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Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   09-25-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By prettyisa
Oh, one quick thought on the hair! My sister has...

Oh, one quick thought on the hair! My sister has really curly hair and it took her years to realize she shouldn't wash it with shampoo--just conditioner. Conditioner has some soap in it, so it...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   09-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By prettyisa
Wow, that's rough! I think we missed a bullet a...

Wow, that's rough! I think we missed a bullet a little with DD being so young--she just thinks that they're adorable and wants to touch them all the time and help. She's gotten a lot more cuddly...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   09-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By prettyisa
Hi, y'all! I miss you, too! Back at work now,...

Hi, y'all! I miss you, too! Back at work now, so have more free time (and hands!). My boys are growing nicely and starting to do all of the things that I remember thinking were so cute about DD...
Forum: Queer Parenting   09-22-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,440
Posted By prettyisa
Hi everyone! I've missed you all! Just a quick...

Hi everyone! I've missed you all! Just a quick note to say that I'll be back around a lot more and to congratulate Agrex on a little girl with an awesome name! :)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By prettyisa
I have three more weeks before I go back. Agreed...

I have three more weeks before I go back. Agreed with the advice to get a hands free bra. I went for a year pumping for dd, and will try to do that again. I hope your first day went well! I found...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By prettyisa
What a sweet boy! Congrats! Hopefully your older...

What a sweet boy! Congrats! Hopefully your older son moves past the sleep issues soon!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-24-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By prettyisa
We didn't with DD, but have been all for it with...

We didn't with DD, but have been all for it with these two. They can't rally find their thumbs yet, and we only use them when they aren't hungry but still want to suck. So far it hasn't gad any bad...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-15-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,440
Posted By prettyisa
Hi all! So...twins are more work than I...

Hi all! So...twins are more work than I expected, at least in terms of computer-with-a-keyboard time. Just stopping in to say a huge congrats to Fried, though! It sounds like your birth experience...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-15-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By prettyisa
So glad you are all home together and able to...

So glad you are all home together and able to start healing emotionally as well as physically! I hope it continues to improve, and that you are able to keep enjoying the summer with your sweet girl!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-13-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By prettyisa
Oh my goodness, what a cutie! She already looks...

Oh my goodness, what a cutie! She already looks like a grown up baby! I hope your healing is coming along well. I can't imagine taking care of all of those kids on restricted movement--hopefully...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-11-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,839
Posted By prettyisa
Hi everyone! Greetings from the land of constant...

Hi everyone! Greetings from the land of constant nursing! :)

I'm sorry to hear about the mastitis, lilstar. It has actually helped me to read about it, though, because last night I started...
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-08-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By prettyisa
We've heard good things about St Petersburg. ...

We've heard good things about St Petersburg. Maybe Asheville?
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-04-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,839
Posted By prettyisa
Farmes, it depends on the kid. My daughter never...

Farmes, it depends on the kid. My daughter never took a paci, but the boys both started with them pretty much right away. We are using the soothies ones, and only letting them have them to calm...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By prettyisa
Congratulations! I was wondering how you were...

Congratulations! I was wondering how you were doing--glad to hear you are alright, that sounds like quite an experience. I hope you continue to feel better and better, and get to enjoy your sweet...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   08-01-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By prettyisa
Great name! And awesome story--I love how calm...

Great name! And awesome story--I love how calm you were about everything! Congrats on your sweet little guy!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-30-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By prettyisa
Caled--are things improving with the latch at...

Caled--are things improving with the latch at all? E had a lazy one in the beginning, but it got better as he started gaining more weight. Also, you can always pop them off and tell them they have...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-30-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,262
Posted By prettyisa
Goodness, this had me in tears. She is beautiful...

Goodness, this had me in tears. She is beautiful and your story is amazing. Don't question yourself--you did what you were supposed to do, and more. I hope that she comes through her NICU stay...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-30-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By prettyisa
Congratulations! What a great story--and I love...

Congratulations! What a great story--and I love the name, too! It's funny how it takes a while to get used to calling them by their names. Mine feel right, but occasionally I still wonder if we...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-30-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By prettyisa
A lovely name for a lovely child! I've never...

A lovely name for a lovely child! I've never heard that one before, but it's beautiful. I'm sorry about the nursing issues--hopefully now you're where you all want to be!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By prettyisa
I think there must be some new push to be crazy...

I think there must be some new push to be crazy about possible weight loss or something. That doesn't sound unreasonable to me at all!

My guys are getting a little more predictable--except that...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-27-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,123
Posted By prettyisa
Ugh. I'm sorry about the crazy nurse--there's...

Ugh. I'm sorry about the crazy nurse--there's just one at every hospital. I wanted to elaborate a little more on the formula--they made us promise to supplement when we went home because the boys...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-27-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By prettyisa
They had some when we went in a couple days later...

They had some when we went in a couple days later for jaundice, we had to do it at home. I just stopped as soon as possible
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-26-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By prettyisa
congrats! glad he is here and you are all well! ...

congrats! glad he is here and you are all well! i was surprised how pushy they were about formula at the 'baby friendly' hospital i was at, too. just don't let them convince you your milk isnt...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,839
Posted By prettyisa
Definitely have postpartum threads! I will be...

Definitely have postpartum threads! I will be sad if everyone just disappears!

No good advice here, but I would say to call your dr anyway, and to listen to your body. I would wonder whether...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By prettyisa
What is really killing us is getting them back to...

What is really killing us is getting them back to sleep after nursing. I have tandem pretty down, but then burping is hard, and they take turns not settling, and if they yell it wakes up DD, so...
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