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Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-07-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By venustx
What sweet boys! I have triplets so we had some...

What sweet boys! I have triplets so we had some NICU time, too, and seeing your kangaroo pictures really took me back.

And WOW, you were rocking those heels on Mother's Day!

Welcome, and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-18-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By venustx
that is how it always was for me, too - getting...

that is how it always was for me, too - getting "lucky" with 3 sick babies that I was only desperately needed by one at a time.

I'm glad they're feeling better, and I hope you all get a little...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,391
Posted By venustx
I had a dream between conception and the...

I had a dream between conception and the positive pregnancy test that I had triplets. I laughed it off at the time...and then gave birth to triplets 8 months later.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By venustx
Do you have any specific questions regarding...

Do you have any specific questions regarding issues you are experiencing or are you looking for more general advice?

I don't have any particular tricks to share, but I do have triplets (18 months...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-31-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By venustx
My triplets were born the same day as your...

My triplets were born the same day as your twins. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

I had severe supply issues from the very beginning so I know my feelings are biased...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-12-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By venustx
Yes, if she made it to 35-36 weeks they will be...

Yes, if she made it to 35-36 weeks they will be bigger than 3 pounds. My triplets were born at 34 weeks and were all over 4 pounds. One was almost 5 pounds! I would make them for at least 5 pounds.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-16-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By venustx
Quote: Originally Posted by mamaeliz...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamaeliz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14801019)
I feel like such a "lazy" mom in the respect...
Forum: Queer Parenting   11-23-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By venustx
Sorry I'm so late, but congratulations!!...

Sorry I'm so late, but congratulations!! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif

Your first babe was born a couple of weeks...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-09-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By venustx
Quote: Originally Posted by kjoy2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kjoy2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14644896)
What Novella and I were trying to express is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-08-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By venustx
Quote: Originally Posted by Novella...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Novella http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14642288)
Certainly there are cases of in-touch and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-08-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By venustx
Quote: Originally Posted by kjoy2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kjoy2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14640955)
I also found the OBs suggestion to leave the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-07-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,190
Posted By venustx
Quote: Originally Posted by LoisLane...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LoisLane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14639065)
When that is coupled with the (real) threat...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-11-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 49
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Views: 5,751
Posted By venustx
I felt EXACTLY the same way when I found out I...

I felt EXACTLY the same way when I found out I was expecting triplets. I cried for two weeks and hated myself for being so sad and scared and overwhelmed when I finally had what I longed to have for...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-22-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By venustx
This one was our favorite:...

This one was our favorite: http://www.tesserapublishing.com/occ...px?v=item&i=55 (http://www.tesserapublishing.com/occasions/baby/products.aspx?v=item&i=55)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-03-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By venustx
My triplets were born the same day as your...

My triplets were born the same day as your twins. They do make each other laugh sometimes but far more often, they make each other cry by taking toys, blocking a path or something like that. I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-12-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By venustx
Mine didn't have blood tests at their 9 month...

Mine didn't have blood tests at their 9 month visit. They did the usual weight/length/head measurements, we talked quite a bit about milestones but mine were preemies (specifically, she asked about...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-07-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By venustx
I thought it would take a long time, also, and...

I thought it would take a long time, also, and it worked on the first try! (After a break, after 3 years...) I thought I was pretty safe with a due date over a month after my anniversary date, even...
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-06-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,453
Posted By venustx
Quote: Originally Posted by Monarchgrrl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Monarchgrrl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13887358)
Employees are eligible if they have...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-24-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,453
Posted By venustx
We don't have enough room in the bed to cosleep...

We don't have enough room in the bed to cosleep with our triplets, though I have napped alone with them a few times. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

For the first few...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-18-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,446
Posted By venustx
I didn't see the part about breastfeeding...

I didn't see the part about breastfeeding another child. My Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist recommended no nipple stimulation after 18 weeks or so, as the larger your uterus gets, the higher the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-18-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,446
Posted By venustx
I just wanted to say welcome and...

I just wanted to say welcome and congratulations, from one triplet mom to another! I had a c-section because my babies were transverse, but I know of a few sets of triplets who were born vaginally....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-01-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By venustx
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I had 34 weekers and I know just how hard it is. I was never able to produce enough (my max was 15 ounces in a day so we've always had to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-06-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By venustx
I think it's really funny to go out with two, so...

I think it's really funny to go out with two, so when people give me the "hands full" comment I can say "yes, good thing I left their triplet brother at home!"
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,274
Posted By venustx
I don't have twins but I'm posting here anyway....

I don't have twins but I'm posting here anyway. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3082/...f018054a_b.jpg...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-02-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By venustx
I had triplets at 34 weeks and they weighed 4lbs...

I had triplets at 34 weeks and they weighed 4lbs 6oz and 4lbs 12 oz. They were estimated the day before at 4.12, 5.11 and 6.10 so that was way off on two of them. I had steroid shots at 32 weeks,...
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