Stories From Parents

My husband and I were your everyday common couple. We met, we married, we wanted a family. After seven months of trying to become pregnant we discovered one Sunday morning at 4:00 am when the test came back blue that we were pregnant. After visiting...

My father is a fraternal twin as well, and as the frustration of always being one of the twins really began to hit us, he told us to get used to it. At the age of 50 people still remembered him and his twin brother...

I went for my routine scan and it was to be an internal one. The doctor could see something other than a baby's heartbeat. It turns out it was another baby's heartbeat. We were having TWINS! I was only 6 weeks along and already they...

My doctor sent me for my first ultrasound to see how far along I was as I was already showing at barely 3 mths. The person doing the ultrasound turned and asked me if I took fertility pills or have twins in my family, I...

The story of my boys begins long before they were born. As a toddler, I experienced peritoneal infection following a ruptured appendix. The scarring of my fallopian tubes and my resulting infertility was not discovered until I had an ectopic pregnancy in 1997. My obstetrician immediately...

I found out I was having twins when I was about 23 weeks along. I thought I was having twins right from the get go though. At 25 weeks, I went into early labour. I was stopped and ordered on to strict bed rest. Premature...

Hi my name is Laurie. My husband is a twin and I am a twin. He has a twin sister and I had a twin sister who died 5 days after birth. Neither my husband nor I are monozygotic twins. We have dizygotic twin boys...

I am very interested in sharing my story of my early delivery, premature, low birth weight babies. I am happy to say I am the mother of wonderfully healthy and beautiful four-year old twins who have been amazing to watch develop. I had a fantastic,...