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Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-31-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,800
Posted By carriebft
There are actually many studies showing that the...

There are actually many studies showing that the eye aniontment lowers infections from other bacteria in the first couple weeks of life, esp staph. I have some saved on my computer somewhere if...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-21-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,800
Posted By carriebft
I wasn't aware that eye ointment helps prevent...

I wasn't aware that eye ointment helps prevent infection in the first couple weeks from other bacteria not related to STDs. My daughter did get an infection in both eyes and we declined the...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 22,117
Posted By carriebft
We vaccinate...we have added more to our ...

We vaccinate...we have added more to our  schedule as our family has grown and we have done more research. PLus situations have changed and we also travel a lot. We have seen no ill effects. Our...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-11-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By carriebft
not saying its perfect, but there are some...

not saying its perfect, but there are some interesting bits in there. and obviously room for more study; the next measure I would think that would be useful would be unvaxed, lesser vaxed, full...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-11-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By carriebft
you feel you can get nothing because the numbers...

you feel you can get nothing because the numbers are unequal? there are some reliable stats that can come of such numbers. It's not like, say, 12 v 4 or something ridiculous like that as we have...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-11-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By carriebft
I know this is the type of study many here have...

I know this is the type of study many here have been waiting for and asking for, though not perfect since its looking back but better than a lot of what we have:
 ...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-23-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By carriebft
There are certain diseases that are more...

There are certain diseases that are more complicated for infants and ones that are more common for infants as well. So, whereas Hep B is complicated if an infant gets it, it is highly unlikely to...
Forum: Homebirth   02-22-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,150
Posted By carriebft
Well I think the question becomes, are there...

Well I think the question becomes, are there complications that occur at home with a CPM present and these complications are not recognized or treated correctly more often than happens in the...
Forum: Homebirth   02-22-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,150
Posted By carriebft
I dunno, like I said, I used a CNM, and I felt I...

I dunno, like I said, I used a CNM, and I felt I got the midwifery model of care. Yes, she did have rules on certain things (she doesn't attend home VBACs, for example) but we had long appointments,...
Forum: Homebirth   02-21-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,673
Posted By carriebft
on the GBS thing- nurse midwives here in PA can...

on the GBS thing- nurse midwives here in PA can do IV antibiotics for GBS at home; I am not sure of the laws/practices where you are, but you can be treated for GBS positive at home. I had a...
Forum: Homebirth   02-21-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,673
Posted By carriebft
Why not go for CNM care? you get your testing,...

Why not go for CNM care? you get your testing, ultrasound, GBS test, etc- everything the OB would give you. Present the information to your husband and show him how CNM care allows for the same...
Forum: Homebirth   02-21-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By carriebft
I thought the same thing, which is why I didn't...

I thought the same thing, which is why I didn't go with washing and retesting.
 
I did give birth on Feb 5 and chose to do the abx. My sample tested that it was vulnerable to the abx and my...
Forum: Homebirth   02-20-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,150
Posted By carriebft
I believe Pa CNMs need to have malpractice...

I believe Pa CNMs need to have malpractice insurance; and there are 3 in this area that I know of that also do homebirths. My midwife said at my birth, 2 weeks ago, that she does 75% of her births...
Forum: Homebirth   02-20-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By carriebft
if you choose a well qualified midwife, then you...

if you choose a well qualified midwife, then you are getting the same care you would get at a free standing birth center. they have access to the same tools, meds, etc. For example, with my second...
Forum: Homebirth   02-20-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 25,150
Posted By carriebft
I am so torn on this because, one on hand, I...

I am so torn on this because, one on hand, I think limiting homebirth to low risk women, having high standards for midwives before they are allowed to practice, requiring malpractice insurance, etc...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-17-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,865
Posted By carriebft
40 39+6 40 (according to due date my midwife...

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39+6
40 (according to due date my midwife calculated- didn't chart this time)
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Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-16-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,319
Posted By carriebft
My midwife (a CNM who delivers at home and in a...

My midwife (a CNM who delivers at home and in a hospital) has a consent form that you sign, and, in that consent form, it does detail some situations in which a hospital birth would be necessary and...
Forum: February 2011   02-15-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,152
Posted By carriebft
I've gotten that feeling after all my kids!!! DH...

I've gotten that feeling after all my kids!!! DH is DEFINITELY done but I feel we are too young to make perm choices on that so I am gonna go on the mini pill for a couple years and see what happens...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-13-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By carriebft
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content...

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/117/6/1887
 
hospitalization rates...so thats something to consider as well I guess (I am one of those who doesn't vaccinate just for the...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-13-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By carriebft
I guess just through studies like this:   ...

I guess just through studies like this:
 
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0905211  (mexico though...)
 
http://www.jstor.org/pss/30129612 (usa)
 ...
Forum: February 2011   02-12-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By carriebft
ya know, hypnobabies was invaluable to me in my...

ya know, hypnobabies was invaluable to me in my last labor but, this time around, I only used the "peace" cue and thats about it. I didn't do any finger drops or anything else, didn't even listen to...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-12-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By carriebft
There are diseases that are devastating to a...

There are diseases that are devastating to a young child but that can be handled by an older child. Others are not a risk until later. some are more pervasive throughout the years. I use a risk...
Forum: February 2011   02-10-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By carriebft
I would be right there with you! looking forward...

I would be right there with you! looking forward to hearing about them!!! :)
Forum: February 2011   02-10-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,152
Posted By carriebft
Clara is 5 days old now...someone just reassure...

Clara is 5 days old now...someone just reassure me the cluster feeding stops eventually :(   I am so tired...she is only content when "dozing" while being held or when she is on the breast. Before...
Forum: February 2011   02-06-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,152
Posted By carriebft
Clara was born yesterday, so this is just day 1!...

Clara was born yesterday, so this is just day 1! she did give us a nice 7 hour stretch last night and has been eating every hour or so since. milk is not in yet but I am a little apprehensive about...
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