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Twins have made a remarkable recovery

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Twins have made a remarkable recovery
Identical twin sisters born with a rare, life-threatening condition twin-to-twin syndrome (TTTS), have made a remarkable recovery.

Their mother Natalie Smith, 42, underwent an emergency caesarean section a month early on February 9, to boost their chances of survival.

They were born at the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall hospitals in South Wales with Bessie weighing 3lb 1oz and Hattie weighing 2lb 12 oz.

Mrs Smith, 42, said: 'The first 48 hours of their lives were critical as they were taken away from me for specialist treatment.'

While pregnant, Mrs Smith said she had a ‘mother’s instinct’ that something wasn’t right because of reduced movement, which was confirmed in a scan.

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The Long-Awaited Stork: A Guide to Parenting After In-fertility, by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer. Publisher: Jossey-Bass; Revised Edition edition (March 13, 1998)The Long-Awaited Stork: A Guide to Parenting After In-fertility
by Ellen Sarasohn Glazer

-- Parents who have wondered about the long term impact of in-fertility on their self image will find the answers in this insightful book by Lois Melina, author of Raising Adopted Children and Making Sense of Adoption.

Finally, here's a book that's sensitive and responsive to the unique emotional experience of parenting after a long, arduous course of in-fertility diagnosis and treatment.

The Long-Awaited Stork gives you all the information, advice, and support you need to adjust to and cope with the special problems of parenting after in-fertility.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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