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Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-17-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,583
Posted By mama_at_home
I had a great twin pregnancy. No problems, no...

I had a great twin pregnancy. No problems, no complications and they were born safely at home at 40 weeks 1 day. Of course, that doesn't mean it was an easy pregnancy! I had horrible pubic symphisis...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-23-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,584
Posted By mama_at_home
I got pregnant with twins while I was nursing,...

I got pregnant with twins while I was nursing, too. But it is pretty common for MDCers to be nursing while they get pregnant.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-13-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By mama_at_home
I am fairly confident that I never would have...

I am fairly confident that I never would have had a homebirth with my twins, if it had not been for the wonderful ladies I met here. I read as many twin homebirth stories as I could, asked tons of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-13-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By mama_at_home
We love our Mountain Buggy Urban Double!...

We love our Mountain Buggy Urban Double! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-21-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By mama_at_home
My labor was 18 hours and it didn't feel any...

My labor was 18 hours and it didn't feel any different than a singleton labor, except for the fact that it was incredibly hard to get comfortable and move around. I spent a lot of time laboring in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-16-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,357
Posted By mama_at_home
Quote: Originally Posted by homebirthing...

Quote:
Originally Posted by homebirthing http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14241304)
And if the babies are having a big...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-16-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,357
Posted By mama_at_home
I feel like I was getting constant contractions...

I feel like I was getting constant contractions my whole 3rd trimester. I remember reading you shouldn't get more than a certain amount in a hour, but I remember it was common for me to get 10-15 in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-13-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,311
Posted By mama_at_home
My twins are 3.5 and I've only been asked once...

My twins are 3.5 and I've only been asked once if we used fertility treatments. Actually she didn't even ask, she just told me she had assumed. But I get the "do twins run in your family" question...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-13-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,700
Posted By mama_at_home
WHERE DID YOU BIRTH: at home, in a birth pool ...

WHERE DID YOU BIRTH: at home, in a birth pool
HOW FAR ALONG WERE YOU: 40 weeks, 1 day
WERE YOU INDUCED: no
ELECTIVE C-SECTION: n/a
REASON FOR INDUCTION/C-SECTION: n/a
SIZE OF BABIES: 6 lbs 10...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-28-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By mama_at_home
Quote: Originally Posted by orangefoot...

Quote:
Originally Posted by orangefoot http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13278486)
We live in a small home in the UK which is...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-28-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 155,894
Posted By mama_at_home
Here is our lovely, de-cluttered home that we...

Here is our lovely, de-cluttered home that we are in the process of selling. We are down-sizing. http://www.cbgreatlakes.com/property...Glenvale_Dr_SW...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-28-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,412
Posted By mama_at_home
Would someone here mind bumping up some threads...

Would someone here mind bumping up some threads for me about large families in smaller homes? I am sure they are here somewhere. We are a family of 6 living in an almost 3,000 sq ft. home. We are...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-27-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By mama_at_home
I don't think you're crazy! I didn't feel my...

I don't think you're crazy! I didn't feel my twins til 19 weeks, but everyone is different.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-26-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,388
Posted By mama_at_home
I wanted/prayed for twins and I got them....

I wanted/prayed for twins and I got them. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: Of course, I did pray for identical boys but got a boy and a girl. Oh well, guess you can't be...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-26-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,273
Posted By mama_at_home
Yes, those things would bug me. Calling them...

Yes, those things would bug me. Calling them "the girls" would not bother me, but making them share a drawer when everyone else got their own, and getting their worked mixed up would. I am sure the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-21-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By mama_at_home
Sometimes prematurity cannot be prevented, no...

Sometimes prematurity cannot be prevented, no matter how perfectly we do things. But I do believe you can defenitely increase your chances of going fullterm by having an extremely healthy diet, at...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-21-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By mama_at_home
I'm sorry about your losses....

I'm sorry about your losses. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I think it is normal to be paranoid after a loss. I have no idea what my progesterone or other levels were,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-21-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,170
Posted By mama_at_home
I'm so sorry, Ellie!...

I'm so sorry, Ellie! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif: You are doing the best you can. Most people cannot comprehend how hard it is to have newborn twins, plus a 2 year...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-18-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,970
Posted By mama_at_home
My midwife said 36 weeks, but I am pretty sure...

My midwife said 36 weeks, but I am pretty sure she said she MAY consider 35 weeks, depending on how things looked at the time. In the end I went to 40 weeks, 1 day so it didn't matter. It sure did...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-12-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,959
Posted By mama_at_home
Personally I would never trust a blue dye test,...

Personally I would never trust a blue dye test, especially a line that light. I just went through this (not TTC right now) with a blue dye test. This is a NEGATIVE test: Don't trust Clear Blue Easy!...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-08-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By mama_at_home
I am not sure where to post this, but I am...

I am not sure where to post this, but I am wondering if anyone knows the answer to this. Can a woman get a positive pregnancy test from the placenta capsules she is taking? Is there any HcG in the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-01-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,726
Posted By mama_at_home
My brain is working really hard to compute this!...

My brain is working really hard to compute this! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif I just have never met anyone who said that having twins was not hard. Having baby twins...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-01-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,951
Posted By mama_at_home
Quote: Originally Posted by juju's mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by juju's mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12491266)
Oh my Goodness these comments are...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-27-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By mama_at_home
I...

I http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif my MBUD! It is just so easy to manuever and it fits through doors. I can easily push it one-handed with my left hand (I'm right-handed)...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-07-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By mama_at_home
I'm not nursing more than 2 toddlers but I'm...

I'm not nursing more than 2 toddlers but I'm nursing 2 toddlers and one newborn. Soooo much easier than nursing 2 newborns and one toddler. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
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