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Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   03-18-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,186
Posted By Liora
I'm in the same situation as you are lizzylou. ...

I'm in the same situation as you are lizzylou.  My  twin boys, born at 32 weeks, are almost 6 lbs after 2.5 weeks in the NICU and they are doing wonderful except for the eating thing.  It is very...
Forum: April 2011   03-07-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,876
Posted By Liora
I think you are all in a good place!  My boys...

I think you are all in a good place!  My boys were born at 32 weeks and were both over 5lbs and even though they have a NICU stay ahead of them they are really healthy and thriving!  It is more a...
Forum: April 2011   03-02-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By Liora
The babies were born Feb 28 at 5:11 and 5:19...

The babies were born Feb 28 at 5:11 and 5:19 respectively. Asher was born first and weighed 5lbs 1.5oz and Boston weighed 5lbs even. My labor was crazy! I'll do a birth story later but I was lucky...
Forum: April 2011   02-24-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Liora
Well, I'm still pregnant at 32 weeks 3 days - so...

Well, I'm still pregnant at 32 weeks 3 days - so that is good!  32 weeks is miles better than 30.
 
I'm not on anything (IV) but I am on insulin for my GD now.  Ugh.  Other than that I'm healthy...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-24-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,493
Posted By Liora
It definitely depends on where you are too.  I'm...

It definitely depends on where you are too.  I'm in Ohio where MW are very restricted to working under and OB.  Last pregnancy I had to fight to stay with the MW due to GD - controlled with diet. ...
Forum: April 2011   02-14-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By Liora
Thanks so much for all the thoughts and...

Thanks so much for all the thoughts and prayers!  They mean so much.
 
So, I have pre-eclampsia - my protein was 820 on a 24 hour collection and 300 is considered pre-e.  However, I'm not swelling...
Forum: April 2011   02-09-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
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Forum: April 2011   02-04-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Liora
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Forum: April 2011   02-04-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Liora
Dear Babies,   I know it is cramped in there...

Dear Babies,
 
I know it is cramped in there but could you please NOT coordinate your kicks so that I simultaneously get it in the cervix AND the ribs? 
 
kthxbi
Forum: April 2011   02-03-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 610
Posted By Liora
I'm also miserable sleeping on my sides.  I get...

I'm also miserable sleeping on my sides.  I get shoulder and hip pain.  I also wake up on my back but I really feel that if being on my back was dangerous my body would tell me - I mean that might...
Forum: April 2011   02-03-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,302
Posted By Liora
You all are very inspiring!  I haven't made...

You all are very inspiring!  I haven't made anything yet but I'm planning on sewing sheets for our New Mega Family Bed!  LOL.  We are buying a twin to push against our King and I want it to seem...
Forum: April 2011   02-03-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
For some reason it is THIS thread that has made...

For some reason it is THIS thread that has made me so anxious to meet my babies!!!  I want to stop talking bout CDing and start diapering those tiny bums!!!  (but not this tiny - another 6 weeks at...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-01-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,595
Posted By Liora
Thanks for the hint about Gentle Mothering! ...

Thanks for the hint about Gentle Mothering!  Always looking for great resources.  I guess the other uphill battle in my case is that waiting 45 seconds to clamp/cut babyA's cord means baby B is...
Forum: April 2011   01-31-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
On the pockets v. prefolds question.  I really...

On the pockets v. prefolds question.  I really love my Fuzzi Bunz OS pockets.  However they are expensive - so for the time between newborn and when FB fit (they say 7 lbs and up but I've heard 9-10...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-30-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Liora
I am having a lot of contractions without...

I am having a lot of contractions without dilation BUT not 2 minutes apart.  More like 5-6 an hour.  I'm almost 29 weeks.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,595
Posted By Liora
Thanks for the responses.  I definitely don't...

Thanks for the responses.  I definitely don't WANT a c/s but it is more likely with twins so I'm trying to be prepared.  I did find this article:...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-30-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,595
Posted By Liora
Hmmm.  Sounds like I'm fighting a major uphill...

Hmmm.  Sounds like I'm fighting a major uphill battle here.  :(
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-29-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By Liora
x-posted in I'm Pregnant.   Does anyone have...

x-posted in I'm Pregnant.
 
Does anyone have any experience or information on convincing an OB to delay cord clamping during a c-section?
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-29-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By Liora
Does anyone have an example of talking about GD...

Does anyone have an example of talking about GD in their birthplans?  I'm interested in labor interventions but primarily in treatment of the newborn of a GD mom.  I know I'll have a fight on my...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-29-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,595
Posted By Liora
Does anyone have an information or stories about...

Does anyone have an information or stories about convincing an OB to delay cord clamping in the case of a c-section?
Forum: April 2011   01-29-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
Donutmolly - I would like to try to make some...

Donutmolly - I would like to try to make some covers.  I'm pretty novice in the sewing arena though.  It seems like a big responsibility to make something that has to keep poo in (as opposed to a...
Forum: April 2011   01-29-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
I would love to try wool but I haven't found an...

I would love to try wool but I haven't found an "on a budget" option.  Am I missing something?  (especially with twins on the way I'm trying to do it on the cheap).
 
Good point about the gussets...
Forum: April 2011   01-28-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
I just googled Angelwing fold and it does look...

I just googled Angelwing fold and it does look like it would trap more poo than just a trifold.  I have 2 snappi's a friend gave me so that looks like the way to go. 
 
It also looks like Bummis...
Forum: April 2011   01-27-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,876
Posted By Liora
Ugh.  Massive Fail!  My GD test came back and my...

Ugh.  Massive Fail!  My GD test came back and my blood glucose was 207!!!  So bad they don't even need me to take the 3 hour (which is good because I was NOT going to fast).  So, ugh.  I had GD with...
Forum: April 2011   01-27-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 10,934
Posted By Liora
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