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Posted on 06/09/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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Does the Constitution matter to you or not?
I agree, but (supposedly) conservative talk radio host, Ben Ferguson, is on WBAP this morning railing against the guy, calling him a traitor.
I swear, this guy gets it wrong so often, I think he's an establishment tool.
Your kids? No.
What %age of kids born in this country do you think are born at home? Less than 0.1%?
In some states home birth is a guarantee of intense social services involvement. As in ‘we think you did this on purpose to hide something and that makes us very very interested’.
If my kid had been a home birth we’d both be dead. It was still a close thing and we were in the hospital at the time.
You have uncommon wisdom, my friend. Honor...above all.
Why, yes. Yes we do...
Your comment made me curious, so I took a look at the CDC website:
After a decline from 1990 to 2004, the percentage of U.S. births that occurred at home increased by 29%, from 0.56% of births in 2004 to 0.72% in 2009.
For non-Hispanic white women, home births increased by 36%, from 0.80% in 2004 to 1.09% in 2009. About 1 in every 90 births for non-Hispanic white women is now a home birth. Home births are less common among women of other racial or ethnic groups.
Home births are more common among women aged 35 and over, and among women with several previous children.
Home births have a lower risk profile than hospital births, with fewer births to teenagers or unmarried women, and with fewer preterm, low birthweight, and multiple births.
The percentage of home births in 2009 varied from a low of 0.2% of births in Louisiana and the District of Columbia, to a high of 2.0% in Oregon and 2.6% in Montana.
I was close. Louisiana is one of those states that ‘discourages’ home birth. It gets a LOT of attention from social services if you home birth. One of my college friends birthed her first in a kiddie pool in her living room. Said it was the only way to go. LOL. She got an unnanounced visit from social services though after she applied for the b/c. Chick tried to give a verbal proctology exam. It’s where the ‘we’re really curious what you were trying to hide with this home birth’ question/statement came from. Every state is different though. Some are pretty laissez-faire.
We talked about home birth with my kid. I wanted to but it gave hubby the heebejeebies. Good thing we listened to him. Her cord was wrapped 2+ times around her neck in such a way that there simply wasn’t enough slack for her to even exit the womb. Each contraction tightened the ‘noose’ around her neck and her vitals cratered. I got a ‘crash section’ and her initial apgars were awful. She’s fine now though.
I’m not anti home birth even now though. Both my parents were born at home.
But realize the system is set up to ‘encourage’ hospital births. And this is where they get those DNA samples.
So, if 0.7% of kids are born at home that means for 3M+ kids born each year, they have DNA for between 2.5M and 3M kids each year. This has been going on for 10+ years. So they’ve already got ~25M kids DNA samples stored. Never, apparently, to be destroyed.
Yes, I suppose it does depend on the state. All of my kids were born in Los Angeles County, CA, and we never had a single untoward query from them, or the state of California. The only post-birth visits we got, were from our midwife.
From the mid nineties until the mid 2000s, home birth was something of a growth industry out there. We had no trouble finding professional midwives, birthing centers, and natural childbirth classes. It was all very grooved in and ordinary.
Honor, yes. And in my case Nationalism soon follows (US and Texas).
And Faith above all.
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