Mariah back home from hospital after contractions

Monday March 28, 2011

Her twins aren't due for a while yet. But Mariah Carey was rushed to hospital on Sunday after she started having contractions.

The singer - who turned 41 on Sunday - tweeted about how she almost gave birth on her birthday.

She wrote: "So #dembabies really wanted 2 celebrate with us/share the anniversary!"

"I started having contractions last night..went 2 the hospital. Finally they said I could come home after they got it under control."

"But they almost came on 3/27 - happy anniversary indeed!!! We have a few more weeks 2 go but - wow!!!: )"

Mariah married actor and radio host Nick Cannon in 2008.

The couple are expecting their first children - a boy and a girl - together.

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