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Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   12-18-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
Congratulations! We lost our first due to pprom....

Congratulations! We lost our first due to pprom. I also had bleeding early on, as well as a low lying placenta. At the time of rupture I had a raging colonization of GBS. My two next pregnancies I...
Forum: Intact Care   11-08-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
My DS is retractable (3 yrs old). I don't have...

My DS is retractable (3 yrs old). I don't have him, or offer to, dry the exposed glands. Just like I don't dry out my little girl's inner labia. 
Forum: California, Nevada   05-14-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
A great pedi in TO is Dr Kawasaki. She's very...

A great pedi in TO is Dr Kawasaki. She's very MDC. Re: Dr Peterson, I've heard that's she's great with everything other than vaccines. A friend ended up firing her after yet another lecture by the...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-13-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
I did! I had PTL due to a huge pocket of blood...

I did! I had PTL due to a huge pocket of blood in with DD. The bleed/PTL was at 28 weeks and for 10 weeks I was either in the hospital due to other complications or on strict bedrest at home. I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-09-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
No, you can't 'get in trouble'. That said, I...

No, you can't 'get in trouble'. That said, I really like to keep in touch with our pedi and because she doesn't hassle me about vaccinations we go in every 6-9months for a check up. 
Forum: Vaccinations   11-09-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
Nope. Interesting ideas but not at all why we...

Nope. Interesting ideas but not at all why we don't vax.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-28-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mama24-7 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1364739/cloth-diapers-and-circumcision#post_17131718)

OT: have...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-18-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,088
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
We go to a practice with two peds. Ped #1 I saw...

We go to a practice with two peds. Ped #1 I saw with DS and I went in for talk about vaccines when DS was coming up on his 8 week well-baby. He gave his whole story....herd immunity, pet...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-18-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,263
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
WOW! I'm so glad I have a pedi who is respectful...

WOW! I'm so glad I have a pedi who is respectful of our vaccination decisions. While we aren't currently a vaccinating family I feel as if I could easily have a calm, rational, educated discussion...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-04-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
My daughter (intact) gets miserable rashes, poor...

My daughter (intact) gets miserable rashes, poor girl. My son (intact) does not. I'd guess it's just the kiddo's individual sensitivity. 
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   06-09-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
Oh mama. I'm so very sorry. We lost our daughter...

Oh mama. I'm so very sorry. We lost our daughter at 20 weeks due to pPROM too. Love and healing light to you. 
Forum: C-section Birth   05-24-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
I did!! It was fantastic! My...

I did!! It was fantastic! My hospital/ob/anesthesiologist typically doesn't allow it because it does require an extra person to help mom with baby. Thankfully a good friend of mine is a LD nurse in...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-16-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
My DS has the...

My DS has the same. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-08-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,138
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
We did the newborn, 2 week, 8 week and then the...

We did the newborn, 2 week, 8 week and then the 6 month happened to land around when our family was getting over a crappy stomach bug and DS was barfing more than I was comfortable with. Then we did...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-08-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
I see it!!! Doesn't look faint to me!

I see it!!! Doesn't look faint to me!
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
How old is the little guy? I wonder if...

How old is the little guy?

I wonder if perhaps it's not dairy but something else he's having issues with. I know more moms with kiddos sensitive to soy than to gluten. Has he been looked at for...
Forum: C-section Birth   02-05-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
I'm planning a repeat cesarean and have the same...

I'm planning a repeat cesarean and have the same list of desires. What I've been told by the hospital is that it's not so much up to the OB but rather the anesthesiologist about how the mama and...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-03-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,903
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
I have to say, I have no idea how nursing would...

I have to say, I have no idea how nursing would affect an early pregnancy. It's just not possible. A nursing mom's uterus is used to the hormonal releases caused by/needed for milk let down. It's...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-03-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
Our 'penis friendly' doc did the same thing at...

Our 'penis friendly' doc did the same thing at DS's 12 month visit. Generally that level of retraction doesn't cause issues but it's not at all okay for a Dr (or anyone) to do. The comment about a...
Forum: C-section Birth   02-02-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-01-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,266
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
 I happened to do a search for 'circumcison'...


I happened to do a search for 'circumcison' at the Kellymom.com forums. Less crunchy over there and so there are more moms who got their son's circumcised. OMG so, so, so many posts about...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-31-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,266
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
I have a 18 month old son, intact and no issues...

I have a 18 month old son, intact and no issues ever! I agree with what's been said..the foreskin isn't some delicate thing that can 't hardly be looked it. DS tries to stretch it around his head...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,841
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
For me, I'd pick a cesarean over a severe tear....

For me, I'd pick a cesarean over a severe tear. I had a great cesarean with DS. Limited separation of he and I, great healing, was up and walking (carefully!) around 3 hours after surgery. My scar...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   01-05-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
What if you just said that you've found a...

What if you just said that you've found a different care provider and stop going to them?
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-05-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,980
Posted By WaitingForKiddos
 Now, I'm coming from a place of having...


Now, I'm coming from a place of having declined everything at the hospital and also forcing them to be baby friendly through my cesarean ...but I still don't get why if you don't want to do one of...
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