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Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-28-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By JodiAriel
Hi ladies, I started a meetup group for this...

Hi ladies, I started a meetup group for this area.  Hopefully some of you can join us! http://www.meetup.com/Bunch-of-Crunch/
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-16-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By JodiAriel
My girls get their only bottle of the day at...

My girls get their only bottle of the day at bedtime so that I can mix in probiotic powder and so that if need be I can do it alone.  I have to pump twice a day to have enough for that nighttime...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-12-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,932
Posted By JodiAriel
Twin names: Emerson Lily (aka Emmy) and Ellis...

Twin names: Emerson Lily (aka Emmy) and Ellis Willow (aka Ellie)
Gestational age upon arrival: 40w0d, 6lbs 13 oz and 6 lbs 9oz, born vaginally 38 mins apart
Fraternal/Identical: Fraternal
Time in...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-24-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By JodiAriel
I'm in West Haven on the Milford border so only...

I'm in West Haven on the Milford border so only about 20 mins away.  My girls are only 4.5 mos old though.  I help run a Pathways connect meeting though once a month in Stratford for likeminded...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-01-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By JodiAriel
I'm having kinda an emotional night. My back is...

I'm having kinda an emotional night. My back is really sore and I've had a lot if cervical and rectal pressure this afternoon. No contractions except the BH and RLP but I know this is all signs that...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-28-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By JodiAriel
I too was planning a homebirth when we found out...

I too was planning a homebirth when we found out that it was twins.  My compromise... I am seen (and being delivered by) a midwifery group at a smaller baby friendly hospital.  I am comanaged and...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-20-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By JodiAriel
I have been seeing Dr. Pete Braglia both before...

I have been seeing Dr. Pete Braglia both before my pregnancy and through my pregnancy.  He is AWESOME!  He just moved to Stratford but it is worth the drive (I am in West Haven). We have even been...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-30-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By JodiAriel
Thank you guys for the replies... It is so nice...

Thank you guys for the replies... It is so nice to hear the perspective of someone who has gone through it.  Ironically I am not afraid of a c-section as I am confident that if thats what needs to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-28-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By JodiAriel
Ok twin mommas I need a pep talk.  I am a labor...

Ok twin mommas I need a pep talk.  I am a labor doula and originally was planning a homebirth until we found out we were having twins and were risked out.  Now I feel like so much is out of my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-01-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 14,609
Posted By JodiAriel
Name? (if you feel like it) Jodi You and...

Name? (if you feel like it) Jodi

You and maybe your partners age at the birth? 34 and hopefully I will make it past his 32 birthday (9/5)

Are the babies Mono or Di or what combo of both? The...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-09-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By JodiAriel
I am expecting twins in the fall and we are not...

I am expecting twins in the fall and we are not huge fans of vaccinations or at least the regular timetable for them.  We were originally referred by my chiropractor to pediatrician in Milford (Dr....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-05-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,830
Posted By JodiAriel
I am 18 weeks with di/di twins and having a...

I am 18 weeks with di/di twins and having a really hard time gaining weight.  I started this pregnancy at 5'3"/187lbs and as of this morning am 186.  I am a super picky eater so that doesn't help...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   04-07-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By JodiAriel
So, I was originally planning on having a HB...

So, I was originally planning on having a HB with Birth and Beyond until we discovered we were having twins and were risked out.  As of right now we are working with Center for Women's Health at St....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-03-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By JodiAriel
We are having a hospital delivery because there...

We are having a hospital delivery because there is not 1 midwife (that has MD backup) in the state of CT that will do a multiples homebirth, nor will the only 1 birth center in the state allow...
Forum: Infertility   10-05-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 2,652
Posted By JodiAriel
Hi, I'm Jodi (33) newly married to Jay (31).  We...

Hi, I'm Jodi (33) newly married to Jay (31).  We are TTC #1 w/ PCOS, male viscosity issues, low progesterone.  We had our fertility workup 9/10, did nothing to prevent for 6 mos.  We got married...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-19-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By JodiAriel
Malloy School is the closest which closed and I...

Malloy School is the closest which closed and I am not sure where they would go but the elementary school you want if you have to be in West Haven is Seth Haley which is down by the beach going...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-18-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By JodiAriel
West Haven is not a bad town but not the best...

West Haven is not a bad town but not the best schools.  You would be better off in Orange or Milford which are the next towns over but they can be a little bit more expensive.  If you are going to...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-25-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By JodiAriel
http://www.soulcysters.net/forum.php They...

http://www.soulcysters.net/forum.php

They have a whole forum for alternative remedies.. I am currently on Metformin as I am TTC but I also take a boat-load of vits and supplements.

HTH!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-19-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By JodiAriel
Metformin 1000mg Vitex 800 mg Cinnamon 1500...

Metformin 1000mg
Vitex 800 mg
Cinnamon 1500 mg
EPO 3000 mg
Acidophilus 1-2 x day
Cranberry 3300 mg/prn
Flaxseed Oil 1000/mg
Target Prenatal Vitamins
B-12 tablets
B-12 injections/weekly
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   02-24-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 801
Posted By JodiAriel
Hi Danielle!! You all should check out Toddler...

Hi Danielle!! You all should check out Toddler Tunes in New Haven on Wed AMs at 11. It is a free music sing along for little ones (5 and under). Robert who run it is AWESOME and there are a lot of...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   08-13-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,935
Posted By JodiAriel
Look into the Birth Place at St. Mary's Hosp in...

Look into the Birth Place at St. Mary's Hosp in Waterbury. Probably close to an hour ride but a nice place if you need to go the hospital route. And if you take the class there, they allow you to be...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   05-01-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By JodiAriel
I LOVE Tom Chapin (http://www.tomchapin.com/)!...

I LOVE Tom Chapin (http://www.tomchapin.com/)! He is Harry Chapin's brother and sings some awesome family music. He does tour occasionally but more in the NY/NJ area although he does occasionally...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   04-12-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By JodiAriel
Try this place, it may be a little too far, but...

Try this place, it may be a little too far, but I have heard great things:


http://www.vitallivingfalmouth.com/cbi.html
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-23-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By JodiAriel
Unfortunately, her mother called me this mornign...

Unfortunately, her mother called me this mornign to say that she was all crusted over and ready to come back to play! If we have spread it to anyone else, I will repost it as soon as spots appear!
...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-22-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By JodiAriel
Hi all! I am a nanny to a little girl in Milford...

Hi all! I am a nanny to a little girl in Milford who has a confirmed case of chicken pox. She is still in the contagious stages for at least today and tomorrow. Her first spots came out on Sunday...
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