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Donald E.

Wildmon:

Founder and

Chairman

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Your tax dollars fund Planned Parenthood’s shocking new Web site for youth

It’s time to defund Planned Parenthood – contact your U.S. senators and representative today

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Send e-mails to your two U.S. senators and representative urging them stop using your tax dollars to fund Planned Parenthood and its promotion of casual sex among our nation’s youth with a Web site like www.takecaredownthere.org. Let Planned Parenthood be funded with public funds, not tax dollars.

Forward this e-mail to everyone on your list asking them to e-mail their U.S. senators and representative. We must stop funding Planned Parenthood with tax dollars and we must stop now!

August 29, 2008

Planned Parenthood, the billion dollar corporate abortion provider, has taken immorality to a whole new level and is using your taxpayer dollars to spread its toxic propaganda.

A new Planned Parenthood promotional Web site (www.takecaredownthere.org), which targets youth and is called “Take Care Down There,” features short “public service” video vignettes which, among other things, promote casual sex, immodesty, homosexuality and even group sex. Please click here to see what Planned Parenthood is doing with your money. For example, one video on this new Web site depicts what appears to be an African-American male teenager relegated to performing oral sex on a white male teenager while another white male (an adult authority figure in a suit) stands nearby giving instructions.

During the 2006-2007 fiscal year, Planned Parenthood received a total of $336.7 million from government grants and contracts. In 2008, $300 million was given to family planning clinics, under the Title X program. These funds were used to service over five million people, a third of which received “care” from a Planned Parenthood clinic. This new Planned Parenthood Web site has again raised the necessity to put an end to the federal government’s funding of Planned Parenthood. Thank you for caring enough to get involved. If you feel our efforts are worthy of support, would you consider making a small tax-deductible contribution to help us continue?

Sincerely,
Don

Donald E. Wildmon,
Founder and Chairman
American Family Association

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The first edible fruit from our garden…

Two sweet little cherry tomatoes! 🙂

22 weeks

 

They’re getting so big!!!

 

   

I recently took these pictures of my neice.  They were just simple pictures, but now they look kinda professional with the signature and copyright in the corner!  See how to do it here at my friend, Jeni’s, photography blog.  Thanks, Jeni!!!  🙂

 

 

 

 

 

“From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb.  I will ever praise you.” (Psalm 71:6)

Here is an article  I thought some of you would find interesting… 

Hepatitis B Vaccine: More Dangerous than the Disease? 


The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) released figures earlier this year showing that the number of hepatitis B vaccine-associated adverse events and deaths reported in US children under the age of 14 is exceptionally high, significantly outnumbering the reported cases of hepatitis B disease in that same age group.

Independent analysis of raw computer data generated by the government- operated Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) confirms that in 1996, there were 827 serious, adverse events reported to VAERS in children under 14 who had been injected with the hepatitis B vaccine. In contrast, during that same period there were only 279 reported cases of hepatitis B disease in children under 14.

Hepatitis B is primarily a blood-borne adult disease. At highest risk are IV drug users and people with multiple sex partners. In 1991, the CDC recommended that all infants receive the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine before discharge from the hospital, even though the only newborns at risk for hepatitis B are those born to infected mothers.

Ironically, only 15 states require mandatory hepatitis B screening of all pregnant women, while 35 require children to have three full doses of hepatitis B vaccine for admittance to daycare or school.

In October 1998, France became the first country to end hepatitis B vaccination requirements for schoolchildren, after reports that many children were developing chronic arthritis and symptoms resembling multiple sclerosis following the administration of the vaccine.

In the US, some experts are worried about the effects of the still- mandatory injections here. Bonnie Dunbar, PhD, a Texas cell biologist and vaccine researcher, says, “It takes weeks and sometimes months for autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis to develop following vaccination. No basic scientific research or controlled long-term studies into the side effects of this vaccine have been conducted on American babies, children, or adults.”

(link to the source of this article here)

“You could bleed to death in minutes!”

This is one of the scare tactics that many doctors use in order to persuade pregnant women into believing that the hospital is the safest place to give birth. When I first heard a doctor say this on a homebirth documentary, I decided to look into this claim in more detail to check the validity of this concern…

There are a few women who, for whatever reason, will experience postpartum hemorrhage without any known reason or cause, but this is rarely the case (and even when it is, they would most likely experience days of unmistakable symptoms before death would occur). There is a common practice in our hospital deliveries for doctors to cut the umbilical cord immediately after birth and to “assist” in the delivery of the placenta. Both of these practices (which are so common that often women don’t even know that there is another way) are dangerous for mom and baby and put them at a higher risk for complications.

 

There is a natural way that the progression of this third stage of labor will occur. Once the baby is born and breathing, the body will recognize this and begin to cut off the blood flow entering into the placenta. After a while (sometimes minutes, sometimes hours) the placenta will naturally detach itself from the uterine wall and deliver on its own, without the help of outside intervention. Soon, the cord will stop pulsing blood to the baby and will turn white and limp. After the placenta has been delivered and the cord has stopped pulsing, it is now safe to cut the cord (although not necessary, as the cord will detach on its own in usually a week or less ~ this is called a lotus birth). So, looking at the layout of the natural course of events that take place after birth the birth of a baby, it is easy to see how any outside interference with that natural progression could be dangerous.

 

In the hospital, it is outrageously common for the doctor to clamp and cut the umbilical cord immediately after the baby has been born. This is so common, in fact, that most women that I’ve talked to about delayed cord cutting had never even known that not cutting the cord immediately after birth was even possible. It seems that the general conclusion that our doctor-dependent society has come to, is that the doctor cuts the cord right away so that the baby can take it’s first breath. It’s hard for these women to fathom that the doctors only continue this unnecessary practice for their own convenience! Cutting the cord prematurely not only interferes with your body’s natural process (which can lead to hemorrhaging), but it also deprives the baby of 25-40% of their blood supply! It’s no wonder that so many of our baby’s are vitamin deficient at birth…

 

Another common practice (not practiced by all doctors, but certainly many, as well as many midwives) is the “assisted” birth of the placenta. Basically what this means is that the doctor will push on the uterus (many times causing the mother pain) and/or pull on the umbilical cord in order to force the placenta to detach and deliver sooner. Of course, this is in the best interest of the doctor, as he/she can leave sooner and be on to their next patient or go home for the day. This practice is absolutely not in the best interest of the mother, as the premature or forced delivery of the placenta interferes with your body’s natural process and can cause it not to contract properly in order to shut off the blood flow into the placenta. So, blood is still flowing freely to a placenta that is no longer there, and the uterus fails to contract properly and restrict blood flow, causing the woman to hemorrhage. Also, tugging on the cord or forcing the placenta to deliver can tear the placenta, leaving remainders of the placenta in the uterus, which can also cause hemorrhaging.

 

So, with a natural birth, the chances of postpartum hemorrhage, especially the type that causes women to bleed to death in minutes, is not something that is prevalent in home birth. It is actually extremely rare and the only reason that doctors see postpartum hemorrhaging more often (which they usually treat with pitocin or other medications) is most often because of the damage that they have caused with their own hands.

I do want to mention also that are things that we, as birthing women, can do in order to help our bodies in their natural progression of this third stage of labor. When the baby is born, the surest way to help with bleeding and to signal to your body that the baby has been born is to breastfeed. If the baby is not ready to nurse, merely skin to skin contact with your baby will also signal to the body that the baby has been born. Drinking red rasberry leaf tea during pregnancy and labor can also help your uterus to function at it’s best, as it tones the uterus to prepare it for birth. Pitocin and pain medications during labor actually have the opposite affect by interfering with the normal, natural function of the uterus, which will likely cause excessive bleeding after the baby has been born. In the cases where there is excessive bleeding, a gentle massage of the uterus will often encourage it to contract, which will help stop the bleeding. If all else fails, Shepherd’s Purse tincture taken under the tongue will slow bleeding in just seconds. This herb not only slows bleeding, but also promotes uterine contractions, which makes it ideal for women who are experiencing postpartum hemorrhage. It is important, though, that the tincture is made from a fresh plant, rather than a dried plant, as the plant significantly loses potency after it has been dried.

 

 

20 weeks, 1 day

I just wanted to share that my AMAZING little sister gave birth to a healthy baby boy tonight (their first boy after having two girls).  She gave birth to her little blessing at home with just her husband present.  Absolutely beautiful…

He began nursing right away and they are currently spending time together (with Daddy and the girls) in the comfort and warmth of their own home, and I could not be more excited for them!!  God is so good!!!  🙂

See her birth story here.