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Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By prettyisa
What is really killing us is getting them back to...

What is really killing us is getting them back to sleep after nursing. I have tandem pretty down, but then burping is hard, and they take turns not settling, and if they yell it wakes up DD, so...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By prettyisa
I was so annoyed when Downton Abbey came out and...

I was so annoyed when Downton Abbey came out and brought Edith back to the popular imagination, especially since it did it on the least-well-treated character. But DD was already named, so there...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By prettyisa
I like Orion for a definite boy nature name that...

I like Orion for a definite boy nature name that isn't too likely to be shortened. Good luck deciding! We can't have another boy, because we just used the only boy names in the universe that we...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By prettyisa
Holy heck! That's awesome! Glad you and your...

Holy heck! That's awesome! Glad you and your little guy are both healthy and doing well, and that your husband didn't faint or freak out! :)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By prettyisa
Caled--pacis are in full force over here, too. ...

Caled--pacis are in full force over here, too. Never did that with DD (she wouldn't take them. We begged when we took her on a road trip through the mountains and she screamed because of her ears...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-15-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By prettyisa
The 'how can you complain when they are so darn CUTE?' thread

Maybe I'm not the only one?

Apparently two weeks is how long it takes for me to come to the end of my rope (complete with 6 days of constant headache, two extra hospital admissions for jaundice...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By prettyisa
Just had one, nursing is going great! I was...

Just had one, nursing is going great! I was induced from nothing (preeclampsia, so no waiting for labor to start) and milk came in late on day 3, colostrum right away. I was also on magnesium,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-12-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,631
Posted By prettyisa
Hopeful, I am so sorry. I hope things with baby...

Hopeful, I am so sorry. I hope things with baby b are smooth and easy, and that you are able to mourn Emery.

Things here are ok. I have had a headache for the past four days that could be...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-07-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By prettyisa
We always used the ameda and medela bottles with...

We always used the ameda and medela bottles with the lowest flow nipple. no problems switching from bottle to breast. These little guys needed some bottle feeds and are also having no problems,so i...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,235
Posted By prettyisa
Definegrace that is so sweet. I got a book...

Definegrace that is so sweet. I got a book called You Were First and I can't even read it to DD because I cry too hard. Glad your guys are pampering you!

Donors--somehow I missed this thread. ...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By prettyisa
You are getting close! I was due on the 10th,...

You are getting close! I was due on the 10th, but mine came a little early. However, my birthday is also the 10th and I can say it is an excellent birthday to have! :)

Good luck for an easy...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By prettyisa
Congratulations! What a sweet name for a little...

Congratulations! What a sweet name for a little girl, too!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
  Babies!
Views: 454
Posted By prettyisa
Yep, fraternal for sure! I am glad of that--I...

Yep, fraternal for sure! I am glad of that--I have no idea how parents of identical s tell them apart. My friend has 8 year old identical boys and I swear she just guesses half the time...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-06-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,348
Posted By prettyisa
Somewhere between 38 and 38+4. It isn't too bad,...

Somewhere between 38 and 38+4. It isn't too bad, actually. No worse than my lady parts were last time, at least. I am still on painkillers, but the only time it actually hurts is when I try to lie...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,348
Posted By prettyisa
Farmes--I'm sorry about the bad news. Hopefully...

Farmes--I'm sorry about the bad news. Hopefully he will do some flipping on his own or through the poses. I was amazed that DS2 (so weird to write that!) was able to flip before birth--I thought he...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,631
Posted By prettyisa
Hi all! The boys came at 5:17 and 18 on...

Hi all!

The boys came at 5:17 and 18 on Monday evening via c-section. It turned out to be a good choice because baby B was quite a bit larger than A and they told us it would have been...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By prettyisa
Congratulations! I love Mavis--it goes...

Congratulations! I love Mavis--it goes beautifully with Piper! Glad she's such a good nurser, too! :)
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-04-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
  Babies!
Views: 454
Posted By prettyisa
Thanks, everyone! They are really large--my DD...

Thanks, everyone! They are really large--my DD was only a little bigger when she was born (8lbs9oz) and she was alone in there, plus had an extra three weeks. We're really grateful for them being...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
  Babies!
Views: 454
Posted By prettyisa
Babies!

My boys are here! They showed up via c-section on Monday night--twin B flipped around between our appointment on Thursday and the one Monday morning, so we did a c-section instead of an induction....
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,348
Posted By prettyisa
I worry about boyness, too, but seeing other...

I worry about boyness, too, but seeing other people with their sweet little guys helps. It also helps that DD got herself a balloon sword yesterday in the park and took out everyone near her. I...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-28-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,348
Posted By prettyisa
lilstar--I don't think so. My DD was a...

lilstar--I don't think so. My DD was a hiccupping machine for a loooong time. And she was born at 41+1. These two do it now and then, but not nearly as regularly. She hiccupped a lot once she was...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,235
Posted By prettyisa
Farmes--mostly he looked like his sister! :) We...

Farmes--mostly he looked like his sister! :) We used a donor for half of their DNA, so it's hard to play the matching game, but it also doesn't help that my family has every permutation of hair,...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,235
Posted By prettyisa
Not much happening around here. Babies look...

Not much happening around here. Babies look great on the NST, great on the ultrasound--we actually got to see A's face! The last few have been so squished that there haven't been any good pictures,...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-26-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,198
Posted By prettyisa
Well, we got the seats installed in the van, but...

Well, we got the seats installed in the van, but when I suggested trying to put them in the car DP just looked at me and told me not to be crazy. I think it's because it was late and I'm ginormous. ...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,198
Posted By prettyisa
Oh, no problem. Car seats is #1...

Oh, no problem. Car seats is #1 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) on my list and keeps getting pushed to the bottom. :( I'm just so big and grouchy that...
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