Mama breaks the rules

Every now and then the baby rules change. It used to be that solids were started at four months and parents were supposed to follow a pretty strict cereal to purées guideline before eventually starting teeny tiny pieces of food. Then it was six months to start the whole feeding dance and now it’s six […]

Thank you!

This is officially my 100th blog post! I originally started this blog upon my inpatient stay as a way to quickly disseminate information to friends and family and to pass the time. I never imagined that the blog would speak to others who didn’t already know me. The response to this blog, and to certain […]

Why we should stop sharing the picture of twins holding hands at birth

Yesterday, I went into a store, and upon seeing I had twins, a woman immediately asked me if I had seen the picture of the twins born holding hands. I told her I had, and that my girls are mono mono too. “Oh!” she said, “wasn’t that so sweet?” Yes, it is sweet, and that […]

How do you say thank you?

I can’t imagine that upon seeing the two lines – pregnant!- anyone is hoping for a high risk pregnancy. The excitement and nervousness quickly turns to anxiety, fear, and the unknown. When we found out we were pregnant again, we never imagined the journey we were about to take. Dr. Hui discovered the twins, and […]

A birth is a birth is a birth?

I recently posted a link to an article on facebook about one woman’s view of her c sections, as did several others I know. The reactions were interesting as mamas agreed and disagreed and mamas-to-be became nervous. As someone who has had both a natural birth and a section, I think it’s interesting to compare […]