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Forum: Birth Professionals   08-05-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By silversparrow
I am a midwife and would never consider UC. I was...

I am a midwife and would never consider UC. I was a midwife student and had a midwife attend my homebirth. When I am ready for another, I will do the same and likely do the prenatals too. I don't...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,205
Posted By silversparrow
When the freezing wore off after getting my...

When the freezing wore off after getting my wisdom teeth removed!!!
Forum: Single Parenting   04-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,439
Posted By silversparrow
I really don't know how you guys do it. Single...

I really don't know how you guys do it. Single parents are amazing!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,807
Posted By silversparrow
Yes, Ottis has lots of clients. And didn't have...

Yes, Ottis has lots of clients. And didn't have trouble getting experience as a student either. His mother was one of the province's first midwives and he just felt called to follow in her...
Forum: Ontario   03-19-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By silversparrow
Hi, not sure if this is the best place to post...

Hi, not sure if this is the best place to post this...
 
I would really like my 3-yr-old son to get chicken pox naturally. If anyone has a case of it that they are willing to share, I'd love to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-21-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By silversparrow
When my son was 1, he loved eggs. Scramble them...

When my son was 1, he loved eggs. Scramble them so they are in tiny pieces and still soft. Does he have any teeth yet? because that makes a difference too. Every baby develops at their own pace....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-05-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,168
Posted By silversparrow
I wish I had known that getting stitches isn't...

I wish I had known that getting stitches isn't so bad. My midwife gave me the option for my 1st degree tear and i thought it would be better to avoid it. However, it's not the same down there and it...
Forum: Homebirth   03-27-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,348
Posted By silversparrow
if you call your midwife in labour and refuse to...

if you call your midwife in labour and refuse to go to hospital then she has to attend to you. there is virtually no diff between 36 1/2 and 37 weeks, i personally would feel fine with a midwife by...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   03-22-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By silversparrow
There is great program starting up at some...

There is great program starting up at some libraries where kids read to dogs! Because dogs are loving and will not correct or criticize, it helps kids to be relaxed and enjoy reading, and it builds...
Forum: Women's Health   03-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By silversparrow
Yes, very dry... use a hair dryer after washing...

Yes, very dry... use a hair dryer after washing and use cotton diapers, or let him be naked as much as possible. Do not moisturize because that just traps the yeast in the skin and gives a nice damp...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-21-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,284
Posted By silversparrow
YES! watching hoarders makes me start feeling...

YES! watching hoarders makes me start feeling anxious and restless, and then I get up and start throwing things away :)
 
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-21-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 160
Posted By silversparrow
Sounds like maybe DH should talk to them about...

Sounds like maybe DH should talk to them about it.
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-20-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By silversparrow
still bf my 2yr-3mos-old but my cycles returned...

still bf my 2yr-3mos-old but my cycles returned at 22mos pp and they come every 45-55 days (were never reg before)
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,058
Posted By silversparrow
this new article might provide some reassurance:...

this new article might provide some reassurance: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201302/normal-human-infant-sleep-feeding-method-and-development
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-01-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By silversparrow
If this is an unplanned, unwanted pregnancy, and...

If this is an unplanned, unwanted pregnancy, and you are only about 9 weeks along, have you considered abortion? It sounds like you are being stretched too thin and your husband is abusive. You...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-13-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By silversparrow
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by forestmushroom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-12-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By silversparrow
My mom used to try to push friends on me when i...

My mom used to try to push friends on me when i was that age and I hated it. It's just not cool for your mom to help you make friends. If he has one good friend who likes him for who he is and they...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-10-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By silversparrow
You don't have to keep toxic people in your life...

You don't have to keep toxic people in your life just because you are related. She is the one who ruined the relationship by the way she treated you for so many years. You are not a bad daughter,...
Forum: Family Safety   02-02-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By silversparrow
If they are deer mice (brown, bug-eyed, white...

If they are deer mice (brown, bug-eyed, white belly, and long back feet) instead of house mice, they are risk of carrying hantavirus. If this is this is the case, you definitely want professional...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-09-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By silversparrow
I think it is wonderful that you are going to...

I think it is wonderful that you are going to include your children in the birth. It is such a wonderful family experience. My parents choice to include me started me on the path to becoming a...
Forum: Women's Health   01-08-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By silversparrow
go for the nystatin. and stop moisturizing. oil...

go for the nystatin. and stop moisturizing. oil actually keeps the yeast in the skin and lets it grow, letting your nipples air dry (or with a hair dryer) will kill the yeast.
however, if the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-06-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By silversparrow
I had over supply which caused foamy and mucousy...

I had over supply which caused foamy and mucousy green poo, but it worked itself out after 6 weeks. Your supply should definitely be regulated by 6 months I would think. But my son also had the...
Forum: Diapering   01-06-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By silversparrow
Use a hair dryer to dry her bum after gentle...

Use a hair dryer to dry her bum after gentle washing and leave hear with out a diaper as much as possible. Don't moisturize because it just traps the yeast and bacteria in the skin and lets it grow....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-06-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By silversparrow
Totally normal. Whenever they get more mobile...

Totally normal. Whenever they get more mobile they naturally want to feel you're close, it's a safety instinct. I had a lot of luck easing my son's separation anxiety by taking him to playdates and...
Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By silversparrow
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MarineWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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