Heartwarming moment premature twin babies grasp hands

An Australian couple have filmed the adorable moment premature twin babies hold hands while lying on their father's chest.

Mum Anthea Jackson Rushford gave birth to Kristian and Kristiana 11 weeks before the due date, Nine MSN reported.

The babies weighed in at under a kilo each.

Video of the twins lying on their father's chest grasping hands has since gone viral on social media.