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Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-11-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By amyc1688
s coast ma and cape cod

Anyone from this area?


I know many of you are quite resourceful and probably make your own babyfood, however my mother and i have created a company to make it easier on working moms and dads. We...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-29-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By amyc1688
I never really swaddled, not tightly if I did. I...

I never really swaddled, not tightly if I did. I think the weight is comforting if not co sleeping but I don't think its necessary. I never swaddled arms bc I wanted them to wake to feed. Babies have...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-26-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,010
Posted By amyc1688
hi there, good luck to you both! im amy, my frat...

hi there, good luck to you both! im amy, my frat twin girls will be 7 months on oct 2nd! i have plenty of advice/ tips to share :-)
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-21-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By amyc1688
my almost 7 month old twins just went through a...

my almost 7 month old twins just went through a growth spurt sometimes feeding every hour or so. just feed your baby, nurse on demand. its easier to just commit yourself to it rather than trying to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-21-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By amyc1688
My babies love to slap my chest, 6 months old and...

My babies love to slap my chest, 6 months old and love the sound it makes apparently. I have had some experience with nipple pinching when I'm not feeding tandem but I wouldn't know what to do...
Forum: Diapering   09-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By amyc1688
I have been cloth diapering my twins for 6 months...

I have been cloth diapering my twins for 6 months now, I didn't too much as newborns bc that's insanity but we've been consistent since. I use thirsties duo wraps with just about anything. I love...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By amyc1688
No. Your food won't affect the baby in that way....

No. Your food won't affect the baby in that way. Breastmilk varies in quality of nutrients depending on your diet but what you digest doesn't go into the milk necessarily in the way you are thinking.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-20-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By amyc1688
Vaccine truth vs mass media

Tell me what you think of this article....
http://www.salon.com/2014/09/18/the_deadly_truth_about_vaccine_denialism_partner/

Off the bat I hate when people use the word immunization vs vaccine....
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-10-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By amyc1688
naturopathic doctor

anyone been to Dr Lisa Arnold ?http://www.drlisaarnold.com

i am thinking about making her my whole family primary care, not sure how insurance works since MA doesnt license natropathics yet.
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Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-30-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By amyc1688
ebf twins and starting solids

helllp everyone. my girls are 5 months on the 2nd and still exclusively breastfeeding. i am planning to start solids about 6 months but they seem ready so maybe sooner. they are almost crawling so id...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By amyc1688
my twins were almost 6 lbs each at 37 weeks. i...

my twins were almost 6 lbs each at 37 weeks. i was not dilated at all but was induced bc preeclampsia. my only advice is when midwife says stay off your feet, stay off of them! if i had listened i...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By amyc1688
yaaah update: i dont go out much lol. they still...

yaaah update: i dont go out much lol. they still eat every 2 hours during the day anyway at 4.5 months so its not like i can do anything. its ok i am still sane... and loving this time with them. but...
Forum: Baby Health   06-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By amyc1688
well child visits and vaccines

i wanted to open a discussion about well child visits and if they are necessary. i personally think its a complete waste of time and that our idea of health care is absurd... but i fear that my main...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-10-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By amyc1688
Fun. Thanks :-). I plan to home school but...

Fun. Thanks :-). I plan to home school but perhaps we'll move
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By amyc1688
By mandate you mean for students in school right?

By mandate you mean for students in school right?
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By amyc1688
vax friendly doctor, s. coast Ma

i know they probably do not exist, but i am looking for a doctor for my 3 month old twins. i am avoiding/ delaying vaccines. i also dont do well child visits... we went to dr at 4 days, 2 weeks and 1...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By amyc1688
At 3 months in my girls started sleeping in their...

At 3 months in my girls started sleeping in their own crib in my bedroom, which is literally just a bed and two cribs and can fit nothing else! But they sleep so well, about 6 hours at night..and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By amyc1688
Hi there everyone again. Wow it's been a crazy...

Hi there everyone again. Wow it's been a crazy few months. My girls are doing great and I'm ..hanging in there lol. So I am EBF with no bottles, on demand...and I'm starting to get doubts and I need...
Forum: Babywearing   05-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By amyc1688
also i just tried doing laundry with her in a...

also i just tried doing laundry with her in a wrap and i struggled to get the laundry out of the top loaded washer without squishing her. then tried folding/hanging clothes and we just werent...
Forum: Babywearing   05-28-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By amyc1688
Ok I'm sure this topic has been discussed in the...

Ok I'm sure this topic has been discussed in the past but as a FTM i have some questions about babywearing in general.

i love carrying them but unless going for a hike, or possibly to store..i...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By amyc1688
hello... what are some tips for traveling with...

hello... what are some tips for traveling with twins who are exclusively breastfed, no bottles. i dont need to do too much with them, its hard but id like to go out more, summertime outdoor...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   05-21-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By amyc1688
so i have been exclusively breastfeeding my...

so i have been exclusively breastfeeding my twins for almost 12 weeks now .. no bottles... and they have Finally started sleeping about 5 hours... i get 5 or 6 hours from putting themto bed, feed...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-20-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By amyc1688
so we are 11.5 weeks in an the girls are doing...

so we are 11.5 weeks in an the girls are doing great in their shared crib next to my bed. husband is a very deep sleeper so no babies in bed! unless they are with me for morning snuggles...

i...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-16-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By amyc1688
Do I need to keep babies away from others who...

Do I need to keep babies away from others who have recently had tdap vaccine?
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-01-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By amyc1688
The swelling hasn't returned at all. But I def...

The swelling hasn't returned at all. But I def feel like they don't get much hind milk. The time I pumped I saved in fridge even though I knew they wouldn't take bottle, but it separated into three...
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