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May 10th, 2007, 07:20 AM
Motherbird Motherbird is offline
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My homebirthing docs don't test for it and don't give IV's during a homebirth, but they do recommend cutting out all refined sugars from your diet and taking Acidopholous 2x day. They watch the baby to make sure there are no signs of infection at birth.
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SciGuy,14 Butterfly Girl,12 Wyldchild,7 FlowerFairy,5 and Babybird,3

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