Frankie Bridge delighted followers by sharing snaps from her first meeting with her sister Victoria Cook’s newborn twins on her Instagram page on Thursday.
The former Saturday’s singer, 31, gazed adoringly at the two baby boys – named Sonny and Rafferty – who were wrapped up in blankets in a series of sweet snaps.
Frankie was joined by her husband Wayne, 40, when went to visit Victoria – affectionately known as Tor – after she returned home from hospital following the birth of her two sons last week.
Auntie Frankie! Frankie Bridge delighted followers by sharing snaps from her first meeting with her sister Victoria Cook’s newborn twins on her Instagram page on Thursday
Frankie joked that she was going to spoil her nephews by letting them go to bed whenever they want and always saying yes to their demands.
She wrote in the caption of the images: ‘The Auntie Code… Bedtime is whenever you want! … the answer is always YES!… and your Mum & Dad don’t always have to know … so in love already #auntie #twins #love.’
Frankie also shared a picture of herself cuddling one of the twins, which she captioned ‘Finally!’, suggesting their arrival was past Tor’s due date.
Sweet: Frankie was joined by her husband Wayne, 40, as she went to visit Tor after she returned home from hospital after giving birth to her two sons last week
Finally! Frankie also shared a picture of herself cuddling one of the twins, which she captioned ‘Finally!’, suggesting their arrival was past Tor’s due date
Blogger Tor announced the arrival of her babies in a sweet Instagram post earlier this week, after giving birth last Thursday.
The mother-of-two shared a snap of Sonny and Rafferty lay next to each other as well as a snap of herself holding them in a hospital bed next to husband James.
She captioned the snap: ‘Introducing…. Sonny Sandford Cook – 4.3lbs born at 17.22 Rafferty (Rafa) Ronald Cook – 4.8lbs born at 17.25. Thursday 8th October. The best things to happen in 2020 and totally worth the wait … so much love.’
Announcement: Blogger Tor announced the arrival of her babies in a sweet Instagram post earlier this week, after giving birth last Thursday
Tor has been candid with her fertility issues after previously speaking publicly about how she had suffered three miscarriages while trying for a baby.
In April 2019 Tor revealed she suffered her third miscarriage as she urged women to discuss their fertility struggles.
The freelance recruiter shared a selfie taken on the day she had surgery to end the process – as she spoke about her experience.
Praising her sister’s bravery, Frankie shared the post as she encouraged her followers to help and support one another.
Alongside a picture of Victoria she wrote: ‘My awesome sister @torsandford has decided to do something so far out of her comfort zone and I’m so proud…
Candid: Tor has been candid with her fertility issues after previously speaking publicly about how she had suffered three miscarriages while trying for a baby
‘She’s decided to open up about her troubles with miscarriage with the hope of helping others… it seems to be something people don’t feel like they can talk about…Yet so many have experienced…Are currently or will…
‘Keep up to date with her journey…Send support and share your stories… her aim is to help at least 1 person to feel understood… not alone and to get a very much needed conversation going. #sister #love #support #miscarriage’.
Tor bravely discussed her story with her 15,000 Instagram followers, sharing her selfie with the caption: This photo of me was taken last Friday, 29th March 2019. The day I had been in hospital for my D&C [dilatation and curettage surgery] to end our 3rd miscarriage.
Open: In April 2019 Tor revealed she suffered her third miscarriage as she urged women to discuss their fertility struggles
‘As you can see, anaesthetic clearly doesn’t agree with me, that shade of green is something else.
‘Since moving to Bermuda everyone comments on what a lovely life we have. We really do, don’t get me wrong, we are extremely lucky to have the family, friends and opportunities that we have.
‘However, since we were married in July 2017, we have been through 3 very different miscarriages.’
Family: Frankie and husband Wayne Bridge have two sons, Parker, five, and Carter, three. Tor married James Cook in 2017, and the couple relocated to Bermuda last summer
She continued: ‘I kept wanting to talk about them but the first felt too common, the second was just as we got to Bermuda and a lot was going on. The last just finished, we are more settled and its time we started to look into what could be causing them and I am ready to be open about this.
‘People still find it very hard to talk about and don’t realise how common a miscarriage can be. Over time I am going to share our stories and what happened.
‘I am doing this for people that have had, currently going through or might suffer from a miscarriage. To let them know that they aren’t alone. To share our story and how we have and are dealing with it.
‘I hope that even if one other person reads this, that it makes them feel better about it. I feel better talking about it and am looking forward to meeting a specialist and seeing what happens next for us. #miscarriage #miscarriageawareness #togetherforchange’.
Struggle: Since tying the knot in the summer of 2017, Tor and her husband James have suffered thee miscarriages and are currently speaking out about their struggles