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Forum: Women's Health   01-28-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,247
Posted By kir
Hi - My daughter was not sick at all today, and...

Hi - My daughter was not sick at all today, and then a few hours after going to bed, around midnight, she woke up WAILING. I thought it was a nightmare, got her back to sleep -- but then after 30...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-07-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By kir
Thanks for all the ideas, everyone. Things...

Thanks for all the ideas, everyone.

Things have gotten better, using ideas from here.

We got our girls to understand how tired we are, and how we need to get to sleep on time, too. They said...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-07-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By kir
Thanks for the input, everyone!

Thanks for the input, everyone!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By kir
I think you are totally right about the...

I think you are totally right about the overstimulation! Can you help me figure out how to leave the room without a lot of crying? Usually, the problem is one kid will cry and then the other will...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-30-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,236
Posted By kir
We never sleep trained or used CIO or anything...

We never sleep trained or used CIO or anything with our twin girls. They have always been bad sleepers, but I did years of feeding all through the night, walking them to sleep in strollers, rocking...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-30-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By kir
We never sleep trained or used CIO or anything...

We never sleep trained or used CIO or anything with our twin girls. They have always been bad sleepers, but I did years of feeding all through the night, walking them to sleep in strollers, rocking...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-01-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By kir
Thanks for all the responses everyone. I...

Thanks for all the responses everyone.

I should try LLL . . . it's sort of weird (but i don't know why) b/c at this point we'd be in a toddler nursing group.

Also, and this is weird too, i've...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-25-2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By kir
We moved back to NYC a few months ago from...

We moved back to NYC a few months ago from India. In india, it's pretty much considered barbaric not to respond to a baby's cries, and most people do some version of co-sleeping. There's not this...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-25-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,561
Posted By kir
We have had some times lately, with the weather...

We have had some times lately, with the weather getting warmer, when we didn't give the girls enough water through the day, and they'd wake up a lot to nurse, and finally in frustration we'd offer...
Forum: Breastfeeding   01-01-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By kir
I have to get a few wisdom teeth out tomorrow....

I have to get a few wisdom teeth out tomorrow. Can anyone suggest a pain med that would be ok for my nursing babes (13 months old twins).

The doctor suggested pumping and dumping b/c he doesn't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-26-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By kir
OP: One of our twins is like this. DH sometimes...

OP: One of our twins is like this. DH sometimes has to move her away from me and put her in their little bed next to ours, and then she'll sleep soundly.

Maybe it would help you to have your DP...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-24-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By kir
Well....an update. They are now almost 8 months...

Well....an update. They are now almost 8 months (huh????) and things just got better one day, sort of suddenly. I think it might have been a growth spurt. I feed them some solid foods, but not so...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-24-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By kir
I was just going online to ask about this....I...

I was just going online to ask about this....I just went out alone with Kalpana. It's rainy season here, so trying to coordinate getting out with their erratic naps and the unpredictable...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-13-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By kir
My DH is just getting into the babies. And it's...

My DH is just getting into the babies. And it's tough because some of the stuff he said months ago (they are now older than 7 months) still rings in my ears. It's hard. We are moms, one way or...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-08-2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 716
Posted By kir
Quote: Originally Posted by Mama Poot My AF...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mama Poot
My AF returned at a whopping 8wks pp!!!!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: And this was with DS nursing constantly, no problems or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-08-2006, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By kir
i totally understand why people are saying that...

i totally understand why people are saying that you shouldn't puree foods for baby, that it's better to let them explore with non-chokable foods,etc.

But letting kids play with food is really...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-26-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By kir
nak they should match up to singletons ...

nak
they should match up to singletons

remember that those "weights" are estimates based on measurements taken. don't get to stressed/excited unless they're way off (easier said than done!)
Forum: Family Planning   06-26-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By kir
I got pregnant with twins while I was using FAM...

I got pregnant with twins while I was using FAM to avoid pregnancy.

Oops!

Things are great now, and my twins are almost 7 months old. But we would really like to avoid another pregnancy right...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-26-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By kir
Hey, we are flying for the first time on...

Hey, we are flying for the first time on Wednesday! It's only a 2-hour flight, but we've got twins! ACK!

I normally don't FF, but I'm thinking of bringing bottles in case I can't tandem nurse...
Forum: December 2005   06-25-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 773
Posted By kir
Right now I offer something at most twice a day....

Right now I offer something at most twice a day.

Straight up fruit seems to be too sweet--they get problems on the way out. So I offer a little porridge, along with some veg or fruit.

In the...
Forum: December 2005   06-25-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By kir
regarding limiting the breast at night: I've...

regarding limiting the breast at night:
I've been trying to do that, because I can't tandem nurse all night!
I can nurse one at a time, but not both. (and even one at a time has its limits, some...
Forum: December 2005   06-25-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 650
Posted By kir
My girls are just small. a month ago they were...

My girls are just small. a month ago they were around 13 pounds i think.
even on WHO charts they are below 3 pctl.
oh well
i've decided not to worry too much.
they doubled their birth weights by...
Forum: December 2005   06-25-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By kir
This is exactly what I needed to hear. ...

This is exactly what I needed to hear.

You're right, Geofizz, that I'm getting a lot of negative messages. But my bigger prob is that I can't tune them out and only hear the positive ones. My DH...
Forum: December 2005   06-25-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By kir
me too i need that recipe!! i've been...

me too i need that recipe!!

i've been giving K&A all kinds of stuff to teethe on in those mesh feeders, but those are a PiTA to clean!

K
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-24-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By kir
Quote: Originally Posted by twinsr4me My...

Quote:
Originally Posted by twinsr4me
My doctor had told us to wait for solids until they are one. He said thier digestive system isnt ready for food until they are at least one. I ebf my boys and...
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