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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 65
Posted By mama24-7
I had a friend last "flu season," get a flu shot...

I had a friend last "flu season," get a flu shot for herself (& her children maybe) because the season was bad according to the news & she was going to be traveling by plane & would be in close...
Forum: Intact Care   01-27-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By mama24-7
The WHOLE Network may have a list of doctors...

The WHOLE Network may have a list of doctors there; I know they do for the states.

I'd encourage you to educate this doctor on his ignorance. There are likely parents out there who believe what...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-25-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By mama24-7
OP, I applaud your respect for human milk...

OP,

I applaud your respect for human milk and its importance to human babies. Unfortunately, we mothers are set up to fail at giving it to our babies and since it's seen as optional and so...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-23-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,233
Posted By mama24-7
Which also has a McDonalds inside it. Oh, the...

Which also has a McDonalds inside it. Oh, the irony.

Sus
Forum: Vaccinations   01-22-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 7,233
Posted By mama24-7
Interesting how this gets turned around as...

Interesting how this gets turned around as blaming the victim, something applejuice didn't do. How is this not looking for a cause any more than looking for patient zero (and interesting concept in...
Forum: Intact Care   01-09-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 88
Posted By mama24-7
Parent needs to make the final call. American...

Parent needs to make the final call. American docs only know a few things about foreskin in males & most of it involves cutting it off. IIRC, someone surveyed some large # of medical anatomy texts...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-03-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,138
Posted By mama24-7
Congratulations on your pregnancy! How very...

Congratulations on your pregnancy! How very exciting!

How to change/drop the subject? I'm going to say it'll likely depend on how rabid the person is about the topic. I believe this is fueled by...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-03-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By mama24-7
My first baby was born in the hospital & my...

My first baby was born in the hospital & my research ended at pregnancy, labor & delivery so she probably had the heel sticks w/ no pain relief. My 2nd & 3rd children were born at home & my midwife...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-02-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,382
Posted By mama24-7
Hey everyone! Good news! hamster knows what...

Hey everyone! Good news! hamster knows what causes autism! Since she/he knows what doesn't cause it s/he must know what does!!! Do share, hamster. We're all ears.

And with your assertions about...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-02-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,382
Posted By mama24-7
Conversely, just because you haven't suffered the...

Conversely, just because you haven't suffered the negative impacts of vaccinating (or you won't/can't recogize them) doesn't mean others haven't.

What do you attribute the soaring rates of asthma,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-31-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By mama24-7
I don't know the answer but one thing I would say...

I don't know the answer but one thing I would say is that they should know her MTHFR status. Having one or more of these gene mutations can make it difficult for an individual to detox well. A blood...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-19-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By mama24-7
First, breathe. This is hard. Do you have someone...

First, breathe. This is hard. Do you have someone IRL who can listen to you? I'm generally swamped but if you're in the US & you don't have anyone, PM me.

Second, like a few PP said, now is not...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,444
Posted By mama24-7
I don't want to turn this thread into a debate...

I don't want to turn this thread into a debate about probiotics so after I reply here, I'll happily PM w/ you about it. A few years ago, I could have posted a very similar response to the one you...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-15-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,444
Posted By mama24-7
While I would 100% agree that if a woman is GBS+,...

While I would 100% agree that if a woman is GBS+, she needs to know the warning signs of infection (& I'd say she'd need to know that even WITH abx), probiotics are not going to repopulate the gut in...
Forum: Baby Health   12-11-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 79
Posted By mama24-7
Oh mama. I'm sorry you're going through this. ...

Oh mama. I'm sorry you're going through this.

The health of our whole body is related to gut health, we're just now finding out. An imbalance of the gut can manifest in infections & brain issues...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 565
Posted By mama24-7
Regarding it not being required if your child/ren...

Regarding it not being required if your child/ren aren't in school: even if you homeschool, in at least one state (Pennsylvania), you have to either submit records or have an exemption. This may not...
Forum: Intact Care   12-07-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By mama24-7
I use lanolin (Lansinoh) on cuts & scratches. No...

I use lanolin (Lansinoh) on cuts & scratches. No one here has ever needed on their genitals but if they did, I'd offer! If you're using cloth, it may stain them or effect the absorbency but from your...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-07-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 565
Posted By mama24-7
I was a part of a main stream practice until my...

I was a part of a main stream practice until my oldest was 4. I stopped getting her shots when she was about 2. I had her brother shortly before she turned 3, who has never had any. For the year...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-29-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 355
Posted By mama24-7
Congratulations! Welcome to the world, lilttle...

Congratulations! Welcome to the world, lilttle one.

With any luck, his dad will eventually see how normal whole male lasts are will be fine to leave it alone. And that's awesome that you bought...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By mama24-7
How very frustrating! I too have had a problem...

How very frustrating! I too have had a problem with our mail being delivered & have talked to my carrier about it at least 3x, each time him saying he'll get back to me. He never has.

My only...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 440
Posted By mama24-7
Empathy. No one likes to be talked out of what...

Empathy. No one likes to be talked out of what they want, kids or adults. When my children express wants for things that they'll never get, I say things like, you really want <fill in the blank>, you...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 355
Posted By mama24-7
I'm so sorry mama. I've heard of situations like...

I'm so sorry mama. I've heard of situations like this. Just stand your ground, as hard as that seems to be. He should have to prove to you why something should be done not you prove why he should be...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 200
Posted By mama24-7
Personally, I don't think people actually *think*...

Personally, I don't think people actually *think* about it. They just see, hear & do. I know that I didn't actually *think* about the vaccines we had for dd so many years ago. It's the fall,...
Forum: Intact Care   11-22-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By mama24-7
This sounds so very stressful for you. (((hugs)))...

This sounds so very stressful for you. (((hugs))) mama.

This doctor needs re-education. The normal state of the male penis is phimosis until separation occurs. It doesn't surprise me that he...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-13-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By mama24-7
I have no experience with this but wanted to give...

I have no experience with this but wanted to give (((hugs))). I'm sure I'd be as conflicted as you.

Does a shot, that takes time to work, really help when there's already been an injury? I don't...
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