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Forum: Breastfeeding   12-05-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,274
Posted By herdingkittens
"Nee-see".  A verb and a noun - as in "I want to...

"Nee-see".  A verb and a noun - as in "I want to nee-see" and "I want to see your nee-sees!"  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: February 2011   02-14-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By herdingkittens
i was due on the 5th.  have not heard anything...

i was due on the 5th.  have not heard anything from my midwife yet about any next steps.  although i had 1 week and  3 week late babies before..... 
Forum: Homebirth   02-14-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By herdingkittens
another vote for the book "pushed", also...

another vote for the book "pushed", also "homebirth" by kitzinger.  my husband was not too comfortable with homebirth, but was open to to it.  after me reading and educating myself, and discussing...
Forum: February 2011   02-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By herdingkittens
How about a nice hot epsom salts bath and a cup...

How about a nice hot epsom salts bath and a cup of tea when your husband gets home?  Have someone pick up a big stack of fresh library books for you to read to those little ones if you cannot make...
Forum: February 2011   02-08-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,835
Posted By herdingkittens
yeah, and only fresh will do - the canned stuff...

yeah, and only fresh will do - the canned stuff doesn't cut it.   let's all toast with a nice hot cup of raspberry leaf tea, then!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/teapot2.GIF
Forum: February 2011   02-08-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,835
Posted By herdingkittens
Joining in...looks like this is more common than...

Joining in...looks like this is more common than we think!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif  I woke up 3 nights ago having contractions 2-3 minutes apart for two hours!!!  then...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-08-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,967
Posted By herdingkittens
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-07-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,967
Posted By herdingkittens
a few minutes....

a few minutes.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By herdingkittens
I either nursed mine to sleep at the same time...

I either nursed mine to sleep at the same time on the EZ to nurse twin pillow, or wore mine to sleep (which proved to be great for my legs and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-28-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By herdingkittens
we used a paci with ours when they were very...

we used a paci with ours when they were very small (although not until they were nursing well - maybe like after a month or so).  i used them for those in between moments - like nursing them to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-28-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By herdingkittens
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-21-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By herdingkittens
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-20-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By herdingkittens
not sure, but pumping on top of nursing twins...

not sure, but pumping on top of nursing twins may be more work than it's worth.  they may taper off a bit in a short time - i remember my twins going through growth spurts where i just sat around...
Forum: February 2011   01-20-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By herdingkittens
ok, then i am not crazy.  today i am feeling...

ok, then i am not crazy.  today i am feeling better - a bit more pep in my step.  yeah, last night I had a bunch of BHs and woke up normal again....it is so hard not to get too excited at this...
Forum: February 2011   01-19-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By herdingkittens
Hello Feb ladies,   We are expecting a...

Hello Feb ladies,
 
We are expecting a little one (his due date is the 5th of Feb), planning a water birth and homebirth.  Getting really really excited to meet him!! 
 
Anyhow, the last two...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-15-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By herdingkittens
Our twins (boys) have been in bed with us since...

Our twins (boys) have been in bed with us since the beginning, and we moved them into their brother's room a couple of months before they turned 3.  They share a twin bed (sleeping sideways), with...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-05-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By herdingkittens
I would have found a midwife with twins...

I would have found a midwife with twins experience and had them at home.  Oh, and lined up dinners for 6 months from anyone willing to help!  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-05-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,863
Posted By herdingkittens
Hey there.  I can sort of answer your...

Hey there.  I can sort of answer your question.http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif  I nursed both my twins, but it took them until they hit "term" (they were induced at 36 weeks)...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-07-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By herdingkittens
Our twins were conceived with my first ovulation...

Our twins were conceived with my first ovulation before even having my cycle PP. That being said, so was our #3, who is a singleton (our #2 and current #6 - singletons - were conceived when I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-05-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,576
Posted By herdingkittens
mine were vaginal. easiest of all my labors,...

mine were vaginal. easiest of all my labors, actually. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

yes, you have to be a staunch advocate, though, if you have to see an OB. my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-27-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By herdingkittens
poor thing. sleep deprivation was the most...

poor thing. sleep deprivation was the most challenging aspect of raising twin babies for me, so my heart goes out to you.

when we were in the throws of that, someone on this board suggested the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-04-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By herdingkittens
you just never know how things will turn out. ...

you just never know how things will turn out.

i had never had real stretch marks with any of my other pregnancies until my twins (even though I gained the same amount as I did with one of my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-03-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By herdingkittens
the pillow at side thing: yes, their bodies...

the pillow at side thing:
yes, their bodies were in the crooks of my arms with their heads on top of my breasts. the pillows were there more to support my arms and give them a little height so the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-02-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By herdingkittens
have you tried epsom salts in your baths? that...

have you tried epsom salts in your baths? that is the only way a bath gets out my aches. ibuprofen?

also maybe ask your midwife/doctor. they may be able to refer you to someone who can do massage...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-02-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By herdingkittens
eeek. i never woke up the other baby. too much...

eeek. i never woke up the other baby. too much for me to think about in those sleepless days http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif i rolled back and forth between them, and...
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