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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic The Business of Being Born Documentary

I pre-ordered mine from America when it first came out (very eager lol). I don't think there is a full showing of it online, i think "netflix" would have it though other than that you would have to...

Sunday 23 October 12:09pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Calmbirth Vs Hospital Classes?

I would definitely go with the calmbirth classes as with hospital classes they have to follow certain policies and therefore a great deal of information they give you is biased. Any sort of private...

Sunday 23 October 12:03pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic so sick of heartburn

Small meals, Don't drink much fluid with meals, Don't lie down after meals and try putting some bi-carb in a drink of water

Sunday 23 October 11:57am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Do you take supplement?

I agree with a previous comment, I don't take pills either I just try and eat a healthy diet but I still supplement with particular things like.... -Zinc -Cacao powder -Spirulina -Spatone iron sach...

Sunday 23 October 11:47am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic What happens when your waters break

I also vaguely remember something about the membranes being able to repair themselves early on in the preg, but not late, as they are too stretched & tight?? something like that was discussed du...

Sunday 23 October 11:30am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic What happens when your waters break

This policy has always confused me. So if your waters break at 24 weeks they do everything in their power to ensure you DON'T go into labour and baby stays put, but if you are at term you only ha...

Sunday 23 October 11:26am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Group B Strep

Hey ladies, I had a swab done a couple of weeks ago and I went to see my midwife today and the results show that I tested positive for Group B Strep. I understand it's a normal bacteria and isn't ...

Friday 21 October 12:19pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic The Business of Being Born Documentary

Hi Meg, Just thought I'd offer to give you a copy if you haven't been able to get hold of it online yet. PM me if you're interested.

Friday 21 October 12:08pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic For all the mums who have homebirthed...

I had a planned unassisted birth with my third child about a year ago, if you want information I highly suggest you join the joyous birth group and get into the forums, e-mail me if you are having ...

Friday 21 October 12:01pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Anyone had a posterier labour/birth?

My third child was posterior and I didn't notice too much of a difference, it was just far more intense at the end. My last was also a homebirth so no I didn't have any drugs

Friday 21 October 11:53am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic needing advise

Sounds just like some painful braxton hicks...it's a good sign that your body is preparing and changes are happening with your cervix. Don't worry of they happen again...just wait it out and you'll...

Monday 10 October 02:16pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Has anyone deliverrd a breech baby naturally???

Just thought I would mention a great dvd called, "Breech In The System". If you would like a copy please feel free to contact me! also this link may e helpful to you http://www.bellybelly.com.au/bi...

Monday 10 October 02:05pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Has anybody filmed their birth?

YES YES,ME ME! I was only 16 when I had my first child but I knew i wanted it to be filmed just because I knew birth was special and I thought it would be great for myself as well as my daughter to...

Monday 10 October 01:54pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Best books to read

One which I have heard about for a while but never bought it until recently is Birthing From Within by Pam England. It is my new MUST MUST read for ANY woman going to give birth, even if its her 3r...

Friday 26 November 04:17am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Breech @ 34 weeks

What are the chances of baby turning head down at this stage?? I have had 4 natural births, my first was breech but still delivered naturally (16 yrs ago) have been told most likely to have c sect...

Friday 05 March 04:26am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic recording a birth

has anyone done it? any tips? i would love to record the birth of my next baby. Hey I recorded my first, second and plan on the same with my third i am expecting in August which will be a homebi...

Friday 26 February 02:02pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Is there anything more painfull than childbirth??

With both of my births they where drug-free and I really didn enjoy it. More so with the second i had done it before but it really wasn't that hard to deal with. Most of the time i just walked back...

Sunday 14 February 08:52pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic Low placenta and transverse/breach position at 20 weeks

This is reported in around 5% of pregnancies at the 18-20 week scan. There is no need to worry if you are amongst this 5% – you can continue your daily activities as per normal unless you have been...

Wednesday 13 January 12:02am
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic hospital bag

There is a lot on my essentials list but really I personally rather to have more than less especially when i had my first as its all new etc. ~~LIP BALM for labour (A MUST) ~~Socks and slippers for...

Saturday 09 January 08:45pm
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The_Sage_Mother replied to topic low lying placanta.

This is reported in around 5% of pregnancies at the 18-20 week scan. There is no need to worry if you are amongst this 5% – you can continue your daily activities as per normal unless you have been...

Saturday 09 January 08:14pm
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