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Mom attacked for photo of twins with sarcastic signs answering strangers’ questions

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I REALLY wanted to leave these signs on the pram today. As a twin mum, you get asked a series of questions/hear a series of statements EVERYTIME you go out. I know most people are coming from a great place and are just curious however many can be quite… [Read More]
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Baby born ‘pregnant’ with twins

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It’s extremely rare for a baby to be born pregnant and occurs in only 1 in about 500,000 births. Now, a new study is bringing new attention to this unusual condition. In the February issue of the Hong Kong Medical Journal, Dr. Yu Kai-man, a speciali… [Read More]
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U.S. twin birthrate soars due to increase in use of fertility treatments

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Have you noticed more double strollers being pushed around town? That’s because more women are giving birth to twins in the United States. The number of twin births increased by 76 percent between 1980 and 2009 and the latest stats from the Centers f… [Read More]
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Woman who didn’t know she was pregnant gives birth to twins

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An Iowa woman has a story right out of a television sit-com. When Shelby Magnani of Ankeny went to the hospital for a piercing pain in her stomach she was surprised to learn she was pregnant. Making the plot line even more intense . . . after the docto… [Read More]

Irish miracle baby survives miscarriage and two abortion pills

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An Irish mother was heartbroken after miscarrying six weeks into her pregnancy last July. A few weeks later, after undergoing an exhaustive series of medical exams and taking the the abortion pill twice, Michelle Hui, 31, learned she had been pregnant … [Read More]
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Best friends at birth: Rare set of twins born holding hands

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An Ohio mom received the ultimate gift on Mother’s Day. She held her newborn twins. Sharing an amniotic sac and placenta, the twins were born with a rare condition  and have been breathing with ventilators since they were born via Cesarean section l… [Read More]

Parents decide to keep conjoined twins together

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This week a Pennsylvania couple decided to skip a surgery for their conjoined twins as the newborns were unlikely to survive the separation. Michelle Van Horne and Kody Stancombe of Indiana, Penn., felt the best thing was to keep their boys together. .. [Read More]

Fourth baby a big surprise for mom expecting triplets

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A Mississippi mom was feeling relief after delivering triplets via Cesarean section when the doctor said, “There are more feet.” Doctors told Kim Fugate, 42, she was having three girls, so the fourth one was a total shock. Fugate had numerous ultra… [Read More]