One thing I’ve learned from being a mom of twins is that people are absolutely fascinated with twins. And trust me I get it—two babies born at once. But as many moms know, for some reason people tend not to have much of a filter when asking pregnant people questions. Well…twin moms have it worse. Here are some of the ones we here all the time.
“Did you conceive with fertility medicine?”
I think this one is one of my favorites. Whether someone is pregnant with one child or multiple, it’s not appropriate to ask if the pregnancy was planned. On top of this, please do not ask if someone conceived twins naturally or with fertility medicine. This is a subject that is too personal, and at the end of the day why does this matter?
Someone that I knew personally asked me this knowing that I had two other pregnancies back to back!
“I always wanted twins!”
Really?! I can say I never honestly wanted twins, and when we found out we were in complete shock! The pregnancy was really nerve-wracking because it is considered high risk. I had to go to my regular doctor as well as a specialist every month.CONTINUE READING