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Twin Pregnancy

Thank You Twin A

Kathy Radigan | Posted 09.16.2015 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

There was much excitement and joy in the room. The doctor took several pictures and labeled them. She gently let us know that there was a possibility that due to the smaller size, Twin A might not make it. But she was very confident that Twin B was doing great.

How To Gain 70 Pounds for a Twin Pregnancy

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

On the brink of turning 40, I fell suddenly pregnant with twins -- where "suddenly" is redefined as three years of infertility and one round of IVF. My doctor instructed me to eat 100 grams of protein a day, since twins often come early, underweight, and NICU-bound.

What Moving 6 Days After Giving Birth to Twins Helped Me Finally Overcome

Ashley Allen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Ashley Allen

After a childhood of moving almost annually until I was 16 years old, you would think I would have developed a happy-go-lucky, adaptive attitude towards changing my environment.

11 Facts About Twins That Make Them Even Cooler Than You Already Thought

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 03.27.2014 | Parents

The number of twins in the U.S. is multiplying. It's high time we celebrate some of the most interesting facts about them.

12 Things I Loved About My C-Section

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

C-sections are often hailed as unnecessary, agonizing and overused. On this topic, I can speak only for myself. That said, strange as it sounds, there were things I actually loved about my surgical birth.

Warning: Your Compliment To That Pregnant Woman Was An Insult

Catherine Alford | Posted 05.04.2014 | Parents
Catherine Alford

When will female bodies just be left alone? Must we always be on display for everyone to see, judge, measure and discuss? Is it really that difficult to offer a kind word to each other?

Not Worried This Time

Kate Sievers | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Sievers

Sometimes I feel like I have the worst luck and can be a pessimist, but this really turned my world upside-down. I feel so positive, and after beating cancer, and then becoming pregnant, I feel like I know the purpose of my life.

STUDY: Slower Labor Is Normal In Twin Pregnancies

Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents

By: Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/29/2013 08:17 AM EDT on LiveScience Labor takes longer in women pregnant with twins, a new study ...

Why My Grief Therapist's Baby News Hit So Close To Home | Posted 06.14.2013 | Parents

I started seeing my therapist, who specializes in loss and grief, a few months after losing my twins at 20 weeks in May. She is an amazing woman who has been through a lot of the same experiences as me, and who deeply understands my loss.

What I Learned From A Very Scary Pregnancy

Pauls Toutonghi | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Pauls Toutonghi

This visit went just like all the other visits. Until we noticed that the nurse was lingering over the ultrasound screen, moving the ultrasound paddle again and again over Peyton's swollen belly --pressing harder, issuing the sound waves from a variety of different angles.

The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy | Posted 10.11.2011 | Parents

As Jenny lay on the obstetrician’s examination table, she was grateful that the ultrasound tech had turned off the overhead screen. She didn’t wan...