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Forum: Dental   01-21-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Sojourner
Hey, I am wondering if anyone know of a way to...

Hey, I am wondering if anyone know of a way to get dental sealants removed. My dentist just put sealants on my six-year-old's molars. Without my permission I need to add. I am so mad right now is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-30-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Sojourner
Thank you so much for responses, everyone. Still...

Thank you so much for responses, everyone. Still giving this a lot of thought.
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-17-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Sojourner
Hey, I was wondering if anyone can tell me how...

Hey, I was wondering if anyone can tell me how much teacher involvement is needed for Math U See Vs. Rightstart. I have been using Rightstart for three years and me and my child (first boy) both...
Forum: Dental   11-17-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By Sojourner
I took my six-year-old to the dentist this past...

I took my six-year-old to the dentist this past Monday and he said that he would like to put tooth sealant on each of his six-year molars. My son does have four cavities so he may be more prone to...
Forum: Women's Health   06-25-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By Sojourner
This past Monday my six-year-old son feel into a...

This past Monday my six-year-old son feel into a koi pond at my in-laws house. He says that he didn't drink any water. The top of his head was wet so that makes me think that he may have...
Forum: Allergies   02-11-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Sojourner
Hmn, how long have you been doing the block...

Hmn, how long have you been doing the block nursing?
Forum: Allergies   02-11-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Sojourner
Green poop could mean a hindmilk, foremilk...

Green poop could mean a hindmilk, foremilk imbalance. She could be getting mostly the foremilk which causes green froathy poop. Try keeping her on one breast until she comes off on her own that way...
Forum: Allergies   02-11-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By Sojourner
For the past year I have been having bouts of...

For the past year I have been having bouts of diarrhea and vomiting/nausea. I knew it was related to something I was eating and I discovered that I have a sensitivity to MSG. I have been avoiding it...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-03-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By Sojourner
I believe that swollen feet are considered...

I believe that swollen feet are considered normal but swollen hands and face are not. I read that in Aviva Jill Romm's "The Natural Pregnancy Book". With my first I was swollen everywhere. With my...
Forum: Homebirth   12-03-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By Sojourner
Have you seen this?...

Have you seen this? http://www.gentlebirth.org/archives/meconium.html Are you planning a homebirth? You may want to post this question in the birth professions forum as well.
Forum: Homebirth   12-03-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By Sojourner
Astraia, I hear you. I would be so unsettled...

Astraia,
I hear you. I would be so unsettled if I knew that my child was screaming hysterically. I would be trying to hurry up my labor as well. It does sound like you are getting as prepared as...
Forum: Homebirth   12-03-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By Sojourner
I think it depends on whether you want your...

I think it depends on whether you want your daughter with you while you labor or not. If you want her there then hire someone or have a friend stay with her. If you think you would be too distracted...
Forum: Homebirth   12-02-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 947
Posted By Sojourner
Good for you being the only one in your circle...

Good for you being the only one in your circle of friends and relatives to have a homebirth! That takes a lot of courage. Just know that you really aren't the only one going against the grain. There...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   09-17-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Sojourner
I highly recommend Aviva Jill Romm's "The...

I highly recommend Aviva Jill Romm's "The Natural Pregnancy Book". She doesn't cover homeopathy but she does cover the use of herbs in pregnancy extensively. I can't say enough good things about...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-01-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,701
Posted By Sojourner
I did have to defend my choice to UC and it was...

I did have to defend my choice to UC and it was very scary and frustrating. What I took away from the whole experience is that as unfair as it seems the authorities are only doing their jobs. My...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-05-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,131
Posted By Sojourner
Hello, I am currently looking for a new sewing...

Hello, I am currently looking for a new sewing machine and I have been reading a lot about vintage machines. I have been reading mostly about Singer and am contemplating buying one on Ebay. However,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-27-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By Sojourner
I would UC again. The fact that we went through...

I would UC again. The fact that we went through a CPS investigation does not change the birth we had. My son's birth was one of best experiences of my life. I really do believe that in most cases...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-26-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By Sojourner
I was investigated for medical neglect after my...

I was investigated for medical neglect after my UC. I went in to the emergency room to get sutured 24 hours after the birth. The nurses called someone from social services to talk to us. I wish that...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-23-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,474
Posted By Sojourner
"But what stops me here is that I'm not living...

"But what stops me here is that I'm not living in a vacuum. It's not just me involved. If I had a hospital birth and my baby died as a direct result of my choice to birth in a hospital, I would feel...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-20-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By Sojourner
It is strange to me that in the last month of...

It is strange to me that in the last month of your pregnancy you had pre-ovulatory temps. You might be on to something there with low progesterone levels allowing high estrogen levels to grow a big...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-17-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By Sojourner
Congratulations! Welcome baby! My UC baby boy...

Congratulations! Welcome baby! My UC baby boy was born two years ago on February 8th.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-16-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By Sojourner
You know, the bleeding you are describing...

You know, the bleeding you are describing doesn't sound like placenta previa. I would assume that heavy red bleeding would be involved. I'm wondering if what you are experiencing is just normal...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,676
Posted By Sojourner
Have you tried dumpster diving? Friends of ours...

Have you tried dumpster diving? Friends of ours (two adults) eat on only five dollars a week. They get all the rest of their food from dumpsters outside food markets. Poke around and see if you know...
Forum: Birth Professionals   11-15-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,807
Posted By Sojourner
Could it be a varicose vein? It is possible to...

Could it be a varicose vein? It is possible to get varicose veins of the vulva or vagina.
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-06-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Sojourner
can I get Bon Ami at a drug store or Walmart or...

can I get Bon Ami at a drug store or Walmart or something similar?
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