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Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-20-2003, 10:43 AM
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Posted By momofmany
I didn't find her section to have much info at...

I didn't find her section to have much info at all. If you're into medical literature (which I actually found very reassuring, despite what the docs gleen from it) I'll look up the name of this one...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-27-2003, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By momofmany
Karen, When were Lillie and Faith born?...

Karen,

When were Lillie and Faith born? Owen & Clara (MZ Girls) were born 12/21.

Robin
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By momofmany
I didn't take it as criticism. I felt...

I didn't take it as criticism. I felt dumbfounded when I did it all "righht" and still couldn't nurse. I'm just glad I persisted...even if it is time for me to go back to work now. LOL

Robin
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 01:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By momofmany
Lara, There are people who have to pump to...

Lara,

There are people who have to pump to maintain the supply! I had twins born at home at 40w2d, great birth, full term, great weights (8 lbs and 7.5 lbs) - they would NOT nurse. They simply...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By momofmany
I felt that way for months. I labored on and...

I felt that way for months. I labored on and off. I finally gave birth at 40w2d. It was a very fast and near painless labor. A bit less than 3 hours, most of which was pushing, after my water broke...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By momofmany
I second the vote for a king! We have a king and...

I second the vote for a king! We have a king and a co-sleeper. The girls start out in the co sleeper together and both wind up in our bed.

Robin
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 12:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By momofmany
I try to console myself with the fact that while...

I try to console myself with the fact that while I may not be doing as much AP as with my singletons, I'm still doing a heck of a lot more with my twins than most people do! I also remember reading...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-05-2003, 12:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,043
Posted By momofmany
Joy, As painful as it sounds, the more you...

Joy,

As painful as it sounds, the more you move the better you feel! Try swimming and a massage!

Robin, MOM to MZ twins Owen & Clara 12/21/02
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-24-2003, 06:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,043
Posted By momofmany
Heather, My girls hasd separate amnions and...

Heather,

My girls hasd separate amnions and chorions and are identical, so you're right - doesn't mean much.

Hang in there!

Robin, MOM to homebirthed Owen & Clara 12/21/02
Identical Twin...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-28-2003, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,043
Posted By momofmany
Ultrasound is notoriously innaccurate in fetal...

Ultrasound is notoriously innaccurate in fetal weight estimates, it can be about a lb either way at term. However, at 26 weeks, both my twins supposedly weighted 2.5 lbs. They weighed 8 lbs and 7.5...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-28-2003, 01:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,043
Posted By momofmany
I think it was a WHO statistic that said 13% of...

I think it was a WHO statistic that said 13% of twins go to 40 weeks and beyond.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-27-2003, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,043
Posted By momofmany
Lex, Just wanted to point out that my baby...

Lex,

Just wanted to point out that my baby turned at 38w5d spontaneously! Never give up hope! I also heard from someone on another multiples list whose babies also turned during week 37!

Robin
Forum: Homebirth   01-27-2003, 03:41 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
Hotmamacita and I must have had similar vibes...

Hotmamacita and I must have had similar vibes going on!

My twin girls were born at home, 12/21/02 at 40 weeks and 2 days gestation. They weighed 8 lbs and 7.5 lbs. Baby A was vertex all along,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-27-2003, 03:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,043
Posted By momofmany
I joined these forums early on in my pregnancy...

I joined these forums early on in my pregnancy and there was a huge discussion of twins and homebirth. It's been awhile since I've been here, but I wanted to say that I made it to 40w2d and had my...
Forum: Homebirth   01-27-2003, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By momofmany
I joined these forums early on in my pregnancy...

I joined these forums early on in my pregnancy and there was a huge discussion of twins and homebirth. It's been awhile since I've been here, but I wanted to say that I made it to 40w2d and had my...
Forum: Homebirth   08-30-2002, 09:48 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
Well, I'm 24w1d and today I meet the CNMs back...

Well, I'm 24w1d and today I meet the CNMs back up doctor. I guess I'll have more to tell in an hour or so. I'm hanging in there...

Momofmany
Forum: Homebirth   08-22-2002, 06:29 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
My friend did that with much success. Though I'm...

My friend did that with much success. Though I'm glad your practitioners aren't pressuring you. I do remember how it feels to be uncomfortable with one and over due, I'll have to tell you about two...
Forum: Homebirth   08-14-2002, 04:08 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
I don't know how big your first baby was, but...

I don't know how big your first baby was, but remember to have faith that your body has grown babies that are the right size for you. I truly believe that.

Then you also have to look at how...
Forum: Homebirth   08-14-2002, 12:53 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
They are all very excited. I'm just shell...

They are all very excited. I'm just shell shocked - still!

Momofmany
Forum: Homebirth   08-14-2002, 11:37 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
I measured 29 weeks at 20 weeks, but I'm very...

I measured 29 weeks at 20 weeks, but I'm very wide as far as my uterus goes.

Robin
Forum: Homebirth   08-13-2002, 11:44 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,182
Posted By momofmany
Gogi, et al... I've so enjoyed this thread!...

Gogi, et al...

I've so enjoyed this thread! I'm almost 22 weeks with babies #5 & 6, my last three born at home. I'm lucky enough to have a midwife who will see me throughout. I do have a back up...
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