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Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-21-2010, 10:56 AM
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I just posted this in the main breastfeeding...

I just posted this in the main breastfeeding forum before I saw this tribe. Maybe someone here has insight??

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I delivered a surrogate baby 4 weeks ago. He lives in another state and since...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-21-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
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I delivered a surrogate baby 4 weeks ago. He...

I delivered a surrogate baby 4 weeks ago. He lives in another state and since he left (at 3 days), I've been pumping and donating to a milk bank. My nipples are still WAY sore-- like don't-hug-me...
Forum: Homebirth   07-13-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
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I'm carrying a baby as a surrogate. Actually,...

I'm carrying a baby as a surrogate. Actually, until I was 18 weeks, I was carrying twins (we had an unexplained fetal demise-- really rare), but that wouldn't have changed the cast of characters...
Forum: Birth Stories   07-13-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
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Wow! Were your other labors this quick?

Wow! Were your other labors this quick?
Forum: August 2010   06-25-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
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Nope. My mom labored for 64 hours with me,...

Nope. My mom labored for 64 hours with me, failed to progress, and ultimately had a c/s (planned homebirth). I'm an only child.

I have two girls. My first labor was a hard 24 hours, vaginal...
Forum: August 2010   04-14-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
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Me too. Both babies' placentas are anterior...

Me too. Both babies' placentas are anterior (though one baby died at about 17 weeks), so I have full coverage. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif Even so, I've been...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   04-01-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
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Ah, facebook. A high school acquaintance is...

Ah, facebook.

A high school acquaintance is due the same day I am (8/23). I had not "announced" the pregnancy on facebook, so she isn't aware of the twins, nor the fact that we lost one of them...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   03-29-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
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I'm so sorry. I watched your struggle with your...

I'm so sorry. I watched your struggle with your decision on the parenting multiples board, back when I belonged there too and I know that you had decided to welcome these babies into your family....
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   03-25-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
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I'm so sorry for your loss, but grateful that...

I'm so sorry for your loss, but grateful that you have some answers. Wishing you peace.
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   03-25-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
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Yesterday, we had our "big" ultrasound-- the...

Yesterday, we had our "big" ultrasound-- the anatomical scan. A big deal anyway, maybe made more emotional by the fact that I am a surrogate carrier and the babies' mama (who I love) flew in from...
Forum: August 2010   03-25-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 10,187
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I hate to bring bad news to this happy thread,...

I hate to bring bad news to this happy thread, but we found out at our ultrasound yesterday that one of our twins died within the past week or so. We are very, very sad about that, but happy that...
Forum: August 2010   03-23-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 10,187
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I love seeing all of the announcements! Fun! Our...

I love seeing all of the announcements! Fun! Our ultrasound is tomorrow. We're pretty sure one of the twins is a boy, but I'm super-excited to find out (for sure) about both! Plus, the babies' mama...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-23-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,869
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Good luck! My levels were exceptionally high--...

Good luck! My levels were exceptionally high-- so high that we worried we had a splitter (we did IVF and transferred two embryos). 1416 at 15dpo and 2976 at 17dpo. I'm carrying (just) twins, but...
Forum: July 2010   03-20-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
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After looking at the other pics, I took one real...

After looking at the other pics, I took one real quick in a bikini this morning: http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y23..._/belly005.jpg...
Forum: July 2010   03-19-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
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DDCC. I'm 17w4d right now, but measured 25 weeks...

DDCC. I'm 17w4d right now, but measured 25 weeks at my 16w appointment because I'm carrying twins. OP-- I think you and I have a very similar build. I'm also 5'9"-- a few pounds lighter right now...
Forum: August 2010   03-19-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
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I don't have any issue with being checked, but...

I don't have any issue with being checked, but my midwife only checked me when she got to our house, and even then, she asked me if it was ok with me before she went poking around. I actually had...
Forum: August 2010   03-17-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
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Right-- dad has nothing to do with risk of...

Right-- dad has nothing to do with risk of twins. If you've got 'em, you're just lucky. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I'm carrying twins (not mine- as a...
Forum: August 2010   03-07-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,840
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I'm pregnant with twins (I'm a surrogate) and...

I'm pregnant with twins (I'm a surrogate) and it's looking like we'll be switching our plans to homebirth. I'm so, so excited, though trying to not fully give into that until I know for sure that...
Forum: August 2010   03-03-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
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I lost about 7 lbs. in the beginning and have...

I lost about 7 lbs. in the beginning and have gained 12 from the lowpoint, which puts me at net +5. That's with twins at 15 weeks, so I'm definitely a little behind on optimal weight gain for...
Forum: August 2010   03-03-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
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I know we have one boy (we could tell at the...

I know we have one boy (we could tell at the first tri u/s), but the second twin... not sure. If they had told me I was carrying two girls, I would have fallen off the table. I *knew* there was at...
Forum: Birth Stories   02-23-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,740
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Hey, I recognize this story! Many congrats-- you...

Hey, I recognize this story! Many congrats-- you did a beautiful job!! (glee)
Forum: August 2010   01-21-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,679
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I'm 9w3d with twins, and I can feel mine, but...

I'm 9w3d with twins, and I can feel mine, but just barely. It's much easier to find in the morning, for whatever reason. Just judging by outward appearance, I look like I did at about 12-14 weeks...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-21-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,384
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Thank you so much for sharing all of this...

Thank you so much for sharing all of this information. I've had a few friends with run-ins with pre-e, with outcomes running the full range from fantastic to horrendous. It's a good reminder to stay...
Forum: August 2010   01-20-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
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We now have ours scheduled for the twins-- a...

We now have ours scheduled for the twins-- a full hour! I'm not looking forward to the bloodtest bit, just because I think having multiples makes it pretty unhelpful, plus we have an added...
Forum: August 2010   01-19-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
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I'm a wee bit jealous! I had such a great...

I'm a wee bit jealous! I had such a great experience with my midwife and would HB again in a second. But, I'm carrying twins as a surrogate, so for now, we're going the OB route. If all goes well,...
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