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Why Being a Preemie Mama Rocks

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

Breath-Holding Spells 'Common,' But Terrifying

We are smack in the middle of a double dose of the “terrible twos” at my house, which for my twin boys started well before they were 2 and now include terrifying breath-holding spells. 1,256 more words

Heartbreaking Accidents Will Happen...

From the moment my twin boys were mobile (crawling, cruising around the furniture, walking and running), I became fixated on baby proofing our house to keep them safe. 1,961 more words

'Mothering' Through the NICU Heartache

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

Moms Don't Need Sleep, No Really..We Don't ;)

I never imagined I could ever “miss” sleeping, but then I became a mother to twins 25 months ago, and I have not slept a solid 2 hours since. 1,001 more words

5 things I learned from having twins (plus 1)

Two years ago today, the doctors finally took pity on my poor, bloated body and delivered my twin sons at 37 weeks and 5 days, and our little family of three (Dreamy, me and two-year old Bisky) changed forever. 991 more words

Twins' own world

Today was a slow day.

The time change due to daylight saving time affected all of us and the boys are still waking up one hour later than usual, which is nice for me! 270 more words