Hubber Babies!

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  1. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Woohoo! I'm a granny! Please meet Chloe Elizabeth (left), born at 12:32pm today and weighing in at 6lb 13oz. On the right is Cara Shea, born at 12:30pm and weighing in at 8lb 1oz.

    http://i25.tinypic.com/118gavb.jpg

    Mommy and babies are doing very, very well. And Granny is so proud she is about to bust!

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      fierycjposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats to you Grandma. I'm sure its fulfilling. smile

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      Writer Riderposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Awww...they're so sweet! Congratulations!

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations, they are beautiful smile

  3. frogdropping profile image83
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Ohhhhh woonderful!

    Big congrats to all concerned, especially mummy ... clever girl!

    smile

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    ralwusposted 9 years ago

    Well ain't that grand! Congrats on the lil cuties granny.

  5. Jane@CM profile image59
    Jane@CMposted 9 years ago

    Oh they are Beautiful!  Congratulations Grandma!!!!!

  6. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thank you, thank you! Now, should I be Granny, Grandma or Grammy? What to do, what to do....? smile

    1. TamCor profile image80
      TamCorposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations--they are BEAUTIFUL!  Twins...double the fun!big_smile

      I like Grammy, but then, that's what my grandson calls me--Grammy Tammy...lol...

      But I'm sure you'll answer to anything, right? big_smile

      1. lrohner profile image79
        lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        LOL! Yes. My daughter lives only a few blocks away, so I'm sure I'll be answering to many titles like Chief Cook and Bottle Washer for a while! And Grammy Tammy is hysterical!

        Thanks Tam and Ladybird!

    2. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
      Zsuzsy Beeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Oh Lrohner congrats the girls are gorgeous. But Wow 8lbs1 and 6lbs13 those are great sized babies for being twins...amazing.
      I like Gramzy  because that's what my first granddaughter called me first.

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      dennisemattposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      HAHA!!!!  smile  congrats!! Youll pick what you want to be called, but trust me...grandbabies make up their own minds. Mine call thier grandparents THE Gramps, and THE Gramsey.

  7. Vee Rose profile image60
    Vee Roseposted 9 years ago

    They're adorable!!!

  8. AsherKade profile image57
    AsherKadeposted 9 years ago

    they are HUGE for twins! That must've been a difficult and painful birth...glad she did well....you have a lot to be thankful for...

    1. lrohner profile image79
      lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Huge, YES! And she wasn't even due for 3 more weeks! Could you imagine! But their Mom was 10 pounds at birth, so I'm not too surprised...

      Thanks Asher and Vee!

  9. wrenfrost56 profile image78
    wrenfrost56posted 9 years ago

    Big congratulations! well done to mum. I think nan is nice.

    1. lrohner profile image79
      lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Wren. Nan. Nanny. Nanna. Hmmm, it's got potential! smile

  10. Ladybird33 profile image67
    Ladybird33posted 9 years ago

    Awesome, I am a twin and it's wonderful!  Congrats, you are blessed.

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    wordscribe41posted 9 years ago

    Congratulations, Irohner.  They are so beautiful.  I am a bit prejudiced, however when it comes to twins.  I have a pair of twins myself, and my nephews are twins.  Lucky you and parents.  It's a wonderful experience.  Very tiring in the first year, but well worth it.  Gorgeous girls.

    1. lrohner profile image79
      lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Wordscribe! Since you're experienced with twins, any advice for my daughter?

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        wordscribe41posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Sleep when they sleep, never say "no" to an offer for help, make big vats of meals so you can freeze the leftovers, TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF, get a double nursing pillow, join a twins mom club (they have tons of free items and lots of support), many big formula companies will give you free formula for twins (ask if you want link), and make sure you get a date with your hubby at least once every 2 weeks.  Most of all, enjoy, know it goes very fast.  It's such a precious time, I was just looking at old pictures of them last week.  Twins are a GIFT.  Congrats again.

        1. lrohner profile image79
          lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Wow! I am SOOO glad I asked! The double nursing pillow...I knew they existed and knew what they were, but not what they were called. Do you know where I can buy one for her? And although she plans on breastfeeding for the first year, I have serious doubts that it will continue past the first month or so. If you have a link for the free formula, please pass it along!

          My daughter lives just a few blocks away from me, and since I work from home I'll be able to be there when the twins are napping so she can get a DEEP sound sleep and not worry over a baby monitor. And I've got the cooking covered for a while.

          Thanks for all of the advice. Pass more along as you think of it! smile

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            wordscribe41posted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Twin Blessings makes a good one.  http://www.amazon.com/Double-Blessings- … B001P20VYM

            I used My Brest Friend for a while while they were still small.  I also borrowed a twin pillow from my Mothers of Multiples group for a while until I bought my own. 


            Proctor & Gamble (Pampers and Luvs) 1-800-543-0480 Call their customer service representative to receive a special, one-time set of coupons for parents of twins, including 2 free jumbo diaper packs (tell them which brand), 2 tubs of wipes and 2 coupons for money off of Dreft. Ask the rep. to transfer you to their automated line for their mailing list of newsletters and coupons. Supertwins have additional offers.

            Diaper Geenies are great:
            For Multiple births; Playtex will send you a coupon for a Diaper Genie for Multiple births.
            Call 1-800-843-6430. They said to call back from time to time because they run certain promotions at different times of the year.
            Mail the copy of birth certificate to:
            Playtex Products, Inc.
            In Care of Diaper Genie
            600 Mondial Parkway
            Streetsboro, Oh 44241

            For formula:
            Go to the Carnation website and sign up for Carnations’ Very Best Baby Program. If you are expecting twins or have them, you can send copies of your twins’ birth certificates, and you will receive six cans of formula.

            Could've been a hub.  In fact, that may be the next one I do.

        2. earnestshub profile image87
          earnestshubposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Wow wordscribe! You are not just gorgeous and bloody close to perfect.... that is real great advice! I went through this process with my twin GK's and the twin club is amazing. BONUS We get two identical boys 1 day older than our twin girls for sleepovers and of course the four twins have wonderful conversations and games that entertain we adults so much!Take care of yourself is good too.5 hours with the twin girls and their older brother who is now 5, and I am ready for bed! How do they get that much energy!!! I think I already asked you how you remove twins, but we never found a solution. Have you still got one attached to your leg? smile

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            wordscribe41posted 9 years agoin reply to this

            You flatter me so, Earnesthub.  They only become unattached from my legs when they have playmates over.  It's the only twinectomy procedure that works temporarily. 

            About the energy level, I am simply baffled...  They are wild, and feed off of each other.  Plus, they are very skilled at using teamwork to get things done.  Started when they were barely walking- hey, I'll push over the ladder and spot you if you get the Oreos. 

            Love them to death.  But, yes, I am quite tired most of the time.  smile

  12. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 9 years ago

    OHHHHH my Goodness!!!! (wondered where ya's been)

    How wonderful and sweet to read good news on here smile

    Congratulations and hugs to proud parents, thankyou Irohner for sharing your good news with us all !! smile


    Gorgeous names too !!! ooooaaaa how sweet they both look


    http://images.paraorkut.com/img/pics/glitters/b/best_grandma-2877.gif

    1. lrohner profile image79
      lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Kiwi. And boy, I'm pickin' up what you're layin' down about the 'good news' thing! smile

  13. Davinagirl3 profile image61
    Davinagirl3posted 9 years ago

    They are gorgeous.  Make sure you spoil them!!!

    1. lrohner profile image79
      lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Davina. Rest assured that spoiled they will be!

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    Janettaposted 9 years ago

    Oh my goodness, they are beautiful!!! Congratualtions, Granny!!! big_smile

  15. Kidgas profile image77
    Kidgasposted 9 years ago

    Absolutely adorable.  Congrats to you and their mother.

  16. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thanks so much, Janetta and Kidgas. I will pass along your good wishes to their Mom!

  17. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 9 years ago

    I just saw the precious ones! Oh how beautiful they are!!
    Heaps of congratulations [and good luck!]to all concerned, as a granpa of twins and a twin myself I go very weird over babies anyway of course, and twins?? wow, that is so wonderful!

  18. Misha profile image71
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Congrats Lrohner, and best of luck to them! smile

  19. Beth100 profile image72
    Beth100posted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Irohner!  And congratulations to the new mother and father too!  They are beautiful!!!  Good health and a happy life to the family!

  20. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thank you so much Ernest, Misha amd Beth.

    Ernest, any words of wisdom?

  21. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 9 years ago

    Absolutely precious and beautiful.  Congratulations to you, their parents, and the rest of your lucky family.

    http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc119/LadyTSJ64/thIts-A-Girl-Baby-Balloon-Bouquet.jpg

  22. Pearldiver profile image80
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    Wow Cool... Congratulations for helping to create perfection!
    These two are lovely...
    You will write lots of Hubs about them.
    Introduce them to writing early in the peace.
    Everyone will notice the beauty of your 'Book Ends' smile
    Love the beanies too. smile  Well Done.

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    Feline Prophetposted 9 years ago

    Such dolls! Congratulations! smile

  24. HubChief profile image78
    HubChiefposted 9 years ago

    tons of congratulations grandma...  It is wonderful to be one.

    I remember how my mother and mother-in-law were when i was outside labour room and hugging them and 3 of us jumping around.

    celebrations.. A very heartly congrats to you and your family on this milestone. howz parents doing?

    cool

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    isis_dreams2002posted 9 years ago

    congrats

  26. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thanks everyone! Mommy and Daddy are holding up well and should be headed home from the hospital with their new family on Saturday.

    Zsuzsy - Luv Gramzy! I think Gramzy it is!!

    WordScribe - Thank you so much for the input. I will be on the phone today for sure!

    Fiery - Hey, you could make a movie out of this. "Dances With Twins", "The Twins of Madison County", "The English Twins", "The Lord of the Twins". What do you think? smile

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      fierycjposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      The Twins of Madison County sounds Oscar material. smile so what's the plot, Mamma?

      1. lrohner profile image79
        lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Hmmmm...how about following the lives of twins who are professional bungee jumpers and practice on the bridges in, of course, Madison County? lol

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          fierycjposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Bungee jumpers! lol What a cool Grandma you are! Its got a dramatic feel to it. Twin bungee jumpers. I'm pretty sure nothing like that has ever been done in a movie. Ha!

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 9 years ago

    they are adorable you must be sooooo happy....

  28. manchito profile image59
    manchitoposted 9 years ago

    Gratz!

    Enjoy Every minute! Soon, they will be going to college! So embrace every moment from now on!

  29. darkside profile image78
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    Congrandmalations!

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      fierycjposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      brilliant.

  30. Shirley Anderson profile image68
    Shirley Andersonposted 9 years ago

    Irohner, congratulations!!!  How exciting, and how beautiful they are!

    I thought the same as Zsuszy that the babies are really good weights for twins.

    Glad that mommy, babies and grandma are all doing well.  smile

    Enjoy your precious little bundles.

  31. Eaglekiwi profile image78
    Eaglekiwiposted 9 years ago

    Irohner , just thought dont forget to print these good wishes pages off ,they will look great to do with  whatever you want , the list of creativety is endless...laminated , use in 'remember when ' capsules smile



    (I saved a newspaper printed on my sons BIRTH day and gave it to my son when he was older, he just loved it!)

    So add print to your 'to do' list ( and I bet its doubled(hehe) in size)

  32. charanjeet kaur profile image59
    charanjeet kaurposted 9 years ago

    Aww they are so cuddly and adorable, love them.
    Give my best wishes to both the parents, congrats on being a grandma. You must be feeling so happy.

  33. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thanks so much for the good wishes Darkside, Charanjeet, Shirley and Manchito!

    And yes Kiwi, great idea! Got the print thing already started! (Now if I could only finish those baby blankets I started....) smile

  34. Chris1|Chris2 profile image60
    Chris1|Chris2posted 9 years ago

    Aww, congrats!! They're precious!

  35. elainevc profile image60
    elainevcposted 9 years ago

    Congrats... they're so adorably beautiful smile

  36. Mac Mission profile image62
    Mac Missionposted 9 years ago

    congrates the babies are so beautiful

  37. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thanks so much Mac, Elaine and Chris! They are cuties, aren't they? smile

  38. Herald Daily profile image74
    Herald Dailyposted 9 years ago

    Hearty congrats, Irohner!  I'm sure you'll be having a lot of fun with those adorable new granddaughters.

  39. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thanks so much, Herald!

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    wordscribe41posted 9 years ago

    How are the twins, parents, and grandma doing today?  Anyone tired yet?  smile

    1. lrohner profile image79
      lrohnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Dad FINALLY went home last night and got sleep, as did Mommy. Thank goodness!  They were completely out of it yesterday!!!

      Chloe is doing just fine but Cara has been in NICU since yesterday morning. Three IV's, a feeding tube, and two tubes in her belly button -- one to pump glucose and another to draw blood. Yesterday morning, her sugar dropped suddenly and it took them about 12 hours to stabilize it at 26!!! It's a bit higher now, but only because of the constant glucose drip. They're running all kinds of tests, but have no idea what's causing the severe hypoglycemia.

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        wordscribe41posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Oh, no.  After my twins were born, my daughter Grace had hypoglycemia because I had gestational diabetes. 

        How stressful!  Hopefully they can get it all straightened out, Irohner.  You guys are all in my thoughts.  Let us know how it all pans out, okay?

      2. Jane@CM profile image59
        Jane@CMposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        OH no!  Keep us posted and I will keep her in my prayers.

  41. Epic Fail Guy profile image60
    Epic Fail Guyposted 9 years ago

    What?

  42. RooBee profile image92
    RooBeeposted 9 years ago

    Congrats - they are completely beautiful!! *smiles all goofily, smitten by the wee babes*

  43. lrohner profile image79
    lrohnerposted 9 years ago

    Thanks, everyone, for the good wishes.

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    wordscribe41posted 9 years ago

    How is Cara, Irohner?  When is the expected life flight travel?  Has she stabilized a bit?

  45. finsofts profile image38
    finsoftsposted 9 years ago

    Stay Happy..... best wishes for you....

 
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