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Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-14-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Ilovelife
Yeah, I didn't feel like it *really* got any...

Yeah, I didn't feel like it *really* got any better until at least a year. There were weeks that were better, but not a huge shift to BETTER. Not trying to depress you, just saying... Try to get...
Forum: September 2008   09-14-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 853
Posted By Ilovelife
You could also just refuse the test....

You could also just refuse the test. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif
Forum: Family Safety   09-14-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By Ilovelife
Yeah, I may end up doing that. I was hoping to...

Yeah, I may end up doing that. I was hoping to hold off a bit longer so we could save up some $$. And because I was leaning towards beds with drawers underneath, and they aren't ready for them yet....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-14-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By Ilovelife
Ours are 2 1/2. We still have the gates up, but...

Ours are 2 1/2. We still have the gates up, but it's really to limit access rather than about stair safety. I don't want them upstairs unattended because they get into big sister's things. And the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-14-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By Ilovelife
Yeah, everything is locked up or we just gave it...

Yeah, everything is locked up or we just gave it away if it couldn't be made safe. Their room has nothing but their beds in it (see my post in family safety about that!). Plus window bars in their...
Forum: Family Safety   09-14-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By Ilovelife
Yes, that's what we've done for now. They still...

Yes, that's what we've done for now. They still prop it up on the other bed (we just took out the one) and unfortunately there is a windowseat in the room that can't be removed. That's where they...
Forum: September 2008   09-14-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 853
Posted By Ilovelife
Cynthia, I know you said the hospital would...

Cynthia,
I know you said the hospital would want to keep the baby longer & do tests & whatnot if you refuse the abx. But you don't sound positive about your decision. You do have the option of...
Forum: Family Safety   09-14-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By Ilovelife
Our twin boys have toddler beds with crib...

Our twin boys have toddler beds with crib mattresses on them. The problem is they pull the mattress off one of the beds and then use it to make slides/mountains/etc. It is a heavy mattress and if...
Forum: September 2008   09-11-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 853
Posted By Ilovelife
Quote: Originally Posted by youngsoul...

Quote:
Originally Posted by youngsoul http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12149380)...
Forum: September 2008   09-10-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 853
Posted By Ilovelife
I tested + last time with my twins. I refused...

I tested + last time with my twins. I refused the abx because I was not up for starting a double nursing relationship with thrush. I did not have any further risk factors (fever, PROM, prematurity,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-04-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ilovelife
We didn't find out until the birth and I cried...

We didn't find out until the birth and I cried for more than one reason when we saw it was 2 boys. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif It couldn't have worked out better...
Forum: September 2008   08-15-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Ilovelife
I'm so sorry! My dd stopped napping a month...

I'm so sorry! My dd stopped napping a month before I had my boys. Yeah, it sucked. I have a feeling my boys are going to be stopping soon, too (since they are *supposed* to be napping right now,...
Forum: September 2008   08-07-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 671
Posted By Ilovelife
lcaitlin--Any luck? That is what happened to me...

lcaitlin--Any luck? That is what happened to me last time. I freaked out! (that claustrophobic feeling) I finally just pried it off (ouch) after soaking my hand in ice water for a long time & lubing...
Forum: September 2008   08-04-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 671
Posted By Ilovelife
When I was pg with my boys, I got my rings stuck...

When I was pg with my boys, I got my rings stuck on and it REALLY freaked me out. It took several hours to remove them. So this time, I took them off as soon as I found out I was pg. I miss them,...
Forum: September 2008   07-22-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,853
Posted By Ilovelife
Awesome...

Awesome http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif Keep cooking those babies!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-18-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Ilovelife
Could you hire a housecleaner or other "helper"...

Could you hire a housecleaner or other "helper" for them? (whatever they need--babysitter, mother's helper, cook, gardener, lactation counselor, night nurse, etc.) Do they have carseats & stroller...
Forum: September 2008   07-01-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By Ilovelife
I like Welcome With Love and also Waiting for...

I like Welcome With Love and also Waiting for Baby by Harriet Ziefert, I believe. The latter does talk about going to the hospital to have the baby. But it is a cute book and there's a part where...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-01-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By Ilovelife
You're doing great! Hang in there and feel FREE...

You're doing great! Hang in there and feel FREE to complain. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-24-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Ilovelife
That's awesome. It seems your story has made...

That's awesome. It seems your story has made those docs think a bit. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-20-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Ilovelife
We started around 9 months, I think (maybe 8...

We started around 9 months, I think (maybe 8 months?), with fruits. One of my boys instantly started chowing. The other one ate a reasonable amount as well and then ended up becoming very...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-18-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By Ilovelife
You may have already read these, but here are a...

You may have already read these, but here are a couple good links I found:

http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/bfinfo/drugs.html

http://www.lannett.com/news/PR_PDFs/...n%20Insert.pdf...
Forum: September 2008   06-18-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,562
Posted By Ilovelife
I'm sorry that they weren't able to hold out a...

I'm sorry that they weren't able to hold out a bit longer. I'll be thinking of you and wishing your sweet boys get bigger and stronger each day. I hope you are surrounded by love...
Forum: September 2008   06-18-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By Ilovelife
Floradix is good. What I've done when I'm...

Floradix is good.

What I've done when I'm slightly anemic is supplement my diet with iron-rich foods. For example, I put molasses in my yogurt every morning, try to eat more meat, nuts & seeds,...
Forum: September 2008   06-13-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Ilovelife
Ugh that sounds miserable....

Ugh that sounds miserable. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I hope you get better soon. Glad it's a GI issue, though, and not baby-related. Good luck with your MW!
Forum: September 2008   06-13-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By Ilovelife
That's wonderful! I'm sorry your dh won't be...

That's wonderful! I'm sorry your dh won't be able to be there. But it sounds like you'll be able to have a nice birth experience!
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