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Forum: Cloth Diapering April 1st, 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By owensmom
Re: Losing steam :(

your diapers shouldn't be smelling that bad after such little use, especially if you are doing 2 full washes. are you using enough soap? I use almost a full scoop when i do a load. I also use gain....
Forum: Moms and Expectant Moms of Multiples April 1st, 2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By owensmom
Re: when will you deliever

I was induced at 38 weeks. same as other reasons mentioned above - the risk of still birth goes up after 38 weeks. and as to the comment about if you haven't gone on your own ~ a lot of twin moms do...
Forum: Moms and Expectant Moms of Multiples March 11th, 2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By owensmom
Re: Introduction

HI! i have an almost 4 yr old boy and twins that are 11 months old. welcome!
Forum: Cloth Diapering February 28th, 2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By owensmom
Re: brands of prefolds and opinions on my starter stash

Hi! i did go with pretty much everything i listed here. i ended up converting 1 dozen prefolds into fitteds - which i highly reccommend if you have some sewing skills. but the prefolds angel-folded...
Forum: Moms and Expectant Moms of Multiples February 6th, 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By owensmom
Re: Twins?

well, we found out at 8 weeks. so i don't know anything about u/s earlier then that. but I didn't have any more extreme morning sickness then i did with my singleton, didn't really feel them move...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 22nd, 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By owensmom
Re: I can't believe this...

its not that the milk is spoiled - its that it has lost some of its nutrients...at least that's what I *think* try google or kellymom
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 17th, 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By owensmom
Re: Possibly Switching to Formula - Advice!

Well I don't have any experience with switching from EBF to formula, but here's what I do know....
Transition: I assume it's like the transition to cow's milk. the slower you do it, the easier it is...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 15th, 2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By owensmom
Re: Girls I need some serious and honest advice re: breastfeeding!

I would try to up your supply now. start taking fenugreek (i saw results in about a day) and any other suppliments you can. drink plenty of fluids too. do you feed him on only one side each feeding?...
Forum: 2012 Playroom September 27th, 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By owensmom
Re: Gulp

hugs! i can totally relate! i have about 5 oz left in my freezer stash too! luckily i have been keeping up day to day. I did start fenugreek capsules and a bowl of oatmeal/day a few days ago and I...
Forum: 2012 Playroom August 10th, 2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By owensmom
Re: Clothing storage

we have a dresser/changing table combo that the current sizes are in. then the next size up (6-9 months) are in the 2nd dresser. the clothes 9+ are hanging in the closet unwashed. there is a clothes...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 30th, 2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By owensmom
Re: Cloth Diapering Help!

:ditto: when ours got stinky like that it was because we weren't using enough detergent. we use gain on our diapers and we use detergent up to the 2nd line. we do a rinse first and then sanatary...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 30th, 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By owensmom
Re: Losing my milk! :( How do I fix this?

try to pump every time he eats, or like one of the others said, give him a little bit of formula and then let him try to latch. the more you pump/let him try to feed the more it tells your body to...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 27th, 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 309
Posted By owensmom
Re: Boobs and Bottles

I will nurse as long as i can keep up with them both. my goal is to pump at work until about a year and then transition to cows milk when i'm away and then just nurse while I'm around them until they...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 23rd, 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Posted By owensmom
Re: Hello :)

welcome!
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 23rd, 2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By owensmom
Re: Straight sleep

7-10 hours most nights. and when it's closer to 7 hours they eat and then go right back to sleep for 2 or 3 more hours.
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 20th, 2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By owensmom
Re: Milk Monday

they definately eat less often. I would imagine its a lot more at once though. they eat about 6 or 7 times a day. no night feedings (6-9 hr stretch)
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 20th, 2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By owensmom
Re: swaddling baby

:ditto: the girls usually have their arms wiggled out by the morning, but i still think they like the consistancy of being wrapped to go to bed. it gets a bit warm here for pj's and a blanket but we...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 20th, 2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By owensmom
Re: When to start baby food!?

my dr gave us the ok to try at 4 months but idk if we will. basically with DS we tried at like 4.5 months and he just spit everything out, so we tried again at 6 months. we also mixed cereal with...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 20th, 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By owensmom
Re: Pumping Inequality

when i had DS I pumped at work and consistantly had 1-2 more ounce out of my left one then the right one. it was like that the whole time (9 months or so of pumping) and the dr said sometimes one...
Forum: 2012 Playroom July 20th, 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By owensmom
Re: Swimming

we might take the girls when we go to baltimore next month. they like thier baths, so as long as its warm I assume they will like it, but we prob will just dip their toes in.
Forum: Moms and Expectant Moms of Multiples July 17th, 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By owensmom
Re: Breastfeeding Twins

Did you breast feed, bottle feed, or a combination? we had to suppliment (a few oz a day) for the first week with formula b/c of issues with being jondace. Otherwise it was breastfed from the...
Forum: 2012 Playroom June 18th, 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By owensmom
Re: Help! Should I save this breastmilk or throw it out?

it might have been good if you had just fed the baby the bottle and not put it back in the fridge. this website Breastfeeding: How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk -- FamilyDoctor.org...
Forum: 2012 Playroom June 16th, 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By owensmom
Re: If you pump...

we have 2 - 3oz bottles in the fridge and prob about 30 oz in the freezer. I will start pumping more once i go back to work but I usually pump just enough for the next day. right now I'm starting to...
Forum: 2012 Playroom June 13th, 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By owensmom
Re: No diaper changing area

I would use the booth or go out to the car. I have also just used the sink area in the bathroom when the countertop is big enough. I agree with others - if they don't provide a changing area they...
Forum: 2012 Playroom June 13th, 2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By owensmom
Re: I don't post much but lurk. Need some opinions

I say go for it! esp if you are already getting some milk out! it's worth a try and I'm sure it will be rewarding to you if you can do it since its something you really want to do!
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