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Sherri Saum Introduces Twin Sons John and Michael

08/06/2014 at 07:00 PM ET

After playing a mother of five on The Fosters for two seasons, Sherri Saum finally has a family of her own.

The actress and husband Kamar de los Reyes welcomed twins John Rubén and Michael Luís on May 13. Now, the proud mama is sharing the first photos of her sweet sons exclusively with PEOPLE.

“I love how they look at me,” Saum, 39, says of her boys. “I feel like they trust me, and in turn I feel like these little dudes are going to always have my back.”

For more on how the star has bonded with her babies, what’s next for her show and the words of wisdom executive producer Jennifer Lopez gave her, read our Q&A below. And catch Saum in The Fosters on Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family.

Sherri Saum Introduces Twins First Photos
Michael, Kamar, Sherri and John – Anamaria Brandt/BellyBabyLove.com

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Sherri Saum Welcomes Twin Sons John Rubén and Michael Luís

05/14/2014 at 09:15 AM ET

Sherri Saum Welcomes Twin Sons John Ruben and Michael Luis Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Sherri Saum is a new mom — times two!

The Fosters actress welcomed twin boys with her husband Kamar de los Reyes in Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 13, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Son John Rubén weighed 5 lbs., 7 oz., while his brother Michael Luís weighed in at 5 lbs., 15 oz.

“Everyone is healthy and strong and Sherri and Kamar are over the moon!” her rep tells PEOPLE.

After Saum, 39, announced she was expecting twins with de los Reyes, her Fosters costar let it slip to PEOPLE that the babies were boys.

In March, the mom-to-be was showered with love during a ladies-only get-together to celebrate the pending arrivals.

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Sherri Saum’s Pregnancy Style? Elastic Waistbands

04/13/2014 at 05:45 PM ET

Sherri Saum Pregnant GLAAD Awards Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

As she counts down the days until her twin boys make their big debut, actress Sherri Saum is squeezing in some last-minute study sessions.

“I’ve been reading Twins Sleep Training. I’m also going to read The Happiest Baby on the Block,” The Fosters star, who will welcome her sons in May, told PEOPLE at the 25th annual GLAAD Awards on Saturday in Beverly Hills.

As for staying in shape, Saum, 39, has been loving long walks. “My favorite thing is just the power of walking,” she explains. “I can only do 10 to 15 minutes now and light weights.”

She adds, “I still try to do something every day to feel active.”
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Sherri Saum Celebrates Her Baby Shower

03/31/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

The only men invited to Sherri Saum‘s baby shower were the two in her belly.

The actress, 39, had a ladies-only event in the garden of her Hollywood Hills home on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the upcoming birth of her twin boys.

Saum — who announced her pregnancy in January and is due in May — celebrated her soon-to-be bundles of joy with 35 close family and friends, including her Fosters costars Teri Polo (plus 6-year-old daughter Bayley) and Maia Mitchell and former One Life to Live costar, Brookyn Nine Nine‘s Melissa Fumero, at a baby shower designed by Silk Events.

“This was an amazing day with friends and family. These boys are going to be surrounded by love!” Saum tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Sherri Saum Twin Sons Baby Shower Lois Saum

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Sherri Saum: I’m Expecting Twin Boys

02/03/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

Sherri Saum The Fosters TCAs Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP

Sherri Saum may have wanted to keep the sexes of the twins she’s expecting a secret, but her costar Danny Nucci definitely had other plans!

While speaking to PEOPLE during the Television Critics Association press tour in January, The Fosters star revealed that Saum and her husband Kamar de los Reyes will welcome two baby boys in May.

“And Danny just outed the genders of the babies so thank you for that,” the actress, 39, exclusively tells PEOPLE with a laugh. “It’s a good place to out it though — they’re boys!”

The couple are currently “kicking around some names,” but are determined to keep their final decisions under wraps for now. “I just want to meet them first and see if the ones we’re thinking of match them. We’ll see!” the mom-to-be explains.

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Sherri Saum Is Expecting Twins

01/09/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

Sherri Saum Pregnant Expecting Twins Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

Shortly after Sherri Saum discovered she was pregnant, the actress got the surprise of a lifetime: she was expecting twins!

“Thrilled” to be having a baby together, Saum and her husband Kamar de los Reyes, who formerly starred with her on One Life to Live, went for a second ultrasound and were told some unexpected news.

“We were like, ‘Awesome — a baby!’ And then the next ultrasound the doctor said, ‘Uh … looks like there’s a freeloader in there hiding,'” The Fosters star, 39, told Access Hollywood.

“I was just in shock for about two weeks. My husband and I were like, ‘This is really happening!'”

Now five months along, the mom-to-be is anticipating the babies’ May arrival. “They say with twins they may come early, so I don’t know,” she says, adding that they know the sex of the babies but aren’t sharing.
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