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Forum: Queer Parenting   08-15-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
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: 20
Views: 843
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: 6
Views: 228
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: 48
Views: 1,350
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: 188
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: 48
Views: 1,350
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: 440
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: 295
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: 328
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: 20
Views: 843
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: 447
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: 358
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: 328
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: 1,041
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: 581
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: 581
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: 48
Views: 1,350
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: 455
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...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By prettyisa
I was so annoyed when Downton Abbey came out and...

I was so annoyed when Downton Abbey came out and brought Edith back to the popular imagination, especially since it did it on the least-well-treated character. But DD was already named, so there...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By prettyisa
I like Orion for a definite boy nature name that...

I like Orion for a definite boy nature name that isn't too likely to be shortened. Good luck deciding! We can't have another boy, because we just used the only boy names in the universe that we...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By prettyisa
Holy heck! That's awesome! Glad you and your...

Holy heck! That's awesome! Glad you and your little guy are both healthy and doing well, and that your husband didn't faint or freak out! :)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By prettyisa
Caled--pacis are in full force over here, too. ...

Caled--pacis are in full force over here, too. Never did that with DD (she wouldn't take them. We begged when we took her on a road trip through the mountains and she screamed because of her ears...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By prettyisa
The 'how can you complain when they are so darn CUTE?' thread

Maybe I'm not the only one?

Apparently two weeks is how long it takes for me to come to the end of my rope (complete with 6 days of constant headache, two extra hospital admissions for jaundice...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By prettyisa
Just had one, nursing is going great! I was...

Just had one, nursing is going great! I was induced from nothing (preeclampsia, so no waiting for labor to start) and milk came in late on day 3, colostrum right away. I was also on magnesium,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-12-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,214
Posted By prettyisa
Hopeful, I am so sorry. I hope things with baby...

Hopeful, I am so sorry. I hope things with baby b are smooth and easy, and that you are able to mourn Emery.

Things here are ok. I have had a headache for the past four days that could be...
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