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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-10-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By mauri456
I had an amazing twin VBAC in the hospital at...

I had an amazing twin VBAC in the hospital at almost 40 weeks to di/di ID twins.  It was just my husband, midwife, ob, and two nurses.   I felt nothing but love and support.   This was at  a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By mauri456
I had my twins at 39.6 weeks.   I had an...

I had my twins at 39.6 weeks.
 
I had an unofficial u/s at 14 weeks cus I suspected 2.  di/di twins
 
20 week u/s
 
28 week u/s  growth/cervix/fluid
 
32 week u/s  growth/cervix/fluid)
 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-26-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,890
Posted By mauri456
I worked until 34 weeks.  I carried my girls to...

I worked until 34 weeks.  I carried my girls to 39.6 weeks.  I would have gone lower but my BP was starting to rise.  It was never anything more than just high BP (no pre-e), but my MW and OB wanted...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-28-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By mauri456
I remember that same exact feeling that you are...

I remember that same exact feeling that you are describing and feeling almost upset that there were two babies.  Now I look at my two almost 2 year old sweet little girls and am so happy we were...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-23-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By mauri456
I had mine vaginally but my OB was comfortable...

I had mine vaginally but my OB was comfortable going to 40w.   I had them at 39.6...di/di (http:/di) girls... fat & healthy.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-20-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,926
Posted By mauri456
I have this one for the exact same reason!   ...

I have this one for the exact same reason!
 
http://www.amazon.com/Combi-Twin-Sport-Double-Stroller/dp/B002ZNKSNY...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-13-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By mauri456
Just another vote for stocking up now while you...

Just another vote for stocking up now while you can... my pumping volume also went down considerably from the early days.  We made it and they never needed formula even though I worked FT from 6...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-13-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By mauri456
This was the same point that I was about ready...

This was the same point that I was about ready to have a breakdown.  My twins were EBF also and from 4-6 months started waking up every 1-2 hrs and only wanted to nurse.   They were HUNGRY.   What I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-13-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By mauri456
I worked til 34 weeks full time as a nurse.  My...

I worked til 34 weeks full time as a nurse.  My BP started to creep up so I stopped.  My twins came at 39+ weeks
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-15-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By mauri456
Well I guess the title says it all.   I am...

Well I guess the title says it all.   I am really starting to loose steam here.  My girls are such sweet babies and I think our biggest issue is sleep.  They are still up to nurse constantly - like...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,528
Posted By mauri456
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-07-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,528
Posted By mauri456
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-07-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By mauri456
Well my twins are only  7 months old.   I also...

Well my twins are only  7 months old.   I also have a three year old.  I would love one more kiddo, but not at this time...down the road.   I think we will probably wait until the twins are 3-4...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-07-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By mauri456
My A is the needier one too.    She goes from...

My A is the needier one too.    She goes from happy to screaming very fast.   She's also a momma's girl and does not do so well when I need to work/go out without her :-(
 
My B on the other hand...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-07-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,528
Posted By mauri456
I do agree that folks are just trying to chat...

I do agree that folks are just trying to chat and relate.   It's just frustrating b/c with babies it's hard enough to even get everyone dressed, fed, happy, and out!!! You know you have a small...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-06-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,528
Posted By mauri456
My favorite is "You have your hands full".   I...

My favorite is "You have your hands full".   I don't understand why people feel the need to say that.... I mean yes I probably do.  I have a three year old and almost 8 month twins... I am busy....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-26-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By mauri456
I vote twins!!!! I had pretty much everything...

I vote twins!!!! I had pretty much everything you listed.  I actually used a doppler and listened and found two heartbeats.    I have access through my work to an ultrasound machine so we peaked to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-22-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,007
Posted By mauri456
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Quote:Originally Posted by LoisLane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1313682/any-surprise-twins#post_16459547)

I am...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-18-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,841
Posted By mauri456
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Quote:Originally Posted by Marissamom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,259
Posted By mauri456
I had my twins by VBAC epidural free in the...

I had my twins by VBAC epidural free in the hospital.  My doctor did not require an epidural.  I also did not have to deliver in the OR.   However, my OB is very comfortable with twins and has lots...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-05-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By mauri456
They will be 6 months in a week.   I guess...

They will be 6 months in a week.   I guess things are better than the newborn days... but now it's still nonstop.   I feel like they nurse more often (like every 1-2 hrs during the day/every 2-4 at...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-03-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By mauri456
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Quote:Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-20-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,724
Posted By mauri456
My  mom BF'd all seven of us including a set of...

My  mom BF'd all seven of us including a set of twins.   I think she did push solids early on though and had us eating 'meals' so that she could nurse less.  I know this b/c she did have to work yet...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-20-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By mauri456
I remember feeling the same way, especially at 3...

I remember feeling the same way, especially at 3 months.   I was told that there is another hormonal shift then (kinda like right after the babies).   Also I think I expected it to be super, super...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-20-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By mauri456
Mamas,   Did you have trouble keeping up...

Mamas,
 
Did you have trouble keeping up with your babes when away?   My husband took the girls out so I could get some work done.... I nursed them at 11:45 and then pumped at 1:45 and only got 3...
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