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Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-17-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By natural&organicmom
Folks,   I had my placenta preserved into...

Folks,
 
I had my placenta preserved into capsules in October 2010 and I was wondering if you think it might be helful with the stress and anxiety I am experiencing now. I  know postpartum it was...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-30-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,546
Posted By natural&organicmom
Another update!  The baby's heartrate has been...

Another update!  The baby's heartrate has been normal for over 4 weeks and no other signs or problems.  As I suspected it was stressed because of the stress I was under. I'm looking forward to my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By natural&organicmom
I mistyped - meant to say nipple pain was NOT...

I mistyped - meant to say nipple pain was NOT too bad. Sorry!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By natural&organicmom
Forgot to add that the nipple pain was bad. I...

Forgot to add that the nipple pain was bad. I had problems with my second and began to wean her because I was working, but not so much between two and three. As the pregnancy progresses it wore off....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By natural&organicmom
Well, I just ended a three year stint of...

Well, I just ended a three year stint of continuous breastfeeding and experienced no problems. In fact, I was encouraged to do it. I also bought the only two books on the market that have...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-18-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,546
Posted By natural&organicmom
Praise God! The baby has been normal for over a...

Praise God! The baby has been normal for over a week now. I bought a Doppler and have checked it almost every morning and night. While it is resting it has been in the 120s and the highest I've...
Forum: C-section Birth   03-05-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,706
Posted By natural&organicmom
I had the same problem with my 2nd and...

I had the same problem with my 2nd and 3rd births (both HBACs).  It was really intense during the labor of my second birth.  Turns out it was the iliac-soaz muscle on the right side which presented...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-03-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,546
Posted By natural&organicmom
I am pregnant w/ my 4th, my last two births were...

I am pregnant w/ my 4th, my last two births were at home, no complications. First birth, I was put on a clock and pressured to have a c-sect after 20 hours of back labor w/o any drugs due to my...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-22-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By natural&organicmom
Very interesting!  Thanks so much.  I had no...

Very interesting!  Thanks so much.  I had no idea the cravings could be associated with candida. I have oil of oregano on hand, but I have to be sure if I can use it while breastfeeding.  I'll...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-22-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By natural&organicmom
Not sure why or how you had low supply, but I...

Not sure why or how you had low supply, but I was able to tandem, even with working recently.  In my opinion there are some really challenging things emotionally to tandem breastfeed especially with...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-22-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By natural&organicmom
Well, perhaps I can give a little insight or...

Well, perhaps I can give a little insight or not?  I have had three now and I am a reservist.  With all of them I have had to pump and have a bottle, although not ideal, it is an option.  In all...
Forum: October 2011   02-22-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By natural&organicmom
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Forum: October 2011   02-22-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By natural&organicmom
I started at 168lbs and after having a...

I started at 168lbs and after having a miscarriage and I retained 5 lbs only to get pregnant again a month later.  Then I gained 40lbs more with my first (weighing 10lbs 8 oz, born by C-sect) and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By natural&organicmom
I just a bought the L'Equip Nutrimill over...

I just a bought the L'Equip Nutrimill over Christmas and it is phenomenal and I believe the best on the market, although it is quite pricey at just around $260.  I'm a little older and have waited a...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   02-21-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,972
Posted By natural&organicmom
I am a military member as well as my husband, so...

I am a military member as well as my husband, so here is my suggestion. Contact DFAS directly by phone and request copies of your LES's and W-2's for those dates as well as any other statements.  It...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-21-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,772
Posted By natural&organicmom
Well, I've never owned a crib due to space and...

Well, I've never owned a crib due to space and financial limitations, just a pack'n'play (with bassinet) which makes it really easy to transition for travel and to a toddler bed.  In fact, my first...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-21-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,864
Posted By natural&organicmom
First - 41 wks, 1 week past day based on period ...

First - 41 wks, 1 week past day based on period
Second - 41 wks (although I was due Oct 28, and had her Dec 10, we determined that the bleeding in March was probably a miscarriage) i.e. 5 days past...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By natural&organicmom
I've been reading some of the posts and found...

I've been reading some of the posts and found some encouraging words.  So glad that these forums are here.  I've yet to air my heart completely, so bare with me.
 
With my first daughter born 10lb...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By natural&organicmom
This is phenomenal.  I've never heard it put...

This is phenomenal.  I've never heard it put this way.  This is definitely what happened with my first, but I was accused of not producing enough milk and ended up pumping like crazy and I leaked...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By natural&organicmom
Does the baby have any signs of the rash?  White...

Does the baby have any signs of the rash?  White spots on tongue?
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,073
Posted By natural&organicmom
As far as herbal supplements I used: Motherlove,...

As far as herbal supplements I used: Motherlove, More Milk Special Blend, Herbal Supplement when my milk supply seem to dip with number 2.  It was tremendous.  It is recommend to consume w/ 1-2 oz...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-21-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,610
Posted By natural&organicmom
Been nursing since December 2008 and still going...

Been nursing since December 2008 and still going strong although the 2 yr old is weaning off my 4 month old is still going strong.  Guess that's only 2 yrs 2 mo.  First one weaned mutually at 2...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-01-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By natural&organicmom
I had the most wonderful experience for my third...

I had the most wonderful experience for my third birth which was my second HBAC (Home Birth After C-Section).  This time I began labor 12 days after my due date.  It began on the way to bible study...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-12-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By natural&organicmom
I thought it might be different this time, but...

I thought it might be different this time, but here I am again.  I am now 13 wks postpartum and I feel hungry all the time.  I've gained 5-6 pounds in about 1 week and now I am fighting weight loss...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-23-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,998
Posted By natural&organicmom
Thanks for all your work and sharing this...

Thanks for all your work and sharing this folks.  We were able to get our kids registered for CYS prior to leaving Fort Lewis, WA.  I simply filled out the state "philosophical" exemption form and...
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