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26 weeks.

26 weeks this week but my little ones are measuring 27 weeks! We are in the 80th and 65th percentile weighing in at 2.2 and 2.1 pounds. So they’re big especially for twins – definitely happy with how they’re growing.

I’m doing good, just really tired. I’m getting pretty round too! I passed my GD test with flying colours which is great seeing as my previous OB made it seem like I would DEFINITELY have GD being plus sized and carrying twins.

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We started our twin prenatal classes last week and had our second class yesterday. We were able to go on a hospital tour which was great – we will be delivering in such a beautiful hospital! All the rooms are such a great size too which is great since we were debating if we wanted to pay to upgrade to private but now I am not sure we will bother since there are beds for the husbands in all the rooms.

Otherwise the little ones are doing great! They scored 8/8 on all their tests and they are practicing “breathing” lots which is fantastic news.

Our shower is at the end of the month and I am so looking forward to it! My mom is planning it mostly but she is including me a lot which is fun. We’re doing a woodland theme and it should be super cute.

 

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24 week update

I haven’t updated in quite sometime so I wanted to give a little update on how we’re all doing!

We are 24 weeks this week and feeling great lately. The twins like the kick up a storm and are growing fantastic.

I was sent to a new high risk OB at a new hospital in Toronto. They specialize in both multiples and plus size pregnancies so it’s a fantastic hospital for us. They’re really intense doctor visits though as I do ultrasounds, OB visit, lab work and even meet with a dietitian all at the same time visit.

I passed my GD test which I am very happy and surprised about. My sugars have always been great – but twins and being plus sized made it seem like I would definitely get GD – so woohoo!

The twins are 60 and 63 percentile which is fantastic! Not too far ahead but above average especially for twins which is great.

We have my baby shower coming up at the end of the month which I am very excited about – we have had some people say they can’t make it which is a downer but a lot of people are busy in the summer so I understand… Just kinda sad about it.

I have been feeling great. My pelvis pain has decreased significantly which is such a relief. Sleeping is getting difficult… but my bump is definitely starting to grow so it’s only going to get worse from here. Bring on ALL the pillows.

We have seen the babies quite a few times and even got to see them on a 3D scan which was great. They are so cute and I cried for days whenever I would see their pictures because I love them so much.

Our house got pushed back due to more building delays. Now we won’t be moving into our house until March which is SO DISSAPOINTING. Silver lining is I will still be close to family once the twins arrive – but their nursery is going to have to wait.

Now for a ton of pictures!

Here was our 3D pics. Our little girl was shy.

I have a bump picture from last week.

Some of their things set up.

And our shower invite. We are doing a woodland theme. 🙂

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TWIN GENDER REVEAL!

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We found out if our little ones are boys, girls or one of each this weekend at our gender reveal!

I was guessing they were going to be girls while my husband was guessing they were going to be boy/girl.  Our party members guessed Girls (3), Boys (4) and Both (13). We had no preference at what our little ones were, but we were SO EXCITED to find out!

We had confetti poppers and it was a blast. It worked out great because we didn’t know what they were, neither did our families since we have the envelope to a family friend – so it was a huge surprise. Plus our family friend was so honoured that she could be the secret holder.

Anyways… Now that I built the suspense enough 😉

BOY AND A GIRL!!!!

So my husband was right again! We are so excited and I am a little embarrassed to admit we already started shopping (even my husband!)

We didn’t have a preference but I would be lying if I didn’t say having one of each is pretty cool! But very overwhelming since we really will need to buy double everything including wardrobes.

 

 

 

 

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10 weeks 4 days

Hello everyone, I just wanted to update everyone to say the twins and I are doing good!

We had another ultrasound a few days ago and they’re growing perfectly! Both of the hemorrhages are gone which brings me great relief!

Babies heart rates were 170 and 174 and were quite the show offs. Both were kicking, waving and having quite the dance party. They actually look more like babies instead of gummy bears now too which is great!

I’m dying to see them again soon!

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7 weeks today.

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Seven weeks today and I have an ultrasound to check on my little raspberries tomorrow. I really hope and pray they are doing well.

My husband is coming with me tomorrow so I am hoping I will have a friendly tech that will let him come and see – he was so sad he missed the first one.

My husband has been so happy about the twins, I think he’s also happy that he was right all along that we are having twins. He’s been incredibly helpful and so protective over me, normally he is – but he’s definitely holding my arm a little tighter walking off the curb now.

“Morning” sickness has been alright so far. I have only actually been sick once, I’m mostly just really nauseous. It comes and goes but late afternoon is when I get hit the hardest or when we are in the car.

I notice when we go to baby stores people are dismissing me as not pregnant. I get the up and down look, they check for a bump and then they move on. Sucks for them because I have to buy twice the amount of things – they’re missing out on some sales. I’m looking at you Buy Buy Baby.

We did buy two bassinets this weekend though. I know you aren’t suppose to shop this early – but they were on sale and it saved me over $80 buying them now compared to later when they’re not on sale. Plus they are prefect. We have a lot of grey chevron already because I was terrible and bought stuff before we were even pregnant, so really my husband wasn’t shocked that I already wanted to buy things.

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Anyways, I’ll update tomorrow once I have some more news and hopefully another ultrasound picture!

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Beta #2 was good news!

Went for my beta today (14DPO) and ended up getting some great news! My beta was 248 from 46! HUGE increase in three days.

My clinic has now officially also declared me as pregnant! The nurse today was much nicer than the nurse on my first beta too. They want me to come in for one more beta on Tuesday.

Four weeks and baby is the size of a tomato seed!

Period is due today/tomorrow so please don’t show up! Fingers crossed!

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Nervous for 2nd beta tomorrow.

3 weeks 6 days today and hoping I will stay pregnant. I had a nice thick uterine lining and on progesterone suppositories so I hope baby stays nice and cozy.

I ended up telling my parents last night, I wasn’t going to tell them until after my second beta but I needed to share the news with someone! Plus if anything did happen, I would want my mom.

I gave them a Valentine’s Day card from baby and told them that they will see them in October! Both my parents started crying and they were so excited. They are already trying to decide their grandparent names LOL.

I haven’t tested in 24 hours now as I was stressing myself out comparing the lines to each other and wanting them to get darker quicker. I ended up just getting a digital so I would get a simple yes or no and I got a yes!

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My appetite is pretty weird the past couple days… I’m just not super hungry and food just tastes boring. I really only want spicy food!

I’m mostly just worried about this weekend though since my period is due Sunday/Monday… Once I am done with my betas and passed this weekend I think I will calm down a bit.

Fingers crossed for good beta numbers tomorrow.