S: Lucas & Mia Chen: Pregnancy - 35 Weeks
FC: Lucas & Mia Pregnancy - 35 Weeks | Twin Tigers
1: First Ultrasound | Mommy's dream came true on December 14, 2009 when she found out she was going to have twins! What made it even more special was the estimated due date of August 15, 2010 - Daddy's birthday! Mommy's 1st reaction was Are you sure it's not triplets? Just twins?" Mommy was scared for about a day at the thought of caring for two babies at a time but got over the idea and became very excited. Mommy had always dreamed of having twins since she was a little girl but never thought it would be possible. When mommy told daddy about the news he was very scared and said Oh my God. It took about a week for daddy to get used to the idea of having twins. | Mommy's belly at 37 weeks 5 days | Mommy's belly at 7 weeks 4 days | Mommy was up to 208 lbs at 37 weeks! | Baby A = Lucas Baby B = Mia
2: April 16, 2010 - We were told Boy / Girl Twins! | Doctor visit - Find out gender
4: Our special T-Shirt / Bib Collection for this pregnancy
5: Diaper cakes from Aunt Betty | Cake from Palermo's Bakery | Event: Baby Shower Date: June 13, 2010 Location: Maxwell Place 7th Floor Lounge
6: Emotional, teary Daddy holding our precious Twinkies for the 1st time! | Mia's little birth mark | Mia's footprints
7: We banked your cord blood | Lucas' footprints
8: Lucas Chen | 6 Pounds, 10 Ounces | 20 Inches | 12:40 pm | Hackensack Hospital, New Jersey | August 5, 2010
9: 12:41 pm | 6 Pounds, 13 Ounces | Mia Chen | August 5, 2010 | 20.25 Inches | Hackensack Hospital, New Jersey
10: Lucas was always a calm baby
11: Mommy bonding with Mia
12: Home Sweet Home
14: Best Friends Forever ... or NOT! | Above: Mia grins after Lucas pushed her | Below: Lucas thinks it's too crowded | Below: Special Twins Bond | Both want nothing to do with each other | Below: Lucas the caring big brother
16: the thinker | strawberry head | Funny face Mia | daddy's mini-me | Grandma swaddled Mia
17: Week 4 | You can lean on me
18: Mommy & Twinkies | I love you!
19: Fist Bump | When caring for boy/girl twins, whatever is clean will do... sometimes we just don't have the time to color coordinate... | The picture above says it all about their personalities: Lucas - calm & chill just like daddy Mia - easily annoyed & no patience just like mommy | Lucas in pink | Mia in blue
20: Celebration | Family & friends came to celebrate our 1 month party!
22: 6-7 Weeks | Need to hold their hands or they cry | Oops! | 1st time looking in mirror | 1st time washing hair | 1st sponge bath | They both love baths! | at week 3
23: Tummy time! | So Comfy! Although Mia hated tummy time! | Mad Face
24: Mommy's little Tiger | 7-8 Weeks
25: Lady M | Mamma Mia
26: 10 weeks
28: 11 weeks
29: True Twins | Daddy took Lucas' photo a week later yet Twinkies still made same exact pose.
30: Who's the LOUDEST Alarm Clock? Definitely Mia! | Bum
31: 10-11 weeks
32: Who are you? | We love bouncy seats!
33: Grandma and Grandpa love us | Mia | Lucas | Ella | Heidi
34: Yoly & Mia | Nanny Huang | We want to sleep but grandpa and grandma want to play.
35: Cozy in our crib! | 11 weeks
36: Exploring the world together | Keeping each other company | Lucas' fav musical toy | Playing footsies! | Keeping each other company
37: Lucas tasting Mia's hair | Mia likes to be swaddled | Caught in action! | On October 11, Lucas learned to pull his own hair and on the following day tried to pull Mia's.
38: My not so little sister! | Mia is one size bigger than Lucas; people often mistaken her for the older twin | Lucas practicing karate on Mia
39: Cute as a Button!
40: Partners in Crime | Best Friends! | 11 Weeks
41: At 11 weeks Lucas learned to turn 360 degrees in his crib by kicking in his sleep.
43: 12 weeks | Twinkie's 1st Halloween
44: We got visitors! Everyone wants to take picture holding us both together!
45: For our safety, daddy bought us the best car seats ($300+ each!) out there with extra big side cushion. Feels like First Class! | Week 13
48: Top: Mommy at 3 months. Bottom: Mia at 3 months. | Do we look alike?
49: Top: Daddy Bottom: Mia | Top: Daddy Bottom: Lucas | Mia is definitely a combination of Mom & Dad. Lucas looks more like the grown-up version of Dad.
50: 17 weeks | The Cutest Baby (1 of 2) in the World
51: 19 weeks | Below: Nanny Han claims baby girl clothes are shorter so a better fit for Lucas who is shorter than Mia.
52: 19 weeks
54: Top: How we took a nap at Dad's boss's holiday party. Right: Dad's boss, Mike demonstrating football hold position of carrying a baby
55: Our ride | Mia wearing Lucas' clothes thanks to nanny... | Weeks 17-18
56: Week 19
58: Twinkies 1st Christmas
59: A Christmas To Remember... | Dear Santa, we want 2 of everything!
61: 20 weeks | Princess Mia is a girly girl who LOVES pink
62: Never naughty always nice. Only Lucas can wear this shirt at this age. | Lots of toys for me to share with my little sister/best friend Mia! Love, Lucas
63: Week 20
64: Christmas Party at Uncle Jack & Aunt Andrea's home | Uncle Telin and Aunt Robin | Who's taller? Mia cheats by tip-toeing
65: Mia holding her own bottle | Sing-a-ma-jigs toys | Too bad Twinkies already passed out before opening presents
66: Week 21: Godmommy Chu Chu came to visit us!
67: Practicing tummy time together
68: Teething toy Sophie the Giraffe from Godmommy ChuChu | 21 weeks | Pugxi wants to play too...
69: The longest drool... | Wawa sitting on Lucas
70: Mommy was heartbroken to see Mia in such pain... | Week 22: Mia had reoccurring fever that wouldn't go away. A Doctor's visit turned into a 2-day hospital stay where she had to get IV injections and endure a bunch of tests.
71: Our brave lil tiger | Nurse couldn't find Mia's veins saying her arm was too chubby.
73: "You are so precious to me, sweet as can be, babies of mine" | Week 22
74: Week 22
76: 1st time in Bumbo seats | Week 22
77: Lucas doesn't want his hair combed
79: Week 23: 1st time playing in ExerSaucers although Mia quickly outgrew it because she's too tall.
81: Can you tell who is who?
82: Week 25 - Chinese New Year | With nanny Zhang
83: Emperor Lucas & Princess Mia
84: Sweet Cheeks | Week 27
85: My heart melts when you smile
86: The toy is mine! | Can I play? | Week 27
87: Twinkies doing tummy time together
88: We love to hold hands. | Best Friends Forever!
89: Week 27
90: Week 28 | Always love the bath!
91: Lucas loves to stick out his tongue. | Chubby Mia lying on mommy's bed
93: The first man a little girl falls in love with is her dad. | Daddy, I'm scared!
94: She will fill our lives with sunshine... And our hearts with love.
95: Week 28
97: Twinkies just woke up - Bad Hair Day | Week 29
98: Mia loves gadgets - just like Daddy! | Week 29
99: Lucas posing | Wawa likes to be the center of attention. | Getting too big for bumbo seats!
100: Mia loves the jumperoo! | Little ballerina in training
101: Week 30: Twinkies funny faces
102: 1st time using shower head. Lucas didn't mind water dripping on his face.
103: Week 31 | Mia didn't want to hold her sippy cup.
104: Week 31: Mia had to wear eye patch for about 2 months to correct her lazy eye. We also found that she had astigmatism.
105: Week 32
107: Week 32 | Lucas | Chen
108: Week 33: Daddy trying to take their passport pictures. <-- Wanted to pick the one below but can't show teeth so picked the one to the left.
109: <-- Wanted to pick the one below but can't show teeth so picked the one to the left.
110: Lucas' 1st time holding a balloon & liking it! | Lucas treating Mia like a princess by sitting on the lower seat & rubbing her foot
111: Week 33 Maxwell's Kids Party
112: Having a blast... | Week 33
113: Lucas' 1st time on the swing and loving it!!
114: Mia's 1st time on the swing | Mia was so scared and cried initially.
115: Then she loved it so much we came back again in the afternoon. | Right: Mia blowing her bubbles...
116: Week 33: Our 1st time trying solids - rice cereal! This is what happens when daddy feeds us. | Right: Mia eating her foot
117: Great Aunt Celia, Uncle Winston, and Aunt Michelle came to visit. | Aunt Michelle treating me like a puppet
118: Our little Sweetie | 1st time eating yum yum
119: Week 34 | rice cracker
120: Top: Hair clip overload | Left: Mia doesn't want to share her space with Lucas.
121: Aunt Debbie styled my hair
122: Mia & her friend Ling Ling | Mia wants to be the only bunny
123: Week 35
125: Week 35
126: Week 35: TWinkies had a play date with their friend Ling Ling who tried to take Mia's pacifier.
127: Above: Mia shopping for sunglasses. Right: Mia working hard to chew her rice cracker. Such a serious look!
128: A smile as sweet as spring | Mommy, do we have to share everything???
129: Week 35: 1st time at Day Care | Bright Horizons at Goldman Sachs | Left: 1st time riding the light rail | BIG welcome for the Twinkies