The first few weeks

The twins are now 4 weeks old and so far so good! The time is going so fast. Trying to capture it all is hard as I am so busy feeding, sterilising and washing! My mum has been fab, coming round everyday to help with cores and feeding. Trying to feed the babies together and it normally works, although a couple of times this week it hasn’t worked that way at night!! It’s hard to know what to do, do you wake the sleeping twin or leave them to sleep to encourage good sleeping habits?!? I’ve tried both and leaving…

Final scan

Had our final scan yesterday and both babies estimated at 5lb 8oz, no wonder I feel so heavy!! Finally been given a date for induction Fri 1 Feb – hurrah! Can’t wait to meet them both and also get my body back! Feel so heavy and it hurts when the babies move as it’s clearly cramped in there for them. Looking forward to those first cuddles 🙂 Spending this weekend relaxing and eating out. Our last weekend as a threesome! J x

A few days in hospital

So my last post talked about how much I was struggling with the flu. Well the day after I wrote that post I ended up pulling a rib muscle with all the coughing, the pain was agony. Tried to rest but the day after started coughing again and it got worse. Was literally screaming and crying in agony. Simon panicked and rang NHS direct who told us to go straight to hospital so we had a mad dash to A&E! Got transferred to labour suite where they checked babies, took blood and gave me painkillers and antibiotics. Turns out having…

All about me

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…