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Originally Posted by tracyhos
You're absolutely right about the BF part. Chances are the longer you stay pregnant, the better they will be at BFing.
That said, even for singletons, 38 weeks is considered full-term.
Christine, mama to Daniel & Abby, 9 and Patrick, 4. Wife to a rockin' train engineer. Gluten and nightshade-free. Multiple kiddie food sensitivities.
Originally Posted by stacyann_1
Well .. I thought I was in bad shape at 38 weeks, I'm actually losing my mind at 39w1d. I had the worst weekend ever. A thrombosed hemrroid basically limited me to a very still side lying position all weekend.. I couldn't walk, sit or stand. I'm feeling a little better today, but still pretty bad. I feel like a freak at all other multiples boards besides this one. Everyone thinks my doctor must be bad to let me go past the 'full-term' 37-38 weeks for twins. My doctor would still be fine letting nature takes its course (with monitoring of course) for at least another 1-1.5 weeks, but I'm actually going crazy.
I guess all those months of being told that twins come early, made me start preparing for their entrance a month ago. Now here I am eating into my maternity leave, at almost 40 weeks. Anyway - this is the only board where I can see reassuring stories from people that delivered healthy twins at 39 weeks+. I thank you all for your support. And if I get one more email or phone call saying.. are they here yet? Any updates? What's going on? Does you doctor know what she is doing? I'm going to go ballistic.
A very emotional Stacy
Originally Posted by mamaley
Wow, it's Karen Gromada! Welcome! (Ok, is it freaky that I don't have multiples and that I know who you are?)
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