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Update on twins
And some exciting news!!


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#1 missjoads1234

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:13 AM

Just wanted to post an update as ive had alot of people asking how my twins have been going after their intensive testing. I also wanted to share some extra special good news  grin.gif

The girls have been all cleared for the following which they were tested for - CF, Mitochrondria (which jake died of) liver disease and other brain conditions. They do have allergies but those are easily managable. They are doing amazingly well. They now take formula very well and eat like troopers. Yes they are still TINY (only just 7kgs but tall) but very healthy. They sleep through most nights and each have 3 teeth! They are crawling well and Lucy is on her way to walking! Im so proud of them  wub.gif

Now for some exciting news - we are expecting baby #5!! (or #5 & 6  ffear.gif)

We are very surprised!! Now for the 2-3 week wait until a scan to see how many will be joining us  hheart.gif

#2 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:17 AM

Damn, I just sent you a stalkerish PM offering my congrats when I saw your ticker.  I should have just waited and then I wouldn't have seemed so weird.  Lol.

Congrats. original.gif

#3 MinkyMonkey

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:17 AM

Fantastic news! Congratulations!

#4 DM. 2012

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:25 AM

Congratulations on your pregnancy and good news about your twins.

Your little Jacob (RIP) has eyes like my bub's, beautiful.

Edited by Dylan's Mummy, 09 January 2013 - 10:26 AM.


#5 Mamabug

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:26 AM

Congratulations to your family - both on the new additions and the good news about your girls.

As for them being TINY, my 16mo has only just reached 8kg - I look at the positve of it makes it easier to carry her about. original.gif

#6 TheGreenSheep

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:26 AM

Wowwee! Congratulations on your beautiful girls coming so far and doing so well! And another big congrats on number 5 (or 6)!!!

#7 noonehere

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:32 AM

huge congrats to you and your family.
Im so happy to hear your girls are doing well. Dd was ownly tiny but now has shot up at 22 months to finally most size twos.

Wish you all the best with your next pregnancy.

#8 ~*Erica*~

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:32 AM

Congratulations -  for everything.

#9 Soontobegran

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:38 AM

QUOTE (missjoads1234 @ 09/01/2013, 11:13 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Now for some exciting news - we are expecting baby #5!! (or #5 & 6  ffear.gif)



You are what?  ohmy.gif
Seriously though......that is absolutely wonderful news wub.gif

#10 pippityroo

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:43 AM

Lovely news, congrats!

Great to hear the girls are doing so well also.

Good luck with your upcoming scan!

#11 Romeo Void

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:44 AM

Good news heaped on top of good news! Congratulations, what a fabulous start to what I hope is a brilliant year for your family.  xxx

#12 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 09 January 2013 - 11:10 AM

What wonderful news on all accounts!!! Congrats!!!

#13 *Nasty*Squeekums*

Posted 09 January 2013 - 11:37 AM

Congratulations on everything!
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Makes for a happy new year for you and your family!


#14 mummabear

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:42 PM

Congrats!

Glad your babies are doing well now. The wait for those tests must have been agonising.

#15 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:43 PM

Yay! What a brilliant start to the new year original.gif

#16 Batmansunderpants

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

Congratulations on your exciting news! I'm happy to hear the girls are going great too.

#17 seashells

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:52 PM

It's wonderful to hear that your twins are going so well now & that they have passed all the medical tests - I remember feeling so sorry for you a couple of months back when everything was so nightmarish for you.
And congratulations on the new pregnancy!!!! original.gif

#18 Missy Shelby

Posted 09 January 2013 - 03:10 PM

Congrats are due all round.

So great to hear that your girls are doing well!!

#19 Lyra

Posted 09 January 2013 - 03:14 PM

That is such good news about your girls! And congratulations too xx

#20 Twin Mum Runner

Posted 09 January 2013 - 03:18 PM

Awesome news about your DD's test results. original.gif

Congratulations on your pregnancy!

#21 trebambinibelli

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

Oh wow!  So glad your girls are travelling along so nicely original.gif  And congratulations!!

#22 1&Twins

Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:16 PM

Good news all round for you Miss Joads!!!

Congratulations xox

#23 Prioritising Pooks

Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:40 PM

I don't know how I missed this thread.

I actually gasped at the end of the OP!

original.gif couldn't be happier for you!

#24 FeralAndIKnowIt

Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:44 PM

QUOTE (Pooks_ @ 12/01/2013, 11:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I actually gasped at the end of the OP!


Me too LOL! Great news about the girls Missjoads and congrats!


#25 Tall Poppy

Posted 13 January 2013 - 05:21 AM

I'm so happy things with the twins are a lot better.

Congratulations on having another baby.




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