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Old Aug 7th, 2016, 13:45 PM   1
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Twin birth questionaire


Hello ladies! As I'm getting closer to having my twins I'm becoming more anxious about the birth. I'm hoping to get some insight from some of you guys. Feel free to answer any of my questions. I'd really appreciate it!

How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins?
Spontaneous labor or induction?
How long was your labor?
Elective c section or emergency section?
Assisted delivery?
How long did it take to heal?
How much did each baby weigh?
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth?
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies?

Sorry if some of the questions are personal. I have so many unanswered questions and I feel like my midwife and consultant aren't that experienced with multiples and I just would like to hear from people who have experienced it.



 
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Old Aug 9th, 2016, 07:49 AM   2
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Hello ladies! As I'm getting closer to having my twins I'm becoming more anxious about the birth. I'm hoping to get some insight from some of you guys. Feel free to answer any of my questions. I'd really appreciate it!

How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 37
Spontaneous labor or induction? C section
How long was your labor? N/a
Elective c section or emergency section? Elective
Assisted delivery?
How long did it take to heal? A few weeks
How much did each baby weigh? 6 lbs 14 ounces and 5 lbs 15 ounces
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? 4 nights
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? No

Sorry if some of the questions are personal. I have so many unanswered questions and I feel like my midwife and consultant aren't that experienced with multiples and I just would like to hear from people who have experienced it.
My answers are within the quote. Wish you the best of luck!



 
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Old Aug 9th, 2016, 15:55 PM   3
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Hello ladies! As I'm getting closer to having my twins I'm becoming more anxious about the birth. I'm hoping to get some insight from some of you guys. Feel free to answer any of my questions. I'd really appreciate it!

How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 34+6
Spontaneous labor or induction? Spontaneous
How long was your labor? 10 hours
Elective c section or emergency section? NA
Assisted delivery? Ventouse for twin b
How long did it take to heal? 1 week
How much did each baby weigh? 5lb12 and 5lb2
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? 3 days
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? Both twins had jaundice but not severe enough to stay in hospital

Sorry if some of the questions are personal. I have so many unanswered questions and I feel like my midwife and consultant aren't that experienced with multiples and I just would like to hear from people who have experienced it.
My answers are in quote too



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Old Aug 10th, 2016, 01:17 AM   4
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How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 35+5
Spontaneous labor or induction? C-sec
How long was your labor?
Elective c section or emergency section? Arranged on Sunday for Monday
Assisted delivery?
How long did it take to heal? 4-6weeks
How much did each baby weigh? 3lb6 & 7lb6
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? 2 weeks
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? Elsie had IUGR hence low weight so we stayed in NICU until she had reached acceptable weight


My answers are above as well, good luck



 
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Old Aug 10th, 2016, 12:18 PM   5
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Hello ladies! As I'm getting closer to having my twins I'm becoming more anxious about the birth. I'm hoping to get some insight from some of you guys. Feel free to answer any of my questions. I'd really appreciate it!

How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 32 Weeks
Spontaneous labor or induction? Spontaneous
How long was your labor? n/a
Elective c section or emergency section? Emergency Section due to placenta previa
Assisted delivery?
How long did it take to heal? Healed really well, was driving and doing "normal" day to day things within a week.
How much did each baby weigh? 4lb 3 and 3lb 8
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? 3 days
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? 5 week nicu stay mainly feeding issues, close to coming home one twin became poorly which delayed it by 2 weeks.

Sorry if some of the questions are personal. I have so many unanswered questions and I feel like my midwife and consultant aren't that experienced with multiples and I just would like to hear from people who have experienced it.
Answers in quote above



 
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Old Aug 11th, 2016, 05:45 AM   6
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How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 37.5
Spontaneous labor or induction? Spontaneous
How long was your labor? 5 hours
Elective c section or emergency section? Emergency
Assisted delivery?
How long did it take to heal? Couple weeks
How much did each baby weigh? 2.8 & 3.2kgs
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? 2 days
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? After I had post dural puncture headache. No complications with babies



 
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Old Aug 11th, 2016, 18:02 PM   7
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How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 37 weeks

Spontaneous labor or induction? asked to be induced

How long was your labor? 20 hours

Elective c section or emergency section? elective after 20 hours and not having eaten and then only dilating to 8cm and doctor suggested epidural to let me rest about 12 hours in and I just felt like I wouldnt be able to actually feel too push and that I would be too tired...glad I went that way because twin A was stuck and had to be forceped out even with C section...and twin B slipped out easily 3 mins later...both healthy cept for a bit of jaundice for twin A..


How long did it take to heal? C section was Tues morning..went home Thursday afternoon...was out at with my mom and the twins at Olive Garden and Burlington Coat factory Friday/Saturday....I believe in getting up and doing as much as you can WITHOUT over doing it for best recovery...same thing with my back surgery I just had 4 months ago..walking next day and in less than week was getting kids up and driving them to daycare...

How much did each baby weigh? Twin A was 6lb5oz and Twin B was 6lb1oz

How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? **see above**


Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? nope...Twin As jaundice cleared up with some sunshine in a few days and they were awesome eaters and I did fine too...



 
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Old Aug 11th, 2016, 22:19 PM   8
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35 weeks 3 days
Spontaneous labor (water broke)
12 hours
Vaginal delivery
6lbs 8oz each
I felt back to normal after 10 days.
I stay in the hospital for 5 days, baby boy was in nicu for 10 days



 
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Old Aug 11th, 2016, 22:22 PM   9
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My specialist said on average twins are born between 35-36 weeks



 
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Old Aug 13th, 2016, 12:15 PM   10
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How many weeks pregnant did you have your twins? 37 weeks
Spontaneous labor or induction? neither
How long was your labor? N/A
Elective c section or emergency section? Elective
Assisted delivery? N/A
How long did it take to heal? About a month as my scar got infected.
How much did each baby weigh? 2.9kg and 3kg
How long did you stay in hospital after the birth? 3 days
Any complications during labor or after with you or babies? None



 
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