“She is the strongest woman I know and I’m lucky to be on this ɪɴᴄʀᴇᴅɪʙʟᴇ ᴊᴏᴜʀɴᴇʏ with her,” the Former Bachelor wrote of his wife, Lauren Burnham
Bachelor’s Lauren Burnham and Arie Luyendyk welcome twins, a boy and a girl, and ‘momma and babies are doing great!’ . The pair, who wed in January 2019 after they met on his season of the Bachelor, also share 2-year-old daughter Alessi. Before , the couple shared the news that they would be having one girl and one boy in January with a sweet ɢᴇɴᴅᴇʀ ʀᴇᴠᴇᴀʟ video. Arie wrote: ” We are ᴘʀᴇɢɴᴀɴᴛ! We’ve known for a while and we’re trying to hide it.” The duo admitted how ‘difficult’ it was to keep it a sᴇᴄʀᴇᴛ, as they showed fans footage from their mother’s first trimester. Arie said:” Despite having to go through a ᴅɪFFɪᴄᴜʟᴛ ᴘʀᴇɢɴᴀɴᴄʏ, because of Fᴇᴀʀ ᴅᴜᴇ to ᴘʀᴇᴠɪᴏᴜs ᴘʀᴇɢɴᴀɴᴄʏ ᴄᴏᴍᴘʟɪᴄᴀᴛɪᴏɴs. But I am also really happy because I think it will be great”.
Despite all the ᴅɪFFɪᴄᴜʟᴛɪᴇs, the couple welcomed their lovely, healthy twins on June 11. The proud parents also took to social media to show fans their newborn twins. Arie shared an intimate image of his wife in a ʜᴏsᴘɪᴛᴀʟ gown and sᴜʀɢɪᴄᴀʟ ᴄᴀᴘ, looking happy as she cradled the babies in her ʜᴏsᴘɪᴛᴀʟ bed. Arie said: “I have never been more proud of my wife than I am now. She is the strongest woman I know and I am so lucky to be on this ɪɴᴄʀᴇᴅɪʙʟᴇ ᴊᴏᴜʀɴᴇʏ with her. 2/3 of my heart here right now. Today is bittersweet…we get to leave the ʜᴏsᴘɪᴛᴀʟ. But little sis has to stay behind for now. I’ve never felt ʜᴇᴀʀᴛʙʀᴇᴀᴋ like this. Pʟs ᴘʀᴀʏ Fᴏʀ our little girl.” Arie posted two photos in the ʜᴏsᴘɪᴛᴀʟ ʙᴇᴅ right after giving birth and smiling alongside the twins.
Arie wrote on Instagram: “We are proud parents of a healthy baby boy and girl!” Arie also shared snaps of Lauren holding their daughter’s hand, their newborn son sleeping peacefully and the proud father’s hand on their newborn daughter . On her own account, proud mom Lauren also posted a similar photo of herself cuddling with the twins and another heartwarming photo of the newborns sleeping side by side, their son seemingly like holding their daughter’s hand. She wrote: “Happy first week of life to my sweet babies. looking forward to double the diapers, double the feedings, double the snuggles. Can’t ᴡᴀɪᴛ to have you both home.”
Just two weeks later, the twins wereᴅɪsᴄʜᴀʀɢᴇᴅ and home in time for Father’s Day. The mother gave birth to twins less than two weeks ago. Lauren posted a photo of ʙʟᴀᴄᴋ ʟɪɴɢᴇʀɪᴇ and a ᴍᴀᴛᴄʜɪɴɢ ʙʀᴀ with the caption: “11 days pp… just a reminder that not everyone gets a flat sᴛᴏᴍᴀᴄʜ again after childbirth andsᴏᴄᴋs. all good. Proud of this full ʙᴇʟʟʏ even if we have to ask, ‘what could be in there?’ laugh out loud.”