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Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-19-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,999
Posted By drnmd1216
Quote: Originally Posted by RachelEve14...

Quote:
Originally Posted by RachelEve14 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12795498)
I always wanted twins, ever since I was a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-19-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,913
Posted By drnmd1216
I know I got a bfp on a digital test at 11 dpo...

I know I got a bfp on a digital test at 11 dpo and I thought that was pretty early for that!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-19-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,012
Posted By drnmd1216
I loved having twins and its been easier then I...

I loved having twins and its been easier then I thought it would be. My house was already total chaos anyways though with the ages of my other kids lol !!...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-27-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By drnmd1216
I don't know how anyone can make it past a...

I don't know how anyone can make it past a year-this is the longest I have ever made it and the boys are driving me insane. I feed them both together, football hold-and I have 4 arms batting at me,...
Forum: Family Planning   08-25-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,316
Posted By drnmd1216
I would LOVE 7 children and always have had that...

I would LOVE 7 children and always have had that number in my heart, but I think my body will probably only take 1 more pregnancy/delivery (since I have c-sections). Still is a tiny bit of hope...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-18-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By drnmd1216
I have definately found it easier for me to feed...

I have definately found it easier for me to feed them at the same time. For the first month, I slept in a chaise and spent most of my nights sleeping with two babies latched on to me. Eventually, I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-10-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,543
Posted By drnmd1216
Quote: My midwife told me (beforehand) that...

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My midwife told me (beforehand) that their biggest complication with twin births in her practice is hemorrhage.
Thats actually very reassuring...makes me feel less broken. No one ever...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-09-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,543
Posted By drnmd1216
I hemorrhaged pretty bad after the birth of my...

I hemorrhaged pretty bad after the birth of my twins. I have read that having twins really ups your chances of hemorrhaging bc there are 2 placental sites, plus uterus is usually really...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-26-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By drnmd1216
I just had my sister and her fiance over and I...

I just had my sister and her fiance over and I made a fortress of couch pillows in front of me when it was time to feed the babies. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif: I...
Forum: Family Planning   02-25-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,550
Posted By drnmd1216
I have 5 and I thought I would feel done after...

I have 5 and I thought I would feel done after the twins (any sane person with 5 kids, 4 and under would), yet here it is almost 4 months after the twins were born and my dh and I are wanting at...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-25-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By drnmd1216
My 5 at Christmas time...

My 5 at Christmas time (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v98/drnmd1216/December2007028.jpg)

My three boys (including my big baby boy!)...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-30-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By drnmd1216
I know I ovulated from both sides when the twins...

I know I ovulated from both sides when the twins were conceived, bc I had HORRIBLE ovulation cramps on both sides! It was one of the things that made me think I was having twins right from the start.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-29-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,783
Posted By drnmd1216
6 lbs, 15 oz and 7 lbs, 12 oz and I hear the...

6 lbs, 15 oz and 7 lbs, 12 oz and I hear the "those are HUGE for twins" comment all the time as well. They are peanuts compared to my 10+ lber!
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-27-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By drnmd1216
They were obviously lucky enough to be left...

They were obviously lucky enough to be left intact!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif At the hospital though, I was annoyed with how many people asked me if I wanted...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-25-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By drnmd1216
Only one set...so far, but like a few other...

Only one set...so far, but like a few other crazy moms of twins, I would be thrilled by another set in the future (the amnesia has already hit!) Not that I would look forward to the end of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-20-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 912
Posted By drnmd1216
Quote: Originally Posted by Chantelhayes...

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Originally Posted by Chantelhayes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10336366)
Melissa, you and I need to chat!...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-20-2008, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 912
Posted By drnmd1216
congrats on making it to 36 weeks so far with...

congrats on making it to 36 weeks so far with your twins!!! Thats a great accomplishment! My twins are 2.5 months old and some of the things we have found we can't live without:

2 bouncers
2...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-17-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 979
Posted By drnmd1216
Its definately hard work having 2 at once, but...

Its definately hard work having 2 at once, but its also such an amazing gift! Its undescribeable! I look at both my boys giving me side by side gummy smiles, and it makes my uncomfortable pregnancy,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-14-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,685
Posted By drnmd1216
38 weeks and 1 day, and that was with a complete...

38 weeks and 1 day, and that was with a complete placenta previa that didn't start bleeding until that day. Its a miracle I made it that far and my cervix didn't dilate until then, especially...
Forum: November 2007   12-27-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By drnmd1216
I probably will win a record here. I had babies...

I probably will win a record here. I had babies on 11/5 and still bleeding (7.5 weeks later). I have my postpartum appt tomorrow and anxious to see what ob says about this never ending bleeding (it...
Forum: November 2007   12-17-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,472
Posted By drnmd1216
We have 5 and I swore throughout the pregnancy...

We have 5 and I swore throughout the pregnancy that we were done, but now dh and I are pretty sure that there is one more child meant to join our family (we are kinda hoping one more girl to even...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-07-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By drnmd1216
I am bf'ing twins (now 1 month old) and we had a...

I am bf'ing twins (now 1 month old) and we had a rough start in the beginning bc of a horrible delivery/recovery. Anyways, their weight gain has been SOOOO slow. At almost 3 weeks old, they still...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-06-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By drnmd1216
Updated my post with today's weight check.

Updated my post with today's weight check.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-02-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By drnmd1216
I totally know where you are coming from! My...

I totally know where you are coming from! My boys are 4 weeks tomorrow and just want to nurse/be held 24/7 by me. Its so hard with other children to care for and I am looking forward to when they...
Forum: November 2007   12-02-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 552
Posted By drnmd1216
Quote: If God's ok with it, just one at a time...

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If God's ok with it, just one at a time from now on. Don't get me wrong, we love Hazel and Lucy, but MAN are they a LOT of work.
DITTO!!!! I told my dh that we were only allowed to have a...
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