Morgan and Bode Miller have some excitement ahead after a heartbreakingly difficult year
Just one year after tragically losing their 19-month-old daughter, Emmy, pro volleyball player Morgan Miller and her husband, Olympic skier Bode Miller, have some very exciting news about their family.
In an overjoyed Instagram post, the couple revealed that they’re expecting twin boys.
In the post, which features a series of photos of their four other kids under giant gold letter balloons reading “TWINS,” Morgan first talked about Emmy’s death in a tragic drowning accident, which happened while she and Bode were expecting their son, Easton.
“Losing a child while pregnant was the most confusing experience of my life,” she wrote. “The conflict of emotions from what was pure joy turned to guilt and terror overnight. How could I love this baby the way I loved Emmy? Was it okay to love this baby the way I loved Emmy?”
She continued, “But let me say this….I couldn’t have been more wrong. Easton provided us an even closer bond to his sister. The moment I heard his cry, something sparked back alive in my soul. Hope. Love. I’m not sure. But in that moment, I knew I was Mom and my kids deserved the world from me. Everything was going to be okay. My joy and grief could coexist. ”
And that’s when the big announcement came for Morgan and Bode.
“Now, I can actually say with joy and excitement that we are expecting identical twin boys. From the day I met my husband, Bode has always said he wanted identical twin boys born on his birthday. We are due on the lucky day/angel number of 11/11 which is not far off from @millerbode Birthday of 10/12. From the beginning of this pregnancy, we knew Emmy had her hands in this miracle somehow.”
This is a truly heartwarming event for a family that deserves this happiness so, so much.
The Millers have been pretty open about the tragedy they’ve been through. After Emmy died, both Morgan and Bode made it a mission to educate other parents about how terrifyingly fast and silent it can be when a child drowns. Anyone with a toddler knows that if you take your eyes off them for mere seconds, they can get into all kinds of trouble. And that’s all the time it can take for water to become deadly. Morgan and Bode have openly hoped their story will help other parents learn that dangerous lesson before it’s too late.
Morgan and Bode Miller deserve nothing but happiness, and this announcement has us so excited for their future. Congratulations to the Millers!