quintuplets


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quintuplets

Five babies born in a single gestation. Quins were once rare but since the introduction of fertility drugs that promote multiple ovulation they have become more common.
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According to John Elliot, the Phoenix-area perinatal specialist, if a typical pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks, the average gestation for quintuplets is only 27 weeks and that's for women without complications like Amy.
The birth of the quintuplets did not only bring joy to the family, but doctors.
Kuldeep gave birth to the all- girl quintuplets at a time when Punjab and neighbouring Haryana are struggling with a poor sex ratio.
Flora and Verity Sharpe with Blodwyn the ewe with her rare set of quintuplets at the National Trust-run Arlington Court
TYRE, Lebanon: A 24-year-old woman has given birth to quintuplets at a hospital in the south Lebanon city of Tyre.
Zaghal said the mother had conceived by implant and that the five newborns were the first set of quintuplets born at the hospital, adding that the mother and babies were receiving special care by the supervising medical staff.
Gamache discovers that Constance, 77 years old, was in fact Constance Ouellet, the lone surviving member of quintuplets who had become world-famous upon their birth in the time of the Great Depression.
Top vet Neil McIntosh, of the Abbey Veterinary Group, in Renfrewshire, it 's very said: "It can be a tricky business getting a ewe to accept another's lamb so it's good to hear these very special quintuplets are thriving.
The babies were the first set of quintuplets to be delivered at the hospital.
Akbar Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News the quintuplets were normal and their mother was also in good health.
If Buddy Guy had quintuplets with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, the result would probably sound a lot like a Ton of Blues.