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Forum: Homebirth   06-17-2014, 12:26 PM
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Views: 689
Posted By swissmiss2584
I know they have life flight because I know of...

I know they have life flight because I know of people who have needed it because of car accidents but I'm not sure where the landing pad is. Thanks for bringing that up. I will have to look into it.
Forum: Homebirth   06-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By swissmiss2584
How far is the hospital?

How far are you from the nearest hospital?

Both of my children were born at home here in the SF Bay Area so a hospital was always about 10 mins away from me. I never thought I would need one but...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-01-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By swissmiss2584
I pumped 6oz of milk divided into two breast...

I pumped 6oz of milk divided into two breast milk storage bags and put them in the fridge for a few days because I thought I would need them and then I dicided to put them in the freezer after not...
Forum: Homebirth   08-19-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By swissmiss2584
I'm 37.3 weeks and had my last labs done last...

I'm 37.3 weeks and had my last labs done last week. My MW said that my platelet count was on the low end. 142 and she wants me to start a supplement called Ferrous Gluconate. She didn't seem...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-25-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By swissmiss2584
I've used rit dye a few times this week to dye...

I've used rit dye a few times this week to dye some fabric for wraps and slings and never thought that rit dye could be a problem. I just happened to question it today. I'm not stirring up dust or...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-15-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By swissmiss2584
Some pregnancy teas have nettles and alfalfa...

Some pregnancy teas have nettles and alfalfa mixed together with other herbs.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-02-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By swissmiss2584
http://books.google.com/books?id=4g8saZsOsGoC&pg=...

http://books.google.com/books?id=4g8saZsOsGoC&pg=PA65&lpg=PA65&ots=lzTo7Q8K6K&dq=homeopathics+for+after+birth+pains&output=html_text

This is a link to a book but you can see the list of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-02-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By swissmiss2584
My SPD is much worse this pregnancy and this...

My SPD is much worse this pregnancy and this time I have sacrum and hip pain. Didn't with my first. Sitting on hard surfaces makes the pain so horrible. Standing and walking a lot in one day means...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-02-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By swissmiss2584
Actually I read that in Britain at one point...

Actually I read that in Britain at one point told their mothers not to eat peanut butter and peanuts while pregnant because it could cause a peanut allergy and once they started that the peanut...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-27-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By swissmiss2584
I bought nature's way Mint flavored liquid...

I bought nature's way Mint flavored liquid chlorophyll and it tasted pretty good. I was surprised.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-24-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By swissmiss2584
I've read good things about liquid chlorophyll...

I've read good things about liquid chlorophyll for pregnancy. Who here takes it? Why? When did you start it? Which brand?

I will be 30 weeks Friday.
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By swissmiss2584
In my search to find something to reduce my...

In my search to find something to reduce my stretch marks after this baby is born I came across www.stretchmarkcure.com (http://www.stretchmarkcure.com). Jean Wu developed a technique that involves...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-08-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By swissmiss2584
I got stretch marks with my first (lower belly)...

I got stretch marks with my first (lower belly) and I wanted to know from other's experience if they got more stretch marks with the 2nd pregnancy?

I know every pregnancy is different etc but I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-08-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,109
Posted By swissmiss2584
My uterus is achy too! Even to the touch. This...

My uterus is achy too! Even to the touch. This is my 2nd pregnancy and I don't remember it with my first. I hate pressure on my tummy. I'm 22.5 weeks and still have a tender uterus.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-01-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,220
Posted By swissmiss2584
Once you are 37 weeks do you drink an unlimited...

Once you are 37 weeks do you drink an unlimited amount of RRL tea?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-25-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By swissmiss2584
I've heard that if you go 5+ years between...

I've heard that if you go 5+ years between pregnancies that your body acts as if it were your first pregnancy meaning that your 2nd labor can be long or longer than the 1st.

Does anyone have...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-18-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By swissmiss2584
I was using alba un petroleum jelly before...

I was using alba un petroleum jelly before pregnancy for my cracked heels and really dry hands. Tonight I looked at the ingredients and noticed that the first ingredient was castor oil. Now I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-18-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By swissmiss2584
I was using alba un petroleum jelly before...

I was using alba un petroleum jelly before pregnancy for my cracked heels and really dry hands. Tonight I looked at the ingredients and noticed that the first ingredient was castor oil. Now I'm...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-18-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,220
Posted By swissmiss2584
Does raspberry leaf tea strengthen the bag of...

Does raspberry leaf tea strengthen the bag of waters?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-12-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By swissmiss2584
My GI tract has been terrible since I took a...

My GI tract has been terrible since I took a strong antibiotic a couple years ago. The pains of it come and go with proper diet but pregnancy seems to have flared it up. I was told that the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-09-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,616
Posted By swissmiss2584
Same with me. We conceived the first month. I'm...

Same with me. We conceived the first month. I'm very aware of my body so that helps as well as having normal cycles. My husband calls himself a sniper. Lol I call it a blessing.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-01-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,220
Posted By swissmiss2584
Mine wasQuote:Originally Posted by...

Mine wasQuote:Originally Posted by Litalove http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/347728/red-raspberry-leaf-tea-tribe/2160#post_17315855)

Hello,
...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-28-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,268
Views: 333,220
Posted By swissmiss2584
Are the medicinal properties of the RRLT still...

Are the medicinal properties of the RRLT still there when made ahead of time and refrigerated to drink cold?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By swissmiss2584
I've been drinking water like a fish and...

I've been drinking water like a fish and occasionally add pure cranberry juice just to keep things clean. My midwife didn't know about d-mannose but after some research I've found that it is listed...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-05-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By swissmiss2584
Hello! I was wondering who uses D-Mannose...

Hello!

I was wondering who uses D-Mannose to prevent UTIs? I wasn't always suceptible to them until the last 2 years. I'm paranoid about getting them while pregnant so I've been taking d-mannose...
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