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Massage to Induce Labor Naturally During End of Term Pregnancy by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 18 Sep 2012 8:08am If you are hearing yourself thinking or saying "Get this Baby out of me!"  or are dealing with at at full-term or over due baby and your little one is all nestled and comfy in your body, a massage just may do the trick to jump start your labor and induce labor naturally. At Healthy Being Wellness Center and Holistic Day Spa, we offer p ... Read on »
Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon ! by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:44pm All this may be TMI, but if you need to talk to your GYN, or help your DH make sense of what your RE is saying, this is a useful crib sheet ! This is from the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr. Anjali Malpani, MD. Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: ... Read on »
Dear Fig+Sage :: Which Essential Oils Should I Avoid In Skin Care During Pregnancy? by S+E Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 11:56am Q: I would like to ask you if you have any recommendations for facial skin care lines/products (cleanser, toner, moisturizer, etc.) that would be safe to use during pregnancy? I notice a lot of natural/organic lines  though very good, contain some essential oils that seem to not be recommended for pregnant women. A: Because we' ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »
SO IN OTHER PREGNANCY HAPPENINGS by Joy .. Posted Fri 04 Jan 2013 1:30pm I am a rambler so enjoy my rambling thoughts on my pregnancy in bullet points! 17-weeks pregnant with our surprise! Preparation: -No preparation at all except we have a girl name. We still need to figure out a boy name. We're NOT finding out the gender of Little One before the birth. We will be having our third "au naturel birth" and I am ... Read on »
Fighting with Nurses during birth, doesn’t ruin this moms birth! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted Wed 28 Sep 2011 12:00pm This is a Guest Post by Michelle! My third birth story begins where my second birth ends. Our first two births were very similar. We followed the preferred standard of care for our local hospital including scheduled induction, artificial rupture of membranes, pitocin, epidural and episiotomy. Our first pregnancy was filled with many questio ... Read on »
A former class member's HypnoBirthing story by Carol Yeh-Garner Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 5:41pm This is the birth story from my former class member, Jen. She had 2 previous births & had taken the HypnoBirthing course from my former instructor for baby #2. She had used Bradley for baby #1. She came to my classes for a refresher course. Her birth story is one that is a testiment to the fact that if you have a supportive birthing team (OB, hospi ... Read on »
L&D Nurses list of questions to ask on tour and Birth Plan Feedback by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:14pm know your hospital, make your birth plan concise and relevant, don’t go in with guns blazing trying to pick a fight, and be respectful without being condescending.  She also mentioned communicating well with your nurse.  I’ll add that your nurse is the one person who can make or break this for you.  It’s ok to request a different one if you’r ... Read on »
Etiologic Classification of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Jul 2009 11:53pm J. Gordon Millichap, MD, FRCP Division of Neurology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois ABSTRACT Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a neurobiological syndrome with an estimated prevalence among children and adolescents of 5%. It is a highly heritable disorder, but acquired f ... Read on »
Baby #2: 39 Weeks Pregnant by Madeline G. Posted Sun 24 Nov 2013 6:02pm As I sit here Sunday night writing this post I am officially 39 weeks pregnant and have been pregnant 2 days longer than I was with Em.  I am not surprised since most women deliver sometime between 39-41 weeks but from here on out I am in uncharted (for me) pregnancy territory       Baby is the size of a small water ... Read on »