All you need to Learn About Quintuplet Multiple Births


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A baby that is part of such a set is called a quintuplet and sometimes referred to as a “quint.” Though quintuplets and other higher-order multiple births (also known as super twins) are rare, the increased use of fertility drugs and assisted reproduction techniques has also brought an increase in these special types of pregnancies. Here’s all you need to know about quintuplets. Most likely, quintuplet birth take place by cesarean or C-section delivery and each child has a birth weight of 2 pounds and 12 ounces on an average. The quintuplets will be admitted to the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) for appropriate medical care until they reach their actual expected birth date.

A multiple birth is the culmination of one multiple pregnancy, wherein the mother delivers two or more offspring. A term most applicable to vertebrate species, multiple births occur in most kinds of mammals, with varying frequencies. Such births are often named according to the number of offspring, as in twins and triplets. In non-humans, the whole group may also.

Multiples higher than two are much less common: The same year brought only 3,755 triplet births, 217 quadruplet births, and 31 quintuplet and higher-order births. Older moms may be partially. Expectant mums carrying multiple babies can expect more monitoring throughout the pregnancy, although the level on monitoring will vary depending on whether the babies share a placenta or have one.

All You Need to Know About Quintuplet Multiple Births. Medically reviewed by Joel Forman, MD Genetics and DNA of Identical Twins. Medically reviewed by Joel Forman, MD What Are My Odds and Chances of Having Twins? Fact checked by Adah Chung Unique and Practical Double Cribs for Twins. The odds of conceiving quintuplets naturally is estimated to be about 1 in 60 million births.

Although you would assume that quintuplets would share the same birth date, this is not always the case. Sometimes, if there is a problem with one baby, the doctor may opt for a delayed interval delivery or iatrogenic asynchronous birth. Multiple birth, the delivery of more than one offspring in a single birth event.

In most mammals the litter size is fairly constant and is roughly correlated with, among other features, body size, gestation period, life span, type of uterus, and number of teats. Everything You Need To Know About Giving Birth to Multiples. by Mayuri Rajvanshi | November 20, 2018. Being pregnant with twins or more can not only multiply your happiness but also be a cause of increased worries.

If that’s the case, this article is for you. Know all about vaginal births, C-sections, and recovery after giving birth to multiples. The Granata quintuplets (born 1 June 1981, in Toledo, Ohio) were three boys and two girls conceived through the use of fertility medication and born at 28 weeks to Janice and George Granata.

They were named (in birth order) Britton, Nathan, Amanda, Heather, and Eric. Britton died of lung failure on June 3, 1981.

List of related literature:

See Additional Resources at the end of the chapter for websites that may be helpful for families having a multiple birth.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

You may also find it useful to consult websites and books about home birth for tips that other families have found helpful.

“Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth” by Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Judy Norsigian
from Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth
by Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, Judy Norsigian
Atria Books, 2008

Determinants of perinatal mortality and serious neonatal morbidity in the second twin.

“Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia E-Book” by David H. Chestnut, Cynthia A Wong, Lawrence C Tsen, Warwick D Ngan Kee, Yaakov Beilin, Jill Mhyre, Brian T. Bateman, Naveen Nathan
from Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia E-Book
by David H. Chestnut, Cynthia A Wong, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

If you’d like to learn more about what having multiples may mean for you before, during, or after the birth, get in touch with Multiple Births Canada (

“The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything In Between” by Ann Douglas
from The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: An All-Canadian Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything In Between
by Ann Douglas
Wiley, 2011

She gave me some Web sites to read and I learned about homebirth and hospital births.

“The Essential Homebirth Guide: For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home” by Jane E. Drichta, Jodilyn Owen, Christianne Northrup
from The Essential Homebirth Guide: For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home
by Jane E. Drichta, Jodilyn Owen, Christianne Northrup
Gallery Books, 2013

Additionally, highorder multiples are so small that even if they’re all head down before birth, one or more are likely to flip as soon as the first baby is delivered and the rest have more room, possibly necessitating an emergency Cesarean.

“Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies” by Mathew Miller, Sharon Perkins
from Dad’s Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies
by Mathew Miller, Sharon Perkins
Wiley, 2014

There and the other triplets surviving to delivery at 35 weeks was a normal separate chorionic triplet.

“Pathology of the Human Placenta” by Kurt Benirschke MD, Professor Dr med Peter Kaufmann
from Pathology of the Human Placenta
by Kurt Benirschke MD, Professor Dr med Peter Kaufmann
Springer New York, 2000

Falik-Borenstein, T.C., Korenberg, J.R. and Schreck, R.R.: Confined placental mosaicism: Prenatal and postnatal cytogenetic and molecular analysis, and pregnancy outcome.

“Pathology of the Human Placenta, 5th Edition” by Kurt Benirschke, Peter Kaufmann, Rebecca N Baergen
from Pathology of the Human Placenta, 5th Edition
by Kurt Benirschke, Peter Kaufmann, Rebecca N Baergen
Springer New York, 2006

Multiple births are more frequent among mothers who are older and for women in some racial and ethnic groups.

“Mastering 'Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect” by Joshua D. Angrist, Jörn-Steffen Pischke
from Mastering ‘Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect
by Joshua D. Angrist, Jörn-Steffen Pischke
Princeton University Press, 2014

Rayburn WF, Lavin JP, Miodovnik M, et al: Multiple gestation: time interval between delivery of the first and second twins.

“Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies E-Book” by Steven G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, Henry L Galan, Eric R. M. Jauniaux, Mark B Landon, Joe Leigh Simpson, Deborah A Driscoll
from Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies E-Book
by Steven G. Gabbe, Jennifer R. Niebyl, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

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  • So how is the twin gene created? Fantastic the mother inherited the trait but from the maternal line maybe? This video doesn’t do anything for me, honestly. And it isn’t the only.

  • It’s hideous that anyone would accuse them of wasting resources. They chose to have a second child and they were given 7. Even with fertility treatments, 7 is highly unusual. They went through the pregnancy knowing that some of not all could die during birth. The fact that they are all alive is a miracle. I feel bad for parents that want so badly to conceive and then are faced with multiple pregnancies that are extremely high risk. I would be an emotional wreck during the entire pregnancy if it were me.

  • Why they talking about someone taking up all the resources because they have a big family, you cant say seven kids is a lot, have any of you even seen the documentary of the family with 20 children?!

  • I have a fratenal twin we dont look the same we dont even look like broathers not the same height or weght, hair color eye color blood tipe etc

  • How is it that all of us in one family have had only singles and one person only would have twins and going back years their are no twin birth. Is that something that is normal we are waiting for another set of twin the set we have is 71. So no one has had any since or before them. How is that possible

  • bro for white people it’s so astonishing and rare but for Mexicans having a lot of kids/a huge family is normal. I mean look at our tios and primos

  • 14 weeks pregnant with fraternal twins, I’m shocked and kind of nervous because I really want it to be a healthy pregnancy and I want to make sure my babies are healthy… it’s my first pregnancy as well!

  • Having sex every day even during ovulation will not necessarily increase your chances of getting pregnant. I have been married for 6years now and nothing happen, I tried every way but all to no avail. Nothing that can make you feel more alone or stressed out than trying to conceive, though TTC can feel exhausting, frustrating and lonely. I want to thank God and also doctor Eddymon for putting a smile in my face, I conceive last years after I took the medication dr. Eddymon sent to me. The dr gave my assurance I am going to get pregnant within a month and it happened just the way he said it and now I have a baby of my own. I pray for everyone here looking for fruit of the womb, the same God that did mine will also do yours. In case you have the same problem and want to reach him on WhatsApp +2348128107710 or e-mail [email protected] feel free to add me up for more information Whatsapp me on +16143339063

  • En el Nombre de Dios PADRE y del Espíritu Santo inmunidad y sanidad cae ahora como lluvia sobre los terrenales.
    Dios PADRE y el Espíritu Santo  nos ama, nos sana, nos salva para vivir  eternamente en cuerpo y espíritu. PADRE mos multiplica los alimentos y vivir gratuitamente en la tierra..
    1 Solo Dios y Espíritu santo que se llama PADRE
    1 Solo PADRE Celestial y terrenal
    1 solo Salvador porque PADRE murió por nosotros 
    1 solo redentor porque PADRE nos atrajo a su resurrección  y nos creó con su Santa Carne, Sangre y Espíritu Santo. 
    1 sola familia porque todos los terrenales  somos hijas e hijos de Dios PADRE de carne de sangre y de Espíritu Por lo tanto somos hermanos /as.
    EL que llevó la cruz es nuestro Dios Padre que murió en la cruz para salvarnos a cada uno de nosotros.
    Es Dios Padre que resucitó de entre los muertos y estuvo 40 días más en la tierra, enseñando sus Santas Leyes para que  entremos a su Reino aquí en la tierra dejó consumada su salvación, y que ya no va ha regresar porque dejó terminada su obra. Y el de cuerpo, mente y espíritu, limpio podrá ver  a Dios Padre y sentir al Espíritu Santo. Pero nadie creyó, 
    El gobierno o Reino de Dios PADRE
    Leyes: Amar y servir a Dios Padre y al Espíritu Santo con toda nuestra mente cuerpo y espíritu.
    Amarse los unos a los otros como hermanos de carne de sangre y de espíritu.
    Los 7 días a la semana Dios PADRE los santifico.  En el Cielo si cumplen las Leyes del Reino de Dios Padre. Quien cumple las Leyes de Dios PADRE en la tierra?
    La Santa Cena de la nueva alianza Comer la carne y sangre de  Dios Padre, representado por el pan y el vino.por la crucifixión y por la resurrección de Dios PADRE:  Dios Padre nos atrajo a su crucifixión, y nos atrajo en su resurrección  y nos creó con su carne, sangre y Espíritu convirtiéndonos en sus  hijas e hijos.
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  • My mum is a fraternal twin with my uncle. Does anyone know if there’s a higher chance that I’ll have twins? Or am I no more likely than anyone else?

  • My mom have 3 Triplets girls in ’91s’ we are all identical. LaTeshia, LaKesha and myself. But LaKesha was a stillborn in die in ’91’. LaTeshia and myself are still live. We been 29 this year.

  • My Missus is pregnant with an identical twin B/G, we had to carry out several test to confirm this.. The Doc says its the first time he is seeing this? How is this possible?

  • i was pregnant with identical twins but had a missed miscarriage at 16wks5days. I am trying again to see if i can get the twins again that was my third miscarriage

  • So does it mean that in the case of monozygotic twins the number of chromosomes in zygote are doubled and then divide and then they grow independently ��…

  • Currently expecting fraternal twin boys! One has been hidden and finally showed himself last week at my 16 week checkup/ultrasound

  • Okay so me and my boyfriend are the type of couple that sets a future for us and we want 4 kids in the future XD. How should we get ready and is there any way to get quadruplets?

  • 13 weeks fraternal Twin boy’s, I was told 4/21/20. I shouldn’t be shocked the dad is a fraternal twin and his twin is a man. This is so weird.

  • I cant believe di/di does not automatically mean fraternal… theres still a 30% chance of them being identical separate sacs and placentas shouldn’t determine this. Eggs can split earlier on, this is what people that THINK their fraternal twins their whole lives find out they are infact IDENTICAL. Now there is a panorama testing that can tell you if your twins are Identical twins or not, even if Di/Di.

  • so is it common for a twin ( my mom is a twin) to have twins? i’m wondering because me a and my sister are twins and i’ve been told that it skip a generation is that true?

  • I hate these intros �� nothing personal but a “oh hello” signifying you didnt know “we” were here or the camara is recording.. great video though so much information can you do a video on how identical identical twins are, identical twins are an fascinating the same body diffrent mind how could there opinions be so diffrent from each other

  • I’m a fraternal twin �� Girl (myself) and boy (my brother). I think this is a wonderful thing, so much different than having a bigger or littler sibling.


  • When you say the egg carries all the good information while the sperm carries the genetic information, what does good information mean?

  • Did you know that fraternal twins are the most common type of twin? At high school, I have two friends who are seniors are fraternal twins, they’re boy and girl. I have a friend of mine who joked about they’re identical I said they’re fraternal ������

  • i have a question.
    if they are basically a clone of each other. how can one of the twins have a birth defect like dwarfism and the other not?
    that seems strange to me.

  • Oh my goodness all of their little legs sticking out from under the table has to be the cutest thing I’ve ever seen and when she announced there were five little babies growing in her tummy that little flicker of pride on that dad’s face so sweet. That mom looked so healthy pregnant too when I’m pregnant I look like the great pumpkin and I’ve only carried one at a time lol

  • Wow cute babies. I have my own kids but changing a nappy every hour, erm why would you do that, especially x 5? That’s a lot of nappies. I would never lay 5 babygros underneath one baby because I know how well babies can pee or puke!
    I hate to see bottles propped up for babies but I guess in this situation you don’t have a lot of choice unless you’re lucky enough to have grandparents on standby etc so you have to do what works for you all.
    Love the table set up x

  • WoW!!! Just, WoW!!!! Talk about taking on what YOU created no excuses; no “oh, WAY too many”; no BooHooooing scherking responsibility….NOPE. WoW!! Beautiful!! ��. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for demonstrating (not just giving lip-service) God in your Daily Walks through life. May God continue to bless you!! Thank you ��

  • These parents are treasures. They could literally turn their team work onto teaching companies and major corporations the true meaning of teamwork and thinking outside the box….later in life I mean, when they are not so busy, lol!

  • Am 13 weeks pregnant ( twins),and my scan shows my both babies had 1week difference and it termed as monochorionic. Is it possible.

  • This gives me hope. Hearing that they had fertility problems and miscarrages. And now have wonderful children. Im have problems and suffered 2 miscarrages i hope i can have kids someday

  • Oh that’s so sweet I have a twins I found it so difficult, well hats off to you guys may Allah bless them long life and bright future inshallah.

  • Did this man seriously just hang his babies’ bottles from a rope? That is such a dangerous choking hazard, and an absolutely irresponsible practice to promote in a video.

  • My big dream to get in future twins or triplets… May Dream comes true but naturally conceive..�� by the way, not me ha, my wife ✌

  • I’ve triplets and I enjoyed so much that I was like… I need more. But my wife’s like: no way. Then I was like: I wish they were 5 the first time instead of 3.

  • the majority have cross-eyes. 5:43 kills me that sucks, something must have happened or maybe someone shouldn’t have been playing god

  • mmm not sure where they get their numbers from..52 diapers a day, that means there was 7.5 changes for each baby a day. I had four kids and i would never change my kids almost 8 times a day. Why did they change them so often?

  • lovely family….just wondering if they really are the first…I remember 6 babies born in the 70’s or 80’s to a family in South Africa…the first in the world….they had tv ads…six Rosankovitz kids…that’s what they used to call them…what happened to them..

  • Nice story, except ya,LL should have named them the seven days of week. But instead you are the seven deadly sins and are probably who posses everyone to commit wrong doing. And only to do our best when married under grounds for divorce. That’s the worst sin that’s unforgivable and not measured.

  • So good to see how well these children have done. Many cheers to the parents, extended family and friends who helped them on this journey and the health care team too!

  • @ 5:30 Why aren’t you showing each of them? Hmmm. I wanted to see each septuplets and know more about them. I thought that was gonna be informative but you skipped the others.

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    -Demand change? Nope!

    Have less fvckin’ kids? Yep!!

  • I have a great gradma who is identical twin
    And i have a fraternal twin!♡

    But hes in heaven now
    And im stack at quarantine��

  • There’s always a critic & there’s always someone just waiting to cast their judgement & nasty comments..YOU’RE their mother & a pretty remarkable, courageous & strong one. Listen only to your instincts & maybe some positive advice from a trusted family member or friend.

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  • What I think she should say in a normal situation you can never have a girl and a boy for a monozygotic twin. Because it is possible, to have a boy and a girl if the monozygotic twin start with an abnormal amount of sex chromosomes and nature tries to rescue. And for example an xy and an xo develop. I am no professional but I am sure this is possible if you just think a bit further.

  • Omg! They were so cute as babies, now they are beautiful and handsome young women and men! ��������������������������������. What a beautiful big family, continue to keep God head of your household and you can accomplish anything because with God there’s nothing impossible for him to do, amen? AMEN!

  • I don’t know want to cut belly even tho it does not hurt cause they give you things really strong pill that won’t hurt when they cut it

  • I m one of the identical twin brother….. My mom was on in icu after our birth and she was low on heamoglobin.
    In our family it is heriditory, my cousins are twins, dads brothers are identical twins, my paternal grand father is also one of the twins

  • Im a twin Girl, Girl i dont know if we are identical
    My mum is a twin to a boy
    My grandad from my fathers side is a twin to a girl.
    Im pregnant for the 3rd time and my husband and my side of the family think twins. 6 week scan showed 1, in 2 weeks we’ll go for out 11 to 14 week scan so we shall see. I’ve heard stories of people now finding out until later tho sooo ��‍♀️����.

  • No one is gonna hurt that girl if not there will be four angry brothers coming after that guy just saying that bully is not making out of that alive

  • I think it’s just weird to have that many kids and then you already have a small kid then you have that many more to take away from that one. To me it’s disgusting.

  • Watching this makes me so grateful to live in Canada and have free health care �� I can’t imagine what these people paid for their delivery

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  • Everyone here is talking about how much they want a boy or a girl. I just want a kid; I really hope that’s what grows inside of me. Boy, girl, I’m gonna love them.

  • True story. The first time my mother ever had sex she fell pregnant with triplets. She wasn’t married to my father and as we know not so long ago it was still frowned upon. Not to mention Afrikaans families are extremely conservative. Sadly one of us died. So now it’s me and my identical twin. It always amuses me to think what went through her mind, God is punishing her for having sex before marriage.

  • Awwwww she did super good super congrats ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������IM SO HAPPY FOR HER

  • I was there on this day and it was the most stressful thing I have ever been through. As Liz said the emotions were rising. The good thing was me and my family were watching Rowan so he cheered us up!

  • Why the freaking soundeffects?
    you could tell by their mouth that they were not crying… and how fake can you make the cry? literally all baby borns or other dolls cry the same.