Matt Ryan Is a Dad! Falcons Quarterback’s Wife Discusses Complications of Welcoming Twins Boys

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and his mother Sarah welcomed twin boys into their family progressing this year — though stayed silent about a births until both babies were home.

Sarah common several photos of a newborns, who they named Marshall Thomas and John (Johnny) Matthew, on Instagram Sunday.

She also non-stop adult about a health concerns surrounding her pregnancy and a boys’ birth, explaining that a babies were innate 6 weeks after she was placed on sanatorium bed rest due to pregnancy complications on Jan. 9.

“It has been a prolonged and severe highway though it has all been value it,” Sarah tells PEOPLE exclusively. “Matt and we couldn’t be happier to have them home.”

Speaking with PEOPLE, Sarah says a integrate appreciates a public’s support and honour for their remoteness as their tour into parenthood starts — a routine Sarah discussed in her Instagram caption.

“They were tiny though tough and fought their approach by their time in a NICU to get clever adequate to come home,” she wrote of Marshall and John.

After 5 weeks in a NICU, their first-born Marshall was means to conduct home, and John assimilated him a week later.

“To contend that carrying Marshall and Johnny during home is a dream come loyal for Matt and we would be putting it mildly,” Sarah penned. “We are perpetually beholden for their doctors and nurses in a NICU who gave them a many implausible caring and will perpetually reason a special place in a hearts. We are so beholden for a family and friends who we couldn’t have gotten by this tour without. And we conclude everyone/all of we who checked in on us over these past few months. We so conclude it.”

She continued: “Now after a miss in posting we will be flooding your timelines with baby photos🤗 Exactly what we pronounced we would never do🤷‍♀️”

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Matt also common a post on Sunday, celebrating his new station as a dad.

“Welcome a boys Marshall and Johnny,” he captioned a array of photos, adding a hashtags #Family and #DadLife.

The Ryans, who both attended Boston College and married in 2011, announced that they were available twins in Nov with an Instagram post of a integrate holding onesies and station in front of a gold “2” balloon — that also happens to be Matt’s jersey number.

“Happy to announce we’re carrying twins!” a 32-year-old contestant captioned a image.

Sarah also shared a snap, writing, “It’s been a prolonged road, though Matt and we couldn’t be happier to announce that we are available twins! We are anxiously available their attainment in April. There’s only something about a series 2 in a house, we guess.”