37 Weeks, 5 Days with my Fraternal Twin GIRLS!!
37 Weeks, 5 Days
This pregnancy was my 6th and I had no idea that it would result in TWINS! It was a complete shock to find out that we would have not only our 6th child but also our 7th. We had 5 boys aleady so I was praying that at least one baby was a girl, and the Lord blessed us with two girls!! The girls and I did great throughout the pregnancy and we all had no problems. About 35 weeks, I developed carpal tunnel and it was so bad that I had to sleep sitting up on the couch every night and I also has some major swelling in my feet, ankles, and legs. Thankfully both went away within a week after delivery. The doctors said we needed to get to 36 weeks, so from the beginning that was my goal. Little did I know that I would be begging to be induced at 38 weeks! I was determined to have a vaginal delivery but it was always up in the air because twin B was transverse the whole time. Since twin A was head down they were willing to let me try. Induction day was May 24, 2012 (the day before my birthday!) and I was so excited to meet my girls and NOT be pregnant anymore. Everything went very smoothly and I vaginally delivered twin A, Randi Lyn, just 5 hours after being induced but her sister did not cooperate with us and would not turn and she also started to get distressed, so they did an emergency c-section to get her out. Little miss Elli Kay was born 45 minutes after her sister. Randi was 6#14oz and Elli was 5#9oz and both were just perfect. They did great and got to stay with us the whole time. We all went home 3 days later and life is great. The girls are 10 weeks old now and we're completely in love with them. We are so blessed!!