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Forum: Homebirth   07-05-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Deepfeet
planning a hospital vbac is pretty disastrous....

planning a hospital vbac is pretty disastrous. our city has a 25% c-section rate. Midwives (the 4 we have) are only allowed to attend vbacs in hospitals and cannot attend you laboring at home prior...
Forum: Homebirth   06-14-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Deepfeet
Hi ladies, Please, read the following articles...

Hi ladies,
Please, read the following articles concerning what's happening in my city and region.
They are banning HBAC. We are slowly rallying together and trying to find a way to overturn this...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Deepfeet
thank you so much to everyone who responded! I...

thank you so much to everyone who responded!
I had a long chat with my doula and I'm beginning to feel both very birthy and very calm about everything. I will let her know when labor begins, and...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   02-18-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Deepfeet
I have already hired a doula (and I'm a trained...

I have already hired a doula (and I'm a trained doula myself), but I cannot shake this desire to labour completely alone. I hired a doula because I its the 'smart thing' to do... as if its an...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-18-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Deepfeet
So beautiful! Congratulations!

So beautiful! Congratulations!
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-02-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Deepfeet
I am no expert, but I have read that babies...

I am no expert,
but I have read that babies don't get the proper enzymes to digest carbs until around 8 months (I don't remember the article but perhaps you could google!?)
 
I have also ready...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-07-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Deepfeet
DS is 8 months. Just before 7 months his first...

DS is 8 months. Just before 7 months his first tooth started coming through - his interest in his paci was fading so we took it away completely. He's got 2 teeth now, and still is quite happy...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-29-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By Deepfeet
We introduce DS with his full name. When we meet...

We introduce DS with his full name. When we meet younger children we give them his nickname although we really don't want anyone over the age of 4 using it (we don't use a nick name, it is strictly...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-29-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Deepfeet
A friend of mine has asked me to help her lead...

A friend of mine has asked me to help her lead an information session on EC.
I would love to hear from all other ECers what information/advice they think is most important to share with curious...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-19-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 603
Posted By Deepfeet
Just going to pipe in about the "little to NO...

Just going to pipe in about the "little to NO control of their bladder" nonsense.
 
When my DS was 4 months old, he would start to pee on the floor and I would squeal "nooooOO!! " He would stop...
Forum: Elimination Communication   09-18-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By Deepfeet
thank you thank you thank you!!!! DS is 7 1/2...

thank you thank you thank you!!!!
DS is 7 1/2 and we are all about peein/pooin on the baby bjorn some days and other days we are adamantly refusing and going on the floor (he is so intrigued by...
Forum: Activism and News   08-22-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Deepfeet
So sad, We've lost a great fighter. ...

So sad,
We've lost a great fighter.
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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-19-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Deepfeet
This is a diet question. DS is playing with...

This is a diet question.
DS is playing with fresh fruit, but not eating anything substantially and I would like to keep it that way until he's at least a year. He's 6 months old right now.
 
I'm...
Forum: September 2011   08-12-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 37,061
Posted By Deepfeet
for cosmetic or health reasons?   I used our...

for cosmetic or health reasons?
 
I used our snuggly wrap starting a week post partum. It's actually the perfect width (although a little long) if you're wanting to help your tummy and hips go...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-04-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 19,496
Posted By Deepfeet
Thanks lookatreestar, Your answer makes sense...

Thanks lookatreestar,
Your answer makes sense to me. I hope one day DH will get on board and we can try this out fereal!
Forum: Site Help   08-03-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Deepfeet
Just curious about the Parents as Partners...

Just curious about the Parents as Partners Forum. I have just over 50 posts but can't seem to find Parents as Partners anywhere...
Do I need to be approved or something?
 
thanks! 
Forum: October 2011   08-03-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,514
Posted By Deepfeet
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaug...

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Next time people ask me about my emergency c-section I'm going to pull out this gem... 
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-03-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 19,496
Posted By Deepfeet
This is all very interesting to me! Question...

This is all very interesting to me!
Question (if this was answered previously, I missed it) -
Are primal families spending more money on groceries?
We eat fairly 'primal', but when we're scraping...
Forum: Parenting   07-28-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Deepfeet
Awww!! Thanks for posting this, I forgot how...

Awww!!
Thanks for posting this, I forgot how fiery and naive we humans can be at a certain age. Having a moment... http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/shy.gif
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-26-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Deepfeet
Also, 1) DS doesn't get anything cooked yet (i...

Also,
1) DS doesn't get anything cooked yet (i just feel best about raw food right now), but I don't think it needs to be avoided.
2) I gave DS banana but he just chomped off a big piece and then...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-26-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Deepfeet
DS is 5 1/2 and he's been gnawing on fruit for 2...

DS is 5 1/2 and he's been gnawing on fruit for 2 or 3 weeks. Apples, cucumbers, nectarines, watermelon, and licked raspberry juice off my fingers. At this point its a sensual thing - textures,...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-25-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,444
Posted By Deepfeet
Diaper rash for 3 months seems like a lot for a...

Diaper rash for 3 months seems like a lot for a little one to go through. Is it possible she is just not very comfortable down there? There was a period when DS' poos were very watery (and I think...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-25-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By Deepfeet
jruck - thank you for the kind words : ) All...

jruck - thank you for the kind words : )
All of you pumping moms have overcome an emotional hurdle that I didn't even know existed!  - I applaud you.
Alas, I returned the pump (we were renting...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-23-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By Deepfeet
Yep! Before I finished your post Baby Bjorn is...

Yep!
Before I finished your post Baby Bjorn is exactly what I was thinking about.
He may feel enough independence and security to sit there comfortably until he's done.
My DS is only 5 1/2 so...
Forum: Parenting   07-22-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,435
Posted By Deepfeet
Personality conflict and, also, maybe this here...

Personality conflict and, also, maybe this here neighbor has a little too much time on her hands. Some people are convinced they'd just be better mothers, raise better children, make better...
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