Author: Belinda Smith
“There’s definitely two but I think there’s three.” The sentence that changed our lives! This was how we found out we were having multiples. I was lying on the bed at the clinic for our first scan and it took the sonographer all of two minutes to say these words. The old saying ‘Your life can change in the blink of an eye’ certainly applied here. We were in complete shock, as you can imagine. Totally floored, dumbfounded and struggling to come to terms with what our future was going to be like.
We had no idea there was more than one baby in there!
At no point leading up to this day was there even an inkling that we were having more than one baby. This was my first pregnancy so I had no experience to draw from. However, I was not violently ill or showing really early which are symptoms you would normally expect when carrying multiples. I was exceedingly tired for the first six or seven weeks and then had intense headaches during week eleven and twelve. By the time the thirteen week scan came around I was feeling really great. I even commented to my husband on the way to the scan that I was feeling so good they might not even find a baby in there!Continue Reading →