Giving birth to my premature twin boys evoked a lot of emotions for me as a new mom. During those first few weeks in the NICU, the joy I expected to feel was overshadowed by hardships and heartaches as I watched my babies struggle to develop and constantly worried about the potential short and long term effects prematurity would have on them. 615 more words
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When I first stepped inside the neonatal intensive care unit to see my preemie twin boys, I was the epitome of a new mom.
I was terrified at the thought of holding my tiny babies, shell shocked at what my babies and I had been through over the previous three days in the hospital (*I delivered Noah and Nikoh at 29 weeks, via emergency C-section), consumed with heartache and physical pain and overwhelmed at the thought of instant, premature twin motherhood. 2,135 more words