I Wish I Hadn’t Ignored the Signs of Preterm Labor – Parenting Twins Article

Read the reasons why a mom of twins wishes she hadn’t ignored the signs of preterm labor because she thought she was overreacting. “It’s way too soon.” I thought to myself as they told me I was dilated to 6 cm. I thought it was just gas pains. I guess it’s a good thing that, for once, I listened to my husband and came to get checked out.  “How am I in labor?”, I thought. “I haven’t even adjusted to…

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Our Littlest Fighters: Before and After Photos of Preemie Twins – Parenting Twins Article

View before and after photos of preemie twins submitted from our Twiniversity community to inspire and bring hope to parents of preemies everywhere. If you have preemie twins in the NICU right now, you have come to the right place. We are about to show you a glimpse into your future. Right now it may seem so far away and like it will never happen, but look at all of these families that came…

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BONDING WITH BABIES IN THE NICU – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on June 25, 2018. Filed under: Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: bonding with babies in the NICU, Kangaroo care, NICU, skin to skin, time in the NICU | Sometimes multiple-birth babies need to spend time in the NICU.  Their stay may last a couple of days, to weeks and if they are very premature (before 38 weeks), even months.  Many parents worry about being able to bond with their babies.  It is still…

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our journey to a baby bump: Casey + Britton – Parenting Twins Article

When the boys were born in July, my posts were short and quick. I feel like it’s finally time to share the whole story of when they came into this world. My world.Our plan had been to head down to Texas on July 25th. That would have been between 34-35 weeks pregnant. The average time that twins come is 35 weeks. I figured we were doing good. Especially since Kelly usually went past her due date.I had one last business…

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Monoamniotic Twins: Aeden and Noah’s Story – Parenting Twins Article

     I found out that I was pregnant New Year’s Day.  We were surprised and excited and anxious.  Of course, we had to wait several weeks before we actually got to see a doctor, so 28 days later we made our way to the doctor excited to hear our baby’s heartbeat for the first time.      At our first appointment we went in for the sonogram and it was very exciting until the technician said, ,”Oh…wait a minute…”  It got very…

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