Tobias, born at 9:11 a.m. – 2 lbs. 8.5 oz., 14.37″ long (Baby B in utero)

Eleanor, born at 9:12 a.m. on Nov. 22 – 2 lbs. 5 oz., 15″ long (Baby A in utero)

Callista, born at 9:13 a.m. on Nov. 22 – 2 lbs. 7 oz, 15″ long (Baby C – ninja baby! – in utero)

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PB&J were born when I was 28 weeks, 1 day.

Toby is on a ventilator but was down to 65 percent oxygen the last time Rob visited.

Eleanor and Callista are only on CPAPs for some extra breathing help.

You can call me Bessie, because my first attempt at pumping produced 19 mL of milk. Seeing as they’ll start the babies on just part of 1 mL, I already have a stock saved up!

Your thoughts, prayers and well wishes are beyond appreciated. We’re all doing well, but we have a long, long road ahead of us. Continued prayers would be awesome!

(oh, me? I’m doing pretty well. I’m sore but not in much pain. My c-section went amazingly well – no blood transfusion necessary. I hear they’re going to try to get my up on my feet tonight. Owie! But I’ll do it. I’m a champ, just like my three gorgeous babies.)

(oh, Rob? He can’t stop grinning and staring at his bracelets that claim the babies as his. He’s been to see them several times. To say he is a proud papa is the understatement of the century.)

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165 Responses to Introducing ETC, formerly (but probably always) PB&J

  1. Della330 says:

    Congratulations to your family. The babies are all beautiful and I hope your NICU stay is short and uneventful! I’m curious – what are the babies’ middle names? I’m 33w with a singleton and we’re stumped on boy names, so I’m exploring any and all names of new babies!!

    I’m also a c-section mama — take care of yourself and let everyone help you!!

  2. Veronica says:

    Precious babies! Praying for speedy recoveries for all of you!

  3. t.bird says:

    omg- lovely babies!
    congrats! and many prayers :)

  4. Lynn/PA says:

    Congrats! Found you from the best blog site…and what perfect timing! I will definitely keep you marked as a favorite! Congratulations!

  5. Megan says:

    My heart lept when I saw this post and I am so thankful that they are all doing well. Congrats mommy on making it so long! Now the next adventure begins! :)

  6. Allisonjd says:

    Congratulations!! they’re beautiful!

  7. Allison says:

    What beautiful gifts! Praying for their strength!

  8. Oh my gosh! Congratulations on three absolutely gorgeous babies! I will definitely keep all of you in my prayers. They are so precious!

  9. Annalien says:

    Wow, this came as a bit of a surprise! Congratulations! So tiny and so absolutely perfect! They are beautiful. Praying that the road ahead is not too bumpy and that they will grow and thrive. God bless! (I love their names.)

  10. HOLY SHIT! I go out of town for a few days and come back and you’ve had your babies! Oh, Jenny, this is SUCH wonderful, amazing news! I am So elated for you and Rob and your little babies. They’re precious and such beautiful miracles. I am in awe of your strength through all of this (and for blogging so soon after giving birth! :))!

    I’ll be thinking of you. Please e-mail or DM me if you need anything at all. I’d love to be able to help out in any way. xo

  11. Jodi says:

    Congrats!! Enjoy every minute! They are precious. Praying for all of you!
    God Bless!

  12. Linda says:

    Congratulations on your beautiful babies! I have followed your blog for several months & also just gave birth to triplets in October! I will keep all of you in prayer & think of you often!

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