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Podcast Episode #181

Twins, induction, vaginal birth after miscarriage birth story [Spilling the Milk with Jodie]

Spilling the milk with Jodie

In this podcast episode, I had a conversation with Jodie as we delve into her journey through motherhood with twins and a toddler.

Her Journey to Becoming Pregnant After Miscarriage

Jodie’s story begins with heartbreak, as she experienced a miscarriage. The loss left her with a longing to expand her family and a determination to not give up. Her persistence paid off when she discovered she was pregnant again. This time, with not just one, but two little miracles growing inside her.

Pregnancy with Identical Twin Boys

Jodie’s surprise twin pregnancy brought with it a whole new set of challenges and emotions. The podcast episode delves into the rollercoaster of emotions, the joy, and the apprehensions that come with expecting identical twin boys. It highlights the uniqueness of every situation and how she had to adapt her expectations and preparations.

The Decisions That Helped Her Choose Vaginal Birth Induction

One key aspect of Jodie’s story is her decision to have a vaginal birth after induction, which was initially a daunting idea. The podcast discusses her choice and how it played out during labour. Her journey towards a smooth and successful vaginal birth offers hope and inspiration for others contemplating similar decisions.

Her Breastfeeding Challenges with Twins

Breastfeeding twins can be a complex task, and Jodie’s experience was no exception. The podcast delves into the challenges she faced while breastfeeding her boys. It also touches on the use of nipple shields to help her overcome some initial hurdles.

Life as a Mum of Twins and a Toddler

Balancing the needs of twin newborns and a toddler is no small feat. Jodie shares how she coped with this new phase of motherhood, highlighting the importance of a strong support system.

Jodie’s journey offers valuable insights and encouragement for mothers who may find themselves on similar paths. Jodie’s voice, experiences, and wisdom serve as a source of encouragement for others, reminding us that we are never alone on our journey through motherhood.

** This podcast has general information only. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health or medical condition. 

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Episode Links

To listen to Jodie’s previous birth story with baby Harry, who had a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), click here: https://www.fitnestmama.com/podcast/spilling-the-milk-with-jodie/

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