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fyrebloom's Avatar fyrebloom 12:06 AM 07-26-2007
Babies born on July 22 at 5:15 and 5:16 am Via C-section (due to pre-eclampsia). Fiona was born first at 6lbs 7 oz and 20 inches long. Willow was 6lbs 10oz and 20 inches long. I'm feeling great and am recovering quickly. Both girls came out screaming their little heads off and have had alot to say since. Girls are nursing well and although they have lost alot of weight, one is starting to gain again. I expect that they'll both start gaining soon.

I'm happy about the c-section. They completely put the ball in my court and no one tried to strong arm or anything. We decided that since the pre-e was getting worse, labor had started and stopped twice and Fiona was still not decending that this was the least risky. I have two incredibly healthy babies and I feel both empowered and happy with my decision.

Here they are

chaoticzenmom's Avatar chaoticzenmom 12:11 AM 07-26-2007
Congratulations! Now the adventure begins Enjoy your precious babies.
Lisa
BoGiBoBo's Avatar BoGiBoBo 12:13 AM 07-26-2007
Congratulations!!!!! So happy to hear that all of you are doing well. I can't wait to see pictures!
Amy&4girls's Avatar Amy&4girls 12:22 AM 07-26-2007
Congratulations!! So happy to hear everyone is doing well.
Novella's Avatar Novella 01:21 AM 07-26-2007
Congratulations fyrebloom! (No wonder I haven't heard from you in the past few days) It warms my heart to think of those new baby cries.
DoomaYula's Avatar DoomaYula 01:47 AM 07-26-2007
Congrats! I've been thinking about you and the babies and wondering if you were birthing and I'm so glad to hear everyone is well. PICS PICS PICS!
LoisLane's Avatar LoisLane 01:49 AM 07-26-2007
Congratulations!!! My DH has a July 22 birthday -- nice, mellow, kind Cancers are great!

What beautiful names and (I am sure) beautiful girls. Congratulations to all of you!!
f&p'smama's Avatar f&p'smama 02:40 AM 07-26-2007
Congrats! I've been thinking about you & wondering how you're doing. Your situation was a lot like mine -- worsening pre-e and a breech presenting twin. And what big babies you grew! Good job mama!

I'm glad you're all doing well.
2+twins's Avatar 2+twins 02:44 AM 07-26-2007
Yay! Congratulations! I can't wait to see their pics!
fyrebloom's Avatar fyrebloom 02:56 AM 07-26-2007
Pics from the hospital in OP. Thanks for all the positive thoughts . I have ankles again, but seem to have misplaced sleep LOL
2+twins's Avatar 2+twins 02:58 AM 07-26-2007
TOO Cute!
wifeandmom's Avatar wifeandmom 02:59 AM 07-26-2007
Oh my goodness what precious baby girls you have!! They are just beautiful, not that you don't already know that.

The baby girl in yellow on the right must have been rooting for some of mama's milk in a couple of those pics and finding only her sister to nibble on. Too cute!
RightMama4's Avatar RightMama4 03:00 AM 07-26-2007
they are so beautiful!! congrats mama
SweetGoddess's Avatar SweetGoddess 05:28 AM 07-26-2007
Congratulations! Your girls are gorgeous!
christyc's Avatar christyc 06:29 AM 07-26-2007
They are too cute! Congratulations!
Aurie's Avatar Aurie 10:32 AM 07-26-2007
Absolutely adorable! Congrats to you!
MaterBum's Avatar MaterBum 12:46 PM 07-26-2007
Congratulations! And I'm so happy you feel empowered by your birth! They are gorgeous.
kirk_heidi's Avatar kirk_heidi 01:27 PM 07-26-2007
YAY!! Congrats and they are beautiful!
Free Thinker's Avatar Free Thinker 02:09 PM 07-26-2007
Congratulations!!! They are so cute!
1Plus2's Avatar 1Plus2 03:30 PM 07-26-2007
BEAUTIFUL babies with GORGEOUS names! Congrats, Mama and savor this time.
nethead's Avatar nethead 03:31 PM 07-26-2007
Congratulations your girls are beautiful.
*Lindsey*'s Avatar *Lindsey* 03:31 PM 07-26-2007
Congratulations, mama! Your girls are beautiful! I hope you're feeling and healing well.
mommymaemae's Avatar mommymaemae 06:02 PM 07-26-2007
Congratulations! They are gorgeous little girls, and so snuggly looking! So glad it went well!
3+2=5:-)'s Avatar 3+2=5:-) 07:15 PM 07-26-2007
AWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! How adorable. I got teary-eyed looking at those baby girls! My fave poses are #'s 2 and 4!! Fiona has such gorgeous eyes, and one of my favorite memories of my girls is when they would root against each other and suck on each others hands (or noses, lol!!) Precious! Heal quickly and enjoy those snuggly little girls!!!!!!!!
ohblueeyes's Avatar ohblueeyes 07:18 PM 07-26-2007
Congratulations on your beautiful, healthy girls.

So, so, glad you feel good about the birth too.

Enjoy your little treasures
michellyn's Avatar michellyn 07:56 PM 07-26-2007
They are so precious. They remind me of how little my girls were (6 lbs. 10 oz. 21", 6 lbs. 12 oz. 20.5"). Yours are a week shy of my girls birthday. Even with all the craziness of twins, I can hardly believe my girls are already almost 1! The year went so fast. Cuddle them lots!

Michelle G.
Ilovelife's Avatar Ilovelife 10:03 PM 07-26-2007
I'm glad everything worked out well! Your girls are beautiful & I love their names. Now for the fun part....!
torio's Avatar torio 12:24 AM 07-27-2007
Congratulations and good luck. Your girls are beautiful!
mumm's Avatar mumm 06:01 PM 07-27-2007
Congratulations!
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