Jake and Lily are here!!!
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SMS1129 - April 23

I am happy to report the birth of my son and daughter, Jake and Lily. I delivered them via c-section on 4/11 at 35 weeks. I had developed pre-eclampsia and went into labor that morning, but due to my daughter's position (transverse), I had to have a c-section. Also, due to my high blood pressure and low platelet count, I had to be out for the birth.

Everyone is home now after a week or so in the hospital and doing well. It is so worth all of what we went through to get here. My dh and I can't possibly love them any more than we do right now.

My best wishes to everyone on this site who is pregnant or trying. Thanks so much for being there along the journey. I couldn't have done this without your support.

Regards,
Sue

 

Latina - April 23

Ohhh, Congratulations!!! Im so happy to hear that your bundle of joys are healthy and well... What were their weights??

 

justme - April 23

What wonderful news! Congratulations! I can't wait until I get to share good news like that! I am glad to hear you are home and healthy!

Justme

 

baby4us - April 24

Terrific news.. glad you and the babies are home safe and sound.. when you have a chance.. please write more.. would love to hear about everything!

Great names too!!!

 

sussie88 - April 24

OOOHHHH..... I am getting teary eyed just reading about the birth of the children! What a long journey we have all had - it is nice to finally be accomplishing the long awaited goal!

 

tinkerbell - April 24

Sue, oh Sue! I am sooooo happy for you and your DH! CONGRATULATIONS! What wonderful names, they're sweet :)

I hope you and the babies are doing well. Post some more info about the babies and how you're all doing when you have the time. Enjoy your bundles of joy!!!

 

fiso - April 25

So happy for you Sue!!!!!! :D
Glad to know that everyone is feeling good and that you are all home. Not better place than home.
Take good care of yourself, you'll need all your energy for you little bundles of joy!
Come visit us when you have a break...! ;)
Fiso

 

cassandra - April 25

Sue, congratulations! I am soo happy for you and your new family! I love the names! Take care and accept any help you get! cassandra

 

SMS1129 - April 25

Thanks, everyone.

Some details....Jake was born 5 lbs. 4 oz. and Lily was 4 lbs 5 oz. Jake is now 5 lbs 14 oz. and Lily is 4 lbs 10 oz., so they are growing fast. They were 18 1/2 inches and 17 inches respectively and are now 20 1/4 and 18 1/2. They are 2 weeks old today. I love them to death and am so grateful for this opportunity and journey. My dh and I are in awe of them.

They had some prematurity issues which have all resolved on their own now and we are getting used to our every 3 hour feedings, although some of us sleep more than others....ha, ha.
It is so worth missing sleep. My in-laws have been helping us out and that has been great.

I will keep posting when I can and let you know how everyone is doing.

Take care,

Sue

 

BabyBound - April 26

Sue, a big congrats!! Enjoy...enjoy...enjoy is all I can say.

 

Meg - April 26

Sue,

Congratulations on your twins :) I am so happy that you finally have your babies. Enjoy your two little blessings :)

Meg

 

ElizabethS - April 28

Sue - congratulations on your twins!! I agree with Cassandra-get as much help as you can. The first two months are exhausting...and completely wonderful!!

 

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