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Thirty-Nine Weeks and a Media Campaign - Meet the Wildes
It is hard to know what qualifies as ‘overdue’ when one is carrying twins. The NHS prefer for identical twins to be delivered at thirty-six weeks and fraternal twins to be delivered at thirty-seven, and at thirty-nine weeks today I’m well past those dates. One would think that one wouldn’t make the same mistakes the second time around, and yet again I’ve let myself believe that these babies would be early. At first it was something to fret about, and then as thirty-six weeks approached and passed quietly confident and a little smug. I told myself that I was happy to wait as long as the babies needed, that we hail from a line of long gestators because some babies do need more time and that so long as they were happy and moving well there was no reason to rush things. And then thirty-eight weeks came and went. And…