Settling in. Arie Luyendyk Jr. gave an update on him and his wife Lauren BurnhamNewborn twins after having to drop off their little girl in the hospital on Tuesday, June 15.
The 39-year-old former bachelor, who welcomed a son and daughter on Saturday, June 12, shared some videos of the couple’s first morning with their baby at their home on Wednesday, June 16, before sharing scenes. of her time in the hospital through her Instagram Story.
“She’s already the best older sister,” the racing driver captioned in a video of the couple’s eldest daughter, daughter Alessi, rocking her brother in a sink on Wednesday.
The 2-year-old girl caught a glimpse of her brother as she rocked him with her foot, saying, “Baby’s night.”
Burnham, 29, also shared a video of her little girl adopting her role as an older sister feeding the newborn.
“Okay boss,” he captioned the clip through his Instagram story with a crying and laughing face emoji.
Luyendyk Jr. shared the same video, joking: “Next, we train her to get up in the middle of the night and change diapers.”
The reality TV star then gave fans a glimpse into the “last days” of him and Burnham in the hospital following the birth of their twins.
“Here’s the baby, he spent only a few hours in the NICU,” she wrote alongside a photo of her son surrounded by tubes and machines shortly after birth.
The second photo showed her daughter with the same life support tubes. “Poor girl, she needed oxygen, but now she is much better,” Luyendyk wrote on Wednesday.
The proud father shared a photo of the babies, whose names have not yet been revealed, together a few days later “when they met” during a visit to see “little sister.” She ended her photo montage with a snap of one of her tube-free babies, calling the bundle of joy “such an angel.”
Luyendyk Jr. then held her baby in the NICU on Wednesday after stopping by the hospital for a checkup. He shared a video of himself rubbing her back as she slept soundly on his chest.
A day earlier, the Shades of Rose designer revealed that they were heading home from the hospital with their son, but not their sister.
“The little sister has to stay behind for now,” she wrote via her Instagram story on Tuesday. “I have never felt anguish like this. Please pray for our girl. “
The couple previously talked about their baby’s breathing problems on their birth vlog on Monday, June 14.
“Babies transition very quickly during the first 12 hours of life,” a nurse told parents as Burnham rubbed the newborn’s back. “Some babies need it for a couple of days. Depends. When the doctor returns and if you still need respiratory support for a few more hours, you may have a chest X-ray to better see what is happening. “
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