I found out I am having twins in perhaps the most gradual way it is possible to learn there are two strangers growing inside you.
After my husband and I decided to have children, I signed up as a patient with a lovely, midwife-managed birth center just two miles from my home. I called the midwives when I got a positive pregnancy test, and I called the midwives when — home alone and panicking on a Sunday night — I worried I was having a miscarriage.
They decided it would be wise to...
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