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mommy_mallory

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My Twin Girls are Here!
« on: March 12, 2012 at 08:03 PM »
Caroline Grace (5lbs 8oz) and Breanna Renee (4lbs 7oz) born on March 5, 2012. I was put on bed rest at 26 weeks due to a shortening cervix. I spent 3 weeks of it in the hospital. The day I was released off bed rest (36 weeks & 5days) I went into labor. Woke up at 2:30 to a strong contraction, stood up, and my water broke! When we arrived at the hospital my cervix was 4cm. The epidural was in and as soon as my doctor came on call, baby A's heart rate dropped completely off the monitor. All I remember was people rushing into the room, being wheeled out, and next thing I know I'm on an operating table having a c-section. It all happened so fast! My doctor came on call at 7:30 and they were born at 7:55&7:56. They discovered that Baby A's placenta had begun to abrupt. We were planning on a vaginal delivery and i'm glad we didn't because Baby B's cord was so short that she wouldn't have been able to be delivered vaginally. My doctor went on to say that she may not have even made it. We thank God every day for these precious girls and the doctors that were able to deliver them!

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Re: My Twin Girls are Here!
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2012 at 08:38 PM »
Congratulations
Mother of 4
#1 2004 full term
#2 2006 born at 37 weeks 1 day after 14 weeks of bed rest due to IC
#3 2009 born at 31 weeks 1 day PROM at 30 weeks with cerclage
#4 2012 born at 36 weeks  2 days IC, cerclage, p17

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Re: My Twin Girls are Here!
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012 at 10:23 AM »
Congratulations! Good weights for twins!
Natural boy/girl twins!!
EDD November 1, 2011 (based on 38 weeks)
Bed rest at 20 weeks for cervical shortening
Cerclage placed at 21 weeks after further shortening
13 weeks and 1 day of strict bed rest and Mario and Amelia made their appearance at 33 weeks and 4 days on October 1, 2011!

Meghan

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Re: My Twin Girls are Here!
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2012 at 10:12 AM »
Wow, what a story!  Congratulations and great job, Mama!!!  Let the fun begin!!   ;D
02-16-2009 - Identical twin boys born at 31 weeks, 19 day in NICU
07-31-2010 - DS born at 36 weeks
07-04-2012 - DD born at 38+4 weeks, progesterone shots since 22 weeks, born 13 days after last shot

Mom2Z

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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012 at 11:54 AM »
Congrats!!  I was admitted at 26 weeks and stated for three weeks too...and I went into labor with my twins at 36+5!!  funny.  Enjoy...and GET YOUR REST NOW.  My twins are 7 mo now and I wish I'd taken more advantage when I was laid up after the c section....
Janet
Mom to Z born 9/28/07 at 31 wks
Corinne b/d 05/21/10 (IC)
Jake and Cassidy born 8/15/11 after a cerclage and months of bedrest!  Take that IC!