Premature twins born at just 27 weeks prepare for first day of school

A day we didn't dare hope for: Premature twins born at just 27 weeks prepare for first day of school Premature babies survived 20 blood transfusions between them, 19 weeks spent on oxygen and a meningitis scare PUBLISHED: 16:14 GMT, 16 August 2012 | UPDATED: 16:14 GMT, 16 August 2012 When twins Adam and Gemma Walker were born at just 27 weeks, they were so tiny their mother could hold them cupped in each hand.