After over 4 years of dealing with infertility Gisselle and her husband Lynneric found out they were pregnant due to an IUI. A few weeks later they found out they were having twins! After a mostly uneventful pregnancy to that point, Gisselle was diagnosed with cholestasis at 30 weeks. At 32 weeks they found out both babies were breech and began to plan to have a cesarean. She delivered at 36 weeks and the babies never had to go the NICU. Postpartum she dealt with some postpartum depression and sought help from her doctor for medication and also attended therapy on a regular basis.
Gisselle Topham Bio
Gisselle and her husband Lynneric live in Ogden, Utah with their 4 yr. old boy girl twins. Her husband works for the government and she is a trained doula and childbirth educator working on her certification. She became involved in the infertility world while trying to get pregnant and has since also joined her local twin moms club. She enjoys watching movies and reading books. With her family she likes to have dance parties. Her kids keep her busy and she loves laughing at the crazy things they say and do. Connect with her via Facebook (gisselletopham) or by email email@example.com. Gisselle is also an active member of The Birth Hour Patreon group!
- Gisselle’s husband’s Partner Podcast episode
- UIRC- Utah Infertility Resource Center
- The Birth Hour
- Dr Berlins Informed Pregnancy Podcast
- Evidence Based Birth (website and podcast)
- Plus mommy (website, facebook, and podcast)
- Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth
- The Birth Partner
- When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads by Barbara Luke
- What to do when you’re having two – Natalie Diaz
- Searched twins in podcast app and google
- PSI International
- Facebook groups for infertility and twins
- Asking about a therapist and psychiatrist
- Local Twins club
- Other twin moms
This episode is sponsored by Wumblekin. Life’s busy and there’s a lot of noise out there, that can be especially true during pregnancy. Wumblekin breaks down pregnancy, labor and birth with evidence-based education and expert-curated products for mom and baby. Easily buy or gift single boxes, or subscribe to receive them throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Be informed and prepared by ordering Wumblekin pregnancy, birth and postpartum essentials, today! Get 15% off your first box by using promo code BIRTHHOUR at checkout. Visit wumblekin.com to order or subscribe, today!