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Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   11-05-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By pinkyfinx
The two "standard" homebirth choices in central...

The two "standard" homebirth choices in central Ohio are CHOICE and BORN. Both do waterbirths. CHOICE has been around forever and BORN is a relatively new spinoff with former CHOICE midwives. I...
Forum: Homebirth   05-09-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By pinkyfinx
Honestly, since your style is conflict avoidance...

Honestly, since your style is conflict avoidance I would tell as few people as possible because your plans are none of their business. None. And for family members you can't get around telling, use...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   04-25-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By pinkyfinx
Thanks everyone for the feedback!     I...

Thanks everyone for the feedback!
 
 
I agree that it's nice for CHOICE to have the competition. It will keep them on their toes.
 
I think I'll make an appointment with both and see what kind...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-22-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By pinkyfinx
FWIW, I had a similar experience when I was...

FWIW, I had a similar experience when I was pregnant with my son. I threw up the day he implanted and immediately started to feel crappy. I wasn't getting my period yet because I was nursing my...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   04-04-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By pinkyfinx
Hi,   We are about to have our third baby...

Hi,
 
We are about to have our third baby and noticed that BORN midwives is now on the scene in Columbus. Has anyone used them? How are their practices different than CHOICE? I noticed that it's...
Forum: February 2011   10-07-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By pinkyfinx
Quote: Originally Posted by cactuspear...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cactuspear http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15901605)
This is my first baby and I have no idea...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By pinkyfinx
I found Earth Mama Angel Baby's "More Milk Tea"...

I found Earth Mama Angel Baby's "More Milk Tea" helped up or at least keep up my supply. I got about an extra ounce a day that way.
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-09-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By pinkyfinx
Call Medela. When my PIS died they overnighted...

Call Medela. When my PIS died they overnighted me a new one. It made a huge difference and I'm still using it. They also do good trouble shooting over the phone.
Forum: February 2011   09-03-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By pinkyfinx
I'm in the no ultrasound camp. Unless a serious...

I'm in the no ultrasound camp. Unless a serious problem has presented itself the science doesn't support and actually shows harm from unnecessary ultrasounds. Hell, even ACOG, CYA group that they...
Forum: February 2011   08-11-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By pinkyfinx
Hello all, now that we are moving past the...

Hello all, now that we are moving past the throwing up phase what are some of your favor pregnancy munchies? Mine are homemade guacamole and almonds. Lots of protein and good stuff for the baby. Any...
Forum: February 2011   08-10-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By pinkyfinx
Hugs! I don't have any great suggestions like...

Hugs! I don't have any great suggestions like the above (although for the record I'm not telling at all camp. It gives you more months of silence, not criticism. It also gives them time to get used...
Forum: Homebirth   08-06-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By pinkyfinx
The PKU is only effective after your milk has...

The PKU is only effective after your milk has come in for 24 hours or so. Otherwise there isn't enough hormone in the baby's blood to test (making the early hospital tests completely useless and...
Forum: February 2011   07-23-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By pinkyfinx
Prenatals, calcium and the magical pregnancy tea...

Prenatals, calcium and the magical pregnancy tea my midwife recommends so highly. I didn't love the taste last time (although I added mint and that helped greatly) but I had a super healthy baby and...
Forum: February 2011   07-15-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By pinkyfinx
Can I start by saying that I'm seriously jealous...

Can I start by saying that I'm seriously jealous of the person whose insurance covered everything? LOL Ours covered about 1/3 of the cost because the midwives are out of network (duh seeing as Ohio...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   07-08-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,991
Posted By pinkyfinx
I have used CHOICE for a past birth and LOVED...

I have used CHOICE for a past birth and LOVED them. I would recommend them to anyone considering a homebirth. They are a bit flaky but they rocked my birth and I'm planning on using them for my next...
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