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Glory Johnson Gives Update on Her Newborn Premature Twins: They’re ‘Doing Good!!!’

10/28/2015 at 04:00 PM ET

While her newborn twin daughters may have come a few months early, Glory Johnson is still overjoyed by motherhood — and keeping her fans constantly updated.

The 25-year-old WNBA star’s baby girls, Ava Simone and Solei Diem, entered the world on Oct. 12 at only 1 lb., 7 oz., each,  but were originally due in February.

In a new Instagram post, shared Wednesday, tiny Ava rests her head in a knit pink cap.

“The Babies are doing Good!!!” Johnson writes. “While sitting at the hospital, I find myself constant staring, trying to spot out any differences between Ava & Solei . . . In my last post, you can see that Solei’s hair is Very Dark, but I wonder what color Ava’s hair is going to be??? Black, Brown, or Blonde.”

The athlete, who took a season off during her pregnancy, added the hashtags “#MommyLovesYouSoMuch” “#KeepPraying” and “#KeepFighting.”

Courtesy Glory Johnson; Inset: Getty

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Glory Johnson Posts Cute Photo of Newborn Twins: ‘My Sweet Babies Opened Their Eyes Today’

10/23/2015 at 12:10 PM ET

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They’re keeping her on her toes already.

WNBA star Glory Johnson took to her Instagram account on Thursday to post an adorable photo of her newborn twin daughters‘ tiny feet nestled next to each other in their hospital bed.

A picture of Johnson with the word “Mommy” written across it can be seen hanging in the background, in front of the baby girls.

The 25-year-old Tulsa Shock player captioned the snap, “My Sweet Babies opened their eyes today!!! #AvaSimone#SoleiDiem #JohnsonTwins.”

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Glory Johnson Shows Off Her Stomach Days After C-Section: ‘Let’s See If I Can Bounce Back’

10/22/2015 at 12:00 PM ET

Glory Johnson is already working on getting back into her pre-baby shape — just days after giving birth to twins via c-section.

The WNBA star posted a photo of her stomach on Instagram Thursday morning, 10 days after welcoming her daughters.

“Let’s see if I can bounce back,” she wrote. “#CantLiftForSixWeeks #FingersCrossed #CravingAGoodWorkout … Who’s with me?”

But Johnson’s primary focus is on her baby girls: Ava Simone and Solei Diem were born Oct, 12, much earlier than their February due date. They were each 1 lb. 7 oz. at birth, and in an Instagram post about their births, the 25-year-old Tulsa Shock player wrote, “Born a little earlier than expected, I have no worries because these babies are fighters just like I am.”

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Glory Johnson Welcomes Twin Daughters Ava Simone and Solei Diem Several Months Premature

10/19/2015 at 12:15 PM ET

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Glory Johnson‘s daughters have made their debut — months early.

“Babies Ava Simone & Solei Diem arrived on Monday! Born a little earlier than expected, I have no worries because these babies are fighters just like I am,” the WNBA star, 25, wrote on Instagram Sunday, sharing photos of her baby girls’ hands and feet.

“We all know God makes NO mistakes and by his grace, everything will work out for the greater good. We will continue to trust God as they are in his hands. Continue to keep us lifted because there is sooo much power in PRAYER!!!”

Ava and Solei each weighed in at 1 lb. 7 oz. when they were delivered on Monday, Oct. 12, Johnson wrote. They were originally due in February. Further information about the girls’ health is not available at this time.

Johnson, who plays for the Tulsa Shock, announced her pregnancy in June, explaining that she conceived via in vitro fertilization with a donor’s sperm. She revealed the sex of the babies in August.
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Twin Girls on the Way for Glory Johnson

08/18/2015 at 12:05 AM ET

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Basketball player Glory Johnson, who is in the midst of a bitter split with wife and fellow WNBA player Brittney Griner, revealed on Monday that she’s expecting twin girls.

“#TeamBows,” the 24-year-old wrote in an Instagram post. “Blessed to be having 2 baby girls!!!”

Johnson and Griner, who wed in May, split just 28 days later — one day after Johnson announced that she was pregnant.

Griner, an All-Star with the Phoenix Mercury, subsequently filed for an annulment of their marriage, calling their union “a huge mistake,” but an Arizona judge denied her request earlier this month.
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Glory Johnson Is Expecting Twins

06/29/2015 at 02:00 PM ET

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Glory Johnson just scored the ultimate double-double.

The WNBA star announced she’s nine weeks along with twins while sharing a snapshot of her ultrasound Monday on Instagram.

“It’s not a surprise for me because this is what we planned for with the IVF cycle, though hearing their hearts beat for [the first] time was the most ASTONISHING thing I have ever heard in my ENTIRE LIFE,” she writes.

Johnson, 24, continues, “For 15yrs Double-Doubles came with hardwork and dedication … now I’ve been blessed by God to have ‘double doubles’ for the rest of my life!”

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Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson Expecting First Child

06/04/2015 at 08:30 PM ET

A month after tying the knot, the WNBA’s Glory Johnson and Brittney Griner have announced they are expecting their first child.

Johnson, a two-time All-Star for the Tulsa Shock, broke the news Thursday, posting a photo to her Instagram account that depicts a bun in the oven — or rather, an oven-shaped cake. “#SUCCESS #BLESSED #WelcomeToTheJohnsonGrinerFamily,” she captioned the image.

“It has always been a dream of mine to start a family with someone I love,” Johnson said in a statement released by the team ahead of the Shock’s home opener on Friday.

Glory Johnson Pregnant Expecting First Child Brittney Griner Courtesy Glory Johnson

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