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I Am a Mother of Twins

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    The Last Thing We Expected....

    When I was 19 I miscarried at 7 1/2 weeks. I lost another pregnancy about six months later at 9 1/2 weeks. Then again after my 21st birthday at 11 weeks. The last was by far the hardest and left me emotionally broken. So when I found out I was pregnant again at 24 I refused to...
    MommyGoneMad MommyGoneMad 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    How Did This Happen?

    Hello Everyone.....I am new here.  I have 5 children.  My oldest is 15 (she lives with and was raised by my parents), then there is my 6 and 4 year olds and then there are the 20 month old twins.  I thought until the twins started walking that although i was...
    tnt3plus5 tnt3plus5 31-35 Sep 7, 2010

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    Twin Girls And A Teenage Daughter My Story :d

    Hello, First, let me say having twins was the hardest experience in my life. My girls were early with birthing complications, emergency C-section, 3&4 lbs, extended hospital stay, one released without the other and screamers with opposite schedules. Although I am thankful in...
    Pangealife Pangealife 31-35 1 Response Mar 11, 2012

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    Five More Weeks My Twins Will Be Here!!!

    Its getting near crunch time! I'm so excited I can hardly contain myself! The experience of carrying my two identical bundles of joy has been a pleasure. From finding out I was pregnant and having too put my training and career in yoga on hold. to then finding out at ten...
    Sperious Sperious 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Mother Of Twin Toddlers, College Student, And Wife

    HI, I'm 26 years old and a mother of twin boys that just turned 2. I am also a wife to a honest and hardworking man. As if that isn't enough already, I am in my last year of college. I am also at the same time a singer/songwriter performer here in Nashville. I try to maintain...
    ape1021 ape1021 26-30 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    The father of my (our) twins left

    when they were 8 days old. They are 10 yrs old now, he is still gone. How could someone do this?
    jalea1 jalea1 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    If One More Person Walking By Says "Double Trouble" I Think I Will Scream!

    I am the proud Mommy of 13 month old twins. Kyleigh and Cayden. They are sooo cool. I have an older child and for along time after her I didn't think that I would be able to have anymore babies. Then when she was 7 I got pregnant. Unfortunatly that ended in a miscarriage which...
    saraashley429 saraashley429 26-30 3 Responses May 20, 2010

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    Fraternal

    They are now five, they look quite similar as far as a brother and sister can! They aren't my only children, in fact, they are my third and fourth biological children, and join their adopted/guardianship brother in fourth/fifth/sixth place in the pecking order. As babies, they...
    CadmiumGold CadmiumGold 31-35, F Jul 27, 2013

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    Maurice And Dottie

    I got married at 18- right out of high school. My husband joined the Navy and we moved to San Diego. I knew I wanted to have children, but I wasn't ready at age 18. My husband stayed with me for 3 years before he was deployed, and around a year after he was shipped out he got to...
    rumspringa02 rumspringa02 70+, F Feb 20, 2012

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    I Am Expecting Twins This Summer

    My husband and I were so excited to go to the first ultrasound to see what we were going to be having. Believe me one does not forget the moment that the woman performing the ultrasound looks at you with such seriousness and says "Did you know you are having twins?" Its the most...
    mznativeprincess mznativeprincess 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    I have been so blessed

    not only by having a set of twin boys but by having a second set of twin boys. They are all teenagers now; ages 14 and 17.
    momwithsons momwithsons 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    It Keeps Me Busy !

    I am the proud mother of twin girls. It keeps me very busy, but I am loving every second of it ! My girls are still newborns, so I have many experiences to come. I feel that I am lucky to have so much to look forward to !
    AddieBaby AddieBaby 26-30, F Nov 30, 2010

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    As Of Yesterday.

    On Friday, November 27, 2009 at 7:41 PM I became the mother of Landon and Lilyann (decided to omit the "a" at the end).  I was able to deliver naturally, thank the Lord!  I was afraid there for a while that I'd need a ceserean. But, I didn't.  They...
    ItsAllMakeBelieve ItsAllMakeBelieve 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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    5 Joys Of Being A Mom Of Twins....

    At the suggestion of a wonderful friend....1. There's NEVER a dull moment.... And I do mean never :-)2. Everyday is a playdate day3. I've gotten two for the price of one... Kind of :-)4. I enjoy twice as many kisses & hugs5. Hearing "Mommy I love you" twice as often :-)There many...
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 6 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    I Have Twelve Year Old Identical Twin Boys

    My great grandmother had three sets of twins, identical boys, ferternal girls, and ferternal boy and girl. She is the luckiest person I know. While growing up my family believed that having twins skipped two generations and my aunts would tell us girls that one of us would have...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    First Time Mom

    I am a mom to be, carrying and waiting on two little girls! This is my first experience being pregnant and i am 21 weeks as of 1-13-13. It's been a wild and amazing ride so far with lots to go. I am waiting until my baby shower to do a big shopping, since ill need two of...
    sublimecmb sublimecmb 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    Two For One Special

    My first pregnancy ended in miscarriage on Easter Sunday in 2002. Despite what the docs told me was possible, I was pregnant with my daughter a week later. She was born in Jan of 2003. I didn't want to take a hormone BC while I was breastfeeding her, but I used every other form...
    AvidDreamer AvidDreamer 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    16 And Have 6 Month Old Twins

    I am 16 (: and have fraternal twin boys Declan and Owen who were born Dec 6 2011 at 29 weeks gestation. Today they are mostly healthy 6 month olds and weight 13-14 lbs (:
    mommytotwins126 mommytotwins126 16-17 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    I Had Two, Two Times :)

    Hi everyone my name is Leah! Well a little over 4 years ago I found out I was pregnant with fraternal twins! I was expecting a little boy and girl! I could not be happier. I had a wonderful pregnancy despite the fact I was extremely large :). I delivered my twins naturally at 36...
    Mommyof2setsoftwins Mommyof2setsoftwins 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    A Story Of Twins

    A little voice can just be heard in the stillness “But, Father I am afraid; I will be alone” “No, my child, I will always be with you” A single tear for a thousand doubts Glides down the cheek of a lovely child “But, who will hold me when I am afraid? Who will sing me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2011

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    Double Trouble!

     Beautiful, amazing, identical twin girls.  They are now 17!   I did my best to treat them as I would have any single child.  I have been thanked over and over again for never making them dress alike, for not giving them 'matching' names and for always...
    nightowlinak nightowlinak 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Mother of Twins!

    Hi! My name is Kat. I am a young mother, and i'm also very responsible, so don't judge me because of my age. I have 19 month old twins! Angel & Matt :] They are everything to me! I am a proud mother of twins. It's double the crying, the screaming, the...
    kitkat09 kitkat09 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    Double Trouble.

    Two days ago I gave birth to my two baby girls Charlotte and Catherine. Me and my husband Jason are so happy to announce the miracle that has came into our lives. Unfortunately they are premature at 4 weeks late. NICU is looking after them and gives us updates everyday. Today...
    JennStone JennStone 26-30, F 10 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Mother Of Identical Twins

    I am a mother of three. Identical twin girls and a little boy. My girls are now 5 and will be starting school in Aug and my little boy is 19 months. I have a history of twins in my family on both my grandmother and grandfathers side so my mum had been convinced for years that I...
    MamaD13 MamaD13 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    And Slowly Going Insane

    I know everyoe keeps talking about how great it is... bullshit I think alot of you forgot how military percision this is. I know that I will adapt but damn I keep having "theyre walking!", terrible twos, homework, talking back, 2 boys eating me out of house and home nightmares...
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong 26-30, F 3 Responses May 13, 2011

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    Makin' Babies. Yo!

    It seems that I am an egg-splitting goddess. I recently found out that my Mother's father was an identical twin. My mother then had identical twin boys. Now I have identical twin boys. I have been doing some reading. It seems that identical twins are totally random...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 8 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    .....And Babies Make 5!

    Hi everyone!! I am married to a great guy and we have boy/girl twins who will be 2 in a month and a almost 7-year old girl. I used to think if I could make it through the draining newborn phase with twins, I was in the clear. I had no idea what toddlerhood would be like with 2...
    SLAudiss SLAudiss 36-40 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    Happy Birthday

    Today is a special day.  21 years ago,  Novevember 18, 1988,  I gave birth to two amazing little boys.  Because one of them was breech,  we needed a c-section.   It was a little scary.  I had never  been in the hospital before. ...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 116 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Mum Of Twins

    Hi my names cher I have a four year old son and twins boys of 2 years 5 months. When my twins were born my eldest son was only 21 months old it was hard work in the early days but I love them so much and would not change a thing!
    Cherhowe88 Cherhowe88 26-30, F Oct 17, 2013

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    I Am Still Getting Used To It!

    One month from the birth, and I'm still getting used to this. I have twin sons, as well as eight and five year old sons, my twins are my third and fourth children. It's a whole new world!
    CoralieShadow CoralieShadow 22-25, F May 18, 2013

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    Bottle Advice???

    I am a full time working mother of 3 wonderful children. My daughter is almost 4 and my twin boys are 5 months old. We are currently using Dr. Brown bottles but they have so many peices to clean. In the morning we have to mix and pack 8 bottles for the day among other stuff...
    jenmonserrate jenmonserrate 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    We Have Non-biological "twins"

    Hello! I am here to find support with other mothers who know what it's like to have two babies that are the same age. My husband and I were told after our second daughter that we wouldn't be able to have more children so we began a process of adoption. Adoption process took us...
    rdepue rdepue 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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    New Career Path

    Hi! I'm a mother to twin 7 1/2 month old girls and currently I bartend once a week. (Used to 4-5 nights a week.) I'm home with them every day and every night but two. It's time for a new career path and I've always wanted to be a cop. I have yet to meet a woman who is a police...
    humblee87 humblee87 26-30, F Aug 31, 2013

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    I Am The Proud New Mommy Of Beautiful Twin Girls!!

    I am so thankful to God for allowing me to have these two beautiful baby girls in my life. My bf and I have been together for 8 years and we finally have the perfect little family. Makaylah and Gracie were born on the 21st and they are amazing. The only problem is that they were...
    mznativeprincess mznativeprincess 18-21, F May 29, 2012

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    We Have Hit The Terrible Two's....

    Like a watermelon going 90 miles an hour up against a brick wall! Just a few months ago my little boys were angels <3 Now they throw tantrums at the drop of a hat! Sometimes you don't even have to drop the hat.... They are still my entire world, my world just happens to be a...
    MommyGoneMad MommyGoneMad 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 20, 2011

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    I have 8 month old twin girls,

    fraternal. It has been crazy and fun and oh so hard! I also have 10 and 4 year old daughters. Now we cannot get one of the twins to sleep. She is waking up every 20-45 minutes throughout the night. Regardless of schedules and naps or no naps..I'm at my wits end! Is there anyone...
    MyMasMama MyMasMama 26-30, F Jan 6

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    Three Sets Of Twins

    I am mother to 9 children, which includes 3 sets of fraternal twins. My brother and sister are twins, my aunt has twins, and my mom was once pregnant with triplets, so I knew that I had a higher chance of having twins myself, but I was still surprised when the nurse told my...
    EnchantedLove EnchantedLove 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    Full Story

    Reading "Lilt"s story about her birth experience with her twins makes me want tos share more. Well my pregnancy was very stressful..for many reasons i'd rather not mention right now. I found out I was having twins around I was in a car accident with my sister. My belly was soo...
    MsSoloDolo MsSoloDolo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2011

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    Dang It! Don't Pee On That!

    Children are supposed to be gifts from God, it’s a good thing I don’t believe in God, otherwise i’d be a God hater for these little miracles. My mother’s favorite quote regarding the twinks is “it’s what you get for being a brat child”…my response “it’s your...
    m2extreme m2extreme 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    Excited Waiting For My Twins

    I went through IVF to conceive and on Aug. 20th I found out I was having twins. I am 7wks today and couldn't be happier. Of course they are fraternal twins as they were two separate fertilized eggs but either way it is a miracle to me. I am so excited for the months to come and...
    mafiagirl6 mafiagirl6 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    My kids threw a tantrum at the mall today.

    This plastic old white lady (#lawhitewomen) started following me at the mall saying I am an abusive mother.
    Mazgaros Mazgaros 31-35, F Mar 6

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    Hi. I'm 23 and a mother of twins

    who are almost a year old. This past year has been interesting learning new things. I do not have family near me because I moved away to be with my fiancee so I have been learning on my own.
    kimmi1214 kimmi1214 22-25, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Double Trouble=double The Love :)

    Hiya Everybody, I'm A 23 Year Old Single Mum Of Boy/Girl Twins They Will Be 1 In A Week So Were Very Excited About That. These Angels Are My First (& Last Children) People Often Say Oh I Bet There Hard Work, U Got Your Hands Full There Or My Favirout "How Do U Cope With Two" But...
    MummysCherubs MummysCherubs 22-25 4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I am a mom of five kids. I have 3 boys and 2 two girls. I hope this is my last round for getting pregnant and delivering kids. I had twins born in October of this year. I love...
    momfromvirginia momfromvirginia 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    My mother hits me a lot and quite frequently, this one time she made me get out of a moving car and just left me on the road and drove off, she didn't come back till the next day...
    damnlife00 damnlife00 13-15 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am a wife and a mom of three. They range in age from 13 to 16. I have a set of fraternal twins and they are 16. My other son is 13.
    femalebrunetteintown femalebrunetteintown 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I am 21 pregnant with my second child, I am a stay at home with my son and my fiancee's son(whose mother cannot get her priorities straight long enough to take care of her son...
    stephaniewebs stephaniewebs 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Champion Girls I have had the pleasure of knowing many tomboys in my life and thanks to my Aunt Donna hearing about dozens of my female forebears who made great sacrifices for all...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    It's really remarkable to find so many people who I can relate too. My mother has been emotionally, physically, and verbally abusing me since I was a small child. I don't have any...
    WeOnlyHaveNow WeOnlyHaveNow 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    I thought I was the only one who could genuinely hate their mom but glad to know im not the only one. I don't call her that anymore she's just Laurie. She was married to my dad...
    kwhite0718 kwhite0718 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 21

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