‘The View’ Co-Host Abby Huntsman and Husband Jeffrey Livingston Welcome Twins

By Tiffany Meier

“The View” co-host Abby Huntsman and her husband Jeffrey Livingston just welcomed twins— a boy and a girl.

“Ruby Kate and William Jeffrey came into this world last night bright eyed and beautiful,” Huntsman wrote in an Instagram post on June 6.

“Couldn’t be more in love and thankful for a smooth delivery,” she added. “The human body is truly an amazing thing. So are the amazing doctors and nurses who make it all possible.”

The 33-year-old gave birth to the twins in New York City on the evening of June 5, People magazine confirmed.

The talk show host “The View” also shared about the exciting news on Twitter: “THEY’RE HERE! We’re excited to share that @HuntsmanAbby gave birth to a healthy boy and girl last night and everyone is doing well! Meet Ruby Kate and William Jeffrey—congratulations to mom, dad Jeff and big sister Isabel!”

Huntsman told People magazine her daughter was born first.

“Ruby came first at 5 pounds and 12 ounces,” she told the magazine. “She is a sweet, very calm baby.”

“William is 5 pounds and 4 ounces,” she said, adding that he “came into the world wide-eyed and ready to raise havoc.”

“Both babies are long like their parents—19 inches,” the co-host said.

Huntsman also shared the news on Twitter.

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the biggest space in your heart”—Winnie the Pooh, she captioned the article by People magazine.

The twins have a big sister, 18-month old Isabel Grace.

Huntsman announced she was pregnant with twins on “The View” in January.

“We are pregnant, my husband and I. And we’re having a girl… and a boy,” she said on the daytime talk show.

She also shared that while she was shocked when she found out she was having twins, her husband had an even more dramatic response.

“My husband, by the way, fainted in the doctor’s office when we found out,” Huntsman said. “I was sitting there, my feet in the stirrups with the robe on and [he] passes out and he’s got two doctors on him, wiping his face with cold towels. And then they bring in a box of chocolates and [are like,] ‘Honey, you’ve got to take some sugar.’ I look over and I’m like, ‘Are you serious? You aren’t delivering these things!'”

At the time, she also opened up to People magazine about some of her fears with the pregnancy.

“I knew something was different this time,” Huntsman told People magazine. “I was actually worried that something was wrong with this pregnancy because I felt sick immediately. I was sick with Isabel, but not until about eight weeks, so I was worried something might have been wrong.”

“When I went to the doctor I was, if anything, just concerned about it. Now, looking back, it makes sense, because I think the hormones were triple what they would normally be.”