July 30, 2016  

Celine Dion Gives Birth to Premature Twin Boys

October 25, 2010 (3:13 am) GMT
The 'My Heart Will Go On' hitmaker and husband Rene Angelil welcome the twins, who will spend a few days in neonatal intensive care because they were born premature, on Saturday, October 23.

is a proud mother for the second time. The Canadian singer delivered twin boys at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida at 11:11 A.M. and 11:12 A.M. on Saturday, October 23, her rep confirmed to People.

One of Celine's newly-born sons weighed in at 5 lbs., 4 oz. while another boy weighed in at 5 lbs., 10 oz. The rep further shared that the singer, her husband Rene Angelil and their first son Rene Charles Angelil "are thrilled" about the new addition in their family.

Although the twins were born healthy, they still have to spend the next few days in incubator because they were born premature. As for the babies' names, the rep revealed that Celine and Rene will settle it later. "Celine is resting now and they plan to discuss what to name the boys when she wakes up," the rep explained. "Rene Charles has been to the hospital to visit his brothers and is just so excited they are here."

Beside Celine's rep, the "Power of Love" hitmaker's doctor, Ronald Ackerman, also shared the happy news through a press conference outside the hospital. The doctor revealed that the delivery, which was done via C-section, went as expected and the twin boys were both born with a good amount of hair.

Celine had been trying hard to conceive for the second time after giving birth to Rene Charles in January 2001. In early May this year, Celine finally confirmed that she was expecting the babies after having her sixth in vitro fertilization treatment as well as acupuncture.

More Celine Dion News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Morgan Freeman Eyed to Join Disney's New 'Nutcracker' Film
  2. Get Your First Look at Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent on 'Supergirl'
  3. Taika Waititi Hints at Thanos' Connection to 'Thor: Ragnarok' in New Photo
  4. Lindsey Vonn Accidentally Flashes Underwear on the Red Carpet
  5. Rihanna Swarmed by Her Fans in 'Goodnight Gotham' Music Video
  6. Tony Parker Welcomes Second Child With Wife Axelle Francine
  7. Candice Swanepoel Bares Baby Bump While Posing Completely Naked in This Photo
  8. 'Sesame Street' Reconsiders Layoffs After Public Outcry, Actor Says