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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   06-12-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,943
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by LionessMom...

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Originally Posted by LionessMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13925880)
do midwives around here take medicaid?...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   11-06-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,389
Posted By Bellasmom
Angela Tom Ella - 5 Käthe - 2 Thea - 5...

Angela
Tom
Ella - 5
Käthe - 2
Thea - 5 days
Forum: October 2008   10-09-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By Bellasmom
I have never liked the hospital pads - I have...

I have never liked the hospital pads - I have delivered at two different hospitals and their pads have had very little adhesive and no wings - I much prefer some of the overnight pads with wings,...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   09-23-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,389
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by iris777888...

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Originally Posted by iris777888 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12238414)
On a separate note, what's up with the...
Forum: October 2008   09-11-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 946
Posted By Bellasmom
I like the adhesive disposable heating pads...

I like the adhesive disposable heating pads (Thermacare and the like) for afterpains - they are the right size and last for a long time. I also picked up witch hazel and some flushable witch hazel...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-23-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,389
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by AnnR33...

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Originally Posted by AnnR33 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11751268)
If you are feeling at all like you might go...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-22-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,389
Posted By Bellasmom
Hello Ladies, I am expecting baby #3 in...

Hello Ladies,
I am expecting baby #3 in October and am planning to deliver with the midwives at the Univeristy in Iowa City. However, my daughters are flower girls in a wedding in Cedar Falls one...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-08-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,389
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by smokeylo...

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Originally Posted by smokeylo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11647298)
What's the water quality in North Liberty?...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-25-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,389
Posted By Bellasmom
We have donse ZJ Farms CSA for a couple of years...

We have donse ZJ Farms CSA for a couple of years and really like it. We split a share with another family (2 adults, 1 kiddo) and it goes well. There is also "optional" items that you can get each...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-07-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by michaeladevine...

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Originally Posted by michaeladevine http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10946286)
I am hoping someone will have some...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-28-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 326
Posted By Bellasmom
When pregnant with my second I nursed my first...

When pregnant with my second I nursed my first for about 4 months - until my milk was gone and it was too uncomfortable for me - she was 2.5 when she stopped nursing (though she did nurse about once...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-07-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Bellasmom
Here are some places that are still in stock (as...

Here are some places that are still in stock (as far as I know):

http://www.radiantlifecatalog.com/pr.../ct/4/pid/1267 (http://www.radiantlifecatalog.com/prod.cfm/ct/4/pid/1267)...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-27-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
Tarah, I have a friend who just delivered with...

Tarah,
I have a friend who just delivered with a doula that she raves about. I will get the info for you. She (the doula) is a massage therapist as well.
I went back and forth about having a doula...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-24-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
To those of you looking at birthing options - I...

To those of you looking at birthing options - I thought I'd post a bit about my experience at the U of I - I delivered there in June. I saw all 3 of the midwives for prenatal care (so I would be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-31-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Bellasmom
Our friends from Europe have been really happy...

Our friends from Europe have been really happy with Lufthansa for US/European flights.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-24-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Bellasmom
Check out this thread:...

Check out this thread: http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=392027 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=392027) - it is all Iowa City/CR area mothers. Mercy hospital in...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-20-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
Thanks ladies - I am late getting back to this...

Thanks ladies - I am late getting back to this today, so I am going to take my Avents to work tomorrow - I have 2 so I can double pump that way for a day. Chryseis, I am going to PM you if I can't...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-19-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
I know about the purging too much - I threw away...

I know about the purging too much - I threw away an extra piston about a month ago when I sterlized all the equipment and bottles - I think that is where my seal went, too. Oops! I might check at...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-19-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
Do any of you ladies happen to have any of the...

Do any of you ladies happen to have any of the old piston style medela pump parts lying around (I think that most people are getting the harmony at hospitals now)? I am going back to work on Monday,...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-18-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by singbanshee Hi...

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Originally Posted by singbanshee
Hi all,

Since the discussion of docs always seems to come up, I just wanted to plug a great dr I went to at the university on tuesday. Her name is Dr....
Forum: Babywearing   08-04-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Bellasmom
I just made a stretchy wrap (out of an old...

I just made a stretchy wrap (out of an old knit-jersey sheet) and really like it. I have an 8 week old and love that she feels so much more snug than she does in my ring sling. (I love my sling -...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-04-2006, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Bellasmom
I know that there is a nurse practioner/midwife...

I know that there is a nurse practioner/midwife in the Des Moines area who does homebirths - she delivered for some friends of ours in Ankeny last fall. I know that you are not looking for a CNM,...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-29-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Bellasmom
My husband has been a part-time SAHD since dd1...

My husband has been a part-time SAHD since dd1 was born. He has always stayed home in the morning and worked in the afternoon. Dd1 was in daycare in the afternoons until she was 18 months, when I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-27-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 8,859
Posted By Bellasmom
Quote: Originally Posted by PiscesMom Any...

Quote:
Originally Posted by PiscesMom
Any news from Beth? I've been wondering. Maybe I'll try to make it to the mercy BF group today.

See her thread here...
Forum: July 2006   07-22-2006, 12:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Bellasmom
Congrats!! I can't wait to see him. Glad you had...

Congrats!! I can't wait to see him. Glad you had a better experience with Dr. C this time. Let us know if there's anything you need.
Angela
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