Archive for July, 2010

  • A Controversial Analysis of The Safety of Home Birth

    Friday, July 30th, 2010

    An interesting and controversial new report was published in the New York Times last week. It’s premise is that although a planned homebirth can be a rewarding experience for mom, it is not without some documentable risks.

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  • Pain Medications for Labor and Birth

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

    Many types of medication can ease pain during labor and delivery. Here is a brief outline of the most common types of medication offered.

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  • My Own Birthday

    Friday, July 23rd, 2010

    I had a birthday this month – July 9th. It was a quiet day and that was how I wished it to be. I had a lot of lovely birthday wishes – from my family, others who love me, and friends on FaceBook.

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  • Tori on ParentsAsk.Com – Homebirth or Hospital Birth

    Friday, July 16th, 2010

    Today, the sky is clear and I sit in what is quite possibly the best chair in the world looking out over the sand, blue water and nothing but the coastline of Lake Michigan.

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  • I am back (I think)

    Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

    Whew- I am back. I am so sorry that I seem to have disappeared. I had some significant connection issues out here on the lake but I think I now understand the way to use the “satellite” Internet connection that we have.

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  • Internet Connectivity

    Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

    Argh – I have been offline intermittently for the past week. My family and I are in South Haven Michigan on Lake Michigan for several weeks. Until last summer we had only dial-up Internet, which was simply torture. Although we are on the lakefront and near a good size community, our immediate area is very rural. It takes 10 minutes off the main road onto a windy dirt road to get all the way out to us.

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