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Forum: Allergies   11-15-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By jaxma
My three and half year old twin son who was born...

My three and half year old twin son who was born early and was EBF snores at night - loudly.  
 
I want to avoid having his adenoids removed so am wondering if any of you have experienced...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   09-30-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By jaxma
Hi - we moved to the area 5 months ago and am...

Hi - we moved to the area 5 months ago and am looking for a family practice/ pediatrician practice near Grand Rapids that is holistic and won't scowl at me when I tell them I delayed vaccination,...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   08-03-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By jaxma
Dear all,    Just moved to Denver and we are...

Dear all, 
 
Just moved to Denver and we are planning on sending our 3 year old to preschool in the fall.  I delayed vaccines so am looking for a pediatrician who is great and won't balk that my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-02-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By jaxma
Dear MoMs, I am done nursing my twinks and...

Dear MoMs,

I am done nursing my twinks and would like to donate my well-loved EZ 2 nurse nursing pillow if you can pay for shipping...if cost of shipping isn't in your budget, we can split the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-21-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By jaxma
me and my twins have had a rough go of the...

me and my twins have had a rough go of the bedtime to 3 AM hours for the past month or so and I am at wit's end (broke down crying last night because I am so exhausted) wondering what I am doing...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-27-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By jaxma
i have a slight drop in milk supply at 10 months...

i have a slight drop in milk supply at 10 months (they are still primarily bfing) and am wondering if I'm missing something in my diet - anything you supplement your diet with beyond the prenatal...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By jaxma
does anyone know? also, suzyQ - how many...

does anyone know?

also, suzyQ - how many extra points did you add to your daily points? i read on the WW board that someone just used all their flex points to account for the 2nd twin. i'm on day...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-03-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By jaxma
i'd be up for that board! i think we have unique...

i'd be up for that board! i think we have unique weight loss concerns!!!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-03-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By jaxma
so, my twinks are 9 months and a little...

so, my twinks are 9 months and a little developmentally delayed, so no sitting up and eating solids yet - they are still full-time breastfed babes. up until a month ago i tried to not be bothered by...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-18-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By jaxma
hi - just wondering if these have worked for...

hi - just wondering if these have worked for your teething babes. one of my twinks is not a happy camper right now and am wondering if they are worth the $$$.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-05-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By jaxma
great advice as always Mamaeliz. Also, want to...

great advice as always Mamaeliz. Also, want to reaffirm that 8 months-ish is a time when babies sleep less because their brains are working on some serious wiring....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-05-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By jaxma
i've skimmed the other posts and just wanted to...

i've skimmed the other posts and just wanted to reply with a few things...

first, breastfeeding twins IS exhausting - esp. with a toddler roaming around who needs a lot of YOUR attention. there...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-19-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,665
Posted By jaxma
for sure! i felt like my pubic bone was...

for sure! i felt like my pubic bone was splitting in half very early in the twin pregnancy... my midwife recommended a belt at the time - and i am a massage therapist so would just work on the areas...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-18-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,724
Posted By jaxma
Congratulations!!!! I agree with yogafeet -...

Congratulations!!!!

I agree with yogafeet - you are boss. I am an RN and was so surprised with the RN-NICU culture - some take ownership of your kids and I really had to struggle to stay the mom...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-16-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,368
Posted By jaxma
I have skimmed most posts and want to say that...

I have skimmed most posts and want to say that you said something in your last post that is very key - that your twins were not even supposed to be born yet.

It is very common for late premature...
Forum: Women's Health   12-07-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By jaxma
Does he have a fever? If so, he might need a...

Does he have a fever? If so, he might need a visit to your HCP.

If not, we have had some luck with a cool mist humidifier in our toddler's room - he's getting over his cough, esp. with onset of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-24-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By jaxma
mmmm...my mono/di twins were conceived after my...

mmmm...my mono/di twins were conceived after my first pp cycle while still BFing my first.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,392
Posted By jaxma
I was JUST talking to my husband about this!...

I was JUST talking to my husband about this! After hearing my MIL say repeatedly how impossible our lives were going to be during my pregnancy I vowed to keep a positive attitude about caring for...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,425
Posted By jaxma
mmm. will definitely drink more water - it's...

mmm. will definitely drink more water - it's hard for me to crave water when it's cold outside, but hopefully it'll help with the nausea! thanks.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By jaxma
I gave birth naturally to my mono/ di twins in...

I gave birth naturally to my mono/ di twins in an OR after laboring across the hall in a normal room. There were a ton of people in the room and only my husband for comfort. My twins were small so...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,425
Posted By jaxma
oh geez, that would be an unpleasant...

oh geez, that would be an unpleasant surprise...actually i took 2 pregnancy tests a few weeks (4 days apart) ago and they were negative (thank god). i've had the nausea for about 4 -6 weeks.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,425
Posted By jaxma
Hi mamas, Wondering if any of you...

Hi mamas,

Wondering if any of you experienced nausea postpartum? Am wondering if I'm missing a vital nutrient because the twinks are EBF or if it's linked to the mini-pill or my very slight...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-16-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By jaxma
my almost five month olds take about an hour...

my almost five month olds take about an hour too. on the rare occasions when they are off schedule and i can nurse 1 at a time it seems to take way less time so I just assume its a tandem nursing...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-16-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By jaxma
i found that my 2 year old would be in a better...

i found that my 2 year old would be in a better mood if he got out of the house for a few hours - can you have a babysitter or friend come over a few times a week to take your daughter on an...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-15-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,670
Posted By jaxma
WHERE DID YOU BIRTH: Hospital (home birth not an...

WHERE DID YOU BIRTH: Hospital (home birth not an option where I live)
HOW FAR ALONG WERE YOU: 36 and 3
WERE YOU INDUCED: membranes stripped due to 6-7 cm dilation and no contractions
ELECTIVE...
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