Little Miracles: Twins born 4 months early celebrate first birthday

Twins Jaxson and Cadence Moore just celebrated what their parents are calling a miracle: their first birthday.

Jaxson and Cadence were born on Sept. 23, 2015, in Portland, Oregon. They arrived 16 weeks early, weighing just over 1 pound.

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Doctors told parents Jourdan and Matt Moore that there was little chance of the babies’ surviving.

Happy one week birthday Jaxson Brave and Cadence Grace. You bring a whole new meaning to the word "mini" in #journeytominimoore but this mamma's heart is full of massive love!

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Now, they’re celebrating their first birthday.

"Doctors basically told us we should let nature run its course, that there was nothing they could do for a baby born at only 23 weeks old," Jourdan Moore told People. "But we weren't going to give up. And we didn't. And now look at them!"

This photo is from Thursday, but I'm holding her again now so the moment is similar. Both babies are on NIPPV, both had...

Posted by Journey To Mini-Moore on Sunday, October 25, 2015

Both babies are doing well.

Cadence was diagnosed with chronic lung disease and hypertension. She relies on a feeding tube to eat.

Jaxson is nearsighted and wears glasses.

Matt and Jourdan say the journey has only made their babies stronger.

“They are so loved and so wanted. They are our miracles,” said Matt.

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