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Cyathea

Cyathea replied to topic birth registration

I had an unassisted birth with my 10 month old baby, I saw my doc when I was 41 weeks pregnant for a nasty cough I had, so when bub was 2 or 3 days old, I took him in, and got my doc to write a let...

Monday 21 December 08:08pm
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Cyathea replied to topic Unassisted Freebirth anyone?

I have freebirthed, my 10 month old was born at home wih a doula no mw, i highly recommend the purebirth website for loads of excellent info

Monday 21 December 08:02pm
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Cyathea replied to topic Yay for homebirth

Lovely to hear of your beautiful homebirth I love them too. [Edited on 28/09/2009]

Tuesday 29 September 04:43pm
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Cyathea replied to topic Lotus birth

I know a fair few people who have, it is 'fairly' common in homebirth. I tossed up the idea of doing Lotus after reading Shivam Rachanas lovely book "Lotus Birth" but in the end decided I needed th...

Monday 27 April 04:47pm
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Cyathea replied to topic Pink kit

I don't know of any going cheap sorry, but i just want to say it is an AMAZING resource, I really really highly recommend it... I hope you find one in your prie range.

Saturday 28 February 12:45pm
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Cyathea replied to topic Is it true...

Well, it could be 'technically' illegal, but it's not going to stop homebirthers having their babies at home, I can assure you. Where there is a will there is a way, and some 'laws' are just plain ...

Wednesday 25 February 10:07pm
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Cyathea replied to topic Filmed your Labour/Birth?

we didn't the first time, didn't have access to a camera, and weren't really interested in doing it, second time we set the camera up on the dresser, and it ran out about 5 minutes before bub actua...

Tuesday 24 February 08:35am
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Cyathea replied to topic It was supposed to be a waterbirth! The homebirth of Marley

Thanks for the congrats, we are doing really well, he is a total boobaholic, and getting fatter by the day Posted by: ethen&olivers mommy congratulations cyathea! and thank you for the wonderful ...

Tuesday 24 February 08:17am
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Cyathea replied to topic It was supposed to be a waterbirth! The homebirth of Marley

My big fear of bleeding was unfounded, I hardly bled at all afterwards, and my placenta came out really easily after a couple of pushes. I also had only a small tear, nothing which would need stitc...

Monday 23 February 04:17pm
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Cyathea started new topic It was supposed to be a waterbirth! The homebirth of Marley

This baby really wanted to be born, he snuck in right under the radar, only days after Ian and I agreed completely we were only having two children, I suddenly realised my period was late, and when...

Monday 23 February 04:10pm
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Cyathea replied to topic birth after 3rd degree tear. . . .

Posted by: ~Two*Tinkerbells~ Congrats on the birth of your baby Cyathea! Can I ask where to get medi honey pads and colloidal silver spray from? I am in WA. I had a 2nd degree tear last time and I ...

Wednesday 18 February 11:18am
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Cyathea replied to topic birth after 3rd degree tear. . . .

My tears both healed extremely well, I used medi honey on pads for them both. (I was stitched both times) This small tear this time I have used colloidal silver spray directly onto my perenium, an...

Saturday 14 February 07:46am
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Cyathea replied to topic Placentophagia - Eating your placenta

Yes, my new bub is a week old today. I had a lovely 3 hr homebirth. There are lots of ways to prepare the placenta, easiest to just freeze it though... Some people cook it, or dry it and grind i...

Friday 13 February 02:44pm
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Cyathea started new topic Placentophagia - Eating your placenta

Has anyone tried this to stop post natal depression? I had extremely bad PND last time, to the point of being suicidal, so this time around I am consuming the placenta to help ward off any PND, I'...

Friday 13 February 07:46am
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Cyathea replied to topic birth after 3rd degree tear. . . .

I had a 3rd degree tear the first time, second degree the second time, and this latest birth, a week ago, I only had a very small tear, not even enough to be stitched. Tearing is very much about t...

Friday 13 February 04:38am
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Cyathea replied to topic Engaged or still high?

What a pile of crap he is telling you! He is scaremongering you, and setting you up to accept a c/s. My first baby never engaged until labour, and I had a perfectly fine vaginal birth, it absolute...

Thursday 12 February 03:03am
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Cyathea replied to topic Pain Relief drugs effects on Baby?

Yes, all drugs you take during labour will affect your baby, and they can make then drowsy and unresponsive, and harder to breastfeed, definitely.

Thursday 12 February 02:57am
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Cyathea replied to topic another cord cutting question

[quote][b]Posted by:[/b] unicorn_magic [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Cyathea [quote] I have a really nasty history of PND so I am going to be cutting the placenta into bite sized pieces, freezing them, ...

Thursday 12 February 02:52am
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Cyathea replied to topic Homebirth or not?

I agree you cannot spring it on him, it's not fair. Education is the key, the more he knows about it, the better, my dh would never want me in a hospy at the mercy of the staff there now, he knows...

Wednesday 11 February 07:40am
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Cyathea replied to topic anyone had breech bub vaginally

Contact your local homebirth groups, they will know of midwives around who support breech birth.

Tuesday 10 February 08:48pm
Cyathea
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