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Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-31-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By Katie063008
I started tandem feeding (which took practice!)...

I started tandem feeding (which took practice!) but had to stop as my daughter wasn't gaining weight. She was just waiting for her brother to start letdown and drinking to quench her thirst but not...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-04-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By Katie063008
My DD2 was smallish and had trouble gaining...

My DD2 was smallish and had trouble gaining weight. She lost weight for a bit and almost went under 5lbs. I used to just keep her on me all the time and encourage her at every opportunity to eat. It...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-27-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By Katie063008
We were given a bunch of used clothing that my...

We were given a bunch of used clothing that my aunt had found at various consignment and thrift shops. There were some preemie clothes and some newborn. Both were helpful, but I wouldn't buy preemie...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-27-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Katie063008
A structured wrap is just made out of a...

A structured wrap is just made out of a non-stretchy material. I think you're talking about a Mei Tai (oooh the spelling lol) which is more like an ergo but ties instead of buckles. You could also...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-25-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Katie063008
I really liked the structured wrap for two...

I really liked the structured wrap for two little ones side by side. Ours is a storkenwiegen (spelling is wrong) but there are others too. It's a bit more support since two gets heavy really fast....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-25-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,167
Posted By Katie063008
I posted 2 years old.  For the first year they...

I posted 2 years old.  For the first year they slept in the room with us. Second year they were in separate beds with their older sister in the same room. Three beds in one small room got to be too...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-14-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Katie063008
Oh yeah the wike is great. On really snowy days...

Oh yeah the wike is great. On really snowy days I would strap in the twins and let my older daughter ride in the front with snow cover on. It was steamy hot! Also Wike is made here in Guelph where I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-12-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Katie063008
We carried two in the structured wrap at first....

We carried two in the structured wrap at first. Then we switched to one in structured wrap in the front and one on ergo in the back. But really, it got too heavy pretty quick (and I"m pretty strong)...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-07-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Katie063008
when my twins were born their placentas were...

when my twins were born their placentas were fused. They're b/g though so necessarily Di/Di. We didn't know the genders but I think the Dr. was not concerned as they knew the gender. We wanted a...
Forum: Television   02-06-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By Katie063008
Does anyone else find that the "big"stories are...

Does anyone else find that the "big"stories are less interesting than the small ones? I really enjoy stories like the stolen snuff box, or the footmen competing or the arguments over the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 811
Posted By Katie063008
my b/g twins are 2.5!

my b/g twins are 2.5!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-03-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Katie063008
Okay so I just wanted to toss out there that I...

Okay so I just wanted to toss out there that I didn't hate the epidural. The first time I had one with my DD1 it sucked.  They put it in really early and it interfered with pushing. With the twins...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-31-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Katie063008
I think the stroller question really depends on...

I think the stroller question really depends on your lifestyle. When the twins were born DD1 was just under 2 but was a good walker. My husband and I live in a smallish city, don't have a car and...
Forum: Television   01-21-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By Katie063008
Hey I love that show. Some of the story lines...

Hey I love that show. Some of the story lines are so ridiculous!  Also love the Dowager countess and her disapproving sniffs.  I've watched half of season 3 (episode 4 or 5?) you know the one with...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-17-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Katie063008
Maybe try the single parents forum?  They might...

Maybe try the single parents forum?  They might have better advice than just get a lawyer, although that is probably also true.  
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-02-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By Katie063008
I still feel awful about the crying.  When my...

I still feel awful about the crying.  When my older daughter was a baby there wasn't really any crying.  I wore her and napped with her...sigh...With the twins I used to rock one in a chair thingy...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-07-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Katie063008
Baby triage.  Who needs the help most?  There...

Baby triage.  Who needs the help most?  There will be crying and fussing and you just have to be okay with that because really there's no alternative.  My son was very fussy and was a squeaky wheel....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-07-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Katie063008
I remember taking toddler twins and three year...

I remember taking toddler twins and three year old to the library.  I think the other parents thought I was crazy.  I was constantly running after one or the other and checking all exits, taking...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Katie063008
I gained a lot in the second and first half of...

I gained a lot in the second and first half of the third trimester.  I actually lost a few pounds in the last few weeks.  But I did gain 50lbs and delivered at 37wks2d.  It was hard to eat enough...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-21-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By Katie063008
The OB originally said I would have to labour in...

The OB originally said I would have to labour in an OR.  When we got to the hospital they stuck me in observation as my water had broke but contractions were not strong.  When they got around to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-20-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
  Poll: OB or Midwife?
Views: 224
Posted By Katie063008
I'm in Canada so maybe different for most...

I'm in Canada so maybe different for most people.  Might be helpful for other Canadians (Ontario specifically).  For the first half of my pregnancy I was in Ottawa and was transferred to an OB as...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-24-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Katie063008
Hi,   I have a my brest friend pillow for...

Hi,
  I have a my brest friend pillow for twins....it was pretty great but because my girl was much smaller than her brother I had to nurse them separately and the pillow is hardly used.  It's...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-09-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By Katie063008
Ok, I live in Canada with no car....You need a...

Ok, I live in Canada with no car....You need a bike stroller.  I bought a double with sturdy wheels and it was well and truly defeated by snow.  The jogging wheel is the only way I could get the...
Forum: Family Planning   07-24-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,909
Posted By Katie063008
I have mirena and havn't gained weight.  I think...

I have mirena and havn't gained weight.  I think both weight gain and loss are listed as side effects, so I guess you wouldn't know if you would gain weight.  You could ask your doctor?  It has...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-22-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By Katie063008
You know, I was really down about the birth for...

You know, I was really down about the birth for my whole pregnancy.  Both babies were breach untill I was about 5 months pregnant and then baby B flipped vertex.  This did not really help my...
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