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Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-13-2013, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Gindugirl
I gave birth to identical twins (which doesn't...

I gave birth to identical twins (which doesn't have a genetic component) in July 2012.  I had very very strong symptoms starting as early as 8dpo: lots of cramping, light headed, extra discharge,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-26-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,687
Posted By Gindugirl
Hi everyone, some of you may remember me from...

Hi everyone, some of you may remember me from some other posts.  I didn't write often, but found this thread and this site so refreshing and actually a real life savor at times.  I wanted to thank...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-26-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By Gindugirl
Thank you for all these replies.  I just wanted...

Thank you for all these replies.  I just wanted to update everyone.  I ended going into labor on my own (well, with the help of sex, evening of primrose oil, and stripping membranes) when I was 37...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-18-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By Gindugirl
I'm now 36.2 weeks pregnant and except for some...

I'm now 36.2 weeks pregnant and except for some contractions, I don't see labor in sight yet.  I agree this is too small of a group and too many variables to gauge whether u/s make a difference in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-21-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By Gindugirl
Thanks ladies.  I just find this subject...

Thanks ladies.  I just find this subject fascinating.  I agree, the correlation would more likely come from the fact that the extra sonograms would lead to more worry and possibly earlier...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By Gindugirl
I read somewhere (but it's vague) that too many...

I read somewhere (but it's vague) that too many ultrasounds can increase the chances of delivering early.  So now I'm curious and would like to do my own mini study with the women here.
 
So reply...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gindugirl
Ah, DiannaK, I read your blog!  Thank you so...

Ah, DiannaK, I read your blog!  Thank you so much!  What an awesome birth story!  I am truly hoping I have a similar outcome.  But I'm also trying to make sure they allow my husband to hold baby A...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Gindugirl
DiannaK- that's pretty much what my Peri wants...

DiannaK- that's pretty much what my Peri wants to do.  He said I don't have to have stirrups with baby A, but with Baby B it's prob gonna be a breech extraction and he wants me in the stirrups-...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-04-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Gindugirl
Thanks ladies!  I'm going to really push for...

Thanks ladies!  I'm going to really push for this one, cuz it's too important to me.  I meet with my Peri next week and I hope he's ok with it.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-31-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Gindugirl
Speedfunk- I see you're in NY.  What hospital...

Speedfunk- I see you're in NY.  What hospital did you deliver at?
 
I'm negotiable on delivering in the OR, but I have decided that they must let my dh, sis and doula in with me.  I would be...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-30-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Gindugirl
I am 29 weeks pregnant with mono-di twin boys....

I am 29 weeks pregnant with mono-di twin boys.  My OB says we have to move into the OR in my last stages of pushing baby A.  This did not make me happy.  But worse is that my sister and doula can't...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-29-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gindugirl
Yourobgyn- I'm actually glad you posted b/c it...

Yourobgyn- I'm actually glad you posted b/c it really highlights the exact debate that takes place at every one of my doctor's appointments.  You and all of our OB's obviously mean well.  They/you...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-29-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,849
Posted By Gindugirl
My blood pressure tends to drop dramatically at...

My blood pressure tends to drop dramatically at the slightest introduction of any drug.  I'm also deathly allergic to Fentanyl (a common pain drug found in epidurals), so that's the reason that gets...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-28-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gindugirl
Wow!  Rinap, Mamalove, Adorkable....You ladies...

Wow!  Rinap, Mamalove, Adorkable....You ladies are really amazing!  I can't tell you how much I appreciate well informed, conscious mamas, who are so proactive in the decisions affecting their...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-26-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gindugirl
Adorkable- Thanks for that story! So question?...

Adorkable- Thanks for that story! So question?  Had you been having problems with BP before, or did it just spring up while you were in labor?  Were you eating/drinking during labor or on IV?  And...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-26-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,492
Posted By Gindugirl
Hi, I'm 28 weeks preg with mono-di twin boys....

Hi, I'm 28 weeks preg with mono-di twin boys.  I've been feeling very anxious lately with all the talk from my peri of having to induce, needing an IV, possible C-section, delivering in the OR, yada...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-25-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By Gindugirl
Eonjourney- wow your story is amazing!  I'm a...

Eonjourney- wow your story is amazing!  I'm a light runner (12-15 mpw) and I can barely walk two blocks in this pregnancy!  I did run with my singleton pregnancy, but my body just said NO with this...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-25-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By Gindugirl
Caitlyn- I agree those are the very same issues...

Caitlyn- I agree those are the very same issues I took up with this study.  It's a VERY small group to be considered large study.  When you talk to your doctor I would be very curious to find out if...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By Gindugirl
I am in the exact same boat.  My peri wants them...

I am in the exact same boat.  My peri wants them out, no question, at 36 weeks for the same reason!  I told him in my last appt that unless there was evidence of an emergency, ttts, or other...
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