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Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-19-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
Adaline'smama and Brambleberry - I was worrying...

Adaline'smama and Brambleberry - I was worrying about the exact same thing only a few months ago. There is a 20 month age difference between my two sets of twins, and with the older girls being so...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-11-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By mamalovex3
Just wanted to update... My friend ended up with...

Just wanted to update... My friend ended up with an emergency c-section so was obviously in an OR but for my last birth (second set of twins) I argued and won (!!) to stay in the L&D room. I had my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-11-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By mamalovex3
*hugs* I know how you feel! I am lucky to have a...

*hugs* I know how you feel! I am lucky to have a lll group in my area for multiples and it makes such a difference for me to go and be around other mamas who are really like me, even if its only...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-19-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By mamalovex3
Baby A was on my right side and Baby B was on...

Baby A was on my right side and Baby B was on the left.  There was also a small size difference.  Coincidentally, the same thing happened with my first set of twins and Baby B was also born first!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-19-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By mamalovex3
Hi all! That's right, I am happy to announce...

Hi all!
That's right, I am happy to announce the addition of two more girls to our family, a total shocker as we were all expecting at least one boy! My DS and DH are really outnumbered now!

I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-30-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By mamalovex3
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Emelee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1361959/twin-tandem-nursing-question#post_17092984)

Right now...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-30-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By mamalovex3
Even as mine outgrew the nursing pillow in...

Even as mine outgrew the nursing pillow in length, I found they just adjusted to it either by kind of folding their legs straight up against the back of the couch, or behind me if they were lying...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-27-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,917
Posted By mamalovex3
The fb group is called Naturally Parenting...

The fb group is called Naturally Parenting Twins.  Full of lots of really supportive and awesome mamas, you should definitely check it out :)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
Congratulations on your babies Gindugirl!  And...

Congratulations on your babies Gindugirl!  And way to go on your natural birth!!  That is awesome :)  I hate the fact that twin mamas have to fight so hard but it really is worth it and I'm glad to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-24-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
QM - Very exciting!  I've found out the sex for...

QM - Very exciting!  I've found out the sex for all my other pregnancies and really wanted a surprise this time and I am so excited to meet these babies and find out who they are!  I think it's...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-22-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Xerxella http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1356734/pregnant-with-twins-join-the-club/120#post_17083331)
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-21-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
 Adaline'sMama - congrats on your baby girls! ...

 Adaline'sMama - congrats on your baby girls!  So exciting :) 
 
gozal - My midwife is obviously fine with intermittent monitoring but the hospital policy is that once I'm in *active* labour,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-20-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
I've never heard of doing the GD test so...

I've never heard of doing the GD test so early....I thought it was always around 26-28 weeks.  Good nutrition is definitely super important, and even more so in a twin pregnancy so the nutritionist...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-20-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,804
Posted By mamalovex3
I never got a recliner but I did often nap with...

I never got a recliner but I did often nap with them on the EZ2Nurse pillow while sitting leaning back on the sofa.  I never felt unsafe, in fact, having them so close I think made me super attuned...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-20-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
Welcome sekenamoon!  Congrats on your babies :) ...

Welcome sekenamoon!  Congrats on your babies :)
 
I met my new OB today at the other hospital as I finally got to say goodbye to my high risk team.  He is awesome!  He is, of course, one of 10...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-20-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By mamalovex3
I guess sleeping together in a crib would still...

I guess sleeping together in a crib would still be too crowded?  What about sharing a mattress on the floor?
 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-16-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,182
Posted By mamalovex3
It must be such a huge relief to have some...

It must be such a huge relief to have some answers.  At least you can plan where to go from here and get more information.  Very happy to hear that babies are doing well!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-16-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By mamalovex3
I would say it's fine, but keep an open mind and...

I would say it's fine, but keep an open mind and be prepared that you may need to see one later in your pregnancy, depending on how things go.
 
For both my twin pregnancies, I started out with a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-07-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By mamalovex3
*hugs* I can very much sympathize with you.  I'm...

*hugs* I can very much sympathize with you.  I'm at 34 weeks and change and really feeling it - not fun :( Take it one day at a time and really give yourself a huge pat on the back for accomplishing...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-06-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By mamalovex3
I think you covered all the essentials there. ...

I think you covered all the essentials there.  We also had a few bouncy seats (http://www.babiesandkids.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/baby-einsteins-around-the-world-cradling-bouncer-1-470x470.jpg)...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-06-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
sortacrunchy - I don't recall feeling out of...

sortacrunchy - I don't recall feeling out of breath until late 2nd tri/all of 3rd tri but experienced total and utter exhaustion in the first trimester of both twin pregnancies.  It's pretty common,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-03-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By mamalovex3
I found out I was pregnant just after my girls'...

I found out I was pregnant just after my girls' first birthday and I am finding it overwhelming to be be hugely pregnant (nearly 34 weeks now) with two 18 month olds.  We were also hoping for the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-01-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,648
Posted By mamalovex3
Welcome to all the new mamas!    ...

Welcome to all the new mamas! 
 
ifnotnowwhen - Congrats on your boys!  That is so exciting :)
 
xerxella - I'm so sorry to hear you're dealing with so much stress and uncertainty.  I guess the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-29-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By mamalovex3
Mothering Multiples by Karen Gromada and Having...

Mothering Multiples by Karen Gromada and Having Twins by Elizabeth Noble are my favourites.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-29-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By mamalovex3
I am pregnant with my second set of twins, had a...

I am pregnant with my second set of twins, had a hospital birth with my first set and for various reasons, have no alternative but to have a hospital birth with this set.  One thing, depending on...
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