Archives for July 2012

Pregnant With MoMo Twins – My Seventh Marathon

I’ve run six marathons and always thought that was a funny number to end with. So, here I am participating in my seventh and most challenging marathon yet… I’m 15 weeks pregnant with MoMo twins. Monoamniotic-Monochorionic (Momo) twins are always identical (so it’s a spontaneous pregnancy) and they share both one amniotic sac and one […]

Gaining Weight While Pregnant With Twins Is No Easy Job

After they found the “twins” at my second scan at 9 1/2 weeks, Dr. told me to plan on gaining 50-70 pounds! What?! Not only are twin pregnancies full term at 37 weeks, MoMo pregnancies typically deliver at 32-34 weeks and sometimes much earlier. That only gives me 18 weeks to gain some serious baby […]

Naptime With Dora

Squeezing in some one on one time with Dora before his nap

My Flower Child

Kai picking flowers in White Salmon Kai carried the flowers home all by himself. By the time we walked home to put the flowers in a vase, half of the flowers were flopped over from his tight 2 year old grip. He didn’t seem to notice so I didn’t mention it.

Reading When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets And Quads

Barbara Duke started a multiples clinic in Florida years ago and decided to write a book called “When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads to help women all over have healthy pregnancies when expecting multiples. The chapters I gravitated toward were her nutrition chapters. Finally, something I CAN DO to help my MoMo pregnancy. She […]