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Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-11-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By attached2mason
It sounds like you are felling so overwhelmed,...

It sounds like you are felling so overwhelmed, so exhausted, so sad. I'm sorry things are rough right now, mama. What you describe sounds very familiar. For me it was still very hard at 6mos. Now...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-07-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By attached2mason
My boys have very different colouring - one has...

My boys have very different colouring - one has dark/olive skin with dark brown hair and brown eyes while the other has pale skin with blond hair and hazel eyes.  Early on I decided they would each...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-12-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,578
Posted By attached2mason
Thank you all so very much!!  It helps to know...

Thank you all so very much!!  It helps to know others have survived this and didn't go nuts :P
 
A couple weeks ago I finally decided that, despite my babies growing well and showing no signs of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-12-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,317
Posted By attached2mason
38w0d.  Adam didn't ever leave us and Holden...

38w0d.  Adam didn't ever leave us and Holden spent 9.5 hours in NICU after aspirating fluid during his breech extraction. 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-12-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By attached2mason
I had a twin vbac 6 months ago.  I was lucky in...

I had a twin vbac 6 months ago.  I was lucky in that my OB didn't see any issue with it so there was never any conflict over trial of labour.  The VBAC was not a textbook perfect birth as I pushed...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-16-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,578
Posted By attached2mason
Thank you thank you, a million times over. Your...

Thank you thank you, a million times over. Your replies mean so much to me and they are exactly what I needed.

My naturopath rx'd some adrenal support, very strong human strain probiotics, liver...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-14-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,578
Posted By attached2mason
Warning, huge whiney vent to follow...

Warning, huge whiney vent to follow http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif . ..

I have so much to be thankful for - full term healthy twins (after 3 years of infertility!),...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-05-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By attached2mason
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

I worry about this too. My DS1 is 5.5 years older than my twin DS'. He loves them to bits but I can only imagine how left out he might...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-04-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By attached2mason
I sound a bit like you, elf. I have always had...

I sound a bit like you, elf. I have always had issues with body image and have a fairly average sized frame. When I got pg both times I was in good shape, little excess body fat, you get the idea....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-03-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By attached2mason
I actually do everything in my power to keep...

I actually do everything in my power to keep them from waking at the same time at night. For me, dealing with one baby while half asleep is much preferrable to dealing with both at once.

Right...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-22-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By attached2mason
I havent pumped much yet, but when I have I have...

I havent pumped much yet, but when I have I have always found it easier to do when one baby is nursing on the other side. For example, I would offer the breast to one of the babies a bit early (i.e...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-17-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,599
Posted By attached2mason
Fraternal twins here . . . gave birth at 38...

Fraternal twins here . . . gave birth at 38 weeks to two boys weighing 7lb3oz and 7lb11oz. It was a VBAC http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

No issue with blood sugar,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-10-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,416
Posted By attached2mason
At that age my boys were doing great for naps...

At that age my boys were doing great for naps and I could usually keep them about 15 mins apart so it gave me time to put the sleepier one down first, then the other. Gosh that was a nice 4 weeks...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-26-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By attached2mason
Looks like the city select to me. I agree, I...

Looks like the city select to me. I agree, I think the CS would be better, jmo.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-17-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,649
Posted By attached2mason
Quote: Originally Posted by Llyra...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Llyra http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15743070)
For me it was between about six weeks and six...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-17-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,782
Posted By attached2mason
The recline when facing toward you is full - it...

The recline when facing toward you is full - it is the one position that it works well. They aren't laying flat like in, say, a MBUD, but more like in an infant carseat propped up to a reclined...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-16-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,782
Posted By attached2mason
So, we broke down and bought the city select....

So, we broke down and bought the city select. Its nice, but I'm not in love http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif. Can't believe I'm saying that after spending that kind of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-16-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By attached2mason
Ugh. I shudder just thinking back to being where...

Ugh. I shudder just thinking back to being where you are. By about 36 weeks I threw a tantrum b/c I couldn't go out anywhere without my pants falling down (they fit me in the legs but my belly was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-01-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By attached2mason
No words of wisdom here, I actually came to this...

No words of wisdom here, I actually came to this forum today hoping to find a thread with people talking about how I am feelng - namely isolated (and frankly a little resentful).

I too did ART...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-21-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By attached2mason
I am the odd mama out, I think, since i don't...

I am the odd mama out, I think, since i don't use my wrap style carrier much (sleepy wrap). I think I would like it for a singleton, but with my boys I find that carrying two is too heavy (although...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-15-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By attached2mason
Thanks so much everyone!! My supply is...

Thanks so much everyone!! My supply is increasing, just as you said it would http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif. The babies are growing, always want more milk than it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-15-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,782
Posted By attached2mason
Quote: Originally Posted by moxygirl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by moxygirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15622847)
Are we all drooling over the City Select??...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By attached2mason
Thanks everyone! I really hope you're right re:...

Thanks everyone! I really hope you're right re: everything being fine.

There are times of the day when they seem to get enough milk without too much fuss. There are generally a few times, though,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,782
Posted By attached2mason
Quote: Originally Posted by moxygirl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by moxygirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15609656)
Now THAT is a sweet stroller! A bit over our...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-10-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,782
Posted By attached2mason
A really cool looking stadium stroller is the...

A really cool looking stadium stroller is the new City Select by baby jogger. We are actually considering selling our MBUD and our Duoglider and getting the City Select instead (it accepts 2 infant...
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