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Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By neycie
Some midwives just feel more comfortable...

Some midwives just feel more comfortable inducing at 38-39 weeks, period, than letting a pregnancy go past that point. In that case, they will usually find *some* reason to suggest it. (I have had...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,320
Posted By neycie
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Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By neycie
I've tried putting the iron on patches on...

I've tried putting the iron on patches on preventatively, but after a few washes the outline of them is visible on all but the thickest jeans. Ok for play pants but doesnt look right for going out....
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   02-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By neycie
Hugs to you, that sounds awful! I just want...

Hugs to you, that sounds awful!

I just want to add that birth is such a personal and powerful experience, I think our culture really underestimates how painful it can be to have it as medicalized...
Forum: Intact Care   01-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By neycie
If baby's healthy you should be able to have him...

If baby's healthy you should be able to have him stay with you at all times. I would insist on that. You can also decline the bath altogether, as delaying it a few days has some benefits.
Forum: Women's Health   12-16-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,158
Posted By neycie
I get them only when I'm pregnant too, but...

I get them only when I'm pregnant too, but sorry, no clue why. For me what prevents them is filing toenails straight across instead of cutting them, not too short, and keeping the skin around well...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-17-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By neycie
Some doctors just prefer to test liberally...

Some doctors just prefer to test liberally throughout pregnancy/birth and not chance missing anything. So when you ask, she will come up with every possible reason to use each test she does...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-09-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,077
Posted By neycie
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Forum: Vaccinations   11-09-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By neycie
Medical staff are humans too and say judgemental...

Medical staff are humans too and say judgemental stuff to each other all the time and to patients sometimes. Leaving it on a note the parents will see after she's left is a hideous mix of bullying...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-02-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,479
Posted By neycie
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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By neycie
This CMN practice is by far the best there is...

This CMN practice is by far the best there is within hours of me, other than a DEM homebirth. Not a natural birth friendly area. They don't respect all my wishes, but I do realize the need to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-02-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By neycie
That is such a shame they are requiring you to...

That is such a shame they are requiring you to choose between excessive use and declining altogether. Maybe you could ask for another radiology center referral (since it sounds like the midwife is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-30-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By neycie
Yes, although I am a little confused, I do...

Yes, although I am a little confused, I do realize there is a difference between Doppler sonography and hand-held Doppler use. I believe the research I am referring to is comparing hand-held Doppler...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   10-29-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 20,750
Posted By neycie
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Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-28-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 42
Posted By neycie
Speaking from exp here...if you know when you...

Speaking from exp here...if you know when you ovulated, I wouldn't mess with explaining. I have given my real LMP and explained that I was charting, know when I o'd, and don't have a 28 day cycle...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-26-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,484
Posted By neycie
This is an older thread...but I asked my Midwife...

This is an older thread...but I asked my Midwife about using a fetoscope with this pregnancy and she too looked at me like I had three heads, and referred to it as an ancient piece of equipment that...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-26-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By neycie
Thanks for the responses. Realizing the Doppler...

Thanks for the responses. Realizing the Doppler was such high exposure was a surprise to me considering how much they are used. The midwife says fetoscopes aren't fast and reliable enough in a busy...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-25-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By neycie
In the past, I have declined routine ultrasounds...

In the past, I have declined routine ultrasounds but allowed Doppler use at prenatal visits. The more I research, though, I don't want either this time around. However, my midwife is heavily pushing...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-24-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,479
Posted By neycie
I can see both perspectives on this issue...as a...

I can see both perspectives on this issue...as a SAHM now of both school age and babies, I feel lucky to be available for field trips, volunteering, dr appts, school breaks, etc, and have dinner...
Forum: Women's Health   10-24-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By neycie
Well, I only have my personal...

Well, I only have my personal experience...reducing fruit and juice, especially strawberry/pineapple/citrus/carrots, as well as corn, white carbs, dairy and obviously, added sugar items (I know you...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-24-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By neycie
Speaking of short labors, I had labored for 16...

Speaking of short labors, I had labored for 16 fairly intense hours at home with my last, and got to the hospital just before giving birth. All the nurses went on and on about how lucky I was, what...
Forum: Women's Health   10-24-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By neycie
That's good, I'm sure you are aware and she's...

That's good, I'm sure you are aware and she's fine. Although in general, I'm not sure how a doctor exam could rule that out. We had a good pediatrician as kids too, and abuse certainly occurs...
Forum: Women's Health   10-24-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By neycie
Growing up, a younger sister had constant...

Growing up, a younger sister had constant irritation at a young age that was not helped by dietary changes, baths, rx creams, etc. It eventually came out that she was being abused and was unable to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-06-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,971
Posted By neycie
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MaggieLC http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390162/would-you-make-your-daughter-wear-a-bra/30#post_17468205)

I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-06-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,971
Posted By neycie
I respect anyones choice to go braless, often do...

I respect anyones choice to go braless, often do myself, and would not insist my daughter wear one. That said, we went to her 2nd grade musical last year, and there was a 7 year old girl doing a...
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