Nothing, and I repeat nothing will ever replace the multitude of emotions that you will experience when you first find out you are pregnant with twins or triplets. And that is perfectly normal.
You will spend the next few days…..or even weeks or months……..oscillating between excitement and fear, plus every other emotion in-between.
Twinfo is here, every step of the way, starting withy our online pregnancy course.
The ABC’s of emotions when you find out you are pregnant with twins or triplets
A – Absolute terror when you first find out there is more than one baby in there!
B – Babies……as in MORE than one baby???? Are you sure??
C – Cars. Your mind immediately goes to practical issues. Will we need a new car?
D – Dumfounded and dazed while you comprehend the news.
E – Emotional. Very very emotional. Along with double or triple the hormones comes double or triple the emotions.
F – Fear. The fear about how you are going to cope.
G – Gigantic. The fear about how big you may get.
H – Hysterical laughter as you digest the news.
I – Intense. Intense joy. Or intense fear. Or intense excitement.
J – Joking……..You are joking right?????
K – Kaleidoscope of emotions.
L – Laughter. Hysterical laughter. Nervous laughter. Excited laughter.
M – Money. How will we afford this?
N – Nervous. How will I cope?
O – OMG!!!! There is more than one baby!!
P – Priceless. The look on your parents face when they hear the news.
Q – Queasy. So there was a reason you have been feeling so dreadfully queasy.
R – Really excited. Then really scared. Then really overjoyed and really nervous. It is a perpetual circle of excitement and fear.
S – Scared. How will they get out?
T – Terrified. It’s perfectly normal to be utterly terrified. Just reach out to other parents of multiples.
U – Unbelievable. It will take time for the fact that there is more than one baby in there to sink in.
V – Very tired. Very very tired. Now you know why you have been feeling so tired!
W – Wonder at how your body will cope growing multiple babies.
X – Xcitement. SO much excitement.
Y – You can’t wait to tell everyone, but are also scared something might go wrong.
Z – ZZZZZZZ………………Will I ever sleep again?
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