A Moment to blog

May 20, 2010 at 4:13 pm 10 comments

16 Days old

  • In-laws were here for one week, so I have not read a blog since (I’m in total withdrawal) and will catch up with everyone in the early hours.
  • The in-law visit was a mixed bag, it was nice for them to see the babies, but, exhausting for me as they kept asking if they can feed the babies, resulting in me constantly saying NO NO No, trying to learn how to breastfeed when you have visitors is NOT fun. At. All.
  • Have lots to say about being an infertile mother, and how I find it difficult to chat aimlessly about the bowl movements of my children, ye know, they’re interesting but their pooh.. not so much.
  • Babies are doing great, getting big, Giraffe (girl) is 6.1 pounds and monkey is 5.8 pounds, and the doctor is happy that they are doing so well.
  • The DNA came back and they are officially genetically ours.
  • We met with the declaration of parentage lawyers and the papers are signed, the lawyers think that we can have the birth certificates by July (we plan on flying in July).
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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. wannabemom  |  May 20, 2010 at 4:18 pm

    Fantastic! I’m glad you are all doing so well. Enjoy!

    BTW – I’m not looking forward to the poo part either :)*

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  • 2. VA Blondie  |  May 20, 2010 at 4:33 pm

    Hooray! It all sounds great!

    Well, except for the in-laws. It can be difficult for people to understand that you need help caring for you, so that you can learn to care for your baby.

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  • 3. christina ferguson  |  May 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm

    wow! great to hear about the birth certificates!!! and yeah it stinks that the inlaws werent respecting the breast feeding issue…and i hate talking about the babies poo too !!! hope your getting some rest…know thats an understatement with babies much less twins!! their weights sound great !!! congratulations again mama!!

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  • 4. JellyBelly  |  May 20, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    So glad to see that you checked in!!!!

    Hopefully the inlaws aren’t being to obtrusive and that you’re taking advantage of their help so you can get some rest!!!

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  • 5. Sarah  |  May 20, 2010 at 7:16 pm

    Soooooo nice to hear from you!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m thrilled about the babes weight – great work!

    Hang in there – smooth sailing and more sleep is ahead.

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  • 6. Rebecca  |  May 21, 2010 at 6:57 am

    Good to hear! I was trying to breastfeed amongst visitors too…not fun!

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  • 7. susy  |  May 21, 2010 at 8:36 am

    So glad it’s going well – w/ the exception of the in-laws visit. 😉 But super awesome to hear that things are lovely and that Giraffe and Monkey are growing big! I’m super happy for you, love! xo

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  • 8. My Reality  |  May 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    I am glad all is well with you and the babies! It is such an exciting time, even if you aren’t sleeping much!

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  • 9. Jamie  |  May 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    So glad to hear all is well!! I think only breastfeeding mothers understand the private time needed/wanted for bf’ing.

    The babies sound like they are doing great. YOU are doing great! I think of you guys often. 🙂

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  • 10. FET Accompli  |  May 23, 2010 at 11:31 pm

    Thanks for the update! I can imagine how it would be challenging to get used to breastfeeding with in-laws around…

    The babies’ weights are great!!

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