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Re: [IP] Twin Pregnancy

Hi Wendy,  I have twins.  They are 3 years old now.  I wasn't pumping but I was
on MDI during the pregnancy and at the time had dm for about21 years.  I would
love to offer some encouragement to your friend. Sheila

WENDY wrote:

> Looking for some support here.  I've met a lady who is pumping and six
> months pregnant with twins.  She's feeling very alone at the moment.
> Anybody on the list expecting twins, or had a multiple birth while pumping?
> Wendy
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WENDY <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
> Date: September 3, 1999 7:44 PM
> Subject: [IP] We have our Prescription :)
> >Hi All,
> >
> >Well, we finally had our long awaited appointment with the IWK and after a
> >morning of being poked, prodded and interviewed, we have our pump
> >prescription.  We are still in shock as we had anticipated some resistance.
> >Can't wait to contact Disetronic on Tuesday (bleh to the long weekend) and
> >get this show on the road.
> >
> >Special thanks to Barb and Erica, we dropped into their home last night on
> >the way to Halifax and Greg had the opportunity to see not only one, but
> two
> >kids who were pumping (Julie and Bren were also visiting).
> >
> >While Greg was pretty quiet at Barb's I think that this experience made his
> >whole attitude much more positive today and had a big impact on the
> >prescription being passed over so readily.  No period of intensive control
> >(they tell us that's what we've been doing since diagnosis - he's on four
> >shots of humalog and two of humalin N daily, and he already tests 4 - 7
> >times a day).  So, as soon as we can get everybody trained I guess we're up
> >and running. Now I'm scared :)  Greg will be the first child to be pumping
> >here in lil ole Prince Edward Island.
> >
> >Wendy (mom to 12 yr old Greg dx'd Dec 17/98)
> >
> >
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