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Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic After the birth

Hi, I had something similar with my first birth. You can almost bet that it's your hormones fluctuating, especially if you're breastfeeding. Every woman is different though, so if you're still wor...

Wednesday 09 February 02:12pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi mum78, That's always the way, isn't it? Hopefully he's ok and his mum has received help. I'd hate to see any of them end up as statistics. I think I mentioned to you in your post that my hubby ...

Saturday 05 February 09:12pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi girls, I agree with you Linda...we must stay positive and concentrate on the miracles waiting to be born. We go through labour pains knowing that at the end of it all, we get to hold our little...

Saturday 05 February 09:01pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi mum78, I keep meaning to ask you....what ended up happening with your friend with the 2yr old whom you suspect was being abused a while back? Hope all is ok....?

Friday 04 February 08:48pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi girls, All this time, I thought I was the only one having this kind of pain. How wrong I was! I truly empathise with you all and I'm at a loss as to how we can deal with it. Treatment or even p...

Friday 04 February 08:44pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi Kathy, I know how you feel....I had 8 years between my last pregnancy and I noticed that the pain was alot worse from start to finish. I think it's important that we should be able to discuss o...

Wednesday 02 February 08:54pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi Linda, My appointment was yesterday afternoon. I have to say that I was a little disappointed, the therapist was all ,"yes, we can help you...the pain will go away after a course of 10 sessions...

Saturday 29 January 11:19am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi Linda, Sorry to hear that. When I called the acupuncturist to make an appointment, I asked him what his success rate was and he basically said, "Natural therapies are meant to compliment medica...

Saturday 22 January 08:23am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic west brisbane mum

Hi Kate, I'm in Sydney but anytime you want to chat, feel free. Twins in February and 3 under 5.....you deserve a medal! Hope life treats you well. Michelle.

Friday 21 January 12:00pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Teenage Survival Tips

Hi Ladies, Thanks for all of your advice, it does help having some different angles to try. Bec, you deserve a pat on the back. Sorry to hear about your dad, hope he gets better soon. I think we...

Friday 21 January 11:42am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi Linda and mumto3, Had a visit with his lordship the ob/gyn today, he thinks acupuncture is a waste of time and added "by all means, try it but you will still need surgery after baby is born." M...

Thursday 20 January 07:49pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Teenage Survival Tips

Hi Bec and Paula, I'm very trusting with my daughter, we talk often and she also knows that she can talk to me about absolutely anything. I respect her privacy and don't question her too heavily ...

Thursday 20 January 07:31pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 started new topic Teenage Survival Tips

Hi everyone, I have a 13 year old daughter who is worrisome! She's always been a bit of a tom-boy and needless to say, she has many friends who are boys. I've just discovered that she's been talki...

Thursday 20 January 11:13am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi Linda, Sounds like you are already benefitting from acupuncture. Did he put any needles on or near your tummy? I'm worried about that and if it will affect my bub. I've got an appointment at Ch...

Thursday 20 January 06:49am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic What To Do?

I just realised the date of your original post, mum78. I'm hoping everything is ok???

Wednesday 19 January 10:45am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic What To Do?

Hi everyone, hi mum78, Here's my 2 cents - because I LOATHE child abusers. REPORT HER AT ONCE! Don't worry about your friendship with her - who'd want her as a friend anyway? That child is in a l...

Wednesday 19 January 10:42am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

That sounds reasonable, I'd gladly pay more as long as it achieved some results. Thanks for that tip!

Tuesday 18 January 11:44am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi everyone, Hope the week has been good for you all. I have to agree with Linda re: everything you've tried to alleviate the pain. I always find that laying down on my side opposite to the veins ...

Sunday 16 January 03:07pm
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi mum78, I can so relate with your post! During my last birth, I tried everything to alleviate the pain, but nothing worked. I was angry as well as frustrated that no one could see just how much ...

Friday 14 January 06:00am
Michelle_B_1970

Michelle_B_1970 replied to topic Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Hi mumto3, Has the acupuncture reduced the size of the varicose veins? I would love to try acupuncture but fear that it may not work on deep pelvic veins such as mine. I'm happy to hear that it's ...

Thursday 13 January 06:01pm
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