septuplets


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septuplets

Obstetrics Seven babies born at the same time to the same mother. See Higher multiple pregnancies.
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Doctors had suggested that it would be impossible for the septuplets, who were conceived after their mum took a fertility drug, to survive past their first birthday.
Ali's wife, Ghazala Khamis, gave birth to the septuplets at a hospital in the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Alexandria on Saturday.
In 1997, on "Good Morning America," when Snyderman was ABe News' medical correspondent, during an interview with a mother of septuplets she mentioned a procedure called selective reduction, or the abortion of one or more embryos in multiple pregnancies, a procedure often carfled out to improve the chances the others will be born healthy.
SEVEN SUPER SEPTUPLETS The world's first surviving septuplets made medical history in November 1997 when they were born to Iowa parents Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey.
D'Arcy had a transcript of a report Snyderman had done for ABC in 1997 about an Iowa woman pregnant with septuplets.
Season Show 1997-1998 Rewind (comedy starring Scott Baio) 1998-1999 Hollyweird (drama starring Shaun Cassidy) 1999-2000 Manchester Prep (3 episodes made, ultimately repackaged as a direct-to-video sequel to Cruel Intentions) 2000-2001 Schimmel (comedy starring Robert Schimmel); Michael Crichten project 2002-2003 The Grubbs (13 episodes made; comedy with Randy Quaid and Carol Kane) and The Septuplets (drama) 2003-2004 The Ortegas (6 episodes produced); because the season isn't yet over series could possibly still make it to air before the year is over--but not likely.
The intense attention the McCaughey septuplets received.
They come to her as twins, triplets, and septuplets, whole alphabets swimming inside her.
An example of in-kind consumption without charge would be baby-care products sent to the parents of septuplets by publicity-seeking manufacturers.
Medical and nursing teams typically practice for unusual but expected situations, such as the birth of septuplets.