Trouble Coping Towards The End Of Twin Pregnancy

by Beth

I am 35 weeks pregnant with boy/girl twins who both weigh more than 6 lbs as of yesterday. I am so miserable and depressed and just want this over but my doctor wants me to go to 39 weeks when I am scheduled for a c-section. I don't know how I can take 4 more weeks of this misery. How do I cope and make it better? I feel so all alone as no one around me has gone through this.



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Sep 20, 2019
33 weeks b/g twins
by: Anonymous

Glad to see I'm not alone. It's hard on me asi is was already over weight before I got pregnant now it's a lot. It hurts for me to walk, stand or even sit up only relief I have is laying on my side and that's a pain as my legs go numb. My dr told me 35 weeks he would deliver but switched it to 37 weeks. Last appointment which was Tuesday they both weigh 5lbs I want healthy babies but I also want to be out of pain. I have 2 other children 4y.o and 7y.o and this has been the worse pregnancy I have ever experienced. I cry everyday because I'm in so much pain.

Sep 17, 2019
36+4 weeks with twin girls
by: Anonymous

This by far has been the hardest pregnancy I have had I already have two boys and a girl ... the pain is horrible and having to run around after three school age children doesn’t help 🙈 my consultant won’t bring me in until I am 39 weeks 😭😭.. and wants me to have a natural birth has anybody had twins naturally and can give me advise I am so scared. My partner doesn’t understand how i feel and how hard it is getting now I am just so low and depressed


Sep 05, 2019
35 weeks b/g
by: Tammy

I cry almost everyday! I'm tired but can't sleep at feeling so heavy, I can't do anything for myself, I want to evict them Sept. 19th is my C-Section date.

Jul 12, 2019
by: Emma

36 weeks with B/G twins and... I’m struggling. I’m not exaggerating when I say I am CONSTANTLY in, at least, mild pain. It does not relent. Sometimes it’s mild, sometimes very severe. The heartburn is so bad at night or any time I lay down, despite Tums and warm milk and everything. Rolling over is excruciating, like, yelling-in-pain level. I’m also constantly itchy, despite receiving a negative test result for Cholestasis.
It’s rough. The physical pain is rough and the mental pain is rough. Having no one around me to relate to is rough. I need these babies here NOW. Exactly 2 weeks until my scheduled Caesarean- July 25 2019. I’m barely hanging on, ladies. But I can do this. And so can you all!

Jul 07, 2019
People don’t understand
by: Anonymous

I’m 39 years old and 37 weeks pregnant with fraternal boys. This is my first and my last pregnancy. Both boys are over 6 lbs. I feel like I’m dying. I’m trying my best not to break down and cry but I’m in a lot of pain. My back hurts no matter if I’m sitting, standing or laying down. My ribs hurt. My bladder feels full all the time and hurts. I can hardly walk or stand for more than a few minutes. There’s so much discomfort. I feel helpless because physically I can’t do much for myself. I recently moved and have yet to unpack. Friends and family have been helpful but I don’t think they understand the pain that I’m in. Reading these comments lets me know I’m not alone. I’m scheduled for a c-section in 9 days. I don’t know how I’m going to make it.

Jun 09, 2019
35 weeks di/di boys and SPD
by: Anonymous

I cannot explain the pain I have been feeling. I’m currently 35 weeks with di/di twin boys. I have a c-section scheduled for July 1st but I honestly don’t think I will last til then.

I recently looked up my symptoms and I found what came up to be symphysis pubis disfunction. Or SPD for short. I have been having excruciating pain that recently started radiating from my groin area to my vag but was mainly in my groin that started early on in my pregnancy. I cannot sleep very well It hurts to roll over, move or lift my leg in anyway. I feel a painful stretching sensation and occasional clicking. It hurts to walk or sit for too long or stand.

I have a 7 year old and a two year old. My house is a complete mess. It hurts to stand too long so I can’t do the dishes for long I can’t bend over to pick things up or do much of the cleaning I feel bad because my husband is the only one working and he comes home and helps clean up. I’m so greatful for him tho. He’s helpful and very understanding of how I’ve been feeling. He said he feel like he gets sympathy pain in the areas I’ve explained to him I’ve had been having pain.

I can’t wait until theses babies come. I’m excited to meet them and for the pain to end but I’m afraid of the process of childbirth or just the thought of having a c-section. I’m just ranting on.

May 26, 2019
by: Anonymous

Twin boys here and I'm a surrogate and I just want to die. I was so excited about this journey and being able to help a couple out but ive hated every min of this pregnancy from week 6. To many complications and I literally just want to die. So much pain, so uncomfortable and im 31 weeks. I cry every day, I can't get anything done let alone take care of my kids and myself.

May 05, 2019
33weeks w Di/Di girls.... all I wanna do is cry
by: Mara

I relate to all the talk of aches and pains, feeling sick and tired of the mental/emotional toll it takes on you, etc. I just got off on mat leave... thank God! Even then I have a 17 month old son who requires my attention, so rest is hard to get as often as I'd like or maybe even need. Sleep? Yea, I've given up on restful sleep and just try to get what I can. I'm trying to do what u can around the house but small things like cooking a meal are exhausting. The fatigue is real!

The amount of pelvic pain is like no other. I told my husband my c-section with my son was so much easier to deal with, he found it hard to believe. But yep! That's how bad the pain and pressure is from my girls.

My husband is great but I think he thinks I'm exxagerating so I try to not complain. I'm even sick of my complaining. We are looking T a June 10 c section and it cant come soon enough. I'm looking forward to not being held hostage by my body and being 100% functional for all 3 babies! This too shall pass ladie.... eventually.

Apr 28, 2019
True Story
by: Anonymous

Girl you aren’t alone! I’m 34 wks 5 days with di/di boys and I’m literally dying!!!!!! I am in soooo much pain 24/7 I don’t know how I’ll make it another 3 weeks to 38 when I’m scheduled for a section if they don’t come before that!!! I’m pretty homicidal right now I’m not going to lie! I am so over this misery and just want it to be done with!!! By the end of the day I literally need a pair of crutches to move because of the back and pelvic pain.

Apr 21, 2019
32 wks, 2 d preggers: my body feels 'broken'
by: Carey

Hi twin moms,

I can empathize with just about EVERYTHING you all said! I am in my 33rd week with twin boys and they are about 2.4kgs now (4.5lb?) which is a very healthy weight and I'm grateful but man, my belly is H.U.G.E. and I'm struggling so much with excruciating pain in my hips, pelvic area, back (you name it!) If I sit for too long, i can hard het up because I'm so stiff, if i stand for too long, my back aches so much, when i sleep i have to roll over frequently because my hips get so sore, which is so so painful and so difficult to do now... nevermind the relentless need to urinate, the constant acid reflux, difficulty breathing, bending and walking in general. I also and a toddler at home and my hubby is a great help but I am fixating about going into labour so these babies can come out but of course I'm torn because I also want them to be healthy! People and their gawking, comments like 'are you sure you're not having 3?, just a few more weeks... the time will fly!' So over it!

Thanks for being able to vent ladies!

Apr 06, 2019
26 weeks and feeling miserable already!!!
by: Anonymous

I just turned 34 and am pregnant with b/g twins. I have a 5 year old and 2 year old, work and am in the midst of a home remodel to accommodate our unexpected, soon-to-be large family! If I stand too long my stomach and back ache but if I sit too long my hips start to ache. Can’t sleep, can’t breathe, am constantly fatigued and have multiple complications with imbilical cords, placenta and Cholestasis....set for c-section at 37 weeks, but it seems sooo far away! I completely agree with commenter who said she wishes she could be in medically induced coma until delivery lol. I am so grateful for these growing babies, but man, this is way harder than I expected it to be!

Mar 30, 2019
34+1 b/g twins
by: Anonymous

I'M DYING!!! I dont know what to do I feel so helpless! The pain is so bad I can barely walk. It takes me forever to roll over, and the pain is excruciating I also have asthma and every time I cough I feel like my abdomin is ripping apart. My loving husband has now become the enemy by making comments like "I understand!" I'm like you have no fu**ing idea.

It is currently 2 am and I'm laying here so exhausted but im hot even though its 66 degrees in here. I just cried and yelled at my husband for telling me to just lay down I'll eventually fall asleep. Erggggggg pregnancy rage initiated! I'm like how about you strip down and go lay on the hard concrete out side ( he hates the cold) and eventually you will fall to sleep! Cause that's what it's like for me, no position is comfortable and I'm in pain and I'm hot!

My ob is of course another man who thinks I'm irrational and over exaggerating my pain level. I would like to be put into a medically induced coma for the remainder of this horrific nightmare please! Pregnancy belts at this point are a sick joke belly is to big and to heavy at this point it's just adding a new back pain symptom. And I swear if one more stranger tells me any day now I may become homicidal. Like nope got 4 weeks left but thank you for reminding me! I have a 23 month old who is used to a very hands on stay at home mom. And now I walk like I'm 108 years old. He climbed on the table today and attempted to swing from the chandelier. And part of me almost let him! My house is a wreck my body is a wreck. Where are the good drugs for this! Sorry just needed to vent!!!

Mar 28, 2019
Too old for this..
by: In Pain

I'm 43 and this is my 3rd pregnancy, first with twins. I'm 32 weeks, and I feel like crying constantly. My pain started early in second trimester with horrible pelvic pain, could not stand for very long. Now I have pretty much constant back pain and rib pain. I can't sleep for longer than 1 hour at a time at night so I'm up constantly peeing and from all the aches. My doctor will induce me at 38 weeks but God I hope I don't go that long. Please pray for me.

Jan 14, 2019
34+4 with girls
by: Anonymous

Went for my US yesterday and they told me they are both lieing transverse again which means they have no intention of coming out anytime soon I gather. I'm so past this already and absolutely miserable. It's 5.15am now and I've been up since 4.03 can't sleep due to acid reflux which is making me sooooo tired and fatigued throughout the day. Feel like I'm constantly moaning and really irritable, just want to cry all the time!!

From about 24 weeks I've struggled with severe back pains causing lack of sleep and now it's other things like pains and aches in my pelvis or acid and indigestion. Both babies are weighing 5lb now so growing nicely together and I am happy I have gone this far but i just don't think I can take anymore. I feel like the world's against me, the slightest remark will cause upscale ww3 with family members and tension between me and my partner.

Urghhhhh... no one has even spoken to me yet or asked me even how I would like to birth my girls and I'm sick to death of midwives using the phrase "part and parcel" with pregnancy.

Have no idea on when I'm being induced and no idea if they'll be booking me in for csection. Just feel like I'm in this alone. So glad I found this thread. Went to bed crying last night but as bad as it sounds everyone else's misery on this feed has made me feel a little bit better about my own lol.

All the best everyone. Hope all goes well x

Dec 17, 2018
30 weeks with b/g twins
by: Sonya

I feel like my pelvis is being pushed apart, my tail bone aches every moment of the day. Girl baby (baby A) has hear head in my vag pushing on my bladder so I feel like I have to pee every time I stand up...and when I actually do have a full bladder it hurts like it's going to explode. I'm afraid I'm going to have to start wearing diapers soon....
boy baby (B) is breech and his head is under my ribs on the right side. when I move, especially at night it feels like he could break thru my ribs.
I have 8 other kids, this is my first set of twins. Gosh, I thought pregnancy with one was hard in the last trimester...this is a new level of difficulty.
I can't do anything....just loading the dishwasher is tricky and afterwards I spend several minutes crying in pain. and forget cleaning under the bed, the table or pretty much anything...I guess I have to accept living in a mess for the next few months. I have to get on the floor with my special needs child to give his meds and tube feeding and it's getting harder and harder each day to get back up.
There is no comfortable position.
I am thrilled to have my twins, but I don't know how my body is going to get thru the next 8 to 10 weeks!
Eating is difficult. I have no space in my belly so I feel sick every time I eat something. yet, I'm also hungry much of the time.

The days crawl by.
I just want to get to term and have these babies out of my body.

Dec 10, 2018
by: Victoria

ladies i feel every. single. thing. you have all posted. this is so hard and truly no one understands unless they have gone through it themselves. the heart burn and indigestion have been overpowering. the aches and pains, can't sleep, can't walk, can't bend over, etc. It is so hard. I keep thinking todays the day that these di/di boys will decide to meet the world which then has my husband and i both on the edge of our seats just waiting anxiously. Feels like we are prisoners in our own house and we havent even had the twins yet! ah! i had to vent. this is definitely not an easy thing to go through and while i am over the moon excited about have 2 more babies i am so ready to have my body not hurt.

Dec 07, 2018
I’m so over this 😩
by: Anonymous

I’m at 32 weeks with my babies (boy & girl) second pregnancy but it feels like the first my first born is a boy age 12 almost 13 and it’s currently 3:31am and I can’t sleep I feel horrible, I’m currently having the worst acid reflux ever my throat is burning and nothing makes it go away. Then I’m suffering from carpal tunnel so my hands hurt worst when I sleep, my body is in pain i can’t lay on one side for to long because body aches horribly and turning around is even worse I’m just so exhausted can’t even walk for to long because my feet hurt so bad and I struggle to breathe I’m just so over this already but I want them to stay in there for as long as possible the already weight over 3 pounds each that’s even more weight than I carried in my first pregnancy. Being pregnant with twins is just so hard 😭

Nov 21, 2018
Exact same boat!
by: DMH

I literally feel the exact same way. I am 34 weeks and 2 days with di/di B/G twins and I just got news today from the dr that he won’t do a Csection (they are both breech)until 38 weeks on Dec 17th. Last week when I was at the office I saw the PA and she told me 37 weeks. I don’t know how I can do another 4 weeks. Everything hurts. I can’t sleep. No position is comfortable anymore. Gas pain and indigestion are not relieved by anything I take. The babies are so active and their movements are so painful now. Yes of course I want them to be healthy and have the best chances, but I feel like I am losing my sanity. I cry multiple times a day. I feel depressed. I cannot work anymore because I almost went into labor a couple weeks ago because of how physically demanding my job is. Also, I’m huge and can barely walk around. There is no way I would be able to do my job right now. Everyone keeps saying "it’s just a few more weeks". Problem is that every day feels like a year.

Nov 15, 2018
This too shall pass!
by: Danielle

Just remember u will be holding those sweet babies soon enough. Dont think if u going through the pain another month after all u might deliver any day now. Ur babies r still cooking n they'll know when they r safe to deliver. I am 31 weeks pregnant with twin girls n definitely have hit a wall the past couple weeks. I've been feeling depressed quite a lot lately too n fighting with my husband, I also have a 2 yr old n 8yr old. My 2 year old trying to sit on my face as I write this! So life pregnant with twins I think is gonna have a lot of ups n downs. I try to think about how much of a bada** I am when I'm feeling down, I mean not everyone gets the6 opportunity to carry twins. And it isn't easy creating a life and here we are creating TWO! As hard as each day is all u can do is take it a day at a time n do what u can do is ur best and not demand do much from urself. Making 2 lives is enough work anything else u get done is a bonus lol. Hang in there and good luck with your delivery:)

Nov 13, 2018
Why do I feel like this???
by: Khadeeja

I am 13 weeks with identical twins sharing a placenta and I already feel like death!! I can’t stand or even keep any food down at all! Vomiting all the time, and my sense of smell has heightened so much that I cannot even explain that the smell of everything makes me so sick!! I hope it gets better and I can finally enjoy everything that pregnancy is, I have had two miscarriages before so now just worried and trying to take one day at a time

Nov 05, 2018
36w4d and suffering
by: Carmen G

I can’t lay in bed anymore. I lay on the couch propped up but I ache everywhere! My belly is sensitive to the touch with stretch marks and numbness. I cry everyday because I’m struggling to function like a human being. They won’t do the c section until November 15 and I honestly don’t think I’ll make it mentally

Oct 30, 2018
38 weeks with mono-di twin boys
by: Anonymous

I am literally over it and can’t wait to be induced! I would love a vaginal birth but at this point I don’t care. I’m just dragging around my house. Can’t bend, can’t clean, stomach itching all over, stretch marks everywhere! I just can’t wait to meet my boys. Everyday I pray for a smooth delivery given I have made it to 38 weeks.

Oct 30, 2018
I had enough now
by: Ntwenhle

Pregnant with twins isnt a joke,i cant walk,i cant sleep,i cant turn the sides i am just like a disabled person. My feet are as high as kilimanjaroo, paining and itching. My face looks like someone who never bathe for days. I tried all possible creams to smooth it. They refused to show up their gender. So I guess they want to be a real surprise

Oct 27, 2018
Feeling terrible
by: Almost 31 weeks and miserable

I am 27 years old with my second pregnancy but my first mono/di twin girls, I’m almost 31 weeks pregnant in a few days and feel terrible. Reading these comments helped me regain a small but necessary portion of my sanity. It’s so difficult not being able to move around in bed or get out of bed without aches and pains.It kills me that I can’t do anything around the house because I’ve been bed written since 26 weeks and frustrates me that things are getting done but not in the way ya i would do them personally. But honestly with my level of unconfortability I feel like the complaint train leaves the station way more than necessary.I went in for preterm labor at 26 weeks and made it to 30 weeks then got constant contractions again so went back into the hospital this week where they said they would no longer be stopping the labor progress. Which is fine because girls are doing great but this last little bit of the waiting game has been emotionally, physically, and mentally draining to say the least. Hearing everyone’s stories has helped me cope through one more night even though it’s still rough it’s nice to feel like I’m not that alone while I’m trying to get through these last few weeks.

Oct 22, 2018
Omg I can't take it
by: Twin Surro

I'm 31 weeks with twins and I'm a surrogate. I was placed in the hospital on bed rest 8 days ago due to placenta previa. I have to stay until the scheduled cesarean Nov. 14th. A full month in here will be so hard. I'm already going crazy. I feel so depressed and low energy sometimes. I miss my husband and kids and the freedom to move around and get out and do things. I feel trapped in here with meaningless activities and tv. I'm starting to get scared of the small chance I could hemorrhage and possibly die in here. It's also possible during the cesarean that I may have placenta accreda which means that I could hemorrhage and they may need to remove my uterus to save my life. We won't know if I have it until the operation. Even though chances are small I'm started to get nervous about it. I'm stuck here in this prison and what if I die at the end of all of this?

Oct 19, 2018
Preggos boy girl twins
by: Anonymous

Sounds like me! I’m so miserable! Can’t sleep, backache, hurts to switch sides when I’m laying down. Can’t walk for long because my legs start to ache really bad and my heart feels like it’s going to pop out. My feet look like 300 lbb woman. I’m normally 118 pounds not pregnant. I now weigh 165lb all belly. My babies are beasts! They weigh alot already! I’m 34 weeks and they weigh almost 6 pounds. I’m scheduled for c-section at 37 weeks. Thank gah!! They’ll prob weigh over 7 pounds when I deliver 😱. I can’t handle all this weight. It hurts! My husband wants more kids after this and I’m so over it.

Oct 18, 2018
31 weeks and sooo done 😭
by: Anonymous

I feel so bad for saying I’m so done bc I want my boy twins to stay in as long as possible but Dr says all’s well and she wouldn’t do a c section until Dec 12th - that is FOREVER and nothing is comfortable. I just want to cry.

Oct 11, 2018
32 weeks
by: Anonymous

32 weeks with B/G di/di twins. This is my first pregnancy and 2 weeks ago the doctor told me I was already the size of a 40 week singleton mom.
I am extremely tired and uncomfortable all the time. I am constantly short of breath and find it hard to make the slightest adjustments when it comes to moving about. I got my first hemoroid, I am either constipated and having diarrhea (there is no in between). Every thing seems to take so much effort and energy. Plus my heartburn is constant, I can get heartburn from literally anything including water!
My husband has been awesome cleaning and taking over dog duties but I feel so guilty that I am not helping. Doc is hoping for 38 weeks and so am I because I want healthy babies but my goodness, am I so over being pregnant. I honestly don’t think anyone can fathom what our bodies and minds are going through other than twin moms. It’s good to know I am not the only one struggling.
Best of luck to everyone.

Oct 08, 2018
Thank you for posting
by: Anonymous

Im 34 weeks and two days and I am in the same boat. No high blood pressure but mt feet have swelled to a size where I cant walk anymore. I feel so helpless and hurt and can't sleep. Wondering if all twin pregnancies are like this.

Oct 07, 2018
34 weeks with DC/DA twins
by: Anonymous

I'm so glad I found this thread. I am in so much pain I can barely move or get out of bed, the pelvis pressure hurts so bad and i'm walking so slow. I have no end in sight, I want a natural birth, so no induction booked.

Oct 03, 2018
I'm done, too.
by: tss_snw

I'm 34 weeks with b/g twins and I have a newly 3 year old daughter. I have cholestasis so everything is itchy, I'm anemic but the iron pills make me puke, I got my first hemorrhoid ever a few days ago, I'm out of breath, starving but can't eat and am so freaking tired. My husband is working crazy hours because they are short at his work currently and I'm trying to keep things normal for my daughter but that's getting harder and harder.

That said, I do truly love feeling my babies kick inside of me and I'm so grateful for them but I just want to go to sleep.

Hang in there, ladies!

Oct 01, 2018
31 weeks and counting
by: Anonymous


I am at a complete loss of words as I am sitting here dreading another sleepless night. I can't breathe, get comfortable, or just sleep for at least 2 hours. The only thing that gives me strength is that it's not too much longer before I meet my b/g twins.

Sep 27, 2018
by: Anonymous

It's nice to read that I am not alone in this miserable journey to get my twin girls here. I mean I have ZERO room left and can't breathe!! I have been dealing w/ diabetes and was recently put on meds for that and having to visit the OB doctor every 3 days for NST test. Between the constant finger pricks to check my sugar, acid like crazy, can't breathe, can't sleep goodness the list goes on. Also one baby has her head in my ribs so that is absolutely killing me. Its very hard to see the light at the end of this tunnel. I pray I make it long enough for the girls to stay out of the NICU but I am definitely OVER it!!! Good Luck to the other twins moms

Sep 24, 2018
34 weeks and miserable with you
by: Anonymous

I'm with you mama! I'm 34 weeks with fraternal boy/boy twins. I feel terrible that I just don't want to be pregnant anymore. Literally EVERY THING has been making me cry at this point. My husband is probably sick of me because lord knows at this point I'm sick of me. I have a US sound tomorrow and hope they tell me I'm opening up or something. I have a scheduled c section for October 22nd and to think of how far that seems literally drives me crazy. My ribs are killing me, my back is killing me. When I do sleep its never for long because I cant stop going to the bathroom. I'm still working, health wise I have had a very good pregnancy myself and the boys have done fine. But the toll this takes on your body and emotional state is just too much. especially when you are still 28 days away from your scheduled C section.

Sep 19, 2018
😭😭😭 So there with all of you.
by: Anonymous

I just turned 33, and tomorrow I will be 35 weeks pregnant with twin girls. My first pregnancy was pretty bad at 21, as I suffered from preeclampsia and became so swollen I was unable to walk and had to wear shoes 2 sizes bigger than my ex-husband's. I thought that if that didn't happen, maybe this pregnancy would be a walk in the park. Boy, was I off. In July, they diagnosed me with gestational diabetes, I've had leg pains at night to keep me from sleeping since the early 2nd trimester, I've been congested since June, the urge to pre is always there but I can't go when I sit down to do so, and my bowels are playing a game of Russian Roulette where the empty chambers are constipation and hemmorhoids and the loaded chamber U.S. diarrhea over and over again. Now, I've started having nausea again. Through it all, the girls are constantly moving. I never get enough rest...even when I sleep all day and the simplest tasks leave me pathetically winded. I am in Hell. My doctor is pushing for 38 weeks which means October 11, but I don't think high risk intends for me to go that long. I'm anxious, I'm depressed, and I am physically more uncomfortable than I have ever been. So you were not alone. I hear you loud and clear.

Aug 12, 2018
So glad to see it isn’t just me!
by: Anonymous

I’m 29 weeks with boy/girl twins and so so tired. I’m currently off work for the summer (I work in education) and plan to go back for 2 weeks after the break until I’m 34 weeks. It seems such a waste to be sat around starting Mat leave so early but I don’t know how I will cope if I don’t.

My partner and step daughter have been wonderful and do all of the jobs around the house for me but always feel so guilty that I’m sat on my bum and not helping. It’s driving me mad that the house isn’t quite how I want it but I know that I can’t say anything when they are trying so hard.

I feel so lucky to be in this position as we had a long journey to get here but I cannot wait for when the time comes for them to be a healthy size/ time to be delivered. Every part of me aches and I struggle to make it up the stairs to the loo without having to take rest stops.

Thank you for sharing your woes all- such a relief to be in the same boat as so many others- I’m certain a lot of people think I’m just being lazy!

Jun 03, 2018
38 weeks fraternal girls
by: Anonymous

I’m so glad I came across this website. I’m 38 weeks pregnant with fraternal girls. I’m so tired all the time and have trouble getting out of bed in the morning. My partner is in the army and is never home so I have to do the housework all by myself. I can barley keep up with the housework so I have my mom help me with it and she is judgemental. I gained 80 pounds and am now overweight, I itch like crazy and I’m going to the bathroom constantly. I prayed for these girls so I’m not ungrateful, just really uncomfortable and hoping to meet my girls soon.

May 26, 2018
34 weeks 6 days
by: Anonymous

Tomorrow I will be 35 weeks with my di/di twin girls. I am so over being pregnant. I have 2 other girls, ages 8 and 3. My dr. put me on modified bed rest because I had some regular contractions at 33 weeks. I feel like i'm more up than i am down. it's like im not even doing the bed rest. My 2 other littles need me too. My husband is the bread winner right now, i haven't worked since November 2018. I feel so big and i'm always huffing and puffing trying to get around. Everyone comments on my breathing, "are you ok?" yes im fine ugh. June 12th is C-section date, i'll be 37 weeks 2 days by then. only 2 weeks left :]

May 25, 2018
36 weeks twins
by: KJ

Hi Beth,
I’m currently 36 weeks with b/g twins. I understand your frustration. My Dr also wanted to schedule my induction/c-section for 39 weeks and I threw a fit. I completely refused and I insisted on getting them out no later than 38 weeks bc the risks are too high and dangerous for twins to be born after week 38. You have a say so and you should insist on 38 weeks and do not take No for an answer. My twins are also over 6lbs and are doing well. I hope you are able to get your date changed. Good luck

May 10, 2018
33weeks pregnant with SECOND set of twins
by: Momaine

Yep you read it right; we are currently expecting out 2nd set of twins. Our first were identical boys who are now 11yrs old, then we had a daughter, 6, now we're expecting DC/DA twin girls.

This has by far been my toughest pregnancy. I was 21 when we had our first but I'm 32 now so I guess it makes a difference.

Heartburn is crazy. Swollen feet, ankles and hands. Loss of appetite. Mood swings and tearfulness. And the worst SPD imaginable!

One of my babies is small and they want to discuss delivery tomorrow if she falls below the lowest percentile.

Prayers for us all x

May 05, 2018
miserable 33 weeks
by: mom2beagainat42

have not slept in weeks, Pace all night, today a headache started due to age and health issues was supposed to aim for 32 weeks now that babies and I am doing good Drs say 37 weeks for c section. I am miserable, the heat is terrible nothing fits, haven't gained weight in 6 weeks no room to eat. And now a headache from hell itself, any advice on how to sleep? Dr recommended bendaryl and Tylenol and Excedrin tension no luck with sleep or headache.

Mar 29, 2018
I’m there too
by: Anonymous

I’m 33 weeks and can’t imagine going past this week, I too am so miserable, missing work and have no sick or vacation time left. So many ladies 35-38 weeks how long did you work? I’m the bread winner and feel awful on top of everything else that I’m not making any money just so I can stay home and lay in bed all day. I have 3 other kids 13, 10 and 8 and a very supportive partner but this not working feels so selfish. I am pregnant twins girl/boy and unsure how we will make it to 35-38 weeks. Daily BH, cramping some vomiting and just pure discomfort.

Mar 10, 2018
29 weeks and 41 years old
by: Anonymous

I feel so much better after reading theses comments. My sister and sister in law came today to help me paint the nursery. My sister ended up staying the entire day to clean my house., which I was not expecting. Yes my house was dirty and needed a thorough cleaning. But what I didn’t need was the judgment all day long about letting my house go and how I needed to speak to my doctor because I have no energy. She had her two kids in her twenties and didn’t work. I feel so much better knowing other moms pregnant with twins are exhausted all the time, want a nap every day, have trouble sleeping and find they have difficulty getting up off the couch. I be had morning sickness my entire pregnancy, I’m single and a full time special education teacher. I feel like I’m doing the best that I can. This is my first and only pregnancy so I don’t know how it compares to a singleton. She made me feel bad, but it sounds like this is normal. Thanks

Feb 11, 2018
by: Anonymous

Reading this helps a bit. I'm 27+3 and so uncomfortable. No position is comfortable. Peeing every five minutes. No joy from anything. We start renovations tomorrow so it'll be three weeks of absolute hell and it's the worst timing ever. Whoever said they just want to be out to sleep until delivery, I totally second that.

Feb 05, 2018
by: Anonymous

I am 34 weeks pregnant with boy/ girl twins and am absolutely miserable. I cant wait for this to be over. I want the babies happy and healthy but I literally don't think I can do this anymore. I want to cry everyday. I am going to ask my doctor is there is anything at all to do or if she is planning on taking them early. my c section is planned for 38 weeks. I want to die thinking how far away that it.

Jan 24, 2018
So ready to be done with this
by: Anonymous

32.3 weeks di/di twins and I just want them out. Reading these comments makes me feel so much better. I thought I was being a total wuss. My legs and feet are so swollen I feel like they are going to pop. I can't really stand or walk around more then 10-15min before they get all puffy. Not that I could do anything for longer than 10 or 15 min regardless. I would run out of breath or just the back pain alone would out me back in bed. I had a really bad night tonight. My back pain was so bad and my stomach so tight I thought I might be going into preterm labor. It was terrible, I wanted to cry. I feel bad my husband is sleeping on the couch because I just can't sleep and he has to be up early for work. He was amazing trying to calm me down earlier from all the pain. You mom's with other kids to care for wow you are truly amazing. I can barely take care of myself. These are my first, but after this pregnancy I feel terrible saying it, but I just never want to be pregant again.

Jan 17, 2018
34.6 weeks do do boys
by: Anonymous

Omg my vagina is going to break in half oh Lord baby Jesus, I know I did this to myself I was trying home remedies for having twins it was my last pregnancy due to health complications so I wanted to try for twins any way possible, now I'm regretting it I'm 34.6 weeks and everything hurts from my shoulder blades to my toes I truly love my children but I do wish they would come so as I fear my own body don't be able to handle much more!

Dec 19, 2017
Been ready
by: Anonymous

35+6 weeks ready to have my boy and girl seems like they will never come my little girl is transverse and always up in my ribs I can sleep if I do I wake up in pain I hate complaining but I’m just so ready to have my babies my boy is measuring 6lbs 12 oz las of last week and my little girl is measuring 4lbs 11oz been back and forth to a specialist but they won’t give me a strait answer as to when I can have them grrr

Nov 24, 2017
35+5 and struggling
by: Anonymous

I love that this comment thread has just kept going and going! And how weird is it that reading other peoples' woes makes you feel better in yours!
I feel like I have had such an easy pregnancy considering it is twins but the last few weeks have got worse and worse and I'm really struggling now.
I'm currently 35+5 and doc has said i will be induced in week 37 so less than 2 weeks to go.
Still working is probably not helping but I'm thinking of telling my boss today will be my last.
I'm tired all the time, my braxton hicks are frequent and sometimes painful, I'm so swollen even my lady parts, the itching in my belly is unbearable and I can't relieve it properly with a scratch because my belly is also numb, my heartburn is relentless and I'm taking 3 different things for it, restless leg syndrome is such a horrible feeling, I need to change sides when sleeping but it is such a chore and so painful to move around in bed, needing a pee constantly, just generally feeling like i want to be put to sleep until the babies come.
I don't even have the feeling of excitement for the twins arrival as they aren't mine! I'm, carrying for a friend and, though I'm excited for her and her husband of course, its not quite the same. Can't wait to get myself back and walk around with ease and be able to tie my own shoelaces again!

Nov 22, 2017
Oh gosh I'm so ready
by: Anonymous

I'm currently 36 weeks with Boy/girl and I'm to the point I just want to cry right now, I can't sleep either side I have to pee about every 30 mins i struggle to get out of bed I'm so ready to have these babies. I honestly feel like my body can't take it anymore my belly is stretched to the max I have carpal tunnel all day can't hold things more than 5 mins because they will fall out of my hands. The pressure on my pelvis bone is so intense makes me cry at times. I have a scheduled c section for 37 week but I don't know how I will make it... I'm beyond tired I'm ready for these babies to be out...

Good to all the twin moms

Sep 10, 2017
I'm helpless
by: Christy

Hi, I am 32 weeks with di/di boys and can't even shower and get dressed with out a struggle. I am limited to going out anywhere as I can ony do very short distances. I have a 4 yr old daughter who i can just barley take care of. My husband works a lot so i am home alone a lot. I am miserable and cant imagine 5 more weeks of this horrible discomfort and counch bound helplessness. I wish I knew what to say to make u feel better but i am so upset and feeling depressed when i should be glowing with joy. I know it will all be worth it in the end.

Jun 25, 2017
by: Amber

Also pregnant with Modi boys. VERY CONCERNED they are delivering you so late. Modi babies should NEVEE be delivered over 36.6 weeks!!!

I hope everything ended up being okay because the risk they put you at losing both your babies here was awful!

May 12, 2017
They are Here!!
by: Too Old For This Nonsense

I commented a while back just wanted to update everyone who cares to know about the birth of my twins. Both flipped head down and I was induced at 38 weeks exactly. Labor went very quickly. I arrived at the hospital at 630am and gave birth to Baby A at 2:14pm. He was very easy, I had no pain and was told when to push. About 3 pushes and he was out. Now don't get scared about the next part because every birth is different. Baby B decided to float up high and was twisted in a weird position after Baby A was born. They kept trying to get me to push him down and the doctor had to place his arm up to his elbow a few times trying to turn Baby B. Nothing was working and I was getting very exhausted and Baby B was dropping his heart rate after every push so the doctor had to go back in with his arm and pull him out breech.He was born at 2:56pm. I'm not going to lie ladies. It was the most horrible pain I'd ever experienced in my life and I birthed a 10 pound baby before and that was hell but nothing can compare to birthing a breech baby. I thought I was going to die it hurt that bad. Anyway, baby B was born not breathing but they worked on him very quickly and two weeks later he is healthy they say. I do see some things I don't like. He is weak in his movements, hands droop and can't control his head like Baby A. He has a weak cry and doesn't wake up for feedings at night like his brother. They tell me he is perfectly healthy though so I'm trying not to worry much. They are two weeks old now. Good luck to all you mommies still carrying twins. It'll be over soon 😀

May 11, 2017
Will the boys flip after 31 w? 🤔
by: Anonymous

31 weeks pregnant with mono/di twin boys. Pelvic pain is tough and barely sleep. Wear a belly bandit like it's my job. Feel like I'm living on the couch too. Both babies were head down and are now both breech / bum down. Scared of a section. Hoping they will flip:/ this isn't easy- hang in there ladies

Apr 21, 2017
Just want this to be over
by: Clarice

26 weeks pregnant with mono-di girls and honestly don't know how to make it through 10 weeks more. Bad pelvic pain, reflux, extreme hunger all night that doesn't let me sleep for months, palpitations, fainting 3 times a day, short of breath, pain all over... And babies are measuring small for what they should and moving less every day which is worrying me so much..any advice? :(

Apr 09, 2017
Exhausted, achy, swollen, uncomfortable, wirh every ailment you can posdibly get!
by: GAIL

Oh my God I feel normal after reading these comments! I thought it was just me! I have every ailment going...Im presently 34+2 weeks with boy/girl twins. Got gestational diabetes since 18 weeks but otherwise this pregnancy was plain sailing and really a great pregnancy..I thought I was great! Then I hit 30 weeks gestation and it all went downhill from there! OMG I feel 90 years old! Big swollen feet and now legs too. Carpal tunnel syndrome in both hands, totally exhausted..lethargic is an understatement, I could sleep all day..night time I cant get comfortable and constantly need to pee so not great...I have aches and pains like the flu and now to top it all off I cant stop doing number 2, so now I have piles on my back side that hurt so much I could cry! My doctor wants me to go to 38 weeks..I cant even fatham how I can make it to 36 weeks! I've literally hit a wall. But I feel so much better emotionally that I'm not alone and that even some of the much younger ladies feel like me (Im 43 almost 44) thanks for all your's to the soon, healthy and safe delivery of our precious little babies..just hope one day they realise all we went through to get them here! Love to all xxx

Mar 29, 2017
Pregnant with twins and feeling over it.
by: Anonymous

Hi all 34 weeks with Di/DG twin boys.Honestly feeling so miserable.Had ultrasound today and they said both boys head are down.Which is great cas I can deliver them vaginal birth.Im excited but yet so exhausted.Can't walk longer than 10-15 mins,BH are more often this week.Also 3 other changes ildren ages 6,4,2 and girls.So this is it for me for sure.I will never complain about carrying 1 baby again.Also looking foward to having them already as every bit of my body aches.Im sure the real work will come once they both boys arrive.

Mar 21, 2017
This has to be HELL on earth
by: Too Old For This Nonsense

So I'm 33 weeks tomorrow with fraternal boys. I have a 12 year old, 9 year old and a 11 month old that I'm currently trying to take care of while feeling like I am going to die every second of the day. I'm 33 years old, my husband works long hours and even though my older 2 kids go to school, I'm still stuck taking care of my 11 month old. I have never in my life felt this exhausted, stressed, emotional or overwhelmed. My heart beats out of my chest and I have palpitations that make me think I'm having a heart attack. I can't move to be honest and when I have to, I can't catch my breath and I hurt in my vagina area..almost like my pelvic bones are bending and ready to snap in half. My skin on my belly is translucent almost and so dry and itchy. For a week now, I have lost my appetite, feel nauseous and just want to sleep or lay. I can't even sleep a full night though because I am up and down every 2 hours peeing. I feel slightly ok if I lay down on my side but it never lasts longer because I have 3 kids to look after, cook, clean, laundry, homework, chase after my baby, pick the kids up from school....and let me just say, I HATE driving now. It drains me worse than anything. Bouncing around in the car, trying to stay focused on the road...ugh!!! My doctors can't give me an exact date or time frame as to when I can get these babies out of me and I don't know why. Baby A is breech and Baby B is life...right!? Please for the love of God, let me go into labor soon!! 😢😢😢

Mar 08, 2017
To the poster - First time twin mom
by: Anonymous

Hi First Time Twin Mom,

Your post on Feb 24 sounded like me a couple weeks so, and I had low hemoglobin and was told to take iron supplements 3xs daily. It fixed me right up! Prior, I was exhausted, short of breath and irritable.

Mar 08, 2017
And if twin pregnany
by: Anonymous

Hi your not alone I'm 32wks+5 both my babies weigh to be and I'm in constant pain hips back and morning sickness back too!!also both babies in breach position. My doctor wants me to go full term I don't have the energy and scared as hell.

Mar 04, 2017
Feeling miserable too
by: Jeanette

I feel your misery too. I'm 35 weeks pregnant with fraternal twin girls. I'm 36 years old, and I have a 2 year old daughter. This pregnancy definitely feels harder than my first. When I was first told that I was "advanced maternal age", I laughed, but it is so true! (well, for me it is.)
My husband tries his best to be supportive, but I can't help but get mad at him easily. I feel bad too because we stopped doing it because it's way too uncomfortable for me.
My hands and feet are so swollen and my fingers get numb at all and random times during the day, not just at night when sleeping. I can never really get comfortable in bed. It's so hard to sleep well now.
I like taking my daughter to do stuff all the time, especially when both my husband and I are off, but now I feel like I'm so boring because I get tired so easily.
With weekly OB visits, twice a week NST (non stress test) visits, and biweekly perinatal visits, my schedule is booked. it sucks. But one good thing is they took me off work last week since I told them I couldn't handle being on my feet all day for 12-hr shifts anymore. (I'm a pediatric RN).
My ob seems to think I can keep the babies in until 38 weeks. I delivered my first at 39wks + 6 days, but this time is soooo different. I really hope I can, but right now, I feel like my belly skin won't be able to do it and that I'm gonna explode before that happens.

(The other day, I couldn't fit into a booth at a restaurant because my belly sticks out too much. We had to ask to switch to a regular table with chairs. It was a little embarrassing. Is it just me, or anyone else have that problem too?)

Feb 27, 2017
Difficulties in twin pregnancy
by: Annette

Ok ladies, I am right here with you. 35 weeks pregnant, 3 weeks to go. Fraternal boy twins. Ladies, we can do this. I do what I can but mostly I am sitting on the couch and relaxing. You all need to do the same. Some chores are ok but mostly resting is what we need to be doing.

Feb 25, 2017
Itchy fat a swollen nauseous expe ala twinsious
by: ECampbell

So...sitting here at about 36 weeks trying to think about anything but the burning itch all over my body and achiness of joints, swollen feet with skin that feels ripe to blister and begin to tear and the general feeling of nausea and heartburn that seems to bubble up every few minutes.

Oh to bring two children into the world at once! What an unforgiving blessing! While I haven't gotten many answers and certainly no miracle
remedies, I will say that dermaplast spray (same stuff they give you at the hospital post labor for recovery) can be a god send for the relentless itch. It's cooling and soothing for puppps and general pregnancy itch.

For heartburn, doc said Pepcid or Zantac is the way to go- tums are a last ditch effort and generally useless.

Sitting down with feet up forever getting boring? Find a project you can tinker with while sitting and pepper in some Netflix binging along the way (sewing, blogging, writing the great American novel). Can't sleep? Two Tylenol PM will do the trick... just don't over do it. Once in a while when misery is at an all time high.

Wishing everyone luck for healthy and speedy deliveries. Hope this helped someone.

Feb 24, 2017
Hit a wall
by: First time twin mom

I am 31 + 5 weeks pregnant with mono-di twin boys. Working as an RN in the ER but hopefully finishing work next week. Two weeks ago I got sick with an awful sore throat, cough and no voice. I still haven't fully recovered and since then I have been feeling exhausted and don't have the energy to do anything. I have friends in the same stage of pregnancy with singletons who seem to be doing much better. I feel very lazy and don't want to complain all the time but feel terrible. Shortness of breath, palpitations, exhaustion, difficulty finding any comfortable position and difficulty getting dressed are the worst part. Counting down the days to 37 weeks when I will be induced.

Feb 23, 2017
Enough already
by: Helene

I'm 32 weeks with Fraternal girls. OMW!!!! Everyday I think it can't get worse than this but it does. I'm really not coping! I am 35 and have two boys aged 2 and 5. When I get home all I want to do is to go to bed but they still needs mommy's attention too. My dear Husband is really doing his part with them and dinner while still working hard during the day.

Like you all say I am very blessed to have these two growing so perfectly but goodness I really did not know it was going to be this hard physically. And it feels like no one understands. With my second boy I worked till the last day and all was fine but this is a different story!!!! Every movement is a effort, short of breath after only dressing myself then it's the boys turn. But reading all of your comment make me feel a bit normal. Thanks!!

Feb 21, 2017
Twin pregnancy killing me
by: Cynthia

I thought I was the only one going through this,twin pregnancy is so hard really,the sleeping issue is so painful I also can't sleep on either both sides. To make things worse I fell on my butt yesterday n I couldn't sleep constantly worried. Now depression is setting in about how will I cope when they arive. Non the less I still feel like they are a blessing this is my 33rd week.

Feb 17, 2017
Ow ouch ow ouchh
by: Fran

I'm 35 weeks pregnant with b/g twins and am barely chugging along until I hit the 38 week mark. I have thrown up every day for the past 8 months, my pelvis is so heavy feeling and uncomfortable , I cannot sleep and I am just trying my hardest to get through each day. I know it's worth it but man .. I am just so over it. All of you moms with other kids get so many props. These are my first and I cannot imagine. Keep it up, we can do this.

Feb 15, 2017
I feel you ...
by: Amy

I'm so glad there is someone else feeling the same way. I'm only 32 weeks pregnant with fraternal twins and this pregnancy has been a nightmare. I've been in tears from the constant pains, tiredness and stress that I feel like I can't go on and I would get rid of the twins if I could! (Not that I would) it's just a feeling you get when it's so bad you'd do anything to feel normal again.
I'm unable to get excited about these twins because of how low I feel. All I know is everyone is telling me you don't even remember the bad stuff when they come along your blissfully happy. Here's hoping ... twin pregnancies are so hard.

Feb 12, 2017
35 weeks twins
by: Claire

I am 35 weeks pregnant with identical twin girls. I am so low and poorly and upset. Heartburn is making me sick and now coughing like a chest infection so pulling my stomach. Had no sleep.. can not get comfy. Can not move all day from the sofa. Also 34 with 3 kids 12.. 10 and 6 and living on takeaways as i cant stand to cook or wash up.I can just about walk to the bathroom from my room in pain. Now tonight I cant even sit on the toilet as feel so swollen down there. Lost my plug 3 weeks ago then again last week and show all week since.. then a huge gummy snake size yellow mucus last night. Hospital will only give me a c section in about 2 weeks or 3 weeks and both babies breach. Feel so depressed x

Feb 03, 2017
26 weeks with twins
by: Holly

Hi ladies,

I couldn't be more relieved reading your comments!
Im 26 weeks with identical twin girls that share one placenta and have been told by the doctors they won't let me go longer than 37 weeks.

I'm currently writing this at 5:45 in the morning because I can't sleep.....ever. I'm 33 and have two children 11 and 9 and i have never been so ready for a pregnancy to be over.

I'm constantly out of breath just from getting dressed and walking is exhausting! Heartburn, having to pee every 5 minutes, being so hungry, but feeling too nauseous to eat, heart burn, side pain, hip pain, Braxton hicks contractions.

Sometimes I think my body is just gonna give out!
Not to mention all the comments people make to me. Im 5'5 and 162 pounds, most of my weight is in my stomach and apparently strangers think its ok to tell me Im "huge" and I "look like Im about to have a baby any minute" or my favorite "should you be walking around being that big".

Both my babies are very healthy so far and that's what is most important, but I can't help thinking and feeling, if I'm this miserable will it be these last 10 weeks?

I've been feeling very alone in this. I don't know anyone who has had twins and I haven't had a clue about what to expect.

Good luck to all you twin mommas out there!

Jan 28, 2017
23W 4D and soooo uncomfortable!
by: Anonymous

Thanks for talking about your experiences, it gives me some comfort.

Each day I feel more bloated and tight literally lie my tummy can not stretch more. I'm having a boy and a girl and can't wait to see those little faces but had not idea this could be so awful. Sometimes I feel I can't put anything in my tummy not even a sip of water or juice because there is not more room there! And still have almost 4 months more to go. All so far is good with them, they are healthy thanks God but this is a horrible experience from a physical stand point. Other than that...I'm so happy for becoming a mom. God helps me to cope with it till the end when they are ready to come into this world. Good luck to you all mamas!

Jan 10, 2017
Hello Jane
by: Annette

You might as well have signed Annette. My story exactly. You are NOT alone. And it will all be over soon, you will get your energy back, you will be fine. Good luck and so many congratulations.

Jan 10, 2017
Girl twins
by: Jane

Im also 27 weeks with girl twins. I dont have energy to do anything. Even putting up laundry wears me out. I also have a 2 year old so can barely keep up with her. I love being pregnant its just getting so tough these days. Insomnia and i feel like i lay on couch all day. Please tell me im not alone

Jan 04, 2017
Boy/Boy Twins
by: Annette

Ladies, I am right there with you. I sit down in the kitchen to cook dinner for hubby and 2 year old. I sit on couch. I have a cough/cold for almost one month now and am so exhausted every minute of every day, 27 weeks pregnant with fraternal twins. Loving every minute but also so so tired. Insomnia at night. So glad you all understand. I'm hanging in there and totally looking forward to delivery. Hugs and kisses to all.

Dec 27, 2016
Totally know what you're going through
by: Anonymous

I am currently 36 weeks and 4 days with non-identical twin boys. I have a rather smooth pregnancy so far until about a week ago? I started to feel uncomfortable with rolling over in bed, almost fainted while walking up the stairs (thank God I didn't), choking while drinking water or even when swallowing my saliva, my legs got really easily tired after walking from the bed to the toilet for peeing, insomnia, waking up from sleep to pee a few times, and many more.

My doctor is supportive of me getting a c-section at my 36 weeks or 37 weeks but he suggested 37 weeks would be better to get my baby's lungs mature enough. I still have about 6 days more to my scheduled c-section. I just hope everything goes smoothly and my babies are healthy. I am trying to endure for a few more days.

Nov 29, 2016
Can seriously relate
by: Megan

Oh Beth, I can seriously relate. 36 weeks pregnant with twins, coming into an Australian summer.... At the beginning of my pregnancy (and throughout) I was so adamant I didn't want any interventions, no inductions etc - but now I don't even care, I want them out....yesterday. I haven't asked my doctor, but he'd probably say yes if I asked him to bring on labour.
My hips just don't work anymore - I can't walk properly, stand up from the couch normally, I literally have to roll onto the floor out of bed. Not because I'm so huge, my back and hips have just given in.... Wake up 5 times a night, SO tired. My husband is a darling and so supportive but I'm so bored on the couch day in day out.

Oct 14, 2016
by: Erika B

Hi ladies,
I'm 34 and 2 days pregnant with twins (b/g) and I'm so tired. I know they should stay in there a little longer but I feel horrible. I can't walk for more than 10 minutes. My stomach is just huge (I mean really compare to my body) and It's heavy😩. My breast are leaking fluids already and they itch to the point that I want to tear ten off. I feel pressure on pelvis. They are kicking my bladder and I'm constantly using the bathroom😪.

Oh, and did I mention that I have a 10 month old that wants to be carried all day (got pregnant right after giving birth to her). I also have a four year old daughter. We were looking for the boy but did not expect to get pregnant that fast (it took my husband and I a long time with the 1st and 2nd to get pregnant). We also never expected to have twins.

Sep 28, 2016
Hang on!
by: Anonymous

Thank God i am not alone, i feel guilty wining all the time, i
Am 33w 5 day with B/G twin...can't sleep, can't eat or drink without feeling sick, no room left...I get blood running through my nose occasionaly cz of blood pressure, can't walk more than 10 minutes, i chock over night, and sleep half sitting, i am always short of breath, can't wait for it to be over...But it always makes me feel better when my Doctor says that i have healthy kids! good luck to all of you and hang on

Sep 20, 2016
Feeling done
by: Anonymous

I am 35 +4 with b/g twins. I am so over being pregnant, but know these babies need to stay in just a few weeks longer. I have swollen ankles, hands, vulvar varicose veins (surprise!), carpel tunnel. I can't walk for more than 15 min with out feeling faint, my back hurts, my hips hurt, I cry in my sleep (husband reports). I am itchy and frustrated and worry about fetal movement too much. Ugh! I am so excited to meet these two little people, but I am suffering. I thought I was going crazy not being able to cope - thank goodness I found this site!

Sep 20, 2016
Get them out!
by: Anonymous

Omg I'm so glad one found this and I'm not the only one who is hating life right now. I'm 32+4 weeks pregnant with franatel twin boys. I've had a head ache/ migraine for a week straight I have either torn a stomach muscle so makes coughing ridiculous, instead of putting weight on I'm loosing it I have made friends with the toilet bowel for the last 25 weeks. My dr said at my 30 week he would deliver me at 36 as the babies are growing well ahead of time which gave me some excitement then yesterday he pushed it back to 37 weeks which I ended up a blubbering mess. Never in my life have I felt so sick and in so much pain that I would rather have two broken ankles than have to deal with the pain I'm in. I have 2 other children that keep asking me what they are doing each day and all I can say is mummy isn't well which kills me everytime. I feel like I can't keep going much longer. When I was pregnant my first time I felt like a human but blood test etc keep saying I wasn't well so was put into hospital for 3 weeks before I was delivered, second time I felt off and after a blood test it showed my liver and kidneys started to die so I was delivered this time i feel like death and not my self and I'm told to just rest and no blood test or anything just to make sure considering my history. Any ideas by anyone on how to cope and get through these last few weeks coz I've reach my end .

Sep 05, 2016
Finish line
by: Anonymous

I posted on July 24, 2016, pregnant with mono/di twin boys.

The twins are now 11 days old. Born natural and unmedicated at 37 5/7, weight 7lb 8.6 oz and 6lb 11oz. SEcond was breech, pulled out by the doc. They are doing well.

I am exhausted. Breastfeeding is challenging, had tongue ties clipped and trying to get their latch right.

Otherwise, I feel so much better. No longer dizzy with minimal time on my feet. No longer short of breath wih just getting dressed. My belly still protrudes and I look pregnant... maybe 6 mos with a singleton. I can actually reach my toes now, though. I had gained 42 lbs and my girth was 45". I was 5'6", 132 lbs prepreg. Had a lot of postpartum edema, but have lost most of that. Now only 13 lbs over prepreg weight.

Ladies, you can do it! I was so relieved to make it to term and have healthy babies, which is worth the suffering. I had been counting down days for the last month before delivery. I delivered 2 d before scheduled induction. Pregnancy was awful, but temporary. Hang in there!

Aug 29, 2016
Third trimester with twins is the worst
by: Anonymous

I'm so glad I found this thread as I've been feeling like I must be so pathetic to feel as useless as I do.
I'm 33+5 days with DCDA boys and I feel horrendous. I can hardly walk up the stairs, I get dizzy just standing up and doing the dishes, I can't walk my dog. My kids are on school holidays and they're so bored around the house but I just can't take them out because I can't walk. My hips, legs and back are so painful, I was 130lbs before pregnancy and I have gained 60lbs, that's nearly half my body weight and I'm only 5'2", the weight is killing me.
It's so hot in London and I can't sleep, I'm pouring with sweat and just look and feel disgusting. Nobody understands how crap I feel, and I hate to moan to my friends, most of them don't even have kids let alone twins. i cannot wait for the next few weeks to be over. Good luck to all the twin mums out there. I'm sick of being told how blessed I am. Why does pregnancy have to be some kind of sugar coated fairy tale? It sucks.

Jul 27, 2016
33+1 fraternal boys
by: Anonymous

Wow, I feel like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders just from reading these comments. I felt so guilty moaning all the time, I'm on crutches and have been since 28 weeks, I have had a fembrace since 26 weeks, I can barely walk, move, sleep etc. Everything hurts. I am looking forward to the day they are in my arms and not in my tummy. I have to have an extra scan as one of their growths has slowed down a little so may have to have them early - I won't say no - they are also bothe footling breech. And my skin feels like it is literally ripping apart and I have blood marks and scabs to prove it is. Good luck with all your babies and Thankyou for making me feel like I am not the only one suffering x

Jul 24, 2016
33 2/7 mono/di twin boys
by: Anonymous

I am so glad to see the stories of other mamas... makes me feel more normal. Excellent job ladies! I feel like I am going out of my mind and feel so debilitated. I am usually very active and fit, ran a marathon last year. Worked as an emergency doctor until 38+ weeks with no problem with each of my other two singleton children (born at 38 6/7 and 38 4/7 and both 8+ lbs). I was taken off work at 29 weeks for contractions this time (which resolved thereafter). Now I get short of breath just trying to get dressed. Standing for more than a few minutes makes me feel as if I am going to faint. I can't eat much because there is no room in my stomach, so Iworry about enough nutrition for the babies. Horrible heartburn. Everything aches. Sleep is elusive. One is 4lb 11 oz and the other 5lb 2oz. I've gained 37 lbs and my girth is now 43 3/4 in. "You're all baby" I hear so frequently. Edema not too bad - just the end of the day. Perineal swelling and varicosities are a fun side effect, however. I feel like my body is degenerating more each day as my stamina and physical ability to do anything deteriorates. I want healthy babies, but am counting the days until it is safe to deliver these parasites (36 weeks+ my doc says). I am over it!

Jul 23, 2016
Twin pregnancy
by: Anonymous

I'm having a very similar pregnancy,anemia and gestational diabetes,also preparing to have a c section as both boys are breech...I have had 3 other pregnancies my son born at 32 weeks in the NICU for 6 weeks due to trouble feeding and taking long to gain weight,my girls however were both full term at 40 weeks healthy and being able to deliver and take them home right away was incredible. 33 weeks pregnant with the twins now and as much as I'd like for this to be over I have to remind myself what the nurses said about my pregnancy 9 years ago with my son,every day in the womb is 2 less days in then NICU,so bake them as long as you can!

Jul 22, 2016
Misery lovesssss company
by: Anonymous

I'm 30wks6days with boy/girl fraternal twins and absolutely miserable. I feel soooo heavy. When standing doing simple things such as washing dishes I just feel like I can't breath and I'm going to fall over. I have a cervical cerclage that has been holding pretty good except for when my boy is kicking because he's in the breech position. I'm soooo ready for it to be over but my doctor wants me to push for 39weeks. I want to make it but then I'm just ready for this to be over‼️

Jul 16, 2016
every day a bonus.
by: Michelle

33 weeks and 5 days pregnant with twins. Counting every day as a bonus now. Praying I don't go into preterm labour, I really don't want my babies in NICU. I am struggling daily... Gestational diabetes and anaemia is torture but I know these will end. I've had three single babies all 2-3 weeks early and have been so worried of delivering these babies early. Just resting as much as possible now. They weighed over 5lb each last week so they are thriving in there. Hoping for natural birth but having to prepare for c section.
Good luck to all twin mammy's... This
pregnancy really is a marathon.

Jul 12, 2016
Thank you to all of you
by: Anonymous

I'm at 33 weeks with boy fraternal twins.

I feel like I'm dying and it is going to be this way forever. The pain the ligaments, the back. The swollen everything to the point of fingers and feet going numb with throbbing pain. I know it would be horrible but I sometimes think having two preterm babies would be easier than all of this. I can't breathe, it's the middle of July so it's hot and my allergies are the worse they have ever been. Even my nose is bigger and my face so red! Zits in places I didn't know you could get them. I feel like a monster. I want to stand for more than 2 minutes without panting. I want to be able to sit in a chair without my ankles tripling in size.

Thank you ladies! This post was so helpful. You feel so alone and like women who have only had singletons look at you like you are a huge cry baby. It was nice to see everyones complaints!

Jul 11, 2016
Twin pregnancy at 36 weeks + 4 days
by: Anonymous

Hi ladies,
I am currently 36 weeks + 4 days pregnant with identical twins. Had gone for my regular scanning last tues, both my girls are over 9.7 pounds. Since from 33 weeks, I am always breathless if I stand or walk for too long. I even fainted 2 weeks ago which resulted injury on my forehead. Fortunately, my twins were not affected from the fall. Even with my U pillow, I am not able to sleep without feeling pain or aches all over my body. But I still try to keep my mind positive and try to rest as much as possible. I am scheduled for C-sect in 3 days time. All the best to all twin babies mamas 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻😊🌻🌻🌻

Jul 05, 2016
37 weeks with twin girls
by: Anonymous

What an endurance test this has been. From 5 wks Ive been nauseous. I was hospitalise with bronchial issues because I couldn't take strong medications. I pulled a muscle in my back with all the weight in the front & I am bed ridden since 35 weeks. Each baby is approximately 7lb+ placenta and fluids. Im 5ft and petit so its really tough on my hips,back etc. c-section booked next Wednesday. I just want my body back and to be fit again. I then worry how I will have any physical strength to look after these girls. Thankfully i have hubby home to help.

Jun 28, 2016
Feelin' your pain!
by: MamaMo

I'm 30+3 and I am not liking this pregnancy one bit. It doesn't help that it's 107 degrees outside right now. With my last baby I worked up until my due date, but there's no way that I would be able to do that with these twins. I have 3 more weeks of work left and I am counting down the days! I am so swollen - my whole body feels it's been squeezed into a sausage casing. I constantly feel lethargic and it's all I can do to pick up our son after work, make dinner, pack lunches, do the teeth brushing routine, and give our 2.5 y/o son a bath (thankfully he prefers showers, so I just put him in the shower with me). By the time 8:30 rolls around I'm beat. I know that having twins is a huge blessing, but I'm hurtin' right now. I don't know how women have triplets! They have to be wonder women! 7 more weeks!

Jun 19, 2016
Identical twin girls mummy to be
by: Anonymous

I'm nearly 33 weeks with identical twins I have a c section booked for when I am exactly 36weeks soo glad! I'm struggling a lot now I am very small frame and it's all at the front with me the weight is soo heavy they are roughly over 4lbs each at this stage so I guess maybe 5lb something each when time to be delieverd! I just Got to get through these last 3 weeks but it's soo hard and uncomfatable!

Jun 17, 2016
30 +2 days
by: Anonymous

It's so nice to read that I'm not alone, I am really struggling now. Luckily I get to work from home but doing the school run I feel like I'm going to pass out. Seeing all these babies being born ladies half the size of me i keep thinking pleaseeee I'm ready now. I know it's to early and really I don't want them to come now but I just think can I get through these next few weeks knowing it's only going to get worse.

May 16, 2016
I know I'm not the only one.....
by: Anonymous

I am 35+5 days with twins, and I know I'm not the only one suffering but it's still so nice to be able to read all your comments and Know I'm truly not alone. I am huge I don't think I could get any bigger, but I seem to be growing more every day. Every week I gain at least 3 pounds and I'm retaining so much water that my lower tummy is acctually so full and squishy with water that it jiggles and hangs out of every shirt. My fingers and toes look like sausages and I can barely hold a mug because my hands hurt so dang bad. My stride is about the length of my feet themselves because my hips are so incredibly out of alignment and hurt! And as of yesterday I found out that I'm having urine blockage and it's backing up into my kidneys. Found that out when I went into L&D thinking it was back labor and it would all be over soon. What a disappointment that was. And so now more drs. Appointments and no relief. They prescribed me hydracodone for pain, but I can't consciously take that not knowing the risk it put to the babes. I would feel so guilty if something were to happen. So just trying to cope with the pain and not loose my mind. I love all you women for telling your stories as it helps me so much to feel a little better. I hope you all get to meet your LO's soon but not too soon.

May 09, 2016
32 weeks can't breathe
by: Anonymous

I'm glad I found this post...I'm 32 weeks with twin girls and I can't breathe, can't sleep!!! And I have two older girls....6 yrs old and 3 yrs old. I'm dying!!

Apr 26, 2016
35 weeks prego with b/b twins
by: B/b fraternal twins

So glad I found this post and know I'm not alone in my misery. Im prego with my first babies ever and I am so heavy gained almost 50lbs so far and allll in my tummy so I can hardly walk let alone get anything done. Glad my baby room and baby laundry is done cause standing up for for ore than 2 minutes has me out of breath. My c section is scheduled for may 25 at my 39 week mark but I don't know how I can make it another whole month! . my pregnancy has been really good with no complications which is good but also means my doc is set on waiting the 39 weeks so all I can hope is that they want to show up earlier than that. I. Just trying to hang in there for now.

Apr 11, 2016
33+2 days
by: Missy B

I'm so glad i found this, it rassures me that these pains are normal, i'm 33+2 weeks pregnant with ID twin girls sharing 1 placenta but in seperate sacs, iv been monitored every 2 weeks incase of Twin To Twin Transfusion but all looks good so far, they are weighing 4lb 8oz and 4lb 1 oz so far and i got my c section date confirmed for 2 weeks and 4 days time, boy am i glad i am going early, i have 3 other childrem that weighed 10lb+ when they were born so the twins are above average weight at this point, i can hardly walk, my sciatic nerve is killing me, my heartburn was unreal until i got tablets from the doctor a week ago, the acid reflux had actually byrned my oesophagus it was so sore, i got a cleaner in today for 3 hours and she was a god send, i don't have family close by so i really need the help around the house, my partner works long hours so i am just done being pregnant, im 5'10" and have put on about 3.5 stone already, moving in bed is horrendous the pelvic pain is unbearable, my mum has twins and she said the pregnancy is the worst, and that she thinks its to prepare you for their arrival but said having them here is a walk in the park compared to the final weeks in pregnancy, this is my 1st c section so im kind of scared but i know it's the safest way to deliver them so im happy enough, i will try breastfeeding but if it doesnt go well im not going to beat myself up over it, hang in there ladies, the finish line is in sight, but it has been the toughest thing my body has ever endured xxxx

Mar 25, 2016
36 + 4 days
by: Vanessa

Iam so glad I found this post. I am 36 weeks and 4 days pregnant with b/b twins and losing my mind. I keep telling myself 40 weeks it's expected for a reason, but I am all but bed bound at this point, and normally I am a very active person so it IS crazy when I think about 3 more weeks of this.sigh hanging in there though ..

Mar 18, 2016
36 weeks with g/g twins
by: Jolene

I just hit 36 weeks today and if I could reach down and pull these babies out myself, I would. It's been a relatively easy pregnancy until about 30 weeks. Now at 36 weeks, I feel my body is slowing dying. I'm only 5 foot tall and babies were measuring over 5.5 pounds each at 34 weeks. They are huge monsters and I need them to evict. I can't sleep, walk, eat or barely shower. Standing leaves me breathless. I have a 2 year old that lives on crap food because I can't even stand long enough to cook. And if one more person makes a belly joke or tells me to rest now I'm going to unleash on them. Pretty sure we all would sleep if we could! I pray they come sooner than later and I don't harm any idiots before that.

Mar 11, 2016
Boy/Girl Twins 33 + 2 weeks
by: Anonymous

Hi ladies. I understand how you all feel. I have been on bed rest since I was 28 weeks due to preterm labor. I feel as big as a house. Been losing my mucus plug, so tired, back pain, contractions, leg psin, anything you make it. I don't know how much more I can take. I have an almost 2 year old my mom comes to help me during the week. This will be baby eight and nine. I know they need more time I just feel done. I never knew twin pregnancy was so hard.but I am very thankful for my blessings

Jan 23, 2016
31 weeks with twins
by: Anonymous

Ugh I felt like the only one going thru this. These are the first twins in our family. So no one understands the struggle. I just want them out already. Back pain, swollen legs, feet hands. I can't walk for long that I have pain. Im still working full time so I don't know how I can keep going with this. I love my twins but boy I don't think I can hold them in any longer. Im tired of docters telling me this is all normal. I just feel like I need some help. Thank God my boyfriend helps with our other kids and things around the house. But really how much can he do? Maybe it's mean to say but I can't wait any longer. I can't carry all this weight on me. I have never weighed so much I feel like my legs are going to give up on me. I don't want them to be premature but they are heavy. Well I guess I vented enough good thing I found this site

Dec 19, 2015
34+6 days
by: stacey

hi everyone. think were all struggling. ive been sceduled inducement on the 7th of jan. whats really doing it for me is im always unwell. every virus every illness i get one after another no break. i had bad conjunctivitus with a blocked nose then before that could clear up a viral infection. then somthing called sinusitus which is a blocked nose an constant sneezing it was horrid.then i went on antibiotics and gt viginal thrush an mouth thrush which kept me up allnight sore. cant even sleep eat or drink grrrr. currently i still have mouth thrush an now tooth ache. i cant clean either it kills me to wash myself and ontop of that i have a four yr old type 1 diabetic and a 1yr old. i can not wait to just feel human again. i know its gonna b hard juggling all these kids but anythings great as long as i feel like me again :(

Dec 15, 2015
Suffering and smiling
by: Anonymous

32 weeks pregnant with non identical twins boys,honestly the pains and discomforts are hug,with my 3 year old boy,I feel like a shit.the only thing i do all day is lieing on a 3 seater and pray for the strength to feed my baby, eat along side picking one or two things in the house is so dirty,no family or friend to help,sometimes,I feel like getting up do the cleaning but can't stand less than 10 minutes,and I would feel so exhausted,so tried to over look so many things just to avoid preterm labor,because I once has the experience and I wish my body didn't eject the baby that husband is very supportive but is not that good in cleaning..honestly I can't complain,my only prayer is that I can keep my baby for 37 weeks,,the fair of having putting 2 babies in nicu keep giving me the strength
Well done ladies,we all know premature labour is a no no,if the babies come early,one would wish they had stay a little more...hang in there,there's light at the end of the tunnel

Dec 07, 2015
by: Anonymous

First of I wasn't to thank God for my double blessings, but OMG😱😵 I can't walk, can't sleep, can hardly eat, my hips hurt, sciatica nerve is killing my upper buttock area, can't stop leaving Baikal fluids, mucus plug comes out whenever which is disgusting. With all that going on the doc wants me to keep these boys in for 3 more weeks. Really😨 I wanted to cry when she said that. I want my boys to be healthy, but I don't know how much longer I can go.

Thanks for reading as I really needed to vent to ladies that are going thru what I'm going thru our worse.

Nov 27, 2015
Not sure it f my due date
by: Nichole

I am confused at how doctors estimate your actual weeks gestation. According to the date of my last cycle, I am two weeks ahead of what my doctor states...which is 32 weeks.....but when I calculate my due date according to my last period....In am 34 weeks. Also, I see a specialist since I am carrying identical boys who share a placenta, and the ultrasound states the twins are measuring at 34 weeks.., and my belly measures at 42 why would the doctor still say I am only 32 weeks....the twins are only 4 pounds each...but I feel much farther along.....did anyone else estimate their due date 40 weeks from their last period and their doctor get get them a different date?

Nov 26, 2015
Feeling depressed
by: Crabbynflabby

In addition to discomfort, pains, insomnia,mobility issues, and body image issues, my DCDA twin boys pregnancy (30wks) has ushered in very dark thoughts and an unrelenting depressive state. I understand we all have our battles and I won't elaborate on my circumstances, but they are serious hurdles and they have heightened my vulnerability. Does anybody feel this way too? Perhaps moms of twins can relate to this depressive state and offer any hope that the despair will be Vanquished once the arrival of the babies has come and gone, once hormones have balanced out? I've entertained some pretty dark thoughts. It's time I entertain any prospects of recovery, inspiration, and happiness. Please share.

Nov 23, 2015
by: Marisa

I am 29 weeks pregnant with b/g twins and have been miserable the past few days. I have been on modified bed rest for the past month. While I'm lucky my husband has been able to work from home to help take care of our toddler, I am miserable. I feel and look like a whale. I can't fit into my big bras or most of my big underwear or maternity clothes anymore. I've already gained 40 pounds and can't stand the way I look. I have started skewing on the couch because I can't get comfortable in our bed. I have terrible restless leg syndrome, acid reflux, back pain, pelvic pain, and am suffering from serious itchiness and nasal congestion. I have no idea what to do. The past few nights I've been crying myself to sleeP. I have no idea how I can make it for the next 7 weeks when I know everything is just going to get even worse. I'm so ashamed of not being able to handle this better. I can handle a lot, but not everything so compounded on top of no sleep.

Nov 12, 2015
I feel you!
by: Anonymous

I totally feel your pain, I am 4, 10 ( used to be 105 and am now 165- the weight is so hard to take) this is baby 4 and 5 and I am so tired. I can barely walk and am still holding out to week 38, we will be at week 35 on Sunday and I am ready to be done. Last weekend I was contracting and they stopped it, my husband has been a trooper toting around our other 3 kids. I feel so useless. basically crippled and hideously swollen. I am praying I get two healthy boys out of this, patience, patience, patience... it's almost done. Women are the strongest beings in the world!

Nov 07, 2015
37 weeks with twins
by: super fighter mom

I totally understand the pain all of u ladies going through it.
Back pain severe reached to the top level.
Both heads down so abdomen is swollen so much that it reaches upto my thighs. Can't walk .. can't sit for long back hurts ... can't lay for long abdomen skin is pulling one side. Breathless and now from past few days severe itching even in sleep I'm itching all over my legs and arms... and the doctors what me to wait for vaginal birth. . Which I feel I don't have the energy for .. I wanna go for c section atleast by week 38...
Sad situation all over. .

Oct 25, 2015
feeling the pain
by: Misslexy

I feel your pain! Although I am only 33 weeks with my di/di boys I am feeling miserable myself. Back has been killing me and running out of breath. Did you ask your doctor to schedule your c section? I prefer having one myself but seems like my OB keeps reassuring me that a vaginal delivery won't be a problem. After going through these last few weeks of suffering I just want to feel at ease and have my c section rather than go through the pain of labor and vaginal birth! Help!

Oct 20, 2015
twin boys @37 weeks
by: Anonymous

I am very uncomfortable. Iv been sleeping sitting up in my recliner for about a month now surrounded by pillows. I have a planned c section in 1 week and 1 day. My legs ankles and feet are so swollen I can hardly walk. This week will prob be the longest week of my life!! I just try to think that they are safe and healthy where they are and the longer they can stay inside the healthy they will be at this point. This is my first pregnancy and I'm planning for my last. So I was told to think that this is the last time I will ever go through this and it will all be worth it in the end.

Sep 29, 2015
by: Anonymous

33 was and 5 days pregnant with my first set of twins, they are mono/di identical twins. My biggest fear right now is the twin to twin syndrome, the discomfort and pain I feel is second to the possibility of losing my babies. The majority of my anxiety comes from not knowing if they're ok, and we're still not out of the red zone yet. Thanks to this page I feel at ease that my discomforts are normal for a twin pregnancy. I just wish there was more info on mono/di twins and TTTS.

Aug 18, 2015
i feel you
by: Anonymous

36 weeks pregnant b/b twins. Dr want me to go to 38 weeks. I have indigestion, carpal tunnel, n swollen feet n legs. Really over it. They are measuring 6lbs n 6 and 1/2lbs. Cant sit, stand, waddle when i walk n having to pee all the time. But i wouldnt change it to have healthy babies in the end. 13 days to go

Aug 17, 2015
33 weeks with twins
by: Christina

I am currently 33 weeks and 1day pregnant with b/g twins. Everything hurts and it's hard to breathe. I go in for a c-section 5 weeks from today and can't wait for all of this to be over. I have no energy to keep up with my 6 and 3 year old. I can't wait to meet my babies and have my body back.

Jul 05, 2015
by: Banana

I'm 34 weeks and 6 days. I am so so happy they've made it this far, but I am so tired. My legs hurt from carrying all this weight. My back hurts, my feet hurt. My skin is itchy. Heartburn, peeing all the time, trapped gas, restless leg syndrome. I hardly sleep. I toss and turn and when I do finally fall asleep I get woken up from heartburn or having to pee. My two yr old still wants to climb mommy and sit on my lap. I get a lot of Braxton hicks and they're sometimes painful. At most I have 4 weeks to go. Doctor wont let me go past 39 weeks and I'm looking at a C-section after three vaginal births. This is my last pregnancy too. Go figure. Hopefully these babies still have time to turn head down. Good luck mamas. It's almost over!!

Jun 29, 2015
Thankful to see this
by: Jennifer

I'm 32 weeks 4 days with twin girls. I've been on leave from work with severe edema since just shy of 27 weeks. Baby A is breech, very low, and I have a lot of contractions but no cervical changes, yet. It hurts to stand or sit, but I can usually waddle off the worst of pain. My knees, pelvis and lower back give me the worst trouble. I can't find a comfortable way to sleep, and I'm almost looking forward to my c-section, whenever it is, so that maybe I can get a nap afterwards. I have an 8 yr old that was emergency c-section and so a v-bac w multiples isn't an option. I want my babies to grow as much as they need and be healthy but I'm so tired that I just can't think straight, anymore. The thought of breastfeeding 2, every 2-3 hours, has completely lost its appeal, due to lack of sleep, and none of my family or in-laws understand, though my sweet husband does, thankfully. I'm hoping I end up feeling different about the breastfeeding, when they arrive. It's just great to be able to vent to people who get it. Prayers for you all and for our babies.

Jun 28, 2015
After delivery
by: Anonymous

I posted on jun 01 and delivered 10 days later at 38 weeks. Well now babies are 17 days old. Let me say when they are out it's definitely more work and even less sleep!!! Take all the help. I was hesitant to have my MIL stay with us at the beginning but man she was a life saver! The physical pain was replaced with sheer exhaustion on top if c section recovery. I am still in a bit if pain, and have to pump every 3 hours around the clock, it is just hard!!!

But my little babies are so worth it!

Best luck to all the moms still hanging in there and salute to all the moms that are raising twins! This is no walk in the park!

Jun 24, 2015
Going through it, too
by: Stephanie

I'm 34.5 weeks and having c section at 37 weeks. Am also in back pain, front pain, pubic bone, tailbone, lack of sleep, edema to my knees, round ligament pain on both sides, etc, etc. my girls are measuring at 5 lbs and 5 lbs 12 oz. I have one baby bottom in my rib age too. I cry all the time and I would love to sleep for like two hours straight. Can't remember or imagine what I felt like without all this weight. Ugh.

Jun 22, 2015
37 weeks today!!!!
by: BigMamma

Stumbled upon this page and so glad that I did!! I'm so over being pregnant!!! Have been for several weeks. Been on maternity leave since 28 weeks as was struggling to do my job properly even back then!!

Feel so guilty that my husband has been doing all the laundry, cleaning and cooking whilst I sit down with swollen hands and feet and severe heartburn, back pain and sciatica, SPD and overall exhaustion. If I have a 'good day' then I almost end up doing too much and then I pay for it later that day or following day! My husband has had a gutsful now and moans about everything he has to do and is constantly on the go and he looks so tired! I feel so guilty but also I ask him if he would like to swap and every time he says 'NO'!! At least he gets to go to work and has a break! I have a toddler also and I feel like such an awful Mother as I can't run around after him and need a second person with me. I feel disabled and am soooooo ready to meet my babies and get my body back. Feel like a 100 year old woman walking around and if I've been sitting down for a while I stiffen up so badly and feel like one of those deep sea divers with weighted boots and a suit. I'm carrying around 1 stone of babies according to 36 week scan and that's not including two placentas and the fluid on top!!!!

To all the uncomfortable very pregnant Fed up ladies out there!!! You're doing an amazing job!!!!!!

Thanks for reading XxX

Jun 15, 2015
So glad I found this thread!
by: Nat123

Oh my god I'm so glad I found this discussion! I'm 35+3 days with twin boys both weighing in at 6lbs! I can't walk, sit or lie down, I'm at the hospital every other day for the babies to be monitored which is fine but sitting there for 3 hours means my pelvis is in double agony! I feel guilty that I can't play or do much with my little boy, I'm so emotional and cry at the drop of a hat! I feel exhausted because I can't remember the last time I had any kind of sleep! I saw the consultant last week and cried the whole way through the appointment with snot and everything, she just thought I was trying to bring my induction date forward I think which would be good but that wasn't my intention. I'm booked in for 10 days time now which is nothing but it feels like forever! So glad I'm not the only one who is feeling so miserable which I have been guilty about because I know having twins is amazing and I really can't wait!!! 😫😪!x

Jun 01, 2015
36+4 days going through one day at a time
by: Anonymous

So glad I found this so I know it's not my fault or being a spoiled crying baby. I am slowing losing my mind. Didn't sleep at all again last night, but was so lucky to be able to pass out at 6am till 11am. I took off work around 34-35 weeks time. It was already pretty bad then, but no comparison to what I feel now... I am just defeated, in pain, half awake, trying to tough through every waking moment as I can (which is a lot more now with insomnia). I honestly don't think I could sleep less or in more constant pain than when my twins arrive.

I am a FTM so no comparison to a singleton pregnancy, but I don't think people(and family) around me understand how hard it is to carry 2 (I am 5'4", size 0 pre prego) in a giant belly. I don't go out anymore, tired physically and of the weird look and comments on how big I look. Mind their f***ing business!

The plea to my OB at 36weeks appointment to get them out early did not work. She said unless i have a medical condition better to let them cook longer.I have 10 more days or 240 long hours till my schedule C, for some reason I don't think the babies will make an early appearance on their own...

For those of you already delivered, Do you feel like your life actually turned for the better in some aspect?( other than finally meet your new babies and hold them in your arms of course) do you feel less pain, sleep more hours in a day( I got 2 maybe 3 hours a day on average)?

I know it's only a matter of days now, but they still feel like eternity... Thanks for listening to my rant!

May 22, 2015
25wks 3days w/twin boys
by: Kelli

I'm so glad to know I'm not by myself on this one... I'm excited about my pregnancy & even more so because we're having two boys (family full of girls)! What I'm not happy about is the back pain, can't walk straight, can't breathe, constant discomfort, blah, blah, blah! While this isn't my first pregnancy, this is my first (and last) pregnancy with multiples & I feel like such a wuss! I knew this time around would be different, but many of my symptoms started early on, & I haven't been able to do much. My biggest fear is that my boys won't stay put long enough & I'll deliver too early. I honestly don't feel like I can make it to 37 weeks. To make it even more complicated, I started a new job in February & I'm trying to work as long as I can before taking leave. The way I feel, not sure if I'll make it to July! Ugh...

May 18, 2015
36 w 3d
by: Angela

I'm ready for my boy girl twins to be here. I won't say I'm miserable, but sleeping and trying to find a comfortable position or rolling over is nearly impossible. I think more than anything I just want to know when I will go into labor. The suspense is killing me. I'm fine walking, but cannot stand for more than 10 minutes without my back killing me. I cannot clean my house before they get here! Heartburn and gas have been unbearable. I wake up repeatedly gagging on vomit. I wish there was some way to know when they will make their appearance, but I'm determined not to be induced and want to avoid a c section at all costs. Luckily my twin a (girl) is head down, b is transverse and praying he turned once he gets the room.

May 11, 2015
I am in the same boat...
by: Chasity

I'm so glad I found this page. I am struggling today....badly. I am almost 33 weeks with di/di twins, have been on bedrest since I was admitted to the hospital at 26 weeks with a funneled cervix and pre-term labor. The contractions are non-stop, even with the medication, but they don't progress my cervix anymore, they're just there to make me feel awful at all times I guess. I struggle to eat and drink anymore without feeling sick. I'm supposed to be working from home and I struggle to get 3 hours per day in anymore.

I don't sleep. I'm constantly in pain and feeling sick from the contractions (or from the meds which make me extremely lightheaded and dizzy). I can't do anything because of the bed rest, so I feel like a complete failure of a mother to my 7 year old. I'm just feeling extremely weak in all of this and I'm so ready for it to be over. I don't want to be resentful or angry in any way, but my emotions are on such a roller coaster that sometimes I can't help it. I go from sad, to angry, to grateful for how far I've come, back to sad again.

End rant. haha. Praying for easier times for everyone in here!

May 11, 2015
feeling so miserable
by: Shelby

Almost 35 weeks with b/b fraternal twins. Had severe hyperemisis up until about 20 weeks of pregnancy. Then felt like within a week I ballooned up with a huge belly. At 31 weeks both babies measured over 4 lbs. So I can imagine what they are at now, I can't sleep. I'm never comfortable and I feel like my lungs are squished and I can't breath. I didn't think I could have kids so I always feel terrible complaining about how miserable I am, but how can you not when it's this bad :/
I can't wait to meet my boys and I'm hoping that delivery goes smooth and they can come hone with me, but I definitely am ready.

May 07, 2015
Misery loves company!
by: Anonymous

I'm so glad I'm not alone. 35 weeks with di/di boys, and it's all coming down like a ton of bricks. Up at 130 am now because I cannot sleep, I have the worst heartburn that no amount of tums can take away, and it is getting so hard to breathe! My feet and ankles are so swollen I had to buy new shoes. I'm bouncing between constipation and diarrhea which both feel awful on my hemorrhoids. I get so winded just walking up stairs, I feel so guilty that I can't help my hubby with anything around the house. I can see that I'm lucky to have a supportive partner and no other kids to take care of, but I am done. I really do hope the boys stay in until 37 weeks, because it's best for them, but it's nice to know I 'm not the only one miserable/feeling guilty!

Apr 24, 2015
This page is a God send
by: Anonymous

I am 35 weeks with fraternal boy twins and I am 5'1''. I feel like my belly is about to start dragging on the ground. I feel awful and if one more person tells me how lucky I am or how it will all be worth it, I am going to scream. I know I am lucky and it will be worth it but that does not make it any less hard. I am so sick of being in my house and have been on maternity leave for 4 weeks now. I was told they were going to come early and they are still not here. I have a scheduled c section at 39 weeks and I literally cried when I scheduled it. People keep acting like I am being a bad mom but I want them out! I was hoping for being done at 37 and although it is just two more weeks, it seems like an eternity. All of the freaking books said to get ready early. I have had everything and I mean every freaking thing ready to go since week 31. I am losing my freaking mind. I am so glad I am not alone and no one is trying to sugar coat anything. Maybe it is bad to delight in the company of misery but I am glad I am not the only one.

Apr 07, 2015
Definitely with you.
by: Anonymous

Im 35 weeks with b/g twins, this is my second twin pregnancy. My first were b/g twins also and i have a middle singleton as well. This pregnancy has been awful, it started off with hyperemesis, then went on to an okay middle stage although i got stupidly large very quickly, and i have over the last month hit the stage where i simply cant cope. I have severe spd and am on crutches, feeling sick daily now, on ranitidine for severe indigestion and reflux which is getting worse even with the medication, on iron tablets which are causing constipation. itching, back pain, pelvic pain and two children (4yrs) and one young toddler to run around after, when they told me i would be booked in for 37 weeks i almost cried. Ive no idea how i will manage that long, nothing is getting done as hubbys at work and i simply cant walk now with the pain, sleep is a long forgotten luxury as the hip pain is too much to bear at night and the toddler still doesn't sleep through (only 14 months). I do of course want to keep them in but wish i could be knocked out and woken up in three weeks time just to deliver as at the moment it all seems too much to handle. Oh and both babies were over 6 lbs at 32 weeks so dread to think what they are now. Feeling for all the twin mommies out there feeling this way xx

Apr 02, 2015
34th week and starting to crumble
by: Anonymous

Halfway through week 34 of this twin pregnancy, I am starting to feel the first pangs of let-this-be-over-soon-for-the-love. Up until now, all has gone well, but now gravitation finally seems to have gotten the better of me and my belly, and the forces drawing my babies towards the ground seem to have multiplied by 20 just in the last week. Suddenly I am waddling, not walking, and the last good night's sleep I had some weeks ago. Save there's time between the trips to the toilet, the brand new edema all over my skin will keep me awake.

All that said, some things have been getting better: the last few weeks I have experienced a newly blossoming fear of giving birth to these little munchkins - how're you supposed to squeeze out 2 darlings when just giving birth to one has driven me to the very edge of what I can handle in the past (I have four great kids as it is)? So I have secretly been hoping that I would be asked to have a C-section and be able to meet my babies without the pains of labor.

And here comes the good stuff: the day before yesterday, my doc told me that we might be facing a C-section after all, since baby A had basically not gained any weight in two weeks. How I felt when hearing the news? First, I felt a little worried for baby A, relieved to perhaps being able to enter motherhood again without hours of pain. Weirdly, as time dragged on and I thought about the situation, I started feeling less scared of good old vaginal birth. In fact, I started to hope I could have a normal delivery, with all the blood, sweat and tears that it entails. Crazy, I tell you - but when I felt like there's a way out of it all, I was suddenly less compelled to run.

Whatever happens, I guess it's out of my hands and I'll push through to the other side. Strength can be discovered in the strangest places, I tell ya. So take it easy, good luck and may the force be with you!

Mar 28, 2015
I am done
by: Anonymous

34+3 with boy/boy fraternal twins. Reading all your comments has made me feel a little better, with I'm not alone. Morning sickness from 10 weeks and still throwing up occasionally now, the worst heartburn I have ever experienced, Back pain like nothing else, especially that pain in your back in between your ribs, pelvic and hip pain. I obviously want them to last a bit longer, but 3 weeks until my c-section seems like a life time away.
If one more person says to me 'it will be worth it in the end' I think I might screen. I'm too polite to say back, yes of course it will be worth it, but you try and feel like crap every single day. AAAHHHHHH.
Good luck to you all out there

Mar 27, 2015
by: Morgan

Also Happy I've found this page. I've been sobbing uncontrollably reading these comments. I feel the same way. I have all the same issues that have been mentioned. including the guilt for my 5 year old, my husband, and the babies... some days I don't even get out of bed (Except for every 15 minutes to pee) and Yes, the constant "It's almost over""put a pillow between your legs" "you think you can't sleep now, just wait until they're here" "take a walk to induce labor" obviously nobody around here gets it. someone sent me a video of a lady dancing at 38 weeks, twerking and high kicks, even the splits... I didn't find it cute, I wanted to punch her.

Mar 26, 2015
I'm so glad I found you!
by: Anonymous

Oh ladies! I am only 26 weeks with fraternal boys and have started to feel miserable. Sleeping is impossible and the sciatica pain is out of this world. I know these babies need to cook as long as possible and I'm on board, but holy bejesus, I did not expect this. The heartburn meds don't work anymore either, which is super fun when you're trying to eat as much as you possibly can. My husband is doing his best, but I feel terrible... He works all day and then comes home to my lazy, whiny butt. By that time I most likely haven't walked the dog and don't feel like making dinner, let alone cleaning it up. We all sound super fun. Maybe there needs to be a retreat center where husbands can send their wives during their twin pregnancy... I think it would be better for everyone!

Mar 24, 2015
36 wks 2 d with fraternal boys - miserable!!
by: Katie

Both babies are over 6 lbs and I feel EVERY lb. Completely miserable. Pelvic pain, sciatica issues daily. I feel like a 90 year old woman hunched over trying to stand up and get going. Every sleeping position I've tried leads to more discomfort plus I have a horrific cold with coughing daily plus massive amounts of phlegm in my head, sore throat, then diarrhea and dehydration. Can't catch a break!! Dr will induce At 38 weeks so less than 2 weeks left but I am so done. I want them in as long as possible for their benefit but I am struggling!!

Mar 23, 2015
Get these girls out of me!!
by: Anonymous

I'm with you ladies! Im 34 weeks +2 days with g/g twins and I'm miserable! I've had sciatic nerve issues since day 1, severe morning sickness up to 17 weeks, migraines that put me in the hospital, and now I'm in the home stretch and my 5'1 frame feels like it's about to collapse under the weight if these babies! I know that to get as far as I have is a huge deal with multiples and I'm so grateful but I don't know how much more I can take!

Mar 23, 2015
by: Anonymous

This is much harder than I thought it would be. 35 w and 5 D pregnant with b/b fraternal twins. I haven't slept the entire pregnancy due to heartburn, restless legs,itchy skin, and excruciating hip pain. If one more person tells me to sleep now while I can before babies get here I'm going to punch them! My Dr is not letting me go past 37 weeks so I feel lucky now after reading these posts. Also feeling guilty for complaining bc I know what a blessing this is and swore I wouldn't whine if we finally got pregnant. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, can't wait!

Mar 19, 2015
by: Anonymous

This page just made me feel so much better. Except for the lady who had the audacity to post about how great she was feeling. WTF were you thinking to post that on this page? I'm almost 33 weeks and I feel pretty miserable. I have a 4 year old and a 2.5 year old too and just can't wait for my b/g twins to be here! I want to keep them in as long as possible as I know its so much better for the babies, but finding ways to cope with how I am feeling (both mentally and physically) is getting harder and harder as the weeks go one. Congrats to everyone for making it so far along with healthy babies! Delivery day will be here soon!!

Mar 10, 2015
Love to all the twin mommies!
by: Christy

I feel so awful for all you twin mommies who are having a hard time.. I am currently 33 1/2 weeks pregnant with identical twins ( we don't know the gender) I have had little to no acid reflux, no swelling, little to no pain of any kind other than a short 3 day bout with pelvic pain a week ago, I still exercise 3 days a week, and have only gained 20lb so far.. This pregnancy has been sooo much easier than with my first singleton pregnancy with my little girl who is now 17 months old. I thought it would be terrible, but I am so thankful to the Lord how well it has gone. I am so sorry for all the women who have it so hard in their twin pregnancies!I will count my blessings for feeling so good thus far.. I still think that all my pain and discomfort is coming in the weeks to come though. Blessings and best wishes to all the mommies out there for safe deliveries and healthy babies!

Mar 03, 2015
I'm in the same boat
by: Anonymous

I'm in the same boat!!! Just turned 34 weeks with b/g twins. I'm so ready for this adventure to be over with. I have not enjoyed any of this. The last few month i have developed a massive itching problem!!!!! Horrible!!!! I'm doing my best to go as far as I can. I'm just ready for it to be over with. Good luck.

Mar 03, 2015
I'm in the same boat
by: Anonymous

I'm in the same boat!!! Just turned 34 weeks with b/g twins. I'm so ready for this adventure to be over with. I have not enjoyed any of this. The last few month i have developed a massive itching problem!!!!! Horrible!!!! I'm doing my best to go as far as I can. I'm just ready for it to be over with. Good luck.

Feb 26, 2015
I'm miserable too
by: Brianna

I'm 35 and 6 and have been miserable since 6 weeks along. I'm having b/g twins and have had a relatively good pregnancy other than discomfort. My frustrations come with things that have been happening to me, I've developed alopecia at 20 and continue to lose my hair significantly. I'm very uncomfortable and feel as though I've lost control of my body and I'm very upset about it. My OB never asks how I'm feeling because it seems she's too busy and nobody I talk to understands.

Feb 26, 2015
36 weeks pregnant and crying
by: Kristi

Wow, glad to hear everyone else out there is miserable as me. Yesterdays measurement for baby A was 6 pounds 9 ounces and baby B was 6 pounds 13 ounces. Seriously? The tech tried to make me feel better by telling me it sometimes over measures. Um, yeah right. I really do feel like there is almost 14 pounds of baby in me. Having a great time chasing my 21 month old right now. I wish I was on bed rest. Walking is so painful.

Feb 26, 2015
35 weeks & HATING LIFE
by: Anonymous

35 weeks with girl/girl. Everything hurts, I can't breath, I'm terrified of having a c-section, they're both measuring around 6 lbs and my back is KILLING ME. I want this pregnancy over with!!

Feb 04, 2015
When are they coming
by: phetheni

Am 37 weeks first time so miserable, it gets more heavier everyday and the pelvic pains also at the other hand. My baby daddy dumped me because he didn't find me attractive anymore.i am tired I just want them out already

Jan 27, 2015
We are almost there!
by: Jamie

33 weeks with g/g twins and I have been feeling so guilty for wanting this to be over... Like a little part of me wants the doctor to tell me tomorrow that I will deliver in the next week or two. It's nice to know other people feel that way. We don't want premature babies of course but this twin pregnancy thing so f-ing hard... Especially with a wild 3 year old to deal with. My mom keeps saying "it's so much harder when they come out than when they are still inside you" but she has never been pregnant with 2 at the same time so what does she know?!
I guess in the grand scheme of things a month is really not long at all but time is starting to s l o w down with all this pain.
Anyways we should be thankful we made it this far right? Seriously though a lot of women have their multiples really early so thank God I have held mine in for this long. Good luck to everyone... We are almost there!!

Jan 27, 2015
Robyn and all other preggo with multiples moms, I send hugs
by: Shannon

Robyn, thank you for making me laugh! My three year old has stopped using the potty these past couple weeks as well. She pooped her pants twice tonight after I picked her up from school. The second time I decided to let her just sit in it until my husband got home from work. It didn't seem to be bothering her one bit and the effort it was going to take to get up, get to the bathroom, bend over to help her take off poopy undies, and help her put back on clean undies was just too much for me to I decided not to let it bother me too. We had pizza delivered for the 3rd time this week. My wood floors look like carpeting because of the inch thick layer or dog hair that has collected on top and I have resorted to sleeping like a toddler with my butt up in the air with pillows shoved under my chest and stomach for support. It is the only way my hips and ligaments don't hurt. I will be 35 weeks tomorrow with twin girls and I am to the point That I keep eyeing the butcher knife and bottle if vodka preparing to take matters into my own hands...just kidding, but honestly if my doctor tells me one more time that he won't intervene until 38 weeks I may lose my shit! Laughing and crying at the same time has become the norm over here. My husband thinks I have lost my mind. Thankfully he is doing his best to be supportive and not piss me I think he is scared of what I might do him if he says or does the wrong thing to me. Hang in there ladies. I'm sending you all hugs.

Jan 27, 2015
oh my not alone at this moment...really?
by: Robyn

Im so glad I found you guys. Every time I google my pregnancy I end up at some thread from 2010 or 2011.Im 33wks with b/g. My ultrasound today calculated boy is 4.8 girl is 4.5. Even thou im so happy about my doodles being healthy im so miserable!!!! Pelcic pain, back pain, leg paing, round ligament, heart burn, fluid overload in my lung, carpel tunnel, constipation, face pimples, in grown hairs down there cause I cant grom, touchy emotions, please dont make me laugh sneeze or cough cause ill have to change my panties. My MATERNITY CLOTHES are too small for me. I have a two year old a husband thats just not supporting me. I am sooooo frustrated. Women, this shit sucks!!!! Both babies are breached so ive got to get ready to be sliced and diced. I wish I could say how magical feeling my babies move and kick. It was wonderful at 25wks. But im sorry lungs, Kidneys,ribs, vagina, butt bone are not the places that are so sweet to be pooked in. I dont know if im gonna make it. My husband yelles at me tonigjt because its the third time we had ground beef this week. My sons not going potty in his potty anymore. My floors are dirty my truck is gross and im hurting more and more every day. And F##k this heart burn even Water hurts!!! Thanks for listening.

Jan 16, 2015
by: sarah


I'm 32 weeks pregnant with twin girls and finding it so hard. I'm only 5ft tall and have had 'rib flare' since 24 weeks, which is very painful. Acid reflux, heart palpitations and constantly breathless. Not getting more than 2 hours sleep at a time, anaemic, aching everywhere, swollen ankles... And the list goes on! Hubby is brilliant but I feel guilty and am constantly apologising to him for being so useless. He tells me I'm doing a fab job of growing 2 humans but ii still feel guilty. Who knew twins would be so hard? Now I feel guilty for moaning about being pregnant!

Jan 15, 2015
by: Shannon

I am in the same boat. I literally just googled "33 weeks pregnant and absolutely miserable" and stumbled upon this thread. I knew the end would be tough, but I just want someone to put me out of my misery. Had a doctor appt today and prayed that he would check my cervix and find me at a 10 ready to go. Not so much, no progress at all. Heartburn that no meds will help, pelvic and back pain, round ligament pain, downward pressure, swelling, sciatic nerve pain, insomnia and a bladder that feels full within seconds of emptying. I hate feeling like I am throwing a pity party everyday, but I am at the end of my rope. He won't let me go past 38 weeks, but I just keep praying they come on their own very soon. Trying to be mom to a toddler at the same time as feeling this way is proving to be incredibly difficult and we don't have family close by to help. My husband is doing his best to be there for me, but I am such a cranky, sleep deprived bitch that I wouldn't blame him if he just ran in the other direction. Hang in there ladies. Glad others are experiencing the same things and sharing in my misery.

Jan 13, 2015
33 wks with twins!!
by: Anonymous

Omg guys I'm feeling the same!! I'm petite so the babies weight is so much harder to cope with!! My due date is 3 March but my C-section is booked in on 16 Feb, I'm really not sure I can cope!! The baby weight, the pains in my back and legs and everything seems swollen!!! I've had enough I really have!!! Hubby is my rock wouldn't be able to do a thing without him!! Just feel so heavy and want to cry :(

Jan 12, 2015
33 weeks pregnant with twins and totally understand
by: Anonymous

I wanted to chime in to say that the person who said she felt guilt for not enjoying pregnancy should cut herself some slack. Honestly, I knew pregnancy would be tough, but I thought I would enjoy it and it turns out I dislike it a lot. I do feel fortunate still, but I have been miserable as of about 32 weeks (I am now 33 weeks), and at no point have I felt great... I'm exhausted, breathless, stuffy, have severe labial pain from round ligament pain, have joint pain, carpal tunnel, gastric reflux (Gaviscon and Tylenol sometimes help me at night and now I sleep with a boppy pillow propping me up and it relieves the carpal tunnel and ligament pain a bit too). I pee every 10 minutes, and at night probably every 45-60 mins. I burst into tears every day but I am super lucky to have a husband who does basically everything and is very supportive. Whenever he says something annoying, I just kindly ask him to avoid saying things like that to me at this moment since I am finding it very tough, but I know it is tough on him too. Overall, we are just dying to hold our baby boys in our arms soon and want them to be healthy. I am doing my best just to focus on each day, and the one thing I love about pregnancy: feeling them move. Whether or not other women have had 1 baby or twins/more, pregnancy is just hard for some women and easier for others. Relatively speaking I had a very healthy pregnancy with only "normal" symptoms, but this normal is so hard to endure and I just hope to make it through a few more weeks and have a safe delivery... I send you all a big virtual hug of understanding and do NOT feel guilty for not enjoying it if you just don't... P.S. my doc hasn't even discussed induction, etc. with me so my 40-week due date is March 2, 2015 but I am hoping it will be around mid-February (37 weeks) and vaginal...

Jan 06, 2015
I feel the same
by: Boyboy2015

Oh my gosh I can relate to this! I'm 33 weeks with twin boys and I'm so over it! I want them to cook a little longer but I'm miserable! No sleep, back and pelvic pain so bad and heartburn that no medicine is fixing!

Jan 04, 2015
You're doing great !
by: Anonymous

I know exactly how you feel! At 35 weeks I was miserable and to add on to the misery I also had the flu. I felt like giving up I was tired of hearing everyone say "soon" "they're coming soon" it slowly gets better just take time when you need it to get your self in a better place sometimes I sat and cried for hours but for me it felt good to get the emotions out and even though no one can relate vent how you feel exactly to someone hold nothing back just make sure its not someone who tells annoys you. I haven't slept in days and I still have 2 more weeks till I'm induced and last time I went my doctor moved the date from the 15th to the 16th so I feel like this will never end. I have cramping and contractions all day with no progress no dilation or effacing. I just breathe and let my emotions out when I need to.

Dec 22, 2014
35 wks 5 days twins B/G
by: Anonymous

I have being sick and I don't sleep since the beginning of the pregnancy. At 26 weeks the physical pain got worst, at night I go to the bathroom every 50mins and I've been throwing up and nauseaus again for the last 7 days. This is the worst time of my life. Can't wait to be over. I feel so guilty for my babies but I don't feel any joy about being pregnant, it's been a nightmare. I have schedule C-section for Jan 7th (week 38). I'm extremely afraid but can't wait to all this be over and work on being myself again, so I can be a pleasant and happy person for my babies, family and friends. Best of luck and thank you for sharing your story. You are not alone

Dec 19, 2014
pregnant wit twins
by: Anonymous

I'm also 34 weeks wt twin B/G. Feeling exactly as u do and I'm already a mother of three. But let's keep hoping for the best

Nov 03, 2014
by: Anonymous

I am scheduled for my c-section in two days (we never thought we would make 38 weeks)! I suggest anyone pregnant with twins or young twins join a support group. Even if there are none in your area, you can find some on line, like Parents of Multiples, etc. Good luck everyone.

Sep 21, 2014
I feel your pain
by: Anonymous

Hello, I am in the same situation...I am almost 34 weeks pregnant with twins b/g and everyday and night is a challenge. At night there is no position that can make me comfortable and if I manage for pure luck to get a little sleep will be mostly 2 hours and the pain of my side and back wakes me up. I wish you the best.

Sep 02, 2014
36weeks && 4days
by: Anonymous

Im 36 && 4 days with boy girl twins and very miserable. My doctors arent even looking to induce . Im in pain EVERYDAY ALL DAY and nothing makes it better.... they say ther are suprised I havent delivered already and I say GET THEM OUplasT OF ME ALREADY... Im done with being pregnant.

Nov 16, 2010
totally understand
by: Anonymous

i totally understand how you feel im 36 weeks and have two children under the age of 3 the weather is getting warmer and all i really want is to go into labour everyday i wake up thinking todays the day, the worst part of it is the contractions that come and go through the day and night its so uncomfortable and really no one understands, how it feels hopefully, in the next week i can have my twins B/G but i hope all goes well for ya and best thing to do is keep our chins up and be proud to have gone as far as we have.

Feb 05, 2010
Your Sweet Babies
by: Cierra

I know you have received much support on here already. Just remember that the earlier your babies are, the more likely they are to stay in NICU for longer. Also, the longer they stay inside you, the more alert, smiley, and active they will be coming out.

I really struggled at the end of my second pregnancy with just wanting it to be over and hold my baby. This time, I am letting them come whenever they are ready whether it be 37 weeks, 38, 39, 40 or more. Most likely not more! ;)

Make sure you don't lose yourself or your passions during your pregnancy. Read a lot of books not about pregnancy and birth if you have to. Good Luck Mama!

Jan 28, 2010
its ok..
by: Anonymous

youre not over reacting..i mean its hard towards the end and it feels like its taking forever...but when they scheduled my c-section they also put me in at a little over 38 weeks. however i ended up delivering at 35. they want to keep them in as long as they can. so you never know maybe youll end up delivering earlier than the date good luck

Jan 28, 2010
by: Andi

I just received my scheduled c-section notification in the mail with instructions! YEAH... until I saw the date! I am currently 35 weeks 5 days and I am not scheduled until 2/17, making me a HUGE 38wk 5 days when I deliver!!!!!! I THINK MY DR IS SMOKING CRACK! Our last sonogram showed the twins to both be 5lbs 3 oz each at 34 weeks. Am I over reacting at this date????

Jan 28, 2010
hang in there
by: Kristan

believe me i know..i have harrington rods from scoliosis surgery. when i was pregnant with my b/g twins, i felt like the bigger i got the more miserable i was i didnt think i could make it with the pain i had in my back. i ended up having my c-section at 35 weeks i had the terbutaline pump and they had to take it out because of complications. my son was 6lb 3 oz and my daughter 6 lbs. i didnt realize until they came out how much i missed them being in there. enjoy it and i know it seems hard and it feels like its dragging on but try and relax because you wont once theyre here =]. it goes fast! i miss being pregnant with them everyday! good luck with your babies!!

Jan 19, 2010
I feel your pain!!!!
by: Jaime

I am only 26 weeks and 4 days but Imy doctor wants me to go to 38 weeks... I'm soo tired.. feel alone and I have alot of help.. but no one around me knows what to except either... they all think I'm doing soo good... but inside.. I feel like a kid that just wants to cuddle with her mom and cry... Sleeping.. is hard now I cant get comfy... Good luck and hang in there

Jan 16, 2010
Hang in there
by: Andi

Hang in there Beth! I am 34 weeks with b/g twins each weighing 5 lbs a piece. I completely understand your emotions!!!! Do you have other children? I have a 5 yr old and a 2.5 yr old that occupy my time more than anything....
I have learned that taking it day by day instead of week by week helps.

Jan 16, 2010
It's all worth it!!!!!
by: Anonymous

Hi...I totally understand as well boys well be 2 years now on Feb. 1st...but I went to 38 weeks it was sooo tiring after 32 week...1 of my boys weighed 9 lbs 7ozs & the other weighed 6 lbs 6 lbs 9 ozs...all I wanted to day was sleep towards the end...but no matter how tired and frustrated you are well be all worth it in the end and your babies well be healther the longer you carry them...good luck and take care...Get lotsa rest if possible

Jan 15, 2010
I understand
by: Anonymous

I am only 33wks but completely understant. I just don't want to do this anymore. I was put on bedrest as of yesterday. This is my 4 pregnancy and past 3 were so easy, this one is just seems so hard!! Getting to 35wks is a wonderful for the babies I know but nobody tells you how hard it is on the mother. Hang in there as everybody has told me there is light at the end of the tunnel!! Good Luck and Best wishes.

Jan 15, 2010
I know how you feel
by: Helena

Believe me, I know...I had a C-section January 18th last year at 38 weeks My babies were 6.5lbs and 5.6lbs but they did need to be on oxygen so I wish I would have gone at least 1 more week, but I do remember just hoping my water would break cause those last weeks were hard, but worth it :)

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