Cindy Margolis, American Idol Baby News

Cindy Margolis, American Idol Baby News
Guy Starkman and Cindy Margolis
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07/21/2005 AT 02:30 PM EDT

Model and former talk show host Cindy Margolis and her husband, Guy Starkman, welcomed twin daughters on July 17, PEOPLE reports in its latest issue.

The premature girls, Sabrina and Sierra, were born through a surrogate mother in Maplewood, Minn., and weighed just over 4 lbs. each. They will remain in the hospital for a couple of weeks.

Margolis, 39, and Starkman, 34, chronicled their attempts to have a child through in vitro fertilization for a VH1 documentary series.

In other baby news, former American Idol contestant Julia DeMato, 26, and her fiancé, Jim Polches, an electrician, welcomed their first child, a boy, James Peter, July 6 in Danbury, Conn. They plan to wed next year.

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