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Second Pregnancy Twins and C-Section (Anonymous)

With my first, I had an emergency c-section. He was a big baby with a ton of fluid; I was huge (or so I thought.) After he was two months old I realized I would never look the same. I was wrinkly and with a small bulge. Fast forward seven years of ensuring my stomach was covered and a twin pregnancy later. I was truly huge. I had scabs all over my stomach as my stomach grew. I was awesomely large and a force to be reckoned with. They were born via c-section at 39 weeks 4 days. I nursed, rather NURSE them exclusively since they were an hour old. My body has changed and I will never be the same but I have three beautiful, healthy children to THANK for my wondrous body.







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  • Heather Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 12:59 pm

    I applaud both you and your physicians for carrying twins for 39+ weeks!!! YEAH!! I love the picture of you in your bathing suit, too – such confidence, and rightly so!!! SUPER MOM!!!

  • Sarah Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 1:09 pm

    Wow! thank goodness for C Sections, huh? I can’t believe you carried those twins for that long! And they are so beautiful!!! I love the pictures of you nursing them. I love twin nursing pics! That is so precious! You looked so cute in your bikini while pregnant! Congratulations!!!

  • Amy Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 2:02 pm

    Simply beautiful and amazing!!!! You look great for having 3 babies! I only have one and look the same. I love to hear stories of multiples nursing!! GOOD JOB! :-)

  • Michelle Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 2:18 pm

    I am still nursing my 8 month old, and I am so proud of you for nursing twins!! Congrats on twins and being able to nurse them, you should be so proud of yourself!!

  • i-dra Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 3:44 pm

    wow, mama! i love the way you describe yourself as a “force to be reckoned with.” so funny! that belly is truly magnificent & the breatfeeding photo is so precious i just want to kiss those sweet babies on their perfect little heads. you look terrific.

  • Sandy Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 4:26 pm

    What a proud moment! You look beautiful!

  • tanya Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 5:58 pm

    All I have to say is WOW!!!! You are truly a supermom!!! And kudos to you for breastfeeding twins, that is an amazing accomplishment. That pic of those two little angels is beautiful, what a wonderful wonderful thing. By the way you look awesome pregnant, I wish I could have that much pride in myself to wear a bikini while I’m pregnant.

  • Chantelle Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 7:05 pm

    You and your sweet babes are beautiful!!! Thanks for bringing a smile to my face today!

  • Tsi K. Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 8:52 pm

    You and your babies (all three of them) are absolutely beautiful!Thanks for sharing.

  • tinifer Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 9:40 pm

    Congratulations! In that first photo you truly look as though you are “at peace with the world”.

  • mom of 2boys Thursday, August 16, 2007, 12:29 am

    HOLY MOTHER OF GOD!!!! is all I can say about the size of that belly!!!! LOL. That has to be some kind of record. I can’t believe how amazing you look after stretching out that far!! Now that is something to be proud of! And I am so happy to hear you are nursing your babies exclusivly, what a wonderful gift to them!

    YOU GO MAMA!! You look fantastic!!

  • marjorie Thursday, August 16, 2007, 5:49 am

    Wow, your stomach is amazing! The human female body is a wonderful thing. And nursing twins on demand is great too–so good for them and for you too. I hope they sleep sometimes so you can get some rest!

  • Renee Thursday, August 16, 2007, 10:13 am

    You are super woman! You are amazing for nursing your twins and you are beautiful!

  • Mayhem Thursday, August 16, 2007, 10:27 am

    You look great, and your kids are beautiful, too!

  • Ash Thursday, August 16, 2007, 11:59 am

    Beautiful.

  • Corrie Thursday, August 16, 2007, 12:13 pm

    You look amazing!

    And huge congats for exclusively nursing twins. The traditional medical community pushes formula way too much for multiple births-you’ve got two breasts for a reason!

    Good job momma, and beautiful children.

  • Kris Thursday, August 16, 2007, 4:25 pm

    You look so good in that bikinin pic, good for you for being so comfortable in your body. I can’t believe how far out your belly was when you were pregnant with those twins!!! it is straight out!!!! I think your post partum belly looks great considering how large your belly was!! Oh and your babies are ADORABLE!

  • Allison Thursday, August 16, 2007, 6:02 pm

    You are AMAZING!! and sooooo beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

  • catherine Friday, August 17, 2007, 1:02 am

    I love the expression of total bliss in the first pic..and the preggy one is simply AMAZING!!

  • annie Friday, August 17, 2007, 8:23 am

    oh my gosh! your children are BEAUTIFUL!!! and you are too….you have that proud mama glow=) Congratulations

  • sungoddess Saturday, August 18, 2007, 4:36 am

    You’re beautiful OMI! Yeye O!

  • Tanya Saturday, August 18, 2007, 7:22 pm

    Your kids are absolutely gorgeous, as are you!

    That is one impressive belly!! lol Your postpartum belly reminds me a lot of mine, though I suspect mine isn’t quite as “bad” as I think it looks…lol

    Keep up the great work! :)

  • Liz Friday, August 24, 2007, 10:18 am

    What a gorgeous Mama!! Your belly was SO full of babies! I love how peaceful you look while nursing them both, I hope you all continue to do well! :D

  • Nikki Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 9:30 pm

    THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for sharing your post baby belly! It looks just like mine!!! I also had twins on my second pregnancy and I kept seeing all of these pictures of people looking perfect after their twin pregnancy. You are gorgeous and give me hope!!

  • zoe Friday, July 10, 2009, 2:49 pm

    thank you for posting– your photos brought a happy tear to my eye

    you and your children are beautiful and that belly is the mother of all bellies— amazing and wonderful!

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