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twins (Michelle)

you probably all think this is boring.. but i got through 37 weeks of a twin pregnancy, gave birth to the first naturally, no drugs, and the second emergency C-sec 45 minutes later. identical boys. i suffered with the weight, melted in the heat, had no sleep for the last 3 months or so… and came out the other end smiling. as soon as i saw them, it was all worth it! my body is as close to normal as its going to get, and i feel happy with it, i like my jelly belly, it has carried 3 perfect babies in there.. my boobs sag, but i dont care, i am still feeding my boys with them now, nearly a year later. i have more grey hair.. more wrinkles, a weak bladder.. but look at my boys… and my body did it all!!!

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14 comments… add one

  • Brandi Monday, February 11, 2008, 8:55 pm

    Not bored, impressed more like it! Your sons are absolutely adorable! So beautiful! You make cute babies!

  • Raine Monday, February 11, 2008, 9:14 pm

    Oh, your boys are BEAUTIFUL!!! Good job, mama!

    You had a beautiful preggo belly too. I love the pic with the smiley face!

  • Sarah Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 12:27 am

    NO, not a boring story at all! What a wonderful birth. I’m glad you got to have a natural birth with the first so you could experience that. I’m so glad to hear you’re nursing them still. What a blessing! :) They are two gorgeous little boys! They’re beautiful and perfect!

  • i-dra Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 1:03 am

    i never think anything birth-related is boring. don’t depreciate yourself like that! your boys are keey-yute. seriously. what a joy.

  • Caren Story Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 4:10 am

    GREAT story! Its not boring at all! Your babies are beautiful! So cute! :)

  • Alexis Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 8:32 am

    Your boys are beautiful! Double congrats!! Thanks for sharing your story! Wasn’t boring at all! Great story!

  • Autumn Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 12:25 pm

    Is it possible that i’m seeing NOT A SINGLE stretchmark on your belly?! You’re wonder woman!

  • krissy Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 5:44 pm

    What a nice looking belly, and what cute boys! they are going to be little heartbreakers! lol

  • Leigh Tuesday, February 12, 2008, 5:50 pm

    I too had identical twin boys, though my sons endured such a precarious gestation I was induced at 33 weeks. I envy you that you were able to get farther along. I nursed them til they were two weeks shy of their third birthday. They just turned 7 and can still remember being able to nurse (and they still make that sucking noise in their sleep, as does their older sister). I am fascinated with all the similarities and differences that exist between my sons. I hope that you find that to be the case too!

  • Amy Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 10:16 am

    Wow they are beautiful! Congrats!
    And I am surprised no stretch marks, especially for how big you got.
    GOod job

  • miranda Thursday, February 14, 2008, 9:52 am

    Gorgeous babies! I love the pic of your belly with the happy face on it!

  • Kendra Monday, February 18, 2008, 9:36 pm

    You look so pretty!

    and your boys are gorgeous. they look happy, just the way they should.

  • Megan Monday, March 10, 2008, 7:53 pm

    Hi there,

    I noticed your tags of a second pregnancy and twins, I am wondering if you showed extremely early with your boys? I’m 10wks and look 3 to 4 mos…. Should I consider the possibility of twins or just embrace my growing uterus and take a chill pill ;)
    How did you find out or when did you start suspecting twins?
    I am full of questions. If you feel like answering one or all, please feel free.


  • michelle Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 11:41 pm

    Me again.. thanks for all your lovely comments. and yes, i was lucky, i got no stretch marks on the belly, but i did get them on my thighs and butt.. but not bothered, as no one ever sees those areas.. im not a bikini type.. haha

    i was showing BIG TIME by 12 weeks.. outgrown all my trackpants..

    i found out there were two at a 7 week scan.. had a lot of growing pains in the belly.. lol

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