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Two questions: My twins are threatening to come any time now, and since I'm planning on breastfeeding them. I understand I should meet with a lactation consultant before they are born. First off, my hypnobirthing instructor is also a LC, but I know she doesn't have multiples experience. Is it better to call LLL and find someone who definitely has multiples experience, or to use someone that I already know, like, and trust? Secondly, what do I ask the LC? This is...
I just found out on Thursday that I will be having twins - hurray! Now, though, the possibility of a c-section seems a lot greater than it did before, partly because they're twins, and partly because I'll be seeing an OB now instead of a midwife. I trust my clinic - they actually tell everyone who's using an OB to hire a doula - but I'm still a bit nervous. I meet the OB for the first time on the 27th. What kind of precautions can I take now, at 21 weeks, to prevent a...
Joining! My husband is a BS student in computer Science, graduating in Dec. 2006. I had been working on my MA in Linguistics, but after dropping out last semester (hyperemesis), and not being able to take a big load this semester, we are planning on just switching me over to the Special Ed licensure program. It'd be a lot more financially doable, and since we just found out we're having TWINS, probably a lot more possible to complete, too! This semester's classes...
Hi! I'm new to the multiples section and new to the forums! I was directed here by a couple friends of mine. My name is Elizabeth, and I'm 22. My husband is Orion, almost 24. We just found out on Thursday at our 20-week ultrasound that I'm expecting TWINS! Holy wow, what a surprise! This is my first pregnancy, I was on no drugs, and there's no family history, so we were completely not expecting it. I guess the midwife couldn't hear two heartbeats at my earlier...
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