7.29.2015

Eloise & James

I still can't believe my babies are here! They were 4 weeks old Tuesday.  I think I'm still in shock because it was so quick and sudden. My water broke at 11pm on a Monday and they were here less than 3 hours later (via c section).  I was 34 weeks 2 days, so they were immediately taken to the NICU after delivery. It was awful not being able to hold them right away. I had to wait until Tuesday afternoon to hold Eloise and couldn't hold James until Wednesday morning- due to them being hooked up to monitors and a CPAP machine.  I am so thankful that they are both healthy and home safe. James was in the NICU & progressive care unit for 8 days and Eloise for 17 days. So while they are 4 weeks old, I haven't even had both of them home for two weeks yet. 

I am so thankful to my family and friends for all of their help. It was terrible coming home without my babies and I couldn't drive yet, so I couldn't go visit just anytime. But my friends and family went out of their way to make sure they took me to the hospital daily, whenever I wanted, to visit. Once James came home, my sister would either stay with him so I could see Eloise or visit Eloise extra for me since most days I could only see her for a few hours. 

But now I get to spend all day (& night!) with them and I wouldn't change it at all. We are having the best time getting used to our new normal. I could stare at their cute faces all day...and pretty much do.  I am so lucky to all these two sweet peas all mine!

Now for a picture overload....


first time holding Eloise


first time holding James and first time holding them side by side

kisses for Eloise from daddy and first pic of the two of them together

one week old!

happy family of four

James ready for home!

 
last pic in the hospital! about to head home

home! my first picture getting to hold both of them

our whole world 



7.06.2015

they're here!

Our sweet twins, Eloise & James, arrived last Tuesday at 1:44am and 1:46am! I was only 34 weeks 2 days, so they are spending some time in the NICU.  We are so in love and over the moon excited.