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Our twins are here!

On August 2, 2010 we welcomed Sadie and Samson to the world. Sadie was born at 7:57am weighing 5 lbs. 10 oz. and 18.5 inches and Sam was born at 7:58 weighing 6 lbs. and 19 inches at 37 weeks and 2 days.

The scheduled c-section was a breeze. They were half way done before I even knew they were started. The babies needed no NICU time and were in my DH's and my arms right away and stayed with us the whole time. Recovery was a little rough in the sense that I was a little nauseous and dizzy for the rest of the day due to all the meds, but it really wasn't that big of a deal and I was up and walking and eating that evening.

Today I hardly have any pain when I'm relaxing and was able to get up and shower and get around a bit. It's slow going, but not nearly as bad as I thought it would be.

They are both learning to nurse and are starting to get the hang of it. I just love skin time with them cuddling and relaxing right now while I type. I just can't believe how busy it is at the hospital. Definitely limit visitors if you can. I thought I was limiting them by allowing just our immediate families and even that is overwhelming between all the breast feeding, diaper changing and nurses coming in and out wanting something or another just when you think you have a second to take a bite of food or a break.

Sorry the pics is so big. Didn't have time to resize!

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  • Congrats Momma. So happy for you that your LOs are here and that things went as well as it did.
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  • Congrats!  They are cute!
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  • Congratulations!!

    They'd be cuter if they were wearing Blue and Maize, though.  :wink:

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  • They're beautiful!  And I LOVE their outfits... we are Spartans also, and somehow I never noticed that you're in GR!  We're in the greater Lansing area and were just over your way on Sunday to pick blueberries : )

    Congratulations!!

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  • Congrats! They are beautiful!
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    Congratulations!!

    They'd be cuter if they were wearing Blue and Maize, though.  :wink:

    Ha! This exactly!! 

    Just kidding mama - they're adorable!!!

    Congrats!


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  • Congrats!  Happy to hear the babies are doing so well.  They're adorable!  My DH would love those outfits :)
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  • Congrats!  They are precious!
  • They're gorgeous.  Congrats.
  • Congrats!  Happy to hear the babies are doing so well.  They're adorable!  My DH would love those outfits :)
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  • Congrats, I'm glad everything is going so great, they are just adorable!
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  • Congratulations!
    fraternal twin boys born january 2009
  • Congrats! I am so happy for you that they are healthy and happy and nursing well. Yay!!!
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  • Congrats... What cutie pies. 
  • Congrats. They are very cute and I love the outfits.
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  • Congratulations! Glad everything went so well.
  • Congratulations on your two adorable babies! Glad to hear all went well!
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  • They are soooo cute!!  I love their names, too.  Congratulations! 
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