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Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-06-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By dear abbey
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Holding you in...

I'm so very sorry for your loss. Holding you in the Light.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-05-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By dear abbey
Hi, all...I'm Abbey. I'm due in early August...

Hi, all...I'm Abbey. I'm due in early August with my fourth baby. We had a loss in October, so I'm feeling cautious but hopeful.

I'm a writer, a runner and SAHM to my 5 yo son and 2 yo twin...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   01-05-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By dear abbey
I'm also having #4. I have a 5 yo and 2 yo...

I'm also having #4. I have a 5 yo and 2 yo twins. When I told my mom, she said, "I just don't know why anyone would want to DO that."
:-)
Friends have been supportive, so that's nice!
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-23-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 460
Posted By dear abbey
I'm incredibly sad to have to leave this group...

I'm incredibly sad to have to leave this group before getting to know you all. We lost our little one today (before I even had very long to dream about him or her). Best to each of you on your...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9
Posted By dear abbey
@ResearchParent lol! That is awesome.

@ResearchParent lol! That is awesome.
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14
Posted By dear abbey
I haven't called them yet. Usually my midwives...

I haven't called them yet. Usually my midwives like to see people around 8 weeks for a first visit and then start regular visits around 12 weeks. Since I have a history of multiples, though, I...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18
Posted By dear abbey
Oh, all of my pants feel too tight, too! I want...

Oh, all of my pants feel too tight, too! I want to live in pajama bottoms right now.

No solutions, but I feel your pain. :-)
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 30
Posted By dear abbey
I'm sorry you're dealing with this...the info on...

I'm sorry you're dealing with this...the info on it when you Google can be scary. I had multiple SCH when I was pregnant with my twins. (I had some bleeding and thought I was miscarrying, which is...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-15-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 38
Posted By dear abbey
I would love to know how to make homemade ginger...

I would love to know how to make homemade ginger ale. I'm only a teeny bit nauseous yet, but I had it pretty severely with my other pregnancies...I feel like I should prepare for the worst. :-) As...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-14-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15
Posted By dear abbey
With my first (singleton), I ran (slowly!) into...

With my first (singleton), I ran (slowly!) into middle of 2nd tri. With the twins, I changed to walking by 8 weeks (and ended up on bed rest at 22 weeks...not related to running, but then I couldn't...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-14-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15
Posted By dear abbey
I'm a runner and will keep running until my...

I'm a runner and will keep running until my joints get too loose (which happened a lot earlier with my twin pregnancy than with my singleton). Hoping I can run the marathon I have been training for-...
Forum: June 2014 Due Date Club   10-14-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 460
Posted By dear abbey
Hi, I'm Abbey. I live in Virginia. I have 3...

Hi, I'm Abbey.
I live in Virginia.
I have 3 children- a 5 yo boy and twin 2 yo girls
My EED is 6/24ish
I love running, reading, making art with my kids, knitting and being outdoors.
I just...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-31-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By dear abbey
Hi, everyone- I'm the mother of two fraternal...

Hi, everyone- I'm the mother of two fraternal twin girls, 6 weeks old, and a lovely boy who just turned 3. I worked part-time with my son but have recently stopped working to stay home with...
Forum: October 2011   07-05-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By dear abbey
Amy, those are wonderful quotes...thank you for...

Amy, those are wonderful quotes...thank you for sharing them. (I loved the book I read by Sylvia Boorstein.)
Forum: October 2011   07-02-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 366
Posted By dear abbey
Thanks for all the good thoughts and prayers-...

Thanks for all the good thoughts and prayers- they must be working!
 
I got to come home last night and sleep in my own bed - YAY! It's amazing how difficult it can be to sleep in a hospital...
Forum: October 2011   07-01-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 366
Posted By dear abbey
I'll be 26 weeks, Sunday, Nicole. Thanks...

I'll be 26 weeks, Sunday, Nicole.

Thanks everybody. The update: not having many contractions, just a few random ones on the monitor. One hour there were two, but that's the max so far. I will...
Forum: October 2011   07-01-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By dear abbey
First of all, Amy Lynn, I don't think it's a...

First of all, Amy Lynn, I don't think it's a silly fear at all (FWIW).

I wish I had an answer to your question, because I am struggling with this, too. I gave birth in the hospital with my son,...
Forum: October 2011   06-30-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 366
Posted By dear abbey
Apparently my cervix hasn't gotten the memo that...

Apparently my cervix hasn't gotten the memo that this is an October DDC, because it just keeps getting shorter. Despite bed rest, it was 5 mm shorter than last week. So I'm back ion the labor and...
Forum: October 2011   06-30-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,227
Posted By dear abbey
MamaLove- I'm sorry your quiet breakdown moment...

MamaLove- I'm sorry your quiet breakdown moment came in the office, but I'm so glad they are telling you to stop working. :-)  Hopefully that will give you a break from some of your stress!
 
Even...
Forum: October 2011   06-29-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,227
Posted By dear abbey
The "official" position on it is that babies...

The "official" position on it is that babies should never share a crib. I work for a child care resource and referral office, and we're forever teaching training classes to providers where we tell...
Forum: October 2011   06-29-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,227
Posted By dear abbey
My friends who are twin moms say yes,...

My friends who are twin moms say yes, definitely. How long it lasts apparently varies depending on the twins, but they can at least for a little while.
 
Congrats to your sister. It's definitely...
Forum: October 2011   06-29-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,227
Posted By dear abbey
MamaLove - was today your appointment? How did...

MamaLove - was today your appointment? How did it go?
Forum: October 2011   06-27-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By dear abbey
What has been your proudest moment in life so...

What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
 
What's your favorite ice cream flavor?
 
What one thing (item, experience, value, whatever) from your childhood do you most hope to pass on...
Forum: October 2011   06-27-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By dear abbey
That sounds a lot like us, too. We did both like...

That sounds a lot like us, too. We did both like Tessa, but we couldn't settle at all on a middle name, so we scrapped it.
Good thing we still have some time, huh? You'll find the perfect name...
Forum: October 2011   06-27-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 323
Posted By dear abbey
What has been your proudest moment in life so...

What has been your proudest moment in life so far?
 
What's your favorite ice cream flavor?
 
What one thing (item, experience, value, whatever) from your childhood do you most hope to pass on...
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