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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-27-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by Tassy I am...

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I am almost 12 wks pregnant with twins and am still nursing DD (12 mos old) She is just too little for me to think about stopping but I was hopping to hear other...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-21-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Karen Gromada
I'd suggest putting dd to breast first, anyway,...

I'd suggest putting dd to breast first, anyway, before offering the bottle. If really wanting to increase production and move away from formula, I'd suggest supplementing her at breast using the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-21-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom Sorry,...

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Sorry, I guess chunk was not the right word. Small flap of skin better describes it! Thanks for everyone's responses. Oh Karen, I emailed you another picture...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-20-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom I am...

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I am not sure if it is because ds was my first or because twin births take longer to heal. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif

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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-19-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom This is...

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This is going to be TMI but I don't know where else to ask this. Did you all recover completely "down there" after your vaginal births? I am not sure if twin...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-15-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By Karen Gromada
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I know it's good for the babes, I do. But DS was born at 39 weeks (posterior), and the only reason I evaded a c-section was because he was small: 6 lb 4...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-14-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by rumi hi my...

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hi my friend is pg with twins and i was thinking of getting her a nursing blouse but then i wondered if you could NIP twins in the first place ... anyone done it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-14-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Karen Gromada
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Karen you forgot to link your website photos:

http://www.karengromada.com/photos/index.htm

If you haven't visited recently, there are more nice...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-13-2006, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by twins10705 Hi, ...

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Hi,
Anyone have tips on nursing two 3 month olds(adjusted age)? I have an EZ twin nursing pillow, but they seem to be too long for me to properly use it --...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-10-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,511
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by deborahne Hi...

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Hi ALL,
So glad to find this thead.
I am 23 weeks pregnant with twin girls. i am curious to know about your prenatal care. My OB is a maternal fetal...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-07-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom My...

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My babies are very healthy and gaining well but they are gaining weight much slower than my ds did. Ds doubled his birth weight by 10 weeks. The twins have...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-07-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by Ilovelife Now...

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Now that we are expecting twins, we cannot have our homebirth. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif But I would still really,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-06-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By Karen Gromada
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Did/does anyone use a Mountain Buggy urban double with todder twins?

I'm considering buying a used one (or last year's model) since we have officially...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-06-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by HATAWA I started...

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I started looking at strollers this week and am beginnig to get a bit frustrated. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I am having...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-27-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by mamato3girls My...

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My 3.75 year old twin girls are both really sensitive little ones and have been since they were babies. Wanting to be held 24 hrs/day, nursing all the time...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-24-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom Karen...

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Karen has lot's of great pictures on her website of moms slinging twins. http://www.karengromada.com/photos/slinging2.htm


Still working on updates for my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-24-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by Karen Gromada ...

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Sounds as if your doc has "some 'spainin' to do..."


Oops, make that "some 'splainin' to do"!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-24-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by 3+2=5:-) Hi. I...

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Hi. I have read your book. I CANNOT seem to find a doc around here with my views on childbirth. They all love to do caesareans, even in single deliveries, and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-24-2006, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom I am...

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I am having a terrible time with my toddler! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif It actually all started when I got pregnant. My...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-19-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by twins10705 Well,...

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Well, actually, I don't know anyone in this city, state or area of the country. We moved here last February never intending on having kids so soon...all I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-19-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Karen Gromada
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'm 33 weeks pregnant and In talking with my midwife yesterday, it came out that it is standard procedure at my hospital to give "contraction medecine" (I'm...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-18-2006, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Karen Gromada
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'm 33 weeks pregnant and In talking with my midwife yesterday, it came out that it is standard procedure at my hospital to give "contraction medecine" (I'm...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-15-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by twins10705 ...I...

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...I still have low supply issues, mainly because I do not let down very well. Every time I hand express I feel like I am only getting 1/2 to 3/4 of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-15-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by twins10705 It...

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It took several weeks to wean them down from those super fast flow cross cut NICU nipples, I now use medium flow NUK nipples for my larger son(medium because...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-15-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Karen Gromada
Quote: Originally Posted by danibu98 Hi! ...

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Hi!

I have a ? about the 6 month growth spurt- well, it is killing me! The babes are nursing every hour. I feel like I can't keep up. They are teething and...
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