Quintuplets or "quints" are five siblings who were all carried by their mother during the same pregnancy. Quintuplets are the result of a dizygotic pregnancy. This type of multiple-birth pregnancy indicates that multiple... More »

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The first quintuplets known to live past infancy, the Dionne quintuplets were born May 28, 1934, in Canada . All girls, the identical quintuplets came from a single fertilized egg and were born at least two months early ... More »

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Identical quintuplets are possible, though the closest possibly identical quints were born in Poland in 2008, according to About.com. The only known identical quintuplets prior to that were the Dionne sisters, who were b... More »

Identical quintuplets are possible, though the closest possibly identical quints were born in Poland in 2008, according to About.com. The only known identical quintuplets prior to that were the Dionne sisters, who were b... More »

At 36 weeks, a fetus nears full growth and takes up more space in the womb, so the mother may have a smaller appetite, BabyCenter notes. As the baby moves toward the pelvic cavity, the mother experiences reduced heartbur... More »

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According to MedlinePlus, cold sores during pregnancy indicate the presence of the herpes virus in the mother. While congenital herpes, in which herpes is passed on to the baby in the uterus, is rare, it is possible to p... More »

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A hospital bag for delivering a baby should contain anything that the mother will need to remain comfortable throughout the birthing process. It should also contain items for the father, partner or birthing coach. Hospit... More »

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