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Forum Post: hospital bag - what to pack?
Posted 02/08/2012 03:19:54 EST
to everyone who said multiple tubes of chapstick/lip balm, I add my vote! the hospital was really dry. I also didn't use most of the stuff I packed, but my best advice is SNACKS!!! These saved us twic more »
Forum Post: bed/nap routine with twins?
Posted 02/07/2012 11:42:14 EST
Thanks ladies. Once again you have provided the most practical advice and brought me back to reality. The books really do preach an idealistic approach and I have to remember doing what is best for ou more »
Posted 02/04/2012 09:24:53 EST
I've been doing tons of reading on bed/nap routines for babies, but no one seems to offer advice on how to physically handle getting two babies down when you are by yourself (which I am for both nap t more »
Forum Post: twins sharing bottles - question
Posted 01/25/2012 07:22:04 EST
Thanks everyone! more »
Posted 01/24/2012 08:04:41 EST
For anyone with twins or caring for twins, did you let them share bottles or do you always keep them seperate? My husband and I kept everything separate at first because we needed to carefully track h more »
Forum Post: Questions for MOT's
Posted 01/20/2012 06:36:11 EST
Regarding rhm327's original question: As far as when to go out on leave, can you try to be flexible and see how it goes? I was told by so many people I would be early and we planned and planned to be more »
Forum Post: giving unsolicited advice - what would you do?
Posted 01/13/2012 04:09:22 EST
In Response to Re: giving unsolicited advice - what would you do?: I like the example Kar gave about what to say. Matter-of-fact. I think in this scenario I wouldn't have been able to quickly enough more »
Posted 01/12/2012 08:58:51 EST
Thanks for all the thoughtful responses. As a first time parent I feel like we're all just trying to figure out what's best. And maybe there are times when it might be worthwhile to at least share my more »
Posted 01/11/2012 04:37:34 EST
I'm still puzzling over an encounter I had yesterday at the mall and I'm wondering what other moms out there would have done. I saw a woman with a really teeny tiny baby slumped over nearly sideways i more »
Forum Post: Exercising
Posted 12/05/2011 02:52:37 EST
In Response to Re: Exercising: My PCP keeps telling me that, "chasing twins all day is not the same as getting some real exercise." I have no idea when I'm supposed to get this exercise without colla more »
Forum Post: August - Pregnancy
Posted 08/17/2011 09:28:30 EDT
Krystabel and twin04-- sounds like you're in good shape! I really want to be "nesting" more, but I am sooo tired all the time and I run out of steam before I even get going. I'm due on 8/31 so current more »
Forum Post: Registry- BRU versus Amazon??
Posted 08/10/2011 10:13:57 EDT
I did both registries and found it worked out well. Lots of people that couldn't make it to my shower shipped things from both Amazon and BRU. I got an equal number of things from BRU (including gift more »
Forum Post: Chicco Keyfit or Gracco Snugride
Posted 08/08/2011 08:32:49 EDT
In Response to Re: Chicco Keyfit or Gracco Snugride: Lowell, I hope I am wrong here for your sake, but I was of the understanding the Snap n Go doesn't take Chicco... I could be wrong! You may want more »
Posted 08/05/2011 12:31:50 EDT
For moms with August due dates, am I the only person that has been too exhausted to decorate a nursery during this super hot summer? I feel like a terrible mom already! All my friends had a super cute more »
Forum Post: which breast pump to buy?
Posted 07/15/2011 05:56:34 EDT
In Response to Re: which breast pump to buy?: Lowell, if you're planning to deliver at LGH (or even if not) they have really great lactation consultants there and a regular new moms group that is a ki more »
Posted 07/15/2011 05:54:03 EDT
In Response to Re: which breast pump to buy?:
Posted 07/12/2011 12:34:54 EDT
Are you using a breast pump you would highly recommend? Please be specific on brand/type and cost if you remember. Many thanks. I'm due in August with w/twins, so trying to get one more thing off the more »
Posted 06/26/2011 11:20:19 EDT
I don't think anyone has mentioned this dilemma: Twins and two tall parents. I am almost 8months pregnant with our first--twins! With twins you need to put a baby behind the driver and the passenger. more »
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