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    Birth Story
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    beckyatmoms posted:
    I know, crazy right! On Tuesday the 5th I was getting ready for work when my water broke. We went to the hospital and sure enough baby A's water broke. I was immediately put on total bed rest and magnesium (which is horrible) to stop any contractions long enough to get steroids and antibiotics. Two days later I had all the steroids the babies needed and was basically just waiting for labor to start. Sunday night I noticed some lower abdominal discomfort and the fluid I was leaking turned a pink color. Well within an hour I was having a c section.

    Baby A (Emma) weighed in at 2lbs 11oz and baby B (Reagan) weighed in at 3lbs 4oz. Both babies are doing very well and breathing on their own. I'm pumping what I can, but my milk hasn't really come in yet. I will be discharged on Thursday and am dreading going home without the twins. They are so precious! I know they are in good hands and have a long road ahead of them but I feel encouraged by how well they are doing so far.
    Becky (35) DH (31) DS (12) DSD (6) MFIF TTC 3 1/2 years
    IVF 1 (2/10) BFN
    IVF 2 (3/11) BFN
    IVF 3 (12/11) BFP....TWINS....EDD 8/23/12...PINK TEAM!
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    booklvr04 responded:
    Oh Wow! Congratulations Becky! I'm so happy to hear that the twins seems to be holding their own, and that you are staying positive! I can't wait to her your updates! Congrats again! This is the amazing culmination of your long journey... many prayers for your new family!! xoxo
    Emily(31); DH(32) - After 4 failed IUI's we conceived on our own prior to our IVF cycle! Alexander Edward was born on 9/1/2010; 5lbs 15oz, 20; God is Great!
     
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    FrenchBulldogMom responded:
    Oh wow! Congratulations!!! How long do you think they'll make the twins stay in the NICU before you can take them home?
     
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    beckyatmoms replied to FrenchBulldogMom's response:
    We met with the Dr today and he of course can't give us an exact time he said he would guess the babies would be discharged between 34-36 weeks. Friday they will be 30 weeks so not toooooo bad.
    Becky (35) DH (31) DS (12) DSD (6) MFIF TTC 3 1/2 years
    IVF 1 (2/10) BFN
    IVF 2 (3/11) BFN
    IVF 3 (12/11) BFP....TWINS....EDD 8/23/12...PINK TEAM!
     
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    no1phillygirl responded:
    Omg! Wow! I hope that you are feeling good and that you continue to update us on those precious babies. Congrats x 2
    Marla(43) DH(33) BFP 10/08 m/c 11/08
    ivf1 9/09 BFP m/c 6 wks
    ivf2 2/10 BFP trisomy d


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