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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]

Viral video captures the incredible bond between twins

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A French nurse posted a YouTube video that captures the tight bond between twins. The nurse is demonstrating a bathing technique that she uses for relaxing newborns, but it’s not the stream of warm water that’s got people watching this video. The t… [Read More]

Good news for San Francisco parents: Muni becomes more kid-friendly with new stroller policy

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When San Francisco mom Jessica Franklin had her twins over a year ago, she and her husband were forced to buy a second car because the city’s rigid baby stroller policy on public transportation made taking the bus or train nearly impossible. In the p… [Read More]

Miracle twins give Bay Area parents best holiday gift ever

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Less than 1 percent of twins share an amniotic sac in their mother’s womb. The situation is rare and risky and some 20 percent of what are called monoamniotic twins die, often because the umbilical cord becomes entangled, cutting off the blood and fo… [Read More]

NorCal woman breaks Guinness World Record with heaviest triplets

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A Northern California mom gave birth to triplets that weighed a combined record-breaking 20 pounds. Someone please get this woman a prize, a drink, an extra set of hands? “Twenty pounds is no joke,” points out CBS Sacramento. “That’s the same w… [Read More]

Courteous parents of twins placate plane passengers by handing out candies

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Any new parent knows to board a plane flight equipped with bottles, blankets, pacifiers, toys and any other gear to help keep their babies quiet. But should parents bring gifts for their fellow passengers as a way to say sorry for any noise their child… [Read More]