Were some of you mamas nursing a singleton when you became pregnant with twins? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 05-14-2014, 06:59 PM - Thread Starter
 
bfw0729's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 169
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)

I read that there is a significantly higher rate of pregnancy with twins when the mother is lactating. Were any of you nursing when you became pregnant with your twins? I have 1st grade twins and am currently pregnant with my fifth. I am exclusively nursing a 15 month old and feel that there may be a possibility of being pregnant with twins again. My ovulation was significantly delayed during this last cycle and I'm wondering if I may have released more than one egg. My body was showing clear signs of ovulation, but my 15 month old was nursing even more than normal, which delayed my ovulation by five days. Anyway, i was just curious if you think your nursing may have contributed to your chances of being pregnant with twins. 

bfw0729 is offline  
#2 of 4 Old 05-16-2014, 11:08 AM
 
eaustin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 388
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I had weaned about 3 months before I found out I was pregnant with twins. My cycle was really off though and I actually didn't even think I was ovulating. I had always had clear signs of ovulation, but none with the twins. Very surprised to be pregnant, and to have released two eggs!
eaustin is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 05-16-2014, 11:30 AM
 
Emelee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Couch or rocker.
Posts: 151
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I was nursing my 9 month old, had delayed ovulation by almost a week and released 2 eggs. I always used my ovulation date when dealing with care practitioners because I knew it would be way off using the last menstrual cycle. That would be crazy to have 2 sets!


Emelee married to J in 03/07. 12/10 our DD C was at 41.3 weeks, and 06/12 our fraternal DDs A and V were hospital birth at 41.1 weeks.
Emelee is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 05-20-2014, 10:43 AM - Thread Starter
 
bfw0729's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 169
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)

Well, received my first beta and it's over 1100 at 16 dpo. I'm waiting for my results at 18 dpo. I don't know, but could it be twins, really?! Again?!  :)

bfw0729 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off