A Tale of Two Babies (A Birth Story)

A Tale of Two Babies (A Birth Story)

I didn’t consider or plan a natural birth (it was both my choice and was recommended). So when my waters broke on the way to the bathroom on the morning of Sunday 25th July, I was freaking out. I was 34 weeks and 6 days pregnant with the twins and had my c-section date confirmed [...]

Types of Twins and TTTS

Types of Twins and TTTS

We were warned from the very beginning that a twin pregnancy would get a lot more attention. More scans, midwife appointments, obstetrician appointments and more questions from people (are they identical, do twins run in your family, was it through IVF, would you prefer boys or girls, was it planned). So naturally I had to [...]

“Pass me the kale and gravy” – First Trimester

“Pass me the kale and gravy” – First Trimester

It felt like I spent most of my first trimester harbouring this secret that felt like it lasted 112 weeks not 12 weeks, especially as we decided to keep the pregnancy to ourselves as much as possible after we found out at around 5 weeks. We only told our parents and some of our closet [...]

Starting 2020 Seeing Double

Starting 2020 Seeing Double

Have you ever had one of those life changing moments that come out of no where? It happened to me the morning of NYE 2019 when I was lazying on the sofa watching Tipping Point googling cocktail recipes when a sudden thought randomly popped into my head...... when am I due on my period? A [...]