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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-10-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By ChaoticMum
We have a Valco double and I LOVED it for rough...

We have a Valco double and I LOVED it for rough gravel roads and terrain. We live on 40 acres in da boonies and never had a problem with it. We took it camping and went over some darn rough trails...
Forum: Traditional Foods   10-13-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By ChaoticMum
wow - and I thought food here was expensive! I...

wow - and I thought food here was expensive! I looked at my receipt from groceries the other day and I had purchased all of the items you mentioned - it came to just under $20 for them all....
If I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-13-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By ChaoticMum
HUGS HUGS HUGS I have two angels also.....huge...

HUGS HUGS HUGS I have two angels also.....huge hugs.
Forum: Canada   10-13-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By ChaoticMum
You would have to contact your regional health...

You would have to contact your regional health authority - they would be able to get you the number for any midwives on staff. Unfortunately they book up so quickly, that unless you book them the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By ChaoticMum
I come from a different background, being that...

I come from a different background, being that in Manitoba we don't have a choice of OBs. We have 4 OB/GYNs available for all pregnancy, post partum and 'womanly' care within a 90min radius of the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By ChaoticMum
Great ideas! I wish we had had some help with...

Great ideas! I wish we had had some help with our duo. My mum stayed with the older kids for the day of their birth but left immediately after i was discharged as we had no room in our campers for 8...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By ChaoticMum
Hugs hugs and more hugs! I remember that feeling...

Hugs hugs and more hugs! I remember that feeling completely. I lived the last 3mths of my twin pregnancy in a camper on our acreage with a generator for power because our house wasn't finished...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By ChaoticMum
Our boys who are 3yrs now, were only 4oz...

Our boys who are 3yrs now, were only 4oz different, so they were so alike it was scary. I braided bracelets in two colours..amber for baby A and blue for baby B. when they started putting hands in...
Forum: Diapering   02-17-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By ChaoticMum
My husband will use them with no complaint - its...

My husband will use them with no complaint - its no different than a 'regular' diaper...put it on, velcro - done. I don't use covers unless I'm going out.
 
That's my biggest reason on top of the...
Forum: Diapering   02-14-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By ChaoticMum
1) I agree the bleach is an issue - I'd suggest,...

1) I agree the bleach is an issue - I'd suggest, if you have to use bleach, run them through on another full cycle with hot water after the initial full cycle with bleach to get the bleach rinsed...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-14-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By ChaoticMum
I would ask the parents - its the best way to...

I would ask the parents - its the best way to get the right answer for these specific kids. Every kid is different, whether twin or not. My older boys are 16mths apart and needed the exact same item...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-14-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By ChaoticMum
I can honestly say we were DONE after the twins...

I can honestly say we were DONE after the twins (they were a surprise pg, and then ended up being twins to boot giving us 4 and 5).  I had and have no regrets about having a tubal ligation done....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-06-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,528
Posted By ChaoticMum
I'm with ~bookcase~ - I had 3 babes in 3 yrs -...

I'm with ~bookcase~ - I had 3 babes in 3 yrs - and then a gap before the twins came along.  I would take the twins over the 3 kids in 3yrs in a heartbeat. So similar in everything - you are torn in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-06-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,867
Posted By ChaoticMum
I had mono/di twins (finally believing they...

I had mono/di twins (finally believing they actually were! LOL) and I would have been allowed to deliver vaginally if not for a transverse Baby A.....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-05-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChaoticMum
Isn't it? I edited it to put the correct lined...

Isn't it? I edited it to put the correct lined up properly picture in there for 21mths - its amazing how once I flipped it - it just flowed together! I was quite shocked actually!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-03-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By ChaoticMum
Such an awesome experience for a section!! Soooo...

Such an awesome experience for a section!! Soooo glad it went so well! :) :) :)
 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-03-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChaoticMum
http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu161/BaronMum...

http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu161/BaronMum/layers.jpg  at 1yr of age
 
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-25-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,245
Posted By ChaoticMum
I never even had a peri - we are very rural here...

I never even had a peri - we are very rural here and all we have are a couple OB's an hour away. So I had an u/s at 21wks - when we found out there were twins, then one at 27wks - the soonest they...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-29-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChaoticMum
THanks everyone!! I think that's my question -...

THanks everyone!! I think that's my question - was it really one, or two fused. I could look into getting the paperwork - I never heard anything about pathology on the placenta....
 
I guess its...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-29-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,011
Posted By ChaoticMum
I didn`t find out about our Duo til 21wks at a...

I didn`t find out about our Duo til 21wks at a regular ultrasound to check my placental placement due to a history of low lying/borderline previa. I had a momma instinct before hand - I questioned...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-15-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChaoticMum
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-14-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By ChaoticMum
Just want to give hugs and say ditto to so many...

Just want to give hugs and say ditto to so many of the comments already made. HUGS HUGS HUGS
 
As for the question of being depressed - its a possiblity - its ALWAYS a possibility, so if you feel...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-14-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,841
Posted By ChaoticMum
.....I refuse to test - its not worth the money...

.....I refuse to test - its not worth the money when the answer really doesn't matter - but it doesn't stop me from being curious.
 
We were told they were mono/di. That the membrane between them...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-14-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,291
Posted By ChaoticMum
I have not faced that situation - in fact I was...

I have not faced that situation - in fact I was always the one who wanted more....but right now, I'd say the only thing you can do is take the time to cool off - then sit down and talk to him. He...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-14-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By ChaoticMum
I delivered at 38w5d by a scheduled section for...

I delivered at 38w5d by a scheduled section for various reasons (Babes positions, distance from hospital, insanely fast previous labours etc) and I was active right up to the end. Walking with the...
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