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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Finally, Side by Side Again







When I was pregnant, the doctors would get frustrated that my twins were always facing each other in the womb and consistently following each other whether head down or breech. They could never accurately check their anatomy or get the stats they needed.

In the NICU early this week, their breathing alarms both went off for the first and only time and were within 5 minutes of each other, although a room apart from each other. They keep amazing the nurses with consistencies between the two of them, with feedings, progression, etc.

Today, though, these babies finally got to feel each other's presence which, I am positive, they feel is lacking now. All I can say, is once they're home, they will have each other within arm's reach--always.

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11 comments:

Marel and Tom Stock! said...

They're beautiful! Congrats to all of you! And I'm glad you didn't have to be in the hospital for months and months!

Mrs. Sugar Smitten said...

Congrats! They are gorgeous, what blessing to have 2 healthy little girls!

Christina said...

Aaaaah! I'm so happy every time I check back here and see a new post! It's so great that you've been providing plenty of new fodder for my OBSESSION. :) They are SO unbelievably cute! I just can't get over them!

Ryan and Evelyn said...

Wow! They are both so beautiful!!! I am always amazed to hear the strong bond between twins! Congratulations again!!!

Ann said...

Incredible, Nicole. :) They are just beautiful. I can't believe how amazing you look! How do you do it? :) We are so grateful for the many blessings that your family has right now! :)

allisonlaurel said...

I'm so happy you are all doing well- and you are all looking so great! Congratulations!

Emily said...

They are looking so good!!! Isn't it amazing how connected twins are (especially the identical ones) I am sure the NICU ladies will tell you that they have noticed it too!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the updates...it makes me so happy to check and see new pictures and news! They are incredible girls! They were sent together for a reason. They need each other.
my love and friendship, Lorrie

Heather and Ethan said...

I'm so excited for you! They are adorable! I can't believe their hair, love it!

Jodi and Mike said...

Congratulations. I'm glad mom and babies are doing well. Nicole take the time when they are in the nicu to get some rest. When we have little tinies born at our hopspital we always suggest to the parents to take pictures of them with things so when they get bigger they can see how little they were. My favorites are dad's hands and dollar bills.

Christine Mains said...

Congrats Their Beautiful. You are doing amazing, I can only imagine the difficulty of not being able to bond with them as often as you would like. Before long they'll be 4 like my twins and constantly wanting to sit on your lap together even if they do not fit. Enjoy the sleep!