as you may know, if you've been following me on Instagram, I have been working with a sleep consultant for the past few weeks! My boys were waking every couple of hours and I was replacing dummies, bringing one boy into our bed so he wouldn't wake the other, moving to the spare bed or… Continue reading Why hire a sleep consultant?
Anthea is sharing her story with us tonight and it’s nothing short of a miracle. After battling Endometriosis and Polycystic ovary syndrome her chances of falling pregnant were slim, she was advised of this in her early 20’s. Despite being told ‘conceiving will be difficult’ and being stuck in bed for almost half of her… Continue reading ‘Conceiving will be difficult’
When Kyla-Marie reached out to me with her twins story I was so intrigued to know a little bit more as I am sure you are also! I would like to start by sharing some more information regarding Kyla-Marie's first pregnancy. In this pregnancy she had a daughter and a son with only her son… Continue reading Vanishing Twin Syndrome?
Dani and I connected via a Facebook group for mums of multiple births, I’ve met a lot of my twin mum friends through this page! Twin to Twin Transfer syndrome was the first thing mentioned to me after the words ‘I’ve just found a second heartbeat my so any parent of identical twins may know… Continue reading What does TTTS mean?
This weeks twin mama highlight is a special one for me! This beautiful lady has been my biggest twin support from the night I found out I was having two babies. My message went something like ‘hey, it’s been ages, hope you’re well, I just found out I’m having twins so I would love to… Continue reading Toddler twins
Welcome to our exciting mini series!! I have reached out to a few families of multiples with some questions about our lives juggling bundles of joy, give you all a glimpse into our worlds and answer some of those questions we get every day!! I thought I would start this series close to home with… Continue reading What is it like being a family with twins?
This week we have the amazing Katie who is an absolute super mum! 2 years ago she had identical twin girls who are just adorable, she did not expect getting pregnant again that it would be possible to have 2 more beautiful babies but she’s just welcome her fraternal boy and girl twins into the… Continue reading Twinning x2
These days I hate telling people I conceived via IVF. Not because there is any shame in it but because straight away it’s like people have this moment where the magic of my identical twins is taken away ‘oh right IVF that’s why you have twins!’... um sorry Karen do you know statistics I don’t?… Continue reading ‘Oh but twins are common in IVF’
I have been diagnosed with anxiety for 13 years now. 13 years ago I was prescribed medication and since then I have been off and on medication as required. When we started trying for a baby I was self-managing my anxiety and my GP had a good talk to me about ppd/a (postpartum depression/anxiety) and… Continue reading Postpartum depression/anxiety- not just for mums
I felt like I would say it every time someone asks how old my boys are. ‘My boys were born too early’ I’ve started just telling strangers their adjusted age. Adjusted age, a term I had never heard before my boys were born. Because the first 9 weeks of their life don’t count, they’re ‘adjusted’… Continue reading ‘My babies were premmie’