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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]

Twice the fun: 1 in 30 babies born in the U.S. is a twin

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Walk the sidewalks of any hip urban enclave—San Francisco’s Noe Valley, Portland’s Hawthorne District, or Brooklyn’s Park Slope—and you’ll find yourself dodging double strollers. In these areas that attract the upwardly mobi… [Read More]