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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-22-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I'm sure she was worried about the legal issues...

I'm sure she was worried about the legal issues for her, being the only professional anything at the birth, afraid she'd get in trouble for practicing medicine by being there. UC can cause suspicions...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Mine as babies/toddlers tended to have a few...

Mine as babies/toddlers tended to have a few months where they preferred me and a few where they preferred dad, just in phases. After a certain point they seem to like dad better just because him...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,027
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Ouch OrmEmber that is tough! I live rurally so we...

Ouch OrmEmber that is tough! I live rurally so we haven't got traderjoes and cosco, we drive 20 minutes to town for walmart and aldi, some local mennonite stores and farms around too. I'll list the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,027
Posted By JamieCatheryn
It's realistic if you aren't being frugal about...

It's realistic if you aren't being frugal about it, by cooking from scratch buying at discount stores skipping pricey treats I'd say you can keep a family well with half the usda thrifty plan if...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-20-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Breastmilk is perfect, it never ceases to be...

Breastmilk is perfect, it never ceases to be perfect. Other animal's dairy is never really needed if breastmilk is available, it's only an extra treat that some bodies can handle. With the young, a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,027
Posted By JamieCatheryn
These charts are supposed to tell a range of...

These charts are supposed to tell a range of normal weekly or monthly costs for families of various sizes. http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/usdafoodcost-home.htm

I find I'm at their thrifty plan,...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Nurse the baby or use nipple stimulation, get...

Nurse the baby or use nipple stimulation, get upright over a disposable pad and give a couple pushes and strong coughs after it separates (usually with a splash of blood). Odds are it will come just...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My involuntary pushing gets very intense very...

My involuntary pushing gets very intense very early (pushing at 7-9cm), my policy had to be hold back until I was sure it was time. When baby really starts moving down after dilation's done it's no...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-12-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By JamieCatheryn
The only risk that concerns me about postdates is...

The only risk that concerns me about postdates is the question of why. I mean maybe baby just needed extra time to finish developing and getting into place, or maybe the ovulation date was off and...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Have lots of pillows around to help you get...

Have lots of pillows around to help you get comfortable while birthing. Do find that yoga ball when I had my second son it was the BEST place to sit (that may vary, I didn't like it with my...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,237
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My outlook on this is you don't want their type...

My outlook on this is you don't want their type as a doctor anyway. Family practices especially those that include CNM's and DO's make pretty non-vax tolerant care providers, ask around among delayed...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I always bled for a week and spotted for 4-8...

I always bled for a week and spotted for 4-8 weeks. We got intimate in a week and a half.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-26-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By JamieCatheryn
It's the protein most likely. I'd try almond milk...

It's the protein most likely. I'd try almond milk and/or coconut milk, soy also can cause problems and honestly the almond milk tastes quite good. Often babies outgrow a casein intolerance but if...
Forum: Family Planning   07-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,819
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Condoms, hormonal bc pills (made me suicidally...

Condoms, hormonal bc pills (made me suicidally moody), VCF (a little irritating and quite inconvenient), FAM (worked great for a long time til it didn't), LAM (+ condoms, can't trust it when you...
Forum: VBAC   07-21-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I always got tons of BH all through pregnancy,...

I always got tons of BH all through pregnancy, they actually slowed down on me the very last few weeks, but I'm weird. I'd be glad though, to know things are preparing well, I doubt it means an...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   07-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,179
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I wonder why they won't do a swallow test or...

I wonder why they won't do a swallow test or anything? I guess they really don't see how bad it is at home. You could use cream and whey protein to bulk up the whole milk a bit without changing the...
Forum: Family Planning   07-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By JamieCatheryn
If it gets to 3 weeks since you went back to...

If it gets to 3 weeks since you went back to avoiding and your tests are still negative I would try not to think it's pregnancy, though I understand the nagging wondering/worrying. Maybe you are...
Forum: C-section Birth   07-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Consult her, don't surprise her since style and...

Consult her, don't surprise her since style and approach is so personal, most people don't really like most gifts we get chosen by others. She might be unsure but given options she will have an...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-10-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Two of mine have that illness too! Fever and...

Two of mine have that illness too! Fever and tired and nothing else for a couple days. Later they got sore throat and cough. The 5 year old with it denied he was sick but dropped off to sleep early...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-09-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Homebirther here, sorry to crash but I'm pro UC...

Homebirther here, sorry to crash but I'm pro UC so I feel at home here too. I had checkups with my midwife but no u/s or bloodwork. Genetic testing is mainly for a certain high risk group anyway so...
Forum: Diapering   07-09-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Detergent can build up in hard water but you...

Detergent can build up in hard water but you stripped them. The only thing I've heard for that which you didn't try is boiling. If they have a microbial problem such as yeast then bleach will fix it,...
Forum: Toddler Health   07-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
  Asthma?
Views: 285
Posted By JamieCatheryn
Yeah inflammatory foods can make asthma worse,...

Yeah inflammatory foods can make asthma worse, and gluten is up there as an inflammatory (and most people eat lots of wheat without even thinking about it). I find I feel better without it and I'm...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I don't leave mine like that til age 4 but only...

I don't leave mine like that til age 4 but only you know if yours is ready. Of course they need plenty of visits beforehand with you present so they aren't almost strangers, visits every month or two...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By JamieCatheryn
I wouldn't press him to give kisses if he doesn't...

I wouldn't press him to give kisses if he doesn't want to, that seems like pushing personal boundaries in an unhealthy way. I was told I didn't kiss right as a child either, grew out of it eventually...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   07-05-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By JamieCatheryn
My impressions, having studied each Bradley:...

My impressions, having studied each

Bradley: GREAT info, great prep for dad to help you out. Not so great on the narrow minded attitude of follow this method right to get the perfect Bradley...
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