C-Section stitches v staples

Hi, I'm due to have a c-section in Jan and I was just wondering whether it is better to get stitches or staples I have heard different things about both so I'm a bit confused....



So I had made the decision that if I had a boy, I wasn't going to circumcise him. I'm getting a lot of grief over this decision and was wondering if I'm making the right...


Toxins in baby shampoo

http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml This article talks about toxins found in many popular Johnson & Johnson baby products. It seems that there are lots of toxins in...


not getting the snip

i just recently moved states and have been keen on getting my son circumcised but as they are ruling it out everywhere i have just learnt that im not going to be able to get it...

Started by Chrissy on 03/27/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 04/01/2011 by Chatty


Please Introduce Yourself

Please introduce yourself to the group how you can, do, or would like to integrate green living into your life. I am a stay at home mom to 4 kids (2 boys, 2 girls) and 2...

Started by Paige on 11/05/2008 in Green Moms

Last update on 08/03/2012 by Karen


Directory of Green Businesses

To keep this group comfortable for everyone and free of solicitations, if you have a green business you would like to share with the group, you may post it to this directory....

Started by Paige on 02/03/2009 in Green Moms

Last update on 12/12/2013 by Lindy


Helpful ideas for keratosis

My 2 year old son has been diagnosed with keratosis on his upper arms and legs. The allergist says that there really isn't anything to make it go away and that it may fade as...


Issues with stretch marks

I have serious issues with my stretch marks. I know a lot of moms say they are "battle scars" or "badges of honor" but I just haven't been able to look at them that way. My...


odd phobias

watching a prgram about phobias (my hubby is on night shift i've been watching a lot of weird tv) and i guy is terrified of baked bean, or the lady who hates buttons, do you...

Started by Sal on 02/05/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 02/08/2011 by Lesa


Diaper Rash- help!

What is your best type of diaper rash cream? I have used all different kinds, but I need to know what is the best out there.


What to believe or not to believe!

It seems every one is talking about it,so I thought it would be interesting to see what you all have to say! I was raised by a some what christian mom and an athiest stepfather...

Started by America3437 on 03/29/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 03/31/2011 by Jenni


Sun protection cream for 4mths old?

I have got a question. Im lookin for a good sun protection cream for my baby girl, she is 4mths old. Im not gonna sunbath her or put her directly on sun, but i would like to put...

Started by Barbora Milena on 03/22/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/28/2011 by Elena


Piercing baby girls ears

Ok so I have a very judgmental opinion on this :/ I hate piercing baby girls ears I think it's mean to put your baby through pain and risk infection just so she looks cuter to...

Started by Merry on 07/09/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 07/10/2011 by Charlie