Parenting Premature Twins


  • Bump Watch: 28 Weeks

    Today I have been looking back at pictures of Esther and William at 28 weeks gestation. They had been out in the world, or at least their incubators, for a few days by then. [...]

    Read more
  • 041/366 Signing Snake

    Sssssssssssnake! Here in the Edspire household we are still working hard on our signing. One of our favourite ways to spend half an hour is to watch videos on You Tube and s [...]

    Read more
  • The Gallery: A Family Story (also for...

    The Snowman: A Perfect Family Moment Snow is fun for little hands To dig and sculpt and mould But when you have really tiny hands It is not long til their too cold There is [...]

    Read more
  • 040/366 What We Learned Through Messy...

    So today we had our first attempt at messy play that was not part of a meal! I collected together different bowls, cups, plates, spoons and kitchen utensils. For the mess we [...]

    Read more
  • 039/366 Our First Dressing Up Box

    Read more
  • Brit Mums Live with Snoozeshade and B...

    It is official! I am going to Brit Mums Live together with my brand new baby daughter (Matilda!) and sponsored by two of the most baby centred companies I know, BundleBean a [...]

    Read more
  • Bump Watch: A Helping Hand

    So with approximately 12 weeks to go panic is setting in that I am not going to be able to cope with three babies under three. A discussion with my lovely husband has reall [...]

    Read more
  • 038/366 Winter Window Land

    Winter Window Land

    Read more
  • 037/366 Below The Deck!

    Below the Deck!

    Read more
  • Hipp Help Edspire Twins Keep Healthy!

    We started weaning Esther and William over a year ago now. As someone who is not at all confident in the kitchen I have always relied on ready made baby foods and particular [...]

    Read more
KEEP IN TOUCH

Bump Watch: 28 Weeks

Feb10
2012
Leave a Comment Written by Jennie

Today I have been looking back at pictures of Esther and William at 28 weeks gestation. They had been out in the world, or at least their incubators, for a few days by then. This is Esther at 28 weeks.

I look at these pictures and it helps me to visualise Matilda as she must be now.

According to various online sources Matilda now weighs around 2lbs 7ozs which makes sense as Esther was 2lb 4oz at birth and William 2lb 11oz.

She may well be in a head down position ready for birth but I am fairly certain that she is actually breech at the moment, judging on where I am feeling the kicks.

Matilda’s eyes should now be open and she is able to sense light and shadows.

Matilda can also now hear sounds from outside my body so will be getting used to all our favourite stories and songs.

Because I have seen Esther and William out in the world at this gestation I know that Matilda is alive and really experiencing these things.

I think about Esther and William kicking about in their incubators and I am feeling the pattern of this kicks with Matilda.

It is really very strange and sometimes I am fine with it, like it even but other times it is just a little too wierd to dwell on.

I have a Consultant appointment and scan at the hospital this week which I am pleased about as I have not seen or heard from my midwife since 16 weeks. Other Mummies to be that I know seem to see their midwife all the time but I have no contact at all with mine.

I think it is bad actually that I am not being monitored more closely by the midwife as though I have been pregnant before I have never actually reached the third trimester before. This is all scary and new for me.

I am looking forward to starting our NCT classes next month and I am loking forward to getting more organised at home.

Matilda’s crib has arrived and her bedding and some of the contents for her hospital bag so the next few weeks is about packing and sorting and getting ready.

We are also going away for four days to Centre Parcs which I am really looking forward to.

I think the last 10 – 12 weeks may pass quite quickly. But though I think they are going to be hard, having Esther and William to look after aswell, I want to make the most of them.

I have never been this pregnant before.


Would love to hear any tips for surviving the third trimester with toddlers in tow?

>
Posted in Baby, bump, bump watch, development, Family, mummy, Parenting, pregnancy, Prematurity, toddler, twins - Tagged #BumpWatch, #pregnancy
SHARE THIS Twitter Facebook Delicious StumbleUpon E-mail
Similar posts
  • Bump Watch: A Helping Hand — So with approximately 12 weeks to go panic is setting in ...
  • Bump Watch: 27 Weeks — 27 Week Bump Today I am 27+1, tomorrow 27+2, Tuesday 27+3...
  • 035/366 Food Glorious Food! — The Raw Ingredients Today I waited all day for snow so ...
  • Bump Watch: 26+1 The Name Matilda — 26+1 Since conception I have called my bump Matilda May....
  • 26 Weeks Today and still so much to d... — 25 Week Bump Today I am 26 weeks pregnant. I am feeling f...
« 041/366 Signing Snake

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a class="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Looking for Something?

Pick a Page That’s New

  • Disclosure Policy as of August 2011
  • Edspire Advertises …
  • Edspire Bump Watch
  • Edspire Specials
  • Esther, William and Mummy (PR Information)
  • Photo 366

Follow Me Follow


 

Googly Eyes!

Show Your Face!


By TwitterButtons.com

Carry On Up the Charts!


iMama Mummy

Mumsnet Mummy

NetMums Mummy

MAD Blog Award Finalist Proudly Sponsored By

My MAD Blog Award Sponsors

Fun For All The Family

Back to Top
gipoco.com is neither affiliated with the authors of this page nor responsible for its contents. This is a safe-cache copy of the original web site.