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life after tragedy. living while grieving. love and triplets.

5.22.2013

Grateful

Three Girls!!!

I'm still in shock.  I've come to terms with the fact I'm having triplets but am still getting used to the thought of 3 daughters...at the same time.  To be honest I'm terrified.  I'm excited to meet them and to hold them but I'm terrified to be responsible for 3 babies.  I'm terrified to be left alone to care for 3 newborns all by myself.  Knowing that it's been done before gives me hope.  

Girls are a different animal than boys.  
There's a lot more involved; bows, shoes, jewelry, socks, headbands, cute outfits, and hairdos.  
I'm going to have three heads of hair to do every morning not including my own.  
They are all going to be on their period at the same time as teenagers.  

When I first found out a little over a month ago they were all girls I cried.  I cried because I wanted to give Finn another little brother, I was scared about how he was going to react to 3 girls.  But after a few minutes I stopped crying because I realized...3 sisters!  They will have sisters!  It's going to be hard sometimes and perhaps the drama will be nearly unbearable but when I imagine my daughters leaning on each other and growing up close I smile.  And when I broke the news to Finn bracing myself for his disappointment I was pleasantly surprised with his wide eyed Christmas morning reaction.

I've found myself thanking God that we didn't go through with the reduction daily.  I cried and cried and was in a deep depression for the 5 1/2 weeks when we thought that's the direction we were headed.  But the moment we decided not to do it, that very second the crying stopped and I've never looked back. Sure, I didn't sign up for triplets, but I didn't sign up to be handi-capable and broken hearted either.  I'm terrified but I'm positive if we would've gone through with it I would have gone totally mental.  It would have chipped away the last bit of happiness I've been grasping ever so tightly.  

My Dr from the fertility clinic I went to has called and left voicemails a couple of times to see how I was doing.  I know she was genuinely concerned that this happened to us given our circumstance.  Last time we'd spoken I was headed towards doing a reduction, given the information and statistics I'd been told.  

My phone rang today and I happened to answer it and it was her.  She sounded sympathetic as she asked how I was doing.  I told her we chose not to go through with it.  How the babies are totally fine and in my gut I know they will stay that way.  I could feel the disappointment in her voice.  She told me she was sending positive thoughts my way but that she was scared for me.  I thanked her for calling and hung up the phone.  But minutes later my mind started racing with all the things I wish I would've said.  I wish I would've told her how grateful I am that I didn't go through with it.  How I was thrown back into the depths of despair with the thought of having to grieve more children.  How the statistics and information she gave me I strongly believe...I now know to be wrong.  How I'm a member of 3 triplet support groups and I've only heard of 3 or 4 babies that have passed away out of thousands....not 50%!  How I've read other Moms of triplets doing their own research and proving the statistics to be wrong.  How if something were to go wrong and we lost one of our triplets at least I'd still have two.

I've read that fertility clinics don't like to see triplets come out of their clinics because it hurts their statistics.  I was disappointed that she was disappointed and not supportive and happy to hear that things were going well and that I was happy.  She literally seemed disappointed and I can only guess it was because triplets don't look good for them.  

I am going to work on getting a P.O. Box this week and registering somewhere and will let you know soon.  THANK YOU so much!  I'm going to need all the help I can get and will appreciate anything and everything.  When I went to buy the dresses for the reveal it hit me just how expensive this is going to be.  

Oh and names.  I need names!  If you have any cute girl name suggestions please share!  xoxo

85 comments:

  1. .... another post, I am so excited. I have felt your pain and god only knows I have felt my own over the loss of a child. Today, we celebrate this beautiful journey you have embarked on. You are not alone. There are many of us who share your story and pray for you. This should be a time of joy and healing. Blessings come in mysterious ways and someone has a sense of humor. Three girls is an incredible gift; pink, lace and ruffles along with bows and frills. Finn can teach them to climb trees and tie their capes on. Somehow I think the pair will look alike and the spare will look like Column. Our hearts only get bigger and wider to make room for all the love in our life. It is impossible to forget the ones we no longer can hold. Time is a wonderful heart mender and you have been given an extra special gift to fill it up. I will try to patiently wait for a p o box because I cannot wait to send some little happies to you and your princesses. We need some way to keep up with what you receive. Have you thought about a Facebook page so some of us could communicate and coordinate. Onesies are great but you wont need 200 newborn. Kelly please take care of yourself and love Ryan. I imagine after all of this, he may be overwhelmed too. Thank you for the post and I will smile all the way home.

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  2. Just to share with you some of the names we have used and hoped to use (but can't have any more kids) Jennilyn Annette(tradtion to give a girl the her mother's name as a middle name), Ruth Lois, Irene Marlyn(these two are our twin girls names), Katilyn Nova. The twins first and middle names are after our grandmother's and my mom, both my husbands grandma's are named Irene, and Nova is after my husband's mother.

    Now my twin sister and I were born 9 months after my older sister (she was a premiee and so were my twin and I) our names are Janette, Annette, Lynnette

    Have fun!

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  3. I have a ton of granddaughters. I'll share their names to see if anything helps.

    Grace Michele (my name, so several have this as a middle name)
    Anne Patrice
    Bonnie Miriam
    Aubrey Michele
    Emeline Jean
    Ashlin Elizabeth
    Gillian Lena
    Jane Parker
    Catherine Michele
    LaRee Whitney
    Jaci Michele
    Olivia Laura
    Lucy Grace
    Julianne Michele
    Elizabeth Grace
    Isabella Marie
    Madilynn Lee
    Sadie Mae
    Abigail Michele
    Ava Rose
    Hazer Ruth
    Samantha Lynn
    Lily Marguerite

    For our daughters, my husband and I picked a name we liked and gave the middle name of someone our families, so there;'s an idea as well. Congratulations to you! It will be a lot of work at first, but so much fun eventually!

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  4. Girls are drama...but also so much fun! Weird about the dr. Wonder why triplets aren't good for their clinic.

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  5. LOL...3 girls is scary, but a blas too! I had a son and daughter, and when I found out I was pregnant with twins and came to grips with it, I told the perinatologist that I was pretty sure I could handle it...just as long as it wasn't 2 MORE GIRLS!!...guess what...I got 2 more girls!! They bring some drama into the mix, but also lots of bows and dolls and dresses and frills!! I wouldn't trade it for the world though (my son might think differently!!) I will continue to pray for you and your sweet and rapidly growing family!! Good luck with the naming!! We have Olivia, Madelyn and Ella...I loved Nora, Piper and Charlotte as well for names...I have a feeling you will come up with some pretty perfect ones though!!

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  6. I am sooooo happy for you and soooooo happy with the decision you made. You have so many people hoping & praying for you!! I don't know if you are familiar with the Sullengers website (www.patrickandashley.blogspot.com). I have often thought that Colum and their Preslee are probably good friends in heaven. Ashley is pregnant with twin boys right now. I only read three blogs on a weekly basis so it's amazing to me that you are expecting triplet girls & she is expecting twin boys. I can't wait to hear all of the names. My one suggestion is Anisten, which I adore. Don't think of the actress, hers is spelled differently :-) I can't wait to hear what you choose!!

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  7. Congratulations! I am proud of you for not doing the reduction when you felt like it was wrong. Good for you. I am sure that was/s scary. I have three daughters and three sons. I think that whole drama thing is overdone. My girls aren't' that much drama. I think it just depends on each kid. So relax. It is going to be AWESOME! Girls are the best!!

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  8. This is so exciting! Okay, so because we both have a Finn and Colum was high on my list for my son who we ended up naming Owen, I think we may have the same taste in names. If you use any of them, I hope you don't mind if I still use them should I ever get a girl - Mara, Lou, Emmie, and Ruby. I also like Violet and Jane. That doctor being disappointed just really upset me for you, but I'm glad that you have a huge following of supporters who are nothing but insanely overjoyed for you and your family as you wait for your 3 newest little loves.

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  9. CONGRATULATIONS!!! I'm so happy for you and your family, I have two girls and they are so much fun, you will enjoy them. Im worried now im the one who is trying the same clinic that you went to, cause I had problems with RCC, I hope im making the right choice.

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    1. I still recommend them strongly and had a way better experience there that the first place I went to. Triplets just aren't what ANY fertility clinic wants coming out of there. It goes on there statistics. Don't worry. You will be in good hands. Good Luck!

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  10. I know that you like Irish names, I have always loved Caoimhe, pronounced Keeva and Saoirse, pronounced Seersha. I know that these are a little out there for American names but they are very Irish and beautiful, you could always Americanize them so that they aren't so strange here.

    There are also Deidre, Aine (pronounced Awnyah), Ashlyn would be an Anglicized version of Aisling, Bridget or Brigid, Ciara (like Keira Knightly).

    Just a few but I love Irish girl names to go with my Irish heritage. Unfortunately we only have boys :)

    My Grandmother's name was Rosalia and if I had a daughter that would be her middle name. Other floral names Violet, Bryony, my two favorite but there are tons more.

    Love picking names and baby everything. You are going to be so blessed, tired, but blessed.

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  11. Wow, Kelly, I've missed so much! I'm beyond delighted for you. I'm sending so much love and positivity to you and your three girls. I'll definitely be back and checking on you more regularly from now! Amazing news,
    Love to you all and always thinking of of beautiful Colum.
    Fiona
    Xxxx

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  12. My daughter has an intellectual disability. Her name is Georgia. We wish we had called her Ava as Ava is SO easy to write. Short and angular. Whereas Georgia is hard for a little girl who has problems writing letters that aren't straight lines!

    If our son was a girl, he was going to be Eliza (known as Ellie or Liza or Lizzie) or Laura.

    What about Grace or Hope for a middle name?

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  13. The fertility doctor needs to know your thoughts and feelings. Sometimes drs can become too cold and unfeeling, just another part of the medical machine. But I know this isn't news to you. Send her a letter so she knows! Or better yet just print this wonderful post and send it to her. Best wishes to you and your family!

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  14. I LOVE Irish names for girls!!! Love for triplets
    Tara, Sara, Kara

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  15. How about Hope, Legacy and Destiny

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  16. my favorite name (which is actually my son's middle name, but he was named after a female friend) for a girl is charas (pronounced care'-iss). it is from the greek meaning grace, in the sense of the favor of god. for my son, we "masculinized" it to charis, but if i had had a daughter first her name would have been charas.

    i'm carrying another boy now, but had this one been a girl she would have been virginia grace - probably called ginnie.

    whatever their names, they will be amazing. prayers and love coming at you from a stranger in baton rouge, louisiana.

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  17. Congrats! You can do this! I too am a triplet mommy and a single one at that. My best advise is - a schedule is your best friend. If they are in the NICU they will get them on a schedule and stick to it when they come home. If will get adjusted as they grow but a schedule will be your lifesaver. And the second is be organized - I think that also helped me a lot. Praying for you and your whole family for a very uneventful pregnancy.

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  18. Can't wait for the P O Box to send fun girlie stuff! I was thinking for Colum - Coleen, Callie & Nicole or just simple Jana, Jane & Jean
    Praying for a healthy & happy pregnancy & delivery from San Antonio TX

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  20. So happy for you all!!! I like the names Harper, Sawyer, and Piper! They seem to fit w/ Finn and Colum! I also love the name Poppy!

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  21. Huge congrats and great to hear your at peace with your decision.

    My suggestions for cute girls names that will also suit as they grow are Simone, Carenza (Cornish in origin meaning love), Hazel, Freya, Carmen, Aurora, Caromy, Allegra, Kenzie, Waverly, Shanaya, Kelilah, Opal, Skye, Soraya (meaning princess variant of sarah), Xanthe/Zanthe I could go on and on

    Good luck for the next few months

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  22. So I have never commented on your posts - although I have read your blog for over a year now. I wanted to tell you how much I LOVE that you use the word handi-capable. My mother was hit by a car while driving her motorcyle only a few months after I gave birth to my first son. It rocked our world as I found myself in the ICU all day/night for weeks and then visiting my once vibrant mother in a rehab nursing home setting for six months. She survived...and that is all that matters...but she is also handi-capable after being broken from head to toe. You are an inspiration! On the name side - here is my suggestion - and I feel like it works with your family and how I envision the spirit and aura of your house. I think the girls should be named Summer, Meadow, and Willow :) Can't wait to hear what you decide!! Love and smiles from Michigan......

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  23. To my handi-capable, broken-hearted, and beautifully preggers friend---- I am so happy for you and grateful and excited.

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  24. Sybil, after you great grand mother

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  25. Maybe the doctor was just genuinely concerned about your health and safety and the babies health and safety. Maybe it had nothing to do with their clinic numbers. It's fine that you made the choice to keep all three babies and very exciting that you are having three beautiful girls. I just like to think of the best in people and really feel like assuming she was disappointed because of the numbers, is assuming a lot. =(

    As for names, please do yourself and your beautiful girls a favor and pick names that are easily spelled and pronounced. I have spent my entire life pronouncing and spelling my name because my parents gave me a "unique" name. It gets old. Especially after telling someone how to pronounce my name and they don't listen and still mispronounce it. While the Irish names are beautiful, you will have to pronounce and spell it EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. times THREE. Not fun. =(

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    1. Agree on the "unique" name part!!!

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    2. I have a "unique" name and also have to pronounce it and spell it EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. It drove me nuts while I was in school, but as an adult I love my unique name and the freedom it gives me to be a unique individual.

      BTW - I'm a fan of both Caoimhe (obviously) and Saoirse, and would add Finnuala (Fin-ooh-la) to the list. Finnuala is oft shortened to Nuala.

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    3. I understand the concern about having to pronounce and spell out a name every single time but I have an extremely popular name. There were 5 girls in my 6th grade class alone with the same name and at least another 5 in the other 2 classes of 6th graders. It's not so much fun having to go by your last name or middle name when you are not accustomed to it just because there is an overload of a given name. So maybe try unique but not too quirky.

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  26. Collin for a middle name for at least one of them is a must. How cool to have your big brother and gaurdian angel's name

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  27. I am so excited for you! I had three boys and then a girl, so I understand the shift from boy to girl. But it is awesome! I wanted to share my daughters name. She was named after my mother-in-law: Clovia Marie. I love the nicknames I have with it - Clove, Clover, Clover-bee. Good luck finding three names you agree on! That's always a challenge!

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  28. Congratulations on your 3 girls! I also have GGG who are now 7 and yes there is girl drama but we've learned to deal with it :) I haven't updated my blog in a long time but I updated regularly when they were toddlers through age 5. I look forward to your updates and good luck picking names!

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  29. Congratulations on your triple girl blessing. As far as names go I recommend giving each baby their only letter because it is easier to label and chart things. In the early days there’s a lot to keep track of and not a lot of sleep so having a letter to put on things makes it a little easier. Here are some suggestions. I included one with the all the same letter in case that is something you’re looking for and also some Irish names:

    Aislyn, Fiona and Maeve

    Quinn, Rowan and Teagan

    Piper, Presley and Paige

    Lily, Iris and Violet

    Ruby, Violet and Sienna

    Audrey, Brenna and Caroline

    Annika, Briar and Claire

    Avery, Brooke and Cora

    Molly, Stella, Juliet

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  30. Greetings from Michigan! I knew you were having three girls when you said that you hoped your babies had Ryan's cute legs! :) I picked the following names because the first letters of each of their names spell COLUM:

    Co=> Cora or Colette Pack
    Lu=> Lucy or Luciana Pack
    M=> Mia or Mirabel (Mirabelle) Pack

    Congratulations and keep letting us know how YOU are doing -- we care!
    Sandy

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    1. LOVE this idea!!!

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    2. I'm all for this cute idea...although I don't love those specific names. The idea is adorable!

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  31. What About

    Summer
    Spring
    Autumn Or
    Winter

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  32. My daughter's name is Grace Madelyn....amazing grace ....I was once lost but now am found....

    good luck! I know god has such wonderful things in store for you with these three blessings.

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  33. Middle names... Faith, Hope & charity!!! I always wanted triplet girls!!!

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  34. I would have loved to have had triplets, and would have chosen : Holly Maree, Olivia Iris and Amelia . Also like Delaney , Maisie , Libby and loads of others lol xx Good luck to you all nobody deserves happiness more than your family

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  35. I really like the idea of giving them names that begin with different letters because, for one thing, it will be easy to mark their identical belongings. And short and easy, please, for little ones to print when they are first learning. Congrats on all the girlies. I, too, think the Dr was more concerned about you and the babes, as opposed to worrying about the clinic's numbers. Maybe you will help change her outlook.

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  36. I would do
    1)Allison (Allie) Marie
    2)Abigail (Abby) Rose
    3)Alexis (Lexi) Ann
    4)Kathryn (Katie or Kate) Elizabeth
    5)Emma Rose
    6)Grace Ann
    7)Meghan Rose
    8)Margaret (Maggie) Mary
    9)Lily Catherine
    10)Emma Margaret
    11)Katelyn Ann
    I love all of these names and i hope this helps

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  37. We had originally intended to only transfer 2 embryos and at the last minute transferred our only 3 that had made it on advice from the RE on duty that day. She was SO mad that all 3 took. I ran in to her and my other RE once while I was pregnant and the transfer RE didn't want to look at me or talk to me and was barely civil. Once I had 3 healthy babies she stopped being mad. After the babies were born she was happy for us. Ignore your RE right now and concentrate on having a healthy pregnancy. Think of how nice it will be to go back and show off those 3 little girls after all the doom and gloom you were given!

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  38. My favorite girl names are Claire, Avery, Lauren, Carolyn and Katelyn. Good luck. Can't wait to meet them via your blog! Hang in there.

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  39. Oh names! I love reading and researching names...though it was always SUCH a chore to name our four, we could hardly agree! But, they all have names now, so I guess we accomplished the mission! Some of my unused faves are:

    Avery
    Sage
    Delainey
    Meg
    Everly
    Piper
    Paisley

    Those are a few I like, but in time you two will find the perfect names for your girlies :) Just please, whatever you do, don't make their names too "matchy"! Just say no to Brittany, Brianna and Braelynn, or Cassie, Cora, and Cara!!!

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  40. I have followed your post for months and I'm truly happy for you. I am an Alpine native, but don't live there anymore... As for names: Daisy, Violet, Rose; Saphire, Jewel, Emerald.

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  41. first off, CONGRATS! I have been following you for over a year. I am truly happy for you and your family. I am a mother of 4, 3 girls and 1 boy. I could not imagine my life without them. They are each others best friends and never leave each others side. My daughters are all teenagers now, all have their periods and can be moody at times, but they are my best friends! They are fun to hang out with, shop with, cuddle with, watch movies with and I have an amazing bond with them. My son is the baby and he knows it! He loves that he is the only boy so no one can steal his spot light. You'll be surprised as to how easy it really is to raise 3 girls. They will help each other and you before you know it. I'm glad that you don't let anything or anyone hold you back!! God bless!

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  42. Hi! Congrats on your expected triplet baby girls! A good friend of mine naturally conceived triplet girls, who are now in their teens.All are healthy wonderful girls! She had a trouble free pregnancy and went to 37 weeks with them! Her hospital couldn't ever remember such a smooth triplet pregnancy as she had! All 3 girls weighed between 4 and 5 pounds! Hoping you do just as well!
    Best wishes!
    From Susan in Ottawa, Canada.

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  43. She could have totally save the "I'm scared for you" comment. Well, if she's driving to/from her office, "I'm scared" for her, too. Sheesh. It really sounds like you made the right decision and I'm so happy for you.

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  44. Rylee - (named for mom and dad)
    Abigail - (could call her Abby for short) (Old Testament name meaning "father's joy")
    Charitee (or Charity) - New Testament name meaning "love, faith and hope"

    You can always incorporate Colums or Finns name into their middle names if you want to.

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  45. I was in the same predicament you are in, but before we decided what to do, the decision was taken from us, and one of our identical twin's heart stopped. It was very early, only 9 weeks, and we were more relieved than sad.

    My fertility clinic was horrified that we got pregnant with identical twins and a singleton, and I hated the way the doctor reacted and behaved when she saw the three hearts beating on the ultrasound. It was like she saw a monster. They do not want higher-order multiples on their stats, and I thought they could have been so much more supportive.

    You are not a statistic. It sounds like you are doing great so far. As for having 3 girls, honestly, I've found my son harder than my daughters. He's almost 12, my girls are 9.

    I also was absolutely terrified when I was pregnant with how I would ever handle twins. I may be the only person to ever say this, but the reality was sooo much easier than I thought it would be. I thought having two babies was only 1.5 times as hard as having one. Adding a third obviously makes it a bit harder, but not so much harder. It will just be a blur of babies. You just have to accept that sometimes a baby will be crying that you can't tend to immediately, and that's okay, it turns out. Sometimes they fall asleep and stop crying before you get to them, and that's fine, believe me!

    When I was pregnant with my twins, I had picked Abigail (which I think means father's gift, or something sweet like that) for baby A and Bridget for baby B, and thought of them as those names a long way through the pregnancy, when my husband rejected those names. I thought for sure he'd let me pick whatever I wanted. I thought having an A name and a B name was cute, but we ended up with different names. I still like those, though. I also like Charlotte or Claudia or Claire for a C name.

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  46. Claire
    Brynn
    Faye
    Annie
    Fran
    My favorite girl names :)
    Congrats On 3 girls. They will rock your world... in a good way! :)
    You are an extremely amazing person to me!

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  47. Can i just say thank you for sharing your blog with us all. This news fills me with joy!

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  48. Sloane, Reese, Landree. Good luck!

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  49. Maybe it's dorky but I always thought if I had multiples I would name them with names starting with A, B and C. Mostly because that's how you have known them your whole pregnancy and I'm terrible at remembering details like birth order ;) Something like Addie, Brynlie, Camree or Ava, Brynn and Claira. Oh I don't know. Names really are SO HARD! Good luck!

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  50. Because Colum meant Dove it would be so sweet to have three girls names after birds. It also makes me think of that song, Girl Put Your Record On ("Three little birds, sat on my window, and they told me I don't need to worry"). It would also fit well with your egg reveal (:

    Girl Bird Names


    Girls Bird Names )I'm sure there are lots more!)

    Lark
    Wren
    Sparrow
    Avis
    Dove
    Paloma
    Raven
    Phoenix
    Linnet
    Halcyon
    Finch
    Oriole
    Robin
    Starling
    Deryn
    Teal
    Bird
    Canary
    Sephora
    Aviana
    Alouette
    Merel

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  51. How unprofessional (and totally tacky) of her to act disappointed in your decision. Doctors should be more supportive and understanding of what their patients decide - especially something like this. Then again, I think you know that I can go on and on about my own complaints with doctors!

    You have tons of great recommendations for names. For me, the fun is always the middle names because you can play with it more... and I might just have to hint that Norah would make a great middle name... ...just sayin'. ;)

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  52. I am due with my 3rd girl in October and I'm having a hard time with one name. I have a Maddix and Eleanor(Ellie) and may do Quinn or Quincy. I'm so excited for you to have 3 girl! I had 3 sisters and 3 step and now I will have 3 girls. I'm sure boys are a blast but girls are just so fun too. We have so much fun talking, cooking, shopping, teasing, taking care of each others kids etc.

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  53. Hope, Faith and Grace! Or Joy :)

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  54. I'm so happy for you, and your choice to keep your precious angels. Don't ever doubt your choice. Reading your posts make me smile, cry, laugh, hope, and feel blessed to be a part of your journey.
    A few beautiful names:
    Amelia
    Julia
    Olivia

    Blessings to you and your family,
    Kathy

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  55. I don't know if you read all your comments, but I am so happy for you. You are blessed through your trial. I believe whatever decision you have made is right for you and no one else, so all who care about you should rejoice in your joy! I like the the suggestions for names given by the anonymous person a couple comments above me, Hope, Faith and Grace, but maybe that's a bit cutesy. There are so many beautiful names that are popular right now, and naming babies is so much fun. Whatever you choose will be perfect. I'll be excited to hear your choices.

    Good luck
    Robin

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  56. Congratulations, again!! I am so excited for you!!! It is going to be an adjustment and trying at times. You are one bad a&& woman and I have no doubt you can do this and do it very well!! My little girl is the very light of my life, don't get me wrong I love my sons very, very much!! I get my hugs and words of love from them, but she wakes me up every morning with a new song today it was "Who is the best Mom in the world." If I am sad she will sit on my lap and sing to me about turning my smile upside down. She is my pal, my buddy, she is always, always smiling. Girls are just so different from head to toe. She is fun!!!There are times I am sad I miscarried and couldn't give her a sister especially when she asks for one now. Your girls will be very blessed to have each other!! Good luck!!

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  57. I like Ainsley, Landry, Lainie. I also like Quinn, Larkin, Lucy.
    You will be amazing!!

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  58. Wow! Congratulations! I have an identical twin sister and I have to say, i feel so blessed to be a twin. It is the greatest thing in the world to have a sister my same age to go through life experiences with. As far as names go, my only suggestion would be to not choose names that rhyme, ha. Maybe that start with the same letter though. So they still feel like they have their own identity in a way, sounds weird i know. Our names are Jacklyn & Jennifer. Good luck! You will do awesome!

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  59. Look at your favourite tv shows, movies, books and loved ones for inspiration. If you want to continue the Irish twist, Aoife, Niamh, Naoise, Ciara ( my name!), Aisling, Sorcha, Keelin, Eabha/ Aoibhe, laoise, Aine, Cariosa or Bridget. I also love names that will never go out of fashion and flow week such as, Grace, Emily, Rose, Elizabeth, Caroline, Evelynn, Anna, Lucy, Tessa, Molly, Piper, Lily and Elle/Ellie. I hope you have fun namIng the girls, it's such a unique opportunity and I hope that the rest of your pregnancy goes well!!

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  60. I have all my girl names picked out, Greta, Violet, Georgia, and Ruby.

    Unfortunately, I don't think I'll ever have anymore babies I am so jealous you are getting three! I'd give anything for just one girl, so that fertility doc can shove it.

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  61. Celia, Carissa, and Collette
    or...... Kenzie, Kara and Kaycee
    or....Fiona, Faith, and Fallon

    SO very excited for you and can't wait to hear what names you do select!!!

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  62. How about:

    Calla Lucia (means light)
    Olivia Umay (means hopeful)
    Lainey Michele (French, Like the Lord)

    Others may have had this same idea...the initials spell Collum!

    I am thrilled beyond all measure for you and your family.

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    1. of course it would have been better had I spelled Colum correctly,

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  63. So excited for you! Our daughter is Brooklynn Grace. I also love Amelia and Annaliese.

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  64. Three heads of little girl hair, that's what I would fear the most! There should be a universal law that little girls are bald until they are at least 3, or maybe even 5. I gave Penny our two favorites, Penelope and Skye. We actually picked her name and Kairo's name the very day we found out we were pregnant with Kairo. I'm sure you will come up with adorable perfect names that will fit them to a T. I hope your doing really well my friend!

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  65. Kira

    Elisa

    Ariana

    Karina

    Callie

    Talia

    Sophia

    Eliska

    Nyssa

    Roxana

    Liana

    Miranda

    Diana

    Zara

    Kailyn

    Eliana

    Lyra

    Ziana

    Isla

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  66. Faith, Hope,Joy,Charity

    Girls are so fun congratulations!

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  67. Names, when I heard you were having all girls- coolest video ever BTW -- what immediately came to mind were 3 beautiful names -- one that started with a C, and L and a M in honor of your wonderful son who had a hand in all this. You pick gorgeous names on your own for your children though without any help! Prayers and positive thoughts -- and to heck with the Dr and her statistics! Jen from NY

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  68. This is SO exciting. Given everything you've been through and what these baby girls represent, there is no doubt ... Hope. Joy. Faith.

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  69. Hi- I'm not sure how I came across your blog, but I think it was about 6 months ago, linked to another blog, and I think and pray for you often. It brings tears to my eyes to hear you are expecting triplet girls! Congratulations. I have a 6 year old boy, 5 year old boy, and triplet 3 year olds, 2 girls and a boy. I would love to help, send you some tips, old clothes, etc... Is there a better way to contact you or just thru this blog? Good luck and know so many are rooting you on. You have an incredible angel also watching out for you and his sisters...

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    1. My email is packx4@yahoo.com. I would love tips and old clothes! Thank you!

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  70. I've been reading your blog for a while, without commenting, but I just had to... I am genuinely happy for your good fortune. Good luck.. you all deserve this so much.
    I have two girls, Alexa and Ally (Allyson)...If I had more girls I like Avery, Isabelle or Sydney.

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  71. Such wonderful and exciting news to be having three girls! What a blessing....I am so happy for you and your family. I have two daughters Hannah and Olivia. I also am in love with the names Reese, Scarlett, Londyn, Claira and Ava. Can't wait to hear what you choose and to see pictures of the babies!!!!

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  72. Nora, Emily, Lily, Hattie, Mellina, Brynn

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  73. My favorite names are:

    Ella Mae
    Hayden James
    Darcy Mae
    Lena (lehn-a)
    Camille (the French version pronounced cah-me, no L sound)
    Hilea
    Isa Lauren
    Leni
    Eleni
    Kaleena
    McKenna
    Maude
    Dafne
    Laney



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  74. awesome! I have three girls...love...
    Jonina means "little dove"

    love how everyone wants to honor Colum.
    Love all the name ideas!

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