I’m now 17 weeks and have started to feel normal again – hurrah!! Not feeling any definite movements yet, so hoping everything is okay. I’m sure it is, but I’m just a natural worrier! Watched the One Born Every Minute: Twins and Triplets episode this week and have to say that I was disappointed. All the cases were complicated and it was very sad. I was really hoping to see some positive experiences, after all not every multiple pregnancy is full of complications.

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I decide to wait to tell work until the ‘official’ 12 week hospital scan, which we had yesterday. We seemed to be at the hospital ages! Upon entering the room we tell the sonographer that we already know it’s twins, he then goes on to say that we’ll only be able to have the nuchal translucency scan and not the blood test to test for Downs Syndrome as the blood test isn’t reliable with twins. We’d not had any tests with Oscar and hadn’t really thought about it this time round, so we started discussing whether to have them or…

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We’d decided to have a private scan at 10 1/2 weeks. I’m a natural worrier so thought it would help put my mind at rest that everything was okay. Plus, we’d had an early scan with Oscar and it was such a lovely experience. So, there I am nervously lying on the bed. The sonographer squeezes the gel onto my stomach and as she starts rolling the thing around it is immediately clear that there are two babies in there! “What can you see” she asks. “There’s two!” we both reply. I burst into tears, it is so unexpected that…

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So, this is my first ever blog and first ever post, therefore it’s probably appropriate to start with telling you a bit about me. My name’s Jemma, I’m 28 (well 29 tomorrow) and I live in Nottingham with my little boy Oscar who is 2 and my husband Simon. I’m a Marketing Executive for an accountancy firm (currently working a 9-day fortnight, so have every other Friday off) and I love my job. We recently decided to try for baby number two, and were lucky enough to fall pregnant on our first month of trying. We found out yesterday that…

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