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Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-16-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By jlpetitte
Sarah~ Could you explain your rationale for...

Sarah~

Could you explain your rationale for those interventions? I just don't really understand how that would relate to abruption.
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-10-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By jlpetitte
Thats too bad. It must depend on the text book...

Thats too bad. It must depend on the text book because in my class we used a developmental psych textbook that seemed very midwife friendly, I think it was by David Schaffer. It even talked about...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-08-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By jlpetitte
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Very good question. Waiting for responses (cuz I don't have any really http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif )
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-01-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By jlpetitte
That quote was in the news paper article: ...

That quote was in the news paper article:
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But worst of all, according to Daniel, soy formulas contain extremely high levels of isoflavones -- the same agent supposedly contributing to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-31-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By jlpetitte
Somewhere I heard that an ounce of soy formula...

Somewhere I heard that an ounce of soy formula is comparable to 6 birth control pills in relation to the amount of estrogen or estrogen like compounds. Does anyone have a link to a credible source...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   08-24-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By jlpetitte
This was just in the news recently and may be...

This was just in the news recently and may be something useful if you are not opposed to supplements:

Pregnant women who take calcium supplements reduce their risk of developing preeclampsia,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-14-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By jlpetitte
I like that one! Any more? So far: ...

I like that one! Any more?

So far:

Jenna's Team
Jenna's Dream Team
Jaunt for Jenna
Jenna's Crew
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-14-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By jlpetitte
Thanks Nicole! I may want to do that once I...

Thanks Nicole! I may want to do that once I figure what is all involved and what i will need to get started, but to register I have to figure out a name.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-14-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By jlpetitte
Ok I need help from all you wise women. My best...

Ok I need help from all you wise women. My best friend was just diagnosed with Leukemia a couple weeks ago. She is doing well so far and she has a lot of support, but it has been a rough adjustment....
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   08-10-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By jlpetitte
I hadn't had much of this either until I started...

I hadn't had much of this either until I started working in the hospital because honestly people with this mindset don't usually choose out-of-hospital birth or doulas. I often have clients in the...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   08-09-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By jlpetitte
Quote: Prepregnancy I was 105lbs and I am...

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Prepregnancy I was 105lbs and I am 5'6".
In my experience, women who start out underweight (which you were) typically do have a little more difficult time carrying a pregnancy to term...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   07-16-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By jlpetitte
Quote: Actually I have heard many...

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Actually I have heard many anesthesiologists tell women that epidurals do not affect the baby. I try to tell them but who do they believe, the lowly nurse or the doctor?
I have also heard...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   06-17-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,432
Posted By jlpetitte
Wow, I could write a very, very long response to...

Wow, I could write a very, very long response to this http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif . Gunter, I feel like you do completely. I have seen birth from different...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-28-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By jlpetitte
Trusting birth to me means many things, but...

Trusting birth to me means many things, but mostly that women are made-- just like other mammals to birth their babies. Occassionally complications may occur, just like with other animals, and we...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-28-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By jlpetitte
I would love to start another thread about...

I would love to start another thread about mamabearings last post and suggestions, but to keep on topic I just wanted to say that mothercats and mwherbs suggestions are awesome. I will soon be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 81
Posted By jlpetitte
I have already contemplated all of your...

I have already contemplated all of your suggestions! Its funny, but people really think alike you know?

Naughty Dingo- I know just the coffee house you are suggesting and I love it there-- good...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 81
Posted By jlpetitte
What do all you other women out there do to...

What do all you other women out there do to nurture yourself? If you had one day to do anything you want (something realistic-- not fly to hawaii or where ever...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-22-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By jlpetitte
I just read the book Birth: The surprising...

I just read the book Birth: The surprising history of how we are born and it was awesome! It is so thorough and has some really interesting detailed stories that I can't believe the author found....
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-16-2007, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By jlpetitte
Thanks Nadine. Its really good to hear from...

Thanks Nadine. Its really good to hear from someone who has been there. Do you feel like the med/surg is helpful at all or would it be just as well if I went right into OB?
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-15-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By jlpetitte
I am really struggling with a decision and I...

I am really struggling with a decision and I would love to hear what you wise women have to say. I am graduating from nursing school this Saturday...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-10-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,223
Posted By jlpetitte
Thats just awful...

Thats just awful http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif . The poor widow husbands with brand new babies to care for without their mothers. I can't even imagine.

I think...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-06-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By jlpetitte
What are the options for VBACS in the madison...

What are the options for VBACS in the madison area? Do the UW midwives accept VBAC clients? TIA http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/loveeyes.gif:
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-06-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By jlpetitte
If you go back to the info. I posted there is...

If you go back to the info. I posted there is some input on what works (though probably not in every case):

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In this study they taught new nurses what lateral violence was and how to...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   04-29-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By jlpetitte
Quote: also I have found a certain power...

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also I have found a certain power hungry/verging on sociopath behavior in some women who become midwives- all you can do is walk around them- don't get tangled up in power struggles with...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   04-29-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,080
Posted By jlpetitte
I have started a few threads about this in the...

I have started a few threads about this in the past. And there are some very good studies/articles on lateral violence and what to do about it. Its very common in nursing. I can't link to this...
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