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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-01-2015, 09:54 AM
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No I totally get that! I'm with ya! I don't...

No I totally get that! I'm with ya! I don't want my kids to start vaccinating at 18 and then have to rely on boosters for the rest of their life. But I feel boxed in with very little choice as I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-01-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
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Thank you. Yes, frustrating and I know it is so...

Thank you. Yes, frustrating and I know it is so perplexing to others that I have the opposite agenda as you put it. I have a friend who was just telling me about her poor mother who almost died...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-01-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
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What to do when our unvax'd kids grow up and aren't immune

What do you other unvaccinating parents plan to do when your kids get into their teens and adulthood and they've still never gotten chickenpox and measles? I plan to check my kids' titers at some...
Forum: Europe   01-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 18
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Anyone in Denmark?

An if so can you tell me what type of oral vitamin K drops are used for infants at birth. (What brand and where to get them)
Forum: Homebirth   01-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
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Purchasing vitamin K drops used in Denmark

Does anyone know what brand/type of vitamin k drops are used in Denmark for newborns? The Cochrane Review says they use a unique vitamin K drop once a week for 3 months and that it is as effective...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,498
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Thanks for the feedback! Hey knittygritty I just...

Thanks for the feedback! Hey knittygritty I just noticed you're from Indiana. Me too! I'm in Evansville.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   01-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 274
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I remember being freezing at night and wanting so...

I remember being freezing at night and wanting so badly to pull the blankets up to my chin but you can't really pull the blanket up past your midsection when you are co sleeping and baby is nestled...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,498
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jodieanneanton, my mom really wants us to use...

jodieanneanton, my mom really wants us to use Elizabeth as a middle name. I have a hard time being objective enough to hear if it flows well or not but my mom absolutely loves that name so much that...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   12-22-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,498
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Anyone want to help me? I think we are settling...

Anyone want to help me? I think we are settling on the name Josephine. (Josie). Last name is one syllable and begins with an F. Sisters are Lu (Tallulah) and Sadie and I'd like it to at least mix...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 545
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Anytime I make pancakes of muffins I make a...

Anytime I make pancakes of muffins I make a quadruple batch so we usually have a lot of that stuff in our deep freezer. Our favorites are apple pancakes, pumpkin/quinoa muffins, carrot/apple/coconut...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
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Thanks for these responses. You guys are...

Thanks for these responses. You guys are hilarious. And comforting. Okay so since asking this and reading the first couple of responses, I had forgotten about the thread and hadn't been on MDC...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
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Hmm...if only there was a way to determine the...

Hmm...if only there was a way to determine the state of my gut. I eat fairly healthy foods, I juice, I eat fermented food. However, I've been on Zofran (which causes terrible constipation no matter...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
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I actually HAVE a sprout tower where you can grow...

I actually HAVE a sprout tower where you can grow them on the counter. The problem is I have zero counter space and you have to change the water every day and it's just "one more thing" that I can't...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 543
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Raw sprouts? Yay or Nay?

I drink raw milk from a trusted source that is tested regularly. I also eat cantaloupe, spinach, etc. All things that have been recalled in the last year due to salmonella. But I thought I...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
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Thank you dentonmidwife!

Thank you dentonmidwife!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
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Whoops! I see that someone just asked this! But...

Whoops! I see that someone just asked this! But I don't see any websites listed and I don't have any herbal books on hand. Still wondering about fennel if anyone knows...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   08-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
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Safe herbal teas?

Can anyone direct me toward a reliable list of safe herbal teas while pregnant?


I specifically want fennel tea. I am still so sick and everything leaves a horrible taste on my tongue and my...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
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My dreams have been really wacky. And,...

My dreams have been really wacky. And, embarrassing. Like, I can't even believe my mind would go there and I can't even tell people about them. I wake up disturbed! This is my third pregnancy and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
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Chapter books for very young reader?

I have a 4 year old who reads anything and everything. She would love to sit on her bed and just read for an hour but she devours her age appropriate books in no time flat and becomes bored.

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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-21-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
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Thanks for the input ladies. I hadn't thought to...

Thanks for the input ladies. I hadn't thought to water it down. I think I'll try that. I forgot that my mom had offered me some at her house several weeks ago and she watered it down with tonic...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
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Kombucha safety

I am 9 w 5 days and all I want to drink is cold, fizzy kombucha. I've heard that pregnant women should limit their kombucha or avoid it altogether because of the detox it causes. What are your...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
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Moses basket/Stand recommendation?

I am still sick as a dog and just trying to take my mind off how crappy I feel...so I'm looking at baby stuff.


In the past I have had terrible sleepers no matter if we co-sleep, crib sleep,...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
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We told the kids

I have been so terribly sick that I felt like we needed to tell the kids why finally. So tonight I snuggled them up to me (as they bounced and bonked into my stomach and jiggled the bed...oy, so, so...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
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Regarding moving little one into a big bed. We...

Regarding moving little one into a big bed. We recently did this with out 2.5 year old (now just turned 3). She moved in with her big sis. They each got an owl whose face glows yellow when you...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
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Have been taking the mag oil from a good company...

Have been taking the mag oil from a good company for a long, long time. It used to itch horribly but now it's fine. Still do it most days in addition to Epsom salt baths and taking magnesium orally...
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