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Forum: Learning at School   10-25-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By newmommy7-08
DH is an elementary level computer teacher at a...

DH is an elementary level computer teacher at a private school. He starts his kids on typing late first grade/early or mid second grade depending on the group of kids. He does publisher and other...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-27-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,218
Posted By newmommy7-08
I had an u/s at 7 wks, one at 9 wks, and then...

I had an u/s at 7 wks, one at 9 wks, and then every 4 wks starting at 16 wks. Actually I had them every 2 weeks after 28 wks and then weekly after 32 weeks because my mw had a really rough time...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-24-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By newmommy7-08
This did happen to me I'd suggest trying a...

This did happen to me I'd suggest trying a support belt and support hose, and maybe an increase in protein... that helped me w/ a few things during my twin pregnancy so may have helped with this I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-11-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By newmommy7-08
I delivered didi twins via c-section at 39w3d....

I delivered didi twins via c-section at 39w3d. We had a breech baby A, so the c-section was warranted. But if she'd been positioned properly they would have allowed me to go as late as 42 weeks...
Forum: Parenting   09-19-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,834
Posted By newmommy7-08
DH  doesn't drink at all. I don't drink around...

DH  doesn't drink at all. I don't drink around the house because I hate the idea of spending family money on alcohol... maybe weird, but I'm not that big of a drinker anymore, there's never alcohol...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By newmommy7-08
I FF my 11 month olds and have since they were...

I FF my 11 month olds and have since they were born... tho we did some nursing until around 4 months. For us, I mix 1/2 - all of the formula necessary for the next day the night before, make the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By newmommy7-08
 My usual response to unsolicited advise is -...

 My usual response to unsolicited advise is - that's not something I'm comfortable with, or that doesn't work for us. I've found it's important to always present a like minded front in regards to my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,343
Posted By newmommy7-08
I gained 30-35# and delivered at 39w3d. Most of...

I gained 30-35# and delivered at 39w3d. Most of my gain was in the thrid trimester and my girls were born at 6#14 and 6#11 most of my gain was baby and fluid. I was actually practically at pre preg....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,161
Posted By newmommy7-08
For us, the best solution was a good for us...

For us, the best solution was a good for us double. We bought the Graco double that holds two infant seats. Graco strollers are complained about a lot... but I've loved mine. Our single is a Graco...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-30-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By newmommy7-08
We're actually talking about 2 different sets of...

We're actually talking about 2 different sets of midwives. The ones w/ the freestanding birth center are the ones who are now working with doctors at Mercy and from what I understand these doctors...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-28-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By newmommy7-08
I'm not farmiliar w/ the OB's but I used the...

I'm not farmiliar w/ the OB's but I used the Midwives for both of my pregnancies. My first w/ DS was phenomenal. The midwives are absolutely wonderful and supportive and just overall fantastic! My...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-23-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By newmommy7-08
I didn't plan on dressing my girls alike but I...

I didn't plan on dressing my girls alike but I LOVE doing it! I have sought out matches for clothes we've picked up at yard sales, and the clothes that don't match don't get worn a lot... unless...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-23-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By newmommy7-08
My girls are 4 months and I typically bake a...

My girls are 4 months and I typically bake a ton, and have presents all bought and wrapped, some things made and wrapped. I have baked NOTHING, made nothing (except a santa face w/ DS) and just...
Forum: Parenting   11-15-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By newmommy7-08
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Forum: Parenting   11-14-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By newmommy7-08
Thanks for all the responses. It helps to know...

Thanks for all the responses. It helps to know that I'm not completely nuts... only partially lol!
 
As far as the bag of cars I do want to clarify a bit no,  this typically isn't a special...
Forum: Parenting   11-14-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,922
Posted By newmommy7-08
My son fell down steps onto hardwood floor...

My son fell down steps onto hardwood floor about 10 months ago. He started up them while I was washing dishes at the IL's, I realized he wasn't right there and thought he'd gone into the laundry...
Forum: Parenting   11-14-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,067
Posted By newmommy7-08
My DS is almost 2 1/2 and has 3 month old twin...

My DS is almost 2 1/2 and has 3 month old twin sisters. We had a situation yesterday, and have been having it lately and I want to know if I'm being overly defensive or if my expectations are more...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-20-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By newmommy7-08
Which midwife was it if you don't mind me...

Which midwife was it if you don't mind me asking. Regarding Kaminski... he's only got limited consult hours, so it does make some sense they would want all the information. i know that some people...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-20-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By newmommy7-08
I switched to the Midwives at Magee from...

I switched to the Midwives at Magee from Womancare, so I am admittedly biased against Womancare. The OB I used wasn't very natural birth friendly for sure. I know several people who've tried to VBAC...
Forum: Parenting   09-03-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By newmommy7-08
I had my twins on 8/11 and it was like a switch...

I had my twins on 8/11 and it was like a switch was flipped and my sweet 2 year old DS turned into someone I hate to admit, I don't like much at times. I keep trying to remind myself that he's still...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-26-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By newmommy7-08
I swear by my doula! Amy Farr at Blessed...

I swear by my doula! Amy Farr at Blessed Arrivals! She was with me through the birth of my son (unmedicated vaginal delivery) 2 years ago, and was also with me for the scheduled c-section of my...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-23-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By newmommy7-08
I'm a second time mom w/ twins. My first, my DS...

I'm a second time mom w/ twins. My first, my DS was a terrible nurser, and we had so many issues that we wound up moving to formula when he was around 6 weeks old. I have been completely set on...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-20-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By newmommy7-08
I have 8 day old twin girls born via c-section....

I have 8 day old twin girls born via c-section. If they were my onlies I think I'd be doing much better. I could easily park myself on the bed all day or couch... but I have a 2 year old who...
Forum: August 2010   08-13-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By newmommy7-08
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Forum: August 2010   08-12-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By newmommy7-08
I just wanted to let you all know that we...

I just wanted to let you all know that we greeted our beautiful girls yesterday at 39w3d. Emmalin came into this world at 10:00 am weighing 6#14oz and Bria at 10:01 am weighing 6#11oz. They are...
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