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  • Re: severe anaemia at 38 wks

     Yellow Dock tincture, and Beet Root Capsules!  I've seem major improvements from cheap beet root caps.  Also, no dairy ingested at the same time as any iron supplementation, as it inhibits absorption.  Vitamin C and orange juice increase absorption.  Good luck....
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by momandmidwife on 10-01-2010
  • Re: 1 hour old infant passing copious bloody meconium

     Thanks for the reply, April.  I would have expected brown, coffee-ground appearing blood, too from "digested" blood.  The Apt was brought up by me, the neonatologist, and the peds team.  The MDs had a wistful tone as they described new lab regulations that prohibited them from doing the test on the unit, as was done ...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by momandmidwife on 07-09-2010
  • 1 hour old infant passing copious bloody meconium

    Hello all, I attended a birth of a G 10 P6 this week.  Uneventful prenatal care.  Mom opted for no US, and there were no indications to obtain one.  Labor onset with SROM, with what was described as "pink fluid."  I went to assess, and indeed, the fluid was pink.  Could have been bloody AF, or cervical change ...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by momandmidwife on 07-08-2010
  • Re: cottonroot bark?

     I've been disappointed with the results I've had.  One client, with PROM for 4 days, responded beautifully to it.  But 3 other clients, who used it because they were pushing the 42-week cutoff for my state regulations, took it according to Frye's protocol with minimal results.  Certainly no labor.  ...
    Posted to Wholistic Care (Forum) by momandmidwife on 06-29-2009
  • Re: Mild Pulmonary Valve Stenosis

     Thanks, ladies, for the replies.  These were exactly my thoughts...what better place to decrease your stress levels, and thus cardiac output, than at home?  I hope to get the chance to meet with her.  She seems to have fallen off the map, though, as we hadn't firmed up a time next week.  She may be reconsidering, ...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by momandmidwife on 04-25-2009
  • Mild Pulmonary Valve Stenosis

    Hello all, I am a frequent lurker, but now have a question.  I have been contacted by a primip with a self-described mild congenital pulmonary valve stenosis who is seeking a homebirth.  She has seen her cardiologist recently, and she reports that all cardiac function is normal, but he recommends that she be followed by a high-risk OB, ...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by momandmidwife on 04-24-2009
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