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Elizabeth (left) and Natalie sleep together a few hours after they were born.
Courtesy of Andrea Pike
August 30, 2011 When Andrea Pike woke up from surgery from her C-section, she had no idea why so many people were there to see her. And then the story slowly came out.
August 29, 2011 Jeff Pike recounts his moments in the waiting room as doctors urgently operated on his wife, Andrea, after she had a C-section. At one point, a nurse said to him, "In times like this, we sometimes recommend that you call and have a family member here with you."
August 29, 2011 After Andrea Pike gave birth to her daughter Natalie, she had to get a C-section for Elizabeth. And that's when things took a frightening turn.
August 13, 2011 After two emergency surgeries, Andrea Pike gave birth to her twin girls, Natalie and Elizabeth on Aug. 3. It was what Andrea called a "terrifying" week for her and her husband, but she and the girls are healthy and recovering.
July 26, 2011 After two weeks of being in the hospital and on bed rest, Andrea Pike was feeling very much down in the dumps. But now, she says, things are starting to look up.
July 15, 2011 Doctors are trying to prevent Andrea Pike from having her twin girls too soon. The week she's spent in the hospital hasn't been easy, but she's trying to make the best of it.
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July 13, 2011 After being admitted to the hospital two days ago, Andrea Pike hasn't yet delivered her twin girls.
July 12, 2011 Andrea Pike writes in to let us know her twin girls are trying to make their entrance. So far, though, they've stayed put.
July 6, 2011 It's either because she has eight years of parenting under her belt, or because she has no clue about what's to hit her, but Andrea Pike says she isn't worried about welcoming twins into the family.
June 30, 2011 Andrea Pike tells her adopted sons that she hopes to love the twins she's having as much as she loves them.
June 27, 2011 After 10 years filled with fertility drugs, hope, despair, waiting rooms, tears, adoptions, miscarriages, painful diagnostic procedures, strain on our marriage and so much more, Jeff and I are getting to experience a new part of parenthood.
Andrea Pike, after the egg retrieval process during her in vitro fertilization process.
Courtesy of Andrea Pike
June 24, 2011 Andrea and her husband, Jeff, are expecting twin girls this summer.
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