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August 16th, 2013 05:26 PM #1Junior Member
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Is it possible to NATURALLY have triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets, etc?
Title says it all, haha! I was just wondering (out of curiosity).Koral Alexxis Mattherson.
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August 16th, 2013 05:30 PM #3
August 16th, 2013 05:40 PM #5
Yes, I know one set of triplets who were conceived without fertility treatments.
I would imagine the higher numbers of multiples are incredibly rare though.
August 16th, 2013 05:49 PM #7Senior Member
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I came here to say the Dionne Quintuplets! And can we talk about those gorgeous names!
Yvonne, Annette, Cecile, Emilie & Marie
They were celebrities because it was so unheard of. Consider all of the decades that having 6 children wasn't at all surprising, even at that time it was unheard of. Possible, yes, but extremely rare.
August 16th, 2013 05:56 PM #9
Yes, it is possible. My mom has triplet cousins that are turning 70 this year. I've also met a set of triplets born in rural Guatemala, in an area with very limited access to medical care, so it's doubtful the mom was taking fertility treatments.Miriam ~ Helena ~ Estella ~ Beatrice ~ Anastasia ~ Alice ~ Marilla ~ SarahPaul ~ Wesley ~ Walter ~ Edmund ~ Isaac ~ Abram ~ Gabriel
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