Are They Identical?

Are They Identical?

When you tell people you’re expecting twins, or when people see you out and about with twins, one of the first questions they’ll ask is “Are they identical or fraternal?” (this question will be asked forever and ever, everywhere you go, for all of...
It’s Not Either/Or

It’s Not Either/Or

I recently had a phone consult with an interstate twin mama and was once again struck by the risk-based and fear-based care happening out there. “My priority is healthy babies and healthy mum”, doctor’s reply to this pregnant twin mother who was making decisions about...
A “just in case” intervention? No thanks…

A “just in case” intervention? No thanks…

Expectant twin mums, depending on where they are in the globe, are usually proposed one or two major medical interventions during their first hospital appointment. You’ll be required to have an epidural “just in case”… You’ll have to give birth in the OR (operating...
My rocking double breech twin birth

My rocking double breech twin birth

It is 1:50am on the 18th May (I’m 36+4) and my husband has just hopped out of bed to take our 4-year-old daughter, Edith, to the loo. I am laying completely still when I feel my membranes release. I yell out to hubby, Craig, to grab towels because I am too afraid to...