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Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 05:22 PM
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Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

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Originally Posted by annettemarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8349545)
I do agree that when you put it all...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,693
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie...

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It can actually vary and is within the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,693
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by Nicole913...

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It is normal for breastfed babies not to...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 565
Posted By christmasevetwins
I agree that the bottles need to go. Feed the...

I agree that the bottles need to go. Feed the baby the pumped milk/formula with an SNS or a syringe. You can get the syringe at any pharmacy. We used a 10ml one with my twins when we were...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,693
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by MiamiMami...

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Please get some "in person" help right away!...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,693
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by kaylee18...

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Forum: Breastfeeding   06-10-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,693
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by ktbug...

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Forget her bilirubin. Does she have several wet...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-08-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By christmasevetwins
I'm glad you were able to figure out the...

I'm glad you were able to figure out the problem. I hope things improve for the little guy!

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Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-06-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By christmasevetwins
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/ye...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/yeahthat.gif:
Basically, foremilk is at the beginning of the feeding and is "skim" milk, meant to satisfy the babies' thirst. The hindmilk is the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-04-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By christmasevetwins
One of my twins had green poos for about 2-3...

One of my twins had green poos for about 2-3 weeks when he was 2-3 months old. They eventually went away without me doing anything. Is he gaining weight? Does he seem gassy at all? If he seems fine,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-24-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,896
Posted By christmasevetwins
No stretch marks for me - on my belly anyway, my...

No stretch marks for me - on my belly anyway, my breasts are a different story. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif Babies were born at 38w3d, weighing 6.11 and 6.2. I gained...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-21-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By christmasevetwins
Yogurt smoothies with peanut butter, banana and...

Yogurt smoothies with peanut butter, banana and whey protein powder. Several mornings a week I had scrambled eggs with shredded cheddar cheese. I found a great recipe for maple turkey sausage -...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-18-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,589
Posted By christmasevetwins
Whoa, wait a minute. You missed my point...

Whoa, wait a minute. You missed my point entirely. I specifically said that in the case of undesirable breech presentations, i.e. complete/footling, a C-section has less risks. That is undeniable...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-18-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,589
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by ManitobaMom...

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How do you/we know this?

I could find...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-17-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,589
Posted By christmasevetwins
Well, since her first twin is not just breech,...

Well, since her first twin is not just breech, but complete breech, 1: it will probably be impossible to find a hospital in which to attempt her vaginal birth, and 2: She's 37 weeks with twins, so...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-17-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,589
Posted By christmasevetwins
The studies linked in a pp are the ones I found...

The studies linked in a pp are the ones I found as well. Notice they don't mention type of breech presentation. I also would have been comfortable with a vaginal birth of my twins had twin A been...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-16-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By christmasevetwins
There are lots of options for wearing both twins...

There are lots of options for wearing both twins at the same time. There are twin-specific carriers, but most people don't recommend them because they are uncomfortable and similar to the Bjorn...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-16-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 872
Posted By christmasevetwins
Totally doable. It's really no more work than...

Totally doable. It's really no more work than cding one baby. I just bought twice as many diapers. It's actually better than cding one, because now when I wash diapers, it's a full load instead of a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-16-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By christmasevetwins
I tandem about 90% of the time and try to...

I tandem about 90% of the time and try to remember to switch them at each feeding. I have one breast that produces more milk, so I don't want to shortchange one....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-16-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,589
Posted By christmasevetwins
Hi Tori. My twins presented the same as...

Hi Tori.

My twins presented the same as yours at birth. Twin A was double footling breech and her brother was vertex. I also attempted to flip my dd by inversion, frozen peas and flashlights, as...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-09-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
  Ensure?
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Posted By christmasevetwins
I don't know about preventing TTTS, but Ensure...

I don't know about preventing TTTS, but Ensure and supplements like it are recommended by Barbara Luke in her book. Of course, so are Egg McMuffins . . .

I agree with other posters that you would...
Forum: Lactivism   04-10-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by Llyra...

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nak
i'm humbled. here i am feeling all "woe is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-08-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By christmasevetwins
Ditto the swaddling blankets. My 3.5-month-old...

Ditto the swaddling blankets. My 3.5-month-old twins are swaddled and napping as I type.

At my baby shower, my wonderful friends signed up for a "'dinner parade," and we had homemade meals...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By christmasevetwins
I took Spirulina daily during my twin pregnancy....

I took Spirulina daily during my twin pregnancy. I bought the tablets and took three 2x day. It was recommended by a mw. I never took an iron supplement, and my hemoglobin was 12.6 at 32 weeks. It...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,520
Posted By christmasevetwins
Quote: Originally Posted by elisabethmelner...

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Originally Posted by elisabethmelner http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/7712099)
My triplet girls are now 7 months old...
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