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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-24-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By TwoSets
Oh, sorry i didn't clarify. His next appointment...

Oh, sorry i didn't clarify. His next appointment is with another doctor, not the same one. I called a pediatric urologist and spoke to him and ask him how often he recommends circumcision to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-24-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By TwoSets
What a nightmare! We live in a very rural area...

What a nightmare!
We live in a very rural area and there was only one urologist we could see. He was 45 minutes away but he had an open appointment.
And he was oh so NOT foreskin friendly.
He...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-14-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By TwoSets
I have one intact twin and one circumcised twin...

I have one intact twin and one circumcised twin and an intact little brother. Owen and Milo are 5 years old. They've noticed (Owen is the circumcised one) but it's so not a big deal. Nothing more...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-10-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,410
Posted By TwoSets
Thanks for all the advice guys! We live out in...

Thanks for all the advice guys!
We live out in the boonies, big time. But I did call his pediatrician as soon as they opened this morning and she referred him to a urologist. It's 45 minutes away,...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-09-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,410
Posted By TwoSets
Quote: Originally Posted by calngavinsmom ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by calngavinsmom
Good for you for sticking up for your sons! I'm sure they will grow to thank you for thathttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
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Forum: Breastfeeding   03-09-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By TwoSets
Yeah, I'm stressed. There are things I can do...

Yeah, I'm stressed.
There are things I can do about it. I know there are. I know I am taking too much on myself.
I can use disposable diapers, which would free up some time (ha, no it wouldn't!),...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-09-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,410
Posted By TwoSets
I don't mean I think it's unattractive (wow,...

I don't mean I think it's unattractive (wow, that's a weird thing to think about!) and I don't care if his future partners think it is. What I was responding to was when the pp said he would grow...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-09-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By TwoSets
All of it. The physical sensation creeps me out....

All of it. The physical sensation creeps me out. The never ending dependency. Not being able to sleep. Not being able to eat or drink what I want. Not being able to leave the room without someone...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-09-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,410
Posted By TwoSets
But what about all the infections he is getting...

But what about all the infections he is getting now? And if he is going to grow into it, I don't know any woman who will be able to marry him! His overhang is longer than his entire penis. It's that...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-09-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By TwoSets
Hey folks. I don't know if you remember me. It's...

Hey folks. I don't know if you remember me. It's been a long time!
I hated breastfeeding my older children. Hated it immensely and dreaded it so much. I resented them and almost hated THEM. It was...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-09-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,057
Posted By TwoSets
I think that what was put there by...

I think that what was put there by god/nature/whatever is there for a reason. circumcision is extremely painful and has no benefits. Why do it? I don't do anything to my kids that doesn't need to be...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-09-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,410
Posted By TwoSets
Hey guys. I am a long time lurker but very...

Hey guys. I am a long time lurker but very infrequent poster. Maybe I should introduce myself?
I'm Hannah, mom to two sets of twins; Milo and Owen, and Levi and Nina.

Milo is not circumcised....
Forum: December 2005   09-22-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By TwoSets
Some children would have died. Most wouldn't,...

Some children would have died. Most wouldn't, but some would.
I was told over and over again to have a c/s with my boys. I didn't do it. But good lord everyone was pushing me.
She probably feels...
Forum: Homebirth   09-17-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,300
Posted By TwoSets
Okay... I desperately want to have a HB with my...

Okay... I desperately want to have a HB with my next set of twins.
With my first set (yes, this is the second. No, I was not on fertility drugs) I had a hospital birth and hated it. I was young,...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-17-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By TwoSets
Not brave... just fertile! Tell me I'm brave...

Not brave... just fertile!
Tell me I'm brave in about six months when I get the urge to hang "for sale" signs around all their necks and display them at a busy off ramp!
Forum: December 2005   09-17-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By TwoSets
Spark- I like cults...

Spark- I like cults http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Thanks for the heads up on looking at the home birth thread! I hadn't thought of that! <slaps forhead>
Yeah, we...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-17-2005, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By TwoSets
Thanks for the encouragement... velcromom you...

Thanks for the encouragement... velcromom you make a great point about hating the situation and associating that with bfing.
Katie is 100% in favor of nursing. She was WONDERFUL when the boys were...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-17-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By TwoSets
Please don't flame or hate me. I breastfed my...

Please don't flame or hate me.
I breastfed my twins until they were almost two years old.
I hated it. I really did. I did it because, in the beginning, we couldn't afford formula. I kept doing it...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-17-2005, 09:41 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 240,253
Posted By TwoSets
I do regret it, kinda. I have twin boys. Milo...

I do regret it, kinda.
I have twin boys. Milo is intact, Owen is circumcised. Owen was born with fairly severe hypospadias. At the time, I was told the only option was circumcision. I was pretty...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-17-2005, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By TwoSets
Hi guys! I'm Hannah, partner to Katie and moms...

Hi guys! I'm Hannah, partner to Katie and moms to Owen and Milo, five year old fraternal twins. We're currently expecting pair number two (you're not nearly as shocked as I was) 12-28.
So glad I...
Forum: December 2005   09-17-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By TwoSets
Hello ladies! I am new to MDC and wanted to...

Hello ladies! I am new to MDC and wanted to introduce myself.
My name is Hannah. My partner Katie and I have almost 6 year old twin boys Owen and Milo, and are expecting (get ready for it, it took...
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