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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 »

  • Forum Post: bed/nap routine with twins?

    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 »

  • Forum Post: twins sharing bottles - question

    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?: [QUOTE]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 more »

  • Forum Post: giving unsolicited advice - what would you do?

    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 »

  • Forum Post: giving unsolicited advice - what would you do?

    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: [QUOTE]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 withou 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: [QUOTE]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 ma more »

  • Forum Post: August - Pregnancy

    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?: [QUOTE]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 more »

  • Forum Post: which breast pump to buy?

    Posted 07/15/2011 05:54:03 EDT

    In Response to Re: which breast pump to buy?:
    [QUOTE]Do you know what you're having? 
    Posted by Daisy75[/QUOTE]


    I'm having two boys. Thanks for all the information! It is so helpful.

    more »

  • Forum Post: 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 »

  • Forum Post: Chicco Keyfit or Gracco Snugride

    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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