Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony to introduce Max and Emme tomorrow

03/19/2008 at 12:50 PM ET

JlomarcHave you been waiting on pins and needles for the first look of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s twins Max and Emme?  Wait no longer.  The three-week-old twins will be introduced in the new issue of People, to debut online Thursday morning at 7 am.

People editor Peter Castro spent the weekend with the couple and reports that the 38-year-old mom is in heaven.

She described it as the most magical time of her life. She said you know what you can win an Oscar, you can win a Golden Globe, and you know as an ambitious artist you strive for those things but when you have a kid, all of that is irrelevant.  I mean this is what is most important to her. As she said, ‘As a woman this is the biggest thing that can happen to me.’

Continue reading to find out how the new parents are managing and Jennifer’s opinion on her postpartum weight loss.

Peter revealed that Jennifer gained approximately 45 to 50 pounds during her pregnancy, but she doesn’t mind the weight gain at all.

She wanted to do that because she had twins and she wanted to get those twins big. And they were almost 6 pounds when they were born. And right now, yes, she’s lost a lot of the weight, but she is no rush to lose all of it.  She is enjoying motherhood and that is what she is concentrating on.

Even though the couple do have help in their home in the form of two nurses, they enjoy taking care of their new arrivals themselves.

I have to tell you even though they have two nurses, they do a lot of the work themselves. They are up until 6 o’clock feeding the babies, taking care of the babies.  They do not want to leave them, they are so attached right now.

Jennifer embraced her pregnancy and part of that is due to the fact that she didn’t believe it was ever going to happen.

It had been so long and she was trying so hard to get pregnant that she did not believe the first results.  So she sent an assistant out and said, "Get me two more pregnancy tests."  She took a second one, she took a third one.  All positive and she still didn’t believe it.  Finally Marc said ‘You got to look at the evidence here, you’re pregnant."  And they both started crying.

Source: People

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Lisa on

I can’t wait to see them. I’m so happy for Marc & Jennifer.

Lissette on

cant wait to see the babies! and I’m looking forward to the interview.

m. on

yay finally we are going to get to see them.
i bet they are beautiful as their mom.

Heather on

Can’t wait!

Amanda on

I can’t wait, I bet they are super cute. One question though, aren’t the brother and sister on Dragontales name Max and Emmy? Thought that was a funny coincidence.

Mila on

I’m so happy for them !! can’t wait to see the twins.

lisas on

i cant believe how great she already looks, have u seen her? she’s glowing.

elidh cross on

i wonder if she is brestfeeding or useing formula And if the nurses are wet nurses

Laura on

Does anyone know what their twins’ middle names are?

Thanks

Sarah’s note: They have not released them.

Sarah on

Is it true their names are Emmelina and Maximiano? I am sure they are beautiful and precious and I’m truly happy for Jennifer and Marc!

Sarah’s note: All they’ve announced are Max and Emme. Maybe we’ll find out more tomorrow!

Marla on

i can’t wait to see the babies. i must add, though, that i HATE it that the interviewer even brought up weight loss and that CBB linked it to a more in depth article. the woman just had HEALTHY twins after a long struggle to conceive. and, it was only 3 weeks ago. my god, give her and every other new mom a break, please.

Sarah’s note: We have to link to the source.

Carrie Jo on

I am sooo looking forward to seeing pics of her babies! I bet they are just precious! Of course, what baby isn’t?

Nikka on

I can’t wait neither. I’m going to buy People when it comes out. Is it this friday? I dont know how fast after online release it comes to the news stands.

Sarah’s note: Yes, Friday. Maybe tomorrow in major cities.

Ashley Cook on

Although it is none of my business, it bugs me when people are like “they are Sooooo hands on” most likely if you have two nurses that you are paying you are not doing a lot of hands on.. There is nothing wrong with having the nurses, but, I think it unfair and not realistic to exaggerate how much they are doing, they may be up at 6am, but I doubt they are up the countless times that TWO newborns are up.

terri on

I bet they are up every minute those babies are up. I think having the nurses around is just for precaution and advice for the most part.

Can’t wait to see the little ones and I’m soooo happy for Marc and Jennifer.

Sadie on

“Although it is none of my business, it bugs me when people are like “they are Sooooo hands on” most likely if you have two nurses that you are paying you are not doing a lot of hands on.. There is nothing wrong with having the nurses, but, I think it unfair and not realistic to exaggerate how much they are doing, they may be up at 6am, but I doubt they are up the countless times that TWO newborns are up.”

I agree to an extend, I think most celebrities greatly exaggerate the amount of time they actually spend parenting. However, I’m going to try to look on the positive here and say that I’m glad they are at least acknowledging that they do have help, with is more than most celebrities do. So that’s a step in the right direction.

Laura on

I hope we’ll find out soon!

Mandy M on

LOL I find it funny they have posted the exact time online they will be released…is this a first? I know a lot of people will be on People.com hitting refresh🙂 I hope the site doesn’t crash!

Sarah’s note: It is! But they gotta make their $6 million or whatever it was back!

Renee on

Sadie, I have to ask but why are you on a celebrity baby blog if you disagree with how some raise their kids.It sounds like you have it out to make all celebrity mothers seem like bad parents which isn’t fair.

AJ on

I actually laughed while reading this. They are up at 6am feeding their babies? UMMM…how about 2am 4am? If they are soo “bonded” and “happy” why are they being so selfish? Yes Jennifer and Mark. Please make sure you get your beauty rest. No need to get up with your infant twins that you “wanted” so badly. Just get the baby nurse to do it. It just makes no sense to me why woulnt they want to wake up with their new babies? That is all part of parenthood. God I would have felt so guilty if I had done that to my child. Just my opinion.

Ellen on

Is that a new requirement, Renee? Readers must agree with anything a celebrity parent does to come to this site? Didn’t get the memo on that one…..

Anyhoo…..I’m excited to see the pics of the babies. I expect they’ll be adorable. If they have the $$ to spend on the nurses, and that makes them feel comfortable, then by all means have nurses around. And I agree, being honest about it is better than bragging about hands on when you’re really not 100%. And who knows…maybe they really are there for advice…short-term and not full-time. Though, if they are full-time employees, then I’m sure they do more than advise.😉

Renee on

Ellen I didn’t say that. I just pointed out Sadie seemed to be negative on her posts. I don’t agree with everything celebrity parents do but I recognize that they are human just like us and no one is perfect.

Xan on

I know I’m clueless and haven’t been following, but is the baby girl “M” or
“Emm-Y”?

Sadie on

“Sadie, I have to ask but why are you on a celebrity baby blog if you disagree with how some raise their kids.It sounds like you have it out to make all celebrity mothers seem like bad parents which isn’t fair.”

It’s rather odd to me that you don’t think people should come to this site unless they agree with everything on here, considering you have a problem with my comments and yet you obviously keep reading the comments. Perhaps you should take your own advice and stop reading the comments since you don’t agree with all of them.

I’m really confused as to why my comments matter so much to you. But since they matter enough for you to monitor the things I say on this site I’ll respond to your post: It is not a requirement of this site that you must agree with everything the celebrities do in order to be here. I’m not a celebrity worshiper, plain and simple, some of the things they do I agree with and some I don’t. If that’s a problem for you, oh well. I’m not going to blindly worship someone just because they’re famous, and I’m not going to write glowing, gushing reviews if that’s not how I feel. It’s really getting out of hand the way some people feel the need to play “comments police” and lecture other people about not being positive enough.

brooke on

Can’t wait to see the babies, and jlo must be thrilled. Marc too, but these are jlo’s first kids and she has wanted it for awhile, so she has to be over the moon. The name emme is so cute, these kids will be dressed awesome with a mom like jennifer lol.

Renee on

Sadie, I don’t want to get it in with you. You can post whatever you want to. I never said you couldn’t. I just happened to disagree with you.

FC on

I’ll be looking forward to seeing the preview cover tomorrow, and getting my mag on Friday in the mail.🙂 Knowing me, I may want to take them home with me. I’m sure Jenny Lo wouldn’t mind…;)

CelebBabyLover on

I cannot wait to see those cuties! As for the comments about whether or not J-Lo and Mark are hands-on are how hands-on they are…I’m surprised that everyone seems to have over-looked something very important: J-Lo may very well be breastfeeding the twins. If that is true, then it’s a pretty safe bet that she, at least, is up when ever they are (unless, of course, she’s pumping and sometimes has Mark or the nurses give the twins a bottle).

Anyway, I am guessing that the nurses are only temporary. I know quite a few other celebs have mentioned having baby nurses during those first few months after birth (Sheryl Crow and Julia Roberts are just two examples). J-Lo and Mark may hire a nanny or two later on, but I’d be surprised if the nurses are a permanent arrangement.

All of that said, it just occurred to me that, if Emme is pronounced “M”, then her full name (Emme Muniz) sounds a bit like “Immunize”.

Sarah’s note: Just to be totally clear, Marva, (the Moder twins and Wyatt’s baby nurse/nanny, wasn’t just for a few months – she stayed with the twins for 2 years, and is still watching Wyatt.

Kimberly S. on

I think it is great for them and I wish them the best. My boy and girl twins just turned 4 and it has been a busy , trying and blessful 4 years. My husband and I did it all on our own without the aide of family or two nurses. I remember some friends dropped by food on day three after we got home and been so grateful as it was the first time we had eaten since we got home.

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