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Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-01-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,304
Posted By DWife03
Thanks for all your replies! I want a cover for...

Thanks for all your replies! I want a cover for the beginning with all the visitors (especially certain crude/rude male family members) when they are so tiny and taking longer to nurse. I doubt I'll...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-01-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,356
Posted By DWife03
Sex has definitely slowed down for us. I'm 34...

Sex has definitely slowed down for us. I'm 34 weeks now and we're able to have sex about every other week. I'm usually on my side with my leg propped up on pillows. I'm enjoying it as long as it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-22-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By DWife03
Yes, it's Dr. Joseph Tate in Norcross, GA...

Yes, it's Dr. Joseph Tate in Norcross, GA (delivers in downtown Atlanta). I highly recommend him!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-22-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,304
Posted By DWife03
Is there a nursing cover big enough for twins?...

Is there a nursing cover big enough for twins? Or will I have to sew my own? The one I used for DD isn't big enough to hide both breasts/babies. I expect to just strip off my shirt & bra and tandem...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-16-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By DWife03
My OB delivered his 2nd set (in 14 mo) of VBAC...

My OB delivered his 2nd set (in 14 mo) of VBAC triplets this past Sunday!!! Both sets were at 38wks with no NICU time! I'm so excited about it! Wish there were more OB's willing to do this!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-10-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,599
Posted By DWife03
 Name? (if you feel like it) Joy   ...



Name? (if you feel like it) Joy
 
You and maybe your partners age at the birth? Joy: 35, DH: 41
 
Are the babies Mono or Di or what combo of both? Di/Di
 
What number of kids will is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-02-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By DWife03
How far along are you? I was wondering if twins...

How far along are you? I was wondering if twins dropped, but I'm not there yet - only 25w2d.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-02-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By DWife03
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http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wool.gif Bumping to get more votes :)




 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-02-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By DWife03
mom_of_steele  - aw sweetie, don't be hard on...

mom_of_steele  - aw sweetie, don't be hard on yourself. No guilt here! You made the best decision you knew to make at the time. And who knows, if you hadn't gotten the epi, you may have wished you...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By DWife03
Thanks for all of your thoughts and experiences...

Thanks for all of your thoughts and experiences and honesty! Some days I feel excited/hopeful and other days, especially when I'm tired, I feel discouraged.
 
I do have a DD who just turned 2...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-06-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By DWife03
Thanks for all your honest answers! I'm still...

Thanks for all your honest answers! I'm still doing some thinking about it, and will probably decide at the last minute depending on circumstances.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By DWife03
I have 3 other ladies that I know IRL who have...

I have 3 other ladies that I know IRL who have blogged to me about their experiences having twins. They have said things like
"the first 2 months were like going through the valley of the shadow of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-02-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By DWife03
I realize childbirth is different for every...

I realize childbirth is different for every woman and every birth because so many variables play a part in it. But for those of you had singletons before your twins, was your twin labor longer? I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-02-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,365
Posted By DWife03
 This is what my OB told me also. He's been...


This is what my OB told me also. He's been practicing for 30+ years and has delivered many breech/breech twins vaginally.
 
I wish there were new OB's trained and skilled in this area.
 ...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-02-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By DWife03
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wool.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wool.gif Bumping to get more votes :)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-02-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By DWife03
Interesting! I use chicken stock for some of...

Interesting!
I use chicken stock for some of my dishes that I make usually from whatever is leftover from the chicken - neck, spine, etc.
I also have a "RRL Pregnancy tea blend" that I bet works...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By DWife03
Several of you have mentioned taking supplements...

Several of you have mentioned taking supplements or eating foods to help support the placenta(s) and strengthen the sac(s). Could you tell me what you took/ate?
TIA
Joy
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,518
Posted By DWife03
Actually I am 20 weeks tomorrow and on what my...

Actually I am 20 weeks tomorrow and on what my OB calls "semi-bedrest" or just going by common sense. He said for me not to do any lifting or walking for exercise. Also I am to lie down if I have...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By DWife03
If you had a hospital birth, do you recommend...

If you had a hospital birth, do you recommend having an epidural or not? If you had an internal version, did you have an epidural or go med-free? How did you handle the internal version and what was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By DWife03
Morgan - I saw you had your triplets!!! Congrats...

Morgan - I saw you had your triplets!!! Congrats and T&P for a speedy recovery and that the babies continue to feed and grow well!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By DWife03
If I missed an option, please let me know. It a...

If I missed an option, please let me know. It a multiple choice poll because some of you have had more than one set of twins.
Joy
 
ETA: If you went into labor early and it was a week or several...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,518
Posted By DWife03
 Okay, maybe I will start a poll then! Joy ...


Okay, maybe I will start a poll then!
Joy
 
Quote:Originally Posted by ~Adorkable~ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-13-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,518
Posted By DWife03
So basically be ready to go into labor between...

So basically be ready to go into labor between 34 and 40+ weeks. LOL!
The longer, the better.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-06-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,518
Posted By DWife03
Please point me to the correct thread if I've...

Please point me to the correct thread if I've missed it already answering this question.
 
When did you deliver your twins if you went into labor on your own?
My OB will let me go as long as 40+...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-16-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By DWife03
Thank you! This site has been so helpful! I have...

Thank you! This site has been so helpful! I have been reading and reading trying to take in all the information. :)
My doctor informed me that he will do anything to help me have a vaginal birth...
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