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Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-19-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By amyro
Connecticut Midwives seeks community organizer...

Connecticut Midwives seeks community organizer to galvanize support for legislative action. This is a volunteer position for someone with a passion for women’s rights, an affinity for working with a...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-11-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By amyro
Hi there and welcome to CT. I do not homeschool...

Hi there and welcome to CT. I do not homeschool my kids (4.5 and 2) because I work (as a home birth midwife and writing about maternity care issues.) But I would certainly be interested in getting...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   10-17-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By amyro
http://www.solaceformothers.org/about-solace.html...

http://www.solaceformothers.org/about-solace.html

This is a wonderful new organization that offers resources and an online community for survivors of childbirth trauma. There is also a free...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-19-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By amyro
Quote: Originally Posted by balancedmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by balancedmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11976016)
Does anyone know when any of the results...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-17-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By amyro
The server problems have been fixed!

The server problems have been fixed!
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-17-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By amyro
After a rocky start, The Birth Survey seems to...

After a rocky start, The Birth Survey seems to be working again. The reports (ability to see the feedback others have left about providers, hospitals, etc.) won't be available for another few weeks...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-23-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By amyro
I have a daughter who will be 4 in a couple of...

I have a daughter who will be 4 in a couple of weeks and a little guy who will be 2 this fall. I have my daughter in camp most mornings, but am always up for stuff in the afternoons unless I'm...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-26-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By amyro
Welcome to Milford. What part of town are you...

Welcome to Milford. What part of town are you moving to? There are a bunch of MDC mamas here in Milford.

As for Pedis, we've been happy with Sophia Leonida at Stationhouse Pediatrics in...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-14-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By amyro
I just wanted to chime in to say that my DH and...

I just wanted to chime in to say that my DH and I just did the exact same thing this past weekend and it was SO fun to be away without kids. My 2 kids are the same ages as your younger 2, so I can...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-22-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By amyro
This is so helpful. I know - I looked at...

This is so helpful. I know - I looked at Valley's web site and everything seemed very mother-baby friendly until I got to the bottom where it said the baby will be checked into the nursery and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-21-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By amyro
My dear friend who was planning on a home birth...

My dear friend who was planning on a home birth developed bleeding placenta previa while visiting family in NJ. Now she is on bedrest in NJ and is getting care from OBs and perinatologists at Valley...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-06-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By amyro
I'm not sure what study it is that you're...

I'm not sure what study it is that you're talking about, but here's a link to Henci's critique of the Term Breech Trial, which is the trial that doctors point to to "prove" that vaginal breech is...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-11-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By amyro
Thanks. I'll send that recommendation along. It...

Thanks. I'll send that recommendation along. It looks like they're buying in San Anselmo. The birth center may be a bit of a haul, considering her history of fast births, but it could work if the...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-09-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By amyro
bump. Still looking... Thanks! Amy

bump. Still looking...

Thanks!
Amy
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-04-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By amyro
I also have been wondering what to do with the...

I also have been wondering what to do with the growing pile of stuffed animals. I came across this alternative (http://booninc.com/AnimalBag_oval.html) recently and thought it was brilliant! I may...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-04-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By amyro
Hi there. My best friend is moving to Marin...

Hi there.
My best friend is moving to Marin County - hasn't found a home yet so I'm not sure what town she'll end up in. She'll be about 6 months pregnant when she moves and is looking for a home...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   11-07-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By amyro
My pleasure - glad it was helpful.

My pleasure - glad it was helpful.
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   11-05-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By amyro
Sorry - I'm just seeing your reply. Sounds like...

Sorry - I'm just seeing your reply. Sounds like a mess and lots of treatment of iatrogenic problems they created themselves!

You need a subscription to see the cochrane review, but here's a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-03-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By amyro
Quote: Originally Posted by saskiasmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by saskiasmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9611413)
ps. Also going to Worcester MA and...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-30-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By amyro
Also, the recent Cochrane review of early skin...

Also, the recent Cochrane review of early skin to skin contact found an 11 point difference in the average blood sugar between babies held skin to skin and those who were separated from their moms...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-25-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By amyro
I agree. It doesn't really even register as...

I agree. It doesn't really even register as noteworthy to me unless it is at least a 3 cm difference. It is very subjective and all babies have growth spurts. Also, I'm much less concerned about a...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-24-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,120
Posted By amyro
I agree with previous posters. I have definitely...

I agree with previous posters. I have definitely seen women walk around at 4 or 5 or more centimeters for weeks. My good friend was 4cm/80 at her 36 week visit and had her baby at 41 weeks. So you...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-23-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By amyro
You can see the results/conclusions in the...

You can see the results/conclusions in the abstract, which is available without subscription, here: http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.co...807/frame.html...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   10-22-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By amyro
My best guess is that they are referring to the...

My best guess is that they are referring to the results of doppler velocimetry. This does not measure disintigration of the umbilical cord but rather resistance to blood flow (which theoretically...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-13-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By amyro
"Choosing a Place of Birth" from Childbirth...

"Choosing a Place of Birth" from Childbirth Connection
http://www.childbirthconnection.org/...=10145&area=27 (http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ClickedLink=252&ck=10145&area=27)
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