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Old 07-03-2007, 06:59 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Maddy and Micky arrived on 6/27. Maddy was 6 lbs 13 oz and 19 1/4 in. Micky was 6 lbs even and 19 1/4 in. Maddy had some grunting/gurgling going on at first and was placed in the NICU with CPAP. She was back on room air after about 5 hours. Micky had no immediate issues.

I was released on Sunday. However both girls are still in the hospital due to ABO jaundice. This is something totally unrelated to early delivery or multiples in general. I dealt with it with two of my full term singletons.

They took the girls early because I developed pre-eclampsia. I am still having some issues with it. Funny how this whole pregnancy I worried something awful would happen to the girls and it was ME who got sick in the end.

Maddy: http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-8/1066055/Maddy.jpg

Micky: http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-8/1066055/Micky.jpg
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:14 PM
 
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Congratulations and welcome little ones! Your girls are absolutely gorgeous and such great sizes! Glad they are doing well and good luck recovering from the pre-e.

Welcome, welcome!!
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Congratulations! So glad that you and your girls are happy and healthy.

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Congrats!!

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Congratulations and welcome Maddy and Micky!

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Congratulations!! They're beautiful! I'm a twin so I know how much fun it will be for them!
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Congrats!

Wife of one and mom of five, including my HBAC twins!
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Congrats!

Heather, Army wife & Mama to M (10), J (9), L & S (my HBAC babies are 7!), N & R (5), and A (born 11/30/12 UBA2C)
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Congrats!! They are gorgeous!! I thought mine were good sized for 34w6d but yours are awesome sizes!! Good job mama!!
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Congrats! The girls are beautiful! You rest up and take care of yourself!

Lucia , Poly )O( Lactation Counseling mama lady.gifvbac.gifto 5 yo Goobersuperhero.gif and 3 1/2 yo MZ twins twins.gif Peanut and Sweetpea and 1yo Pumpkinbabyf.gif mmm placenta.gif
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Wow! They look SO healthy and alert! Way to go mama!
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Congratulations!
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Congratulations!! They are beautiful!

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Congratulations! Great sizes and they're beautiful!

Mama to four remarkable kiddos, all born at home.
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Congrats!

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Congradulations!!!

Mama to 5 boys, F (13), J(11), R&X (8), L (2) and growing baby 6 due in Feb 11!!
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Congratulations! They made it to excellent sizes for 35 weeks! Mine were 38.5 weeks (or more--my dates were unsure), and they weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. and 6 lbs. 12 oz.

They're both just beautiful, too!
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Congrats on your beautiful girls!

I dealt with ABO incompatability with all 4 of my kids too.

mama to Joshua (9), Lily (8), Jude (6) and Ava (6)

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Thank you everyone for your congrats!

They came home yesterday. It was a very long night last night as they kept waking each other. I finally fell asleep with both of them laying on me.

Here is their hospital pic:

http://www.growingfamily.com/webnurs...LID=7F6F6S9O9S
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They are soooo beautiful!

Mama to four remarkable kiddos, all born at home.
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They are so sweet! Congratulations and I hope they come home very soon!

Christine, mama to Daniel & Abby, 9 and Patrick, 4. Wife to a rockin' train engineer. Gluten and nightshade-free. Multiple kiddie food sensitivities.

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Beautiful babies! Congratulations.
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