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Famed Quintuplets Fight One Last Disappointment

Two surviving Dionne sisters are fighting for their childhood home

(Newser) - When five identical baby girls were born 83 years ago in Canada, it was a global event; the one-in-a-billion birth, not to mention first known survival past birth, drew tourists from near and far to the tiny town of North Bay, Ontario. And the provincial government, declaring the parents unfit... More »

Woman Expecting One Baby Gives Birth to 5

She was surprised by the quintuplets

(Newser) - A 25-year-old Indian woman who went into labor Saturday despite being less than seven months pregnant feared she was about to relive the tragedy of delivering a stillborn baby that she went through two years ago, Stuff.co.nz reports. Instead, Manita Singh was surprised to deliver a set of... More »

US Gets 1st All-Girl Quintuplets

Babies are first female quintuplets born worldwide in 46 years

(Newser) - A recent birth resulted in a phenomenon never before seen in the US—and no, we're not talking about aliens. Danielle Busby welcomed the country's first set of all-girl quintuplets at the Woman's Hospital of Texas last Wednesday after becoming pregnant through intrauterine insemination. The babies—Olivia... More »

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