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Anyone had twins... then another set of twins?

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CoffeeDog Wed 10-Aug-11 16:47:53

I am a twin... I have had a girl and then twin boys (non id)... i am also 6weeks late shock consultant last time said it was around 1 in 4 chance for us.

Anyone had 2 sets of twins... and survives them ;)

GibberingGinger Wed 10-Aug-11 21:32:14

Not me (I've got the same as you, a girl and then twin boys), but I have noticed there are a couple of posters who have more than one set. Idobelieveinfairies, harrygracejessica and fourunderfour I think. Apologies if I've got this wrong. I don't stalk them or anything! I just admire them from afar!

Have you actually been trying to get pregnant? And the all important question - have you peed on a stick yet!? I love hearing about people getting pregnant! As long as it's not me, I'm done grin

rushofbloodtothefeet Wed 10-Aug-11 21:39:41

I certainly don't!

However I do remember some random TV programme once featuring a couple that had 1, then twins, then triplets. All with 5 years or so shock shock

BikeRunSki Wed 10-Aug-11 21:41:38

I met a family with three sets of twins once. They were lovely, if a little tired.

LaVitaBellissima Wed 10-Aug-11 21:42:08

<waves to GG>

I have huge paranoia about this, I have id girls 9 months old but am convinced that if ever I try again I'll end up with twin/triplet boys shock

I know about Harrygracejessica think she has 2 sets of twins and a singleton, I am in awe grin

AtLongLast Thu 11-Aug-11 21:44:08

Me neither, but I met a lady at toddler gp a couple of weeks ago who has 6 (unplanned) children including 2 sets of b/g twins. The children were beautiful, well-behaved & all pitched in to help one another / mum. There was quite an age spread though (12yrs - 18months) & I imagine that is possibly the most important thing.

GotArt Thu 11-Aug-11 21:52:57

A couple I'm friendly with through another couple had two sets of twin boys then a girl.

CoffeeDog Fri 12-Aug-11 09:09:22

POS and negative.... ;) DH thinks its a good job as newborn twins might send him over the edge....

and our boys slept through from 6 weeks - he has booked an appopintment for the snip...

harrygracejessica Sun 21-Aug-11 01:15:16

sorry funnily enough I dont get on here all the time anymore lol.

Yep I had all 5 monkeys in 4 years and 1 month!!! Had a singleton boy then Identical twin girls now twin boys we think are identical too (need to get them tested when i get 5 mins and spare £80!!!) its tiring but the boys are 4 months now and sleep really well 7.30 - abou 5.30 now they are showng every sign f teething, have a bottle then sleep for another couple of hours smile

Halestones Mon 05-Sep-11 15:28:15

Not IRL - But I'm a member of a fertility forum (we had IVF) and know 2 families with 2 sets of Non ID twins.

We are panicking about this - we intend to have one more DC, and will have a single embryo transfer, but there is a higher incidence of ID twins with IVF - the thought gives us the willies and is certainly giving us pause for thought.

fourunderfive Mon 05-Sep-11 23:33:35

We did!

Boy twins now 4yo, just started Reception, girl twins 11 months, all non ID.

First set were a complete shock (no family history, no IVF). We'd joked about second pregnancy being twins too. And then they were!

God or fate has clearly taken a hand....

idobelieveinfairies Wed 07-Sep-11 10:57:54

yep i did!

I had 4 singletons and then had B/B non-ids..then 3 years later had B/G twins...it's all good smile

oooggs Thu 08-Sep-11 21:03:21

there is a lovely lady called triplets&twins, who had triplets then twins grin

I had a singleton, twins, then a singleton (just after an even number) wink

Cleverything Thu 08-Sep-11 21:07:03

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upatdawn Thu 08-Sep-11 22:01:56

DH and I have 15 year old twin boys (non ID) and I am now pregnant with ID twin sons! We also have 2 other children (daughter aged 12 and son aged 20). It will be a handful but we're ready for the challenge!

Mandy21 Fri 09-Sep-11 12:14:09

I was also told it was a 1 in 4 chance - I am also a twin (non ID), had non ID twins myself then got pregnant a second time but it was only a singleton!

When the twins were in SCBU, one of their nurses had had twins and then triplets, and I used to go to a twins club and there was a lady there with 5 under 5 ot thereabouts - a 5 yr old, 3 yr old twin boys and 1 yr old twin girls!

Good luck.

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