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Forum: Homebirth   09-07-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Ranni
Hello, I realize it has been quite awhile since...

Hello, I realize it has been quite awhile since you posred this, but I am a midiwfe in Vegas and would be happy to go to Pahrump! If you still need a midwife please feel free to message me!
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-19-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Ranni
Hello! I have a mom who is 20 weeks pregnant....

Hello! I have a mom who is 20 weeks pregnant. She has an umbilical hernia that she has had since her first pregnancy this is her third baby. She has had passing discomfort before. Today she is...
Forum: Women's Health   01-22-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By Ranni
Yes he is exclusively breastfed. Thanks for the...

Yes he is exclusively breastfed. Thanks for the suggestions!
Forum: Women's Health   01-22-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By Ranni
Hello, I am wondering about herbal remedies...

Hello,
I am wondering about herbal remedies for a cold in a 5 month old. My son is coming down with a cold and I wouldn't think much of it accept that my husband is just getting over it and was...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-21-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,421
Posted By Ranni
I personally feel that the only real reason to...

I personally feel that the only real reason to become certified to encapsulate placentas is for branding for your business. If you feel that the benefits of being certified and being part of a...
Forum: Women's Health   01-16-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Ranni
My daughter also had RSV she was 10 days old...

My daughter also had RSV she was 10 days old when we took her to the hospital because she was retracting fairly severely. Anything that she can do to help her health generally is great. My daughter...
Forum: Homebirth   06-26-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,113
Posted By Ranni
I'm so glad I live in a state that is not...

I'm so glad I live in a state that is not regulated! Here in Nevada my midwife gets to decide for herself when she is comfortable catching a baby!
Ranni
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-14-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Ranni
My good friend has had HG requiring...

My good friend has had HG requiring hospitalizations and has found that being pregnant while continuing to nurse has mad a huge difference for her.
Ranni
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-11-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 60,619
Posted By Ranni
I would be very interested in joining some kind...

I would be very interested in joining some kind of online group for self directed students! I am using the NARM guidelines as my guide also and am apprenticing attending prenatals and births etc. It...
Forum: August 2009   05-24-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,460
Posted By Ranni
Our first was born in the hospital she is now...

Our first was born in the hospital she is now nearly 5, soon after the homebirth of her sister (16 mos) she and I talked about her birth. She was very sad that she had been born in the hospital. She...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-21-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By Ranni
Lisa, I agree with what you have said! I suppose...

Lisa, I agree with what you have said! I suppose it all comes down to choice, families having a choice as to the type of care they desire and midwives having a choice as to the type of training they...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-20-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By Ranni
I am in a similar situation. I am wife and mom...

I am in a similar situation. I am wife and mom first and am learning the art of midwifery from a traditional midwife who is amazing. I will not be participating in a formal academic program. I too...
Forum: August 2009   04-17-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,180
Posted By Ranni
Well, my midwife and I joke that I gain 20lbs....

Well, my midwife and I joke that I gain 20lbs. when I pee on the stick http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif I am 24ish weeks with my 3rd and have gained about 28ish I...
Forum: August 2009   04-17-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By Ranni
Weight gain is no indication at all of how big...

Weight gain is no indication at all of how big your baby will be!!!! Diet is the most important thing to concern yourself with the numbers are irrelevant! I would be very concerned that your doc is...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-02-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 60,619
Posted By Ranni
I really am enjoying reading these...

I really am enjoying reading these conversations! Lisa, I do feel lucky to be able to pursue this path, I am blessed to be able to work with my own midwife who is also a dear friend and mentor! I...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-02-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 60,619
Posted By Ranni
Hello! I have to admit I have not read this...

Hello! I have to admit I have not read this entire thread yet but wanted to join, thanks for the invite Cristeen. My name is Ranni and I am wife to a wonderful husband and mom to two amazing girls...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-02-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Ranni
Hello, I am an apprenticing midwife and am...

Hello, I am an apprenticing midwife and am wondering if there any others out there who are taking an apprenticship path to becoming a midwife without a formal academic program? I see quite a bit...
Forum: California, Nevada   03-23-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Ranni
I sent you a PM too...

I sent you a PM too http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif but in short I would recommend Dr. Roberts and also having a great doula and childbirth education if you plan...
Forum: August 2009   12-14-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Ranni
Congratulations!!!!! BABIES ARE BLESSINGS even...

Congratulations!!!!! BABIES ARE BLESSINGS even 3rd and 4th and 5th and 17th http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:...
Forum: Pets   11-15-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Ranni
Hello, We want to start obedience training. We...

Hello,
We want to start obedience training. We have our amazingly wonderful Pepino who is 6 months old now, she is a GSD/Mastiff. We had planned on waiting until she was 2 to adopt another animal...
Forum: Pets   10-23-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Ranni
Thanks for your advice ladies, I think we will...

Thanks for your advice ladies, I think we will wait for at least another year maybe 2 before we add another puppy.
Ranni
Forum: Pets   10-21-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Ranni
So lovely ladies, We have a wonderful fabulous...

So lovely ladies,
We have a wonderful fabulous 6 month old GSD/Mastiff mix. She is really great, wonderful with the kids (4, 10 mos) and all around a great dog! I am wondering about the possible...
Forum: Multicultural Families   09-26-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,181
Posted By Ranni
We have not yet encountered this however if/when...

We have not yet encountered this however if/when we do I think we will probably mark Hispanic. I am Irish and DH is Latino. DD1 (4) looks entirely Latina while DD2 (9mos) looks white. DD1 identifies...
Forum: Homebirth   09-19-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 890
Posted By Ranni
Does your midwife have a birth stool? That's...

Does your midwife have a birth stool? That's usually what moms in our practice do when they want to get out of the tub before the placenta is born, we just have it right next to the tub.
Ranni
Forum: Family Planning   09-19-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,838
Posted By Ranni
I am so glad to have come across this thread! I...

I am so glad to have come across this thread! I have a 4 year old DD and a 9 month old DD. I always thought that the 3 yr. spacing was best, it has worked very well for DD1 and DD2. After DD1 PPAF...
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