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Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-12-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Our daughter would just love receiving a Barbie...

Our daughter would just love receiving a Barbie doll for Christmas, but I just can't get myself on-board with buying one for her. Any ideas on another doll that would satisfy her desire to dress and...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-22-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
I didn't receive a notification that more of you...

I didn't receive a notification that more of you had written. Anyways...I was able to nip this in the bud with unsweetened cranberry juice, AZO, and a product called UT Vibrance Crisis Intervention...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-19-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Thanks for your input, ladies....

Thanks for your input, ladies. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

This seems to be a pretty mild case of UTI, if you could even categorize it as that. Just discomfort...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-18-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
I've never had a urinary tract infection before,...

I've never had a urinary tract infection before, so I'm not sure how to take the most natural course for remedies. My symptoms started a little over 24 hours ago, and a physician's assitant has...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-06-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
We're trying to conceive #2 right now, and I've...

We're trying to conceive #2 right now, and I've been looking forward to giving birth again since the day our daughter was born over 3 1/2 years ago. I enjoyed labor and birth so much that I'm...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-12-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Feest -- I just visited the first link you...

Feest -- I just visited the first link you posted. OK, now I get it. The first link is a blog about the video link you also provided. Duh....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-12-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Feest -- That second link you posted is scary...

Feest -- That second link you posted is scary (haven't looked at the first one yet) -- "Eek!" to say the least. Shave and enema? Best let your doctor decide what is best for you? (None of this is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-01-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
I know that one of us has *got* to have this...

I know that one of us has *got* to have this link. Anybody?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-28-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
If I replace milk and eggs with other sources of...

If I replace milk and eggs with other sources of protein, I imagine I'd be missing some components of what milk and eggs specifically offer. Anyone eat according to the Brewer's Diet without the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-28-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Does anyone have the link to that classically...

Does anyone have the link to that classically awesome YouTube video? The one where the woman is peacefully pushing her baby out in a hospital setting with a smile on her face? It's shot in black and...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-28-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Quote: Originally Posted by MCatLvrMom2A&X...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MCatLvrMom2A&X http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14002358)
DTD every day can decrease sperm count...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-27-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
I have a couple of days of fertile fluid, and...

I have a couple of days of fertile fluid, and then my temperature slowly increases for the next five days or so.

So in terms of timing sex, should we be having sex all of those seven days?
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-27-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Am I ovulating if my temperature slowly rises...

Am I ovulating if my temperature slowly rises (one-tenth of a degree at a time) as opposed to a distinct temperature spike (of several tenths) over a 24-hour timeframe?

If I stand back and look...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-27-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Thank you, Briannasmom! I'll see how lunch with...

Thank you, Briannasmom! I'll see how lunch with my SIL goes in mid-July and check back in with you ladies around then.
Forum: California, Nevada   06-26-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Quote: Originally Posted by SparklingGemini...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SparklingGemini http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13998542)
The hospital classes are CRAP!

I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-26-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Quote: Originally Posted by MegBoz...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MegBoz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13996999)
As for me personally, I was planning a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-26-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Thanks, Mamas....

Thanks, Mamas. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: California, Nevada   06-26-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Quote: Originally Posted by SparklingGemini...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SparklingGemini http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13998380)
The downsides...no food or water once...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-26-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
So what I'm hearing is that it is entirely...

So what I'm hearing is that it is entirely possible to have a natural childbirth at this particuar hospital; however, it will take a significant amount of effort to "fight" for what you want.

I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-25-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
While watching Michael Moore's film, Sicko, I...

While watching Michael Moore's film, Sicko, I remember seeing a sling type device hanging from the ceiling of one of the labor and delivery rooms at a European or Canadian hospital.

I'm...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-24-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Thank you. Any more stories to share?...

Thank you. Any more stories to share? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lurk.gif:
Forum: California, Nevada   06-21-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,200
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
- What are your experiences? - What have you...

- What are your experiences?
- What have you heard?
- In a hospital setting, where and with whom is a physiological (rather than medical) birth most likely to happen?

My sister-in-law is...
Forum: California, Nevada   06-21-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
- What are your experiences? - What have you...

- What are your experiences?
- What have you heard?
- In a hospital setting, where and with whom is a physiological (rather than medical) birth most likely to happen?

My sister-in-law is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-19-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Felt a pop and trickled the tiniest amount of...

Felt a pop and trickled the tiniest amount of fluid after the pop. No other fluid came out, but I was ready to push after 4 1/2 hours.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-16-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By UrbanCrunchyMama
Without even asking, a nurse showed the placenta...

Without even asking, a nurse showed the placenta to us, so we could see what nourished our daughter for 40 weeks. She then told us that she'd "look the other way" if we wanted to take it home.

It...
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