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Due Date - Meet the Wildes
Today is my due date. It seems strange to think that had I continued to decline the induction, these little creatures should still be inside me. I used to feel quite strange about the idea of inducing their birth date. I’m not superstitious but it was important to me that they came on the date that they were meant to come. I wanted them to decide for themselves whether to be October or November babies, and I had a hope that one would be born before midnight and one after, so they would have completely different birthdays. But I had an induction and then a caesarean section, so their date of birth will forever be the one that we assigned to them. 30th October. They will always be almost-Halloween children. I miss being pregnant. I miss feeling kicks and hiccups, and waking up at ridiculous o’ clock to carb-load. I…