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Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-10-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Nansala
It's completely possible but please do not get...

It's completely possible but please do not get upset with yourself if it doesn't happen.

I have two sets of twins. The first set I was absolutely neurotic about eating all the protein I could,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-04-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Nansala
I have b/g twins that turned 4 on 7/14 and 6...

I have b/g twins that turned 4 on 7/14 and 6 month old b/g twins (born 6/25/05).

Both sets are spontaneous. I was completely freaked out when I found out it was twins again, btw, we weren't...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-27-2005, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By Nansala
The pump that you've been using -- is it yours...

The pump that you've been using -- is it yours or do you rent it? If you're only planning on pumping for another month or two, you could rent a pump that would perhaps allow you to get a better...
Forum: Homebirth   10-27-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By Nansala
Dh and I did it with my first set of twins every...

Dh and I did it with my first set of twins every night from about 6 weeks before delivery. I had a slight skid mark but no episiotomy and no real tear.

2nd set of twins, and the presenting baby...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-27-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,253
Posted By Nansala
Quote: Originally Posted by Diane~Alena I So...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Diane~Alena
I So please share how far along you all got with your multiples and how you got there. Did everyone here have to go on strict bedrest? How big were your...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-27-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,820
Posted By Nansala
Quote: Originally Posted by mommybritt It's...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommybritt
It's wierd because my twins were easier than my singleton but I just don't want 5 kids - 4, yes, 5 we'd need a bigger house, a x-large van, more money, etc,...
Forum: Homebirth   10-24-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By Nansala
At home though, with my 2nd twins. I had been in...

At home though, with my 2nd twins. I had been in my son's room because he was sick. I went to potty before getting back into bed and thats when my water broke. Within minutes contractions started...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-24-2005, 06:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,253
Posted By Nansala
I went to 38w6d with my first set. Vag delivery...

I went to 38w6d with my first set. Vag delivery 10 minute apart, 10 hour labor, Emily was 6lbs even and Nathan was 5lbs 4oz.

2nd set, 37w3 days, Vag delivery 4 mintues apart, 4 1/2 hour labor....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-24-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By Nansala
My belly would itch or hurt from the stretching....

My belly would itch or hurt from the stretching.

Actually, my first pg, I didn't get a single stretch mark until 36 weeks. And, I literally woke up one morning with a bunch where I'd had none the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-24-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By Nansala
Quote: Originally Posted by nancymom I was...

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Originally Posted by nancymom
I was just wondering how many people's skin (belly skin) went back to normal after having twins. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-21-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Nansala
But, my babies are only 4 mos....

But, my babies are only 4 mos. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

I work f-t, pump 3x a day, then bf the rest of the time. But, day by day I'm not pumping enough to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-20-2005, 12:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,820
Posted By Nansala
My babies from my second set are 3 1/2 mos old....

My babies from my second set are 3 1/2 mos old. My big kids are 4 yo.

Honestly, it's so much easier the 2nd time around. Much smaller learning curve. I already knew how to bf twins. Knew how to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-03-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By Nansala
They were both head down after like 24 weeks. ...

They were both head down after like 24 weeks.

Second set, baby B was breech one week and head down the next, and then back again. At my 37 week appt, she was back to being breech again, and then...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-30-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Nansala
I purchased it from slingsandmore.com. It's a...

I purchased it from slingsandmore.com. It's a double sling made especially for carrying two babies. I would put it on so it crossed in front of me with the ring in the back. Each baby had a hammock...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-27-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Nansala
I nursed my first set for about 8 months -- even...

I nursed my first set for about 8 months -- even after their ped told me that bf'ing twins was "impossible".

Now, I'm nursing my second set -- they're just over 3 mos old.

I have rented the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-23-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By Nansala
Let me start off by telling you I have two sets...

Let me start off by telling you I have two sets of twins. During my first pregnancy, I was neurotic about eating the correct amount of protein, stressed about how much weight I was gaining, etc. I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-22-2005, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,897
Posted By Nansala
In my city, I was able to find only one MW who...

In my city, I was able to find only one MW who was willing to take me on as a patient... she'd been a MW for over 20 years and I was her first twin mom. In the end, I decided I couldn't be someones...
Forum: Homebirth   05-13-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Nansala
I could only find one mw in my area who would...

I could only find one mw in my area who would deliver my twins at home. But, although experienced in birthing, she had never done twins before -- ever. I just wasn't comfortable being her learning...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   05-04-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Nansala
I am currently 30 weeks pg with twins. My belly...

I am currently 30 weeks pg with twins. My belly is very stretched at this point. In my last pregnancy, I developed PUPPS (sp?) at around 36 weeks, ended up with hives all over my body, not just...
Forum: Homebirth   04-22-2005, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Nansala
I simply said, "If you have questions, I'll...

I simply said, "If you have questions, I'll answer them, but I will not debate this with you until you've educated yourself and done as much research as I have. After you've done that, then I'll...
Forum: Homebirth   04-08-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,168
Posted By Nansala
"Why do you say that?" with a puzzled look on...

"Why do you say that?" with a puzzled look on your face.

then you can know for sure what their underlying meaning is and respond accordingly.

JMO.

Nancy
mama to Emily and Nathan 7/14/01...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-04-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Nansala
that's when we introduced the idea of "trading"...

that's when we introduced the idea of "trading" with them. If they wanted something the other one had, they had to offer something to trade.

Of course, they didnt entirely get the idea as my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-09-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,005
Posted By Nansala
Both sets are b/g, both sets are completely...

Both sets are b/g, both sets are completely spontaneous and both times I did not "realize" I was pg until about 6 weeks along. I had the "stomach flu" that just wouldn't go away???? :LOL...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-01-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Nansala
There are lots of things I do now as a mother...

There are lots of things I do now as a mother that I thought I would NEVER do. And there are lots of things I don't do now even thoughI though I would.

You aren't this person. You don't know what...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-10-2005, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 912
Posted By Nansala
And, as you are too, I'm a little overwhelmed...

And, as you are too, I'm a little overwhelmed myself... but, this is my 2nd set of twins. My first set, b/g, are 3 1/2 yo.

I had a textbook pregnancy and l&d with them. I did have to deliver in...
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