Author: Laura Mind
I am finally, after 7 months, able to tell my twin birth story, which involved a full placenta abruption with twins. It’s taken 7 months for me to be able to speak about this without me saying it as if I’m a 3rd person, totally removed.
The birth of my twins
On the 15/2/2019 my DCDA twin boys were born 1.26 & 1.27 pm on a Friday. I was one week from my scheduled C sec, but I wouldn’t make it.
At 10.35am, after feeling somewhat off and not taking my kids to school (at the time a mother of 3), I reached over to grab my then 1 year olds toy to feel bleeding. I reached down, my hand was bright red! I knew I had to get to the hospital straight away. I got my 7&1 year olds into the car and drove myself 20 mins to the local hospital. My mum’s house is one minute from the hospital. I drove up her driveway screaming beeping my Astra sedan horn furiously. “Get in now I’m bleeding” I screamed at her. She got into the driver’s seat and as I tried to move to the passenger seat the blood started leaving me at an alarming rate. She drove to the hospital where I got out alone. l walked the 67 steps, it took to get through the door to the women’s assessment unit. By this time, a trail of blood was flowing from me and pooling to the ground at my feet.Continue Reading →