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Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-14-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Lish
I experienced a similar diagnosis with one of my...

I experienced a similar diagnosis with one of my children. In our case they identified a small atrial septal defect at an anatomy scan at 20 weeks but were very reassuring. We were told by a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-09-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Lish
SeaBands are a great suggestion. They sell them...

SeaBands are a great suggestion. They sell them at drugstores & even well-stocked grocery store pharmacies. Also, taking a vitamin B6 supplement is known to be effective in reducing nausea.
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-24-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Lish
An article from The Valley Advocate about what...

An article from The Valley Advocate about what is being done with public school childrens personal information: http://www.valleyadvocate.com/article.cfm?aid=16813
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-07-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Lish
Thanks, MeepyCat. If these were questions being...

Thanks, MeepyCat. If these were questions being asked of me directly by my child's teacher I would have less heartburn about it. Instead, this is a typed up questionnaire that, after passing through...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-07-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Lish
Thanks for your reply. I have already provided...

Thanks for your reply. I have already provided them the state mandated (legally required) medical examination and immunization form which addresses any developmental or physical issues a child...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-07-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Lish
Thanks for your reply. Our school district does...

Thanks for your reply. Our school district does have screening prior to the start of kindergarten. I have no doubt that the administration feels these questions have some relevance in evaluating my...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-06-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Lish
I am in the process of registering my child for...

I am in the process of registering my child for public kindergarten in Massachusetts and have been surprised by the very personal questions on the registration forms. Does anyone know of an accurate...
Forum: California, Nevada   09-06-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By Lish
Does anyone have any recent experience with...

Does anyone have any recent experience with midwives at the Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical practice in Los Angeles? Any experience birthing at the California Hospital Medical Center? Thanks in...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-25-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Lish
Chiroalltheway- How is your friend? Has she had...

Chiroalltheway- How is your friend? Has she had her baby? What did she ultimately decide to do?
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-25-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,924
Posted By Lish
I submitted to acupuncture with PENS (as opposed...

I submitted to acupuncture with PENS (as opposed to moxibustion) three times over five days when baby number two was post dates. I had been experiencing prodromal labor for a couple of weeks prior...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-24-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Lish
Let me begin by saying I am not a birth...

Let me begin by saying I am not a birth professional and I have no idea why your friends doctor recommended an induction but I would agree to the Pit before AROM. The reason being, in a hospital...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-24-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By Lish
I experienced this with my second pregnancy,...

I experienced this with my second pregnancy, although there was no mention of termination, thankfully! At the first ultrasound I had low but rising HcG levels and nothing apparent on the ultrasound...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-23-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Lish
Not farmers markets, but a couple of pretty good...

Not farmers markets, but a couple of pretty good farm stands in Falmouth:
http://www.coonamessettfarm.com/
http://www.tonyandrewsfarmstand.com/

And an apiary in Sandwich:...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-18-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By Lish
I think you should go to the event and enjoy...

I think you should go to the event and enjoy your cravings with abandon! As with most concerns/recommendations regarding this type of restriction in pregnancy a little common sense and moderation go...
Forum: September 2011   08-16-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,732
Posted By Lish
My suggestion? Romance. Prostaglandins &...

My suggestion? Romance. Prostaglandins & oxytocin courtesy of your husband/partner. As my midwife said, "What gets the baby in can get the baby out." Anecdotal I know, but it seemed to work for us...
Forum: VBAC   08-15-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,701
Posted By Lish
While it doesn't specifically mention VBAC in...

While it doesn't specifically mention VBAC in relation to ACOGs c-section recommendations for fetal macrosomia I thought some of you might find this interesting...

Majority of ACOG...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-27-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Lish
Thanks, Jaimee! We only have a few weeks before...

Thanks, Jaimee! We only have a few weeks before the baby is due.

I have briefly searched for local doulas that offer childcare but it appears (and this may not be the case) that they are offering...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-26-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Lish
My mother will be flying in from another state...

My mother will be flying in from another state around my EDD and until the day before yesterday we had back-up childcare arranged via our lovely empty nester neighbor should baby decide to arrive...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   07-22-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Lish
When?

When?
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-27-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Lish
Thanks for your recommendation, MetrowestMidwife!

Thanks for your recommendation, MetrowestMidwife!
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-22-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Lish
Would any of you be willing to recommend a...

Would any of you be willing to recommend a reputable provider of placenta encapsulation services in western Massachusetts? Thanks so much!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-01-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By Lish
Thanks to all of you who have replied! I have...

Thanks to all of you who have replied! I have never taken any of my pregnancies or labors for granted and realize that each is as unique as the new little life we are welcoming.

The reason the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-27-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Lish
Although I have not personally experienced this...

Although I have not personally experienced this I do have a girlfriend who dealt with the "whole forearm in the womb" treatment after the delivery of both of her children and it was very hard for...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-21-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 790
Posted By Lish
I am pregnant with my third child. We recently...

I am pregnant with my third child. We recently moved and I am now being cared for by a hospital based MW practice that I have been happy with. My first two labors were drama, drug and intervention...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-05-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,860
Posted By Lish
The landlord would be obligated to test and...

The landlord would be obligated to test and remediate for lead if you have a child under the age of six living in the property. Since your lease will be up for renewal this summer, before you have a...
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