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  • Strep Problems Following Birth

    Hello - My children are now in their twenties, but at the time of my pregnancies, I encountered rare strep related problems during the months following each pregnancy. Although I did (and still do) follow a healthy lifestyle that includes moderate exercise and a non-meat diet supplemented by vitamins...
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by pjm on 05-31-2012
  • Hormones

    From a client..."I have a post-partum question. It's been almost 17 months since Jacob was born and I stopped nursing him almost 4 weeks ago. Generally, how long does it take before hormones return to "normal"? I didn't have any post-partum issues with James and I got pregnant...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by Glenda on 08-27-2011
  • Re: Diva Cup

    Need some Diva Cup advice!!! You'd think I'd have it covered after using it for 5 years. I've had two babies in that span and I'm sure my insides have changed a bit in that time, so maybe that's why I'm having some new troubles. This is the deal. I can wear the cup comfortably...
    Posted to Well-Woman Care (Forum) by RobsGirl on 03-09-2011
  • balancing postpartum headaches

    mama on day 6 postpartum, horrible headache all day, not touched by allopathic meds. is hydrated, well-fed, bowels moving fine, normal temp., no uterine tenderness or mastitis. found out she had these with her first baby for several days. so, we are thinking hormonal. does anyone have experience with...
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by Adrienne on 09-15-2010
  • WWYD - Client Stops Contact 2 weeks PP?

    I have a client who birthed with me 6 weeks ago - it was a long labour that eventually we transferred for (waters broken 60 hours and mama's fever started rising), and baby was born in hospital vacuum-assisted with relatively few interventions - I would consider a good outcome considering the situation...
    Posted to Midwife Chat (Forum) by majikfaerie on 12-06-2009
  • "Postpartum Pain Syndrome"-- any input appreciated!

    Greetings Midwifery Today community~ I was so pleased to discover these forums! I am a mama of three amazing kiddos, all born at home, ages 8, 5, and 1. I am also a chiropractor and craniosacral therapist whose practice is focused on pediatrics, pregnant & postpartum women. I became a mama while...
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by mamachiro on 08-15-2009
  • Healing Birth Trauma

    I would like to know from mothers and fathers, midwives and other caregivers- In your experience what do you consider the most helpful things (attitudes, modalities, etc.) for healing birth trauma?
    Posted to Labor, Birth and Postpartum (Forum) by herbwyfe on 02-04-2009
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