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Forum: VBAC   02-19-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,772
Posted By ckhagen
My first was ROT (although it's not noted in my...

My first was ROT (although it's not noted in my records as anything but CPD, it was obvious from the molding on his forehead!). He never really descended past 0 station. My water was broken as part...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-13-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,434
Posted By ckhagen
I was checked at a prenatal and was 0cm, 0%...

I was checked at a prenatal and was 0cm, 0% effacement, with an unengaged baby. About an hour later labor contractions started and babe was born 35 hours later. At 15 hours prior to birth I was 5cm...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   12-11-2007, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By ckhagen
The OB who did my first c/s is becoming infamous...

The OB who did my first c/s is becoming infamous in these parts for manual placenta removal. She's one of the most impatient people on this planet and if it doesn't come out within a couple minutes...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   11-25-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By ckhagen
I had several sessions of myofascial release in...

I had several sessions of myofascial release in the third trimester. I can't say whether it "worked" or not... still had persistent posterior baby and loooong labor, but I'm sure it does something...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   11-25-2007, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By ckhagen
Not a pro... but I heard those noises all the...

Not a pro... but I heard those noises all the time with both pregnancies and it was never an indication of my water breaking or meconium. I would assume that even with a small tear you would be...
Forum: Homebirth   11-14-2007, 03:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By ckhagen
My m/w asked if my family (mother and father)...

My m/w asked if my family (mother and father) was on-board with the decision... not because I need their approval, but I think because she just wanted to know if I was going to have family being...
Forum: Homebirth   11-09-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By ckhagen
I've been told it's not allowed in base housing...

I've been told it's not allowed in base housing here (I'm not military, but we live close to a large AFB). It's just sooo silly. Like, can I not have sex in base housing either??

I've heard...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-05-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By ckhagen
I have converted friends, but to be completely...

I have converted friends, but to be completely honest, I've only really and truly convinced some of my single/childless friends. The one's who've already have kids have justified their traumatic and...
Forum: VBAC   11-05-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By ckhagen
Including the 36 hours of induction during which...

Including the 36 hours of induction during which I was not allowed to eat and the following c/s recovery... they had me on liquids only for 5 days....
Forum: Spirituality   11-04-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 678
Posted By ckhagen
My dh had a bad experience finding out that...

My dh had a bad experience finding out that Santa wasn't real, but not in front of his mother. So, to get "back" at her, he continued to pretend that he still thought he was real until an...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-04-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By ckhagen
I would just sit down with her again (after a...

I would just sit down with her again (after a prenatal?) and say "look, I'm just trying to deal with fears or concerns and it helps me to have a really detailed idea as to what will occur."

Let...
Forum: VBAC   11-04-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By ckhagen
I would be very honest with her. My mom had...

I would be very honest with her.

My mom had 5 c/s, most of which I was old enough to be "aware" of , but she never went into detail to explain to me what a c/s and the recovery would be like and...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   11-03-2007, 03:15 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 318
Posted By ckhagen
I second a redo on the lab test... From...

I second a redo on the lab test...

From what I understand though, if detected and treated, the chances of the baby contracting the syphillis is low and you have a very low chance of complications.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-02-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,471
Posted By ckhagen
Ugh. that's horrible... absolutely horrible. ...

Ugh. that's horrible... absolutely horrible.

It's far more common than any OB will admit.
Forum: VBAC   11-02-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,085
Posted By ckhagen
Quote: Originally Posted by pampered_mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pampered_mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9605373)
It still pains me that SO many people saw...
Forum: VBAC   11-02-2007, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,085
Posted By ckhagen
Yes, I definitely know the feeling. I was put...

Yes, I definitely know the feeling.
I was put under during my c/s and by the time I was lucid he was gone, being bathed and such. I have NO idea what happened during that time. I should ask dh...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-25-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By ckhagen
It the primaries... so... what you're voting for...

It the primaries... so... what you're voting for is not a "winner" per say as much as it is picking the person who will represent your party in the general election. the parties have chosen to allow...
Forum: Homebirth   10-25-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 904
Posted By ckhagen
Ok, so its still a matter of gap exception. My...

Ok, so its still a matter of gap exception.
My BCBS policy (the one most of my friends have) covers 90% *IF* it's in network. Getting the gap exception has been what is proving next to impossible....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-25-2007, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By ckhagen
You can change your registration online I...

You can change your registration online I beleive. You can also change it at the clerk of courts office. My husband changed his IND registration to vote for RP. Anyone who's willng to take to task...
Forum: Homebirth   10-25-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 904
Posted By ckhagen
Sounds like a good idea to me. Also, the Florida...

Sounds like a good idea to me. Also, the Florida Friends of Midwives is just starting up and we're going to be facing legal challenges to the future of midwifery (in addition to hopefully making...
Forum: VBAC   10-24-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,712
Posted By ckhagen
Quote: Originally Posted by Ironica...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ironica http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9522338)
I don't think anyone said it was *necessary*....
Forum: VBAC   10-23-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,712
Posted By ckhagen
I agree with the others that list a few, but...

I agree with the others that list a few, but very emergent, reasons for general usually include cord prolapse, absense of fetal heart tones (my mother was under general for my birth for that...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-13-2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By ckhagen
I was researching NH's "Free State Project" and...

I was researching NH's "Free State Project" and was curious to see what their midwifery rules and legislation looked like, especially for VBAC.

As far as HBAC/OOH-VBAC and the ensuing required...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-11-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,089
Posted By ckhagen
Quote: Originally Posted by SublimeBirthGirl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SublimeBirthGirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9400360)
My point was, if she stays with that...
Forum: VBAC   10-11-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By ckhagen
Oh man, I would have launched into a raging...

Oh man, I would have launched into a raging diatribe about patient rights, risks of induction of VBAC, and my disgust for people like her. What a lunatic. If you ever see her again, especially...
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