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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-21-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By Azadehhast
Yes! I'm nursing 2.5 yo DS and 10 week twins, and...

Yes! I'm nursing 2.5 yo DS and 10 week twins, and every time DS1 nurses, I want to throw him across the room. I feel like he only wants me for my nipples! When he gets hurt or wants absolutely...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-21-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Azadehhast
Nursing Three--balancing it all (x-posted in breastfeeding)

I'm nursing my 10 week old twins and my 2.5 year old. Generally, there is plenty of milk for all, but some days (the difficult days), DS1 is very upset and nurses A LOT, so when the babies are ready,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Azadehhast
I nurse my twins tandem without a pillow when we...

I nurse my twins tandem without a pillow when we are out. It's totally not discreet! I hold each babe in one arm, put my knees up to help hold them in place when I need a hand to hold a breast. Or I...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-21-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By Azadehhast
Nursing Three--Balancing it all

I'm nursing my 10 week old twins and my 2.5 year old. Generally, there is plenty of milk for all, but some days (the difficult days), DS1 is very upset and nurses A LOT, so when the babies are ready,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-22-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
Wow, I can't believe those babies actually have...

Wow, I can't believe those babies actually have enough room to flip around! I wondered how mine had room to kick at the end!
Transferring was...of course not what I had planned, but at the time it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By Azadehhast
We are 6 weeks in now. No crib here, but they...

We are 6 weeks in now. No crib here, but they did share a moses basket while they both still fit (so, for like 3 weeks!). At night, they are both in bed with me while DH and DS1 are in another room....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-20-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
Checking in with you, twin mamas. Any other new...

Checking in with you, twin mamas. Any other new babies to report?
My babies are 6 weeks old now, hovering around 12 pounds, chubby and healthy. They are so different from one another, in looks and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
Twin mamas, I'm just popping in to say, our...

Twin mamas, I'm just popping in to say, our twins were born, Saturday and Sunday, April 5 and 6th. We have a little girl, named Wren, who was born after 12 hours laboring at home, and a boy, Forest,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-24-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
Hi again, twin mamas! It's been so long since...

Hi again, twin mamas! It's been so long since I've checked in here. 
To answer your question about protein powder, Motivated Mama, I mix it into a fruit and yogurt smoothie in the morning and use...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
I lost weight in the first trimester, about 10...

I lost weight in the first trimester, about 10 pounds, and I've really struggled with eating and gaining since. I Found out it was twins at 29 weeks, and I was really nervous that if it was twins,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
Emelee, so grateful for the encouragement!! Very...

Emelee, so grateful for the encouragement!! Very few people are telling twin mamas that babywearing and cloth diapering is possible, but of course they are! I'm also glad to see you nursed your...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
My midwife has a good deal of twin...

My midwife has a good deal of twin experience,and I think her caution is partly because she attended a birth where the second twin died in this manner. Even so, I love how laid back she is about...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-25-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,785
Posted By Azadehhast
Hi twin mamas! I'm Azadeh, 30 weeks pregnant...

Hi twin mamas! I'm Azadeh, 30 weeks pregnant with our twins, who will be babies number 2 and 3 for us. Sweet DS just turned 2, I am 29 and dh 28. We just finally confirmed twins via ultrasound about...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-12-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Azadehhast
I've only had one birth so far, and I did freeze...

I've only had one birth so far, and I did freeze and then consume my placenta in smoothies. Having nothing to compare it to, I can't say how effective it was, but it definitely was a positive...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-12-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Azadehhast
Thank you for the reply! I guess maybe I'll keep...

Thank you for the reply! I guess maybe I'll keep waiting on the compost toilet. DH will be relieved. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-11-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Azadehhast
DH, 7 mo old DS, and I are about to move into a...

DH, 7 mo old DS, and I are about to move into a cute condo with a two car garage. We're planning to live there for a year or so while we find a farm to buy, and we don't have a car, so the garage...
Forum: C-section Birth   01-02-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,720
Posted By Azadehhast
I can't quite bear to read through this whole...

I can't quite bear to read through this whole thread right now, but I'm so glad its here, and I'll be coming back.

This is all still very fresh for me, since my wonderful little boy is just 10...
Forum: December 2011   12-14-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Azadehhast
39+5 here. Grrrrrrr. Has there ever been a woman...

39+5 here. Grrrrrrr. Has there ever been a woman this pregnant who wasn't a grump? I dont think so.

I think, irrational as it is, I'm mostly anxious for the birth to finally happen already so I...
Forum: December 2011   12-14-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By Azadehhast
I'll just stick around to keep the rose-colored...

I'll just stick around to keep the rose-colored glasses from being too rosy! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

I think most mamas must forget pretty quickly the total...
Forum: December 2011   12-13-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By Azadehhast
Disclaimer: still very pregnant and desperately...

Disclaimer: still very pregnant and desperately wanting not to be so. (So read my response with grace, please)

You mamas are crazy. Remember how you looked like an over-blown beach ball? How you...
Forum: December 2011   12-06-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Azadehhast
I feel similarly about my MIL, although the...

I feel similarly about my MIL, although the situation is quite different. She really wants to be present for the birth, and she thinks that because my mother will be here, she should be as well, and...
Forum: December 2011   12-06-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Azadehhast
Wonderful story! Thanks for sharing. What a...

Wonderful story! Thanks for sharing.

What a sweet memorial her name turned out to be. Will you call her Josephine, or a nickname?

I love the card playing. Hopefully I can spend early labour in...
Forum: December 2011   12-06-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,047
Posted By Azadehhast
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by SierraBella http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1337787/december-is-finally-here/40#post_16776841)


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Forum: December 2011   12-05-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,047
Posted By Azadehhast
My mother's story of her water breaking before...

My mother's story of her water breaking before my birth has been repeated so often in my family, I'm sure it's the root of my fear! I was born at exactly 38 weeks, just hours after my parents' first...
Forum: December 2011   12-05-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,047
Posted By Azadehhast
I'm so right there with all of you mamas, and...

I'm so right there with all of you mamas, and isn't it nice to have companions in all of this? Come on babies, come on babies, we want to meet you and cuddle you and (maybe sometimes, but not with...
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