Being a mother is enough reasons to be happy about but what if you find out you are going to be a mother of two ? Twins?You are going to be overwhelmed with emotions a mixed feeling reminding you of all the responsibilities you have on your shoulder . Well then in this article we are going to give you an insight details of the things you need to remember when you are pregnant with twins.
Pregnant with twins will sure raise a lot of questions in your mind and thats what we are here for.Through this article we hope to clear all the doubts that you might be having in your mind .But first and foremost is that you should not stress as you might not be the only woman delivering twins and that there are many women who have already delivered twins successfully.
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If you are pregnant with twins time plays a really crucial role in your life since you can start expecting the babies anytime between 33-38 weeks which is considered to be the usual time for the delivery of twins and hence to avoid last minute delivery chaos you can stay well organized beforehand.
The speciality of twin pregnancy is that unlike the single pregnancy you have to spend a few days in special care as some of the babies might need it .For safer results you should call your doctor and have a talk about the birth options as twins have pre-mature birth. Choose the best and safest hospital for the welfare of your babies and have a maternity survival kit ready and other necessary stuff such as dresses and other things to help you and your twins after the delivery.
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However the symptoms of twin labour are similar to that of a single labour. When the babies are mature enough they get their head stuck into the pelvis and the mucus plug gets dislodged and the water breaks .However in this case the contractions are frequent, regular and stronger.
Among The Twin Delivery Options There Are:
1. Vaginal Birth
2. Cesarean Section
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If you are planning then you must plan it ahead with your physician by discussing the perks of having a baby through this method and also chalk out the pain relief methods after the delivery and if the ultrasonic scan has revealed the position of your baby and if the foetus is in a head down position then you should opt for the vaginal delivery.
However if you had a caesarean section during your first pregnancy then the doctor would not advise you to go for a vaginal delivery
However, if you had a caesarean section during your first pregnancy, then your doctor would probably advise you to go for a vaginal delivery.
a. For the vaginal birth, after you first child is delivered, the doctor would check for how the next baby is positioned. If proper position is intact, your water will break and the second baby will be born as long as your cervix is dilated.
b. You can always choose to undergo a caesarean section as long as there are no risks and complications.
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Of course the recovery time isn’t the same as that of a normal pregnancy, however, you shouldn’t be unhappy about that owing to how your child has a sibling right from birth and you have two babies who crave your attention. Proud you will be, wont you?