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Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   07-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By cyclamen
Color doppler is something they use to check cord...

Color doppler is something they use to check cord flow but IDK about length. I do know that short cord can be associated with other health issues for the baby. You can probably get a better answer...
Forum: Birth Stories   07-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By cyclamen
My mother had two c-sections (first one because I...

My mother had two c-sections (first one because I was breech and an attempted ECV broke her water and my brother was a RCS) and she was very happy with them and proud of herself for having given...
Forum: Trying To Conceive After Loss   06-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By cyclamen
I am so sorry for your loss. What was your son's...

I am so sorry for your loss. What was your son's name? Would you like to talk about him? Please feel free to PM if you want. Was it HIE?

The only goal I had for the last year was for us all...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-16-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By cyclamen
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-16-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-16-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By cyclamen
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
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Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-16-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By cyclamen
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Forum: Homebirth   06-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By cyclamen
35 minutes is a very long time for a distressed...

35 minutes is a very long time for a distressed baby. I think your instincts are spot on.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By cyclamen
Hi, I am so so so sorry you lost your son.  What...

Hi, I am so so so sorry you lost your son.  What a tragedy for your family.  Soren is a beautiful name.
 
We lost our middle child last year due to HIE after blood loss and cord compression during...
Forum: C-section Birth   05-10-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,121
Posted By cyclamen
Don't make the mistake of assuming that because...

Don't make the mistake of assuming that because your baby ended up being fine (alive, neurologically intact), it was inevitable to be fine.  It's not inevitable.  The business of medicine is...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   05-06-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By cyclamen
Insomnia can definitely be caused by PPA/D, and...

Insomnia can definitely be caused by PPA/D, and exacerbate it.  Have you spoken to your OB or GP about this?  
 
I have long standing issues with depression and anxiety, and I have a tendency to...
Forum: Women's Health   03-14-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By cyclamen
I have long time sexual issues arising from...

I have long time sexual issues arising from trauma which in the past have interfered with my ability to access health care.  It sucks.  You deserve to get health care and to be able to address...
Forum: Learning at School   03-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 57
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Views: 1,440
Posted By cyclamen
There is no real evidence that diatomaceous is...

There is no real evidence that diatomaceous is earth is effective against ticks.  
Forum: Learning at School   03-14-2014, 12:06 PM
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Views: 1,440
Posted By cyclamen
And that's not snark.  I've lived with anxiety....

And that's not snark.  I've lived with anxiety.  Stressing about moving when a simple solution is available.... is a reaction out of proportion to the problem, and that is a hallmark of anxiety that...
Forum: Learning at School   03-14-2014, 12:02 PM
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Views: 1,440
Posted By cyclamen
I hate to say this but have you seen a doctor...

I hate to say this but have you seen a doctor for your anxiety?  Your reaction is out of proportion to the danger presented.   Also, what MeepyCat said.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-26-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By cyclamen
1st, I assume an OB.  2nd, a paramedic.

1st, I assume an OB.  2nd, a paramedic.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-23-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,483
Posted By cyclamen
First - on my back in McRoberts?  My knees...

First - on my back in McRoberts?  My knees pulled practically up to my ears.  Had been pushing for over an hour or more on hands and knees and was so exhausted that I did not care how I lay.  (Total...
Forum: Homebirth   02-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,974
Posted By cyclamen
Who want mandating?  I don't support mandating....

Who want mandating?  I don't support mandating.  
 
As to the rest of it... wow.  It is so, so common to feel regret, if your child's life was cut short, that any moment of it was not peaceful....
Forum: Homebirth   02-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,974
Posted By cyclamen
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FisherFamily http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,506
Posted By cyclamen
This thread is all over the place.  I think in...

This thread is all over the place.  I think in many ways most of us agree on the core things: women should be treated with respect, women have a right to make health care decisions for themselves,...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,506
Posted By cyclamen
I didn't choose a home birth; I had one by...

I didn't choose a home birth; I had one by accident.  But even though I knew babies could die as a result of the process of birth going awry, I didn't believe that birth was really dangerous.  One...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,506
Posted By cyclamen
Also, I'm not saying other women should make the...

Also, I'm not saying other women should make the same choices or have the same values I do.  I'm saying that the bottom line looks different for me and that's not anti-feminist.  If life worked that...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,506
Posted By cyclamen
Yes, obviously we'd all choose to have living...

Yes, obviously we'd all choose to have living babies.  
 
We don't have control over the world, but we do have the power to make some choices.  There is a wide wide world of difference...
Forum: Homebirth   02-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,506
Posted By cyclamen
Women have a right to make their own risk...

Women have a right to make their own risk assessments and valuations, but they also have the right to know what and how much they are risking.
 
I always thought I couldn't handle more trauma in...
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