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1 Year Postpartum With Twins (Anonymous)

1 year postpartum with twins
29 yrs old

I gave birth to twins last July, time really does fly when you have kids!

My little girl weighed in at 6lb2oz and my little boy at 6lbs14oz. I made it to 38 weeks and had a scheduled c-section. I was huge as you can tell from my pic. I am a pretty small person so it was really rough at the end carrying around of the 53 pounds I gained with the pregnancy. I developed HELLP syndrome at the very end, it wasn’t discovered until the morning of the delivery strangely enough.

I am okay with how my body looks most of the time now, although I do miss my old perfect stomach that I will never have back. I was going to buy a one piece swimsuit for the summer but I thought “why should I cover up my wrinkly twin skin? I should be proud and show off the belly that produced my two absolutely perfect, beautiful babies. :)

Although…. if I could get rid of the damn stretchmarks I would in a heartbeat!

in Belly, First Pregnancy, HELLP Syndrome, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Twins

18 comments… add one

  • Sierra Monday, July 6, 2009, 10:57 am

    wow you look absolutely amazing!! your another twin mom giving me hope my twins will be 7wks old tomorrow. I had twin girls weighing 4lbs 14oz and 5lbs 8oz i was 36.6 wks when i delivered i too posted on here…22, surviving a 2yrs and newborn twins! You look truly amazing!!! wow…i’m just in shock and so happy its possible to have twins and look great once again!!

  • Ruth Monday, July 6, 2009, 11:16 am

    those are PP pics? with TWINS?! wow you look amazing! and definitely a bikini :D strechmarks fade too

  • mrs. petunia Monday, July 6, 2009, 6:13 pm

    Holy guacamole! Go ahead and rock the two piece! You look gorgeous :)

  • Shealene Monday, July 6, 2009, 9:26 pm

    Holy crap!!!!!!! You look better than me and I’m a year and some change postpartum with just one!!! Awesome!

  • shannon Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 6:37 am

    What twin skin?? What stretch marks?? You look great!!!

  • Mary Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 5:01 pm

    You look amazing! Congrats on your babies!

  • Lici Thursday, July 9, 2009, 5:12 am

    Some of us have the best of luck, apparently I don’t, now I’m depressed. You look fabolous and Damn what I’d give for my body to be back. Congrats on the Twins.

  • Angèle Thursday, July 9, 2009, 10:11 am

    AMAZING!! I didnt even look like that BEFORE my pregnancies!! Is it wrong to always wear a bikini! ;P

  • Sierra Saturday, July 11, 2009, 6:23 pm

    thank you so much, you are too kind, in the pp pics i have up on my post i’m only 2 wks pp. on my more recent post..(its not up yet) it shows me 5 wks postpartum! and thank you so much for the advice, i need as much as i can get! hehe.

  • kay Sunday, July 12, 2009, 6:36 am

    I don’t see any stretch marks or wrinkles?? man – i WISH my belly looked like that.

    congrats on the twinies! :)

  • ssa Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 11:53 am

    wow wow wow! i too made it to 38 weeks and 5 days. i am 7 months post partum but still have the belly and the loose skin. you give me hope. perhaps i too will look better as some more time passes. :)

  • Hannah Thursday, July 16, 2009, 12:04 am

    You look awesome! Thankfully, I was a lucky one too and pregnancy didnt really effect my body in a bad way! Youre gorgeous!! :)

  • Carolyn Thursday, July 16, 2009, 1:11 am

    Wow, you can’t even tell you had one kid from the pics, I can’t believe you had twins and carried to 38 weeks. Wow.

  • Greg Monday, July 20, 2009, 1:05 pm

    Just wanted to say you look amazing, you have a beautiful body and a great figure. You should feel very proud of the way you look, stretch marks and all.

  • Tinia Sunday, July 26, 2009, 8:39 pm

    Yes, you look fantastic! That is amazing. I see no wrinkles either! :)

  • melissa Monday, August 3, 2009, 6:05 pm

    your my hero

  • Jenni Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 3:51 pm

    Whoooo! hoooo! GORGEOUS! I am so happy you are proud of your body!! Hottie!

  • chj Monday, December 21, 2009, 1:21 am

    why would u need a one-piece?? you look GREAT…better than a lot of the young girls with no children!

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