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Old 01-08-2011, 06:18 AM
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Wow, what a great news. I so happy for this family!!! Congratulations to the couple!

Old 01-08-2011, 06:19 AM
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Congratulations to the whole family, and to Denmark! :)

This is great news!

Old 01-08-2011, 06:20 AM
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YES!!!! Boy & Girl as I predicted! Whoppeeee!

As for CP Frederik's attire - Blue for boy (Sweater) and red for girl (Pants).
I like the red...imagine if the pants had been pink!
Old 01-08-2011, 06:20 AM
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It iis really wonderful news. I was watching the news starting in the morning, it was really exciting. Especially when was known that prince will meet the press, so we could deducated, that she already has delivered two children. And then he came and announced it. Really nice and exciting morning:-)
Old 01-08-2011, 06:21 AM
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Congratulations! I wish for them all a long and happy life!
Old 01-08-2011, 06:23 AM
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Those are fine weights for twins! Mary must have grown them muchly in the last couple of weeks. No wonder she wasn't out and about much at the end! So, fourth and fifth in succession to the throne secured ...

And congratulations to the members who are listed as sharing the twins' birthday: lollettes, minx, Alicky, Emy1, Osipi, stefanpeterson (36), HRH Kanga (33), CasaNovaNova (32), Habibi Diali (31), Mira (28), sibdreg (23), Princess Carol (23), tamás (14)
Old 01-08-2011, 06:24 AM
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can somebody provide a english translation of the press conference...
Old 01-08-2011, 06:25 AM
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Thanks everyone for sharing the excitement especially those of you in Denmark keeping us updated

I'm off to bed now .
Old 01-08-2011, 06:28 AM
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Originally Posted by crownprincessrhey View Post
can somebody provide a english translation of the press conference...
From what I heard:

The medical team: it was almost a dream birth. They first heard from 'their patient' around 5 am; Mary's labour started spontaneously and she was well underway when she arrived.
Both children had full apgar score. The medical team seemed very pleased with the children's birth weights, said that for twins more than 2500 g is very good.
The head of the medical team said that yes, the 'official' due date had been end of January.

Frederik talked about how this was almost like becoming a dad for the first time again; the knowledge that now there were two little heart beating.

He started by saying that mother and children were fine - as was the father!

Official announcement from the the royal website (not yet in English)
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Old 01-08-2011, 06:30 AM
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Princess Mary has given birth to a boy and a girl ... congratulations.
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Old 01-08-2011, 06:30 AM
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An article from Politiken: Lykkelig Frederik: »Et mirakel gange to« -

Lykkelig Frederik. Et mirakel gange to - Happy Frederik: A miracle times two.
Written by: Elisabeth Astrup.

The CP-couple knew the sex of the twins beforehand.

"We are very relieved and overjoyed. We couldn't be more happy than we are this time.
It's such a big moment. Both twins have dark hair and they both sounded off. I'm very impressed by women and for what you can accomplish
It was close to being unreal. You stad there with the first one and mother has to keep working, and then a girl comes. It was crazy".

The family was delighted as well and he added:
"What I have been thinking about the most is whether this will go well. There are two little heart one needs to keep an eye on all the time".

As to whether they are going to have more children:
"I won't stand here and say anything about that. I have to include my better half in that".

- And with this there will be no further posts from me for a while.
Congrats to M&F from me as well.
Old 01-08-2011, 06:31 AM
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Originally Posted by crownprincessrhey View Post
can somebody provide a english translation of the press conference...
This just now on one of our news sites

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Old 01-08-2011, 06:31 AM
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Congratulations to Mary, Frederik and the rest of the family!! Can't wait to see the first few photos of the babies :)
Old 01-08-2011, 06:33 AM
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Prince Henrik has arrived to the hospital.
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Old 01-08-2011, 06:35 AM
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Wonderful news! Congratulations to the happy family!
Old 01-08-2011, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Terri Terri View Post
YES!!!! Boy & Girl as I predicted! Whoppeeee!

As for CP Frederik's attire - Blue for boy (Sweater) and red for girl (Pants).
I like the red...imagine if the pants had been pink!
Some more washing and they might turn pink! Lille pige (the little girl) will like that, won't she?
Frederik seemed to be quite serious at the beginning of the press conference, as if he was concentrating on getting the facts and numbers right. When he switched to English after being asked by an Australien journalist he started to laugh more and his joy and excitement started to really show.
Old 01-08-2011, 06:35 AM
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That was very first, I hope he called first to avoid any awkvardness. I mean, she has after all JUST given birth to twins!
Old 01-08-2011, 06:39 AM
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What FANTASTIC news!

Congratulations to the family!
Old 01-08-2011, 06:42 AM
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Congratulation to all the family, I'm very happy for both of them, wish all the best!
Old 01-08-2011, 06:42 AM
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Congratulations to the proud parents!

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