About a week before the twins were born, Frank snapped my last pregnancy pictures in my super fancy, extra-large hospital gown. What can I say? I’m a trend setter! For anyone wondering why most of my smiles look so pained, all you need to know is that I had a scary cervix. A very, very scary cervix.
Then there was the morning of the twins’ birth. The first picture is of my mom and me and the second is of my mother-in-law and me.
Then, after wondering if Frank was going to make it to the birth – he arrived!! Hurrah! (note to self: pictures of me lying down are not the most flattering…)
After sitting around for about 90 minutes, the doctor determined that it was go-time!
After pushing for about 20-30 minutes, sweet baby Elliana was born:
And then just three or four short minutes later, sweet little Carrigan made her way into the world:
In just under an hour, our little family of two became a family of four! Mom holding Elliana and Dad holding Carrigan: