Kade & Kiptyn Hawkins


Kade & Kiptyn Hawkins

Although it seems like a distant dream now, getting the news we were pregnant with twins was very exciting! After perfect ultrasounds at week 20, we announced we were ready to get our little buckaroos on the ground – twin boys! My belly was growing daily and at 23 weeks and 1 day of this perfect pregnancy, I put my head down on the pillow, said my prayers, and went to sleep.

The next day, out of the blue, I started feeling odd pains and thought it may be what Braxton Hicks contractions feel like. I proceeded into the bathroom and when I saw a small bloody spot, I screamed for my husband Andy and we left the house without even grabbing my purse. We drove as fast as we could to the ER despite the snow and icy conditions on that late February afternoon. It was less than 1.5 hours from the first si