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Forum: Birth Professionals   02-06-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By IrelandsMama
You know that really great video from Nucleus of...

You know that really great video from Nucleus of cervical effacement and dilation I'd love to be able to download it for free so I can play it at my class. I usually just use youtube but they have...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-29-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By IrelandsMama
Thanks ladies..... it's a long road. Guess I...

Thanks ladies..... it's a long road. Guess I asked all the right questions and found a good therapist. Birth trauma is so crazy...

Sav
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   10-14-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By IrelandsMama
Hi ladies, I'm Savannah and I posted my...

Hi ladies, I'm Savannah and I posted my daughters story here after she was born. Quick summary of my birthing experiences.... two "failed" homebirths, transferred to hospital and two c-section...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   06-03-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By IrelandsMama
Okay so two planned homebirths with LM's and two...

Okay so two planned homebirths with LM's and two c-sections. Both I felt were unnecessary, but without getting into too much of the stories, I'll just say I can see why c-sections were recommended....
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-02-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By IrelandsMama
I'm teaching a class with only one couple, and...

I'm teaching a class with only one couple, and I'm also planned to attend their homebirth as the assistant. The mother said she would specifically like to talk about vaccinations in our class.
...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-09-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By IrelandsMama
Thanks I'll look into them. Sav

Thanks I'll look into them.

Sav
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-09-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By IrelandsMama
My son is 2 1/2 and HATES sleeping. I've created...

My son is 2 1/2 and HATES sleeping. I've created a routine for naps and he now takes naps successfully on his own most of the time.

He sleeps in our room on his mattress next to our bed, or...
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-06-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By IrelandsMama
You used to live in Eastern Washington? I live...

You used to live in Eastern Washington? I live in Moses Lake now, can I ask where you worked?

Sav
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-06-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,198
Posted By IrelandsMama
What is up with that? The majority of home...

What is up with that? The majority of home births do NOT end in hospital transfers...why can't we get a mainstream(ish) home birth documentary that DOESN'T end up in the hospital one way or another?...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-23-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By IrelandsMama
Thanks for the thoughts and stats.... Sav

Thanks for the thoughts and stats....

Sav
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-11-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,103
Posted By IrelandsMama
Quote: Originally Posted by completebeginnings...

Quote:
Originally Posted by completebeginnings http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13538964)
At the local hospital in my area...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-11-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By IrelandsMama
I hear birth pro's say that mec aspiration is...

I hear birth pro's say that mec aspiration is associated with postdates babies. Is this really true? I need to do some reading I guess, but I thought we are learning more and more that mec most...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-07-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By IrelandsMama
Quote: Originally Posted by mamato3cherubs...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamato3cherubs http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13510386)
I can't say much really as I am not a...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-07-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By IrelandsMama
Okay..... so now that you answered about UC's...

Okay..... so now that you answered about UC's for me, perhaps I could explain why I ask.

I'm a doula/CBE that has planned two homebirths and had two sections, probably both unnecessary.

First...
Forum: Birth Professionals   04-05-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By IrelandsMama
I'm wondering how the "average" midwife feels...

I'm wondering how the "average" midwife feels about UC? Anyone supportive or not, what reasons.

Does the persons education level make a difference to you, perhaps a CBE/doula UCing?

Would you...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-05-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By IrelandsMama
It's a good film overall, like Laura said, it's...

It's a good film overall, like Laura said, it's helping to open eyes.
But, I didn't care for the husband. I didn't like the way he kind of "played" dumb when speaking with professionals, perhaps...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-05-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By IrelandsMama
Thank you all for your responses I'm not...

Thank you all for your responses I'm not pregnant yet but it's a lot to think about.

No way, not with pre-e TWICE and the post dates, one with meconium asperation. Try again for a homebirth with...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-04-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By IrelandsMama
During my second attempted home birth I really...

During my second attempted home birth I really enjoyed the company and support of my midwife, She has become a trusted friend who I fell safe with. I guess I dont feel like I need the "expertise" of...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-04-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By IrelandsMama
With the first attempt I went 43 weeks with no...

With the first attempt I went 43 weeks with no sign of labor. Then a sudden onset of pre-eclampsia symptoms. MW's got nervous when no natural induction would work. Thats how I got my first scar.
...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-04-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By IrelandsMama
So I've tried to have two homebirths with two...

So I've tried to have two homebirths with two different midwives, and had two c-sections. For several reasons I'm thinking of gong UC next time. Sound crazy?
Forum: Allergies   03-18-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By IrelandsMama
Okay I recently found out I have dairy...

Okay I recently found out I have dairy intolerance. This includes casein, lactose, whey, all dairy, and goats milk. I tested "very high" to all of these. I also tested moderately intolerant of soy...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   03-07-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By IrelandsMama
Sometimes I feel like my strength is being...

Sometimes I feel like my strength is being sucked out of me little by little. Why do you think I'm strong MsBlack?
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-06-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,020
Posted By IrelandsMama
Ms Black your my hero. You really have a way...

Ms Black your my hero. You really have a way with being able to explain very reasonably some what complicated and excitable issues. I wish I knew you IRL. Where do you live by the way? Maybe we will...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   03-04-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By IrelandsMama
Sorry I haven't replied as soon as I wanted. I...

Sorry I haven't replied as soon as I wanted. I want to thank you all for your responses. Know that I will read them over and over again and they really help during those dark times. You are all so...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   02-23-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By IrelandsMama
I'm scared to write this, as if saying it on...

I'm scared to write this, as if saying it on here some how makes it more concrete than it already is, but I need to talk about it with people who get it. I need to complain, shed tears, and ask...
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