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Forum: Diapering   12-01-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By mamasarah
I'm looking for something to put on my son at...

I'm looking for something to put on my son at night...he's 3 1/2 and wets pretty much every night. He hates putting on anything bulky/reminiscent of the old cloth diapers we used, b/c he's a "big...
Forum: Unschooling   11-12-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By mamasarah
Wow--I could've posted this thread. My name is...

Wow--I could've posted this thread. My name is even Sarah! I am in a very similar place and would love to talk to you about your journey.

I am going to be lurking here a lot I think!

Thank you.
Forum: VBAC   09-24-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By mamasarah
ITA with grumpyshoegirl's "notecard" style birth...

ITA with grumpyshoegirl's "notecard" style birth plan. i have been doula to one mama and in my conversations with other doulas and midwives we have agreed that hospital personnell are too busy to...
Forum: VBAC   09-24-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
  Upset
Views: 470
Posted By mamasarah
definately checking out www.ican-online.org...

definately checking out www.ican-online.org (http://www.ican-online.org) is a good idea... you can find a chapter that may be close to you. Finding the supportive caregiver is one part of the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-06-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By mamasarah
i have to say i am so touched by all of your...

i have to say i am so touched by all of your posts. i know deep down that is why i came to this forum, b/c there are so many of you kind mamas out there trying to do what's right for your kids....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-01-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By mamasarah
i am feeling so embarrassed about putting this...

i am feeling so embarrassed about putting this out there, but i feel like i need some help. i am not looking for judgement....bear with me here.

i really need some suggestions on how to handle my...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By mamasarah
i came to mdc tonight b/c i'm thinking about...

i came to mdc tonight b/c i'm thinking about this kind of thing too... (for ex: what age should my dd be able to sleep in her own bed, etc.) my dd is 4 1/2, my son is almost 2, and both sleep with...
Forum: VBAC   03-12-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,092
Posted By mamasarah
another pro-hypnobirthing response here! i...

another pro-hypnobirthing response here!

i practiced hypnobirthing and had a HBAC last march. i was very relaxed through nearly all of my labor and comfortable...but let's put it this way...the...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-07-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
  Erie PA
Views: 368
Posted By mamasarah
Quote: Originally Posted by jcs7880 Hi! I am...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jcs7880
Hi! I am a lonely AP mama from West County Erie PA. ANyone else? I would love to find an AP mama group. I have 2 babies. Tandem nursing until my daughter weaned...
Forum: VBAC   01-07-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By mamasarah
just a suggestion... i don't know if you've...

just a suggestion...

i don't know if you've already done this, but asking around for homebirth midwives might lead you to someone that wouldn't be found in a directory or something...
my HBAC...
Forum: VBAC   12-31-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By mamasarah
my advice... i think "thinking" about it...

my advice...

i think "thinking" about it too much or worrying or whatever will just make the baby take longer to come! i mean, i would hate to be under the time constraints of the hospital, but...
Forum: VBAC   11-13-2005, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By mamasarah
talk, journal, meditate, read, pray, visualize a...

talk, journal, meditate, read, pray, visualize a beautiful, healthy birth...all of these will help. make art (even if you're not "good" at it---read birthing from within, the birth art section was...
Forum: VBAC   11-13-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By mamasarah
yes, probably adhesions. felt that too. ...

yes, probably adhesions. felt that too.

happy birthing! can't wait to read another birth story... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: VBAC   11-13-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By mamasarah
i wanted to add something... babies can...

i wanted to add something...

babies can easily have problems from a c/s. they can have breathing problems or be "nicked" from the surgery. from what i have learned, vaginal deliveries are safer...
Forum: VBAC   11-10-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By mamasarah
it sounds to me like you did everything you...

it sounds to me like you did everything you could to have a vbac...i think you made the right decision.
i am sure that there is a midwife out there for you for a vbac, if it's right the next time...
Forum: VBAC   11-10-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,352
Posted By mamasarah
it is so worth the time for you to at least read...

it is so worth the time for you to at least read about vbac!
probably the most basic statistic that got me going was that i was 2-4 times more likely to die of complications from a c/s than a...
Forum: VBAC   10-29-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By mamasarah
rachel, hugs. i had a similar experience. ...

rachel,

hugs. i had a similar experience.

i would agree that you need to work through some of your feelings before the birth. there are always going to be feelings about your c/s though...in...
Forum: VBAC   10-29-2005, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By mamasarah
my personal experience--- my baby's little...

my personal experience---

my baby's little head was pressing intensly on my pelvis and really "in there" for a few weeks before the birth. this was my 2nd baby, a vbac, and my 1st baby never came...
Forum: VBAC   10-29-2005, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,214
Posted By mamasarah
first off, sorry about your loss. somehow i feel...

first off, sorry about your loss. somehow i feel like labor for a m/c must be so much more difficult b/c of all the emotions that would go with that. please excuse me if i am wrong, i've never...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-21-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By mamasarah
well i recently started nursing my dd (3 next...

well i recently started nursing my dd (3 next month) again b/c she asked for it and i have a big milk supply again ( new baby). she had been weaned since last october and i seriously thought she...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   06-17-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By mamasarah
i could really just be sick over the court's...

i could really just be sick over the court's ruling. i mean, this poor girl can't even be with her family when she's going through this? the u.s. is truly a backwards place and i am embarrassed to...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   06-10-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By mamasarah
Quote: Originally Posted by gethane This is...

Quote:
Originally Posted by gethane
This is terrible!

What if they had refused treatment for religious reasons? Would it have been ok then? I know around here JW refuse certain medical...
Forum: Activism and News   06-09-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By mamasarah
ok, i just posted in TAO about this, but i...

ok, i just posted in TAO about this, but i realized there's this forum.

the parents of a 12 YO cancer patient refused preventative radiation b/c the cancer is gone right now and they are open to...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   06-09-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By mamasarah
ok, i just heard about this case on the today...

ok, i just heard about this case on the today show. here it is if you're not familiar...

michelle and edward wernecke of corpus christi, TX just had their family taken away from them by CPS b/c...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2005, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,161
Posted By mamasarah
you are not failing miserably!!! i felt like...

you are not failing miserably!!! i felt like that a few months ago and things have gotten soooo much better around here. i've been doing a lot of reading that has helped me tremendously. i started...
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