The dialogue in ROTJ: Luke: "Leia, do you remember your mother? Your real mother?" Leia: (shrugs) "Just a little bit. She died when I was very young." Luke: "What do you remember?" Leia: "Just images, really... feelings." Luke: (pressing) "Tell me." Leia: (sighs) "She was... very beautiful. Kind, but... sad. Why are you asking me this?" Luke: "I have no memory of my mother. I never knew her." And, in the book, Leia recalls a time of fleeing, of "hiding in a trunk". I think that Anakin will never know of Padme's pregnancy. They are somehow separated before she can tell him (or he can find out), and consequently, he will not know of the twins at all. Granted, he will come to know of Luke following ANH, for the Skywalker name will be touted through the galaxy after the Death Star's destruction--Luke Skywalker is, after all, the hero of Yavin. And it's an unusual name, hence Vader's pursuance of Luke. I also think Obi-Wan is responsible for whisking Luke to Tatooine (whether or not he makes a stop at Dagobah remains to be seen, but I think Luke's remark in ESB makes a heavy case for that). Leia's remarks in the ROTJ film and novelization suggest that Padme takes her to Bail Organa. In the novel, at the tail-end of the Wicket rescue scene, Leia recalls Bail and his wife. It is common knowledge that Leia is officially adopted, and since Luke is asking her to speak of her "real" mother, not her foster mother, I can only assume she speaks of Padme. Although it seems that she loses her foster mother soon after as well, as Bail is obviously a widower come ANH (see radio play). And Leia's remarks suggest that Padme will die there--hence "she died when I was very young...". I highly doubt that George will keep Padme pregnant for any great length of time in EP. III, not unless he wants to create 4+ hour epic, and since he seems uncomfortable with sexuality to any great degree, I doubt George will dwell on the birth much either. In fact, I expect not to see it at all, and it will be shown more like Obi-Wan pacing outside the room like a nervous father or something. But if Leia's memories are considered, it suggests one of two things about the separation. --Either the twins remained with Padme for a year or so, and then were separated, which seems dangerous to me, unless Anakin were somehow certain she was dead, which I doubt, as these two have a pretty great attraction, and he would somehow know. --Or, the twins are separated immediately (as Leia has no memory of Luke), and Padme considers Alderaan her sanctuary, hidden within the great palace, her daughter safely and officially adopted, which allows Padme to remain for a couple of years. Although, I expect something very horrid must occur for her separation from Anakin to happen, and for her to die of grief, as she's not supposed to be the milk-and-water type of person. Maybe she leaves Alderaan for some reason, and is killed... Either way, Padme is fated to die when Leia is very little, regardless. But then again, George could completely ignore all this evidence and just do it any way he sees fit. God knows he's done it already with 3PO and R2(there better be a memory wipe coming or it's not going to work, Georgie!). Hope this makes sense! Noon is too early to be functioning on a Tuesday!