Tomorrow the twinners will be 6 weeks old. I am constantly getting emails, texts, facebook messages etc. asking how things are going and how the babies are growing. I thought I would address the inquiries here.
The babies are growing like weeds. They are fitting into 3+ month clothing which isn't too surprising. Nixon and Cooper were born at 36 weeks and 4 days. The doctors and nurses were astonished that they were 21.5 inches long. That is incredible for twins, especially twins born that early. So in regards to their growth, they are huge! We are hoping for 2 BYU basketball players (look out Jimmer).
They are happy babies, very easy and calm. Yes they cry and get upset, but only if they need something. We almost have them sleeping through the night. They usually just wake up once to eat, and then sleep until morning.
I'm not really a fan of having Tommy help out during the nights. I don't think it's fair to keep him up when he has to go to work in the morning. And really, what can he help with while I'm nursing? So we have a great routine going... he sleeps in the guest room and on the weekends he takes the babies and boys in the mornings and lets me sleep in. It has been working great.
I think we have adjusted really great with the twins. Maybe it's because we have experience with babies. Maybe it's because our twins are easy going. Who knows, but we aren't complaining.