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Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-30-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By lesliesara63
Sorry I'm late on this. I don't get on MDC too...

Sorry I'm late on this. I don't get on MDC too often anymore. My GGG turned 2 in June & my older girls are 10.5 & 6. I carried them to 32.6 when my water broke. I did by a stroke of good luck have...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-01-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By lesliesara63
We had my 19 mth old triplets iron tested...

We had my 19 mth old triplets iron tested because 2 out of the 3 were eating wood! Chewing baseboards, gates, dressers etc. We knew they could have low iron b/c they were preemies & had already been...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-14-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By lesliesara63
My dh picked the name Audrey when we were still...

My dh picked the name Audrey when we were still ttc. Baby A was Audrey. The next name we picked Sophia was also picked before we knew the gender and that went to Baby B. When we found out that they...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-03-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 819
Posted By lesliesara63
Last night was one of those nights. Two of my...

Last night was one of those nights. Two of my girls when they get a cold will stay up crying all night. One was crying from 11-1 and the other 1-330. My dh and I took turns but I still only got 3-4...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-20-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 819
Posted By lesliesara63
I haven't been on MDC a whole lot since my GGG...

I haven't been on MDC a whole lot since my GGG were born 18 mths ago. My biggest challenge right now is sleeping as usual. Getting them to sleep, staying asleep. Napping is ok right now. I thought...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-10-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By lesliesara63
When we thought it was twins I was supposed to...

When we thought it was twins I was supposed to go off around 28 weeks I think. With triplets that changed things and I went off at 20 weeks & probably could have even sooner.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-17-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By lesliesara63
I had tons of u/s 7weeks -twins 9...

I had tons of u/s 7weeks -twins 9 weeks-triplets!! 10 & 12weeks quick in office u/s 14 & 18weeks full u/s & every two weeks after than 28-32 weeks u/s 2x/week
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-31-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By lesliesara63
I am right there with you. My triplets are...

I am right there with you. My triplets are 11mths and bedtime is horrible. I never did CIO with my two singletons but I have many days where I think that maybe I've done a disservice to my whole...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-31-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By lesliesara63
Did they discuss at all starting solids instead?...

Did they discuss at all starting solids instead? My babes hadn't fallen off the curve but were on the small side and they said "we know you don't want to give formula so we recommend starting...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-12-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By lesliesara63
I have extensively used our infant carseats...

I have extensively used our infant carseats along with snap n go strollers with my triplets. They have still been held lots & have lovely round heads. Its really helped us get out of the house with...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-12-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By lesliesara63
I do have paid help but still need help because...

I do have paid help but still need help because my husband works so many hours & we have so many kids. It is hard to ask people for help but it does get easier. If anyone asks you if there is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-30-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,868
Posted By lesliesara63
From what I have been told a thin membrane...

From what I have been told a thin membrane usually means they are in the same sac. I know with my u/s at 7 & 9 weeks you could clearly see the shape of the sac & see that they were in one sac with a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-21-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By lesliesara63
Emaya you're lucky that they go down so easily &...

Emaya you're lucky that they go down so easily & that your husband is home to help. My girls were colicky at that age & cried all evening. My husband is a chef and isn't usually home until later in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-18-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By lesliesara63
What does bedtime look like at your house? Right...

What does bedtime look like at your house? Right now ours is like this & its a ton of work! 7PM - 4 yr old to bed takes about 15-20 min I hold one baby while I do this. 7-930PM non stop nursing,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-18-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By lesliesara63
Emaya I don't belong to TC but I do frequent a...

Emaya I don't belong to TC but I do frequent a large triplet FB group & am always astounded by the hardcore CIO stance so many of these moms have. I must say though that being AP with triplets is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By lesliesara63
I read this whole thread the other day & can so...

I read this whole thread the other day & can so relate. Unfortunately my brain is too fried to try a decent response right now. We had a rough night last night & my head was spinning with stress,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By lesliesara63
I've read One Day at Time extensively since it...

I've read One Day at Time extensively since it was the only one I could find & its great. I should probably email her & tell her so. The how can be tricky but it is possible. I'm finding night time...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By lesliesara63
Congratulations! It certainly is terrifying &...

Congratulations! It certainly is terrifying & you would be crazy to not be scared. But it will be ok. Hergrace gave me some very encouraging advice early on & I'm still hanging in - haven't jumped...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By lesliesara63
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By lesliesara63
We had multiple swings & never needed more than...

We had multiple swings & never needed more than one. Unfortunately none of my babies really cared for it. What I did use more than one of was bouncy seats! We had three of this one...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-26-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By lesliesara63
I am very fortunate that all three of my babes...

I am very fortunate that all three of my babes learned how to nurse. Obviously there was a lot of pumping involved at the start & I should have kept up with pumping more. I need a lot of help - it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-24-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By lesliesara63
My older dd's both nursed to 2.5yrs and both...

My older dd's both nursed to 2.5yrs and both took occasional bottles. Both of them gave up bottles around 2yrs old on their own. As of right now I'm planning on bottle feeding my trio when they turn...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-22-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 69,017
Posted By lesliesara63
I was 32w6d when they were born after my water...

I was 32w6d when they were born after my water broke. It was very controversial but I had a vaginal birth -scary & amazing at the same time. Audrey was 4lb2oz, Sophia the same & Nina was 3lb5oz....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-22-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 69,017
Posted By lesliesara63
I've never posted here before, but Blue told me...

I've never posted here before, but Blue told me about and asked that I put my update here. I had my GGG on June 7 after five weeks in the hospital. My babies are wonderful, sweet little things &...
Forum: Infertility   03-22-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 14,451
Posted By lesliesara63
Deborah I am so, so sorry for your loss. My...

Deborah I am so, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts will be with you.
 
Blue I can't believe it. I really thought this would be it.
 
We're doing ok. I'll find the graduate thread and update...
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