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Forum: Babywearing   10-09-2013, 04:49 PM
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Views: 3,844
Posted By purpleheather79
I was just coming here to ask the same question....

I was just coming here to ask the same question.  I'm trying to decide which one is better for someone with a very short torso.  Anyone??
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-30-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,991
Posted By purpleheather79
Prescottchels- I'm in Sierra Vista... way down...

Prescottchels- I'm in Sierra Vista... way down in nowhere land.  ;)  I don't mind PMing my birth story to you.  
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   12-26-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,991
Posted By purpleheather79
I have been reading here for the last 5 or 6...

I have been reading here for the last 5 or 6 years. I had a UBA2C last month but have been afraid to post my birth story here because I don't want trolls commenting about it.  I know Laura Shanley's...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-29-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,411
Posted By purpleheather79
My second set of twins actually looked very...

My second set of twins actually looked very similar in their first u/s.  My doctor also thought they were monoamniotic but a second u/s a few weeks later revealed a thin dividing membrane.  It was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-06-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By purpleheather79
I have the Runabout quad and it is awesome.  As...

I have the Runabout quad and it is awesome.  As far as quad strollers go, I think it's the best.  I tried the Foundations quad and hated it.  I was even able to go running with my Runabout.  It is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-20-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By purpleheather79
Congrats!   Elizabeth Noble's book "Having...

Congrats!
 
Elizabeth Noble's book "Having Twins" is fantastic.  Very supportive of homebirth and natural birth with twins, which most other multiples books are not.  "Mothering Multiples" was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-20-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By purpleheather79
As others have said, you will know what to do...

As others have said, you will know what to do when the time comes.  I expected my first set of twins to wean during my pregnancy with the second set.  It never happened.  The four of them nursed...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-27-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By purpleheather79
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Quote:Originally Posted by mamalovex3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1344369/pregnant-again-with-twins#post_16881032)


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Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-12-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By purpleheather79
Congratulations!  I have two sets of twins too...

Congratulations!  I have two sets of twins too (and two singletons.)  My oldest was 5 when I had the second set and I nursed all four of the twins together for 2 years.  It was a wild, crazy time...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-31-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,485
Posted By purpleheather79
I know this is an old thread, but I am curious...

I know this is an old thread, but I am curious about more recent experiences with CYS registration and religious exemptions.  
 
I have tried for years to get my children registered and have been...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-19-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,385
Posted By purpleheather79
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Quote:Originally Posted by Smurfette2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-15-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,385
Posted By purpleheather79
Congrats on the second set!  I have two sets as...

Congrats on the second set!  I have two sets as well-back to back MZ girls and then MZ boys.  You are in for a wild ride but I'm sure you knew that already.  ;)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-15-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,043
Posted By purpleheather79
Acute TTTS is supposed to be very rare and there...

Acute TTTS is supposed to be very rare and there is very, very little info out there about it.  (Both of my sets had it-one set born at home, one set by emergency c/s under general anesthesia.) ...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-06-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,083
Posted By purpleheather79
Would you mind posting the info for the supplier...

Would you mind posting the info for the supplier you found in Seattle?
 
Thanks!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-07-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By purpleheather79
I <3 Doc T. 

I <3 Doc T. 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-07-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,936
Posted By purpleheather79
My guess is MZ!

My guess is MZ!
Forum: Vaccinations   01-25-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,108
Posted By purpleheather79
I have found that you will hear 10 different...

I have found that you will hear 10 different stories from each person you ask.  I tried to register my children in CYSS in GA and was flat out denied.  My husband was deployed and I only wanted a...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-24-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By purpleheather79
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Quote:Originally Posted by jools http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-16-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By purpleheather79
I did nightwean my second set while I was still...

I did nightwean my second set while I was still pregnant.  I should say that they were mostly nightweaned.  LOL  We had a few setbacks along the way.  I started to try weaning at night as soon as I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-10-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,557
Posted By purpleheather79
I think I said the same thing when I found out I...

I think I said the same thing when I found out I was having a second set of twins.  LOL  Hang in there!  You can do it.  I nursed my older twins through my entire second twin pregnancy and then...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-10-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By purpleheather79
If you don't get any other recommendations, send...

If you don't get any other recommendations, send me a PM.  I'm a Christian doula and I'm in her area.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-10-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By purpleheather79
I'd love to find them too!   My older 4 kids...

I'd love to find them too!
 
My older 4 kids have had them but my little ones have not yet.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-27-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By purpleheather79
Why is your doctor talking about a c-section...

Why is your doctor talking about a c-section already?  It seems a bit early to be planning for that, unless they just don't support vaginal birth with twins.  I ask because my doctor also scheduled...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-30-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,117
Posted By purpleheather79
I got pregnant with MZ twins while nursing a...

I got pregnant with MZ twins while nursing a singleton and then got pregnant with MZ twins while nursing MZ twins.  I had only had a handful of cycles at all since having my first child.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-23-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,369
Posted By purpleheather79
You've gotten some great advice already, but I...

You've gotten some great advice already, but I wanted to chime in about the tongue tie.  Get it clipped!  It can really cause a lot of problems, even if it appears minor.  My second set of twins had...
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