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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,275
Posted By mama24-7
I don't want to turn this thread into a debate...

I don't want to turn this thread into a debate about probiotics so after I reply here, I'll happily PM w/ you about it. A few years ago, I could have posted a very similar response to the one you...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-15-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,275
Posted By mama24-7
While I would 100% agree that if a woman is GBS+,...

While I would 100% agree that if a woman is GBS+, she needs to know the warning signs of infection (& I'd say she'd need to know that even WITH abx), probiotics are not going to repopulate the gut in...
Forum: Baby Health   12-11-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By mama24-7
Oh mama. I'm sorry you're going through this. ...

Oh mama. I'm sorry you're going through this.

The health of our whole body is related to gut health, we're just now finding out. An imbalance of the gut can manifest in infections & brain issues...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 451
Posted By mama24-7
Regarding it not being required if your child/ren...

Regarding it not being required if your child/ren aren't in school: even if you homeschool, in at least one state (Pennsylvania), you have to either submit records or have an exemption. This may not...
Forum: Intact Care   12-07-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By mama24-7
I use lanolin (Lansinoh) on cuts & scratches. No...

I use lanolin (Lansinoh) on cuts & scratches. No one here has ever needed on their genitals but if they did, I'd offer! If you're using cloth, it may stain them or effect the absorbency but from your...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-07-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 451
Posted By mama24-7
I was a part of a main stream practice until my...

I was a part of a main stream practice until my oldest was 4. I stopped getting her shots when she was about 2. I had her brother shortly before she turned 3, who has never had any. For the year...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-29-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By mama24-7
Congratulations! Welcome to the world, lilttle...

Congratulations! Welcome to the world, lilttle one.

With any luck, his dad will eventually see how normal whole male lasts are will be fine to leave it alone. And that's awesome that you bought...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By mama24-7
How very frustrating! I too have had a problem...

How very frustrating! I too have had a problem with our mail being delivered & have talked to my carrier about it at least 3x, each time him saying he'll get back to me. He never has.

My only...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 358
Posted By mama24-7
Empathy. No one likes to be talked out of what...

Empathy. No one likes to be talked out of what they want, kids or adults. When my children express wants for things that they'll never get, I say things like, you really want <fill in the blank>, you...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By mama24-7
I'm so sorry mama. I've heard of situations like...

I'm so sorry mama. I've heard of situations like this. Just stand your ground, as hard as that seems to be. He should have to prove to you why something should be done not you prove why he should be...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By mama24-7
Personally, I don't think people actually *think*...

Personally, I don't think people actually *think* about it. They just see, hear & do. I know that I didn't actually *think* about the vaccines we had for dd so many years ago. It's the fall,...
Forum: Intact Care   11-22-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By mama24-7
This sounds so very stressful for you. (((hugs)))...

This sounds so very stressful for you. (((hugs))) mama.

This doctor needs re-education. The normal state of the male penis is phimosis until separation occurs. It doesn't surprise me that he...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-13-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By mama24-7
I have no experience with this but wanted to give...

I have no experience with this but wanted to give (((hugs))). I'm sure I'd be as conflicted as you.

Does a shot, that takes time to work, really help when there's already been an injury? I don't...
Forum: Intact Care   11-11-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By mama24-7
Phimosis is a normal state of the penis until...

Phimosis is a normal state of the penis until separation has occured. It doesn't surprise me that he'd be diagnosed w/ it because of how incredibly ignorant health care workers are in the US. They...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-11-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 15,467
Posted By mama24-7
Two things I've done or considered when people...

Two things I've done or considered when people don't seem to be willing to leave their kids whole:

Send an info pack from TheWHOLENetwork that contains a whole slue of info on all things circ &...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By mama24-7
It is so frustrating to feel like you've lost...

It is so frustrating to feel like you've lost time. I know the feeling :-(. If you don't find anyone, let me know. I recently got an email from a list I'm on about functional medicine people who...
Forum: Intact Care   11-10-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By mama24-7
I've wanted to reply for days & read some of a...

I've wanted to reply for days & read some of a couple of the links in the last post.

I've learned a lot (but only the tip of the iceberg!) about our microbiomes over the last 10+ years and I'm...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-08-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By mama24-7
She said that the child has been tested for Lyme,...

She said that the child has been tested for Lyme, but I know that not every Lyme test is considered accurate. I imagine there's no fool proof test.

I second the suggest for an alternative health...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-05-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By mama24-7
Thank you for coming back to tell your story. And...

Thank you for coming back to tell your story. And that's wonderful that your dh changed his mind. How wonderful for your whole family!

Best wishes,
Sus
Forum: Vaccinations   10-31-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,569
Posted By mama24-7
This is what I was talking about in my first post...

This is what I was talking about in my first post on this thread. This reminds me of the circumcision harm denialists who will claim that a boy who bleeds out & dies after circumcision died of...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,569
Posted By mama24-7
Hey, I've an idea. How about vaccines not be...

Hey, I've an idea. How about vaccines not be given unless a person is deemed healthy (by their parent of need be AND the med pro) and then there'll be less chance of a mix up? I know, novel concept &...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-23-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By mama24-7
going as a baby for Halloween

I'd like to dress up like a baby but other than onesie pajamas & putting my hair in pig tails, I'm not sure what I should do. All the usual stuff that people associate w/ babies, I don't want to do...
Forum: Intactivism   10-16-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By mama24-7
Welcome, Intactivist93! Would you mind posting a...

Welcome, Intactivist93! Would you mind posting a link to the actual article?

How wonderful you've been able to share information w/ parents-to-be that has changed minds. It's not easy, but we...
Forum: Intact Care   10-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By mama24-7
How are things going for you & your son now? ...

How are things going for you & your son now?

You said he had a UTI. I've done a whole lot of reading over the years & there are many things that are assaulting our bodies resulting in...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-07-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By mama24-7
Applejuice, I've been wondering about what else...

Applejuice, I've been wondering about what else these sick people in your family have eaten/taken/exposed themselves to in their lives. Do you know how they were fed as babies? Born? Ate organic or...
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