WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Call it a labor of love.
A set of twins delivered at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem on Tuesday are the heaviest set ever born in the state of North Carolina and possibly the second-heaviest set born in the United States during the last 100 years.
Hospital officials said twins Sean William Maynard and Abigail Rose Maynard were born to parents Joey and Erin Maynard, of Winston-Salem, via Cesarean section.
Sean William weighed 10 pounds, 14 ounces, and Abigail Rose weighed 12 pounds, 3 ounces â€“ a combined 23 pounds, 1 ounce. Hospital officials said the twins are North Carolina’s heaviest ever.