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Old 03-03-2008, 08:28 AM - Thread Starter
 
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They are here!!! Gotta keep this quick...more soon (like in three years, right?).

Magdalena Cecelia, 6 lbs 1 oz, Friday morning, 10:17
Samuel Michael, 6 lbs, 3 oz, Friday morning, 10:42

Exactly 36 weeks, spontaneous labor.
Beautiful vaginal birth with LOTS of help from modern medicine.

Now...about this war zone in my pants. How come nobody makes a post about that?

happy, happy, happy...t i r e d
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Congratulations!!.
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Leslie!!!

Excellent, brilliant, wonderful news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations on this hugely triumphant news, and welcome, welcome, welcome to your two amazing babies!

I'm so happy for you and your dh! and WOW - seeing the word Mom in your sig just totally made me cry.

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beautiful, mama!

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Congratulations and welcome to the world, little ones!!!!!!!

What beautiful names!
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Wonderful news! Oh, I'm so excited for you!

I think it's up to you to post about the "war zone" in your pants. Crikey! Expectant twin moms are nervously curious!

Congratulations on your new family.
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Congrats!! Twins on leap day! Wow!

As for for your war zone, use that peri bottle every single time you pee. Take Ibuprofen as needed. It was way worse with my first (episiotomy), than with my twins, but it definitely gets better.

And those are awesome weights for 36 weeks!

Trying to get my bearings...
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Congratulations!!!!!
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Wow!!! I'm in tears reading your post!!!! That is soooo fabulous and I'm so happy for you and your new family It was fun to see their names, and I'm so glad you enjoyed the birth. I'm guessing from the "war zone" in your pants that a lot of icing will help. I really loved the ice packs for a long time Sorry, not much advice beyond that! And leap year babies-- how fun is that??? Congratulations again, we will miss your regular posting, but will look forward to hearing about your new life as a mama.
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Congratulations!

Yup, my peri bottle was essential. I also took ibuprofin as needed, it not only helped with the pain from stiches but also pubic bone separation.

Get lots of rest and enjoy your babymoon!
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Congratulations!!! I'm so excited for you!

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Congratulations! What an amazing thing, eh? Twins AND on February 29th. Wonderful!

I got a chuckle out of the "war zone" in your pants. Felt exactly the same way with my #1 and have described it as such, but never heard anyone else characterize it that way.

Cheers!

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WOW! what amazing, once in a lifetime babies!

Mamato Ruby Violet joy.gif(6 with autism) and someone 1sttri.gif who should make him/herself known sometime in the next month.

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Hooray! Congratulations, mama!

Mama to twin girls Adele and Nadia, born 5/2008
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Congratulations!!!!!! ::

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Congrats!

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YESSS!!! How exciting and what beautiful names!! What a fabulous birthday

DS-10, DS-8, DS-5 and B/G twins- born 5/08 all lovingly born
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Congratulations!! I am so excited to hear more (three years sounds about right!)

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They are here!!! Gotta keep this quick...more soon (like in three years, right?).

Magdalena Cecelia, 6 lbs 1 oz, Friday morning, 10:17
Samuel Michael, 6 lbs, 3 oz, Friday morning, 10:42

Exactly 36 weeks, spontaneous labor.
Beautiful vaginal birth with LOTS of help from modern medicine.

Now...about this war zone in my pants. How come nobody makes a post about that?

happy, happy, happy...t i r e d

YAY!!!
Congratulations ...

What about the war zone?? Hurting, or bleeding??

Catholic homeschooling mom of 5 - a teenager, a kindergartener, twin boys and a tiny princess. Follow the Adventures! 

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Congratulations! What a fabulous birthday & fabulously named twins.

LOL about the war zone. I had a C-section with my twins, but experienced la guerre with my VBAC 10 lbs baby. No fun. I was shocked by how much I bleed after the twins -- I guess two placentas makes for more bleeding. I remember blood pouring down my legs every time I stood up in the hospital & my poor husband having to change my pads.

And as one infertility survivor to another -- congrats! Although the infertility experience was hideously painful, after having my girls I am grateful for it. I most likely would not have had twins if it were not for IVF & certainly would not have had these two little ones, so in the end, I was glad for it since I cannot imagine life without them.

SAHM to F & P, : fraternal twins born 3/05, : I, born 12/07 & at 5 weeks in July 2009
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Congratulations! Enjoy those beautiful babies.
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Congratulations!! Wonderful!

I second others on the "war zone" (love that, BTW): ice packs, ibuprofen, peri bottle (no wiping!), I even used a numbing spray for a few days (lidocaine, I think). Time heals all. And what it doesn't heal, a physical therapist can help with. Mine was from my first (episiotomy), not my twins.
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Congratulations, and welcome, little babies. I have a Samuel Michael too, it's a good name.
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Leslie, Congratulations! I'm so happy for you!

Mama to twins Wren and Robin, 3/3/08.
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Yay!! Congrats Leslie!! Very cool on birth date!!

Ditto the peri bottle.
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Congratulations!!!!! How special to have twins on leap day.
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Leslie
how wonderful!
AND you made it to 36w - that's so great!

Congrats to you, your babies, and the end of the itchies!

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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! It sounds like you had a wonderful experience so far, and it only gets better (and crazier). Rest up, and enjoy your wonderful babies!
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