“The ultrasound had only picked up 1 fetus, 1 heartbeat. After baby #1, I felt another huge contraction. The nurse said, ‘It’s probably the placenta coming.’ I was in shock. The staff was shocked. The likelihood of a baby hiding in the womb is extremely minuscule.”
Since her soldier husband wasn’t expected to return home from Kuwait for another few weeks, Cydney began typing up a text message for him with an update about their newborn twins. Meanwhile, she had no idea someone very special had just walked into the hospital room.
“The elevator going up to labor and delivery was right outside the ER door. I’d see pregnant women walking through the waiting room. It was a constant reminder of where I wanted to be. My second week at work, I happened to see my twin sister in the hall. ‘I’m going to the delivery of twin girls today!’ Later, I was assigned too. I met the mom. ‘Guess what?! I have something to tell you!’”