Lilypie - Premature Baby

Saturday, May 5, 2012

A Boys Day Surprise

For all my male classmates when I was in kindergarten, first and second grade in Hilo, May 5 was Boys Day.  Every year, colorful koi-shaped kites adorned their front porches, eaves or flagpoles above their house.  I always wanted some of my own, but my mom was too embarrassed because we weren't Japanese.  Finally, when I was 10 years old and we'd long since moved back to the mainland, she bought me a set.  I flew them outside our front porch, but, outside of Little Tokyo, no one in L.A. knew what they were anyway, so the kites didn't make me feel special.

What all this is getting around to is that I'm burying the lead...

And Boys Day won't be special in our house anyway, because...

WE HAVE TWO NEW BABY GIRLS!!!!

Please welcome Olivia Grace and Clara Joanna.

 


We awoke at 5:30 a.m. to a call from Dr. S -- I hastily grabbed a stray envelope and jotted down notes that don't make any sense to me now that I'm more coherent.

Then we received this email from her staff:

Dear Jason,


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We would love to greet you as God has blessed you with two very beautiful and lovely baby girls.

Your little princesses are so cute and We all are so happy for you as you have got the most precious present.

We wish that your beautiful angels will make all your dreams come true one day and they will add pride and honor to your name.

Please note their details as below:

Twin I

Sex - Female

Date - 5th May, 2012

&

Twin II

Sex - Female

Date - 5th May, 2012

They were born at 33 weeks, 1300 and 1700 grams each.  Both were breathing on their own, had good oxygen levels and no respiratory distress.  We'll call Delhi Newborn Centre this evening to speak with Dr. Gupta, and I'll write more about our happy day later.

Yippee!

31 comments:

  1. OMG OMG OMG!! I can't believe it, they are soooo cute, congratulations!! Glad to hear all is well with your 2 girls and looking healthy!! Cant wait for more updates :)

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  2. ConGRatuLaTiOns - hooray to your expanded family : )
    Beautiful names for beautiful babies.

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  3. Yahoo!!!!! This is wonderful news! Congrats to you! Please keep posting as you get over there to let us know how things are going! What a fantastic wake up call!

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  4. Oh you tricksters! HUGE CONGRATS!! YAY two beautiful and healthy girls!! You must be over the moon!! So excited!!

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  5. Congratulations guys! They look wonderful and it's so great that they seem healthy!

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  6. Congratulations and huge welcome to Olivia and Clara

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  7. Congratulation guys! So happy for you! Healthy and cute girls!

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  8. Congratulations to you both on this wonderful news!!

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  9. I'm so incredibly happy for you and your family! Your little princesses are just beautiful. I wish many blessings for you all!!!!

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  10. Oh my gosh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is AWESOME!!!!! (And I'm not just saying that because I could use some company in Delhi:)) If you want, I will try to use my veteran status in Pitampura to get a look at them and snap some pictures when I go over later today. Do me a favor and email me your last name and surrogate's first name (it seems to take them a bit to start identifying the babies by their actual names) at rastalesstraveled@gmail.com. So happy the babies are healthy and well. Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. Woohoo! Congrats! They are beautiful! Two little girls, good luck in 14 years. ha ha So So happy for you guys!

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  12. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    WOW
    Congrats guys!!!

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  13. Congrats, that's great news. Our twins, Joseph and Juliana, were in Delhi Newborn Centre. Dr.Gupta and Dr. M.K. Singh took good care of them. They are in good hands. We are still in Delhi but hope to be gone by next weekend.

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  14. Hey Boys what a beautiful family, Congratulations.

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  15. This is so wonderful Jason and Adrian. Congratulations on the birth of Olivia and Clara. Those names are beautiful. Cant wait to hear further news.

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  16. Can you hear me screaming CONGRATULATIONS all the way from Sweden?

    So much for making travelplans! Now, head over to Delhi to get your lovely babygirls in your arms.

    Wonderful news and very lovely pictures. I am longing for an update.

    So nice that they are fine, so small but still breathing on their own. Strong little girls...

    Love, Fredrik, Robert and Alwina

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  17. omg!!!!! happy and crying. our babies are due around the same time and was just thinking of you guys when i opened the site to see this.. see you in Delhi!!!!!congrats.

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  18. Congrats! Please contact us when you arrive in Delhi. We look forward to meeting you and helping with anything you need! Chad & Douglas

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  19. We are over the moon for you! Congratulations!

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  20. Just sending love from here in Australia ... xxxxxxxxxx

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  21. Such wonderful news!!! Congratulations!

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  22. Olivia and Clara look AWESOME for being so early! They must be strong, little girls! Super congrats, you two!!! Here's to the gaggle of girls being born around the same time! :-)

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  23. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Morgan and I are so happy for you both! We can't wait to hear updates!

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  24. Congratulations! Beautiful names. Enjoy. Glad to hear they are doing well.

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  25. Double congratulations!!! Your girls are so beautiful...may they bring you every joy :) Welcome Olivia and Clara xo

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  26. They are beeeautiful and love the names - Olivia and Clara. Perfect. Congrats...soooo happy for you guys!!!

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  27. WOW!!!! FANTASTIC NEWS!!!! CONGRATULATIONS...GIRLS ARE AWESOME!!!

    After all of the waiting and planning and more waiting, THIS IS WHEN IT ALL STARTS!!!! Now, go get to India.....

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  28. Congratulations!!!!! What beautiful names and pictures!!!!

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  29. Congratulations!! lovely photos x

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  30. Dear Jason and Adrian, Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful baby girls. Can't wait to meet you and your girls. Delhi Newborn will take excellent care of your little girls.

    Congrats again
    Avey & Vinay, Mia and Hari

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