Hi twin mamas! I'm Azadeh, 30 weeks pregnant with our twins, who will be babies number 2 and 3 for us. Sweet DS just turned 2, I am 29 and dh 28. We just finally confirmed twins via ultrasound about a week ago though I've suspected twins for several months, and began hearing two heartbeats via fetoscope in December. I like really low-tech pregnancies and births, so this one is certainly challenging that! I think we will end up with one more ultrasound before the birth, but hopefully we can keep it at that!
Anyway, out twins are di-di, both vertex, and we won't find out the genders. They are both nice and big though, measuring slightly ahead of dates. We are very much hoping for a home birth, and we have a lovely midwife to support us. Since this will be vbac, the chances of actually giving birth in a hospital setting are pretty low.
What are you other homebirthers thinking about the possibility of difficulties with the second twin after the birth of the first? I'm seeing stats that around 1 in 270 second twins don't make it in this time frame, and this is my mw's chief concern as well. It's the biggest thing I am juggling mentally making the decision to stay home.
Anyone still nursing? I had planned to tandem with DS and one baby...two is more daunting, but I really don't want to take that comfort away from him.
I'm certainly with you all, feeling quite challenged by the changes coming up for us. I'm glad these twins won't be surprises though! Cloth diapering twins without a dryer will only be possible with MORE DIAPERS!
Edited: EDD 1st of April!