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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The story of the rare birth of septuplets has gone viral on social media, with pictures of the babies shared widely on social media - wishing them a happy and healthy life.
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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.
EGYPT: A woman has given birth to a set of septuplets in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in what doctors termed C[pounds sterling]a miracleC[yen].
One of the current favourites is Sir William No Mates, who is clearly rather grand and is either one of identical septuplets or has simply never missed a meeting in living memory.
BOBBI McCaughey gave birth to the first set of surviving septuplets when her four boys and three girls were delivered by Caesarean in Iowa in 1997 after she had IVF treatment.
Regularly the news is filled with stories: first surviving set of septuplets! Woman gives birth to two sets of identical twins!
What's in between--roughly 2,900 miles--is flyover country: jigsaw-puzzle pieces scattered with thousands of dots that make news only when rivers overflow, twisters spin out of control, or shy Iowa seamstresses deliver septuplets.
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.