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Forum: Parenting   10-31-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,548
Posted By Caracol8
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http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/270830/width/350/height/700 (http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/270830/)
 
Han Trio!
Forum: VBAC   10-27-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By Caracol8
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http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gifI couldn't read without posting, but I don't know what to say because I haven't been-there-done-that.  I don't think it's crazy to want a VBA2C&R....
Forum: C-section Birth   10-22-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Caracol8
I had also been in labor for 34 hours when we...

I had also been in labor for 34 hours when we decided on a c/s.  In our case it was a non-emergency c/s because my baby was stuck but not in distress.  They gave me a "spinal anesthesia" which is...
Forum: Lactivism   10-14-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Caracol8
Yay!!!

Yay!!!
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-07-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,382
Posted By Caracol8
pek64, savithny is talking about dihydrogen...

pek64, savithny is talking about dihydrogen monoxide, not borax. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif  You give your children dihydrogen monoxide everyday. ... I hope!
Forum: Lactivism   10-04-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,233
Posted By Caracol8
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http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/irked.gif That pediatrician is a dingbat.  If you don't want to switch again, then stand up for yourself with research or just lie to get him/her off your...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-29-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Caracol8
If you have private health insurance, breast...

If you have private health insurance, breast pump support and equipment are now 100% covered by your insurance, because of the new Health Care...
Forum: Homebirth   09-08-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Caracol8
We had no problem with our drink-safe hose and...

We had no problem with our drink-safe hose and filling the birth pool with hot water.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif  Maaaaaybe if your "houseboat or RV" was running hot water...
Forum: C-section Birth   08-28-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By Caracol8
Congratulations!!!  Your update brought tears to...

Congratulations!!!  Your update brought tears to my eyes! You've given me hope for my future births; however they must happen, I hope I can accept and meet them with as much grace as you've shown....
Forum: C-section Birth   08-10-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By Caracol8
I'm sorry baby couldn't turn but I'm so glad...

I'm sorry baby couldn't turn but I'm so glad that you'll get your female team.  You have the power to make this c/s so much better and you're proving it.  Your choice to schedule your c/s is great...
Forum: C-section Birth   07-24-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,095
Posted By Caracol8
I've just had the one baby so far so I don't...

I've just had the one baby so far so I don't know exactly what you're going through and I don't know how to help.  But I want to give you a hug! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif  I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-17-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Caracol8
AF came only 5 months and 2 days postpartum,...

AF came only 5 months and 2 days postpartum, while EBFing. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/irked.gif  But from what I've read that's not typical when you're breastfeeding.  
I guess I'm...
Forum: Homebirth   07-17-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Caracol8
Hey, I've been there done...

Hey, I've been there done that http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gif
 
My rockstar midwife did the prep for us.  We kept it in the fridge only until my midwife could prep it later...
Forum: Lactivism   07-06-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By Caracol8
Awesome locale!  The foot-traffic and news...

Awesome locale!  The foot-traffic and news station location sound ideal for the cause. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif  And good idea to nix the hooters idea. Haha! 
 
And...
Forum: Lactivism   07-03-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By Caracol8
Yay for nurse-ins!  Just curious... why Whole...

Yay for nurse-ins!  Just curious... why Whole Foods in particular?  My initial thought is, "you'll be preaching to the choir, honey".    
 
Good luck with...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Caracol8
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http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/jaw.gif  
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-26-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 80,394
Posted By Caracol8
My guy, @ 7 mos, with his Welo (who has...

My guy, @ 7 mos, with his Welo (who has requested we send him some hair when we do finally cut it)
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/255378/width/600/height/402...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-19-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 333
Posted By Caracol8
FWIW I found this to be very informative.  My DH...

FWIW I found this to be very informative.  My DH and I were sitting on the fence when we went to our son's first doc appointment at 5 mos old.  The doc very plainly told us that he did not...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-11-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By Caracol8
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http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif oh, Louisw.
 
But seriously, posting like that makes us look bad. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/disappointed.gif
Forum: VBAC   05-25-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Caracol8
I'm not able to post a long response, but please...

I'm not able to post a long response, but please do some research on inducing and VBACs.  My understanding is that your chances of problems (like uterine rupture) increase dramatically with...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-11-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Caracol8
Congratulations! I'm sure you're about to get a...

Congratulations! I'm sure you're about to get a ton more thorough advice from other ladies here but here's my little list:
 
1.) Lansinoh.  Or any other nipple cream, of course.  But have some...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Caracol8
Ditto to Los Poblanos. Ditto to Thai Vegan.  And...

Ditto to Los Poblanos. Ditto to Thai Vegan.  And ditto to Flying Star; it is pricey but they get most of their ingredients locally.
I also want to add: Annapurna - vegan, ayurvedic food that is...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-02-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Caracol8
hspants, my sister runs the First Born in Los...

hspants, my sister runs the First Born in Los Alamos! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif  
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-23-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By Caracol8
I have the baby au lait and love it.   The...

I have the baby au lait and love it.   The viewing hoop is so nice, it's light weight so it's easy to stash and the  apron-like neck strap makes me feel secure and covered even when he squirms.  I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-23-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Caracol8
I'm using the undercover mama tanks: they're...

I'm using the undercover mama tanks: they're strapless tanks that you hook onto your nursing bra.  I like them because I can wear my pre-pregnancy shirts over them, thus I don't need a completely...
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