In vitro fertilization, which has been on the rise for some time now, generally uses a woman’s own eggs and the sperm of her partner to create a viable embryo. However, this is most successful in women who are under 35 years of age because, with age, eggs become less viable.
For the most part, couples who turn to in vitro fertilization are those that have had trouble conceiving a child naturally. Historically, the techniques used to impregnate involved transferring as many embryos as safely possible to increase the chances that one would take. However, with the advancements in technology, this is no longer necessary
Like most triplets, Ffion, Maddison and Paige are unexpected little miracles in the lives of their U.K. parents. However, these three beautiful babies are also a rare occurrence because they are identical.
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.
For triplets Emilie, Michael and Eva, the time they spent inside the womb was a critical one and at one point, their parents feared they would lose all three of their babies. But thanks to the world’s first blood transfusion procedure carried inside the womb on triplets, all three could be saved and are today absolutely fit.
The rate of multiple births have been on the rise for quite some time now, so it’s not surprising that many schools across the country have a set or two in their district, but a school district that has 23 sets of multiples is news worthy!
Rachael Udell, 31, and her husband Ashely Udell, 29, had been married for two years when they decided that they were ready to start a family. Before long, they found out they were pregnant. Soon after that, they discovered that they had naturally conceived triplets. They were overjoyed by the news. But it wasn’t long before their joy turned to fear.
Maritza Salinas, 35, is an unlikely math lesson. Each pregnancy, she has one more baby than she had the pregnancy before. She had her first daughter 17 years ago, then gave birth to her twin daughters, 15 years ago; and July 5th, she welcomed a robust set of triplet boys.
Any parent that has given birth to more than one child at a time can tell you that it is downright mysterious sometimes the way that the children experience things together. The Calladine sisters, triplets born 26 years ago, recently gave the world a beautiful mystery to talk about.
An Australian set of identical triplets are making news after it was revealed that the 3 sisters are expecting babies within three weeks of each other.
A Northern Portland woman has beat the odds and is expecting a rare set of identical triplets – all boys. And while naturally conceived triplets are rare, identical triplets are far less common. A variety of estimates, place the odds anywhere from 1:150,000-160,000 up to 1:200 million.
A childless Indian woman has become the oldest person in the world to have triplets – at the unbelievable age of 66.
Bhateri Devi and her husband Deva Singh, 64, are celebrating their arrival of their first, second and third babies nearly 44 years after getting married.