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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-06-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By angelarose1
I am also 6 months and this is my 3rd child. I...

I am also 6 months and this is my 3rd child. I lifted weights 4 times a week before my pregnancy but fell out of the habit when I was experiencing morning sickness. Weight training is the most...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-19-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,975
Posted By angelarose1
My first baby wouldn't take a paci at all, he...

My first baby wouldn't take a paci at all, he nursed for extended amounts of time and still loves to nurse as much as I will allow. My youngest is 4 months and seems to prefer the pacified when...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-16-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By angelarose1
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/254266/width/600/height/450 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/963411/width/600/height/450/flags/)  This birth has been a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-12-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,837
Posted By angelarose1
I always keep the mesh bags that pre-bagged...

I always keep the mesh bags that pre-bagged produce items sometimes come in, like lemons and oranges. I have so many of them collected over the years and people often ask me where I got them , which...
Forum: Birth Stories   05-31-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By angelarose1
Beautiful! Such a triumphant story!

Beautiful! Such a triumphant story!
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   05-17-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By angelarose1
Great honest story! My first childbirth was a UC...

Great honest story! My first childbirth was a UC and similar to yours in the pain and my approach to it, although being alone and having no audience allowed me to not be as vocal, I basically just...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-16-2012, 02:23 PM
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Views: 2,660
Posted By angelarose1
What nutrients do you think are different or...

What nutrients do you think are different or superior? Spirulina is high in iron but not necessarily an absorbable form, both substances have no definitive scientific evidence supporting their...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-16-2012, 08:44 AM
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Views: 2,660
Posted By angelarose1
Juicing does not deliver the nutrients quicker,...

Juicing does not deliver the nutrients quicker, juice digests quicker, meaning it runs through your colon faster giving the microvill less time to absorb nutrients, so it likely contributes to a...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-16-2012, 06:33 AM
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Posted By angelarose1
Also, to add, juicing does remove a significant...

Also, to add, juicing does remove a significant portion of the fiber in food. Fiber aids in digestion and absorption of nutrients, so maybe adding superfood powder is necessary to make up for loss...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-16-2012, 06:27 AM
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Posted By angelarose1
Superfood powders are a total gimmick, nothing...

Superfood powders are a total gimmick, nothing is easier or trumps whole fresh unprocessed fruits and veggies. Juicing is fine if you want a liquid meal but nothing wrong with eating fruit out of...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-16-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,755
Posted By angelarose1
Just to offer another perspective, there is no...

Just to offer another perspective, there is no real "need" to incorporate any type of milk-like product into your or your child's diet to substitute for cow's m milk. All of your nutritional needs...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-13-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By angelarose1
Responding to that type of ignorance only feeds...

Responding to that type of ignorance only feeds into it, not corrects it. It is a waste of time and energy to try and educate people who have already formed such strong opinions based on nothing but...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-12-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By angelarose1
I nursed my 3 year old a little past his 3rd...

I nursed my 3 year old a little past his 3rd birthday in which I was about 5 months pregnant and it was becoming a little unbearable. When I say unbearable, I don't exactly mean painful, although it...
Forum: Homebirth   04-18-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,995
Posted By angelarose1
My midwife just gave me a list of things and...

My midwife just gave me a list of things and personally I didn't use or have most of the stuff on it for my first birth and don't want the hassle or expense of gathering it this time. The only thing...
Forum: Parenting   03-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,869
Posted By angelarose1
I can relate in so many ways. My own mother is...

I can relate in so many ways. My own mother is probably worse, like she prefers to spend time with me alone, when my son is around it seems nerve racking/annoying to her. She has said things about...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-27-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,147
Posted By angelarose1
In the 11 years we've been together we have...

In the 11 years we've been together we have always bickered constantly. When our now 3 year old was a newborn, he was great about helping out, but now it seems I am constantly having to tell him to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By angelarose1
Incredibly poor argument, she clearly doesn't...

Incredibly poor argument, she clearly doesn't understand that SIDS is not death by smothering, suffocation, overheating, or any other known cause. The baby stops breathing for reasons unknown, if...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-21-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,190
Posted By angelarose1
I, myself, rarely sleep through the night and...

I, myself, rarely sleep through the night and even before having my son would often wake for an hour or so in the wee hours of the morning, so I don't find it odd that my son would wake around 3...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-20-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By angelarose1
Have you received test results yet, to rule out...

Have you received test results yet, to rule out GD?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-07-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,467
Posted By angelarose1
Also, every cell in your body runs on glucose....

Also, every cell in your body runs on glucose. fat and protein are needed in much smaller amounts than carbs, but are certainly needed. Most people get entirely too much fat in their diet, even 2%...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-07-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,467
Posted By angelarose1
Eating diets high in whole grains can decrease...

Eating diets high in whole grains can decrease ability to uptake nutrients in the colon, the rough fibrous parts of grains actually irritate your colon wall and your body thickened a layer of mucous...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-16-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,065
Posted By angelarose1
I guess the issue I sense in many women is this...

I guess the issue I sense in many women is this irrational preoccupation with perfection. Sometimes there is this undercurrent of competiveness between women, made evident by judgemental attitudes...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-16-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By angelarose1
Great story and pics! She is beautiful!

Great story and pics! She is beautiful!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-16-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,065
Posted By angelarose1
My "ideal birth" statement is based on how the...

My "ideal birth" statement is based on how the birth process usually occurs among non-human primates. Whether that is an appropriate basis is obviously debatable.  All disappointment stems from...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-16-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,065
Posted By angelarose1
I think the bigger picture here is not that...

I think the bigger picture here is not that there isn't an ideal way to birth, agreeing with that seems an attempt at patronizing those who had experiences different from the ideal. Ideally, a...
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