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Autumn355
Conventional or natural?? (edit)
October 11, 2012 at 2:13 AM
Parenting styles which one are you and why did you choose it.

CONVENTIONAL (previously 'traditional')= typically uses formula (possibly breast fed). Uses disposible diapers, vaccinates, uses stroller/babyswing/bouncers, baby sleeps in own room, circumsizes(if boys), uses many commercial products(laundry soap/tampons/hand sanitizer, ect), traditional hospital birth with meds, ect...

Natural=breastfeed/pump/donor milk, cloth diaper, wear baby, no/delay vaccines, no circ(if boys), more holistic health care, more homeade(mama cloth/laundry detergent/essential oils, ect), home birth/birthing center/no meds, homeschool, co sleep/bedshare, ect

just go with which ever catagory you MOSTLY fit. I know some might have alittle of both.

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  • Courtney610
    October 11, 2012 at 6:22 AM
    A mix of both, leaning natural. My boys are vaxed and circ'd. I gave birth in a hospital, with a midwife and no meds. I breastfeeding and cloth diapered. I did not cosleep.

  • PerfectVirgo
    October 11, 2012 at 6:25 AM
    I'm more traditional, but a little natural when it comes to the birth and infancy. No meds for labor, used a midwife, breast fed, co slept, very small amounts of processed foods, usually things like fiber bars....
  • AleaKat
    by AleaKat
    October 11, 2012 at 6:29 AM
    Traditional
    Don't really have a reason. I guess it's the way I was raised .
    Didn't want to do cloth diapers
    Breast feeding just has too many advantages to ignore for me
    I Vax cause I can
    Refused to co sleep cause I saw the horrible time my sister had trying to break her son of it when he got older
    I circumsized both my boys
    Hospital birth cause I wanted my epidural and in case something went wrong
  • KRIZZ25
    by KRIZZ25
    October 11, 2012 at 6:30 AM
    Traditional.but every parent is a bit different..its not a style its a decision.
  • Elyssa414
    October 11, 2012 at 6:33 AM
    Natural- home birth, baby wear, disposable diapers with some cloth, un-circ'd, delay vax, co-sleep.
  • Aslen
    by Aslen
    October 11, 2012 at 6:36 AM
    Ap mama here. I make it a point to buck mainstream ideas and I follow.my instincts
  • atlmom2
    by atlmom2
    October 11, 2012 at 8:28 AM
    I am very traditional
  • gypsy_rose
    October 11, 2012 at 8:29 AM

    a bit of both!

  • Momma22monkeys
    October 11, 2012 at 9:19 AM
    I'm more natural but I do fall into both categories.
  • Anonymous 2
    by Anonymous 2
    October 11, 2012 at 10:14 AM

    I am definitely traditional.  You should run a poll.

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