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i don't know if anyone will ever see this--but i just had to post. on the eve of the anniversary of my boys birth, i googled "surprise twin homebirth" and came across this thread. i'm the mum of elijah and aryeh. i am so grateful to lex for having documented those overwhelming awesome first days. it's so wonderful to receive all the well wishes and hear from people who had similar stories three years later as i remember birthing. and how healing to have the space...
you know i definately had my suspicions about twins. i kept refering to the baby as "they" to be gender neutral, but was oblivious to the pluarity of that pronoun. and when i got further along i was totally mystified about the baby's position. i knew where THE baby (twin A) was, but i kept feeling a hard body part under my right rib, and i didn't think it could be connected to the baby, turned out to be twin b's bum! and there were all those nights lying in bed when...
hello there well, that this is my first post since my twin sons were born almost seven and half months ago is telling!!! i just wanted to get myself up here so that i might come back more regularly. my name is katie and my two boys elijah and aryeh are asleep, allowing for these very rare moments alone to do as i like. my best friend lexbeach announced the very exciting story of our surprise twin birth back in july of 2005. yep, surprise twins, born at home,...
hi there, a quick question: would you feel hesitant or excited to hire a cpm who was also a rn? how would her medical title effect your decision, or would it matter at all? surely there are so many factors and nuances of personality to consider when hiring a midwife, but how would this one come into the decision-making process? i'm on some sort of path towards becoming a midwife, and have come to the decision that i do not want to rely on midwifery to make an...
hello, so this is my first post to mothering. i sat staring at the forum list wondering where to post, and this seemed most appropriate and perhaps a bit telling. i signed up to this community because i care about mothers, though i am not yet one myself, and because i feel that i am suddendly having to contend with alot of emotions about motherhood and i am hoping this will be a place of learning. so, here, i am, wondering if anyone could share anything about the...
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