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My Twins Story (Anonymous)

June 1, 2008

I was 24 years old when we found out i was pregnant! A bit shocked but excited. 8 weeks into the pregnancy i started having severe pains on one side when i moved. Panicking i went to the doctor but she reassured me things were probably fine but to come back if it continued, which it did! So i went back and she arranged a scan. I had to go alone as my partner could not get out of work and no-one else knew about the pregnancy. The lady doing the scan suddenly says to me ‘have you got any twins in your family’!!! All i could say was ‘oh my god’. I had to phone my partner and tell him, we was really pleased thank god! Anyway, the pregnancy went well until my 35 week check up when it was discovered my blood pressure was sky high, with the onset of pre-eclampsia! I had to deliver the babies that day! Yikes!! After a 9 hour induced labour i gave birth naturally to 2 perfect baby girls, 5lb 4 and 5lb 8 oz. We spent a week in SCBU untill we could go home and now they are doing brilliantly. My stomach is covered with stretchmarks and is real squishy! But, i guess they are worth every mark even if i do have to get the super pants out if i want to get the flat stomach look! 1st Pic 16 weeks Pregnant, 2nd pic on day i gave birth, 3rd pic the girls straight after birth, 4th pic the girls now and 5th pic me now!!







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6 Responses to “My Twins Story (Anonymous)”

  1. Milk Mama Says:
    June 1st, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    Oh my goodness!!! Your daughters are stinking PRECIOUS!!!!! You look great! :) Thank you for sharing your story. I love reading twin stories. :)

  2. Laurie Says:
    June 1st, 2008 at 5:18 pm

    Your daughters are so cute!!

    My stomach looks almost EXACTLY like yours, and I only had 1! :-O

  3. mel Says:
    June 1st, 2008 at 8:07 pm

    Your girls are soooo cute! Love their cheeks! I have three kids that I had all by csection and with each one I got the size of a twin delivery.My stomach looks exactly like yours. Thanks for posting! I have an identical twin sister and it is the best thing ever! I hope your girls grow up to be as close as we are! My stomach looks exactly like yours. Thanks for posting!

  4. Rita Says:
    June 2nd, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    You look beautiful! Congratulations on two adorable and beautiful little girls! And thank you for posting! I, like the other commentor, have almost the same belly and I only had one little girl!

  5. miranda Says:
    June 2nd, 2008 at 11:44 pm

    OH MY GOODNESS!!! Throw my little girl in there and they could be triplets!!! The one on the right looks like my little one! They are absolutely beautiful! CONGRATULATIONS!

  6. Amy Says:
    June 3rd, 2008 at 5:13 pm

    Oh my… I saw the last picture of your stomach and I literally felt like I was looking in the mirror! I also had twins. Thanks for sharing your story!

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