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Boy/Girl Twins!

I delivered twins by cesarean section at 37 weeks and 6 days!! I actually worked out my entire pregnancy, barfing and all, and did a step class the day before my water finally broke. They were born weighing 6 1/2 pounds and 6 pounds. I had 12 1/2 pounds of baby in me and I only gained 31 pounds. Ouch!






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  • Caren Story Sunday, October 28, 2007, 4:29 am

    Congratulations on your babies! I hope your recovery goes well!

  • Kris Sunday, October 28, 2007, 3:38 pm

    I think you’re beautiful. I hope you enjoy being a mommy to your little bundles. I would love for you to post some post partum pics!

  • Megan Sunday, October 28, 2007, 4:41 pm

    you look Effing awesome girl i wish i had the energy through my pregnancy to have done step classes.. gosh your one hell of a tough cookie. And you look really normal after your c section, i swear i was off my face when the nurses gave me my baby- i had a c-section too, i asked them not to give her to me because i was so scared id’e drop her because my arms were so numb! Haha, Wow your truely an amazing woman- alot of women i know who have had twins did not carry to full term. And 12 pounds of Babies wow. I cant see any stretch marks either, Lucky!

  • Sarah Sunday, October 28, 2007, 5:28 pm

    The first thing out of my mouth was “Wow!” You did a fantastic job staying in shape during your pregnancy!!!

  • Anna Sunday, October 28, 2007, 6:19 pm

    How terrific! I can tell from your pictures how proud you are of your pregnant body! Congratulations!

  • Lynn Sunday, October 28, 2007, 7:51 pm

    I think you look beautiful, fantastic, extraordinary! You carried twins to full term AND you did it while keeping in shape. You had a gorgeous pregnant belly, just perfect and you’re proof that motherhood can be as gentle to some as it can be harsh to others.

    Thank you for sharing.

  • Lisa Monday, October 29, 2007, 12:15 am

    Congratulations on your beautiful new babies.

    My Dear, you look fabulous! Great work!

  • Anon Monday, October 29, 2007, 8:59 am

    Wow, very impressive! Great job!

  • alexis Monday, October 29, 2007, 12:15 pm

    I just want to say, as an athlete who is gearing up to get preg in the next two years, you made me feel so good.

    I just wanted to share a story with you: I was lucky enough to travel to the Netherlands recently to study women’s healthcare with a focus on maternity care. I met a wonderful women, mother of two and 7months pregnant, who insisted that my friends and I take the train to meet her at her house while she picked up some snacks. She jump on her bike, put her kids in the kids’ seats, and took off. I can’t tell you how adorable she was coming down the street with a bikefull of kids, snacks and her big belly.

    We asked her a million questions about how she does it and she kept laughing that it was just what women did there. She rolled her eyes when we asked her how much she weighed, saying “I don’t know, the doctor doesn’t weigh me – He could tell if I was too fat.” She was so comfortable and relaxed, and healthy.

    All this and the Netherlands has a home birth rate of around 75% for normal pregnancies.

    It just makes me wonder about what our assumptions are about how pregnancy is supposed to be.

    You are an inspiration to me, someone to challenge everyone’s notion about what pregnant women are capable of (with the right support, I am sure!)

  • Betty Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 12:51 pm

    Oh my god! you look so… as i want to look when I get prego… hihihi.

  • Ashley Wednesday, October 31, 2007, 3:40 am

    I just love the attitude you’re giving in these pics!

  • Beth Wednesday, January 9, 2008, 12:23 am

    Wow! You look amazing! I’m having b/b twins and am 36 weeks now. I’ve only gained 26 pounds – I’m small to beging with 5’2 & 103 lbs.

    You gave me hope that I *can* get my body back! I worked out up until 28 weeks, but had pre-term labor scare so I had to quit :( Congrats on your babies!!

  • Jenni Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 3:49 pm

    Thanks, Everyone!! It is great to stay in shape during the pregnancy! I was scared I wouldn’t be able to workout, but the Universe works in mysterious ways! Much love to all of you! My kids are now three and I feel great. Here is to twin mammas!
    xoxooxox

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