It was 7:00 in the morning. I was tired and nervous. I spent all of the previous day in the hospital with an attempt of inducing labor that failed. We were headed to the hospital to be induced with pitocin. I had tried everything that I knew how to induce labor, but alas, the baby was not coming on her own.
Welcome to another Q & A Friday. Today I’m going to address a question I received recently from a friend. She writes: My mom’s cholesterol is at 240 and she was told that is bad. But all the other tests and scans they did of veins are fine. Also, can coconut oil impact cholesterol?
In case you haven’t noticed by now, I believe in the least intervention possible to deal with health issues. In the last 70-80 years in this country, there has been a trend to treat pregnancy like an illness instead of the beautiful, natural state that it is. We test, poke, prod, check, monitor, and “just in case” everything about pregnancy. I get asked fairly often about what I did during my pregnancy. I skipped out on most prenatal tests, here’s why:
I very often get questions from friends and aquaintances regarding things that I did, do, use, like or recommend. Honestly, at times it gets to the point where sometimes I can spen an hour or so emailing, texting, or messaging someone back! So, it is likely true that if one of you has a question, there are likely more that are wondering the same thing. Having a baby in November, I was asked this: