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Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   11-03-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Hi Serena! I live in Gainesville, but my kids...

Hi Serena! I live in Gainesville, but my kids are much older. There is a group called Gainesville Attachment Parenting (GAP) that is pretty active around here. I would google them. I think lots of...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-03-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I'm pasting below my post from 2005 when I had...

I'm pasting below my post from 2005 when I had PUPPP. Hope it helps!
 
 
PUPPP is the worst!!!! I am 38.5 weeks pg with twins and started having symptoms at about 35 weeks. This is more than just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I'm such a dork. I opened this thread because I...

I'm such a dork. I opened this thread because I thought it was going to be a discussion of the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening. Which seemed like a really weird TAO thread topic...
 
As...
Forum: Women's Health   07-06-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,491
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Quote:Originally Posted by Peggy...

Quote:Originally Posted by Peggy O'Mara http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-19-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Ellie'sMom
As a health care provider, I just wanted address...

As a health care provider, I just wanted address the concerns about her circling items under Anticipatory Guidance. That just means that she addressed those items during the visit. It does not mean...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-09-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ellie'sMom
The phrase "white privilege" comes from race...

The phrase "white privilege" comes from race theory and has a very particular meaning that does not imply that the privileged individual is "above" others. In fact, it doesn't really refer to the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-17-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I did lots of yoga pants and plus-sized clothing...

I did lots of yoga pants and plus-sized clothing as well. If you need to look nice, consider getting a few pieces altered. My breasts were NOT in proportion with my enormous belly, so I took a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-17-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,025
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I gained 45#, but I am someone who has a hard...

I gained 45#, but I am someone who has a hard time putting on weight in pregnancy. I gained less than 20 with my singleton. 
 
I followed Barbara Luke's guidelines and aimed for a very high...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-23-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,179
Posted By Ellie'sMom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Hymanroth http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-22-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,255
Posted By Ellie'sMom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by emmy526 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-13-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Oh Mama. I only have a minute, but I had to...

Oh Mama. I only have a minute, but I had to reply. I had my twin boys at home. My baby A was head down forever, but baby B was flip flopping almost until the end. Even many OBs will let you deliver...
Forum: Midwives   12-06-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I am not a midwife, but I am a healthcare...

I am not a midwife, but I am a healthcare provider, and I agree that it is not your responsibility to contact the previous midwife. I get new patients all the time (I'm a NP) and it has never...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-08-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Ellie'sMom
My situation was odd because I relocated at 30...

My situation was odd because I relocated at 30 weeks, so my midwife did not take care of me through my whole pregnancy. I was charged what a singleton mom would have been charged for care through...
Forum: Homebirth   11-03-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By Ellie'sMom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by ~Adorkable~ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334163/any-data-studies-on-twin-homebirth#post_16730275)
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Forum: Homebirth   11-01-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By Ellie'sMom
You should post this over in the "Parenting...

You should post this over in the "Parenting Multiples" forum. You will get more info over there.
 
When I had my twins 5 years ago, there were no studies which included multiple births for all the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-12-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 96
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Another vote for a minivan. I have spent lots of...

Another vote for a minivan. I have spent lots of time researching this, and in terms of space and fuel efficiency, it really the way to go. I tried to hold out for a hybrid minivan, but it just...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-14-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Ok, I am a health care provider, and while it...

Ok, I am a health care provider, and while it sounds like this practice is not observing universal precautions, I agree with the poster above who said that the greatest risk from what you have...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-13-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 700
Posted By Ellie'sMom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by peainthepod http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1325183/have-you-flown-lately#post_16603879)...
Forum: Diapering   07-21-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By Ellie'sMom
My youngest are 5, so I haven't posted in...

My youngest are 5, so I haven't posted in diapering in a long time, but I wanted to give some words of encouragement. I CD'd my twins and had an HE washer. And my older DD was still in CDs at night...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-21-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Hugs mama! My baby B was flipping up and down at...

Hugs mama! My baby B was flipping up and down at least through 34 or 35 weeks. My boys were both BIG, so I have no idea how he managed it. Did they really say it is an automatic section for breech...
Forum: Learning at School   07-07-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,574
Posted By Ellie'sMom
Not only were we notified (by e-mail from DD's...

Not only were we notified (by e-mail from DD's teacher), the kids were individually told their scores by the classroom teacher. I thought that was very odd. I don't ever remember knowing my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-28-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,164
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I don't have any ideas, but I just wanted to...

I don't have any ideas, but I just wanted to give you a hug! One of my 5 year old frat twin boys just got glasses, and I can't imagine dealing with it when he was a toddler, never mind if both of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-23-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,559
Posted By Ellie'sMom
The worst comment I ever got came from a cashier...

The worst comment I ever got came from a cashier at Target, who looked down at my 8 month old boys smiling up from their stroller and asked which one was the "bad one." 
 
If anyone listens to the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-07-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,157
Posted By Ellie'sMom
I'm subbing because I so need to hear what...

I'm subbing because I so need to hear what happens. I saw "Bridesmaids" a couple weeks ago, and while it was really funny, I probably could have saved a few bucks and just read this thread! OP, good...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-28-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Ellie'sMom
One of my kids preferred swaddling until he was...

One of my kids preferred swaddling until he was about 15 months. Crazy, I know, but it worked for him. It was just his arms, but my husband would swaddle him in a big piece of jersey. He would lie...
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