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The Third Trimester - Meet the Wildes
Today I am twenty-eight weeks pregnant and as such, have entered the third and final trimester of pregnancy. On paper I still have twelve weeks to go, although fewer than half of all twin pregnancies reach thirty-seven weeks and the average twin pregnancy lasts thirty-five. That scares me a little until I remember that my first set of twins had to be wrenched out at thirty-eight and my body is well and truly capable of gestating a multiple pregnancy to term. We won’t be inducing these twins unless there’s a jolly good reason for it so we might well reach forty weeks after all. I am starting to feel a little more uncomfortable although it’s certainly bearable at this point. My most annoying ‘symptom’ is that, as I described it to my boss recently, sleep has become exhausting. There are very few positions that are comfortable and I spend a…