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Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-08-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By iris427
Everyone should give birth where they feel most...

Everyone should give birth where they feel most at ease.

I've noticed it's a common misconception that if you have a homebirth, you have to clean up this huge mess. It's not like the midwife...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-30-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By iris427
As someone who was in her shoes just a few months...

As someone who was in her shoes just a few months ago, I'm very happy for her. :)
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-28-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By iris427
I used my Ergo with my son from the beginning. I...

I used my Ergo with my son from the beginning. I just folded up a blanket in the bottom so he sat higher up. It worked great.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-28-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By iris427
I agree, doulas are wonderful! Having a...

I agree, doulas are wonderful! Having a supportive provider is important too, so she should ask a lot of questions to get a sense of how supportive her doctor or midwife is. If the provider gets...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-23-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By iris427
Good luck Boomy :)

Good luck Boomy :)
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-15-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By iris427
I had a wonderful VBAC in April and I'm very...

I had a wonderful VBAC in April and I'm very happy with my choice. It was my first vaginal delivery. If you've already had a vaginal birth, your odds for a successful VBAC are high.

A VBAC...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-10-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By iris427
My husband I had this issue for years. He always...

My husband I had this issue for years. He always wanted the TV on, I like peace and quiet. We no longer have a TV in our house. :)
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-10-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,109
Posted By iris427
That makes sense. I had my home birth with an...

That makes sense. I had my home birth with an obstetrician, which is really unusual. I'm not sure if he had any home birth training or just started doing them one day. Also not sure how much he...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-05-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,109
Posted By iris427
Are you saying not to use any home birth CNMs, or...

Are you saying not to use any home birth CNMs, or just ones inexperienced with home birth?
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-24-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,585
Posted By iris427
I'm really discouraged by American healthcare and...

I'm really discouraged by American healthcare and politics in general. I've been turned down for insurance because of a pre-existing condition. I ended up having to lie--commit insurance fraud--in...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-14-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,109
Posted By iris427
I'm so sorry, Amneris. I can relate to a lot of...

I'm so sorry, Amneris. I can relate to a lot of what you are feeling. I went postdates with my first and I felt like a freak of nature or like my body was failing. My OB was pushing me to induce,...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-11-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,437
Posted By iris427
Yes, I get told this a lot an of course it's...

Yes, I get told this a lot an of course it's always implied that being quiet is bad. My own father tells me this at least once every time we see each other (but he's loud and obnoxious so there you...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-11-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,373
Posted By iris427
I'm very sorry to hear this, Wile. Best wishes...

I'm very sorry to hear this, Wile. Best wishes to you and your family.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-08-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By iris427
Exciting! Congrats!

Exciting! Congrats!
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-02-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By iris427
Thanks everyone! :)

Thanks everyone! :)
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-30-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By iris427
The new man in my life :)

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Augusto Morgan (both family names) was born by VBAC on April 30...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-30-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,934
Posted By iris427
Wait...what? Did I miss a birth...

Wait...what?

Did I miss a birth announcement??? Did you have the second baby already???[/QUOTE]

Oops I never posted it! Let me fix that :)
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-28-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,934
Posted By iris427
Here is my c/s birth plan (which thankfully I...

Here is my c/s birth plan (which thankfully I didn't need). It's based on my experience having an unplanned c/s with my first:

Leave my arms unstrapped

Allow husband to stay with me during...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-18-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,934
Posted By iris427
Hmm I think all I know about cesareans could take...

Hmm I think all I know about cesareans could take a while. :)

Do you have specific questions, concerns, etc.?
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-11-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,771
Posted By iris427
Wow, that is quite a story! Congrats on your...

Wow, that is quite a story! Congrats on your little boy. I hope you heal quickly.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 05-10-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,431
Posted By iris427
Congrats Amneris!! What a wonderful Mother's Day...

Congrats Amneris!! What a wonderful Mother's Day present!
Forum: Non-hair discussion 03-02-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,073
Posted By iris427
Exactly. Those are terms that describe a...

Exactly. Those are terms that describe a political view. Either you think a woman has the right to choose an abortion, whether or not you ever would, or you don't think she has the right.

The...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 02-25-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By iris427
Yep, it's really frustrating sometimes, isn't it?...

Yep, it's really frustrating sometimes, isn't it? Eating filling things with a lot of protein helps me. Eggs and cheese, hamburgers, etc. As your baby gets big and your stomach gets squished, it's...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-17-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,146
Posted By iris427
If a mother has an issue like mastitis or a...

If a mother has an issue like mastitis or a clogged duct, a breast pump can help resolve the issue. Using a breast pump has also been shown in studies to be an effective way to induce or augment...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-16-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,686
Posted By iris427
Who was intolerant?[/quote] Yeah, I don't...

Who was intolerant?[/quote]

Yeah, I don't see any intolerance.
Nor did RCW say JLeigh definitively would do anything - she said 'something tells me you would...' which is not an unfair thing to...
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