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Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-03-2016, 09:07 PM
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Posted By MountainMamaGC
C-sections are associated with the greater chance...

C-sections are associated with the greater chance of allergies and asthma, because the birth is sterile and the baby did not get exposed to the microbes from the mothers vagina. Have you tried giving...
Forum: VBAC   01-11-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Set your mind to it, and push back if you need...

Set your mind to it, and push back if you need to. Dont do anything you dont want to do.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-11-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By MountainMamaGC
An ultrasound can be 2 lbs off either direction....

An ultrasound can be 2 lbs off either direction. They were 2 lbs off with mine. Dont let them bully you. 42 weeks is normal.
Forum: VBAC   01-11-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Here it is....

Here it is. http://www.mothering.com/forum/166-birth-stories/1518889-adams-birth-story-low-intervention-vbac.html#post18924433
Forum: VBAC   01-11-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By MountainMamaGC
1. Find a VBAC friendly midwife or OB. 2. Get...

1. Find a VBAC friendly midwife or OB.
2. Get a doula
3. Opt for as little intervention as possible.
4. Stay at home as long as possible.

You dont have to have an IV. You can just get a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-07-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,951
Posted By MountainMamaGC
My bowel abscessed and then ruptured. The pain...

My bowel abscessed and then ruptured. The pain was intense and sharp and continuous. All I could do was scream my head off, and nothing they gave me even took the edge off. I wanted to die.

At...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-07-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,951
Posted By MountainMamaGC
My bowel abscessed and then ruptured. The pain...

My bowel abscessed and then ruptured. The pain was intense and sharp and continuous. All I could do was scream my head off, and nothing they gave me even took the edge off. I wanted to die.

At...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-07-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I asked my husband and he says no. He would...

I asked my husband and he says no. He would rather have his foreskin back. The only upside is that it cured his condition. As for me his partner, I prefer the way it was as well. A foreskin moves...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-07-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I asked my husband and he says no. He would...

I asked my husband and he says no. He would rather have his foreskin back. The only upside is that it cured his condition. As for me his partner, I prefer the way it was as well. A foreskin moves...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-07-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By MountainMamaGC
We live in a fairly isolated community so we did...

We live in a fairly isolated community so we did not have to ability to access this treatment.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-06-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By MountainMamaGC
My hubby had BXO and it would not heal. It was...

My hubby had BXO and it would not heal. It was very painful. He enjoyed having a foreskin before things went wrong with it in his 30s. It was not a decision he made lightly. He now enjoys sex without...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-05-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,228
Posted By MountainMamaGC
My baby had a bad reaction, which was down played...

My baby had a bad reaction, which was down played as normal by the doctor. I was bullied by nurses and told she would not be allowed to attend school, which is a lie. I cant trust them.

I have a...
Forum: Baby Health   01-05-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I dont feel guilty but I also dont bring it up...

I dont feel guilty but I also dont bring it up with my doctor or other family members as they have little to no training in the subject. If you find something that works then go for it. You dont owe...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-05-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Your body is going to put on reserves to make...

Your body is going to put on reserves to make sure you can sustain a pregnancy. Also pregnancy causes fluid retention. I would say that in your case 10 lbs is normal and necessary because of what...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-18-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,512
Posted By MountainMamaGC
It wasnt so long ago that Bayer knowingly sold...

It wasnt so long ago that Bayer knowingly sold HIV tainted blood products, and they did it for quite awhile before someone said something. People dont want to rock the boat, and they would rather...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-17-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By MountainMamaGC
They prescribe it off-label as a sleep aid...

They prescribe it off-label as a sleep aid sometimes.
Forum: Vaccinations   12-16-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,512
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Cognitive dissonance is a powerful thing. If my...

Cognitive dissonance is a powerful thing. If my child has a reaction, they just will not blame vaccines because they have faith that it isnt so.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-13-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By MountainMamaGC
My husband and I have the type of relationship...

My husband and I have the type of relationship where I could just say, "I dont like you being late for work because you're chuckling it up with our young pretty nanny. It makes me uncomfortable. Can...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-08-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Dr Sears has lots of info too.

Dr Sears has lots of info too.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-08-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By MountainMamaGC
There is a blog called evolutionary parenting...

There is a blog called evolutionary parenting that has all sorts of information.
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-08-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By MountainMamaGC
At that age we did the Dr Jay Gordon Nightweaning...

At that age we did the Dr Jay Gordon Nightweaning method. It was tricky but it worked for us.
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-08-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Both you and baby should take probiotics to...

Both you and baby should take probiotics to mitigate side effect and prevent thrush. They make formulas for infants that have better strains for them.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-07-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,949
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I would quit and tell them that ethically I cant...

I would quit and tell them that ethically I cant work for them. Everything in science says babies need to be held, and you cant work a job where you feel you are neglecting a childs very basic need....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-06-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Do you think of your birth everyday?

With my daughter I had c-section, and I just did my best to put it behind me and forget it. With my son I had a VBAC with very little intervention. I think of his birth about once a day. I can...
Forum: July 2016 Due Date Club!   12-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I started with once cup a day at 28 weeks, and...

I started with once cup a day at 28 weeks, and then added a cup every 4 weeks until birth. I made a big pitcher of it and tossed in a bag of peach passion tea to make it taste better. I sweetened it...
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