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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-09-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By ceiba
I am looking for a smallish (8-10 oz) insulated...

I am looking for a smallish (8-10 oz) insulated stainless steel drink bottle for sending milk to school in my kids' lunchboxes. I got the Klean Kanteen 12 oz insulated bottle and it's great, except...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-28-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,953
Posted By ceiba
I also do not soak or do anything special. I...

I also do not soak or do anything special. I keep a wetbag left over from diapering in the bathroom and put my cloth pads in there along with the cloth wipes that we still use. Once a week or at the...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   11-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,409
Posted By ceiba
My mom's family has always used last year's...

My mom's family has always used last year's cards to make garland to hang in the living room. Just take the pretty part of the cards, cut them into strips, and staple them into loops to hang as a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-17-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By ceiba
Thank you so much, Carlin and Chloe'sMama. I'm...

Thank you so much, Carlin and Chloe'sMama. I'm so glad to hear temp charting can still work. I'm going to start tonight!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-13-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By ceiba
We are TTC our third and have lost 3 strong and...

We are TTC our third and have lost 3 strong and healthy embryos transferred after IVF so far. My cycles after the birth of our twins are shorter than before pregnancy- I used to be 27 days, now I am...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-22-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By ceiba
I have been happily using my $20 Salton YM9...

I have been happily using my $20 Salton YM9 yogurt maker for a couple of years now, using a 1 qt glass mason jar instead of the plastic one. It worked great and I had a good routine going, until one...
Forum: Infertility   09-03-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,267
Posted By ceiba
Interesting! Perhaps they were able to remove...

Interesting! Perhaps they were able to remove sperm from a location farther along the path out, and not directly from the testicles. I recall that if sperm can be extracted from the epididymus, it...
Forum: Infertility   09-02-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,267
Posted By ceiba
Vegan Princess, are you sure your friend did IUI...

Vegan Princess, are you sure your friend did IUI after a testicular sperm extraction, and not IVF w/ICSI? My husband has an injury that is equivalent to a vasectomy- a piece of metal sliced through...
Forum: Infertility   03-18-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,484
Posted By ceiba
I agree that the OTC cream may not be strong...

I agree that the OTC cream may not be strong enough to help in sustaining a pregnancy. I looked into the creams when I was on prescription progesterone because I wanted to avoid the suppositories,...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-11-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By ceiba
Thanks so much, everyone, for replying. I do...

Thanks so much, everyone, for replying. I do absolutely understand that dividing a cow into 8 equal parts is very difficult, if not impossible, and I said as much to the farmer. And it's probably...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-09-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By ceiba
This turned out to be a rather long post, but I...

This turned out to be a rather long post, but I would really appreciate hearing from you experienced cow-share or bulk beef buyers!
 
I recently bought my first cow-share and was so excited. The...
Forum: Infertility   03-03-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By ceiba
TiffanyToo, thanks for the suggestion. I was...

TiffanyToo, thanks for the suggestion. I was just reading about Mayan massage on the VBAC forum, and I am going to check it out! We still don't know if we will try again, but I want to be prepared...
Forum: VBAC   02-27-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By ceiba
Thanks so much for sharing your experiences....

Thanks so much for sharing your experiences. It's great to hear success stories. I am certainly planning to ask my RE about his comment about my scar at our follow-up appt. I guess I am just looking...
Forum: VBAC   02-24-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,620
Posted By ceiba
I posted this in Infertility but got no...

I posted this in Infertility but got no responses, so I thought I'd see if anyone in VBAC had experience with this:
 
My husband and I did IVF due to male factor infertility. All the tests on me...
Forum: Infertility   02-22-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By ceiba
Hi Etoile,   I read your post yesterday and...

Hi Etoile,
 
I read your post yesterday and didn't have time to respond. My situation was a bit different, in that my husband was infertile for many years. He had an accident that severed his vas...
Forum: Infertility   02-21-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By ceiba
My husband and I did IVF due to male factor...

My husband and I did IVF due to male factor infertility. All the tests on me indicated no problems at all, and the IVF went perfectly- a textbook case, first try, two embryos transferred and both...
Forum: VBAC   02-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ceiba
Thanks for replying about the adhesions and...

Thanks for replying about the adhesions and scarring, corban's mum. I had a frozen embryo transferred last week, and the RE said "Wow, you must have had a crazy C-section!" When I asked what he...
Forum: VBAC   02-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By ceiba
Thanks again, from someone starting to research...

Thanks again, from someone starting to research VBAC. This is invaluable information! Do you know if it is possible for an OB or MW to check for adhesions and/or the state of the internal scar in...
Forum: Infertility   12-07-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By ceiba
Hi everyone- I am currently doing a...

Hi everyone- I am currently doing a natural-cycle frozen embryo transfer (FET). Our infertility is due to an accident my husband had as a teenager that severed his vas deferens- basically a...
Forum: VBAC   12-02-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,899
Posted By ceiba
I have wondered this too ever since the birth of...

I have wondered this too ever since the birth of my twins 2.5 years ago. After the C-section, the OB said the first baby was tilted a bit sideways and couldn't descend, and that's why I didn't...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-30-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By ceiba
I had twins 2.5 years ago and I never drink...

I had twins 2.5 years ago and I never drink milk. I do and did eat a lot of cheese and yogurt, but if you can eat eggs and meat and fish I would not worry about your protein intake. Also, I wouldn't...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-14-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By ceiba
Anecdotal evidence is exactly what I was looking...

Anecdotal evidence is exactly what I was looking for! Thanks so much for sharing your experience. My thumb-sucker is my better eater too, so I will just try to get lots of minerals and butter into...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-11-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By ceiba
Do any of you have TF-raised kids who sucked...

Do any of you have TF-raised kids who sucked their thumbs past age 2? And if so, did your kids develop orthodontic problems from the thumb-sucking?

My 2-yr-old sucks her thumb, and at her 2-yr...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-14-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By ceiba
I also have the Cuisinart dual blender/food...

I also have the Cuisinart dual blender/food processor. Can't remember how much it cost, but I'm sure it was under $100. You can get it at Bed Bath and Beyond with one of the 20% off coupons they...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-01-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By ceiba
Three pastured meat producers sell at the...

Three pastured meat producers sell at the Arlington farmer's market at Courthouse on Saturdays. My favorite is Smith Meadows Farm. Their soup bones are $3/lb or so and make great broth.
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