...

It's hard to say. Early pregnancy symptoms look a lot like PMS symptoms and some people don't have any early signs. It's definitely too early to take a test and get an accurate result. Wait a few...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-22-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By pokeyac
Have you looked at our Gentle Discipline ...

Have you looked at our Gentle Discipline (http://www.mothering.com/forum/36-gentle-discipline/)forum? There will probably be some ideas there. Could you tell us more about what's happening? You...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-22-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By pokeyac
These seem unnecessary to me. Your blood alcohol...

These seem unnecessary to me. Your blood alcohol level and milk alcohol level are the same. If you are drunk, don't nurse. If you feel fine, your milk is fine.
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By pokeyac
I copied this to Family Safety for you as that is...

I copied this to Family Safety for you as that is where a lot of car seat configuration discussions happen.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By pokeyac
I think some coffe is fine if it tastes ok and...

I think some coffe is fine if it tastes ok and doesn't make you feel sick. I have a friend who had triplets and she never had morning sickness. Her mom didn't either. Some people just don't get...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,454
Posted By pokeyac
Congratulations Lea! Glad all went well. I hope...

Congratulations Lea! Glad all went well. I hope you are healing well and breastfeeding is progressing. It does get better....
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-21-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By pokeyac
I have heard a mom who used an egg donor talk...

I have heard a mom who used an egg donor talk about epigenetics, how basically you have an effect on the development of the baby you carry even if the egg was not yours. Here is a little something...
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