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Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-20-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I read the research, but chose to start solids...

I read the research, but chose to start solids with the twins at 4.5 months (or was it 5 months?).  We didn't start with cereal.  I started with avocado, sweet potato, etc.
 
No allergies on our...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-08-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Mama's,   I need help.  My twins are 13.5...

Mama's,
 
I need help.  My twins are 13.5 months, and for the past 3 weeks, their latch has changed.  It happened almost over night.  But now, I'm dealing with one bleeding nipple, with what looks...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Kat's Mommy
When my twins were 3 months old (they're now 13...

When my twins were 3 months old (they're now 13 months, and sometimes it is still a struggle with nap time), I nursed one baby first, and put DS in the swing, and turned on the tv.  I didn't "swing"...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-07-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,092
Posted By Kat's Mommy
The twins were my 3rd pregnancy.    I was 5...

The twins were my 3rd pregnancy. 
 
I was 5 cm dilated at 37 weeks, and I guess it was time - they wanted to come out :)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-04-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Thanks for your replies!  There seems to be a...

Thanks for your replies!  There seems to be a common theme - night weaning.  I don't think I'm ready to do that yet...so, I might have another year of non-sleep...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-02-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Kat's Mommy
We were expecting a bouncing baby boy when DD...

We were expecting a bouncing baby boy when DD was around 3.5 years old.  Unfortunately, he was stillborn at 29.5 weeks gestation.  You'd be amazed at what these sweet children comprehend.  The...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-02-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Ok Mamas...I need to know.  When did your babies...

Ok Mamas...I need to know.  When did your babies start sleeping through the night?  DD1 was able to STTN when she was close to 3 years old.  No sleep training, and we were unsuccessful with...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-16-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I had gestational diabetes, and for a while, I...

I had gestational diabetes, and for a while, I wasn't gaining any weight.  The endocrinologist kept freaking me out because she said that I was jeopardizing my babies by not gaining weight.  My OB...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-15-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I weaned DD1 at 32 months.  It took about a...

I weaned DD1 at 32 months.  It took about a week, no crying.  I put a bandaid on my nipples and told her that I had an ouchie, and couldn't nurse her.  At first she was upset, but with a back rub,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Kat's Mommy
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Dena http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1280343/how-do-you-respond-to-comments#post_16072650)
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-23-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Update - Well, the twins are 11 months now, and...

Update - Well, the twins are 11 months now, and I am still at my breaking point.  Sigh.
 
We moved DD1's double bed into the babies room.  The first night was great - we "slept" through the night...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-11-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Just quickly...wanted to say congrats on the...

Just quickly...wanted to say congrats on the pregnancy.  Sorry about baby B.
 
I went through 3 IVF procedures.  1st didn't work.  2nd resulted in a stillbirth (I was 29.5 weeks when I lost my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-04-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,587
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Born vaginally. One head down, one breech. For...

Born vaginally. One head down, one breech. For the breech baby, they pulled her out because her heart rate was dropping.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-02-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Thanks for your support, Mamas. I really, really...

Thanks for your support, Mamas. I really, really need(ed) it.

Last week was a little better. I was able to continue my routine of putting one in a swing, and one in the bouncy chair. I can only...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-26-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I have 10 month twins, and I am at my breaking...

I have 10 month twins, and I am at my breaking point. I actually googled how to CIO twins. I would never do it, but the thought that I actually looked it up, makes me want to puke...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-05-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I struggled with weight gain too. I think I...

I struggled with weight gain too. I think I gained only 25 lbs during this twin pregnancy. I also had GD.

i stayed the same weight for 4 weeks. The GD doctor kept stressing me out about my lack...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-07-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,300
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15705274)
Tell me (or link me to) your hospital...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-11-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Kat's Mommy
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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

...I'm taking notes...

The twins are almost 5 months, wake each other up (sometimes), and I am sleeping on a twin bed in the same...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-16-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Kat's Mommy
With every visit, our Pediatric Nurse kept...

With every visit, our Pediatric Nurse kept telling me that my son had jaundice. My daughter is quite a bit more fair skinned (like my eldest).

At the last visit, she said it again. I finally just...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-10-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Quote: and one thing that can help is to...

Quote:
and one thing that can help is to consider all the responses of people who have experienced an internal version or a breech extraction. What was it like? Did they notice it? Was it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-30-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I thought I'd chime in because these are the two...

I thought I'd chime in because these are the two reasons my OB wanted me to have an epidural. Quite frankly, I was willing (and wanted) the epidural if it meant the safety of birthing the twins. My...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-26-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Kat's Mommy
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

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

I'm in the same situation. I take 9 pills throughout the day. I just dropped one pill at night because I was getting engorged.
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Kat's Mommy
I think I'm going to have to start to look at...

I think I'm going to have to start to look at new sleeping arrangements, and need some ideas.

The twins will be 3 months this week. They sleep in one crib, and we only have one crib. DS moves...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-14-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Quote: Originally Posted by 4Marmalade View...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 4Marmalade View Post
That sounds like a good idea. At that age I would usually wear one and keep the other in their carseat in the store cart (if it was suitable)
I am...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-07-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,860
Posted By Kat's Mommy
Congratulations! - At how many weeks did...

Congratulations!

- At how many weeks did you deliver?
37 weeks

- Why did you deliver when you did (water broke, induction, scheduled c/s, contractions started naturally, etc)?
We went into...
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