It is a world record for sure. Twins, Amy and Katie were born to mom Maria Jones-Elliott not few minutes or few hours apart but a full 87 days apart! Doctors say it is likely the first of its kind incident in Irish medical history.
Category: Multiple Births
Just one more turned into three more when Laura Partridge’s split and then split again creating identical triplet. A completely spontaneous event, the odds of having identical triplets has been pinned anywhere from 1 in 500,000 to 1 in 5,000,000.
If you’ve ever had an eight pound baby, you know just how difficult it is to carry and deliver a baby of this size. Sarah Chiad knows that experience times two after delivering twins, Hannah and Thomas, with a combined weight of 17 pounds, 8 ounces.
On Valentine’s Day, Tressa and Manuel Montalvo of Houston, Texas welcomed two sets of identical twins. Spontaneously and naturally conceived, the birth of the quads could be compared to hitting the parenting lottery.
To conceive quadruplets naturally, you have to beat one in 700,000 odds. Shontae Minor, 22, and Khristian Rohena, 34, one-upped those odds after naturally conceiving and giving birth to quads, despite the fact that Khristian had been diagnosed with a medical condition should have prevented him from being able to conceive children.
A Mexican woman who recently gave birth to sextuplets prematurely is now facing those odds and the entire world is watching, waiting and hoping for the best.
All families have some traditions that are passed on from one generation to the next, but for the Patrick family, the tradition seems to be giving birth to twins. As an interesting coincidence, from great grandparents to twin baby boys born recently, the family has had three sets of twins in four generations!
Sometimes when a couple can’t conceive they get creative, and that is exactly what Fernanda Medeiros did when she was unable to have a baby. Left infertile at 13, after her uterus was removed due to a health issue, Fernanda turned to her mom, Maria da Gloria, to help make her baby dreams come true.
Brittany Deen and her husband, Jason, were looking forward to starting their family. They’d already decided on one, maybe two children. But when they went to the ultrasound appointment, they discovered they were getting more than they’d bargained for.