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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,152
Posted By MawrtyrB
I had switched to a midwife before I found out I...

I had switched to a midwife before I found out I was PG with twins. We made the decision to stay with her and use the natural friendly hospital if there were no complications going in. My...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-16-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By MawrtyrB
If I didn't already have a huge gdiaper stash...

If I didn't already have a huge gdiaper stash from DD I would totally try Flip. We have 3 in CD. There isn't a diaperbag big enough to carry that much of our regular cloth so we're using gdiapers to...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-03-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By MawrtyrB
Patty Madden delivered my twins with an assist...

Patty Madden delivered my twins with an assist by her OB Dr. O'Flynn. They were wonderful. Elmer was wonderful.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-28-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,795
Posted By MawrtyrB
38 weeks & 1 day, did an induction only because...

38 weeks & 1 day, did an induction only because I was already having contractions and there was a pending holiday. They were concerned about my ability to get to the hospital on time and getting...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-28-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By MawrtyrB
We CD'd our twins and DD since birth. The twins...

We CD'd our twins and DD since birth. The twins were 5 lb 2 oz and 7 lb 7 oz. DD was 8 lb 11 oz. We started each in Kissaluv fitteds, but none of them, even my little guy stayed in them long. After...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-15-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By MawrtyrB
I was induced with pitocin but no pain drugs. It...

I was induced with pitocin but no pain drugs. It was surprisingly easy. Didn't hardly even hurt until the last couple hours. I had a doula. We played music and used the relaxation techniques from...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-14-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By MawrtyrB
Standard even my super natural friendly hospital...

Standard even my super natural friendly hospital too. However my little guys decided they couldn't wait to get to the OR so they popped out in the labor room. Oops.

I was really nervous about...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-17-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By MawrtyrB
Well now that depends...I only escaped the OR...

Well now that depends...I only escaped the OR because i went from 8 cm to twin A shooting out of me like a cannonball in under 2 minutes. I don't recommend that though. Nothing was set up in the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-23-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By MawrtyrB
Yes, essentially it is a convenience based, but...

Yes, essentially it is a convenience based, but could they really get all the personnel there in time if I needed them on Thursday? She seems to think they couldn't. "Skeletal staff" was her words....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-23-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 931
Posted By MawrtyrB
Ok i'm 38 weeks with my twins. I'm supposed to...

Ok i'm 38 weeks with my twins. I'm supposed to deliver at a special hospital that is now essentially a birth center in a hospital since they built a new regional hospital nearby. However they have...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-20-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By MawrtyrB
Most of the time I was given the green light....

Most of the time I was given the green light. For a few weeks I was being watched for a "low lying placenta". Midwife thought the peri should have told me to be on pelvic rest but hadn't and the way...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-18-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,593
Posted By MawrtyrB
I conceived twins accidentally while...

I conceived twins accidentally while breastfeeding. DD was 6 months old at the time.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-12-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By MawrtyrB
My twins aren't here yet (almost time) but we...

My twins aren't here yet (almost time) but we CD'd our daughter. I have 36ish KL0s and I don't know how many covers. I definitely plan on washing daily with 3 in diapers. I have some FB, etc in case...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-05-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,183
Posted By MawrtyrB
If it was me, I wouldn't let them pull before 36...

If it was me, I wouldn't let them pull before 36 weeks unless they could show me some sign that the babies were at risk. As to being admitted, if it get the doc off my back and let the pregnancy go...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-24-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By MawrtyrB
Just wanted to say hi. My doula recommended I...

Just wanted to say hi. My doula recommended I come over to this board. I had been on The Bump's Multiples board but there wasn't a lot of support for natural births over there. Despite everyone's...
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