Birth Stories

Identical twin gives birth to her own set of twins

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When Michelle Cooke became pregnant, she could never have imagined that lightening would strike twice.  She joked with her identical twin Sarah that history could repeat itself but was astonished when doctors confirmed she was expecting twins – and that they were identical.  Identical twins is caused by the egg splitting after conception and do […]

A Dad’s birth story

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Hope you don’t mind a birth story from a Dad. After several years of struggling to conceive, my wife, Lisa, and I succeeded first time with IVF and were enjoying a wonderful problem-free twin pregnancy. In week 28, a scan showed that one of our twins (‘Twin 2’) was not growing as fast as he […]

Helen T

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I am blessed to have two gorgeous daughters Bethany 11 & Isabella 5, I said to my husband I’d like one more before I’m 30! Anyway fell pregnant pretty quick, I felt like something wasn’t right the sickness was terrible. Had my 1st scan on the 24th February 2010, I remember feeling sick on the […]

Claire B

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Well my twins story is both very sad and very happy. My husband and I already had a little boy who was born in August 2005 and so in April 2008 we decided to try for another baby. At the 12 week scan we were very surprised to find out that we were having twins […]

Dee

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I found out I was pregnant in January 2009,  I remember doing the test it was 4 days until I was due on so I didn’t know if it would show.   I’d had four kids before so I knew I was again the same sickness and tiredness oh the joys lol.   Well the […]

Corrina

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Gosh my birth story where do I start?  It was back in march 2008 when I said to my husband I wanted one more child and thats it I would be done. He wasn’t too happy and he refused and said two was enough as we already had a boy and a girl.  But I […]

Twin born at 23 weeks

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Amelia Hope Burden was born before the 24-week legal limit for abortion when her mother was just 23 weeks and two days pregnant.   She was born weighing only 1lb 2oz ten days before her brother Arthur arrived at 1lb 4oz.   He was born in July after Amanda Staplehurst had been pregnant for 24 weeks. She […]