Twin one arrived by caesarean section at 3.37pm on Tuesday, 18th October 2011. Quite unexpectedly twin one was a girl! She weighed in at 5lbs 12oz and is beautiful! We named her Elizabeth Florence.
Twin two came along less than a minute later, weighing in at 5lbs 2oz. Another girl! We named her Anna Teresa and she is utterly gorgeous just like her sister. Pictures to come very soon!
Our family has grown - meet our new additions
They say a picture paints a thousand words. As I haven't yet got myself coherent enough to put together a wordy post for you I thought I'd share some pictures instead.
On October 18th, 2011 we welcomed our newest additions into the world. First came Elizabeth Florence at 3.37pm weighing in at 5lbs 12oz and measuring 50cm long . . .
. . . followed by her sister, Anna Teresa, weighing in at 5lbs 2oz and measuring a dinky 44cm . . .
Here they are shortly after birth, reunited and together.
As non-identical as can be.
And each one so very beautiful.
Elizabeth and Anna
Here is Anna at a day old . . .
Anna 1 day old
And her sister, Elizabeth at a day old . . .
Elizabeth 1 day old
. . . and then again at two days old . . .
Elizabeth 2 days
Anna 2 days old
Anna and Elizabeth 2 days old
The miracle of pregnancy and birth still amazes me. The discomforts of the last few weeks are already forgotten. We have once again been truly blessed and are deeply thankful for our newest, most precious gifts.
I hope you will continue to follow us over on our blog but this is the end of our pregnancy journal here on StorkNet. Thank you for following our journey and for all the emails and messages I have received over the last few months and thank you to Maribeth for allowing me to share our story with you.